Pepper spray in schools ruled unconstitutional; Reaction at 5 a.m.

Pepper spray in schools ruled unconstitutional; Reaction at 5 a.m.

This morning on Good Day Alabama, here are some of the stories we are following for you:

A federal judge says the use of pepper spray by Birmingham school resource officers in city high schools for non-violent minor incidents was unconstitutional.  We'll have reaction.

Five University of Alabama fraternity members have been arrested in Tuscaloosa on charges of hazing.

Mickey says we may get more rain.

Alabama is now on the growing list of states reporting illnesses in connection with a massive cucumber recall!  We have details on whether you should throw yours out.

Today is the day the new and trimmed state budget takes effect.  A number of state parks, driver licenses offices and National Guard armories are closing.

Today, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will be in Alabama.  He'll start in Florence on the campus of the University of North Alabama this morning.  He'll also visit Sylacauga and Dothan.  We'll have a report from north Alabama.

Russia's airstrikes on Syria are raising questions about whether they're intended to fight Islamic State militants or protect a longtime ally, President Bashar Assad.  We'll have analysis and perspective from retired General Charles Krulak, a former member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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