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Several Auburn football players test positive for COVID-19

Auburn isn’t the only team with reports of football players testing positive.

  Trail Of Hope - The Struggle To Vote

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Corsino's gets high score, others need to clean up!

AL consumers face obstacles to achieving max solar savings

Enterprise remembers tornado victims 10 years later

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Watch: Enterprise holds memorial on tenth anniversary of deadly tornado

Law passed after Enterprise tragedy makes new schools safer

LIVE: Enterprise High School tornado memorial service

WSFA reporter Bryan Henry recalls hours of reporting on Enterprise tornado

Looking back: The setup of the Enterprise tornado

Rumsfeld says he will recommend fewer closings than predicted

BRAC 2005: Closings, Realignments to Reshape Infrastructure

The recommendations now go to the BRAC Commission chaired by former Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony J. Principi. The commission will start hearings on the specific recommendations May 16.

The Tuskegee Airmen

Click here for coverage of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Sunday, February 17th: Severe Weather Damage

WSFA 12 News and the WSFA 12 Storm Team are tracking severe storms across Alabama and throughout the WSFA 12 News viewing area. Read constantly updated reports of occurrences and damage.

SPECIAL REPORT: Renter's Rights

WSFA 12 News tells renters what they need to know...

Fourth of July Fun Facts

LOCKDOWN: Prisons work to solve overcrowding

LOCKDOWN: Alabama's prisons overcrowded

Who will be the next pope?

Make Your Car Tough to Steal

The fair is in the air!

Special Report: The Cost of Education

Many American families are living tighter, more frugal lives this year, thanks to hard lessons learned through the current economic crisis.

What is Navistar?

About Navistar Navistar International Corporation (Other OTC:NAVZ) is a holding company whose wholly owned subsidiaries produce International® brand commercial trucks, MaxxForce brand diesel engines,

Hurricane Gustav photos from WLOX and WAFB

Here are some photos from our Raycom sister stations, WLOX and WAFB, of the damage caused to the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Gustav.

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- Summer is here and we're already seeing constant heat and humidity with no relief in sight. After a record breaking summer in 2007 WSFA 12 News investigates the real dangers

Navistar to Donate $15 for Every Birdie Hit

BIRDIES TO HELP ALABAMA STUDENTS FLY RIGHT: Navistar Foundation to Donate $15 for Each Birdie Made During Navistar LPGA Classic Tournament to Huntsville City Schools Now there's even more motivation for

American Idol Star to Appear at Navistar LPGA

Lorena Ochoa, Karrie Webb, Morgan Pressel, Suzann Petersen, Julieta Granada and more than 130 other players are in town and are prepared to entertain the River Region with a week of great golf. Alabama's

Suspected Serial Killer Captured

After a multi-state manhunt, an ex-convict suspected in eight murders in at least two states is now behind bars.

Historic Selma Pilgrimage Starts Friday

Selma Historic Pilgrimage set March 14-16 Selma's historic homes, churches, museums and other sites are preparing for guests as the 33nd Historic Pilgrimage is set for March 14-16. Tours include five

Order your Oboard

Here's how you can order your own OBoard. They're made in Montgomery and the company is just getting off the ground. The OBoard is kind of like a skateboard but it only has one front wheel.

Reward Account Set Up in Burk's Name

Auburn, Al. (WSFA) -- The family of murdered Auburn University student Lauren Burk has set up a bank account to fund a reward in the death of their daughter. Donations can be made at any Wachovia Bank

Navistar LPGA Classic Bringing Big Money To Prattville & Surrounding Areas

The Navistar LPGA Classic is expected to bring in 10 to 15 million dollars. It is a little early to tell so far, but the first indications are like those of the first year we saw the Nationwide tournament in Prattville. People are coming to see the stars, and they are spending money.

Ace in the Hole "Money in the Banker"

Ace in the Hole: Show 8 Season 1 "Money in the Banker" Season one, of hopefully many more to come, is almost over. We've had 7 winners qualify for our championship show and there's only one spot

Earthquake Hits Midwest; Felt in North Alabama. Video from Evansville and Louisville.

A 5.4 earthquake in Illinois has rocked people awake this morning.  See complete coverage from sister stations WFIE and WAVE including video from their morning newscasts.

WSFA 12 News On Tour: Dallas County - Teacher Writes Children's Books

Dallas County is known for many people who played key roles in the civil rights movement, but it may one day be known for an author.

