FIRST ALERT: High heat index values this week with a chance of scattered storms and showers

The dry air has brought some improvements in the comfort levels during the early morning and evening hours.

Man charged after his daughter, 12, kills another man, his dog with SUV

Authorities ended up arresting her father Tomas Mejia Tol for criminally negligent homicide and endangering a child.
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  WATCH: Good Samaritans rush to rescue woman in wheelchair who fell off pier

The good Samaritans worked together with several people on the dock, who used a rope to pull the woman to safety.

TOP STORIES

A sculpture to commemorate the arts unveiled in downtown Gadsden

Deadly fire in Cullman County

Nick Saban after Tide’s Scrimmage: “No one is 100% right now”

Defense shines in UAB’s 2nd Scrimmage

Local event provides community with health screening and school supplies

A Community Health & Back to School Fair was held at McAlpine Park Recreation Center.
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A Florida man used a tractor to dump dirt on a car, police said. His girlfriend was inside.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Hunter Mills was charged with felony criminal mischief. The girlfriend was not hurt.

  Former Bessemer City, Restoration Academy football standout shot and killed in Montgomery

  Are you watching your kids in the parking lot?

  FIRST ALERT: Extreme heat expected Saturday

Marshall Space Flight Center taking lead on next manned lunar lander

  Birmingham City Schools reminding parents to register kids

  Family mourns son on third anniversary of his murder

  Police warn parents about danger some apps pose to kids

  UAB football makes a splash at practice

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  Houston Snapchat party argument turns into gun battle; 7 shot

Houston Police detectives said seven people ranging from teens to young adults ended up being shot after an argument at a house party.

SPORTS

Nick Saban after Tide’s Scrimmage: “No one is 100% right now”

Defense shines in UAB’s 2nd Scrimmage

  UAB football makes a splash at practice

  Alabama football team practices Thursday

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  Sheriff’s deputies crack down on drivers failing to yield to school buses

  59/20 bridge project is on schedule, traffic improving

  Blount County man beaten during break-in

  Alabama State student among dead after 5 shot near campus

Video shows baby girl being struck, suffocated; Millbrook man arrested

A Millbrook man is facing charges after court records say he struck and suffocated a 2-month-old infant.
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  Doctors say new rule will mean sicker immigrants

Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.

Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused

  Calera police arrest two people for cocaine trafficking arrest off I-65

  Shelby County Sheriff’s office track down stolen car thanks to tips from public

  Thomas Rhett Concert expected to impact traffic on I-65 Saturday evening

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  AAATC: Miami tropical tortellini salad

  Ron Cook: Blackened Salmon

  Newk’s: Grilled Ahi Tuna