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Alabama’s Nick Saban tests positive for Covid-19

Coach is quarantining but says he does not have symptoms.

Hurricane Delta makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Hurricane Delta has made landfall as a Category 2 storm in southwestern Louisiana. The center of the storm hit land...

Coronavirus Found in Dead Cat

State health and agriculture officials are investigating after the coronavirus was found in a dead cat.

Tennessee man killed in crash of small plane in Alabama

A small airplane crashed in a wooded area of northwest Alabama, killing the pilot.

AP FACT CHECK: False claims fly in Alabama U.S. Senate ads

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press Misleading claims are flying in attack ads for the closely watched Alabama U.S. Senate race between Sen. Doug Jones, a...

Sylvania School teacher charged with inappropriate behavior

“This is an absolute unfortunate event that has happened in our quiet Town of Sylvania."

Man fighting convictions in Olympic, clinic bombings

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty in the fatal bombing of an Alabama abortion clinic...

Alabama governor extends pandemic rule requiring face masks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and health officials are extending an order requiring face masks in public during the coronavirus pandemic. While...

Couple patches potholes themselves after County doesn’t

FLAT ROCK, Alabama (WDEF) - A 76 year old couple took matters into their own hands after complaining to county officials about deep potholes...

Alabama coastal towns delay beach reopening after Sally

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's largest beach towns are delaying the reopening of their beaches because the cleanup from Hurricane Sally is taking...

Labor Day holiday has yet to lead to virus surge in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A feared increase in Alabama's coronavirus caseload after Labor Day get-togethers has yet to materialize two weeks after the holiday. That's...

I 59 shooting incident near Fort Payne

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - The State Bureau of Investigation will look into an officer involved shooting incident last night in northeast Alabama. The incident...

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Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – October 21st, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Indian Summer Weather Pattern Continues! This Morning: Fair skies will continue with milder temperatures.  Some patchy fog possible  with lows in the...
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Titans Prepare For Battle of Unbeatens With Pittsburgh

Titans coach Mike Vrabel appeared to run a gasser in practice Wednesday. Everybody is amped up for the battle of unbeatens Sunday between the...
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Possible HCSO Top 12 most wanted fugitive sighting in Harrison

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - A Harrison woman spotted a man in her yard and then finds out he could be one of Hamilton County's...
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Vols Hit Reset Button Ahead of Alabama Game

After losing their last two games, the Vols have hit the reset button in practice this week. Defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh was fired, so...