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  • Motorcycle club altercation leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

    Motorcycle club altercation leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:49:52 GMT
    Two victims were shot in the chest and died. Two other people had non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, said police.
    Two victims were shot in the chest and died. Two other people had non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, said police.
  • Elderly Avondale woman killed during burglary at her home

    Elderly Avondale woman killed during burglary at her home

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:38:09 GMT
    A woman was fatally stabbed during a robbery in Avondale. A woman was fatally stabbed during a robbery in Avondale.
    Police say an elderly woman was killed during a burglary at her home on 39th Street South.
    Police say an elderly woman was killed during a burglary at her home on 39th Street South.
  • Labor Day lunches served to Alabaster, Trussville police officers and firefighters

    Labor Day lunches served to Alabaster, Trussville police officers and firefighters

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:20:45 GMT
    Olive Garden restaurants served free lunches to police and fire departments in Alabama this Labor DayOlive Garden restaurants served free lunches to police and fire departments in Alabama this Labor Day
    Many of those Americans who had to work on this Labor Day were treated to a special “thank you” treat.Olive Garden restaurants in Alabama and across the USA delivered and served lunch to their local fire states, police departments and hospital emergency rooms.Workers at Olive Garden restaurants in Alabaster and Trussville took part in the special act to honor first responders and emergency medical personnel.The workers at the Alabaster restaurant provided lunches for about 25-30 police office...
    Many of those Americans who had to work on this Labor Day were treated to a special “thank you” treat.Olive Garden restaurants in Alabama and across the USA delivered and served lunch to their local fire states, police departments and hospital emergency rooms.Workers at Olive Garden restaurants in Alabaster and Trussville took part in the special act to honor first responders and emergency medical personnel.The workers at the Alabaster restaurant provided lunches for about 25-30 police office...
  • Homewood church hosts Labor Day BBQ, Bake and Garage Sale

    Homewood church hosts Labor Day BBQ, Bake and Garage Sale

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:55:22 GMT
    Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian holds their Labor Day BBQ, Cake and Garage salesHomewood Cumberland Presbyterian holds their Labor Day BBQ, Cake and Garage sales
    Lots of barbeque and great sales were offered at a Homewood church.The Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian Church hosted its annual Labor Day Barbeque, Bake Sale and Garage sale Monday.The church is selling BBQ plates or 2 sandwiches for $7, and is also offering cakes, cookies, pies, breads and jams.The event is happening at the church, located at 513 Columbiana Road in Homewood, and ends at 2:00 p.m.
    Lots of barbeque and great sales were offered at a Homewood church.The Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian Church hosted its annual Labor Day Barbeque, Bake Sale and Garage sale Monday.The church is selling BBQ plates or 2 sandwiches for $7, and is also offering cakes, cookies, pies, breads and jams.The event is happening at the church, located at 513 Columbiana Road in Homewood, and ends at 2:00 p.m.
  • Americans average 47 hour work weeks

    Americans average 47 hour work weeks

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:53:19 GMT
    Just in time for Labor Day -- a new survey shows that most full-time American employees are probably logging more time on the job than a typical 40-hour work week.
    Just in time for Labor Day -- a new survey shows that most full-time American employees are probably logging more time on the job than a typical 40-hour work week.
  • Kraft recalls 7,000 cases of Kraft American Singles

    Kraft recalls 7,000 cases of Kraft American Singles

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:07:32 GMT
    Kraft singlesKraft singles
    Kraft Food Groups is voluntarily recalling more than 7,691 cases of Kraft American Singles after discovering a supplier kept one of its ingredients at "out-of-standard storage temperatures."
    Kraft Food Groups is voluntarily recalling more than 7,691 cases of Kraft American Singles after discovering a supplier kept one of its ingredients at "out-of-standard storage temperatures."
  • 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.
  • Labor Day gas prices lowest since 2010

