Alabama News

Montgomery Police Consider Charges in "Reckless" Shooting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Police are considering charges against an Alabama boy after he shot two other boys, killing one. Montgomery police say a 9-year-old boy was killed and a 16-year-old was wounded by a single shot fired from a…

Former Correctional Officer Arrested for Sexually Abusing Inmates

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama correctional officer accused of sexually abusing four female inmates has been arrested. Macon County District Court documents state that 50-year-old Andrew Dixon is charged with four counts of custodial sexual abuse for allegedly…

Alabama Tourist Recovering in a Florida Hospital

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A tourist from Alabama is recovering in a Florida hospital after authorities say he was robbed and shot while vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos. In a statement, Royal Turks and Caicos police…

More Sunshine Through Mid-Week

Sunshine continues with some clouds mixed in today with highs in the mid to upper 80s. UV levels will be very high this afternoon so don't forget the sunscreen. Clear tonight with lows in the mid to upper 60s. Staying…

Alabama Woman Dies in a Single-Vehicle Crash

EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman has died in a single-vehicle crash in Barbour County. Media outlets report that according to a statement from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 19-year-old Dothan resident Danya Nicole Griffler-Brink was killed early Sunday…

German-Based Company Brings New Aviation Plant to Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A German-based company is bringing a $12 million aviation-related plant to Auburn. The Winkelmann Group will begin production at its first United States production facility in the Auburn Industrial Park. The company expects to create approximately…

Warm and Dry With Less Humidity for the Next Few Days

Much nicer weather is on the horizon for us this week... well, for the first half anyway. Mainly sunny skies today with highs in the mid to upper 80s, but with much lower humidity. UV levels will be extreme so…

Showers and Thunderstorms Today, Rain Moves Out Sunday

A cold front will push through the area and give us scattered showers and thunderstorms today with highs in the mid to upper 80s. There is the possibility of strong weather to include gusty, damaging winds, hail, lightning, and periods…

3 Arrested in Alabama for a stolen vehicle

3 people have been arrested and charged for bringing stolen property into Alabama. The Auburn police have arrested Heidi F. Carter, 29, Wendy N. Holloway, 42 and Jacob K. Slaton, 28, all from Lagrange, Georgia. Officers…

Former Alabama Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Bribery, and Other Crimes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama legislator has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes from a lawyer and a coal company executive to oppose adding Birmingham area neighborhoods to an EPA Superfund site. Former state Rep. Oliver Robinson agreed Thursday…

Second Person Dies in Dealership Fire

JASPER, Ala. (AP) — A second person has died as a result of a flash fire at a car dealership in Alabama. The Walker County Coroner's Office tells local media that 20-year-old Javan Robinson died from his injuries Thursday afternoon…

Cosby to Organize Meetings to Educate Youth

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create, a spokesman for Cosby said Thursday. This announcement come on the heels of Cosby's sexual…

Rain Saturday, Drier Next Week

Isolated showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast for this afternoon with daytime highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Rain chances begin to increase tonight as a cold front approaches from…

Auburn Arts Summer Camp Spots Available

Auburn, Ala.- Registration for summer Art Camps at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center is still open and spots are available for all camps currently being offered. Camps are presented by the Auburn Arts Association and coordinated by retired Auburn…

Bottles Remain on Shelf After Tornado Hits Store

Fairfield, AL (WVTM) - A  possible tornado damaged buildings in Fairfield, Alabama, near Birmingham. The storm blew over a liquor store; except for two shelves, which amazingly, were left standing upright, looking pretty untouched compared to the damage around them.

Driving in Wet Weather

Heavy rain brings some dangerous road conditions. A big wreck in Salem Tuesday partially blamed on slippery pavement. “We want people to pay attention to changing weather conditions regardless of the circumstances but certainly when it regards a lot of…

Alabama State Troopers Look for Hit and Run Driver

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities are searching for the driver who struck and killed a man on Interstate 59 in Tuscaloosa before fleeing. Alabama State Troopers spokesman Reginal King tells local media that 54-year-old Darrell James Pettie of Bessemer was…

Tropical Storm Cindy Packs a Punch to the Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep…

Flu Vaccine Not as Effective

  The flu vaccine was less effect in the recent flu season. The elderly are hit hardest by the flu. They're much more likely to land in the hospital or die from the virus than other age groups. But, CDC…

Helping Vets Suffering with PTS

  A non-profit organization, according to an NBC health report, says it has a promising way to help vets who are suffering from injuries and who have issues like traumatic brain injury and PTSD. 'Help Heal Vets' says it's an…

Cindy Makes Landfall, Rain Remains in the Forecast

Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in southwestern Louisiana this morning and will weaken through the day. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms stay in the forecast today especially for areas west of the river…

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