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Montgomery Fire/ Rescue Investigates Early Morning House Fire

Early Monday morning at 1:59 Montgomery Fire/ Rescue units responded to a fire in the 700 block of Erskine Street. Upon arrival, units found a single-story home with visible smoke and flames. The fire was contained with extensive smoke damage throughout. No one was at the residence during the time of the fire or when the rescue crews arrived. The…

MPD Conducting Death Investigation Following Sunday Morning Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department is currently investigating the shooting death of an adult male. Montgomery Police’s Lt. Jarrett Williams says on Sunday, May 17, at about 6:45 a.m., MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 1300 block of Woodmere Drive after receiving a report of a subject shot. There, they came upon an adult male who had sustained a fatal…

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS: Pediatrician visits drop + Pro-vaping on social media + FDA sunscreen warnings

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh said visits to pediatricians have fallen sharply in recent years. Primary care child visits dropped 14% between 2008 and 2016. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Researchers said one possible reason is that young people are getting better preventative care, but another factor may be that families are afraid of big medical bills. Plus,…