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We are on WEATHER ALERT: Overnight storms enter our Alabama counties 1AM CT
The forecast continues to show signs of a much stronger event on the latest runs. This will be stronger than tis past Sunday’s storm system, which brought the EF-0 & 1 tornadoes. These could be stronger…
Vehicle shot into while driving down Highway 199 in Macon County
MACON COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - There was a shooting on Highway 199 in Macon County Wednesday night. According to Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson, two vehicles were driving down the highway when an occupant in one began firing into the other. The condition of any victims is not known at this time.
Tornado Threat Extending Farther North Into The Northern Half Of Central Alabama
Strong storms are approaching the state line and NWS Birmingham has gone ahead and issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for all of Sumter County until 5:30 pm. A few tornado warnings continue for a few counties in the eastern parts of Mississippi that we’ll need to watch as they approach the state.
Severe storms moving into Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Severe storms will move into Alabama late this afternoon. A few tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are possible with these storms. Share and stay weather aware!
Former AG Loretta Lynch to speak in Tuskegee
TUSKEGEE, AL (WSFA) - Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who served in the position during the Obama administration, will travel to Alabama in May to speak at Tuskegee University.
James Spann: Threat of severe storms across Alabama tonight
WATCHING THE RADAR: A line of severe storms is along I-55 in Mississippi as I write this update; a few tornado warnings are in effect for line segments where storms are in rotation. But here in Alabama, all is calm; it is a warm, windy afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the 7
Next Tornado Watch May Include Southwestern Parts Of Central Alabama
The Storm Prediction Center has released a new mesoscale discussion which states that a new tornado watch is likely to be issued for the southern and eastern parts of Mississippi and the southwestern parts of Alabama which may include a couple of counties in Central Alabama. The new tornado watch sh
Chamber, local governments to declare April 17 as ‘Tuskegee University Day’
Michael Tullier, APR, Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing. Local business and government leaders are looking forward to celebrating Tuskegee University’s importance to the community by declaring Wednesday, April 17 as “Tuskegee University Day.”
Severe weather threatens Alabama: The latest on risk of tornadoes
Forecasters said Alabama could be hit by severe weather on Thursday night and into Friday morning. The National Weather Service in Birmingham said damaging straight line winds are the primary threat, but brief tornadoes are also possible. The agency urged Alabamians to have multiple ways to get warn
Stabbing In Macon County Leaves One Dead, One Injured
Macon County authorities are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead and sent another to the hospital. Sheriff Andre Brunson says that stabbing happened Wednesday night near Notasulga. The second victim is in critical condition.
Weather alert: Severe weather possible Thursday night into Friday morning
Severe weather is possible late Thursday evening into Friday morning. Severe weather including strong straight-line winds and tornadoes is possible Thursday night and into Friday morning, according the National Weather Service.
From App State commit to A-Day star, Williams shows why Auburn recruited him
AUBURN — D.J. Williams’ decision to commit to Auburn on Dec. 19, the first day of the early signing period, wasn’t met with much fanfare. Yes, the Tigers needed to add a running back to their 2019 class. But this one? Williams spent his senior season playing mostly quarterback in a small town of Seb
Alabama teen gets 2 years in brother’s slaying
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A judge sentenced an Alabama teenager to two years in jail after he pleaded guilty to killing his older brother during a fistfight last year. The News Courier of Athens reports 18-year-old Kobe Keshon Peoples shot 21-year-old Mikus Peoples about eight times with a pistol after th
Mueller report: ‘Alabama governor’ mentioned in special counsel report
A brief mention of a proposed meeting between Russian officials, then-U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions and the governor of Alabama is included in the report issued today from special counsel Robert Mueller.
Drivers react to major North Alabama road projects
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Huge news if you drive I-565 frequently and get caught in traffic jams! Governor Kay Ivey announced some major road projects for Madison County and Limestone County, thanks to the new gas tax.
300 law enforcement officers carry out predawn contraband raid at Alabama prison
Hundreds of law enforcement officers descended upon an Alabama prison Thursday morning in a joint operation targeting contraband. The Alabama Department of Corrections led the predawn raid at William C. Holman Correctional Facility beginning about 4:30 a.m. More than 300 officers took part in the ef
Search find multiple weapons, phones in Alabama prison
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A search of the prison where Alabama conducts executions has turned up multiple weapons and cellphones. The Department of Corrections says about 300 officers from state and local agencies began a security sweep before dawn Thursday at Holman prison near Atmore. The state's death
4 Alabama doctors among 60 charged in illegal prescription opioid crackdown
CINCINNATI — Federal authorities say they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegal prescribing and distributing of opioids and other dangerous drugs.
Bill that would lessen marijuana penalties in Alabama passes Senate committee
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) -- A proposed bill that would revise the crime of unlawful possession of marijuana in Alabama passed in a Senate committee vote on Wednesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the bill and it will now go to the Senate for a full vote.
22-year-old fatally stabbed during fight at west Alabama public housing complex
An investigation is underway after a woman was fatally stabbed Tuesday night in west Alabama. Shatonio Kiera Smith, 22, was killed. State Bureau of Investigation spokesman Special Agent Jason Ward said the slaying happened about 10 p.m. during a fight in the Brent public housing Complex on Kennedy R