News Extras: Features & Specials

Extra: Sunny Day Dangers

Fun in the sun during Spring and Summer comes with a potentially deadly danger, and everyone - young or old, black or white, male or female - is at risk of skin cancer. There…

EXTRA: King, At Last

On the day set aside to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Montgomery City and County officials announced that a statue of King will be installed on on Dexter Ave. later this year. That prompted some people to ask, "What…

Extra: The Dye Effect

Sports Reporter Darrell Puckett, sat down for an Exclusive one-on-one interview with Auburn coaching legend, Pat Dye, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Iron Bowl and his last game coaching.

EXTRA: 25 Years of TV Talk in Montgomery

2017 marks 25 years of the TV talk show "Good Afternoon Montgomery", hosted by Joe Hagler. Through the years, the show has moved from CBS 8 to ABC Montgomery to its…

Church Bus Safety

Tragedy struck an Alabama church last month when a bus full of people headed to do mission work crashed on an Atlanta highway leaving a 17-year-old girl dead. Since then the…

EXTRA: "What's in Your Food?"

Take a look in your pantry... and you'll probably find that most of your food labels state they have been genetically engineered in some way. But what does that mean? And is it safe?…

The Truth Behind Fake News

https://youtu.be/BicRnlK56dI The term fake news has gained popularity in the past year.  It's often the focus of political speeches, late-late night talk shows and now legislation in a few states. It's also a topic of discussion in journalism classes at…

'HOT DOG 100' - 100 Years of Chris' Hot Dogs

Greek immigrant Christopher Katechis, Opened the doors to Montgomery's oldest family owned and operated restaurant May, 1, 1917. Now, a century later, his son , Theo Katechis, and grandson Gus Katechis are keeping the family legacy alive as co-owners of…

EXTRA: Autism in Alabama

Autism. It is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders. And it affects one in 68 children in the U.S. It can cost an average family 60 thousand dollars a year. Yet, Alabama is one…

EXTRA: Saving the Ben Moore Hotel

 Just a few blocks from downtown Montgomery, you'll find a a building that might look abandoned on the outside. It sits right across from the parsonage of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, which is now an often visited museum. And much…

New Technology Helps Secure Homes

New security camera technology is giving homeowners even more ways to protect their homes.  Law enforcement officials say this technology can be very helpful in fighting crime, but that not just any setup is going to get the job done.…

EXTRA: Get the Water Running

Back in July, Stefanie Hicks brought you the story of the Jackson family - one of many families in West Alabama who live every day without running water. It's not by…

Extra: Prisons In Peril

This year alone we've seen a big increase in violence across the Alabama prison system. Video was taken by inmates in March and posted to YouTube from inside Holman Prison in Atmore. A correctional…

EXTRA: Police Speak Out

West Alabama reporter George McDonald has this Alabama News Network Extra. The recent police shootings of unarmed blacks have had a far-reaching impact all over the country. Some local police are talking…

Extra: Church Security

For many, it's a sacred place where you feel safe and secure to worship God. Unfortunately, it's not immune to the forces of evil. And it's happening more and more frequently in…

EXTRA: Male Breast Cancer

Less than 1% of breast cancer cases are reported in men. But that doesn't mean they're immune from this form of cancer. As we at Alabama News Network prepare for our Tickled Pink…

EXTRA: Help Wanted, Teachers

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- It's an ongoing issue in education that's affecting schools and communities throughout the state. School districts are dealing with an ongoing teacher shortage. Students across the state…

Extra: No Running Water in Wilcox County

Hundreds of people - living without running water every day. We aren't talking about a third world country, these are people right here in Alabama. In the Lamison area of…

EXTRA: Cut for Cancer

This haircut starts off like any other. Tell the stylist what style you'd like, get your hair washed, and then hop in the chair for the new cut. But this is…

EXTRA: Stopping Teen Violence

While students are on summer break, some are staying productive, but others are finding their way into trouble.  Authorities say juvenile crime spikes during the summer months. It's an issue that's caught the attention of advocates…

Prattville Teen Inspires Many in Viral Video

A Prattville teenager is being called an inspiration to many after a Facebook video she was featured in went viral. The video posted on the Facebook page Special Books by Special Kids now…

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