Birmingham Police break down newly released crime numbers

  B’ham warming station not only for the homeless

  How not to blow your budget while safely keeping your home warm

  Deputies help hitchhiking disabled veteran reach doctor’s appointment

Comment session open to community as part of Birmingham PD accreditation

Hoover police looking for two suspects in card theft case

Continued Coverage

  Shelby Co. Sheriff asks people to be aware of increase crime around holidays

  New counseling center opens in Ensley

  Fire departments offer free smoke detector maintenance

  Birmingham crime numbers are down

New College Football Playoff Rankings released

Texas EquuSearch suspends search efforts for missing Blanchard

  Taking precautions in the cold weather

The cold weather has everyone from school officials to pet owners taking precautions.

  Be on the lookout for a new phone scam

The Better Business Bureau of Alabama are warning folks about a fast growing phone scam.

  Keep your tank off empty during the cold weather

With the temperature dipping below the freezing mark for the second night in a row, it may be time to check the fuel level in your vehicle.

  Fishermen hope to bring fly-fishing to Noccalula Falls Park

Some new fish, meant to attract more eco-tourism, are now swimming under Gadsden's Noccalula Falls.

  Etowah County Jail scanner can detect contraband in 4 minutes

Jefferson County Commission announces millions for public schools

  Birmingham lawmaker wants missing alert system for adults

  BREAKING: Child’s remains found during the search for 5-year-old Taylor Williams, mother arrested

New Homewood Pastry Shop features delicate delights

City of Anniston opening warming station at Carver Community Center

East Alabama 3-year-old in critical condition after eating meth

An East Alabama man and woman are in jail after officers said a toddler ate and overdosed on meth. The three-year-old is in critical condition.

  Man wanted in Chevron gas station robbery; clerk fights him off with broom

The robbery happened at the gas station on Robinson Drive on October 28 around 1:23 a.m.

  Human remains found near Demopolis by search crew of missing 5-year-old Fla. girl

The remains were found between the cities of Linden and Demopolis.

Search underway for missing elderly man from Irondale

Howard Donald Warren, 76, has not been seen since Monday afternoon.

Man charged with kidnapping Aniah Blanchard held in Lee Co. jail under no bond

Ibraheem Yazeed is in the Lee County Jail under no bond, charged with Kidnapping First Degree. Yazeed is accused of taking Aniah Blanchard against her will.

  ‘He has damaged the way I look at people’: Aniah Blanchard’s father explains how suspect has changed his perspective

Elijah Blanchard, and his wife Yashiba, joined Janice Rogers on Good Day Alabama Tuesday to discuss Aniah’s disappearance and a suspect being charged with kidnapping.

Chase for Georgia burglary suspects spans several counties, ends in Bessemer

State Troopers said the chase began in Cleburne County. The suspects are accused of burglarizing Healthmart Pharmacies in Georgia.

  IL man accused of pushing mother into fire charged with attempted murder

An Illinois woman was severely burned when her son pushed her into a fire, deputies say.

  Doctors say cold weather is a reminder to wash your hands

Doctors warning as these temperatures drop the chances of you getting sick can increase, but it’s not from going outside.

  Firefighters prepare for freezing temperatures

Firefighters in our area see a big increase in calls when temperatures drop below freezing.

  Shelton State to introduce new teacher apprenticeship program

Shelton State Community college started offering two pre-k classes this year for the first time ever and there are plans to expand it. But on top of expanding it, they are working to introduce a new apprenticeship program that would work with their pre-k classes.

  UPDATE: Injuries in multi-vehicle wreck following weekend pursuit in JeffCo

The state is investigating a multi-vehicle wreck involving a suspect trying to get away from Jefferson County law enforcement.

  Wall at Chelsea restaurant dedicated to young marine killed serving our country

A special dedication took up an entire wall inside the Applebee’s in Chelsea to honor a young man killed while serving our country.

  Beloved Birmingham bartender remembered as police search for killer

Birmingham's 5 Points South community grieving the loss of beloved bartender Kim Paul "Kimbo" Walker found dead in his home Thursday as police search for suspects in what they're calling a murder investigation.

FIRST ALERT: School delays Tuesday morning

A few school systems in the northern part of the state have decided to delay the start of class Tuesday morning.

  The community and the man accused of popping baby Trump balloon respond

People in Tuscaloosa reacted Monday to the arrest of a man accused of slashing a 'baby Trump' balloon. The man even called in to a local radio morning show to discuss why he did it.

Petition started after Aniah Blanchard’s disappearance for violent offenders to not have bond

The petition is now reaching tens of thousands of signatures.

  FIRST ALERT: Get your pipes ready for really cold weather

As the FOX6 FIRST ALERT Weather Team warned the temperatures will be dropping this week across Alabama. Are your pipes ready?

  Etowah County family gets closure from discovery of WWII submarine

Torpedoman's Mate Petty Officer First Class James Acton Jones of Gadsden was aboard the USS Grayback, SS-208, when it was bombed first by Japanese land-based aircraft, then by depth charges, in February 1944. The remains of his submarine were found.

  ‘The witness did not call 911’: Aniah’s parents on the nightmare of not knowing where their daughter is

Aniah Blanchard’s parents Angela Harris and stepfather Walt Harris talked to Janice Rogers Monday about the pain of not knowing where there daughter is.Aniah was reported missing on Oct. 24, 2019.

