The body of a 77 year-old man has been discovered after his family reported him missing Tuesday morning. More>>
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Tuesday, a bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Haley Center on campus. More>>
The Barber motor sports park and the vintage motor sports museum opened 10 years ago. Meet the founder, George Barber, heis our Spirit of Alabama report. More>>
The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 17 year old boy last seen around 1:00 a.m. Sunday, April 20. More>>
Items that can help your dog stay active and live longer. More>>
Search crews extended their search for a missing boater in St. Clair County. Searchers used several boats Tuesday to drag a small portion of Lake Logan Martin, where Willie Cosby was last seen. The search crews were looking in water about 15 feet deep Monday, and today, they extended their search to waters of about 40 feet deep. The area of water is just north and east of Emerald Point Road in Riverside. The St. Clai... More>>
Authorities have identified the body found burned in Fairfield last weekend. The Fairfield Police Department reports the victim is Megan Elizabeth Monroe, 22, of Pinson. The FPD is still awaiting the official cause of death from the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. A body was found about 11:30am Saturday, April 19, 2014, behind a vacant home on 40th Street. The FPD would like help in solving this case, so if anyone... More>>
The City of Tuscaloosa held a ribbon cutting this morning the the Richard A. Curry Environmental Services Building. The facility was completely destroyed during the April 27th 2011 tornado. A 48,000 square feet plant can process all the recycling materials from all the homes in the Tuscaloosa City limits.Meredith Armstrong will have more on this story tonight at 6. More>>
Patients and their families at Children’s of Alabama got an up-close look at a real racing car. The Racing for Children’s Porsche 911 made an appearance at the hospital today, much to the delight of patients and their families. The new design of the #4 GTS Class racecar was unveiled Tuesday before it races in the Pirelli World Challenge this weekend. The Porsche is decorated with the handprints of Children’s patients... More>>
Two police officers in Anniston were involved in a deadly shooting incident Tuesday morning. The Anniston Police Department held a news conference Tuesday afternoon, to detail what happened. The APD reports dispatchers received a 911 call saying a man was walking around Net Street and Twine Street with a firearm. That’s in the Blue Mountain community of Anniston. The first officer saw the person with a weapon, and th... More>>
A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for the former owner of the Good Friends Chinese and Seafood Restaurant. More>>
The incident happened on Terrace R in Birmingham around 8:00 a.m. More>>
A Birmingham-made medical device will be featured in one of NBC’s primetime dramas later this month. According to a news release, the Vikon ONE Headlit will be used in a scene during NBC’s “Chicago Fire” episodes April, 29, 2014. The device will be used in a hospital scene, according to Vikon President Bruce Hoadley. The Vikon ONE is a surgical headlight designed to give surgeons enhanced clarity and improved tissue ... More>>
Auburn University has evacuated the Haley Center Building on campus because of a bomb threat. The alert was sent out via the school’s official twitter emergency notification account. More>>
Students at Cornerstone Elementary School took home the top two spots for being Earth Day Heroes. 176 classes from Birmingham, Huntsville, and Tuscaloosa took part in the Earth Day Heroes Awards. They came up with creative ideas to help clean up the environment. Some of the projects included turning trash into art, different forms of recycling, and making homemade cleaning supplies for classes. Ms. McGary’s third gra... More>>
This afternoon, the Hoover Board of Education will hold a private executive session. This executive session comes less than a week after the Board of Education unanimously voted on a fee structure for school buses. Last year, the board voted to discontinue bus service for the 2014-2015 school year in order to save $2.5 million. But board members later said they would continue to run the buses, but with a fee. Last ... More>>
Brian Williams has done it again. Ok, so he’s not actually rapping, but it's hilarious nonetheless. More>>
the work is underway, the right lane and shoulder of I-59 southbound will be closed, followed by the right lane and shoulder of the northbound... More>>
Here's a look at the top five things you need to know before heading out this Tuesday morning. More>>
The shutdown begins Friday and will last until Wednesday, April 30. More>>
The search continued Monday morning for a missing St. Clair County boater who was thrown into the water over Easter weekend. More>>