    Labor Day gas prices lowest since 2010

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:28:08 GMT
    According to AAA Travel, nearly 35 Million Americans will travel more than 50 miles this Labor Day weekend. That's the highest volume of travelers since 2008. For the nearly 30 million people traveling by automobile this weekend, there's some good news; gas prices are the lowest they've been for a Labor Day weekend since 2010. According to AAA, the national average for a gallon of unleaded gas is $3.43; in Alabama it'...
    According to AAA Travel, nearly 35 Million Americans will travel more than 50 miles this Labor Day weekend. That's the highest volume of travelers since 2008. For the nearly 30 million people traveling by automobile this weekend, there's some good news; gas prices are the lowest they've been for a Labor Day weekend since 2010. According to AAA, the national average for a gallon of unleaded gas is $3.43; in Alabama it'...
  • Amber Alert Issued by Fairfield Police

    Amber Alert Issued by Fairfield Police

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:57:22 GMT
    Fairfield Police have issued an Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rhashud Felix.
    Fairfield Police have issued an Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rhashud Felix.
  • 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.
  • Man killed while doing underground plumbing work in West Birmingham

    Man killed while doing underground plumbing work in West Birmingham

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:22:38 GMT
    A man doing plumbing work in west Birmingham was killed Saturday when the the ground above him collapsed..About ten Saturday morning, first responders rushed to 24th Street Southwest to attempt a rescue. Another man was working above the surface but he wasn't injured.At this point, the identity of the man killed is unknown. Officials say before the rescuers got on scene, people who live nearby tried to get the man out by digging up the dirt with their hands.Officials say the man sunk 12 feet ...
    A man doing plumbing work in west Birmingham was killed Saturday when the the ground above him collapsed..About ten Saturday morning, first responders rushed to 24th Street Southwest to attempt a rescue. Another man was working above the surface but he wasn't injured.At this point, the identity of the man killed is unknown. Officials say before the rescuers got on scene, people who live nearby tried to get the man out by digging up the dirt with their hands.Officials say the man sunk 12 feet ...
  • 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.

  • UAB workers take the Ice Bucket Challenge

    UAB workers take the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:08:09 GMT
    The ice water bucket dunks continued on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Friday.Workers of the UAB Hospital Maintenance Department lined in in front of the Women's and Infants Center, and took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.UAB is a site where ALS research is underway.The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $90 million so far, and still counting.
    The ice water bucket dunks continued on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Friday.Workers of the UAB Hospital Maintenance Department lined in in front of the Women's and Infants Center, and took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.UAB is a site where ALS research is underway.The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $90 million so far, and still counting.
  • High School football returns to Hackleburg

    High School football returns to Hackleburg

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:35:05 GMT
    Hackleburg High School has a pep rally in it's new football field. The previous one was destroyed by an EF-5 tornado on April 27th, 2011.Hackleburg High School has a pep rally in it's new football field. The previous one was destroyed by an EF-5 tornado on April 27th, 2011.
    It's a special night of football for one Marion County High School. They're playing on their home field for the first time in nearly four years.
    It's a special night of football for one Marion County High School. They're playing on their home field for the first time in nearly four years.
  • Coach Stallings, Coach Dye speak at Regions 2014 SEC Fall Tour

    Coach Stallings, Coach Dye speak at Regions 2014 SEC Fall Tour

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:41:29 GMT
    Former Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Gene Stallings, and former Auburn Head Coach Pat Dye were meeting people at Regions’ 2014 Southeastern Conference Fall Tour.Former Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Gene Stallings, and former Auburn Head Coach Pat Dye were meeting people at Regions’ 2014 Southeastern Conference Fall Tour.
    Some well-known college coaches made a stop at Regions in downtown Birmingham, but it wasn't for banking.Former Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Gene Stallings, and former Auburn Head Coach Pat Dye were meeting people at Regions' 2014 Southeastern Conference Fall Tour.Regions will be making stops at various SEC games this season, including Auburn's game vs. Arkansas, Ole Miss at Vanderbilt, Kentucky at Florida, and the SEC Championship.The Fall Tour will be highlighted in broadcasts of games o...
    Some well-known college coaches made a stop at Regions in downtown Birmingham, but it wasn't for banking.Former Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Gene Stallings, and former Auburn Head Coach Pat Dye were meeting people at Regions' 2014 Southeastern Conference Fall Tour.Regions will be making stops at various SEC games this season, including Auburn's game vs. Arkansas, Ole Miss at Vanderbilt, Kentucky at Florida, and the SEC Championship.The Fall Tour will be highlighted in broadcasts of games o...
  • Brighton man, teen lead police on chase in stolen car

