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  • Search underway for man who doused ex-girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire

    Search underway for man who doused ex-girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:36:39 GMT
    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who doused his former girlfriend with gasoline, then lit her on fire. According to the Sheriff’s Office, about 2:30 Sunday morning, deputies responded to a house fire on Nellie Anderson Street in Edgewater. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from severe burns all over her body. She was taken to a hospital where she is listed in serious condition...
    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who doused his former girlfriend with gasoline, then lit her on fire. According to the Sheriff’s Office, about 2:30 Sunday morning, deputies responded to a house fire on Nellie Anderson Street in Edgewater. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from severe burns all over her body. She was taken to a hospital where she is listed in serious condition...
  • Evening News Sunday July 27, 2014

    Evening News Sunday July 27, 2014

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:18:58 GMT
    Evening News Sunday July 27, 2014Search on for Birmingham manaccused of dousing ex-girlfriend with gasoline, setting her on fire.Woman killed, two others hurt in Ensley shooting.Nationwidesearch for Alabama man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting woman and 8 year old girl.
    Evening News Sunday July 27, 2014Search on for Birmingham manaccused of dousing ex-girlfriend with gasoline, setting her on fire.Woman killed, two others hurt in Ensley shooting.Nationwidesearch for Alabama man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting woman and 8 year old girl.
  • Sunday morning headlines with Alabama's 13 Ashley Roberts

    Sunday morning headlines with Alabama's 13 Ashley Roberts

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-07-27 11:40:57 GMT
    Ashley Roberts has your morning news for 7.27.14. Click on the link for your complete headlines.
    Ashley Roberts has your morning news for 7.27.14. Click on the link for your complete headlines.
  • Three people shot while standing in street

    Three people shot while standing in street

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-07-27 10:41:54 GMT
    One person died. Two others were injured. Police are now looking for a suspect.
    One person died. Two others were injured. Police are now looking for a suspect.
  • Evening News Saturday July 26, 2014

    Evening News Saturday July 26, 2014

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:28:52 GMT
    Evening News Saturday July 26, 2014Large crowd assembles for Schaeffer Eye Center City Fest.Truck fire on 280 backs up Shelby County traffic for a mile.South Alabama authorities search for man suspected of kidnapping and sexual assault of woman and little girl.
    Evening News Saturday July 26, 2014Large crowd assembles for Schaeffer Eye Center City Fest.Truck fire on 280 backs up Shelby County traffic for a mile.South Alabama authorities search for man suspected of kidnapping and sexual assault of woman and little girl.
  • Back-to-school giveaway to help less fortunate students

    Back-to-school giveaway to help less fortunate students

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:52:26 GMT
    Local church, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, is answering the call to help with a back-to-school giveaway.
    Local church, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, is answering the call to help with a back-to-school giveaway.
  • Training your dog the right way to ensure obedience

    Training your dog the right way to ensure obedience

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:26:28 GMT
    Dog training tools fall into the "good stick/bad stick" realm.
    Dog training tools fall into the "good stick/bad stick" realm.
  • Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

    Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:39:05 GMT
    A sheriff in Washington state says a massive wildfire has burned 300 homes, double the number previously estimated.
    A sheriff in Washington state says a massive wildfire has burned 300 homes, double the number previously estimated.
  • Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

    Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:38:10 GMT
    Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.Police say the victims were 7- and 10-year-old brothers and their 15-year-old sister.
    Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.Police say the victims were 7- and 10-year-old brothers and their 15-year-old sister.
  • Get ready for City Fest tops Saturday morning news

    Get ready for City Fest tops Saturday morning news

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:36:34 GMT
    Alabama's 13 Ashley Roberts has your morning news for 7.26.14.
    Alabama's 13 Ashley Roberts has your morning news for 7.26.14.
  • Big plans underway to revitalize Woodlawn through Park at Wood Station development

    Big plans underway to revitalize Woodlawn through Park at Wood Station development

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:20:39 GMT
    One neighborhood in the Magic City hasn't seen a lot of magic over the years when it comes adding new homes. Now, lifestyles are about to change in Woodlawn. This afternoon, Mayor William Bell and members of the Woodlawn Foundation broke ground for the new Park at Wood Station. The multi-million dollar development will be built in different phases. The first phase of the project will include a 64-unit townhome complex. A community center is also included in phase one.The heavy machines are in...
    One neighborhood in the Magic City hasn't seen a lot of magic over the years when it comes adding new homes. Now, lifestyles are about to change in Woodlawn. This afternoon, Mayor William Bell and members of the Woodlawn Foundation broke ground for the new Park at Wood Station. The multi-million dollar development will be built in different phases. The first phase of the project will include a 64-unit townhome complex. A community center is also included in phase one.The heavy machines are in...
  • Wachovia Bank shooter competency hearing focuses on newfound nurses' notes

    Wachovia Bank shooter competency hearing focuses on newfound nurses' notes

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:36:46 GMT
    The fourth day of the William Merriweather's competency hearing focused on newfound nurse notes from a federal medical prison.
    The fourth day of the William Merriweather's competency hearing focused on newfound nurse notes from a federal medical prison.
  • Victims believe fatal Wachovia bank robbery suspect is competent

    Victims believe fatal Wachovia bank robbery suspect is competent

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:35:08 GMT

    Victims of a fatal Bessemer bank robbery believe this week's competency hearing prove the suspect should stand trial.

    Victims of a fatal Bessemer bank robbery believe this week's competency hearing prove the suspect should stand trial.

  • Attorney: Penis amputation incident was second attempt at circumcision after infection found in leg

    Attorney: Penis amputation incident was second attempt at circumcision after infection found in leg

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:18:46 GMT
    The attorney for a man whose penis was amputated during a recent scheduled circumcision at Princeton Baptist Hospital in Birmingham revealed more information today about the circumstances that led up to the incident.
    The attorney for a man whose penis was amputated during a recent scheduled circumcision at Princeton Baptist Hospital in Birmingham revealed more information today about the circumstances that led up to the incident.
  • Birmingham Zoo shows off its 'Baby Bunch'; offers $5 weekend admission

    Birmingham Zoo shows off its 'Baby Bunch'; offers $5 weekend admission

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:47:35 GMT
    The Birmingham Zoo offers $5 admission for the next few weekendsThe Birmingham Zoo offers $5 admission for the next few weekends
    You have the chance to meet the “Baby Bunch” this weekend at the Birmingham Zoo.The Zoo is hosting its 5$ Fun Days, starting this weekend, July 26-27, 2013, and happening again August 2-3, and August 9-10.Visitors can meet the members of the “Baby Bunch” which include the new rescued American black bear cubs and a baby De Brazza’s monkey.Besides discounted admission, guests can enjoy $1 hot dogs at the Safari and Kudzoo Cafes.The Birmingham Zoo is open 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    You have the chance to meet the “Baby Bunch” this weekend at the Birmingham Zoo.The Zoo is hosting its 5$ Fun Days, starting this weekend, July 26-27, 2013, and happening again August 2-3, and August 9-10.Visitors can meet the members of the “Baby Bunch” which include the new rescued American black bear cubs and a baby De Brazza’s monkey.Besides discounted admission, guests can enjoy $1 hot dogs at the Safari and Kudzoo Cafes.The Birmingham Zoo is open 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Shelton State Ambassadors team up to clean up Orange Beach

    Shelton State Ambassadors team up to clean up Orange Beach

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:23:29 GMT
    These Shelton State students are in the Ambassador program at Shelton State, and they chose to include community service as a component of their annual spring leadership training.These Shelton State students are in the Ambassador program at Shelton State, and they chose to include community service as a component of their annual spring leadership training.
    Some students at Shelton State Community College were recognized for their community service.These students are in the Ambassador program at Shelton State, and they chose to include community service as a component of their annual spring leadership training.The Ambassadors developed ideas for fundraising and discussed opportunities for service.The group worked along with the Orange Beach Chamber of Commerce, to take part in a team project of beach repair and clean up.Ambassadors participating...
    Some students at Shelton State Community College were recognized for their community service.These students are in the Ambassador program at Shelton State, and they chose to include community service as a component of their annual spring leadership training.The Ambassadors developed ideas for fundraising and discussed opportunities for service.The group worked along with the Orange Beach Chamber of Commerce, to take part in a team project of beach repair and clean up.Ambassadors participating...
  • Pickup truck crashes into metal barrier near Birmingham auto sales business Friday

    Pickup truck crashes into metal barrier near Birmingham auto sales business Friday

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:04:42 GMT
    Wreck involving a pickup truck happened on Birmingham's 24th Street SouthWreck involving a pickup truck happened on Birmingham's 24th Street South
    At least one person needed medical attention, after a wreck on 24th Street in Birmingham Friday.The incident happened just before 3:00 p.m. on 2nd Avenue South and 24th Street South.According to reports from the scene, it appeared the driver of a pickup truck somehow lost control, and crashed into a parking lot’s metal space barrier.That parking lot belonged to an auto sales business.Medics with the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service were seen taken the injured person away on a stretcher.It a...
    At least one person needed medical attention, after a wreck on 24th Street in Birmingham Friday.The incident happened just before 3:00 p.m. on 2nd Avenue South and 24th Street South.According to reports from the scene, it appeared the driver of a pickup truck somehow lost control, and crashed into a parking lot’s metal space barrier.That parking lot belonged to an auto sales business.Medics with the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service were seen taken the injured person away on a stretcher.It a...
  • Explosives training responsible for mysterious Calhoun County explosion Wednesday

