Stranded Tuskegee students to return from Liberia

Stranded Tuskegee students to return from Liberia

Good morning!

Here's what we're working on in the WAFF newsroom:

Today, a Madison County woman will be in court asking for a new trial.

Karla Chapman was convicted of killing her husband Jonathan Elliff.  Investigators say she stabbed him to death after they had a fight over money. A judge sentenced Chapman to 35 years in prison.

Also, six Tuskegee University students who are stuck in Africa because of the Ebola scare, will be coming home.  They've been in Liberia since late June as part of a study abroad program.

Earlier this week they found out British Airways suspended all flights into the region, Until the end of August, but yesterday, we learned a flight home is scheduled for next week.

University leaders say the students are not sick and are staying with host families.  They're expected back at school August 17th, Two days before fall classes begin.

We'll have these stories and more on WAFF 48 News Today.

Have a wonderful day!