FIRST ALERT: A chill in the air early Wednesday

A rare mid-summer cold front is moving our way and this system will bring a good chance of rain and storms starting this evening and continuing overnight.

  WATCH: Tornado rips roof off Mass. hotel with guests still inside

A radar-confirmed EF1 tornado with winds of 110 miles per hour hit a Massachusetts hotel, pulling off its roof.
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  Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fund

The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.

TOP STORIES

  Rezoning for some Jefferson County school students

  Oxford voters say OK to Sunday alcohol sales

  Five people arrested for leaving crop circles in Etowah County cornfield

  City leaders work to improve traffic on Highway 261

  Alabaster teachers get 4% raise early

Teachers all over our state will receive a pay raise this year after legislators passed a four percent pay increase this year.
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  Videos of water being dumped on New York police officers create stir

Police on Tuesday were looking into two recent instances captured on video clips widely circulated on social media that show four on-duty officers — all sent to break up unruly gatherings around open fire hydrants during a recent heat wave — getting soaked themselves as onlookers jeer.

  Leeds police are asking for help identifying two men

  UAB Football surprised with CUSA Championship Rings

  Scottsboro police arrest 2 after child left in car

Sources say Tuscaloosa Police Chief expected to announce resignation

  Wounded Birmingham police officer plans to return to the streets

  Vehicle owners have to pay after park shootout

  City of Birmingham may commit more money to help rebuild Pratt City

  It will be a night to let in some fresh air!

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ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained near border

A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks.

SPORTS

  UAB Football surprised with CUSA Championship Rings

  Making mermaids in Alabama

MORE TOP STORIES

Birmingham city council approves 2020 operating budget

The War Within: Alabama grapples with high veteran suicide rates

All I-20 WB lanes in Leeds reopen, delays still expected

  Suspect charged in Aliceville officer-involved shooting, wife’s body found in car

  Standoff in east Alabama ends with man’s death

A nine-hour standoff in Cleburne County has ended with an officer-involved shooting and the death of a gunman. It all happened Friday in Ranburne.
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Watch: Billy Joel invites blind, 14-year-old pianist to join him on Madison Square Garden stage

Ahead of his July 11 concert at The Garden, the pop star invited Logan on stage to play his piano.

  New tech company moves headquarters to Birmingham

  Four people charged with six church burglaries in Tuscaloosa Co.

Professional Bass Angler visits wounded B’ham officer

  Hoover road construction completion date moved back

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  Little London Kitchen: Beef Pie

  AATC: Pozole