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Editor of Alabama newspaper calls for the Ku Klux Klan to 'night ride again'

The editor of a newspaper in Alabama wrote an editorial that called for the Ku Klux Klan "to night ride again" against Democrats who "are plotting to raise taxes" in the state.


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.


State representative holds town hall meeting in Dallas County

DALLAS COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Residents from Dallas and Perry counties attended a special town hall meeting hosted by Alabama State Rep. Prince Chestnut ahead of the legislative session.


Flood Watch Extended A Little Farther South In Central Alabama

NWS Birmingham has added several more counties to the Areal Flood Watch that was issued on Monday. Those added counties are Bibb, Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Shelby, and Talladega.


Dallas County Sheriff’s Office dedicates plaque to Randy Pugh

Emotions ran high at the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) on Tuesday morning. The DCSO held a dedication ceremony for former Chief Deputy Randy Pugh, who died on Dec. 14, 2017. Pugh’s family and former co-workers attended the ceremony, where countless memories were shared on what would’ve been


Final suspect in ‘violent’ Dallas County crime spree surrenders

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - The final suspect in a “violent” Jan. 5 crime spree in Dallas County and Selma has been taken into custody, according to Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier.


Driver crashes into Alabama State Trooper vehicle stopped along interstate

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WALA) -- An Alabama State Trooper avoided serious injuries Sunday when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 59. Investigators said the trooper was parked off of the road on I-59 southbound near exit 89 in Tuscaloosa County. Troopers said a passenger vehicle dr


Dallas County Commission passes several items

The Dallas County Commission approved several items at its meeting on Monday afternoon. The Commission approved to donate $10,000 to the Drug Task Force Appropriation headed by Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson. Jackson asked for $20,000, but said he was grateful for the donation. The


Accused burglar arrested in theft of restaurant generators

A Selma man with a history of burglary and theft arrests will be held without bond after authorities say he was caught stealing generators from a restaurant. Sylvester Lewis Stevenson Jr., 37, was arrested by Selma police officers on Monday on a charge of second-degree theft. Dallas County District


More names confirmed for 2019 Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - As the 2019 Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma gets closer, we’re learning the names of special guests and leaders who are confirming they’ll be in attendance.


Significant Weather Advisory For Southern Perry And Central Dallas Counties Until 8:15 AM CST

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN PERRY AND CENTRAL DALLAS. COUNTIES UNTIL 815 AM CST… — At 752 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over. Bogue Chitto, or 13 miles east of Uniontown, moving northeast at 60.


Alabama town celebrates 54 years of Jimmie Lee Jackson’s sacrifice

MARION, Ala. – About 100 people gathered Sunday in a small wooden and brick church in the city where it all began, Marion Ala., a rural town with few stoplights and less than 3,600 residents, to honor the 54th Annual Jimmie Lee Jackson Day.


Alabama man reacts after $151M verdict against Ford

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - It’s happened on Aug. 24, 2015 on Dallas County Road 229. Twenty-year-old Travaris Smith was a passenger in a Ford Explorer when the driver swerved to avoid hitting an animal.


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


Alabama woman who joined ISIS is begging to come home

(CNN)At the age of 19, a young woman from Hoover, Alabama traveled to Syria to join ISIS -- the so-called "Islamic State." Five years and three husbands later, she says she regrets what she did and is begging to return to the US.


Selma resident charged with theft

One of Selma’s “most dangerous burglars” was arrested on Monday night. Sylvester Lewis Stevenson, 37, was charged with second-degree theft. He was arraigned Tuesday by Dallas County District Court Judge Bob Armstrong in the Dallas County Courthouse.


Queen City connected to Oscars

The city of Selma has a unique connection to the Oscars. The 91st edition of the Oscars take place on Sunday night at 7 p.m. and will be televised by ABC. Five movies were filmed in the Queen City over the last 50 years: “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter,” “Pay day,” “Blue Sky,” “Body Snatchers,” and “S


Brown Chapel AME Church to honor law enforcement

Historic Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church will honor officers in the Selma Police Department (SPD) and Dallas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) at its Founders Day Celebration on Sunday morning.


It’s good to be here, Selma

“Is this a one-way trip or will you be bringing it back?” asked the woman at my local U-Haul rental center in Boaz. “One way,” I told her. “Oh! So where are you going?” she asked.


Racist editorial published putting a call out to the KKK

LINDEN, Ala. (WPMI) — Some state and national lawmakers are calling for an Alabama publisher to resign after a racist editorial was published putting a call out to the KKK to take it's message to Washington, D.C.