Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, city council declare new state of emergency

Mayor Maddox listed one of the reasons for the state of emergency is the increase in patients at DCH Health System.

  Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.
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Pinky-swear gets suicidal Florida teen off overpass ledge

The teen said he was tired of life and wanted to jump off the bridge.


  Small businesses struggle to open due to COVID-19

  Parents react to Jefferson County’s remote learning decision

  UAB doctor says data about the effects of COVID-19 on pregnant women is limited

Homewood City Schools to start with alternate schedule for middle/high school students

AHSAA in need of football officials as season inches closer

AHSAA football will kick off the season in 16 days and one of the biggest concerns the AHSAA is facing, as we approach the season, is the lack of officials.
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Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the two sides set a goal of reaching an agreement by the end of the week to permit a vote next week.

New housing, food services option for Birmingham area first responders who need to quarantine

  ADPH: More than 1,600 people have died from COVID-19 as over 90K test positive and 35K recover

When does my school start? List of dates for schools in our viewing area

Shelby County Schools to start with staggered schedule

Alabama Power customers will get a credit in October

  Jefferson County Schools will start with remote learning

Birmingham man indicted for fraud against Huntsville Police Officer’s memorial fund

Birmingham police investigating deadly shooting on 2nd Ave. South

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  Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.


AHSAA in need of football officials as season inches closer


Man accused of firing into vehicle after dispute; charged with attempted murder

  Hoover City Schools to start with staggered scheduling based on last names

  AL community colleges plan for start of school, will COVID-19 tests be required?

  ACT test registration now open, what you need to know

  What constitutes a recovery from COVID-19 in Alabama?

We are expected to reach 90,000 cases of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alabama this week.
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  Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

The U.S. National Hurricane Center warned oceanside home dwellers to brace for storm surge up to 5 feet and up to 8 inches of rain in spots, as Isaias moves up the coast.

  UAB football to begin fall camp on Wednesday

  Health leaders seeing positive signs regarding COVID-19 cases

  Calhoun County reaches 1,500 COVID-19 cases, and some 20 possible related deaths

  Tuscaloosa fitness center owner says everyone has a hand in cleaning


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