Montgomery

Rosa Parks' Birthday

The Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery, Alabama celebrates what would have been the civil rights icon's 106th birthday. The museum is at the site of Parks' historic arrest in downtown Montgomery, on the campus of Troy University. Today's events include…

Senator Doug Jones Tours Alabama For Series of Meetings

U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) is traveling across Alabama during his first week-long state work period since being sworn into office in January. His tour stops include Mobile, Selma, Centreville, Birmingham, Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, and Montgomery. His tour will highlight…

Car Strikes and Kills Woman Walking on Interstate 85

Police say a woman apparently walking in the roadway was struck and killed by a car at about 12:40am CST on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Auburn police and fire personnel along with EMS paramedics discovered the unresponsive woman lying in…

Fans Hold Candlelight Vigil for Taco Bell

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) -  Some folks in Montgomery, Alabama. really loved their local Taco Bell. So much so, when it was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning, they held a vigil. About a hundred people came out in support Sunday night,…

Montgomery Pup Bringing Comfort to Vegas Victims

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) -  A service dog from Alabama has traveled to Nevada to comfort those traumatized by the Las Vegas massacre. 58 people were killed in the attack; making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Hundreds…

Alabama Opioids Council

The Alabama opioid overdose and addiction council held its first meeting Tuesday in Montgomery. The council was created by Governor Kay Ivey to develop a comprehensive plan to fight the state's opioid epidemic. A reoccurring theme at Tuesday's meeting was…

Montgomery Police Consider Charges in "Reckless" Shooting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Police are considering charges against an Alabama boy after he shot two other boys, killing one. Montgomery police say a 9-year-old boy was killed and a 16-year-old was wounded by a single shot fired from a…

Former Alabama Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Bribery, and Other Crimes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama legislator has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes from a lawyer and a coal company executive to oppose adding Birmingham area neighborhoods to an EPA Superfund site. Former state Rep. Oliver Robinson agreed Thursday…