Hoover baseball baby brings winning season

Adam Moseley knew opening day back in February was going to be a big day, but he never imagined just how important that day would be.

‘We understand the frustration’: Ala. Secretary of Labor responds to unemployment claims backlog

Ripe for Harvest

76-year-old Alabaster man arrested in child porn investigation

UAB will close COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Hoover Met

Alabama’s most popular baby names of 2020 released

Woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat’ during fight at Walmart, South Euclid police say

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Woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat’ during fight at Walmart, South Euclid police say

Senior Prank: Minecraft Creeper at Auburn High School

Bear rummages through dumpster in Gatlinburg

  Gas stations wait for gas, hopeful outlook now that Colonial Pipeline restored

  Law enforcement across Ala. gathers to honor 11 fallen officers

  Travel experts weigh in on impact of Colonial Pipeline attack, some businesses feeling pinch

What? Alabama doesn’t make top BBQ list

According to an analysis of TripAdvisor restaurant reviews by chefspencil.com the top three cities are New Orleans, Oklahoma City and Charlotte.

  ‘This is a 5-week-old baby’: Father charged after remains of missing infant found

He was last seen on Saturday, May 8, wearing a camouflage onesie around 9 p.m. in Montgomery, Alabama.

  Ohio’s ‘golden tickets:’ Everything we know about the $1 million vaccine sweepstakes

Five vaccinated Ohioans are about to get rich.

17-year-old from Pleasant Grove shot and killed in drive-by shooting in Birmingham

West Precinct officers responded to a call of a person shot at 2737 Jefferson Avenue around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

  Beware cancelation policies before planning post-pandemic travel

  Hoover mom grateful to get kids vaccine to mitigate risk

  YMCA of Greater Birmingham not requiring vaccines for summer camp, still enforcing other safety measures

  Experts say now is the best time to trade-in your used car

Winn Dixie parent company offering money off groceries for getting COVID-19 vaccine

  Fire destroys woman’s house, fire department blames broken hydrants

  Ride share driver says high gas prices and gas shortages could impact ride share services

Rising gas prices and shortages are putting the brakes on many who rely on their vehicles for work every day.

  Hotel industry faces worker shortage

The tourism industry is rebounding. That’s good news for travelers, but many hotels across the nation don’t have enough staff to accommodate the influx of guests.

Half Shell Oyster House raises minimum wage to encourage for job applications

Companies are becoming more creative to encourage people to apply for jobs as we move closer out of the pandemic.

  Tickets almost sold out for SEC Baseball Tournament

Tickets to the 2021 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament, which will operate at a reduced capacity due to the COVID pandemic, are now available for purchase.

‘Memorial Tree’ planted at Shelby Baptist to honor COVID victims, caretakers

A tree was planted to serve as a memorial for years to come, paying tribute to that which we as a community and nation have endured during the pandemic.

  Shelton State accepting applications for respiratory therapy program

The program’s director says the pandemic has created more opportunities for people who enroll in the program.

  Parent reaction to Pfizer Vaccine for 12-15-Yr. Olds

Parents are cleared to take their 12-15 year old children to get the Pfizer vaccine, but will they do it?

  Where can parents find the Pfizer vaccine for there 12-15 year olds?

The first thing parents need to know is that 12-15 year olds can only get the Pfizer vaccine. Neither Moderna or the Johnson and Johnson vaccines have approved for this age group.

Ohio’s governor announces $1 million dollar drawings for people who get COVID vaccine

The money will come from existing federal Coronavirus Relief Funds.

  16 students commit at Cullman Co. Schools 1st military signing day

More than a dozen students from Cullman Co. Schools made a big step towards their futures today

  Colonial Pipeline initiates restart of operations

Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal.

Mom recovering from COVID-19 at UAB meets newborn son for first time

Dakota Vest-Wright, of Mobile, was diagnosed with COVID-19 on April 9, 2021, and admitted to the emergency room at a Mobile hospital the following Wednesday. She was transferred to UAB on April 19. She gave birth on April 20.

