September 2, 2014

Montgomery Police Investigating Two Overnight Homicides

Montgomery Police are investigating two separate homicides. According to Sgt. Denise Barnes, the first happened around 3:15 A.M. Saturday in the 4700 block of Park Towne Way. Police say when they arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died. No arrests have been […]

Auburn Fans Gearing Up for Season Opener

Story Created: Aug 29, 2014 at 5:54 PM CDT Story Updated: Aug 29, 2014 at 5:54 PM CDT Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/Auburn-Fans-Gearing-Up-for-Season-Opener-273249811.html

Auburn/Alabama Have Quarterback Dilemmas

It’s finally college football season and both Alabama and Auburn have their first games tomorrow. Both teams, however, have interesting quarterback situations this year. So, how could tomorrow’s matchups affect the position for the rest of the season?   Both Auburn Head Football Coach Gus Malzahn and Alabama’s Nick Saban have said who will start […]

Ala. Ethics Commission Begins New Director Search

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Ethics Commission is beginning the search for a new director, but commissioners already have someone in mind to take the job on an interim basis. Members voted Thursday to offer the position of acting director to former Cumberland Law School Dean John Carroll. Carroll is also a former U.S. […]

Two Students Arrested After Video of Fight Goes Viral, MPD Looking to Identify More

Two students from Lee High School have been charged with disorderly conduct after a brutal fist-fight at the school was filmed and shared almost one-thousand times on Facebook. School officials say they’re still working to identify others and punish all those involved. Annalyssa Konsky is a student at Lee High School and says she saw […]

Rosa Parks’ Items Sold to Buffett Heir

Story Created: Aug 28, 2014 at 9:15 PM CDT Story Updated: Aug 28, 2014 at 9:15 PM CDT Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/Rosa-Parks-Items-Auctioned-to-Buffett-Heir-273127041.html

How Should Schools Handle Fights Between Students?

Two Lee High School students are facing criminal charges after a fight is caught on camera and goes viral. Now parents are speaking out. The fight broke out off school property shortly after class. School officials say they take fights between students seriously.There are a wide range of possible punishments for fighting, from suspension to […]

Car Drove into House

Story Created: Aug 28, 2014 at 2:28 PM CDT Story Updated: Aug 28, 2014 at 2:28 PM CDT Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/Car-Drove-Through-House-273075881.html

Alabama Shakespeare Festival Announces New Season Productions

The beloved “Mary Poppins” flew into the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and took box office sales soaring with her with 27 thousand people who came to watch.  “It was the highest grossing all-ages show in the history of the theater,” said Mike Vigilant, ASF Chief Operating Officer. Now ASF executives say they want to continue that […]

$100,000 in Grants Awarded to Anti-Violence Organizations

Montgomery, Ala. – Two non-profit organizations have been awarded grant money rewarding their efforts to reduce violence. “Common Ground Montgomery” and the “Helping Montgomery Families Initiative” have eached been given $50,000 “Curbing the Violence” grants from the Central Alabama Community Foundation. HMFI works with families to observe the youth’s home environment and family interactions that hinder […]