The West Alabama Red Cross is partnering with area schools to throw holiday parties and card sorting events this week, as part of this year's Holiday Mail for Heroes program, which delivers holiday cards of thanks to service members, veterans, and their families.

This year's local Veterans Day Program will be held at Veterans Memorial Park at 10am today. For the first time, the event will be combining programs with PARA's Veterans Memorial Park Committee and the VA Medical Center.

A new national report shows Indian gambling in Alabama is growing by record numbers, while revenue from non-Indian gambling keeps falling.

A US military plane carrying relief supplies and a contingent of Marines is on its way to the eastern part of the Philippines that's been devastated by a typhoon. Thousands are feared dead and tens of thousands more are homeless.