    Explosives training responsible for mysterious Calhoun County explosion Wednesday

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:40:28 GMT
    Authorities say a loud blast that frightened some Calhoun County residents was the result of explosives training.
    Authorities say a loud blast that frightened some Calhoun County residents was the result of explosives training.
  • IBM reveals grant findings to make Birmingham "smarter" city

    IBM reveals grant findings to make Birmingham "smarter" city

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:32:25 GMT
    IBM's Smarter Cities team presents their findings at the UAB Alumni House.IBM's Smarter Cities team presents their findings at the UAB Alumni House.
    For the past three weeks, IBM’s top talent has researched and addressed critical issues impacting the city.
    For the past three weeks, IBM’s top talent has researched and addressed critical issues impacting the city.
  • Witness: Pedestrian struck on Birmingham's south side Friday

    Witness: Pedestrian struck on Birmingham's south side Friday

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:12:14 GMT
    A pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car on Birmingham's 6th Avenue South FridayA pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car on Birmingham's 6th Avenue South Friday
    One person was taken to a hospital, following a wreck on Birmingham’s south side Friday.It happened just before 1:00 p.m. on 6th Avenue South and 23rd Street South.A witness says a car struck a pedestrian.Medics with the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service were seen taken the injured person away to a hospital.It’s unclear why the collision happened, and the victim’s condition is unknown.
    One person was taken to a hospital, following a wreck on Birmingham’s south side Friday.It happened just before 1:00 p.m. on 6th Avenue South and 23rd Street South.A witness says a car struck a pedestrian.Medics with the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service were seen taken the injured person away to a hospital.It’s unclear why the collision happened, and the victim’s condition is unknown.
  • Birmingham church giving away school clothes to help those less fortunate

    Birmingham church giving away school clothes to help those less fortunate

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:59:55 GMT
    Volunteers collect clothing for a Back to School clothing driveVolunteers collect clothing for a Back to School clothing drive
    A Birmingham congregation is giving away clothes to help those less fortunate get ready for school.
    A Birmingham congregation is giving away clothes to help those less fortunate get ready for school.
  • Babysitter leaves 3 children in tub, goes to Walmart

    Babysitter leaves 3 children in tub, goes to Walmart

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:32:15 GMT
    Krystallyn Hussey, 19, was arrested after allegedly leaving 3 children in a bathtub alone while she went to Walmart.Krystallyn Hussey, 19, was arrested after allegedly leaving 3 children in a bathtub alone while she went to Walmart.
    A Coffee County woman is facing charges after allegedly leaving three children in a tub alone while she went to Walmart. NBC Affiliate WSFA reports that the mother was called home after her 6-year-old went to a neighbor's home after being left alone. Authorities say the sitter, 19-year-old Krystallyn Hussey, left snacks for the children and told them to stay in the tub until she returned. The motheralso discovered jewelry and other items missing from their home. Hussey was located and arreste...
    A Coffee County woman is facing charges after allegedly leaving three children in a tub alone while she went to Walmart. NBC Affiliate WSFA reports that the mother was called home after her 6-year-old went to a neighbor's home after being left alone. Authorities say the sitter, 19-year-old Krystallyn Hussey, left snacks for the children and told them to stay in the tub until she returned. The motheralso discovered jewelry and other items missing from their home. Hussey was located and arreste...
  • Local families stranded in China because of computer glitch at U.S. State Department

    Local families stranded in China because of computer glitch at U.S. State Department

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:03:31 GMT
    At least three local families are stranded in China because of a computer glitch at the U.S. State Department. This week, the State Department's global database that's used to issue passports and visas, crashed. This glitch is expected to cause delays for millions of people around the world. Families involved in overseas adoptions are seeing major delays. Lifeline, an adoption agency based in Birmingham, says they fam...
    At least three local families are stranded in China because of a computer glitch at the U.S. State Department. This week, the State Department's global database that's used to issue passports and visas, crashed. This glitch is expected to cause delays for millions of people around the world. Families involved in overseas adoptions are seeing major delays. Lifeline, an adoption agency based in Birmingham, says they fam...
  • Lawyers: Allegations in penis amputation case are untrue

    Lawyers: Allegations in penis amputation case are untrue

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:19:43 GMT
    Two doctors are denying claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.
    Two doctors are denying claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.
  • Georgia child killed in Interstate 20/59 wreck near Tuscaloosa Thursday

    Georgia child killed in Interstate 20/59 wreck near Tuscaloosa Thursday

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:37:54 GMT
    A child from Georgia died in a single-vehicle crash, which happened just south of Tuscaloosa.The Alabama State Troopers report the wreck happened about 2:30 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 20/59 northbound, near mile marker 65.That’s 11 miles south of Tuscaloosa.A total of 9 people were inside a Dodge Ram pickup truck, which left the roadway and overturned.The child is identified as Anthony Jones, 8, of Fairburn, Georgia.Jones was a passenger inside the cab of the truck, and was not using a seat ...
    A child from Georgia died in a single-vehicle crash, which happened just south of Tuscaloosa.The Alabama State Troopers report the wreck happened about 2:30 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 20/59 northbound, near mile marker 65.That’s 11 miles south of Tuscaloosa.A total of 9 people were inside a Dodge Ram pickup truck, which left the roadway and overturned.The child is identified as Anthony Jones, 8, of Fairburn, Georgia.Jones was a passenger inside the cab of the truck, and was not using a seat ...
  • Birmingham Police say they are investigating a shooting at Club Onyx

    Birmingham Police say they are investigating a shooting at Club Onyx

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:07 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:07:12 GMT
    Police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday night at Club Onyx.
    Police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday night at Club Onyx.
  • Birmingham Sister Cities Welcomes First Time Japanese High School Student Exchange Visitors

    Birmingham Sister Cities Welcomes First Time Japanese High School Student Exchange Visitors

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:52:50 GMT
    Students from Hitachi North High School in Hitachi, JapanStudents from Hitachi North High School in Hitachi, Japan
    For the past two weeks, thirteen high school students from Hitachi, Japan have toured, engaged and explored the best of Birmingham and areas of Alabama as part of the 2014 Birmingham Sister City Commission Japanese High School Student exchange program. The high school students are 10th and 11th grade students from Hitachi North High School in Hitachi, Japan. Hitachi is a sister city to Birmingham and is the city’s first and longest sister city relationship established in April 1982. This yea...
    For the past two weeks, thirteen high school students from Hitachi, Japan have toured, engaged and explored the best of Birmingham and areas of Alabama as part of the 2014 Birmingham Sister City Commission Japanese High School Student exchange program. The high school students are 10th and 11th grade students from Hitachi North High School in Hitachi, Japan. Hitachi is a sister city to Birmingham and is the city’s first and longest sister city relationship established in April 1982. This yea...
  • Ribbon cutting for new Birmingham fire station

    Ribbon cutting for new Birmingham fire station

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:46:26 GMT
    A brand new fire station is now serving many who live in Southwest Birmingham.
    A brand new fire station is now serving many who live in Southwest Birmingham.
  • Birmingham Businessman Mark Jackson named as Alabama Honorary Consul General of Japan

    Birmingham Businessman Mark Jackson named as Alabama Honorary Consul General of Japan

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:38:40 GMT
    Kazuo Sunaga, Counsel General of Japan-Atlanta, Mark Jackson, Alabama's new Honorary Consul General of Japan, Alabama Governor Robert BentleyKazuo Sunaga, Counsel General of Japan-Atlanta, Mark Jackson, Alabama's new Honorary Consul General of Japan, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley
    Strengthening relations between the state of Alabama and the Japan, Birmingham resident Mark Jackson has been appointed as the Honorary Consul General of Japan for Alabama. The appointment was made official by the Japanese Consulate in Montgomery earlier this week and announced at Birmingham Rotary on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Jackson is the CEO and Chairman of Moreson Conferencing. Jackson will assume the role from Elmer Harris, a former executive with Alabama Power Company, who has serve...
    Strengthening relations between the state of Alabama and the Japan, Birmingham resident Mark Jackson has been appointed as the Honorary Consul General of Japan for Alabama. The appointment was made official by the Japanese Consulate in Montgomery earlier this week and announced at Birmingham Rotary on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Jackson is the CEO and Chairman of Moreson Conferencing. Jackson will assume the role from Elmer Harris, a former executive with Alabama Power Company, who has serve...
  • Homicide investigation underway in Blount County after man found shot to death

    Homicide investigation underway in Blount County after man found shot to death

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:07:01 GMT
    A man was found shot to death in a Blount County homeA man was found shot to death in a Blount County home
    A homicide investigation is underway in Blount County after a man was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon. According to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Tawbush Road in Locust Fork when they received a call about a “domestic situation.” When they arrived, they found a 34-year-old male deceased. Chief Deputy Bill Fairy says no arrests have been made, and they’re not sure if this w...
    A homicide investigation is underway in Blount County after a man was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon. According to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Tawbush Road in Locust Fork when they received a call about a “domestic situation.” When they arrived, they found a 34-year-old male deceased. Chief Deputy Bill Fairy says no arrests have been made, and they’re not sure if this w...
  • Birmingham man's penis amputated during circumcision, according to Jefferson County lawsuit

