No foul play suspected after body found in front of Alabama Capitol

The Montgomery Police Department opened a death investigation around 2:20 a.m. after officers and fire medics found a body in the 600 block of Dexter Avenue, just in front of the Capitol.

New law lays groundwork for college athletes to get paid for name, likeness and image

  Montgomery hosting regional gymnastics competition this weekend

  Strong storms possible Saturday

Escaped Macon County inmate caught

  Death investigation underway after body found in Montgomery

Beyoncé gives Montgomery native $20K jewelry industry scholarship

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  Curbside voting ban faces scrutiny from Alabama Senate Democrats

  Worker shortage frustrates River Region businesses

Database will track officer complaints, disciplinary action

  2 arrested in weekend Montgomery shooting that killed 1, injured 4

  Report: Alabama tourism fared among best in nation during pandemic

‘I can’t get any help’: Alabama’s unemployment rate is down, but problems with unemployment claims system continue

Man killed in 3-vehicle crash in Elmore County Wednesday

A man was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Elmore County Wednesday, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Unloaded gun found in backpack of Pike Road student

Pike Road Junior High School was placed on lockdown Thursday after a student brought a gun.

Crash on I-85 SB near Waugh cleared

A vehicle fire is causing delays on Interstate 85 southbound near exit 16, the Waugh exit.

Suspect charged in Montgomery sexual abuse case

Montgomery police have charged a suspect in a sexual abuse case.

Lumber costs rise and put spotlight on possible price gouging

ADPH: More than 525K COVID-19 cases as vaccination distribution expands

12 CPR machines headed to Autauga County VFDs, jail

  A proposed noise ordinance is being considered in Lee County

Norman Bridge Road reopens after asphalt work Thursday

Bill to resist federal gun restrictions draws criticism

Bill would require collection of race data in traffic stops

The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that will require police agencies to record racial data during traffic stops.

Man suffers serious injuries in Montgomery shooting Wednesday

A man was seriously injured during a shooting Wednesday night in Montgomery.

Alabama Dept of Environmental Management to celebrate Earth Day

The theme for this year’s global day of activism is “Restore Our Earth.”

  $35,000 reward offered in 1991 murder investigation

More than 30 years have passed since an east Alabama woman’s murder, but investigators and her family have refused to let the case go.

2 plead guilty in 2016 Prattville homicide

Santwone Jones and Devonte Hill pleaded guilty to felony murder.

Man pleads guilty in 2013 Selma double homicide

Beonridge Bradley III was given two consecutive life sentences.

  Auburn University names dorm after first black female student to graduate in 1966

The Auburn University Board of Trustees voted to rename a building on campus, Eagle Hall, in honor of Dr. Matthews.

Enterprise man killed in motorcycle crash

Alabama state troopers say a motorcyclist from Enterprise died in a two-vehicle crash.

Some vaccine sites operating far below capacity in Alabama

While about 1.4 million people in Alabama have received at least one dose, Alabama is last nationally in its immunization rate.

  Man walking for Congressional term limits stops in Montgomery

A man walking across the U.S. to push for Congressional term limits stopped in Montgomery.

  Cold night on the way!

Plus a low severe weather threat Saturday

  MGM Codes initiative unveiled At Johnnie Carr Middle School

The world of computer learning hit a higher level within the Montgomery County school district.

  Rent, utility assistance available for Montgomery County tenants, landlords

Funds may be used to provide up to 15 months of assistance for rent and utilities.

Auburn plans for in-person fall semester

Auburn expects that when fall semester begins on Aug. 16 course offerings will resemble a typical fall semester.

Missing Troy man found safe

A missing man has been found, police said.

  New retailers coming to The Shoppes at EastChase

Sephora, Aldi, Buffalo’s Cafe and Trek will join The Shoppes at EastChase this year.

  Reward offered in Montgomery January homicide investigation

A $1,000 reward is being offered for any information that might lead to an arrest in a January homicide.

AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese announces retirement

Alabama High School Athletic Association Executive Director Steve Savarese announced plans to step down from the position he has held for the last 15 years effective July 1st, 2021.

Cybertip leads to child porn charges for Enterprise man

An Enterprise man has been arrested on child pornography charges after a cyber tip.

  Bill banning vaccine passports moves to Alabama House

The legislation would put restrictions on both state and local government, as well as businesses, in regards to vaccination requirements.

UPDATE: 25-year-old missing Birmingham man found

Gregory Williams Jr. was located on Wednesday, April 21.

Second suspect charged in December Montgomery house fire

Another suspect has been charged in a December fire at a Montgomery house.

Jefferson Co. Coroner asking for help locating families of 5 people

Family members are being sought for five people who recently died in Jefferson County.

