FIRST ALERT Weather: Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for area

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued as triple digit heat to be seen on Saturday

Portland, Oregon, awaits right-wing rally, counter protests

More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and the Federal Protective Service, were in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday to help police there monitor a right-wing rally that's expected to draw demonstrators from around the U.S.
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  Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

New York City's medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier faced with sex trafficking charges hanged himself in his jail cell.

TOP STORIES

  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

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

  59/20 bridge project is on schedule, traffic improving

ALDOT engineer says 59/20 bridge work is on schedule and traffic is improving in the construction area.
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  Fugitive hid in solar-powered bunker in woods for years, Wis. police say

Standing 20 feet away from the bunker, swatting at a cloud of mosquitoes undoubtedly breeding in the swamp nearby, you’d never know it was there.

  Blount County man beaten during break-in

  Alabama State student among dead after 5 shot near campus

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

  The fight is on for the Robert E Reed Foundation against gastrointestinal cancers

  Garbage truck drives into house in Vestavia Hills

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Crews reopen Denali park road, tourist buses begin to return

Three hundred tourists are stranded in a national park in Alaska after heavy rains triggered mudslides and caused excess water from a culvert to damage a road.

SPORTS

  UAB football makes a splash at practice

  Thompson Warriors football team visits Children’s Hospital

MORE TOP STORIES

  Former Bama player getting Carbon Hill to win as one out on the football field

Questions surround shooting death of 19-year-old college student in Talladega by off-duty officer

  Second person dies after shooting near Alabama State University

  UA researcher studies why heatwaves are strengthening across the United States

  Juvenile charged with making terrorist threat after lockout at two Tuscaloosa County schools

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department confirms a juvenile was charged with making a terrorist threat after two school went on lockout following an off-campus threat against Tuscaloosa County High Schiool
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  Hundreds arrive to honor El Paso victim after public invited

When 63-year-old Margie Reckard was killed by a gunman who opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month, Antonio Basco lost his entire world. So, as the man who felt so alone planned her funeral, he invited the world to join him in remembering his companion of 22 years.

Migraine medicine could lead to life-threatening infection; recall announced

Student charged after Hoover City School System threat found not credible

Ala. teacher on paid leave after pleading guilty to spying on children in bathroom

Irondale Police using new tech to catch crooks

CENTRAL ALABAMA

Pedestrian struck, killed on Hwy. 280

  Garbage truck drives into house in Vestavia Hills

  Tyson Foods releases open letter about wastewater spill

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  AAATC: Miami tropical tortellini salad

  Ron Cook: Blackened Salmon

  Newk’s: Grilled Ahi Tuna