Thursday May 9
Work on Courtyard Marriott begins in Phenix City, with Troy University up next
Another piece of downtown Phenix City’s redevelopment will begin Friday morning with the ground breaking for a 99-room Courtyard Marriott overlooking the Chattahoochee River.
AK-47, 18 bags of drugs found at East Alabama high school
An East Alabama high school was place on lockdown Thursday as law enforcement officers of the Chambers County Sheriff's Department, Lanett Police Department, Opelika Police Department and Auburn Police Department, as well as Officers of the Fifth Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force, conducted a joint K-9 Search for illegal drugs.
A distraught daughter tells of finding a mother's body, the defendant's wife talks to a juror in the bathroom and the juror's dismissed, a defense lawyer finds it necessary to make a point by lying on the courtroom floor and graphic photographs show the jury the grisly crime scene -- all this and more on the first day of testimony in the trial of ... (more)