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Southern Poverty Law Center Protest in Atlanta

On Super Bowl Sunday, but not over players "taking a knee"

Part of the Confederate Monument at the Alabama Capitol Building. The Confederate flag is one of four around the monument that were taken down by Governor Robert Bentley in 2015.      The Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center it helping organize a protest in Atlanta on Super Bowl Sunday. It will take place in Piedmont Park at Noon.      It is…

SEC Media Days 2018 Moving to Atlanta

The 2018 SEC Media Days will be held in Atlanta. The event was previously held in the Birmingham-Hoover area. This will be the first time in 33 years that the event will not be held in the Birmingham area.   Categories: Alabama, Auburn, Sports Tags: atlanta, Birmingham, Hoover, SEC Media Days

ASU Student Killed in Car Crash in Atlanta

Alabama State University is mourning the loss of one its students. Police say Freshman, Jarrett Mumford, died in following a two car wreck outside of Atlanta. It happened Sunday night in Union City, Georgia. Two others, including Mumford’s 16 year old brother Jaylen, also died. Police are investigating the cause of the crash. ASU President Gwendolyn Boyd released a statement on Mumford’s…

New Location Set for Trial of Dad in Toddler’s Hot SUV Death

The trial of Alabama native, Justin Ross Harris, has been moved. A judge decided to move the trial to Brunswick, Georgia, away from the suburban Atlanta County where his 22-month-old son Cooper died. Harris, 35, faces charges including murder. Police have said the boy died after spending about seven hours in the SUV on June 18, 2014, when Atlanta-area temperatures…

TSA Chief Says Progress Being Made on Shortening Lines

The head of the Transportation Security Administration says significant progress has been made on shortening screening lines since earlier this spring when airlines reported thousands of frustrated passengers were missing flights. Peter Neffenger told a Senate panel Tuesday that over the busy Memorial Day weekend, 99 percent of passengers at U.S. airports waited less than 30 minutes and more than…

U.S. Marshals Search for Two Montgomery Fugitives

1/2Kierro NELSON Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Cymone THOMPSON Show Caption Hide Caption The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitive Taskforce are searching for two fugitives wanted for Capital Murder. On April 27, an adult male was shot and killed at 3230 Virginia Pines Lane, Montgomery, Alabama. Subsequent information led to the identity of Kierro Nelson and Cymone Thompson as the offenders. Warrants for…