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Autauga County Deputies Make Arrest after CrimeStoppers Segment

Autauga County Sheriff’s deputies say they’ve taken Tony Terrell Howard into custody. Howard had been featured in a CrimeStoppers segment that aired on Alabama News Network earlier this month.


Flooding leading to home evacuations in northwest Alabama

Residences are being evacuated Saturday morning in northwest Alabama as rain continues to fall and flood waters continue to rise. Mike Melton, EMA director for Colbert County, said evacuations are ongoing in Muscle Shoals, Sheffield and Tuscumbia as well as some outside those cities.


A Midday Check On North/Central Alabama’s Weather; Potential For Severe Storms Later Today

While it is great to see some sunshine after so many days of gloomy skies and rain, today would be a day that less sunlight will be better. Conditions will continue to destabilize throughout the afternoon hours and any sunlight we get down to the surface will only help to destabilize the atmosphere


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Central AL residents approved for disaster assistance after January storms

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Gov. Kay Ivey, along with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Alabama Emergency Management Director Brian Hastings announced on Friday that Alabama businesses and residents affected by severe weather and a tornado on Jan. 19, can apply for low-interest disaster loans f


Alabama Virtual Academy Helps Prattville Student Balance it All at the Alabama Dance Theatre

A Prattville dance student is taking big steps in her education. Dance is a big part of 15-year-old Abigail Barr’s life. She spends most of her time at the Alabama Dance Theatre.


US Marshals arrest Alabama murderer, sex offender in Memphis

PIKE COUNTY, AL (WMC) - U.S. Marshals arrested a wanted Alabama man in Memphis last November. 50-year-old Bruce Earl Bogan of Pike County, Alabama was indicted for murder on February 21 by a grand jury.


Prattville’s Stanley-Jensen Stadium sports new $400K playing turf

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Prattville High School football tight end Taylor Thompson is already counting down the days until the home season opener. “Yes, sir I am very excited about it," he said.


WEATHER AWARE: Severe weather likely moving into Central Alabama

Thunderstorms are already starting to pop up in West Alabama, as a warm and unstable air mass continues to lift northward. This is well ahead of a cold front that is going to increase our severe weather threat later this evening.


Police investigating possible sexual assault at Wetumpka High School

WETUMPKA, AL (WSFA) - The Wetumpka Police Department is investigating a possible sexual assault incident at Wetumpka High School, Wetumpka Police Cpl. Sean Blackburn said. According to Blackburn, the alleged incident happened Friday and involved two juvenile students.


Police investigate two bodies found in East Alabama creeks

A body of an adult female was found in a Lee County creek just after noon on Friday. Meanwhile in Lanett, a body was reported in the creek near Alfred Lyons Bridge. Initial investigation has not revealed anything that would indicate a connection between the two instances, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jone


Alabama newspaper editor who urged Klan to 'ride again' replaced by African-American woman

(CNN)An African-American woman is now the publisher and editor of the Alabama newspaper that recently urged the Ku Klux Klan to "night ride again," the paper said. Elecia R. Dexter, a "strategic leader with expertise in human resources, operations and change management," took up the positions Thursd


Main Line Of Storms Now Moving Into West Alabama

At 5:10 pm, the main line of storms just ahead of the cold front is now making its way into the western parts of North/Central Alabama. We have 1 tornado warning in effect for the extreme northwestern corner of Lauderdale County that will expire at 5:30 pm. We also have two severe thunderstorm warni


Flooding Possible on Alabama River Near Montgomery

Issued by: Birmingham – AL, US, National Weather Service,. The Flood Warning continues for The Alabama River At Montgomery. * from this afternoon to Monday afternoon…or until the Warning is cancelled. * AT 8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 34.7 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 35 fe


Man accused of stealing ring from body

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man has been arrested for allegedly taking a ring from a homicide victim’s body, according to court documents. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, Maurice Lamar Young, 48, is charged with tampering with physical evidence.


Police: Man charged with theft of multiple utility trailers

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -A man was taken into custody Thursday in connection to multiple utility trailer thefts according to Montgomery Police. Quincy Green, 43, is charged with two counts of theft of property first degree, two counts of theft of property third degree and theft of property second degr


Tornado Watch Issued For The Western 2/3rds Of North/Central Alabama Until 10:00 PM Tonight

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED. * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 300 PM until. A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible. Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible.


Weeks pass with no suspect in Montgomery woman’s fatal hit-and-run

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - It’s been nearly two weeks since an elderly woman was killed in a hit-and-run on Montgomery’s Edgemont Avenue. Miriam Thomas, 79, was struck by what officials believe to be a small gray or silver sedan on the morning of Feb. 7. Neighbors remember Thomas as the woman who would


Marginal Risk Introduced For Northwestern Alabama Tonight; Update On Saturday’s Threat

The Storm Prediction Center has recently defined the northwestern parts of Central Alabama and the western parts of North Alabama in a Marginal Risk of severe storms throughout the rest of the night and into the overnight hours.


2 lanes closed near Ann Street after pedestrian-involved crash

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Traffic on Interstate 85 northbound is backed near Jackson Hospital. Montgomery Police Department Capt. Regina Duckett said two lanes are closed near Ann Street due to a crash involving a pedestrian. Duckett said the pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries in the crash