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Suspect shot by Bessemer police officer 11/22/2014 12:27 am UTC
A man is being treated at UAB Hospital after being shot by a Bessemer police officer this afternoon.
UAB hoping for big crowd at Saturday’s game 11/21/2014 11:51 pm UTC
The UAB Blazers are getting ready to face off against undefeated Marshall. It's the school's biggest game of the year and many students say they're not missing a snap. "We're going to get all dress
Opinions divided in Alabama on President Obama's immigration reform 11/21/2014 11:13 pm UTC
There's not a lot a middle ground on the new immigration amnesty action the president is taking: The Hispanic community is in favor, while conservative politicians are not.
Fairfield man dead after domestic dispute with girlfriend 11/21/2014 11:07 pm UTC
A 26 year-old man is dead after he was run over by his girlfriend in a parking lot following a domestic dispute.
100-year-old Tenn. woman sees beach for the first time in Alabama 11/21/2014 9:54 pm UTC
Thanks to a partnership between the assisted living center where Holt lives and an organization that grants wishes to the elderly, Holt got to see the ocean for the first time during an all-expense
3 men charged after 13-year-old boy Talladega County boy shot in face while watching TV 11/21/2014 9:32 pm UTC
The victim was sitting on the couch inside a home watching television with his siblings when shots were fired outside the home.
Irondale junkyard fire created large plume of smoke 11/21/2014 7:33 pm UTC
A large fire continues to burn in the eastern section of Jefferson County Friday morning.The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reports the fire is on Queenstown Road, near Railroad Avenue.That's ju
Birmingham area students learn about science and engineering career fields 11/21/2014 7:33 pm UTC
The students from Hoover High, Huffman High, Holy Family High and Ramsay High were allowed to work along professionals in the science and engineering fields.
Alabama unemployment rate declines to 6.3 percent 11/21/2014 4:00 pm UTC
Alabama's unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3 percent, but it remains above the national average.
Top 5: Immigration reform, Thanksgiving travel and the Alabama’s 13 Can-a-thon top your Friday morning headlines 11/21/2014 1:01 pm UTC
Here's a quick look at your top five headlines for Friday, November 21, 2014.
Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road 11/21/2014 12:22 pm UTC
There is good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows.The bad news: a lot more people will be driving.
President Obama acts on deportation relief for millions 11/21/2014 12:11 pm UTC
President Barack Obama on Thursday announced broad executive action to offer temporary relief from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants, saying that the separation of families or the
University of Alabama emergency plan urges common sense 11/21/2014 11:58 am UTC
The University of Alabama has an emergency preparedness plan that includes step by step instructions for students depending on their situation, including preparations in the event of an active shoo
Tuscaloosa native David Robertson's non-profit provides homes for homeless veterans 11/21/2014 4:55 am UTC
Several homeless veterans now have a place to call home in Tuscaloosa thanks to a Major League Baseball player and his non-profit organization.
Midfield water main break cuts off water to local businesses, schools, homes for the day 11/21/2014 12:34 am UTC
Some Midfield area residents are going on 17 hours without water, after a 24-inch water main broke around midnight on Woodward Road near B.Y. Williams Sr. Drive. Water has been restored for everyon
Donations from Breakin' Bread event distributed to local organizations 11/20/2014 11:25 pm UTC
Thousands of dollars were given to several organizations geared to bring joy to special children.According to a news release, Birmingham Originals presented checks totaling $11,000 to three organiz
Birmingham man arrested in Alabaster church burglary 11/20/2014 10:27 pm UTC
A Birmingham man is accused of breaking into a church in Alabaster and stealing more than $5,000 worth of equipment from the worship center.
Birmingham police investigation Laurel Avenue homicide 11/20/2014 8:53 pm UTC
The shooting happened around 3:00 a.m. in the 1800 block of Laurel Avenue Southwest.
Disabled truck causes traffic delays in Birmingham 11/20/2014 8:49 pm UTC
Some lanes on I-20/59 were closed briefly, as emergency crews worked to clear a truck off the highway.The truck apparently had some problem in the eastbound lanes, just before theTallapoosa Street
Red Diamond announces new initiative to benefit Children’s of Alabama 11/20/2014 7:59 pm UTC
The Red Diamond company has launched a new partnership with Walmart to help children in need across the state.
