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Court rules in Riverfront case

A local news agency is reporting three suspects involved in the Montgomery “Riverfront Brawl” appeared in court Friday morning.

Documents show Zachary Shipman and Alan Todd pleaded to a lower charge of harassment.

Shipman and Todd must work 100 community service hours, attend an anger management course and pay for court costs.

Riverboat co-captain Dameion Pickett was also in court Friday, his third-degree assault charge was dismissed.

On Monday, December 11, 2023 Reggie Ray will be in court, he is accused of hitting an individual with a folding chair.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.