Opelika receives recycling grant

The East Alabama Recycling Partnership was one of 21 applicants to be awarded a grant from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

  Dept. of Labor: We’ve been breaking employment records

Tara Hutchison, the Department of Labor communications director, said Alabama has broken employment numbers for the fourth month in a row and more businesses are hiring.

BTW in need of “creative support” after move

BTW still needs "creative support" to fully meet the needs of its students.

Child found chained, naked in central Alabama home; 3 arrested

Two other children, a 12-year-old and a 5-year-old, were also removed from the home,

Police chase from Calera ends with crash near Prattville

The police chief says at one point the suspect tried to hit a sheriff's deputy with her vehicle.

Marion Junction residents fed up with train litter

Residents of Marion Junction are fed up with train litter left behind in their community.

Alabama jobless rate unchanged in August at 4.1 percent

32,000 more people are working than in August 2017, the state says.

I-85 reopens after car, 18-wheeler collide near Taylor Road

All lanes of I-85 northbound are back open after a car got caught under an 18-wheeler.

I-65 reopens in Morgan County following bridge repair

The bridge had been closed since Wednesday evening when a tractor-trailer wreck damaged the bridge near mile marker 319.

Valley police searching for missing 4-month-old

4-month-old Kaylee Roxanne McGill was taken from her father’s residence in Valley on Sept. 19 by her non-custodial mother.

Student charged with terrorist threat against Montgomery school

The 911 caller claimed an armed and masked man was on the campus of a local middle school.

Judd Davis set for return to WSFA 12 News airwaves

Everybody's favorite male Today In Alabama co-anchor is back!

3 Marines killed in Vietnam War to be buried at Arlington

The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery

Donations top $30K to WSFA 12 News, American Red Cross relief drive

We opened the phone lines and you opened your wallet. Thank you!

Inmate fatally stabbed at St. Clair prison

The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the fatal stabbing of an inmate.

Food for Thought 9/21

This week's scores range from a perfect 100 down to a dismal 69. CLEAN UP!

Windows shattered after shots fired at Montgomery County Courthouse

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a shooting shattered a Montgomery County Courthouse window early Friday morning.

Former Andalusia police officer charged with murder

One man is charged with murder after a Thursday night shooting in Andalusia.

Flea, tick products can cause seizures in pets, FDA warns

Flea treatments for dogs and cats can lead to neurological issues, including muscle tremors and seizures, the Food and Drug Administration warned.

Armed home invasion suspect arrested in Millbrook

Police didn’t have to look very far for their suspect.

River Region real estate market stable decade after Great Recession

The housing market in the River Region continues to recover and stabilize after the Great Recession 10 years ago, and the near-future looks good.

  Name of victim in Montgomery County death investigation released

The victim, previously of Tuskegee, had been a Waugh resident for around seven years.

Former Wetumpka officer guilty of negligent homicide

Andrew Bass was responding to an emergency in 2016 without lights or sirens when he was involved in a fatal crash.

AL prison officials seek to avoid contempt of court ruling over mental health staffing

ADOC acknowledges it was not in compliance with the May and June deadlines.

Man killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-85 identified

The victim was a 51-year-old Auburn resident.

Man gets 85 years in prison for Montgomery murder

The victim was shot multiple times. Then his body was set on fire to hide evidence.

Auburn man hit, seriously injured by school bus

An Auburn man was seriously injured after being hit by a school bus.

Police pursuit in Montgomery County ends with 17-year-old’s arrest

A 17-year-old is in custody after a police pursuit down Interstate 85 southbound in Montgomery County.

1 in custody after threat made to “shoot up” Macon County school

Lockdowns have been lifted but extra security remains in place.

Montgomery mayor calls on parents to help fight juvenile crime

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange is calling on parents to take action, to help in the fight against juvenile crime.

RECIPES: Game day cocktails and chicken chili

Football season is here, which also means it’s tailgating time.

Suspect wanted for crimes in Montgomery, Prattville, Troy arrested

The crime happened in Troy but the suspect tried to use the credit card in Montgomery.

Missing Person alert issued for south AL man

Police said Johnny Franky Thompson was last seen leaving his Slocomb residence Tuesday to go run some errands and then go to Dothan.

State works to attract companies to create movies in Alabama

The Alabama Film Office is always trying to attract production companies to the state. The Alabama Tourism Department said this helps the economy.

MPS to only receive about $10.4 million from BTW fire

MPS expects to receive just a small portion in insurance money of what it will cost to rebuild after BTW fire.

Opelika reduces scope of I-85 connector project

The change is in large part because of community feedback.

Serial numbers released for 13 guns stolen in Pike County

We're learning more about all the guns stolen in a Brundidge burglary.

Flu season starting early this year

Cases of the flu are already popping up around Alabama.

Limestone County teen charged with capital murder of mother, sister

Preliminary evidence indicates the 15-year-old stabbed and killed her sister and mother in a domestic altercation at the home. She then reportedly used a knife to try to kill herself.

Suit filed against AL Sec. of State for Twitter blocking

John Merrill is defending his right to block Twitter followers.

ASU suffers another credit downgrade

Despite another downgrade, ASU's president points to a positive note in the report.