    Brighton man, teen lead police on chase in stolen car

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:04:33 GMT
    Roderick Sharpe, 19, is facing multiple charges after leading Jefferson County authorities on a chase in a stolen car. Roderick Sharpe, 19, is facing multiple charges after leading Jefferson County authorities on a chase in a stolen car.
    A Brighton man and a teenager were arrested yesterday after being discovered in a stolen car.
    A Brighton man and a teenager were arrested yesterday after being discovered in a stolen car.
  • Couple accused of "paper terrorism" extortion of Oxford businesses

    Couple accused of "paper terrorism" extortion of Oxford businesses

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:59:45 GMT
    Everett Stout, 72, was arrested, while his significant other, 67-year-old Mariam Shultz, is still at large. Everett Stout, 72, was arrested, while his significant other, 67-year-old Mariam Shultz, is still at large.
    A couple, that considers themselves married under common law, is accused of attempted to extort $1.6 million from businesses in Oxford by filing false liens against property.
    A couple, that considers themselves married under common law, is accused of attempted to extort $1.6 million from businesses in Oxford by filing false liens against property.
  • Pinson caregiver charged with elder abuse

    Pinson caregiver charged with elder abuse

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:46:18 GMT
    Taneka Hopkins, 28, is charged with second-degree elder abuse. Taneka Hopkins, 28, is charged with second-degree elder abuse.
    A former caregiver was arrested and charged with the abuse of an elder client.
    A former caregiver was arrested and charged with the abuse of an elder client.
  • Federal judge denies request for class-action lawsuit over Daniel Acker sexual abuse

    Federal judge denies request for class-action lawsuit over Daniel Acker sexual abuse

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:30:53 GMT
    The sex abuse victims of a former Shelby County teacher have been officially denied the ability to form a class-action lawsuit against the Shelby County Board of Education and other entities.
    The sex abuse victims of a former Shelby County teacher have been officially denied the ability to form a class-action lawsuit against the Shelby County Board of Education and other entities.
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo offers playtime encounters with baby tigers

    Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo offers playtime encounters with baby tigers

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:38:32 GMT
    A pair of tiger cubs are temporarily calling the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo home.
    A pair of tiger cubs are temporarily calling the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo home.
  • Uber ride-sharing service launches in two Alabama cities

    Uber ride-sharing service launches in two Alabama cities

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:44:53 GMT
    Uber is officially launching in Alabama today, but don't expect to book a ride in Birmingham just yet.
    Uber is officially launching in Alabama today, but don't expect to book a ride in Birmingham just yet.
  • One injured in Ensley gas station shoot-out

    One injured in Ensley gas station shoot-out

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:12:38 GMT
    One person shot at Marathon gas station in Ensley ThursdayOne person shot at Marathon gas station in Ensley Thursday
    One person was taken to a hospital, after a reported shoot-out in Birmingham.
    One person was taken to a hospital, after a reported shoot-out in Birmingham.
  • Anniston Army Depot rolling out new, improved combat vehicles for U.S. Army

    Anniston Army Depot rolling out new, improved combat vehicles for U.S. Army

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:29:36 GMT
    A ceremony was held this morning to mark the project.
    A ceremony was held this morning to mark the project.
  • Peachy day of fun at the Birmingham Zoo Thursday

    Peachy day of fun at the Birmingham Zoo Thursday

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:41:41 GMT
    Children from Clanton celebrated Alabama's official tree fruit at the Birmingham ZooChildren from Clanton celebrated Alabama's official tree fruit at the Birmingham Zoo
    Children from a county known for its peaches were treated to a peachy kind of day at the Birmingham Zoo.Hundreds of students from Clanton made the hour-long drive in buses to celebrate Peach Day at Birmingham's zoo.During the morning, students gathered to see the unveiling of a new plaque and newly planted peach trees at the zoo.The peach is Alabama's official tree fruit.
    Children from a county known for its peaches were treated to a peachy kind of day at the Birmingham Zoo.Hundreds of students from Clanton made the hour-long drive in buses to celebrate Peach Day at Birmingham's zoo.During the morning, students gathered to see the unveiling of a new plaque and newly planted peach trees at the zoo.The peach is Alabama's official tree fruit.
  • Uncle attacks nephew with hammer at Pelham business

