Thursday, October 2, 2014

CBS 8 Montgomery Newsroom

Activist Requests Names of Two High Schools be Changed
Two high schools in town are named after confederate leaders, Robert E. Lee and Jeff Davis.

Ebola In The U.S: Alabamians Weigh In
In the wake of a Dallas patient being diagnosed with the Ebola virus, many people across the U.S. are worried the virus has arrived here and that includes people in our area.

Ethics Commission Approves Senator's Contract
The Alabama Ethics Commission has approved of a state senator contracting with the city of Montgomery to help with youth activities planned for the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march.

Ethics Commission Approves Senator's Contract
Former Police Chief Kevin Murphy Talks Retirement and Whether He's Running for Office
As of Wednesday, former Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Murphy is officially retired. He made the announcement four months ago at a tense press conference with the mayor, who he says forced him out of the job.

Main Suspect in Natalee Halloway's Disappearance is Now a Father
2 Missing Clanton Girls Found
First Lady Hosts Domestic Violence Vigil
Alabama First Lady Dianne Bentley is leading a candlelight vigil at the state Capitol to bring attention to victims of domestic violence.

Alabama Arrests Down But Prison Crowding Remains
ACLU Challenges New Alabama Abortion Law