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AL: Governor Ivey Tours Jacksonville State University Storm Damage

Jacksonville, AL (WVTM) - Alabama governor Kay Ivey toured parts of Calhoun and Etowah counties Tuesday following Monday's severe weather. The storms brought powerful winds, hailstones, and reports of possible tornadoes to the area. One of governor Ivey's stops included…

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.

Pastors Asked to "Adopt a Gang Member"

Selma, AL (WSFA) - A bold challenge has been issued to community leaders in Selma, Alabama as part of a new program to combat violence and crime. Church pastors met with the county district attorney Thursday to discuss the new…

Senior Athletes Heading to Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — About 10,000 senior athletes are headed to Birmingham for a major sporting event, and organizers are trying to recruit 3,000 volunteers to help stage the competition. The National Senior Games begins in the state's largest city…

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…

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…

Overhead Road Sign Collapses

Madison County, AL (WHNT) - A collapsed traffic sign blocked traffic in Madison County, Alabama on Thursday morning. The Alabama Department of Transportation says a truck brought down the sign after it went off the road, hit the guard rail…