MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Here are some of the local, state, and national stories we'll be following in the day ahead for you.
'Highly Unusual' Home Invasion:
A crime involving a home break in and forced sexual encounter has stunned even veteran members of law enforcement in Elmore County. The suspect, identified as Mark Crowe, 19, of Prattville, forced the victim to take his clothes off during the invasion. Read more about this story and the suspect by clicking this link.
Kansas Workplace Shooting:
A gunman armed with an "assault-style" weapon drove through a south-central Kansas town, taking shots at people, before storming the factory where he worked. Four people were killed including the shooter and 14 others were wounded.
Did you miss last night's Special Report: Renter's Rights? WSFA 12 News depends on tips from viewers so we can shine a light on issues that need to be addressed. Not a week goes by when we don't hear about an issue with an apartment complex or rental property. Click here to read one man's bad experience and find out what you can do if you are in the same situation.
Minimum Wage Increase Block:
Governor Robert Bentley signed a bill into law in Thursday that prevents cities and municipalities from setting their own minimum wage. Alabama senators voted overwhelmingly to block Birmingham's minimum wage hike on Thursday. Read more about the bill and the controversy here.
We will have more coverage of these stories today on-air, online and on the WSFA 12 News app. You can see what other stories we are covering on WSFA.com or by downloading our app.