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New South Bookstore is Now "Read" Hearing Bookstore

The New South bookstore in downtown Montgomery has a new name. It's a play on the term "Red Herring." It's now the "Read Herring" bookstore. The owners say the name change is to differentiate the store from the New South…

Teenage Boy Arrested in Arson Fires at Lee High School

The Montgomery Fire/Rescue Bureau of Investigations says it has arrested and charged a 14-year-old boy in a string of arson fires at Lee High School. Investigators say three small fires were set inside the school Wednesday afternoon. They say trash…

Montgomery Police Make Arrest in 92-Year-Old Woman's Death

Montgomery police say they've arrested a man in connection with a 92-year-old woman's death. Police say they've charged 27-year-old Rodney McQueen in the killing of 92-year-old Mary Gedel. Officers say McQueen is charged with one count of capital murder during…

Alabama's Unemployment Rate Hits Historic Low

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate is 3.8%, down from August’s rate of 4.2%, and well below September 2016’s rate of 6.0%.  According to Ivey's office, the last time Alabama’s unemployment rate was…

Remembering Jamari

The community is still in shock and grief  one week after a 5th grader at Bear Elementary took his own life. Ten-year-old Jamari Williams could light up a dance floor. "He would get on…

Suspects in Raceway Gas Station Shooting in Police Custody

The Montgomery Police Department advised CrimeStoppers that an anonymous tip helped to confirm information already gathered by Investigators in regards to a shooting that occurred at a Montgomery gas station. The tipster will be offered a reward for information gathered.…

Plans to Revamp South Montgomery

City leaders started working on a plan to revamp South Montgomery back in 2014 and now they're ready to present it to the city's planning commission and move into the implementation phase. The plan…

Prattville Development Controversy

Some Prattville residents say the citizens are being sued by city government as a means of validating a procedure for revenue. And they showed up at Tuesday night's council meeting to try…

Montgomery Mayor, Police Chief Speak Out On Crime

Following a weekend homicide, Montgomery’s mayor and police chief are once again speaking out on violence in the city. Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and Police Chief Ernest Finley sat down with media to talk…

$1,000 Reward Offered for Arrest of Suspects in Montgomery Burglary Ring

Montgomery Police Investigators continue their search for suspects involved in a possible Burglary ring. The investigation has linked several business burglaries committed by the suspects starting in early September. Subjects are wanted for questioning for burglarizing the same business in…

Macon Co. Man to Sentenced to Seven Years for Child Pornography

Keith Channing Reddick, 42, of Notasulga, was sentenced on Friday, October 13, to 84 months (7 years) in federal prison for receipt of child pornography, announced Louis V. Franklin, Sr., United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Reddick…

Walking to End Alzheimer's

Hundreds of walkers are walking to support the hunt for a cure for Alzheimer's. Beatrice Forniss is one of them. "Alzheimer's is just so special to me. I watched my mother and law suffer…

Honoring Infant Loss

People gathered in Blount Cultural Park Sunday night to honor those who lost an infant during pregnancy. The River Region's Community Action Team's candlelight memorial was held to observe International Pregnancy and…

Bannon Attacks SPLC

The Washington-Post reports former President Trump aide Steve Bannon criticised the Montgomery -based Southern Poverty Law Center during a speech to the "Values Voters Summit" in Washington: "At various points in the speech, Bannon, who runs the far-right website Breitbart…

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