It was another kind of sting, Monday, outside of the Anniston Police Department. Honey bees swarmed a tree outside the police station. More>>
The future I-22, or what’s commonly called The Northern Beltline, will connect southwest Jefferson County to northeast Jefferson County. In all, 42 cities and towns will be impacted by this road project. Fultondale is one of those municipalities. Mayor Jim Lowery says he’s excited about what the beltline could bring to the area. "we think that that's going to enhance the opportunities for people in North Jefferso... More>>
Two people reportedly suffered injuries, during a shooting on Birmingham’s west side Monday. The Birmingham Police Department and Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service report units were called to 1545 Warrior Road, near Avenue O, about 2:30pm CT. Officers and medics found 2 victims from bullet wounds. One victim was grazed, and there’s no condition on the other victim. Bullets also hit a soft drink company’s delivery tr... More>>
The man walked into the Peoples Independent Bank located in the 3000 block of Pope Avenue around 9 a.m. flashing a handgun. More>>
Investigators believe the fire started from food left cooking on the stove. More>>
If you have any information on the suspects, call 205-254-7777. More>>
The man was taken to DCH with a non-life threatening injury. So far no charges have been filed. More>>
Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman gets an appeal. Judges will hear arguments this summer.
Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman gets an appeal. Judges will hear arguments this summer.More>>
A quick look at stories making headlines this Monday morning. More>>
The Northern Beltline construction is expected to take about 25 years to complete. More>>
An investigation is underway in Fairfield after a woman’s body was found burning Saturday. Chief Leon Davis with the Fairfield Police says around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, police and fire crews responded to a fire behind a vacant home on 40th Street. At the scene, crews found that the body of an unidentified white female had been set on fire. Chief Davis says the body was burned so badly that authorities weren’t able to i... More>>
A little more than four thousands fans made their way out to Regions Field to see the Birmingham Barons host the Tennessee Smokies on a picture prefect Easter afternoon...
Three people are in the hospital after a shooting at Minnieville Park in Wylam on Sunday.Lt. Sean Edwards with the Birmingham Police says officers responded to the park around 1 p.m.. The shooting is believed to have started with an altercation between the three individuals. All three were taken to UAB hospital. One is being treated for life-threatening injuries.According to Lt. Edwards, the victims are not cooperating with police. However, he says the Birmingham Police do not believe anyone ... More>>
Bentley takes his Road to Economic Recovery Tour to Decatur on Monday, and his first stop is a lunch-time visit to Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q. More>>
Reporter Karin Caifa looks at what to keep and what to toss, in this consumer headlines report. More>>
Click on the video for Jennie Runevitch's story. More>>
If the weather cooperates, starting tomorrow, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close all westbound lanes of I-22 at Exit 65, known as Industrial Boulevard Interchange, in Walker County for paving work. More>>
Starting tomorrow, Monday, April 21, the I-65 northbound on ramp at Daniel Payne Drive will be closed to remove the old ramp, shift traffic and install a new ramp. More>>
Crews with the Alabama Department of Transportation are planning to close lanes on I-459 northbound for paving operations in Jefferson County. More>>
Alabama's 13 Ashley Roberts has your morning news for 4.20.14. More>>
It was not a good Friday for one elderly woman in Pickens County after she was robbed and hurt in front of her home. On Friday afternoon, Pickens County Sheriff Office deputies responded to call for help at a home on Reform –Gordo Road. When they arrived they found an elderly woman injured and scared. According to reports, a man and woman followed the elderly woman home and robbed her in her yard as she got out of her... More>>
Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square. More>>
Thousands of fans pack the BJCC for 2014 NCAA Gymnastics Championship More>>
Come the 2014 fall school year, thousands of new books will fill bookshelves at Birmingham area schools all thanks to the efforts of thousands of citizens who donated to the 2014 Birmingham Reads Book Drive. The Birmingham Reads Project is an annual event held each spring. The 3-day-event is a partnership between Better Basics and the Junior League of Birmingham. On Saturday, April 19th, hundreds participated in B... More>>
Saving Grace Animal Rescue is a Christian-based, nonprofit organization that helps others by helping animals. More>>
