Montgomery County

Alabama Ranks #3 in Fire Deaths

Teen was 1st to Die this year in Montgomery

Fifty-Five Alabamians have died in fires so far in 2016, continuing the state’s reputation as one of the worst in the nation. The latest death came in Montgomery County when a 17-year-old boy was critically injured last week. He died Tuesday as a result of his injuries at a Birmingham hospital. The fire happened in a house in the 36-hundred block…

MPD Arrest and Charge Man with 8 Counts of Sexual Abuse

On Monday, June 13, Montgomery Police Department responded to the 900 block of Pebblebrook on a call of a possible sex abuse. After further investigation, Detarrio Chappell was identified as the suspect. He was taken into custody and charged with four counts of sodomy 1st and four counts of Sex Abuse of a child less than 12 years of age….

Air Quality Report: “A” for Montgomery, Elmore

Not all counties have monitoring equipment

Above I-59 heading into Birmingham, Late 1970’s (Tim Lennox photo) The American Lung Association has issued an annual report on the air quality above America. In Alabama only a handful of counties have measuring equipment. Those include Montgomery and Elmore Counties, which earned a grade of “A”. Two North Alabama Counties—Jefferson and Madison—received an “F” grade. One key finding: “The…

Montgomery Co. Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide in Hope Hull

A man is in custody after a fatal shooting in Hope Hull, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Officials say the female victim was killed on West McClean Road around 7:30 Tuesday evening, but there is no word on what lead to the shooting. Neither the suspect nor the victim have been identified. The investigation is still in the…

Montgomery County Convenience Store Robbed at Gunpoint

1/4Suspect Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4suspect pic4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4suspect pic3 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Suspect pic2 Show Caption Hide Caption The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who committed an armed robbery at a Montgomery County convenience store Tuesday evening. The unknown male robbed the Pace Car in the 2800 block of…

Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Alabama to Close Soon

The U.S. Small Business Administration is closing the four Disaster Loan Outreach Centers that opened following major flooding last year around Alabama. Flooding victims have until 3 p.m. Thursday, February 4 to access the centers. Officials say the centers are closing due to decrease in activity. The centers were set up in four counties, including Montgomery County, following flooding that…