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I-65 SB shut down at exit 219 (Jemison) in Chilton County
CHILTON COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Traffic is being diverted off Interstate 65 southbound in Chilton County, at exit 219 (County Road 42) near Jemison. According to ALEA Cpl. Jesse Thornton, state troopers are working a tractor-trailer crash in the area. A WSFA 12 News photo shows the tractor-trailer hangi
VIDEO: Michael Cohen’s sentence, Tariffs impact on Alabama, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle in studio and more on Guerrilla Politics …
Breitbart News TV editor and Yellowhammer News contributor Jeff Poor and Calhoun Community College professor Dr. Waymon Burke take you through this week’s biggest political stories, including:
The Story Of This Haunted Graveyard Tree In Alabama Will Chill You To The Bone
Alabama is home to several haunted places, many of which have been frightening people for decades. One place in particular is the historic Church Street Graveyard. To learn all about this cemetery, including the one feature that makes it truly haunted, take a look below.
Man Being Held in Alabama Awaiting Extradition Back to Georgia on Murder Charge
27 year old Justin Blake Martinat is being held in an east Alabama jail – awaiting extradition back to Georgia on a charge of murder in connection with a shooting that occurred over the weekend.
Alabama students to stage rock shows for learning
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - High school students in an Alabama city are being introduced to a new tool for learning: Rock-and-roll. The city school board in Decatur has approved a $70,000 contract for a program meant to let students gain real-world skills by planning and promoting a rock concert.
Decatur man gets life sentence for rape
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - A 34-year-old Decatur man learned his fate after being found guilty of burglary and raping a 74-year-old woman. Donnie Lloyd Jones got two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the crimes he committed in 2015.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
Alabama’s iconic civil rights town now the fastest shrinking city in the state
On a Friday afternoon in winter, the riverfront in downtown Selma feels like a ghost town trapped in time. An elegant historic hotel reminiscent of the French Quarter sits vacant, with a view of the Alabama River below.
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Alabama: Krystal Hancock identified as woman killed in attempted murder suicide, shot by Ben Allen
A woman in Baldwin County Alabama was killed Wednesday evening after being involved in an alleged murder-suicide attempt. Authorities have now identified the woman as Krystal Rose Renee Hancock.
This is the least-healthy city in Alabama
Alabama has a health problem. The state is historically ranked among the least-healthy in the country, with high rates of heart disease and obesity and low percentages of people who exercise and have healthy diets.
State Sen. Gerald Allen to renew push to end Alabama’s gun permit requirement
During an interview on this week’s broadcast of Alabama Public Television’s “Capitol Journal,” State Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) confirmed he was revamping an effort to end a requirement for citizens to have a permit to own a gun in the state of Alabama.
89-year-old Alabama woman jailed over messy appliance store
CLANTON, Ala. – Odean Cleckler, 89, said she has been doing her best to help run her husband's used-appliance business since he died a decade ago. This week, that work landed her and her son in jail.
Selma man dies after being struck by vehicle in Dallas County
A Selma man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while he was walking on a county road north of Selma on Friday afternoon, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a news release.
New Year's Eve events in Alabama: Ways to ring in 2019 in style
Are you ready to clink glasses, throw confetti and celebrate the arrival of 2019? There's plenty to do in Alabama on Dec. 31, from concerts and parties to street festivals and fireworks displays. Here are 23 events planned throughout the state, all intended to help you bid farewell to 2018 and welco
Man shot to death at Sylvania Circle home; suspect captured in Alabama
The Gordon County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a man at a Sylvania Circle home early Saturday morning. The suspect in the shooting was taken into custody in Eastern Alabama around 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
Single car crash claims life in Selma
Dallas County Al. (WIAT) -- A single-vehicle crash at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, claimed the life of a pedestrian. Adrian Jay Stubbs, 50, of Selma was killed when he was struck by a 2014 Buick Verano. Stubbs was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Buick was not injured. The crash occurre
Alabama Department of Corrections searching for escaped inmate
Officials with the Alabama Department of Corrections needs your help in locating inmate Terrance Leon Couch. According to authorities, Couch escaped from the Elba Work Release Center at approximately 3:40 pm on Friday, Dec. 14. The Elba Work Center is located in Coffee County.
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama associates donate more than 8,300 toys, food items to agencies in 5 counties (with photos)
LINCOLN -- Honda Manufacturing of Alabama associates gather toys and food items annually to donate to local agencies and food banks for Christmas. This year, associates provided 8,320 toys and food items, which is a record. The donations go to agencies in five counties, including Talladega and St. C
Feds Provide Funding for Winter Heating Bills
State officials are distributing almost $47-Milliion dollars to assist people in low income households in paying their winter heating bills. Here are the agencies handling the distribution across the state,