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McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >>
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >>
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It's a crime that continues to generate anger and disbelief in Montgomery and beyond- the destruction of the home of Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks. The case took center stage this Labor Day at an annualMore >>
The community is uniting to help catch the criminals who desecrated a piece of Montgomery history. The vandalism of Rosa Parks' home angered many across the city and hundreds have donated in an effort to help find those responsible. Crimestoppers is hoping a bigger reward will crack the case.More >>
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -
Two men were rescued after being trapped 150 feet underground on Monte Sano, according to rescue workers.
Authorities said the men were sport rappelling Thursday near Panorama Drive when they got stuck on a ledge inside a natural well 225 feet deep.
Rescue crews responded around 11 a.m. after receiving a call from a third person at the site who did not get stuck. A rescuer in a harness was able to go inside the well and help retrieve the men.
Officials said they have specialized training for these emergencies and put it to good use Thursday. "The guys know what they're doing. They're pretty well versed with the rescue procedures, it's just the heaviness of the person getting them out of the hole," said Huntsville Fire & Rescue Captain Frank McKenzie.
McKenzie described the area as rough terrain. "Once you get down there, there's about a 50 foot area that we're able to work with," he said.
The men were rescued within an hour of the rescue team's arrival. No injuries were reported.
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