Montgomery Police have charged 36-year-old Tonya Moore with murder in the shooting death of 33-year-old Neal Jackson. The incident happened Thursday night around 8 p.m. at a home on Park Manor Drive in north Montgomery. Investigators say an altercation between the couple led to the shooting. Jackson marks the city's 31st homicide.
The Alabama Department of Public Safety says a release disseminated to the media Thursday on a fatal crash in Elmore County contained some inaccurate information. The release incorrectly identified the victim, 42-year-old Kimberly Croft as the driver of the vehicle that crashed, when, in fact, she was the passenger. The remainder of the release still stands. Croft was killed when she was ejected from the SUV as it ran off Fern Road, about nine miles north of Wetumpka Thursday morning. No word on the injuries to the driver.
The Alabama Forestry Association has thrown its support to Governor Robert Bentley's re-election campaign. Bentley says the forestry group was the first major organization to endorse him in 2010 and now it's the first for the 2014 election.
The College of Business at Administration at Alabama State University recently received its reaffirmation of accreditation. The award was presented by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ASU and 23 other institutions received the honor at a conference in Salt Lake City.