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  • Woman allegedly set on fire by ex-boyfriend dies at hospital

    Woman allegedly set on fire by ex-boyfriend dies at hospital

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:45:35 GMT
    A woman who was allegedly set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has passed away at UAB Hospital from her injuries. Deborah Diane Prater, 49, suffered extensive burns to her head, arms, upper body and legs in
    A woman who was allegedly set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has passed away at UAB Hospital from her injuries.
  • Montgomery couple helps cut down neighborhood crime

    Montgomery couple helps cut down neighborhood crime

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:06:35 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)
    A Montgomery couple is fed up with crime in their neighborhood, and they're doing something about it.  Just a couple of blocks off of Highland Avenue, the couple is hard at work, and partnering with police,
    A Montgomery couple is fed up with crime in their neighborhood, and they're doing something about it.
  • Girl struck by plane on FL beach dies

    Girl struck by plane on FL beach dies

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:40:15 GMT
    WTOC has confirmed that 9-year-old Oceana Irizarry, daughter of the Fort Stewart soldier that was killed when he and his daughter were hit by a plane as they walked along a Florida beach, died Monday night.
    WTOC has confirmed that 9-year-old Oceana Irizarry, daughter of the Fort Stewart soldier that was killed when he and his daughter were hit by a plane as they walked along a Florida beach, died Monday night.  
  • Montgomery man shot to death in Atlanta

    Montgomery man shot to death in Atlanta

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:43:07 GMT
    Authorities in Atlanta are confirming the death of a Montgomery man following a weekend shooting.
    Authorities in Atlanta are confirming the death of a Montgomery man following a weekend shooting.
  • Peoria PD arrests 3 for sex romp in hot tub

    Peoria PD arrests 3 for sex romp in hot tub

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:20:00 GMT
    A sexual romp in an apartment hot tub landed a Peoria mother, her boyfriend and another woman behind bars on various sex and child abuse charges Sunday night.
    A sexual romp in an apartment hot tub landed a Peoria mother, her boyfriend and another woman behind bars on various sex and child abuse charges Sunday night.
  • Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

    Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:38:18 GMT
    Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
    Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.
  • Ken Hare In Depth: Not first time Wiggins faces conflict of interest allegations

    Ken Hare In Depth: Not first time Wiggins faces conflict of interest allegations

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:01:25 GMT
    When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama State University board of trustees, it was not the first
    When Gov. Robert Bentley last week cited allegations of a conflict of interest to remove Hale County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins from the Alabama State University board of trustees, it was not the first time the judge faced conflict of interests issues.
  • Montgomery Humane Society receives big donation of dog food

    Montgomery Humane Society receives big donation of dog food

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:43:11 GMT
    Food donated by WSFA 12 News viewers (Source: Humane Society)Food donated by WSFA 12 News viewers (Source: Humane Society)
    The Montgomery Humane Society says it has run out of dry dog food and is in urgent need of donations.Manager Lea Turbert tells WSFA 12 News that while the food has run out, the intake of puppies and dogs
    After WSFA 12 News reported the shortage of food, viewers stepped up and came to the Humane Society's aid.
  • Facebook forces separate chat app on mobile users

    Facebook forces separate chat app on mobile users

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:51:03 GMT
    Facebook will stop the messenger function within its iPhone and Android apps, pushing a new app for mobile users that want to chat.
    Facebook will stop the messenger function within its iPhone and Android apps, pushing a new app for mobile users that want to chat.
  • Wetumpka Police Chief files EEOC complaint

    Wetumpka Police Chief files EEOC complaint

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:09:30 GMT
    Wetumpka Police Chief Celia Dixon (Source: WSFA 12 News file footage) Wetumpka Police Chief Celia Dixon (Source: WSFA 12 News file footage)
    WSFA 12 News can now confirm two investigations are underway in The City of Wetumpka.  Monday, Police Chief Celia Dixon verified she had filed an EEOC complaint against the city, after multiple people
    Monday, Police Chief Celia Dixon verified she had filed an EEOC complaint against the city, after multiple people came forward to her as witnesses.
  • Men say they have evidence of Bigfoot in the Bluegrass

    Men say they have evidence of Bigfoot in the Bluegrass

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:51:23 GMT

    The woods of Bedford, Kentucky are filled with countless wonders of nature that will take your breath away, but could the same woods also be home to Bigfoot?