Search for missing Florida girl expands to Alabama

Authorities in Florida say they're expanding the search of a missing 5-year-old girl to Alabama, and the girl's mother is no longer cooperating with their investigation

  ‘You want him to feel our pain’: Aniah Blanchard’s parents describe seeing suspect in court

Angela Harris knew seeing the man charged with kidnapping her daughter in court would be challenging. But the mother of Aniah Blanchard was more concerned about her husband, Walt Harris, than she was for herself.

  The Barn Group in Chambers County for veterans

On weekends across the Southeast, an organization called The Barn Group in Chambers County is teaming up with the Wounded Warriors Project to bring veterans and their families together for a time of camping and camaraderie.The Barn Group conserves land across the United States and organizers said t

Jefferson County woman assaulted, car stolen by man she met online

Jefferson County woman assaulted, car stolen by man she met online

New East Ala. city hall and fire station presented with flag flown over Capitol

The ribbon cutting for the new city hall and fire station in Glencoe came with an extra treat.

  5-year-old boy honored in B’ham for huge donation to Wounded Warriors

The 5-year-old boy from New York was honored in Birmingham this weekend for donating thousands of dollars to wounded warriors.

More African-American women taking an interest in concealed carry

With the discovery of the remains of missing Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford and disappearance of Auburn student Aniah Blanchard, dozens of women met downtown Birmingham to learn how to defend themselves if attacked.

B’ham police cruisers damaged in early-morning chase; Suspect in custody

The chase ended in Brighton where the suspect stopped, got out of his car and laid on his hood.

  Cold weather ahead for your work week forecast

Get ready for arctic air coming our way.

Violent night in Memphis leaves 19-year-old mother dead, seven others injured

Memphis Police are investigating four separate shootings across the city of Memphis and so far, no arrests have been made.

  Local photographer takes pride in ‘Portraits of Honor’

Jeff Rease takes portraits of World War II veterans free of charge as a way of honoring "The Greatest Generation".

2 shootings in Brighton Sunday morning

Authorities investigating two shootings in the early hours of SUnday morning.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance appears before Lee County judge

The man police believe kidnapped Aniah Blanchard made his first appearance in court Sunday afternoon, but WSFA 12 News was denied access.

Coroner: Man’s body discovered in Auburn shed

The Auburn Police Division has opened a death investigation after a man’s body was found in Auburn.

  2nd victim dies after East Lake explosion

Authorities with the Birmingham Police Department and Birmingham Fire & Rescue have responded to reports of a ‘significant explosion’ in the East Lake neighborhood of Birmingham.

  Birmingham warming station open Tuesday and Wednesday night

Shelter from the incoming winter weather.

A bill legalizing medical marijuana to be introduced next session

A bill legalizing marijuana to be introduced next session

Police: Homeless man stabbed to death inside Mississippi church

Both the victim and the suspect are believed to be homeless.

Beth Holloway joins search for Aniah Blanchard

An Alabama mother has joined the search for missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, according to Texas Equusearch.

AP Top 25: LSU landslide No. 1; Minnesota jumps into top 10

LSU is an overwhelming No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after beating Alabama in a 1-2 matchup, and Minnesota moved into the top 10 for the first time in 57 years

High speed chase ends in wreck on Bessemer Road, 4 people injured

Four people were taken to the hospital, some with serious injuries.

  President Trump pays a visit to T-Town

President Donald Trump is seen waving to the crowd at Alabama's game Saturday against LSU.

A Family Affair: Chilton county farmer celebrates personal history through peaches

"weather is everything" Chilton County farmer gives insight on just how hard it is to grow peaches

  Alabama playoff “hopeful” after 46-41 loss to LSU

LSU defeated Alabama 46-41 Saturday night to hand the Crimson Tide their first loss of the season and first loss inside Bryant-Denny Stadium since 2015.

Man pops ‘Baby Trump’ balloon in Tuscaloosa

The 20-foot-high, 13-foot-wide balloon depicts the president as a baby.

Retired Calhoun County Sheriff K-9 passes away

Skeet will be missed by many in the sheriff's office.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance brought back to Lee County

Ibraheem Yazeed is behind bars in Lee County without bond.

Battle ensues in Tuscaloosa, LSU comes out on top

Some are calling it the game of the century.

Two-year-old suffers accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound

The child was rushed to an area hospital.

Putting up Christmas decorations early can make you a happier person, experts say

Putting up your Christmas decorations early can make you happier through the holidays, experts say.

18-year-old Auburn teen charged with rape found not guilty

Jubal Camp, an 18-year-old charged with first-degree rape and arrested by the Auburn Police Department in 2017, was found not guilty.

  Fans pack local T-town businesses ahead of the big game

Thousands are in Tuscaloosa tonight ahead of the big game. It doesn't matter who you're rooting for, business owners say the weekend is a win already.

  Power of public tips in investigations

Police say investigators work hard to piece together cases, but often the breaks come in what’s shared with them.

  Law enforcement expert weighs in on timeline of Aniah Blanchard investigation

As the days drag on in the search for Aniah Blanchard, her family and the community are hopeful for new tidbits of information and promising news.

  Sideline Game of the Week: Clay-Chalkville shuts out Helena 17-0 to advance to 2nd round

Clay-Chalkville shut out Helena 17-0 Friday night in the first round of the AHSAA Class 6A playoffs.

  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of AL combating opioid epidemic with new strategy

You may be affected by the new steps the insurance company is taking.

  Record adoption numbers in Alabama

A record number of children in foster care were adopted in the state of Alabama this year.

Birmingham PD: Homicide investigation after man dies at home following bar altercation

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man’s body was found at home following an altercation at a bar early Thursday morning.