Capital murder trial begins for second of 3 men charged in 2012 Ensley quintuple murder 11/20/2014 7:58 pm UTC
The capital murder trial is underway for Rashad Stoves, one of the teens accused in the execution-style killings of five men in Ensley.
10 Thanksgiving foods dangerous to feed your dog 11/20/2014 6:18 pm UTC
Though it's tempting to give in to those puppy eyes staring at you from next to the Thanksgiving table, it's important your dog does not consume many foods served during the holidays.
The Arc of Jefferson County opens new main campus 11/20/2014 5:25 pm UTC
A local organization dedicated to helping to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities has a new place to call home.
“What's Working?” Bridging the gap, Birmingham Ed. Foundation connects students with local corporations through career experience exposure 11/20/2014 3:00 pm UTC
In Jefferson County, there's a unique partnership involving Construction and Architect Career Academy students at Huffman High School, the Birmingham Education Foundation and Brasfield & Gorrie, a
Top 5: FSU shooting, Obama on immigration and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade top your Thursday morning headlines 11/20/2014 2:06 pm UTC
Here's a quick look at your top five headlines for Thursday, November 20, 2014.
Gunman shot dead after opening fire on FSU campus 11/20/2014 12:46 pm UTC
A gunman was fatally shot after opening fire in a library on Florida State University's campus early Thursday, sending hundreds of students who'd been studying for final exams running for their liv
Local high school coaches commit to preventing athlete injuries 11/20/2014 5:11 am UTC
More than 100 local high school coaches joined the fightWednesday night in preventing sports-related injuries. Coaches from Jefferson, Shelby, Blount, and Walker counties signed the new Sports Safe
Fatal Accident in Jefferson County 11/20/2014 4:13 am UTC
Two people are dead after a wreck involving two trucks in Jefferson county this evening.The accident happened on Highway 269 near Flat Top road in Mulga around 5:30 in the evening.Jefferson County
Birmingham man busted for $75K worth of marijuana and cocaine 11/20/2014 12:17 am UTC
A 43-year-old Birmingham man is in jail after police raided his home and found drugs, a gun and thousands of dollars in cash.
ADAC making plans to rebuild, serve clients after facility burned 11/19/2014 11:30 pm UTC
A counseling center in Birmingham is picking up the pieces after a three-alarm fire destroyed its headquarters Tuesday night.
Burglars try to break into two Tuscaloosa pharmacies through their roofs 11/19/2014 10:54 pm UTC
Burglars targeted two pharmacies in west Alabama through the roofs!On Saturday night police say three burglars broke into the Tuscaloosa Drug Company through the roof and took cash and prescription
Armed men rob Jack's in Irondale; implicated in 3 other restaurant robberies since October 11/19/2014 10:35 pm UTC
Two armed suspects robbed the Jack's in Irondale Sunday night, and police believe it was just one stop in a restaurant crime spree by the duo that began back in October. 
Chilton County Humane Society looking for donations to keep doors open 11/19/2014 10:24 pm UTC
The Chilton County Humane Society is running out of money and needs the public's help to keep their doors open.
Center Point man charged with rape after being caught in vehicle with 13 year-old 11/19/2014 6:30 pm UTC
When the deputies approached the car, they found the 13 year-old girl naked in the passenger seat.
Walmart Neighborhood Market to bring nearly 100 jobs to Valleydale location 11/19/2014 5:40 pm UTC
A new Walmart Neighborhood Market will soon open in Shelby County, bringing 95 jobs to the area.
Matt Pitt rejects plea deal, trial set for April 2015 11/19/2014 4:20 pm UTC
Under the deal, Pitt would be sentenced to two years in prison. However, he would be given the opportunity to apply for probation in lieu of prison time and enroll in a drug rehab program.
Spirit of Alabama: 50 Marathons 11/19/2014 2:32 pm UTC
Running one marathon is quite an accomplishment. Dr. Tammy Than is an associate dean at the UAB School of Optometry. She just ran her 50th marathon in 50 states, becoming only the 2nd Alabama woman
Man accidentally shoots himself with hunting rifle in Moundville 11/19/2014 2:24 pm UTC
The victim's neighbor told investigators he heard a gunshot and went outside. He then saw the victim laying on the ground in front of his home.
