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  • Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

    Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:28:18 GMT
    President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address Wednesday outlining an expanded military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, and urge Congress to quickly give him authority to arm...
    Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of "a steady, relentless...
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  • Teachers raise concerns over hostile work environment at Bessemer City High School

    Teachers raise concerns over hostile work environment at Bessemer City High School

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-09-17 04:34:50 GMT
    Bessemer school leaders got an earful Tuesday night from teachers and community members about how they say the city's high school is being impacted by the principal
    Bessemer school leaders got an earful Tuesday night from teachers and community members about how they say the city's high school is being impacted by the principal
  • No confirmed EV-D68 virus cases in Jefferson County, yet

    No confirmed EV-D68 virus cases in Jefferson County, yet

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:44:50 GMT
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed four cases of the EV-D68 virus which caused an outbreak in respiratory illnesses in the Midwest. 
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed four cases of the EV-D68 virus which caused an outbreak in respiratory illnesses in the Midwest. 
  • Tuscaloosa County Schools upgrade anti-bullying program

    Tuscaloosa County Schools upgrade anti-bullying program

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:42:10 GMT
    The Tuscaloosa County Schools BRAVE program is empowering parents and students to identify and report bullying this school year.
    The Tuscaloosa County Schools BRAVE program is empowering parents and students to identify and report bullying this school year.
  • 2 men convicted of cheating in Lake Guntersville fishing tournament

    2 men convicted of cheating in Lake Guntersville fishing tournament

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:35:48 GMT
    Gary Lee Minor Jr. and Robert Scott Gillaspie were convicted of theft by deception and tampering with a sporting event after allegedly cheating in a fishing tournament on Lake Guntersville in August. Gary Lee Minor Jr. and Robert Scott Gillaspie were convicted of theft by deception and tampering with a sporting event after allegedly cheating in a fishing tournament on Lake Guntersville in August.
    Two north Alabama men have been convicted of cheating during a fishing tournament on Lake Guntersville.
    Two north Alabama men have been convicted of cheating during a fishing tournament on Lake Guntersville.
  • Purse-snatching suspect remains on the run in Tuscaloosa

    Purse-snatching suspect remains on the run in Tuscaloosa

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:51:14 GMT
    Alleged robbery suspect in TuscaloosaAlleged robbery suspect in Tuscaloosa
    Police investigators in Tuscaloosa would like your help in finding a person wanted in a purse snatching.According to a news release, Tuscaloosa Police officers responded to the DCH parking deck on East University Boulevard at 1:30 p.m. September 9, 2014.Officers were dispatched to check on a robbery call, and when they arrived, they were told a male suspect walked up to a 53 year old woman and asked if she smoked.The victim told him she did not, and then the suspect allegedly grabbed her purs...
    Police investigators in Tuscaloosa would like your help in finding a person wanted in a purse snatching.According to a news release, Tuscaloosa Police officers responded to the DCH parking deck on East University Boulevard at 1:30 p.m. September 9, 2014.Officers were dispatched to check on a robbery call, and when they arrived, they were told a male suspect walked up to a 53 year old woman and asked if she smoked.The victim told him she did not, and then the suspect allegedly grabbed her purs...
  • Roof collapses at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Wilton

    Roof collapses at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Wilton

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:56:08 GMT
    Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Wilton, Shelby CountyMt. Olive Baptist Church in Wilton, Shelby County
    The incident happened Sunday, September 7.
    The incident happened Sunday, September 7.
  • Area police officers honored for excellence and valor

    Area police officers honored for excellence and valor

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:41:11 GMT
    The local chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security honors area police officers each year.
    The local chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security honors area police officers each year.
  • Homewood Police Department holds K9 training

    Homewood Police Department holds K9 training

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:16:53 GMT
    The region 22 K-9 training is underway this week at West Homewood Park.
    The region 22 K-9 training is underway this week at West Homewood Park.
  • Top 5: ISIS strategy, respiratory virus in Alabama and Adrian Peterson’s apology top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Top 5: ISIS strategy, respiratory virus in Alabama and Adrian Peterson’s apology top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:25:57 GMT
    A vote could come this week on President Obama's strategy for ISIS. Meanwhile, the rare respiratory virus has now been confirmed in Alabama children. Check out these stories and others in your Tuesday morning headlines.
    A vote could come this week on President Obama's strategy for ISIS. Meanwhile, the rare respiratory virus has now been confirmed in Alabama children. Check out these stories and others in your Tuesday morning headlines.
  • Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey tours Tuscaloosa businesses

    Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey tours Tuscaloosa businesses

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:54:28 GMT
    Alabama Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey visits businesses in TuscaloosaAlabama Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey visits businesses in Tuscaloosa
    Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey made a tour through Tuscaloosa based businesses as part of her statewide “on the move” tour.Ivey had coffee with the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce before she made visits to The Westervelt Company and Nucor Steel.The Lt. Governor talked with employees and leaders at Nucor Steel about what makes them successful. Ivey says the work ethic and positive environments makes the companies she visited work well.
    Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey made a tour through Tuscaloosa based businesses as part of her statewide “on the move” tour.Ivey had coffee with the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce before she made visits to The Westervelt Company and Nucor Steel.The Lt. Governor talked with employees and leaders at Nucor Steel about what makes them successful. Ivey says the work ethic and positive environments makes the companies she visited work well.
  • Enterovirus breathing illness strikes children in Alabama

    Enterovirus breathing illness strikes children in Alabama

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:43:02 GMT
    Recent results confirm the Enterovirus is active in Alabama.The Alabama Department of Public Health reports several test samples were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for testing.As of September 15, 2014, the results show 4 of 6 specimens from Mobile County tested positive for EV-D68.The 5th specimen was positive for Coxsackievirus B3 and the last specimen was negative.The ADPH is investigating clusters of children with the suspected virus, and health providers have been...
    Recent results confirm the Enterovirus is active in Alabama.The Alabama Department of Public Health reports several test samples were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for testing.As of September 15, 2014, the results show 4 of 6 specimens from Mobile County tested positive for EV-D68.The 5th specimen was positive for Coxsackievirus B3 and the last specimen was negative.The ADPH is investigating clusters of children with the suspected virus, and health providers have been...
  • Tuscaloosa man arrested for domestic violence after alleged sexual assault

    Tuscaloosa man arrested for domestic violence after alleged sexual assault

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:27:11 GMT
    Anthony Ware, 34, was arrested for domestic violence strangulation, rape and theft of property after an incident involving his girlfriend.Anthony Ware, 34, was arrested for domestic violence strangulation, rape and theft of property after an incident involving his girlfriend.
    A Tuscaloosa man was arrested Saturday morning after a woman reported that she was choked and sexually assaulted by her boyfriend.
    A Tuscaloosa man was arrested Saturday morning after a woman reported that she was choked and sexually assaulted by her boyfriend.
  • First responders, support staff care for those suffering from domestic violence

    First responders, support staff care for those suffering from domestic violence

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:05:12 GMT
    Dianne Bentley speaks at a training session for first responders dealing with domestic violence safely. Dianne Bentley speaks at a training session for first responders dealing with domestic violence safely.
    In Alabama, one in four women will be the victim of domestic violence in her lifetime. More than half a million cases of domestic assault were reported in Alabama over the past 20 years, and more than 700 of those cases resulted in death.
    In Alabama, one in four women will be the victim of domestic violence in her lifetime. More than half a million cases of domestic assault were reported in Alabama over the past 20 years, and more than 700 of those cases resulted in death.
  • WJ Christian students participate in Slave Route Project as part of Birmingham’s Empowerment Week

