Students strike for action on climate change

Young people across the Birmingham Metro went on strike Friday to demand action on climate change.

  Police supporters buy blue lights to honor fallen officer

Law enforcement shows support to Tuscaloosa Police

  Hueytown PD warning students about homecoming pranks

Trussville police arrest man they say drove on train tracks

Big wildfire burns in Talladega County

Check your chicken, there’s a voluntary recall

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  A Bessemer mission to give adults a second chance in the workforce

Three people arrested in drug bust in Cullman County

  Calera HS Soaring Sound of Dixie is the Band of the Week

Man wants to take endless water invention to the Bahamas

Alabama Ole Miss game kickoff time set

Weezer to play free concert for UAB’s 50th anniversary

  Foundry Ministries accepting donated used cars to fight addiction

Donated cars are helping people in big ways.

Special 9/11 tribute before Susan Moore football game

Susan Moore High School hosts special 9/11 tribute.

Everyone okay after train accident in Jefferson County

Brookside police worked a train accident in the area of Bracketloop Road Thursday night.

  Tractor trailer loses load near Mercedes plant in Tuscaloosa County

Tractor trailer lost load on I-20/59 in Tuscaloosa County near Vance.

Habitat for Humanity building homes in Centerpoint

  Rising Star: Talmadge Skillman

  City of Bessemer honors and remembers those lost on 9/11

  Anniston ceremony remembers 9/11, attended by Governor Ivey

  Woodside Condominiums residents and landlords clash over delinquent $136,000 water bill

UAB expanding tele-medicine to North Alabama

  Homewood business becomes one of the only deaf friendly salons in the state

Beauty and Ashes Salon and Color bar reaching out to hearing impaired and becomes one of the only deaf friendly certified salons in the state.

  New details, renderings of Protective Stadium released

Wednesday morning the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) received approval from the Birmingham Design Review Committee (DRC) on the external materials for the new Protective Stadium.

Etowah County’s Economic Alliance will stop meeting

Etowah County's Economic Alliance, a group that was devoted to marketing an industrial megasite in the county, apparently will hold no further meetings.

Hoover Teachers given nearly $50,000 in grants for new classroom programs

Record number of grants given to Hoover teachers to implement innovative new programs in the classroom

  The Church of the Highlands to build new campus in Gadsden

The Church of the Highlands will soon start construction on a new campus in Gadsden.

New stairs to replace broken escalator in the downtown Birmingham library

Crews will build a new set of stairs to replace the broken escalator at the Birmingham downtown library.

  Meet the Mountain Brook HS Mighty Spartan Marching Band

The halftime performance called "Attacka" is the coming together of two works - classical and rock.

Police officers certified to patrol on two wheels

Several Hoover and UAB police officers certified to patrol on bicycles.

  Tuscaloosa group to talk to parents about trends when it comes to drugs and dangers to teens

A Tuscaloosa group that tries to get kids to stay away from drugs, alcohol and cigarettes now wants to work with parents.

100 New jobs to open as Waitr expands in Birmingham metro

Dozens of jobs opening as Waitr expands to Center Point and Trussville area.

  Golf Tournament raises thousands for Easter Seals

A Golf tournament in Shelby County raises $12,000 for Easter Seals.

  Four boats and equipment stolen from volunteer rescue squad in Walker County

Four boats and equipment stolen from volunteer rescue squad in Walker County.

  Arc of Shelby County celebrates big milestone

The Arc of Shelby county is celebrating 45 years of service.

  New sensory trail at Buck Creek Park in Alabaster

Buck Creek Park in Helena is adding a new interactive sensory trail for neighbors with special needs.

  The rules of the road when it comes to children, car seats, and buckling up

With the new seat belt law going into effect in Alabama, the Shelby County Sheriffs Office is reminding you of other laws involving passengers in your car, and many of these involve your children.

Chilton County father, son sent to prison on unrelated charges

The old saying “Like father, like son,” rang true for Chilton County relatives who will now spend years in federal prison.

  Law enforcement mini parade for special Shelby County teenager, deputies call it “uplifting encouragement”

Officers and deputies from across Shelby County held a mini parade for special 19-year-old Cody Northcutt.

  16th Street Baptist Church to remember Four Little Girls killed in the 1963 bombing of the church

A special service is planned to mark one of Birmingham's darkest days. Sunday, September 15 marks the 56th Anniversary of the Bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. Four little girls were killed in the horrific event at 10:22 am that Sunday.

  Emergency supplies needed for Dorian evacuees staying in Birmingham area

People who live in a senior living community in South Carolina were evacuated to the Birmingham area Wednesday because of Hurricane Dorian. Some emergency supplies are needed for the evacuees.

Make a plan to rescan if you get WBRC through over-the-air antenna

At 2:00 am Friday morning, we’ll throw the switch on a new transmitter as part of the FCC Spectrum Repack project. That means we’re getting a new broadcast frequency. That frequency is what your television looks for when using an antenna. Our broadcast frequency is changing from channel 50 to channe

Attalla man killed in motorcycle accident

An Attalla man was killed Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a tractor trailer.

  The Huffman HS Mighty Marchin’ Vikings Band has some pop to it

The Huffman High School Mighty Marching Vikings Band is not the biggest, but it sure does belt out a punch.

