Montgomery Alabama

Two Killed in Military Training Jet Crash Near Montgomery Regional Airport

  Columbus Air Force Base officials confirmed Friday night that the two people on board the fighter jet that crashed near the Montgomery Regional Airport have died. According to a spokesperson from Columbus Air Force Base, the aircraft was a T-38 trainer jet assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing.  The pilots were on a training mission at the time…

City of Montgomery Opening Warming Center Monday and Tuesday

  The City of Montgomery will be opening warming centers on Monday and Tuesday. City leaders say as forecasts call for temperatures to fall below freezing early this week, the warming center will be open at the Montgomery Therapeutic Recreation Center (TRC), 604 Augusta Avenue. The warming center will open each day at 4 p.m. Masks, cots and warm blankets…

Montgomery Man Shot and Killed on Locust Street

Montgomery police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed on Locust Street early this morning. Police say 33-year-old Michael Tyes of Montgomery was pronounced dead in the 2800 block of Locust Street shortly after 2:15 a.m. Police have charged 21-year-old Kevin Harvey of Montgomery with murder. He is being held in the Montgomery County Detention…

Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Jean Graetz Remembered in Montgomery

Jean Graetz with hustband, Rev. Robert Graetz Photo by David Campbell/ASU The family of Jean Graetz, a nationally-known civil rights pioneer, held a virtual memorial service for her Sunday. Graetz died last month at her home in Montgomery at the age of 90. The service can be seen on YouTube: https://youtu.be/PHQ2oJfaJ2g The service was held at Montgomery’s historic First Baptist…

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Be Held in Montgomery January 30

The City of Montgomery and Montgomery County have announced that they, along with the Alabama Department of Public Health, will hold an 1A+ COVID-19 vaccination clinic. The clinic will be held Saturday, January 30, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Montgomery Fire/Rescue Station 9, 3003 E South Blvd. Phase 1A+ vaccination recipients include people 75 years old and up,…

MLK Day of Service: Protecting the Home of Claudette Colvin in Montgomery

1/3Day of Service – January 18, 2021 – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Day of Service – January 18, 2021 – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Day of Service – January 18, 2021 – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption Today was the third and final Day of Service in Montgomery, being held in tribute…

Montgomery to Pay Tribute to Those Who Died of COVID-19

The city of Montgomery has announced that downtown landmarks will be lit in amber hues tomorrow night as part of a nationwide initiative to mourn the more than 394,000 American lives lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. That number includes 283 Montgomery residents. Montgomery City Hall, the Court Street fountain and Riverwalk tunnel will display amber lights in…

Montgomery Ministry Receives Donation of Former Channel 12 Studio Building

A Montgomery ministry has received a donated facility to help in its efforts in the community. The MAP Center, which stands for Ministry About People, has accepted the former studio building of Channel 12 on Delano Avenue. The TV station moved its operations to downtown last year, leaving the building vacant. The MAP Center is part of the Mercy House,…

One Killed, One Injured in Sunday Morning Wreck in Montgomery

Montgomery police are investigating a wreck early this morning that left one person dead and another person hurt. Police say at about 12:32 a.m., they and fire medics were called to a single car crash on Interstate 85 northbound near the Forest Avenue exit. They found a 2015 Ford Focus with two people inside.  They say the driver, 20-year-old Shamar…