    WJ Christian students participate in Slave Route Project as part of Birmingham’s Empowerment Week

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:42:48 GMT
    The students used their bodies to form a slave ship, giving them a visual of what slaves endured.
    The students used their bodies to form a slave ship, giving them a visual of what slaves endured.
  • Stanley Chatman sentenced to 99 years in the murder of Derrick King

    Stanley Chatman sentenced to 99 years in the murder of Derrick King

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:09:55 GMT
    Stanley Chatman appeared in a Birmingham courtroom this morning to hear his sentence.Stanley Chatman appeared in a Birmingham courtroom this morning to hear his sentence.
    Chatman was released from prison in connection to another Birmingham murder before the shooting death of Derrick King.
    Chatman was released from prison in connection to another Birmingham murder before the shooting death of Derrick King.
  • TSA reminds Birmingham passengers about prohibited items when flying

    TSA reminds Birmingham passengers about prohibited items when flying

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:34:26 GMT
    Items confiscated from the Birmingham Shuttlesworth international airportItems confiscated from the Birmingham Shuttlesworth international airport
    Several prohibited items have been confiscated by the TSA at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.
    Several prohibited items have been confiscated by the TSA at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.
  • Birmingham commemorates 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, 51 years later

    Birmingham commemorates 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, 51 years later

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:04:27 GMT
    Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Denise McNair and Carole RobertsonAddie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Denise McNair and Carole Robertson
    A moment of silence will be held this morning across the city to honor the four little girls who lost their lives in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing 51 years ago.
    A moment of silence will be held this morning across the city to honor the four little girls who lost their lives in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing 51 years ago.
  • Today in Alabama ladies perform their Miss America "talents"

    Today in Alabama ladies perform their Miss America "talents"

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:50:20 GMT
    It seems the new Miss America has everyone believing they can compete.Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was crowned the winner last night after she sung “Happy” by Pharell Williams while tapping a red plastic cup on the floor during the talent competition.Well, the ladies of Today in Alabama were inspired by the routine and were eager to show off their talents as well.Check out Meteorologist Stephanie Walker, Traffic Anchor Eunice Elliot and Producer Mary Beth Harrison in the hilarious video above.
    It seems the new Miss America has everyone believing they can compete.Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was crowned the winner last night after she sung “Happy” by Pharell Williams while tapping a red plastic cup on the floor during the talent competition.Well, the ladies of Today in Alabama were inspired by the routine and were eager to show off their talents as well.Check out Meteorologist Stephanie Walker, Traffic Anchor Eunice Elliot and Producer Mary Beth Harrison in the hilarious video above.
  • Housekeeper accused of stealing $29,000 worth of jewelry from homeowner in Mount Olive

    Housekeeper accused of stealing $29,000 worth of jewelry from homeowner in Mount Olive

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:19:05 GMT
    Photos of the jewelry that was sold to a nearby store helped lead detectives to the suspect.
    Photos of the jewelry that was sold to a nearby store helped lead detectives to the suspect.
  • Birmingham area pastor charged with sexually abusing a minor

    Birmingham area pastor charged with sexually abusing a minor

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:17:10 GMT
    Glenn Vanzandt served as the lead minister at Palisades Family Church of ChristGlenn Vanzandt served as the lead minister at Palisades Family Church of Christ
    The 55 year-old man from Hoover has been charged with second degree sodomy and rape. Authorities believe the alleged crimes happened over several months.
    The 55 year-old man from Hoover has been charged with second degree sodomy and rape. Authorities believe the alleged crimes happened over several months.
  • Firefighters investigating early morning blaze in Northport

    Firefighters investigating early morning blaze in Northport

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:42:24 GMT
    The vacant home was located at 309 47th Avenue in Northport. The vacant home was located at 309 47th Avenue in Northport.
    The vacant home was located at 309 47th Avenue in Northport. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the home was already fully involved and had collapsed.
    The vacant home was located at 309 47th Avenue in Northport. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the home was already fully involved and had collapsed.
  • Top 5: 16th Street Baptist Church bombing anniversary, Ray Rice appeal and Miss America crowned top your Monday morning headlines

    Top 5: 16th Street Baptist Church bombing anniversary, Ray Rice appeal and Miss America crowned top your Monday morning headlines

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:02:56 GMT
    Events are planned in Birmingham today to commemorate the 51st  16th Street Baptist Church Bombing. Meanwhile, Ravens running back Ray Rice plans to appeal his NFL suspension today. Also, a new Miss America has been crowned. Check out these stories and others in your Monday morning headlines.
    Events are planned in Birmingham today to commemorate the 51st  16th Street Baptist Church Bombing. Meanwhile, Ravens running back Ray Rice plans to appeal his NFL suspension today. Also, a new Miss America has been crowned. Check out these stories and others in your Monday morning headlines.
  • Clay “Vicious Dog Ordinance” ruled unconstitutional

    Clay “Vicious Dog Ordinance” ruled unconstitutional

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-09-15 04:12:53 GMT
    An ordinance regulating "vicious and dangerous" dogs in the city of Clay has been ruled "unconstitutional." In June 2013, the Clay City Council passed an ordinance that would have banned certain types of dogs that are deemed “vicious or dangerous.” Some people living in Clay were upset with the ordinance, including residents, Stephen and Mary Schreiner. The couple filed a lawsuit in July of 2013. Prior to the ordinanc...
    An ordinance regulating "vicious and dangerous" dogs in the city of Clay has been ruled "unconstitutional." In June 2013, the Clay City Council passed an ordinance that would have banned certain types of dogs that are deemed “vicious or dangerous.” Some people living in Clay were upset with the ordinance, including residents, Stephen and Mary Schreiner. The couple filed a lawsuit in July of 2013. Prior to the ordinanc...
  • Sunday morning shooting in Birmingham kills one, critically injures another

    Sunday morning shooting in Birmingham kills one, critically injures another

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:37:21 GMT
    The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed one man and left a woman in critical condition. The shooting happened around 6:30am Sunday in the 1500 block of Bessemer Road. Lt. Sean Edwards with the Birmingham Police Department says officers were notified about a shooting in the area. When they arrived, they found a Hispanic male and Hispanic female on the ground suffering from gunshot wound...
    The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed one man and left a woman in critical condition. The shooting happened around 6:30am Sunday in the 1500 block of Bessemer Road. Lt. Sean Edwards with the Birmingham Police Department says officers were notified about a shooting in the area. When they arrived, they found a Hispanic male and Hispanic female on the ground suffering from gunshot wound...
  • Evening News Sunday September 14, 2014

    Evening News Sunday September 14, 2014

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:07:07 GMT
    Evening News Sunday September 14, 2014Two people shot on Bessemer Road, one dead.Clay City ordinance on "vicious" dogs ruled unconstitutional."Trucks by the Tracks" food festival held at Railroad Park
    Evening News Sunday September 14, 2014Two people shot on Bessemer Road, one dead.Clay City ordinance on "vicious" dogs ruled unconstitutional."Trucks by the Tracks" food festival held at Railroad Park
  • UAB honors doctor who walked miles in ice storm to perform life saving surgery

    UAB honors doctor who walked miles in ice storm to perform life saving surgery

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-09-14 15:10:49 GMT
    The heroic doctor who hiked miles during the Winter ice storm to save a life, was honored today at UAB's football game.

    The heroic doctor who hiked miles during the Winter ice storm to save a life, was honored today at UAB's football game.

