Audit uncovers ‘serious problems,' misuse of $700K in MPS

Water recedes but damaged Dozier Road remains closed

  Suspect wanted for attempted murder in Lowndes County shooting

City of Auburn debuts new app for residents to access city services

  Chairman gives preview to study group on gambling policy

Opelika police release sketch of man impersonating an officer

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Childproof packaging removed in most accidental poisonings in children, study says

Suspect in police officer assault case caught after I-65 chase

Chilton Co. authorities looking for bank robbery suspect

  Suspect shot after home invasion in Elmore County

Bank manager sentenced for stealing $315K from elderly customer

Anniston (Ala.) City Council will not seek legal action after plan to quarantine coronavirus canceled

Alabama Kidney Foundation to hold luncheon, kicking off 2020 kidney walk

The Alabama Kidney Foundation will hold a kick-off luncheon Wednesday to gear up for the annual Montgomery Kidney Walk/5K.

Deadline looms for GEAR UP Alabama ‘Last-Dollar Tuition Waiver’ applications

The deadline is looming for high school students to take the next step in their education and get all their expensive waived.

Man arrested after admitting to torching vehicle over a family dispute

Man arrested for setting fire to mother's vehicle

  Montgomery being awarded for technological advances

Montgomery’s efforts to incorporate innovation and technology into the city are being recognized.

Teenager arrested after high speed chase in Morgan County

Proposed quarry causing concerns in Opelika

  Mandatory vaccine database raises concern over privacy

Authorities searching for convicted murderer who escaped from work release center

  Dry but cloudy Sunday, rain returns Monday

Anniston city leaders blindsided by plan to use local FEMA facility as part of Coronavirus quarantine

Four inmates hospitalized after coming into contact with chemical substance

Inmates hospitalized after coming into contact with chemical substance

Ala. GOP holds meeting ahead of March primary

Along with local offices on the ballot, Montgomery voters will choose from seven Republican candidates running for the US Senate seat.

  Painting gallery of work of popular cartoonist on display

Ron Campbell helped make cartoons from 1958 to 2008.

  Couple who vanished during California getaway found alive

An academic couple who vanished during a getaway in the woods of Northern California coastline has been found by search-and-rescue workers who spent almost a week looking for them and gave up hopes of finding them alive.

  Severe Weather Preparedness Week begins in Alabama

The week is an effort by Gov. Kay Ivey to remind Alabamians of the importance of preparing ahead in the event of a severe weather threat.

No. 13 Auburn overcomes 17-point deficit to remain unbeaten at home

The No. 13 Tigers did it again, overcoming a 17-point deficit to down the Tennessee Volunteers 73-66 in Auburn Arena.

  Mayor pushes occupational tax at police academy ceremony

Friday marks the first day of training for 22 future police officers at the Montgomery Police Academy.

  Cyclists prepare to bike over 50 miles in honor of Selma to Montgomery march

Hundreds of cyclists from across the country are gearing up for a bicycle ride to observe the 55th Anniversary of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Voters Right March.

Baby born in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20!

Harrison was born at Grandview Hospital in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20 p.m. But that’s not all.

  Nursing homes on track to have worker shortage

Alabama nursing homes will need about 9,600 licensed practical nurses (LPN) by 2030 to meet the necessary demand, according to a 2017 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services study.

Suspect charged with murdering man in Enterprise

Enterprise police have made an arrest in a homicide investigation.

  Union Springs calls emergency meeting over mental health center

Some controversy is brewing in Union Springs between concerned citizens, local leaders, and a mental health facility.

Public memorial service held of Faye Marie Swetlik

Faye’s family wants everyone to wear bright colors, especially pink and purple, to honor Faye’s bright and bubbly spirit.

Shop tax free during Alabama Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax holiday

From Feb. 21 through 23rd, Alabama shoppers can stock up tax-free on items needed to prepare for a weather emergency or natural disaster.

  Barry Moore touts record in congressional run

Barry Moore is one of seven candidates vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. House District 2.

  We are finally sunny, but it’s cold!

The dry weather has come with much cooler temperatures

Man charged with kidnapping after victim’s vehicle forced off road

Chauncey Benson, 27, is charged with first-degree kidnapping after a domestic dispute Friday around 6:30 a.m.

  Recipient of ‘Operation Christmas Child’ shoebox shares life-changing impact

Churches and organizations across the country get supplies and put together packages for the group “Operation Christmas Child” each year.

ALDOT urges caution on roads in wake or heavy rain, flooding

Do not drive through standing water. You may not be able to determine the depth or road conditions before it’s too late.

Death investigation underway in Covington County

The sheriff’s office said in a statement that the “incident” happened Thursday around 6 p.m. in the Red Level Community.

Man pulled from Opp mobile home fire now identified

The man pulled from a burning mobile home in the Onycha Community by Opp police officers is being identified

Montgomery County Commission to hold hearing on potential tax increase

The hearing, held Tuesday, will discuss a potential ad valorem tax increase.

  County Road 12: Montgomery author creates ‘Backyard Girls Club’

Sometimes a major setback can open up new possibilities.

