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  1. Displaced Virginia College students seek help from other colleges, groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    With just weeks to go before the spring semester, Virginia College students are still pursuing their available options a week after learning their school will close at the end of term this month. The move impacts the 20,000 students enrolled nationwide, including those at the Montgomery campus and three other campuses in Alabama.

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  2. Brands born on the internet embrace physical storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, a sales associate is seen through a window display helping a customer try on a parka at the Mall at Short Hills in Short Hills, N.J. Like many malls, this shopping complex is offering more immersive shopping experiences. Outerwear brand Canada Goose unveiled a store with a "cold room" where customers can try on its $1,000 parkas in sub-zero temperatures.

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  3. Police searching for man involved in Hoover carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Early Thursday morning, a man stole a car, only to be tracked down by the victim and shot at, then carjacked another woman. Officers say this man stole a car in Birmingham, but the woman used an app on her phone to track her car to Highway 31 in Hoover and pulled up beside it.

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  4. Sen. Jones calls on CEO of now-closed Virginia College to help studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Senator Doug Jones, D-AL, is calling on the CEO of now-closed Virginia College , Stu Reed, to help students who learned Wednesday their campuses were to abruptly close. Virginia College's parent company, Birmingham-based Education Corporation of America, also closed Brightwood Career Institute, Brightwood College, Ecotech Institute, and Golf Academy of America after citing financial issues and the withdrawal of its accreditation.

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  5. Mother of man killed in Galleria shooting overcome with emotion at community eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    April Pipkins, the mother of Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr., fainted Tuesday night during a speech about the shooting death of her son at the Riverchase Galleria. Family and clergymen spoke at the 16th Street Baptist Church calling for peace and understanding during a "Prayer and Justice Community Meeting" for Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr. Songs of praise and worship filled the historic church.

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  6. Black man's death: Questions remain in Alabama mall shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    This undated image provided by Emantic Bradford, Sr. shows Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr., 21, posing for a picture at his father's home near Birmingham, Ala., in his senior year of high school. About 200 people marched through an Alabama shopping mall to protest Bradford Jr.'s death, whom police erroneously believed was the gunman who shot and wounded two people.

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  7. Visitors arrested in separate incidents at AL prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama Department of Corrections arrested multiple people over the weekend in separate incidents during visitations to Bullock Correctional Facility. The first arrest was of 22-year-old Porterdale, Ga., resident Emily Giles.

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  8. Public corruption prosecutor Matt Hart out at Attorney General's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Attorney General's Office confirmed Prosecutor Matt Hart is no longer with the office. He reportedly resigned from his duties Monday morning.

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  9. Family: 2-year-old boy dies after accidentally shooting himself in Birmingham, ALRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Birmingham police say a 2-year-old boy has died after a shooting at an apartment complex in Collegeville Wednesday morning. According to the gun violence archive, he is the twelfth child to die by a gun in Alabama this year.

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  10. Limestone County mom sentenced to 40 years for scalding kids in bathtubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Limestone County mother has learned her fate in prison after admitting that she placed both of her small children in a scalding bath as a form of punishment. A sentencing hearing for Amanda Reyer lasted all day Tuesday in the Limestone County Courthouse.

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  11. Man falls through Waffle House ceiling in TuscumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Jefferson County Police said the suspect tried to break into the office of a local restaurant Sunday morning, falling instead through the ceiling into the dining area. Detective Sgt.

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  12. AL Piggly Wiggly employee rewarded with car after good deedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Birmingham area high school student whose good deed went viral on social media was rewarded Wednesday for simply doing the right thing. Antoine Starr was working at the Piggly Wiggly in Forestdale when he found a woman's purse with almost $300 in it and immediately returned it.

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  13. Suspect sought in armed robberies of AL, MS GameStop storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A robbery suspect who appears to be targeting GameStop stores in Alabama and Mississippi is now wanted by law enforcement agencies in both states. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers says the Mississippi Coast CrimeStoppers organization is asking for its help spreading the word about the suspect.

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  14. Woman critically injured after being pinned between vehicles off of I-59 NBRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A woman was taken to the hospital after she was pinned between her car and another vehicle off of I-59 Northbound. The victim got out of her car after having car trouble in the right lane of the 31st Street North exit.

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  15. Surveillance photos show armed robbery at Birmingham video game storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Birmingham police are asking you to take a close look at some surveillance photos released after an armed robbery at a video game store. Police say the man robbed the Game Stop in the 9000 block of Parkway East on September 20 around 1:55 p.m. The man went into the store and demanded money while armed with a gun.

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  16. 3 Marines killed in Vietnam War to be buried at ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Friday that the remains of the three men will be buried as a group with full military honors next Thursday.

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  17. Talladega Superspeedway providing refuge for Florence evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Officials at the Talladega Superspeedway announced Wednesday they will offer a portion of its campgrounds free to evacuees seeking temporary refuge from the path of Hurricane Florence. The area available to evacuees will include access to hot showers and restroom facilities as well as water connections on gravel areas.

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  18. NAACP suspends Birmingham metro president pending investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The national office of the NAACP has suspended Metro Birmingham Branch President Hezekiah Jackson from his job and the organization pending an investigation into allegations he took money to advise homeowners not to have their soil tested by the Environmental Protection Agency. The organization is investigating claims that Jackson advised homeowners not to have their soil tested by the EPA to check for potentially deadly toxins.

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  19. Experts: Gonorrhea quickly growing resistant to antibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Gonorrhea is one of the fastest growing sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S. and it's quickly becoming more resistant to antibiotics. There are now studies that show that the bacteria is starting to require higher and higher amounts of antibiotics to work.

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  20. Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Pentagon says President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. for promotion to four-star rank and appointment as the next commander of Central Command.

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