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AL burn ban extended statewide

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday expanded the Drought Emergency Declaration to cover the entire state. Effective 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, all 67 counties in the state of Alabama have been placed under a 'No Burn' order, in which all outdoor burning is prohibited. Earlier today Interim State Forester Gary Cole of the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) presented the formal statewide Declaration of Drought Emergency Conditions, (often referred t...

ABI arrests Tuskegee Police Officer on rape charges

South Montgomery County under severe thunderstorm alert

Montgomery restaurant burns down

Federal agents at Victoryland owner's home this morning

4 dead, several injured in church van crash

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Hyundai shifting Elantra production to Montgomery

Breaking news: Montgomery fire "under control

UPDATE: 2 fatal accidents in Conecuh County

MPD: suspect who escaped custody surrenders

MPD: Escaped suspect turns self in

Police arrest owner of barber shop after three shot

Update: Police arrest fourth suspect in Red Roof Inn killing

Detectives with the Montgomery Police Department announced they made yet a fourth arrest in connection with a shooting death at the Red Roof Inn on Carmichael Road. Now it appears the victim may not have been completely innocent.

Alleged dog fighting ring busted in Montgomery County

Authorities are on the scene of an alleged dog fighting ring in Montgomery County, according to officer Scott Hill of the Montgomery County Humane Society. Hill said it happened on Nickerson Road in

Update: MPD officer involved in motorcycle accident

WSFA 12 News was on the scene of an accident involving a Montgomery Police officer.

Breaking News: Large building fire in Cullman

A large fire has Cullman firefighters tied up right now. The mayor tells the Raycom News Network the Old Grief Brothers building in downtown is on fire. It's been abandoned for awhile and was recently

New South Coalition endorses Sparks

Prattville Police Identify Murder/Suicide Victims

I-65 reopened after rig fire's 8 hour delay

Gator found at Jenkins Brick

Judge Sentences McMillan to Death

Fruit of the Loom comments on job cuts

AU coach dies of cancer at age 66

The men's and women's head swimming coach battled an inoperable brain tumor...

Battle rages on in Chantilly annexation saga

The years-long annexation battle between the city of Montgomery and the town of Pike Road continues after...

Air France Rio-to-Paris flight goes missing over Atlantic

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Air France has lost contact with a plane carrying 228 people from Brazil to Paris, an official said Monday. "Air France regrets to announce that it is without news from Air France

ADPH holds Swine Flu news conference

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -  The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) held a news conference this morning to provide an update after two probable cases of Swine Flu were reported in Madison County.

Montgomery Police say shooting victim has died

Montgomery police say the shooting victim died at Jackson Hospital.

Authorities investigating double homicide, suicide

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- It's a story we first broke here on WSFA.com.

Injured Montgomery Police officer dies

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) -- The Montgomery Police Department confirmed Sunday evening that Officer Josh Broadway, 21, died as a result of injuries sustained during a massive car wreck on January 15th.

Auburn set to announce new Offensive Coordinator

Several media outlets are reporting Auburn University will announce

Another suspicious package delivered to state building

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Another suspicious package is causing concern for state workers, this time at the State Motor Pool building on South Ripley Street.

PSC President Lucy Baxley injured in fall

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Public Service Commission President Lucy Baxley is hospitalized due to injuries suffered in a fall.

Shooting on Southern Boulevard leaves one man dead

Montgomery police are investigating a deadly shooting at the Chevron gas station at the intersection of Court Street and the Southern Boulevard. WSFA 12 News is on the scene and we will have more information

Four suspects in custody after manhunt in Hope Hull

HOPE HULL, AL (WSFA) -- Four suspects are in custody this afternoon after running from the police for almost eight hours near the Montgomery/Lowndes County border. Officers are still in rural south Montgomery County with K-9 units right now searching for a possible fifth suspect.

Alabama takes over top spot

The Alabama Crimson Tide are now the number-1 team in the Associated Press Top-25 College Football Poll.

Congress clears hotly contested bailout bill

Congress has passed complex and highly criticized legislation authorizing $700 billion in government money to shore up the nation's stressed financial industry.

