Decreasing clouds later Wednesday; otherwise cool, cloudy

Spotty showers remain possible, but drier air filters in from the north later today causing showers to fade and skies to clear.
Birmingham police investigating shooting in Pratt City
  Sumiton PD: One in custody, another wanted in triple shooting
Behind the Front: The dangers of flying in severe weather
  Deaths of Walker Co. officer and woman ruled murder-suicide
Birmingham police investigating shooting in Pratt City

LOCAL HEADLINES

  District Attorney’s office working to solve cases after Brighton PD’s evidence issues
Jefferson County District Attorney working to solve cold cases after Brighton Police evidence issues.
Sumiton PD: One in custody, another wanted in triple shooting
Authorities have confirmed that a shooting in Sumiton has left two people wounded and one person dead Tuesday afternoon.
Deaths of Walker Co. officer and woman ruled murder-suicide
An investigation reveals a man and woman in Walker Co. likely died of a murder-suicide
B’ham police asking for help identifying suspect
Gov. Ivey’s doctor refutes stroke report
  Parents of boy claiming discrimination file suit against Hoover private school

NATIONAL HEADLINES

The Latest: First lady sees newborn victims of opioid crisis

First lady Melania Trump is touring an intensive care unit at a Philadelphia hospital to learn about the care being given to newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal

  Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump compared the case of Khashoggi, who Turkish officials have said was murdered in the Saudis' Istanbul consulate, to the allegations of sexual assault leveled against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing.

SPORTS

Schedule for Sideline - October 19, 2018

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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