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2 arrested in separate Montgomery robberies

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police have made arrests in two separate robbery investigations. According to Montgomery Police Capt. Saba Coleman, Quandrious Harris, 24, is charged with first-degree robbery for an incident that happened around 2 p.m. on Aug. 28 in the 1000 block of Rosa Parks Avenue. He was taken into custody Tuesday by the U.S. Marshals task force.
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Man charged with shooting into occupied Montgomery home

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A Montgomery man has been arrested and charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, according to the Montgomery Police Department. Sanquez Bivens, 29, was arrested by the United States Marshals task force on Tuesday in connection to the incident. Montgomery police said the incident...
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Suspect charged after victim loses kidney in Montgomery shooting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Police have charged an 18-year-old for an April shooting in Montgomery. Capt. Saba Coleman says Janando James is charged with first-degree assault following the shooting, which happened on April 16 in the 1400 block of Ann Street. Court records indicate the victim, who was shot in...
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Man charged in August shooting in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police have charged a man with assault in an August shooting. According to Capt. Saba Coleman, Quindarus Jenkins, 31, is charged with second-degree assault for a shooting on Aug. 19 in the 3700 block of Audubon Road. Court records indicate Jenkins shot the victim in...
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Former Alabama prison worker accused of sex crimes involving 2 child victims

A former Alabama prison worker is free on bail after being charged with sex crimes involving two minors. WSFA-TV reported that Daniel Sexton, 23, of Millbrook was charged with rape, two counts of sodomy and facilitating the travel of a child for a sex act. Arrested on Friday, he was released on bonds totaling $240,000 on Sunday and ordered to stay away from the alleged victims.
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Blessing held for incoming downtown Wetumpka business

A blessing was held on Thursday, Sept. 16, for a new Wetumpka business, River Rose, that’s set to open in early October on Company Street. The business operated in Montgomery for 30 years with the name Rose of Sharon, until owner Sharon Wilson decided to rename and relocate the store. Wilson said the Lord put it on her heart to move the business to Wetumpka.
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Ex-Alabama prison guard accused of sex crimes with two minors; he’s out on bond

A former Alabama prison worker is free on bail after being charged with sex crimes involving two minors. WSFA-TV reported that Daniel Sexton, 23, of Millbrook was charged with rape, two counts of sodomy and facilitating the travel of a child for a sex act. Arrested on Friday, he was released on bonds totaling $240,000 on Sunday and ordered to stay away from the alleged victims.
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Joseph Benton “Ben” Atkinson, Jr.

Joseph Benton “Ben” Atkinson, Jr. Ben Atkinson, a businessman, farmer and friend to all, died peacefully September 21, 2021 at his home in Tallassee, Alabama at the age of 77. Born April 12, 1944 in Montgomery, Alabama, to JB and Helen Atkinson, Ben was a cowboy from beginning to end....
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Former correctional officer charged with child sex crimes

ELMORE COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - An Elmore County man has been arrested and charged with multiple child sex crimes, according to the Millbrook Police Department. Daniel Sexton, 22, of Millbrook, was taken into custody Friday and transported to the Elmore County Jail where he was charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy, first-degree rape and facilitating the travel of a child for an unlawful sex act.
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Former Alabama Prison Guard Charged With Child Sex Crimes

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama prison worker is free on bail after being charged with sex crimes involving two minors. WSFA-TV reported that Daniel Sexton, 23, of Millbrook was charged with rape, two counts of sodomy and facilitating the travel of a child for a sex act. Arrested on Friday, he was released on bonds totaling $240,000 on Sunday and ordered to stay away from the alleged victims.
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New federal rules reduce Alabama monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID by 18%

A week after federal authorities shifted distribution avenues for an effective COVID-19 treatment, Alabama saw its allotment throttled by more than 1,000 doses, concerning state doctors who have used monoclonal antibody therapy since November to prevent serious COVID-19 illnesses. Alabama was allotted 6,576 "patient courses," an 18% reduction from the...
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'The Wonder Years' Cast on How the Reboot Shows a Tapestry of the Black Experience (Exclusive)

Inspired by the 1988 series of the same name, The Wonder Years is a coming-of-age comedy that sees Dean Williams turning back the clock to the late 1960s as he recounts the story of growing up with his family in Montgomery, Alabama. While the series follows the template of the original, which starred Fred Savage as Kevin Arnold, the cast of the reboot tells ET this version is more than just a copy.
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Apartment managers called before Montgomery City Council

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Several apartment managers were called before the Montgomery City Council for either operating illegally, failing to maintain their properties or serving as local havens for crime. Some who did appear before the council explained the changes they have made to meet the council’s previous request. “Eliminating...
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Main Street Wetumpka welcomes new officers, board members

Main Street Wetumpka held its annual membership meeting on Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery. During the meeting, Main Street Wetumpka welcomed new officers and members to its board of directors, and members of the board were sworn in. Pam Martin is now the board president and Janice Whorton is first vice president. Dennis Fain serves as the secretary/treasurer. The new board members are Wynn Sanford, Paula Sargent, Rachel Turner and Jeff Royal. The outgoing board president was Belyn Richardson.
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