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Macon County School Superintendent Dr. Jacqueline Brooks confirms to WSFA 12 News that shots were fired after a high school graduation ceremony Wednesday evening. There were no injuries reported.Dr. BrooksMore >>
Macon County School Superintendent Dr. Jacqueline Brooks confirms to WSFA 12 News that shots were fired after a high school graduation ceremony Wednesday evening. There were no injuries reported.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:55 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:55:08 GMT
(RNN) - Dozens of Cleveland restaurants have pledged to give the man who rescued three Ohio women from captivity, free burgers for life. Charles Ramsey, the guy who famously stopped eating his Big MacMore >>
More than a dozen of Cleveland restaurants have pledged to give the man who rescued three Ohio women from captivity, free burgers for life.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:51 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:51:55 GMT
WSFA 12 News is taking action to try and help the people of Oklahoma following the violent weather. We are teaming up with the American Red Cross tomorrow for a phone bank. The hours will be from 11amMore >>
WSFA 12 News teamed up with the American Red Cross in Alabama to help the people of Oklahoma following the tornadoes that took 24 lives and caused extensive damage. Our on air and on line Disaster Relief Drive has raised $45,641 up to now.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:45 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:45:52 GMT
The hunt is on for a wanted suspect in Autauga County, according to the Autauga County Sheriff's Office. A woman called the WSFA 12 newsroom Wednesday afternoon saying that she had been stopped in AutaugaMore >>
A manhunt was initiated (for a second time) in Autauga county Wednesday after authorities showed up at a home to serve a robbery warrant and ran into the man wanted in connection with a January police chase. More >>
Amid lingering concerns about his national security policies, President Barack Obama is outlining measures to clarify the deadly use of drones against terror suspects.More >>
President Barack Obama is set to at least partially bring out into the open some of the U.S.-directed drone program, a key component of counterterrorism strategy, as he outlines the contours of the continuing threat to...More >>
TRUSSVILLE, AL (WBRC) -
Trussville firefighters found a body on Saturday afternoon after removing an abandoned vehicle from a lake. Firefighters were in the process of pulling the vehicle out when they discovered another vehicle in the lake.
Officials say the body of a man was discovered inside a white pickup truck. The Trussville Police Chief says they have determined the man's name, but we are choosing not to release it at this time. We are going to wait until the coroner's office confirms the name through dental records.
What we can tell you is the man is from Margaret in St. Clair County. He was last seen February 5th, 2012. He left his brother's house, saying he was going to work.
People who work near the lake saw the police and fire trucks, but they did not know about the gruesome discovery until later.
"That's really sad. That person has been missing since February and that he got found in the lake," said Whitney Crow, who works in Trussville.
We are told the victim's family has been notified and they are cooperating with police. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says they will release the man's name later today.
Investigators say it appears the truck entered the water at a high rate of speed.