Gadsden CommUnity Thanksgiving canceled for 2020

Gadsden’s big, annual CommUnity Thanksgiving has been canceled for this year due to concerns for COVID-19.

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COVID-19-caused dip in kindergarten enrollment concerns educators

'Do it for Breonna’: Voting rally and march in Birmingham

  ADPH: More than 2,800 people have died from COVID-19 as over 185K test positive and more than 74K recover

Young girls lead authorities on 30-mile chase in JeffCo

Man killed in assault in Hueytown

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Former Panthers' coach Rivera rings 'Victory Bell’ after completing cancer treatment

Man dies in wreck on I-59 in Bessemer

  74-year-old victims in B’ham house fire identified as homicide investigation continues

177 arrests, 109 survivors rescued during largest anti-human trafficking operation in Ohio’s history

Tuscaloosa City Schools still in need of substitute teachers

Why will some absentee ballots in Alabama not count?

UAB researchers find that stay-at-home orders reduced COVID-19 infections and deaths

Researchers at UAB took a deeper dive into how stay-at-home orders impact COVID cases across the country.

Fairfield man reportedly shot in the arm by a stranger

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a man says he was approached by a stranger and shot in the arm.

Fairfield man reportedly shot in the arm by a stranger

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a man says he was approached by a stranger and shot in the arm.

Investigation underway after house fire kills 1 person in Tuscaloosa

A house fire in Tuscaloosa is under investigation after one person was found dead inside.

At home COVID-19 tests available at Costco

Man found shot dead in Bessemer parking lot

  Medical facility in Vestavia to offer one day hip replacement without hospital

Virtual 846 Breathe Series

West Blocton HS to start remote learning due to short staffing

Teen injured during shooting at a party in Jefferson County

UPDATE: Phenix City man murdered in parking lot between Columbus nightclubs

A Phenix City man is dead after an overnight shooting on Victory Dr. in Columbus.

Indiana police are searching for two missing sisters last seen in Alabama

According to police, the girls were taken from their home in Sheridan, Indiana and last seen Saturday, Oct. 24 at10 p.m. in the Eclectic, Alabama area.

  How to safely celebrate Halloween during a pandemic

Because COVID-19 is still as dangerous as whatever goes bump in the night, it’s important to protect your family while celebrating Halloween.

  Birmingham foundation giving out $800,000 to local nonprofits in need of help from the pandemic

Grant money is available to area nonprofits in need help during the pandemic thanks to one local foundation.

Pedestrian struck during robbery in Birmingham

Birmingham Police say a pedestrian was struck in the 2000 block of Pearson Ave during a robbery Saturday afternoon.

Investigation underway after Lee Co. man shot dead following apparent argument

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of man following an apparent argument during a gathering Friday night.

Investigation underway after Lee Co. man shot dead following apparent argument

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of man following an apparent argument during a gathering Friday night.

Alabama’s 48-17 win over Tennessee costs the Tide one of its star receivers

On the opening kick, superstar wide receiver Jaylen Waddle suffered a season ending ankle injury on the return.

Pinson man receives mental evaluation, arrested after deputies say he shot at them

Deputies arrived at the 8200 block of West Hill Rd in Pinson around 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning after receiving calls of a person firing a weapon in the area.

Officer injured in pursuit of 3 Hoover car burglary suspects

Three car burglary suspects have been arrested following a pursuit that began in Hoover and injured one officered before ending Birmingham.

  Jeepers and boaters for President Trump rally ahead of Election Day

Fresh off of the final presidential debate of 2020, two groups supporting President Donald Trump gathered for a rally in South Mississippi.

Alabama Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle out for the season following leg injury

One of the Crimson Tide’s most explosive players, Jaylen Waddle is out for the season

Fake psychologist who treated dozens gets 11 years in prison

A judge in Virginia has sentenced a woman to 11 years in prison for pretending to be a psychologist and treating more than 100 patients.

Long lines in the rain for absentee voting

Even with the rain pouring down, the line of voters filled Linn Park in downtown Birmingham.

  Halloween store says pandemic fears haven’t slowed business

Although small businesses across Alabama are struggling since the start of the pandemic, one small business owner said the Halloween season is bringing her business back to life.

99-year-old woman votes for first time after surviving COVID-19

Barbara Duvall is 99-years-old, and was diagnosed with COVID-19 five weeks ago.

  Alabama COVID-19 exposure app grows with more than 100,000 downloads

It started as a way for college students to know if they’d been exposed to COVID-19, but anyone can use it now.

“We want people to come here,” Lt. Governor makes push to call for visitors while maintaining safety

This will be the first weekend the city aggressively enforces its mask mandate in hopes of preventing regression.

UPDATE: Naval crew killed in plane crash in Foley identified

The aircrew did not survive the crash.

Alabama teen makes the Top 10 in USA Kids Mullet Championships

The USA Kids Mullet Championships is down to the final ten contestants and Alabama is represented by 14-year-old Ethan.

  The push to get Aniah’s Law passed in Alabama

Representative Chip Brown says he wishes the bill could have passed in Montgomery so that you could vote on it this November, especially as we mark the anniversary of Aniah’s kidnapping.

  Contact tracing at the University of Montevallo

The school plans to operate its own re-entry program next semester testing students for their return to campus after the Christmas holiday.

Shelby Co. Deputies: Ditsy Daisy Boutique fire suspicious, 2 people arrested

On December 8, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Shelby County 911 received reports of a fire at the Ditsy Daisy Boutique at 16383 US Hwy 280.

Alabama Supreme Court: Jeffco School Board employees do owe tax in Irondale

The Supreme Court of Alabama has ruled Jefferson County School Board employees who provide services in Irondale will have to pay the city’s occupational tax.

