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Man Killed in Tuesday Night Montgomery Shooting

Montgomery Police are investigating a man’s death. Capt. Regina Duckett says the unidentified victim was fatally shot Tuesday night in the 200 block of Eastdale Road South. Duckett says the shooting may be domestic related. No arrests have been made in the case. Anyone who has information that could help police should call CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP Keep checking www.alabamanews.net for…

Kamala Harris to Address Alabama Democratic Conference

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will serve as the keynote speaker for a meeting of the black caucus of the Alabama Democratic Party. The Alabama Democratic Conference says the black Democratic senator from California will address a luncheon during its 59th annual convention in Montgomery in June. A statement announcing the speech says the ADC hasn’t endorsed anyone in the…

Man Arrested in Day Street Shooting

UPDATE: Montgomery Police confirm an officer discharged his weapon during exchange of gunfire.  Early investigation shows the officer’s gunfire did not cause any injury or property damage. SBI asked to investigate incident, which is standard protocol.   Montgomery police have arrested a man in connection to a Saturday night shooting. 20-year-old Kennedy Wilson is charged with first-degree assault for the shooting…

Joy to Life Foundation 19th Annual Walk of Life

Thousands of people were in Downtown Montgomery today for the Walk of Life. The event is hosted by Joy to Life Foundation and is the organizations main fund raiser. Joy to Life has one mission, to provide free breast cancer screenings and mammograms to underserved women in Alabama. Since its creation in 2001, Joy to Life Foundation has provided nearly 100,000…

Montgomery Fire Investigating Hotel Fire

Montgomery Fire officials are investigating a fire at the Governor’s House Hotel. The vacant hotel went up in flames just after 1:00 a.m. Friday morning. Firefighters were able to control the fire, but the building was heavily damaged. So far, no injuries were reported. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: Hotel, montgomery, montgomery fire

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…