Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper addresses city crime concerns

Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper addresses city crime concerns

Good morning from the digital desk! Here are some of the stories and segments you'll see this morning on Good Day Alabama:

Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper addressed crime concerns at Tuesday's Birmingham City Council meeting. Ronda Robinson will have more at 7 a.m.

As one of the largest retailers moves out of Fairfield, a meeting to discuss the city's financial future was canceled after only three city council members showed up. Walmart is scheduled to close its doors on Thursday, possibly leaving over 200 employees out of a job.

A nan who died in a weekend house fire in Adamsville died a hero, according to the city's mayor. Mayor Pam Palmer revealed that 20-year-old Kenneth Hines was able to wake every relative in the home on Veteran's Memorial Drive once he realized that it was on fire. He went back in to help his elderly aunt, but neither were able to escape. Two children also died in the fire.

Firefighters in New Orleans are battling a six-alarm fire on Canal Street.

Are you a cat person? We'll have the details on this weekend's CFA Allbreed and Household Pet Cat Show.

Speaking of pets, our veterinary expert will be answering all you questions regarding your furry friends.

And, we'll talk to a Reader's Digest editor about the latest diet plan.

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