Reed inauguration gala wraps up day of celebration

It was a celebration to commemorate history being made in Montgomery.

  Over 200 call in to WSFA 12 News Defenders phone bank

  Charlotte Meadows wins special election for State House District 74 seat

  Montgomery’s first black mayor is ‘exciting’ and ‘gives hope,’ residents say

Texas EquuSearch suspends search efforts for missing Blanchard

WSFA 12 News hosting Defenders phone bank Tuesday

  Steven Reed sworn-in as Montgomery’s first black mayor

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Board denies parole in every case during Tuesday’s hearings

Remains found in Ala. during search for missing Fla. 5-year-old

2 Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen restaurants close in Florida

East Alabama 3-year-old in critical condition after eating meth

  Teen critically injured by punch attends suspect’s hearing

Gag order issued in Aniah Blanchard kidnapping case

  Several new members sworn in to Montgomery city council

It’s Inauguration Day in Montgomery, and in addition to the historic swearing-in of Mayor Steven Reed, several new members joined city council.

  ‘He has damaged the way I look at people’: Aniah Blanchard’s father explains how suspect has changed his perspective

Elijah Blanchard, and his wife Yashiba, joined Janice Rogers on Good Day Alabama Tuesday to discuss Aniah’s disappearance and a suspect being charged with kidnapping.

Pike Co. EMA: Avoid parts of Highway 231 after fuel spill

The Pike County Emergency Management Agency is asking motorists to avoid an area on Highway 231 after a fuel spill.

Citizens can meet the new mayor at City Hall Tuesday afternoon

Mayor-elect Steven Reed will be sworn into office on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Alabama-LSU game connected to shooting in Colbert County, man charged with attempted murder

  Mayor-elect Steven Reed prepares to lead the capital city

Alabama priest accused of harassing cruise ship masseuse

  Candidates speak day before special election for state house seat

  Windy, wet and much colder late tonight...

  Site location decision for new veterans home expected in early 2020

Petition started after Aniah Blanchard’s disappearance for violent offenders to not have bond

The petition is now reaching tens of thousands of signatures.

  Veterans honored at Montgomery’s Riverwalk Stadium

The Capital Sounds Concert Band honored the servicemen and women with patriotic songs and guest speakers delivered stirring words.

  ‘The witness did not call 911’: Aniah’s parents on the nightmare of not knowing where their daughter is

Aniah Blanchard’s parents Angela Harris and stepfather Walt Harris talked to Janice Rogers Monday about the pain of not knowing where there daughter is.Aniah was reported missing on Oct. 24, 2019.

City of Opelika honors veterans with ceremony at city hall

Veterans Day celebrations were held throughout the community on Monday and in Opelika, city leaders, residents, and more gathered at city hall to honor and remember veterans.

  WSFA 12 News moving to new downtown Montgomery home

Now in its 65th year of broadcasting, WSFA 12 News is preparing to begin a new chapter in its storied history.

2019 Out of Darkness Dothan Walk happening Sunday

The 2019 Out of Darkness Dothan Walk is happening Sunday.

WSFA 12 News to host weather event at Alabama State University

Join us Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Alabama State University football stadium.

Search for missing Florida girl expands to Alabama

Authorities in Florida say they're expanding the search of a missing 5-year-old girl to Alabama, and the girl's mother is no longer cooperating with their investigation

  Class Act winner says decades of teaching shows what’s important

Our Class Act winner has been teaching on and off for three decades. She says teaching is a "God thing”.

Giant American flag draped over North America’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge

A massive American flag has been drape over North America’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Gatlinburg to thank veterans for their “sacrifice, service, and time given to this great country.”

Montgomery man killed in weekend Troy crash

James E. Brasher III, 68, was fatally injured when the 2003 Honda Accord he was driving collided with a 2020 Freightliner 18-wheeler.

  ‘You want him to feel our pain’: Aniah Blanchard’s parents describe seeing suspect in court

Angela Harris knew seeing the man charged with kidnapping her daughter in court would be challenging. But the mother of Aniah Blanchard was more concerned about her husband, Walt Harris, than she was for herself.

Jefferson County woman assaulted, car stolen by man she met online

Jefferson County woman assaulted, car stolen by man she met online

  5-year-old boy honored in B’ham for huge donation to Wounded Warriors

The 5-year-old boy from New York was honored in Birmingham this weekend for donating thousands of dollars to wounded warriors.

  Todd Strange reflects on time as Montgomery mayor

After 10 years of leading the Capital City, Mayor Strange decided not to run for re-election.

Montgomery to host free Veterans Day event

The City of Montgomery will host a Veteran’s Day program Monday to honor the servicemen and women

  Quick warm-up before blast of cold air

Highs will be in the 70s Monday, the 40s Tuesday

Local photographer takes pride in ‘Portraits of Honor’

Jeff Rease takes portraits of World War II veterans free of charge as a way of honoring "The Greatest Generation".

  Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance appears before Lee County judge

The man police believe kidnapped Aniah Blanchard made his first appearance in court Sunday afternoon, but WSFA 12 News was denied access.

Coroner: Man’s body discovered in Auburn shed

The Auburn Police Division has opened a death investigation after a man’s body was found in Auburn.

