“No Shave November” brings in big money for a good cause

Several law enforcement officers in Shelby County joined forces for a good cause.

  Area cleaning up after weekend of storms

Suicide numbers increase, funding for help stays the same

Arrests made in connection with protests

First Alert: Possible black ice Tuesday morning; another big rainmaker arrives on Thursday

Trump’s troubled White House in search of new chief of staff

1 dead, 2 injured in North Birmingham shooting

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  3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas couple

Hoover PD arrest protesters in connection to last week’s I-459 shutdown

House fire kills 5 children, injures mother in OH

Former Miss Kentucky allegedly sent topless photos to 15-year-old student

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Authorities ID man shot, killed in double shooting in Ensley

  Tow truck drivers hold rally to raise awareness of ‘Move Over’ law

Tow trucks led a procession from Hueytown all the way to Tuscaloosa to remind you to slow down and move over.

#HooverStrong shirts have raised more than $5,000 for police fund

The #HooverStrong t-shirt fund has raised for than $5,000 for local law enforcement.

  Work Week Forecast: Rain, rain, stay away!

Any break we have from wet weather this week won’t last long. And even when it’s dry, it will still be cold.

Trees reported down across B’ham and surrounding counties

There have been reports of trees down across the Birmingham area.

CDC says check your pantry, throw away recalled and expired goods before the holiday season

‘They were like brothers’: Boy, 12, raises money for best friend’s headstone

Maranathan Academy valedictorian Qiana Riley has overcome major obstacles

Faith in Action AL holds Lament and Hope Walk for victims of gun violence

21-year-old man faces numerous charges for overnight robbery at Hoover gas station

Trump confirms John Kelly leaving White House at end of year

  U.S. Department of Transportation grant will help widen Highway 157 in Cullman

A federal grant will help widen Highway 157 in Cullman.

Oak Mountain 4th-grader shaves head to support teacher battling breast cancer

So with tickets and a school market, 4th-grader Eli created a priceless gesture of hope and support for Mrs. Easterling.

How you can fight back against holiday package thieves

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Homewood leaders excited about new development

The Homewood City Council this week approved an incentive package that will allow a developer to build 120 room hotel on 18th Street South.

Mueller: Manafort lied about contacts with Trump administration, Russians

The plea agreement will remain under seal until a later date.

Man convicted of killing Auburn University student in 2008 returns to Lee Co. for hearing

A man convicted of killing an Auburn University student will be back in a Lee County courtroom.

  Iconic Birmingham Tradition Celebrates 40th year

Regions Center Holiday Light display illuminates Birmingham for the 40th year. We take you on a behind the scenes look at what it takes to make it happen.

Man who plowed into Charlottesville crowd found guilty of first degree murder

The final witness was not in court late Thursday morning, however, causing a delay in the trial and an extended lunch break.

Hoover city leaders speak out about protests

This week, Hoover city leaders are out and about trying to show they are transparent and they are, not putting handcuffs on the police department preventing the arrest of protesters.

BBB of Central Alabama warning about Medicare card scams

The people at the Hoover Senior Center got new Medicare cards this year. The new cards are designed to protect their Social Security Numbers, but a problem came up.

Hoover business makes #hooverstrong shirts to support police

A portion of the sales will go to gift cards to help out Hoover’s law enforcement.

Body of missing man found at Tuscaloosa park

Sirico Devan Foster was last seen on December 4 in Northport.

Wells Fargo bank robbery suspect arrested in Birmingham

Roger Lee, 41, is charged with first-degree robbery. He is in the Jefferson County Jail.

Bradford family attorney: Private autopsy reveals EJ was shot 3 times, lawyers for Bradford’s family viewed Riverchase Galleria video

Emantic ‘EJ’ Bradford Jr. was shot three times, according to an independent review ordered by EJ’s family.

Teachers cut high school students’ hair in separate incidents: one fired, one arrested

In two incidents, teachers have taken scissors to their students' hair. While a teacher in California is facing charges, no charges have yet been filed against another teacher in New Mexico.

Hoover Admin: 2 security guards suffer minor injuries in Ross Bridge protest

Two Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa guards suffered minor injuries during a protest at the hotel Thursday night, according to a Hoover city employee.

4 officers plead not guilty to allegedly beating undercover officer in MO

Prosecutors said the victim was working undercover when the officers beat him thinking he was a protester in 2007.The suspects left behind a trail of incriminating text messages.

LATEST: Trump to nominate William Barr for attorney general

President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the former attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, for his next attorney general.

White House chief of staff Kelly to resign soon, reports say

John Kelly took over as chief of staff on July 31, 2017, with a mandate to instill order and professionalism in a largely inexperienced White House staff beset by disorganization in the early days of the Trump presidency.

Feds recommend ‘substantial’ jail time for Michael Cohen; Mueller recommendation cites Russia investigation cooperation

Cohen and Manafort are among five former Trump associates whom prosecutors have accused of lying either to federal investigators or to Congress.

Woman contracted fatal brain-eating amoeba infection from Neti pot water, doctors say

The woman had been suffering from seizures when doctors found a tumor in her brain.

All-clear given after CNN’s New York studios evacuated due to bomb threat

CNN’s New York offices and studios were evacuated Thursday night due to a bomb threat. The all-clear was given by police around 11:50 p.m. after investigators found no bombs in the Time Warner Center.

  New Northport shopping center development forcing businesses out

Some longtime Northport business owners are being forced out to make room for new development.

