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Fans Excited about SEC Media Days

With day one of SEC Media Days in the books, fans in Montgomery are excited that college football season is getting closer. Alabama fan Roy Clark has high hopes for the season. “I hope to see them go all the way,” he said, “that’s every year, but of course every team I would think thinks that.” Auburn fan Caitlin Eiland…

Montgomery Holds Vigil for Slain Dallas Police Officers

The City of Montgomery held a vigil Friday to show support for the Dallas Police Department. The vigil was held at First Baptist church at noon. The church is across the street from the Montgomery Police Department Headquarters. There were multiple police officers and members of the fire department in attendance. Mayor Todd Strange says the vigil was one way…

Authorities search for missing woman

A Wetumpka woman has been missing for nearly a month. Law enforcement and friends of the missing woman are working to find new leads in the case. Starr Mulder was reported missing June 20th and was last seen on June 11th. The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office says Mulder told her ex-husband she wanted to get medical treatment from a hospital…

Montgomery Police build relationships with Park, Walk & Talk program

Montgomery Police Officers took to the streets Wednesday afternoon in an effort to build relationships with the people they serve every day. The program is called Park, Walk and Talk.  It gets police officers out of their patrol cars and into neighborhoods, creating an opportunity for candid conversations between officers and residents. Captain Al Wheeler with the Montgomery Police Department…

Montgomery ends use of speed car cameras

The City of Montgomery will no longer be using speed car cameras as of last Friday. The cameras were placed in empty police cars.  If you were speeding past the police car, the camera would take a picture of your license plate and you would receive a ticket in the mail. Drivers in Montgomery say they are happy with the…

Montgomery Celebrates the 4th of July

The city of Montgomery celebrated the Fourth of July Monday night with a big party at Riverfront Park. People took in the sights and sounds of the celebration from the park and boats on the Alabama River. Vivian Turner brought her family to the event and says it was a great time. “I’m really enjoying it,” she said, “I’m enjoying…

Drivers hit the road for 4th of July weekend

More than 40 million people are expected to hit the highways and skyways this weekend for the 4th of July. Many drivers we spoke with say they have felt the stress of all of this traffic.  The main thing on their minds is to get to their destinations safely. With the traffic slowing many people down, drivers have kept a…

Tuskegee Hosts Inaugural 4th of July Fair

The City of Tuskegee is kicking off its 4th of July celebrations early this year.  The city is hosting an inaugural 4th of July Fair this weekend. Admission to the fair is free to the public.  The fair features carnival rides, games and food.   Mayor Johnny Ford says this is a tradition the city hopes to expand every year….

Camp teaches kids about interactions with law enforcement

Kids from around the  Montgomery area had the chance to go one-on-one today with law enforcement officers from across the state. The event was part of a youth leadership camp being held by the Tukabatchee Area Boy Scouts. Marvin Smith, Scout Executive for the Tukabatchee Area Council Boy Scouts,  says this program is helping bridge the gap between youth and…