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Fallen Officer Honored Through Bike & Toy Giveaway

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Police are honoring the memory of a fallen police officer — and giving back to the community at the same time. Golden Bike and Toy Giveaway — honors the memory of slain Selma police officer — Marquis Moorer. Moorer was shot and killed in the line of duty — nearly one year ago. “Not…

Two People Killed in a Pair of Weekend Shootings in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Police are investigating a pair of shootings over the weekend in the Queen City — that left two people dead. Chief Kenta Fulford says the two homicides happened about five hours apart from each other. The first one happened at Minter Terrace apartments on the 2500 block of Minter Avenue. Police found the victim…

Deputy Involved Shootout Under Investigation in Dallas Co.

From the Alabama Newsroom– The ALEA State Bureau of Investigation is investigating a Friday morning shootout involving deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office. District Attorney Michael Jackson says a group of rowdy suspects in a car — fired on police — who then returned fire. He says the suspects managed to get away — after they jumped out of…

Selma Woman Seeks Justice in Her Son’s Death

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Selma woman continues to pursue justice in the unsolved death of her son — who was the victim in a traffic homicide back in November. Thirty year old Martinez Smiley was killed in a hit and run accident on the 700 block of Highland Avenue in Selma. Rosalyn Smiley is Martinez Smiley’s mother. “He…

Two Law Enforcement Officers Indicted in Dallas County

Two law enforcement officers in Dallas County have been indicted on several charges. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson said the Grand Jury of Dallas County indicted former Selma Police Department Detective Matthew Blaine Till and Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputy John Nicholas Taccone. Till and Taccone are facing a felony charge of assault in the second degree, and two Class…

Store Clerk Shot in the Head During Armed Robbery in Selma

    Selma Police have arrested three suspects who robbed one man and shot another in the head. Dallas County authorities told us 18-year-old Jerry Blocton and 19-year-old Curtis Burns are both charged with Attempted Murder and First Degree Robbery. The third victim is a juvenile. Chief Kenta Fulford said it happened around eleven Thursday night at the Citgo gas…