Top 5: Southside fire, new jobs and Alabama #1 top your Wednesday morning headlines 11/19/2014 2:15 pm UTC
Here's a quick look at your top five headlines for Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
New Tuscaloosa shopping center expected to create 500 jobs 11/19/2014 2:08 pm UTC
New jobs are heading to Tuscaloosa, according to the city's Economic Development Department.The ground was broken for a new retail development called the Shoppes at Legacy Park. 500 jobs are expect
3-alarm fire destroys Birmingham nonprofit 11/19/2014 5:32 am UTC
Birmingham firefighters spent Tuesday night battling a 3-alarm fire that destroyed an area nonprofit.
Local homeless shelters are in need of warm clothing, personal hygiene items 11/19/2014 3:16 am UTC
There's more arctic air rushing in from the North, and several local shelters are opening as a way to keep the less fortunate warm Tuesday night.Boutwell Auditorium along with the Old Firehouse She
Alabama is new #1 in latest College Football Playoff Ranking 11/19/2014 12:24 am UTC
Alabama is the new number one ranked team after knocking off Mississippi State 25-20 last Saturday.
Birmingham City Council passes resolution in support of UAB football 11/18/2014 9:30 pm UTC
A large group of supporters for the UAB football program have filed into the weekly meeting of the Birmingham City Council.
Gardendale police searching for missing 63-year-old man 11/18/2014 9:14 pm UTC
The Gardendale Police Department is asking for the public's help in the disappearance of a 63-year-old man.
Gov. Bentley announces Oxford Pharmaceuticals coming to Birmingham 11/18/2014 8:42 pm UTC
Gov. Robert Bentley announced the intention of Oxford Pharmaceuticals to open a facility in Birmingham during the annual Birmingham Business Alliance Governor's Luncheon today.
Exceptional Foundation basketball team takes on Homewood police officers 11/18/2014 6:35 pm UTC
There was some stiff competition on the hardwood when members of the Exceptional Foundation's basketball team took on Homewood police officers.
'Vape' smokes the competition to be named Oxford Word of the Year 11/18/2014 6:27 pm UTC
Take a deep breath: Oxford Dictionaries has picked “vape” as its 2014 word of the year.The choice reflects the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes.
13 INVESTIGATES: Panhandlers 11/18/2014 4:28 pm UTC
A panhandler in downtown Birmingham has boasted he brings home $300-$400 a day in addition to his the paycheck he receives from an auto parts supplier.
VOTE to keep Hoover native Jessie Pitts on NBC’s The Voice 11/18/2014 1:41 pm UTC
Spain Park graduate Jessie Pitts performed “Don't You Worry Child” during the live performance.
UAB working on plan to ensure future success in football program 11/18/2014 1:18 pm UTC
UAB is working to expedite the process of deciding the future of the school's football program.
Top 5: Ferguson decision, Hubbard ethics trial and UAB football’s future top your Tuesday morning headlines 11/18/2014 1:05 pm UTC
Here's a quick look at your top five headlines for Tuesday, November 18, 2014.
Despite low turnout, Hwy. 280 commuter service launched successfully B.J.C.T.A. officials say 11/18/2014 12:55 pm UTC
The first day of the new Highway 280 commuter bus program went well this morning despite a low turnout. That's according to Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority officials.There are two bus
University of Alabama police investigating two weekend robberies 11/18/2014 12:54 pm UTC
Police on the University of Alabama campus are investigating two robberies that happened over the weekend.
Birmingham invites Pope Francis to visit during his Philadelphia trip 11/18/2014 1:02 am UTC
Pope Francis announced today he will make his first trip to the US as head of the Catholic church. Mayor William Bell is hoping to convince him to stop by Birmingham while he's here.
U.S. 31 northbound lanes reopened following early morning rock slide 11/17/2014 11:14 pm UTC
Traffic in Hoover is being diverted this morning following a rockslide on U.S. 31 northbound right in front of Jim and Nicks restaurant.
