Saturday, August 23 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:33:44 GMT
Montgomery police say they are initiating a death investigation following a shooting in north Montgomery Thursday afternoon.More >>
A man wanted for murder in North Montgomery turned himself in Friday. The victim's mother says he had threatened violence to her son before but that it didn't have to end in tragedy. She spoke to WSFA 12 News about what happened and she has a message for those who choose violence as a method to solve disputes. More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:01:23 GMT
A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care. The mother says the sad part is her toddler daughter has Down's Syndrome and can't tell her what's going on. This motherMore >>
A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:35:14 GMT
The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >>
Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...More >>
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
Many municipal runoff elections are taking place in our area today. Several big races will be decided, including mayoral seats in Alex City, Opp and Tallassee.
In Alex City, only 22 votes separated mayoral candidates Charles Shaw and Mark Lamborne during the August municipal election. Shaw, who earned the most votes, is a Tallapoosa County Commissioner and has served on the Board of Education.
This is Mark Lamborne's first time running for public office. He runs an electrical construction firm in the city.
In Opp, incumbent mayor H.D. Edgar fighting to hold on to his position. He's campaigning to bring more revenue to the city. His challenger John Bartholomey says his focus is adding jobs by bringing in new companies to Opp.
It Tallassee, incumbent mayor George McCain is running against former long-time mayor Bobby Payne.
McCain feels good about his chances of getting re-elected and believes he's done all he can do to convince voters that the city is moving forward with much better infrastructure in place.
Challenger Bobby Payne is counting on his 20 years as mayor, before being defeated four years ago by McCain, as the key difference in the race.
There are also run-offs for city council races in Selma, Wetumpka and Tuskegee.
A list of runoff elections in our area can be found here. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. today.