    Birmingham man's penis amputated during circumcision, according to Jefferson County lawsuit

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:39:17 GMT
    The man says he was not warned that a circumcision procedure could lead to a penis amputation.
    The man says he was not warned that a circumcision procedure could lead to a penis amputation.
  • Former Montgomery corrections employee arrested for allegedly having sex with Auburn mass shooting suspect

    Former Montgomery corrections employee arrested for allegedly having sex with Auburn mass shooting suspect

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:27:56 GMT
    Shemarra and Curtis Montgomery. Shemarra was charged with custodial sexual misconduct after having sex with a Montgomery County Detention Facility inmate. Curtis was charged with hindering prosecution after lying and assisting in hiding Shemarra.Shemarra and Curtis Montgomery. Shemarra was charged with custodial sexual misconduct after having sex with a Montgomery County Detention Facility inmate. Curtis was charged with hindering prosecution after lying and assisting in hiding Shemarra.
    A Montgomery corrections employee and her husband are facing charges after the woman allegedly had sex with an inmate at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.
    A Montgomery corrections employee and her husband are facing charges after the woman allegedly had sex with an inmate at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.
  • Holt's Eagle Bluff Landfill approved to increase capacity

    Holt's Eagle Bluff Landfill approved to increase capacity

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:38:01 GMT
    Eagle's Bluff LandfillEagle's Bluff Landfill
    In a 3 to 2 vote the Tuscaloosa County Commission voted to increase Eagle’s Bluff construction and debris landfill’s daily intake by 2,000 yards.
    In a 3 to 2 vote the Tuscaloosa County Commission voted to increase Eagle’s Bluff construction and debris landfill’s daily intake by 2,000 yards.
  • Federal government may house immigrant children in Montgomery's Maxwell Air Force Base

    Federal government may house immigrant children in Montgomery's Maxwell Air Force Base

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:03:37 GMT
    Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL
    Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery could house immigrant children.
    Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery could house immigrant children.
  • Schaeffer Eye Center CityFest: What To Know Before You Go

    Schaeffer Eye Center CityFest: What To Know Before You Go

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:49:45 GMT
    Schaeffer Eye Center's CityFest will bring The Roots to Railroad Park on July 26. Schaeffer Eye Center's CityFest will bring The Roots to Railroad Park on July 26.
    Schaeffer Eye Center is revamping their annual Crawfish Boil with this year's CityFest.
    Schaeffer Eye Center is revamping their annual Crawfish Boil with this year's CityFest.
  • Man arrested for shooting 16 year-old brother in Tuscaloosa County

    Man arrested for shooting 16 year-old brother in Tuscaloosa County

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:10:44 GMT
    The 21 year-old man originally led authorities to believe the gun went off. Investigators later determined the brother fired the weapon.
    The 21 year-old man originally led authorities to believe the gun went off. Investigators later determined the brother fired the weapon.
  • UAB names first director of Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    UAB names first director of Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:20:16 GMT
    UAB named a new director for the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual ArtsUAB named a new director for the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts
    A new leader has been named to one of Birmingham’s art facilities.The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences announced Lisa Tamiris Becker will be the first director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.“I am delighted and honored to join UAB as the founding director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts,” Becker said. “I look forward to engaging the UAB campus and the broader Birmingham and Alabama community with dynamic exhibitions and pr...
    A new leader has been named to one of Birmingham’s art facilities.The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences announced Lisa Tamiris Becker will be the first director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.“I am delighted and honored to join UAB as the founding director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts,” Becker said. “I look forward to engaging the UAB campus and the broader Birmingham and Alabama community with dynamic exhibitions and pr...
  • Birmingham Fire Vehicle Hits Front Porch of House

    Birmingham Fire Vehicle Hits Front Porch of House

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:45:06 GMT
    A Birmingham Fire Chief on the way from fighting a fire ended up driving his fire vehicle into the front porch of a house on Jefferson Avenue.
    A Birmingham Fire Chief on the way from fighting a fire ended up driving his fire vehicle into the front porch of a house on Jefferson Avenue.
  • Top 5: FAA Israel ban lifted, hot car deaths and chatting with the astronauts top your Thursday morning headlines

    Top 5: FAA Israel ban lifted, hot car deaths and chatting with the astronauts top your Thursday morning headlines

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:00:39 GMT
    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Thursday including the ban lifted on U.S. flights to Israel, the Taiwan plane crash that killed 48 people and the latest hot vehicle deaths in the country.
    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Thursday including the ban lifted on U.S. flights to Israel, the Taiwan plane crash that killed 48 people and the latest hot vehicle deaths in the country.
  • What’s Working? : Cherokee Co. reeling in millions through tourism events involving Weiss Lake

    What’s Working? : Cherokee Co. reeling in millions through tourism events involving Weiss Lake

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:17:56 GMT
    Less than hour and half away from Jefferson County there’s a paradise for anglers which, throughout the years, has helped Cherokee County stay afloat financially. Cherokee County is a place where breathtaking waterways are attracting hundreds of thousands annually to the area. With a population of more than 26,021, the county spans about 600 hundred square miles teeming with lakes, rivers and mountains. In this What’s Working online video report, Alabama's 13 Bettina Boateng and Photojournali...
    Less than hour and half away from Jefferson County there’s a paradise for anglers which, throughout the years, has helped Cherokee County stay afloat financially. Cherokee County is a place where breathtaking waterways are attracting hundreds of thousands annually to the area. With a population of more than 26,021, the county spans about 600 hundred square miles teeming with lakes, rivers and mountains. In this What’s Working online video report, Alabama's 13 Bettina Boateng and Photojournali...
  • McCalla man discovers body while bush hogging property

    McCalla man discovers body while bush hogging property

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:17:32 GMT
    A McCalla man found a decomposing body while working on his lawn this afternoon.
    A McCalla man found a decomposing body while working on his lawn this afternoon.
  • Defense witness: William Merriweather's mental problems not drug related

    Defense witness: William Merriweather's mental problems not drug related

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:09:52 GMT
    A doctor testified Wednesday that fatal bank robbery suspect William Merriweather's mental problems are not drug related.
    A doctor testified Wednesday that fatal bank robbery suspect William Merriweather's mental problems are not drug related.
  • Suspect in 2012 quintuple pleads guilty to five counts of capital murder

    Suspect in 2012 quintuple pleads guilty to five counts of capital murder

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:03:23 GMT
    Artavius Underwood appears in Jefferson County court. He pleaded guilty to the capital murder of five people in a 2012 Ensley shooting. Artavius Underwood appears in Jefferson County court. He pleaded guilty to the capital murder of five people in a 2012 Ensley shooting.
    One of the suspects in a 2012 Ensley mass shooting pleaded guilty to the capital murder of five people today.
    One of the suspects in a 2012 Ensley mass shooting pleaded guilty to the capital murder of five people today.
  • Batman Day celebrated in Birmingham Wednesday

    Batman Day celebrated in Birmingham Wednesday

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:33:58 GMT
    Some Alabamians had fun remembering the heroic feats of the person named the Caped Crusader.DC Entertainment declared Wednesday, July 23, 2014, as ‘Batman Day’ across the USA.Many stores joined in the fun, including Barnes Noble bookstore located at The Summit in Birmingham.Customers celebrated Batman’s 75th anniversary with activities and giveaways, including a free edition of Detective Comics #27.That’s the edition where Batman made his first appearance to the world.Children dressed up in ...
    Some Alabamians had fun remembering the heroic feats of the person named the Caped Crusader.DC Entertainment declared Wednesday, July 23, 2014, as ‘Batman Day’ across the USA.Many stores joined in the fun, including Barnes Noble bookstore located at The Summit in Birmingham.Customers celebrated Batman’s 75th anniversary with activities and giveaways, including a free edition of Detective Comics #27.That’s the edition where Batman made his first appearance to the world.Children dressed up in ...
  • New ordinance for those reselling tickets in Tuscaloosa

    New ordinance for those reselling tickets in Tuscaloosa

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:09:21 GMT
    The Tuscaloosa City Council passed an ordinance that will now require "runners" to have a business license. A runner is someone who buys tickets with the intent to resell. Ticket resellers are already required to have a license. The license will set you back $100, it and a photo ID must be worn while buying and selling tickets.The ordinance does not apply to those buying tickets without the intent to resale them. For example; if John Doe and his family buy an extra Alabama Football ticket on ...
    The Tuscaloosa City Council passed an ordinance that will now require "runners" to have a business license. A runner is someone who buys tickets with the intent to resell. Ticket resellers are already required to have a license. The license will set you back $100, it and a photo ID must be worn while buying and selling tickets.The ordinance does not apply to those buying tickets without the intent to resale them. For example; if John Doe and his family buy an extra Alabama Football ticket on ...
  • Hot dog topping study: What's your favorite?

