New images from protests in Birmingham, Hoover

Protesters held signs and spoke out for positive change and unity saying everyone needs to work together to achieve that no matter the color of your skin.

  GRAPHIC: US cities assess protest damage, await another day of unrest

Years of festering frustrations over the mistreatment of African Americans at the hands of police boiled over in expressions of rage met with tear gas and rubber bullets.
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News reporters injured at demonstrations across US

A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.


  Bring Bham Back campaign aims to help businesses overcome pandemic

  FIRST ALERT: Possible tropical development over the southwest Gulf this week

Large crowd rallied at Alabama Capitol Saturday to protest death of George Floyd

  UPDATE: 20 protesters arrested in Hoover late Saturday night

  ADPH: 618 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 17K test positive

There’s no way of telling how many cases will be confirmed in Alabama, but the state began taking precautions on Friday, March 13.
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  Massive protests worldwide raise fears of new coronavirus outbreaks

Health experts fear that silent carriers of the virus who have no symptoms could unwittingly infect others at packed gatherings with people cheering and jeering, many without masks.

NOPD thanks New Orleans protestors for peaceful demonstration

Gov. Ivey signs Endangered and Missing Person Alert into law

JeffCo Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal crash in Bessemer

State and local officials to speak at rally against injustice

Family, friends gather for parade to celebrate Phenix City COVID-19 survivor

One dead in Ozark helicopter crash

  Leaders call for peace and justice - not violence - to honor George Floyd during community prayer vigil

Mother reunited with son after going missing at Walls of Jericho

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Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for coronavirus

Hurricane season officially starts Monday, though Tropical Storms Arthur and Bertha arrived early. Forecasters are expecting a busier-than-normal season.


Fundraising goal met for saving UAH hockey program


  UAB police sergeant recovering from COVID moved to rehab

  How accurate are those COVID-19 antibody tests?

  When should you get tested for coronavirus antibodies?

  Cahaba Medical Center hosts COVID-19 testing event, but has low turnout

  Tourism to play a role and boosting Tuscaloosa’s economy from COVID-19 losses

There’s an emphasis in finding events the city could host that would benefit Tuscaloosa’s economy now that the city has reopened.
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  Tear gas and burning cars in US cities as unrest over police killings continues

The unrest followed the killing in Minnesota of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody.

  University of Alabama funds kick start research projects into COVID-19

  Spring Valley Beach preps for Saturday’s opening

  Perspective: Black families weigh in on George Floyd death

  Birmingham Barons “hopeful” about playing this season


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