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U.S. Marshals Search for Two Montgomery Fugitives

1/2Kierro NELSON Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Cymone THOMPSON Show Caption Hide Caption The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitive Taskforce are searching for two fugitives wanted for Capital Murder. On April 27, an adult male was shot and killed at 3230 Virginia Pines Lane, Montgomery, Alabama. Subsequent information led to the identity of Kierro Nelson and Cymone Thompson as the offenders. Warrants for…

Fallen Alabama Police Officers Honored

Everyday, police officers put their lives on the line to protect and serve their communities.  Every year, hundreds of police officers nationwide lose their lives. Four law enforcement officers who died in Alabama during the past year were honored a ceremony at the state capitol on Friday. The Fraternal Order of Police held the memorial service. Among those honored was Montgomery…

Positively Alabama: Clothier

There’s an old saying that when you look good,  you feel good. For for centuries, clothing experts have made a living of making people look good.  Jeff Sanders continues his search for the craftspeople who’s odd job are still important today. Find out why being a “Clothier” is still a craft that’s making men look good in what they wear….

Montgomery Man Gets 23 Years in Prison

He was retried after 1st conviction was overturned.

NEW YORK (AP) – A judge in New York has sentenced an Alabama resident to prison for shooting a man in the face outside a New Year’s Eve party in 1991. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson says 55-year-old Derrick Lloyd of Montgomery, Alabama was sentenced Wednesday. He got 23 years to life. He was convicted of second-degree murder in March….

Montgomery K-9 Officers Suit Up

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was given some new gear to keep their finest four-legged officers safer. Thanks to a generous donation, all six of the K-9 officers have bulletproof vests. Tim Heath, the K-9 trainer, is glad his partner Ipo will now be safer. Heath and Ipo have been together for almost three years. Ipo loves his ball and…

Montgomery Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s Team Up for Community Project

Montgomery Habitat for Humanity volunteers and Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers are joining forces on May 4, to help local families build or repair a decent and affordable place they can call home. Wednesday’s project is part of Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week, which takes place April 30-May 8. The project also supports “Home for the Holidays,” a nationwide initiative launched by Lowe’s…

Food Truck Frenzy Hits Downtown Montgomery

If you were looking for something a little different for lunch on Friday,  maybe you should of taken a trip to downtown Montgomery. A food truck pop-up lunch took place by the court square fountain. Several local food vendors were on hand to cater to hundreds of locals who packed out the sidewalks looking for a good meal. While today’s…

The City of Montgomery has New Energy Program to Save Money

The City of Montgomery today announced a new initiative to increase energy efficiency, conserve tax payer resources and protect the environment. “At the end of the day, this program will eliminate waste and continue building on our objectives of being excellent stewards of tax payer resources and protecting our environment,” Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said. “It just makes good business…

Singer Michael McDonald to Headline Benefit the Bard Fundraiser

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival welcomes five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald to headline the 3rd annual Benefit the Bard fundraiser. McDonald was part of legendary rock bands the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan. Smokey Robinson and Michael Bolton headlined the fundraiser in the past, which raises money for the theaters cultural and educational efforts. ASF officials say they’re looking forward to…

Cut Above the Rest Program Graduates Eighth Class

The newest class of 2016 is not your typical group of graduates. Instead of caps and gowns, these students walked across the stage in hard hats. Thanks to the Cut Above the Rest Training Facility, former inmates get a second chance at life. Co-founder Melinda Ricketts understands what these one-time inmates are going through. “I have 26 years experience as…