Saturday, August 23 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:35:39 GMT
Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.More >>
Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:28:26 GMT
After starting in Kentucky earlier in the month of August, post about "Purge" events have quickly spread across the country. It all started in Louisville, when a picture popped up on social media statingMore >>
The Montgomery Police Department say they have been made aware of the picture that is circulating social media, and are taking the matter very seriously.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:48:18 GMT
Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed...More >>
Ferguson's streets remained peaceful as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest that erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.More >>
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WAFF) -
A Muscle Shoals children's minister has been charged with multiple charges including sex abuse and sodomy.
Muscle Shoals Police Chief Robert Evans confirmed Tuesday night Jeffrey Dale Eddie has been charged with two counts of child pornography, 31 counts of second-degree sodomy and three counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.
Eddie is the children's minister at Highland Park Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals. The pastor of the church declined to comment about the case, but said their number one priority is protecting the children and helping them move forward.
Eddie is being transported to the Colbert County Detention Center. Bond has been set at $1,030,000.
The police chief is expected to answer questions about this arrest at 10 a.m. Wednesday. WAFF will have a crew at that meeting. Look for updates on air and on WAFF.com.
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