    The woods of Bedford, Kentucky are filled with countless wonders of nature that will take your breath away, but could the same woods also be home to Bigfoot?

  • Fall is prime time for brown recluse spiders

    Fall is prime time for brown recluse spiders

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:20:55 GMT
    In neighboring Tennessee, there's an increase of brown recluse spider bites. So, considering the poisonous spider lives in Alabama, should we be concerned here? David Ford of Huntsville was moving boxes
    In neighboring Tennessee, there's an increase of brown recluse spider bites. So, considering the poisonous spider lives in Alabama, should we be concerned here?
  • Mysterious 'Woman in Black' spotted in Tri-State

    Mysterious 'Woman in Black' spotted in Tri-State

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
    A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan County
    A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.
  • Ozark kidnapping, sexual assault suspect captured

    Ozark kidnapping, sexual assault suspect captured

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:21:44 GMT
    David Pitts (Source: Ozark Police Department) David Pitts (Source: Ozark Police Department)
    The suspect wanted in the kidnapping and sexual assault case in Ozark has been captured. Ozark Police Chief Tony Spivey has confirmed that 44-year-old David Pitts was arrested on Monday by the U.S. Marshal
    Ozark Police Chief Tony Spivey has confirmed that 44-year-old David Pitts was arrested on Monday by the U.S. Marshal Service in South Florida.
  • Alabama Representatives voice concerns over VA audit

    Alabama Representatives voice concerns over VA audit

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:51:09 GMT
    U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-District 2) says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a "facility-led, standard
    On Tuesday, Alabama Representatives responded to an audit that was published about access to the VA.
  • Young mother battling cancer for second time

    Young mother battling cancer for second time

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:13:15 GMT
    At 29, a Rosalie woman is battling cancer for the second time. This time around, she wants to use her diagnosis to help others. 
    At 29, a Rosalie woman is battling cancer for the second time. This time around, she wants to use her diagnosis to help others. 
  • Foul play not ruled out in fatal Wilcox County blaze

    Foul play not ruled out in fatal Wilcox Co. blaze

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-07-29 04:23:03 GMT
    Mable Davis could do nothing but watch as flames devoured the home across the street, where her sister, Patricia Nickelson had been staying with her long time boyfriend. He got out of the burning house
    Multiple calls and email to the WSFA 12 Newsroom took our news crews to the town of Camden. Two recent deadly fires there have many in the community on edge. The families of the victims want answers.  Are the fires related?  Do authorities suspect arson? WSFA took their questions to county and state officials.
  • Four arrested in Enterprise for series of burglaries

    Four arrested in Enterprise for series of burglaries

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:48:34 GMT
    Four people have been arrested in Enterprise after police say they were connected to a series of burglaries throughout the city. According to a news release, 20-year-old Tykis Thamatra Wallace is charged
    Four people have been arrested in Enterprise after police say they were connected to a series of burglaries throughout the city.
  • $300 million yacht sails Hawaiian Islands

    $300 million yacht sails Hawaiian Islands

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:46:58 GMT
    A $300 million yacht belonging to a Russian billionaire is now docked in Kona on the Big Island.
    A $300 million yacht belonging to a Russian billionaire is now docked in Kona on the Big Island.
  • MPD arrests suspects in weekend business robberies

    MPD arrests suspects in weekend business robberies

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:30:04 GMT
    Montgomery Police say three have been arrested in connection with business robberies that occurred over the weekend. According to a news release, 18-year-old Christopher Johnson, 17-year-old Markeiva Johnson,
    Montgomery Police say three have been arrested in connection with business robberies that occurred over the weekend.
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