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4-Year-Old Child Shot in Tuskegee, Suspect Sought

Tuskegee police say a 4-year-old child is in critical condition after being shot. Police are searching for the shooter. Police say the child was shot in the 500 block of Pleasant Springs Drive around 5 p.m. yesterday. The child was taken to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, but was later sent to Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. If you have…

Driver Killed in Tuskegee Wreck

Tuskegee police say one person was killed in a wreck this morning. Police say 29-year-old Kyla Marie Jones of Tuskegee was killed in the wreck, which happened just after 7 a.m. near the intersection of West Montgomery Highway and Reed Avenue.  Police say Jones apparently lost control and struck a tree.  Investigators say speed is believed to be a contributing…

UPDATE: Missing Tuskegee Teen Returns Home Safely

Update: Tuskegee Police say a 15-year-old girl is back home safely Tuesday morning. This is according to a Facebook post from Tuskegee Police Department, saying Lisa Williams had returned home. Another Facebook post from Tuskegee Police said her mother is now able to rest after her daughter’s safe return, but did not give any details about where the teen was…

Tuskegee University Receives Record $20 Million Donation

Tuskegee University has announced it’s received a $20 million gift from philanthropist, activist and author MacKenzie Scott. It is the largest donation in the university’s history. Last year, Scott pledged to give half or more of her assets to charity in her lifetime or will, according to a statement from the university. President Lily D. McNair said the donation will…