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Montgomery Man Acquitted of 2013 Murder Charges

A Montgomery man has been acquitted in connection with the 2013 slaying of a 29-year-old man. A Montgomery County jury found Rodricko Davis not guilty on capital murder charges in connection with Keon Sankey’s death. Davis and Elijah Frazier had been accused of fatally shooting Sankey in Montgomery in November 2013. Frazier’s case is pending trial. During Davis’s trial, both…

Lowndes Co. Man Accused of Stealing from the Elderly Arrested

Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office According the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, the man accused of stealing money from the elderly is behind bars. Kenneth Dynd Gordon was arrested in Montgomery at about 11:30 Tuesday night. Gordon is accused of posing as a contractor to take advantage of senior citizens. According to the sheriff’s office, once a victim makes a pre-payment…

Man Accused of Posing as Contractor to Steal Money from the Elderly

Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Kenneth Dynd Gordon. Gordon is accused of posing as a contractor who swindles the elderly out of money in the county. According to the sheriff’s office, once a victim makes a pre-payment for services promised, they no longer hear from Gordon and are unable to make contact…

Retire? In Montgomery?

A website list the city as #25th Best

The website www.gobankingrates.com has listed the Alabama Capital as the 25th best city in which to retire on $1,000 a month. The site used several factors to determine the ranking, including: Housing — rental prices for a one-bedroom apartment, rounded to nearest dollar. Percentage of retirees — in the local population as of April 1, 2010. Walkability — scores ranging…

Montgomery is “Shrinking”!

Census finds it is the only big Alabama city to lose population.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – New Census data shows that Huntsville could be on track to become the state’s largest city by around 2030. The data  shows that more than 10,000 residents have been added to Huntsville since 2010. At that rate, Huntsville would pass Birmingham as the state’s largest city within 15 years. The data also shows that among the…

Birmingham Follows Montgomery Lead

Begins a Family Justice Center

There has been a Family Justice Center in Montgomery since 2010. It, and others like it. are based on the first such center, begun in 2001 in California. All of them are authorized by federal law. Now Birmingham is starting one: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Birmingham Mayor William Bell, Police Chief A.C. Roper and others say they hope consolidating legal…

Alabama Education Association Files Lawsuit over “Secret Meeting”

The Alabama Education Association (AEA) is filing a lawsuit against the Public Education Employees’ Health Insurance Program (PEEHIP). In the suit, the AEA claims PEEHIP held a “secret meeting” to increase the healthcare premiums of teachers across the state. This increase would offset most, if not all, of the four percent pay raise the State Legislature approved for teachers in the…

MPD Search for Person in Capital Murder Investigation

1/3J. Chapman Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3James Chapman Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3James Chapman_002 Show Caption Hide Caption The Montgomery Police Department is searching for an unknown subject wanted in reference to a Capital Murder Investigation. On Sunday, November 29, 2015 the victim, 75-year old James Chapman, was murdered at the intersection of Rosa L. Parks Avenue and Fleming Road.  It is…

Record Number of Robbery Convictions in Montgomery

1/2tyrell moore Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2keldrick williams Show Caption Hide Caption District Attorney Daryl Bailey announces that Fifteen (15) Robbery convictions were obtained in Montgomery County Circuit Court in the last eight (8) days. District Attorney Bailey stated that “this is a record number of robbery convictions in such a short amount of time. We are continuing to focus on violent…

EXTRA: Road to Nowhere

There was a lot of excitement when the governor joined local officials to open the first phase of Montgomery’s outer loop project, but now the road only takes you out to Vaughn Road in part of the town of Pike Road. There’s about 20 miles left to reach Interstate 65 and two more phases to get there. The next, and…