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Auburn & Opelika Come Together to Play Ball Against Cancer

Auburn and Opelika are coming together Wednesday to play in a baseball and softball game to raise money for cancer research. It’s called “Ball Players Play Against Cancer or BPPAC.” The player will step up to the plate and before…

Wednesday Night Weather Forecast

A pleasant evening is in store for Wednesday night. Light winds and clear skies will provide the perfect conditions for radiational cooling to take full effect with lows in the 40s areawide. Thursday will be the warmest day out of…

UPDATE: Judge Hughes Revokes Markale Hart's Bond

UPDATE: According, to Lee County District Attorney, Brandon Hughes, Lee County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Hughes went through with the prosecution's motion to revoke Markale Hart's bond. Hart is now…

Heavy Rain Moves In Tonight, Sunshine Returns Wednesday

Heavy rain will move through the area from NW to SE overnight, with lighter rainfall amounts expected as this line moves southeast. No severe weather is expected tonight. Sunshine returns tomorrow with temps remaining warm. We'll…

Another Prescribed Burn Today (Tuesday) on Fort Benning

FORT BENNING, Ga. – Fort Benning will be conducting a prescribed burn within the C1 and C3 training area today. The wind is predicted to be from the South and will keep smoke away from sensitive areas. Wind direction is…

Alabama Crowns "Outstanding Teen" on Sunday

Sylacauga, Al— Auburn High School Junior, Jessica Baeder, joined the ranks of the Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen sisterhood on Sunday. Her third time competing, she was Miss Smiths Station Outstanding Teen. She performed a ballet en pointe to "Boogie Woogie…

Monday Night Forecast

A few clouds will be around for your Monday night, but temperatures will be very mild with lows only dropping into the lower to middle 50s. Tuesday will be dry for the majority of the day with showers and thunderstorms…

New effort to impeach AL governor Robert Bentley

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) - Lawmakers in Alabama meet Tuesday to discuss whether the state's embattled governor  should be impeached. Republican Robert Bentley is under fire after audio recordings from 2014 allegedly revealed him having sexually implicit conversations with a former aide.…

"Spirit of Democracy," A New Type of Movement in Lee County

Lee county residents are coming together for a new type of movement. Lee County Spirit of Democracy is a non-partisan, grassroots movement dedicated to planting the seeds and growing the spirit of democracy for a better Alabama. Folks from the…

Thousands re-enact Selma bridge crossing

Selma, AL (WAKA) - Thousands came to Alabama this weekend to re-enact a key event in the civil rights movement. It's been 52 years since the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. On march 7, 1965, African-Americans seeking…

Several Storm Systems This Week, Warmth Continues

We'll start with some sprinkles this Monday morning before clouds break for some sunshine today. The warmth continues today with highs will reach into the 70's area-wide. Expect variable clouds overnight with mild overnight lows in the mid 50's. Tuesday…

Temps Tank Tonight, Recover This Weekend

It figures that when the calendar turned March, it would begin to feel more like winter around here! That will be the case tonight with clear skies and light winds helping temps tank into the upper…

Auditor Compares Democratic Representative to KKK in Post

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) - Many prominent Democratic women wore white to president Trump's speech in front of Congress on Tuesday night. They did it to honor womens voting rights. White dresses have symbolized the womens suffrage movement for more than…

Lone Survivor in a Quadruple Fatal Crash Under Arrest

The driver of a Ford Pickup in a fatal 2016 crash, Markees Spires, 26, of Columbus, Ga., has been charged with four counts of Manslaughter. He is being held at the Muscogee County Jail in Georgia awaiting extradition back to…

Auburn Man Arrested for Stealing Toyota Camry

AUBURN, AL (WLTZ) — A man accused of stealing a Toyota Camry valued at $5,000 was arrested on Wednesday. Rodriques O’neal Pitts, 19, of Auburn was taken in on a felony warrant. The Auburn Police Division charged him with Theft…

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