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Selma man sentenced to seven years for possessing illegally converted gun as a felon

A Selma man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for being a felon in possession of an illegally converted gun after leading police on a chase in 2019. According to an announcement from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Alabama, Danny Jermaine Walker, 32, refused to stop when Selma police officers attempted to pull him over for speeding.
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Alabama State Football Linebacker Awysum Harris Found Dead

Awysum Harris, a standout high school football player from Decatur, Ga., who was preparing for his second year at Alabama State was found dead in his dorm room, the university announced Sunday (July 3). According to WHNT, a statement from the school reveals Harris, 20, died from “natural causes.” He...
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Toddler’s death prompts Montgomery capital murder arrest

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A Montgomery man has been charged with capital murder following the death of a 2-year-old child. According to Capt. Saba Coleman, Lauren Calvin Haggard Sr., 33, is charged with capital murder in the death of Lauren Haggard Jr. Coleman said the incident happened Tuesday around 2:40...
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Woman dies following Tuesday crash in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police say a woman has died following a crash Tuesday night. Police and fire medics responded to the area of McLemore Road and Wares Ferry Road around 9:20 p.m. regarding a two-vehicle wreck. At the scene, officials found a 2013 Nissan Rogue. The passenger, identified...
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Montgomery Man Charged in Death of Two-Year-Old Boy

Montgomery police say a Montgomery man has been charged with capital murder in the death of a two-year-old boy. Police say 33-year-old Lauren Haggard, Sr., is charged with killing Lauren Haggard, Jr. Police say on Tuesday at about 2:40PM, they and fire medics were called to the 3600 block of...
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Man charged with shooting into occupied vehicle on July 4

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A suspect has been arrested after allegedly shooting into an occupied vehicle, according to the Montgomery Police Department. Quintarrius Wright, 27, was taken into custody following the incident, which happened in the 300 block of Gardendale Drive around 9:20 p.m. on July 4. Gardendale Drive is just off Lower Wetumpka Road near the Norther Boulevard.
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Woman Dies after Montgomery Wreck

Montgomery police say a woman has died after being injured in a wreck. Police say 78-year-old Patsy Brooks of Montgomery died at a hospital after being involved in a wreck Tuesday night around 9:20PM. That’s when police say they were called to a two-car wreck near the intersection of McLemore...
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4 suspects sought in armed robbery at Montgomery business

Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying suspects in an armed robbery in Montgomery. The holdup happened at 9:40 p.m. July 3 at a business in the 9200 block of Boyd-Cooper Parkway. Police did not disclose the name of the business. Authorities said four suspects entered the business...
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Montgomery Police Searching for 4 Suspects after Robbery Near Chantilly Parkway

Montgomery police need your help finding four suspects accused of being involved in a business robbery near Chantilly Parkway. Investigators have released photos of suspects involved the armed robbery, which happened at a business in the 9200 block of Boyd-Cooper Parkway, which is between Chantilly Parkway and EastChase Parkway, just off of Interstate 85.
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4 sought in Montgomery armed robbery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police are asking for the public’s help identifying multiple suspects wanted in an armed robbery. According to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, the robbery took place on Sunday around 9:40 p.m. in the 9200 block of Boyd-Cooper Parkway. That’s just off Eastchase Parkway. Police released...
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Alabama capital murder suspect who escaped through jail yard fence back in custody

UPDATE: Christina Lashay Thurman was recaptured after a tipster called Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Crime Stoppers was able to confirm that the Montgomery Police Department and U.S. Marshals were en route to the caller’s location. The caller stayed on the line keeping Thurman in sight until two Montgomery patrol units arrived and took Thurman into custody.
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New Year’s Day Tragedy: Sister seeking justice in brother’s homicide

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - On New Year’s Day 2022, Shayquita Jackson woke up ready to spend the day with her family, specifically, her mother and brother. “I just woke up knowing it’s New Year’s, going to hang out and see my family,” Shayquita Jackson said, “But I didn’t get to see my brother at all that day.”
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Selma native Col. Otis Jones gets star worthy promotion

The U.S. Air Force Academy has promoted Col. Otis Jones to Brigadier General during a ceremony that saw his family pinning on his new rank. The 1995 academy grad will be leaving the Colorado Springs, Colorado base and heading to take over as commander of the 86th Airlift Wing at the Ramstein Air Base located in Rhineland-Palatinate, a state in southwestern Germany. Ramstein serves as headquarters for the United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa and also NATO Allied Command.
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Alabama State football player Awysum Harris found dead in his dorm room

Alabama State’s sophomore linebacker Awysum Harris was found dead in his dorm room at Alabama State’s campus in Montgomery. There are reports that he died of natural causes. Harris was a Decatur, Georgia native who was a star high school athlete that was named second-team Class 7-A All-State and led his high school football team with 105 tackles and 14 tackles for loss.
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