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Alabama Deputy Placed on Leave For Allegedly Making Anti-LGBTQ Comments About Bullied Teen Who Took Own Life

An Alabama police deputy has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of making anti-LGBTQ comments on Facebook, officials have confirmed. The officer, who works for the Madison County Sheriff's Office in Huntsville, sparked backlash online after his account posted about the death of


Missing Alabama woman found alive in car days after disappearance

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A missing woman has been found alive in her wrecked car five days after she was last seen in south Alabama. Authorities say a passer-by noticed a car that was mostly hidden by brush in a ditch off a road Monday.


Person Chapel AME to celebrate Men’s Day

On Sunday, April 21, the Person Chapel AME Church of Midway, AL will celebrate its 53rd Men’s Day. God has been good and is still good to Person Chapel AME Church. We take this time of year to recognize the men of the church for their contributions to the church in the present and we look forward to


Mama June Allegedly Living Out of Alabama Hotel Rooms in Wake of Crack Cocaine Arrest

Following her arrest last month for crack cocaine possession, Mama June Shannon and boyfriend Geno Doak have reportedly been living out of Alabama hotel rooms as they await next steps in their case.


2 Alabama corrections officers arrested on drug charges

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two corrections officers in south Alabama have been arrested on drug charges. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, 25-year-old Darryl Jerome Bradley was arrested over the weekend for attempting to smuggle illegal contraband into Station Correction Facility in Elmore


UAB: Measles outbreak could be headed to Alabama

Doctors in Alabama are on alert about a nationwide measles outbreak that's happening now. According to the Center for Disease Control, there were 626 measles cases reported as of Friday, April 19.


Everyone can now have their own sweet home in Alabama

Now that it’s 2019, no longer does the term “Sweet Home Alabama” have to be just a famous Lynyrd Skynyrd song, or a Reese Witherspoon romantic comedy. That’s because anyone who has always wanted to own a home of their own in Alabama now has a new tool to help them do that for the first time, or even


CVS rolling out time delay safes in all Alabama locations

CVS Pharmacy says it now has time-delay safes in all of its 186 Alabama locations. The safes are meant to deter pharmacy robberies and diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications, company officials said today, in a response to the opioid epidemic. The company made the announcement at a ce


AG honors Lakeside, again, with safety award

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joked that if he comes for a fourth year, he might have to enroll at Lakeside after he made his third appearance last week to present the Eufaula private school with a prestigious award.


Alabama lottery bill barely clears first hurdle

A bill to allow people to vote on whether to establish a lottery in Alabama cleared its first hurdle today in the Legislature. The Senate Tourism Committee approved the bill by Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Atmore, on a 6-5 vote.


I-85 NB closed at Wire Road after tanker truck overturns

MACON COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama State Troopers say Interstate 85 northbound may be shutdown for some time while crews work to remove an overturned tanker truck from the roadway.


Alabama’s Coach Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery. Dr. Lyle Cain said Monday the 67-year-old Saban is expected to make a full recovery and “should be able to return to work in the very new future.” Cain says the right hip replacement was “robotic assisted” at Andrews Sports Medicine, wi


Authorities want help finding missing 81-year-old Alabama man

Prattville police are asking for the public’s help in locating Robert Robinson, 81, who was last seen at his home at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday, April 22. Authorities say Robinson suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says he left his h


Most Jefferson County police departments continuing small marijuana arrests

The majority of police chiefs in Jefferson County said their officers will continue to arrest people in possession of small amounts of marijuana, despite a push by county leaders to cite and release instead.


Police: Enterprise man tries to sell someone else’s home

ENTERPRISE, AL (WSFA) - An Enterprise man is facing charges after police say he listed a home for sale that belonged to someone else. Tony Glen Grimes, 56, is charged with attempted theft of property.


Alabama Senate committee passes lottery bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — UPDATE: The Alabama Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee approved the lottery bill, sending it the Senate floor. A lottery proposal is headed to its first vote in the Alabama Legislature.


Jefferson County Sheriffs will use tickets, not handcuffs, for marijuana misdemeanors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that instead of booking and jailing individuals caught with small amounts of marijuana, they'll be issuing citations instead.


Prep Baseball: Lakeside falls to Glenwood

Glenwood scored three runs in the top of the eighth to break a tie and beat Lakeside 10-7 in regular season action in Eufaula Monday. Auston Welsh led Lakeside, going 3-for-3 with two doubles. Jacarri Richardson and Mitchell Newton had two hits each with Richardson driving in a run. Jayce James, Chr


Prep Softball Roundup: Northview rallies past G.W. Long in final inning

Northview rallied with five runs in the top of the seventh to down G.W. Long 6-4 in a showdown of state ranked high school softball teams in Skipperville. Northview, ranked No. 2 in Class 6A, beat the 2A top-ranked Rebels for the second time in four days, also taking a dramatic 4-3 eight-inning win


City hoping to keep tourists, citizens at local venues

Citizens and Mayor Jack Tibbs both requested the Eufaula City Council Monday night to help the city continue to be tourist-friendly while keeping locals in the area. Karen Sterling said a grant extension helping with upkeep of the Yoholo Micco Trail walking trail was very important due to the fact t