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    A Birmingham homeowner left this message for a burglar who stole from her home. A Birmingham homeowner left this message for a burglar who stole from her home.

    Birmingham woman leaves message for burglars on sign after precious items were stolen

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    The robbery happened August 1 while the homeowner was at work.
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    Office of Student Conduct at UA investigation sorority snapchat

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    The University of Alabama Office of Student Conduct is investigation an offensive snapchat sent by a member of chi omega sorority.University President Judy Bonner called the image disrespectful.The office of student conduct can issue a wide range of punishments from a warning to expulsion.It's hard to find a student on the University of Alabama campus that hasn't seen or heard about what president Dr. Judy Bonner called an offensive snapchat taken by a member of Chi Omega sorority.Some studen... More>>

    Tuscaloosa police investigating sexual abuse incident, alert sent to students

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    The alert was sent to students to make them aware of the incident and the ongoing investigation.
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    Tuscaloosa police officer accused of strangling & sexually assaulting his wife

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    The alleged strangulation incident happened August 14. Police were called the next day.
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    13 INVESTIGATES: EMA warehouse deal

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    The Jefferson County District Attorney is probing a warehouse deal between the county EMA and an antique fire truck organization. More>>

    Top 5: Mayor Bell considers Ferguson trip, Kelley Howard declared dead and high school football begins

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    Birmingham Mayor William Bell says he's checking his calendar to see if he can travel to Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the Michael Brown death. Meanwhile, parents in Hoover are raising concerns over a rezoning proposal. Also, AAA has released its Labor Day weekend travel predictions.
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    Hoover parents raise concerns over possible school rezoning for 2015-2016 school year Video included

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    Next year, hundreds of Hoover city school students could be attending different schools from the ones they're attending now. The potential changes are outlined in a school rezoning plan.School leaders say students who attend ten Hoover elementary schools could be impacted by the change beginning in 2015.School Superintendent Andy Craig says the plan is to relieve overcrowding in those schools.Kayla Martin has been going to Riverchase Elementary School for three years. She and her mom live in... More>>

    Birmingham Mayor William Bell looking to travel to Ferguson, Missouri

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    Birmingham Mayor William Bell has been asked to travel to Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the shooting death of an African American teenager by a white police officer.Since Michael Brown's death earlier this month, hundreds have been arrested after protests and looting in Ferguson.Mayor Bell says he is looking at his schedule to see if he can arrange a visit to the city.Bell grew up in Birmingham during the Civil Rights Era.He currently serves as president of the African American Ameri... More>>

    Community shows support for Jefferson County Sgt. suffering from cancer

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    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

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

    More trauma centers added to state's system

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    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

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    A section of the interstate was damaged after a tanker truck explosion last Friday.
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    Oak Grove High School closed due to water main break

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    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

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    A Riverside woman who disappeared five years ago this June has been declared legally dead.
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    Dunk, pie Harvey Updyke for charity

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    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

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    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.
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    Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

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    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

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

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    • Chattahoochee Valley “Purge” is an urban legend, police say

      Chattahoochee Valley “Purge” is an urban legend, police say

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:28:17 GMT
      Several police departments across the Chattahoochee Valley are reassuring concerned citizens that there will be no real-life "purge" after a social media campaign spread across Facebook on Tuesday.
      Several police departments across the Chattahoochee Valley are reassuring concerned citizens that there will be no real-life "purge" after a social media campaign spread across Facebook on Tuesday.
    • UCP holds annual prom with “Under the Sea” theme

      UCP holds annual prom with “Under the Sea” theme

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:04:37 GMT
      UCP holds prom for members of LincPoint programUCP holds prom for members of LincPoint program
      The United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham held it's annual prom for students in the LincPoint Program.This year's theme was “Under the sea.”The prom was held at the gymnasium at Aldersgate UMC.The formal wear was donated and volunteers were on hand to help with hair and makeup, as well as decorations.Also, a prom king and queen were crowned at the event.
      The United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham held it's annual prom for students in the LincPoint Program.This year's theme was “Under the sea.”The prom was held at the gymnasium at Aldersgate UMC.The formal wear was donated and volunteers were on hand to help with hair and makeup, as well as decorations.Also, a prom king and queen were crowned at the event.
    • 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...
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    • Alabama, LSU lead coaches' preseason All-SEC teams

      Alabama, LSU lead coaches' preseason All-SEC teams

      Thursday, August 21 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:51:15 GMT
      Alabama and LSU both placed 11 players on the coaches' preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams.
      Alabama and LSU both placed 11 players on the coaches' preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams.
    • 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.
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    • Jon Paepcke takes ALS Ice Bucket challenge to new heights

      Jon Paepcke takes ALS Ice Bucket challenge to new heights

      Friday, August 22 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:58:41 GMT
      Alabama's 13 Investigates Reporter Jon Paepcke was challenged by his friend, Laura Ann Elizabeth to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.Jon not only accepted the challenge, but decided to take it up a notch---way up to the Iron Man himself.Click the video player to see Jon's unique twist on the nationwide fundraising campaign raising money for ALS.
      Alabama's 13 Investigates Reporter Jon Paepcke was challenged by his friend, Laura Ann Elizabeth to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.Jon not only accepted the challenge, but decided to take it up a notch---way up to the Iron Man himself.Click the video player to see Jon's unique twist on the nationwide fundraising campaign raising money for ALS.
    • Jerry accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

      Jerry accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

      Friday, August 22 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:28:03 GMT
      Meteorologist Jerry Tracey is not one to turn down a challenge, especially one for a good cause.Thursday, Alabama's 13 Investigates reporter Jon Paepcke challenged Jerry and two others to dump ice water on themselves all to raise awareness and funds for ALS.RELATED: Jon Paepcke takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to new heightsIt didn't take Jerry long to respond and he did it live on Alabama's 13 News Midday.
      Meteorologist Jerry Tracey is not one to turn down a challenge, especially one for a good cause.Thursday, Alabama's 13 Investigates reporter Jon Paepcke challenged Jerry and two others to dump ice water on themselves all to raise awareness and funds for ALS.RELATED: Jon Paepcke takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to new heightsIt didn't take Jerry long to respond and he did it live on Alabama's 13 News Midday.
    • 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...
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