Displaced Birmingham Trades Towers residents moved

Displaced Birmingham Trades Towers residents moved

Good morning!  It's a Friday on WBRC/Fox6 News Good Day Alabama!   Here are some stories we are working on for you this morning:

Some residents displaced by the Birmingham Trades Towers apartment fire have been moved to the Irondale United Methodist Church. Around 50 residents were moved on Thursday with assistance from UAB nursing students.

The rain forecast has been evolving, so tune in to find out what Mickey says now about when and how much rain we'll see starting today through the weekend!

Overnight, we've got new video to show you of a possible tornado in Forth Worth, Texas.  This video showing you the before and after of the storm.

The mother of the a boy found after missing for 13 years is now asking for privacy as her son deals with this difficult time.  Vestavia Hills Police say Julian Hernandez, who was five years old when he was taken by his father, has communicated with his mother after being located in Ohio.

Also happening today, the Bessemer Ducks youth football team has a hearing at the Bessemer courthouse.  The team's coach tells WBRC they have filed a restraining order against the metro league.  We'll explain where things stand now after playoff games were cancelled because of a shooting outside the stadium.

The GOP field has been set for next week's debate!  We'll break down who made the prime time stage.

A surprise move by Governor Bentley could clear the way for more gambling in the state.   He signed an executive order making local law enforcement the primary enforcer of gambling laws, taking the way the job from the attorney general's office.

The U.S Department of Education says it's investigating what it describes as issues of racial harassment in the Trussville City School District.

A Chilton County man is sentenced in Louisiana for transporting sexually explicit photos of a minor.  50-year-old Mario Duran from Jemison will spend ten years in prison.

We hear from family and friends who remembered Sid Ortis at a memorial service at the Church Of The Highlands.   The Mountain Brook teen and LSU football fan died recently from bone cancer.

A historic bust in Pleasant Grove helps get more drugs off the street.   Police say a stolen SUV linked them to a big time drug dealer.

Jeh Jeh takes us to the Moss Rock Festival to see what's in store this weekend!

We get in the holiday spirit by checking out the hottest tech items you can expect on wishlists this year according to the CES!

Clare takes us live to the Christmas Village to check out some other great ideas!

Comedian James Gregory joins us with some laughs!

And lots to think about before heading to Tuscaloosa for the big game weekend. We get the scoop on what you need to know to stay safe and get in and out of town timely!

Plus, Mike brings you some Dub's Dubs in the 8-AM hour.  Please join us from 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on WBRC/FOX6, streaming live and on the WBRC News app!


Mike Dubberly

Co-Host, Good Day Alabama