Owner of local CBD store wants drug charges dropped after Congress passes Farm bill

Local CBD store owner is talking about his recent arrest on drug charges and why he feels the recently passed Farm bill could vindicate him.

  Trump faces questions over hush money payments as inauguration spending comes under investigation

Reports Thursday said that President Trump was at a 2015 meeting where hush money payments were arranged on his behalf, and that there is now a federal investigation into how his inauguration funds were spent.
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Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

Threats are being sent in to create mass disruption.


  Tuscaloosa plans for the city’s 200th Bicentennial

Federal program to update public housing will take years in Birmingham

UA’s RISE program donates Christmas gifts to kids in Haiti

Community outraged after 4-year-old boy shot in Birmingham

  Rising Star: James McWhorter

James is a senior at Good Hope High School with a 4.6 GPA. He is a member of Scholars Bowl, Math Team, Soccer, Jazz Band and SGA President.
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Girl, 7, died in Customs and Border Protection custody last week, report says

The girl died of dehydration and shock hours after being taken into CBP custody while crossing into the U.S. illegally with her father in New Mexico.

  Groundbreaking ceremony held for Birmingham’s new downtown stadium

Shelby Co. Schools searching for bus drivers

Christmas Decorators “Doing Good”

UAB’s Bill Clark wins Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year award

  Birmingham City Council discusses decriminalizing marijuana

Cullman Co. school buses first to get new technology features

Why HIPAA laws are causing concerns among parents

2 young AL girls commit suicide within month of one another

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Gun deaths hit highest level in almost four decades last year

A new analysis of data done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 40,000 people were killed by guns last year.


  Groundbreaking ceremony held for Birmingham’s new downtown stadium

Auburn freshman back set to transfer


  Dry start Thursday becomes wet finish

Fultondale mother searching for Christmas stockings she accidentally donated

Shelby Co. bus driver buys breakfast for entire school bus

Justice for Christian: A Blount County mother’s Christmas prayer

  UAB creates new website to help fight flu

During the holiday season, it’s not just family that likes to visit, but germs as, including the flu.
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  Holiday shoppers, beware of these three identity theft risks

While Holiday shopping, protect yourself from falling victim to identity theft by recognizing the sources of scams.

  JeffCo fighting crime with mobile cameras

Gadsden Kiwanis to give bicycles to disadvantaged children

Gadsden’s Festival of Trees dedicated to American First Ladies

Help offered for students, employees affected by Virginia College closure


  Tuscaloosa plans for the city’s 200th Bicentennial

Body of missing man found at Tuscaloosa park


  Gadsden Kiwanis to give bicycles to disadvantaged children

JSU Marching Southerners prepare for trip to Rome


  Newk’s: French Dip Sandwich

Wendy Cruse: Cauliflower Fritters