Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:42 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:42:08 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:38:01 GMT
(RNN) - After an estimated 26 tornadoes hit five states on Sunday, and a massive EF-4 tornado leveled the Oklahoma City metropolitan area killing 24 on Monday - more severe weather is expected to impactMore >>
The Storm Prediction Center at the National Weather Service believes there is a high probability for severe weather in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:37 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:37:24 GMT
You can help those affected by the deadly, severe weather that hit Oklahoma Monday. Over the weekend, Missouri, Iowa, Kasas and Illinois also experienced severe weather.The American Red Cross is acceptingMore >>
Learn how you can help victims of severe weather recover in the Plains States...More >>
The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.More >>
The farm bill the Senate is considering this week would cut some farm subsidies but also expand government-subsidized crop insurance, a safety net used by many farmers in case of bad weather or lost revenue.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:47:11 GMT
- May 31 at 2 p.m., the ASU Honey Beez will debut on nationwide TV!- Free & open to the public! WHEN: Friday, May 31, at 2 p.m.WHERE: ASU's J. Garrick Hardy Student Center, near the Dunn-Oliver AcadomeMore >>
On Friday May 31st the ASU the Honey Beez, the University's plus-sized dance team, will make their national television debut on the Steve Harvey Show. To celebrate ASU will hold a watch party on May 31st at 2pm in the new J. Garrick Hardy Student Center located near the Dunn-Oliver Acadome & Shuttlesworth Dining Hall. More >>
PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) -
Better communication and improved efficiency are both parts of the new world order behind the Prattville Police Department's new crime unit.
investigators Tom Allen and John Lee are convinced had it not been for the new
crime unit, burglary suspect 29-year old Reggie Lamont Haley would still
be on the streets today.
likely," said Allen.
With help from the
Montgomery County Sheriff's Department, police captured Haley within 72 hours
after he allegedly burglarized one of the apartments at Plantation Apartments
in Prattville off Highway 14 on March 4th.
"The public is
going to see a more thorough investigation and quicker arrests," Lee explained.
The apartment burglary
was the first crime investigated under the Prattville Police Department's new
crime unit initiated by new chief Mark Thompson. The new unit focuses on
Tom Allen, for example, is better suited in evidence gathering while
other investigators do a very good job of getting information from witnesses on
the scene. The new crime unit is expected to produce better results; quicker
leads, quicker arrests.
"Some of us are
good on the SWAT team, gathering evidence, interviewing victims and
suspects," Allen said.
It turns out Haley was
wanted for other burglary crimes in Montgomery County and remains in the Montgomery
County Detention Center.