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    UAB named a new director for the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts UAB named a new director for the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    UAB names first director of Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

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    A new leader has been named to one of Birmingham’s art facilities.The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences announced Lisa Tamiris Becker will be the first director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.“I am delighted and honored to join UAB as the founding director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts,” Becker said. “I look forward to engaging the UAB campus and the broader Birmingham and Alabama community with dynamic exhibitions and pr... More>>

    Man went to be circumcised and ended up with his penis amputated, according to Jefferson County lawsuit

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    The man says he was not warned that a circumcision procedure could lead to a penis amputation.
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    Holt landfill capacity to increase

    Eagle's Bluff Landfill Eagle's Bluff Landfill
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    In a 3 to 2 vote the Tuscaloosa County Commission voted to increase Eagle’s Bluff construction and debris landfill’s daily intake by 2,000 yards.Advanced Disposal, who owns and operates the landfill, originally proposed an increase of 3,000 yards a day. The previous daily intake was 1,000 yards.Residents along 12th Street, which is the only road in and out of the landfill, opposed the capacity increase because they believe the small two lane road is already too busy as it is.Meredith Armstron... More>>

    "Sweet Home Alabama" Signs to Greet Drivers Video included

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    Tourists traveling into Alabama on interstate highways will soon be greeted by signs saying "Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama." More>>

    Top 5: FAA Israel ban lifted, hot car deaths and chatting with the astronauts top your Thursday morning headlines Video included

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    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Thursday including the ban lifted on U.S. flights to Israel, the Taiwan plane crash that killed 48 people and the latest hot vehicle deaths in the country.
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    What’s Working? : Cherokee Co. reeling in millions through tourism events involving Weiss Lake

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    Less than hour and half away from Jefferson County there’s a paradise for anglers which, throughout the years, has helped Cherokee County stay afloat financially. Cherokee County is a place where breathtaking waterways are attracting hundreds of thousands annually to the area. With a population of more than 26,021, the county spans about 600 hundred square miles teeming with lakes, rivers and mountains. In this What’s Working online video report, Alabama's 13 Bettina Boateng and Photojournali... More>>

    McCalla man discovers body while bush hogging property Video included

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    A McCalla man found a decomposing body while working on his lawn this afternoon. More>>

    Homicide investigation underway in Blount County after man found shot to death

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    A homicide investigation is underway in Blount County after a man was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon. According to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Tawbush Road in Locust Fork when they received a call about a “domestic situation.” When they arrived, they found a 34-year-old male deceased. Chief Deputy Bill Fairy says no arrests have been made, and they’re not sure if this w... More>>

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