Suspect in Birmingham officer beating case makes first court appearance; More at 5 a.m.

Suspect in Birmingham officer beating case makes first court appearance; More at 5 a.m.

This morning on Good Day Alabama:

Today, the first court appearance for the man charged with beating a Birmingham officer.  We'll talk live with the President of the Fraternal Order of Police about his response to public outcry over photographs posted of the injured officer.

Severe storms overnight caused some damage to parts of our viewing area.  Mickey is here to tell you if the rough stuff continues this morning.

The Birmingham City Council facing criticism over abruptly approving a proposal to triple their pay. Councilman, Jonathan Austin joins us in the studio at 7:10 a.m. to address the criticism.

More arrests overnight in Ferguson, Missouri.  We'll have reports from the protests.

Right now, we're working to get more information about a house fire in Tuscaloosa.  Terri Brewer is there live.

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