Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies request equipment to expand emergency medical services

Tuscaloosa County commissioners approved a request from the Sheriff's Department to buy emergency equipment for paramedic deputies.

Police: Child in house hit during drive-by shooting in Bessemer

  Oxford Police become first in state to adopt Neighbors by Ring app

  Pentagon list of proposed cuts to offset border wall includes Anniston Depot project

  Alabaster FD adding more fire trucks to keep citizens safe

Blountsville Elementary substitute teacher’s gun accidentally goes off in 1st-grade classroom

  Alabama softball off to best start in program history

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North Alabama lawmaker proposes bill to legalize medical marijuana

Tickets on sale for Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between Alabama and Duke

  Pat Mikula “Doing Good” with Mothers Sisters and Daughters

Court records show suspect charged in B’ham deadly gas station shooting went on crime spree

  1 dies, 4 rescued after car crashes into river during police chase

Woman, 33, killed in wreck on Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

The pizza giant issued a statement Friday morning announcing that the four-time NBA champion will join the company’s board of directors, invest in nine stores in the Atlanta area and “be an ambassador for the Papa John’s brand.”

  AL high schooler accepted into 31 universities, awarded $1.1 million in scholarships

Hard work and countless hours of studying are paying off big time for Woodlawn’s High School valedictorian Benjamin Holmes.

  Clinical trial coming to UAB could result in cure for sickle cell disease

A clinical trial that could result in a universal cure for Sickle Cell disease will be coming to UAB in the next couple of months.

  At least two Brighton bingo halls still open, despite cease and desist orders

Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff District Attorney Lynneice Washington has sent cease and desist orders two bingo halls in Brighton.

  Forum on B’ham strategic plan touches on public safety

  Alexander Shunnarah shares the story behind his success in Alabama

Man, 58, dead after shooting during argument in west Birmingham

BWW investigating discolored trees near scene of February chemical spill

  Smithfield neighbors ask JeffCo Sheriff for help to fight crime

  Job seekers flock to Trussville career fair

  One week later, investigation continues into Hospitality Inn fires

It has been one week since the vacant Hospitality Inn in downtown Birmingham was set on fire for a second time.

Huntsville student recognized by AL Senate for building prosthetic foot for veteran

Ashley Kimbel used her engineering expertise to help Kendall Bane, a wounded veteran from Huntsville.

39th annual Trussville City Fest coming in May

The Trussville Chamber of Commerce has announced the 39th Annual Trussville City Fest will happen on Saturday, May 4.

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

Chelsea neighborhood takes Pelham to court over school zones

A neighborhood in Chelsea is taking the city of Pelham to court for not hearing out their concerns.

  Alabama Senate votes to repeal Common Core standards

The Alabama Senate has passed a bill to repeal Common Core standards.

Missed FTs, late pass cost NM State in 78-77 loss to Auburn

Going down swinging: Missed FTs, late pass cost New Mexico State in 78-77 loss to Auburn

  Snow Rogers Elementary students run for a cause

Kids run - it’s what they do. But it’s not always fun. At Snow Rogers Elementary in Gardendale, Alabama, students are learning running isn’t just about exercise as the school prepares for the annual 5K run.

Man suffers critical injuries after shooting on Highland Avenue, suspect at-large

The victim has been transported to the hospital.

  Will Trump let up on McCain attacks? GOP senators hope so

A few GOP senators spoke out this week against a new round of Trump's complaints about the Arizona senator, who died in August of brain cancer . One Republican called the president's ongoing commentary "deplorable." Others, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, pointedly used the word "her

NOPD: 2 killed after car slams into Central City beauty salon, sparking 3-alarm fire

Two people were killed Wednesday night after a car that police had tried to stop accelerated and slammed into a salon in Central City.

  Create Tuscaloosa hosts business seminar for artists Thursday

If you're an artist in the Tuscaloosa area, looking to use your talents to build a business, there's a special meeting you'll want to check out Thursday.

  No injuries reported in Tuscaloosa church fire

A daycare was in session, but everyone was able to safely get out.

  ‘You’re talking 1,000s’: Poisonous toads invade Florida community

Residents of Palm Beach Gardens have a massive outbreak on their hands. They expect the problem to grow in the coming weeks.

Baby cough syrup recalled due to bacteria contamination

Those at risk for more severe forms of the illness include infants, young children and those with weakened immune systems.

  After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

The government is now working on a large-scale buy-back plan to encourage owners of the banned weapons to surrender them.

  State approves farmers to grow hemp; local coffee serves CBD-oil infused drinks

Industrial hemp seed could be the next cash crop in Alabama.

  Woodlawn HS million-dollar scholar reacts to college cheating scandal

A local high school valedictorian with over 30 scholarships reacts to the massive college cheating scandal.

  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.

World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Florence and Michael

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach on September 14, 2018 and became the costliest hurricane in North Carolina History.

  AL woman warns about virtual kidnapping scam

Imagine getting a call from your parent’s number, but it’s not their voice you hear. Instead, it’s a stranger who says he’ll kill your parent if you don’t pay him money now.

  Bill to eliminate Common Core from schools advances out of committee

You probably hear about it all the time, but do you know exactly what Common Core is and how it affects your student?

  Birmingham police offering reward for information finding witness in capital murder case

Police are looking for a specific witness who is needed to testify in a capital murder case.

