As crews battle deadly Camp, Woolsey fires, new blaze breaks out in Southern California

The cause of the fires remains under investigation, but they broke out around the time and place two utilities reported equipment trouble.

  Florida man arrested for ‘Mother of Satan’ bomb materials, sheriff says

Tuscaloosa spending thousands to rent Christmas lights

19-year-old shot in Center Point Wednesday morning, search underway for shooter

Bessemer woman dies in wreck early Wednesday morning

Wreck cleared on I-20/NB near airport

AL EMA observes Winter Weather Preparedness Week

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Air Force pilot dies in plane crash at Laughlin AFB, TX

FDA recalls blood pressure medication due to possible risk of cancer

Jefferson Co. man shoots wife, kills himself

Girl, 6, hit with stray bullet fired by security guard outside McDonald’s

Hoover BOE approves pay raise for classified employees

Wagner family members arrested in execution-style murders of Pike Co., OH family

B’ham DoubleTree hosting job fair

The Birmingham DoubleTree will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday and Thursday.

Family has military in their “DNA”

What George Bowman accomplished over 30-plus years in the United States Army is impressive on its own.

  ER sees use of Narcan increase

Doctors here at Shelby Baptist tell me they sometimes have to give Narcan multiple times a day to the same people.

Tuscaloosa woman hopes The Giving Pantry will help homeless and others in need

A woman who cares about the the homeless has placed a pantry at an intersection near a homeless encampment to make it easier for them to get food and other things.

  Juul stops some e-cigarette sales

Where to find holiday travel deals

Last Birmingham City Council meeting for two councilwomen

Pharmacy or pediatrician for flu shots?

Coin toss decides Al election, for now

EPA official indicted on AL ethics charges

Pedestrian struck, killed on Montgomery Hwy in Hoover

Police say a driver was traveling southbound when a female attempted to cross the highway.The woman was transported to UAB Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Search continues for missing, dead in California wildfires

More than 8,000 firefighters statewide were battling wildfires that destroyed more than 7,000 structures and killed more than 40 people, with the flames feeding on dry brush and driven by strong winds.

Open enrollment for healthcare a breeding ground for scammers

It’s open enrollment for healthcare plans and that means it’s open season for scammers. From Robocalls to spoofing , scammers are using every trick to get to you to buy in. We’re on your side on how you can avoid becoming a victim.

All lanes open on I-20/59NB in Bessemer following wreck

All lanes are blocked on I-20/59 Northbound in Bessemer due to a crash.

Gadsden woman, 80, killed in crash on I-459 SB Monday

Troopers have identified the victim of a deadly crash as 80-year-old Lula B. Lindsey of Gadsden

US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo’

A story of a botched assassination will be part of an epic tale told in a tightly secured New York City courtroom starting Tuesday as prosecutors and defense lawyers make their opening statements in Guzman's long-awaited U.S. trial.

  Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

State law requires a machine recount in races where the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. In the Senate race, Rick Scott's lead over incumbent Bill Nelson was 0.14 percentage points. In the governor's race, unofficial results showed GOP's Ron DeSantis ahead of Andrew Gillum by 0.41 points.

Several stolen Native American artifacts returned to Moundville Archeological Park

Some Native American artifacts stolen from Moundville Archeological Park nearly 40 years ago have been recovered

Slower speeds a must when driving in the rain

Dexter Berry admits that sometimes he can run a little late to work.

Be Aware: Postcard Scam popping up in time for the holidays

It started out as a routine trip to the mailbox for Ross Jacobs, but ended in an activism on behalf of himself and his neighbors.

Is medical bill sharing for you?

Medical bill sharing is an alternative to the traditional health insurance and many say it's a life-saver.

WWII Veteran’s dog tags found in France, returned to AL

It was a very special Veterans Day surprise for one McCalla man.

Helpful resources available to veterans returning home

An average of 20 veterans die by suicide each day.

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

It's now the deadliest blaze in state history.

Not cleaning dryer vent could be a fire hazard

Every year, thousands of house fires are started by a clothes dryer.

Local blues legend searching for stolen guitars

Gip’s Place is a fixture in Bessemer.Music lovers from all over come to it to enjoy the 98-year-old perform.

City of Tuscaloosa hosts Veteran’s Day program

Tuscaloosa hosted it's annual Veteran's Day ceremony

Helping veterans to get off the streets

Veterans are being celebrated Monday for the national Veteran’s Day federal holiday.

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee helped create most of Marvel Comics' famous characters, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk.

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

All 67 counties in the Sunshine State are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts, and half had already begun by Monday.

Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

Why you should avoid the Secret Sister Gift Exchange on social media

The Secret Sister Gift Exchange is a popular scheme making its way around social media, but the Better Business Bureau warns to steer clear of this "illegal scam."

1 I-20 WB lane open in overturned 18-wheeler wreck

Both lanes of I-20 Westbound are closed as authorities work to clear an overturned 18-wheeler.

Wildfires rage in California; 31 dead, more than 200 missing

Strong winds and low humidity are fueling three wildfires across the state of California.

Risks grow for first responders after 2 mass shootings in 2 weeks

Twice in less than two weeks, officers have answered the call of a mass shooting. Nearly two dozen killed and many more injured. Those victims include law enforcement officers. Local officers react those life-threatening risks.

