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Train collides with car in Calera

Train crossings between Slab Hill Road at Highway 25 were closed most of the evening, but as of 9:30 p.m., Highway 25 was cleared of the train.


Car vs train crash in Calera

CALERA, Ala. (WIAT) -- Calera police are working a car versus train crash that happened at the 23rd Avenue crossing near Highway 31.Around 7:30 p.m. Calera Police responded to the accident also closing a nearby railroad crossing at Highway 25 due to severe traffic.According to the department, the wo


Person airlifted to UAB after shooting in Alabaster, fire chief confirms

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) -- A shooting victim was transported to UAB Saturday morning via lifeflight chopper, Alabaster Fire Chief Tim Love tells CBS 42.


REGIONAL REPORT: Shipt adds Bi-Lo grocery delivery in S.C. metros

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., -- Shipt, a leading online grocery marketplace, announced that it will partner with Bi-Lo to bring grocery delivery to select metros across the states of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. On May 8, Shipt began deliver from Bi-Lo in the following Southeast metros:South Car


Prison for 3 men involved in Pelham gun store smash and grab

Three Birmingham men involved in a 2017 crime spree that included armed carjacking and a smash and grab theft of 16 guns from a Pelham store received prison sentences said U.S. Attorney Jay T. Town and bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Marcus Watson.


Man charged with attempted murder for firing shots at Birmingham officer

Marquis Clayton was arrested on May 9, 2018, for attempted murder and receiving stolen property.


Shooting victim dies after being dropped off at Birmingham hospital

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.Officers say the victim was dropped off at Princeton Hospital around 5 a.m. Friday.AdvertisementHe was pronounced dead at the hospital.Right now, investigators said they are working to determine where the shootin


90-year-old woman robbed at her Birmingham home

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —A 90-year-old woman talks to WVTM 13's Dan Odle about being robbed at her home in the Avondale area of Birmingham.AdvertisementA man and woman are suspected in the robbery and two others, including the mugging of an 89-year-old man.Click here to see surveillance video.


Worker severely injured in explosion at lime plant in Alabaster

ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) —An industrial accident at a lime plant in Alabama has seriously injured one worker.Alabaster Fire Executive Officer Rowdy Tidwell said a worker was badly burned in an explosion at Lhoist North America on Wednesday evening. He's been airlifted to a hospital.The cause of the expl


Birmingham police searching for robbery suspects who are targeting teens, elderly

Authorities on Friday released surveillance video of an elderly man being mugged. The suspects, a man and woman between the ages of 30 and 50, used the same car for all three robberies -- a gray Ford sedan with black rims.


Men sent to federal prison for Pelham gun store smash-and-grab

BIRMINGHAM– Three Birmingham men involved in a 2017 crime spree that included an armed carjacking and the smash-and-grab theft of 16 guns from a Pelham store were sentenced to prison this week in federal court, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.On Thursday, May 10, U.S. District Judge Karo


Birmingham non-profit to host gun buyback event

At the end of April, Woodfin issued a call to the community to reduce gun violence, saying he'd help anyone who turned in their gun, get a job.


18-year-old Nigerian girl emerges Best Graduating Student in Miles College, USA - SIRKENAYO™

The Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, has produced an 18-year- old Boubini Jones-Wonni, as best graduating student from Miles College, Metropolitan Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America, USA.


Hoover police investigating homicide at apartment complex

Show TranscriptHOOVER, Ala. —Police in Hoover are investigating a deadly shooting.AdvertisementOfficers were called to The Cliffs at Rocky Ridge Apartments on Wisteria Place just before 4 a.m. Friday on reports of shots fired.The male victim was pronounced dead on the scene.Right now, authorities sa


Man shot to death at apartment complex in Birmingham suburb

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Sue Bell Cobb campaign staffer charged with violating Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who works on Sue Bell Cobb's campaign for a reported violation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, according to Chief Deputy Randy Christian with the department.


Urine trouble: Fake pee could be putting your safety at risk.

We've all seen some funky things on gas station shelves, but for most, "novelty urine" would be a first.

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Hoover police searching for man suspected of stealing generator

A white man and an unknown person driving a maroon Nissan X-Terra with a black-colored fuel door were caught on video taking a Honda EU7000 generator worth $4,000 from the Swamp Monster BBQ on Saturday, authorities said.


New details in fatal Shelby County explosion

"To see if it could be a part of the cause of the explosion, or the cause, says Harpersville Police Chief, Jimmy Macon. "And again it's still under investigation...and these types of things take time."

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Birmingham minister says gunshot victim shows up on his porch for help

"I don't know who the dispatchers were, but man they were like pretty much angels," said Stone.