Birmingham, Anniston, Tuscaloosa AL News, Sports, Weather - Alabamas13.com WVTM-TV Birmingham, AL

    • Check It Out

    Sgt Randy Nash Sgt Randy Nash

    Community shows support for Jefferson County Sgt. suffering from cancer

    Updated:

    Typically the sheriff's office answers a call for help but this time it put out the call and the community answered. More>>

    Alleged Bondage in Brewton Band Room

    Jeffery Gainous, 32 Jeffery Gainous, 32
    Updated:

    A former band teacher accused of having sexual relationships with his students. More>>

    More trauma centers added to state's system

    Updated:

    The Alabama Department of Public Health and the Office of Emergency Medical Services announced the activation of the Southeast Region (Region Five) in southeast Alabama in the Alabama Trauma System. The enactment of Act No. 07-299, establishing a statewide trauma system in March 2007, offers a unique opportunity to positively impact the lives of the citizens of Alabama.Currently there are five Emergency Medical Service regions participating, resulting in total coverage of Alabama. Prior to th... More>>

    Parts of I-65 closed due to repairs following tanker truck fire

    Updated:

    A section of the interstate was damaged after a tanker truck explosion last Friday.
    More>>

    Oak Grove High School closed due to water main break

    Updated:

    Classes have been canceled today at Oak Grove High School due to a water main break that has flooded parts of the school. More>>

    Missing Pell City woman, Kelley Howard, declared legally dead after five years Video included

    Updated:

    A Riverside woman who disappeared five years ago this June has been declared legally dead.
    More>>

    Dunk, pie Harvey Updyke for charity

    Harvey Updyke (AP PHOTO) Harvey Updyke (AP PHOTO)
    Updated:

    ESPN is reporting the man who admitted to poisoning the oak trees at Toomer's Corner in Auburn, is planning to visit Mobile in September to help raise money for a charity. More>>

    Top 5: Hot car death prevention, Gadsden murder and new jobs in central Alabama top your Thursday morning headlines

    Updated:

    A local man says he has a new smartphone invention that would prevent hot car deaths. Meanwhile, an east Alabama man has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend. See more on these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
    More>>

    Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

    Updated:

    One of the two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said. More>>

    Local man invents smartphone device to prevent hot car deaths Video included

    Updated:

    There's a new device that may be able to prevent children from dying in hot cars.Matthew Sheets has a toddler son. He says he never wants to be in that situation so he invented a smart phone device called Starfish to alert parents when a child may be in danger."It will be 3M taped on the pad of the car seat and installed where the back of the baby would hit the back of the car seat on a rear facing seat or on a boost... More>>

    Huntsville man arrested in Ferguson protests

    Robert McCoy of Huntsville was arrested for refusal to disburse in Ferguson, MO. (PHOTO: NBC AFFILIATE WAFF) Robert McCoy of Huntsville was arrested for refusal to disburse in Ferguson, MO. (PHOTO: NBC AFFILIATE WAFF)
    Updated:

    Law enforcement officials in Ferguson, Mo. arrested a Huntsville man during the overnight protests as unrest continues to unfold in the city. More>>

    • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

    • Event group adds more than 1,000 new jobs to Birmingham area

      Event group adds more than 1,000 new jobs to Birmingham area

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:14:35 GMT
      Event Operations Group is responsible for events across the nation.Event Operations Group is responsible for events across the nation.
      Event Operations Group handles concerts, festivals, professional and collegiate sporting events throughout the United States.The event management, staffing and security firm is now looking to add to its workforce."EOG provides event management, guest services, ushers, ticket takers, executive protection, security associates, parking attendants, traffic control guards, transportation services, supervisors, customer service representatives, consulting and directors for events large and small. E...
      Event Operations Group handles concerts, festivals, professional and collegiate sporting events throughout the United States.The event management, staffing and security firm is now looking to add to its workforce."EOG provides event management, guest services, ushers, ticket takers, executive protection, security associates, parking attendants, traffic control guards, transportation services, supervisors, customer service representatives, consulting and directors for events large and small. E...
    • NTSB investigating helicopter crash that killed Alabama Power employee, pilot in Tuscaloosa County