UAB ranked 25th in the Coaches Poll

For only the second time in program history, the UAB Blazers are ranked in the Top 25.

Mayor of Oakman calling for full investigation into Pike County wall collapse

School and others investigating why wall collapsed onto Oakman High School players.

Man fatally shot during altercation on I-59 in B’ham

Authorities say officers responded to a call of a shooting at 5th Avenue and Oporto Madrid Blvd. and found a victim with life-threatening injuries from gunshot wounds.

Hoover PD K9 passes away

The City of Hoover announced the sad news Saturday that Hoover PD K9 Hans has passed away.

Florida Sec. of State orders ballot recount in Senate, governor, cabinet races

Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, and the deeply purple state learned Saturday there will recounts in three key races.

Bessemer Police offer safe zone for internet customers

Buying and selling online can save you money but it can also put you in a dangerous situation meeting a stranger to complete the deal.

Major route change for Veterans Day Parade

Monday will mark the 71st year for the nation’s oldest Veterans Day Parade right here in the Magic City. This year the parade is taking a different route.

Father works to help save lives during severe weather season

November and December mark the height of fall severe weather season in Alabama.

UAB football team enjoying record season

The UAB Blazers have a chance to put a huge exclamation point on their season on Saturday. A win over Southern Miss gives the program, which did not exist two years ago, the Conference USA Western division title.

Alabama shuts out Miss St. 24-0

Alabama locked up the SEC West last week, but the top-ranked Crimson Tide still have three games before facing Georgia in the SEC Championship Game.

Viral video recorded at Chelsea Middle has parents concerned about supervision

Parents are concerned after a disturbing video on social media shows a student at Chelsea Middle School jumping down a large flight of stairs during school hours.

5 Oakman HS football players injured in locker room wall collapse

One of the injured students was unable to walk and was taken to the hospital. All of them were conscious and alert. Two football players suffered lacerations and were taken to the hospital.

How to get a free flu shot

Doctors say now is the time to get a flu shot if you haven’t already.

  Tips & warnings for using space heaters

Cold temperatures are on the way and firefighters believe this will lead to more home fires, mainly due to space heaters.

Why fireplaces aren’t an efficient way to heat your home

With very cold weather on the way this weekend and next week, it’s important to realize that chimneys and fireplaces are not an efficient way to heat your house, but you can take steps to cut down your heating bill.

Are you prepared for this weekend’s winter weather?

Next week is Winter Weather Awareness Week, which means you should take steps now to make your life easier if we should get hit with snow or ice at some point.

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in B’ham shooting

Birmingham police are investigating a shooting that left a man with life-threatening injuries.

Cesar Sayoc charged with sending package bombs to leading liberals, could face life in prison

The 56-year-old put liberal institutions on edge last month when he sent packages to leading figures around the country containing explosives.

Hall of Heroes displaying special quilt stitched in honor of Veterans

The observance of Veterans Day is this weekend but on the square in Talladega they celebrate the contributions of our nations' Veterans every day at The Hall Of Heroes.

St. Clair Co. authorities need help finding runaway teen

Christina “Tina” Hall was last seen on November 3 in Ashville.

Vestavia Hills police officer charged with theft of property, ethics violation

A Vestavia Hills police officer has been relieved of his duties after being charged with first-degree theft of property and an ethics violation.

Anniston council considers temporary locations for city hall

The council has narrowed down the list of possible temporary sites, where the city's government will be located for five years.

Sheriff on active shooter situation: 'Everyone did exactly what they were supposed to do’

Faulty mechanical equipment which was making a sound that resembled gunfire is believed to have led to calls of an active shooter situation at Topsail High School. No evidence of a shooter was ever found and no injuries were reported.

California bar shooting victims included young students, Marine veteran, sheriff’s deputy

Ventura County, CA, Sheriff Geoff Dean said 12 victims were killed, including Ron Helus, a sergeant from his department who was one of the first responders to the scene.

Last Call: Birmingham firefighter retires after more than 30 years

Friday, November 9th was the last call for Hudson. For the past five years, Hudson has served the Central Park community from Station 24.

What’s the best way to talk to kids about drugs?

Four young women in drug & alcohol treatment share what they wish they knew before they became addicted.

Baby shower dessert customer receives is not what she asked for

A woman calls 12, looking for help to get a refund, after the cake she ordered -- did not live up to expectations.

Customers concerned over BWWB rate increase, Board tables vote

If you're a Birmingham Water Works customer, your bill could be going up. The board held a public hearing Thursday to discuss the rate increase they want and why its needed.

Fairfield resident fed up with break-ins

Fairfield resident has had home broken into 3 times.

Revenge porn victim reaches out to share with other women

The relief washed over her after nearly a year. It came in the form of a judge’s verdict.The woman, who asked that her identity be concealed, so we’ll call her “Jean”, says the situation all started when she ended a relationship with Johnathan Walton.

JeffCo mother claims 5-year-old son was mistakenly left on school bus

A Jefferson County mother is upset after her 5-year-old son was mistakenly left on a school bus this week, and she claims no one from the school system let her know about the incident.

U.S. mortgage rates hit seven year high

When it comes to selling homes, Kim Barelare is an expert. She’s been a realtor for thirty years.

Tuscaloosa Central High School students make mats for the homeless from plastic bags

A Tuscaloosa teacher teaches students how to turn plastic bags into mats that the homeless can use.