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  • Auburn Police arrest man accused of breaking into vehicle

    Auburn Police arrest man accused of breaking into vehicle

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:51:03 GMT
    Robert H. Grant, Jr. (Source: Auburn Police Department)Robert H. Grant, Jr. (Source: Auburn Police Department)
    PRESS RELEASEOn Friday, April 18, 2014 the Auburn Police Division arrested Robert H. Grant, Jr., age 29 from Opelika on felony warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor VehicleMore >>
    On Friday, April 18, 2014 the Auburn Police Division arrested Robert H. Grant, Jr., age 29 from Opelika on felony warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle and Theft of Property Second Degree.More >>
  • Teenager arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicle

    Teenager arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicle

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:37:50 GMT
    Timothy C. Pike (Source: Auburn Police Department)Timothy C. Pike (Source: Auburn Police Department)
    PRESS RELEASEOn Wednesday, April 16, 2014 the Auburn Police Division arrested Timothy C. Pike, age 19 from Opelika on warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle and TheftMore >>
    Timothy C. Pike, age 19 was arrested on warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle and Theft of Property Third Degree.More >>
  • West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:31:25 GMT
    West Point Police Department News Release 04/18/2014 Incidents: • An incident of Criminal Trespass and Obstructing or Hindering a Law Enforcement Officer occurred in the 1400 block of East 12th Street.More >>
    An incident of Criminal Trespass and Obstructing or Hindering a Law Enforcement Officer occurred in the 1400 block of East 12th Street. This case is currently under investigation.More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:30:49 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/17/14 • An Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle occurred between 2:15 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. on 04/17/14 in the 1300 block of Hooper Avenue. The victim saidMore >>
    • An Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle occurred between 2:15 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. on 04/17/14 in the 1300 block of Hooper Avenue.
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  • Dad kills son to play video games

    Dad kills son to play video games

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:27:22 GMT
    Citrus County, FL (WFLA) - A Citrus County, Florida father is charged with killing his one-year-old son so he could keep playing video games.The Sheriff's Office says Cody Eugene Wygant, 24, is facingMore >>
    A Citrus County, Florida father is charged with killing his one-year-old son so he could keep playing video games.More >>
  • Road rage leads to attempted murder charge

    Road rage leads to attempted murder charge

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:25:27 GMT
    Ft. Myers, FL (WBBH) - Deputies arrested a Fort Myers, Florida man accused of running over two women on Thursday morning.Investigators say the incident began at a 7-eleven just after 8:30 a.m. when deputiesMore >>
    Deputies arrested a Fort Myers, Florida man accused of running over two women on Thursday morning.More >>
  • What caused baby deaths?

    What caused baby deaths?

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:23:19 GMT
    Pleasant Grove, UT (KSL) - Police say the autopsies on seven deceased infants found in a Pleasant Grove, Utah garage have been completed.But it may still be awhile before any of the outstanding questionsMore >>
    Police say the autopsies on seven deceased infants found in a Pleasant Grove, Utah garage have been completed.More >>
  • Texas explosion anniversary

    Texas explosion anniversary

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:40:46 GMT
    West, TX (NBC News) - Family and friends gathered to remember the victims of a massive explosion that killed fifteen people at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas last year. Twelve of them were first responders.MoreMore >>
    Family and friends gathered to remember the victims of a massive explosion that killed fifteen people at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas last year.More >>
  • Affordable Care Act Milestone

    Affordable Care Act Milestone

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:38:40 GMT
    (NBC News) - The extended deadline has passed.. And this morning we have numbers on how many people actually signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The Obama Administration isMore >>
    The extended deadline has passed.. And this morning we have numbers on how many people actually signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.More >>
  • Michael's data breach affects 3 million customers

    Michael's data breach affects 3 million customers

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:36:29 GMT
    (CNN) - Michael's says a security breach at its stores lasted eight months and affected about three million customers. The news comes three months after the largest U.S. crafts chain told customers itMore >>
    Michael's releases details of security breach: hack hit 3 million customers.More >>
  • Officers accused of excessive force

