Three adults are safe after a fire that started this afternoon in Pinson. More>>
Capt. James "Jim" Coker was sworn in today as the EMA's new director. More>>
The parking area features 750 spaces stretching from 15th Street to Carraway Boulevard.
The Alabama Gourd Festival will take place Oct. 18-19 at the Cullman Civic Center. More>>
A Gadsden man and woman are facing charges for robbing and shooting a 20-year-old man last month. More>>
Police say the suspect was involved in an altercation at a local club and later opened fire into a crowd.
The shooting happened around 1:00 a.m. this morning on 52nd Street.
The worker who was trapped and killed while doing plumbing work in west Birmingham this weekend has been identified as 31-year-old Ladonte Marcell McCruter of Bessemer. More>>
The suspect was seen at each of the crime scenes. He confessed to setting the fires after being taken into custody.
The owners of prominent Richard Joseph SalonSpas in Birmingham will spend time behind bars for failing to pay more than $1 million in employment taxes. More>>
Downtown commuters in Birmingham will have to find a new parking space after the lots under I-20/59 near the BJCC are shut down today. Meanwhile, the search is on for suspects in a shootout at a motorcycle club in Birmingham. Also, Kraft Foods has issued a cheese recall. Check out these stories and others in your Tuesday morning headlines.
Two victims were shot in the chest and died. Two other people had non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, said police. More>>
Samford University's football athletic trainers get to practice early and get started on their duties.
Police say an elderly woman was killed during a burglary at her home on 39th Street South. More>>
A Colorado woman is lucky to be alive after she was in a serious accident while texting. More>>
Many of those Americans who had to work on this Labor Day were treated to a special “thank you” treat.Olive Garden restaurants in Alabama and across the USA delivered and served lunch to their local fire states, police departments and hospital emergency rooms.Workers at Olive Garden restaurants in Alabaster and Trussville took part in the special act to honor first responders and emergency medical personnel.The workers at the Alabaster restaurant provided lunches for about 25-30 police office... More>>
Lots of barbeque and great sales were offered at a Homewood church.The Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian Church hosted its annual Labor Day Barbeque, Bake Sale and Garage sale Monday.The church is selling BBQ plates or 2 sandwiches for $7, and is also offering cakes, cookies, pies, breads and jams.The event is happening at the church, located at 513 Columbiana Road in Homewood, and ends at 2:00 p.m. More>>
Just in time for Labor Day -- a new survey shows that most full-time American employees are probably logging more time on the job than a typical 40-hour work week. More>>
An experimental cancer treatment is making medical history at the Mayo Clinic, and for one woman, it means a second chance at life. More>>
Kraft Food Groups is voluntarily recalling more than 7,691 cases of Kraft American Singles after discovering a supplier kept one of its ingredients at "out-of-standard storage temperatures." More>>
To help launch their new Peacemaker Anytime Ale, Austin Beerworks created "the world's first and only 99 pack," according to their website. More>>
According to AAA Travel, nearly 35 Million Americans will travel more than 50 miles this Labor Day weekend. That's the highest volume of travelers since 2008. For the nearly 30 million people traveling by automobile this weekend, there's some good news; gas prices are the lowest they've been for a Labor Day weekend since 2010. According to AAA, the national average for a gallon of unleaded gas is $3.43; in Alabama it'... More>>
Fairfield Police have issued an Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rhashud Felix. More>>
A man doing plumbing work in west Birmingham was killed Saturday when the the ground above him collapsed..About ten Saturday morning, first responders rushed to 24th Street Southwest to attempt a rescue. Another man was working above the surface but he wasn't injured.At this point, the identity of the man killed is unknown. Officials say before the rescuers got on scene, people who live nearby tried to get the man out by digging up the dirt with their hands.Officials say the man sunk 12 feet ... More>>
The University of Alabama and Auburn University spent more on their football programs during the 2013 season than any other college in the country.
The University of Alabama and Auburn University spent more on their football programs during the 2013 season than any other college in the country.More>>
The ice water bucket dunks continued on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Friday.Workers of the UAB Hospital Maintenance Department lined in in front of the Women's and Infants Center, and took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.UAB is a site where ALS research is underway.The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $90 million so far, and still counting. More>>
It's a special night of football for one Marion County High School. They're playing on their home field for the first time in nearly four years. More>>
Some well-known college coaches made a stop at Regions in downtown Birmingham, but it wasn't for banking.Former Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Gene Stallings, and former Auburn Head Coach Pat Dye were meeting people at Regions' 2014 Southeastern Conference Fall Tour.Regions will be making stops at various SEC games this season, including Auburn's game vs. Arkansas, Ole Miss at Vanderbilt, Kentucky at Florida, and the SEC Championship.The Fall Tour will be highlighted in broadcasts of games o... More>>
A Brighton man and a teenager were arrested yesterday after being discovered in a stolen car. More>>
A couple, that considers themselves married under common law, is accused of attempted to extort $1.6 million from businesses in Oxford by filing false liens against property. More>>
A former caregiver was arrested and charged with the abuse of an elder client. More>>
The sex abuse victims of a former Shelby County teacher have been officially denied the ability to form a class-action lawsuit against the Shelby County Board of Education and other entities. More>>
Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida. More>>
A pair of tiger cubs are temporarily calling the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo home. More>>
Uber is officially launching in Alabama today, but don't expect to book a ride in Birmingham just yet. More>>
One person was taken to a hospital, after a reported shoot-out in Birmingham. More>>
A ceremony was held this morning to mark the project. More>>
Children from a county known for its peaches were treated to a peachy kind of day at the Birmingham Zoo.Hundreds of students from Clanton made the hour-long drive in buses to celebrate Peach Day at Birmingham's zoo.During the morning, students gathered to see the unveiling of a new plaque and newly planted peach trees at the zoo.The peach is Alabama's official tree fruit. More>>
A Pelham man was treated for injuries this morning after his uncle hit him in the head with a hammer. More>>
An emergency worker faces charges after police say she was working while intoxicated. More>>
The new facility is set to open in spring 2015.
