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Strong Storms Cause Minor Damage in Montgomery

The strong storms that blew though the Capital City early Monday evening left behind some minor damage. Fire officials say Montgomery Fire Station, Number 12, at the corner of Norman Bridge Rd and East South Blvd, sustained minor roof damage. The station is still in operation. Some trees were knocked down not far away on Hwy 331, and as of…

Montgomery Council Members Not Running for Re-Election

The field of candidates for Montgomery City Council is set as of last week, and now we’re hearing from some current council members about why they chose to not run for re-election. District 6 Councilman Fred Bell and District 7 Councilman Arch Lee decided not to run for re-election this year.  The two have over 10 years of combined experience…

Montgomery Man Faces Life in Prison for Murder He Committed at 16

Rodriguez Reed has been found guilty of the murder of Ladarion Thompson, District Attorney Daryl Bailey announced today. In the early morning hours of December 21, 2014, Reed got into an argument with Thompson at the Citgo Station on Day Street. Reed produced a handgun and chased Thompson around the parking lot, firing multiple shots at him. Reed shot Thompson…

Woman Injured in Shooting

Montgomery Police are investigating a shooting that injured a woman. Police say it happened in area of Council and Burns Street. They found a woman with a serious gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. So far no arrests have been made. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags: Crime, montgomery, Shooting

Man Killed in Late-Night Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the Sunday evening shooting death of James Richardson III, 18, of Montgomery. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3200 block of Virginia Loop Court at about 7:45 p.m. July 21, in reference to a subject shot. There, they located Richardson III, who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. He…

List of 4th of July Celebrations Across Alabama

Alabama News Network wants to help you celebrate America’s Independence.  Whether you’ll be staying in our local area or traveling somewhere else in Alabama, here is a list of July 4th events courtesy of the Alabama Tourism Department:  Alexander City –  4th of July Boat Parade Decorate your boat and join the patriotic crowd at Kowaliga Marina as boats of all…

Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed’s Mayoral Campaign HQ Opens

Time is winding up. Montgomery’s mayoral election is next month. Monday night, Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed officially opened his campaign headquarters. Reed greeted supporters at the downtown location on Dexter Avenue. The location is his primary location for volunteers.  Reed says we are in the critical last days leading up to the election and it’s important that he…

One Person In Custody Following Shooting, Chase

One person is in custody following a chase that ended in Highland Park. Around 2 P.M., Montgomery Police and Fire responded to a person shot in the 1900 block of Stokes Street, where they found an adult male with non-life threatening injuries. Later, a patrol unit spotted a possible suspect’s vehicle leaving the area. After a brief chase that ended…

Utility Workers Find Body On Wesley Drive

Montgomery Police are conducting a death investigation after a man’s body was found by utility workers. It happened Tuesday in the 3700 block of Wesley Drive around 12:15 P.M. The cause and manner of death are pending forensic evaluation. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: montgomery, Wesley Drive