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$176,000 in Grants Awarded to Four Alabama Counties to Assist with Domestic Violence Victims

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $176,000 to support programs that aid domestic violence victims in four Alabama counties. Grant funds of $25,000 will help the Crenshaw County Commission continue its work through the Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office of arresting perpetrators of domestic violence and protecting victims. The office’s domestic violence officers will also attend public meetings to educate residents about…

Two Killed in Mass Shooting in Troy Identified

On Saturday, August 15, five people were shot at Pike County Cattleman’s Complex. Police say the shooting happened around 2 A.M. Two of the five victims died from the shooting. Devonta Givens, 25, of Troy and Jhakyndall Johnson, 25, of Troy both died as result of injuries from the shooting. Johnson was transferred by ambulance to Dothan Hospital where he…

Two Men Injured in Shooting

Montgomery police say two men were shot Saturday night in a parking lot in the 1600 block of Eastern Boulevard. They say one victim was found at the scene.  The other victim walked into a hospital for treatment. Their injuries are considered non-life-threatening. Police believe the shooting is drug-related. No arrests have been made at this time. Categories: Montgomery Tags:…

Getting Help For Domestic Abuse

The two recent tragic events in Redland and Tallassee have shined a spotlight on domestic violence. Sheriff’s officials say a mother in the Redland community had filed for divorce from her husband, when he shot and killed her and one of their daughters before setting their house on fire and killing himself. Last month in a case in Tallassee, a…