Friday, August 22 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:33:57 GMT
The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department is receiving a new ladder truck Friday which will enhance their response coverage area. The Alabama Forestry Commission is presenting the 2006 fire engine ladderMore >>
The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department is receiving a new ladder truck Friday which will enhance their response coverage area.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:19:51 GMT
Governor Robert Bentley is joining school representatives and mascots from Alabama's 14 public universities and colleges promoting the upcoming College Colors Day.This College Color Day celebration isMore >>
Governor Robert Bentley is joining school representatives and mascots from Alabama's 14 public universities and colleges promoting the upcoming College Colors Day.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:15:17 GMT
Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.More >>
Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a...More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:04:50 GMT
A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks.More >>
Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's...More >>
HOUMA, LA (WAFB) -
A mother was arrest around noon Monday after her toddler was found alone in a hot car, according to investigators.
The Houma Police Department reported Cara Dubois, 27, of Larose, was charged with child desertion. Police said her 21-month-old daughter was left alone in the car while Dubois ran errands at a grocery store.
Officers said they received reports of a child in a car in a parking lot and discovered the girl was inside an unlocked car. They added the engine was not running.
Authorities said Dubois told them she went into the store to pay a bill and bought some cigarettes, but left the car running. However, the car turns off after 10 minutes of running in park.
Police said the child was not injured and was released to her father.
The penalty for a child desertion conviction is up to six months in prison and a $500 fine.