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Troy Teen Beaten While Handcuffed According to His Mother

An Alabama woman says police severely beat her black 17-year-old son while he was handcuffed and she wants answers from authorities about what happened. Angela Williams shared a photo of her son’s bloodied face on Facebook and it went viral. Representatives for the family say Ulysses Wilkerson was startled by police on the night of Dec. 23 and he ran…

Troy Exchange Club Awards Troy Police a “McGruff, the Crime Dog”

The Troy Police Department has been given a McGruff, the Crime Dog” costume by the Troy Exchange Club. McGruff is used by police departments to raise awareness about crime prevention. Each year the exchange club sponsors a public safety project and this year they’re helping the Troy Police Department. They’ll use the McGruff costume to interact with students at area…

Troy Residents Vote to Allow Sunday Alcohol Sales

Troy residents have voted to allow Sunday alcohol sales, after a special election Tuesday. Approximately 73% voted yes, with 27% voting no. Troy city leaders will meet Monday to finalize the count.   Categories: Montgomery, News, Troy Tags: alcohol, Troy

Troy Students Still Celebrating After Big Win Over LSU

Troy University football fans are still celebrating after a huge victory over the LSU this weekend. Students at Troy University are walking around campus with a little more Trojan pride, after Saturday’s upset victory against the Tigers. “LSU thought they had an easy win and Troy showed them that they didn’t”. said Troy University student Caleb Sullivan. Most students caught…

Troy Man Arrested after Officer gets Caught in Vehicle Door

A Troy man is under arrest after police say he tried to flee – causing an officer to get caught in the getaway car. 29-year-old Willis Cogburn is facing numerous charges – including reckless endangerment, attempting to elude, carrying a pistol without a license, and drug charges. Police say they responded to an area after reports of shots fired. They…

More Arrests Made in Massive Theft Case in Pike County

Two more people are arrested in what officials believe to be the biggest theft case in Pike County. David and Michael Beasley, have now been charged in the case. Both are the sons of Marjorie Beasley, who was arrested with Karen White and Jeanette Holiday in March for stealing over $1.8 million dollars from the company in the last four…

Troy Residents Speak Out On Massive Lay Off At Helicopter Manufacturing Plant

Residents say the lay offs of an estimated 160 employees at Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin Plant will bring uncertainty to many in town. “I’ts not gonna be good for troy” says resident Miriam Owens “Times are so hard now,people were already worried about what was going to happen next”. Residents like Steve Ivey want to know, why now? “I don’t see why…

Troy Police Make Two Big Arrests

Rionne Demarcus Betts was arrested late Friday, January 6 and has been charged with 10 counts of Unlawful Breaking & Entering a Motor Vehicle. The arrest stems from a rash of vehicle break-ins that occurred Thursday night into Friday morning. The break-ins were scattered from Smart Road off of the Henderson Highway to Lakewood Drive off of U.S. 29 South….

Troy Routs Point University in Men’s Basketball Action

TROY, Ala. (AP) – Jordon Varnado scored 19 points and Troy raced past Point University 114-52 on Wednesday night. DeVon Walker and Wesley Person each added 15 points with Jeremy Hollimon scoring 10 points with seven assists and Shawn Hopkins collecting 10 rebounds with 11 points for his first double-double this season. The Trojans scored the first seven points and…

Teen Missing in Troy (Now found!)

Police ask for information.

(From The Troy Police Department) The Troy Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to locate a missing child. Chad Jeffrey Ramsay Tipp is a 13-year-old white male and was last seen at his residence on Grace Road at approximately 6:30pm on November 07, 2016. Ramsay’s mother contacted the Troy Police Department shortly before 8:30pm to report her son…