Not Guilty Plea in Murder of Lee County Business Owner - @ 11

Good Evening I'm Barbara Gauthier in the WTVM Newsroom.  Here's a look at some of the stories we're following for News Leader 9 at 11.

Accused Murderer Pleads Not Guilty

The man charged with capital murder in the death of Lee County business owner Walter Spratlin pleads not guilty.  22-year old Marcus Allen appeared before a judge late this afternoon.  We'll tell you what's next in the case.

Teacher Faces Charges After Taping Kids Together

A Phenix City teacher turns herself in to police accused of abuse of a child, after she admitted she taped two children together.  We'll tell you why she said she did it.

Stay Safe While Decking the Halls

And 'tis the season to be careful.  While you're busy doing your holiday shopping, thieves are busy too.  We talk to police about the best ways to protect yourself and your property this holiday season.

Join us for those stories and much more tonight on News Leader 9 at 11.