    Hot dog topping study: What's your favorite?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:16:11 GMT
    One study shows America's most popular hot dog toppingOne study shows America's most popular hot dog topping
    A recent study shows some surprises when it comes to how people like to eat their hot dogs.A Charlotte, North Carolina eatery released its own study, based on two years of sales data, of the top ten hot dog toppings.Here’s what the study shows as America’s best-loved hot dog toppings:As we count down, starting the list at number 10 is hot relish.Number 9 is cheese, followed by sauerkraut at number 8.Bacon registers at number 7, with relish/pickles at number 6.The always popular ketchup made t...
    A recent study shows some surprises when it comes to how people like to eat their hot dogs.A Charlotte, North Carolina eatery released its own study, based on two years of sales data, of the top ten hot dog toppings.Here’s what the study shows as America’s best-loved hot dog toppings:As we count down, starting the list at number 10 is hot relish.Number 9 is cheese, followed by sauerkraut at number 8.Bacon registers at number 7, with relish/pickles at number 6.The always popular ketchup made t...
  • School nurses from across Alabama brush up on their skills at Children’s of Alabama

    School nurses from across Alabama brush up on their skills at Children’s of Alabama

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:28:54 GMT
    Children's of Alabama was home to the annual school nurses' skills lab.Children's of Alabama was home to the annual school nurses' skills lab.
    Organizers say with more children with chronic medical conditions attending regular Alabama classrooms, it is important for school nurses to be prepared.
    Organizers say with more children with chronic medical conditions attending regular Alabama classrooms, it is important for school nurses to be prepared.
  • ALDOT begins cable safety rail installation on I-459 after multiple traffic deaths

    ALDOT begins cable safety rail installation on I-459 after multiple traffic deaths

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:31:50 GMT
    ALDOT workers prepare to install cable safety rails along I-459 in Hoover July 23. ALDOT workers prepare to install cable safety rails along I-459 in Hoover July 23.
    Today, ALDOT began the process of installing cable safety rails along a stretch of I-459 after a rash of traffic deaths last month.
    Today, ALDOT began the process of installing cable safety rails along a stretch of I-459 after a rash of traffic deaths last month.
  • I-65 bridges inspected in Hoover Wednesday

    I-65 bridges inspected in Hoover Wednesday

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:31:29 GMT
    ALDOT crews conduct bridge inspections on I-65 in HooverALDOT crews conduct bridge inspections on I-65 in Hoover
    Road crews were busy Wednesday checking interstate bridges in Hoover.The Alabama Department of Transportation reports crews conducted bridge inspections on the Interstate 65 bridges over Interstate 459 at exit 250 during the day today.Crews began work in the southbound lanes about 9:00 a.m.Due to the inspection work, the outside, right lane and the shoulder were closed in that area of work.After the crews finished in the southbound lanes, they were scheduled to continue work in the northbound...
    Road crews were busy Wednesday checking interstate bridges in Hoover.The Alabama Department of Transportation reports crews conducted bridge inspections on the Interstate 65 bridges over Interstate 459 at exit 250 during the day today.Crews began work in the southbound lanes about 9:00 a.m.Due to the inspection work, the outside, right lane and the shoulder were closed in that area of work.After the crews finished in the southbound lanes, they were scheduled to continue work in the northbound...
  • TECH TALK: iGrill

    TECH TALK: iGrill

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:15:17 GMT
    The iGrill is a high-tech way to grill and smoke your foodThe iGrill is a high-tech way to grill and smoke your food
    The iGrill is a new, high-tech way to cook and grill food the way you like it.The device, made by iDevices, uses probes to monitor the temperatures of meat, and sends you real-time information of how the food is cooking.It works via Bluetooth, and pairs with iOS and Android devices, and uses the iGrill app.The iGrill has 2 probes which are inserted into the meat, and those probes provide the temperature data.Once you program the iGrill to the meat temperature you want, and alarm will alert yo...
    The iGrill is a new, high-tech way to cook and grill food the way you like it.The device, made by iDevices, uses probes to monitor the temperatures of meat, and sends you real-time information of how the food is cooking.It works via Bluetooth, and pairs with iOS and Android devices, and uses the iGrill app.The iGrill has 2 probes which are inserted into the meat, and those probes provide the temperature data.Once you program the iGrill to the meat temperature you want, and alarm will alert yo...
  • 30 children receive free back-to-school gear at Academy Sports in Trussville

    30 children receive free back-to-school gear at Academy Sports in Trussville

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:53:55 GMT
    Children from the Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama shop for shoes at Academy Sports + Outdoors in Trussville. Children from the Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama shop for shoes at Academy Sports + Outdoors in Trussville.
    Academy hosts the event every year to help ease the burden for both parents and children with their back to school purchases.
    Academy hosts the event every year to help ease the burden for both parents and children with their back to school purchases.
  • Brighton police investigating shooting death

    Brighton police investigating shooting death

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:53:12 GMT
    Ronzell Duncan, 38 of Brighton, was found shot to death inside this home on Letson Street. Ronzell Duncan, 38 of Brighton, was found shot to death inside this home on Letson Street.
    The 38 year-old man was found shot to death inside a home on Letson Street Tuesday night.
    The 38 year-old man was found shot to death inside a home on Letson Street Tuesday night.
  • 77 year-old man accused of sexually assaulting an 18 year-old female in Tuscaloosa

    77 year-old man accused of sexually assaulting an 18 year-old female in Tuscaloosa

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:41:44 GMT
    Police say Ira Williams, 77, sexually abused an 18 year-old female in Tuscaloosa. Police say Ira Williams, 77, sexually abused an 18 year-old female in Tuscaloosa.
    The victim said she arrived at the 77 year-old's home to buy cigarettes and was sexually assaulted.
    The victim said she arrived at the 77 year-old's home to buy cigarettes and was sexually assaulted.
  • Top 5: Immigration debate, Sterling lawsuit and school lunch standards top your Wednesday morning headlines

    Top 5: Immigration debate, Sterling lawsuit and school lunch standards top your Wednesday morning headlines

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:57:42 GMT
    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Wednesday including the ongoing immigration debate in Congress, a new civil lawsuit filed by Donald Sterling and a hearing scheduled over nationwide school lunch standards.
    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Wednesday including the ongoing immigration debate in Congress, a new civil lawsuit filed by Donald Sterling and a hearing scheduled over nationwide school lunch standards.
  • 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.

  • Magic Moments grants 6-year-old's dream of being chef for a day

    Magic Moments grants 6-year-old's dream of being chef for a day

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:20:29 GMT
    Five year-old James Pollard became Chef for a day all thanks to Magic Moments. Five year-old James Pollard became Chef for a day all thanks to Magic Moments.
    Tuesday evening was a special night for one young, aspiring chef.James Pollard, 5, was born with a form of Cerebral Palsy. 
    Tuesday evening was a special night for one young, aspiring chef.James Pollard, 5, was born with a form of Cerebral Palsy. 
  • Jefferson County not participating in Alabama’s tax-free weekend

    Jefferson County not participating in Alabama’s tax-free weekend

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:49:32 GMT
    Alabama's 8th annual tax-free weekend is August 1-3Alabama's 8th annual tax-free weekend is August 1-3
    Alabama's tax-free weekend is scheduled for August 1- 3.
    Alabama's tax-free weekend is scheduled for August 1- 3.
  • 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.
  • Birmingham puts brakes on Internet-based taxi service

    Birmingham puts brakes on Internet-based taxi service

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:59:15 GMT
    Popular Internet-based taxi service, Uber, cannot operate in the Magic City... at least for now.
    Popular Internet-based taxi service, Uber, cannot operate in the Magic City... at least for now.
  • DNC wraps up tour of Birmingham

    DNC wraps up tour of Birmingham

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:35:45 GMT
    Tuesday, the members of the Democratic National Committee wrapped up their tour of Birmingham.
    Tuesday, the members of the Democratic National Committee wrapped up their tour of Birmingham.
  • Conflicting federal court rulings on Affordable Care Act leave Alabamians in health-care limbo

    Conflicting federal court rulings on Affordable Care Act leave Alabamians in health-care limbo

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:05:25 GMT

    New court rulings may affect Alabamians who signed up for healthcare. Some feel one of the rulings could deal a blow to the federal law.

    New court rulings may affect Alabamians who signed up for healthcare. Some feel one of the rulings could deal a blow to the federal law.

