Good evening! This is Jason Dennis in our WTVM newsroom. Here's what we are working on for the news at 5 and 6 tonight:
A Columbus mother learned her fate in court today, charged with child abuse. It's a case that's created a lot of buzz and concern on Facebook about when a parent goes too far in disciplining their child. Stay tuned for exclusive video of the verdict in the courtroom, plus reaction.
In another WTVM Exclusive, friends and family of the man accused of trying to run over a Lee County deputy are speaking out in his defense, several days after Eddie Nevels was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Smiths Station.
And an East Alabama shopping center, just across state lines, is sold. News Leader 9 was at today's announcement. We'll tell you what's next for Phenix Plaza in a LIVE report.
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