  Confederate monument removed from Madison County, Alabama, courthouse

The confederate monument that stands in front of the Madison County Courthouse in downtown Huntsville is officially being removed.

  'I didn’t think it was real’: COVID-19 survivor leaves UAB after 2-month stay

Tidmore and his wife Hannah said at one point, his cough was so bad he couldn’t catch a breath between coughs, and he couldn’t take his medication.

Walker Co. authorities searching for man who has warrants for his arrest

Colton Tubbs was last seen by family members on October 7.

UA System: COVID-19 numbers increase at UA, UAH

The University of Alabama System reported the schools' COVID-19 numbers for this week.

2 killed in Bessemer murder-suicide identified

Authorities said an elderly person was also at the location but was not hurt.

  Election 2020: Am I registered? Where is my polling location?

Do you know where your polling location is? The state of Alabama has a search portal that will let you know if you’re registered to vote and where your polling place is located.

UAB study: Without stay-at-home orders, COVID cases could have been 220% higher

Seven states never imposed them, and 12 states lifted theirs before the May 4 study cut off.

McWane Science Center offers relief for families struggling with distance learning

McWane Science Center is offering on-site Learning Labs to provide students in grades 1-6 with a safe, supervised environment in which they can attend their virtual or remote classes.

Schools, colleges can move forward with capital projects under $1.25B bond issue

State Superintendent Eric Mackey said this is the biggest influx of state-issued bond money to K-12 ever.

Man accused of burning 2 kittens alive

An Arkansas man faces multiple felony charges of animal cruelty after investigators say he set fire to two kittens, killing them.

  35-year-old man killed in accident with school bus in Cullman County

The Cullman County Coroner confirms Joshua Charles Skinner, of Cullman, was killed.

Mini home makeovers on a budget

Even if you are not planning to put your home on the market soon, you want to keep your property in tip-top shape.

Northport man charged with rape and incest after newborn dies

Investigators with the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force arrested Pedro Castro Castro October 1.

Newborn baby taken from Louisiana hospital found safe

According to authorities, the child was returned to St. Francis Medical Center and is in good health.

  ‘I’m glad she was mine’: Aniah Blanchard’s mother remembers her angel a year after she was kidnapped

"Everyday I can hear her - what would she say to me? And I just ask her ‘Aniah help me. Help me understand.' Because she was always my rock and I still need her."

  Man arrested in Kannapolis, N.C. with van full of guns and explosives, allegedly researched killing Joe Biden

A man was arrested in Kannapolis with a van full of guns and explosives with plans to carry out an act of terrorism, including trying to assassinate Joe Biden.

Heavy police presence downtown after early-morning wreck near UAB

The accident happened between 12th and 13th Streets and a heavy police presence started around 3:30 a.m.

  Family remembers Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney one year after she was abducted and killed

Family and friends of Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney came together exactly one year after her body was found to honor her memory and to share the message of ‘never again.’

  Ala. Sec. of State ‘confident’ in election integrity process ahead of election day

When it comes to the integrity of the upcoming general election in Alabama, Secretary of State John Merrill is very confident there will not be any issues.

Off-duty B’ham officer hits 17-year-old pedestrian

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 17-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle driven by an off-duty Birmingham police officer in Center Point Thursday night.

  Tuscaloosa horse therapy ranch cancels Halloween fundraiser, aims to keep serving students

With each lap and lesson, TROT works to instill faith and confidence in every footfall.

Michael Jordan, Novant Health open second medical clinic amid coronavirus pandemic

Michael Jordan and Novant Health have opened a second medical clinic in Charlotte amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

  Man suspected of shooting at officers in Tuscaloosa Co. listed in critical condition

Officers from Woodstock PD and the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office were shot at while responding to a domestic disturbance Wednesday night.

  Brookwood Career Tech program gets largest donation in its history

Brookwood High School’s new career tech program is young by most standards, but it has already made a huge impact.

City exploring sale of several Birmingham Parking Authority decks to private buyer

The city of Birmingham is exploring the potential sale its parking decks that are currently managed by the Birmingham Parking Authority.

  Talladega College announces new partnership, $3 million grant from USDA

A big economic boost for one of Alabama’s historically Black colleges as Talladega College announced a new $3 million partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture Thursday.

Woman charged with murder after death of a Tuscaloosa man

30-year-old Kathy Dean was taken into custody Thursday, after she was named a person of interest in the murder earlier this week.

  Alabama health leaders believe Alabama could see new surge in COVID-19 cases

Could Alabama be on the verge of another surge in COVID-19 patients and deaths?

  Additional unemployment funds available with job training

The latest unemployment numbers are out. Jobless claims are down slightly from more than 8,500 to just over 7,900. Of that number, more than 4,000 are COVID related.

Fultondale’s Barking at the Moon festival held on Halloween

This year it will be held on Halloween from 1pm-5pm at Bark Park on 2398 Stouts Road.

Hikers found with no injuries in Bankhead National Forest search

The Lawrence County Alabama Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search and rescue operation for two women within Bankhead National Forest.

  Caribbean Culture Music Food and Fun

The Caribbean Culture Music Food and Fun is part of National Jamaican Jerk Day, which was approved by the USA National Day Archives.

Virus cases among lawmakers stir State House concerns

An Alabama lawmaker was in a meeting in the State House last week when he found out he had COVID-19, the latest of several legislators to test positive for the virus.

  The dark side works for the Sylacauga H.S. marching aggie band

The Sylacauga High School Marching Aggie Band has its sights set on performing at Disney World next spring, but for now in the fall the group is polishing its show on the gridiron.