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Two Killed in Mass Shooting in Troy Identified

On Saturday, August 15, five people were shot at Pike County Cattleman’s Complex. Police say the shooting happened around 2 A.M. Two of the five victims died from the shooting. Devonta Givens, 25, of Troy and Jhakyndall Johnson, 25, of Troy both died as result of injuries from the shooting. Johnson was transferred by ambulance to Dothan Hospital where he…

New Lowndes County Sheriff Appointed Following the Death of Sheriff “Big John” Williams

According to Governor Kay Ivey’s Press Secretary Gina Maiola, Governor Ivey has appointed a new Lowndes County sheriff following the death of Sheriff “Big John” Williams last month. Ivey appointed Christopher West Friday. West is the former chief deputy of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, and currently works at the Fort Deposit Police Department as the administrative assistant to the…

Charges Upgraded Against Man Accused of Killing Lowndes Co. Sheriff John Williams

williamchasejohnson williamchasejohnsonphoto WILLIAM-CHASE-JOHNSON williamchasejohnsonphoto2 Lowndes County District Attorney Charlotte Tesmer confirmed that charges against the 18-year-old accused of killing Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams have been upgraded from Felony Murder to Capital Murder. Police said William Johnson shot and killed Sheriff Williams November 23rd then turned himself in after a 3-hour manhunt. The shooting happened shortly after 8 p.m….

Son of Longtime Auburn Team Chaplain Killed in Attempted Robbery

Courtesy of Chette Williams Hudl Police say the son of Auburn University’s longtime team chaplain has been killed while attempting to rob a man in metro Atlanta. DeKalb County police say Chette Williams Jr. was shot to death during a confrontation Saturday night. Police say Williams pulled up in a car at a gas station and tried to rob another…

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…

Driver Charged in Crash That Killed ASU Student

vick june malaefou FullSizeRender (3) One student is dead after a crash occured on the campus of Alabama State University. It happened Monday, May 2nd on the 800 block of Jackson Street. Demetrius Sherod Bell, of Greenville, Ala., was injured in a car accident on Monday and later died from his injuries at a local hospital. The Montgomery Police Department…

Troy Football Player Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Courtesy of Troy Athletics Facebook A Troy University football player has died following a motorcycle crash in Alabama. Gulf Shores Police Sgt. Jonathan Woodruff tells local news outlets that 19-year-old Nathan Harris was driving a motorcycle Saturday morning on U.S. 231. For unknown reasons, Harris’ motorcycle struck the end of a flatbed truck tandem trailer carrying lumber. Harris was a…