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Large Business Fire Under Investigation in Brundidge

The Brundidge Fire Department is investigating a large fire Tuesday morning at Car City on Highway 231. Fire crews were called the business in the 600 block of Highway 231 just before 5 a.m. Tuesday.  Officials say two buildings caught fire and no injuries were reported. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire. Stay with…

Final Preps Underway for Montgomery Bowl

The Montgomery Bowl kicks off Wednesday night at Cramton Bowl.  Memphis and Florida Atlantic will face off in the first of two bowl games Montgomery is hosting this year. Executive Director Johnny Williams was live on Alabama News Rising with more on this year’s bowl experience. Categories: News Tags: Local News, montgomery, News

State Health Officer Live on Alabama News Rising

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris was live on Alabama News Rising Tuesday to discuss the latest on a coronavirus vaccine. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, three Alabama hospitals received their initial shipments of the Pfizer vaccine Monday.  Health officials say 12 more hospitals will receive their initial shipments of the vaccine Tuesday. The Pfizer vaccine is…

Magical Christmas Toy Drive: The Vance Law Firm

Alabama News Network is proud to bring you the 7th Annual Magical Christmas Toy Drive benefitting the Salvation Army of Montgomery. We are collecting new, unwrapped toys until December 11th.  The Salvation Army of Montgomery will distribute the toys to families in time for Christmas. Stewart Vance of the Vance Law Firm is a longtime sponsor of the event and…

MPD: Juvenile Injured in Shooting Tuesday

Montgomery Police say a juvenile has life-threatening injuries after a shooting Tuesday afternoon. Police responded to the 2200 block of Semmes Drive around 4:20 Tuesday afternoon in response to a reported shooting.  Police say the juvenile male victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police have not made any arrests.  The shooting remains under investigation. Categories: News Tags:…

MPD Investigating Deadly Shooting Sunday Night

Montgomery Police have opened a homicide investigation after 61-year-old Sandra Smith was shot and killed Sunday night. Police say the shooting happened around 10:30 Sunday night near South Court Street and Huntley Drive.  Smith was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died. No arrests have been made. This is Montgomery’s 52nd murder of 2020. Categories: News Tags:…

Montgomery Police Investigate Early Morning Crash on Ann Street

UPDATE: Ann Street near Interstate 85 is back open.  Montgomery Police have not released any information about any injuries. ORIGINAL STORY: Montgomery Police are investigating a traffic accident Friday morning on Ann Street near Interstate 85. Police have not released any information about injuries, but say all lanes are closed in the area. We will update this story as more…

Major Renovations Planned For Garrett Coliseum

The City of Montgomery has big plans for Garrett Coliseum.  Just last week, ownership of the coliseum officially transferred from the State of Alabama to the city. Montgomery City Council President Charles Jinright says the city did not spend any money to purchase the coliseum and the state is contributing $5 million to planned renovations.  The city plans to do…

Tuskegee Police Investigating Two Deadly Shootings Tuesday

The Tuskegee Police Department has opened two homicide investigations after deadly shootings Tuesday. Tuskegee Police have arrested 24-year-old Quantavious Jackson in connection to a shooting in the 500 block of Crenshaw Circle.  Jackson is charged with murder and is in the Macon County Jail.  Police say the victim in the shooting is a 26-year-old man. A second homicide investigation is…

Police Respond to Traffic Accident on Atlanta Highway

Montgomery Police are responding to a single vehicle traffic accident on Atlanta Highway near Coliseum Boulevard. The car left the roadway and collided into a brick column. Alabama News Network Traffic Reporter Jerry Howell says police responded to the accident with injury Thursday morning. The driver of the vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries and taken to a local hospital. We have…