Two cold fronts on the way to Alabama

Two cold fronts are possible in the near future!

Victim identified in Sunday morning shooting in Montgomery

  Seasonably warm weekend, but feeling like Fall next week

Nix, Williams developing a “special connection” for Auburn passing attack

  2 families able to keep off-campus tailgate tradition alive despite COVID-19 pandemic

Alabama elected officials respond to President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination

No. 8 Auburn starts season with victory over No. 23 Kentucky

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91-year-old veteran gets help finding a new home

1 dead, 3 hurt in overnight shooting in Enterprise

1 killed, 2 injured in two-vehicle crash in Montgomery

  WWII vet celebrates 100th birthday with his first birthday party ever

  Seasonably warm weekend ahead, then temps fall next week

Montgomery restaurants and bars prepare for gameday

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 5

It’s the sixth week of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

  Student athletes encouraged to follow health guidelines after school

Trying to manage school and athletics during a pandemic is hard enough, but student athletes can’t really ever have a break.

  Auburn University prepares for a football season unlike any other

SEC football is officially here and the Auburn Tigers will kick off the 2020 season at home against Kentucky Saturday morning. It will be the start to a season unlike any other in college football history.

  2 district attorneys, support dog recognized for service to crime victims

Friday marked the annual National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, and two prominent district attorneys in our area received high recognition during an event hosted by an advocacy group for victims.

  New downtown Montgomery mural depicts ongoing movement for voting rights

Auburn football to honor Pat Dye with helmet stickers

Sen. Doug Jones won’t support confirmation of Supreme Court nominee before election

Baptist Health updates visitor policies for emergency department patients

Haynes buys competitor Care Ambulance of Alabama

Court allows public nuisance suits against 3 Alabama casinos

  County Road 12: The Vintage Soap Wagon

Paige Burton had it all figured out. After a nice career as a graphic designer she was going to retire and stay at home with her four kids. That’s when things got even busier.

1 person killed in Elba house fire

The Elba Fire Department and Alabama State Fire Marshall’s Office have opened an investigation to determine the cause of a fatal house fire.

  ‘My heart hurts,’ Alabama farmer says after hurricane wipes out pecan crop

The uprooted trees mean the uprooting of 10 to 12 years of the Barfield family’s life, “because that’s how long it takes to grow a tree to get a harvest.”

Inmate pleads guilty to lower charge, removed from death row

Christopher Dewayne Revis had been on Alabama's death row since 2006.

  Benadryl Challenge: FDA warns public about overconsuming allergy medicine

The Food and Drug Administration is warning the public about serious side effects when overconsuming diphenhydramine because of the popularity of the “Benadryl Challenge” social media trend.

  Former Macon East Academy teacher, coach faces student sex charges

James Brantley Jr., 48, is charged with school employee having sexual contact with a student under 19 and first-degree sexual abuse.

  Suspect in Lowndes County sheriff’s death denied bail

Capital murder defendant William Chase Johnson’s request for bail has been denied by a newly appointed judge.

  Ingredients are there for an incredible display of fall foliage in Alabama

Leaves will begin changing color in North Alabama as early as October 3rd or so!

  Coast sees recovery, resilience in the wake of Hurricane Sally

One week after Hurricane Sally slowly moved across Alabama’s Gulf Coast, the recovery is well underway.

  Students struggle to make a go of college during pandemic

“There’s no doubt that that the impact of of COVID-19 is being felt across the board in public education,” said Gordon Stone, Executive Director of the Higher Education Partnership.

  Rain ends, clouds linger

A low-end risk for a few strong to damaging wind gusts and a brief tornado or two exists.

  FEMA can help with hurricane-damaged homes

FEMA can help some homeowners and renters with uninsured and underinsured damage in Baldwin, Mobile and Escambia counties.

Opelika sexual assault, robbery suspect in custody

X’Zavier Larico Martez Maddox was arrested Thursday night.

Alabama State Nurses Association inducts first Black president

Lindsey Harris has been inducted as president of the Alabama State Nurses Association.

  Doctors urge flu shot to reduce strain on hospitals battling COVID-19

Doctors said getting a flu shot this year is more important than to help reduce the strain on healthcare systems, as they continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Covington County woman to appear on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

Brenda Gantt of Andalusia will be featured on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”

  Montgomery Catholic’s Caleb McCreary named Fever Star Athlete of the Week

Every Monday during the 6 p.m. newscast, the WSFA 12 Sports team announces three nominees for the Fever Star Athlete of the Week award.

Roy Moore suing Gov. Ivey, state health officer over COVID-19 restrictions

The Foundation for Moral Law and Roy Moore filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of Alabama’s state health orders related to COVID-19, the foundation announced.

MPD officer involved in crash during chase

An unmarked Montgomery police vehicle was involved in a crash during a chase Thursday afternoon.

  Tallapoosa County stands by police at Back the Blue event

There was strong community backing for the police, and there was no doubt law enforcement felt it.

  University of Alabama president says school seeing drop in COVID-19 cases

University of Alabama President Dr. Stuart Bell explained Thursday how the plan to limit the spread of coronavirus on campus appears to be working.

