Hoover City Schools working to fill bus driver shortage

Hoover was down by 10 drivers, but that hole should be filled by October 1.

World’s largest trucking convoy event coming to Alabama to support Special Olympics

The world’s largest truck convoy is coming to Alabama for the very first time and it’s all to support special Olympics.

AL Sec. of State responds to ACLU lawsuit over Twitter blocking

John Merrill responds to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU claiming he violated the First Amendment Rights of three people he blocked on Twitter.

Father surrenders after Amber Alert; child safe

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a missing infant out of Memphis

JeffCo EMA recommends using these apps during severe weather

As Florence continues to drop rain and create difficulty for people on the east coast, more and more people are using an app that turns your phone into a two-way radio.

UA education majors take anti-bullying, suicide prevention training

Soon-to-be teachers are learning how to spot whether a child is being bullied or even students considering suicide.

Governor Kay Ivey Speaks to Tuscaloosa Rotary Club

Governor Kay Ivey talks in more detail why she wants voters to elect her to the office she now holds.

Sorority Hosts Job Fair in Tuscaloosa

The Tuscaloosa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta hosted a job and career fair Tuesday at the McDonald Hughes Center.

Irma evacuee pays it forward during Florence

For one South Carolina woman, an act of kindness, that was a year in the making, has come full circle.

How tariffs will impact Alabamians

Looking at how tariffs will impact people locally.

B’ham looks to open rapid bus transit route

Today the Birmingham City Council took another step to push along a rapid transit bus project.

Pratt City Park to move forward

A new park for Pratt City has been delayed for seven years

ADOC associate commissioner placed on leave pending investigation into misconduct allegations

The Alabama Department of Corrections Associate Commissioner Grantt Culliver was placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of an Alabama Attorney General's Office investigation.

Low-income Anniston residents offered financial help for home improvement projects

Low-income Anniston residents are getting help with remodeling.

Heinz announces new ‘Mayochup’

The company has announced that a new flavor, called ‘Mayochup’, will be coming to shelves soon.

Someone actually threw out a casket with the garbage in Akron and we know the story behind who picked it up

A simple trip through an Akron neighborhood on Saturday morning began a viral mystery into a casket left in front of a house for trash pick up.

Cullman Today founder passes away after brief illness

Many people in Cullman are mourning after the well-known founder of Cullman Today has passed away.

Cullman Co. Schools vote to have “In God We Trust” motto displayed on campuses

Four words are stirring up controversy in Cullman County and throughout the state. The school board voted just last week to place "In God We Trust" on plaques in each school.

JeffCo EMA preparing to add Shelby Co. to emergency alert system

Shelby County people are about to get access to an alert system when severe weather strikes. It's the same system the Jefferson County EMA uses right now.

Ramsay High School parents want new school, blame age on its condition

Pictures of a leaking roof and buckling floors inside Ramsay High School are spreading on social media.

Cullman Today founder Tim Collins passes away

Cullman Today founder Tim Collins passed away Monday following a brief illness.

  Birmingham Police unveil new crime fighting tool

They're on the rise--the number of encounters police officers have with those who are mentally ill.

Want to help those affected by Florence?

Better Business Bureau offers advise on donating during disaster

Drug Addiction counselor reacts to DEA plan

The DEA has proposed a plan to limit the number of people who become addicted to opioids by cutting down on the amount of opioids legally manufactured in 2019.

Driver crashes into multiple vehicles, stabs himself in the chest on Highway 80

According to Lt. McGairty with Pearl police, a man, possibly in his 40s, was driving a green pickup truck around 10 a.m. and crashed into a car at Pearson Road and Highway 80 before hitting another vehicle on Old Brandon Road.

Local volunteers travel to North Carolina

Volunteers from Birmingham Alabama travel to North Carolina to help Hurricane victims.

Chelsea Middle School recovers after fire in football concession stand

Chelsea Middle School lost their football stadiums concession stand over the weekend to a kitchen fire.

Coca-Cola is signaling interest in sale of cannabis-infused drinks

Coke says cannabis is an ingredient that could gain ground in wellness beverages globally.

California teenager finds a purse with $10k inside, returns to police

The high school junior ended up finding way more than identification. He found more cash than he says he’s ever seen in his life.

Man accused of shooting at BPD officers arrested in GA

Police are searching for the person responsible for a shooting that took place on Graymont Ave and 9th St W.

Memorial service held for girls killed in church bombing 55 years ago

A memorial service was held to remember the four girls killed in a bombing at 16th Street Baptist Church in 1963.

How to prevent over-pressurized gas leaks

One person was killed, at least 25 others were injured and dozens of homes destroyed after explosions rocked an area north of Boston on Thursday.

McWane Science Center educator uses creative demonstration to show rain amounts Florence will bring

McWane Science Center educator Alia Carter gave a visual demonstration of how much rain Tropical Storm Florence will dump on Wilmington, N.C. at the peak of the storm.

State Farm Insurance staging in Birmingham, preparing for Florence

The Damage toll from Tropical Storm Florence is expected to be extensive. When the first responders move out, the insurance agents will move in.

Shelby County High School students learn what it takes to be a leader

Shelby County High School students get to participate in the 6th annual leadership conference.

Sheriff: Father admits hitting infant who wouldn’t stop crying

A Harrison County father is behind bars, accused of severely beating his two-month-old.

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

Big job fair in West Alabama planned for Saturday

If you're looking for a job, there's A big job fair you need to know about in West Alabama.

Alabama honoring top 50 schools with $1 million for reading success

The Alabama State Department of Education has announced the 50 schools that will share $1 million allotted by the Alabama Legislature during the 2018 legislature session.

FEMA workers come to Anniston to coordinate response to Hurricane Florence

FEMA workers will be in Anniston over the next few days preparing for Hurricane Florence.

Talladega Superspeedway providing refuge for Florence evacuees

Officials at the Talladega Superspeedway announced Wednesday they will offer a portion of its campgrounds free to evacuees seeking temporary refuge from the path of Hurricane Florence.