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Alabama Earthquake

A small earthquake has struck northeastern Alabama near the Georgia line. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred Friday morning. The quake was centered in a rural area about 7 miles east of Fort Payne, but…

Expired Medicines Found on Store Shelves

  When you're buying milk or bread you check the expiration date don't you? When was the last time you checked the expiration date on over-the-counter medications? Most were…

Rain Through Mid-Week

Scattered showers and thunderstorms today with highs in the low to mid 80s. We will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast tonight with overnight lows in the 60s and 70s. Scattered…

Why Many Alabama Stores Are Closed Today

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Many Alabama state offices will close Monday for Jefferson Davis' birthday.Alabama has an official state holiday, celebrated this year on June 5, for the birthday of the president of the Confederacy. It is one of three…

Wet Week Ahead Forecast

A humid air mass will take up residence in the area through the first half of the work week. Showers and thunderstorms will be likely each day. While no severe weather is expected, storms may produce gusty winds, heavy rainfall,…

Former Auburn University President, Dr. James Martin, Has Died

Former Auburn University President Dr. James Martin, has passed away. Dr. Martin died Saturday. He was 84 years old. Dr. Martin was Auburn University's 15th president and presided over the school from 1984 until 1992. Under Martin's leadership Auburn completed…

Suspicious Death of Alabama Child Under Investigation

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the suspicious death of a child. A 911 call received just before 5am Saturday morning reported a medical issue involving a child. Lee County Sheriff's deputies responded to a house off Lee Road 427 (Pierce Road) in…

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity for Auburn Professor

Steven Brown, a professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, has earned a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity through hard work and scholarly research. Brown is the recipient of the 2017 Hughes-Gossett Senior Prize for the best…

Central Names Kehoe Head Baseball Coach

Central has named AJ Kehoe as new varsity head baseball coach. The announcement comes just over a week after former head coach Bobby Howard resigned following back-to-back playoff appearances. Kehoe…

An Alabama Police Officer's Murder Trial Could be Moved

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has set a hearing on a request to move a Montgomery police officer's murder trial to another city. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin scheduled the hearing for June 13. Aaron Smith faces a murder…

A RAINY WEEKEND AHEAD

Scattered showers and thunderstorms today with highs in the mid to upper 80s. We will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through the weekend with highs remaining in the mid to…

Disease Affecting Some Alabama Bats

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A disease that's affecting bats nationwide has been found in a species in Alabama for the first time. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says white-nose syndrome has now been detected in the southeastern…

Defense Calls on Witnesses in George Barton Trial

Thursday, in the 5th day of the George Barton trial, the man accused of beating his stepdaughter to death, the defense showed the jury the interviews the Child Advocacy Center had with the two boys, Barton’s stepsons, who were inside…

Weather Forecasts Have Improved, But It's Been Under The Radar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weather forecasts have improved, but it's been under the radar. Make fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts (like this one) have quietly, by degrees, become much better. Meteorologists are now as good with…

Alabama Names Bohannon Head Baseball Coach

Alabama has named Brad Bohannon the program's 32nd head baseball coach.  Athletic Director Greg Byrne made the announcement Thursday morning. “I am excited to announce that we have reached an agreement with…

Madison County Chief Deputy Leaves for a City Position

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The chief deputy for the Madison County Sheriff's Office is leaving to take the police chief's post for the city of Madison. WAAY-TV says Dave Jernigan posted in a message online that he will report to…

Scattered Showers and PM Thunderstorms Thursday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms today with highs in the low to mid 80s. Showers overnight with lows in the mid 60s to low 70s. Isolated showers and thunderstorms on Friday with highs in…

Autopsy: Columbus Teen Shot 11 Times by Officer Brown

The Alabama Medical Examiner's report reveals Columbus teen was shot 11 times after high speed chase. Please see the following Exclusive reports regarding this incident: Officer Allan Brown Resigns, Internal Investigation Ongoing EXCLUSIVE:…

Governor Ivey Signs Sex Offender Reporting Bill

NEWS RELEASE MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey, on Friday, May 26, 2017, signed into law Senate Bill 301, sponsored by Senator Vivian Figures. “The most important duty of government is to keep our people safe. I proudly signed SB301 because…

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