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Restoration of Some Montgomery Roads Begin

The City of Montgomery began the process of repaving and restoring portions of Carter Hill Road from College Street to Zelda Road on March 1. Motorists should expect travel delays beginning March 14 as planned improvements will affect all lanes throughout this process. Officials ask residents to obey all detour and flag signaling and exercise caution in road work zones….

Local Celebrites to Cut a Rug For Cancer Research

Later this month Montgomery’s local celebrities will put on their dancing shoes for a good cause. They are taking part in Dancing with Celebrities. The fundraiser supports the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The money raised with be used for cancer research. 11 well-known Montgomerians are among the celebrities showcasing their dancing skills, including Alabama News Network evening anchor…

Bill Clinton to Campaign on ASU Campus for Hillary Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Montgomery this weekend to campaign for wife Hillary Clinton ahead of Tuesday presidential primary. On Saturday, February 27, President Clinton will hold a public event to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton in Montgomery, Alabama. President Clinton will speak on the campus of Alabama State University at 4:45 PM CST. Doors open at 3:45 PM…

Historic Capri Theatre in Montgomery Set to Re-Open in April

The longest, continually operated movie theater in Alabama is set to re-open it’s doors by April.  The Capri Theatre in Montgomery closed it’s doors back in December to undergo an $800,000 renovation.  The money for the renovations was raised through donations. The Capri first opened it’s doors in 1941 and has only undergone one major renovation since then, in 1962….

i-Team: Mayor says AG Conspiring to Keep Victoryland Closed

When Governor Robert Bentley signed an executive order last November giving enforcement authority of anti-gaming laws to local sheriffs and district attorneys, many people thought that cleared the way for Victoryland to reopen in Macon County, since it took that responsibility away for Attorney General Luther strange. So why has the casino not reopened? Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford, says it…

MPD: Shooting Victim Not Critical

Montgomery Police say a person who was shot in the city overnight received injuries that were not life-threatening. Officers went to the shooting scene on East Patton Avenue, off Norman Bridge Road, around 11 o’clock. More on the story during the day on-air and online at Alabama News Network. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags: montgomery, one victim, Shooting

Confederate Flag Planned Across From ASU

The newspaper in Tallassee reports a Neo-Confederate group in that city is planning to install a flagpole and Confederate flag along I-85 in Montgomery. The flag would be installed across from Alabama State University, a historically black university. The Tallassee Tribune reports the pole would be as high as 50 feet—and was donated by a Montgomery doctor who wants to remain…

Montgomery Police Searching for Wallet Thief

Montgomery Police Investigators are searching for an unknown female that stole a wallet. The victim mistakenly left the wallet at a register in a local store in Montgomery. Investigators say that the female made several withdrawals from the victim’s bank account shortly after the theft on December 30th, 2015. The suspect was last seen in the 3900 block of Atlanta Highway. She was described wearing…

One Person Injured in Shooting on Virginia Pine Lane

Montgomery police say one person was injured Tuesday night in a shooting. Investigators say an adult male was shot in the Virginia Pines Apartment in the 3200 block of Virginia Pine Lane. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There is no one in custody at this time. Police say the investigation is ongoing.     Categories: Crime,…

Rewards Offered in Car Theft Cases

Central Alabama Crime Stoppers reports that two local car dealerships are each offering $1,000 rewards for information in two recent car thefts. On November 7th, a spokesman from Montgomery’s Capitol Chevrolet says Adrian Lewis, 23, provided false documents and information to the dealership in an attempt to buy a Chevrolet Camero. By the time the information was found to be false, Lewis and the vehicle was…