Animal rights activists push for a no-kill Huntsville; Over 100 children rescued from prostitution

Local animal rights activist are pushing for Huntsville to be the first city in the state to be designated as a "no-kill community." Coming up at 10, we catch up with the director of animal services for the city of Huntsville who explains the cooperative efforts.

A nationwide operation targeting underage prostitution took down over 150 suspected pimps. More than a hundred children around the country were rescued, including three in Birmingham. At 10, officials explain why Birmingham is a huge area in the child sex trade.

Turning anger into action: that was the focus of a special town hall meeting tonight. It was sponsored by the local NAACP chapter in response to the Trayvon Martin verdict. The speakers also focused on voter registration, citizens' rights and Alabama's Stand Your Ground law.

Join us tonight for WAFF 48 News at 10.

I'll see you then!

Kim Essex

WAFF 48 News