Selma, AL – Selma police are investigating a weekend shooting that left a 16-year old boy dead. Authorities said Rahemeen Garner died Saturday from a gunshot wound to the chest. Police said Garner was shot by another teenager late Friday night. A 17-year old male was arrested and faces a murder charge. Officials declined to identify the suspected gunman because of his age. But Selma Police Chief William T. Riley said its likely the juvenile will be charged as an adult.
Montgomery, AL – An early Christmas present for drivers as gasoline prices are down again this week. According to Triple-A, the statewide average for regular unleaded is almost $1.58 a gallon Monday. Nationally, regular fuel averaged $1.66. Triple-A Alabama said motorists are paying, on average, $1.68 for midgrade and $1.73 for premium. The average national price of gasoline fell 9 cents in the past two weeks, bringing it to its lowest point since 2004.