Etowah County man pleaded guilty to child porn charges 11/17/2014 10:50 pm UTC
An Etowah County man pleaded guilty to child pornography charges Monday.According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Birmingham, Victor Gray Dingler, 33, entered guilty pleas to five counts of produc
23 stores that will NOT be open on Thanksgiving 11/17/2014 9:36 pm UTC
If you think Thanksgiving is for family, not shopping, these stores agree.
Chelsea man charged in Friday stabbing 11/17/2014 7:27 pm UTC
A 27 year-old man has been arrested in connection to stabbing in Shelby County.
Opera Birmingham season opener features Alison King 11/17/2014 7:09 pm UTC
Opera Birmingham will feature one of its rising stars in its season opening performance.Soprano Alison King will sing this Sunday, November 23, 2014, at Brock Recital Hall on the campus of Samford
Choice Bus rolls on to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 11/17/2014 7:06 pm UTC
Some young adults received a first-hand look at how the choices they make today will affect their future.
Justin Jones sentenced to life in prison in Railroad Park shooting 11/17/2014 5:21 pm UTC
A judge has sentenced the man charged in the 2013 Railroad Park shooting. Justin Jones will serve a life sentence with the possibility of parole.
Center Point man arrested after using toy gun in robbery at a Walgreen’s Red Box 11/17/2014 4:55 pm UTC
Investigators said the suspect used a toy gun on the victim. He was picked up minutes later on Chalkville Mountain Road.
Early morning drivers deal with heavy flooding on Highway 280 11/17/2014 4:52 pm UTC
The heavy rainfall across central Alabama caused some major flooding in parts of our area.
21 year-old arrested in Tuscaloosa stabbing investigation 11/17/2014 2:39 pm UTC
The stabbing appeared to be the result of a domestic dispute between the suspect and his sister's husband.
Top 5: Missing teenager, Highway 280 buses and Birmingham warming station top your Monday morning headlines 11/17/2014 12:38 pm UTC
Here's a quick look at your top five headlines for Monday, November 17, 2014.
Search underway for missing Fayette County teenager 11/17/2014 12:16 pm UTC
Hannah Harbin, 14, was last seen leaving Hubbertville High School Friday.
Cold weather putting charities in a crunch 11/17/2014 2:45 am UTC
Cold weather this early in the year has some Birmingham charities in a crunch.
Evening News Sunday November 16, 2014 11/17/2014 12:39 am UTC
Evening News Sunday November 16, 2014Cold weather could break records this week.Shelters need help during earlier than usual cold snap.Tuscaloosa County confronts emerging heroin crisis.
Photos: Bama tops #1 Mississippi State 11/16/2014 5:37 am UTC
#5 Alabama jumped out to a 19-0 lead over #1 Mississippi State, but would have to hold on late for a 25-20 win over the Bulldogs.
Dressing for cold weather in the South can be tricky 11/16/2014 3:49 am UTC
There is gear on the market that promises better performance for athletes in any climate, but experts claim sometimes a lot of extra gear isn't necessary in cold weather.
Robert Gilmore is 'Making a Difference' in the Norwood community 11/14/2014 8:08 pm UTC
Birmingham's Norwood Community has a long and rich history going back 100 years, and like any vibrant community, there are people who act as caretakers.
“What’s Working?”: Spain Park High molds and trains teens toward health care professions 11/13/2014 2:55 pm UTC
Overall, students leave this high-functioning academy ready for either a career in health care field or advancing their health care interest in college.
Spirit of Alabama: Ben Tomlinson 11/12/2014 1:09 pm UTC
On this veterans day United States Marine Sergeant Ben Tomlinson is back home in Calhoun County. Two tours of duty, many months at Walter Reed Hospital undergoing surgery and rehabilitation. All of
Philip Lutzenkirchen's father delivers son's message 11/12/2014 1:31 am UTC
Mike and Mary Lutzenkirchen's life turned upside down on the morning of June 29, 2014.
13 INVESTIGATES: Moonshine in Alabama 11/11/2014 2:48 pm UTC
Death in a bottle. That's what some folks call moonshine. It goes by other names, too: woods whiskey, hooch and white lightning.No matter what you call it, making moonshine is illegal in Alabama, e
Evening News Sunday November 9, 2014 11/9/2014 11:50 pm UTC
Evening News Sunday November 9, 2014Cullman County deputies must now wear "body cameras".Veterans Day observed early at Liberty Park in Vestavia Hills.Berlin marks 25 years since the "Wall" came down.