  Doing Good: Eastern Tree Service

Helping people is part of the company culture at Eastern Tree Service.

Little girl drowns at pool party in Jefferson County

A 4-year-old girl drowned Saturday, August 31 during a pool party in Jefferson County.

  Birmingham area heroes get an Olive Garden thank you

Olive Garden provided free lunch to thank emergency workers in the Birmingham area for their service on Labor Day.

  Gender reveal at Morris Volunteer Fire Department

Members of the Morris Volunteer Fire Department use a truck for their gender reveal party.

  This Leeds team all in for the last play of the game

Kash Pippens, who has special needs, runs in the last touchdown of the Leeds Moody youth football game.

  Bessemer man home after spending more than 35 years in prison for a $50 robbery

A Bessemer man who served more than 35 years in prison for a $50 robbery is now back home.

East Alabama pastor and wife’s 10-year-old daughter killed in car crash

Pastor's 10-year-old daughter killed in car crash in Oxford.

  Alabama Power and volunteers ready for the call to help with Hurricane Dorian

Alabama Power crews and Red Cross volunteers are ready and waiting to help with Hurricane Dorian.

  Weaver mayor proposes community bicycle garage at city park

An East Alabama mayor has an idea to bring more bicyclists to the city’s main park.

Hero pulls driver from truck in horrible crash in Marion County, truck catches fire

Witnesses say a hero pulled a driver from a crashed truck in Hamilton before it caught fire.

  Church of the Highlands could build new campus in Birmingham

The Church of the Highlands is looking at purchasing the old Gipson Elementary School property from Birmingham City Schools to possibly build a new church campus.

More details about Mayor Woodfin’s college assistance program

The mayor outlines details of the city's BIrmingham Promise

  College tuition assistance program backed by students

Students respond to Mayor Randall Woodfin's assistance initiative.

  Jackson-Olin HS senior is also a private in the US Army

Bass participated in a split-off program in the Army that allowed her to take Basic Training over the summer.

New Helena development could include a Chick-Fil-A

New development in Helena may include a new Chick-Fil-A.

  Hewitt-Trussville marching band is headed to the moon for its halftime performance

The Hewitt-Trussville High School Marching Husky Band is more than 280 members strong.

UAB study on unhealthy eating habits and depression in teens

A UAB study shows teens who eat foods with high levels of sodium and low levels of potassium are more likely to develop symptoms of depression.

  Dozens baptized during revival at East Alabama jail

Dozens of men and woman baptized inside the Etowah County Jail.

Birmingham police: don’t leave your valuables in your car

Birmingham police are asking people not to leave valuables or guns in their cars.

  Fultondale teachers take school bus tour to welcome students back

Fultondale teachers ride a bus through neighborhoods to welcome students back to school.

  Absolutely Alabama: Buttermilk Hill

Fred Hunter travels up the hill to the place where nobody is a stranger and their nostalgia for the past is Absolutely Alabama.

  Girl kicker is the real deal at Northridge High School

A female kicker is certainly nothing new, but then again when Northridge HS field goal kicker Aileen Charles booted a 29 yarder through the upright with ease she grabbed my attention in a hurry. Charles made her kick in the first quarter vs Mountain Brook. We talked with her dad right after.

  High school football teams preparing for storms and heat

Safety cautions are important when it comes to playing in the heat.

State of Alabama looks to give you back YOUR property, cash

The state holds physical objects for two years before selling them.

  Hoover woman warns about the dangers of Tianaa

A easy to find drug is creating problems for some people.

  Oak Mountain High School celebrates 20 years

Past students, teachers, and principals gathered to celebrate the milestone.

  Meadow View Elementary School wins $1,000 in school supplies

Teachers at Meadow View Elementary School had a surprise waiting for them at school.

Music and Miracles Radiothon to benefit Children’s of Alabama

All funds raised during the Radiothon will benefit Children’s of Alabama, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

  Oakman HS building men out on the football field

Oakman High School football program has a new head coach and a new philosophy.

Man in critical condition after possible drowning at park in Tuscaloosa

Man in critical condition after possible drowning at Tuscaloosa park.

  94-year-old Irondale woman honored for her work with the atomic bomb during World War II

94-year-old Irondale super hero honored for her work with the atomic bomb during World War II.

  Doing Good: My Sister’s Closet

My Sister’s Closet has everything a woman might need, but might not be able to afford.

  Curry HS football begins a new era in search of a new culture

Curry High School is not know for winning football, the last winning season for the Yellow Jackets was 1996. Last season Curry finished the year 5-6 and did make it to the playoffs losing in the first round. A new era begins in 2019 under Jeff Foshee, a former University of Alabama player.

  Fultondale High School football is ready to come through in the clutch

The cupboard of talent is far from empty for Fultondale.

  WBRC Partners with Dr. Josh Klapow and Tony Kurre to co-produce and air The Kurre and Klapow Show on WBRC FOX6 News’ Streaming Channels

WBRC FOX6 News announced today that it is partnering with Dr. Josh Klapow and Tony Kurre to co-produce and air The Kurre and Klapow Show, available exclusively on WBRC’s OTT app on Amazon Fire and Roku.

  Absolutely Alabama: Fort Mitchell

Fred Hunter takes the trek to Russell County and down the Old Federal Road, which leads to a destination that’s Absolutely Alabama.