Montgomery, Alabama – Montgomery County Board of Education Superintendent John Dilworth is leaving Montgomery after accepting a new job in Louisiana. Beginning July 1st, Dilworth will serve as superintendent for the East Baton Rouge School Board. Dilworth has spent 27 years in education, 17 of them in Caddo Parish schools in Shreveport. He has spent the past two years as the superintendent in Montgomery. Dilworth says his wife's health concerns and family ties prompted his bid to return to Louisiana.
Montgomery,Alabama – An Opelika man joins his brother behind bars charged in Sunday's murder of a man at a local nightclub. Opelika police say 24-year-old Cortney Lashavious Wright is charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Justin Lydell Bryant. Authorities say the victim was slain outside the VFW Club. Cortney Wright's brother, 22-year-old Renza Danielle Wright, was arrested March 15th shortly after the homicide. The siblings were being held at the Lee County Detention Facility.
New York – DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - There are 16 more first-round games scheduled for today's second day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Louisville, the top seed overall, sees its first action this evening when it plays Morehead State, the winner of the play-in game Tuesday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The biggest upset on opening day of the tournament belonged to Western Kentucky. The 12th-seeded Hilltoppers beat fifth-seed Illinois 76-72 in the South Regional and will take on Gonzaga next.
Montgomery, Alabama – Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputies have one man in custody in the double murders in Ramer. 29 year old Courtney Nobles is behind bars charged with the murders of Mark Teague and Kenneth Ray Johnson. Deputies are still looking for 28 year old Derrick Jones who also faces murder charges.
Sheriff's officials say Teague and Johnson were shot to death outside a home on Sugar Cane Road in Ramer around 8:15 Wednesday night following an argument.
Montgomery, Alabama – Few details are available in the murder investigation underway in the capital City.
Montgomery Police Major Huey Thornton says they are not releasing the name of the victim, but the 34 year old man was shot several times and apparently fell over a second story guard rail at Town Plaza Motel early Tuesday.
Police are not releasing a motive in the city's 8th homicide so far this year.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Montgomery police at 241-2651 or the Secret Witness line 262-4000.