  • Defense expert: William Merriweather suffers from schizophrenia

    Defense expert: William Merriweather suffers from schizophrenia

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:52:17 GMT
    A forensic psychologist told a federal judge Tuesday that 2007 fatal bank robbery suspect William Merriweather has schizophrenia.
    A forensic psychologist told a federal judge Tuesday that 2007 fatal bank robbery suspect William Merriweather has schizophrenia.
  • Tracey Grissom murder trial in ex-husband's death set for Aug. 4

    Tracey Grissom murder trial in ex-husband's death set for Aug. 4

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:48:34 GMT
    Tracey GrissomTracey Grissom
    A hearing for Tracey Grissom, who is accused of shooting and killing her ex-husband, Hunter Grissom, is set for this afternoon.
    A hearing for Tracey Grissom, who is accused of shooting and killing her ex-husband, Hunter Grissom, is set for this afternoon.
  • The Living Wall unveiled at Birmingham's airport

    The Living Wall unveiled at Birmingham's airport

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:12:29 GMT
    The Living Wall was unveiled at Birmingham's airport MondayThe Living Wall was unveiled at Birmingham's airport Monday
    It’s an effort to bring a touch of relaxation and wellness to passengers who visit Birmingham’s airport.Officials with the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport unveiled the Living Wall exhibit Monday.The exhibit is called “Earth, Wind and Water: The Landscape of Alabama”, and is located on Concourse B at the airport.The exhibit is 100 feet long and 14 feet high, and consists of about 8,000 individual plants.Some of the plants include orchids, insect-eating plants, pineapple plants, ...
    It’s an effort to bring a touch of relaxation and wellness to passengers who visit Birmingham’s airport.Officials with the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport unveiled the Living Wall exhibit Monday.The exhibit is called “Earth, Wind and Water: The Landscape of Alabama”, and is located on Concourse B at the airport.The exhibit is 100 feet long and 14 feet high, and consists of about 8,000 individual plants.Some of the plants include orchids, insect-eating plants, pineapple plants, ...
  • One on one with Governor Robert Bentley

    One on one with Governor Robert Bentley

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:02:11 GMT
    Governor Robert Bentley stopped by the Alabama’s 13 studio today and discussed a number of topics from health care to education.
    Governor Robert Bentley stopped by the Alabama’s 13 studio today and discussed a number of topics from health care to education.
  • Federal appeals court deals blow to health law, could lead to premium increases

    Federal appeals court deals blow to health law, could lead to premium increases

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:27:54 GMT
    Federal appeals court ruling could mean premium increases for millions.Federal appeals court ruling could mean premium increases for millions.
    President Barack Obama's health care law has been dealt a major blow from a federal appeals court.
    President Barack Obama's health care law has been dealt a major blow from a federal appeals court.
  • Dad who beat son's alleged sexual abuser: Son is a hero

    Dad who beat son's alleged sexual abuser: Son is a hero

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:48:06 GMT

    A Florida father who beat up his son's alleged rapist has been hailed a hero by many. But, he says it's his son who is a true hero.

    A Florida father who beat up his son's alleged rapist has been hailed a hero by many. But, he says it's his son who is a true hero.

  • Top 5: Israel cease fire proposal, Gulf coast teen search and day two of DNC tour top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Top 5: Israel cease fire proposal, Gulf coast teen search and day two of DNC tour top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:09:43 GMT
    Israel has agreed to a cease fire proposal. Israel has agreed to a cease fire proposal.
    Here’s a look at your top five headlines for Tuesday including a potential cease fire agreement between Israel and Hamas, the search for a missing teen in the Gulf and a look ahead to the second day visit for members of the Democratic National Convention committee.
    Here’s a look at your top five headlines for Tuesday including a potential cease fire agreement between Israel and Hamas, the search for a missing teen in the Gulf and a look ahead to the second day visit for members of the Democratic National Convention committee.
  • BURGER BYTES: Wakeboard Cable System

    BURGER BYTES: Wakeboard Cable System

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:45:09 GMT
    There's a new twist on recreational water activities at oak mountain state park. "We've had them as young as six and as old as 60's," Flip Side Water Sports owner Jeremy Talbot said.Flip Side Water Sports has installed a wakeboard cable system. Talbot said this is a pilot program for the state of Alabama. "It's something that's never been done before," Talbot said. "Part of our goal with the state, is to prove something that we already know, is that there is a demand for cable water sports in...
    There's a new twist on recreational water activities at oak mountain state park. "We've had them as young as six and as old as 60's," Flip Side Water Sports owner Jeremy Talbot said.Flip Side Water Sports has installed a wakeboard cable system. Talbot said this is a pilot program for the state of Alabama. "It's something that's never been done before," Talbot said. "Part of our goal with the state, is to prove something that we already know, is that there is a demand for cable water sports in...
  • Democratic leaders like Birmingham's chances of hosting 2016 DNC

    Democratic leaders like Birmingham's chances of hosting 2016 DNC

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:34:53 GMT
    Members of the Democratic National Committee started their tour of Birmingham. The DNC is considering the city to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. In their first day, committee members toured the Birmingham Museum of Art, Regions Field and ate lunch at Bistro Two Eighteen in Downtown. Birmingham is one of five finalists being considered. The DNC will also tour Columbus, Phoenix, Philadelphia and New York....
    Members of the Democratic National Committee started their tour of Birmingham. The DNC is considering the city to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. In their first day, committee members toured the Birmingham Museum of Art, Regions Field and ate lunch at Bistro Two Eighteen in Downtown. Birmingham is one of five finalists being considered. The DNC will also tour Columbus, Phoenix, Philadelphia and New York....
  • JSU president Dr. William Meehan announced 2015 retirement

    JSU president Dr. William Meehan announced 2015 retirement

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:12:03 GMT
    Jacksonville State University President Dr. William Meehan announced his retirement effective July 1, 2015. Jacksonville State University President Dr. William Meehan announced his retirement effective July 1, 2015.
    After serving Jacksonville State University for 40 years, Dr. William Meehan will retire next year.
    After serving Jacksonville State University for 40 years, Dr. William Meehan will retire next year.
  • Roof collapses; injures 2 people in Brookside

    Roof collapses; injures 2 people in Brookside

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:09:55 GMT
    A previously burned house collapsed on workers MondayA previously burned house collapsed on workers Monday
    Two people were hurt, after a roof collapsed on top of them Monday.
    Two people were hurt, after a roof collapsed on top of them Monday.
  • Prison psychologist: Fatal bank holdup suspect is competent

    Prison psychologist: Fatal bank holdup suspect is competent

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:48:06 GMT
    William Merriweather is accused of shooting four people in the course of a 2007 bank robbery in Bessemer.William Merriweather is accused of shooting four people in the course of a 2007 bank robbery in Bessemer.
    A prison psychologist argued that William Merriweather is competent to stand trial in a 7-year-old fatal bank robbery.
    A prison psychologist argued that William Merriweather is competent to stand trial in a 7-year-old fatal bank robbery.
  • Pregnant woman arrested again for using drugs, endangering her unborn child

    Pregnant woman arrested again for using drugs, endangering her unborn child

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:38:25 GMT
    Christina Goodson Amberson, of Southside, has now been charged twice for chemical endangerment of a child. Christina Goodson Amberson, of Southside, has now been charged twice for chemical endangerment of a child.
    This is the Southside woman's second arrest for the same crime.
    This is the second arrest of Christina Goodson Amberson, of Southside, for the same crime. Authorities say she admitted to using methamphetamine while five months pregnant.
  • 4-year-old cancer survivor Mason Greeson surprised with trip to Disney World

    4-year-old cancer survivor Mason Greeson surprised with trip to Disney World

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:48:19 GMT
    Two years ago, Mason Greeson was diagnosed with Wilms tumor. Two years ago, Mason Greeson was diagnosed with Wilms tumor.
    Two years ago, Mason Greeson was diagnosed with Wilms tumor. Today, he and his family are on their way to the happiest place on earth.
    Two years ago, Mason Greeson was diagnosed with Wilms tumor. Today, he and his family are on their way to the happiest place on earth.
  • TECH TALK: SensoGlove

    TECH TALK: SensoGlove

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:30:29 GMT
    The SensoGlove is a digital trainer for golfersThe SensoGlove is a digital trainer for golfers
    The world’s first digital golf glove shows its stuff in this edition of Tech Talk.The SensoGlove works as a personal golf trainer to help golfers avoid bad golfing habits, and play their best.The advanced SensoGlove features pressure points inside the glove, to measure hand pressure on golf clubs.The glove has a digital display to give feedback on pressure levels, and to correct “death grip” errors for more accurate and powerful golf swings.Enjoy the review!
    The world’s first digital golf glove shows its stuff in this edition of Tech Talk.The SensoGlove works as a personal golf trainer to help golfers avoid bad golfing habits, and play their best.The advanced SensoGlove features pressure points inside the glove, to measure hand pressure on golf clubs.The glove has a digital display to give feedback on pressure levels, and to correct “death grip” errors for more accurate and powerful golf swings.Enjoy the review!
  • Evening News Sunday July 20, 2014

    Evening News Sunday July 20, 2014

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:38:48 GMT
    Evening News Sunday July 20, 2014Football stars with Birmingham ties hold back to school event for area youngsters.Birmingham to strut its stuff Monday in effort to win 2016 Democratic National Convention.Accidental shooting injures Tuscaloosa man.
    Evening News Sunday July 20, 2014Football stars with Birmingham ties hold back to school event for area youngsters.Birmingham to strut its stuff Monday in effort to win 2016 Democratic National Convention.Accidental shooting injures Tuscaloosa man.
  • Evening News Saturday July 19, 2014

    Evening News Saturday July 19, 2014

    Saturday, July 19 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-20 02:25:10 GMT
    Evening News July 19, 2014Gaza invasion sparks reaction in Birmingham.Female body discovered on Weiss Lake near Leesburg.Hit and run victim in critical condition.
    Evening News July 19, 2014Gaza invasion sparks reaction in Birmingham.Female body discovered on Weiss Lake near Leesburg.Hit and run victim in critical condition.
  • Video: Nick Saban talking at SEC Media Days

    Video: Nick Saban talking at SEC Media Days

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:47:19 GMT
    Hear Nick Saban's full SEC Media Days press conference  
    Hear Nick Saban's full SEC Media Days press conference  
  • BURGER BYTES: SEC Media Day Fans

