Community mourns teens killed in crash and pay day lending bill heads to the House floor

Community mourns teens killed in crash and pay day lending bill heads to the House floor

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

Two teens killed in crash

Ivy Redmill, 17, and Clay McCarty, 15, of Jasper were both killed this morning in a wreck on their way to school. They were in a Honda Accord that crashed head on into an 18-wheeler on Curry Highway. The entire school and community are in mourning and shock as they deal with the loss of these two young lives. Counselors and clergy have been brought in to help them cope.

Pay day lending bill

A pay day lending bill sponsored by Rep. Danny Garret is headed to the state house floor for a vote. The bill would extend the time to pay off a pay day loan from 14 days to six months. It doesn't change the fees but Garret says by allowing the extension it in effect reduces the cap on the interest rate to 36 percent.

Welcome home, Honor Flight!

More than 75 World War II and Korean War veterans are on their way home to Tuscaloosa after spending the day in Washington D.C. They are on the Tuscaloosa Rotary Honor Flight to see war memorials and to be honored for their service. You are invited to join the welcome home celebration at 7:45 p.m. at Bama Air at the Tuscaloosa Airport.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News.

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