Crime

Montgomery Police Identify Victim in Deadly Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the Thursday evening shooting death of Paul Joyner, 33, of Montgomery and the wounding of an adult female. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 2800 block of Sixth Street at about 9:35 p.m. Nov. 21, after receiving a report of a subject shot. There, they located Joyner inside a…

Covington Co. Man Wanted for Rape and Assault

There is an active search for a man wanted for rape and assault in Convington county. 54-year-old John Paul Williams was last seen around Prestwood Bridge Road. Authorities say he is suicidal and should be considered dangerous. He has ties in Samson, Dothan, and Geneva. They are urging people to not make contact with him. If you know where he…

Effort Underway in Selma to Use Sports to Help Reduce Crime

From the West Alabama newsroom— There’s an effort is underway in Selma to use sports — as a way to help stop the violence in the city. Goals have gone up — and lines are going down — at a new outdoor basketball court in Selma. Selma attorney and activist Faya Rose Toure said North Star Beloved Community Organization is…

Woman Injured in Shooting

Montgomery Police are investigating a shooting that injured a woman. Police say it happened in area of Council and Burns Street. They found a woman with a serious gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. So far no arrests have been made. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags: Crime, montgomery, Shooting

Man Killed in Late-Night Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the Sunday evening shooting death of James Richardson III, 18, of Montgomery. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3200 block of Virginia Loop Court at about 7:45 p.m. July 21, in reference to a subject shot. There, they located Richardson III, who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. He…

R.Kelly Indicted on Federal Sex Crimes

Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago Thursday after he was indicted on 13 federal counts including sex crimes, a U.S. Attorney’s office spokesman said. Joseph Fitzpatrick said the R&B singer was taken into custody about 7 p.m. local time and was being held by federal authorities. He was arrested after a 13-count federal indictment was handed down earlier Thursday…

Amber Alert Cancelled for Anniston Child

The state of Alabama has cancelled an Amber Alert for a 2-year-old girl. Catalina Rimpsey was found safe earlier this morning. Authorities issued the amber alert after the girl was abducted from Anniston around 11:30 P.M. Wednesday and was believed to be in extreme danger. She was allegedly abducted by her father, 75-year-old Freddy Rimpsey Sr. Categories: Crime, News, Statewide…

Husband Charged in Elmore’s 1st Murder of 2019

  Source: Elmore County Jail The Elmore Co. Sheriff’s Office is investigating the first murder of 2019 in Elmore. 51-year-old Willie Reeves has been charged with shooting-and-killing his 52-year-old wife Andrea. Officials say the shooting was Sunday night in the 300 block of Lucky Town Loop, where a party went into the night. Police say during the party, guests discovered…

Prayer Walk in Washington Park Saturday, March 2

In the wake of recent violence in Montgomery, a prayer walk will be held tomorrow. All people are encouraged to come out and fellowship, pray, and walk in the spirit of love for one another and unity in Montgomery. The prayer walk starts at 10AM in Washington Park, at the corner of Early and Jordan streets.     Categories: Montgomery,…

Montgomery’s Ridgecrest Community Remembers Miriam Thomas, 79, Killed in Hit and Run

79 year old Miriam Thomas was a much loved neighbor. She was killed in a hit and run early Thursday morning. Residents of the Ridgecrest neighborhood in Montgomery say she was a pillar of the community. Residents called her  “Miss Thomas”, and they say it will be difficult to look down Edgemont Avenue, and not see her every morning. Each…