    Officers accused of excessive force

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:19:19 GMT
    Roseville, MN (KARE) It all began at a traffic stop for speeding in the early morning hours in May of 2013.A Roseville, Minnesota Police officer pulled over two men just off of Highway 36. The driverMore >>
    A Roseville, Minnesota Police officer pulled over two men just off of Highway 36.More >>
  • Memorializing the victims

    Memorializing the victims

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:16:13 GMT
    Overland, KS (NBC News) - Attorney General Eric Holder joined grieving families and friends at a Memorial to honor the victims in Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. William Corporon, his grandson 14-year-oldMore >>
    Attorney General Eric Holder joined grieving families and friends at a Memorial to honor the victims in Overland Park, Kansas.More >>
  • Flash point

    Flash point

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:03:14 GMT
    Geneva, Switzerland (NBC News) - Secretary of State John Kerry announced a break-through with top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and The European Union.The deal calls for an immediate dismantling ofMore >>
    Secretary of State John Kerry announced a break-through with top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and The European Union.More >>
  • Nearly 2 million homeowners 'above water' on mortgages

    Nearly 2m homeowners 'above water' on mortgages

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:42:33 GMT
    (CNN) - Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year. Realtytrac says during the first quarter, 9.1 million homeowners were seriouslyMore >>
    Nearly 2 million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over past year.More >>
  • PRESS RELEASE: Threatening message

    PRESS RELEASE: Threatening message

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:28:39 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE FROM THE AUBURN POLICE DIVISION AUBURN, AL - The Auburn Police Division has been investigating the report of an alarming message that was written on a bathroom wall on Auburn University'sMore >>
    A press release from the Auburn Police Division concerning the threatening message found at Auburn University.More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:27:57 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/16/14 • A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 9:37 P.M. on 04/15/14 and 7:15 A.M. on 04/16/14 at 2528 Enterprise Drive (Radio Shack). $49,900More >>
    A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 9:37 P.M. on 04/15/14 and 7:15 A.M. on 04/16/14 at 2528 Enterprise Drive (Radio Shack). $49,900 worth of electronics and cash were stolen. More >>
  • Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:27 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:27:07 GMT
    Tonight begins with the Community Season Finale followed by an all-new Parks and Recreation. Then, it's a new episode of Hollywood Game Night featuring guest stars Wayne Brady, Jaime Pressly, Tara Lipinski,More >>
    Tonight begins with the Community Season Finale followed by an all-new Parks and Recreation. Then, it's a new episode of Hollywood Game Night featuring guest stars Wayne Brady, Jaime Pressly, Tara Lipinski,More >>
  • Many people have died in Alabama fires in 2014

    Many people have died in Alabama fires in 2014

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:16:16 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say 53 people were killed in Alabama fires in the first three months of 2014, putting the state near the top nationwide in the number of deadly blazes. Al.com reportsMore >>
    53 die in Alabama fires in first 3 months of 2014. More >>
  • Preventing conflict

    Preventing conflict

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-04-17 10:26:33 GMT
    (NBC News) - There's word three pro-Russian militants were killed when they tried to attack a Ukrainian National Guard base. More violence, as diplomacy gets underway in Switzerland this morning.ThisMore >>
    There's word three pro-Russian militants were killed when they tried to attack a Ukrainian National Guard base.More >>
  • "Real Housewife" Porsha Williams arrested

    "Real Housewife" Porsha Williams arrested

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-04-17 10:24:06 GMT
    (CNN) - A real housewife is in real trouble with the law. Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams was booked in the Fulton County Sheriff's Office Wednesday on a simple battery charge, a misdemeanor.More >>
    Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams booked, released on charge from fight with co-star.More >>
  • Georgia’s unemployment rate declines to 7.0 percent in March

    Georgia’s unemployment rate declines to 7.0 percent in March

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:03 AM EDT2014-04-17 10:03:27 GMT
    PRESS RELEASEATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 7.0 percent in March, the lowest rate since September 2008 whenMore >>
    The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 7.0 percent in March, the lowest rate since September 2008 when it was 6.8 percent.More >>
  • Chip's World: Grillathon

