Fentanyl-related overdose deaths up 1,000 percent, CDC says

In the five years from 2011 to 2016, the number of deaths linked to fentanyl grew from less than 1,700 to more than 18,000.
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  Tax scams to watch out for this season

It's the height of tax season, and that means you need to be aware of scammers.


  AL high schooler accepted into 31 universities, awarded $1.1 million in scholarships

  Clinical trial coming to UAB could result in cure for sickle cell disease

  At least two Brighton bingo halls still open, despite cease and desist orders

  Forum on B’ham strategic plan touches on public safety

Man, 58, dead after shooting during argument in west Birmingham

One person is dead after two people were shot during an argument in Birmingham Thursday evening.
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  Parkland, FL, school shooting survivor takes own life

Sydney Aiello’s mother said her daughter felt survivor’s guilt and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after being on campus the day of the shooting last year.

BWW investigating discolored trees near scene of February chemical spill

  Smithfield neighbors ask JeffCo Sheriff for help to fight crime

  Job seekers flock to Trussville career fair

  One week later, investigation continues into Hospitality Inn fires

Chelsea neighborhood takes Pelham to court over school zones

  Alabama Senate votes to repeal Common Core standards

Missed FTs, late pass cost NM State in 78-77 loss to Auburn

  Snow Rogers Elementary students run for a cause

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  Miller Lite sues Bud Light over corn syrup ads

The lawsuit accuses Bud Light parent Anheuser-Busch of starting a "false and misleading advertising campaign" that said Miller Lite and Coors Light use corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup.


Tickets on sale for Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between Alabama and Duke

  Beware of a fast wiener dog in Pelham


Man suffers critical injuries after shooting on Highland Avenue, suspect at-large

  No injuries reported in Tuscaloosa church fire

  State approves farmers to grow hemp; local coffee serves CBD-oil infused drinks

  Woodlawn HS million-dollar scholar reacts to college cheating scandal

  RealtySouth agents adopt apartment to benefit families through Red Mountain Grace

Red Mountain Grace is a local organization offering apartments for $10 a night to families relocating temporarily to Birmingham for medical care.
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Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips over possible metal contamination

Retail locations across the U.S. received the recalled strips.

  AL woman warns about virtual kidnapping scam

  Bill to eliminate Common Core from schools advances out of committee

  Birmingham police offering reward for information finding witness in capital murder case

  Etowah County church slowly rebuilds after tornado destroys historic sanctuary