  • Inmate Dies at Jefferson County Jail

    Inmate Dies at Jefferson County Jail

    Sunday, September 14 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-09-14 04:37:46 GMT
    An inmate dies in the Jefferson County jail following a confrontation with other inmates and guards.
    An inmate dies in the Jefferson County jail following a confrontation with other inmates and guards.
  • Evening News Saturday September 13, 2014

    Evening News Saturday September 13, 2014

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:57:50 GMT
    Evening News Saturday September 13, 2014Local minister facing rape charges.Inmate dies in struggle at Jefferson County Jail.Local physician honored for heroic actions by UAB
    Evening News Saturday September 13, 2014Local minister facing rape charges.Inmate dies in struggle at Jefferson County Jail.Local physician honored for heroic actions by UAB
  • Buddy Anderson breaks state record

    Buddy Anderson breaks state record

    Saturday, September 13 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-09-13 04:24:07 GMT
    “Records are made to be broken,” said Buddy Anderson after becoming the winningest high school head coach in Alabama.
    “Records are made to be broken,” said Buddy Anderson after becoming the winningest high school head coach in Alabama.
  • TOUCHDOWN FRIDAY: Week 4

    TOUCHDOWN FRIDAY: Week 4

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:20:11 GMT
    Check out the video player above for highlights from games across central Alabama.
    Check out the video player above for highlights from games across central Alabama.
  • Tuscaloosa woman charged with sexual abuse of neighborhood boys

    Tuscaloosa woman charged with sexual abuse of neighborhood boys

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:12:00 GMT
    Mary Prince, 60, of Tuscaloosa, was charged with sodomy and sexual abuse of a child under 12. Mary Prince, 60, of Tuscaloosa, was charged with sodomy and sexual abuse of a child under 12.
    A Tuscaloosa woman was arrested earlier this week on charges of sexually abusing boys in her neighborhood.
    A Tuscaloosa woman was arrested earlier this week on charges of sexually abusing boys in her neighborhood.
  • ‘Hope on Wheels’ makes donation to Children’s of Alabama for childhood cancer research

    ‘Hope on Wheels’ makes donation to Children’s of Alabama for childhood cancer research

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-09-13 01:49:17 GMT
    The check was presented in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness month.
    The check was presented in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness month.
  • Cherokee Bend School honors lunch ladies, custodians with parade

    Cherokee Bend School honors lunch ladies, custodians with parade

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-09-13 01:40:32 GMT
    Students at Mountain Brook's Cherokee Bend Elementary School took some time to celebrate some important members of their school's staff.
    Students at Mountain Brook's Cherokee Bend Elementary School took some time to celebrate some important members of their school's staff.
  • Game of the Week: Spain Park vs Tuscaloosa County High School

    Game of the Week: Spain Park vs Tuscaloosa County High School

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-09-13 00:02:19 GMT
    Game of the Week: Spain Park vs. Tuscaloosa County.Game of the Week: Spain Park vs. Tuscaloosa County.
    The Alabama's 13 Game of the Week, Spain Park vs Tuscaloosa County.
    The Alabama's 13 Game of the Week, Spain Park vs Tuscaloosa County.
  • Attorney for UA student charged with assault says his client was a victim

    Attorney for UA student charged with assault says his client was a victim

    Friday, September 12 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-09-12 22:20:45 GMT
    Nicholas MitrowNicholas Mitrow
    The attorney mentions an incident that happened before the September 6 event on campus. The University of Alabama Police Department is investigating.
    The attorney mentions an incident that happened before the September 6 event on campus. The University of Alabama Police Department is investigating.
  • Teen shot twice in chest in Birmingham's Loveman's Village Friday

    Teen shot twice in chest in Birmingham's Loveman's Village Friday

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-09-12 21:13:57 GMT
    Shooting scene at Loveman's VillageShooting scene at Loveman's Village
    Crime scene investigators are on the scene of a shooting in a Birmingham housing development.The Birmingham Police Department reports the incident happened just before 11:00 a.m. Friday on Harding Court Way Southwest.That's in the Loveman's Village community.The shooting victim was apparently taken to BMC Princeton hospital by private vehicle, but was then transported to UAB Hospital.The victim has two gunshot wounds to the chest.Alabama's 13 News has a crew on the scene, and expect to have m...
    Crime scene investigators are on the scene of a shooting in a Birmingham housing development.The Birmingham Police Department reports the incident happened just before 11:00 a.m. Friday on Harding Court Way Southwest.That's in the Loveman's Village community.The shooting victim was apparently taken to BMC Princeton hospital by private vehicle, but was then transported to UAB Hospital.The victim has two gunshot wounds to the chest.Alabama's 13 News has a crew on the scene, and expect to have m...
  • Alabama man arrested in Danish child porn investigation after University of Alabama blanket seen in photos

    Alabama man arrested in Danish child porn investigation after University of Alabama blanket seen in photos

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-09-12 21:05:45 GMT
    Victor Dingler Victor Dingler
    An Etowah County man was arrested for creating and distributing pornographic images of a child that were discovered by Danish authorities.
    An Etowah County man was arrested for creating and distributing pornographic images of a child that were discovered by Danish authorities.
  • Moody Middle School holds annual Devil Dash to raise funds

    Moody Middle School holds annual Devil Dash to raise funds

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-09-12 18:38:43 GMT
    Moody Devil DashMoody Devil Dash
    The Fun Run has become quite the tradition for students and faculty at Moody Middle School.During the event, students run laps to earn money for their school.The school held its 4th Annual Fun Run under today's sunny skies.Last years, the event raised nearly $8,000. All of the proceeds raised go to Moody Middle School.
    The Fun Run has become quite the tradition for students and faculty at Moody Middle School.During the event, students run laps to earn money for their school.The school held its 4th Annual Fun Run under today's sunny skies.Last years, the event raised nearly $8,000. All of the proceeds raised go to Moody Middle School.
  • “Black on black” crime discussed during Birmingham Empowerment Week event

    “Black on black” crime discussed during Birmingham Empowerment Week event

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-09-12 18:21:00 GMT
    Hundreds of students from across the city participated in the panel discussion at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Hundreds of students from across the city participated in the panel discussion at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
    Empowerment Week first began in 2013 during Birmingham's 50 Years Forward Commemoration, marking 50 years since the 1963 Civil Rights Movement.
    Empowerment Week first began in 2013 during Birmingham's 50 Years Forward Commemoration, marking 50 years since the 1963 Civil Rights Movement.
  • UA Board of Trustees vote to buy part of old Partlow property

    UA Board of Trustees vote to buy part of old Partlow property

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:16:29 GMT
    The University of Alabama Board of Trustees voted to buy a portion of the old Partlow property and the property the new mental health hospital sits on.The purchase includes parcels 1 and 2 that fronts University Blvd. comprising approximately 118 acres for $32 million dollars. This includes both the grounds and the existing buildings including the improvements that were recently constructed on the property.University will not purchase the Department of Mental Health cemetery that is located o...
    The University of Alabama Board of Trustees voted to buy a portion of the old Partlow property and the property the new mental health hospital sits on.The purchase includes parcels 1 and 2 that fronts University Blvd. comprising approximately 118 acres for $32 million dollars. This includes both the grounds and the existing buildings including the improvements that were recently constructed on the property.University will not purchase the Department of Mental Health cemetery that is located o...
  • Top 5: Timothy Jones hearing, Oscar Pistorius verdict and high school football preview top your Friday morning headlines

    Top 5: Timothy Jones hearing, Oscar Pistorius verdict and high school football preview top your Friday morning headlines

