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Driving or Flying, Ways to Travel Safe this Holiday Season

The holiday season has always been one of the busiest times of the year to travel. This year, because of the pandemic, ensuring your safety is critical whether flying or driving. If you are choosing to fly, Montgomery Regional Airport officials encourage travelers to plan ahead, pack accordingly, and wear masks. MGM Executive Director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr. says lines…

ALEA Cancels Missing Child Alert For Missing Indiana Sisters

The Alabama Law Enforcement agency has canceled the missing child alert for the two kids who were taken from Indiana and later seen in Elmore County. 12-year-old Savanna Mills and 10-year-old Racheal Mills were taken from their home in Sheridan, Indiana on October 24th. They were believed to be with the mother, Dona Garcia, who did not have custody of…

One Person Life-flighted in Wreck in Autauga County

Traffic being diverted on I-65N at Exit 186/Courtesy: ALGO Camera The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is on the scene of a two-vehicle crash on I-65N in Autauga County. ALEA Trooper Michael Carswell said one person has been life-flighted to the hospital. All northbound lanes are shutdown. Troopers are rerouting traffic on I-65N at Exit 186 onto U.S. 31. This is…

Montgomery Man Killed Saturday Night in Single-Car Accident

A Montgomery man has been killed in a single-car accident. Saturday, July 8, at 7:45 p.m. Alfred L. Betts was killed when the 2016 Nissan Maxima he was driving went off the roadway and overturned. Betts was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Montgomery County 28 near Hills Chapel Road, approximately 17 miles north of Troy. Nothing…

Alabama State Troopers Investigate 8 Deaths, Make 38 DUI Arrest Over Fourth of July Weekend

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) investigated eight deaths during the Fourth of July holiday period, from 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 3, to midnight Sunday, July 5. ALEA Troopers in the Marine Patrol Division investigated two non-boating fatalities (drownings), and Troopers in the Highway Patrol Division investigated six traffic fatalities. “One death on Alabama waterways or roadways is one too…

Alabama’s New Missing and Endangered Person Alert Effective Monday, June 1

Governor Kay Ivey has signed into law an expanded version of Alabama’s Missing Senior Alert. It will soon be referred to as the Missing and Endangered Person Alert. This will be in effect on June 1. As of now, the Missing Senior Alert is issued for missing citizens with  Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and at risk of bodily harm or…

Update: Two People Killed in Motorhome Crash South of Montgomery

Alabama State Troopers have now identified the two people killed in a motorhome crash south of Montgomery. State troopers say 63-year-old Leland Courson of Montgomery was killed when the motorhome left Interstate 65 and overturned. The wreck also killed 61-year-old Stephanie Courson. They were both pronounced dead at the scene. The crash happened about six miles south of Hope Hull…

ALEA Troopers Urge Motorists, Boaters to Make Memorial Day Weekend Safe

Summer’s unofficial kickoff is just days away, and ALEA Troopers urge motorists and boaters to make safety a top priority. ALEA’s Secretary Hal Taylor said, “Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for road trips to the beach, lake or other warm weather hot spots. With the public’s assistance on Alabama roadways and waterways, we all can have fun, as…

Missing Person’s Alert Issued for 16-Year-Old Female Last Seen in Montgomery

1/2Madyson Jones Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Madyson Jones Show Caption Hide Caption A missing person’s alert has been issued in the disappearance of 16-year-old Madyson Jones. The Montgomery Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the teen. Jones was last seen in Montgomery around 3:00pm on May 11. Authorities think she may be driving a black 2011 Chevrolet Equinox…