    Uncle attacks nephew with hammer at Pelham business

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:37:40 GMT
    A Pelham man was treated for injuries this morning after his uncle hit him in the head with a hammer.
    A Pelham man was treated for injuries this morning after his uncle hit him in the head with a hammer.
  • Russellville EMT arrested for working while intoxicated

    Russellville EMT arrested for working while intoxicated

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:17:19 GMT
    Gina Jones, 38, of Red Bay arrested for public intoxication and reckless endangerment after allegedly working as an EMT while intoxicated. (PHOTO: Russellville Police Dept. via WAFF)Gina Jones, 38, of Red Bay arrested for public intoxication and reckless endangerment after allegedly working as an EMT while intoxicated. (PHOTO: Russellville Police Dept. via WAFF)
    An emergency worker faces charges after police say she was working while intoxicated.
    An emergency worker faces charges after police say she was working while intoxicated.
  • Groundbreaking for Alabama’s first free standing emergency department held in Hoover

    Groundbreaking for Alabama’s first free standing emergency department held in Hoover

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:48:37 GMT
    The new facility is set to open in spring 2015.
    The new facility is set to open in spring 2015.
  • Bond reduced for former Chilton County school employee charged with sex crimes

    Bond reduced for former Chilton County school employee charged with sex crimes

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:25:50 GMT
    The woman and her husband were arrested earlier this year in connection to 87 sex crime charges involving minors.
    The woman and her husband were arrested earlier this year in connection to 87 sex crime charges involving minors.
  • Jefferson County Judge: state violated rights when state took over Birmingham schools

    Jefferson County Judge: state violated rights when state took over Birmingham schools

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:36:28 GMT
    A Jefferson County judge ruled the state superintendent violated due process rights when the state took over Birmingham City Schools.
    A Jefferson County judge ruled the state superintendent violated due process rights when the state took over Birmingham City Schools.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Controversy

    13 INVESTIGATES: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Controversy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:41:16 GMT
    Dr. Peter King is a brain disorders researcher at UAB. He hopes his research will lead to a better way to diagnose ALS and learn what causes it.Dr. Peter King is a brain disorders researcher at UAB. He hopes his research will lead to a better way to diagnose ALS and learn what causes it.

    More than 94 million and climbing... that's how much the ALS Association has collected from its viral ice bucket challenge. That number changes daily. The ice bucket challenge is not for everyone and some disagree *where* you should donate your money.

    More than 94 million and climbing... that's how much the ALS Association has collected from its viral ice bucket challenge. That number changes daily. The ice bucket challenge is not for everyone and some disagree *where* you should donate your money.

  • Top 5: Cheaha drowning, Birmingham shooting and AP test scores top your Thursday morning headlines

    Top 5: Cheaha drowning, Birmingham shooting and AP test scores top your Thursday morning headlines

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-08-28 11:55:13 GMT
    No foul play is suspected in the drowning of a 19 year-old at Lake Cheaha. Meanwhile, the search is underway for a shooting suspect in Birmingham. Also, Alabama students are making great strides in Advanced Placement testing. Check out these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
    No foul play is suspected in the drowning of a 19 year-old at Lake Cheaha. Meanwhile, the search is underway for a shooting suspect in Birmingham. Also, Alabama students are making great strides in Advanced Placement testing. Check out these stories and others in your Thursday morning headlines.
  • Hoover teen drowns in Lake Cheaha

    Hoover teen drowns in Lake Cheaha

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:53:26 GMT
    Authorities in Cleburne County are investigating the drowning of a Hoover teenager. It happened just after 12:00 Wednesday afternoon at Lake Cheaha. Crews recovered the body of the 19-year-old male about three hours later. The teen was swimming with a friend, who saw the victim go under the water. The initial investigation suggests that the drowning was accidental. The identity of the teen has not yet been released, pending notification of family members.
    Authorities in Cleburne County are investigating the drowning of a Hoover teenager. It happened just after 12:00 Wednesday afternoon at Lake Cheaha. Crews recovered the body of the 19-year-old male about three hours later. The teen was swimming with a friend, who saw the victim go under the water. The initial investigation suggests that the drowning was accidental. The identity of the teen has not yet been released, pending notification of family members.
  • UPDATE: Adger wildfire jumped containment lines, now under control again

