As Aurora shooting broke out, first responders put lives on the line within minutes

Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building and were fired on immediately; one was struck outside and four others shot inside.
  • National

  Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.

TOP STORIES

Cullman Co. native confirmed to be victim in Illinois mass shooting

‘A Conversation with Dr. Angela Davis’ scheduled at Boutwell Auditorium this weekend

FIRST ALERT: Expect heavy rain, flood threat next week

Students called on for information after teacher accused of having sex with student

New retirement plan blamed for teacher shortage in Alabama

Teaching is a thankless job, but now more teachers are leaving the state, or the profession altogether. Education officials say it's due to a retirement plan put in place in 2013.
  • National

  Legal fights launched over Trump’s national emergency declaration

Several legal challenges to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency in order to direct funds toward the building of a border wall have began or been promised.

  Exposed electrical wires found on Birmingham street

Amazon scrapping New York plans should have no effect on JeffCo construction

How available are AEDs in Alabama?

AL Supreme Court grants stay, sides with state over B’ham Confederate monument

  Federal grant helps lure German company to Tuscaloosa

Man killed, woman arrested after shooting in Bessemer

How will next week’s heavy rain impact the 59/20 bridge project?

Bessemer City upsets No. 1 Columbia at Northwest Regional

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Drug company exec wore fentanyl spray costume in rap video to motivate opioid sales team

Former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives are charged with scheming to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks in exchange for prescriptions of opioids.

SPORTS

  Bessemer City upsets No. 1 Columbia at Northwest Regional

Carver girls advance in NW regional tournament

Wenonah Lady Dragons playing for Coach Bell

  Hueytown racer JoJo Wilkinson is ready to step it up in 2019

MORE TOP STORIES

  Lifesaving devices often locked away in public places

BPD continues increasing arrests to decrease violent crime

Concerns of possible flooding in B’ham growing with high rain totals expected next week

Steve Sarkisian returns as Alabama’s offensive coordinator

  Carver girls advance in NW regional tournament

The Carver girls basketball team advanced to the regional tournament final for the first time in school history.
  • National

  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

Teacher accused of sexual relationship with student facing additional charges

No bond for man charged with killing Birmingham police Sgt. Wytasha Carter

Tuscaloosa woman charged in death of her child

Pellet gun shatters windows at EBA Missions Center in Gadsden

WEST ALABAMA

  Federal grant helps lure German company to Tuscaloosa

  Tuscaloosa woman charged in death of her child

  State approves charter school in Tuscaloosa

  UA student athletes visit veterans during Salute to Veterans Week

  Veterans being honored by providing them good healthcare

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  AATC: Beer, Bean and Sausage Soup

The Seafood King: Crab, Shrimp & Sausage Steam Bag