Montgomery News

One Dead, One Injured in Sunday Night Shooting

Montgomery Police are investigating a deadly shooting. They say a man was shot in the 4000 block of Norman Bridge Road Sunday night. He died at the scene. Police say a second victim was found at a local hospital, that person has serious injuries. No arrests have been made, if you have any information call Crimestoppers at 215-stop. Categories: News…

Meeting Montgomery’s Healthcare Heroes

Thursday marks one month since Baptist Health opened its Coronavirus Care Clinic in Montgomery and later added a clinic in Prattville.  In that time, they’ve seen close to 2,000 patients and have confirmed more than 100 positive cases. Now we’re meeting the people working around the clock to keep our community safe. “I don’t know what a hero is really…

Nursing Homes Facing Testing, Supply Needs

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Alabama nursing homes continues to climb.  The Alabama Nursing Home Association says 31 nursing homes in 17 counties have at least one case. Chapman Healthcare Center in Alexander City has six COVID-19 cases in residents.  Five residents at Capitol Hill Healthcare in Montgomery have also tested positive.  Hillview Terrace in Montgomery has one…

ADPH Prepares for Increase of COVID-19 Patients

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Alabama has surpassed 1,000. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris says that between 120 and 130 of the confirmed COVID-19 patients are in hospitals currently and half of those patients are in intensive care units. “We have very large number of patients who are on ventilators, much more than we would expect for…

Plans to Relocate Salvation Army, Montgomery Chamber Business Resource Center

Alabama News Network has confirmed new developments surrounding Montgomery’s whitewater project. Project Catalyst (Source: Montgomery County Commission) This project will lead to the Montgomery Chamber relocating it’s Business Resource Center.  We first reported last month that the Salvation Army has a preliminary agreement to sell its Maxwell Boulevard location to the City of Montgomery. Currently the Salvation Army sits where…

MCSO: Car Crashes into Downed Tree

An early morning wreck had Vaughn Road at Laurelwood Lane shut down Thursday. Photo Credit: Pike Road Fire The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says a tree fell across the road and then a car hit the tree.  Captain David Hughes with Pike Road Fire says one person was taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening. The road…

Voters Head to the Polls for Super Tuesday

As many of you are voting for presidential hopefuls, several local primaries and elections are also taking place on Super Tuesday. There’s an effort by Montgomery County officials to move polling sites from schools because of safety concerns, and because of that, many people are voting at new locations today.  Voters we talked to say besides the rain, the voting…

Multiple Break-Ins at Salvation Army of Montgomery

The Salvation Army of Montgomery has fallen victim to multiple break-ins since December.  Just in the last two weeks, they’ve had four break-ins. They’re happening at the Salvation Army Church on Highland Avenue.  They’ve had to repair five windows since Christmas.  Lt. Bryan Farrington says they’ve stolen everything from food, to clothing, to arts and craft supplies, even trash cans….

Former MPD Officer Convicted

A former Montgomery police officer finds himself on the other side of the law. A jury found Stevie Rodgers guilty of enticing a child for immoral purposes. District Attorney Darryl Bailey says Rodgers was on duty when he made sexually explicit remarks to a 15 year old girl after he ordered her into an empty home. He then asked the…

More CWD Cases Confirmed in Neighboring States

Alabama Wildlife officials are stepping up their efforts to keep a deadly deer disease out of the state as more cases of Chronic Wasting Disease are confirmed in neighboring states. Right now, there are no confirmed cases in Alabama, but we’ve learned of 40 new suspected cases in Mississippi and close to 150 confirmed cases in Tennessee.  The disease is…