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    WHAT'S WORKING: Cullman County tops for positive quality of life environment and recreational amenities

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    Recently named as one of the most business friendly cities in Alabama, the Cullman County area is also drawing more attention and people to the area because of an environment that supports a positive and healthy quality of life for all ages. From a plethora of free recreational amenities, resources for seniors, parks, lakes and trails, Cullman County is earning an array of distinctions for the quality of life found in the county. In 2013, Cullman was named the number one best place to raise c... More>>

    UPDATE: Helena plane crash victims identities released Video included

    Site of small plane crash in Helena. Site of small plane crash in Helena.
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    A small plane has crashed in Helena, Thursday. More>>

    Amtrak Train strikes and kills Tuscaloosa man

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    An Amtrak Train claimed the life of a man Thursday afternoon in Tuscaloosa.  More>>

    Helena High School is getting ready to welcome students for the first time Video included

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    One week from today, 1,000 students will enter the Helena High School for the first. "We're very excited for them and we're very excited for the community. They're waited a long time for this to become a reality," Cindy Warner, the Public Relations Supervisor for the Shelby County School System said. Until now, high school students in Helena traveled to Pelham High School. Warner says they realized several years ... More>>

    Police search for missing 13 year-old girl in Tuscaloosa

    Destiny Schaeztle, 13, was last seen leaving her Tuscaloosa home Sunday evening. Destiny Schaeztle, 13, was last seen leaving her Tuscaloosa home Sunday evening.
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    According to her parents, Destiny Schaeztle walked away from her home in Tuscaloosa Sunday night sometime between 5:45 and 6:30. She hasn't been seen since.Tuscaloosa police officers have conducted ground, water, and air searches looking for the missing 13 year old.A flyer the family released says Schaeztle looks much young than 13 and may give a false name if confronted.She was last seen wearing a blue shirt with a flag on it.If you have any information about her whereabouts please call TPD ... More>>

    Birmingham's bus system teams with Google for real-time trip planning

    MAX teams up with Google Transit to provide route information to bus riders in Birmingham MAX teams up with Google Transit to provide route information to bus riders in Birmingham
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    A new high-tech way is coming soon to plan your ride on MAX buses in the metro Birmingham.The Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) announced Thursday that it has teamed with Google Transit to provide trip planning information on smartphones or tablets.Google Transit, a feature of Google Maps, is a web-based application that plans a trip via public transportation by calculating routes, transit times and walking directions.BJCTA’s MAX bus system now has a smartphone app that wi... More>>

    Tutwiler Prison for Women now has 300+ security cameras

    The control room of new monitoring cameras at Tutwiler Prison for Women The control room of new monitoring cameras at Tutwiler Prison for Women
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    A new camera monitoring system is ready to be used at the Tutwiler Prison for Women.The Alabama Department of Corrections reports crews installed more than 300 video surveillance cameras at the facility.Prison staff who will be operating the system have already been trained on using the cameras, and are now getting training on the legal aspects of camera monitoring.The cameras will help eliminate blind spots, aid in investigations of misconduct and improve accountability.“Inmate and staff saf... More>>

    13 INVESTIGATES: Road rage

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    A armed showdown between two motorists was recently caught on tape in Fultondale. More>>

    Top 5: Lawsuit filed against Obama, Healthcare.gov costs and San Diego plane crash top your Thursday morning headlines

    The U.S. House has voted to file a lawsuit against President Obama over his handling of the Affordable Care Act The U.S. House has voted to file a lawsuit against President Obama over his handling of the Affordable Care Act
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    Here’s a look at your top five headlines for Thursday including a vote by House Republicans to sue President Obama, a plane crash investigation in San Diego and the growing cost of healthcare.gov.
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    House votes to sue President Obama

    House Speaker John Boehner says the lawsuit against President Obama is about "defending the consittution." House Speaker John Boehner says the lawsuit against President Obama is about "defending the consittution."
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    As lawmakers prepare to leave for summer break, there are many items left on their agenda. One item, though, has been approved---a plan to file a lawsuit against President Obama.
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    Rev. Al Sharpton opens new National Action Network headquarters in Birmingham Video included

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    It was a big day in Birmingham as the city welcomed the Reverend Al Sharpton for a few events. City leaders joined Reverend Sharpton to cut the ribbonWednesday morning at the National Action Network Freedom headquarters.The center will serve as the central training hub for summer volunteers who are sent to communities across the country to assist in efforts such as voter registration.Wrapping up his day, dozens joined Reverend Sharpton at 16th Street Baptist Church for a community rally .The ... More>>

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    • Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe talks stress of training camp on Alabama Tonight

      Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe talks stress of training camp on Alabama Tonight

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:36:57 GMT
      Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight to talk about the mental side of the sports..
      Sports Psychologist Bhrett McCabe joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight to talk about the mental side of the sports..
    • Auburn to face Clemson in 2016 and 2017

      Auburn to face Clemson in 2016 and 2017

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:41:42 GMT
      Auburn will host Clemson on September 3, 2016 before traveling to Clemson on September 9, 2017.
      Auburn will host Clemson on September 3, 2016 before traveling to Clemson on September 9, 2017.
    • Dari Nowkhah talks SEC Football on Alabama Tonight

      Dari Nowkhah talks SEC Football on Alabama Tonight

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:36:57 GMT
      Kyle Burger had the chance to talk with Dari about the SEC Network, as well as breaking down his picks for the College Football Playoff
      Kyle Burger had the chance to talk with Dari about the SEC Network, as well as breaking down his picks for the College Football Playoff
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