    Chip's World: Grillathon

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-04-17 09:24:51 GMT
    Chip's World: GrillathonMore >>
    Chip's World: GrillathonMore >>
  • Neighbors question location of Wynn's murder

    Neighbors question location of Wynn's murder

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:18:42 GMT
    By Natalie FultzSALEM - In any relationship, you've got your ups and your downs, but typically the downs don't result in murder. But Anterior Wynn's death by his girlfriend, Belinda Williams, comes asMore >>
    In any relationship, you've got your ups and your downs, but typically the downs don't result in murder.More >>
  • AUBURN POLICE: it's safe for students to attend class

    AUBURN POLICE: it's safe for students to attend class

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:10:05 GMT
    By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - The Auburn Police Division said on Wednesday they feel it's safe for Auburn University students to return back to class on Thursday, as authorities continue to investigateMore >>
    Auburn police say it's safe for Auburn University students to attend class on Thursday after social media circulated a threatening message Tuesday night.More >>
  • College board releases new SAT questions

    College board releases new SAT questions

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:35:09 GMT
    (CNN) - The redesigned SAT won't debut for another two years. But, beginning on Wednesday, students can get a peak at what it may look like. The college board released some sample questions from the admissionsMore >>
    New SAT sample questions released.More >>
  • Bloomberg says no to 2016 for White House

    Bloomberg says no to 2016 for White House

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:30:21 GMT
    (CNN) - Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says he's not running for the White House. He spoke this morning to NBC's "Today." "No is the answer. Plain and simple," Bloomberg said after beingMore >>
    Bloomberg says no, again, to 2016 presidential run.More >>
  • Facebook mobile users to download messenger

    Facebook mobile users to download messenger

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:10:06 GMT
    (CNN) - Facebook is eliminating instant messaging for mobile and tablet users. If you want to chat with friends you'll have to download messenger, the dedicated texting app Facebook rolled out in 2011. InMore >>
    Facebook to make mobile users download Messenger.More >>
  • Suspected Jewish Center killer has long history with hate groups

    Suspected Jewish Center killer has long history with hate groups

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:03:39 GMT
    Montgomery, AL (CNN) - A 73 year old man is suspected of killing three people Sunday outside two Jewish centers in the Kansas city area. Heidi Beirich with The Southern Poverty Law Center say FrazierMore >>
    The Southern Poverty Law Center discusses Jewisch Comunity Center shooting suspect.More >>
  • Time lapse: Lunar eclipse

    Time lapse: Lunar eclipse

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:03:21 GMT
    (NBC News) - A total lunar eclipse was visible across much of the nation early Tuesday morning. The eclipse began around two o'clock eastern time and about an hour later, the moon was fully eclipsedMore >>
    A total lunar eclipse was visible across much of the nation early Tuesday morning.More >>
  • Sarah Palin landing in Alabama

    Sarah Palin landing in Alabama

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:57:33 GMT
    ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is scheduled to be in Alabama next week. Palin will speak at an event organized by the Baldwin County Republican PartyMore >>
    Sarah Palin plans speech on Alabama coast. More >>
  • West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:57:03 GMT
    West Point Police Department 04/16/2014 Arrests: • Gamaliel Antion Flemister, 21 of West Point, GA was arrested for criminal trespass. • Larry Reed, 60 of West Point, GA was arrested for criminal trespass.More >>
    Gamaliel Antion Flemister, 21 of West Point, GA was arrested for criminal trespass.More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:55:52 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/15/14 • A Fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit Card occurred at 5:35 P.M. in the 3800 block of Marvyn Parkway. The victim had his credit card information used toMore >>
    A Fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit Card occurred at 5:35 P.M. in the 3800 block of Marvyn Parkway. The victim had his credit card information used to make an on-line purchase.More >>
  • Opelika Company Announces 21.6 Million Dollar Expansion

