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Alabama National Guard to Assist Nursing Homes in the Fight Against COVID-19

Montgomery, Ala,(ANN) – The Alabama National Guard under the leadership of Gov. Kay Ivey will assist designated nursing homes in the state as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trained and equipped National Guard teams will disinfect nursing homes that have been infected by COVID-19.  Employees will train staff on the techniques of donning and doffing personal protective equipment. Major…

Auburn Police Arrest 19 Year-Old and 2 Juveniles in Stolen Property Case

Xavier Bryant Norwood AUBURN, Ala. (ANN)- April 15, Auburn Police arrested 19-year-old Xavier Bryant Norwood, from Auburn on warrants charging him with receiving stolen property first degree and possession of marijuana second degree. Along with Norwood a 15 and 16-year-old were also arrested for receiving stolen property first degree, carrying a pistol without a permit and possession of marijuana second…

UPDATE: Fire That Killed 8 at Alabama Marina Ruled Accidental

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)- UPDATE: Investigators have determined that a fire that killed eight people at an Alabama marina earlier this year was an accident. Scottsboro Fire Chief Gene Necklaus said in an email Wednesday that the blaze originated on one boat at Jackson County Park Marina. Necklaus says it was an accident, but state investigators couldn’t determine an exact cause….

Congresswoman Sewell Announces $21 Million Funding for Alabama Airports

Congresswoman Terry Sewell announced today that more than $21 million will go to funding airports in Alabama’s 7th congressional district, this comes as part of the CARES Act which is Congress’third COVID-19 response bill. The CARES Act, allocated $10 billion to airports across the country, with no local match required, to help mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis….

Gulf State Park Pier Will Close for Renovation

The Gulf Shore Pier Park in Gulf Shores will be closed to visitors beginning May 11 through mid-July while the park begins a $2.4 million renovation project. The park will go through a major restoration that will modernize one of the Gulf Coast’s top attractions. The improvements include a new decking that is built with sustainably sourced Ipe (pronounced ee-pay)…

Dallas County Wanted Person Turns Himself in

Melvin Jerome Marshall Wanted man, Melvin Jerome Marshall age 44 is now in custody. Dallas County, District Attorney Michael Jackson says Marshall turned himself into a bounty hunter. Marshall was wanted for one count of Murder and one count of Attempted Murder. On April 11, the Selma Police Department responded to the 3000 block of Burgandy Avenue about two gunshot…

57-Year-Old Woman Dies In Easter Sunday House Fire

A Montgomery woman, 57, is left dead after an early morning house fire this Easter Sunday. As reported by Montgomery District Fire Chief Quentin Burke, The Montgomery fire department responded to the 1900 block of Wyndgate Loop just before 4 a.m. Upon arrival the two-story home was enveloped in heavy visible smoke, as firefighters immediately searched the home they found…

Birmingham Love Triangle Ends in Deadly Shooting and One Officer Arrested

Birmingham Police Detective Alfreda Fluker Credit: ABC3340   Birmingham police say one of their officers was arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing a woman in a slaying connected to a love triangle. Police took 39-year-old Alfreda Fluker into custody Saturday at her home in west Birmingham. Officers responding Friday night to an alert by the city’s gunfire detection system…

28 Year-Old Albertville Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

A single-vehicle crash Friday night, April 10, has claimed the life of an Albertville woman. Kasey Dene Robinson, 28, was killed when the 2004 Infiniti G35 she was driving left the roadway on U.S. 278 and overturned. Robinson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred four miles west of Snead….

Car Accident Leaves Juvenile With Life-Threatening Injuries

At 6:15 Friday night,  The Montgomery Police Department responded to a single-vehicle collision involving three pedestrians in the 2800 block of Lagoon Park Drive. The three pedestrians were transported to a local hospital, two adults with non-life-threatening injuries and a juvenile with life-threatening injuries. The driver received no injuries. There is no further information at this time. Categories: Montgomery, News…