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EXTRA: Cut for Cancer

1/7Cut for Cancer Sitting in the chair before the haircut. Nervous! Show Caption Hide Caption 2/7Cut for Cancer Nate Simmons then and now. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/7Cut for Cancer My hair around my eighth birthday. So long! Show Caption Hide Caption 4/7Cut for Cancer My grandmother, Cleo Davis, reading to her great-granddaughter. Show Caption Hide Caption 5/7Cut for Cancer…

Exclusive: Montgomery Mother Wants Answers After Son’s Death

Back in April we told you about Rickem Samuel, a Montgomery man who went missing. His body was recently found in a wooded area in downtown Montgomery, and now his mother is speaking out, and is seeking justice in her son’s death. It was Ericka Davis’ hope that her son, Rickem, would come home, but that all changed when she received…

ADT Warns of Potential Scam

ADT alarm system company is warning customers of a potential scam targeting people in Montgomery and across the country. One man who asked to not be identified says he was scammed into signing a new contract with another company when he thought he was getting an upgrade from ADT. “I pretty much lost everything,” he said, “I feel terrible, I…

Father’s Day in Montgomery

There were dozens of dads out on Father’s Day, enjoying the day with their families at the Montgomery Zoo. Zoo admission for dads was free if they came with their kids. The Montgomery Zoo also gave dads free admission to the Mann Wildlife Museum of Learning. With so much chaos in the world, the dads out and about with their…

Possible Passenger Railroad Coming to Montgomery

You might have another way to get around the state of Alabama, and that way is by train. It’s all part of a new private passenger rail that’s setting up shop in Montgomery. The goal is to connect cities across the state, like Birmingham, Huntsville, and even as far down south as Pensacola. Amtrak already operates in a small part of…

Montgomery “Hams” Join in National Deployment

On June 25 and 26, thousands of Amateur Radio operators—commonly referred to as “hams”—across the country will be showing off their emergency capabilities on Field Day 2016. In past years the news has been full of reports of ham radio operators providing critical communications during unexpected emergencies in towns across America, including the California wildfires, winter storms, tornadoes, hurricanes and…

Practical Exercise Looks to Help First Responders

Its something people hope will never happen, but in parts of the country it does. Active shooters claiming lives of innocent victims all across the country, With the threat of active shooters, that means members of law enforcement have to be trained every year to keep their skills sharp. That’s why Montgomery officials had their training today. First responders were tested in an…

Early AM Montgomery Apartment Fire

No injuries reported

1/2image1 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Montgomery Apartment Fire Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery Firefighters are still on the scene of an apartment fire this morning. It took place in one building of a complex on Morecroft Drive. That’s off the Troy Highway behind the Trenholm College campus. The eight unit apartment building was heavily damaged One resident said she was glad to…

YMCA Offers Summer Programs to Keep Youth Engaged

Summertime can mean idle hands for many children now that school is out,  but the YMCA of Greater Montgomery is hoping to change that. The YMCA has several summer camp programs taking from now until the start of the new school year. One program is taking place at the Goodtimes YMCA on Bell Road. It’s a daily camp designed to offer kids…

MPD Investigates Deadly Holiday Weekend Crashes; 11 Total Statewide

1/1joel slaton Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in the Sunday traffic crash that resulted in the death of 57-year-old David Fail of Deatsville. MPD accident investigators charged Joel Slaton, 47, of Montgomery, with felony leaving the scene of an accident in connection with the crash. He was taken into custody in the 900 block of Green Forest…