NEWS 4/18/17 6:36pm

Protests escalate on campus

AUBURN, ALA. (EETV) - Protests have started to escalate on campus, with three people being arrested for fighting Tuesday evening before alt-right Richard Spencer's event. Those three are from unknown parties but were arrested in front of Foy Hall.  Many individuals have shown up in riot gear, including gas masks.  Several groups have shown up on Auburn's campus, including pro and anti fascist groups.  The event on the green space is relatively quiet and peaceful.

NEWS 4/18/17 2:14pm

APD statement on Richard Spencer

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - The following statement is from the Auburn Police Division  "The Auburn Police Division asks for the assistance of the students, faculty, staff, and citizens of Auburn.

NEWS 4/18/17 1:22pm

Atlanta Antifa: "We will be gathering at Auburn University"

In a post on the website "It's going down" the group Atlanta Antifascists has pledged to be in Auburn Tuesday night at 6:00. The group said, "We must show up ready for conflict in the numbers necessary to thwart their attempts at silencing us.

NEWS 4/18/17 12:43pm

AU updates campus community regarding Richard Spencer

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn University has issued the following statement to the campus community ahead of Richard Spencer's anticipated visit to campus this afternoon "In an effort to update the campus community regarding the recent cancellation of the Richard Spencer event, it is the university’s understanding that—despite our requests for him not to attend—Spencer may still appear on Auburn’s campus at some point today. While the university does not know the specifics of if and when this event might unfold, the safety and security of the campus remains our highest priority. Students, faculty, and staff should remain aware of their surroundings and report any unusual or threatening activity to the Auburn Police Division (334-501-3100). The university is working closely with law enforcement to monitor the situation and any new developments." **This situation is developing.

NEWS 4/18/17 10:23am

White Student Union warning of ANTIFA group on campus

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Flyers are circulating on campus "Warning students that Atlanta Antifa is coming to Auburn on Tuesday April 18th.  The flyers, circulated by the White student union who recently had their own conflict with the university, warns that the ANTIFA group is a violent and aggressive organization. ANTIFA which stands for Anti-Facist is a group that " oppose white supremacist and fascist organizing in our region through education, confrontation, and building a grassroots culture of resistance." according to the Atlanta ANTIFA Facebook page. The group has decided that they will be in Auburn on Tuesday to counter the Richard Spencer event.

NEWS 4/18/17 10:08am

Student reaction to planned Richard Spencer event

AUBURN, ALA. (EETV) - Auburn students decorated the Haley Concourse with chalk messages of peace and love last night ahead of today's planned Richard Spencer speech.  There are several counter-events planned for this evening, including an "Auburn Unites" concert on the Student Center green space. 

NEWS 4/14/17 1:27pm

Auburn cancels Richard Spencer event over security concerns

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn University officials have announced that the event featuring Richard Spencer has been canceled. The university said in a statement, "In consultation with law enforcement, Auburn canceled the Richard Spencer event scheduled for Tuesday evening based on legitimate concerns and credible evidence that it will jeopardize the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors." Spencer is known for being punched at an anti-Trump event and encouraging the "hail Hitler" salute at gatherings for the National Policy Institute.

NEWS 4/12/17 2:35pm

OPD searching for fraud suspect

OPELIKA, AL (EETV) - On 02/10/2017 the pictured suspect entered Ashley Furniture Home Store (2401 Interstate Drive) and created a fraudulent account using someone else’s identity.