Alabama players Tagovailoa, Jeudy & Williams take home national honors

Alabama players Tagovailoa, Jeudy & Williams take home national honors

Police searching for man involved in Hoover carjacking

Early Thursday morning, a man stole a car, only to be tracked down by the victim and shot at, then carjacked another woman.

Trump to nominate Heather Nauert for UN Ambassador, reports say

Nauert has been the State Department spokesperson since April 2017.

Pelham HS enjoying new field house, more athletic renovations in the works

The new facility has a turf field, locker room, and amenities such as a laundry room and an equipment room. T

Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office taking their holiday patrols into the sky

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office shopper copper will be fly high as well and Deputy Debbie Sumrall says it is to make sure no one is stealing your Christmas presents.

Protest impact on Hoover businesses

One business owner says they have a right to earn a living and wants Hoover citizens to support local shops.

Sensory Santa event all children can enjoy at Outlet Shops of Grand River

It’s that time of year where children look forward to paying Santa Claus a visit, but for some children on the autism spectrum or with special needs, that can be a little overwhelming.

Wintry weather forces rescheduling of Christmas parades

Christmas parades will be rescheduled due to wintry weather this weekend.

Hoover mayor, police chief asking for patience; say the city has a plan

Protests have become almost regular event since the Thanksgiving night shooting at the Riverchase Galleria.

Head-on collision involving semi and school bus kills 2, injures several in IL

Authorities said the truck was driving the wrong way. The driver of the semi is among the two adults killed in the crash.

I-59/20 bridge replacement project happening in January

On Thursday, Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) announced the I-59/20 bridge replacement project will see the bridges come down in January.

Man shot in face at Birmingham gas station

The victim drove himself to a relative's home after he was shot. (Source: WBRC)

George HW Bush laid to rest in Texas

Pres. George H.W. Bush arrived at the presidential library in College Station aboard the Bush 4141 train, and is being laid to rest.

Northport woman killed in vehicle accident, two others injured

State Troopers are investigating a deadly two-car crash the claimed the life of a Northport woman and injured two others.

Train derailment in Jefferson Co. under investigation

A spokesperson for the company says 11 rail cars carrying shipping containers derailed from the train.

Job openings: Apply to be a part of WBRC, Raycom Media

WBRC-TV is an equal opportunity employer and from time to time has open positions at the station.

Recreational marijuana legal in Michigan - but there’s a catch

Michigan passed the measure last month, becoming the 10th state to legalize the drug.

Supreme Court hearing closely watched double jeopardy case with Russian probe implications

The high court is considering whether to overturn a court-created exception to the Constitution's double-jeopardy bar that allows state and federal prosecutions for the same crime.

Hoover PD releases new statement on citywide protests

Hoover authorities are responding to rumors of protestors possibly showing up on school property.

Rat found inside vending machine at Florida school

Johnson says her daughter recorded the rat running through the vending machine inside Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, FL.

Daycare worker arrested after 2-month-old allegedly suffers 11 broken bones in her care

Police are looking into additional reports of injuries to at least two other children under 1 year old.

Church’s nativity scene puts baby Jesus in cage, wise men behind border wall

Parishioners say they want to start a conversation about migrants and the separation of children from their parents.

Judge rules prosecutors must turn over evidence in Galleria shooting case

Judge rules prosecutors must turn over evidence in Erron Brown case.

Pastors 4 People group raises more than $30K to help employees impacted by daily protests in Hoover

They’re protesting for justice, but it’s coming at a cost to some. Employees at Hoover businesses are feeling the impacts of the daily protests. Pastors 4 People, a group of pastors across the county, is stepping in to help.

Scientists looking at new cancer detection technique

The study looks at a way to diagnose cancer in just minutes.

Salvation Army: Bell ringers, donations needed ahead of Christmas

The Birmingham Salvation Army is in need of donations and bell ringers before Christmas.

Investigating use-of-force cases in Alabama

Law enforcement experts say different rules in every state allow investigators a lot of latitude in how cases are handled.

AL company invents device to prevent hot car deaths

Payton’s Charm sends text notifications to primary, secondary and tertiary caretakers when CO2 inside the car reaches a dangerous level.

What are protesters’ rights?

When we asked former federal judge John Carroll if protesters’ constitutional rights are protected when they block roads, he gave us a simple answer - no.

Human trafficking task force combines efforts of 4 Tuscaloosa police agencies

The four largest police agencies in the Tuscaloosa are now fighting human trafficking with a metro unit designed to save trafficking victims, and arrest those abusing them.

Shelby County Chambers merging together for good

Business owners in Shelby County say this news is very exciting for them. They say it brings big opportunities for the future.

Brown family asking for public to withhold judgement

The family of the accused Galleria Mall shooter is asking for people to withhold judgement until the evidence is presented.

President George H.W. Bush honored at state funeral; body returns to Texas to lie in repose

Family, friends, dignitaries and all the living presidents honored George H.W. Bush's live on Tuesday. "For us, his was the brightest of the thousand points of light," his son George W. Bush said.

Erron Brown’s attorney wants all videos of Riverchase Galleria Mall shooting released

The Brown family is asking for the public to hold any judgement about Erron Brown until after all the evidence is presented. Brown’s attorney Charles Salvagio said videos could be crucial for clearing his client.

Hope in a Basket: Local non-profit helps women overcome addiction, homelessness by making holiday gifts

First Fruit ministries helps women overcome addiction, abuse, homelessness and poverty by giving them employment.