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FIRST ALERT: Jury to continue deliberations Eric Parker trial; Thousands of federal inmates set for release Monday

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Jury deliberations continue

After just a week of testimony from both sides, Eric Parker's federal case was turned over to a jury on Friday. Today, deliberations from that jury will continue. At the beginning of deliberations, the jury returned with three questions for the judge. First, they asked what's the punishment if Parker is found guilty. Second, what's the definition of willfully, and can they watch the dash cam video of the takedown on Monday, in which the judge granted that request. The jury will continue their deliberations Monday at 9:00 a.m.


Thousands of inmates set for release today

6,000 federal inmates in prison on drug trafficking charges will be released from prison today due to changes in sentencing guidelines. Most prisoners effected by the changes will have an average of two years shaved off their sentences. All of the prisoners are non-violent drug offenders and they'll now be under the supervisor of patrol officers.


Royals' late-night rally results in World Series win

The Kansas City Royals rallied in the final innings of Game Five of the World Series, winning 7-2 on the Mets' home turf. This is the first World Series championship for the Royals in 30 years.


Soggy start to the work week

Scattered showers can be expected throughout your Monday. Be sure to give yourself a few extra minutes for the morning drive because of the wet roads.  There also could also be a few foggy spots that you may have to slow down for. 


We hope you'll join Margo Gray, Trent Butler and David Ernst for WAFF 48 News this morning. Remember, you can always watch online at WAFF.com/Live or by tapping "Watch Newscasts" on your WAFF News mobile app.

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