Small business owner arms himself in front of Louisville shop

For the past 120 nights, a small business owner has been in full tactical gear, armed with a rifle and said he is defending himself and his property.

Ky. AG Cameron to release grand jury recording Wednesday following grand juror motion

  Alabama continues slight decline in COVID-19 cases

  Jefferson Co. Health Officer says CDC has ‘lost its soul’

  Is it allergies or a cold?

  All Tuscaloosa City Schools now have face-to-face in-person teaching

  JEFCOED leaders take new safety measures during pandemic

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  Tuscaloosa County moves to ‘low risk’ coronavirus category

Alabama Power offers new payment plans during pandemic

  Medical experts say face covering mandate still needed in Alabama

  Memorial to Confederate war hero John Pelham removed from Anniston

Missing child alert canceled for Montgomery 10-year-old

  Gadsden city workers head out to Baldwin County to assist in hurricane cleanup

  Gadsden students return to campus for in-person instruction

The students will only be on campus one day this week. Next week they will begin five-day per week instruction.

Police pursuit ends in crash, arrest of suspect in B’ham

The suspect was taken into custody after wrecking his vehicle and attempting to flee on foot.

Teenager Struck by Lightning

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a 14-year-old male was struck by lightning at the 1500 block of Neel Road on September 28.

Police arrest man following 3-day crime spree in Jefferson Co.

Bennett had been on a crime spree since Wednesday evening. Police say the victims were his family and friends.

Breonna Taylor: Autopsy reveals more about gunshot wounds suffered by the 26-year-old

Taylor Swift breaks Whitney Houston’s Billboard charts record

How budgeting changes put Alabama in ‘enviable’ situation during pandemic

How budgeting changes put Alabama in ‘enviable’ situation during pandemic

Lee Co. man receives over $2M bond on sex crimes charges against children, investigation continues

Lapse in economic development incentives coming

Fresh Market to hold national holiday hiring event

A hiring event will take place at all 159 store locations October 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on October 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Coroner identifies woman killed in single-vehicle accident on I-459

The Bessemer Police Department is investigating the accident.

Tuscaloosa mayor reacts to viral photos of large bar crowds

The photos were taken inside Rhythm and Brews during The Velcro Pygmies' live performance. They were originally posted on Facebook but were deleted after going viral.

Opelika boy granted new camper from Make-a-Wish

Exton Black, who has a respiratory condition and Down syndrome, was granted his wish of having a new camper to go on on trips with his family.

Tuscaloosa County Schools remote learner survey deadline is Monday

Parents with virtual learners at home in the Tuscaloosa County Schools System have until today to change their current school plan to in-person classroom instruction.

  WATCH: Leeds running back celebrates heart-warming touchdown with teammates and opponents

Every touchdown is worth celebrating, but there was one score over the weekend that had even the opposing team cheering.

Tuscaloosa City Schools launches COVID-19 case tracker

Community members can now learn more about how COVID-19 is impacting Tuscaloosa City Schools students and faculty.

  School districts across the area heading back for face to face learning

Gadsden City Schools, Bessemer City Schools, Tuscaloosa City Schools, and Jefferson County Schools are all now offering face to face learning for students.

Man dies after 3 people are shot in apparent parking dispute

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead on the side of the road in Birmingham Sunday afternoon.

  SCLC protests alongside workers at Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

Dozens gathered outside the VA Medical center Sunday, demanding fair treatment for black employees and transparency when it comes to hiring.

Stellar Alabama execution overwhelms Missouri in season opener

The Alabama Crimson Tide’s performance in their first game of the season had all the rockstar moments college football fans had been hoping for.

  ADPH: More than 2,500 people have died from COVID-19 as over 152K test positive and more than 64K recover

There’s no way of telling how many cases will be confirmed in Alabama, but the state began taking precautions on Friday, March 13.

Birmingham PD investigate drive by shooting that left a woman seriously injured

According to a Birmingham Police Officer, an investigation is underway after a shooting in the 2600 block of 29th St. in Ensley Saturday night.

  Fans happy to have SEC football back even with stadium restrictions

Gamedays are back for SEC fans, but it’s not going to be normal in the stadium or from home.

2 families able to keep off-campus tailgate tradition alive despite COVID-19 pandemic

The families have gained many memories, and this year they say it will be a memory they will never forget.

Alabama elected officials respond to President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination

Elected officials from across the state are responding to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett

Raising awareness on the golf course for local child advocacy center

Combating child abuse though golf

No. 8 Auburn starts season with victory over No. 23 Kentucky

The Auburn Tigers started their season with a 29-13 win over the Kentucky Wildcats

  SCLC plans protest march at Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center Sunday

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is planning to protest unfair hiring practices at the VA Medical Center

Cullman HS assistant football coach suffers heart attack on sideline

Cullman Assistant Football Coach Matt Hopper suffered a heart attack on the sideline Friday night during the Bearcats game against Mars Hill Bible.

  91-year-old veteran gets help finding a new home

Not only does the 91-year-old veteran have a new place to live, but his son does too. Stallworth takes care of his son with special needs.

  WWII vet celebrates 100th birthday with his first birthday party ever

Because of his religion, he hasn’t had a birthday party for himself or others.

N.C. trooper hit by car on I-485 returns home after 84 days of treatment

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Adolfo Lopez-Alcedo, who was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on I-485, has returned home to his family after 84 days of hospital treatment.

Police investigating shooting at Center Point apartment complex

The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Tornado touches down in Myrtle Beach, sends beach chairs flying

A tornado touched down in Myrtle Beach Friday afternoon.

  Birmingham Public Safety Task Force looking for community input

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin started the task force back in July to see if there were any areas the police department could improve upon and now they are asking for the community’s opinion.

