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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…

Man charged in connection to several auto burglaries

PRESS RELEASE On Friday, January 13, 2017 Auburn Police arrested Courtney Colley, age 38 from Montgomery on twelve grand jury indictments charging him with six counts of Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle and six counts of Theft of…

Civil Rights District Declared National Monument

Birmingham, AL (WIAT) - A portion of Birmingham, Alabama is now officially a national monument. On Thursday, Birmingham Mayor William Bell and civil rights activists celebrated the announcement that the city's civil rights district was named as a national monument…

East Alabamians talk Sessions amid A.G. confirmation hearing

By: Dorothy Sherman dsherman@wltz.com LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA - U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions was not in Alabama Tuesday, but rather in Washington facing challenging questions as the President-Elect’s U.S. Attorney General pick in a confirmation hearing. Meanwhile, in his home state…

Fans flock to Tampa for National Championship

After a weekend of bitterly cold and even some snow across portions of Northern Alabama, fans came to Tampa, Florida expecting white sandy beaches and even that nice…

Storm damage closes school in Rehobeth, Alabama

Rehobeth, AL (WTVY) - Rehobeth Elementary School suffered minor damage from the tornado. School was out on Tuesday as maintenance crews were working around the clock to remove debris. There was a large tree located in the front parking lot…

Talladega college band inauguration controversy

Birmingham, AL (WIAT) - The president of Talladega college is deciding if the school's marching band will attend Donald Trump's inaugural parade. Alabama's oldest, private, historically African-American school has already accepted an invitation to perform. But that decision was met…

Storm kills four people in Rehobeth home

Rehobeth, AL (WTVY) - At least five people were killed in severe storms that swept across the south Monday. Four of them died after the storm spawned a tornado in Rehoboth, Alabama. Officials say the victims were friends who were…

Alabama family receives Christmas card from Prince Harry

Abbeville, AL (WRGX) - One Alabama family's brief encounter with British royalty ended up becoming part of a famous prince's Christmas card. 10-year-old Ana-Maria Radetic and her younger brother Vin met Prince Harry during the Invictus games at Disney World…

East AL holiday theft reminder

By: Dorothy Sherman dsherman@wltz.com LEE COUNTY, AL -  For Phenix City mom Julie Chandler, what happened just a couple days ago was quite unusual. "I had taken somethings out of the car and whenever my sister-in-law pulled up later I'm…

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