Crime

2 Montgomery bars have business licenses revoked

The Montgomery City Council voted Tuesday night to revoke Club Sky Bar and After 5’s business licenses.

MFR: Cause of Montgomery house fire under investigation

Police: Man charged in burglary of Montgomery business

Man charged in two separate Montgomery shootings

3 separate weekend homicide investigations underway in Montgomery

Police: 19-year-old charged in November stabbing

  Police: Man charged after fleeing, hitting several vehicles

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Suspect arrested in Montgomery armed robbery case

Montgomery robbery suspect arrested

South Alabama activist accused of biting officer, having cocaine

Man injured in west Montgomery shooting Sunday

  Suspects sought after Dadeville pharmacy burglarized

Dothan high-speed chase leads to Sunday night wreck

  Man killed in Mobile Road shooting Saturday

The Montgomery Police Department says a man is dead following a shooting late Saturday night.

  Kidnapping victim safe, suspect now in custody

The manhunt is over for Marcus Roberson, who police say kidnapped Tanesha McLeod from a home in Dothan.

Etowah Co. woman accused of embezzling over $168,000 from job in 4 years

According to authorities the woman allegedly used the funds to pay for personal expenses such as gas, groceries, mortgage payments, college tuition fees and online shopping.

MPD investigating after man fatally shot overnight

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating after a man was fatally shot overnight.

  Man taken to hospital after Friday night shooting

MPD officer charged with domestic violence

  MPD: Charges pending after fleeing suspect hits 3 vehicles

Man accused of beating first wife to death now charged with strangling his second wife

Prosecutors to seek death penalty against the man charged with killing Tuscaloosa officer Cousette

Accused Tuscaloosa cop killer appears in court

Elba police identify victim in Thursday shooting

police were called to the 600 block of Putman Street where they found a gunshot victim, Donta Jaqun Rogers, who later died.

2 women charged with drug trafficking in Lee County

Stormy Rodriguez and Ashley Cooper were arrested shortly after sheriff’s deputies stopped their vehicle for a traffic violation.

Former MPD officer convicted of enticing a child for immoral purposes

Former Montgomery police officer Stevie Rodgers was convicted of enticing a child for immoral purposes.

Man convicted in 2016 Montgomery shooting

Jacoby Bean was convicted of first degree assault for shooting Kadarius Adams in October 2016.

Suspect wanted in Dallas Co. after fleeing gas station with more than $12K

If you have any information regarding the identity and location of this suspect, please immediately call the police or CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP (7867).

Montgomery man charged in Auburn auto burglary investigation

A Montgomery man is in Auburn police custody after an investigation connected him to an auto burglary.

Third suspect charged in drug related robbery, shooting

A 19-year-old is facing charged after a drug-related robbery and shooting, Montgomery police say.

Police: Employee charged with taking items from workplace

Montgomery police say an employee has been charged with allegedly taking items from his workplace.

Phenix City man caught on security camera defecating near golf course pro shop

A Phenix City man is behind bars after being caught defecating by security cameras.

Authorities actively searching for registered sex offender in connection to Paighton Houston’s death

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says a warrant has been issued in connection with the death of Paighton Houston.

10 arrested after guns, 25lbs of marijuana located in DeKalb County home

It happened Monday on County Road 577.

  Family wants answers to Montgomery cold case

The loss of a family member is never easy but losing a family member to violence can be a nightmare.

  3 arrested after ‘cages’ for children found in Alabama home

Three people have been arrested in a child abuse investigation after Lee County authorities discovered children were locked in cages.

Georgia man charged in murder of Dothan movie producer

Authorities in Douglas County, Georgia arrested 49-year old Marcus Hubbard Wednesday and charged him with killing Rodney Caliste.

Suspect arrested in Enterprise moped theft

A man has been arrested in connection with a moped theft from Enterprise RV Park.

Investigators: Blount County woman run over and killed by husband after shoplifting

Authorities say Jimmy Smith and his wife were shoplifting from the Walmart in Oneonta Saturday when Walmart’s theft prevention services caught them and called 911.

Murder arrest made after south Ala. security guard shot in the back

Enterprise police and the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Emmanuel “Mannie” Key Tuesday and charged him with the murder of 42-year-old Stevie Lamaric Franklin, of Troy.

Court documents detail how 2 men got away with $90K in gift cards

A criminal complaint filed in federal court details how investigators say two men were able to operate a scam that earned them more than $90,000 in gift cards.

  Montgomery burglary, theft suspect sought

The crime happened on Jan. 5 at a home in the 5600 block of Sweetwood Way and it was recorded on video.

Affidavit: Victim forced out of vehicle before multi-county chase

We’re learning more about a multi-county chase Monday that ended with the two people charged.

Man out on bond for robbery, charged with robbing 2 at gunpoint

A 23-year-old man has been charged after two people were robbed at gunpoint in Montgomery.

Bombshell: Police charged wrong man with murder but believe they have right one now

Murder charges have been dropped against a man accused of killing his wife in 1990. That’s because another man has now been charged with the drowning of Tracy Harris.

Police: Argument over dice game leads to shooting

A man has been charged after an argument over a game led to a shooting, Montgomery police say.

Police: Woman charged with robbing Montgomery bank

Montgomery police have charged a woman for a bank robbery.