    Opelika Company Announces 21.6 Million Dollar Expansion

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:02:07 GMT
    Pharmavite will be investing additional capital into the manufacturing facility in Opelika to accommodate growing demand according to Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller. Pharmavite is one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of high quality vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements.More >>
    Pharmavite will be investing additional capital into the manufacturing facility in Opelika to accommodate growing demand according to Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller. Pharmavite is one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of high quality vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements.
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  • Obama, Biden to talk job training in Pennsylvania

    Obama, Biden to talk job training in Pennsylvania

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:21 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:21:51 GMT
    (CNN) - President Obama and Joe Biden will talk about job training on Wednesday at a Community College near Pittsburgh. Earlier this year, Obama tasked the Vice President with creating a half-billonMore >>
    Obama, Biden to visit community college near Pittsburgh todayMore >>
  • Attempting diplomacy

    Attempting diplomacy

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:17:48 GMT
    (NBC News) - Today Secretary of State John Kerry is headed overseas - again - to try to diffuse the crisis in Ukraine. It'll be the first time the U.S., Ukraine, Russian and Europe sat down together sinceMore >>
    Today Secretary of State John Kerry is headed overseas - again - to try to diffuse the crisis in Ukraine.More >>
  • GM to ask court to halt recall lawsuits

    GM to ask court to halt recall lawsuits

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:15:26 GMT
    (CNN) - General Motors wants a bankruptcy court to protect it from the growing number of lawsuits stemming from the company's botched ignition switch recall. At issue is a legal shield GM gained asMore >>
    GM will ask court to halt recall lawsuits.More >>
  • Anniversary tribute to heroes and victims

    Anniversary tribute to heroes and victims

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:31:44 GMT
    Boston, MA (NBC News) - Today in Boston, Massachusetts marks the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured over 260 others last year. Victims, survivorsMore >>
    Today in Boston, Massachusetts marks the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured over 260 others last year.More >>
  • Veteran's Driver's License/ID Available for All Georgia Vets

    Veteran's Driver's License/ID Available for All Georgia Vets

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:25:23 GMT
    Veteran's Driver's License/ID Available for All Georgia Vets A new enhancement at the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) that allows all military veterans to request a special license or identificationMore >>
    A new enhancement at the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) that allows all military veterans to request a special license or identification card denoting their service was announced by Governor Nathan Deal Tuesday.
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  • Residents react to chilly temps

    Residents react to chilly temps

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:20:09 GMT
    By: Dorothy ShermanIt's the chilly temperatures on Tuesday that's not surprising Alabama residents. "It's always a cold snap usually around Easter, but hopefully it will be not this weekend," resident,More >>
    Near record breaking chilly weather in April not surprising some Alabama residents.More >>
  • Governor Deal signs three bills for military

    Governor Deal signs three bills for military

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:47:49 GMT
    By Natalie FultzFORT BENNING - It's a day many in the military have been waiting for...a stamp of approval on three Georgia bills. And, they got it. The first being Senate Bill 320 that allows any courtMore >>
    It's a day many in the military have been waiting for...a stamp of approval on three Georgia bills. And, they got it.More >>
  • Auburn Woman Charged With Running Over Another Woman With Her Car

    Auburn Woman Charged With Running Over Another Woman With Her Car

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:46:11 GMT
    On or about April 12, 2014, officers of the Auburn Police Division responded to the 600 block of Howard Street after receiving a complaint of gunfire in the area. On arrival, officers observed a 45 yearMore >>
    Auburn Woman Charged WithHitting Another Woman With Her CarMore >>
  • Do You Know This Man?