Evening News Saturday November 8, 2014 11/9/2014 1:01 am UTC
Evening News November 8, 2014Birmingham mayor reaffirms support for UAB football.Pinson man shot during struggle with wife over gun.North Birmingham area could be added to EPA Superfund list.
13 Investigates: Sweet deals for school supers 11/7/2014 6:46 pm UTC
Vestavia Hills is a great place to live according to the website, Business Insider. Its ranked in the top 50 best suburbs in the country. Ask any resident and most would say the great school system
BURGER BYTES: Saint Clair Co.'s Homecoming Kicker 11/4/2014 12:49 am UTC
She plays many sports, including soccer and volleyball… Now here's the kicker.
Evening News Sunday November 2, 2014 11/3/2014 12:21 am UTC
Evening News Sunday November 2, 2014.Hoover honors those who've served in 10th annual"Thank a Vet" celebration.Birmingham Police questioning person of interest in fatal Ensley shooting.Tuscaloosa r
Evening News Saturday November 1, 2014 11/2/2014 1:47 am UTC
Evening News Saturday November 1, 2014:Cold weather overnight, temperatures to drop below freezing.Birmingham has one shelter open for homeless.Standard Time resumes at 2 a.m., set clocks back one
13 INVESTIGATES: Alabama jobs: Who's telling the truth? 10/31/2014 8:59 pm UTC
Governor Robert Bentley is touting job growth during his first term, while opponent Parker Griffith argues there are fewer Alabamians employed than when Governor Bentley took office.
PHOTOS: Halloween Costumes 2014 10/30/2014 3:17 pm UTC
It's that time of year! Check out these kids (and pets) decked out in costumes for Halloween celebrations this year!
Hoover Met to become full-service satellite courthouse 10/30/2014 12:24 pm UTC
A Jefferson County office at Hoover Metropolitan Stadiumwill be used asa full-service satellite courthouse early next month. The vehicle tag renewal office willbe able to process new vehicle tags,
Spirit of Alabama: Indie Candy 10/29/2014 3:19 am UTC
Do you know someone with food allergies? For some, the reactions to certain food items can be very severe, even life threatening. Hanson Watkins son deals with series allergies and she decided to d
Ebola briefing for Tuscaloosa health care professionals 10/28/2014 10:05 pm UTC
In light of the new classifications, the Tuscaloosa County Health Department held a briefing for local health care professionals this morning.Doctor Albert White, native of Liberia, who specializes
13 INVESTIGATES: Flying on the public dime 10/28/2014 10:51 am UTC
Birmingham's City Council spends more on travel than New Orleans, Nashville and Jacksonville, FL combined.
Evening News Sunday October 26, 2014 10/27/2014 12:20 am UTC
Evening News Sunday October 26, 2014Dalai Lama concludes historic Birmingham visit.Representative Barry Moore to face trial Monday on perjury charges.Former Dothan firefighter convicted of meth-mak
PHOTOS: Auburn survives against South Carolina 10/26/2014 6:40 am UTC
A shootout in Jordan-Hare!
Evening News Saturday October 25, 2014 10/26/2014 1:29 am UTC
Evening News Saturday October 25, 201414th Dalai Lama visits Birmingham.Protestors accuse Tibetan spiritual leader of discrimination.Magic City Classic draws tens of thousands to Legion Field.
Spirit of Alabama: Pfeiffer Syndrome 10/23/2014 9:15 pm UTC
In time, multiple surgeries will help Beth Wilson look as normal as possible; by the time she's a teenager you might not even know she was born with a rare condition called Pfieffer Syndrome Type II.
UA alumnus Dr. Michael Oldstone lectures on Ebola virus 10/22/2014 10:30 pm UTC
Ebola, it's a dreaded word in the homes of many American's. But one professor says there is little need to worry.
"Mike Hubbard will not resign," lawyer says during news conference 10/21/2014 8:44 pm UTC
Alabama Speaker of the House and Lee County-area representative Mike Hubbard will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. following his indictment on corruption charges.
