Suspect arrested after officer, car passenger dragging prompts shooting

Police are investigating after an officer shot at a suspect.
Several units burned in abandoned apartment fire
  Chelsea looks to adopt new building standards
  JeffCo EMA recommends using these apps during severe weather
  WES: First Alert for rising pollen levels, scattered storms return by the weekend
  UA education majors take anti-bullying, suicide prevention training
  B’ham looks to open rapid bus transit route

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  B’ham looks to open rapid bus transit route
Today the Birmingham City Council took another step to push along a rapid transit bus project.
Pratt City Park to move forward
A new park for Pratt City has been delayed for seven years
ADOC associate commissioner placed on leave pending investigation into misconduct allegations
The Alabama Department of Corrections Associate Commissioner Grantt Culliver was placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of an Alabama Attorney General's Office investigation.

  Cullman Co. Schools vote to have “In God We Trust” motto displayed on campuses

Four words are stirring up controversy in Cullman County and throughout the state. The school board voted just last week to place "In God We Trust" on plaques in each school.

  JeffCo EMA preparing to add Shelby Co. to emergency alert system

Shelby County people are about to get access to an alert system when severe weather strikes. It's the same system the Jefferson County EMA uses right now.
  Ramsay High School parents want new school, blame age on its condition
Cullman Today founder Tim Collins passes away
  Birmingham Police unveil new crime fighting tool

NATIONAL HEADLINES

N. Korea agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

The two Korean leaders held summit talks to try to sustain nuclear diplomacy with Washington, which has been pushing hard for stronger disarmament moves from the North.

  Flood threat from Florence remains in Carolinas; storm moves north

Rivers in North and South Carolina have reached or will reach flood levels in coming days, possibly leading to more deaths caused by Florence.

SPORTS

  Bama makes it look easy

Through three games the Alabama Crimson Tide has made it look easy outscoring opponents 170 to 28 with an average margin of victory a little more than 47 per game.

  Alabama continues to roll, dominates Ole Miss 62-7

  LSU snaps Auburn’s 13-game home winning streak

  LSU snaps Auburn’s 13-game home winning streak

  UAB gets back on track at home, defeats Tulane 31-24

The UAB Blazers and Tulane Green Wave are set to kick off Saturday at 12 p.m.

COMMUNITY

  Make-A-Wish surprises local girl at Pell City Jr. High game
Irma evacuee pays it forward during Florence
Pratt City Park to move forward
Cullman Today founder Tim Collins passes away

HEALTH

  Jefferson Co. Health Dept. discusses flu season
GRAPHIC: ‘Black, hairy tongue’: Yes, this really happens

CAMPAIGN COVERAGE

  Governor Kay Ivey Speaks to Tuscaloosa Rotary Club
Trump rips searing Times op-ed from unnamed senior official