The free family-friendly festival will include live music, face painting and games for all ages. The celebration will lasts from 11:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. More>>
The conference will be held Thursday April 24, 2014 at the North Shelby Baptist Church, which is located at 4100 Belcher Drive. More>>
The event will be held Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th at the Trails at Tannehill, located at 22975 Eastern Valley Road. More>>
Alabama's 13 Ashley Roberts has your morning news for 4.19.14. More>>
A federal agency looking into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion says it plans to release two volumes of a four-volume report on the disaster on June 5. More>>
A Jefferson County man said he felt as though he was homeless inside of his home, after it sustained major damage during the April 27th, 2011 tornadoes. However, that changed Friday. Terrance Cooper lives in the Pratt City area of Birmingham. He was able to show off his new home through Habitat for Humanity. The organization partnered with Building on Faith 2014 Central Alabama Long-term Recovery Committee. More>>
If you're recovering from the flooding earlier this month and struggling financially, help could be on the way. The state of Alabama is asking for federal aid from the U.S. Small Business Administration. If approved, residents and business owners would be eligible for low-interest disaster loans in seven counties around Birmingham. Bibb, Blount, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties residents and business owners could qualify for the disaster loans. As soon as the sta... More>>
Many Christians in Alabama and around the world remembered what happened on Good Friday, through prayers and holding the Way of the Cross services. Today is a holy day for all Christians, and many were at Edgewood Presbyterian Church. The churches and members participating were All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Friendship Baptis... More>>
After nearly 35 years of service, Dr. Mike Shaw is retiring as pastor of First Baptist Church of Pelham. Dr. Shaw has been the leader of the church since May 1979. He graduated from Samford University in 1970. He also earned a Master’s degree and Doctorate from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his pastoral role, Dr. Shaw has served as President of the Alabama State Southern Baptist Convention since 2010. He is also the volunteer chaplain for the city of Pelham. T... More>>
A murder suspect from Georgia was found and captured in Hoover Friday. The Hoover Police Department reports patrol officers and Special Response Team (SRT) officers arrested Marcus Lamont Payne, 39. Payne was wanted by the Union City, GA Police Department on a murder warrant. The suspect was taken into custody without problems about 11:00am CT at a house on Ashby Lane in the Ross Bridge area of Hoover. Payne is curre... More>>
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a threat written on whiteboard at Clay-Chalkville Middle School Wednesday. The message read, “All of you teachers will be dead when I get done.” Authorities say the message was later erased and they do not believe it was a credible threat. The school’s principal Ron Tillman said at this point there is no way to tell who wrote the threat, but the school is taking i... More>>
The Easter Bunny got an early start delivering goodies this weekend in Birmingham. More>>
Police say the 37 year-old female victim asked Charles to leave, and that’s when Charles attacked the victim with the bottle.
The March 2014 numbers represent 144,628 unemployed Alabamians. More>>
On June 28, authorities say the suspects forced their way into the Wylam home, shot at the twins' mother before killing the 17 year-olds. More>>
The Obama Administration is claiming victory. But Republicans on Capitol Hill are pumping the brakes, saying these new numbers don't tell the whole story. More>>
Jasper police have arrested a 32 year old man accused of sexually abusing a young girl. Gary Bryant is being held in the Walker County Jail on four counts of sexual abuse. The victim was taken to the Walker County Child Advocacy Center. Investigators say her interview there gave authorities the evidence they needed to make an arrest. More>>
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>>
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>>
In Fairfield, members of the city council and they mayor are not agreeing when it comes to operations of the city. Thursday, at a special called meeting, their disagreements were quite evident. A meeting was called to approve payroll for city employees. It was approved. If it was not approved employees were at risk of not getting paid. After the vote, one city leader called for an audit of the city. He and some othe... More>>
Students and faculty will return to Auburn University this morning after the school was closed yesterday.
