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Man sought in burglary, theft in Autauga County

AUTAUGA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man in connection with a January theft. Autaugaville resident Tony Terrell Howard is wanted on third degree burglary and first degree theft of property charges, according to the sheriff’s office. He is wanted in connect


The Weather Authority | Heavy Rain, Flooding, and Storms For Alabama This Week

It was mainly quiet across Alabama this morning. Temperatures have warmed overnight and are in the 50s area-wide now. a few light showers are showing up on radar across the northern third of the area. Those showers will continue to increase and become widespread as we go through the day for areas al

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Jones releases statement on closing of rural health facility

On Tuesday, Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, released a statemnt in response to news that Georgiana Medical Center would be closing its doors at the end of March. Ivy Creek Healthcare, the owner of the Georgiana facility, stated that it would be closing the rural health facility due to rising healthcare costs


Several local law enforcement agencies warn against wanted Alabama suspect believed to be armed and dangerous

SAMSON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Law enforcement agencies in our area are sharing photos of a wanted suspect out of Alabama who is believed to be armed and dangerous. The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) sent out a release Saturday after a woman died from what is believed to be a gunshot wound.


Alabama man’s fight with Post Office over answer to undeliverable mail reaches US Supreme Court

Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters. But the process he helped develop and built his small Alabama technology company around has resulted in a more than decadelong fight with


Infowars’ Alex Jones must give sworn deposition in Sandy Hook lawsuit

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has ruled that Infowars host Alex Jones must undergo a sworn deposition in the defamation case brought against him by family members of Sandy Hook school shooting victims.


Sunday Morning Quick Update on the Alabama Weather Situation

Lots to talk about in the video this morning, so expect it around 7:45 a.m. But a quick update as of 7 a.m. to start your day:. A few light showers are falling across North Alabama this morning. Temperatures up north are near 50Fs. Across the I-20 Corridor, they are in the 50s, having risen during t


Autauga County burglary suspect caught on hunting camera

AUTAUGA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect or suspects in a January burglary investigation. According to investigators, the burglary happened on Jan. 21 at 7:57 a.m. in the area of County Road 19 North and County Road 79 in Prattville. A suspect entere


‘They’ve been terrorizing the community; twin Selma brothers in jail - again

Twin Selma brothers with extensive criminal histories are behind bars in Dallas County, a familiar story that dates to their teens. Their names are Tyrron and Jarron Stallworth. Tyrron has also spelled his name Tyrone and Tyron, but he is better known by his nickname “Buck.” His brother Jarron goes


Alabama’s Eight Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Alabama’s eighth severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, and ends at midnight, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, allowing Alabama shoppers to stock up tax free on common supplies costing less than $60 that every home and business needs to prepare for a natural


Alabama woman who fatally stabbed boyfriend denied case review

Vegas Contorno, of Autauga, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2017 for fatally stabbing her boyfriend, was denied by the Alabama Supreme Court to review her conviction. Contorno’s attorneys have been fighting through appeals court since 2017.


Jones introduces bipartisan Trade Security Act to tackle tariffs

On Wednesday, Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, alongside a bevy of other Republican and Democratic senators, introduced the Trade Security Act, which would reform Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 and “better align the statute with its original intent as a trade remedy tool for the president and


This Week Is Severe Weather Awareness Week In Alabama

This week officially kicks off Alabama Severe Weather Awareness Week as declared by Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey. The Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency and other supporting organizations want to make sure you are prepared for severe weather. Advance planning and increased awareness will help


A Look At The Flooding Potential Ahead For Alabama

An extended period of unsettled weather is ahead for Alabama, with potential for flash flooding and longer term river flooding in the days ahead. The combination of high precipitable water values (very moist air), a deep upper trough to the west, and a surface front oscillating through the region wi


Alabama native among victims of deadly Illinois workplace shooting

One of the victims shot and killed at a manufacturing facility west of Chicago Friday afternoon was originally from Alabama's Cullman County. The Cullman Times reports Saturday that Josh Pinkard, a native of Holly Pond, was plant manager at the site of the deadly shootings that police say were carri


Alabama Supreme Court Grants Attorney General Steve Marshall's Request to Stay

Montgomery, AL - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay a recent Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 to be unconstitutional.


Bond revoked for one of Selma’s most wanted criminals

One of Selma’s most wanted criminals had his bond revoked on Friday in the Dallas County Courthouse, according to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson. Dallas County Circuit Court Judge Collins A. Pettaway revoked the bond of Tyron Stallworth, AKA “Buck” for a pending shooting into an occ


Martha Hawkins Had A Dream Of A Restaurant In A House

When Martha Hawkins was a girl in Montgomery, she loved having the chance to play a role in the civil rights movement. “I did meals at First Baptist Church. We made sandwiches and chips and took water and met the marchers when they would be coming from Selma,” she said.


William Shatner, Alabama's Jeff Cook perform at Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- William Shatner made his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry alongside Jeff Cook of Alabama. Shatner and Cook performed the title track from their country album "Why Not Me"on Friday night.


Bond set at $1 million for man charged in woman’s assault

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - A Selma man’s bond was set at $1 million Thursday. According to District Attorney Michael Jackson, Jarron “Pop” Stallworth’s bond is consolidated for first degree assault and second degree burglary. Jackson said he is seen on a video on social media assaulting a woman.