    BURGER BYTES: SEC Media Day Fans

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:09:31 GMT
    Every year SEC football fans flock to the lobby of the Hyatt Regency waiting to catch a glimpse and maybe even a autograph from their favorite players and coaches.
    Every year SEC football fans flock to the lobby of the Hyatt Regency waiting to catch a glimpse and maybe even a autograph from their favorite players and coaches.
  • Hear Gus Malzahn's full SEC Media Days press conference

    Hear Gus Malzahn's full SEC Media Days press conference

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:22:43 GMT
    Gus Malzahn and the Auburn Tigers kicked off SEC Media Days this morning in Hoover.
    Gus Malzahn and the Auburn Tigers kicked off SEC Media Days this morning in Hoover.
  • Bama's Jarran Reed arrested

    Bama's Jarran Reed arrested

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-14 10:53:14 GMT
    Another Alabama player is in trouble with the law. Junior defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested for driving under the influence early Sunday morning in Tuscaloosa.
    Another Alabama player is in trouble with the law. Junior defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested for driving under the influence early Sunday morning in Tuscaloosa.
  • Evening News Saturday July 12, 2014

    Evening News Saturday July 12, 2014

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:50:25 GMT
    Evening News Saturday July 12, 2014"Super Moon" graces night sky.New push to protect Alabama cyclists on the road.Election turnout predicted low, Tuesday price tag high.
    Evening News Saturday July 12, 2014"Super Moon" graces night sky.New push to protect Alabama cyclists on the road.Election turnout predicted low, Tuesday price tag high.
  • Mom of child killed in hot car seen in Alabama; groomsman reacts to allegations against father

    Mom of child killed in hot car seen in Alabama; groomsman reacts to allegations against father

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-11 22:08:51 GMT
    Ben McRea served as a groomsman for Justin Ross Harris, who is facing murder charges for the death of his 22-month-old son. McRea remembers Harris as a loving person and the life of a party.  Ben McRea served as a groomsman for Justin Ross Harris, who is facing murder charges for the death of his 22-month-old son. McRea remembers Harris as a loving person and the life of a party.
    As the mother of the 22-month-old child who died in a hot car in Atlanta last week returns to Alabama, a groomsman of the child's father reacts to the allegations being made against his friend.
    As the mother of the 22-month-old child who died in a hot car in Atlanta last week returns to Alabama, a groomsman of the child's father reacts to the allegations being made against his friend.
  • Suspect in hot car death fired from his job at Home Depot

    Suspect in hot car death fired from his job at Home Depot

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:12:08 GMT
    Justin Ross Harris appears in court July 3, 2014 for a probable cause hearing. Justin Ross Harris appears in court July 3, 2014 for a probable cause hearing.
    The father charged in the Atlanta hot car death of his son has been terminated from his job.
    The father charged in the Atlanta hot car death of his son has been terminated from his job.
  • Friend of Justin Ross Harris speaks out

    Friend of Justin Ross Harris speaks out

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:05:57 GMT
    Chris Wilkerson knew Justin Ross Harris for four years when the Harris' lived in Moundville. Chris Wilkerson knew Justin Ross Harris for four years when the Harris' lived in Moundville.
    We're learning more about Justin Ross Harris who is accused of killing his toddler after leaving him in a hot car in Atlanta.The father's friend talked with news crews about her four year friendship with Harris.Harris is facing murder and child cruelty charges for allegedly leaving his son in his car on June 18 for about seven hours after forgetting to drop him off at day care.Justin Ross Harris and his wife Leanna use to live in a quiet neighborhood in Moundville, just outside of Tuscaloosa....
    We're learning more about Justin Ross Harris who is accused of killing his toddler after leaving him in a hot car in Atlanta.The father's friend talked with news crews about her four year friendship with Harris.Harris is facing murder and child cruelty charges for allegedly leaving his son in his car on June 18 for about seven hours after forgetting to drop him off at day care.Justin Ross Harris and his wife Leanna use to live in a quiet neighborhood in Moundville, just outside of Tuscaloosa....
  • “What’s Working?”: Etowah Co. pushes outdoor sporting event and community unity to attract tourists

    “What’s Working?”: Etowah Co. pushes outdoor sporting event and community unity to attract tourists

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:51:02 GMT
    If you are looking for a challenge that will test your physical grit, stamina and drive, the Gadsden’s Barbarian Challenge in Etowah County is an event you don’t want to miss. Gadsden, the county seat is roughly an hour northwest of the state’s most populous area , the Birmingham metropolis, and is nestled in a geographically different landscape teeming with flowing creeks, calm lakes and the second tallest waterfall in the state. In recent years, officials with the local Chamber of Commerce ...
    If you are looking for a challenge that will test your physical grit, stamina and drive, the Gadsden’s Barbarian Challenge in Etowah County is an event you don’t want to miss. Gadsden, the county seat is roughly an hour northwest of the state’s most populous area , the Birmingham metropolis, and is nestled in a geographically different landscape teeming with flowing creeks, calm lakes and the second tallest waterfall in the state. In recent years, officials with the local Chamber of Commerce ...
  • Spirit of Alabama: The Lyric Theater

    Spirit of Alabama: The Lyric Theater

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-09 14:34:41 GMT
    The Lyric Theatre in downtown Birmingham was built in 1913 and was a regular stop on the Vaudeville circuit. The Lyric was built for stage shows and the intimate theatre seats 750 people. 8 million dollars has been raised to restore the Lyric and that work should be completed by August of next year. In this Spirit of Alabama see how people are working together to make the new Lyric a reality.
    The Lyric Theatre in downtown Birmingham was built in 1913 and was a regular stop on the Vaudeville circuit. The Lyric was built for stage shows and the intimate theatre seats 750 people. 8 million dollars has been raised to restore the Lyric and that work should be completed by August of next year. In this Spirit of Alabama see how people are working together to make the new Lyric a reality.
  • 13 Investigates: Whose road is it?

    13 Investigates: Whose road is it?

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-07-08 13:30:20 GMT
    Fultondale versus Jefferson County. Whose responsible for the maintenance of Carson Road? Jeff Eliasoph searches for answers. Fultondale versus Jefferson County. Whose responsible for the maintenance of Carson Road? Jeff Eliasoph searches for answers.
    What do you say we go for a little spin? We'll travel a busy Jefferson County thoroughfare where the ride is bumpy and the scenery isn't so pretty. Carson Road in Fultondale needs fixing, but the city and county are at odds over which one is responsible. So, who are you gonna call? Jeff Eliasoph is asking the questions as "13 Investigates: Whose road is it?"
    What do you say we go for a little spin? We'll travel a busy Jefferson County thoroughfare where the ride is bumpy and the scenery isn't so pretty. Carson Road in Fultondale needs fixing, but the city and county are at odds over which one is responsible. So, who are you gonna call? Jeff Eliasoph is asking the questions as "13 Investigates: Whose road is it?"
  • Top 5: “Missing” 5 year-old found, Ryan Sims verdict and Shelby County School security top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Top 5: “Missing” 5 year-old found, Ryan Sims verdict and Shelby County School security top your Tuesday morning headlines

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-07-08 12:30:05 GMT
    Jaderian Holloway was reported missing by his mother. Police later learned he was with a family member.Jaderian Holloway was reported missing by his mother. Police later learned he was with a family member.
    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Tuesday including potential criminal charges against a mother who reported her 5 year-old missing because a family member said she was too intoxicated and took the child from her care. We'll also take a look at the verdict of Ryan Sims, the man accused of holding some Chelsea Middle School students hostage at gunpoint.
    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Tuesday including potential criminal charges against a mother who reported her 5 year-old missing because a family member said she was too intoxicated and took the child from her care. We'll also take a look at the verdict of Ryan Sims, the man accused of holding some Chelsea Middle School students hostage at gunpoint.
  • Trial for accused Railroad Park shooter begins in Birmingham

    Trial for accused Railroad Park shooter begins in Birmingham

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:14:20 GMT
    Justin Jones sits in a courtroom, as his murder trial is set to begin in Birmingham.Justin Jones sits in a courtroom, as his murder trial is set to begin in Birmingham.
    Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday morning in the trial of Justin Jones.Jones is charged with Murder in the death of 15 year old Jermaine Walton in March 2013.Police officers say Walton was found shot to death at Railroad Park in Birmingham.The jury selection process in Jones’ trial began after the lunch hour Monday.
    Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday morning in the trial of Justin Jones.Jones is charged with Murder in the death of 15 year old Jermaine Walton in March 2013.Police officers say Walton was found shot to death at Railroad Park in Birmingham.The jury selection process in Jones’ trial began after the lunch hour Monday.
  • One person dead following early morning shooting in Center Point

    One person dead following early morning shooting in Center Point

    Monday, July 7 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-07 15:41:24 GMT
    Officials remain on the scene of a homicide in the Center Point area. Officials remain on the scene of a homicide in the Center Point area.
    Officials remain on the scene of a homicide in the Center Point area.
    Officials remain on the scene of a homicide in the Center Point area. One man is dead and another injured.
  • Evening News Sunday July 6, 2014

