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Police: Alabama man tries to sell someone else’s house

An Enterprise man has been arrested and charged with first-degree attempted theft after he listed for sale a house that belonged to someone else, police said. Tony Glen Grimes, 56, of Enterprise was served with an arrest warrant on Friday, court records show, and police said he was transported to th


Heads Up Southwestern Pickens County, Rotation Heading Toward Aliceville

Some rotation has shown up in the last couple of scans over the Cochrane community and is heading toward the western parts of Aliceville as it moves to the north-northeast. If you are in the eastern parts of Memphis, Aliceville, and eventually into Carrollton, go ahed and get to your safe place as a


Alabama teen once charged with killing his parents claims sheriff is still looking for ways to put him in jail

An Alabama teenager who was charged in the 2016 murder of his parents only to have those charges dropped last year says he believes the town sheriff is still looking for ways to put him in jail.


Alabama Department of Corrections searches for escapee

Alabama Department of Corrections is on the lookout for an escapee. Joel Spears escaped from the Childersburg Work Release Center on Friday, April 19th at 9:45 pm. Spears was last seen at his job site located in Childersburg, AL in Talladega County. If you have any information on Inmate Spears' wher


SEVERE WX: Thursday threats for Central Alabama



The Market at Pepper Place named best Farmers Market in Alabama by Delish.com

The Market at Pepper Place has been named the best Farmers Market in Alabama by Delish.com, one of the most popular digital food-related destination sites in the U.S. Known for its “best of lists,” according to Hearst Magazines and Digital, the owner of Delish.com, the food lovers website’s traffic


Pledge, abortion among top Alabama stories this week

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would require students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day at school. And the House’s Health Committee passed a bill that outlaw abortion.


Carrollton native Jodie Minor promoted to major

Captain Jodie W. Minor Jr. of Carrollton was recently promoted to the rank of major in the U.S. Army. Minor graduated from Athens State University and held several business management jobs before enlisting in the United States Army as an Intelligence Analyst in 2004. In 2008, CPT Minor commissioned


Superhero vision at Children’s South: a look at Alabama’s low-dose radiation imaging center

Perhaps it was a tumble off the monkey bars. Or, maybe a scan is needed for diagnostic purposes or to monitor treatment. Whatever the case, you and your child are headed to Children’s South Pediatric Imaging Center, off Interstate-459 and Acton Road. Here’s why you can breathe easy.


Victim identified in Pickens County homicide, search for suspect continues

PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI)- Pickens County investigators release the name of this past weekend’s homicide victim. Sheriff David Abston says Diego Hernan, 34, was the man found lying in the road with a gunshot wound on County Road 2.


Alabama ex-investigator pleads guilty to beating handcuffed man

(CNN) — A former Tallassee police investigator pleaded guilty to assaulting a handcuffed 24-year-old man after his arrest. According to the guilty plea, Brandon Smirnoff, 27, was on duty in pursuit of the victim on a four-wheeler. Several officers had placed the man in handcuffs and before placing h


Alabama lawmakers head toward lottery vote

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Lawmakers are headed to a vote on lottery legislation next week, as supporters aim to change Alabama’s status as one of the few states without the games.


WATCH: Tower crashes into AL home while storms move through southeast

COKER, AL (WBRC) - “Oh my god.”. Those are the words of a west Alabama homeowner who watched as tower came crashing down onto her home Thursday night. Talhia White recorded the terrifying moment as she could do nothing but watch her Tuscaloosa County home get destroyed.


Steve Harvey congratulates Alabama radio host on the launch of ‘The Joe Lockett Show’

For Joe Lockett, the phrase “chase your dreams” is more than a cliché — it’s reality. Six years ago, inspired by comedian Steve Harvey, Lockett left his job in the construction industry with aspirations of becoming a radio host, which are now fully realized. After years of hard work and preparation,


Alabama storm damage: High winds, heavy rains leave a trail of destruction

High winds and heavy rains from Thursday’s severe storms left a trail of destruction in Alabama. Trees were toppled, power lines were downed and businesses sustained damage. In St. Clair County, a woman died when a tree fell on a mobile home. The death was the first attributed to the storms.


Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program tops in nation for 13th straight year

Alabama leads the nation for the number of consecutive years reaching a significant milestone in the education realm, according to a release. Alabama’s high-quality, voluntary First Class Pre-K program was recently named the highest quality state-funded pre-kindergarten program in the nation for the


Central AL Forecast: Beautiful Easter Sunday, Dry start to the week

It's been a pretty cloudy and chilly day. This is because an upper level low is slowly moving to our north and east and we are dealing with wrap around moisture (in the form of cloud cover) and cooler temperatures will winds out of the northwest. Most locations this afternoon struggled to get out of


Dead body found dumped on Benevola Road

It was just another Saturday for a passer-by on the Benevola Road until someone happened to notice what looked to be roadkill lying in the middle of Highway 2. Unfortunately, this wasn’t a rodent lying lifeless in the highway; It was a human corpse.


Boil water notice issued for parts of Noxubee County

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- Shuqualak-Butler Water Association has announced a boil water notice for part of Noxubee County. The notice is for Highway 21 west of Pinetucky Road, Pinetucky Road, Jones, Road, and Highway 39.


Employment rate in Alabama at record high

LAMAR and PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – The number of people employed in Alabama is at a record high. According to the State Department of Labor, more people are working now than ever before.