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Taco Mama Opening Montgomery Location Monday

The City of Montgomery is welcoming a new restaurant to the city. Birmingham originated restaurant, Taco Mama, will soon be open for business. The restaurant will officially be open on Monday, January 27. The restaurant will be located in the Peppertree Plaza Shopping Center. Taco Mama is a Mexican style restaurant with several locations throughout the Alabama, Tennessee, and North…

Crimestoppers Offers $5,000 Reward for Information in Unsolved 2018 Montgomery Murder

On Saturday, November 24, 2018, around 11:56 p.m., Montgomery Police Department responded to the 5900 Block of Monticello Drive in reference to a subject suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Steven White Jr.. White was pronounced dead at the scene. The Montgomery Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in the Murder Investigation of…

MLK Day Parade Held in Downtown Montgomery

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EJI Legacy Pavilion Opens in Montgomery

The nation’s first memorial to lynching victims is expanding in Montgomery. The Equal Justice Initiative on Saturday opened a new welcome center and exhibition space that will add to the existing lynching memorial and museum that documents the history of racial inequality in America. The pavilion, located at 400 North Court Street, will serve as a hub for visitors to…

Montgomery Man Found Fatally Shot in Car on Monticello Drive

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a body was discovered Sunday afternoon. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 5900 block of Monticello Drive on Sunday, January 12, around 1 p.m. in reference to a report of a deceased subject. At the scene, they located James Courtney McCord, 32, of Montgomery in a vehicle. The cause…

MPD: Woman Shot New Year’s Eve

Montgomery police say a woman was shot at about 9:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve. It happened in the 3500 block of Norman Bridge Rd. The victim was shot in the leg.  Her injury is non-life threatening according to police. Police say they are working to determine what led to the shooting. No arrests have been made in the case. Categories:…

MPD Identify Victim in Fatal Crash on Northern Boulevard

Montgomery Police is investigating a motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Montgomery man. According to officials, the single vehicle crash happened Sunday morning on Northern Boulevard near Lagoon Park. The driver, Michael Avery, 50, of Montgomery was pronounced dead on the scene. The initial investigation indicates that vehicle was traveling westbound on Northern Boulevard when for some…

The Ultimate Christmas Gift: Lt. Colonel, Deployed for Months, Surprises Daughter at A Montgomery School

Thursday, one soldier got to come home and surprise his little girl just in time for Christmas, and Alabama News Network was there to capture all of the special moment on camera. Lieutenant Colonel Ernie Scott serves in the United States Air Force and has been deployed for six months in Qatar. He said the original plan was for the…

Changemakers: Fred Gray, A Titan of the Civil Rights Movement

Earlier this month, the country marked the 64th anniversary of the Montgomery bus boycott. This month’s changemaker played a crucial role in the success of that effort… resulting in desegrating the Montgomery city bus system in the 1950’s. Civil rights attorney Fred Gray, a Montgomery native, is a titan of the civil rights movement who has played a key role…