Tuberculosis tests begin at Homewood High School

Tuberculosis tests begin at Homewood High School

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

TB tests at Homewood High

Tuberculosis tests began at Homewood High School today after it was announced a student was diagnosed with TB yesterday. Tonight we'll have the latest from an informational meeting being held for parents.

Garrard Sentencing

The sentencing phase for convicted murderer Joyce Garrard hit a snag today. One juror was removed from the jury, however the process continues.

Preps for Presidential Visit

Preparations are being made for President Obama's visit to Birmingham tomorrow. He'll be speaking near Lawson State. Several nearby schools are letting out early to avoid traffic issues and city workers are busy making sure the presidential route will be clean and clear.

Seafood Slavery?

Is your seafood dinner the result of slavery? We'll bring you the results of an Associated Press investigation alleging that Indonesian slaves are being forced to work on fishing boats that supply seafood to American grocery chains and more.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 p.m. on FOX6 News.

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Birmingham, AL