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:00:06 GMT
    A day after being found 'not guilty' of murder, Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of 'culpable homicide' in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Also, the South Carolina father accused of killing his five children is scheduled to be in court today. Check out these stories and others in your Friday morning headlines.
    A day after being found 'not guilty' of murder, Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of 'culpable homicide' in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Also, the South Carolina father accused of killing his five children is scheduled to be in court today. Check out these stories and others in your Friday morning headlines.
  • Remembering Alabama native killed at Pentagon on 9/11

    Remembering Alabama native killed at Pentagon on 9/11

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:26:48 GMT
    Major Dwayne Williams was remembered in a Jacksonville ceremony commemorating 9/11. Major Dwayne Williams was remembered in a Jacksonville ceremony commemorating 9/11.
    Remembering Alabama native killed at Pentagon on 9/11 Major Dwayne Williams was killed when the third plane hit the Pentagon thirteen years ago today.
    Remembering Alabama native killed at Pentagon on 9/11 Major Dwayne Williams was killed when the third plane hit the Pentagon thirteen years ago today.
  • Repairs made on 20/59 bridge in downtown more proof that they need replacing

    Repairs made on 20/59 bridge in downtown more proof that they need replacing

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:59:36 GMT
    Motorist driving through Downtown Birmingham on Interstate 20/59 this morning may have experienced some delays. Crews from the Alabama Department of Transportation were out making repairs to the Central Business District Bridge.
    Motorist driving through Downtown Birmingham on Interstate 20/59 this morning may have experienced some delays. Crews from the Alabama Department of Transportation were out making repairs to the Central Business District Bridge.
  • 2 arrested stealing appliance from new Ross Bridge homes

    2 arrested stealing appliance from new Ross Bridge homes

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:31:15 GMT
    Robert Frazier and Raymond Ruffin charged with burglary, theft of property for stealing stove from a Ross Bridge home under construction.Robert Frazier and Raymond Ruffin charged with burglary, theft of property for stealing stove from a Ross Bridge home under construction.
    Two men are behind bars after stealing appliances from new homes being built in Hoover's Ross Bridge community.
    Two men are behind bars after stealing appliances from new homes being built in Hoover's Ross Bridge community.
  • State troopers investigate fatal crash in Chilton County

    State troopers investigate fatal crash in Chilton County

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:14:47 GMT
    An Elmore County woman was killed in a collision with a large truck Thursday.The Alabama State Troopers report Alice Scott, 58, of Deatsville, was killed in the wreck.Scott was driving a 2008 Chevrolet HHR, when it collided with a 2007 International truck.It happened during lunch hour on Highway 31, near the Clanton City limit.No other details were made available.
    An Elmore County woman was killed in a collision with a large truck Thursday.The Alabama State Troopers report Alice Scott, 58, of Deatsville, was killed in the wreck.Scott was driving a 2008 Chevrolet HHR, when it collided with a 2007 International truck.It happened during lunch hour on Highway 31, near the Clanton City limit.No other details were made available.
  • Potentially dangerous cell phone test equipment stolen from vehicle in Tuscaloosa

    Potentially dangerous cell phone test equipment stolen from vehicle in Tuscaloosa

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-09-11 21:17:54 GMT
    CCI Pim ProCCI Pim Pro
    A potentially dangerous device was stolen from a vehicle in Tuscaloosa yesterday.
    A potentially dangerous device was stolen from a vehicle in Tuscaloosa yesterday.
  • Fourth suspect surrenders in assault on University of Alabama campus

    Fourth suspect surrenders in assault on University of Alabama campus

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:48:59 GMT
    Kevin Brady, Nicholas Mitrow, Zachary Stewart and Joseph Baron arrested in connection with an assault at the University of Alabama.Kevin Brady, Nicholas Mitrow, Zachary Stewart and Joseph Baron arrested in connection with an assault at the University of Alabama.
    The assault happened in a courtyard located on The University of Alabama. The victim was taken to the hospital with a serious head injury.
    The assault happened in a courtyard located between two dorms on the campus of The University of Alabama. The victim was taken to the hospital with a serious head injury.
  • South Carolina investigators reach out to Alabamians to help solve a hit-and-run case

    South Carolina investigators reach out to Alabamians to help solve a hit-and-run case

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:45:59 GMT
    Lindsay BiresLindsay Bires
    Criminal investigators South Carolina are appealing for help from folks in Alabama in solving a hit-and-run case.The Columbia, South Carolina Police Department reports their investigation continues into a serious hit-and-run incident that happened in September 2012.That was the same time when the University of Alabama at Birmingham football team played a game with the University of South Carolina team in Columbia, SC.Investigators are reaching out to any Alabama resident who can offer informa...
    Criminal investigators South Carolina are appealing for help from folks in Alabama in solving a hit-and-run case.The Columbia, South Carolina Police Department reports their investigation continues into a serious hit-and-run incident that happened in September 2012.That was the same time when the University of Alabama at Birmingham football team played a game with the University of South Carolina team in Columbia, SC.Investigators are reaching out to any Alabama resident who can offer informa...
  • Birmingham soon to be home to new professional football team

    Birmingham soon to be home to new professional football team

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:59:36 GMT
    The North American Football League plans to kick of its inaugural season with eight teams including Birmingham Freedom. The league wants to expand to 16 during its first four years.
    The North American Football League plans to kick of its inaugural season with eight teams including Birmingham Freedom. The league wants to expand to 16 during its first four years.
  • Dad accused of killing 5 kids went on Illinois crime spree in 2001

    Dad accused of killing 5 kids went on Illinois crime spree in 2001

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:40:10 GMT
    Timothy Jones, Jr. Timothy Jones, Jr.
    The AP is reporting that Timothy Jones, Jr., who is accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Wilcox County, has a criminal history.
    The AP is reporting that Timothy Jones, Jr., who is accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Wilcox County, has a criminal history.
  • Documents release new details on previous child abuse charges of Timothy Ray Jones, Jr.

    Documents release new details on previous child abuse charges of Timothy Ray Jones, Jr.

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:27:57 GMT
    Timothy Ray Jones was investigated twice for child abuse before his five children were killed and later found in Wilcox County.
    Timothy Ray Jones was investigated twice for child abuse before his five children were killed and later found in Wilcox County.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: EMA warehouse deal

    13 INVESTIGATES: EMA warehouse deal

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:58:09 GMT
    The Jefferson County District Attorney is probing a warehouse deal between the county EMA and an antique fire truck organization.
    The Jefferson County District Attorney is probing a warehouse deal between the county EMA and an antique fire truck organization.
  • Matt Pitt pre-trial hearing set in officer impersonation case

    Matt Pitt pre-trial hearing set in officer impersonation case

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:44:29 GMT
    A Jefferson County judge has set Matt Pitt's pre-trial hearing in his officer impersonation case.
    A Jefferson County judge has set Matt Pitt's pre-trial hearing in his officer impersonation case.
  • Many local 9/11 remembrance ceremonies held today

    Many local 9/11 remembrance ceremonies held today

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:54:32 GMT
    As the nation pauses to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks, several people in our area will be attending local observances and ceremonies.
    As the nation pauses to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks, several people in our area will be attending local observances and ceremonies.
  • 13 years since 9/11: A nation remembers

