Suspect in Pell City fatal stabbing to be charged Monday

Chief Irwin says the suspect and victim knew each other and lived in the area. This is not believed to be a random act.

One person dead in early morning crash

  Paramedics wait hours to release patients to hospitals

  Faith-based group praises JeffCo D.A.’s cite & release proposal for small amounts of marijuana

  Underage children calling Uber to ride home from school

  Falling radio tower splits family’s west AL mobile home

Medina first responders save 3 dogs trapped in house fire

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  Straight-line winds can be just as destructive as tornadoes

  Woman dies after tree falls on her St. Clair County home

  State Troopers ask drivers to get off cell phones in I-65 construction zone

  Nearly 20 cars broken into in Crestwood overnight Thursday

Has your child’s identity been stolen? Find out how to protect their personal information.

  Jefferson Co. to spend $43 million preventing bad smell in Hoover

Hundreds of weapons, drugs found in Holman Prison raid

"We inspected every inch of the facility and left no stone unturned,” said ADOC Director of Investigations and Intelligence, Arnaldo Mercado.

SNAP recipients could order groceries online from Walmart, Amazon

Shoppers who are on food stamps might be able to order their groceries online.

Etowah Sports Complex authority sells land to Rainbow City, will be leased

A new twist in the ongoing efforts to build a large sports complex in Etowah County as the Megasports Complex Authority has voted to sell the property where it will be built to Rainbow City’s government, which would lease the property back to the authority.

  New bill could help ease Alabama’s nursing shortage

The Alabama Board of Nursing says employers find it difficult to hire travel or temporary nurses because many are unwilling to get another license. That could soon change.

  WATCH: Tower crashes into AL home while storms move through southeast

Alabama lawmakers head toward lottery vote

Shelia the Noccalula Falls Park lioness dies at 17

  SC 5th grader died of natural causes, no criminal charges to be filed, investigators say

Police find trespassing ‘ninja’ turtle, release it with a warning

  ‘Her reactions are going to ruin his life,’ says family of man sentenced for holding woman captive in pit

Vincent Middle School in Shelby Co. dismissing early due to power outage

The school will dismiss at 10:45 a.m.

  UPDATE: Missing mom and young daughter found safe

Kristen Hirsh, 43, and her daughter Julia Hirsh, 7 were last seen Thursday in Rushton Park on Highland Avenue.

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

The announcement is expected as early as Wednesday and would cap months of deliberation over his political future.

  Employee injured after shooting at Chevron on Pinson Valley Parkway

The clerk suffered a minor injury when they were hit by fragments of the bullet.

UNC’s Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

Sylvia Hatchell coached the Tar Heels for more than 30 years. The school won a national championship in 1994 under her tenure. Hatchell is the ACC’s all-time winningest coach.

Lawn equipment stolen in Hoover neighborhood

Hoover police say they are investigating after someone stole and attempted to steal lawn equipment.

  Shelby Co. golf course cleans up storm damage quickly before major tournament

The Legacy Course at Greystone Golf and Country Club had about 20 trees down on the 18th hole.

  Alabama Power crews ready to respond to power outages

Alabama Power crews were on standby ahead of Thursday’s storms.

  The final week of Jesus is full of history

What is Holy Week about and how did Jesus spend his last days?

Jefferson Co. Pays $100k to expand MAX bus service

A lot of people in Jefferson County will soon get a chance to hop on a MAX bus.

  JeffCo workers prepared for severe weather

A Jefferson County worker was killed while cleaning up from the storms earlier this week, will be laid to rest tomorrow.

New storm shelter shown off in Calhoun Co.

Calhoun County officials dedicates a new storm shelter on a First Alert Weather Day.

  Gadsden police investigate bathroom incident involving minor girl at Gadsden Library

Gadsden police are investigating an incident, in which a man walked into a women's room at the Gadsden Public Library and was caught peeping at a young girl.

  Schools dismiss early to avoid severe weather threat

Schools dismiss early Thursday so kids and staff can avoid s severe weather threat

  Cleanup continues in Tuscaloosa Co as area braces for more severe weather

Some people who were victims of a recent tornado that hit Tuscaloosa County are trying clean up before severe weather returns to the area

  Taxpayers could see no refunds, but bigger paychecks

The IRS is making big changes that could stop big refunds checks every year.

