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Guards, inmates hurt in jail confrontations and Lipscomb political drama affects public safety

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

Inmates assault guards

Authorities say as many as 30 inmates at the St. Clair County Correctional Facility in Springville assaulted prison officers this morning after refusing to return to their cells. One officer was hurt but it is not life-threatening. We have talked to relatives of inmates who are concerned for the safety of those behind bars. We'll have the latest on FOX6 News at 5.

Lipscomb safety issues

Bickering at Lipscomb City Hall has led to the mayor putting all city employees including police on administrative leave. So what happened today when a woman was carjacked and called police for help? We'll talk to the woman tonight and show you how Lipscomb public safety is suffering while the council and mayor struggle for control.

Absolutely Alabama doll maker

Fred Hunter introduces us to a doll maker who carves her dolls and of wood. It all started with one character from a book. It's a great story you don't miss it tonight at 6.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News.

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