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Montgomery Mayor Reed: Police chief’s resignation came amid sexual harassment and other allegations

At a Friday press conference, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed elaborated that Police Chief Darryl Albert's resignation came during an investigation into sexual harassment, as well as issues surrounding morale in MPD.

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Mother of paralyzed Montgomery shooting victim calls out city council — 'Crime has overridden Montgomery, Alabama'

A massive group of residents descended on the Montgomery city council to rail against rising crime rates after an innocent bystander left paralyzed in Friday shooting.

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Embattled 'Big 10' cities stand to receive influx of cash from proposed internet sales tax increase

Alabama’s “Big 10” cities stand to make a windfall of cash should the proposed online retail tax increase pass the House of Representatives on Tuesday while many of the state’s metro areas remain embroiled in hardship or controversy.

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No. 17 Auburn baseball beats South Alabama 2-1

After getting swept this weekend, Auburn got back on track tonight with a win over South Alabama in Montgomery.

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Fmr Montgomery police officer accuses Police Chief Darryl Albert of retaliation after refusing sexual advances

A former Montgomery police officer is claiming that she faced retaliation and was ultimately fired by the Montgomery Police Department (MPD) after refusing to have an affair with Montgomery Police Chief Darryl J. Albert.

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Montgomery region radio legend George Landry dies at 93: 'The Big Band Man'

Landry, a historian of big band music and of Montgomery radio, died on January 12 at age 93.

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120 years ago today: The Wright brothers first flew; Brothers built world’s first flight school in Montgomery

The Wright brothers not only invented the airplane but also developed it through many stages, all without government money or regulation. American inventiveness and entrepreneurship.

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Valiant Cross Academy in Montgomery receives $1 million education innovation award

A $1 million Yass Prize was awarded to Valiant Cross Academy, an all-boys Christian school based in Montgomery, on Wednesday.

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City of Montgomery changing supplemental health insurance administrative company for retirees in 2024

The administrator managing the City of Montgomery’s supplemental health insurance program for retired Medicare-eligible employees is changing next year. 

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State Rep. DuBose to co-host ‘Girls’ Day at the Capitol' to encourage involvement in state government among females

State Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover) announced on Monday she will co-host a “Girls Day At The Capitol” event on Monday, December 18.

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Attorney for Montgomery riverfront brawl pontoon boaters asks judge to recuse herself

An attorney for two individuals charged with assault in the Montgomery Riverfront brawl in August filed a motion on Thursday asking the judge to recuse herself, alleging she is “predisposed” against the defense.

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Perry Hooper drops suit against City of Montgomery

Former State Rep. Perry Hooper, Jr. has moved to dismiss his lawsuit against the city of Montgomery, stemming from his sex abuse arrest last year.

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Montgomery City Council approves ‘neutrality’ flag policy in response to gay pride flags flown during Pride Month

A resolution limiting the flying of flags on city property to the Montgomery, Alabama and United States flags passed at a Montgomery City Council meeting on Tuesday.

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Dockworker on viral Riverfront brawl: ‘I was just expecting another peaceful, nice cruise’

A dockworker attacked during a brawl in Montgomery's Riverfront Park that got national media coverage in August said he has some “bumps and bruises” after the incident.

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Imprisoned former Montgomery police officer seeks new trial

Aaron Cody Smith, the former Montgomery police officer convicted of manslaughter, is seeking a new trial after the Alabama Supreme Court expressed concern over the effectiveness of Smith's counsel during his criminal trial in 2019.

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Montgomery City Council delays American Christian Heritage Month resolution again

Members of the Montgomery City Council didn’t pass a resolution proclaiming September as American Christian Heritage Month for a second straight meeting on Tuesday.

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Former Montgomery Public Schools CFO pleads guilty to ethics law violations, making false statements

Brenda Palmer, a former interim chief financial officer of Montgomery Public Schools, pleaded guilty on Monday in Montgomery County Circuit Court to two counts of state ethics law violations and two counts of making false statements to investigators.

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Montgomery City Council delays American Christian Heritage Month resolution

They were for it. Then they reconsidered it. Then they delayed a vote on declaring September as American Christian Heritage Month until their next meeting in two weeks.

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Montgomery Mayor Reed awarded mayor of the year award at Atlanta conference

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed recently received the National Mayor of the Year Award at the 123rd National Black Business Conference in Atlanta.

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Joey Clark: Old Montgomery is dead, let it rest in peace

If new Montgomery is to rise – and as a native son, I hope it rises to become the envy of the world – continuing to blame the sordid past for the lackluster present is a death knell for the future.  

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Mobile Sgt. John Young calls out Montgomery Mayor Reed's concert for glorifying 'subculture of violence' — 'Any black man promoting that is not worthy of attention'

Mobile police sergeant John Young who gained national attention for calling out violence in black communities is encouraging Montgomery residents to “vote their conscience” in Tuesday’s mayoral election between incumbent Steven Reed and Barrett Gilbreath.

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Reed, Gilbreath take center stage in Montgomery municipal elections

Montgomery municipal elections are underway today, and all eyes or on the mayoral race.

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Joey Clark: When crime is your city's top issue, the issue is deeper than politics

Today is Election Day in Montgomery, and the capital city is in dire need of getting back to basics. But no matter how basic, the people will only get what they know, want and deserve.

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Montgomery mayoral challenger Barrett Gilbreath on Steven Reed concert: 'I don’t believe that’s what we want to promote in Montgomery'

On Monday, Montgomery mayoral candidate Barrett Gilbreath spoke regarding incumbent Mayor Steven Reed’s upcoming reelection concert featuring several rappers with lyrics promoting crime in the city.

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Joey Clark: 10 good men and the Montgomery Riverfront Brawl

Ten good men can save a city, but you probably won’t see them in the national headlines – instead they are usually found where no one else but God himself is looking.

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Montgomery Mayor Reed: Riverwalk brawl 'seems to meet the moral definition of a crime fueled by hate'

A total of five suspects have been arrested in relation to the much-publicized brawl last week at the Montgomery Riverwalk.

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Fourth suspect, first female, arrested in fallout of Montgomery Riverfront brawl

Officers with the Montgomery Police Department (MPD) arrested a fourth individual concerning Saturday’s brawl at Montgomery’s Riverfront.

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