    Do You Know This Man?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:28:37 GMT
    The Columbus Police Department's Special Victims Unit is looking for a person of interest.. They need your help to identify the man in these surveillance photos. Police say the man is wanted for questioningMore >>
    The Columbus Police Department's Special Victims Unit is looking for a person of interest.  They need your help to identify the man in these surveillance photosMore >>
  • Alleged Jewish center gunman appears in court

    Alleged Jewish center gunman appears in court

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:15:05 GMT
    Johnson County, KS (CNN) - The gunman accused in the deadly shootings at Jewish-affiliated facilities in Kansas appeared in court on Tuesday. 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross spoke to a judge via closed-circuitMore >>
    The gunman accused in the deadly shootings at Jewish-affiliated facilities in Kansas appeared in court on Tuesday.More >>
  • Murder Suspect To Return To Columbus To Face Charges

    Murder Suspect To Return To Columbus To Face Charges

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:11:29 GMT
    A murder suspect was arrested today and is awaiting extradition from California to Columbus. Columbus Police say Reginald Jamal "Red" Jackson was arrested in Hemet, California on an outstandingMore >>
    Columbus Police say Reginald Jamal "Red" Jackson was arrested in Hemet, California on an outstanding warrant for the murder of Dior Cheney.More >>
  • 22 Year Old Auburn Man Charged With Attempted Murder

    22 Year Old Auburn Man Charged With Attempted Murder

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:05:16 GMT
    A 22-year old Auburn man faces charges for attempted murder after police say he shot another man in the face.  On or about April 12, 2014 at approximately 9:45 p.m. officers of the Auburn Police DivisionMore >>
    22 Year Old Auburn Man Charged With Attempted MurderMore >>
  • Deal signs bills assisting veterans, military families

    Deal signs bills assisting veterans, military families

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:50:26 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320). The bill, signed duringMore >>
    Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320).More >>
  • A Salem, Alabama Man Found Dead Inside His Home

    A Salem, Alabama Man Found Dead Inside His Home

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:48:45 GMT
    Belinda WilliamsBelinda Williams
    Russell County Sheriff  Heath Taylor says a man was found shot to death inside his home near the Salem community. The body of 32-year old Anterio Wynn was discovered by a friend who had not heard fromMore >>
    Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor says a man was found shot to death inside his home near the Salem community.More >>
  • Sinking of Titanic marks 102 year anniversary

    Sinking of Titanic marks 102 year anniversary

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:07:00 GMT
    (CNN) - 102 years ago Tuesday the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. The ship set sail on its maiden voyage on April 10th from Southampton, England heading to New York. But on April 14th,More >>
    It's been 102 years since Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic on its maiden voyage.
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  • Winds gusts of up to 35 mph expected in Alabama

    Winds gusts of up to 35 mph expected in Alabama

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:54:57 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Wind gusts of up to 35 mph are expected across much of Alabama. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory from 10 a.m. to early Tuesday evening for much of northernMore >>
    Winds gusts of up to 35 mph expected in Alabama 

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  • West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:54:17 GMT
    West Point Police Department 04/15/2014 Arrests: • William Douglas Childers, 31 of Lanett, AL was arrested for a probation violation warrant from West Point Police Department. Incidents: • An incidentMore >>
    William Douglas Childers, 31 of Lanett, AL was arrested for a probation violation warrant from West Point Police Department.
     
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  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:53:07 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/14/14 • A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 12:00 A.M. on 04/01/14 and 12:00 P.M. on 04/11/14 in the 4500 block of Anderson Road. Several toolsMore >>
    A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 12:00 A.M. on 04/01/14 and 12:00 P.M. on 04/11/14 in the 4500 block of Anderson Road.More >>
  • Tensions rise

    Tensions rise

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:20 AM EDT2014-04-15 10:20:29 GMT
    (NBC News) - After a day of clashes that lasted into the night, the world is closely watching Ukraine this morning, as the country spirals further out of control.As the tensions in Ukraine increase,More >>
    After a day of clashes that lasted into the night, the world is closely watching Ukraine this morning, as the country spirals further out of control.More >>
  • Body found identified as missing Valley woman

    Body found identified as missing Valley woman

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:05:43 GMT
    By: Dorothy Sherman VALLEY, AL - It's still unclear as to what happened to 57-year-old, Valley woman Patricia Frazier.  Valley police said on Monday, they have identified the body found behind LangdaleMore >>
    Authorities said on Monday, they have identified the body found in Valley, Alabama last week.More >>
  • Supremacist held in slayings

