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Regional News: Dog Attack; Ala Weather Deaths, Hero; Jail Explosion; Police Dog Killed; Waffle House Pitchfork Robbery; Samurai Deaths

Updated: 05/04/2014 - Woman critically injured in Phenix City dog attack... Hundreds filled Ala shelters during storm outbreak... 4 Alabama counties approved for federal aid... Ala. man killed in storms described as hero... Motorist killed in wreck on flooded-out road... Pensacola jail that exploded had past problems... Teen guilty of fatally shooting police dog... Police: Man robbed Waffle House with pitchfork... Son accused of killing parents with Samurai sword...

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Day in History: Coral Sea; Kent St.; Thatcher; 1st Grammys; Efrem Zimbalist Dies

Posted: 05/04/2014 - Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of 'The FBI,' dead at 95...Day in History: In 1942, the Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft... In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest... In 1979, Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister... In 1957, the "Alan Freed Show" debuted on ABC... In 1959, the first Grammy Awards ceremony...

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World News: Venezuelans Protests; Malaysian Plane, Korean Ferry, Ukraine Updates; Pope Prepares Sainthoods

Posted: 04/27/2014 - Scores of Venezuelans march against government... Robot sub to extend search area for missing Malaysian plane... SKorea Prime Minister offers to resign his mainly ceremonial post over ferry... Kerry presses Russia to help free observer team in Ukraine... Pope Benedict to join Pope Francis in double sainthood ceremony... 5 British NATO troops killed in crash of British helicopter crash...

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Day in History: Magellan; Revolutionary War; Sultana; Reagan; Nixon

Updated: 04/27/2014 - On April 27 - In 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed... In 1777, the only battle in Connecticut during the Revolutionary War... In 1865, the steamer Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, killing more than 1,400... In 1982, the trial of John W. Hinckley Jr., who shot President Ronald Reagan, began... In 1994, former President Richard M. Nixon was remembered at a funeral service attended by all five of his successors...

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Area River Levels & Flood Stages Apr 22 Tuesday Morning Update

Updated: 05/22/2014 - Latest river / stream FORECAST levels in the WTVY-TV viewing area... LATEST NEWS: All streams have either crested or will do so in the next day or two... This will be the last update for the current river situation...

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Area River Levels & Flood Stages Apr 21 Monday Morning Update

Updated: 04/22/2014 - Latest river / stream FORECAST levels in the WTVY-TV viewing area... IMPORTANT: Bad Automated River Forecast Levels for Pea and Chipola rivers have resulted in upward revisions at Ariton and Marianna Choctawhatchee River has been revised down slightly at Caryville (other revisions have also occurred)

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US News: Military Forces in Europe?; Wyoming Landslide; NASA Engineer Key to Space Travel Dies

Updated: 04/20/2014 - US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe... Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town... NASA: Engineer's ideas vital to moon landing success dies... Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy... Texas search group, FAA, at odds over drone use... Hate crime charge in NYC attack on Sikh professor... Documents detail another delayed GM recall... Keystone Pipeline, Energy Unites and Divides...

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World News: Easter; 'Miracle'; Korean Ferry; Sub Search; Ukraine News

Posted: 04/20/2014 - Pope to celebrate Easter Mass... Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to late Pope John Paul II... 13 bodies retrieved from inside Korean ferry... Sub search for missing jet to be finished in a week... Time not on side of Russia-Ukraine detente deal... Putin: no blocks to boosting relations with West ... Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt updates...

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Regional News: Farley Exercise; Bo Jackson; Big Sharks off Fla Panhandle

Posted: 04/20/2014 - Farley Nuclear Plant conducting exercise... Bo Jackson leading annual charity ride through Ala... Majority of Ala legislators accept automatic raise... Panhandle fisherman report increase in big sharks... NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs... Woman killed when car crashed into her house... Peach returning to name of Atlanta bowl game...

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US News: FedEx Truck on Fire?; Boston Bombing Anniversary; Cattle Released; Spacewalk Needed

Posted: 04/13/2014 - NTSB: Claim about truck fire before bus crash still not confirmed... Boston announces marathon public safety measures on anniversary of bombings... Feds release all cows gathered during NV roundup... Bucket truck tip over kills 2 on Cape Cod... 4.9-magnitude earthquake rattles central Idaho... Space station computer outage requires spacewalk...

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World News: Forest Fire, Smoke Threaten Valparaiso, Chile; Malaysian Jet, Ukraine, Syria Updates; Baby Charged with Attempted Murder

Posted: 04/13/2014 - Forest fire destroys 150 homes in Chilean city... Syria rebels, government confirm another poison gas attack... Long hunt for missing Malaysian jet looms as pings go silent... Ukraine Update... Pakistani baby charged with attempted murder... Report: Ex-Marine gets 10-year sentence in Iran... Pacific earthquake...

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Regional News: Judge Rules for Indian Casinos; Fla Guitar Store Closes; Atlanta Traffic Copter Reporter Dies; Everglades News

Posted: 04/13/2014 - Ala property tax basis in question... Judge rules in favor of Indian casinos in Alabama... Revamped NASA rover race under way in Huntsville... Man observing alligator in Fla. bitten by poisonous snake... Fla store that supplied guitar gear to music legends closing... Fla Woman recounts historic 1964 flight around world... Rare whooping crane spotted at Lake Okeechobee... Atlanta traffic reporter Herb Emory dies... Ala woman reunites Ga soldier with lost journal... 2 teens running from dogs killed by cars in 2 days...

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