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Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.More >>
The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:32:27 GMT
The founder of a Montgomery boot camp billed as a military style training program for at risk students is under arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a child.More >>
He uses tough love and a military style approach to keep kids in Montgomery out of trouble but now, the founder of a local discipline academy has found himself in trouble with the law. Glenn Veasy is facing sexual abuse allegations involving one of the teens in his boot camp. More >>
Thursday, August 21 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:48:02 GMT
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announcedMore >>
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announced Thursday.More >>
Thursday, August 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:44:32 GMT
It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.More >>
Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...More >>
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
Some Montgomery city leaders met
to discuss numbers Tuesday. The city
finance director reviewed the budget and shared the state of Montgomery's
financial health with the mayor and city council members during a work session.
finance director Barry Crabb stepped into his position just before the fiscal
year began in October.
were already approved and now three months into the new year, there's a budget
"100,000 dollars a
month in our health insurance. The expenses are exceeding revenue for health
insurance and benefits by $100,000," Crabb said.
says it's for all city employees and retirees.
some question as to whether or not that trend will continue but we are just preparing
for that possibility," Crabb said.
says that preparation entails looking for ways to cut costs.
"The mandated budget reductions of $2.3 million dollars the first day of
the fiscal year is one way. We are looking forward changes we can make to the
plans to reduce those deficits," Crabb said.
says included in that $2.3 million dollar mandatory budget is a two percent
reduction for operational costs and one percent for public safety.
The city's budget for this fiscal year totals $229 million.