Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall. Here are the stories we're working on for WBRC FOX6 News this evening.
Driver killed going wrong way
Forty-two-year-old Michael Gavin Johnstone, Jr. was killed in a wreck on I-459 this morning near The Galleria. He was driving on the wrong side of the interstate. We are working now to learn more about how and why this happened.
Every student succeeds
A shake up is coming for education in Alabama and the entire country. The U.S. Senate passed the Every Student Succeeds Act which is an education reform bill intended to update No Child Left Behind. We'll have reaction from state educators.
Feds investigate DMV office closings
Did the state of Alabama violate civil rights laws by closing some DMV satellite offices? Governor Robert Bentley says "no" but the U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating. We'll have more reaction from him and Rep. Terri Sewell.
We'll have these stories and more beginning at 5 p.m. on WBRC FOX6 News.