    Evening News Sunday July 6, 2014

    Sunday, July 6 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-06 22:57:16 GMT
    Evening News Sunday July 6, 2014.Clay church holds parking lot service one day after fire.Tuscaloosa woman dies in I-59 wreck, 3 others hurt.Alabama Education Association vows to fight on after legal defeat.
    Evening News Sunday July 6, 2014.Clay church holds parking lot service one day after fire.Tuscaloosa woman dies in I-59 wreck, 3 others hurt.Alabama Education Association vows to fight on after legal defeat.
  • Evening News Saturday July 5, 2014

    Evening News Saturday July 5, 2014

    Saturday, July 5 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-06 03:36:55 GMT
    Evening News Saturday July 5, 2014.Jameis Winston honored by hometown with day commemorating athletic achievements.Jefferson County church damaged by fire.Tuscaloosa police shoot man accused of shooting another.
    Evening News Saturday July 5, 2014.Jameis Winston honored by hometown with day commemorating athletic achievements.Jefferson County church damaged by fire.Tuscaloosa police shoot man accused of shooting another.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Undermining your property

    13 INVESTIGATES: Undermining your property

    Friday, July 4 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-07-04 12:14:37 GMT
    Underground mining in one Jefferson County neighborhood is causing several houses there to sink.
    Underground mining in one Jefferson County neighborhood is causing several houses there to sink.
  • Funeral planned in Tuscaloosa for 22-month old who was left in a hot vehicle in Georgia, father being held without bond

    Funeral planned in Tuscaloosa for 22-month old who was left in a hot vehicle in Georgia, father being held without bond

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:20:24 GMT
    Justin Harris is charged with murder after leaving his 22-month old in a hot vehicle in Georgia.Justin Harris is charged with murder after leaving his 22-month old in a hot vehicle in Georgia.
    A funeral service will be held Saturday for a 22 month old who died after being left in a hot vehicle for several hours last week in Georgia. The incident happened in Cobb County, Georgia on June 18.
    A funeral service will be held Saturday for a 22 month old who died after being left in a hot vehicle for several hours last week in Georgia. The incident happened in Cobb County, Georgia on June 18.
  • POLICE: Man whose child died in Georgia. car returned to the vehicle on his lunch break, death called a homicide

    POLICE: Man whose child died in Georgia. car returned to the vehicle on his lunch break, death called a homicide

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:19:59 GMT
    Justin Harris is charged with murder after leaving his 22-month old in a hot vehicle in Georgia.Justin Harris is charged with murder after leaving his 22-month old in a hot vehicle in Georgia.
    A former Tuscaloosa man is facing upgraded charges after authorities discovered that he returned to the car that his child died in during his work day.
    A former Tuscaloosa man is facing upgraded charges after authorities discovered that he returned to the car that his child died in during his work day.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Donation Bin Battle

    13 INVESTIGATES: Donation Bin Battle

    Thursday, July 3 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-07-03 15:27:11 GMT
    Local charities pay the price when thieves steal donations. Plus, for-profit businesses are putting out their own bins confusing donors who often think they're giving to charity.Local charities pay the price when thieves steal donations. Plus, for-profit businesses are putting out their own bins confusing donors who often think they're giving to charity.
    Local charities pay the price when thieves steal donations. Plus, for-profit businesses are putting out their own bins confusing donors who often think they're giving to charity.
    Local charities pay the price when thieves steal donations. Plus, for-profit businesses are putting out their own bins confusing donors who often think they're giving to charity.

  • Spirit of Alabama: Eldridge Knighton

    Spirit of Alabama: Eldridge Knighton

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-07-02 02:43:15 GMT
    Tonight, a story of survival. A working man robbed, shot, left for dead. His survival is like a miracle, his story of forgiveness is more than I could have imagined. His name is Eldridge Knighton. he was a cab driver just doing his job. Little did he know that his last customer had robbery and murder on his mind. Here is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    Tonight, a story of survival. A working man robbed, shot, left for dead. His survival is like a miracle, his story of forgiveness is more than I could have imagined. His name is Eldridge Knighton. he was a cab driver just doing his job. Little did he know that his last customer had robbery and murder on his mind. Here is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Evening News Sunday June 29, 2014

    Evening News Sunday June 29, 2014

    Sunday, June 29 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-06-30 00:49:36 GMT
    Evening News Sunday June 30, 2014.Hoover man dies in house fire that may have involved explosion.New enforcement on I-459 and I-65 coincident with upcoming holiday.Hoover Police still looking for man in pregnant wife's death.
    Evening News Sunday June 30, 2014.Hoover man dies in house fire that may have involved explosion.New enforcement on I-459 and I-65 coincident with upcoming holiday.Hoover Police still looking for man in pregnant wife's death.
  • Evening News Saturday June 28, 2014

    Evening News Saturday June 28, 2014

    Saturday, June 28 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-06-29 01:49:25 GMT
    Evening News Saturday June 28, 2014.Hoover Police comb area for man wanted in shooting death of his pregnant wife.Protesters gather at home of Rep. Spencer Bachus demanding immigration reform.Former Rep. Artur Davis may eye run for Montgomery mayor.
    Evening News Saturday June 28, 2014.Hoover Police comb area for man wanted in shooting death of his pregnant wife.Protesters gather at home of Rep. Spencer Bachus demanding immigration reform.Former Rep. Artur Davis may eye run for Montgomery mayor.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Ben Tomlinson's new home

    Spirit of Alabama: Ben Tomlinson's new home

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-06-25 02:18:30 GMT
    Ben Tomlinson was wounded by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan. Through organizations like the Tunnel Of Towers and the Gary Sinise Foundation Ben will have a new home which will allow him start a new life of independence. He can now put Afghanistan and combat in his rear view mirror. Home town hero Ben Tomlinson is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    Ben Tomlinson was wounded by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan. Through organizations like the Tunnel Of Towers and the Gary Sinise Foundation Ben will have a new home which will allow him start a new life of independence. He can now put Afghanistan and combat in his rear view mirror. Home town hero Ben Tomlinson is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Burger Byte with Cheese: full Scott Moore's coaching impressions

    Burger Byte with Cheese: full Scott Moore's coaching impressions

    Monday, June 23 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-06-23 23:17:02 GMT
    Click on the video player above to see Kyle Burger's full interview with coaching and celebrity impressionist Scott Moore.
    Click on the video player above to see Kyle Burger's full interview with coaching and celebrity impressionist Scott Moore.
  • Evening News Sunday June 22,2014

    Evening News Sunday June 22,2014

    Sunday, June 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-06-22 23:42:56 GMT
    Evening News Sunday June 22, 2014.World Cup fever in Birmingham as USA faces Portugal.Alabama university issued warning over accreditation.Pope excommunicates mafiosi.
    Evening News Sunday June 22, 2014.World Cup fever in Birmingham as USA faces Portugal.Alabama university issued warning over accreditation.Pope excommunicates mafiosi.
  • Evening News Saturday June 21, 2014

    Evening News Saturday June 21, 2014

    Saturday, June 21 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-06-22 03:41:11 GMT
    Evening News Saturday June 21, 2014.Birmingham church vandalism suspect arrested.Special Olympic athletes return to Alabama.Remembering the life and legacy of Joe Langston, longtime Birmingham broadcaster.
    Evening News Saturday June 21, 2014.Birmingham church vandalism suspect arrested.Special Olympic athletes return to Alabama.Remembering the life and legacy of Joe Langston, longtime Birmingham broadcaster.
  • Former longtime Birmingham TV news anchor Joe Langston passes away

    Former longtime Birmingham TV news anchor Joe Langston passes away

    Saturday, June 21 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-06-21 17:14:47 GMT
    Former longtime Birmingham TV news anchor Joe Langston passed away late Friday night at his Liberty Park home. He was 82 .Mr. Langston was a familiar face to generations of North Alabama TV viewers. He anchored and reported on evening newscasts for almost three decades, from the early 1960's to the mid-1980's.
    Former longtime Birmingham TV news anchor Joe Langston passed away late Friday night at his Liberty Park home. He was 82 .Mr. Langston was a familiar face to generations of North Alabama TV viewers. He anchored and reported on evening newscasts for almost three decades, from the early 1960's to the mid-1980's.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Claudia Reach, St. Martin's in the Pines

    Spirit of Alabama: Claudia Reach, St. Martin's in the Pines

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-06-18 12:10:04 GMT
    In this Spirit of Alabama report, Mike Royer introduces you to Claudio Reach, the Activities Director at St. Martin’s.
    In this Spirit of Alabama report, Mike Royer introduces you to Claudio Reach, the Activities Director at St. Martin’s.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: VA Care Complaints

    13 INVESTIGATES: VA Care Complaints

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-06-17 14:17:43 GMT
    Two local veterans talk about their complaints concerning their treatment at the Birmingham VA hospitalTwo local veterans talk about their complaints concerning their treatment at the Birmingham VA hospital
    Amid the national Veterans Administration scandal - two of Alabama's VA medical facilities were found to have some of the longest wait times in the country for new patients. They are in Montgomery and Tuskegee.

    Although Birmingham's VA Hospital is not on that list, a couple of local veterans do have complaints about medical care.

    Amid the national Veterans Administration scandal - two of Alabama's VA medical facilities were found to have some of the longest wait times in the country for new patients. They are in Montgomery and Tuskegee.

    Although Birmingham's VA Hospital is not on that list, a couple of local veterans do have complaints about medical care.

