Rise to the Moment of Truth Saturday, June 15, 2024

Tag: MONTGOMERY

BURY THE N WORD 2 Alabama News
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.

Reed Gilbreath Alabama News
Reed, Gilbreath take center stage in Montgomery municipal elections

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

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed Alabama News
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.

Gilbreath Alabama News
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.

Riverboat brawl Alabama News
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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Former judge, legal analyst Andrew Napolitano: Cases like Montgomery Riverfront brawl 'very difficult to try'

Former judge and legal analyst Andrew Napolitano joined radio host Joey Clark on News Talk 93.1 on Tuesday to discuss potential challenges to adjudicating the Montgomery Riverfront brawl that occurred on Saturday.

Darryl Albert Alabama News
No race-related charges against 3 suspects in Montgomery Riverfront brawl

Three suspects in the brawl at the Montgomery Riverfront on Saturday are charged with assault, with no hate crime or racially related charges filed.

Roy johnson Alabama News
AL(dot)com columnist likens Riverwalk brawl to the modern race struggle — 'Not today, white people'

Although Montgomery Police have no reason to suspect a racial component behind the Montgomery Riverfront melee over the weekend, a columnist for AL(dot)com is suggesting the brawl is akin to the struggle black people face today.

Riverboat brawl Alabama News
Montgomery Riverboat captain speaks on Saturday brawl – 'This was not a black and white thing'

The riverboat captain of the vessel at the center of the recent Riverfront Brawl in Montgomery recently gave his side of the events as they’ve played out in a story that has grabbed national headlines.

Steven Reed Alabama News
Joey Clark: The Montgomery mayoral race shows all politics are now national

All politics, at least in a free society, should be local. But they’re not. Not in America today.

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Selma business owner present at weekend Riverpark brawl receives wave of negative Yelp reviews after Facebook post

A mini-mart in Selma received a wave of negative Yelp reviews on Sunday after internet users identified its owner as one of the men present at Saturday’s Riverpark brawl in Montgomery.

Barret and reed Alabama News
Mayor Steven Reed, political opponent Barrett Gilbreath react to Montgomery Riverfront brawl: 'Justice will be served'

On Saturday, a massive brawl on Montgomery’s waterfront on the Alabama River led to multiple arrests.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Massive Riverfront Park brawl in Montgomery leads to multiple arrests

A brawl in Montgomery's Riverfront Park on Saturday led to multiple arrests, according to multiple reports.

Gilbreath Alabama News
Montgomery mayoral candidate Barrett Gilbreath denies accusations of making election about race

Recently, Montgomery mayoral candidate Barrett Gilbreath reacted to incumbent Mayor Steven Reed's chief of staff's attempts to inject race into the upcoming mayoral race.

Steven reed Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Reed noncommittal on possible congressional run, depending on state's redistricting plan

In a recent radio interview, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed gave a somewhat evasive answer when asked if he would pursue a congressional run, depending on the outcome of Alabama’s redistricting special session.

Oxford House Alabama News
Montgomery residents outraged at sober living residents' alleged attempt to lure underaged girls to halfway house

Dozens of residents in McGehee Estates are outraged after residents of a sober living facility allegedly attempted to coax three underage girls into their vehicle.

Victorrus Felder Alabama News
Victorrus Felder seeks to tackle crime in bid for Montgomery mayor – 'It’s just so much chaos in the streets of Montgomery, and nothing is being done'

Victorrus Felder, one of three to vie for the title of Montgomery’s next mayor, recently sat down with 1819 News to discuss his campaign and plans for the city should he win his bid.

Steven reed Alabama News
'Outright lies' — ALGOP accuses Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed's campaign of lying in mass text ads

The Alabama Republican Party is accusing Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed's campaign of using deceptive text messages to gain support in next month’s municipal election.

Barret and reed Alabama News
Gilbreath challenges Reed for Montgomery mayor — 'I would love to be able to sit on the corner of my kids’ bed at night and not have our prayers interrupted by gunfire'

Barret Gilbreath, the newly announced candidate for mayor of Montgomery, recently spoke to 1819 News about his motivation for declaring for the 2023 mayoral race.

I-65 delays Alabama News
Gridlock throughout Alabama as July 4 approaches — 'You're seeing backups in Clanton tied to the condo check-out time in Orange Beach'

You may not expect to be stuck in traffic on a Saturday in rural Alabama. However, if you've been up and down Interstate 65, the state's main artery, at any given point and time, it is not unusual.

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Montgomery flies gay pride flags while city, state and U.S. flags missing from City Hall

Montgomery City Hall is festooned with flags celebrating pride month, but the city, state, and U.S. flags have been recently missing

Stevenreed Alabama News
City of Montgomery asks for dismissal of former police chief lawsuit

An attorney representing the city of Montgomery and Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed asked a federal court last week to dismiss a civil lawsuit by former Montgomery Police chief Ernest Finley.

Reed52 Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed says fewer 'permitless carry-type bills,' closing gun show loophole needed to help city combat gun violence

The Steven Reed era of Montgomery has had its share of ups and downs since Reed assumed the role of mayor in 2019, including spikes in gun violence.

Guardiancreditunion Alabama News
Guardian Credit Union expanding to Prattville

Guardian Credit Union is planning on expanding into Prattville.

Steven Reed Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Reed gives no apology, plans to prosecute man who recorded, leaked inflammatory audio

While falling short of an apology, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has announced plans to prosecute the man who leaked audio of Reed in a profanity-filled, racially charged rant.

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