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FIRST ALERT: 5 Years Later Challenges and Changes since April 27, 2011

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5 Years Later Challenges and Changes Since April 27, 2011

It's been five years since tornadoes ripped through parts of the Tennessee Valley, leaving memories with many that will last forever. In our special, we'll take a look back at the challenges faced as well as the changes that have happened since that devastating day.

French prosecutors say Paris attacks suspect sent to France

The French prosecutor's office says a key suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, has been transferred from Belgium to the French capital. The Paris prosecutor's office says he is to face investigative judges later Wednesday for eventual charges. The prosecutor's office will ask that he be jailed, a likely formality in the case of Abdeslam.

Scattered storms with temperatures into the low-to-mid 80s

Skies are mainly clear across the Valley, but clouds will increase from the west through the morning hours. Temperatures are mild once again with many starting the day in the lower 60s. We are cooler over northeastern AL with mid/upper 50s for parts of DeKalb and Jackson Counties. 


We hope you'll join Margo Gray, Trent Butler and David Ernst for WAFF 48 News this morning. Remember, you can always watch online at WAFF.com/Live or by tapping "Watch Newscasts" on your WAFF News mobile app.wa

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    Monday, November 20 2017 3:41 PM EST2017-11-20 20:41:12 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    According to the coroner, the bodies are being transported to the medical examiner's office for examination. The 26-year-old and his 16-year-old brother reportedly drowned Sunday while fishing.

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  • EMCC football player, former West Jones athlete killed in Jones County wreck

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    Monday, November 20 2017 3:16 PM EST2017-11-20 20:16:33 GMT
    Tyone Clemons. SOURCE: EMCC AthleticsTyone Clemons. SOURCE: EMCC Athletics
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    Monday, November 20 2017 1:59 PM EST2017-11-20 18:59:17 GMT
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