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Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
‘A minor setback’: Alabama 4-star 2020 commit suffers knee injury
The state’s No. 1-ranked football recruit in the Class of 2020 has suffered an injury setback. Jayson Jones, a 6-foot-6, 340-pound defensive lineman from Calera who has already committed to Alabama, suffered a torn knee ligament last month during a weightlifting session and underwent surgery Friday
Man charged with threatening to kill APD officers
COLUMBIANA – A 44-year-old Alabaster man is being held in the Shelby County Jail on a $60,000 bond after he was charged with allegedly threatening to kill a pair of Alabaster police officers over a multiple-month period.
Candlelight vigil for E.J. Bradford set for today at Galleria
A candlelight vigil will be held at 5 p.m. today for the family of Emantic Fitzgerald “E.J.” Bradford Jr., who was shot to death by police during a shooting incident Thanksgiving night at the Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover.
Cops: Woman’s baby tests positive for meth
COLUMBIANA – A 32-year-old Helena woman was arrested and charged with chemical endangerment of a child after allegedly exposing her newborn child to amphetamine and methamphetamine.
Alabaster restaurant owner makes best out of boil water notice
Alabaster, AL (WBMA) — People in Alabaster are having to boil their water before they use it. A water main broke around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. Crews worked several hours to repair the break, but officials say if you live in the city, continue boiling your water.
AG’s office to prosecute Galleria shootings
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced during a press conference Thursday morning his office would assume the prosecution of the Nov. 22 shootings of E.J. Bradford, Brian Wilson and Molly Davis at Hoover’s Riverchase Galleria Mall.
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
Protest organizer Carlos Chaverst Jr. arrested for 2nd time in 48 hours
Protest organizer Carlos Chaverst Jr. was arrested again Thursday night. It was his second arrest in 48 hours. Chaverst, 25, was taken into custody shortly after 8:30 p.m. in a Ross Bridge subdivision. He is charged with disorderly conduct – a misdemeanor – for using a bullhorn in a subdivision.
Alabama NAACP to hold vigil for family of man killed by police at mall
HOOVER, Ala. -- The Alabama State Conference of the NAACP will take part in a candle light vigil Saturday for the family of the man killed by a police officer at a Birmingham-area shopping mall.
Alabaster Water lifts boil water notice; bacteria test comes back negative
Alabaster Water lifted a boil water notice on Friday after testing for bacteria came back negative following a water main break and loss of water pressure along Highways 31 and 68.
The library: A destination in December
Music and munchies, Santa and scrubs, trains and tales! These and more will make the Albert L. Scott Library in Alabaster a destination for young and old this December. Program details are below.
Black D.A. Kicked Off Alabama Mall Shooting Investigation Because of Old Facebook Photo
As protests cripple the affluent Alabama town where a police officer shot and killed a black man on Thanksgiving night, the state’s attorney general has taken over the investigation, removing the first black man to serve as district attorney in the state’s largest county.
Chelsea man dies in Alabaster crash
A Chelsea man died in a weekend crash on Highway 31 in Alabaster. The Shelby County Coroner identified the victim as 42-year-old Marchael Way Vick. He died in a crash on Sunday. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Shelby County Schools honors top teachers
NORTH SHELBY – Shelby County Schools’ top teachers across the district were recently honored at the annual Teachers of the Year event, held Dec. 3 at Oak Mountain High School.
Alabama AG Marshall: Alabama Attorney General’s Office to prosecute Riverchase Galleria shootings cases
MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced during a press conference Thursday morning that his office will assume the prosecution of the November 22, 2018, shootings of E.J. Bradford, Brian Wilson and Molly Davis at Hoover’s Riverchase Galleria Mall.
Everything we know about the officer-involved shooting death of Emantic Bradford Jr.
When he began chemotherapy treatments for cancer, Emantic Bradford Sr. could always count on one thing—a daily visit or call day from his 21-year-old son, Emantic Fitzgerald “E.J.” Bradford Jr.
6th protester arrested in ongoing demonstrations over deadly Galleria shooting
A sixth person was arrested Wednesday night during ongoing protests over the Thanksgiving night shooting death of Emantic Fitzgerald “EJ” Bradford Jr. at the hands of a Hoover police officer.
Shelby Co. bus driver buys breakfast for entire school bus
MONTEVALLO, AL (WBRC) - Some Shelby County students got a nice surprise from their bus driver earlier this week. Shelby County was one of several school systems delayed by black ice Tuesday, but by the time that notification went out, some bus drivers were already on their way to their first bus sto
7 Things: Trump owns shutdown, Schumer, Pelosi, gas tax movement gains steam and supporters, Hoover boycott leaders try to take their movement national and more …
7. Jury recommends white nationalist get 419 years in jail. — A jury recommended 419 years for James Alex Fields Jr., who was convicted of killing Heather Heyer by intentionally plowing his car into a group of protesters that were at a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.