I'm Sarah Verser with Good Day Alabama.Hope you had a great weekend. Here's what we are talking about this Monday Morning:
A shocking story out of Selma. Three people are recovering and one man is in custody after a shooting at a church. The suspect is James Junior Minter. Police say he shot and injured his girlfriend and their newborn baby during a service at the Oasis Tabernacle Church yesterday.
A pastor tried to wrestle a gun from him, but Minter shot him in the leg. All three victims are expected to be recover. Minter is facing three counts of attempted murder. Police say his motive may have been an ongoing dispute over child visitation.
Here's another tragic story: A Birmingham woman is recovering after she was shot by her husband. Birmingham police tell us a husband and wife got into a verbal fight Saturday and it escalated into the man shooting the woman, and then himself. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman is listed in stable condition
Paul Finebaum joins us to break down the weekend of football. What happened to Alabama teams and where they stack up now?
Clare Huddleston is covering the Sentencing hearing in the child sex abuse case in Calhoun County. Convicted abuser Emanuel Yarbrough of Oxford, had been charged with first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, and was convicted on both counts.
Jeh Jeh has your wrap up of US women's soccer in Birmingham. It was an 8-0 win over Haiti.
There were raindrops on my windshield driving in this morning. Mickey has your First Alert forecast and remember you can stay weather aware anywhere using your mobile device and the WBRC App.
Big construction news in West Alabama. Highway 79 is shutting down. Terri Brewer has the timeline and how to get around the construction mess.
Take advantage of our WBRC App where you can personalize your traffic and weather information on the go.