    Supremacist held in slayings

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:55:02 GMT
    Overland Park, KS (NBC News) - Federal authorities say there is enough to make a hate crime case against the former Ku Klux Klan leader accused in a shooting rampage on Jewish centers in Overland Park,More >>
    Federal authorities say there is enough to make a hate crime case against the former Ku Klux Klan leader accused in a shooting rampage on Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kansas on Sunday.More >>
  • Senate Bill 365, good news for ex-offenders

    Senate Bill 365, good news for ex-offenders

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:13:55 GMT
    By Natalie FultzCOLUMBUS - From fast food restaurants to construction work, employment opportunities for ex-offenders are slim to none. "If you have felony, you're supposed to always be stuck on the backMore >>
    From fast food restaurants to construction work, employment opportunities for ex-offenders are slim to none.More >>
  • Food prices rising due to drought

    Food prices rising due to drought

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:30:13 GMT
    (CNN) - Hitting the grocery store is getting more costly. Beef prices are at their highest level in two decades. The cost of ground beef has hit $3.55 a pound, according to February government readings. That'sMore >>
    Beef prices hit record high.More >>
  • PRESS RELEASE: railroad crossing closings

    PRESS RELEASE: railroad crossing closings

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:26:29 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CITY OF OPELIKA:OPELIKA, AL - CSX Railroad has notified the City of Opelika that they will be working on the three Railroad Crossings in the downtown area beginning on Tuesday, AprilMore >>
    CSX railroad announced temporary downtown crossing closings in Opelika, Alabama.More >>
  • "Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse on Tuesday

    "Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse on Tuesday

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:15:09 GMT
    (CNN) - Get ready for an unusually beautiful moon to grace the night skies next week. NASA says there will be a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning that will turn the moon a burnt reddish orange. It'sMore >>
    There will be a total lunar eclipse Tuesday that will turn the moon copper red.More >>
  • Phenix City Family Escapes Fire Unharmed

    Phenix City Family Escapes Fire Unharmed

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:32:34 GMT
    A Phenix City, Alabama family is counting their blessings after escaping a fire unharmed.  The fire started around 8:30 this morning at 405 19th Street in Phenix City.More >>
    A Phenix City, Alabama family is counting their blessings after escaping a fire unharmed.  The fire started around 8:30 this morning at 405 19th Street in Phenix City.More >>
  • Court papers disclose new details in Barron case

    Court papers disclose new details in Barron case

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:05:11 GMT
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A new court filing in the criminal case against a former state senator and his campaign aide discloses new information the state attorney general's office planned to presentMore >>
    A new court filing in the criminal case against a former state senator and his campaign aide discloses new information the state attorney general's office planned to present had the case gone to trial Monday.More >>
  • West Point Police Department Weekend Update

    West Point Police Department Weekend Update

    West Point Police Department Weekend Update

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:50:39 GMT
    West Point Police Department News Release 04/12/2014 - 04/14/2014 Incidents: • An incident of Battery – Family Violence Act, and Cruelty to Children – Family Violence Act, was reported in the 1400 blockMore >>
    • An incident of Battery – Family Violence Act, and Cruelty to Children – Family Violence Act, was reported in the 1400 block of East 12th Street.More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Weekend Update

    Opelika Police Department Weekend Update

    Opelika Police Department Weekend Update

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:28:30 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/11/2014-04/13/2014 • A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 9:00 P.M. on 04/10/14 and 9:45 A.M. on 04/11/14 at 301 S. Railroad Avenue (AutoMore >>
    A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 9:00 P.M. on 04/10/14 and 9:45 A.M. on 04/11/14 at 301 S. Railroad Avenue (Auto Salon). More >>
  • WANTED: Jesse Alexander Dean

