FIRST ALERT: Senator Sanford says Governor Bentley scandal is 'creepy'

FIRST ALERT: Senator Sanford says Governor Bentley scandal is 'creepy'
Senator Sanford says Governor Bentley scandal is 'creepy'

(WAFF) - Alabama State Senator Paul Sanford of Huntsville said that Governor Bentley is losing support since the allegations of a sex scandal came out last week. Sanford said things are getting just plain weird down in Montgomery.

Former coach expected to plead guilty to human trafficking charge

A former high school soccer coach charged with human trafficking is expected to plead guilty on Thursday. Court records show David Barrow's plea hearing is set for 9 a.m. Thursday in Madison County.

Under fire on abortion, Trump fights to court women

Donald Trump is fighting to convince a skeptical Republican Party he can improve his standing among women, even as he takes back an explosive comment about abortion and attacks the credibility of a female reporter police say was illegally grabbed by the GOP front-runner's campaign manager.

Strong-to-severe storms are expected this afternoon

Stay weather alert today as heavy rain tracks across the Valley this morning. Strong-to-severe storms are expected this afternoon. Heavy rain will spread across the Tennessee Valley through the morning hours. Numerous flash flood warnings have been issued for parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee where this rain has been ongoing overnight.

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