If your children plan to give their teacher a Christmas gift this year, you'd better check the state's ethics law first.  We've got the latest on an opinion reached by the Alabama Ethics Commission that will affect what and how much you can give.

A fire that killed three Union Springs children is being ruled an accident. The State Fire Marshal's office wrapped up its investigation following the deaths of 4- year-old twins and a 13 month old. Tonight, we'll tell you what authorities say caused the fire and why no adults were home at the time of the blaze.

A librarian labeled a hero. We'll tell you how an alert city worker was able to stop a child from being abducted!

And, you know her as Minny from the critically-acclaimed movie "The Help", but Montgomery native Octavia Spencer is also an award winner.  We've got details.

Join us at five and six on WSFA 12 News.

See ya then,

Valorie Lawson