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2023 Homicide stats

The number of homicides in Montgomery has increased from a year earlier, according to a recent report released by the Montgomery Police Department.

The report shows there were 75 homicides in 2023, up from 62 in 2022 but slightly lower than 77 in 2021.

The 2023 statistics show homicide arrests in Montgomery are higher than the national average.

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.