WVAS Local News

Sep 18, 2013

Homicide Detectives have charged a Montgomery man with murder in connection with the Monday night stabbing death of 30-year-old Zamian Land.  Montgomery Police said 23-year-old Demetrius McBride is accused of stabbing Land after the two men got into an argument in the 4500 block of Rainbow Road.  McBride is being held in the Montgomery County Jail under a $75,000 bond.  Land's murder was the city's 39th of 2013. 

Montgomery Budget

The city of Montgomery's Operating Budget for the new fiscal year will total $229 million dollars.  The spending plan was approved on a narrow 5-3 vote.  Council members Arch Lee, Glen Pruitt and Richard Bolinger cast the no votes.  They did not like how money would be allocated for road work in individual districts. 

Gas Prices

The national average price for gasoline has been above the $3 dollar mark for more than one thousand days.  Consumers have spend more than $3 dollars a gallon at the pump since 2010.  Clay Ingram with Triple A Alabama says the website is equipped with a gas price finder that can help consumers find the most affordable gas stations in their area.