UAB wins first ever bowl game

UAB’s 2018 football season has been nothing short of historic.

  Elon Musk unveils prototype for underground highways

Elon Musk unveiled an experimental tunnel that aims to ease traffic congestion in major cities.
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  Actor, director Penny Marshall dies at 75

Penny Marshall, who starred in the hit TV show “Laverne & Shirley” before becoming an acclaimed film director, has died at the age of 75.

TOP STORIES

  Hoover protesters call off protests for the night after meeting with city leaders

‘Grinch’ steals Fairfield family’s Christmas gifts

Romance scams can hit the heart and pocketbook, hard

Leeds Elementary students get Chromebooks

  Protecting yourself during the holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and unfortunately the bad guys think that as well.
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Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.

  Helena Fire Department bringing Santa Claus to town on Christmas Eve

Birmingham City Council fills empty seats

Update: Name of woman killed in East Birmingham wreck released

UAB Football holds special graduation ceremony for seniors

  Talks of Rock the South Concert possibly moving

Nauvoo family thankful after house fire

No name badges on officers making one Hoover woman feel unsafe

Protesters descend upon Talladega school board

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  In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

SPORTS

  UAB wins first ever bowl game

  Birmingham Iron teammates helping community ahead of Christmas

Will UAB finish historic season with 1st bowl win?

MORE TOP STORIES

  AL family begging for help after father’s cremated remains stolen

Vestavia Hills considering partnership to keep kids safe while playing sports

Road projects slow traffic on Alabama’s campus

Owner of Tuscaloosa Highway 55 Burger appears in court on arson charges

  Investigators search for ID theft suspect

Investigators say this man is a suspected identity thief.
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  Report skewers VA for neglecting suicide prevention outreach

The report shows a lack of leadership from the Trump administration is directly impacting the VA’s ability to reach suicidal veterans.

  Warning about using public Wi-Fi when shopping

6 people displaced after house fire on 80th Street South

E.J. Bradford’s family, attorney want case handled by local prosecutors

Woman hopes to bolster community spirit with yard signs

WEST ALABAMA

Tuscaloosa plans for the city’s bicentennial

Body of missing man found at Tuscaloosa park

CENTRAL ALABAMA

  ‘Grinch’ steals Fairfield family’s Christmas gifts

Leeds Elementary students get Chromebooks

  Birmingham City Council fills empty seats

EAST ALABAMA

  Oxford City Council considers lodging tax increase

  Protesters descend upon Talladega school board

  Gadsden Kiwanis to give bicycles to disadvantaged children

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  James K. Jones: Omelet Station

Village Tavern: Steak Au Poivre

Newk’s: French Dip Sandwich