FIRST ALERT: Rain ending with chilly air to follow

Precipitation will come to an end around midnight. Temperatures will fall to around 30 to 32 degrees overnight. There is a freeze warning in effect for much of the area.
9-year-old girl’s suicide prompts parents to talk
Birmingham Mayor: Pension fund short $378 million
Tuscaloosa City Council approves construction of new apartments near campus
City Councilor reacts to hotel owner surrendering business license before public hearing

LOCAL HEADLINES

  City Councilor reacts to hotel owner surrendering business license before public hearing
Tuscaloosa City Councilor reacts to new owners of a troubled hotel in her district.
Family remembers toddler they say shot himself with father’s gun
Angela Jelks Gilliam will fondly remember her great grandson.
Health department offers up new exercise recommendations
Americans should “move more and sit less” as they go through their day. That’s the recommendations by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Behind the Front: Nighttime Tornadoes

  New members of Jefferson County Commission sworn in
  Getting your home ready for winter
  Family: 2-year-old boy dies after accidentally shooting himself in Birmingham, AL

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Northern California fire death toll at 56; 130 missing
Bangladesh plans to move forward with Rohingya repatriation
Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash

  Elderly woman who used wheelchair unable to escape when family dog attacked

The three family dogs were taken into custody by animal control, which will determine what will be done with them.

SPORTS

Schedule for Sideline - November 16, 2018 - Playoffs Week 2

  A dozen student-athletes sign scholarships across the area

New CFP rankings released

  Thompson QB Taulia Tagovailoa reconfirms his commitment to Alabama

WEST ALABAMA

Behind the Front: Nighttime Tornadoes
UA vs. Auburn blood drive competition

CENTRAL ALABAMA

  Design firm chosen for renovations to Legacy Arena
  Graysville to take financial hit over loss of Lowe’s

EAST ALABAMA

Band director running to New Orleans to help raise funds
  Family has military in their “DNA”
  Coin toss decides Al election, for now
1 I-20 WB lane open in overturned 18-wheeler wreck

YOU DECIDE 2018

Rep. Gary Palmer elected to House leadership role
Sen. Doug Jones confirms 2020 run
  Freshman class of 116th Congress invades Washington
  Coin toss decides Al election, for now