Thursday, May 23 2013 11:58 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:58:46 GMT
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 >>
SAGINAW COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -
Have you seen one of these? WNEM.com noticed these mysterious boxes along I-675 in Saginaw County. We had no idea what they were. Drivers in the area were equally puzzled. After all, they warn of danger on the side of the road.
Robert Ranck is an engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation. WNEM.com needed an expert to help crack our case. He turned out to be just the right guy.
"Those voltage boxes are there just to caution folks because they used to have lights there," Ranck said.
That means there are live wires beneath these boxes and MDOT wants to keep people from touching them. This is what they do after an accident takes out a power pole.
"It typically takes us a couple, three weeks to be able to replace them. We have to order all of the necessary parts to be able to put them back up," Ranck said.
So for now the boxes are put in place, as MDOT wants to make sure that you are safe.
"The wires that are exposed are not 480 volts on the top. But somebody could get in down in there and be able to potentially get a shock. Because all of the rest of the lights are currently running to keep the freeway lit," Ranck said.
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