Home - WVTM-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Birmingham, AL

    Four Irondale elementary school students suspended for having a BB gun on a school bus

    Updated:

    Irondale Community School has suspended four elementary school students after they were caught with a BB gun while riding home on a school bus. According to the Irondale Police Department, a student notified the bus driver of the BB gun and the driver then returned to the school where the bus was evacuated. The unloaded BB gun was found in the backpack of an 8-year-old. Investigators say they believe the child was p... More>>

    Hoover School Buses will run with fees based on new fee structure

    Updated:

    At Thursday night’s Hoover Board of Education meeting, school board members voted unanimously to approved a new fee structure that will accepting fees to run school bus services. However, before the fees can be applied to parents, officials say the fees must be approved by the U.S. District Court. This latest decision comes after more than a year of packed meetings filled with parents, students and officials who debat... More>>

    Carbon Hill, 1 of 2 cities selected in U.S. for AT&T trial program

    Updated:

    Carbon Hill, Alabama is located right on the edge of Walker County and is home to about 2,000 people. "It's a wonderful place. It's a nice little clean town. We got good people here,” resident Joe Killingsworth expressed. This tiny town could soon play a major part on the national stage. ATT has selected Carbon Hill as one of 2 cities in the country to take part in a trial program on internet-based phone service. ... More>>

    Classes resume at Auburn University following a campus wide shutdown Wednesday

    Updated:

    Students and faculty will return to Auburn University this morning after the school was closed yesterday.
    More>>

    55 deaths: Alarming number of fire fatalities in Alabama for 2014

    Updated:

    So far this year, the number of fire fatalities stands at 55 deaths, according to Steve Holmes, public information officer for the state. More>>

    Birmingham Reads Day celebration kicks off

    Updated:

    The annual event held each spring is a partnership between Better Basics and the Junior League of Birmingham.
    More>>

    17 year-old recovering after Tuscaloosa shooting

    Updated:

    The teen said he did not know the suspect and was unsure why he was a target.
    More>>

    • Local NewsMore>>

    • Hoover School Buses will run with fees based on new fee structure

      Hoover School Buses will run with fees based on new fee structure

      Thursday, April 17 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:45:35 GMT
      At Thursday night’s Hoover Board of Education meeting, school board members voted unanimously to approved a new fee structure that will accepting fees to run school bus services. However, before the fees can be applied to parents, officials say the fees must be approved by the U.S. District Court. This latest decision comes after more than a year of packed meetings filled with parents, students and officials who debat...
      At Thursday night’s Hoover Board of Education meeting, school board members voted unanimously to approved a new fee structure that will accepting fees to run school bus services. However, before the fees can be applied to parents, officials say the fees must be approved by the U.S. District Court. This latest decision comes after more than a year of packed meetings filled with parents, students and officials who debat...
    • Carbon Hill, 1 of 2 cities selected in U.S. for AT&T trial program

      Carbon Hill, 1 of 2 cities selected in U.S. for AT&T trial program

      Thursday, April 17 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:19:38 GMT
      Carbon Hill, Alabama is located right on the edge of Walker County and is home to about 2,000 people. "It's a wonderful place. It's a nice little clean town. We got good people here,” resident Joe Killingsworth expressed. This tiny town could soon play a major part on the national stage. ATT has selected Carbon Hill as one of 2 cities in the country to take part in a trial program on internet-based phone service. ...
      Carbon Hill, Alabama is located right on the edge of Walker County and is home to about 2,000 people. "It's a wonderful place. It's a nice little clean town. We got good people here,” resident Joe Killingsworth expressed. This tiny town could soon play a major part on the national stage. ATT has selected Carbon Hill as one of 2 cities in the country to take part in a trial program on internet-based phone service. ...
    • Classes resume at Auburn University following a campus wide shutdown Wednesday

      Classes resume at Auburn University following a campus wide shutdown Wednesday

      Thursday, April 17 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:44:00 GMT
      Students and faculty will return to Auburn University this morning after the school was closed yesterday.
      Students and faculty will return to Auburn University this morning after the school was closed yesterday.
    • Check It Out

    • AUBURNchannelMore>>

    • Auburn wins in Montgomery over Bama

      Auburn wins in Montgomery over Bama

      Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:46:33 GMT
      Alabama softball suffered its third-straight loss Wednesday night, falling to Auburn in a single non-conference game at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.
      Alabama softball suffered its third-straight loss Wednesday night, falling to Auburn in a single non-conference game at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.
    • Auburn wants versatility on defense

      Auburn wants versatility on defense

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:41:39 GMT
      Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says the versatility of your defenders is becoming more and more important.
      Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says the versatility of your defenders is becoming more and more important.
    • Anderson helping out future journalists

      Anderson helping out future journalists

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:34:49 GMT
      You know him as Lars Anderson, the sportswriter. But what has the transition been like for Lars Anderson, the professor?
      You know him as Lars Anderson, the sportswriter. But what has the transition been like for Lars Anderson, the professor?
    • NationalMore>>

    • Suspect arrested in Kansas City highway shootings

      Suspect arrested in Kansas City highway shootings

      Thursday, April 17 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:00:26 GMT
      Kansas City's police chief says a suspect in a string of random highway shootings that have wounded three people is in custody.
      Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more.
    • Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

      Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

      As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.
      As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.
    • 911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash

      911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash

      Thursday, April 17 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:20:36 GMT
      Frantic calls to police from the scene of last week's deadly crash between a tractor-trailer and tour bus carrying students included one from a dazed student who struggled to put into words what just had happened.
      With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed into a tour bus carrying high school students. In other 911 calls released Thursday,...
    • InternationalMore>>

    • Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

      Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

      Thursday, April 17 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:40:56 GMT
      Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn't immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage...
      Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn't immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage operation.
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

      Thursday, April 17 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:30:57 GMT
      Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
      Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
    • Excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

      Excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

      Thursday, April 17 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:01:44 GMT
      Here are some excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
      Here are some excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
    • News - Check It OutMore>>

    • 23-year-old sentenced to 18 months in prison for peeing on Alamo

      23-year-old sentenced to 18 months in prison for peeing on Alamo

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:44:11 GMT
      Daniel Athens, 23, will serve 18 months in state prison for peeing on The Alamo. Daniel Athens, 23, will serve 18 months in state prison for peeing on The Alamo.
      32 years after rocker Ozzy Osbourne got into trouble for urinating near the Alamo, a much less famous man is heading to state prison for peeing on one of Texas’ most well-known historical sites.23-year-old Daniel Athens will serve 18 months after pleading guilty to criminal mischief charges. A police report says a security guard at the shrine spotted Athens standing in a “chained off area not open to the public.” When the Ranger approached, he says he saw Athens putting his private parts back...
      32 years after rocker Ozzy Osbourne got into trouble for urinating near the Alamo, a much less famous man is heading to state prison for peeing on one of Texas’ most well-known historical sites.23-year-old Daniel Athens will serve 18 months after pleading guilty to criminal mischief charges. A police report says a security guard at the shrine spotted Athens standing in a “chained off area not open to the public.” When the Ranger approached, he says he saw Athens putting his private parts back...
    • Child, 3, gets stuck inside claw crane machine

      Child, 3, gets stuck inside claw crane machine

      A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment and frantically called police. 
      A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment and frantically called police. 
    • 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...
    Powered by WorldNow

    1732 Valley View Dr.
    Birmingham, AL 35209

    Telephone: 205.933.1313
    Fax: 205.323.3314
    Email: newstips@alabamas13.com

    Can't find something?
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.