  Etowah County church slowly rebuilds after tornado destroys historic sanctuary

One weather event ended the life of an Etowah County church sanctuary, and another one is delaying its rebuilding effort.

  Panel urges JSU students to ‘Rethink, before you drink’

A panel of experts urged Jacksonville State University students to “rethink, before you drink.”

  Tuscaloosa Co. commissioners pick company to rebuild burned bridge

The Tuscaloosa County Commission has chosen a company to rebuild a bridge that burned in 2017

  National Nutrition Month reminds parents the importance of healthy eating

Keeping your kids on a healthy diet is hard if you are constantly on the go.

  Some apartment buildings reopen after fire safety hazards force residents out

Good news in Alabaster as Fire Chief Tim Love says management at the Wellington Manor Apartments have worked hard to address safety issues.

  What does Northport plan to do about its feral cat problem?

The Northport City Council voted earlier in the week to give its animal control officers more authority to use catch and release cages to control feral cat populations.

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

A mother is being charged with the murder of her 18-month-old child after toxicology results showed a “fatal range for an adult” of methadone and other drugs in the child’s system.

  I-95 bus crash victims identified; driver released on bond

A man and woman died after a commercial bus drove off the off ramp at exit 45 on I-95 in Prince George County.

Missing Limestone County teen has been found

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media that a missing teen has been found.

  WBRC analysis: Every school on “failing” list has more than half of students on free/reduced lunch

There are 76 schools on this year’s list of so-called “failing schools” and they’re spread all over the state, in both rural and urban areas, some are very diverse, others hardly at all.

  'Bill & Ted 3′ is a real thing! Excellent!

Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winters) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) will be making another totally radical movie called “Bill & Ted Face the Music.” It’s slated for release in 2020.

  Beware of a fast wiener dog in Pelham

A Pelham weiner dog is racing around the country to see if he is the fastest dachshund in the country. His name is weenie and his handler/owner Megan Ramirez is taking this quite serious. Even to the point Weenie actually trains for the races doing real exercises like squats, burpees and push-ups.

  Mom throws kids from third story of building to save them from fire

Trapped inside on the burning third story was O'Sheana Harrison and her kids, all under the age of 3. Four Des Moines officers are being hailed as heroes for their efforts to save the family.

  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

It's the vernal equinox, a super worm moon - so much happening in the night skies on Wednesday.

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

  New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

The first funerals came five days after a white supremacist methodically gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques — a massacre that he broadcast live on Facebook.

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

  B’ham Parks and Rec holds special forum to discuss MLB youth training facility

The resolution passed 8-1 with council President Valarie Abbot opposing.

  Cullman Still Recovering After 2018 Hail Storm

Don Smith is nearly finished with his home renovations after his home was hit hard by the March 2018 hail storm.

  Jacksonville students remember the storm, one year later

The Jacksonville community has come a long way since March 19, 2018, but it’s the emotional scars and those scattered across the landscape that remind us that the road to recovery continues on.

  Tracking the tornado that hit Jacksonville

On Friday, March 16, 2018, at 4 p.m., J-P Dice issued a First Alert Weather Day for the storms that ended up happening on Monday, March 19.

  Cullman County residents still recovering after hail storm a year ago

One year later, folks in Cullman County are still recovering from the ‘other’ significant weather event on March 19, 2018: record sized hail that caused massive damage.

  What JSU officials learned from the storm

Over the past year, we’ve learned that the damage that happened at Jacksonville State University was the worst to ever happen to a state institution in Alabama history.

  Tracking the St. Clair County tornado, one year later

One of the six tornadoes which affected central Alabama on March 19, 2018, first slammed into St. Clair County.

  Recovery continues in Jacksonville neighborhood after tornado

Two neighborhoods near Jacksonville State were so full of debris and prime targets for looters, they had to be blocked off.

Statue of Liberty climber won’t serve any prison time

As she stood before him with a white headband across her forehead scrawled with the phrase "I care!" he ordered her to perform 200 hours of community service and five years of probation, leading her attorney, Ron Kuby, to suggest the judge might be seeing a lot of them in the future.

Safe Place awareness week: How to help children in need

This week, Family Connection in Shelby County is raising awareness to a program that helps abused or troubled children daily.

  Shelby County Humane Society offering free spay and neuter

If you live in unincorporated parts of Shelby County, right now you can get your pet spayed or neutered for free.

  Report: Homicide 5th leading cause for premature death in Jefferson County

Homicides 5th leading cause of premature death in Jefferson County.

  Amazon delays opening, what does that mean for jobs?

Amazon is promising 1,500 jobs when the new facility opens.

  Bomb found at south AL sheriff’s office is evidence in murder case

The “all clear” has been given after a pipe bomb was discovered at the Dale County Sheriff’s Office.

  Jacksonville students reflect on the past year

One of the hardest hit areas near campus was The Reserve Apartments where many students lived.

  JSU holds ceremony to remember the tornado that rocked the campus

Jacksonville State University is recovering and transforming after the tornado that struck the university a year ago Tuesday night.

  VIDEO: SC teen thought to never talk again speaks for first time in nearly 2 years

Doctors didn’t think he’d live... and if he did by some chance survive, they didn’t think he’d ever walk or speak again. Now 21 months later, not only is Jackson walking on his own - he sounded out his first words since the 2017 crash.

  Birmingham PD to start enforcing weight restrictions at downtown bridges

A warning if you drive large, heavy trucks through downtown Birmingham.