Early morning fire in Hoover damages 15 apartment units - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Early morning fire in Hoover damages 15 apartment units

(Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC) (Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC)

Good morning from the WBRC.com digital desk! Here are some of the stories and segments you'll see this morning on Good Day Alabama:

An early morning apartment fire displaced 15 residents in Hoover. Clare Huddleston is on the scene.

A Tuscaloosa man convicted of murdering his uncle and a former friend will spend the rest of his life in prison. A judge sentenced Alexius Foster to life without the possibility of parole Thursday morning, per a jury’s recommendation.

Mayor William Bell hugged it out with Councilman Marcus Lundy at a press conference. This follows a fight between the two Tuesday morning during a city council meeting.

A bail hearing was held for the friend of one of the San Bernardino  shooting who provided the guns for the attack and also faces several charges, including immigration fraud. Enrique Martinez told authorities that while he didn’t plan the San Bernardino shooting, he did plan attacks at a college and on a freeway.

If you still have some more Christmas shopping to do, today is a good day to buy online! It is *free shipping day*! More than 900 merchants are taking part - with offers of items that will reportedly arrive by Christmas Eve. There’s no minimum purchase required. To check out who's participating, head on over to our Facebook page or the WBRC News app.

And a consumer alert for you! If you've been to a *Landry's* restaurant lately, check your credit card. We are learning that the company has had a data breach. Right now, the company is still investigating how many and what restaurants were affected. If you notice unusual activity on your card, contact your credit card company.

And, Mike gets a chance to talk to hip-hop legend Rev. Run his new project.

We’ll have some special Star Wars guests on the set to discuss “The Force Awakens.”

Comedian Shaun Jones will also bring us some laughs to kick off our weekend.

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