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.

Garrard murder trial

The prosecution has rested its case against Joyce Garrard, the Etowah County woman accused of running her granddaughter until she collapsed and later died. The defense began presenting their side of the story today. We'll have the latest from the courtroom.

Gov. Bentley asked to apologize

A state lawmaker is asking Governor Robert Bentley to apologize after making a joke about UAB football to some UAB nursing students. We'll take a closer look at the governor's comment and have reaction.

March Madness

As collegiate basketball begins its season of March Madness we'll look at what the future may hold for UAB and UA basketball. Rick Karle joins us with reaction from the coaches.

We'll have those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News. Watch us on air, online at or through the WBRC News app.

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