13 INVESTIGATES: Flying on the public dime 10/21/2014 11:33 am UTC
Over the last twelve months, Birmingham's mayor and city council have spent nearly $300,000 on public travel.
Evening News Sunday October 19, 2014 10/19/2014 10:55 pm UTC
Evening News Sunday October 19, 2014Well known Alabama covered bridge vandalized.Two people shot at Tuscaloosa party, suspect at large.Two women facing trafficking charges involving 16 year old Bir
Evening News Saturday October 18, 2014 10/19/2014 1:40 am UTC
Evening News Saturday October 18, 2014Suspect shot and killed in Warrior, officer suspended with pay.Search on for man suspected in sexual assault of four UAB students.Unemployment down across Alab
No risk of Ebola in isolated Montgomery patient 10/17/2014 11:56 pm UTC
Authorities are now saying there is no risk of Ebola infection in a woman in Montgomery who was transported to Baptist South and isolated over concerns of Ebola this afternoon.
American Family Care prepares for possible Ebola cases 10/16/2014 11:37 pm UTC
Hospitals aren't the only health care facilities dealing with a threat of Ebola -- Some walk-in medical clinics are also preparing for the virus.
Ebola: How to protect yourself 10/16/2014 10:52 pm UTC
How can you protect yourself from the possibility of Ebola in highly populated areas like airports or football games?
SPIRIT OF ALABAMA: Will Bright House 10/16/2014 8:13 pm UTC
Bill and Lisa Bright's son, Will, died Nov. 27, 2013 of a heroin overdose. He was kind and caring and a drug addict. Now, Bill and Lisa and others who loved will want to do something to give others
First responders in Tuscaloosa area prepare for potential Ebola cases 10/16/2014 3:24 pm UTC
Some health care professionals in West Alabama aren't taking any chances and are preparing for a possible Ebola patient.
Top 5: CDC hearing on Ebola, local Ebola preps and new airport screenings top your Thursday morning headlines 10/16/2014 11:55 am UTC
Here's a quick look at your top five headlines for Thursday, October 16, 2014.1. The CDC is expected to face some tough questions today at an Ebola hearing on Capitol Hill. Members of Congress say
Business as usual at Birmingham Airport after news that Ebola patient flew through US airports 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States has caused concern among airline investors across the country. It also raises the issue of whether travelers share the same concerns, enough t
UAB Hospital staff claim they are prepared for Ebola virus 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
Staff at UAB Hospital claimed they are ready if the Ebola virus surfaces in Alabama.
CDC holding Ebola safety training in Anniston 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are in Anniston this week to teach licensed medical professionals from around the country how to handle those infected with Ebola.
NBC freelancer headed back to U.S. after Ebola diagnosis 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
An American freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola and will be flown back to the U.S. for treatment.The freelancer, Ashoka Mukpo, 33, was hired Tuesday to
More Ebola screening possible for United States 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
Ahead of a White House meeting on the Ebola outbreak, federal health officials said Monday the U.S. is weighing whether to institute extra screening at U.S. airports where travelers from Ebola-stri
Help for Liberia, Birmingham food drive for starving Ebola affected Liberians underway 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
Throughout the metro Birmingham area, efforts are underway to help many who are starving amid the Ebola epidemic in Liberia.At Mountain Brook Baptist Church, a few dozen manned the “Attack Ebola” F
Possible Ebola case being investigated in Hawaii 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
The Hawaii Department of Health says a patient at a hospital in Honolulu was placed into isolation on Wednesday, and officials have not ruled out the possibility that the individual may have contra
UAB Hospital taking extra precautions for unlikely Ebola outbreak in Alabama 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
While the likelihood of an Ebola outbreak in central Alabama is low, UAB Hospital is taking extra precautions and believe they're as ready as they can be to respond if the virus presents in our area.
U.S. steps up fight against Ebola 10/15/2014 5:32 pm UTC
Get ready to have your temperature taken at some U.S. airports, and other measures federal officials say will protect the public against this deadly virus.
Weather system knocks out power in central Alabama 10/14/2014 12:52 am UTC
More than 50,000 Alabama Power customers are without power this afternoon as a series of storms move through the area.