  Suspect wearing Batman mask accused of stealing thousands of dollars in church equipment

A multi-state search is underway for a man accused of stealing thousands of dollars of equipment from churches while wearing a Batman mask.

Huntsville man gets life sentence for ax murder of his roommate

Randal Beard pleaded guilty to the murder of Robert Bezotte.

  Violent crime down in Montgomery; murder, gun violence remain key concerns

Crime remains a key concern in The City of Montgomery. Crime statistics for 2019 show an overall decrease in violent and non-violent crime.

Capital murder arrest made in 2016 missing person case

The suspect was seen driving the victim’s BMW around the time of his disappearance and blood was found in the vehicle. It took four years to make an arrest.

Illinois ‘Jane Doe’ cold case linked to Alabama

An Illinois murder victim’s name has been elusive to law enforcement for 43 years, and it's very likely she has connections to Central Alabama.

Suspect sought for using stolen credit card at Montgomery businesses

The Montgomery Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted in a fraud investigation.

Opelika police arrest two men on burglary, theft charges

Two men are behind bars after being taken into custody on burglary and theft charges.

Homicide investigation opened after body found Sunday

The Montgomery Police Department has opened a homicide investigation after a body was found Sunday afternoon.

Who is she? A woman killed 43 years ago in Illinois may have an Alabama connection

Do you know this woman? Investigators in Illinois believe a 43-year-old cold case may have an Alabama connection.

Auburn man arrested, charged after allegedly taking $2.5K in property

Auburn police have arrested an 18-year-old man on burglary and theft charges.

Two Opelika women arrested in Troup Co. with two gallons of date rape drug

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two woman on drug charges after a large amount of drugs was found in their car.

Ten car burglaries reported at two Phenix City apartment complexes in twelve hours

Phenix City police are currently investigating several car burglaries that occurred at apartment complexes on two streets in a 12-hour period.

  Family: Huntsville mom murdered by ex-boyfriend who was harassing her

Rene Moore’s family says she was an engineer tech in Huntsville who worked hard and loved even harder.

Manhunt underway for suspect who escaped in Crenshaw County

A manhunt is underway for Joey Markus Salter in the Dozier area of Crenshaw County.

Carver High School JROTC instructor pleads guilty to theft

A Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps instructor at Montgomery’s Carver High School pleaded guilty to first-degree theft of property.

Second suspect charged after Tuskegee shooting victim dies

Another arrest has been made in a December shooting investigation that recently turned fatal, according to the Tuskegee Police Department.

Teen charged with breaking into 17 vehicles in Montgomery neighborhood

The Montgomery Police Department arrested a juvenile Friday and charged him with breaking into more than a dozen vehicles overnight.

Lanett woman sentenced to 46 months in prison for filing fraudulent tax returns

Gladys Rosalynn McCauley, 43, owned Roz House of Tax. The department of justice says her numerous false claims resulted in a tax loss to the IRS of over $1.5 million.

A former Wendy’s manager in Chilton County charged with sexual abuse of a fellow employee

Court records confirm the victim was a juvenile.

2 arrested with more than $90K in gift cards using stolen information

Investigators tell us the the two men had been to six states and twelve Walmart stores.

Man arrested after law enforcement standoff in Barbour County

Tense moments Thursday after a man refused to leave a Barbour County home after being released from jail earlier in the day.

Dothan man arrested on murder charge after officers raid two homes

Dothan police and U.S. Marshals early Friday made an arrest in the year-old murder of a Dothan man.

Man sentenced to prison for accidentally shooting best friend

In May 2018, Fisher Shipes, during a party that included alcohol, aimed a shotgun he believed was unloaded at 19-year old Christian Mullins. He then pulled the trigger.

Man with hammer fatally shot by officer near Alabama Walmart

Authorities say an Alabama deputy fatally shot a man who was wielding a hammer outside a Walmart store.

Man charged with robbing 2 people at gunpoint

An 18-year-old Montgomery man has been charged in a robbery Sunday.

Suspect wanted in Auburn for internal theft at business on E. University Dr.

Victoria Deloach Morris, 43 of Lanett, is wanted for first-degree theft of property.

2 women sentenced for forging prescriptions

Two women have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute controlled substances by forging prescriptions

Alabama Corrections: Prisoner dies following inmate attack

The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate who officials say was assaulted by a fellow prisoner.

Charge upgraded against suspect after Tuskegee shooting victim dies

A man previously charged with attempted murder is now charged with murder after a shooting victim died from his injuries.

4 suspects arrested after search warrant executed in Beauregard

Four suspects are were arrested and are facing multiple charges after a search warrant was executed in Beauregard on Tuesday.

Woman charged with 21 counts of theft from Millbrook business

A Millbrook woman is charged with 21 counts of fourth-degree theft of property after allegedly stealing from one business on multiple occasions.

Troy woman arrested after stolen vehicle chase across multiple counties

Officers chased the Mercury through Macon, Lee, and Russell counties before the suspect was arrested by Russell County sheriff’s deputies in Hatchchubbee.

Second suspect charged after victim robbed, sexually assaulted

Another person has been charged after police say a victim was sexually assaulted and robbed inside her home.

2 men arrested after accused kidnapping, shooting and beating of McCalla man

A man told police two men not only kidnapped him, but tried to kill him on the side of a major road.