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An Alabama Mayor Gives Up Some of His Salary for the Town

NORTH COURTLAND, Ala. (AP) — The North Courtland mayor says he's giving up six months of his salary to the town to help provide needed resources. Mayor Riley Evans Sr. says $6,000 of his salary will help fund local law…

Above Average Daytime Temperatures Continue

We can expect mainly sunny skies today with a slight chance for isolated PM showers. Highs will be back in the upper 80s to low 90s again. Mid to upper 60s tonight. Partly…

Alabama Senate Votes to Require Insurers Pay for Autism Therapy

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Senate on Tuesday voted to require some insurers to cover an idntensive autism therapy, but only up to age 18. Senators voted 33-1 to mandate the coverage of autism therapy, including applied behavioral analysis,…

Rain Chances Increase This Weekend

After a series of hot days this week, we'll begin to get some relief in terms of afternoon and evening shower and thunderstorms. While not everyone will get rain, these isolated to scattered downpours will provide…

No gun Found on Man Shot Dead by a Deputy

Authorities in Alabama say no weapon was recovered from a man fatally shot by a deputy on Interstate 10. Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Mack said in a news conference Monday, no gun was found on 35-year-old Johnathan David Victor of…

Mobile Mayor to Propose New Legislation Decriminalizing Minor Offenses

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A proposal from the Mobile mayor's office would decriminalize several minor offenses, including possession of marijuana for personal use. News outlets report that Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson's proposed ordinance will be introduced at Tuesday's city council…

Daytime Temperatures Get A Few Degrees Warmer

More sunshine today with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Clear skies tonight with overnight temperatures in the low to mid 60s. Sunshine continues Wednesday with highs back in the upper…

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks Running For Senate

Alabama representative Mo brooks announced he will run for attorney general Jeff Sessions' old senate seat. Brooks joins a crowded GOP primary field. Three other Alabama republicans, from the state legislature to the state supreme court, have already declared, and…

Auburn University pays $29,900 to Settle Richard Spencer Lawsuit

Auburn University’s failed attempt to prevent white nationalist Richard Spencer from speaking on campus cost them nearly $30,000 in legal fees. This under an agreement approved by a federal judge. A statement to WLTZ from the university said "they agreed…

Representative Mo Brook Announces Senate Run

Huntsville, AL (WAFF) - Alabama Representative Mo Brooks announced on Monday he will run for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' old Senate seat. Brooks joins a crowded GOP primary field; three other Alabama Republicans, from the State Legislature to the State…

Warm Week Ahead, Staying Mostly Dry

We are looking at a warm week with lots of sunshine ahead that will push daytime highs into the upper 80s to low 90s throughout. Overnight lows will be in the low to…

The New Auburn High School is Almost Ready

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A new high school in east Alabama is almost open for the public. Auburn High School will be open for the community for three hours on May 31. Auburn City School staff will be stationed throughout…

Week Ahead Forecast

Warmer weather is in store for the upcoming week. Highs will eclipse the 90 degree mark several days during the upcoming work week into the weekend. More humidity will creep in as well, with lows in the mid to upper…

Timing Out Your Friday Evening Rainfall

Not everyone will see rain this Friday evening, but a few of you will see some downpours that will damper your Friday evening plans. Let's take a closer look at where the rain is as of 5pm ET:    …

NEW: A Possible Vote to Bring Back the Ten Commandments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama voters might eventually go to the polls on allowing the Ten Commandments in school and public buildings. The Alabama Senate approved the bill on a 23-7 vote amid criticisms that it was unconstitutional.

Prosecutors seek Death for Stacey Gray Again

You may recall outgoing Prosecutor E. Paul Jones had already announced the State would seek the death penalty for Stacey Gray but during the last hearing and under a newly elected Prosecutor, the…

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