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Remains found in Ala. during search for missing Fla. 5-year-old
The Demopolis Police Department says human remains have been found during the search for a missing Florida 5-year-old.
Published November 13, 2019 at 8:33 AM
Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance to be brought to Alabama
Ibraheem Yazeed is being transported back to Alabama after appearing in an Escambia County, Florida courtroom Friday afternoon.
Published November 8, 2019 at 4:19 PM
Affidavit: Aniah Blanchard’s blood found in SUV, witness saw her abduction
The probable cause document states that the blood evidence, located in the passenger compartment of her 2017 Honda CRV, “was indicative of someone suffering a life-threatening injury.”
Published November 8, 2019 at 3:33 PM
Manhunt underway for suspect in Aniah Blanchard case
Police have identified a suspect in the missing person case of Aniah Blanchard and have issued an arrest warrant for kidnapping first degree.
Published November 7, 2019 at 4:36 PM
Photos show person of interest in Aniah Blanchard case
Two photos have been released that show a man the Auburn Police Department is calling a “person of interest”.
Published November 7, 2019 at 12:02 PM
Search continues for Aniah Blanchard; recovery group meeting with police to help
A high profile volunteer search and recovery company will meet with Auburn investigators about getting involved in the search for 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, the company said Sunday.
Published November 4, 2019 at 2:48 PM
Reward for missing Aniah Blanchard climbs to $105,000
The reward for information in the case off missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard has crossed the 6-figure mark.
Published November 2, 2019 at 6:28 AM
Reward jumps to $80,000 for missing Aniah Blanchard
The reward being offered for information in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard has jumped to $80,000, according to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers.
Published October 31, 2019 at 6:39 PM
Grocery store employee surprised with 100th birthday bash
Followed by a large crowd in a celebratory mood, Romay Davis took hold of the handle of a decorated shopping cart and was escorted under a balloon archway and into the store.
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Published October 29, 2019 at 8:34 PM
Video shows missing college student Aniah Blanchard at store
The video shows Aniah Haley Blanchard making a purchase at a convenience store in Auburn, around the time her vehicle was seen traveling southbound on South College Street.
Published October 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Police: Missing 19-year-old’s SUV found in Montgomery, Ala.
Auburn police say the vehicle of missing 19-year-old Aniah Haley Blanchard was located at a Montgomery apartment complex Friday.
Published October 27, 2019 at 10:53 AM
Steven Reed makes history as Montgomery’s first black mayor
Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed has defeated David Woods and will become the city’s next mayor.
Published October 8, 2019 at 10:22 PM
Police: Girl shot after rejecting 17-year-old’s advances
A 17-year-old has been charged as an adult after a shooting in Auburn, police say.
Published September 3, 2019 at 11:55 AM
Fort Rucker soldier’s death prompts investigation
Fort Rucker officials were notified around 8:30 p.m. that the soldier “had been medically evacuated...after experiencing symptoms during a training event."
Published September 2, 2019 at 10:22 AM
Second person dies after shooting near Alabama State University
The shooting happened in the 800 block of N University Drive near the campus of Alabama State.
Published August 15, 2019 at 10:39 PM
Police: McDonald’s employee used customer’s credit card to order pizza
A Millbrook McDonald’s employee has been arrested after allegedly ordering a pizza using a customer’s credit card.
Published August 12, 2019 at 10:07 PM
Parent charged in road rage shooting outside elementary school
Montgomery police say two parents are in custody after a dispute turned into a shooting outside an elementary school.
Published August 8, 2019 at 8:35 PM
Missing Crenshaw County 10-year-old found safe
Crenshaw County officials say a child who was reported missing Thursday has been found safe.
Published July 11, 2019 at 8:35 AM
Dealership: Ford asked us to end ads giving buyers shotgun, Bible and flag
An Alabama car dealership that got national attention for its Fourth of July promotion also go the attention of Ford Motor Company. Now, it’s backing off part of its offer.
Published June 26, 2019 at 6:27 PM
Ala. governor signs chemical castration bill into law
The legislation requires anyone convicted of a sex crime with a child younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration as a condition of their parole.
Published June 10, 2019 at 4:26 PM
ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ala. near-total abortion ban
The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law banning nearly all abortions across the state.
Published May 24, 2019 at 11:27 AM
Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law
The law makes performing an abortion in Alabama at any stage of pregnancy a felony unless the mother’s health is in danger. There's no exception for rape or incest.
Published May 15, 2019 at 6:08 PM
Alabama Senate approves near-total abortion ban
After hours of debate, the Alabama Senate passed a bill Tuesday night that outlaws nearly all abortions in the state.
Published May 14, 2019 at 10:09 PM
Juvenile charged with beating crying baby to death
A juvenile female has been charged with murder after Montgomery police say she killed a 6-month-old baby girl Tuesday.
Published May 1, 2019 at 2:31 PM
Alabama welcomes Trump days after tornado devastation
President Donald Trump told media he couldn’t get to Alabama “fast enough” after an EF-4 tornado claimed 23 lives. Five days later, he was on the ground.
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Published March 8, 2019 at 6:54 PM
Video shows crash near President Trump’s motorcade
Just as the motorcade travels through the video at high speeds, passing by in one direction, an out of control passenger vehicle comes into view.
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Published March 8, 2019 at 6:02 PM
Names of 23 Lee County, AL tornado victims released
As of 5 p.m. on the second full day of search and rescue operations, the number of fatalities from Sunday’s EF-4 tornado in east Alabama continues to stand at 23.
Published March 5, 2019 at 7:28 PM
23 dead in preliminary EF-4 tornado in east Alabama
Sheriff Jay Jones says crews have searched the hardest hit areas, and the death toll remains at 23.
Published March 4, 2019 at 6:28 PM
Death toll rises after east Alabama tornadoes
The death toll has jumped to 23 and could go higher after at least two tornadoes hit southern Lee County Sunday afternoon, according to Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones.
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Published March 3, 2019 at 11:30 PM
Full investigation promised after Montgomery school shooting
New details are being released regarding the shooting that happened at Montgomery’s Robert E. Lee High School shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Published February 26, 2019 at 6:28 PM
MRA, Jackson Prep set for championship rematch
Baptist Medical Center first in the metro to perform new procedure that prevents strokes
Mississippi College holds Dance Marathon fundraiser for Batson Children’s hospital
Law enforcement provides tips to protect your packages from porch pirates
Cashing in on Charity: Donations meant to help sick children, wounded veterans, abused animals instead benefit for-profit fundraisers
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