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MPD: Man Dies After Being Shot in Montgomery

Montgomery Police say a man has died following a shooting in Montgomery Wednesday afternoon. Police say the man drove himself to relative’s house in the 3600 block of Oak after being shot.  He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Police are not sure where the shooting actually took place at this time. So far no arrests have…

MPD Charges Two in Murder on South Hull Street

The Montgomery Police Department has filed charges against two people in connection with the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Samuel James. Taketrin Bivins, 28, and Jay’Shun Edwards, 16, are charged with one count each of capital murder during the commission of a robbery and capital murder during the discharging of a firearm into an occupied vehicle. Bivins and Edwards were taken…

State Supreme Court Stays Officer’s Murder Trial

Aaron Cody SmithThe Alabama Supreme Court has stayed the trial of a Montgomery police officer facing murder charges. Aaron Cody Smith was scheduled to go to trial Monday on murder charges for the 2016 shooting of 58-year-old Greg Gunn. Justices on Wednesday stayed the trial to consider his appeal on a number of issues. Smith’s attorneys argue he should be…

Wetumpka Police Searching for Suspect in Multiple Robberies

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MPD Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a fatal crash following the death of a pedestrian who was struck and injured last week in the 900 block of West South Boulevard. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the scene at about 4 p.m. Friday, March 9, where they located a pedestrian who had been struck by a 2012 Ford Fusion. Daniel…

MPD Conducting Homicide Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the death of Chauncey Blackburn, 18, of Montgomery who died from injuries he sustained in a Feb. 24, 2018, shooting. Blackburn was pronounced dead early this morning at Baptist Medical Center South, where he had been receiving treatment since the shooting. On Saturday, Feb. 24, shortly after midnight MPD and…

Court Leaves Black Judge on Case Against White Officer

Aaron Cody SmithThe Alabama Supreme Court is refusing to make a black judge quit the case of a white police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man. The justices without comment Friday turned down a request from officer Aaron Cody Smith of the Montgomery Police Department. Smith is charged in the shooting death two years…

Montgomery Woman Faces Murder Charge in Deadly Accident

Montgomery Police have charged 34-year-old Tonia Hinson with murder in a deadly single car crash. 28-year-old Dominique Mosby, a passenger in the car, was killed. The crash happened Friday. Investigators say the car the women were traveling in was heading north on Woodley Road when it left the roadway and hit a tree. According to MPD, alcohol was a factor…

Search Underway for Missing Montgomery Senior

The Montgomery Police Department is seeking help from the public to find a missing senior. 93-year-old Harold Loyrd is 6′ 2″, 140 pounds and suffers from dementia. He was last seen in Montgomery wearing a gray shirt with black pants. Police say he may be traveling in a white 2005 Chevrolet Colorado with GA tag: PXF8976. He may have numerous…