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FIRST ALERT: Gov. Bentley apologizes to Alabamians during prison tour

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Gov. Bentley apologizes to Alabamians during prison tour

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley spent several minutes apologizing to the citizens of Alabama after touring the Limestone Correctional Facility Monday morning. The governor is in the midst of an affair scandal involving his former senior political advisor.

Former coach placed cameras in athletic rooms, bathroom

David Barrow, the former Guntersville girls' soccer coach who pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges in Madison County, appeared in a Marshall County courtroom on Monday to enter a plea on charges of producing porn with minors. Barrow pleaded guilty to two counts of that offense around 10:30 a.m.

Cruz aims to extend Trump's bad week with Wisconsin win

Ted Cruz aims to use Wisconsin's presidential primary to extend Donald Trump's recent rough stretch on the campaign trail. Bernie Sanders would like to administer some tough medicine of his own to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in the state.

Mostly sunny skies with highs near 70°

Temperatures are ranging from the lower 40s into the lower 50s this morning. In many cases, that’s several degrees warmer than we were yesterday at the same time. But, with a northeast wind this afternoon, it will turn out to be a cooler day.


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.wa

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