FIRST ALERT: Cooler temperatures are ahead

We've got some chilly temps out there this morning.
  “Sound the Alarm” initiative aims at fire prevention in B’ham at-risk communities
  Alabama lawmakers moving forward with hands-free driving law
  FIRST ALERT: Rain chances climb late Friday into Saturday
  Kimberly storm shelter closer to becoming reality
Sentences recommended for men convicted of bribing Robinson
  Thousands of customers who use prepaid direct deposit cards unable to access funds

LOCAL HEADLINES

  Thousands of customers who use prepaid direct deposit cards unable to access funds
Thousands of U.S. customers who use Netspend prepaid cards are finally able to access their funds after not being able to do so for nearly a week.
Hoover council passes temporary moratorium on vape, pawn & payday loan stores
Hoover stop issuing licenses for certain businesses moratorium
Health officials hope new flu vaccine is more successful than in previous years
The new vaccine has been upgraded to include multiple strains of the flu over last season.

Behind the Front: The dangers of flying in severe weather

Trick or Teeth: How to avoid dental rip-offs
Man critically injured after shooting on Goldwire Street
Birmingham police investigating shooting in Pratt City

NATIONAL HEADLINES

After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

  GRAPHIC: Mother charged after video shows her holding baby underwater

The 27-year-old reportedly told police she recorded and sent the video to the baby’s father to get his attention, so he could help more.

  Powerball jackpot rises to $430 million after no one wins

The jackpot winner will need to match numbers on all five white balls and the red Powerball.

SPORTS

Schedule for Sideline - October 19, 2018

WEST ALABAMA

  Sumiton PD: One in custody, another wanted in triple shooting
  Greyhound Opens New Bus Route Connecting West and South Alabama
  Eutaw area residents welcome a new business to the community

EAST ALABAMA

Etowah Co. woman charged with arson and burglary
Piedmont minor arrested for bomb threat

EDITORIALS

  Editorial: Hurt by those you love
Editorial: Just Do-nate It
Editorial: Shame shame
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