1 person dead following officer-involved shooting in Walker County

One person is dead following an officer involved shooting in Empire Friday night, according to the Walker County Sheriff’s office.

  House nears relief bill passage; Dems mull wage hike rescue

A virtual party-line House vote was expected on the COVID-19 relief measure, which embodies President Joe Biden’s push to flush cash to individuals, businesses, states and cities.
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  COVID-19 bill must drop minimum wage hike, arbiter decides

The hardening opposition suggested that Biden’s first major legislative initiative could encounter unanimous GOP opposition.


  Fight breaks out at Anniston vs. Vigor basketball game

  Coronavirus vaccinations resume in Hale County

  High hopes for new Johnson and Johnson vaccine

  Increasing demand for more COVID vaccination sites

  How to find a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

With more than 1.5 million people now qualifying for the COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama, many are struggling to find an open vaccine appointment.
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  US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to quickly follow the recommendation and make J&J’s shot the third vaccine authorized for emergency use in the U.S.

Emergency missing, endangered persons alert issued for Mobile girl

72-year-old Hoover man arrested in child porn, sex abuse case

2 killed, 1 injured in two-vehicle crash in Hale Co.

  Center Point community honors late teacher who died after battle with COVID-19

  Homewood bar has liquor license suspended after violating COVID-19 guidelines

  Reaching herd immunity in rural areas may be easier than you think

  When Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine could be in Alabama if approved

  Save money this weekend on supplies to prepare for severe weather

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Nose piercing leads to liver transplant for woman in New York

What started as a beauty statement ended up in a serious infection, And an organ transplant was needed to save her life.


Anniston basketball advances to 4A State Championship game

  Oak Mountain beats Hoover to advance to Final Four


Victim identified as investigation of 1st Ave N homicide continues

  When will Birmingham area Walmart locations get COVID-19 vaccine?

  Coronavirus vaccinations now available at CVS Pharmacies in nine Alabama counties

Vaccination Update and Concerns

  St. Clair County BOE sues travel company, claiming it failed to return $100,000 for trip canceled due to pandemic

WBRC did hear from several other school districts in Alabama and Georgia that said they too were promised a refund after their trip was canceled, but have not gotten any money from Musical Destinations.
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  Tiger Woods transferred to LA hospital after surgery

Tiger Woods has been moved to another Los Angeles hospital after undergoing surgery to his right leg after being badly injured in a car crash.

Report: A Fort Rucker helicopter has crashed

Opioid deaths increased in Jefferson County in 2020

  ADPH: Statewide hospitalizations dip below 725; More than 491K COVID-19 cases, more than 9,800 deaths in Alabama

Former Athens, Limestone superintendents face federal conspiracy, fraud charges; Carter placed on leave


  Coach Keith Etheredge leaving Oxford for Auburn High

New putting green for state veteran’s home in Pell City

Shaw’s is Smoking Again

Talladega police searching for missing 63-year-old man


  The Back Porch: Southern-Style Oxtails with Gravy

  Flying Biscuit Cafe: Chocolate Biscuit Bread Pudding

  The Flying Biscuit: Pumpkin pancake and praline sauce

  The Bitter Socialite: Cantaloupe Martini