Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:47:57 GMT
DENVER (KUSA/CNN) - A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone. She discovered the mistake while visiting his grave at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver. "IMore >>
A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:29 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:29:19 GMT
NEW WEST MINISTER, CANADA (WAVE) - A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a class picture. For Anne Belanger, the photo was completely unacceptable. Her son, Miles, was pushedMore >>
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Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:32 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:32:33 GMT
The search for a missing 10-month-old boy from Birmingham is over. Birmingham police say he and his alleged captor were found in Dallas, Texas around 11:30 Tuesday night. A missing child alert was issuedMore >>
The search for a missing 10-month-old boy from Birmingham is over. Birmingham police say he and his alleged 14-year-old captor were found in Dallas, Texas around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:13 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:13:33 GMT
A Baton Rouge couple and their five children are safe and are thankful they survived a fire that destroyed their home early Wednesday morning.More >>
A Baton Rouge couple and their five children are safe and are thankful they survived a fire that destroyed their home early Wednesday morning. The father was at work when the fire started and the mother jumped into action to get her children out of the house.More >>
TROY, AL (WSFA) -
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley spent much of the day Friday touring the tornado damage in Pike County and speaking with officials and residents about the clean-up process. Gov. Bentley promised those in need that they would get help.
The governor stopped at one of the hardest hit areas and viewed wreckage left behind by an EF-2 tornado at the Brantley Mobile Home Park. He also stopped at a home on County Road 2214. Residents are already working to recover.
Bentley traveled with Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director Art Faulkner. Both assured victims that they were working with local officials and local EMA directors to connect them with the resources they need.
Many of those who met with the governor said they were trying to come to terms with all the destruction.
Bentley said he was drawing from experience learned after the April 27, 2011 tornadoes to help the storm victims. He said the most important thing was to make sure local leaders, the mayors, sheriff's, and the volunteer and faith-based groups were trained and equipped to hand the situations ahead of time.
Storm survivors who need assistance should call 2-1-1 or 1-888-421-1266. An operator can give those in need information about various helpful resources and agencies that can provide assistance.
Alabama has never seen a tornado on Christmas Day, according to records kept since 1950. Tuesday's storm produced a staggering 15 EF-0, EF-1 and EF-2 tornadoes across the central and southern part of the state.
Only one fatality, an elderly man from Butler County, is blamed on the storm system, but investigators say that death is attributed to strong winds and not a tornado.