  Alabama health department says you can contract COVID-19 and flu at the same time

Officials with the state health department are anticipating more rapid flu testing to differentiate it from COVID-19.

  Midfield ends football season over COVID-19 concerns

Midfield High School is shutting down its football program for the remainder of the season over COVID-19 concerns.

  Student athletes encouraged to follow health guidelines after school

Trying to manage school and athletics during a pandemic is hard enough, but student athletes can’t really ever have a break.

Local cowboys help with 55th annual buffalo roundup in Custer State Park

Each fall, the buffalo are herded to the corrals in the state park each fall, where they are sorted, branded, tested and then selected for auction.

Auburn University prepares for a football season unlike any other

SEC football is officially here and the Auburn Tigers will kick off the 2020 season at home against Kentucky Saturday morning. It will be the start to a season unlike any other in college football history.

WATCH: Video shows chaotic moments after Sgt. Mattingly was shot in Breonna Taylor raid

In the video, Mattingly is seen injured and bleeding after being shot in his femoral artery by Breonna Taylor's boyfriend.

  ‘Benadryl Challenge’ lands teens in the hospital

The so-called “Benadryl Challenge” encourages teens to take large doses of the drug to induce hallucinations, but that could cause serious side effects.

  Local leaders encourage everyone to participate in the 2020 Census

You have an opportunity right now to impact change in our communities for years to come. We’re talking about the 2020 census, and as it stands right now, Alabama ranks dead last in participation.

  Doctors say COVID-19 could be mutating

A new study out of Houston shows COVID-19 is mutating. The study has not been through peer review yet, but local doctors said they aren’t surprised. They said that’s because all viruses are known to replicate themselves and mutate.

Missing 10-year-old girl from Center Point found safe

The child has been located and is safe.

  4 school superintendents talk about a school year like no other

Sarah Verser hosted a virtual roundtable with four area school superintendents to talk about Fall 2020 and a school year unlike any other.

Free rabies shot clinic to be held in Birmingham

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society (GBHS), in partnership with Midwest Veterinary Supply, will host a free, drive-thru rabies shot clinic on September 28 at GBHS' Adoption and Education Center located at 300 Snow Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35209.

  Petition asks for more Million Dollar Band members at 2020 Bama home games

A limited number of University of Alabama Million Dollar Band members are now allowed to perform inside Bryant-Denny Stadium for Alabama football games. But a petition is being pushed to get that number even higher.

  Alabama’s face mask order currently set to expire in one week

While in Auburn on Thursday, Dr. Deborah Birx - the head of President Trump’s coronavirus task force - said Alabama Governor Kay Ivey should extend the state’s face covering order.

  Restaurants & bars hoping for big Saturday with return of SEC football

It’s been a rough year for a lot of bars and restaurants in Alabama dealing with COVID-19, which is not going away anytime soon, but they believe their bottom line improves with kickoff.

  Health departments will keep an eye on return of late night alcohol sales

Jefferson County and health officials across the state are expected to keep a close eye on the bars and restaurants in hopes there will not be another spike in positive COVID-19 cases.

UA System: COVID-19 cases continue to drop

Big drops in the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the UA system,

Court allows public nuisance suits against 3 Alabama casinos

The Alabama Supreme Court says judges in two rural counties were wrong to dismiss lawsuits filed by the state seeking to have three casinos declared public nuisances.

NOW HIRING: Brookwood Baptist Health hiring nurses

Brookwood Baptist Health is holding a virtual hiring event for graduate nurses and experienced registered nurses.

Coker man killed in crash Thursday night

A 59-year-old man from Coker was killed in a crash Thursday night.

Florida to move into Phase 3 of reopening plan

During the press conference, Governor DeSantis said there will be no restrictions on restaurants in this phase and that the state will start moving to Phase 3 Friday.

Inmate pleads guilty to lower charge, removed from death row

Christopher Dewayne Revis had been on Alabama's death row since 2006.

  Body found in Roebuck apartment fire investigated as homicide; 27-year-old man shot and burned

Crews saw light smoke and no visible sign of flames, but once they were inside they found a body.

COVID-19 forces late cancellation for Fultondale

Wildcats coach Don Dover confirmed the cancellation.

Grand Jury indicts Decatur man on sexual abuse charge

A Morgan County Grand Jury indicted a Decatur man this week for alleged sexual abuse against a juvenile.

Pre-filed bill cleans up CARES Act tax issue

The first of several expected bills related to the coronavirus has been filed in the Alabama Legislature for its 2021 session.

  Benadryl Challenge: FDA warns public about overconsuming allergy medicine

The Food and Drug Administration is warning the public about serious side effects when overconsuming diphenhydramine because of the popularity of the “Benadryl Challenge” social media trend.

  Birmingham police chief addresses recent crime spike

We talked to Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith on Friday about the concerns of recent homicides and crime in the city that has included several victims being innocent bystanders.

Weekend lane closures for Crimson Tide themed bridge work in Tuscaloosa

This work is all a part of the lane expansion and bridge replacement project near Exit 73 to Exit 77 that is designed to improve safety, and traffic flow there.

UAB runs over South Alabama as Spencer Brown sets school rushing touchdown record

He’s UAB’s all-time leading rusher and the nation’s second active career leading rusher with 3,323 yards.

  Alabama Gulf Coast beaches will reopen Oct. 2

Businesses on the coast depend on tourism to survive, and missing out on revenue from Hurricane Sally is a tough spot to be in.

4th grade virtual learner gets suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom

9-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison is a 4th grader at Woodmere Elementary, and this year he’s a virtual learner so his classroom is his bedroom.