The woman and her husband were arrested earlier this year in connection to 87 sex crime charges involving minors.
A Jefferson County judge ruled the state superintendent violated due process rights when the state took over Birmingham City Schools. More>>
More than 94 million and climbing... that's how much the ALS Association has collected from its viral ice bucket challenge. That number changes daily. The ice bucket challenge is not for everyone and some disagree *where* you should donate your money.
More than 94 million and climbing... that's how much the ALS Association has collected from its viral ice bucket challenge. That number changes daily. The ice bucket challenge is not for everyone and some disagree *where* you should donate your money.More>>
No foul play is suspected in the drowning of a 19 year-old at Lake Cheaha. Meanwhile, the search is underway for a shooting suspect in Birmingham. Also, Alabama students are making great strides in Advanced Placement testing. Check out these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
Authorities in Cleburne County are investigating the drowning of a Hoover teenager. It happened just after 12:00 Wednesday afternoon at Lake Cheaha. Crews recovered the body of the 19-year-old male about three hours later. The teen was swimming with a friend, who saw the victim go under the water. The initial investigation suggests that the drowning was accidental. The identity of the teen has not yet been released, pending notification of family members. More>>
Northport Fire Rescue has added an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or “drone” to their Special Operations Unit. More>>
Angela McCall was killed. The suspect, 25-year-old Sylvester Taylor, is charged with manslaughter involving a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries. More>>
A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. More>>
Bill Seales, though challenged, chose to be independent in every way. So he did something sort of old fashioned, he figured he could make a decent living, the best he could and take care of he and his family. More>>
Mayor Bell is the president of the African American Mayors Association.
Birmingham retirees are not happy about the 30% increase in their health insurance plans passed by city councilors Tuesday. Meanwhile, UAB has launched a new online medical clinic that would allow patients to stay home and receive prescriptions via the internet. Check out these stories and others in your Wednesday morning headlines.
Many city and school board races will be decided in a runoff at a later date.
Hundreds of Hoover elementary school students could be affected next school year by a new school zoning proposal. Hoover City Schools Superintendent Andy Craig wants to redraw attendance zones for the area's elementary schools. Craig says the plan would alleviate overcrowding at some of those campuses. A private meeting was held Tuesday night with residents of the Lake Crest community. The proposed plan would split the community between Trace Crossings and Gwin Elementary Schools. It would al... More>>
This week, the NTSB accused UPS and a pilots union of violating its public comment restrictions and, in essence, kicked the groups out of the investigation of Flight 1354's crash in Birmingham. More>>
More than 1 in 8 Alabamians are dealing with the disease, and experts say it is getting worse. More>>
The Jefferson County District Attorney is probing a warehouse deal between the county EMA and an antique fire truck organization. More>>
There aren't many folks who would take into their home 6 convicts who the state had pretty much given up on. But, that's what Brenda Spahn did when she set out to begin a ministry that takes in hurting women and begin to give them hope for the future. This is part 2 of our Spirit of Alabama report about The Lovelady Center and the wonderful work they do here in Birmingham. The needs are great and if you'd like to get involved, you can contact The Lovelady Center. More>>
Police and protesters collided in the streets of Ferguson again late Monday, a day after the Missouri governor summoned the National Guard to help restore calm to the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot... More>>
The NTSB has finished its probe of the fatal UPS cargo plane crash exactly one year ago. More>>
A Talladega high school basketball player remains sidelined after asking a federal court to let him back in school. It's a story we first brought you back in May. That's when, we reported that the young man was suspended from school after a physical altercation with the school's head basketball coach.
A Talladega high school basketball player remains sidelined after asking a federal court to let him back in school. It's a story we first brought you back in May. That's when, we reported that the young man was suspended from school after a physical altercation with the school's head basketball coach.More>>
Soon your dog could have a very cool park to visit called Remy's Dog Park and it will be located in the 1300 acre Red Mountain Park. If you like dogs then you are going to love this story. Ken Jackson and Remy, tonight's Spirit of Alabama report. More>>
Every year thousands of Alabamians wait to learn if they'll be next to find a matching donor organ. It can be a life or death matter but the need exceeds what's available. More>>
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