Good morning. Trent Butler here to let you know what we're covering for you on this Wednesday morning.
U.S. and other world leaders are condemning the latest terrorist attacks that killed 36 people and injured 147 at the airport in Istanbul. Turkish officials say, their initial findings lead them to believe ISIS carried out this latest deadly attack. This morning, you will hear from survivors who are once again sharing terrifying stories.
Here in the Valley, we are learning more about a Decatur woman who's charged with the murder of her husband. Family members say Michelle Owens was diagnosed with a mental illness before Sunday's shooting at the family's home in Decatur.
We also have an update on a story that had many of talking on social media when it first happened. A Scottsboro grandfather won't face charges now if he can stay out of trouble for one year. Back in May, 73-year-old Jim Chapman was arrested after someone saw him disciplining his children at a McDonald's. Chapman had never been arrested before and this ignited a debate about whether it's okay to discipline your children or grandchildren in public.
A former astronaut who has ties to Huntsville is facing another lawsuit after he was involved in a deadly car crash in Tuscaloosa County. Investigators say James Halsell was drinking and driving when he slammed into a car, killing two girls.
On a lighter note, we'll tell you why that dream vacation may cost less. Franklin White is telling us why the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union is leading to lower air fares. There's a lot to cover this morning. We hope you can join us on WAFF 48 News Today.