Man arrested in Sally’s Beauty Supply robbery in Sylacauga

Sylacauga Police Department officers answered a call at Sally’s Beauty Supply, in reference to the business being robbed at gunpoint.

  WATCH: Doorbell camera captures EF0 tornado in Algiers

A 90-second doorbell camera captures what appears to be tornadic winds whipping rain in Algiers.

Leland Middle School teacher resigns, accused of possessing nearly 25 pounds of marijuana

A sixth-grade math and science teacher at Leland Middle School has resigned after she was arrested Wednesday, accused of possessing nearly 25 pounds of marijuana.

Chick-Fil-A may limit sauces due to shortage

“Due to industrywide supply chain shortages, some items, like sauces, may be unavailable. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.”

Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office employees receive badges honoring March 3rd tornado victims

Now dozens of Lee County Sheriff’s Office employees who were working that day and in the aftermath of the tornado are authorized to wear a special ribbon bar.

National gas prices hit $3/gallon average for first time since 2014

GasBuddy analysts said one major factor for the jump is COVID-19 related recovery is pushing things back to normal and leading to rising gasoline demand.

Exceptional Foundation, Junior League host prom for those with special needs

The Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) announced that it is hosting the 18th annual Prom with safety precautions for all attendees.

  Man shot, killed at Monarch Ridge apartments

Police say around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday they responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the 2900 block of Gallant Drive.

Patient pooch’s wait on adoption from Alabama shelter at 840 days and counting

Rutabaga has been overlooked and passed-by for possible adoption for more than two years, the longest stint on record for the East Alabama Humane Society in Phenix City.

Dunkin’ employee charged in death after allegedly hitting customer over slur

A Dunkin' employee allegedly punched a customer for using a racial slur

  Gas stations run out of fuel, one charges $6.99 a gallon

Gov. Ralph Northam declared a State of Emergency Tuesday due to the potential of gas shortages.

UPDATE: Bessemer woman killed in Hoover crash early Wednesday morning

The Jefferson County Coroner has identified the woman as Susan Renee Everett of Bessemer. She was 58.

Montgomery woman celebrates 102nd birthday and Mother’s Day

Mrs. Georgia Sankey was born on May 12th, 1919, and has lived in Montgomery her entire life.

Thomas Rhett talks new album, getting outdoors with his daughters

He's one of the biggest names in country music today. Thomas Rhett talked new music, being a girl dad and getting outdoors with TVL's Payton Walker. Check out the story and watch the full interview here.

  UPDATE: Mayor Woodfin not resigning after Desmon Ray’s family calls for him, B’ham police chief to step down

Mayor Woodfin not resigning after Desmon Ray’s family calls for him and police chief to step down.

  Birmingham Police trying to bridge the gap through Cupcakes with Kids program

BPD’s Community Outreach and Public Education Division sharing cupcakes with kids this week. All in an effort to get to know each other better.

  TempForce offering incentives to get new hires

Locations like Pell City, Sylacauga, Anniston, & Ashland hosted a job fair where you could get a taco and possibly a full-time job.

  Nasal vaccine yields promising results in mice

UAB is leading the way in research for an intranasal vaccine against COVID-19 which they say could be beneficial for many reasons.

  UAB doctor explains the point of giving COVID vaccines to kids

Right, parents want to know if kids don’t typically have bad outcomes, what’s the point?

  Ramsay High School student heading to Harvard

The Ramsay High School valedictorian is planning to attend Harvard University this fall, hopefully following Stevenson’s footsteps through Harvard Law School, then to civil rights law.

  Is Alabama ready for electric car boom?

Several local businesses and advocacy groups, including the ACFC sent a letter to state lawmakers to encourage the state to invest more money into electric car infrastructure by installing more charging stations in the state.

Woman arrested for kidnapping 2 infants, shooting in Savannah

The two missing infants that were taken during a shooting in Savannah have been found and are safe.

  Woodlawn High School principal remembers Demonteco Usher

We’re learning more about the 19-year-old man who was shot and killed in Birmingham late Sunday night. Demonteco Usher was a student at Woodlawn High School and was preparing to graduate in just a couple of weeks.

