With days to live, a push to spare death row inmate’s life

In just days, a man on death row in connection to the 2004 killing of 3 Birmingham officers is set to be executed, but some say death is a punishment he doesn’t deserve.

  Tuscaloosa City Schools offer way for the public to help kids individually

  Alabama schools preparing for the coronavirus

  Spring Garden basketball player changes jersey number to honor boyfriend

Birmingham named one of best for breweries

House approves bail reform named for slain college student

Legislature approves bill to slow future occupational taxes

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  Education Farm Hopes to Develop High Tech Workforce Skills

3 children missing in Georgia found safe in Indiana

Escaped murderer back in custody; captured in Morgan County

Court hearings for the suspects charged in a robbery and shooting of a Birmingham police officer

Selma Jubilee events, debate draw Democratic presidential hopefuls

Alabaster man faces charges of abuse after fractures found on baby who was only weeks old

Senate advances bill to trim death penalty appeals

A legislative committee has approved a bill that would shorten appeals in death penalty cases.

Body found on 8th Ave. by Birmingham Airport Authority

Birmingham police say this is an unclassified death.

Frustrated lawmaker claims he got railroaded by colleagues

On Tuesday, Senator Cam Ward stood in a statehouse meeting room where he waited for a legislative committee to consider his Open Records bill.

Family sentenced for chaining, caging special needs child

Autauga County Circuit Judge Sibley Reynolds sentenced five family members who pleaded guilty various child abuse charges for their involvement in a child neglect case.

$2,000,000 bond for a man charged in a drug investigation in Jefferson County

Alabama, Auburn, UAB & JSU suspend international travel due to coronavirus concerns

  Chilton Co. authorities arrest bank robbery suspect

Tuscaloosa City Schools RB3 Initiative already showing positive reading results

Retired veteran reported missing after leaving assisted living facility

Police investigating homicide at Irondale apartment complex

  Center Point Mayor: Concerns about crime ‘blown out of proportion,’ as several businesses close

Several businesses have closed in recent weeks and one business owner said she believed crime was a major factor.

Mom: Student hand broken by bully; Huntsville parents want action

A broken hand, a threatening note and claims that administrators aren’t doing anything about it. Three Huntsville City Schools parents spoke out to put an end to “a consistent and incessant problem” in the school system.

  Birmingham firefighters receive cancer insurance coverage

This week the Birmingham City Council approved additional cancer insurance coverage for its firefighters which helps them pay for treatment.

  Face masks selling out in local stores over coronavirus fears

Many people are rushing to local stores buying up facemasks because of coronavirus fears but is it necessary?

  Financial expert explains ways to protect your money as Coronavirus impacts stock market

Wall Street took a big hit this week because of the virus. So what does that mean for you?

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Etowah County horse seen in widely shared Facebook photos, dies; Sheriff says owner won’t be charged

The situation turned out to be very different from what the internet portrayed.

  Floyd Bradford Bridge Closure Impacting Business

There is growing frustration for motorists and business owners on Floyd Bradford Road in Jefferson County.

Shelby County asking residents to take Coosa River Express survey

Shelby Co. wants to know what people think about the proposed Coosa River Express toll bridge.

A 20-year-old Bibb County man is charged with raping a minor

Brent Police say in August of 2019 a report was taken in reference to a possible rape of a minor.

  Women working in local government trying to show other women career opportunities

120 women working in local government from all over Alabama came together to network and learn ways to use their strengths as women to lead in government

  Mighty Mara: Baby born with rare spinal defect is beating the odds, and giving back

Baby born with rare spinal defect reunited with care team at Brookwood Hospital

  First black female helicopter pilot in Alabama National Guard awarded a new honor

Nothing stopped First Lt. Kayla Freeman from getting where she wanted to go in her career.

  Governor Ivey Tours Pickens County College and Career Center

Governor Kay Ivey visits Pickens County's College and Career Center during career technical edcation month

  Shelby County State of the Communities

Several mayors talked about how their communities are continuing to see a lot of growth.

  Coronavirus: It’s not here, but Alabama public officials are preparing

Since current respiratory outbreaks could make it hard to identify an outbreak of this new coronavirus, the public is asked to get flu vaccine if they have not done so.

UPDATE: Gardendale PD make arrest after Dollar General employee robbed at gunpoint

Gardendale police are searching for the person who robbed the Dollar General on New Castle Road Monday night.

Medical supplies used to treat Coronavirus shipped to Anniston, county leaders didn’t know about it

Calhoun County’s EMA director said he was surprised to find numerous medical supplies, such as the type used to treat Coronavirus patients, had been shipped to the Anniston area.

In the Weeds: A career of fighting has led Byrne to Senate showdown

Over a political career that has taken him from the state school board and the State Senate to the Alabama Community College System chancellor’s office and the U.S. House of Representatives, Byrne’s fights have been famous.

  18-wheeler fire backs up traffic on I-65 in Gardendale

It happened around 12:15 p.m. at mile marker 274 on I-65 north.

Tuscaloosa Co. woman convicted of nearly killing puppy serving jail time

Huey is also prohibited from owning any animals while under the court order two-year probation.

Be Kind and rock your pink shirts!

Wednesday, February 26 students and staff at all Hoover school wore their pink shirts in solidarity to being kind to everyone, and to support efforts to end bullying.

Teenagers enlist in U.S. Army through swearing-in ceremony from Outer Space

During the ceremony several local teenagers will raise their hands in an oath of enlistment with U.S. Army Col. and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan.

