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Suspect Steals U-Haul Truck in Montgomery Leads Macon County Deputies on High Speed Chase

A man who stole a U-Haul truck is in jail accused of leading Macon County Deputies and Tuskegee Officers on a dangerous high speed chase. The chase started Thursday afternoon when a driver behind the stolen truck called U-Haul in Montgomery to report the U-Haul driving erratically.


Sunday Morning Quick Update on the Alabama Weather Situation

Lots to talk about in the video this morning, so expect it around 7:45 a.m. But a quick update as of 7 a.m. to start your day:. A few light showers are falling across North Alabama this morning. Temperatures up north are near 50Fs. Across the I-20 Corridor, they are in the 50s, having risen during t


Tuskegee PD Gets Grant for New Equipment

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $24,000 grant to provide equipment for the Tuskegee Police Department. The city will use the funds to purchase Tasers, digital fingerprinting machines, digital cameras and laptops.


Alabama officer shot; person of interest sought

AUBURN, Ala. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Alabama authorities have released the photo of man investigators are calling a person of interest in the shooting of an Auburn Police officer. That officer was rushed to the hospital and his condition was not known as of Friday evening as multiple agencies join the man


Alabama’s Eight Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Alabama’s eighth severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, and ends at midnight, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, allowing Alabama shoppers to stock up tax free on common supplies costing less than $60 that every home and business needs to prepare for a natural


Fundraiser for family of Zach Ford to be held March 9 in Tuskegee

On Dec. 6, 2018, Zach Ford lost his life in a tragic automobile accident. He was only 29 years old and left behind his wife, Samantha and three young children all under the age of nine.


This Week Is Severe Weather Awareness Week In Alabama

This week officially kicks off Alabama Severe Weather Awareness Week as declared by Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey. The Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency and other supporting organizations want to make sure you are prepared for severe weather. Advance planning and increased awareness will help


Turnovers Bite Badgers in Loss at Tuskegee

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (WPMI) — Daja Walker scored a career-high 15 points, but Spring Hill College's women's basketball team couldn't overcome a slow start as the Badgers fell, 63-51, to Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Ala., Monday night.


A Look At The Flooding Potential Ahead For Alabama

An extended period of unsettled weather is ahead for Alabama, with potential for flash flooding and longer term river flooding in the days ahead. The combination of high precipitable water values (very moist air), a deep upper trough to the west, and a surface front oscillating through the region wi


Alabama Supreme Court Grants Attorney General Steve Marshall's Request to Stay

Montgomery, AL - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay a recent Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 to be unconstitutional.


Alabama man among five killed during Illinois warehouse shooting

An Alabama man was one of five people killed by a recently fired co-worker in an Aurora, Ill. warehouse shooting Friday. Aurora police say Gary Martin, 45, killed five Henry Pratt Company employees with a handgun and then shot five police officers as they swarmed the building. The shooting ended aft


Tameka Harper named dean of students at Tuskegee University

Tameka Angola Harper, MPA, joins Tuskegee University’s Division of Student Affairs as its new dean of students. In this capacity, she will provide leadership for the division’s efforts to promote student academic success, student personal and professional development, and enhance the overall quality


UPDATE: Man suspected of shooting Auburn police officer dies in apartment fire

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - A man suspected of shooting an Auburn police officer Friday night died in a fire at an apartment complex. Police were searching for 38-year-old Christopher James Wallace in connection to the shooting. Aurburn authorities say Wallace and a female accomplice died in a fire at the C


Shooting suspects' cause of death pending autopsy

Cause of death for the two suspects of an attempted robbery and shooting of an Auburn police officer Friday night remains undetermined pending autopsy results, according to the Lee County Coroner’s Office.


Alabama woman who fatally stabbed boyfriend denied case review

Vegas Contorno, of Autauga, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2017 for fatally stabbing her boyfriend, was denied by the Alabama Supreme Court to review her conviction. Contorno’s attorneys have been fighting through appeals court since 2017.


Several local law enforcement agencies warn against wanted Alabama suspect believed to be armed and dangerous

SAMSON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Law enforcement agencies in our area are sharing photos of a wanted suspect out of Alabama who is believed to be armed and dangerous. The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) sent out a release Saturday after a woman died from what is believed to be a gunshot wound.


William Shatner, Alabama's Jeff Cook perform at Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- William Shatner made his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry alongside Jeff Cook of Alabama. Shatner and Cook performed the title track from their country album "Why Not Me"on Friday night.


Auburn shooting Feb. 15: Wire Road crime scene Feb. 16

We are back on the scene of Crossland Downs on Stonegate Drive, off of Wire Road. There is law enforcement at the scene on Feb. 16, 2019. Shooting suspects' cause of death pending autopsy; injured officer identified.


Up to 8 inches of rain possible in parts of Alabama next week

The forecast hasn't changed much: Parts of Alabama are in line to get a lot of rain. Possibly as much as 8 inches in spots through next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday continued to highlight the potential for flooding by next week -- both in urban areas and near rivers.


Man found beaten, near death after deputies pull over vehicle; 2 arrested

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man and a woman have been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a man was found badly beaten and near death inside a car. According to Alabama State Bureau of Investigation Captain Joe Herman, the Macon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an erratic driv