SUMITON, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Walker County animal shelter has been shut down because of unsafe and filthy conditions, according to rescue volunteers.
Shelter workers admitted they are overwhelmed.
About 140 cats and dogs have been removed from Nonnie's Angels Animal Rescue Shelter had no air conditioning.
Temperatures at the shelter were estimated to be in the 90s inside the facility.
Many of the cats have been diagnosed with upper respiratory infections and ear mites.
Workers say they just couldn't keep up with the county's pet overpopulation.
The Sumiton Police Department says a criminal investigation is underway.
Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42
CBS42's Kaitlin McCulley spent the Friday morning with teachers at Oak Mountain High School, who are using Mandela’s death as an opportunity to educate students about his life.
Today is a big day for a young boy battling leukemia. His name is Tom, and he wants to visit San Diego to see Sea World and Legoland. Well Make-A-Wish and Macy’s want to send him there for his 9th birthday.
Employers hired more people in November than originally expected nationwide. Around 203,000 people went back to work, which is 20,000 more than expected.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel spoke Friday, Dec. 6 in Atlanta to preview the SEC Championship game.
The student newspapers at Auburn University and the University of Alabama are both backtracking on things they published after the Iron Bowl.
Auburn and Missouri head coaches gathered Friday, December 6 to discuss the upcoming SEC Championship game.
Chief Anthony Durrah of Carrollton Police has confirmed with CBS42 that they are working on a Double Murder-Suicide in the Carrollton area.
Jameis Winston quickly emerged as one of college football's biggest stars because of his brilliant play, while also charming Florida State fans with his smile and natural charisma.