WVAS Local News

Oct 11, 2012

Montgomery police were called to the Hyundai plant Wednesday morning to investigate a stabbing. 

A subject apparently suffered the wound during an argument between employees of different subcontractors not employed by Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, according to a statement from Hyundai spokesman Robert Burns.  One of the individuals was hospitalized but was expected to be released today.  A second person was taken into custody, though no charges has been filed at last check.  The case remains under investigation.

Improper Grades

State Schools Superintendent Dr. Tommy Bice made comments today about the investigation into alleged improper grade-changing at three Montgomery high schools.  he says a three member team will start delving into the situation Monday.  The team includes a superintendent, a high school principal and a data systems expert who will be needed to review electronic records from Lee, Lanier and Jeff Davis Schools.

USA Shooting

Investigators in Mobile say 18-year-old Gil Collar had taken LSD some time before he was shot and killed by a campus police officer at the University of South Alabama.  Montgomery attorney Jere Beasley said he is working to end  the LSD reports, he said it will take weeks to get the toxicology report.  Beasley has been hired by the Collar family to investigate the case.

Domestic Violence

Events have been taking place all this week at Alabama State University in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  A special call is being put out for old cell phones that will be donated to Verizon Wireless.  Those phones will be refurbished and given to domestic violence victims.