Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
school leaders are asking voters to approve a bond issue that would allow the
district to build a brand new K-6 school.
say the timing is perfect because extra funds are available from the state, but
not everyone agrees.
"We just really, truly believe that this need
is real," said Superintendent Jeff Schlade.
says the school's current middle and elementary schools are in bad shape. If
they build a new K-6 school, they would move seventh and eighth grades to the
high school building.
order for the district to be able to use the approximately $11 million in state
funds for the project, they need the community's support to come up with the
rest by August. They are making a second and final attempt at getting the issue
passed by voters.
really is our last shot, and if it doesn't pass again, then the state pulls
that funding off the table," Schlade said.
approved, the levy would cost the owner of a $100,000 home just over $9 a month.
against it say that's money they just don't have to spend right now, while
those in support say they don't want to miss this opportunity for funding from