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Trump says Alabama woman who joined ISIS should not return to US

(CNN)President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to allow Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who left in November 2014 to join ISIS, to return to the United States -- despite her recent public plea to come back and stand trial in America.


The story behind the Alabama gas station with the amazing food

Mac’s 1 Stop on Birmingham’s Southside is a do-it-all gas station/convenience store/burger joint where you can get a fill-up, a pack of smokes and a patty melt to go. Birmingham Magazine’s Julia Sayers sang the praises of Mac’s magical “gas-station food” in a feature story that ran in the magazine a


Columbus couple charged with neglecting 'vulnerable' teenager

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Two people are accused of neglecting a “vulnerable” teenager in Lowndes County. On Tuesday, sheriff’s deputies responded to a disturbance call at a residence on Highway 373 Lot 32.


Another inmate dies in Alabama prison

A man incarcerated at Limestone Correctional Facility in Harvest died in custody last week, an official confirmed Tuesday. Matthew Blake Holmes was found unresponsive in his cell around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, said Bob Horton, public information manager for the Alabama Department of Correction


After police killings, where do Alabama lawmakers go with criminal justice reform?

The recent fatal shootings of police officers in Birmingham and Mobile loom over this spring’s legislative battles, as influential law enforcement associations continue to hold sway over reforms in Montgomery.


Centre, Alabama, man killed in crash near Fort Payne

A single vehicle crash early Wednesday in DeKalb County, Alabama, claimed the life of a 45-year-old man from Centre in Cherokee County. Christopher Lee O'Neal was killed when the 1985 Chevrolet S-10 he was driving struck a tree lying in the roadway on U.S. Highway 11 at 4:12 a.m. CST, Alabama Law En


Two Alabama men arrested during early morning drug bust

FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Authorities say they arrested two men during a Wednesday morning drug raid. The DeKalb County Special Response Team (SRT) searched a home on Jackson County Road 163 near Henagar. During the search, authorities say they found Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and firearms.


Man found living in “uninhabitable conditions,” family members arrested

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The living conditions were so bad, a local couple was charged with neglect. According to investigators, Teresa Haynes, 36, and Henry Spencer, 60, were arrested after a vulnerable adult was found in horrid living conditions.


Alabama newspaper editor stripped of honor after calling for KKK to ‘clean out DC’

An Alabama newspaper editor on Tuesday was removed from the University of Southern Mississippi’s journalism Hall of Fame for writing an editorial that called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again” to block tax increases.


CAFB housing getting close review

COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE — Responding to reports of poorly maintained and unsafe housing across several installations, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein on Feb. 19 directed commanders at every base worldwide to conduct a “100 percent review” of the condition


Road rage incident ends in stabbing, deadly shooting outside north Mississippi store

HORN LAKE, Miss. - An apparent road rage incident ended in a stabbing and deadly shooting outside a store in Mississippi. According to Horn Lake police, two men were involved in an apparent road rage incident near Hurt Road and Goodman Street around 4 p.m. Tuesday.


West Point police charge juvenile in series of car thefts

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - West Point police arrested and charged a juvenile with five counts of vehicle burglary Tuesday. In addition, police arrested two people Friday in connection to a series of car thefts in Court, Tournament and Broad Streets and the Hampton Inn.


Deer chronic wasting disease found in 2 more Mississippi counties

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Cases of debilitating deer disease have been confirmed in two more Mississippi counties, making it present in five counties. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks said Tuesday that tests confirm deer in Panola and Tallahatchie counties had chronic wasting


Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Fayette, Greene, Pickens, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker, And Winston Counties Until 2:15PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a. * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for… — Walker County in central Alabama… Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama… — Central Pickens County in west central Alabama…


Large police presence outside Mississippi Walgreens

HORN LAKE, Miss. - There is a large police presence at a Walgreens in Mississippi as investigators are working what appears to be a large crime scene. Officers are currently investigating an incident that happened outside the Walgreens on Goodman Road in Horn Lake.


Police investigate West Point shooting

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. i just spoke with the police chief about the shooting and he says they are investigating what happened. they still need to interview the person that was


Several North Alabama schools delayed tomorrow due to possible flooding

Several schools in northern Alabama announced Tuesday that they will be opening two hours later amid the potential of severe weather and heavy flooding in the area tomorrow. Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties are under a flood watch for tomorrow, according to


Backlash continues following Kratom ban

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The backlash continues after Kratom is banned in the Friendly City. Kratom is an over-the-counter product that people commonly use for energy or pain relief; however, some claim the plant is addictive.


Caledonia pushes into second round

CALEDONIA -- The term "run" in basketball circles is when one team scores any number of points in rapid succession, while the opposing team scores a few points or none at all. In the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A North State playoff game between C


Three candidates vying for Lowndes chancery clerk

A third Republican candidate has joined the race for Lowndes County chancery clerk. Jessica Lancaster Pierce, an executive assistant at Cadence Bank and a former deputy clerk in the chancery clerk's office, qualified to run late last week against Cindy Eggar Goode and Andre Roberts. All are vying to