Latest Selma News

Man arrested in Minnesota in Alabama slaying

Jun. 08, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A man wanted in a gunshot killing that occurred last year in Alabama has been arrested in Minnesota, police said Wednesday. Javontae Mitchell, 18, was captured last week near the Canadian border by federal marshals, said Lt. Ray Blanks of the Selma Police...

1st remote air traffic control center in US to be in Alabama

Jun. 03, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A company is seeking to build the country’s first-ever remote air traffic control center, which could handle traffic for multiple airports, on the site of an old Air Force base in Alabama, a newspaper reports. Advanced ATC Inc., an air traffic control academy...

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey avoids runoff in Republican primary

May. 25, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey turned back eight primary challengers to win the Republican gubernatorial nomination without a runoff Tuesday after an unexpectedly tough race that pushed a candidate known for folksiness far to the right. With a comfortable lead over her two...

Alabama inmate convicted of murder captured after escape

May. 16, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in west Alabama more than a decade ago was captured Monday a day after escaping from a minimum-security corrections center near Mobile, prison officials said. Jeffery Strugg, 31, was discovered missing from community-based facility in...