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Homicide investigation underway in Southtown section of Birmingham

  Do the feds recommend setting your thermostat to 78 in the summer?

  Illegal trash dump found at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

  As home shopping rises, beware online schemes

Pickens County Chief Deputy arrested on theft charges

  Road signs aimed at preventing hot car deaths

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  Do you know the warning signs of heat stroke?

  Anniston council formally opposes move to de-annex entire council district

  Dr. George French preparing to say goodbye after 23 years at Miles College

  Birmingham police officer accused of excessive force disciplined twice in 2019

  Hepatitis A outbreak reported in Jefferson County

  Pelham High School makes security upgrades

Kittens hurt from improper hazardous materials disposal in north Alabama

A mother cat and her four kittens became collateral damage when someone dumped oil-based paint and lacquer thinner down a storm drain.

  West Alabama job fair looks to fill hundreds of positions

West Alabama Works is teaming up with Shelton State Community College, Mercedes supplier Moeller Tech, and the Tuscaloosa Area Career Center to fill hundreds of jobs coming open in west Alabama.

  Doctor warns about getting flu shots too early

If you get a flu shot early, you may need to get a second one if the flu season lasts longer than expected.

  Northport city council raises city sales tax by a penny

The City of Northport increases sales tax for shoppers in the Fall.

Ala. law aims to penalize people with fake service dogs

  From One Generation to Another: Bo Nix’s dad was a talented QB too

  Councilman continues to work on the future of Legion Field

  Birmingham plans to install speed bumps for Echo Highlands

  Hoover ready for Champions Challenge

  Testimony begins in final trial over 2011 murder of Wellborn school teacher

Man out on bond for sexual abuse of a child arrested for human trafficking in East Alabama

Authorities say Brent Lee Higginbotham confronted a female teenager in a parking lot in the 800 block of Main Street South Saturday afternoon and blocked the door of her vehicle.

Tarrant PD chase driver of stolen car into Palisades area; suspect crashes

Officers ran the license plate and found out the car was stolen out of Shelby County.

Birmingham man accused of reaching out to convicted 9/11 terrorist may have tipped off FBI

A Birmingham man is accused of illegally trafficking firearms across state lines.

  Bo Nix named starting quarterback at Auburn

Former Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix has been named the starting quarterback at Auburn.

1 person transported to hospital after hours-long standoff in Center Point

The standoff stemmed from a conflict between the man, his girlfriend and her friend around 2 a.m.

  Fultondale High School football is ready to come through in the clutch

The cupboard of talent is far from empty for Fultondale.

  Moody police officer meets stranger who left ‘very thoughtful’ note

The post has gone viral after it was posted it to Facebook. It has more than 11,000 likes, over 600 comments and has been shared almost 5,500 times.

'Clash of the Titans’: Chick-fil-A, Popeyes compete for best chicken sandwich title

The best chicken sandwich debate has heated up!

Teen identified as victim in Monday night homicide in Wylam

Police in Birmingham are investigating a homicide in the Wylam neighborhood Monday evening.

  Birmingham making plans on how to spend new gas tax revenue

The city of Birmingham is making plans to spend the tax dollars they're getting from you paying more money at the pump.

  New farmer’s market on the way to downtown Birmingham

The city of Birmingham is getting a new farmer's market that officials hope will provide better access to healthy foods for undeserved communities.

New prices and reduced routes expected for MAX buses

Price and route changes are on the way for MAX bus riders starting in September.

  Will Pelham build a new city hall?

Pelham city councilors are looking at all options going forward, including building a new city hall.

  Iraq war veteran remembered, family honored

The family of slain Iraq war veteran Mike Gilotti was honored at Hoover’s city council meeting Monday night.

  Pelham to receive $97,000 in first year of gas tax increase

Pelham city councilors create a Transportation Plan at Monday night's meeting to identify where to use the gas tax funds.

Huntsville race car champion’s victory cut short after grandpa suffers heart attack

What should have been a night of celebration at the Huntsville Speedway has turned into a several night stay at Huntsville Hospital.

Friends, family pay tribute to man shot by off-duty police officer

Javaon Ousley was remembered Monday - not because he was killed last week by an off-duty police officer, but because he lived. Monday would’ve been the 20th birthday of the incoming Alabama A&M sophomore.

  Pelham City Council to discuss mold options

The cheapest price tag is just under one million dollars.

  Ambulance dispute in Tuscaloosa Co. headed to court

Tuscaloosa County takes the Green Pond Fire and Rescue Service to court over a dispute involving the department's newly formed ambulance service

  UA students hope “Ripple Effect” of community service projects last for years

University of Alabama students perform a series of community service around Tuscaloosa for the Ripple Effect Program

1 million visitors expected to visit U.S. Space & Rocket Center in 2019

For the first time ever, one million people are expected to visit Alabama's number one tourist destination in a year.

Schedule for SIDELINE - August 23, 2019 - Week 0

High school football is back in Alabama, and we’re ready for another year of Sideline!

  Report: Toxic chemicals found in some popular school supplies

A recent report found potentially toxic chemicals in some popular school supplies.

