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Montgomery Police Respond to Monday Night Quadruple Shooting

On Monday, May 11, around 6:15 pm, Montgomery police and fire medics responded to the area of Rosa Parks Avenue at Courtland Drive in reference to a subject shot. At the scene, police found an adult male victim who had sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Three additional victims were…

Montgomery County Tax Referendum Passes in Legislature

In a rare Saturday session, the Alabama Legislature passed budgets and the Montgomery tax referendum. The property tax referendum passed the Senate floor with an amendment, and was concurred by the House of Representatives. The ad valorem tax proposal would add 12 mills to the current 10 mill property tax rate in Montgomery County. All of the money would go…

Montgomery Teen Killed in Deadly Danbury Court Shooting

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Taylor Road Baptist Church Holding Drive-In Services This Weekend

In the wake of COVID-19, a local church is bringing the community together this weekend- all while following Governor Ivey’s Safer-at-Home Order guidelines. It’s been several weeks since members of Taylor Road Baptist Church have seen each other face-to-face. “We want to safely and slowly get back into the groove of things, so this is phase one for Taylor Road….

Montgomery Man Faces Robbery, Shooting into Occupied Resident/Vehicle Charges

Montgomery police charged Dontavious Nelson with one count each of first-degree robbery, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle. The charges stem from a call of gunshots around 2 p.m. on March 18. Police responded to the 1700 block of Gibson Street. The adult male victim says an unknown male attempted to…

MPD: Meet Up Leads to Armed Robbery

Montgomery police charged David Day, 24, with one count of first-degree robbery in reference to a robbery of a person that occurred around 10 p.m. on April 20. The robbery occurred in the 800 block of Airbase Boulevard. The adult male victim says he went to meet up with a subject who owed him money and was robbed of personal…

Dalraida Church of Christ Sends Thousands of PPE’s to Harlem Hospital in New York

Brandon Hardin is a nurse that answered New York City’s call for help with the Coronavirus pandemic. Brandon is in charge of a 147 person nursing unit that works specifically with Coronavirus patients. In a phone call last week, Brandon’s life long friend and Youth Minister at Dalraida Church of Christ Will Tucker says Brandon expressed to him the shortage…

Montgomery Man Dies in Crash on Highway 231

A single-vehicle crash at 5:39 p.m. Monday, April 20, has claimed the life of a Montgomery man. Jack D. Byrd, 53, was killed when the 2007 Cadillac DTS  he was driving left the roadway, struck a power pole then overturned. Byrd was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on U.S. 231 at the 113 mile marker, approximately one…

Georgia Woman Wanted by Prattville Police on Identity Theft Charges

The Prattville Police Department has confirmed the identity of a person wanted for Identity Theft. The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Veronica Lashae Hunter, of Georgia. The suspect is not in custody and is still wanted by law enforcement. Investigators say the suspect was identified by an anonymous tip through CrimeStoppers. On Tuesday, March 10, investigators say Hunter used…

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed on Fox News; Discusses Reopening Alabama’s Economy

With the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases rising daily in our state and the lack of testing supplies, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed made an appearance on fox news Saturday afternoon. He discussed when Alabama’s economy should reopen… explaining that less than 1% of the state’s population has been tested for the virus. Mayor Reed explained the importance of what he…