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Montgomery officials announced Tuesday Ascent Hospitality has purchased the historic Murphy House with intentions on making it the city's first boutique property. Mayor Todd Strange says the luxury boutique hotel, the third Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, will boast 84 rooms and suites while offering ...
A pedestrian bridge at Florida International University in Miami collapsed onto the roadway. (Source: WPLG/CNN). (RNN) - Multiple people died Thursday when a 950-ton pedestrian bridge collapsed on a major roadway running through the campus of Florida International University.

Auburn University researchers have discovered a small parasitic wasp, about the size of a pinhead, that's a natural enemy of the kudzu bug. (Source: Auburn University). AUBURN, AL (WSFA) -. Auburn University entomologists have discovered a tiny wasp that could provide a huge benefit to soybean ...
Birmingham Water Works held a town hall in Hoover to address homeowners fed up with high bills and billing problems. "I do not understand how my bill has gotten that high and we didn't open a car wash,” resident Brenda Goodman said. "I don't know what that is where I would go a year without a bill for ...
A Mobile city council member is in favor of a feasibility study that can affect your children. The study would collect data to see if its beneficial or not for the city of Mobile to split from the Mobile County Public School System (MCPSS). On Wednesday Councilman Daves talked about the issue in a newsletter ...
Warmer are temperatures are coming, but the trade off is some rainfall. Temperatures overnight will fall into the mid 40s with highs in the lower 70s tomorrow. The rain chances will be fairly low through the day with the best chances for showers developing west of I-65. Weekend Forecast: The widespread ...

Rep. Harry Shiver says "lady teachers" don't need to be armed because they already have other responsibilities. (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo). MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -. An Alabama lawmaker opposed to arming teachers in the classroom took some by surprise Thursday at the reasoning for his ...
This year, they selected Montgomery, Alabama, after reading about it in their history books. “That book that our school required us to read just set the tone and I just said, 'That's it, that's where we're going,'” said Faculty Adviser to Community Service at Belmont Hill School Donna David. Belmont Hill School ...
Contributing writer, Jennifer Schmeer, visits Montgomery on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. 636546474584640369-Alabama-Department-of-Archives-History.jpg. Alabama Department of Archives & History (Photo: Jennifer Schmeer).
Anxious family members wait for news of students as two people embrace, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Suspected shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, was expelled from the school in 2017 for disciplinary reasons. (Source: WSVN/CNN). Parents wait for news after reports of a ...
Hundreds of families continue to wait for plans to be released, so they will know where their children will attend school next year. (Source: WSFA 12 News). MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -. Danitra Tolbert said she was confused when she received a recorded voice message last Friday saying Dozier ...
State Rep. Will Ainsworth, R-Guntersville, will introduce a bill into legislation allowing some public-school teachers and administrators to be armed at school. According to Ainsworth, the bill will allow Alabama public school teachers and administrators to undergo firearms training, arming themselves against ...
Former Alabama State Rep. Micky Ray Hammon was sentenced Thursday on charges relating to mail fraud. Hammon was sentenced to three months in federal prison and three years supervised release. He must also pay more than $50,000 in restitution. While Hammon was not taken into custody, he is ...
Someone threw a small rock at a window of a passing church bus carrying more than 20 children home Wednesday night in Gibbs Village. (Source: WSFA 12 News). No one was hurt, but the incident frightened the little passengers. (Source: WSFA 12 News). The children had just spent the afternoon at ...
Some would argue that cold air thus far this Winter has overstayed it's welcome. (Source: WSFA 12 News). MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -. Some would argue that cold air thus far this Winter has overstayed it's welcome. If you fall in that camp, you're going to love the forecast moving forward over the next ...
The world is taking more of what Alabama is making, according to data released Thursday that shows 2017 was a record year for exports. Alabama saw $21.7 billion in exports for the year, which Gov. Kay Ivey's office attributes to rising overseas shipments of products such as automobiles, aircraft ...
The Dexter Parsonage Museum, once the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Montgomery, Ala., home, is a portal to a place and time when African-Americans lived in a racially segregated world, constantly reminded of their second-class status. As I turned the key and stepped inside, I marveled at how King's ...

