Montgomery News

New Development in Cloverdale

We’re getting an update on new development underway in Old Cloverdale.  City leaders say this new project will have major impacts on this popular part of town. This development will bring new apartments and more retail to Fairview Avenue in Old Cloverdale.   Councilman Arch Lee says it’s an exciting time to live in this part of town.  He says this…

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

It’s shop ’till you drop for families looking for back to school supplies.  The 2019 Sales Tax Holiday officially starts today. This weekend means some school supplies, computers and clothing are all tax free.  We stopped by an office depot where parents were out early to cash in on the savings before the crowds hit.  Some stores have even more…

Man Hit By Car Near Fairview Avenue

A man is fighting for his life after a crash Thursday night. Montgomery Police tell us a man was hit by a car last night near Fairview Avenue and Gaston Avenue. The victim’s injuries are said to be life threatening. No word yet on if any charges will be filed, the crash remains under investigation. Categories: Montgomery, News, News Video…

Foul Ball Safety at Riverwalk Stadium

There’s growing concern about foul ball safety in baseball stadiums across the country.  Already this season, multiple fans have been injured by foul balls at Major League games. The protective netting at Riverwalk Stadium extends to the end of the dugout protecting the majority of seats.  That was recommended by Major & Minor League Baseball, but Biscuits Chief Operating Officer…

SPLC Threatens to Sue Over Montgomery Panhandling Ordinance

“Blatantly Unconstitutional,” that’s what the Southern Poverty Law Center has to say about the Montgomery City Council’s ordinance criminalizing panhandling.  In a letter to Mayor Todd Strange, the SPLC says the ordinance unfairly punishes people who are living in poverty and violates the first amendment. Senior Staff Attorney Micah West says there are moral and constitutional concerns. “Courts across the…

Downtown Road Opens to Two-Way Traffic

If you take Washington Avenue in downtown Montgomery, you will notice some major changes.  A portion of the road, from South Court Street to South Lawrence Street, has changed from a one-way to a two-way street. Michael Breen works near the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Court Street, which is now an all-way stop.  He has mixed opinions on…

Barricaded Suspect In Custody

A man  surrendered to police after barricading himself inside a home in the 600 block of East Patton Avenue. Police responded to a domestic dispute call at about 4:00 this morning. Around 5:40 this morning,  the man surrendered to police. No word on what charges the man is facing. Stay with Alabama News Network for the latest on this developing…

Pets Rescued from Montgomery House Fire

Montgomery Fire Rescue responded to a house fire in the 6000 block of Eric Lane Thursday morning. A Montgomery Fire spokesperson says heavy smoke was coming from the attic when crews first arrived on scene.  Residents made it out of the home safely.  Two pets were removed from the home and are being treated by medical personnel. The cause of…

ALEA Issues Missing Person Alert

ALEA has issued a missing person alert for 85 year old L.C. Woods. He was last seen driving a tan mini van Thursday afternoon near Lawnwood Drive in Montgomery. His car tags were scanned in Rankin County, Mississippi around 5:30 yesterday afternoon. Woods may be suffering from a condition that may impair his judgment. If you have any information on…

MPD: Woman Robbed at Gunpoint Thursday Morning

Montgomery Police are investigating a Thursday morning armed robbery. Police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint and pepper sprayed around 9:30 Thursday morning in the 6900 block of Atlanta Highway.  The victim has minor injuries. No arrests have been made.  A suspect description was not immediately available.       Categories: News Tags: Armed Robbery, Local News, Montgomery News