‘Heroine’ nurse protected 3 newborns at hospital hit by Beirut explosion

Authorities say the explosion killed at least 135 people and wounded about 5,000 others.
  • Coronavirus

  Walmart releases schedule for its parking lot drive-in theaters

Starting at 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, families can sign up for a location near them at TheWalmartDriveIn.com.

TOP STORIES

Bessemer City Schools cancelling all fall middle school sports

  JCDH: Ask how long test results should take before you get swabbed

  Counselor recommends 3 things for parents to do for young students

  Babysitting app Wyndy partnering with companies to provide childcare for employees

  Cullman Co. Superintendent has questions about guidance from Alabama Department of Public Health

The meeting Tuesday was to give schools direction on how to open safely, but the superintendent said he needs more information.
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  Capitol negotiators still stuck, still trying on virus aid

After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.

  Trussville makes changes to school reopening plan

  Schools stockpile supplies to prepare for upcoming school year

  Health COVID-19 concerns for multi-generational families

  Testing college students: UAB develops test, strategy to analyze 6,000 samples per day

  UAB, JSU football begin fall practice

Vestavia Hills Schools release the alternating schedule for grades 6-12

  Birmingham police looking for robbery suspect

  Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox could sign state of emergency, make alcohol changes Thursday

  • National

  Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

The Lebanese government says it is putting an unspecified number of Beirut port officials under house arrest pending an investigation into how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate came to be stored at the port for years.

SPORTS

  Pinson Valley practices in full pads Wednesday

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  UA Board of Trustees vote to rename Nott Hall on Alabama campus

  ADPH: More than 1,600 people have died from COVID-19 as over 91K test positive and almost 38K recover

  AHSAA in need of football officials as season inches closer

First seeds, now mysterious face masks arriving

Alabama eviction cases rose in June, expected to keep increasing

Legal Services of Alabama, which provides legal aid to low-income families, told Alabama Daily News that the month of June saw a 70% increase in eviction cases compared to June of 2019.
  • National

Beirut: Wedding photo shoot video captures blast

Photographer Mahmoud Nakib is still rolling as he get pushed down the street by the shockwave.

Reward offered for information on Bessemer homicide case

1 juvenile killed, 3 injured in late Tuesday night shooting in Birmingham

Man killed in fatal car crash in Walker County

  Tuscaloosa City Council votes to give Mayor Walt Maddox power to declare state of emergency

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