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Gerber Recalls Specific Types of Food Pouches

Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors are conducting recall effectiveness checks on specific Gerber Organic pouch products. Gerber Products Company is voluntarily recalling these specific pouch products after identifying a packaging defect that may result in spoilage… continue reading ›

Bill to Raise Gas Tax Approved

A proposed gas tax increase to pay for road and bridge construction has cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature. The House transportation committee approved the bill Thursday. It now moves to the House of Representatives. The proposal would… continue reading ›

Chemicals Found in Drinking Water

For decades, it was used to manufacture Teflon pans, Gore-Tex jackets, ski wax, carpets and the linings of pizza boxes and microwave popcorn bags. It's a chemical compound known as PFOA, and while it's being phased out in the U.S.,… continue reading ›

Recall of Corona Extra Bottles

Alcohol maker Constellation Brands announced a voluntary recall of Corona Extra bottles because some may contain small particles of glass. Less than one-tenth of one percent of the Corona Extra 12-ounce clear bottles are affected, the company said, calling the… continue reading ›

Hooded Man Enters Church with Gun

This story has been the buzz on social media the last couple of days, after parishioners say a man entered their church with a gun. It happened Sunday morning at New Hope Baptist Church in Montgomery. Some church members are taking… continue reading ›

Two Escaped Alabama Prisoners Recaptured

Two state work release inmates are back in custody following their escape from two separate job sites on March 2.  Officials with the Alabama Department of Corrections report that 39-year-old Jermey James McCormick, and Tory Mondale Elliott, 37, were recaptured… continue reading ›

Inmate Escapes from Alabama Prison

Authorities say an Alabama prison inmate has escpaed. Inmate Jeremy McCormick left from his assigned job location at approximately 9:49am on Tuesday morning. His assigned job location is located in Sylacauga, AL in Talladega County. McCormick was last seen wearing a… continue reading ›