From the outbreak of the Civil War through the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement, Montgomery has been the site of significant events in U.S. history. Today, the Alabama capital marks that legacy through museums and memorials, as well as offers cultural institutions and innovative restaurants for ...
(CNN) - Brands like Abercrombie & Fitch and Target are offering gender neutral options for adult and children clothing. More stores are moving away from the gender labels and retail experts say the trend benefits shoppers who can buy an item for a child without feeling restricted by labels. It's part of a trend ...
The former officers are accused of assaulting an arrestee, then covering it up.(Source: WSFA 12 News file photo). MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -. Two former Tuskegee Police Department lieutenants have been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly taking part in the beating of an arrestee, as well as ...
Bailey is making great progress with all of her training. This week Bailey has learned her name and responds well when she is called. She is now focusing on learning to lay down and stay when told. Anne Stanford Crawley with Service Dogs Alabama says in just one days' time Bailey learned how to sit!
It's a holiday of sorts honoring that little slice of life many of us enjoy. The National Pie Council sponsors the event, but it's the brainchild of Charlie Papazian, a nuclear engineer, brewer and teacher from Boulder, CO, who came up with the idea in the mid-1970s. Jan. 23 is his birthday. If you can't celebrate ...
Seats to this year's championship game between New England and Philadelphia are setting records. At this rate, this will be the most expensive Super Bowl ever. “As of Sunday night following the championship games, the average sold ticket to Super Bowl 52 was $5,694, an increase of 8.09% from last ...
There is no denying it: the first month of 2018 has been full of ups and downs when it comes to our over temperature pattern. Last week, we woke up to teens one morning and then just the other afternoon we were in the 70s. After a roller coaster of a January so far, it looks like we wrap things up this month ...
The 2018 tax season starts Feb. 1 and the deadline to file is April 17. The Alabama Department of Revenue is offering some tips for filing safely getting refunds back as soon as possible: Tip 1: File Early; ADOR says taxpayers should file as soon as possible after receiving their W-2s, 1099s and other ...
The parents of more than 150,000 Alabama kids can finally rest knowing their children will not lose their health coverage: Congress has approved a bipartisan agreement to re-open the federal government through Feb. 8. The short-term funding measure includes a six-year reauthorization of the children's ...
A year after the historic Women's March on Washington, the Southern Poverty Law Center organized a Power to the Polls Women's March held in Montgomery. “I had an opportunity to participate in the women's march last year in D.C., and it was such a transformative experience and having moved down ...
After becoming the first Alabama Democrat elected to the U.S. Senate in 25 years, Doug Jones is officially on the job. “It's exciting. It's been fun, it's been exhilarating,” Jones said. "There's a lot of changes once you get there. The schedule has me running back and forth in between offices.” On the campaign ...
A woman saw the 5-year-old boy without a jacket on him. The temperature around 5 p.m. Thursday was 21 degrees, with a wind chill of 5. (Source: KFOR/CNN). OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR/CNN) - A woman said she was leaving work when she saw a young child walking alone in freezing temperatures.
A rare python from a pet store wasn't pleased about being stuffed down a man's shirt, and it tried to slither its way out. The woman pictured has one in her purse. (Source: Custom Creature/KNXV/CNN). PHOENIX, AZ (KNXV/CNN) - Two people were caught on camera apparently stealing rare snakes from a ...
You can expect a hard freeze Saturday night with lows ranging from low teens to the north to upper teens further south. On Sunday, we will have a nice temperature recovery with highs in the low 40s and a good supply of sunshine. A disturbance in the northwest flow could squeeze out a few snow flurries ...
Other than the cloud cover, not much will change with our weather today compared to yesterday afternoon. Temperatures will be cool as winds remain high. Expect a gusty day as northwesterly winds continue to carry cold, dry air into our area. After a morning with "feel like" temperatures in the teens and ...
SOUTH AFRICA (Seipati Marishane/CNN) - Several H&M stores were vandalized during protests across the nation Saturday. The protests were organized by the radical Economic Freedom Fighters' party, according to the BBC. Video footage showed activists marching through a mall raising anti H&M signs ...
Montgomery Police are working to determine what caused an SUV to hit a fast food building and overturn Friday morning. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, officers were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on the East South Boulevard.