    13 years since 9/11: A nation remembers

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:39:52 GMT
    Today marks 13 years since the 9-11 terror attacks. On this day of remembrance, millions around the country will stop to reflect on that horrific day and the heroes who died.Thirteen years later, and the memories and emotions have yet to fade.“"It's a sad day and you can never forget. We will never forget. We have to move on. We have to stay strong," said Albert Yagudayay, a New York resident.Ground zero continues to change and evolve. One World Trade has replaced the Twin Towers that once st...
    Today marks 13 years since the 9-11 terror attacks. On this day of remembrance, millions around the country will stop to reflect on that horrific day and the heroes who died.Thirteen years later, and the memories and emotions have yet to fade.“"It's a sad day and you can never forget. We will never forget. We have to move on. We have to stay strong," said Albert Yagudayay, a New York resident.Ground zero continues to change and evolve. One World Trade has replaced the Twin Towers that once st...
  • “The Biggest Loser” returns

    “The Biggest Loser” returns

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:11:55 GMT
    "The Biggest Loser" returns to NBC for a new season.This year's theme is "Glory Days", with 20 former athletes trying to reclaim the fitness they'velost.Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Damien Woody is part of the contestant mix, as is former Detroit Lions quarterback Scott Mitchell.New trainers are also on board, along with original trainer Bob Harper.He is going to be working with contestants at "Comeback Canyon" where contestants who are initially eliminated have a chance to e...
    "The Biggest Loser" returns to NBC for a new season.This year's theme is "Glory Days", with 20 former athletes trying to reclaim the fitness they'velost.Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Damien Woody is part of the contestant mix, as is former Detroit Lions quarterback Scott Mitchell.New trainers are also on board, along with original trainer Bob Harper.He is going to be working with contestants at "Comeback Canyon" where contestants who are initially eliminated have a chance to e...
  • President Obama: "If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven"

    President Obama: "If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven"

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-09-11 12:43:25 GMT
    President Obama addressed the nation Wednesday night in a primetime speech outlining his strategy on dealing with ISIS.
    President Obama addressed the nation Wednesday night in a primetime speech outlining his strategy on dealing with ISIS.
  • Top 5: Autopsies for five children, 9/11 Anniversary and President Obama’s top your Thursday morning headlines

    Top 5: Autopsies for five children, 9/11 Anniversary and President Obama’s top your Thursday morning headlines

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-09-11 12:02:38 GMT
    The autopsies of the five children whose bodies were found in Wilcox County will be today. Meanwhile, President Obama has laid out his ISIS strategy to the American public. Check out these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
    The autopsies of the five children whose bodies were found in Wilcox County will be today. Meanwhile, President Obama has laid out his ISIS strategy to the American public. Check out these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
  • Bart Starr recovering from a mild stroke

    Bart Starr recovering from a mild stroke

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:06:33 GMT
    Former Alabama and Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is recovering from a mild stroke.
    Former Alabama and Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is recovering from a mild stroke.
  • Birmingham illegal narcotic, firearm bust seizes 41 guns

    Birmingham illegal narcotic, firearm bust seizes 41 guns

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:53:04 GMT
    Reginald Johnson, 38, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance after an illegal narcotic and firearm bust. Additional firearm charges may be pending. Reginald Johnson, 38, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance after an illegal narcotic and firearm bust. Additional firearm charges may be pending.
    A total of 41 guns were taken off the street today after a month-long illegal narcotic and firearm investigation by the Birmingham Police Department.
    A total of 41 guns were taken off the street today after a month-long illegal narcotic and firearm investigation by the Birmingham Police Department.
  • South Carolina man faces five counts of murder, accused of killing his five children

    South Carolina man faces five counts of murder, accused of killing his five children

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:48:40 GMT
    Timothy Ray Jones Jr.Timothy Ray Jones Jr.
    A South Carolina mother is distraught after learning her five children are dead and that their bodies were found here in Alabama. Also shocking, their father is in custody for their murders. 
    A South Carolina mother is distraught after learning her five children are dead and that their bodies were found here in Alabama. Also shocking, their father is in custody for their murders. 
  • 3 arrested in Mount Olive methamphetamine bust

    3 arrested in Mount Olive methamphetamine bust

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:23:00 GMT
    Some of the items seized in a Mount Olive drug bust. Some of the items seized in a Mount Olive drug bust.
    Three people are behind bars after a month long investigation into meth trafficking near where children play in Mount Olive.
    Three people are behind bars after a month long investigation into meth trafficking near where children play in Mount Olive.
  • Father allegedly shoots son over debit card use

    Father allegedly shoots son over debit card use

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-09-10 21:48:53 GMT
    Walter Byars, 59, was charged with second-degree assault after allegedly shooting his son in the arm over debit card use. Walter Byars, 59, was charged with second-degree assault after allegedly shooting his son in the arm over debit card use.
    A Birmingham man is facing charges after allegedly shooting his son over the use of a debit card.
    A Birmingham man is facing charges after allegedly shooting his son over the use of a debit card.
  • Sumner's Hardware in Holt has business license revoked as possible gambling agent

    Sumner's Hardware in Holt has business license revoked as possible gambling agent

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-09-10 21:24:30 GMT
    Sumner's Hardware in Holt had its license revoked after a Tuscaloosa Police investigation led them to believe it was being used as a gambling "bookie" operation.Sumner's Hardware in Holt had its license revoked after a Tuscaloosa Police investigation led them to believe it was being used as a gambling "bookie" operation.
    Sumner's Hardware in Holt was ordered to close its doors after the Tuscaloosa City Council revoked its business license last night. The Tuscaloosa Police Department presented information to the Public Safety Committee July 25 for discussion after an investigation led them to believe that the hardware store was a bookie operation for gambling. The matter was taken up by the Tuscaloosa City Council last night, which voted to revoked heir business license. Because the business is in the Tuscaloo...
    Sumner's Hardware in Holt was ordered to close its doors after the Tuscaloosa City Council revoked its business license last night. The Tuscaloosa Police Department presented information to the Public Safety Committee July 25 for discussion after an investigation led them to believe that the hardware store was a bookie operation for gambling. The matter was taken up by the Tuscaloosa City Council last night, which voted to revoked heir business license. Because the business is in the Tuscaloo...
  • AEA responds to Hubbert’s letter blasting organization

    AEA responds to Hubbert’s letter blasting organization

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-09-10 20:12:03 GMT
    In a direct letter to board members, the former leader of the Alabama Education Association blasted the organization. “With great reluctance, but with absolute conviction of its necessity, I write this letter to you to inform you of the immediate danger, in fact crisis, in which our organization finds itself. “ Dr. Paul Hubbert led the AEA from 1969 till his retirement in 2011. This week, he sent an open letter to the...
    In a direct letter to board members, the former leader of the Alabama Education Association blasted the organization. “With great reluctance, but with absolute conviction of its necessity, I write this letter to you to inform you of the immediate danger, in fact crisis, in which our organization finds itself. “ Dr. Paul Hubbert led the AEA from 1969 till his retirement in 2011. This week, he sent an open letter to the...
  • South Carolina man who dumped children's bodies in Wilcox County to be charged with murder

    South Carolina man who dumped children's bodies in Wilcox County to be charged with murder

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-09-10 17:56:01 GMT
    The South Carolina father accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama will be charged with murder when he is extradited to his home state.
    The South Carolina father accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama will be charged with murder when he is extradited to his home state.
  • Mountain Brook Elementary hosts fun run for education

    Mountain Brook Elementary hosts fun run for education

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-09-10 17:33:41 GMT
    Mountain Brook Elementary students take off udring the Rock'n Town Live! themed Boosterthon Fun Run. Mountain Brook Elementary students take off udring the Rock'n Town Live! themed Boosterthon Fun Run.
    A group of Mountain Brook Elementary students took to the track today after raising pledges to pay for educational expenses.
    A group of Mountain Brook Elementary students took to the track today after raising pledges to pay for educational expenses.
  • McAdory students create human yellow ribbon

