Australia's foreign minister has criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and is calling for their unconditional release.More >> Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization...More >> Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.More >> European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.More >> Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.More >> Two bombings targeting the Iraqi military killed 13 people, including six soldiers, south of Baghdad on Saturday, officials said.More >> Crowds are cheering and celebrating in the streets after Liberian authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people were barricaded amid the country's Ebola outbreak.More >> Crowds celebrated in the streets of Liberia's capital on Saturday after authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people had been barricaded for more than a week to contain the country's Ebola outbreak.More >> An official says a suicide bomber targeting an intelligence office in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two people.More >> A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.More >>
Dining out? Check out this week's food inspection scores.More >> This week's food scores are all related to Montgomery area schools. Do you know the health rating where your student eats lunch?
Are you tired of bumpy... Poorly patched roads? they can damage your car... Not to mention... Pride in your community. So tonight, the 12 news defenders are on pavement patrol. We asked you to tell us...More >> Are you tired of bumpy, poorly patched roads? The 12 News Defenders went to the city to find out when Montgomery's ugliest roads will be re-paved. Check out the list here.More >> (Source: MGN) With the recent death of actor Robin Williams, suicide and depression has resurfaced a major topic of discussion. If you or anyone you know is suffering from depression or is having thoughts of suicide,More >> With the recent death of actor Robin Williams, suicide and depression has resurfaced a major topic of discussion.More >> (Source: WSFA 12 News) The 12 News Defenders continue to work to get exposed cable lines buried. Since we got involved on Wednesday in an east Montgomery neighborhood where neighbors have been dealing with lines in their yards,More >> Exposed cable lines that had been lying across backyards in East Montgomery, and across a sidewalk in another neighborhood are now underground.
Inflatables, or moonwalks as they were originally referred to, can be an endless source of fun for little ones, but they can also be the source of serious injuries. In May two 5 and 6-year-old boys inMore >> Inflatables, or moonwalks as they were originally referred to, can be an endless source of fun for little ones, but they can also be the source of serious injuries.More >> If you're a parent of a little one, summer is the prime time to be concerned about water safety and the risks. We all know about drowning, but what about what's called secondary drowning, when someoneMore >> Parents have probably seen all kinds of stories about secondary drowning on Facebook and other social media sites. For many it's alarming and confusing, so we are separating fact from fiction so you can be prepared.More >> The internet is supposed to be off limits for inmates in Alabama -- so how could there be a Facebook page for an inmate? The 12 News Defenders were alerted to an Alabama inmate's Facebook page by a concernedMore >> The 12 News Defenders were alerted to an Alabama inmate's Facebook page by a concerned viewer.
Before you answer your next phone call - it may not be who you think it is on the other end.The Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission are trying to come up with ways to stopMore >> Before you answer your next phone call - it may not be who you think it is on the other end.The Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission are trying to come up with ways to stopMore >> Store savings, hiding in plain sight -- right on the price tags. Here are the store codes you'll want to see.
When we think about dangers along the coast, sharks and hurricanes come to mind, but would you believe that rip currents kill more people than sharks, hurricanes or lightning strikes. Your first lineMore >> When we think about dangers along the coast, sharks and hurricanes come to mind. But would you believe that rip currents kill more people than sharks, hurricanes or lightning strikes.More >>