Researchers say your chances of surviving COVID-19 are better now than when the pandemic started

Experts said your chances of surviving COVID-19 are better now than they were at the beginning of the pandemic.

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions in a feature-length documentary called “Francesco.”
  • Coronavirus

  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Republicans are reconvening the Senate this week to vote on a virus proposal, but it’s a bill that failed once before, and that Trump himself now derides as too puny.

TOP STORIES

  VIDEO: Gas station robbery investigation in Fultondale

  Two women come face to face with large gator in Lake Forest after being knocked out of kayaks

  FIRST ALERT: Muggy conditions to persist and AccuTrack locally coming to life around Friday

Endangered Missing Persons Alert still active for Montgomery woman

  Pleasant Grove family recovering from devastating house fire

Right now the family has a great need clothes for clothes the most.
  • Coronavirus

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

The CDC advises anyone who has been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient to quarantine for two weeks.

  Election 2020: Do’s and Don’ts at the poll

Tuscaloosa PD searching for woman in relation to dead man

  Don’t wait! How to make sure your absentee ballot is counted in presidential election

  Birmingham City Schools moving to blended schedule starting in November

Federal charges filed against mother accused of kidnapping two boys

  COVID-19 update as confirmed cases and deaths increase

  Education leaders express concern about winter sports, athletic officials update guidance

  First-year business owner thrives during pandemic without government financial assistance

  • National

Trooper sideswipes motorcycle, tackles driver on Fla. interstate

A Florida Highway Patrol cruiser swerved to knock off the biker then one of them tackles the rider to the ground.

SPORTS

Florida Gators football hopes to return to practice Monday after COVID-19 outbreak

WBRC Sideline: Week 9 schedule

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  Will the COVID-19 pandemic impact seasonal jobs during the holidays?

  Celebrating Halloween Safely: Local nonprofit to host coronavirus friendly event

  Pelham city councilor attempts to have city manager voted out

Four men arrested in drug trafficking investigation from Texas to Birmingham

Body found at Tuscaloosa apartment complex; foul play is suspected

The body was found at Roseann Apartments on 25th Street.
  • National

‘Two peas in a pod’: Toddler befriends 5-foot Halloween skeleton

The 2-year-old's mother thinks that COVID canceling playdates with other kids strengthened his bond with the skeleton.

Miami Dolphins name rookie Tua Tagovailoa their starting quarterback

  One injury reported in large fire at Gadsden apartment complex

  Could early voting come to Alabama?

  Authorities identify woman killed by dogs in Walker County

CENTRAL ALABAMA

  Pleasant Grove family recovering from devastating house fire

  Birmingham surveillance software program comes under fire

  COVID-19 update as confirmed cases and deaths increase

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  The Flying Biscuit: Pumpkin pancake and praline sauce

  The Bitter Socialite: Cantaloupe Martini

  Bitter Socialite: Squash Blossoms