    UPDATE: Adger wildfire jumped containment lines, now under control again

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:11:46 GMT
    A wildfire has burned more than 75 acres near Adger since 1:30 a.m.A wildfire has burned more than 75 acres near Adger since 1:30 a.m.
    A wildfire continues to burn out of control in western Jefferson County today.
    A wildfire continues to burn out of control in western Jefferson County today.
  • Northport Fire and Rescue department gets drone

    Northport Fire and Rescue department gets drone

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:47:00 GMT
    A look at the Northport Fire and Rescue's new droneA look at the Northport Fire and Rescue's new drone
    Northport Fire Rescue has added an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or “drone” to their Special Operations Unit.
    Northport Fire Rescue has added an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or “drone” to their Special Operations Unit.
  • Hit and run victim's brother says suspect's arrest provides family closure

    Hit and run victim's brother says suspect's arrest provides family closure

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:12:29 GMT
    Angela McCall was killed in a hit-and-run on Parkway East earlier this month.Angela McCall was killed in a hit-and-run on Parkway East earlier this month.
    Angela McCall was killed. The suspect, 25-year-old Sylvester Taylor, is charged with manslaughter involving a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.
    Angela McCall was killed. The suspect, 25-year-old Sylvester Taylor, is charged with manslaughter involving a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.
  • Birmingham Mayor William Bell will head to Ferguson this week

    Birmingham Mayor William Bell will head to Ferguson this week

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:15:02 GMT
    Birmingham Mayor William Bell will travel to Ferguson FridayBirmingham Mayor William Bell will travel to Ferguson Friday
    Mayor Bell is the president of the African American Mayors Association.
    Mayor Bell is the president of the African American Mayors Association.
  • Top 5: Birmingham retirees’ health insurance, Hoover rezoning meeting and UAB online medical site top your Wednesday morning headlines

    Top 5: Birmingham retirees’ health insurance, Hoover rezoning meeting and UAB online medical site top your Wednesday morning headlines

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:54:03 GMT
    Birmingham retirees are not happy about the 30% increase in their health insurance plans passed by city councilors Tuesday. Meanwhile, UAB has launched a new online medical clinic that would allow patients to stay home and receive prescriptions via the internet. Check out these stories and others in your Wednesday morning headlines.
    Birmingham retirees are not happy about the 30% increase in their health insurance plans passed by city councilors Tuesday. Meanwhile, UAB has launched a new online medical clinic that would allow patients to stay home and receive prescriptions via the internet. Check out these stories and others in your Wednesday morning headlines.
  • Bessemer municipal election results

    Bessemer municipal election results

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:07:16 GMT
    Many city and school board races will be decided in a runoff at a later date.
    Many city and school board races will be decided in a runoff at a later date.
  • Lake Crest residents attend private meeting about proposed Hoover rezoning plan

    Lake Crest residents attend private meeting about proposed Hoover rezoning plan

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:21:38 GMT
    Hundreds of Hoover elementary school students could be affected next school year by a new school zoning proposal. Hoover City Schools Superintendent Andy Craig wants to redraw attendance zones for the area's elementary schools. Craig says the plan would alleviate overcrowding at some of those campuses. A private meeting was held Tuesday night with residents of the Lake Crest community. The proposed plan would split the community between Trace Crossings and Gwin Elementary Schools. It would al...
    Hundreds of Hoover elementary school students could be affected next school year by a new school zoning proposal. Hoover City Schools Superintendent Andy Craig wants to redraw attendance zones for the area's elementary schools. Craig says the plan would alleviate overcrowding at some of those campuses. A private meeting was held Tuesday night with residents of the Lake Crest community. The proposed plan would split the community between Trace Crossings and Gwin Elementary Schools. It would al...
  • Gadsden municipal election results