  Dueling lists of “safe/unsafe” cities rank Anniston as safe...and unsafe

Two different online articles give differing accounts over whether Anniston is a safe city, crime-wise.

  Divided JeffCo Commission votes for healthcare authority

UAB is a step closer to taking control of Cooper Green Mercy Health Services.

  Verbena High School’s One-Armed Baseball Player “Out of this League”

Sports can teach us many things. For Verbena High School senior Tyler Abbott, baseball has taught him a valuable life lesson.

1 killed, 1 injured in Shelby Co. head-on collision

A Columbiana man was killed and another man was seriously injured Thursday morning in a head-on collision.

Storm shelters opening for severe weather

The main threat with this system will be damaging winds up to 60 mph.

  Two months after the funeral, family still waiting for mother to be buried

Dorthy Johnson couldn't be interred on the day of her funeral because of bad weather.

  Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller, report says; president claims it shows no collusion or obstruction

Those efforts "were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests," Mueller wrote.

Carl’s Jr. testing CBD burger in Colorado - at one store, for one day

The 'Rocky Mountain High: Cheeseburger Delight' will only be sold in Denver on April 20.

Several schools dismissing early Thursday due to severe weather threat

The severe weather threat has several school systems letting students out early.

Legendary Braves pitcher Tim Hudson returns to Auburn to complete degree

A legendary is stepping off the baseball diamond and into the classroom.

  The Mustang muscle car lives on in Odenville, Alabama

The Mustang Museum of America, the first of its kind totally dedicated to display Mustang cars only, opened in Odenville, AL in March.

  Should you invest in a storm shelter for your family?

As we enter the height of severe weather season, more people may be asking themselves, should we invest in a personal storm shelter?

  The best way to get your stolen gun back

Police say the serial number is the only thing proving a gun belongs to you. Otherwise, the police will keep it and destroy it.

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

As you prepare for a FIRST ALERT Weather Day, you need to keep in mind what you do after a storm can put your family at risk.

  Bill that would end concealed carry pistol permit requirement discussed Wednesday

The bill sponsored by Tuscaloosa State Senator Gerald Allen would get rid of the concealed carry pistol permit requirement in Alabama.

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

Tuscaloosa County Commissioners said Wednesday there may be little they can do to stop sales taxes from also rising in the county when it came to a recent sales tax rise in Tuscaloosa City limits.

  Pelham Police warn about traffic with several weekend events

There are three major events happening this weekend in Pelham and it could be the perfect recipe for a traffic nightmare.

  Expansion at park in Gardendale almost complete

Children in Gardendale only have to wait two more weeks before getting to enjoy a new addition at the city’s Kenny Clemons Park off Fieldstown Road.

  Birmingham Zoo getting ready for this year’s Eggstravaganza

The Birmingham Zoo is getting ready for its annual Eggstravaganza. Crews at the zoo will be hiding more than 10,000 eggs for three different Easter egg hunts on Saturday morning.

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

City Council President Valerie Abbott confirmed MLB has pulled plans to develop a youth academy at George Ward Park.

  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

President Donald Trump has ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe weather.

  Glencoe prepares for more possible severe weather

The Rabbittown Road area of Glencoe was hit by an EF-1 tornado Sunday morning. It damaged a total of 10 homes in Glencoe, Hokes Bluff and Tidmore Bend.

Piedmont reaches agreement to shelter strays, considers animal registration

Piedmont’s City Council has reached a solution for its stray dog problem, but now they just need a way to pay for it.

  I-59/20 bridge replacement project continues impacting traffic

Work on the I-59/20 bridge project is on schedule, but ALDOT officials say traffic remains an issue.

  Preparing your home for high winds

Thursday has been declared a First Alert Weather Day because of the potential for strong straight line winds and the chance of an isolated tornado. That's why you need to take steps now to make sure what’s outside doesn’t become a danger or a projectile.

  I-59/20 bridge project remains on schedule

ALDOT presented a time lapse update Wednesday that highlighted the demolition of the bridges going smoothly but showing rain slowing down progress.

  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 Severe Weather & Storm Preparedness

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.