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Standoff at West Point Motel in Troup County Has Ended

WEST POINT, GA (WLTZ) — A standoff between law enforcement and a man and woman ended Tuesday evening at a local motel. Around 4 p.m. authorities were in conversations with William “Billy” Boyette, 44, and Mary Barbara Craig Rice, 37,…

Chambers County Pleased with New 911 Center

CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL (WLTZ) — Last January, the Chambers County 911 agency opened a new facility to house its operations and functions. The rep push and conversation to have a new center came after the tornado in 2011. Most communication…

Papa Joe's BBQ Joint Unsure It Can Reopen After Fire

OPELIKA, AL (WLTZ) -- A popular barbecue restaurant in Opelika suffered a big set back over the weekend after it caught on fire. A fire broke out at Papa Joe's BBQ on 2nd Avenue around 2 p.m.. Sunday. Employees noticed…

Auburn Police Arrest Two Men for Burglary

Thursday, February 2, 2017 Auburn Police arrested Travis Desmond Vickerstaff, age 20, and Melike Deshawn Philpot, age 19. Police received a call about a burglary in progress at the 200 block of East Drake Avenue. Two men were seen forcing entry…

Hydration stations set up across east Alabama

EAST ALABAMA (WLTZ) — After a long night up or a long flight, our bodies can become extremely dehydrated. This can cause us not to perform or function as well as we should.…

10-year-old Hit by a Truck in Eufaula, Alabama

37-year-old Holly Moulton of Eufaula, Alabama was arrested for a D-U-I and also charged with assault first degree. The charges are in connection with a 10-year-old boy being struck by a vehicle Moulton was driving, said Eufaula Police. The Traffic Investigations Unit…

Russell County DA Praises Jeff Sessions

Alabama's Senator Jeff Sessions clears one more hurdle on the way to becoming US Attorney General. But not without a vicious party-line fight. We sat down with one of East Alabama's top prosecutors...…

Bill would require students to pass citizenship test

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —Sen. Arthur Orr and Rep. Terri Collins said Monday they are introducing a bill that will require all Alabama high school seniors to pass a citizenship test. The bill will be presented in the 2017 legislative session…

Local Pancake Breakfast to Benefit "Curtis House" in Opelika

Opelika native, Jeremy Gray, began "Elevate Your Grind" (EYG) in 2015. An effort to spread positivity and purpose, EGY promotes a healthy lifestyle through mind, body and spirit. Gray's next mission is to develop the Curtis House,…

Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week

Clouds will head back in by this afternoon ahead of a cold front that moves through late tonight/early tomorrow morning. Today will be the warmest day of the week as daytime highs…

Severe weather on track for the weekend

More showers will kick in by Saturday morning with strong to severe thunderstorms developing Saturday afternoon that will continue through Sunday afternoon. One last slug of showers and thunderstorms will push in Sunday night and…

Daycare closing amid sleeping aid allegations

Huntsville, AL (WAAY) - A daycare is voluntarily closing its doors after being accused of giving students a sleeping aid. The Department of Human Services and Alabama's Hunstville Police are investigating. A spokesperson for First Little Steps says the claims…

Talladega College marching band gets sendoff to Trump inauguration

Talladega, AL (WBRC) - One of Alabama's oldest private historically black colleges will be in the spotlight at president elect Donald Trump's inauguration. The school's marching band is now headed to Washington. Community members and school leaders prayed for band…

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