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Man injured in shooting incident

Montgomery Police investigating

It happened about 2:00 Easter Sunday afternoon on Bragg Street when someone fired at a vehicle in which the victim was sitting. Police were initially unsure if the man was hit by a bullet, or by glass from the shooting. No names and no charges so far. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: montgomery, one male victim, Shooting

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Deadly Weekend Shooting

One has life-threatening injuries.

UPDATE: Montgomery Police have charged 21-year-old Quayshon Hardy with one count of felony murder.  He was taken to the Montgomery County Jail on a $150,000 bond. Police say Hardy and Jessie Felts Jr. forcefully entered a home to commit an armed robbery.  Felts was shot and killed during the robbery, Hardy had a minor gunshot wound.  Hardy is charged with…

Bible Mystery in Downtown Montgomery

Who took the original book?

Montgomery City workers are refurbishing the little triangle shaped park at the foot of Dexter Avenue. It’s a reminder of the Bible in the park Mystery. The workers removed a display case holding a Bible that was installed in the park in the 1940. Bible Society Reading Room on Dexter Avenue. (Photo courtesy Alabama Archives and History)   The Bible…

Thousands of Photo Portraits on Display

Artist "J.R." installing them on Dexter Avenue.

The photos are being plastered onto the building at the foot of Dexter Avenue near the fountain. The building was targeted to become the new main Montgomery library, but funding difficulties blocked it. The current owners have not said what they plan to do with the building. The photos are of area residents who volunteered to have their photos taken…

Hyundai Changing Culture?

Auto publication says it's so.

The Hyundai Auto Assembly plant in Montgomery, with 3k+ employees. Automotive News says the entire company is changing, and that change will impact Hyundai from top to bottom: Technology plays a big role in the transformation. In November, Hyundai converted its old vehicle presentation space into a virtual reality auditorium for viewing realistic 3D virtual models. It allows design teams…

Strange Seeks Community Help in Curbing Gun Violence

Gun crimes are on the rise in Montgomery. Officials are asking the community to help them curb violent crime. Just last weekend, 11 people were injured in 6 shootings. “the bottom line is we’ve got too many guns, its gun violence, the way they settle conflicts today, it’s through guns.” At his weekly briefing Thursday, Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said…

A Bloody Weekend in Montgomery.

Police probe three double shootings.

The third occurred this afternoon when two women showed up at a Montgomery hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Police say they don’t know where the women were shot…and they’re still investigating the circumstances. The other shootings happened Saturday, one on Mobile Highway and the other on Queensbury Drive. One of the Mobile Highway victims had injuries that were described…

Four Shot in Two Montgomery Shootings on Saturday

One with life threatening injuries

The first shooting came about 1:00 pm, with police locating two men who had been shot, one of them with life threatening injuries. It happened in the 46-hundred block of mobile highway. Both victims were hospitalized. Later in the afternoon police went to the 900 block of Queensbury Drive. Authorities say a man and a teenage girl were hospitalized with…

It’s “Read Across America” Week at Seth Johnson Elementary

Schools across the country have been honoring Dr. Seuss’s birthday, and Seth Johnson Elementary School in Montgomery is celebrating this week. Alabama News Network’s Anchor Samantha Williams got the opportunity to read to Mrs. Pitt’s Kindergarten class. She read “The Pigeon Needs a Bath,” accompanied with Librarian Mrs. Davidson– Of course, wearing the “Cat in the Hat” hat. Read Across America…

Prayer Walk in Washington Park Saturday, March 2

In the wake of recent violence in Montgomery, a prayer walk will be held tomorrow. All people are encouraged to come out and fellowship, pray, and walk in the spirit of love for one another and unity in Montgomery. The prayer walk starts at 10AM in Washington Park, at the corner of Early and Jordan streets.     Categories: Montgomery,…