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Arrest made in 1 of 2 Saturday Montgomery homicides

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Investigations have been opened into two separate homicides that happened Saturday, according to the Montgomery Police Department. The first fatal shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 4300 block of Longleaf Drive. Police have since identified the victim in the first shooting as Ernest Merriweather, 38,...
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Man Dead, Woman Injured in Montgomery Shooting

Montgomery police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead and a woman injured. Police say they responded to the shooting at 11:45 p.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of Gibbs Drive. That’s where they found the two had been shot. Both of them were taken to a...
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Montgomery Man Charged with Murder after Fatal Shooting

Montgomery police have arrested a man in a homicide investigation. Police say 24-year-old Montereo Mayes-Jackson of Montgomery has been charged with murder in the death of 38-year-old Ernest Merriweather of Montgomery. Police say Merriweather was found shot in the 4300 block of Longleaf Drive at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday and...
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Autauga County murder suspect arrested

AUTAUGA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - Authorities have arrested an armed and dangerous man wanted in connection to a Sunday morning homicide in Marbury. The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office announced that officials have arrested Richard Kiley Cleckler, 49, and are holding him in the Autauga County Metro Jail without bond.
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Fugitive Suspect Caught in Marbury Murder

An Autauga County man was arrested for murder after the death of Geames Kyle Weathers on Sunday morning. The Autauga Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to the 3000 block of highway 143 in Marbury at about 8 this morning after receiving a suspicious activity call. According to the...
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Alabama lands 2023 commitment from Mississippi athlete

Alabama football landed a commitment Sunday from 2023 athlete Brayson Hubbard. Hubbard, who made his announcement on Twitter, played quarterback the past two seasons at Ocean Springs High School in Mississippi after converting from defensive back. He won the state’s 6A Mr. Football award last year. Alabama offered Hubbard...
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Tallassee Mayor Orders Officer Fired; Chief Disagrees with Decision

Tallassee Police Chief Todd Buce disputes recent media accounts of two different incidents, and agreed to meet with the EAN recently to “set the record straight.”. In articles from other media sources, current Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock alleged abuse and a cover up by the department regarding the incidents.
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SummerFest brings food, fun and fireworks to Pike Road on Thursday

Pike Road’s family-friendly favorite SummerFest is set for Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Rolling Hills Park and Cottonwood Golf Club. “SummerFest is an event that truly exemplifies the Pike Road spirit,” Mayor Gordon Stone said. “It is a family-friendly opportunity for our community to gather and celebrate the birth of this nation and the freedoms we enjoy each day. We are proud to host a fireworks show each year, to be able to share our welcoming, patriotic community spirit, and to honor those who have helped make our town, state, and nation a special place to live.”
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MAN SHOT AND KILLED ON BUS AT GREYHOUND BUS STATION IN NASHVILLE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed on a Greyhound bus in downtown Nashville early Saturday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Rep. John Lewis Way, at the Greyhound Bus Station, just after midnight in response to a shooting call.
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Much stormier pattern this week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - This week the script will be flipped from excessively hot and dry to still hot, but with a healthy dose of showers and thunderstorms. It won’t rain on you every day this week, but there will be a solid scattering of showers and thunderstorms across the area each afternoon and evening.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Announces Closing of Montgomery Store

Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced the closing of its Montgomery store at EastChase. The store has a sign posted that says it will close on July 31. After the closing, the nearest stores to Montgomery will be at Tiger Town in Opelika and in Alabaster. Dick’s Sporting Goods is...
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Montgomery pro-choice advocates again protest overturning of Roe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Anger and disappointment linger among pro-choice advocates in Montgomery as they protested for the second time in 48 hours following the United States Supreme Court votes to overturn Roe v. Wade. Approximately 100 protestors assembled near the Alabama Department of Archives and History and marched a...
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Montgomery’s MAP Center hosts Community Resource Day

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The MAP Center, along with Regions Bank, Trenholm State Community College and other community partners put together a day focused on offering resources to the community on Saturday. People attending learned about the options they have to get back on their feet by attending a class...
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Thompson 5-star DB Tony Mitchell commits to Alabama

Thompson defensive back Tony Mitchell announced his commitment to Alabama on Sunday. In a season when the state has produced one of the best defensive back classes in the nation, Mitchell is ranked the state’s best and No. 2 nationally, according to 247Sports Class of 2023 DB rankings. He...
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M-Braves fall 6-5 to Montgomery Biscuits

MONTGOMERY, AL (WJTV) – The Mississippi Braves (29-39) fell 6-5 to the Montgomery Biscuits (27-34) on Saturday night at Riverwalk Stadium.  The series finale is on Sunday at Riverwalk Stadium. RHP Tanner Gordon (4-3, 7.07) makes the start for Mississippi in what will be a bullpen day for Montgomery.  The first pitch is at 3:33 p.m. CT, with coverage starting […]
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