  • Evening News Sunday June 15, 2014

    Evening News Sunday June 15, 2014

    Sunday, June 15 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-06-16 03:48:22 GMT
    Evening News Sunday June 15, 2014.Birmingham man shot and killed trying to thwart neighborhood robbery.Birmingham Police nab suspect in Saturday homicide.Top high school students attend Governor's School at Samford.
    Evening News Sunday June 15, 2014.Birmingham man shot and killed trying to thwart neighborhood robbery.Birmingham Police nab suspect in Saturday homicide.Top high school students attend Governor's School at Samford.
  • Evening News Saturday June 14, 2014

    Evening News Saturday June 14, 2014

    Saturday, June 14 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-06-15 03:42:44 GMT
    Evening News Saturday June 14, 2014.Missing woman gone five years remembered in Dodge City.Hamilton celebrates downtown renovation and renewal.Hoover grief support group brings survivors together.
    Evening News Saturday June 14, 2014.Missing woman gone five years remembered in Dodge City.Hamilton celebrates downtown renovation and renewal.Hoover grief support group brings survivors together.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Fields of dreams delay

    13 INVESTIGATES: Fields of dreams delay

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-06-13 03:11:04 GMT
    Due to a bankrupt contractor and other factors, Birmingham is still working to complete Cooper Green Park renovations more than three years after construction began.
    Due to a bankrupt contractor and other factors, Birmingham is still working to complete Cooper Green Park renovations more than three years after construction began.
  • World War II veteran recalls his experience at Omaha Beach on D-Day

    World War II veteran recalls his experience at Omaha Beach on D-Day

    Friday, June 6 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-06-06 23:00:43 GMT
    Former Tuscaloosa mayor Al DuPont recalls serving as a medic in World War II when the US stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy.Former Tuscaloosa mayor Al DuPont recalls serving as a medic in World War II when the US stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy.
    Seventy years after the allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy and turned the tide of World War II, former Tuscaloosa mayor Al DuPont still has vivid memories of serving as an army medic on Omaha beach.
    Seventy years after the allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy and turned the tide of World War II, former Tuscaloosa mayor Al DuPont still has vivid memories of serving as an army medic on Omaha beach.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Postponed precinct progress

    13 INVESTIGATES: Postponed precinct progress

    Friday, June 6 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-06-06 11:03:41 GMT
     There has been no progress at the construction site of Birmingham's new West Police Precinct since we exposed the project's delay seven months ago.
     There has been no progress at the construction site of Birmingham's new West Police Precinct since we exposed the project's delay seven months ago.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Oneonta's wet-dry vote

    13 INVESTIGATES: Oneonta's wet-dry vote

    Thursday, June 5 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-06-05 18:36:06 GMT
    In Oneonta and across Blount County, residents have been battling for years over whether or not to allow their communities to "go wet" or allow alcohol sales, or if they should remain "dry." In Oneonta and across Blount County, residents have been battling for years over whether or not to allow their communities to "go wet" or allow alcohol sales, or if they should remain "dry."
    For Oneonta, the "wet versus dry" debate isn't just about alcohol sales -- principles of "doing the right thing" and bringing money to the area also come into play.
    For Oneonta, the "wet versus dry" debate isn't just about alcohol sales -- principles of "doing the right thing" and bringing money to the area also come into play.
  • Evening News Sunday June 1, 2014

    Evening News Sunday June 1, 2014

    Sunday, June 1 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-06-01 23:24:08 GMT
    Evening news June 1, 2014.Visitation held for late Birmingham fire chief Ivor Brooks.Accidents claim two lives on area roads.Vulcan statue celebrated on 110th "birthday."Rain abundant Sunday.
    Evening news June 1, 2014.Visitation held for late Birmingham fire chief Ivor Brooks.Accidents claim two lives on area roads.Vulcan statue celebrated on 110th "birthday."Rain abundant Sunday.
  • Evening News Saturday May 31, 2014

    Evening News Saturday May 31, 2014

    Saturday, May 31 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-05-31 23:44:01 GMT
    Evening News Saturday May 31, 2014.U.S. P.O.W. in Afghanistan released in swap.Etowah County inmate escapes, search is on.Limestone County dump site ordered cleaned up.
    Evening News Saturday May 31, 2014.U.S. P.O.W. in Afghanistan released in swap.Etowah County inmate escapes, search is on.Limestone County dump site ordered cleaned up.
  • U.A.B. Hospital continues efforts to kill possible Legionella bacteria still present

    U.A.B. Hospital continues efforts to kill possible Legionella bacteria still present

    Friday, May 30 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-05-31 02:16:14 GMT
    U.A.B. Hospital announced tonight that it is continuing with planned remediation efforts for Women and Infants Center floors 5 through 7by using a chemical shock to the water system using chlorine dioxide to kill any legionella bacteria that may be present.
    U.A.B. Hospital announced tonight that it is continuing with planned remediation efforts for Women and Infants Center floors 5 through 7by using a chemical shock to the water system using chlorine dioxide to kill any legionella bacteria that may be present.
  • 13 INVESTIGATES: Overseas Adoption Dangers

    13 INVESTIGATES: Overseas Adoption Dangers

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-05-28 16:51:21 GMT
    An investigation is under way into a locally-based domestic and international adoption agency called Lifeline Children's Services. There is a concern about Lifeline not investigating children's backgrounds for international adoption.
    An investigation is under way into a locally-based domestic and international adoption agency called Lifeline Children's Services. There is a concern about Lifeline not investigating children's backgrounds for international adoption.
  • Spirit of Alabama: The Lovelady Center

    Spirit of Alabama: The Lovelady Center

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-05-28 15:58:29 GMT
    The Lovelady Center for ten years has been a home, a shelter, a place of recovery for hurting women. They help as many women as they can, and some folks are trying to make things a little better for them. It's tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    The Lovelady Center for ten years has been a home, a shelter, a place of recovery for hurting women. They help as many women as they can, and some folks are trying to make things a little better for them. It's tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Boy drowns at Smith Lake

    Boy drowns at Smith Lake

    Monday, May 26 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-05-26 11:56:48 GMT
    A weekend camping trip ended tragically for a Winston County family. The sheriff says 7 year-old Joseph Alexander was wading in the shallow waters of Smith Lake, in an area known as"Cable Crossing" when he stepped off into deeper water and drowned. The boy's stepfather pulled him from the water. The child was pronounced dead at Walker Regional Hospital. The family is from Arley and that Joseph had just finished first grade at Curry Elementary School.
    A weekend camping trip ended tragically for a Winston County family. The sheriff says 7 year-old Joseph Alexander was wading in the shallow waters of Smith Lake, in an area known as"Cable Crossing" when he stepped off into deeper water and drowned. The boy's stepfather pulled him from the water. The child was pronounced dead at Walker Regional Hospital. The family is from Arley and that Joseph had just finished first grade at Curry Elementary School.
  • Evening News Sunday May 25, 2014

    Evening News Sunday May 25, 2014

    Sunday, May 25 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-05-26 00:19:17 GMT
    Evening News May 25, 2014Dedication at Memorial Day weekend ceremony in Birmingham.Law enforcement stepped up on Shelby County roads.Memorial Day heat to exceed 90 degrees.
    Evening News May 25, 2014Dedication at Memorial Day weekend ceremony in Birmingham.Law enforcement stepped up on Shelby County roads.Memorial Day heat to exceed 90 degrees.
  • Evening News Saturday May 24, 2014

    Evening News Saturday May 24, 2014

    Saturday, May 24 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-05-24 23:50:15 GMT
    Evening News Saturday May 24.Memorial Day weekend features salute to WW II hero.Homewood store offers free roses to lay at veterans' resting places.Weather to remain warm and increasingly humid.
    Evening News Saturday May 24.Memorial Day weekend features salute to WW II hero.Homewood store offers free roses to lay at veterans' resting places.Weather to remain warm and increasingly humid.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Special Mcadory student graduation

    Spirit of Alabama: Special Mcadory student graduation

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 7:35 AM EDT2014-05-21 11:35:20 GMT
    Mike Royer shares the story of appreciating life, family and friendship in this week's Spirit of Alabama report.
    Mike Royer shares the story of appreciating life, family and friendship in this week's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Evening News Sunday May 18, 2014

    Evening News Sunday May 18, 2014

    Sunday, May 18 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-05-19 00:11:25 GMT
    Evening News May 18Birmingham police investigate 21st homicide of 2014.Christian school holds final graduation after 35 years.Man dies in Etowah County fire.Weatherto warm up sharply in coming week.
    Evening News May 18Birmingham police investigate 21st homicide of 2014.Christian school holds final graduation after 35 years.Man dies in Etowah County fire.Weatherto warm up sharply in coming week.
  • Evening News Saturday May 17, 2014

    Evening News Saturday May 17, 2014

    Saturday, May 17 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-05-18 03:44:58 GMT
    Evening News May 17.Birmingham officer slain one week ago, laid to rest.Search intensifies for Birmingham woman missing nearly a month.High school brawl investigated in Mobile.Weather looks rainy for Sunday.
    Evening News May 17.Birmingham officer slain one week ago, laid to rest.Search intensifies for Birmingham woman missing nearly a month.High school brawl investigated in Mobile.Weather looks rainy for Sunday.
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