Deputies identify 21-year-old homicide victim in shooting at Center Point barbershop

This happened after 2:00 p.m. at Corey’s on 20th Court NW.

No injuries reported as crews work B’ham house fire

An investigation of what started the fire has not begun yet.

Decomposed remains found in Bessemer sanitary sewer Tuesday afternoon

A body was found in a sewer at 31st Street and Exeter Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.

Mother of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell arrested for false reporting

The mother of the 15-month-old infant that is the face of Tennessee Amber Alert has been arrested and charged with false reporting by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.

Murder of South Mississippi teen revealed by doorbell camera, says family

The family of the 16-year-old girl who was murdered in her home Monday say their Ring doorbell shows the five suspects entering and leaving the house.

  B’ham church & neighbors fight back against blight

The Neighborhood Association met Tuesday to discuss applying for grants to improve the area.

  UAB preparing for potential of coronavirus outbreak in U.S.

Health officials now say a coronavirus outbreak could happen in the U.S. They say it’s not a matter of if, but when. Doctors at UAB say you should take precautions.

Walker Co. inmates offered free Hepatitis A vaccines

Walker County inmates got free vaccines to keep the jail and the community safe. The Sheriff’s office and health department joined up to offer free and voluntary Hepatitis A vaccines.

  Potential of coronavirus outbreak in U.S. impacting local businesses

The economic impact of the coronavirus is starting to hit local businesses in Birmingham and surrounding areas.

  Consumer experts warn of tax schemes

New tax schemes are popping up this month almost as fast as you can file your returns and consumer experts want you to be on alert.

  Birmingham Promise program gets $3 million donation

The Birmingham Promise program got a big boost Tuesday. Three companies are combining to contribute $3 million to help Birmingham high school graduates get to college.

  Providing more information to protect members of law enforcement

Over the last 12 months, eight members of law enforcement were shot and killed. One group is pushing to give officers an edge when they come up on a suspect.

  Flooding washes part of Hale County Road 36

Flooding has washed out part of Hale County Road 36.

  Tuscaloosa firefighters go through active shooter training

Training this week for some Tuscaloosa firefighters included assessing the injuries to shooting victims and getting them to safety.

  Suspected robber holds employee at gunpoint in Adamsville

It happened February 20, 2020 at the Circle K convenience store on Forestdale Blvd in Adamsville.

  Smashing scales at Samford to raise awareness for positive body image

The event kicked off eating disorders awareness week.

Bill to give voters option to end police jurisdictions passes first vote

A bill that would require counties to allow voters to decide if they want to eliminate police jurisdictions passed out of a Senate committee on Tuesday, but disagreements between representatives of counties and cities still exist.

Woman arrested for animal cruelty after dead, malnourished horse found

Authorities in Jefferson County have arrested a woman on animal cruelty charges after her dead, malnourished horse was found by a Sheriff’s deputy.

  Pell City Line Dancers raising money to support Children’s Advocacy Center

Pell City Line Dancers 7th annual fundraiser will benefit The St. Clair County Children's Advocacy Center Children’s Place

  East Alabama non-profits receive grants from attorneys

Some east Alabama non-profits received a boost for their missions Tuesday.

Student arrested after firearm found at Pleasant Grove High School

Authorities with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office say a student at Pleasant Grove High School was arrested Tuesday after they were found to be in possession of a weapon on school grounds.

Man charged with DUI and outstanding warrants after deadly Jefferson Co. crash

A man has been arrested for DUI and outstanding warrants out of Michigan following a fatal car crash in Jefferson County.

Reward in firearms theft in Heflin

Buddy's was broken into on February 23, and about 15 firearms were stolen.

  18-year-old arrested, 19-year-old identified as homicide victim in shooting

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened Friday night.

Alabama Responding Officer Warning System (AROWS)

House Bill 308, introduced in the Alabama Legislature last Thursday, codifies the AROWS system.

Carbon Hill police looking for missing woman

Lisa Michelle Benton Clements was last seen Monday morning around 7:25. She is 51.

15-foot, 2,000-pound great white shark tracked off coast of Louisiana

One of the largest female great white sharks has appeared in the Gulf of Mexico.

Apple CEO Tim Cook to make announcement in Birmingham

Cook will join TechAlabama and Mayor Randall Woodfin for a news conference announcing a new Birmingham education initiative.

Alabama inmate spared by dementia argument dies on death row

Madison spent more than three decades on Alabama’s death row for killing a police officer in 1985.

WATCH: Javelina caught speeding in Arizona

A javelina is going viral after a video of it running was shared on social media.

  3 teens captured in Helena following early morning-chase in stolen vehicle

Police say the car was stolen in Alabaster and wrecked off Highway 17 during a chase.

Former Limestone Commission Chair arrested, accused of harassing rivals with fake Facebook account

Mark Yarbrough is charged with Harassing Communications and Criminal Impersonation.

13-year-old boys located in DeKalb County following search

Authorities are asking for your help in locating two missing boys in DeKalb County.

  If needed, are Birmingham hospitals prepared for coronavirus patients?

COVID-19 patients may not be coming to Anniston, but what if patients end up coming to other parts of the state. Is our area ready?

Dinosaurs to take over Memphis Zoo in new spring exhibit

Memphis Zoo is getting ready to open their latest exhibit which will feature one of the wonders of the world - dinosaurs!

  Heavy rains adding to pothole problems around the metro

Mother nature has been adding to the pothole problem around the metro area. The city of Birmingham says it’s doing its best to give you a smoother ride.