Montgomery, Alabama – (AP) - Votes Thursday as the Alabama House, on a 59-38 vote, overrode Gov. Bob Riley's changes to the General Fund budget. Voting yes were 1 Republican and 58 Democrats. Voting no were 37 Republicans and 1 Democrat. Not voting were 5 Republicans and 2 Democrats. Abstaining were 0 Republicans and 0 Democrats.
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Montgomery, Alabama – The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is looking into the second shooting involving a Montgomery Police officer.
An unidentified man was shot after police were called to an apartment on the 37 HUNDRED Block of Wesley Drive just after 2 o'clock this morning.
Police were called by a mother and daughter who said they had fought off a man who tried to rape the mother's 20 year old, pregnant, daughter. Both women were suffering from non-life threating cuts with the pregnant woman receiving a cut on her stomach.
Montgomery, Alabama – Montgomery police are still looking for suspects in two separate murders committed within a days time. 32 year old Joel Warren was shot to death and another man wounded around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday morning outside the Peddlers Inn on the West South Boulevard.
Montgomery Police Lt. Mark Drinkard says they're not sure what started the argument that turned deadly.
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Montgomery, Alabama – MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama legislators return today to the recently flooded Alabama Statehouse for the final two days of the 2009 regular session with everything from a state budget to tax preparers and rabies shots on their agenda. A major factor will be the $2.5 billion General Fund budget to fund state troopers, prisons and most state services. The Legislature passed the budget last week and sent it to Governor Riley. Riley said Wednesday he will send the budget back to lawmakers
Prattville, Alabama – An alleged murder for hire case out of Autauga County is being sent back to a lower court. 32 year old Shana R. Cromwell is charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex husband.
Cromwell was arrested last June and indicted last November. An Autauga County Circuit Court Judge dismissed the charges, but the Autauga County District Attorney's Office appealed the ruling and the state's criminal appeals court overturned the decision sending it back to the lower court.