Wells Fargo will buy rival bank Wachovia

SAN FRANCISCO (MSNBC)- In an abrupt change of course, Wachovia Corp. said Friday it will be acquired by Wells Fargo & Co. in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal, wiping out Wachovia's previous plan to sell

Report: Blasts hit U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Witnesses say fire is burning within heavily-fortified diplomatic compound

Police make several arrests in Sherard murder case

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery police detectives make a break in the city's 17th murder of the year. Brenda Sherard and her husband, Johnnie, returned to their Montgomery

Do you think you were a victim of gas price gouging?

If you feel that you were a victim of price gouging concerning the recent rise in gas prices, click on the link below to file a consumer complaint with the Alabama Attorney General's office.

WSFA 12 News wants to hear from you concerning the sudden rise in gas prices

WSFA 12 News wants to hear from you. How do you feel about the sudden rise in gas prices? Please feel free to leave your comments and concerns regarding this matter.

Pakistan's President to Resign

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (WSFA) -- We're following some breaking news out of Pakistan this morning. MSNBC is reporting that Pakistan's President, Pervez Musharraf, has agreed to resign from office. He says he's resigning now to avoid an impeachment battle that would harm the nation's interests.

Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman and Suspect Dead After Shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party has died of wounds suffered from a gunman Wednesday afternoon.

Russia's President Halts Military Action Against Georgia

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) - There is some promising news to report concerning the fighting between Georgian and Russian forces. WSFA 12 News has learned that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered an end to military operations against Georgia following a five day conflict.

Firefighter Helicopter Crashes in California, 9 Missing

JUNCTION CITY, Calif. (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says a firefighting helicopter has crashed in a Northern California forest. Details are few at this time but we have learn that nine people

18-Wheeler driver suffers apparent heart attack, dies on I-65

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A wreck on Interstate 65 is slowing traffic this evening after an 18-wheeler driver suffers an apparent heart attack and dies.

Victim Dies After Shooting Across Street from WSFA-TV

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- Police are investigating the Monday morning shooting of a man at a convenience store on the corner of Court Street and Delano Avenue.

Montgomery Job Announcement

Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce officials plan to make an announcement of 200 additional jobs coming to Montgomery at their 9am meeting this morning.

Florida Murder Suspects Captured in Tuskegee National Forest Park

Tuskegee, Al. (WSFA) -- The search has ended for two murder suspects who were believed to have been in the Auburn area Tuesday evening. A search began after John Odom and Susan Wallen, both from Lakeland,

NBC's Tim Russert Dies of Heart Attack

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tim Russert is best known for his aggressive questioning that helped turn "Meet the Press" into the most widely watched Sunday morning interview show in the nation.

One Killed, Several Injured After Minivan Flips Numerous Times

Montgomery County, Al. (WSFA) -- A reported tire blowout caused a catastrophic set of events Wednesday morning as a van flipped numerous times ejecting several of its occupants.

Victim Identified in Highway 331 Fatal Accident

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- The name of the victim of Friday morning's fatal accident in the Sprague community is now being released.

One Dead, Two Injured After Tanker Truck, Van Crash On I-65

Greenville, Al. (WSFA) -- Alabama State Troopers worked through the night Tuesday to clear the scene of a fatal wreck in Greenville.

Breaking News: Montgomery Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Montgomery police are investigating a fatal shooting tonight....It happened just off Highway 80...stay tuned to WSFA 12 News at 10:00 for the latest...

Breaking News: A Fight Turns Deadly in the Capitol City

A squabble between two men in southeast Montgomery leaves one of them dead.

Tanker Driver Dies After Rig Overturns, Spills 8,000 Gallons of Fuel

SMITHS STATION, Ala. -- WSFA 12 News' sister station in Columbus, Georgia is reporting that the driver of an 18-wheeler has died after an accident in Smith Station.

Elmore County Hostage Standoff

WSFA 12 News is on top of a hostage standoff on Gunnells Rd in the Deatsville area of Elmore County.

National Weather Service: Storm Was Not a Tornado

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- The National Weather Service says the storm that hit the capitol city Thursday night was not a tornado despite the reported damage.

Autaugaville House Fire Kills 80 Year Old Woman

An 80-year-old Autugaville woman has died in a house fire.

Prattville Wildfire Brought Under Control

A WSFA 12 News crew on the scene of a wildfire in Prattville is confirming that the fire is now under control.

