Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Lowndes County

A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Hayneville Wednesday night, authorities confirm.

  Northern California fire death toll at 56; 130 missing

2 Huntsville women killed, 44 people injured in Mississippi bus crash

Elderly woman who used wheelchair unable to escape when family dog attacked

Montgomery recycling facility expected to re-open in January

’It was a tragic event’: Survivor describes deadly bus crash in Mississippi

9-year-old girl’s suicide prompts parents to talk

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  Mother of Selma homicide victim calls for justice

Gov. Ivey holds summit for leaders in early childhood education

Teen charged with murder in deadly Auburn shooting appears in court

Troy student charged in hit-and-run that injured fellow student

Red Door Theatre in Union Springs celebrates 15 years

Firefighters begin to see progress against deadly California blazes, as death toll rises to 59

  State leaders want to expand program giving high school students workplace experience

Right now there is only one youth apprenticeship program in Fort Payne. These programs will help Alabamians meet the demand for skilled workers in the state.

Capitol Oyster Bar expansion to include RV park

While Montgomery city leaders are taking a breather for now in expanding the riverfront, Lewis Mashburn’s project is only a half-mile upstream.

  Family remembers toddler they say shot himself with father’s gun

Angela Jelks Gilliam will fondly remember her great grandson.

Former Decatur pastor released to group home after murder charge

Terry Lee Greer was charged with the Jan. 10, 2013, shooting death of his wife, Lisa Greer, and with the shooting and attempted murder of his daughter, Suzanna.

  First Alert: Windy, cold start to Thursday

AL parole board submits corrective action plan to Gov. Ivey

Alabama’s youngest county commissioner takes his seat

Family: 2-year-old boy dies after accidentally shooting himself in Birmingham, AL

Families of the Year: The Treloars

Sen. Doug Jones confirms 2020 run

Highland Avenue murder suspect surrenders to police

Christopher Dotson is accused of shooting 31-year-old Adam Terrell Jordan to death after a verbal altercation.

Montgomery scam artist suspects sought by police

The victim was an 88-year-old woman whom investigators said was flim-flamed out of her money.

Auburn schools move forward with Master Plan

The Auburn City Schools 2028 Master Plan details renovations for all of the school system’s campuses and two new schools.

Parole denied for AL man convicted of 1976 rape, murder

While multiple people appeared at the hearing in support of the victim’s family, every seat available for those representing Jerry Lee Jones remained empty.

Florida man arrested for ‘Mother of Satan’ bomb materials, sheriff says

Sheriff's deputies in Florida responded to the home of Jared Coburn, 37, on Tuesday, according to the office's Facebook post. Officers found jars of triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, a highly volatile white crystalline powder.

Police: Dothan man charged after beating stepson

A Dothan man faces child abuse charges after police say he beat his stepson.

Storm debris piles growing in Houston County after Hurricane Michael

Crews have been working to clear debris in the Wiregrass since Hurricane Michael hit a little over a month ago.

AL EMA observes Winter Weather Preparedness Week

It’s Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Alabama, a good reminder for us all to get ready now for when those brutally cold temperatures hit.

Air Force pilot dies in plane crash at Laughlin AFB, TX

The Air Force T-38C Talon crashed at about 7:40 p.m. at the base. The injured pilot was taken to the hospital. The pilot’s condition wasn’t disclosed.

Frozen asparagus recalled over listeria concerns

Listeria can sometimes cause fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

Girl, 6, hit with stray bullet fired by security guard outside McDonald’s

The 6-year-old was able to take some steps and lift her injured leg after undergoing a three-hour surgery to get the bullet removed.

Problems found in Selma financial situation

The auditors said they found signs of a real problem when it comes to Selma's financial situation.

Federal judge denies motion in lawsuit involving ballots of Alabama A&M students

A motion was filed to request the Madison County Board of Registrars and the Secretary of State’s office to count denied provisional ballots of four Alabama A&M students.

Butler County coroner’s race almost decided

Butler County voters are one step closer in knowing who their next coroner will be.

Montgomery school board passes resolution for potential property tax increase

Montgomery County Board of Education votes 5-2 to adopt a resolution to increase millage rate by 6 mills.

AL farmers experience more than $200 million in damages after Hurricane Michael

Thousands of farmers are experiencing devastating losses after Hurricane Michael’s winds hit Alabama in October.

Montgomery’s Kirk Jay makes it to ‘The Voice’ Top 13

American voted, and Alabama native Kirk Jay is in the Top 13 on NBC’s “The Voice.”

Huntsville students surprise teacher with color-correcting glasses

Lee High School theater students surprised their choir teacher with color-correcting glasses.

Limestone County mom sentenced to 40 years for scalding kids in bathtub

A Limestone County mother has learned her fate in prison after admitting that she placed both of her small children in a scalding bath as a form of punishment.

Dothan leaders mull options over recycling program’s future

While recycling may be Eco-friendly, it’s not economically friendly for the city of Dothan. City leaders met Tuesday for a work session to discuss the future of the program.

Families of the Year: The Borders

If you can hike, fly or drive to it, no matter how far, the Borders have no limits to their family adventures.