    WANTED: Jesse Alexander Dean

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:15:55 GMT
    The fourth and final suspect has been identified in last weeks chase along interstate 85 near the Kia plant. Four people ditched their car and took off on foot into the woods nearby.The Troup County Sheriff's Office has now issued warrants for the arrest of 22-year old Jesse Alexander Dean.More >>
    The fourth and final suspect has been identified in last weeks chase along interstate 85 near the Kia plant. Four people ditched their car and took off on foot into the woods nearby.The Troup County Sheriff's Office has now issued warrants for the arrest of 22-year old Jesse Alexander Dean.
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  • Missing Woman Found Dead in Valley

    Missing Woman Found Dead in Valley

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:37:25 GMT
    A woman reported missing Friday morning has been found dead.  The body was found Friday night in an area behind Langdale Mill. More >>
    A woman reported missing Friday morning has been found dead.  The body was found Friday night in an area behind Langdale Mill. 
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  • Strong Smell of Pot Leads to Phenix City Mans Arrest

    Strong Smell of Pot Leads to Phenix City Mans Arrest

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:05:58 GMT
    Lee County Sheriffs’ Investigators arrested Darin Courtney Mitchell, (28), of Phenix City, Al, after investigators noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from Mitchell’s clothing as he walked into a Smith Station business.  A search of his vehicle revealed marijuana packaged for sale, scales, baggies and other items consistent with the sell of drugs.More >>
    Lee County Sheriffs’ Investigators arrested Darin Courtney Mitchell, (28), of Phenix City, Al, after investigators noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from Mitchell’s clothing as he walked into a Smith Station business.  A search of his vehicle revealed marijuana packaged for sale, scales, baggies and other items consistent with the sell of drugs.
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  • Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-04-14 12:36:00 GMT
    • Tonight, the contestants from Team Shakira and Team Blake fight for their place in the Top 12 on The Voice, followed by The Blacklist. Later, after WLTZ First News Alabama, Will Smith and U2 stop byMore >>
    • Tonight, the contestants from Team Shakira and Team Blake fight for their place in the Top 12 on The Voice, followed by The Blacklist. Later, after WLTZ First News Alabama, Will Smith and U2 stop byMore >>
  • Fussy babies: No easy fix

    Fussy babies: No easy fix

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-04-14 10:16:20 GMT
    (NBC News) - Some babies come into this world a little fussier than others. They find it more difficult to soothe themselves, fall asleep or play with others. To cope many parents pacify toddler tantrumsMore >>
    Some babies come into this world a little fussier than others. They find it more difficult to soothe themselves, fall asleep or play with others.More >>
  • Gas prices reach highest price since July

    Gas prices reach highest price since July

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:09 AM EDT2014-04-14 10:09:42 GMT
    PRESS RELEASETAMPA, Fla. – The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline increased for the 20th straight day on Sunday. The current price of $3.64 is the highest since July. "TheMore >>
    The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline increased for the 20th straight day on Sunday.More >>
  • 2 injured in weekend shooting

    2 injured in weekend shooting

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-04-14 09:46:40 GMT
    Columbus, Ga. - Columbus Police are investigating a shooting that injured two people early Sunday on Garden Drive.    According to authorities, one victim was shot in the knee and the second victim wasMore >>
    Columbus Police are investigating a shooting that injured two people early Sunday on Garden Drive.More >>
  • Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-04-13 12:20:04 GMT
    Tonight, Dateline NBC is all-new, followed by new episodes of American Dream Builders, Believe, and Crisis.More >>
    Tonight, Dateline NBC is all-new, followed by new episodes of American Dream Builders, Believe, and Crisis.More >>
  • Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-12 12:17:01 GMT
    • Tonight, an all-new Dateline Saturday Night Mystery explores the disappearance of Mike Snyder and uncovers a dark secret kept for nearly a decade. Later, Seth Rogen returns to host alongside first-timeMore >>
    • Tonight, an all-new Dateline Saturday Night Mystery explores the disappearance of Mike Snyder and uncovers a dark secret kept for nearly a decade. Later, Seth Rogen returns to host alongside first-timeMore >>
  • Qualls pleads guilty, serves nine years

