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Alabama man charged with sex abuse of child

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has charged a northeast Alabama man with sex abuse of a child under 12. The...

1 dead, at least 17 injured after tornado rips Alabama town

Officials say a tornado killed a teenager who was huddling with his family in the basement of their Alabama home Monday night.

Gov. Kay Ivey extends Alabama face mask order into March

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is extending a statewide order requiring face masks in public to help slow the spread of...

Will Gov. Ivey extend mask mandate for Alabama?

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Health officials want Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to extend a state mask order that is set to expire Friday. Ivey is...

Alabama man charged in Capitol take-over

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Investigators said an Alabama man has been arrested and charged with taking part in last week's riot at the U.S....

The new Space Command HQ is moving to Huntsville

But don't confuse it with the new "Space Force"

Alabama puts Covid vaccine reservations on hold

"Staff continues working to expand vaccine scheduling capabilities at the call center. At present there are no more appointments available at county health departments, but the call center will take your contact information and add it to a waiting list."

Northeast Alabama mourns 30 year Sheriff veteran

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office in northeast Alabama is the latest law enforcement agency to lose a member to...

Kay Ivey is one of first Governors to get Covid-19 vaccine

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has become one of the first governors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. She received the first of...

Alabama Doctor & husband plead guilty to opioid distribution

HOOVER, Alabama (WDEF) - An Alabama doctor and her husband have pleaded guilty to unlawfully distributing opioids and other controlled substances. Dr. Elizabeth Korcz had...

Holiday Delivery Costs and Delays

An announcement made by the United States Postal Service in August may begin to resonate businesses during the holidays.

Video of a burning fishing boat rescue by Coast Guard

4 fisherman were rescued off their burning boat in Mobile Bay on Monday night.


Firefighters Battle House Fire in St. Elmo

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) - Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in St. Elmo in the early morning hours Wednesday. Flames were visible in...

UCF’s Josh Heupel Named as Tennessee Vols New Football Coach

Josh Heupel has been named Tennessee's 27th head football coach.

Weather Update: Wednesday Morning’s Forecast – January 27th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): After Today's Showers, Expect Another Cold Snap Ahead, & More Showers Late Saturday Night! This Morning: Increasing clouds and a mainly dry...

Mom to Mom – Get Rid of the Grumpies with Homemade Stress Balls

Today we're making homemade stress balls.