Opioid overdoses increased 20% in Ala. in 2020

This is a frightening statistic from the CDC: Illicitly manufactured fentanyl is now known to be present in all street drugs, including heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and counterfeit prescription pills.

Families, doctors urge Alabama to reject trans treatment ban

Parents, medical providers and a transgender teenager spoke out against the Alabama bill.

Woman charged with arson after Montgomery apartment fire

Montgomery Fire officials have charged a woman with arson after an apartment fire.

  28 Car Returns To Dega: Davey Allison’s widow talks about organ donation importance

Allison wasn’t only a legend on the track – he was also a legend for giving the gift of life to others through organ donation.

  Virtual ‘Volunteer of the Year’ ceremony to celebrate National Volunteer Week

This week is National Volunteer Week, a week to thank the volunteers who keep many organizations running, and shine a light on the impact they have in our communities.

  Ivy Classical Academy location presented before Prattville City Council

The Prattville City Council was presented plans for the location for the new charter school Ivy Classical Academy.

  Montgomery City Council suspends license for pallet company in 2018 fire

The City Council voted to suspend the owner’s license until the violations are resolved.

  Chilly, windy Wednesday ahead for Alabama

Lows head well down into the 40s twice this week.

  Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

  Alabama House passes bill for drive-thru alcohol sales

The bill passed the Alabama House and now moves to the Senate.

Suspect sought in Millbrook shooting

Millbrook police are searching for a suspect that left one person seriously injured.

  Gambling proposal bills have been assigned to committees

The clock is ticking for Alabama House lawmakers to take up the gambling package the Senate passed last week.

  Clio man found shot to death in Brundidge

A homicide investigation is underway in Pike County after a man’s body was found in a grassy field Tuesday afternoon.

Alabama reacts to guilty verdict in George Floyd case

We will add more reaction to this report as they become available.

  Alabama governor visits EAMC community COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey made a stop in the Auburn Tuesday to applaud the efforts of the East Alabama Medical Center’s (EAMC) community COVID-19 vaccine clinic.

  Event honors crime victims, ‘National Crime Victims’ Rights Week’

Montgomery District Attorney Daryl Bailey held “An Evening of Remembrance” Tuesday night to honor victims during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

  $4M suit filed against city of Selma after teen’s arrest

A mother has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the City of Selma, its police chief and others following the arrest of her teenage son.

  Selma Police Department gets new assistant police chief

Curtis Muhannad is Selma's new assistant police chief.

  Alexander City PD moves into new municipal complex

Alexander City police finally have a new place to call home.

  More than a dozen vehicles burglarized in Alexander City

Alexander City police say they don’t have anyone in custody but they do have what they consider “promising leads.”

COVID-19 hospitalizations up 20% in Alabama in 10 days

Hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 have jumped about 20% in less than two weeks in Alabama.

  Suspect shot by resident during south Alabama home invasion

Deputies say Devonta Cottrell hid in a closet until the residents returned home.

Reports: Motorcyclist missing after crash on Mobile bridge

Law enforcement are searching for a motorcyclist that is believed to have gone over the guardrail of a Mobile bridge.

Auburn man killed in single-vehicle accident on Alabama 14 in Lee County

A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of an Auburn man.

Court records: Man charged after kidnapping in Autauga County

A man faces several charges in Autauga County after court records say he kidnapped and injured a woman.

I-65 North on-ramp from Northern Boulevard closed for bridge repairs

The Alabama Department of Transportation says it will need to close the Interstate 65 North on-ramp from the Northern Boulevard for several hours on Tuesday.

  2 injured after Fort Rucker training helicopter crash

An investigation is underway after a helicopter used for training purposes at Fort Rucker crashed Tuesday morning.

2 sought for separate burglaries at same Montgomery business

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is asking for the public’s help identifying two people wanted for breaking into a business and taking merchandise.

First meteor shower in more than 3 months peaks Wednesday night

The Lyrids bring, on average, 10-20 shooting stars per hour in the Northern Hemisphere.

Gov. Kay Ivey to visit EAMC COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will visit East Alabama Medical Center’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic Tuesday.

  Federal funds set for child care providers across Alabama

Child care providers across Alabama are set to get much-needed assistance from the American Rescue Plan.

  Health officials say you don’t need another vaccine if you got Johnson & Johnson

Landers said the J&J vaccine’s effectiveness is still the same as before the pause.

Newly hired Covington County corrections officer arrested

The sheriff’s office says Bethany Whiting was arrested on charges of ethics violations and introducing prison contraband.

Longtime Montgomery restaurant owner dies

Bud Skinner, owner Jubilee Seafood and Bud’s Bar, has died.

State health officials giving Pfizer vaccine to J&J providers during vaccine pause, but it could lead to vaccine waste

Pfizer only comes in quantities of 1,200, and Dr. Scott Harris said if that much vaccine is being short stored, it could lead to waste.