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Tuskegee University’s accreditation status reaffirmed for next 10 years
TUSKEGEE, AL (WSFA) - Tuskegee’s accreditation status has been reaffirmed for the next 10 years, the university reported Tuesday. They were reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Our View: Opelika church shows a welcome sign of unity as doors open to Tuskegee singers
It’s not the return of THE Messiah, but it nonetheless is cause for timely celebration. First Baptist Church of Opelika welcomed this weekend the Tuskegee Golden Voices to join in the church’s musical production of “Messiah.”
100-year-old Tukegee Airman, WWII hero dies
NY, N.Y. — A New York City man who served as an aircraft technician with the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen died Saturday at age 100. Police say a home health aide found Wilfred DeFour unconscious and unresponsive inside his Harlem apartment at about 9 a.m.
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.
Aircraft technician with Tuskegee Airmen dies at 100 in NYC
NEW YORK — A New York City man who served as an aircraft technician with the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen died Saturday at age 100. Police say a home health aide found Wilfred DeFour unconscious and unresponsive inside his Harlem apartment at about 9 a.m.
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Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee celebrated his 99th birthday in the co-pilot’s seat
Climbing to 16,000 feet over the Virginia countryside Saturday (Dec. 8) Charles McGee looked intense but at ease. From the co-pilot’s seat, he gazed at the horizon, the Potomac River to his left.
LaGrange Police spot missing Alabama teen
LAGRANGE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - LaGrange Police said they have spotted a 16-year-old runaway Alabama boy Saturday at an area Walmart store. The LaGrange Police Department said Darron Keith Earles, who was reported missing on Oct. 25 from Valley, Alabama, was spotted getting into an RV at the store a
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
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.
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.
‘A minor setback’: Alabama 4-star 2020 commit suffers knee injury
The state’s No. 1-ranked football recruit in the Class of 2020 has suffered an injury setback. Jayson Jones, a 6-foot-6, 340-pound defensive lineman from Calera who has already committed to Alabama, suffered a torn knee ligament last month during a weightlifting session and underwent surgery Friday
Suspect in Custody for Murder of Prattville Woman in Macon County
The Alabama State Bureau of Investigations has arrested a man wanted for a murder that happened earlier this year in Macon County. Authorities say Sergio Webb was arrested Tuesday for the murder of 51-year old Melissa Metcalf. They say her body was found in a wooded area near Tysonville Loop back in
New Injury Update For Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa
Alabama is gearing up for yet another College Football Playoff appearance. The Tide kicked off practice this week and there was a significant update that came out of the media availability.
Auburn police arrest second suspect in Sept. 9 McDonald's shooting
Auburn police arrested Michael Terrell Long, 22, of Auburn on multiple charges related to the Sept. 9, shooting at the McDonald's on West Magnolia Ave. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. He was charged with discharging a firearm within Auburn city limits, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.
Major delays I-85 NB/SB near Shorter, Waugh
SHORTER, AL (WSFA) - Motorists traveling on Interstate 85 north and southbound near the Shorter/Waugh area will experience delays after a crash. According to the Shorter Fire Department’s twitter page, there are multiple accidents at mile-marker 15.
Police reports from Dec. 14
>First-degree theft of property was reported Thursday in the 100 block of Lee Road 317 in Smiths Station. >First-degree theft of property and third-degree criminal trespass was reported Thursday in the 200 block of Lee Road 746 in Salem.
2nd charged in September shooting near Auburn University
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - A 22-year-old man has been charged in a September shooting which left one person dead and four others injured outside an Auburn McDonald’s. According to Auburn police, Michael Terrell Long is charged with discharging a firearm within the city limits of Auburn, reckless endangerme
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Man charged with murder in case where Autauga County woman's body found in woods
A man has been charged with murder in a Macon County case where a woman’s body was found in a wooded area. Sergio Webb faces murder charges in the case, said Capt. Joe Herman of the State Bureau of Investigation. Investigators say Webb has lived in Macon County, as well as other parts of the state.