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Several schools dismissing early Thursday due to severe weather threat

  The Mustang muscle car lives on in Odenville, Alabama

  Should you invest in a storm shelter for your family?

  The best way to get your stolen gun back

  After the storm: Mishandling household appliances after a storm can be deadly

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  Bill that would end concealed carry pistol permit requirement discussed Wednesday

  Taxes for some Tuscaloosa County residents may go up after city votes to raise them

  Pelham Police warn about traffic with several weekend events

  Expansion at park in Gardendale almost complete

  Birmingham Zoo getting ready for this year’s Eggstravaganza

City Councilor: MLB youth academy not coming to B’ham

  WWII veteran celebrates 93rd birthday after getting more than 130,000 cards

A World War II veteran from Marlow has around 130,000 birthday cards to help him celebrate his birthday.

North AL doctors caught up in federal opioid sweep

Four Alabama doctors were caught up in a federal law enforcement action targeting controlled substance crimes.

  West AL Works College Career Day answers questions for students

Wednesday’s college career day wrapped a two-day event designed to ensure teens from nine different west Alabama counties are career ready.

  Where is your safe place for severe weather?

Knowing where to go during severe weather can save your life

Trump approves Alabama disaster declaration for severe weather

  Glencoe prepares for more possible severe weather

Piedmont reaches agreement to shelter strays, considers animal registration

  I-59/20 bridge replacement project continues impacting traffic

  Preparing your home for high winds

  I-59/20 bridge project remains on schedule

  Oak Mountain Fair starts Thursday

The Oak Mountain Spring Fair officially opens Thursday and the Oak Mountain Amphitheater parking lot is full of equipment which will soon be transformed into a whole lot of fun.

  Oak Mountain Amphitheatre warns about fake tickets

With a full schedule of concerts planned this summer, the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre has a warning for ticket buyers.

  Chelsea HS grades improve from one-hour lunch break

Chelsea High School adopted the one-hour lunch this year called halftime.

  Helena’s Amphitheater Park named Cahaba Blueway access point

Amphitheater Park in Helena was named one of 15 Cahaba Blueway access points.

UAB Giving Day 2019

The folks at UAB are in the middle of Giving Day 2019.

Birmingham area Taco Bell hiring parties

A Taco Bell franchisee in Birmingham will be hosting hiring parties at two locations in the area.

  Will proposed new vaping regulations in Alabama actually work?

A bill would ban stores and shops from selling vaping devices and limit the flavors stores can sell.

  Superhero cleaning ladies are on a mission from the heart

Autumn Jiles and Adrianne Holston are the superheroes of the cleaning world. They are celebrating their fifth anniversary as co-owners of Clean Heart Cleaning Services based out of Oneonta, AL. For them it's more than just about cleaning, it's community, giving back and proving a point.

Bill that would end concealed carry pistol permit requirement discussed Wednesday

The Senate Judiciary Committee had a public hearing on a bill that would rid Alabamians of a requirement to obtain a pistol permit before carrying a concealed firearm.

Behind the Front: Tracking Thursday’s Severe Weather Threat

It’s already been an active month for severe weather and another threat is rolling into the state this week.

  22-year-old woman fatally stabbed at housing complex in Brent

The victim has been identified as Shatonia Keira Smith.

  Warrant issued for mental health patient accused of attacking nurse who died days later

A warrant has been issued for the mental health patient accused of attacking a Baton Rouge nurse, who died days later.

  Northport to consider sales tax increase

Northport leaders are considering raising the city's sales tax.

  Questions surround “Decriminalize B’ham” smoke out event

Local activists are planning on holding "Decriminalize Bham Smoke Out" events this weekend. Some of the elected officials listed as guest speakers tells us they don't know anything about it.

  City leaders supportive of anti-vaping bill

A bill making its way through the Alabama legislature that would place restrictions on vaping products is gaining support among Birmingham metro area leaders.

  Neighbors concerned about the future of Cosby Lake in Clay

Some neighbors complain Cosby Lake is not in good shape and the city of Clay may not spend the money needed to fix it.

  First-time moms benefit from Nurse Family Partnership at UAB

UAB’s School of Nursing and the Jefferson County Health Department match first-time moms with nurses, preferably early during pregnancy.

  Proposed bill would give tax breaks for personal storm shelters

Staying safe during a tornado is a peace of mind everyone wants. This bill would help folks build or install a personal storm shelter with the help of tax credits.

  RealtySouth agents adopt apartment to benefit families through Red Mountain Grace

Red Mountain Grace is a local organization offering apartments for $10 a night to families relocating temporarily to Birmingham for medical care.

  City Council revokes business license for Tuscaloosa bar

After a vote by the Tuscaloosa City Council Tuesday evening, the Sideline Sports Bar and Grill in Tuscaloosa will have to close.

  Police: Don’t give out too much information on bumper stickers

Police have a warning: the bumper stickers you put on your car, might make you a target for criminals

Fake-smiling at work makes you drink more at home, study reveals

Is the sauce becoming your boss? This study may tell you why.

Alabama House passes bill requiring public schools recite pledge

A bill passed in the Alabama state house would require the Pledge of Allegiance be recited at public schools.

