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Columbus Police Offer, Allan Brown, resigned after a high-speed chase led to the death of a Columbus teenager and the injury of two others when dashcam video surfaced. Mallory Hagan shares viewer responses…

"Houdini" of Alabama Death Row Tries to Stop Execution Again

The man  called the "Houdini" of death row by victims' advocates is asking the courts to stop his execution for an eighth time, saying Alabama's execution method won't properly sedate him before he's given drugs to stop his heart and…

A Rare Tick Bite Causes Red Meat Allergy

Tick season is here and it's no secret the parasites can transmit dangerous diseases. However, now there is a relatively new and rare tick-borne disorder that causes an allergic reaction…

Fewer Children Drowning in the US

Fewer young children are drowning in swimming pools, but, public health officials continue to urge parents to remain vigilant. The consumer product safety commission says since 2010 there has…

Gulf Coast Anglers to Protest Red Snapper Limits

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast are planning a protest against strict federal limits on red snapper fishing. Floating demonstrations are being organized in coastal fishing ports in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi for June 4.…

Controversial Execution Scheduled This Week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate who has had seven executions postponed is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on Thursday. In a phone interview from prison, Tommy Arthur maintains his innocence but concedes his hopes…

Amazing Shake Finalists Chosen at Opelika Middle School

The Amazing Shake originated at The Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. The competition is focused on social etiquette: handshake, eye contact, ability to carry on a conversation, AND level of engagement. Students in the sixth grade at Opelika Middle…

Beware of Yard Scams

This summer is turning out to be a season for scammers in East Alabama. Warning, you could spend thousands of dollars with these fly-by-night landscapers expecting to get a yard full of beautiful…

Alabama's Braxton Key to Return for Sophomore Season

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama forward Braxton Key is returning for his sophomore season. Key announced the decision on Twitter Tuesday after considering turning pro. He had declared for the NBA Draft but didn't hire an agent. Key wasn't among the…

Man Found Dead in a Gulf Shores Motor Home

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — A man was found dead in a motor home at a Gulf Shores RV park after a 7-hour standoff with police. Alabama news outlets say the incident began Sunday around 9 p.m. when police responded…

More Whooping Cough Cases Arise in Chambers County

LaFAYETTE, Ala. (AP) — Health officials say they've confirmed additional cases of whopping cough in an east Alabama school system. The Alabama Department of Public Health says laboratory tests have now found 18 cases of pertussis at multiple schools in…

Flood Watch Continues Overnight Through Wednesday

A Flood Watch continues overnight through Wednesday for the majority of the viewing area. Waves of rainfall are expected over the next few days along a stationary frontal boundary that's sitting right over the area. The…

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