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Questions, Concerns and Myths about the Eclipse

The upcoming solar eclipse is getting a lot of hype with safety glasses selling out at just about every store. Some people are excited about seeing the phenomenon. "I think it's going to be good. It's not something that our…

SPLC asks Alabama to Restore Voters to 'Active' Status

The Southern Poverty Law Center is asking Alabama to restore thousands of people to active voter status after election day confusion. In a Friday letter to Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, the organization said it believes large numbers were…

State School Board to Discuss State Superintendent's Contract

The state school board has scheduled a meeting to discuss the superintendent's contract weeks after board members gave him a poor performance review. The agenda for the specially called meeting on Aug. 23 includes an item to discuss Superintendent Michael…

College Colors Day 2017 Set for Aug. 24

On Thursday, August 24, the university mascots, student leaders and other supporters of from Alabama’s 14 public universities will join Governor Kay Ivey to proclaim September 1, 2017 as College Colors Day in Alabama. The proclamation signing event will take place at 11:30 a.m. on…

Mill Street Homicide Suspect Found in Montgomery Jail

The Montgomery Police Department has charged a suspect in the April 16 fatal shooting of 26-year old Keyon Timmons. On Sunday, April 16, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 600 block of Mill Street after receiving a report of…

MPD Makes Arrest in Castle Ridge Road Shooting

Montgomery police have arrested and charged Laeric Davis, 21, with first-degree assault in reference to a shooting that occurred on July 31, in the 3600 block of Castle Ridge Road. The adult male victim sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound and…

Community Forum Tackling Social Issues

On the heels of the deadly Charlottesville rallies, Prattville community leaders, church members and law enforcement gathered at Ward AME Church Thursday evening. It was a time to discuss issues especially those that…

Bond Reduced for Eclectic Teen Accused of Killing Parents

The bond of an Eclectic teen, charged with killing his parents, has been reduced. A judge set bond for 17-year old Jesse Holton at $1Million last September. That bond was reduced to $300 thousand today. Police say Holton killed his…

Family Court Judge Charged with Ethics Violations

Family court judge, Anita Kelly, has been charged with six counts of ethics violations. Consequently, Kelly has been  suspended by the Montgomery County Family Court System. Judge Kelly took office as a family court judge in Montgomery County (15th Judicial…

Preparing for the Solar Eclipse

It's been busy at the Montgomery planetarium lately as people get ready for the solar eclipse production and come to find out a little more about it. "I've seen so many pictures. I always wondered what it would feel like,…

Local Reaction to Removal of Confederate Monuments

Tensions are high across the country about the removal of monuments that pay tribute to the Confederacy. Like President Donald Trump said on Monday-some people believe it's changing history. "If they're going…

Doug Jones Wins Democratic Nomination for U.S. Senate

Doug Jones, a lawyer and former U.S. attorney under the Clinton administration, has won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. He easily beat the other candidates in the race and will go on to face the Republican nominee in the…

U.S. Senate Special Election - Live Results

Polls have closed across Alabama in the special election for U.S. Senate. Click here for live election results from the Associated Press. The special election is to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions, who resigned earlier this year…

Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier Injured in Wreck

ALEA confirms former ALEA Secretary and current Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier was injured in a wreck on U.S. Highway 80 in Montgomery County Monday evening. There was a two vehicle crash with road blockage. No other details are available…

U.S. Senate Race Preview with Steve Flowers

As the primary election gets closer, it's time to see who has the strongest support at the polls to fill Jeff Sessions' U.S. Senate seat. "A lot of people are unaware of this,"…

What Voters Want in the Next U.S Senate

From 11 Republicans to 8 Democrats, voters will soon cast their ballot in a special U.S Senate race. Some voters already have their minds made up on who should represent Alabama. "People want someone who is honest, someone that's going to do…

Rain Affecting Crops for Local Farmers Market

From tomatoes, to watermelons, fruits and vegetables at the Montgomery State Farmers Market are all homegrown. They are mostly from local farmers. But owner Jean Wright says it's not an abundance of everything due to a wet summer - 22 inches of…

Brew Tech Students Arrested after Gun found on Campus

A new school year for Montgomery Public Schools and already a weapon found on campus. Crimestoppers' Tony Garrett says this is a perfect opportunity for Crimestoppers to get involved. "When a gun is found on school grounds, another student turns…

Montgomery Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Area chefs  are fired up for a week ahead, part of Montgomery Restaurant Week, giving customers a taste of their specials. "It's get the attention downtown so  you know you bring more business…

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