Woman's quick thinking helps her survive weekend car jacking

Woman's quick thinking helps her survive weekend car jacking

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:

A Georgia woman's quick thinking helped her survive a carjacking in Avondale over the weekend. Ashleigh Booher says that she crashed her car into a cab after being forced to drive by two men who approached her with a gun.

Birmingham police are still searching for the last suspect in a bank robbery. Police confirmed that Reginald Dwayne Brown was arrested and charged in connection to a robbery at America's First Credit Union in Roebuck. Investigators are still searching for Andre Dion Brown.

If you've got family or friends flying into Birmingham, they can get Christmas gifts wrapped for free!
TSA is asking you to fly with presents unwrapped because they may have to open them. The wrapping is available until Christmas Eve at several times throughout the day.

A memorial service scheduled for Trenton James Way, the gas station clerk killed in Bessemer, will be rescheduled due to weather concerns. Family and friends will now meet Christmas Eve night to remember Way.

A Texas grand jury will not indict anyone in the death of Sandra Bland, a woman who was found dead in her cell while police custody over the summer. Police say she committed suicide. The prosecutor handling the case said the jury will reconvene in 2016 to look into remaining issues.

A big development project potentially coming to Birmingham. Some city councilors met with the lead developer for "Crossplex Village."  We're told the mixed-use development will include a hotel, retail space, and office space. It would complement the current "Crossplex" Complex near 5 Points West. It will take a city council vote before this can move forward. The next meeting will be in January.

What does the first federal interest rate increase in a decade mean for you? Stewart Welch will tell you for Money Tuesday.

Health expert Beth Kitchin will deliver some sobering facts about holiday drinks and calories.

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