    McAdory students create human yellow ribbon

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:55:50 GMT
    Students at McAdory Elementary School created a living ribbon in support of the fight against cancer.The children and teachers gathered in a field behind the school Wednesday morning and formed a large yellow ribbon.The Hoover Police Department sent their helicopter to take photos from above.The school is taking part in the “Putting Childhood Cancer in Chains” campaign, where the children bring in dollars to put up in a paper chain link.The grade level with the longest paper chain by Friday w...
    Students at McAdory Elementary School created a living ribbon in support of the fight against cancer.The children and teachers gathered in a field behind the school Wednesday morning and formed a large yellow ribbon.The Hoover Police Department sent their helicopter to take photos from above.The school is taking part in the “Putting Childhood Cancer in Chains” campaign, where the children bring in dollars to put up in a paper chain link.The grade level with the longest paper chain by Friday w...
  • President Obama to address nation on ISIS strategy

    President Obama to address nation on ISIS strategy

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-09-10 12:49:52 GMT
    President Barack Obama is set to hit rewind on his approach to foreign policy when he addresses the nation Wednesday. A president who rode opposition to the Iraq War to the White House will try to convince the American people that, this time, the U.S. must wade back into the much-despised quagmire to eliminate the threat from the group ISIS.It's not the first time Obama has retreated from some of his most frequently-played sound bites regarding the terror threat in the Middle East. But with t...
    President Barack Obama is set to hit rewind on his approach to foreign policy when he addresses the nation Wednesday. A president who rode opposition to the Iraq War to the White House will try to convince the American people that, this time, the U.S. must wade back into the much-despised quagmire to eliminate the threat from the group ISIS.It's not the first time Obama has retreated from some of his most frequently-played sound bites regarding the terror threat in the Middle East. But with t...
  • Top 5: Bodies found in Wilcox County, UPS plane crash investigation and respiratory virus concerns top your Wednesday morning headlines

    Top 5: Bodies found in Wilcox County, UPS plane crash investigation and respiratory virus concerns top your Wednesday morning headlines

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-09-10 12:38:37 GMT
    The remains of five missing children were found yesterday in Wilcox County. Meanwhile, the NTSB has released its findings on the UPS plane crash investigation. Watch these stories and others in your Wednesday morning headlines.
    The remains of five missing children were found yesterday in Wilcox County. Meanwhile, the NTSB has released its findings on the UPS plane crash investigation. Watch these stories and others in your Wednesday morning headlines.
  • Apple announces new products: iPhone 6, AppleWatch

    Apple announces new products: iPhone 6, AppleWatch

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-09-09 19:07:48 GMT
    iPhone 6iPhone 6
    In what's become a yearly fall spectacle, Apple has unveiled a series of new products today during their "big announcement" event.
    In what's become a yearly fall spectacle, Apple has unveiled a series of new products today during their "big announcement" event.
  • Evening News Sunday September 7, 2014

    Evening News Sunday September 7, 2014

    Sunday, September 7 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-09-07 22:48:39 GMT
    Evening News Sunday September 7, 2014Highway project at I 20/59 to take four years.Pleasant Grove murder-suicide claims pregnant woman."Racially insensitive" memo by owner leads to sale of Atlanta Hawks.
    Evening News Sunday September 7, 2014Highway project at I 20/59 to take four years.Pleasant Grove murder-suicide claims pregnant woman."Racially insensitive" memo by owner leads to sale of Atlanta Hawks.
  • PHOTOS: Auburn hammers San Jose State

    PHOTOS: Auburn hammers San Jose State

    Sunday, September 7 2014 2:51 AM EDT2014-09-07 06:51:27 GMT
    A Saturday of football on the Plains.
    A Saturday of football on the Plains.
  • Evening News Saturday September 6, 2014

    Evening News Saturday September 6, 2014

    Saturday, September 6 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-09-07 00:53:42 GMT
    Evening News Saturday September 6, 2014Gunfight between current and former boyfriend ends with death and injury in Birmingham.Man accused of leaving 4 year old in car along with 50 bags of heroin.Woman charged with kidnapping her grandson in Amber Alert case.
    Evening News Saturday September 6, 2014Gunfight between current and former boyfriend ends with death and injury in Birmingham.Man accused of leaving 4 year old in car along with 50 bags of heroin.Woman charged with kidnapping her grandson in Amber Alert case.
  • TOUCHDOWN FRIDAY: Week 3

    TOUCHDOWN FRIDAY: Week 3

    Friday, September 5 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-09-06 03:47:31 GMT
    Check out the video player above for highlights from this week's high school football games across central Alabama, including: Vestavia vs. Oak Mountain, Mountain Brook vs. Hoover, Northridge vs. McAdory, Walker vs. John Carroll, Corner vs. Fairfield, Munford vs. Leeds, Pleasant Grove vs. Ramsay, and Valley vs. Oxford.
    Check out the video player above for highlights from this week's high school football games across central Alabama, including: Vestavia vs. Oak Mountain, Mountain Brook vs. Hoover, Northridge vs. McAdory, Walker vs. John Carroll, Corner vs. Fairfield, Munford vs. Leeds, Pleasant Grove vs. Ramsay, and Valley vs. Oxford.
  • Game of the Week: Vestavia Hills vs. Oak Mountain

    Game of the Week: Vestavia Hills vs. Oak Mountain

    Friday, September 5 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-09-06 00:23:27 GMT
    The Alabama's 13 Game of the Week, Vestavia Hills vs Oak Mountain. It's a7a Region 3 match up.
    The Alabama's 13 Game of the Week, Vestavia Hills vs Oak Mountain. It's a7a Region 3 match up.
  • Justin Ross Harris indicted on murder charges in hot car death of 22-month-old son

    Justin Ross Harris indicted on murder charges in hot car death of 22-month-old son

    Thursday, September 4 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-09-04 21:47:29 GMT
    Justin Harris Ross appeared in a Georgia courtroom Thursday for a probable cause hearing.Justin Harris Ross appeared in a Georgia courtroom Thursday for a probable cause hearing.
    A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours has been charged with murder in the toddler's death.
    A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours has been charged with murder in the toddler's death.
  • 13 Investigates: Jefferson County tag lines

    13 Investigates: Jefferson County tag lines

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-09-03 11:44:16 GMT
    A new streamlined system was implemented in the Jefferson County tag renewal office back in JuneA new streamlined system was implemented in the Jefferson County tag renewal office back in June
    In this 13 Investigates report, we check back in with the Jefferson County tag renewal office to see if any improvements have been made since a new streamlined system was implemented in June.
    In this 13 Investigates report, we check back in with the Jefferson County tag renewal office to see if any improvements have been made since a new streamlined system was implemented in June.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Denzel Campbell three time war veteran

    Spirit of Alabama: Denzel Campbell three time war veteran

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:03:13 GMT
    It's one thing to get shot at in combat in one war, but Denzel Campbell got shot at in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.Denzel says; “how they missed me all those times, I'll never know.” Denzel saw more combat than most folks but lived to come back home to Alabama and he'll soon celebrate his 92nd birthday. Meet him in this Spirit of Alabama report.
    It's one thing to get shot at in combat in one war, but Denzel Campbell got shot at in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.Denzel says; “how they missed me all those times, I'll never know.” Denzel saw more combat than most folks but lived to come back home to Alabama and he'll soon celebrate his 92nd birthday. Meet him in this Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Hear Gus Malzahn's full press conference