Appeals court keeps block on Mississippi 6-week abortion ban

A federal appeals court is keeping a block on a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions as early as six weeks - when many women may not even know they are pregnant.

FEMA grants not affordable for many devastated by Lee County tornado

WBRC FOX6 On Your Side Investigators spoke with several people who live in the area devastated by the storms and found many were unable to afford the grant.

Coastal bridge closed after strike by runaway barge

A major bridge on the Alabama coast is closed after being hit by a runaway barge.

GOP attorneys general seek to block Equal Rights Amendment

Five GOP-controlled states are filing a motion to intervene in a lawsuit over the ERA filed by three Democrat-controlled states.

Woman charged with drug trafficking in Lee County

The arrest comes after a joint investigation between federal and local law enforcement agencies.

TBI releases new information on vehicle possibly connected to Amber Alert for missing toddler

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has uncovered new information regarding an Amber Alert that was issued Wednesday for a 15-month-old girl out of Sullivan County.

Montgomery school bus involved in crash Friday morning

Montgomery police are investigating a three-vehicle crash involving a school bus.

I-85 southbound near Auburn open after crash involving trooper

Interstate 85 in Lee County is back open after a crash involving an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency vehicle

  Annual Homebuilding and Remodeling Expo kicks off in Montgomery

The Greater Montgomery Homebuilders Association’s Annual Home Expo is happening now at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl.

Food for Thought 2/20

The 12 News Defenders have the highest and lowest restaurant inspection scores of the week.

New rule change at UAB requires nearly all freshmen to live on campus

Expansion of an existing rule is meant to retain and increase the success rate of incoming freshman at UAB.

  Rain slowly fades, and sunshine return!

We’re dry Friday, but it will remain chilly across Alabama

Teens accused of cyberbullying girl with special needs now facing criminal charges

"It’s not a joke. It’s not a game. Real people are harmed. Families are hurt.”

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

Drivers with less education or jobs that typically pay less may face higher car insurance rates, according to an industry insider.

Andalusia Parks and Recreation truck stolen

The Andalusia Police Department is searching for the suspect or suspects in a theft investigation.

New bill aims to overhaul current Alabama Open Records Law

When it comes to transparency, one Alabama senator says our state is as murky as it gets.

Man charged with theft and animal cruelty after hanging puppy from tree

Howard told authorities he thought the dog had Parvo and he was trying to put the dog down since he didn’t have a gun.

  Unannounced drill causes concern for some Prattville HS parents

An unannounced drill at Prattville High School Wednesday had students and parents thinking the worst.

  House-approved teacher benefits package could face challenge in Senate

The proposal created a Tier III retirement benefits package for education employees including people like teachers, janitorial staff, bus drivers, and other staff. The goal is to alleviate a teacher shortage.

  Former Ala. AG Troy King running for Congress

Troy King explains why he's running to represent Alabama's District 2 in Congress.

  Montgomery mayor pushing to expand First Class Pre-K

Alabama has an award-winning Pre-K program that’s expanded in recent years to provide access to more children.

  Animal rights activists not happy with Alabama Senate bill

“I had to put it down and read it again because I couldn’t believe what I saw,” Montgomery Humane Society Executive Director Steven Tears explained.

  Video shows suspect in Dollar General burglary

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in a Wednesday burglary.

Victim found dead off I-85 South in Montgomery identified

The victim in a fatal hit-and-run crash has been identified.

Man pleads guilty in schemes to sell stolen vehicles on Craigslist, Instagram

A Prattville man has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud and transporting a stolen vehicle after he orchestrated multiple schemes to sell vehicles that did not belong to him, U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin announced.

Teenage driver groped by man impersonating an Opelika police officer

Police in Opelika are searching for a man said to be impersonating one of their own.

Roof collapses at Big Lots in Sylacauga

Employees were the only people in the store, but no one was hurt.

Alabama Pardon and Parole Bureau looking to hire more than 100 new officers

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles is looking to hire 138 new officers over the next three years.

Maxwell, Redstone medical clinics included in restructuring plan

Changes could be coming to 50 military hospitals and clinics around the country, including two in Alabama.

  WWII veteran carried to seat at Trump rally in Phoenix

Trump supporters held up Ervin Julian, a 100-year-old World War II veteran, and carried to him to his seat.

US House District 2 candidate Bob Rogers

Bob Rogers is one of seven candidates running for the District 2 Congressional Seat in Alabama.

Alabama lawmakers advance bill aimed at transgender athletes

An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a bill that would bar transgender students from some sports teams.

TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December

TBI said 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell was last seen Dec. 26, 2019. She was not reported missing until Feb. 18.

  Leadership Autauga needs help completing service project

A service project in Autauga county needs some help.

Two former Auburn stars arrested with 150+ lbs of marijuana in Texas

Former Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Greg Robinson and ex-NFL player Jaquan Bray were arrested near the El Paso-Mexico border on Monday evening, after authorities found 157 pounds of marijuana in an SUV the pair was traveling in.