Evening News Sunday October 12, 2014 10/12/2014 11:36 pm UTC
Evening News Sunday October 12, 2014Severe weather predicted for Monday afternoon.Dallas health care worker who treated deceased Ebola victim tests positive for the virus.Liberians in Birmingham un
Evening News Saturday October 11, 2014 10/12/2014 4:13 am UTC
Evening News Saturday October 11, 2014.Oneonta boy dies from accidental hanging in home.Grenade removed from man's leg in 8 hour ordeal outside UAB Hospital.Alabama among leaders in TV political ad
Dallas Ebola patient dies, five US airports to start heightened screening 10/8/2014 3:32 pm UTC
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, has died, Texas Health Resources said this morning.
Spirit of Alabama: Honor Flight 10/8/2014 12:49 pm UTC
It was the 5th Honor Flight sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Rotary Club. 80 of our veterans go to our nation's capital and see the World War II Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the Vietnam Wall, Linc
13 INVESTIGATES: West Precinct progress 10/6/2014 9:10 pm UTC
Construction on Birmingham's new $2.7 million West Police Precinct is underway after a work halted for over a year.  
Evening News Sunday October 5, 2014 10/5/2014 11:05 pm UTC
Evening News Sunday October 5, 2014Search for missing diver in Pelham continues.High speed chase begins in Vestavia, ends in 20/59 crash.Bart Starr recovering from bothheart attackand stroke suffer
Spirit of Alabama: 16th Street, Baxley and Jones 10/1/2014 1:59 am UTC
It took years to bring the men who bombed the 16th Street Baptist Church to justice.The work ofBill Baxley in 1977and then Doug Jones in 2001 would finally bring an end to a story of hatred and tra
Evening News Sunday September 28, 2014 9/29/2014 2:20 am UTC
Evening News Sunday September 28, 2014."Magic City Miracle" works to help thousands in Birmingham through service projects.Several apartments lost to fire in Birmingham.15 people shot at Miami nigh
Police officer shot in Ferguson Missouri 9/28/2014 4:01 pm UTC
(CNN) -- A police officer patrolling in Ferguson, Missouri, was shot in the arm late Saturday, police said. His wound is not life-threatening, and he was taken to a local hospital.There's no reason
Evening News Saturday September 27, 2014 9/28/2014 2:38 am UTC
Evening News Saturday September 27, 2014Prescription drug take back day a success in Birmingham.Man dies is single car accident in Jefferson County.Victim of UPS shooting rampage laid to rest.
13 INVESTIGATES: Unclaimed government money 9/26/2014 10:35 pm UTC
As much "free money" as there is for citizens on the state of Alabama's unclaimed property website, there's even more for cities, counties and public institutions.
Lawyer: Leanna Harris passed polygraph about son's hot car death 9/24/2014 8:01 pm UTC
A lawyer for the mother of 22-month-old Cooper Harris says his client took a polygraph test about the death of her son and passed it.
Cobb County DA won't seek death penalty for Justin Ross Harris in hot car death case 9/24/2014 8:01 pm UTC
A prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for a Georgia man whose toddler son died after he was left in a hot vehicle.
