Afternoon news headlines

Afternoon news headlines

Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall. Here are the stories we're working on for FOX6 News this evening.

Arrests in teen's murder

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged in the shooting death of 14-year-old Keke Rice. She was gunned down at Washington Park in Birmingham Friday following a fight with another girl. We'll have more on the two young men who now face murder charges.

Free UAB Poll

The results are in from a public opinion poll on UAB, its athletic program and its relationship to The University of Alabama System. We'll talk to lawmaker Jack Williams who plans to use the poll to convince legislators to free UAB from what he says is unfair treatment by the system. The full story on FOX6 News at 5:00.

Rally against pay day lending

Organizers of a rally to stop or at least tighten regulations on pay day lending businesses took their fight to the streets today. We'll show you where they were protesting in the Birmingham area and what they hope to accomplish.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News. I hope you'll watch us on air, online at or in the WBRC News app.