Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:23:01 GMT
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Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill. A spokesperson for Megabus told WSFA 12 News that the bus was headingMore >>
Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill.More >>
Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities...More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:43:00 GMT
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip. Billy Ray Kizziah, 21, of Deatsville, Joe Davis Henderson, 22, of Marbury, and KimberlyMore >>
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip.More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:24:41 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:22:15 GMT
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:More >>
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The traffic has been steady in Gadsden on Wednesday morning, but crews with the Gadsden Etowah County EMA and the County Road Department are hoping drivers will heed their advice and stay off the roads. The main concern is ice on the roads.
Glennis Burns with the Etowah County Road Department says crews remain on standby. Currently, they are not pre-treating the roads. Burns says they have to wait to see what will happen with this weather. When they do go ahead and take care of the roads, he says crews will use a fine gravel material and will begin treating main roads first.
Etowah County's EMA Director, Mike Bryant says crews with the EMA have actually been in house since Monday morning and are working 24/7. They have meeting two times a day with officials to make sure everyone is on the same page and to keep in constant contact with the road department.
"They will call us. They will tell us what areas of the county they are in. That way we receive calls, people wanting to know about road conditions, we can tell them where they're working. The law enforcement agencies need to know where they're working," said Bryant.
Calhoun County is also on standby to treat the roads. The county engineer says it is too early to treat the roads, because rain would just wash away what they put down.