So far this year, the number of fire fatalities stands at 55 deaths, according to Steve Holmes, public information officer for the state. More>>
The annual event held each spring is a partnership between Better Basics and the Junior League of Birmingham.
About 600 students are participating in the University of Alabama’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference Thursday. The students are competing for cash prizes while presenting their unique research findings. One project expected to be presented is a fly exercise device expected to aid in obesity research. The student designed the device for fruit flies. The design was inspired by a Ferris-wheel styl... More>>
A Cottondale woman has died, several days after she was involved in a wreck in Tuscaloosa County. According to the Alabama State Troopers, Shawnee Box Corley, 65, died Thursday, following a wreck Saturday night on Highway 216, east of Tuscaloosa. Corley was driving a Ford Taurus, when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a culvert. Corley was not wearing a seat belt. The woman was pronounced deceased at UAB ... More>>
A Jefferson County jury found a woman guilty of capital murder this morning.Katrina Porter is one of three people charged with the murder ofBarbara Freeman, 51, in December 2011. Kevin Porter and Alexander Carter are also charged in the case, but Katrina Porter is the only one's who been tried at this point. According to the court clerk, the jury is now in the process of recommending a sentence for the capital crime. More>>
Two 18-wheelers were involved in an accident this morning causing a traffic jam in Tuscaloosa. Police say one of the driver’s load shifted as he was coming off the 20/59 northbound exit. That driver then hit another semi-truck. One of the trucks was carrying crushed cars to a scrap yard which caused a lot of debris. Skyland Boulevard to 35th Street on I-359 was shut down as crews worked to clean the area. Drivers... More>>
After two children were removed from a home with an active meth lab yesterday, the mother has been arrested on child endangerment charges. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, 29-year-old Carla Byess was charged with two counts of chemical endangerment of a child and arrested last night. Byess is being held at the Jefferson County jail without bond.Her 5- and8-year-old childrenwere placed with relatives. Jeremiah Small, 20, was arrested yesterday and charged with unlawful manuf... More>>
A new attraction is coming to the Birmingham Zoo this spring. Tomorrow—the zoo will officially open its new Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure. The attraction was made possible because of a generous donation from the Brock family. The zipline is a part of the zoo’s “Born to be Wild” spring campaign through a partnership with Red Mountain Park. A total of four ziplines will be available to guest of all age... More>>
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>>
The event is a time to highlight the achievements of schools including new innovative programs and community partnerships.
Watch these stories and more in your Thursday morning headlines. More>>
The teen said he did not know the suspect and was unsure why he was a target.
Investigators are interviewing a person of interest in the case as well as witnesses. More>>
A former Shelby County Department of Human Resources employee has pleaded not guilty to multiple sex-related charges. According to Shelby County Circuit Court documents,Brandon Daniel, 30, of Pelham, pleaded not guilty to charges of soliciting for purpose of influencing official action, indecent exposure, harassment, and third-degree theft of property. According to indictments, while Daniel was serving as aDHR employee in August 2013, he allegedly told a female client that if she had sex wit... More>>
Governor Robert Bentley is scheduled to attend today’s announcement set for 10:00 a.m.
One person was killed and another seriously injured in an 18-wheeler crashnear the entrance of the Cullman Regional Medical Center this morning.According to the Cullman Police Department,the crash happened before 9 a.m. on Highway 157. The passenger in a 2010 Lincoln was pronounced deadat the scene. Thedriver was flown to UABvia life-flight. The semi driver was taken to Cullman Regional Medical Center for observation.Authorities say the semi wastraveling northbound when the driver of the car ... More>>
A house is on fire on Birmingham's northside. This fire started at around 5:40 p.m.at 1220 4th Street North. Multiple fire units are on the scene. At this time, there is no information as to whether or not anyone lives at the location or if anyone was inside the house. We'll update this story as information is confirmed. Stay with Alabama's 13 News for more. More>>
The woman said her husband grabbed a knife and threatened to cut her during an argument. .