Spirit of Alabama: Magic City Woodworks 9/24/2014 3:28 am UTC
Here at Magic City Woodworks they work with wood, they cut, saw, and sand, but they do a whole lot more. What they're building there will last as long as a well built oak table or a cutting board m
Evening News Sunday September 21, 2014 9/21/2014 11:21 pm UTC
Evening News Sunday September 21, 2014.18 wheeler crash closes I 20/59 for several hours in TrussvilleSister was supposed to be watching 22 month old who died in Decatur baptistery.Former Auburn an
Evening News Saturday September 20, 2014 9/20/2014 11:52 pm UTC
Evening News Saturday September 20, 2014.Hueytown's Jameis Winston suspended byFlorida State tonight; fans weigh in.Birmingham Police investigate Friday night homicide.Boy drowns in Decatur baptist
Spirit of Alabama: Three Hots and a Cot 9/17/2014 2:58 am UTC
If you served in the military you've heard the expression “Three Hots and a Cot”. That's about the only promise made to a recruit. J.D. Simpson started a local ministry with that name and their mis
Evening News Sunday September 14, 2014 9/15/2014 12:07 am UTC
Evening News Sunday September 14, 2014Two people shot on Bessemer Road, one dead.Clay City ordinance on "vicious" dogs ruled unconstitutional."Trucks by the Tracks" food festival held at Railroad Park
Evening News Saturday September 13, 2014 9/14/2014 3:57 am UTC
Evening News Saturday September 13, 2014Local minister facing rape charges.Inmate dies in struggle at Jefferson County Jail.Local physician honored for heroic actions by UAB
13 INVESTIGATES: Epicenter Alabama 9/12/2014 2:38 pm UTC
Just this week, September 9th at 10:59 P.M., Alabama had an earthquake. The US Geological Survey reports a quake happened in Franklin County. At magnitude 2.1, most people didn't feel it. Stronger
Spirit of Alabama: Lee Carpenter 9/10/2014 4:33 pm UTC
Lee Carpenter played on some very good Auburn teams back in the early 70's. He was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease nearly 30 years ago. In this Spirit of Alabama report, Lee talks about hi
Apple announces new products: iPhone 6, AppleWatch 9/9/2014 7:07 pm UTC
In what's become a yearly fall spectacle, Apple has unveiled a series of new products today during their "big announcement" event.
13 INVESTIGATES: I-22 delay answers 9/8/2014 10:16 pm UTC
ALDOT Director John Cooper answered questions Friday about area highway projects, including a handful from our viewers about the delayed I-22 connection.
Evening News Sunday September 7, 2014 9/7/2014 10:48 pm UTC
Evening News Sunday September 7, 2014Highway project at I 20/59 to take four years.Pleasant Grove murder-suicide claims pregnant woman."Racially insensitive" memo by owner leads to sale of Atlanta
Evening News Saturday September 6, 2014 9/7/2014 12:53 am UTC
Evening News Saturday September 6, 2014Gunfight between current and former boyfriend ends with death and injury in Birmingham.Man accused of leaving 4 year old in car along with 50 bags of heroin.W
13 INVESTIGATES: I-22 delays 9/5/2014 3:10 am UTC
Bridge design issues are delaying the $168 million project to connect Interstate 65 with Interstate 22 near Birmingham by several months.
Justin Ross Harris indicted on murder charges in hot car death of 22-month-old son 9/4/2014 9:47 pm UTC
A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours has been charged with murder in the toddler's death.
13 Investigates: Jefferson County tag lines 9/3/2014 11:44 am UTC
In this 13 Investigates report, we check back in with the Jefferson County tag renewal office to see if any improvements have been made since a new streamlined system was implemented in June.
Spirit of Alabama: Denzel Campbell three time war veteran 9/3/2014 3:03 am UTC
It's one thing to get shot at in combat in one war, but Denzel Campbell got shot at in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.Denzel says; “how they missed me all those times, I'll never know.” Denzel sa
BURGER BYTES: Don't call Samford's trainers water boys 9/2/2014 12:30 am UTC
Samford University's football athletic trainers get to practice early and get started on their duties.
Evening News Sunday August 31, 2014 9/1/2014 1:29 am UTC
Evening News Sunday August 31, 2014Labor Day travel reaches 6 year high.Gasoline prices vary widely across Alabama.Grandmother arrested, child found safe after Amber Alert.
Evening News Saturday August 30, 2014 8/31/2014 4:10 am UTC
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 dep
Evening News Sunday August 24, 2014 8/24/2014 10:58 pm UTC
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 gr
Evening News Saturday August 23, 2014 8/24/2014 3:23 am UTC
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
Top 5: Mayor Bell considers Ferguson trip, Kelley Howard declared dead and high school football begins 8/22/2014 11:54 am UTC
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 con
Evening News Sunday August 17, 2014 8/18/2014 3:39 am UTC
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 8/17/2014 2:47 am UTC
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
Evening News Sunday August 10, 2014 8/10/2014 10:42 pm UTC
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 Alab
Evening News Saturday August 9, 2014 8/10/2014 1:44 am UTC
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 nov
Auburn's Philip Lutzenkirchen's blood alcohol nearly five times legal limit at time of fatal crash 8/6/2014 4:45 pm UTC
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.



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