WSFA 12 News On Tour: Dallas County - Selma Reaches Success with Trust Builds Community Program

Trust builds a community, that is the message behind a program cleaning up and building up the city of Selma.

Memphis Sanitation Worker Elmore Nickelberry Remembers the Strike

The year was 1968.  Just four years after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, guaranteeing equal protection for all races under the law, Memphis was in turmoil.

Emily Yellin Continues Family Tradition of Documenting the Civil Rights Movement

Though people of every race now support the work of the SCLC, it wasn't always that way.  There were only a handful of whites who joined forces with civil rights leaders four decades ago. One family, transplants to the Mid-South, not only joined the cause, but devoted their lives to it.  Now their daughter is doing the same.

Civil Rights Icon Says Much Must Still Be Done

The Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles has been part of the civil rights movement for more than five-decades.

Former Teacher Recalls Guiding Students During Turbulent 1968

As a teacher living in the Mid-South in 1968, Hattye Yarbrough watched the events taking place in Memphis from a distance.

King's Children Remember the Life and Death of Their Father

It's a memory close to Bernice King's heart...the kissing game. After long trips away from home, Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. would call out his children's names. Each child had a designated spot to kiss

MLK's Children Look Forward to the Future

Committed to the battles of truth and justice, Martin Luther King Jr. made the ultimate sacrifice.  A champion for equal rights, he gave his life to the cause.

SCLC Works to Eliminate 'Triple Evils' Defined by Dr. King

Today, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which Dr. King founded, continues to fight against racism, poverty, and violence.

12 On Tour: A Place of Celebration Found in the Marengo House

Every small town needs to have at least one place known for its spirit of celebration, a gathering spot ehere you and your children and their children mark the special occassions of life. In Lowndes

12 On Tour: Lowndes County Courthouse a County and National Treasure

All across Lowdnes County you can find some lovely Antebellum homes and buildings reminiscent of the old South. WSFA 12 News went and checked out several of the structures including the Courthouse, a building

12 On Tour: Preparing Kids for the Real World Through the Mentor Program

When you started high school did you know what you wanted to do in life? Most of us don't, but there's a program at Central High School in Lowndes County that's preparing its kids for the big world after

12 On Tour: NBA Champion "Big Ben" Hails from Lowndes County

It seems that most small towns have a sports hero that everyone seems to follow and Lowndes County is no exception. Around here, it's all about a big man known as "Big Ben". He's one of the most exciting

12 On Tour: The Mosses Shrimp Farm

There are a few things about Lowndes County that may surprise you. One of them has to do with a relatively new commodity that's getting hot around here. It's pacific white shrimp that's raised right here

12 On Tour: Lowndes Interpretive Center

It's dedicated to the memory of people in Lowndes County who gave up so much for their right to vote, and for those who don't remember that time or are just learning about the Civil Rights Movement this place is like a trip back in time.

Lyman Ward Military Academy Will Stay Open

One of the state's oldest military schools, Lyman Ward Military Academy will stay open for now.

City Accepting Donations to Reward Fund


Leap Day 2008

February 29th, 2008 (WSFA)-- Welcome to a day that comes but once every four years, February 29th, Leap Day! Because the Earth revolves once around the sun every 365.25 days, we have to add an extra day

Enterprise: One Year Later

WSFA 12 News looks back at the tornado that took 9 lives and a great toll on the community of Enterprise, Alabama... one year later.

Johnnie Carr: 1911 - 2008

Read about Montgomery civil rights activist Johnnie Carr.  Watch video of her memorial service.

Looking Back on Coverage of the March 1st Tornado

Enterprise, Al. (WSFA) -- One year ago tonight no one could have predicted what would happen in Enterprise. The following morning, March 1st, changed the city forever. Immediately after the tornado

Carr Memorial and Funeral Services Times Announced

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- The Carr family is announcing the following times for Memorial and Funeral services of Mrs. Johnnie Carr.

The Commodores Perform at Alabama Music Hall of Fame Friday Night

Do the titles "Brick House" "Easy" and "Nightshift" sound familiar? The group that recorded those hit songs appeared Friday night for the Alabama Music Hall of Fame concert.

New Downtown Hotel Holds Grand Opening

Businesses and community leaders helped officially open Montgomery's new downtown hotel and convention center Thursday.

