Montgomery Newsroom

"A Living Hope" Update

For the past three months, Rhonda Adair has been in the fight of her life. With a four year old and 3 month old by her side, she has been getting treatment at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.…

ASU Looking to Fill Final Two Board of Trustees Vacant Spots

The Nominating Committee for the Alabama State University Board of Trustees (BOT) is accepting applications for a vacancy for its District-5 and its  Nation-at-Large BOT seats. The candidates for the BOT Congressional District-5 seat should reside in one of the following…

Residents Weigh in on the State of Montgomery Restaurants

Carrabba's Italian Grill is another one of many restaurants to close on Eastern Boulevard. It joins Hooters, Macaroni Grill, and Wow Wings Sports Café on the list of failed Montgomery restaurants. Just across the road from the failed Wow Wings…

Boy Scouts Compete For "Best In Frontier District" Title

A Boy Scout Camporee is underway this weekend at Cooter's Pond in Prattville. Ten Boy Scout troops are competing in the Camporee to claim a title of "Best in the Frontier District." That includes Autauga, Chilton and Elmore counties. The…

Inmate Killed In Elmore County Correctional Facility

An Elmore County inmate is dead after being assaulted behind bars. The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate who was a victim of an inmate assault at a state correctional facility on Thursday. Prison officials…

Health Department Recommends Alabamians Get Flu Shots

The state health department is reminding Alabamians to get their flu shots. The Alabama Department of Public Health said Thursday that the state is experiencing a spike in influenza-like illnesses this winter. A department statement said vaccines can lower the…

Footprints Ministry Holds First 'Mom Prom'

It was a night to remember for sure as mom's came out with their sons dressed to the nines... For a date on the dance floor. A DJ played all their favorite songs as they danced the night away. "I'm…

Lawmakers Debate Monument Preservation Act

Senator Gerald Allen is once again bringing his Monument Preservation Act to the state house. The bill would prevent monuments over than 50 years old on public land from being removed. But the bill also covers building and street names,…

Former Alabama Running Back Arrested

26-year-old Trenton Jamond Richardson has been arrested and transported to the Hoover City Jail. He is charged with 3rd Degree Domestic Violence. On Thursday, February 16, the Hoover 911 Center received a call about a possible domestic disturbance that was occurring…

Single Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of an Opelika Man

A single-vehicle crash at 7:19 a.m. today, Feb. 17, has claimed the life of an Opelika man. Denver Trimone Phillips Jr., 23, was killed when the 2011 Kia Rio he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Phillips, who was not…

Butler County Couple Indicted on Federal Charges

The Butler County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Sandra Taylor and William Robinson in February of 2016. Because their crimes allegedly involved the use of the United States Postal Service, the two were also…

Divide Among Alabama House Republicans

As House members are getting back into the state's business, some within the party are questioning the leadership. Representative Ed Henry says that House GOP members nearly voted their majority leader, Representative…

Inmate Fatally Stabbed at Elmore County Prison

An inmate was fatally stabbed during an altercation with another inmate at Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore on Thursday, according to Department of Corrections officials. The stabbing happened at approximately 9:40 a.m. when corrections…

Woman Accused of Burning 3-Year-Old Son with Lighter

A Covington County woman is accused of burning her 3-year-old son with a cigarette lighter. Court documents show 25-year-old Whitney Leigh Stanley of Andalusia is charged with torture of willful abuse in connection with the June incident. Documents say the…

Alabama Senate Delays Monument Preservation Bill

The state Senate has delayed a vote on a bill that would bar changes to historic or Confederate monuments in Alabama. Senators said Thursday that they needed more time to review the measure. The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act comes amid…

The City of Montgomery Set to Host Several Food Events

Mayor Todd Strange held a weekly media briefing at the Central Restaurant in downtown Montgomery to discuss upcoming activities and food scene. The city of Montgomery will be playing host to several events that will help bring out the foodie…

Seatbelt Bill Named After Basketball Star Passes Senate

Montgomery Senator Quinton Ross has introduced a bill requiring back seat passengers to wear a seatbelt. It's called the Roderic Scott Seat Belt safety act - it's named after the Lee High School student and basketball star who was killed…

House Committee Tweaks Death Penalty Rules

A legislative committee has approved a bill that would prevent judges from imposing a death sentence when a jury has recommended life imprisonment. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bill Wednesday afternoon that would give the final decision to a…

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