Highland Avenue

Montgomery Fire Investigates House Fire in Midtown

MFRS Investigating House Fire on Highland Avenue in Montgomery/Source: Alabama News Network Montgomery Fire is investigating a house fire that happened early Friday afternoon. MFRS spokesperson Lt. Jason Selman said the fire happened in the 2600 block of Highland Avenue just before 1:00PM. Upon arrival, firefighters found a single story house with heavy smoke. Firefighters were able to made quick…

Suspect Arrested, Charged with Murder in Highland Avenue Stabbing

Montgomery police is conducting a homicide investigation into the death of 28-year-old Brandon Whitt, of Montgomery. On Thursday, March 18, around 12 a.m., police responded to the 1800 of Highland Avenue in reference to someone stabbed. At the scene, police located Whitt with a life-threatening stab wound. He later died at a local hospital. After an investigation, police identified Steve…

Second Suspect Charged in Highland Avenue Murder Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department has charged an additional suspect with the death of Terry Dugruise, 49, of Montgomery. On Friday, February 19, around 3:45 p.m., MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 2400 block of Highland Avenue in reference to a found body. At the scene, contact was made with Dugruise who sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on…

Funeral arrangements announced for Montgomery City Councilor Tracy Larkin

Montgomery City Councilor Tracy Larkin Funeral arrangements for Montgomery City Councilor Tracy Larkin have been announced. Councilor Larkin will lie in repose in the council chambers at Montgomery City Hall on Saturday, January 16, from 8:00AM to 11:00AM. A graveside service will take place at 2:00PM Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery on Highland Avenue in Montgomery. ADPH protocol for COVID-19 will…

UPDATE: Montgomery Fire Battles Three-Alarm Fire on Highland Avenue

Structure Fire on Highland Ave./Source: Alabama News Network Montgomery Fire/Rescue spent part of the afternoon battling a structure fire on Highland Avenue. Firefighters responded to the 1500 block just before 3:30PM on a three-alarm fire. District Chief Quentin Burke tells Alabama News Network that it appears to be a vacant warehouse. Chief Burke says more than 50 firefighters were on…

Authorities: Selma Shooting Victim Dies; Charges Upgraded Against Suspect

Authorities say the unidentified victim in a recent shooting in Selma has died. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says charges against the suspect, 23-year-old Shaquille Tyus, will be upgraded to Capital Murder. Tyus is also charged with one count of Attempted Murder and one count of Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle. The shooting happened Monday afternoon in the parking…