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Concealed weapon permits are popular certain parts of Louisiana, though some of locations may surprise you. Louisiana Department of Public Safety officials gave a report to state legislators detailingMore >>
Concealed weapon permits are popular in certain parts of Louisiana, though some locations may surprise you.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:45:03 GMT
Officers are on the scene of a deadly shooting in East Feliciana Parish. There is very little information right now, but we're told it happened around 4 p.m. at a home on Highway 10, near Smith Road, justMore >>
Investigators have arrested a suspect in a murder that happened on Friday afternoon in a small community near Clinton.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:49:23 GMT
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Investigators say a BMW being driven by 18-year-old Cameron StringfellowMore >>
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:57 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:57:02 GMT
Friday afternoon's elimination game was a bit of déjà vu with No. 2 LSU (50-9) and Alabama (34-26) colliding once again. Even more so when the Tigers won 3-2 to knock the Tide out of the SEC Tournament.More >>
Friday afternoon's elimination game was a bit of déjà vu with No. 2 LSU and Alabama colliding once again. Even more so when the Tigers won 3-2 to knock the Tide out of the SEC Tournament.More >>
SHORTER, AL (WSFA) -
Milton McGregor is confirming that Victoryland, the gaming facility along Interstate 85 in the Macon County town of Shorter, will reopen very soon. However, McGregor would not give a firm date for the reopening.
Victoryland applied for a liquor license on August 1 and was given approval by the Macon County Commission on November 28. Final approval has not yet been given by the Alabama Beverage Control Board (ABC).
Victoryland, once the largest employer in Macon County, closed in August 2010 to avoid seizure of gaming machines by the state.
The state claims that electronic bingo machines, which were prevalent on the property, are actually illegal slot machines.
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange's office has remained steadfast in its opposition to the machines saying illegal gambling machines will not be allowed in Alabama.
Tuesday afternoon, Strange's office issued this statement:
"Judge Vance's ruling last week in the Lowndes County case emphasized that there is no reasonable argument that so-called electronic bingo machines are legal anywhere in Alabama. Slot machines are illegal in all 67 counties, including Macon County. This office will enforce the rule of law accordingly."
WSFA 12 News will have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.