Convicted pill mill doctor ordered to pay $7.7 million in restitution

Court documents show more than $3.7 million is owed to Medicare, $3.5 million to BCBS, and nearly a million dollars to Viva Health.

DA: Selma victim beaten to death with brick, suspect arrested

This isn't the first homicide the suspect has been connected to, according to the police chief.

19-year-old arrested in connection with social media threats to Eufaula schools

Eufaula police have made an arrest in connection with social media threats made toward Eufaula schools.

Highland Avenue murder suspect identified, sought

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Highland Avenue on Friday.

EPA official indicted on Alabama ethics charges

An Environmental Protection Agency official who used to lead Alabama's environmental regulatory agency has been indicted on state ethics charges

Girl’s last chemo treatment to fall on 6th birthday

A 5-year-old battling brain cancer has a birthday coming up and her family is hoping to make her day extra special with help from the community.

OSHA fines AL steel company for risks including amputations, falls

OSHA inspected four Sabel Steel Service facilities in Montgomery, Dothan, Theodore, and in Newnan, Georgia, before citing the company for putting its employees at risk.

Search continues for missing, dead in California wildfires

More than 8,000 firefighters statewide were battling wildfires that destroyed more than 7,000 structures and killed more than 40 people, with the flames feeding on dry brush and driven by strong winds.

Man arrested for reportedly robbing family members

A Montgomery man was arrested after reportedly robbing two family members on Oct. 28.

AL native Kirk Jay sings ‘One More Day’ live on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

America now gets to vote for the Top 12 competitors of the night.

Household disinfectants could affect children’s weight

A new Canadian study says the disinfectants that we use in our homes could make children fat.

Men’s Health Awareness Month: Keeping your heart healthy

While we should all pay close attention to our heart health, some folks may have more reason to be concerned.

WSFA 12 News spreads goodwill on World Kindness Day

Happy World Kindness Day!

US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo’

A story of a botched assassination will be part of an epic tale told in a tightly secured New York City courtroom starting Tuesday as prosecutors and defense lawyers make their opening statements in Guzman's long-awaited U.S. trial.

Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

State law requires a machine recount in races where the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. In the Senate race, Rick Scott's lead over incumbent Bill Nelson was 0.14 percentage points. In the governor's race, unofficial results showed GOP's Ron DeSantis ahead of Andrew Gillum by 0.41 points.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A veteran and his K-9 friend are together again

When it comes to a man and his service dog, well... that bond can be a life-line.

Man seriously injured in Montgomery shooting

A man suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound Monday night in the 4700 block of Mobile Highway.

  Edmundite Missions steps up to help laid off workers in Selma

A single mother of two recently laid off by the City of Selma says making ends meet was a concern, but with the help of family, friends, and Edmundite Missions some of the load has been lifted.

WWII Veteran’s dog tags found in France, returned to AL

It was a very special Veterans Day surprise for one McCalla man.

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

It's now the deadliest blaze in state history.

Not cleaning dryer vent could be a fire hazard

Every year, thousands of house fires are started by a clothes dryer.

Barbour County elects first African-American sheriff

Being the first African-American to hold the job isn’t something he necessarily dwells on. He says he’s got bigger challenges to worry about.

AUM honors veterans with special parking spaces

Auburn University Montgomery is honoring veterans in a new way.

Veterans express their struggles, experiences after serving

As Americans honor those who sacrificed for their country, veterans continue to speak out on what concerns they have for those who served.

Marshall County native making it big on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

There will be many people watching “The Voice” on NBC. That’s because they’re down to 24 contestants. One of those is from Marshall County.

Police seek 2 men in connection with multiple thefts

Prattville Police said on Monday that two men wanted in multiple thefts have been identified through an anonymous tip.

Veteran remembers service, late wife on holiday

Dick Schoof has spent the last 18 years coming to the VFW Post in Dothan for the annual Veterans Day Ceremony. This is the first holiday he will have to celebrate the national holiday without his wife who was also a veteran.

Family Guidance Center of Alabama celebrates 30th anniversary of Families of the Year

This year the Family Guidance Center of Alabama will celebrate 30 years of honoring families through it’s Families of the Year Awards Ceremony.

Lee Co. DA looking at ‘very lengthy sentence’ for Auburn man convicted of double murder

The Lee County district attorney says his office will be asking for a very lengthy sentence in the cast where two people died following a vehicle crash in Opelika.

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee helped create most of Marvel Comics' famous characters, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk.

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

All 67 counties in the Sunshine State are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts, and half had already begun by Monday.

Blue Cross warns Alabamians of robocall scam

A major insurance company is warning Alabama residents of a nationwide robocall scam.

Former District Attorney E. Paul Jones dies in Texas

Jones, who had been battling cancer, passed away at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Sunday.

Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

Why you should avoid the Secret Sister Gift Exchange on social media

The Secret Sister Gift Exchange is a popular scheme making its way around social media, but the Better Business Bureau warns to steer clear of this "illegal scam."

New Alabama lieutenant governor names chief of staff

Alabama's newly elected lieutenant governor has named a north Alabama woman to serve as his chief of staff.

GA mom says ‘our world needs more people’ like stranger who helped with daughter’s hair

A Columbus mother was struggling with effectively styling her adopted daughter’s hair when someone she had never met before came to her rescue.