    Hear Gus Malzahn's full press conference

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:09:50 GMT
    Gus Malzahn talks San Jose State
    Gus Malzahn talks San Jose State
  • BURGER BYTES: Don't call Samford's trainers water boys

    BURGER BYTES: Don't call Samford's trainers water boys

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:30:12 GMT
    Samford University's football athletic trainers get to practice early and get started on their duties.
    Samford University's football athletic trainers get to practice early and get started on their duties.
  • Evening News Sunday August 31, 2014

    Evening News Sunday August 31, 2014

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:29:57 GMT
    Evening News Sunday August 31, 2014Labor Day travel reaches 6 year high.Gasoline prices vary widely across Alabama.Grandmother arrested, child found safe after Amber Alert.
    Evening News Sunday August 31, 2014Labor Day travel reaches 6 year high.Gasoline prices vary widely across Alabama.Grandmother arrested, child found safe after Amber Alert.
  • Evening News Saturday August 30, 2014

    Evening News Saturday August 30, 2014

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:10:49 GMT
    Evening News Saturday August 30, 2014Plumbing worker dies when trench collapses in west Birmingham.Man shot and killed walking with wife in Birmingham park.Silo fire in Lawrence County takessix departments to douse.
    Evening News Saturday August 30, 2014Plumbing worker dies when trench collapses in west Birmingham.Man shot and killed walking with wife in Birmingham park.Silo fire in Lawrence County takessix departments to douse.
  • Touchdown Friday Week 2

    Touchdown Friday Week 2

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:59:41 GMT
     Touchdown Friday week 2 highlights
     Touchdown Friday week 2 highlights
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Paying to win

    13 INVESTIGATES: Paying to win

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:48:05 GMT

    The University of Alabama and Auburn University spent more on their football programs during the 2013 season than any other college in the country.

    The University of Alabama and Auburn University spent more on their football programs during the 2013 season than any other college in the country.

  • Spirit of Alabama: Bill Seales the peanut man.

    Spirit of Alabama: Bill Seales the peanut man.

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:19:58 GMT
    Bill Seales, Pell City's "peanut man" Bill Seales, Pell City's "peanut man"
    Bill Seales, though challenged, chose to be independent in every way. So he did something sort of old fashioned, he figured he could make a decent living, the best he could and take care of he and his family.
    Bill Seales, though challenged, chose to be independent in every way. So he did something sort of old fashioned, he figured he could make a decent living, the best he could and take care of he and his family.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: NTSB removes UPS, pilot union from crash probe

    13 INVESTIGATES: NTSB removes UPS, pilot union from crash probe

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:00:15 GMT
    This week, the NTSB accused UPS and a pilots union of violating its public comment restrictions and, in essence, kicked the groups out of the investigation of Flight 1354's crash in Birmingham.
    This week, the NTSB accused UPS and a pilots union of violating its public comment restrictions and, in essence, kicked the groups out of the investigation of Flight 1354's crash in Birmingham.
  • Evening News Sunday August 24, 2014

    Evening News Sunday August 24, 2014

    Sunday, August 24 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-24 22:58:07 GMT
    Evening News Sunday August 24, 2014.Birmingham Police investigate murder at Jemison Drive store.Tuscaloosa Police investigate homicide outside check cashing business.Pratt City church celebrates grand reopening after 2011 tornadoes.
    Evening News Sunday August 24, 2014.Birmingham Police investigate murder at Jemison Drive store.Tuscaloosa Police investigate homicide outside check cashing business.Pratt City church celebrates grand reopening after 2011 tornadoes.
  • Evening News Saturday August 23, 2014

    Evening News Saturday August 23, 2014

    Saturday, August 23 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-24 03:23:17 GMT
    Evening News Saturday August 23, 2014Hoover Police investigating racist letter sent to visiting football coach.Governor exploring use of drones for many purposes in Alabama.F.B.I. honors key figure in local hostage standoff.
    Evening News Saturday August 23, 2014Hoover Police investigating racist letter sent to visiting football coach.Governor exploring use of drones for many purposes in Alabama.F.B.I. honors key figure in local hostage standoff.
  • 13 Investigates: Diabetes in Alabama

    13 Investigates: Diabetes in Alabama

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:05:27 GMT
    More than 1 in 8 Alabamians are dealing with the disease, and experts say it is getting worse.
    More than 1 in 8 Alabamians are dealing with the disease, and experts say it is getting worse.
  • Top 5: Mayor Bell considers Ferguson trip, Kelley Howard declared dead and high school football begins

    Top 5: Mayor Bell considers Ferguson trip, Kelley Howard declared dead and high school football begins

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:54:07 GMT
    Birmingham Mayor William Bell says he's checking his calendar to see if he can travel to Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the Michael Brown death. Meanwhile, parents in Hoover are raising concerns over a rezoning proposal. Also, AAA has released its Labor Day weekend travel predictions.
    Birmingham Mayor William Bell says he's checking his calendar to see if he can travel to Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the Michael Brown death. Meanwhile, parents in Hoover are raising concerns over a rezoning proposal. Also, AAA has released its Labor Day weekend travel predictions.
  • Spirit of Alabama: The Lovelady's Part 2

    Spirit of Alabama: The Lovelady's Part 2

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:32:14 GMT
    There aren't many folks who would take into their home 6 convicts who the state had pretty much given up on. But, that's what Brenda Spahn did when she set out to begin a ministry that takes in hurting women and begin to give them hope for the future. This is part 2 of our Spirit of Alabama report about The Lovelady Center and the wonderful work they do here in Birmingham. The needs are great and if you'd like to get involved, you can contact The Lovelady Center.
    There aren't many folks who would take into their home 6 convicts who the state had pretty much given up on. But, that's what Brenda Spahn did when she set out to begin a ministry that takes in hurting women and begin to give them hope for the future. This is part 2 of our Spirit of Alabama report about The Lovelady Center and the wonderful work they do here in Birmingham. The needs are great and if you'd like to get involved, you can contact The Lovelady Center.
  • Evening News Sunday August 17, 2014

    Evening News Sunday August 17, 2014

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:39:09 GMT
    Evening News Sunday August 17, 2014.Body of missing fisherman recovered.I-59 construction project now underway.Alabama gambling changes under consideration.
    Evening News Sunday August 17, 2014.Body of missing fisherman recovered.I-59 construction project now underway.Alabama gambling changes under consideration.
  • Evening News Saturday August 16, 2014

    Evening News Saturday August 16, 2014

    Saturday, August 16 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-17 02:47:02 GMT
    Evening News Saturday August 16, 2014Rally held in Birmingham for unarmed Missouri teen shot and killed by police.Five year old girl shot during Birmingham altercation.New Alabama sorority pledges include one percent minority members.
    Evening News Saturday August 16, 2014Rally held in Birmingham for unarmed Missouri teen shot and killed by police.Five year old girl shot during Birmingham altercation.New Alabama sorority pledges include one percent minority members.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: UPS plane crash

    13 INVESTIGATES: UPS plane crash

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-08-15 11:46:03 GMT
    NTSB picture of Flight 1354 crash site.NTSB picture of Flight 1354 crash site.
    The NTSB has finished its probe of the fatal UPS cargo plane crash exactly one year ago.
    The NTSB has finished its probe of the fatal UPS cargo plane crash exactly one year ago.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: The Coaching Culture Follow-up

    13 INVESTIGATES: The Coaching Culture Follow-up

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:26:45 GMT
    As the new school year is underway, "Henry" remains off the court and out of school until his juvenile case is resolved.As the new school year is underway, "Henry" remains off the court and out of school until his juvenile case is resolved.

