Temperatures are a little cooler this morning but Mickey says they will ramp up into the 80's this afternoon. Forty percent chance of rain today.. That percentage drops to 30 percent as we get more in the weekend. You can get your updates whenever you need it on the go through our WBRC app.
In the 7 a.m. hour, we're following up on a story out of Etowah County. A child came forward and told her teacher about sexual abuse after a presentation during class. Since her bravery, a child predator is now facing charges. We talk to the child advocacy group that is responsible for that sex abuse presentation to hopefully help more children this morning.
A grand jury now has the case of a man accused of killing two elderly women during a hit and run. Martin Creasman was in court for a preliminary hearing Thursday. Creasman is charged with reckless murder in the crash that killed 92-year-old Margie Lovell and 69-year-old Linda Jones. Birmingham police say Creasman gave them a false name and Social Security number when he was taken to UAB hospital. They were able to identify him through fingerprints.
Today was supposed to be graduation day for Cullman high school seniors. But it was postponed after a bad crash that killed one woman and injured four students. The Cullman county coroner confirms 30-year-old Victoria Smith died in the crash. Officials say Smith was behind the wheel heading north on Highway 31 when she crossed the median and hit a car in the southbound lane.
All of the seniors who were hurt will be able to attend graduation on Sunday.
Hoover police are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video. Trying to break into someone's home. Daryl Lewis says he realized something was wrong when he noticed the back fence of his home on oak crest cove was unlocked. His suspicions were confirmed when he saw his home surveillance video. The man was seen unsuccessfully trying to break into Lewis' home, but cameras did catch him stealing a neighbor's grill. You can check out the video on myfoxal.com or using our WBRCapp.
Teachers in Alabama and their families could soon be paying more money for medical treatment. Not only higher co-pays, but their spouses could also face a surcharge. Jeh Jeh Pruitt is breaking down the numbers for us.
In the 8 a.m. hour, remember the high school senior who became an internet sensation when he offered a prayer when a medical emergency interrupted the graduation ceremony? This morning we hear from the young woman who had the medical emergency. She reacts to Christian Crawford's prayer.
We are also keeping an eye on the massive flooding going on in Texas.
I'm Sarah Verser for all of us at Good Day Alabama. Have the best Good Day!
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