Mayor Byard Releases Information on City

Prattville, Al. (WSFA) -- WSFA 12 News carried the press conference live in which Prattville Mayor Jim Byard announced information on several important city issues. First, there is a 7am and 7pm curfew

Tornado Response Blood Drive In Prattville

Prattville, Al. (WSFA) -- The American Red Cross will be in Prattville on Tuesday in responce to the weekend storms. A blood drive is scheduled from the community, and will be held at the Home Depot from

Prattville Helping Storm Victims Find Reputable Contractors

There could be some contractors out there hoping to take storm victims for a ride. That's why the city is asking contractors to get a special storm work permit.

State Farm Insurance Sets Up Claims Center

Birmingham, AL., February 18, 2008 - State Farm Insurance has located a mobile Catastrophe Response Vehicles (CRV) in Prattville, Alabama to assist customers with claims. The CRV is located in the Lowe's

Cotton State Insurance Sets Up Claims Center

Cotton States Insurance is asking clients in Millbrook and Prattville to call the company's claim hotline immediately to report damage from the recent tornado strikes. More than one hundred Cotton States

Number of Homes Damaged in Prattville Set at Over 800

Number of homes damaged/destroyed jumps from 200 to over 800

Totals are in for the WSFA 12 News/Red Cross Relief Drive Telethon

On Monday night, the call went out and many of you answered. Now the totals are in...

Prattville Storm Now Identified as Category EF 3 Tornado

PRATTVILLE, AL -- WSFA 12 News has spoken with Jim Stefkovich from that National Weather Service in Birmingham who is on the scene in Prattville. He has confirmed that the tornado that hit the city is rated an EF-3.

Lost Pet Centers

The Montgomery Humane Society will gladly take in the pets of the victims of Prattville. Anyone who needs help in taking care of their pets until they can get settled can bring them to the Montgomery

Troy Disaster Relief Drive Scheduled

Troy, Al. (WSFA) -- The American Red Cross is scheduling a Disaster Relief Drive in Troy. The drive will be held on Wednesday, February 20th from 8am to 5pm at the Wal-Mart on U.S. Highway 231 in Troy. Folks

Prattville Businesses Cleaning Up After Storm

As homeowners in Prattville work to clean up and rebuild following Sunday's tornado, area businesses are also plotting their next move.

Charitable Services Being Offered to Storm Victims

Prattville, Al. (WSFA) -- Prattville Mayor Jim Byard is announcing that several charitable organizations are offering assistance to the victims of the weekend tornado in their time of need. If residents

Governor Tours Damage as "Severe Weather Awareness Week" Kicks Off

Prattville, Ala. (WSFA) -- As "Severe Weather Awareness Week" kicks off Governor Bob Riley and numerous other officials toured the damage in heavily hit portions of Prattville on Monday. Riley held a

Covering Covington County: Storm Cleanup Begins in Andalusia

Residents along brooklyn road in Andalusia spent the day surveying the damage left behind by yesterdays storms. Roofs were torn from homes, trees snapped in two, and for walter bush, he experienced it

Updated Storm Damage Conditions From WSFA 12 News

(WSFA) -- Despite all the destruction the city of Prattville is on the fast track to recovery. Mayor Jim Byard says all streets are now back open after a powerful storm dropped an EF-3 tornado on the

Power Returned to Most Homes in Prattville

Prattville, Al. (WSFA) -- Alabama Power Spokeswoman Jan Ellis tells WSFA 12 News that 99% of Prattville residents who have the ability to recieve power are back up and running now.

Toll Bridge Fee Waived for Next Few Days

Prattville, Al. (WSFA) -- Art Ivins, Manager of the Montgomery Expressway Toll Bridge, says the bridge will offer free passage to anyone assisting in the Prattville tornado recovery. They will honor this

Alabama Department of Insurance Responding to Prattville

The Alabama Department of Insurance is dispatching its disaster response vehicle and consumer specialists to Prattville to aid citizens there with insurance questions following Sunday afternoon's tornado,

Click here if you've lost your job because of the tornado

Prattville, Al. (WSFA) -- If you have lost your job because of the tornado damage and don't know where to turn, Governor Bob Riley's office is asking that you call the Alabama Department of Industrial

State Funding Proposed For Ailing Former Gov. Guy Hunt

The state Senate's Democratic leader introduced legislation today to provide 36-thousand dollars a year in state funding to former Republican Governor Guy Hunt, who's battling lung cancer.

WSFA 12 News Compares Legislators' Salaries To Other States

Do Alabama's lawmakers really need more money? They voted to give themselves a 60% pay raise, which some say is excessive. So WSFA 12 News wanted to find out how Alabama's legislative salaries compare to other states.