Gas Line Ruptures in Downtown Montgomery

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- Montgomery police and fire officials as well as Alagasco officials closed off several downtown streets because of a gas leak Tuesday night.

Montgomery School Student Tased

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- A Montgomery area student was tased Thursday afternoon just before the 3p.m. hour.

Don Siegleman to be Released

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal appeals court has approved the release of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman on bond while he appeals his bribery conviction. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled

12- Year Old Killed in Motocross Accident

Tallassee, Al. (WSFA) -- A 12-year old boy has died in a Motocross accident. The accident happened late Friday afternoon at Monster Mountain in Tallassee. WSFA 12 News has a crew in Elmore County and

Doctor Responds to Appeals Court Decision

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A state appeals court has ruled against a Montgomery cancer doctor trying to keep his medical license after being accused of endangering the health of his patients. The Alabama

High Speed Chase in Troy

Troy, Al. (WSFA) -- State Troopers and Troy police have been involved in a high speed chase. The chase ended with the suspect crashing on Third Notch Street in Troy. Right now we know the 16-year old

Man Dies Outside Daleville Police Department

WSFA 12 News is on top of Breaking News out of Daleville...According to Daleville Police a vehicle drove up to the Police Department, one gentlemen got out of the car with several stab wounds.

Possible Break In the Lauren Burk Murder Case

Auburn, Al. (WSFA) -- There may be a possible break in the Lauren Burk murder case. Though officials will not confirm the arrest of a suspect, a news conference has been called

Authorities Arrest Suspect in Auburn Murder Case

Auburn, Al. (WSFA) -- Courtney L. Lockahart will appear in court for the first time Monday after being arrested in the murder of 18-year old Auburn University freshman, Lauren Burk.

Mobile Lands $40 Billion Air Force Tanker Contract

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- After much success in luring car manufactures and a steel plant to the state, Alabama has secured a government contract to build nearly 200 large refueling aircraft for the United States Air Force.

Missing Child Alert on Four Children in Alabama

Keddrick Loftin, Terrell Morris, Terri Morris, and Terrilyn Morris were last seen at their separate foster homes in Mobile, Alabama on Monday, February 18, 2008. Investigators believe all four children

Civil Rights Icon Johnnie Carr Suffers Stroke

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- Civil Rights leader Johnnie Carr was taken to Baptist Medical Center South Monday afternoon after suffering a stroke. The Carr family issued a statement saying Mrs. Carr, "had

Alabama Supreme Court Refuses to Order Judge to Reconsider Moving Springford Trial from Montgomery

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- The Alabama Supreme Court today refused a prosecutor's request to order Judge William Shashy to reconsider his decision moving the Brent Springford capital murder case to Birmingham.

ASU President Tenders Resignation to Board of Trustees

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- Alabama State University President Joe Lee has announced that he will resign. Lee told the ASU Board of Trustees that his resignation will become effective May 31st. WSFA 12

Springford Gets a Venue Change

WSFA 12 News is following some breaking news concering the Brent Springford trial. Springford is accused of brutally killing his parents in their home off Hull Street in 2004. Now, a Montgomery Circuit

Man Releases All Hostages in Clinton Campaign HQ Standoff

Authorities in New Hampshire say all hostages have been released after a deranged man wearing what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his chest walked

John Edwards Quits Presidential Race

DENVER - Democrat John Edwards is exiting the presidential race Wednesday, ending a scrappy underdog bid in which he steered his rivals toward progressive ideals while grappling with family hardship that

Former Postsecondary Chancellor Pleads Guilty, Forfeits $18 Million

FORMER ALABAMA POSTSECONDARY CHANCELLOR AGREES TO PLED GUILTY & FORFEIT $18,206,485.97 BEGINS COOPERATION WITH GOVERNMENT BIRMINGHAM, AL - A fifteen-count criminal Information was filed today in U.S.

Two Montgomery Homes Damaged by Fire

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- WSFA 12 News is on the scene of two house fires in Montgomery. At least two homes have been damaged after a fire jumped from one residence to another. The fire started at a

Chilton County Inmate Escapes Custody

Authorities are still looking for an inmate that escaped from the work release program at the Chilton County Courthouse by stealing a car owned by a Probate Office clerk. Chilton County Sheriff Kevin Davis