      NTSB investigating helicopter crash that killed Alabama Power employee, pilot in Tuscaloosa County

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:25:42 GMT
      Tuscaloosa County area in which helicopter crashed Aug. 19, 2014. Tuscaloosa County area in which helicopter crashed Aug. 19, 2014.
      Investigators are on the scene of the helicopter crash in Tuscaloosa yesterday, which killed an Alabama Power employee and a chartered pilot.
      Investigators are on the scene of the helicopter crash in Tuscaloosa yesterday, which killed an Alabama Power employee and a chartered pilot.
    • Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

      Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

      Thursday, August 21 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:56:59 GMT
      One of the two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
      One of the two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
    • BAMAchannelMore>>

    • Nick Saban, Landon Collins named to Playboy’s 2014 All-America Team

      Nick Saban, Landon Collins named to Playboy’s 2014 All-America Team

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:26:04 GMT
      Nick Saban and Landon Collins were both listed in the preseason All-American team by Playboy MagazineNick Saban and Landon Collins were both listed in the preseason All-American team by Playboy Magazine
      Playboy Magazine has released its 58th annual Pigskin Preview issue.Each year, the publication previews the upcoming football season, and this year, writers focused on the new playoff system that will be implemented in the upcoming college football season.In addition, the magazine listed its own pre-season All-American Team with Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban named Playboy's Coach of the Year. The Crimson Tide defensive back Landon Collins was also named to the All-American team.Other SEC play...
      Playboy Magazine has released its 58th annual Pigskin Preview issue.Each year, the publication previews the upcoming football season, and this year, writers focused on the new playoff system that will be implemented in the upcoming college football season.In addition, the magazine listed its own pre-season All-American Team with Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban named Playboy's Coach of the Year. The Crimson Tide defensive back Landon Collins was also named to the All-American team.Other SEC play...
    • "The Storm and the Tide" is out Today

      "The Storm and the Tide" is out Today

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:40:24 GMT
      Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available. Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available.
      "The Storm and the Tide" shows how the 2011 Crimson Tide football team helped the people of Tuscaloosa rebuild after storms destroyed their town.
      "The Storm and the Tide" shows how the 2011 Crimson Tide football team helped the people of Tuscaloosa rebuild after storms destroyed their town.
    • Auburn, Alabama both open Top 10 for just 4th time

      Auburn, Alabama both open Top 10 for just 4th time

      Sunday, August 17 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:54:14 GMT
      Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the top 10 - just not at the same time.
      Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the top 10 - just not at the same time.
    • Check It OutMore>>

    • Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

      Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:57:52 GMT
      A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 prod...
      A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters. Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 prod...
    • Pole Dancing: An Olympic sport?

      Pole Dancing: An Olympic sport?

      Monday, August 18 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:06:14 GMT
      Could pole dancing become an Olympic sport?Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch.Dancer Mary Potts is reaching new heights after incorporating the pole into her workout."It is really hard for ladies, with your upper body strength, but I've built it," she says. "I never had it before.""You can burn up to 500 calories an hour," points out instructor Mone't Ha-Sidi. "It is kind of of a combination between cardio and strength training."The...
      Could pole dancing become an Olympic sport?Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch.Dancer Mary Potts is reaching new heights after incorporating the pole into her workout."It is really hard for ladies, with your upper body strength, but I've built it," she says. "I never had it before.""You can burn up to 500 calories an hour," points out instructor Mone't Ha-Sidi. "It is kind of of a combination between cardio and strength training."The...
    • Hendersonville couple renews vows for 108th time

      Hendersonville couple renews vows for 108th time

      Friday, August 15 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:51:52 GMT
      Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago.Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago.
      Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago and have renewed their vows more than 100 times all over the world since their wedding day.
      Lauren and David Blair first wed 30 years ago and have renewed their vows more than 100 times all over the world since their wedding day.
    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.