    Gadsden municipal election results

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:04:04 GMT
    Mayor Sherman Guyton (I): 56% J. Holland: 18% Mitchell James: 24% Michael Shell 2% District 1 Billy J. Harris (I): 43% Cynthia L. Toles: 57% District 2 Warren Alexander Dates: 34% Deverick Williams (I): 66% District 3 Robert Avery (I): 32% Thomas Earl Worthy: 68% District 4 Luther D. Abel: 18% Robert (Bob) Echols (I): 63% Mike Goodson: 19% District 5 Gloria Allenstein: 18% Billy F. Billingsley, Sr.: 41% Bill C. Stewart (I): 41% District 6 Johnny Cannon (I): 67% Alfred (Al) Oyler: 33% District...
    Mayor Sherman Guyton (I): 56% J. Holland: 18% Mitchell James: 24% Michael Shell 2% District 1 Billy J. Harris (I): 43% Cynthia L. Toles: 57% District 2 Warren Alexander Dates: 34% Deverick Williams (I): 66% District 3 Robert Avery (I): 32% Thomas Earl Worthy: 68% District 4 Luther D. Abel: 18% Robert (Bob) Echols (I): 63% Mike Goodson: 19% District 5 Gloria Allenstein: 18% Billy F. Billingsley, Sr.: 41% Bill C. Stewart (I): 41% District 6 Johnny Cannon (I): 67% Alfred (Al) Oyler: 33% District...
  • 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.
  • Gateway social services receives generous gift from Honda

    Gateway social services receives generous gift from Honda

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:06:40 GMT
    Gateway receives a new Honda PilotGateway receives a new Honda Pilot
    Honda Manufacturing of Alabama donated a new Honda Pilot to Gateway.
    Honda Manufacturing of Alabama donated a new Honda Pilot to Gateway.
  • Birmingham City retirees say 30% insurance hike may send them back to work to make ends meet

    Birmingham City retirees say 30% insurance hike may send them back to work to make ends meet

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:40:55 GMT
    Birmingham City Council approved a 30 percent increase in health insurance cost for retirees.Birmingham City Council approved a 30 percent increase in health insurance cost for retirees.
    The cost of health insurance is going up for city retirees in Birmingham. This morning, the City Council approved a 30 percent increase, which is more than what retirees paid last year. Needless to say, retirees weren't happy with the increase.
    The cost of health insurance is going up for city retirees in Birmingham. This morning, the City Council approved a 30 percent increase, which is more than what retirees paid last year. Needless to say, retirees weren't happy with the increase.
  • Task force wants to create board to run Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter

    Task force wants to create board to run Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:10:50 GMT
    It's been a debate all summer, who will run the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter.After complaints arose about how the shelter was being run earlier this year a task force was formed to investigate the issues and provide a solution for the future.One idea was to allow the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department to run the shelter using inmates as staff.The task force met this week and has come up with a plan for the future. Although it hasn't been made official the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelte...
    It's been a debate all summer, who will run the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter.After complaints arose about how the shelter was being run earlier this year a task force was formed to investigate the issues and provide a solution for the future.One idea was to allow the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department to run the shelter using inmates as staff.The task force met this week and has come up with a plan for the future. Although it hasn't been made official the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelte...
  • Fatal hit and run suspect in Birmingham surrenders

    Fatal hit and run suspect in Birmingham surrenders

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:22:10 GMT
    Sylvester Taylor is charged with manslaughter in a fatal hit-and-run in BirminghamSylvester Taylor is charged with manslaughter in a fatal hit-and-run in Birmingham
    The incident happened Aug. 13 on Parkway East in Birmingham.
    The incident happened Aug. 13 on Parkway East in Birmingham.
  • Attack Cat terrorizes people and pets in one Texas neighborhood

    Attack Cat terrorizes people and pets in one Texas neighborhood

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:04:17 GMT
    An innocent looking feline has been terrorizing people and pets in a Houston, Texas neighborhood.
    An innocent looking feline has been terrorizing people and pets in a Houston, Texas neighborhood.
  • Birmingham Southern freshman participate in community service projects across the city

    Birmingham Southern freshman participate in community service projects across the city

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:58:31 GMT
    Birmingham-Southern College students spend time volunteering at the Exceptional FoundationBirmingham-Southern College students spend time volunteering at the Exceptional Foundation
    Birmingham-Southern says about 70 percent of its students perform some type of community service.
    Birmingham-Southern says about 70 percent of its students perform some type of community service.
  • Ex band teacher says "I love my wife and kids" following sex charges

