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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.
Montgomery, Alabama – (AP) - Some key legislators say they may pass a resolution later this week to have the Retirement Systems of Alabama do a detailed financial study of the prepaid college tuition plan. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Roger Bedford of Russellville says that will provide needed information on how big the problems are. State Treasurer Kay Ivey says that's not enough. Ivey is the leader of the board that oversees the plan. She says the tuition plan needs an infusion of cash.
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Montgomery, Alabama – Montgomery Police are looking for a suspect in the city's 13th murder. The search continues for 20 year old Courtney Givan of Sandy Ridge Curve.
Govan is wanted in connection with the murder of 22 year old Jervarion Wright. Police were called to Bristol Downs apartments off Carmichael Road just after midnight Saturday and found Wright had been shot once in his chest.
Police are not releasing a motive,but they say that it does NOT appear that this was a random shooting.