  Glencoe Water & Sewer workers ask residents to conserve water

City officials said it's an early stage for a water shortage and say they have a reserve in a nearby tank.

  Drivers complaining about I-59 NB road conditions

Drivers are complaining about the northbound lane with a number of cracks and patches, which causes a very rough drive for any motorist.

  Intense heat and school recess outdoors

The key for most schools is the safety of their students and being sure it’s not too hot to be outside.

Another first for Clemson: No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

Defending national champion Clemson is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the first time

Flipped flatbed truck slowing traffic near I-65 merger with I-59/20

The truck flipped and is blocking multiple lanes.

  Spain Park HS Marching Band performs Rhapsody in Blue as the band of the week

The Spain Park High School Marching Band is getting ready for its halftime performance this football season. One of the songs the band will play is Rhapsody in Blue, written by George Gershwin in 1924. It involves classical music with a jazz influence and the 190 strong band performs the song.

  FCC moving forward with 3-digit number for Suicide Prevention Hotline

Suicide rates in the U.S. are at the highest level since World War ll.

  FIRST ALERT: Extreme heat, drought conditions impacting central Alabama

The chance for a stray shower or storm will gradually come to an end by early morning with lows tonight in the 70s.

Remembering Nancy Parker: Devoted journalist, loving wife and mother

Nancy Parker was a storyteller, friend, wife and mother.

  Holocaust survivors say the next generation must be educated on the past

Holocaust survivors say not enough is being done to educate the next generation about what happened in Nazi Germany and beyond.

Birmingham police create 'safe meeting zones’ for online sales

The department has setup Safe Meeting Zones in all precinct lobbies. They are open 24 hours per day and available to make safe product transfers.

  Dozens rally in Birmingham for stiffer gun laws

A bill called the Gun Violence Protective Order Act is under consideration by the Alabama legislature.

  Donations needed for influential civil rights DJ “Tall Paul”’s gravesite

The community is rallying together for a former disc jockey who was influential during the civil rights era

A sculpture to commemorate the arts unveiled in downtown Gadsden

Statues with a story. A piece coimmerating art in downtown Gadsden.

Deadly fire in Cullman County

A house fire in Cullman County claimed the life of a man.

Nick Saban after Tide’s Scrimmage: “No one is 100% right now”

The Alabama Crimson Tide wrapped up their second scrimmage of fall camp Saturday afternoon at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Defense shines in UAB’s 2nd Scrimmage

UAB's defense shines in the Blazers second scrimmage Saturday afternoon.

Local event provides community with health screening and school supplies

A Community Health & Back to School Fair was held at McAlpine Park Recreation Center.

  Former Bessemer City, Restoration Academy football standout shot and killed in Montgomery

We're learning more about the 21-year-old Alabama state university student shot and killed last night near the campus in Montgomery. Jacquez Hall had been a standout high school football player in the Birmingham area.

  Are you watching your kids in the parking lot?

A new study shows parents need to pay extra attention to their children in the parking lot.

  FIRST ALERT: Extreme heat expected Saturday

Expect overnight lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s. The sky will remain mostly clear.

Marshall Space Flight Center taking lead on next manned lunar lander

The Marshall Space Flight Center will take the lead role in managing the next spacecraft that will fly to the moon.

  Birmingham City Schools reminding parents to register kids

Getting your child in school on time helps set them up for success.

  Family mourns son on third anniversary of his murder

Roger Cheatham's mother hopes someone will help her find her son's killer. Cheatham was shot and killed in 2016.

  Police warn parents about danger some apps pose to kids

Some of the apps on your child's phone may be more than they appear.

  UAB football makes a splash at practice

The UAB Blazers traded in the football field for some fun in the sun Friday for their 16th day of fall camp.

  Sheriff’s deputies crack down on drivers failing to yield to school buses

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's deputies crack down on drivers who fail to yield to school bus

  59/20 bridge project is on schedule, traffic improving

ALDOT engineer says 59/20 bridge work is on schedule and traffic is improving in the construction area.

  Blount County man beaten during break-in

A Blount County man is reeling from an attack that left him bruised and battered.

  Alabama State student among dead after 5 shot near campus

"My heart is heavy today because it’s difficult to look a parent in the face and express the loss of their son they sent away to go to school,” ASU's president said.

Video shows baby girl being struck, suffocated; Millbrook man arrested

A Millbrook man is facing charges after court records say he struck and suffocated a 2-month-old infant.

Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused

A judge has paused a defamation suit filed by Roy Moore against women who accused him during his unsuccessful U.S. Senate bid of past misconduct

  Calera police arrest two people for cocaine trafficking arrest off I-65

We are learning more about how a suspicious activity call to the police lead to a big cocaine arrest.

  Shelby County Sheriff’s office track down stolen car thanks to tips from public

The Shelby County Sheriff's office has a reminder for people when it comes to their vehicles.

  Thomas Rhett Concert expected to impact traffic on I-65 Saturday evening

Saturday travel could be interrupted by big time traffic congestion.