More than half of MPS students will return to classrooms in October

Montgomery Public Schools says more than half of its students will be returning to their schools for in-person instruction next month.

ABC Board plans to end the 11 p.m. alcohol restrictions

Right now Alabama bartenders have to call last call before 11 p.m.

Gov. Ivey establishes health care, emergency response grant program

The Alabama Health Care and Emergency Response Providers grant program is designed to support providers who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Dr. Deborah Birx visits Montgomery, Auburn to discuss COVID-19 developments

White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx was in Alabama again on Thursday.

All Alabama beaches remain closed

Alabama’s beaches remain closed as the communities continue to recover from Hurricane Sally.

Virtual memorial planned for Rev. Robert Graetz

The family of the late Rev. Robert Graetz, Jr., has finalized plans for a memorial service to be held over the weekend.

  Virus causes trial delay in 1999 slaying of Alabama teens

The capital murder trial of a trucker charged with killing two Alabama teens in 1999 has been delayed until next year.

  Montgomery giving city employees paid time off to vote

The City of Montgomery will give its employees extra paid time off to vote, Mayor Steven Reed announced Thursday.

18-wheeler accident on I-65 blocks traffic for miles

Two lanes are closed at the crash site blocking traffic for miles. One lane is open.

Attempted murder charges filed against 2 men

The charges stem from a Sept. 15 shooting in the area of Wares Ferry Road and the Boulevard.

Man arrested, charged with sex abuse of child

A 27-year-old man has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse of a child under 12, according to the Montgomery Police Department.

Police, medics respond to Montgomery home hit by vehicle

The crash happened around 7 a.m. and caused “considerable damage” to the house, according to police.

Dale County couple faces child sex charges

An Ozark couple faces multiple sex charges involving the alleged abuse of a child under 12.

  Alabama-designed ‘smart mask’ aims to detect COVID-19, other illness

The mask is the brainchild of Rubin Pillay, Ph.D., Chief Innovative Officer at UAB. It has built-in sensors to detect when you might be getting sick.

  Downtown Montgomery restaurants struggling to stay open amid pandemic

A decrease in tourism, months of restrictions, and many city employees still working from home, has left most restaurants empty.

  Jesus 2020 campaign still going strong

Church members say they’re on a mission to make the Jesus' name more visible.

  Suspect asks for reduced bond in ASU student murder case

Ivry Hall is charged with murder in the death of Adam Dowdell.

  Visitor restrictions extended in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach

Wednesday marks one week since Hurricane Sally hit Alabama’s Gulf Coast.

  Alex City police officer remains in hospital following heart attack

Drew Machen remains in critical condition at Emory University Hospital.

  MPD Park, Walk and Talk program lets officers hear community concerns

Officers make weekly visits to neighborhoods experiencing a spike in crime.

  Law enforcement organization donates $2,000 towards van for Officer Carlos Taylor

The Fraternal Order of Police in Montgomery gathered Wednesday to show their support for MPD Officer Carlos Taylor.

Auburn grads create robot to revolutionize how Tennis is played

New “tennibot” is like a Roomba for tennis balls

  Vandals strike Crenshaw County church, cemetery

The damage at Arlena Cemetery and the Arlena Methodist Church cuts deep.

  UAB infectious diseases doctor supports safe Halloween, even trick-or-treating

Dr. Marrazzo said she understands the concerns about the spread of the infectious disease and how there needs to be special care not to put kids at risk, but she believes we can still have a Halloween.

  Rain chances grow Thursday

Low-end risk for strong to damaging wind gusts and a brief tornado Thursday

  3 arrested in armed robbery at AUM

Three suspects have been charged in connection to the on-campus armed robbery of an AUM student.

Lee Co. man receives nearly $1M bond on child sex crime charges

A Lee County man is facing a laundry list of child sex crime charges that has led to him receiving a bond of nearly $1,000,000.

  Fans asked not to roll Auburn Oaks this football season

Auburn University has asked fans not to roll the Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s Corner this football season.

  Alabama prosecutors oppose jailed speaker’s bid for leniency

Prosecutors say former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard doesn’t deserve any reduction of his four-year prison sentence for ethics violations.

  WSFA 12 News, AARP fight fraud with phonebank

WSFA 12 News and AARP are teaming up once again to host a virtual phonebank to help our viewers combat fraud.

Auburn, Alabama prepare to welcome back fans

Alabama and Auburn will return to the gridiron this Saturday, but the experience will be a lot different for fans.

  SPLC says Alabama inmates over 65 are not being paroled

SPLC officials say inmates older than 65 are at an elevated risk for COVID-19 infection.

CDC’s Halloween guidance discourages activities like trick-or-treating due to COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging Americans to avoid higher-risk Halloween activities like trick-or-treating in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Revenue from college football games excluded from Auburn’s fiscal year budget

Officials said they are they are not factoring in any revenue from college football games for the budget this next fiscal year.

  About 16K absentee ballots returned so far for November election

There are 42 days until the November election.

Dreamland BBQ in Montgomery temporarily closing

Dreamland BBQ in Montgomery will be closing its doors for now.

SEC to use new COVID-19 contact tracing technology for players

The Southeastern Conference is using a new technology to help track the spread of COVID-19 with players.