According to a study released by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety, the past 10 years of Alabama crash data during six-day periods surrounding Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s, UA researchers found heavy traffic surrounding all three major holidays can increase the chances for automobile accidents. However, in 2012, the six-day period that includes Christmas had 18 percent more auto accidents than the Thanksgiving period and 27 percent more than the days arou... More>>
Several law enforcement agencies are helping to deliver toys today for the second annual "Operation Toy Drop" at Children's of Alabama in Birmingham. More>>
Shelby County is the fast growing county, in terms of population, in Alabama.
A vigil will be held tonight in remembrance of the woman who was killed the night of the Iron Bowl. More>>
Jefferson County emerged from the country's second largest municipal bankruptcy this week and now county leaders are trying to moving forward. While the county is no longer in bankruptcy, it still faces millions of dollars in debt. County leaders say bringing new jobs to the area is key to lowering that debt. They say fighting through bankruptcy hindered efforts to recruit more jobs. More>>
The Shelby County School Board has responded to a Class Action status request made by Daniel Acker, Jr's sexual assault victims in October. More>>
Tonight, NBC presents a variation of film classic "The Sound of Music" with a live stage production, starring Carrie Underwood. More>>
A prosecutor says Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged in a sexual assault case. State Attorney Willie Meggs made the announcement Thursday.
Folks enjoyed a performance of both musical and artistic talents at Samford University Thursday. The Christmas Chalk Talk with Bells of Buchanan event took place in Reid Chapel. Samford’s handbell ensemble performed songs, while visual arts professor Lowell Vann created chalk art. More Christmas celebrations continue Thursday night, with the Hanging of the Green at 6:00 p.m. and Lighting of the Way at 7:00 p.m. More>>