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  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

  Spring Garden basketball player changes jersey number to honor boyfriend

House approves bail reform named for slain college student

  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

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  FIRST ALERT: Showers Friday morning may mix with sleet or snow

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

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

Body found on 8th Ave. by Birmingham Airport Authority

$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

Kenton Maurice Hall was arrested by Clanton police on Wednesday.

Police investigating homicide at Irondale apartment complex

Authorities say Derrick Gerod Marks was shot and killed at Hunter Ridge Apartments in the 2900 block of Hunter Ridge Drive on Tuesday around 6:15 p.m.

  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.

  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

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

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

  Floyd Bradford Bridge Closure Impacting Business

Shelby County asking residents to take Coosa River Express survey

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

  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.

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.

  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.

  Suspected robber holds employee at gunpoint in Adamsville

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

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.

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.

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.

  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?

  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.

  Amendment 1 receives push back from educators

You’ll find just one constitutional amendment on the ballot next week. It’s facing some push back from educators.

After committee passage, Senate slows animal cruelty bill

At least one member of the Alabama Senate committee that approved a bill opponents claim takes state animal abuse laws backwards said he wants to see the legislation die.

  Tuscaloosa city leaders consider renaming street after fallen officer

Tuscaloosa City Council to discuss renaming a city street after an officer killed in the line of duty.

  Driver hits a house in Birmingham

It happened on 17th Way Southwest and Jefferson Avenue Southwest around 6:00 p.m.

  UPDATE: Plan in place to fix constant sewage overflows in Bessemer area

Jefferson County leaders are working to upgrade the old sewer system in the Bessemer area after residents reached out to us complaining about sewage spilling into their neighborhoods. The county is praying for dry weather so it can get to work on the plan to fix the overflows.

‘Without access to public records, there is no accountability’: A denial for ShotSpotter requests

The city has spent $2.6 million on something to fight crime but won’t allow media (or citizens) to access the data the system collects.

  Center for Domestic Preparedness not ready for infectious disease patients

Anniston’s Center for Domestic Preparedness has a worldwide reputation for training first responders, but this weekend city and Washington D.C. leaders came out against using the center to house people who may by infected with the coronavirus.

  Anniston leaders blame lack of communication for coronavirus uproar

Anniston leaders are convinced people who could have been infected with the coronavirus would have been sent to their city if not for strong opposition on the local and federal level.

Wrecked 18-wheeler stopped traffic on I-65

An 18-wheeler blocked traffic across all lanes.

  How to program your weather radio

Do you own a NOAA weather radio? If so, you want to make sure it’s correctly programmed ahead of potential severe weather.

Kate Ragsdale was killed 7 years ago in Tuscaloosa, $25,000 reward in cold case

Kate Ragsdale was found dead in her home located in The Highlands neighborhood in 2013.

Suspect shot after home invasion in Elmore County

The suspect in an early morning home invasion incident is in critical condition after being shot multiple times, according to the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office.

  Anniston (Ala.) City Council will not seek legal action after plan to quarantine coronavirus canceled

Confusion erupted over plans to use the FEMA Center in Anniston to quarantine some passengers from the Diamond Princess.

3 people killed in separate car wrecks in JeffCo on Sunday

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office confirms three people were killed in separate car accidents on February 23.

  College students gather in Birmingham to learn the power of participating in elections

The “Gen Z and Millennial Voter Training” was an information packed weekend geared towards teaching young voters the power of participating in elections from the local to federal level, said organizers.

One man dead after Bessemer car crash

A man was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday after a car crashed into a tree off of Alliance Rd in Bessemer.

DSV Global Transport plans to open direct cargo flights from China to Huntsville, Al starting Tuesday

DSV calls the air bridge between Alabama and China a “unique solution” to the impact the coronavirus has had on the delivery of international cargo.

Teenager arrested after high speed chase in Morgan County

Teen in custody following high-speed chase

Lakeshore Foundation hosts SEC Junior Wheelchair Basketball Championship

The Lakeshore Foundation says the event brings in several hundred people, including players, coaches, and family.

Authorities searching for convicted murderer who escaped from work release center

Authorities are searching for a convicted murderer who escaped on Saturday.

I-65 NB reopened after accident shut down all lanes

An accident on I-65 Northbound in Birmingham has shutdown the interstate.

  Anniston city leaders blindsided by plan to use local FEMA facility as part of Coronavirus quarantine

The FEMA Center in Anniston will be used to quarantine some passengers from the Diamond Princess.

Mountain Brook practices at Bartow Arena as Spartans gear up for Final Four

The three-time defending 7A state champs, Mountain Brook, are in the hunt for their fourth straight title and they believe practicing at Bartow Arena helps them get a feel for playing in a big arena.

6-month-old missing boy from Matthews found dead in Charlotte cemetery

Police said the boy's 30-year-old mother was was arrested for robbery on Friday night. The baby boy wasn't with her at the time of the arrest.

No. 13 Auburn overcomes 17-point deficit to remain unbeaten at home

The No. 13 Tigers did it again, overcoming a 17-point deficit to down the Tennessee Volunteers 73-66 in Auburn Arena.