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Man Charged with Murder in Death of Missing Woman

Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies say a man has been charged in the killing of a woman who had been reported missing. Sheriff's officials say Kenny Darity is charged with felony murder in the death of Christina Bloss. Bloss was reported missing…

Troy Police Investigate Two Shootings an Hour Apart

At approximately 2:00 AM on Saturday, April 14, the Troy Police Department responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Love Street. When officers arrived, they found multiple shell casings on the ground and evidence that someone had been…

Man Dies In Car Accident After Being Pursued By Police

  A Columbiana man has died after being chased by Prattville police. 50 year old Ambrose Wood was being pursued by Prattville Police after being suspected of reckless driving. Wood's car left county road 82 in Autauga county and overturned.…

$25,000 Reward Offered for "Fake-Bearded" Bank Robber

The FBI is seeking information on the identity of a man responsible for four robberies and one attempted robbery of various PNC banks throughout Alabama, beginning on January 5, 2018, through March 16, 2018. PNC Bank has increased the reward…

15 People Arrested In Montgomery for Federal Gun Crimes

Fifteen people in Montgomery were indicted last week and arrested yesterday for illegally possessing guns, announced Louis V. Franklin, Sr., United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Nationwide, gun crimes, gangs and shootings are at an all-time high…

MPD Cautions Against Roadway Fundraising

The Montgomery Police Department has issued a reminder to the public that it is illegal for pedestrians to solicit motorists for donations, for a ride, or to conduct roadside fundraising under Alabama state law. According to Police Chief Ernest Finley,…

Murder Suspect Turns Himself In, Charged with Murder

The Montgomery Police Department has arrested a Montgomery man in the stabbing death of George Tucker, 41, who was fatally wounded Friday, March 16, during a verbal dispute over a woman known to both men. MPD charged Jermaine Hoston, 24,…

Montgomery Woman Identified, Charged as Gantry Drive Shooter

Montgomery police have charged Asia Lawson, 24, in reference to a shooting into an unoccupied vehicle incident, that occurred on the night of March 17th, in the 5500 block of Gantry Drive. The initial investigation indicates the shooting stemmed from an…

Alabama Court Overturns Death Sentence

An Alabama appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a man convicted of killing a school teacher in 2011. The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday reversed the death sentence that 29-year-old Jovon Dwayne Gaston received for his…

Boaz Woman Charged With Drugging Child Before School

Authorities say an Alabama woman is charged with drugging a 5-year-old boy before dropping him off at school. The Etowah County Sheriff's Department says 41-year-old Margaret Ann Elchin of Boaz was arrested on a felony charge of aggravated child abuse.…

Stabbing Leads to Death of Montgomery Man

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the early morning stabbing death of George Tucker, 41, of Montgomery. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 2600 block of Endicott Drive shortly after midnight in reference to a…

Husband of Online Exhibitionist Indicted In Killing

The husband of a suburban mom who lived a double life as an online exhibitionist has been indicted in her death. A court document filed Thursday shows 44-year-old William Jeffrey West is charged with murder in the slaying of Kathleen…

Prattville Police Searching for Vehicle Burglar Suspect

Prattville Investigators advise that on February 1, 2018 the victim parked her vehicle in a parking lot located in the 600 block of McQueen Smith Road and entered a physical therapy business. When she returned to her vehicle, her purse…

MPD Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a fatal crash following the death of a pedestrian who was struck and injured last week in the 900 block of West South Boulevard. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the scene at about…

MPD Conducting Homicide Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the death of Chauncey Blackburn, 18, of Montgomery who died from injuries he sustained in a Feb. 24, 2018, shooting. Blackburn was pronounced dead early this morning at Baptist Medical…

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