  New Tuscaloosa Police Officers started this week

Eleven new police officers started working at the Tuscaloosa Police Department Monday.

  UAB to takeover Cooper Green

Major changes are coming for healthcare for the poor in Jefferson County.

  Are tornado sirens really needed?

With the threat of more severe weather, there is the rising question about the need for tornado sirens?

  Leeds residents struggling with flooding issues

Some Leeds residents are struggling to find ways to get to work and home again after heavy rains caused flooding Sunday morning.

  Disgusting situation: someone dumping diapers on roadside

Brookside Police say last Friday someone dumped adult diapers and puppy pads along Coalburg Road.

  Reporting crime in Cullman County just got easier

If you know of a crime, you can now make an anonymous tip to the Cullman County Sheriff’s office by sending a text.

  Students look for jobs at West Alabama Works Event

West Alabama Works organized an event where dozens of companies are to looking to fill positions with qualified employees.

Bill would prevent sheriffs from profiting from jail food

Bill would prevent sheriffs from profiting from jail food, raise

  Shelby County Kindergarten Camp sign-ups underway

Starting kindergarten can be an overwhelming time for both parents and students.

  Shelby County Sheriff’s Office buys 100 AEDs for patrol cars

All Sheriff’s patrol cars and SROs in Shelby County will now be equipped with an AED.

  Newly elected Gadsden city school board sworn into office

Gadsden’s newly elected school board is now in office. The new board members were elected in a special election on April 9.

  NWS and EMA address lack of tornado warning in Etowah County Sunday

Chris Darden of the NWS says the storm system was being closely tracked, and was on the ground a short period of time. He says they'll investigate why no warning was issued.

  La. billboard restrictions shot down after lengthy committee debate

After three hours of debate, the House transportation committee killed a bill that would have placed a cap on billboards at the current number, around 7,000.

  Gadsden superintendent suggests graduates wear career clothes, not caps or gowns

An east Alabama superintendent is floating the idea of swapping caps and gowns for hard hats and lab coats.

One person dead after two vehicle crash on I-20 westbound

Authorities say one person has died after a two vehicle crash on Interstate 20 westbound near the Brompton exit late Tuesday morning.

Tips to alleviate your child’s seasonal allergy symptoms

If your child suffers from a cold around the same time each year, they may be suffering from seasonal allergies. Check out these tips to alleviate your child’s seasonal allergy symptoms.

Disorderly man uses iguana as weapon, throws pet at manager inside Painesville Perkins restaurant

You can’t make this stuff up.

UPDATE: Man fatally shot on front porch in Birmingham identified

Police say 68-year-old Darwin McAlpin was found around 4:15 p.m. in the 8000 block of 3rd Avenue South on the front porch of a home.

City of Northport considers changing hours for Sunday alcohol sales

This would only apply to restaurants opening earlier on Sunday mornings and offering alcohol.

Report: Woman burns father with Hot Pocket, chokes child

A woman is facing charges after police say she physically attacked several family members Sunday night, including two children.

UPDATE: Father dies after accidental shooting outside Chuck E. Cheese’s during diaper change

The Jefferson County Coroner has identified the victim Timothy Roshun Smith Jr.

2 adults, 2 children treated at hospitals following Midfield house fire

The adults were taken to UAB Hospital and the children were taken to Children’s of Alabama.

Firefighters battle vacant house fire in Birmingham

The fire happened early Tuesday morning in the 800 block of Washington Avenue SW.

Mondelēz Global LLC announces limited voluntary recall on Chewy Chips Ahoy

Consumers who have these products should not eat them.

  Missing Morgan County teen was last seen at Huntsville mall, investigators say

The search continues for a Morgan County teenager who was reported missing on April 8.

  2 Alabama School of Fine Arts dancers accepted to Juilliard

Two students at the Alabama School of Fine Arts are making history. The two dancers, who happen to be best friends, just got accepted to the Juilliard School in New York City.

  Hoover residents upset about possible new roads

Hoover City councilors say folks are confusing design concepts with official proposals, saying nothing is set in stone.

  Storms leave deaths, damage and injuries in their wake

Storms that hit Ohio on Sunday and moved into New Jersey overnight into Monday brought heavy rains, lightning, strong winds and, in Ohio, at least one tornado.

UA & UWA begin study on microgreens with USDA grant

If you haven’t heard of them yet, micro-veggies are all the rage. Now, the University of Alabama and the University of West Alabama are teaming up to study how to these tiny greens last longer on the shelf.

  ALDOT is asking people to slow down in construction zones

This death happened one week after National Work zone Safety Week was recognized.

  Homelessness rates are up nationwide, while donations are down

New numbers show homelessness rates are up, and Jefferson County is feeling that spike.

  Tuscaloosa County working with faith-based organizations to help community

A summit between Tuscaloosa area churches and social service providers is planned for next week

  Hoover police reminding residents to lock car doors after recent break-ins

Hoover police say they are investigating a string of car break-ins in the Ross Bridge area.

B’ham PD searching for missing man

Birmingham police are asking for your help locating a missing Bessemer man.

  Shelby Co schools start school enrichment camp sign up

Shelby county teachers are offering a wide variety of enrichment camps this year