    Qualls pleads guilty, serves nine years

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:22:09 GMT
    By Natalie FultzCOLUMBUS - It was an emotional scene today in Judge William Rumer's courtroom as he read the sentencing for Clayton Qualls...fifteen years with nine years to serve and six more years onMore >>
    It was an emotional scene today in Judge William Rumer's courtroom as he read the sentencing for Clayton QuallsMore >>
  • Murder victim's girlfriend describes incident

    Murder victim's girlfriend describes incident

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:20:05 GMT
    By: Dorothy Sherman LANETT, AL - "Panic, that's all it was, was panic. Because my best friend was laying on the ground while I held him. There's no words to describe how you feel to lose someone likeMore >>
    NBC-38's Dorothy Sherman caught up with the girlfriend of the man who was murdered in Lanett, who talked candidly about the events leading up to the murder.More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:03:30 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/10/14 • A Theft of Property occurred between 8:00 A.M. on 02/26/14 and 5:30 P.M. on 04/03/14 in the 1000 block of Renfroe Avenue. The victim reported thatMore >>
    Press Information

    Opelika Police Department

    04/10/14

    • A Theft of Property occurred between 8:00 A.M. on 02/26/14 and 5:30 P.M. on 04/03/14 in the 1000 block of Renfroe Avenue. The victim reported that tools totaling $1,946.21 were stolen. There are no suspects and the case is currently under investigation.

     
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  • Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Tonight on WLTZ-NBC38

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:15:59 GMT
    • Tonight, after Brian Williams anchors the NBC News Special: 108 Hours: Inside The Hunt For The Boston Marathon Bombers, it's a new episode of Grimm, followed by an all-new Hannibal featuring guest starMore >>
    • Tonight, after Brian Williams anchors the NBC News Special: 108 Hours: Inside The Hunt For The Boston Marathon Bombers, it's a new episode of Grimm, followed by an all-new Hannibal featuring guest starMore >>
  • Remembering 9/11

    Remembering 9/11

    The nation remembers the September 11, 2001 attacks.More >>
  • Virginia earthquake shakes East Coast

    Virginia earthquake shakes East Coast

    On August 23, 2011 a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Virginia and was felt up and down the East Coast.More >>
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    Alabama Headlines

    Alabama Headlines

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  • Manhunt Monday 11/05/12

    Manhunt Monday 11/05/12

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 9:59 AM EST2012-11-06 14:59:59 GMT
    A year ago the flames flew high into the night as the Swift Mill burned nearly out of control. Columbus firefighters on scene were able to prevent it from spreading to other businesses but most of theMore >>
    A year later Fire Chief Ricky Shores says they are still looking for answers and for two people of interest wanted in connection with the Swift Mill case.More >>
  • Fixing ItMore>>

  • Dee lawnmower

    Dee lawnmower

    Tuesday, October 23 2012 9:26 AM EDT2012-10-23 13:26:06 GMT
    By Dee ArmstrongMost newer lawnmowers are not made for gasoline mixed with ethanol. But, most people don't read the instructions, so they're using gasoline that will eventually break down the engine. YouMore >>
    By Dee ArmstrongMost newer lawnmowers are not made for gasoline mixed with ethanol. But, most people don't read the instructions, so they're using gasoline that will eventually break down the engine. YouMore >>
  • Dee cement

    Dee cement

    Thursday, October 11 2012 10:47 AM EDT2012-10-11 14:47:16 GMT
    By Dee ArmstrongMaintaining a home is like taking care of kids, the work is never done. When was the last time you inspected for cracks between the bricks on the outside of your house?I'll show you howMore >>
    Maintaining a home is like taking care of kids, the work is never done.More >>
  • Dee Outlet Covers

    Dee Outlet Covers

    Thursday, July 19 2012 3:37 PM EDT2012-07-19 19:37:28 GMT
    By Dee ArmstrongSometimes just a little change can make a huge difference; outlet covers are so boring, so let's give them some life. Get our your favorite magazine and find a picture that makes you happyMore >>
    Get our your favorite magazine and find a picture that makes you happy and has the right colors.More >>
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