Thursday, August 21, 2014

CBS 8 Montgomery Newsroom

Congressman Rogers Tours Pike Road School
The city of pike road is hard at work getting ready for next school year. They showed off their progress to Congressman Mike Rogers.

Hubbard, Strange Trade Jabs Over Gambling
The Democratic challenger to Attorney General Luther Strange accuses him of being an absentee officeholder more interested in cracking down on bingo than violent crime.

State Superintendent Bice Accepts Contract Raise
Alabama school Superintendent Tommy Bice says he's accepted a two-year contract extension that comes with a $52,000 raise.

Montgomery Police Investigating Life-Threatening Shooting
The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a shooting.

More Security Could Be Coming To Prattville's Parks
CBS 8 is taking action against crime in Prattville -- city leaders saying they're tired of all the vandalism happening in their parks, so now they have a plan that hopes to deter crime and also make those parks a safer place.

Alligators New Home at the Montgomery Zoo
Transportation Report: Alabama's Poor Road Conditions are Costing Motorists
A new national report shows deficient roads and bridges in alabama could be costing you a lot more than you think.

Athletes Take Caution When Practicing in Triple Digit Weather
It was very hot outside today with the heat index hitting over 100 degrees and weather in the triple digits is expected for the rest of the week.

Alabama News Network Takes Part in Ice Bucket Challenge
Alabama News Network has accepted the challenges from our viewers to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help a worthy cause.

Ferguson Events Hit Home For Montgomery Man
The events taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, where a black teenager named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer, are hitting very close to home for one Montgomery man. His father was killed by Montgomery police in 1975.