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Two Killed in Military Training Jet Crash Near Montgomery Regional Airport

  Columbus Air Force Base officials confirmed Friday night that the two people on board the fighter jet that crashed near the Montgomery Regional Airport have died. According to a spokesperson from Columbus Air Force Base, the aircraft was a T-38 trainer jet assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing.  The pilots were on a training mission at the time…

Five Vehicle Crash on U.S. 231

UPDATE: Crash has been cleared. There is a five vehicle crash on U.S. 231 at the River Bridge into Elmore County. This is about a half mile south of Redland Road. State Troopers say there are no injuries involved but the River Bridge is extremely icy this morning. They are still working to clear the crash so expect delays in…

Breaking News: Heavy Law Enforcement Presence on Eastern Blvd Near East Shirley Lane

BREAKING: There is a heavy State Trooper presence on Eastern Boulevard near East Shirley Lane causing traffic to be backed up. Captain Saba Coleman with the Montgomery police department says the Troopers were in a vehicle pursuit, however, strictly in a support role. This article will be updated once further information is retrieved. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Tags: breaking news,…

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Dies At 80

John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died. He was 80. Lewis was the last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists, led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. He was best known for leading 600 protesters in the 1965 Bloody Sunday march across…

Suspect Charged with Capital Murder in Deadly Police Shooting in Auburn

Authorities in Auburn have arrested a man suspected of killing a police officer. Police say 29-year-old Grady Wayne Wilkes lead police on a manhunt late Sunday night after Wilkes shot at  three officers who responded to a reported domestic disturbance. One officer was killed, another officer is listed in critical condition, the 3rd officer’s injuries are said to be non-life…

Woman Shot Outside Atlanta Highway Walmart

Alabama News Network is on top of Breaking News from Montgomery.   A woman has been shot outside the Walmart Supercenter on Atlanta Highway during an argument.  Montgomery Police tell us her injuries are non-life threatening. Police say suspects have been taken into custody following a car chase that ended in the Forbes Drive area. Charges are pending against them. Stay…

UPDATE: Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Edgemont Drive Identified

Montgomery police are investigating an early morning accident that left one woman dead. The accident happened just after 6:30 Thursday morning in the 600 block of West Edgemont Avenue. Officials say a woman was hit by a vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation. ***UPDATE*** The woman who was fatally struck…

Early Morning House Fire Under Investigation in Montgomery

Montgomery fire officials are investigating what caused a vacant house in the Dalraida community to go up in flames. The fire happened just after midnight on Honeysuckle Road. Captain Jason Cupps with the Montgomery Fire Department says firefighters tried to contain the blaze from inside the house but were forced to leave due to the fear of the roof collapsing….

13 Killed at California Dance Bar

The Ventura County Sheriff says 13 people are dead, including a sheriff’s sergeant and the gunman, after a shooting inside a crowded bar in Thousand Oaks, California late Wednesday.   Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus responded to the scene and was shot after he entered the building. He died at a hospital early Thursday. Authorities did…