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Two Arrested After Stolen Firearms Deal Goes Bad

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA. (WTXL) - Two Lowndes County men are behind bars after dealing in stolen firearms with an undercover investigator.

You Make It, You Grow It Market Back In Action

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- An event is supporting the community, all by showing off some of the great things local create and grow.

Bulldogs Host Annual Spring Coaching Clinic

ATHENS, Ga. --- The Georgia football team logged its fifth practice, second in full pads, of the spring on Thursday afternoon at the Woodruff Practice Fields.

Valdosta High School Baseball Player on Life Support After Accident

VALDOSTA, GA (WTXL) -- A teenager was sent to the hospital after he was hit in the head during a Valdosta High School Junior Varsity baseball game Wednesday. 

VSU Baseball Takes Down No. 2 Tampa 10-3

TAMPA, Fla. - Valdosta State pounded out 14 hits and limited No. 2 Tampa to just four hits as the Blazers upset the Spartans 10-3 in non-conference baseball action at UT Baseball Field Wednesday evening.

FSU Slides Past Alabama State 8-7

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 9 Florida State (20-6) scored five unanswered runs over the final three innings Wednesday night to earn a hard fought 8-7 victory over Alabama State (13-10) on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium.

Cops: Obsessed Teacher Spoke of Running Away With Pupil, 11

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a Pittsburgh elementary school teacher who resigned this month was obsessed with one of her 11-year-old students, encrypting her phone number on the girl's math homework, exchanging thousands of text messages with her and even talking of running away with her.

Twenty-eight-year-old Geraldine Alcorn was arraigned Wednesday on charges of child luring, corruption of minors and attempting to interfere with custody of the child. She was jailed after being unable to post $100,000 bond.

Police don't believe Alcorn's attraction to the girl was sexual but said she continued to leave gifts and letters for the girl at school even after the girl's mother complained and Alcorn resigned.

Online records don't list an attorney for Alcorn, and none appeared on her behalf at the arraignment.

March from Selma to Montgomery Ends on Alabama Capitol Steps

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The daughters of Martin Luther King Jr. and former Alabama Gov. George Wallace are joining to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march.

FDA: Recall expanded for Blue Bell Ice Cream products

DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities say Blue Bell is expanding the recall of some ice cream products because of possible exposure to the listeria bacteria.

SeaWorld Has New Ad Campaign After Disparaging Documentary

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld is starting an advertising campaign in the wake of declining revenue and attendance that followed the release of a highly critical documentary.

Heritage Academy Visits WTXL Studio!

MIDWAY, FL (WTXL) - It was a fun Friday morning at WTXL! Elementary school students from Heritage Academy stopped by with their teachers and chaperones to learn all about the weather from Meteorologist Max Tsaparis. 

Storm Team Friday morning forecast (03/27/2015)

TALLAHASSEE (WTXL) - The storm threat has passed, but scattered showers still remain a possibility heading through the early part of your Friday. Conditions remain muggy with temps in the 60s all day long. By mid-afternoon, skies will begin to clear out, especially for our western counties. By this evening, everyone should begin to dry and cool down with temps quickly falling to the low 40s by Saturday morning. Expect a breeze to stick with us til the early part of Saturday with gusts up to 25 mph possible. By the afternoon we'll see plenty of sunshine boosting temps into the mid 60s. By Sunday morning, temps will be into the upper 30s with winds easing which will allow for some light frost to form, especially in rural areas. High pressure moving off the east coast will allow for winds to turn from the Gulf ushering in more warmth rather quickly and we'll crack 70° by Sunday afternoon. Heading into the beginning of the work week, seasonal conditions return with a relatively cool start in the 40s Monday morning, but rising to the the upper 70s later on. Upper 70s and low 80s can be expected through midweek with a rogue shower or two possible.

Weather NOW channel returns to air

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- Station engineers have completed replacing and repairing equipment related to the operation of ABC 27 Weather NOW on channel 27.3.  Regular local and regional forecast information is once again broadcasting to keep you informed and updated anytime you need it.

Storm Team Thursday evening forecast (03/26/2015)

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- From the Storm Team Weather Center ...

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