  Mayor-elect Steven Reed celebrates inauguration a few days early

While mayor-elect Steven Reed won’t be sworn into office until Tuesday, that didn’t stop him and his supporters from celebrating a few days early.

Bibb Graves Bridge in Wetumpka to be closed extra day

Wetumpka’s historic Bibb Graves Bridge will be closed Monday in order for crews to continue cleaning efforts.

A bill legalizing medical marijuana to be introduced next session

A bill legalizing marijuana to be introduced next session

Traffic clear on I-85 NB near Forest Ave. exit after overturned vehicle cleared

A crash on Interstate 85 northbound caused delays Sunday. It has been cleared.

Beth Holloway joins search for Aniah Blanchard

An Alabama mother has joined the search for missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, according to Texas Equusearch.

  Brief warm-up before arctic front

Highs will be in the 70s Monday and the 40s Tuesday

  President Trump pays a visit to T-Town

President Donald Trump is seen waving to the crowd at Alabama's game Saturday against LSU.

Troy University student from Enterprise crowned homecoming queen

A Troy University senior from Enterprise was named the university’s homecoming queen Saturday.

A Family Affair: Chilton county farmer celebrates personal history through peaches

"weather is everything" Chilton County farmer gives insight on just how hard it is to grow peaches

  Steven Reed kicks off historic inauguration weekend

Montgomery Mayor-Elect Steven Reed has a weekend full of activities.

Man charged in Friday night Montgomery shooting

The victim has been left with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Man pops ‘Baby Trump’ balloon in Tuscaloosa

The 20-foot-high, 13-foot-wide balloon depicts the president as a baby.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance brought back to Lee County

Ibraheem Yazeed is behind bars in Lee County without bond.

Battle ensues in Tuscaloosa, LSU comes out on top

Some are calling it the game of the century.

Two-year-old suffers accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound

The child was rushed to an area hospital.

  ESPN tells tragic story of Montgomery’s Rod Scott, Henry Ruggs

If you watch ESPN’s College Game Day, you know there’s that certain point in the show where you stop everything and just sit down.

18-year-old Auburn teen charged with rape found not guilty

Jubal Camp, an 18-year-old charged with first-degree rape and arrested by the Auburn Police Department in 2017, was found not guilty.

Montgomery mini storage facility catches fire overnight

Montgomery fire fighters battled a blaze at a mini storage facility early Saturday morning.

  1 in custody after shooting Friday night in Montgomery

A person of interest was taken into custody after a man was injured in a shooting in west Montgomery Friday night.

  Fans arrive extra early for UA football game

Fans attending the game are changing their schedules to get there on time.

  Sunny, quiet weekend ahead

Comfortably cool Saturday, then slightly warmer Sunday before cold air returns next week!

  Search efforts continue for Aniah Blanchard

Texas Equusearch has over 40 people with boots on the ground for this search.

Montgomery police officer’s murder trial to move forward

Montgomery police officer Cody Smith will go to trial this month.

Candidates file 2020 papers as Alabama qualifying window closes

The Alabama Republican and Democratic parties have released the names of the candidates who have submitted their names for qualifying in the 2020 election.

Viral post about hitchhiking veteran makes its way to his son

On Wednesday, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office posted on their Facebook page an act of kindness that has gone viral.

  Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance to be brought to Alabama

Ibraheem Yazeed is being transported back to Alabama after appearing in an Escambia County, Florida courtroom Friday afternoon.

Affidavit: Aniah Blanchard’s blood found in SUV, witness saw her abduction

The probable cause document states that the blood evidence, located in the passenger compartment of her 2017 Honda CRV, “was indicative of someone suffering a life-threatening injury.”

Macon County double-murder suspect being extradited

Aaron Flynn Gess is a suspect in the deaths of a brother and sister in Macon County.

Passenger killed in south Ala. crash; driver seriously injured

The crash happened on Alabama 27, three miles south of Geneva.

  County Road 12: Navy drops anchor at Prattville High School

Luckily this is just a virtual reality simulation for high school students to get a look at what the Navy does.

  Hyundai’s hydrogen-fueled SUV hits Montgomery roads for 6 months

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama announced it’s loaning the vehicle, called the NEXO, to Gov. Kay Ivey and the City of Montgomery for a test drive and evaluation period.

4 La. children kidnapped by parents who lost custody; last seen in Alabama

Washington Parish sheriff’s deputies are looking for four kidnapped children and their kidnappers.

  11 agencies actively searching for Aniah Blanchard

Friday is day 15 of the search for missing Lee County college student Aniah Blanchard.

Governors make bet on Alabama-LSU game

There’s more than just pride riding on Saturday’s game.

Trump noncommittal on backing Sessions for Senate

President Donald Trump isn't committing to supporting his former attorney general Jeff Sessions, or any other candidate, in the Alabama Senate seat

Hurricane-devastated states share $800 million in farm aid

The federal government is sending $800 million in aid to farmers in four southern states that were most devastated last year by hurricanes Michael and Florence

3 arrested after meth lab busted in Chilton County

The discovery was made Wednesday after a concerned citizen called police about the possible lab off County Road 28.

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