  Pain at the pump as gas prices increase

Drivers are starting to feel the pinch at the pump as gas prices appear to be inching up at stations across the area. And some stations are rationing out gasoline to prevent panic buying as the Colonial Gas Pipeline shutdown continues.

  UAB to start vaccinating 12 to 15-year-olds Thursday

The CDC is expected to give final approval on Wednesday for the group to start getting the Pfizer vaccine

  Tips for consumers dealing with gas pipeline issues

Governor Kay Ivey is urging people not to panic as federal officials and others sort through problems created by a cyber attack affecting a major gas pipeline.

  Groups helping Tuscaloosa residents sign up for healthcare after window extended

The federal government is extending the window for people to apply for help getting insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Old toys and baseball cards soaring in value

They sell for just a few bucks now, but when your children grow up, who knows? Toys that honor the front-line workers of 2020 could someday be worth thousands of dollars.

  Single mother feels ‘left behind’ by order to end unemployment benefits early

According to the SC Department of Employment and Workforce, there are 81,684 open positions in the state of South Carolina, with 120,783 unemployed workers as of March.

  Birmingham pediatrician welcomes vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds

The CDC is expected to grant an emergency use authorization this week. Shots can start by the end of the week.

Fmr. Chilton County band director pleads guilty to distributing obscene material to student

A former high school band director plead guilty Tuesday to a charge of School Employee Distributing Obscene Material to a Student.

Fultondale man killed in Center Point, suspect in custody

Jefferson County deputies said a man was shot and killed Tuesday in the Center Point area about an hour after a woman was assaulted at the same location.

McMaster issues executive order on masks in schools, prohibits vaccine passports

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is addressing issues about masks in schools, local mask mandates and vaccine passports.

Alabama woman pleads guilty to Gulfport bank robbery

Iconic Facce pleaded guilty to two indicted counts of robbing the BancorpSouth located on Cowan Road in Gulfport on March 22, 2019.

6th person dies from injuries in March tornado in Calhoun Co.

Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown confirmed a sixth person has died because of injuries sustained from the March 25 tornado.

Deatsville 5-year-old wins ‘Big Gobbler’ photo contest

The annual photo contest was open throughout turkey season as a way to further educate the public on the abundance of natural resources found in Alabama’s Black Belt region.

Hibbett Sports and Nike team up to help high schools in need

Wenonah High School in Birmingham and Talladega High School in Talladega were selected as Sole School Program recipients.

Congratulations! Jeh Jeh Pruitt, others are 2021 YW Allies

2021 YW Allies is an event celebrating the men in Central Alabama who have advocated for gender and/or racial equality in their company, community or with YWCA Central Alabama.

ABC7 Sarasota meteorologist has best excuse for being late: an alligator

ABC7′s morning meteorologist John Scalzi is normally incredibly punctual.

7 injured in Monday night Montgomery shooting

Montgomery police are investigating a shooting that sent seven people to the hospital.

  GRAPHIC: Dog with chain embedded in neck left outside Tuscaloosa animal shelter

Staff members brought the dog inside Tuesday morning and discovered she had a severely embedded chain in her neck.

18-year-old killed in single-vehicle crash in Jefferson Co.

The accident happened on Warrior-Trafford Road.

Gov. Ivey, 19 governors sign letter to Pres. Biden on southern border crisis

Governor Ivey has signed on to a letter with 19 other governors calling on President Biden and Vice President Harris to take action on the crisis at the southern border.

  Tuscaloosa County Schools hosting bus driver sessions Tuesday

Contact 205-342-2636 or email transportation@tcss.net with questions or for more information.

  Secretary of Labor explains Alabama pandemic unemployment benefit cessation

70,000 Alabamians will stop receiving $300 a week as part of that program beginning June 19.

  State offering incentives for COVID vaccines, how they keep track of those who try to get vaccinated again

A state health leader told WBRC the effort was needed to because the states vaccination rate was too low.