    Ex band teacher says "I love my wife and kids" following sex charges

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:53:22 GMT
    Jeffery Gainous appears in court Aug. 26, 2014. (PHOTO VIA WKRG)Jeffery Gainous appears in court Aug. 26, 2014. (PHOTO VIA WKRG)
    Gainous made the statement outside the Escambia County Courthouse Monday afternoon before a bond hearing.
    Gainous made the statement outside the Escambia County Courthouse Monday afternoon before a bond hearing.
  • Municipal elections today in Bessemer, Gadsden

    Municipal elections today in Bessemer, Gadsden

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:40:11 GMT
    Both city council school board seats are up for grabs today.
    Both city council school board seats are up for grabs today.
  • Rosa Parks’ apartment in Montgomery heavily damaged by suspected copper thieves (PHOTOS)

    Rosa Parks’ apartment in Montgomery heavily damaged by suspected copper thieves (PHOTOS)

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:41:06 GMT
    Rosa Parks' apartment was damaged sometime between Friday and Saturday in MontgomeryRosa Parks' apartment was damaged sometime between Friday and Saturday in Montgomery
    The apartment was one of several in the area targeted by the thieves.
    The apartment was one of several in the area targeted by the thieves.
  • Top 5: UPS plane crash results, EPA clean-up in Shelby County and Emmy Awards wrap top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Top 5: UPS plane crash results, EPA clean-up in Shelby County and Emmy Awards wrap top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-08-26 11:55:09 GMT
    UPS has been removed from the plane crash investigation by the NTSBUPS has been removed from the plane crash investigation by the NTSB
    The NTSB is expected to release the cause of the 2013 UPS plane crash on September 9. Meanwhile, the EPA has revealed a clean-up proposal for a plant in Shelby County. Check out these stories and others in your Tuesday morning headlines.
    The NTSB is expected to release the cause of the 2013 UPS plane crash on September 9. Meanwhile, the EPA has revealed a clean-up proposal for a plant in Shelby County. Check out these stories and others in your Tuesday morning headlines.
  • 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.
  • TOUCHDOWN FRIDAY: Week 1

    TOUCHDOWN FRIDAY: Week 1

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:28:22 GMT
    Check out the video players for highlights from week one of the 2014 high school football season.
    Check out the video players for highlights from week one of the 2014 high school football season.
  • Game of the Week: Florence vs Shades Valley

    Game of the Week: Florence vs Shades Valley

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:15:08 GMT
    It's a 6A match-up in this week's Game of the Week tonight as Shades Valley hosts Florence.
    It's a 6A match-up in this week's Game of the Week tonight as Shades Valley hosts Florence.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: EMA warehouse deal

    13 INVESTIGATES: EMA warehouse deal

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:28:20 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.
  • 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.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Road rage

    13 INVESTIGATES: Road rage

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:40:31 GMT
    A armed showdown between two motorists was recently caught on tape in Fultondale.
    A armed showdown between two motorists was recently caught on tape in Fultondale.
  • 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.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: A New Definition for Rape

    13 INVESTIGATES: A New Definition for Rape

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:11:43 GMT
    Courtesy: APCourtesy: AP
    The FBI is making a change to its Uniform Crime Report. Because of that change, rape in our state is up more than fifty percent. But the main reason may surprise you. The FBI is changing the definition of rape to include men and boys.
    The FBI is making a change to its Uniform Crime Report. Because of that change, rape in our state is up more than fifty percent. But the main reason may surprise you. The FBI is changing the definition of rape to include men and boys.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Dangers of distracted driving

    13 INVESTIGATES: Dangers of distracted driving

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:21:18 GMT
    Morgan Sanders recovers from distraced driving wreckMorgan Sanders recovers from distraced driving wreck

    Innocent people are dying because some drivers choose to take their eyes off the road to use their electronic devices.

    Innocent people are dying because some drivers choose to take their eyes off the road to use their electronic devices.

  • Spirit of Alabama: the Amelia Center

    Spirit of Alabama: the Amelia Center

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:39:09 GMT
    The Amelia Center is a remarkable place where healing begins for families who have lost a baby or child. We just can’t imagine how you’d deal with such a loss, but they do great work here. We hope this story captures the dedication of the people who work here. The Amelia Center is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    The Amelia Center is a remarkable place where healing begins for families who have lost a baby or child. We just can’t imagine how you’d deal with such a loss, but they do great work here. We hope this story captures the dedication of the people who work here. The Amelia Center is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
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