The Montgomery County Board of Education voted 6-1 Friday to hire former Huntsville City Schools Superintendent Ann Moore as interim superintendent. Board Vice President Lesa Keith voted in favor of the second candidate, former Phenix City Superintendent Larry DiChiara. Moore and DiChiara were ...
Another morning with temperatures into the teens across central Alabama. That makes two such mornings this week! There's no sugar coating our forecast today. It's cold. But we start breaking the ice of this frigid forecast into the weekend and beyond, so much so that this arctic blast will be a distant memory ...
Police say there are no signs of foul play in the death of a woman whose body was discovered in Montgomery Thursday. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, a forensic investigation has determined there were no signs of foul play relating to the death of the woman. The woman's body was discovered early ...
We end the week with our daily reports of regional mayors and their outlook for the new year. Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon is not only confident but is less than two months away from 'checking the box' on a major improvement project. "Oh let me tell you something. I got the greatest job in the world," ...
Dothan Fire reports there's been an increase in residential fires recently. While fire officials say that is normal during colder months, the string of recent fires is concerning. Firefighters have responded to nine fires in 10 days since Christmas, according to Chief Chris Etheredge. He says roughly half of those ...
The Montgomery County Board of Education voted Friday to approve a settlement agreement between the Alabama State Department of Education and the Alabama Education Association. Based on the settlement, the MCBOE will be permitted to hire an interim superintendent and legal in-house counsel ...
A news tip provided to WSFA 12 News in Montgomery, Alabama indicated that management at that location was told Wednesday not to open their stores and that by that evening the investment firm that owns Parker would be closing the doors permanently. Calls to the company's corporate office, as well as ...
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers released photos of a man who robbed a bank on Atlanta Highway in Montgomery Friday afternoon. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. SLIDESHOW: CrimeStoppers. Check here daily for the latest information on wanted suspects in the WSFA 12 News viewing area. MOBILE ...
Another beautiful, cold day across Alabama today as high pressure over the Ohio Valley continues our dry, fair weather. This morning at sunrise many locations started off in the teens and with a cold air mass dominating the state highs struggled all day peak in the mid 40s for most. TONIGHT: Skies will ...
With the passage of last night's dry cold front, a second helping of cold, dry air has dominated our Thursday. Visually it was a lovely sunny day, but due to the low wind chill being outside to bask in the sunshine isn't at the top of most people's to do list. This evening and tonight will truly be a test of how we ...
Montgomery, AL has acquired the Infinitus Renewable Energy Park (IREP), a former mixed waste processing facility, more than two years after its closure. A bankruptcy agreement was finalized last month in which the city paid a total of $945,000 for the facility, including IREP's legal fees and unpaid ...
The Wetumpka Indians (13-2) were looking to cap off an extraordinary football season Friday night in the 6A AHSAA state championship game over Pinson Valley. In a battle of Indians, Pinson Valley (15-0) would reign supreme 31-10 to cap off a perfect season. On a day set up to be magical, it was not for ...
Senior Wide Receiver John Johnson has been a phenomenal player on the field for the Troy Trojans. Since his freshman year in 2014, Johnson has put up 910 receiving yards with three touchdowns, but it's his work off the field that he holds close. “You should always do for others,” said Johnson.
Pope Francis, shown delivering a blessing from a window over St. Peter's Square, said he'd like to change a line in 'Our Father.' (Source: Andrew Medichini/AP. (RNN) – Pope Francis believes the Roman Catholic Church needs a better translation of the phrase “lead us not into temptation” in the “Lord's ...
You've heard the expression before; 'When it rains, it pours.' Now change that to snow, and snow it did in Dallas County. Driving west on Highway 14 Friday morning, it became clear rather quickly more than a few flakes had fallen on Dallas County. A half-inch blanketed the countryside. In Selma ...
Starting Monday, a highly-traveled back road will close to through traffic permanently. City commissioners in Dothan voted 6 to 1 to move forward on a traffic project to close Moore Road. The road sees thousands of drivers daily looking to get from Park Avenue to Taylor Road without driving down to the ...


 

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