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Homeless man who helped save DC officer being stabbed reunites with family

The injured officer "suffered some pretty serious stab wounds," according to the police chief, who credits the homeless good Samaritan with saving the man's life.


  Parade for COVID-19 survivor who was in the hospital for more than 5 weeks

When does my school start? List of dates for schools in our viewing area

Alabaster City Schools proposes new start date

  Leeds City Schools’ reopening plan unveiled

  Shelby County School pushes back start date to prep for upcoming year

Lots of changes are coming for the upcoming school year as leaders plan around a pandemic.
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US virus cases top 3 million, Americans face frustrating test delays

Labs are reporting shortages of materials and don’t have enough workers to process the tests, leading to severe backups that could worsen as economies reopen and new infections emerge.

  Jasper City Schools: New start date, district tweaking final plan

‘Revive Alabama’ grant program to help small businesses affected by COVID-19

B’ham City Schools starting Aug. 24; officials work to develop health, safety plans

  ADPH: More than 1K Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as 22K are presumed recovered

Walker Co. Deputy charged in fatal accident with 14-year-old on ATV last August

‘Eat in the Streets’ pilot program launches July 9 in Avondale

Children donate money raised from lemonade stand to B’ham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham police investigating two late-night homicides

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Man yells at elderly woman over face mask at Fla. Costco

The man who took the video said the individual started to yell at and harass the elderly woman. When he cut in, the man started yelling at him.


  Event team talks preparations, predictions ahead of fall sports


Tuscaloosa battling severe flooding

  Event team talks preparations, predictions ahead of fall sports

  International college students ‘fearful’ following new ICE rules

  Security changes could be coming to Riverchase Galleria after deadly shooting

  Health official warns of new COVID-19 surge

If you end up in the hospital, for the majority of patients, expect to stay upwards two weeks, according to Dr. Don Williamson who said some have stayed as long as 90 days.
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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies

Letourneau was a former suburban Seattle teacher who became tabloid fodder when she pleaded guilty in 1997 to raping her 12-year-old student. She served a 7½-year prison term.

  Gaiter a better option than bandana to prevent COVID spread

  Children not getting vaccines over fear of contracting COVID-19 at doctor’s office

Ala. counties dealing with high number of absentee ballot applications during pandemic

  Dr. Fauci: Alabama “has window of opportunity” to control surge of COVID-19 cases


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