Eric Snitil, WSFA 12 News

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WSFA 12 News

Montgomery, AL, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

Son of ex-NFL player accused of murdering parents arrested

Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents has been arrested in Mexico. → Read More

Officials: Teen at dance competition in Arizona had measles

Public health officials say a teenager competing in the World Hip Hop Championship in Phoenix has measles and may have exposed others at the dance competition. → Read More

Brazilian president to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

Brazilian forces will deploy starting Saturday to border areas, indigenous territories and other affected regions in the Amazon to assist in putting out fires for a month, according to a presidential decree authorizing use of the army. → Read More

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. → Read More

Illinois patient’s death may be first in US tied to vaping

Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults. → Read More

Epstein may have gamed the system from beyond the grave

The discovery of Epstein's will, with its newly created trust, instantly raised suspicions he did it to hide money from the many women who say he sexually abused them when they were teenagers. → Read More

Atlanta police: Man exposes himself to hotel housekeeper, falls to his death

Atlanta police say a man fell to his death after trying to jump from one hotel balcony to another. → Read More

New York, 2 other states sue over Trump immigration rule

More than 15 other states have already sued to challenge the new rule, including California , Washington state and Pennsylvania. → Read More

Study claims fluoride exposure during pregnancy tied to low IQ scores in children

A new study says increased exposure to fluoride during pregnancy is tied to lower IQ scores in children. → Read More

AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. → Read More

Epstein’s injuries consistent with suicide by hanging or strangulation, WaPo reports

Those familiar with the autopsy told the newspaper the broken bones included the hyoid bone, which is near the Adam’s apple. → Read More

Amazon will donate unsold merchandise instead of trashing it

The company said it will start donating the items that did not sell or that have been returned. → Read More

Ford recalls 108K cars; seat belts may not hold in a crash

Ford is recalling over 108,000 midsize cars in North America to fix a problem that could stop the seat belts from holding people in a crash. → Read More

First Alert Weather Day declared Tuesday over extreme heat, humidity

For the first time in seven years, we're under an Excessive Heat Warning. Heat like this can cause heat stroke or even heat exhaustion! → Read More

Shootout kills California officer, suspect

A tow had been called following a traffic stop when the driver reached into the back of his pickup, grabbed a rifle and opened fire, authorities said. → Read More

Judge wanted to give convicted cold case killer death but didn’t

Judge Larry Anderson’s decision was a reluctant one. He wanted to give Dennis the death penalty but... → Read More

McConnell, GOP Senate unlikely to act swiftly on guns

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is resisting pressure to bring senators back from recess to address gun violence. → Read More

Delta pilot arrested just before take off on suspicion of being drunk

The Delta pilot allegedly had a glass container of alcohol in his possession at the time of his arrest. → Read More

US to set up plan allowing prescription drug imports from Canada

The administration's move comes as the industry is facing a crescendo of consumer complaints over prices, as well as legislation from both parties in Congress to rein in costs. → Read More

Seesaws installed between US-Mexico border fence to bring people from both sides together

Pink seesaws were installed between a fence separating the United States from Mexico to encourage people on both sides to meet up and have some fun. → Read More