Montgomery Newsroom

No More Parking in Median Downtown

Right now Commerce Street  is divided by cars in the middle of the street. The City of Montgomery allows drivers to park in this median. But not for long. "We're just concerned about someone stepping out of their car in… continue reading ›

Lottery Bill Dies in Alabama Senate

Gov. Robert Bentley's proposed state lottery has failed in the Alabama Senate. Senators on Friday voted 23-7 to reject changes the House of Representatives made to the bill. Sen. Jim McClendon, the bill's sponsor, said the legislation is "dead" for… continue reading ›

Montgomery Bank Settles in Bank Fraud Lawsuit

Lawyers for accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers and a defunct mortgage company's creditors and investors have reached a settlement in a lawsuit involving audits at a failed Alabama bank. Attorneys from both sides confirmed via email Friday that the case involving the… continue reading ›

New Litter Patrol on State Right-of-Ways

The city of Montgomery's new litter initiative targeting problem areas on state right-of-ways will begin August 29. City officials last week announced plans for a new initiative creating a five-person patrol to remove litter on highways and byways within Montgomery’s… continue reading ›

Lottery Passes House

The House started at 10 am Thursday and finally came to a decision just before midnight. But it was not without controversy. The House debated constitutional amendments to the bill through the… continue reading ›

Montgomery Couple Arrested for Child Abuse

A couple accused of abusing a child has been arrested. Montgomery police and court records show 26-year-old Heather Brabham and 34-year-old William Kirkpatrick were arrested Tuesday after an ongoing investigation involving the abuse of a female juvenile. Brabham and Kirkpatrick were… continue reading ›

What Others are Saying.

As Alabama News Network reported last week, The Montgomery-based  Equal Justice Initiative is going to build a $20-Million memorial to the hundreds of people lynched by mobs in The South.   National media outlets are writing about the planned six-acre… continue reading ›

Campaign 2016: The City Vote

Click here for election results from city elections in our area. Voters in many cities and towns across Alabama cast their votes in municipal elections. However, this is not an election year for the city of Montgomery. People in Selma, Prattville,… continue reading ›

Lottery Won't be on November Ballot

A proposed state lottery will not go before voters in November. Lottery opponents in the House of Representatives on Tuesday used a procedural rule to block a committee from considering the bill. The bill needed to clear committee by Tuesday,… continue reading ›