Three of the officers were recognized for serving in dual capacities with both the Birmingham Police Department and the U.S. Military. More>>
The picture was taken March 21 around 3:00 p.m. at a store in the 1500 block of E Skyland Blvd.
8-year-old Birmingham girl Jordyn, has reached her goal of collecting 2,000 toys for the children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Jordyn started collecting toys last month as one of her “Love Projects” for her not-for-profit organization Faith Like a Child. During the week of March 30, Jordyn worked with Books-A-Million on a toy drive for her project. Through the toy drive and other donations, Jordyn was ... More>>
Deputies responded to the scene after a caller expressed concerns about drug activity inside a mobile home with small children living there.
The event was held yesterday at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham.
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... More>>
The company says it is currently flushing the system and expects the water to turn back to normal, though no timeline has been given.
This Spirit of Alabama report features Malia Thibado a 4th grader at the Alabama School for the Blind. Malia will sing on stage at the Ritz before the performance of “The Miracle Worker”.
The cuisine at Regions Field stepped up for this season. More>>
The Back Pack Buddies organization raises money and buys food for school children who may not have enough food for weekends at home. It's tonight's Spirit of Alabama report. More>>
Alabama's 13 has exclusively obtained the 911 calls recorded moments after the fatal Gate City natural gas explosion in December 2013. More>>
They had a funeral for Bonnie Gambrill in Pell City last week. He had been missing formany years. Family and friends gather to honor a fine manand a valued member of their community.Bonnie Gambrill istonight's Spirit of Alabama report. More>>
There has been a second airport display cabinet mishap at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport since a massive display collapsed and killed 10 year old Luke Bresette on March 22, 2013. More>>
After the death of her daughter, Lisa Adams started looking for ways to use her loss to help and encourage others. A memorial blood drive honors her daughter's birthday each March. More>>
Many of the contractors who built Regions Field are still owed more than $6 million nearly a year after the baseball stadium opened to the public. More>>
Ruth Ellis has lived a long, productive life and still has many years of service to offer. More>>
Earlier this month, Alabama's 13 told you how some self-storage places require their customers to buy insurance. The requirement has some renters riled up. Since our first report, we've discovered one of the insurance companies we told you about has gotten into regulatory trouble in another state. Plus, some self-storage operators here in Alabama are working to clear up the issue. More>>
Response to our recent Mega church spending investigation has prompted us to examine the financial transparency of smaller churches. More>>
Former Mayor Charles "Scotty" McCallum, Dr. Ronald Alvarez, and Dr. Luis Peneda will be honored for outstanding work in their communities. More>>
It's a rare occurrence - a child or even an adult injured from a vaccination. Families looking for accountability have an option called the National Vaccine Injury and Compensation program. Not many people know about the 25-year-old program with a time limit on filing a claim. More>>
She played baseball in the era depicted in the moving "A League of Their Own." Her name is Delores Brumfield White but in her playing days everyone called her Dolly. More>>
When we asked ten of the largest churches in Central Alabama to provide us with a copy of their latest financial statement, seven opened their books to us. More>>
Hundreds of central Alabama motorists abandoned their vehicles during last week's winter storm and only to return and find out they had been towed. More>>
The coach of the Clay County Christian Academy basketball team considered making Cody Morris the manager of the team. However, the coaches wife said; "why don't you make him a member of the team and let him play?" More>>
The problem of methamphetamine abuse has grown in Alabama with a surprising amount of the drug coming far away.We investigate who's buying, who's trying to stop it, and who's suffering from it. More>>