Police

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Deadly Weekend Shooting

One has life-threatening injuries.

UPDATE: Montgomery Police have charged 21-year-old Quayshon Hardy with one count of felony murder.  He was taken to the Montgomery County Jail on a $150,000 bond. Police say Hardy and Jessie Felts Jr. forcefully entered a home to commit an armed robbery.  Felts was shot and killed during the robbery, Hardy had a minor gunshot wound.  Hardy is charged with…

Police Identify Birmingham Officer Shot and Killed

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Latest on the shooting of two police officers in Alabama (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Officials have released the name of an Alabama police sergeant killed in an early morning shooting. Birmingham police officials identified the officer as 44-year-old Sgt. Wytasha Carter. Local news media report Carter had served with the Birmingham Police Department since…

Fireworks & Bullets Over Alabama New Years Eve

Montogmery women headed to council to urge action

Alabama News Network’s Bill Gill shoots video of Mary Catherine Phillips She was reading about someone hit by gunfire that had been fired into the air on New Year’s Eve in California. She worries about the same thing happening here in Montgomery.   Phillis says she and her husband thought it sounded like a war zone outside their home in…

Prattville Shooting

One Man Critically Injured

Authorities are searching for a shooting suspect this afternoon. It occurred on north Northington Avenue near Bent Tree Drive. Police Chief mark Thompson says one man was transported to Baptist South Medical Center with injuries described as life-threatening. No names released, but the chief says the shooter and victim knew each other. An investigation is currently underway. Categories: Montgomery, News,…

Selma Police Investigate the City’s 9th Murder of 2018

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A murder investigation is underway in Selma after a man is shot and killed early Sunday morning. Sgt. Ray Blanks says the victim was found lying outside on the ground when police arrived on the scene. “A 37 year old black male was on the scene, unresponsive from an apparent gunshot wound,” said Blanks. “The…

Law Enforcement Teams Sweep Selma Housing Project

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Law enforcement swept through a Selma housing project in a show of force Thursday night — in response to a recent attack on police officers. Police Chief Spencer Collier says about forty state and federal agents joined local police officers to sweep through GWC Homes and the rest of the city. Collier says more than…

Chases Ends with Suspect Jumping to His Death off Bridge

Authorities say a high-speed chase through several south Alabama counties ended with a suspect dead after he jumped off a bridge over a river delta. News outlets report the incident began Tuesday night with reports of a car being stolen and gunshots fired in Monroe County, which is about 90 miles (145 kilometers) north of Mobile. The chase went down…

Former Clanton Police Chief Pleads Guilty

The former chief of an Alabama police department has pleaded guilty to criminal charges. State Attorney General Steve Marshall told Alabama media that Brian Allan Stilwell pleaded guilty Thursday to violation of ethics law and the fraudulent use of a credit card. The plea ended a trial that began Monday. The crimes he pleaded guilty to happened between 2010 and…

Montgomery’s Public Safety Department Is Hiring

If you’re looking to protect and serve, Montgomery’s Department of Public Safety may have a place for you. The department held a job fair Wednesday with openings from first responders to corrections officers. With 448 sworn officers, Montgomery Police Department is looking to beef up their staff quickly. Officials say with the possible help of federal grants  they’d like to have…