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    Blount County DA: Social media bullying must stop Video included

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    Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey is taking action to prevent the degradation of teenagers on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.   More>>

    Church safety and security addressed in Shelby County Video included

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    Tonight, the Shelby Baptist Association is teaming up with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office to host a church safety conference at North Shelby Baptist Church. Keith Brown, with the Shelby Baptist Association, first had the idea last year. “What we're trying to stress is to just start the ball rolling. We can't give a church a plan that they can take and implement. They've got to look at their own situation, their ... More>>

    Body of missing Riverside boater found in Logan Martin Lake

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    The body of a boater missing from Logan Martin Lake was recovered this afternoon. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old Willie Cosby was recovered at approximately 2:40 p.m. today. Cosby lost control of a small fishing boat Sunday just north of the I-20 bridge, throwing himself and his wife into the water. His wife was able to get back to shore. RELATED STORIES:Search continues for missing St. Clair County boater(April 21, 2014)Day 3 of search for missing boater in R... More>>

    Temporary weather radio transmitter may reduce service for some across Birmingham area Video included

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    Weather radio service in Birmingham may be disrupted for some users through May 3 due to the use of a temporary antenna. According to the Birmingham National Weather Service, the temporary antenna is closer to the ground and operating at lower power than the permanent transmitter would, which means that reception will likely be reduced. To help users determine if their weather radio is still in service, the NWS will conduct tone alert tests at6 p.m. tonight, as well as 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Frid... More>>

    UA students trying to re-brand tornado damaged Alberta City area

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    Ateam of UA students from the College of Communication and Information Sciences is working to re-brand the Alberta City community. After the April 27th tornado, Alberta was left destroyed. This spring, Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation Authority will break ground on the new tennis complex that will have numerous courts and host tournaments from around the country. Later this year, the new Alberta School will be opening and will specialize in fine arts education. With the help of Councilman Kip ... More>>

    Lane closures on parts of I-20/59 will last until October 2014

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    Work continues to improve a main transportation artery through Birmingham. The Alabama Department of Transportation began work earlier in April 2014 on a stretch of Interstate 20/59 from Red Mountain Expressway to north of the Interstate 20 and Interstate 59 split. During the work, construction barrels will be placed to signify lane closures, as crews work on travel lanes and exit ramps. Workers are doing micro-milli... More>>

    Person injured in Birmingham police officer-involved shooting on Oporto Madrid Boulevard

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    A Birmingham police officer shot a suspect during a scuffle Thursday morning. More>>

    Remembering the deadly tornadoes of April 27, 2011 (PHOTOS)

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     As we approach the three year anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes, here's a look back at some of the unforgettable images from that day and the days following. More>>

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    • Church safety and security addressed in Shelby County

      Church safety and security addressed in Shelby County

      Thursday, April 24 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:34:55 GMT
      Tonight, the Shelby Baptist Association is teaming up with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office to host a church safety conference at North Shelby Baptist Church. Keith Brown, with the Shelby Baptist Association, first had the idea last year. “What we're trying to stress is to just start the ball rolling. We can't give a church a plan that they can take and implement. They've got to look at their own situation, their ...
      Tonight, the Shelby Baptist Association is teaming up with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office to host a church safety conference at North Shelby Baptist Church. Keith Brown, with the Shelby Baptist Association, first had the idea last year. “What we're trying to stress is to just start the ball rolling. We can't give a church a plan that they can take and implement. They've got to look at their own situation, their ...
    • Body of missing Riverside boater found in Logan Martin Lake

      Body of missing Riverside boater found in Logan Martin Lake

      Thursday, April 24 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:07:48 GMT
      The body of a boater missing from Logan Martin Lake was recovered this afternoon. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old Willie Cosby was recovered at approximately 2:40 p.m. today. Cosby lost control of a small fishing boat Sunday just north of the I-20 bridge, throwing himself and his wife into the water. His wife was able to get back to shore. RELATED STORIES:Search continues for missing St. Clair County boater(April 21, 2014)Day 3 of search for missing boater in R...
      The body of a boater missing from Logan Martin Lake was recovered this afternoon. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old Willie Cosby was recovered at approximately 2:40 p.m. today. Cosby lost control of a small fishing boat Sunday just north of the I-20 bridge, throwing himself and his wife into the water. His wife was able to get back to shore. RELATED STORIES:Search continues for missing St. Clair County boater(April 21, 2014)Day 3 of search for missing boater in R...
    • Temporary weather radio transmitter may reduce service for some across Birmingham area

      Temporary weather radio transmitter may reduce service for some across Birmingham area

      Thursday, April 24 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:27:43 GMT
      Weather radio service in Birmingham may be disrupted for some users through May 3 due to the use of a temporary antenna. According to the Birmingham National Weather Service, the temporary antenna is closer to the ground and operating at lower power than the permanent transmitter would, which means that reception will likely be reduced. To help users determine if their weather radio is still in service, the NWS will conduct tone alert tests at6 p.m. tonight, as well as 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Frid...
      Weather radio service in Birmingham may be disrupted for some users through May 3 due to the use of a temporary antenna. According to the Birmingham National Weather Service, the temporary antenna is closer to the ground and operating at lower power than the permanent transmitter would, which means that reception will likely be reduced. To help users determine if their weather radio is still in service, the NWS will conduct tone alert tests at6 p.m. tonight, as well as 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Frid...
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    • Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

      Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

      Thursday, April 24 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:35:23 GMT
      Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.
      Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the...
    • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

      Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

      Thursday, April 24 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:15:21 GMT
      Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.
      Three Americans - a pediatrician and a father and son - were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers,...
    • China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

      China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

      Thursday, April 24 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:46:56 GMT
      China's official news agency says authorities plan to revoke two crucial publication licenses for web giant Sina.com because pornographic content was found on its sites.
      China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.
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    • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:44:52 GMT
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    • Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:25:57 GMT
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    • Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
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    • Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Brian Williams “raps” Gin and Juice

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:14:01 GMT
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
      Brian Williams has done it again.   Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless.
    • BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:01 GMT
      Nick Saban says, "jump around".Nick Saban says, "jump around".
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
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