    A Talladega high school basketball player remains sidelined after asking a federal court to let him back in school. It's a story we first brought you back in May. That's when, we reported that the young man was suspended from school after a physical altercation with the school's head basketball coach.

    A Talladega high school basketball player remains sidelined after asking a federal court to let him back in school. It's a story we first brought you back in May. That's when, we reported that the young man was suspended from school after a physical altercation with the school's head basketball coach.

  • Evening News Sunday August 10, 2014

    Evening News Sunday August 10, 2014

    Sunday, August 10 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-08-10 22:42:50 GMT
    Evening News Sunday August 10, 2014.Civil rights activists beginSCLC conference in Birmingham.Federal judge in Scrushy casejailed on spousal battery charge.Oil sands development halted pending Alabama regulations.
    Evening News Sunday August 10, 2014.Civil rights activists beginSCLC conference in Birmingham.Federal judge in Scrushy casejailed on spousal battery charge.Oil sands development halted pending Alabama regulations.
  • Evening News Saturday August 9, 2014

    Evening News Saturday August 9, 2014

    Saturday, August 9 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-10 01:44:24 GMT
    Evening News Saturday August 9, 2014Southern Christian Leadership Conference holding National convention in Birmingham this week.Two bicycle riders injured critically on Highway 31.Pelham holds novel football fundraiser.
    Evening News Saturday August 9, 2014Southern Christian Leadership Conference holding National convention in Birmingham this week.Two bicycle riders injured critically on Highway 31.Pelham holds novel football fundraiser.
  • Auburn's Philip Lutzenkirchen's blood alcohol nearly five times legal limit at time of fatal crash

    Auburn's Philip Lutzenkirchen's blood alcohol nearly five times legal limit at time of fatal crash

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-08-06 16:45:00 GMT
    Philip LutzenkirchenPhilip Lutzenkirchen
    Former Auburn University tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen had a large amount of alcohol in his system at the time of his deadly June crash, a new state report indicates.
    Former Auburn University tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen had a large amount of alcohol in his system at the time of his deadly June crash, a new state report indicates.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Remy's Dog Park

    Spirit of Alabama: Remy's Dog Park

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:29:24 GMT
    Soon your dog could have a very cool park to visit called Remy's Dog Park and it will be located in the 1300 acre Red Mountain Park. If you like dogs then you are going to love this story. Ken Jackson and Remy, tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    Soon your dog could have a very cool park to visit called Remy's Dog Park and it will be located in the 1300 acre Red Mountain Park. If you like dogs then you are going to love this story. Ken Jackson and Remy, tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: The Organ Donation Dilemma

    13 INVESTIGATES: The Organ Donation Dilemma

    Monday, August 4 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-08-05 03:15:07 GMT
    Lisa Winnege watches tv.Lisa Winnege watches tv.
    Every year thousands of Alabamians wait to learn if they'll be next to find a matching donor organ. It can be a life or death matter but the need exceeds what's available.
    Every year thousands of Alabamians wait to learn if they'll be next to find a matching donor organ. It can be a life or death matter but the need exceeds what's available.
  • SPIRIT OF ALABAMA: Jim Lawrence

    SPIRIT OF ALABAMA: Jim Lawrence

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:51:57 GMT
    Lt. Jim LawrenceLt. Jim Lawrence
    A 24-year-old army lieutenant from Troy, Alabama didn't know much about Vietnam, but he got his orders, obeyed them and shipped out. He came very close to being killed in action. Instead he lived to tell his story of Landing Zone Albany in the Idrang Valley.
    A 24-year-old army lieutenant from Troy, Alabama didn't know much about Vietnam, but he got his orders, obeyed them and shipped out. He came very close to being killed in action. Instead he lived to tell his story of Landing Zone Albany in the Idrang Valley.
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  • Spirit of Alabama: Three Hots and a Cot

    Spirit of Alabama: Three Hots and a Cot

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-09-17 02:58:07 GMT
    If you served in the military you've heard the expression “Three Hots and a Cot”. That's about the only promise made to a recruit. J.D. Simpson started a local ministry with that name and their mission is to meet the needs of American veterans who need a place to stay and a meal. Meeting the needs of those who have served us in this Spirit of Alabama report.
    If you served in the military you've heard the expression “Three Hots and a Cot”. That's about the only promise made to a recruit. J.D. Simpson started a local ministry with that name and their mission is to meet the needs of American veterans who need a place to stay and a meal. Meeting the needs of those who have served us in this Spirit of Alabama report.
  • BURGER BYTES: The story behind Alabama Tom

    BURGER BYTES: The story behind Alabama Tom

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:58:57 GMT
    You probably don't know Henry Swann. He's based out of Mobile, Ala., and works in hotel construction. Chances are, you are familiar with his alter ego, the fictional character Alabama Tom.
    You probably don't know Henry Swann. He's based out of Mobile, Ala., and works in hotel construction. Chances are, you are familiar with his alter ego, the fictional character Alabama Tom.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: West Precinct progress

    13 INVESTIGATES: West Precinct progress

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:07:06 GMT
    Construction on Birmingham's new $2.7 million West Police Precinct is underway after a work halted for over a year.  
    Construction on Birmingham's new $2.7 million West Police Precinct is underway after a work halted for over a year.  
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Epicenter Alabama

    13 INVESTIGATES: Epicenter Alabama

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:38:32 GMT
    Earthquake damage to homeEarthquake damage to home
    Just this week, September 9th at 10:59 P.M., Alabama had an earthquake. The US Geological Survey reports a quake happened in Franklin County. At magnitude 2.1, most people didn't feel it. Stronger quakes have rattled Alabama, though. Alabama's 13 investigates what would happen if we had a significant earthquake today. Greg Privett explains the treats and how to prepare your family.
    Just this week, September 9th at 10:59 P.M., Alabama had an earthquake. The US Geological Survey reports a quake happened in Franklin County. At magnitude 2.1, most people didn't feel it. Stronger quakes have rattled Alabama, though. Alabama's 13 investigates what would happen if we had a significant earthquake today. Greg Privett explains the treats and how to prepare your family.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Lee Carpenter

    Spirit of Alabama: Lee Carpenter

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:33:34 GMT
    Lee CarpenterLee Carpenter
    Lee Carpenter played on some very good Auburn teams back in the early 70's. He was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease nearly 30 years ago. In this Spirit of Alabama report, Lee talks about his life and his appreciation for the recent attention and support ALS received due to the Ice Bucket Challenge.
    Lee Carpenter played on some very good Auburn teams back in the early 70's. He was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease nearly 30 years ago. In this Spirit of Alabama report, Lee talks about his life and his appreciation for the recent attention and support ALS received due to the Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: I-22 delay answers

    13 INVESTIGATES: I-22 delay answers

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:16:00 GMT
    ALDOT Director John Cooper answered questions Friday about area highway projects, including a handful from our viewers about the delayed I-22 connection.
    ALDOT Director John Cooper answered questions Friday about area highway projects, including a handful from our viewers about the delayed I-22 connection.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: I-22 delays

    13 INVESTIGATES: I-22 delays

    Thursday, September 4 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-09-05 03:10:02 GMT

    Bridge design issues are delaying the $168 million project to connect Interstate 65 with Interstate 22 near Birmingham by several months.

    Bridge design issues are delaying the $168 million project to connect Interstate 65 with Interstate 22 near Birmingham by several months.

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