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Police say officer attacked by woman with bayonet and the special session has begun!

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

Special Session begins!
State lawmakers are back in Montgomery for the second special session aimed at solving Alabama’s financial crisis. WBRC FOX6 News Reporter Alan Collins is there and has spent the day talking with various factions to find out which measures have a chance of getting approved. We’ll have live reports from Alan throughout our newscasts this evening.

Bayonet attack
A woman is in custody right now after Mountain Brook Police say she attacked an officer with a bayonet. We’re learning more about this and will have the latest at 5.

Pope changes policy on annulments
We’ll have reaction from local members of the Roman Catholic Church to a policy change announced by Pope Francis. It is designed to make it easier to get an annulment.

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

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