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Alabama Senate Election Moved Up

  The election to fill Jeff Sessions' former U.S. senate seat will be moved up to this year. In one of her first major acts, Alabama governor Kay Ivey undid former governor Robert Bentley's plans to wait until 2018 to…

White Nationalist Speaks at Auburn University

  White Nationalist Richard Spencer wins in court to speak at Auburn University. Tuesday afternoon April 18th a Judge issued a restraining order against Auburn Universitie's efforts to stop Spencer from speaking. Auburn University initially agreed to let Spencer rent…

Tuesday Sees More Above Normal Warmth

Expect a mix of sun and clouds today with a few isolated showers and some rumbles of thunder in the afternoon. Highs will reach into the mid to upper 80s. Overnight temperatures will…

Monday Night Forecast

High pressure that has been centered over the area for the past week or so will start to lose its grip a little as a stationary front washes out over northern Alabama and Georgia. The boundary will bring us slight…

Auburn set for Showdown with White Nationalist

Auburn University helped create the controversy by first accepting Richard Spencer's paid reservation , perhaps without  doing their own homework first and then resending. Calling it a "Heckler's Veto", The White Nationalist has…

Former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Talks About Resignation

Former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley told the associated press Friday he was happy with his decision to resign and that it relieved him and the state after the drumbeat of a yearlong scandal focused on his relationship with a former…

A Man in Opelika Robbed at Gunpoint, Suspect on the Loose

The Opelika Police Department tell us a robbery first degree happened in the 500 block of South Fourth Street on Saturday. According to the Police Department, the victim was reportedly standing near the road when a…

Multiple People Shot Near Church Carnival

Center Point, AL (WVTM) - Alabama police are questioning five people in connection with a shooting near a church carnival. Investigators say four people were rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds, including a toddler. A pregnant woman was also…

Week Ahead Weather Forecast

More of the same springlike weather will hold true across the area this week. Highs will be in the middle to upper 80s with lows either side of the 60 degree mark. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms enter…

White Nationalist Defies Auburn University

Despite Auburn University cancelling his scheduled appearance next week, white nationalist Richard Spencer says he's going to show up on campus anyway. Spencer announced in a youtube video Friday April 14th that he will be on campus at 7pm Tuesday…

Phenix City Bank Robbed

  A Phenix City Bank is robbed Friday April 14th by a man with a threatening note. Police say the man entered the Phenix Girard bank on 13th street shortly after 10:15am. Witnesses say they saw no weapon but he…

Moving Trucks Outside Governor's Mansion

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) - Moving trucks were seen outside Alabama's governor's mansion. Former governor Robert Bentley helped load his belongings into the trucks. The disgraced politician resigned Monday in advance of impeachment hearings that sought to remove him from office.…

Easter Weekend Weather: Warm & Dry

Your Easter weekend weather will feature the same pattern we've seen the last few days: warm and dry! Here's your forecast: Friday night...Becoming mainly clear and comfortable. Lows on either side of 60. Saturday...Sunshine giving way…

Lee County Making Strides to Prevent Child Abuse

Recent headlines in both Georgia and Alabama reveal the disturbing reality of child exploitation in America. The National Children's Alliance, in conjunction with over 800 Child Advocacy Centers across the country, is working to provide better,…

Governor Ivey Supports Infrastructure Improvement, Gas Tax Adjustment

NEWS RELEASE MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement in support of the legislature’s effort to better fund roads and bridges: “I support the legislature’s bold move to invest in infrastructure upgrades and public safety. Road and bridges…

A Look Ahead To Your Easter Weekend Forecast

  Your Easter Weekend Forecast is looking great--but we have to get a front out of here first. A cold front has settled and washed out over the area Wednesday and will provide a few afternoon…

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