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Jefferson County schools 2 hour delay
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County schools will delay opening for two hours on Tuesday morning due to icy road conditions, according to Clay-Chalkville principal Michael Lee.
2 arrests made in Gardendale Dollar Tree robbery
GARDENDALE, Ala. (WIAT) -- Gardendale Police have arrested two men in connection to a robbery that happened on Thursday, December 6. Police have obtained warrants to arrest Pharez Demarcia Brown, 24 of Adamsville, for three counts of first-degree robbery and unlawful possession of marijuana with a t
Jefferson County robbery suspect detained near Locust Fork
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. — A 33-year-old Birmingham man is facing multiple charges following a weekend robbery in Jefferson County. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Albert Ward assaulted a clerk and robbed a convenience store on the 6700 block of Hwy 79 Saturday evening. A clerk at the store
Protest organizer Carlos Chaverst Jr. arrested on 4 warrants during demonstration outside Hoover jail
Protest organizer Carlos Chaverst Jr. was arrested Tuesday night when he and a group of 30 to 40 others showed up to demonstrate at the Hoover Public Safety Center. Hoover police and Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies, joined by Vestavia Hills police, took the 25-year-old Chaverst into custody abou
33-year-old Birmingham man charged in Riverchase Galleria carjacking
Hoover police have charged a 33-year-old Birmingham man with robbery in connection with a carjacking of a woman at a Riverchase Galleria parking deck last week. The same man has been charged with robbery and assault in connection with the robbery of a convenience store in Pinson Saturday night and i
Gardendale takes on nuisance properties
The Gardendale Council set mowing costs for seven houses around the city that have been found in violation of the city’s weed ordinance. The cost setting for another property, 350 Pineywoods Road, was postponed after the owner of the property appeared and said the address was incorrect and the city
Trimming down on trees: Christmas tree shortage hits Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY – A countrywide scarcity of Christmas trees is impacting tree lots in central Alabama, according to WIAT. WIAT spoke with Josh Stewart, manager of Poppy’s Christmas Trees in Jefferson County, who described this year’s dearth of supply.
Two people arrested in Blount County marijuana bust
HAYDEN, Ala. (WIAT) -- Two arrests were made in Blount County Monday after a residence was searched as the result of an investigation into the sale and production of marijuana.
1 women killed, 2 others hurt in Alabama shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One woman has died and two others were hurt in a shooting in Alabama's largest city. News outlets reported the shooting happened around noon Monday at a public housing community in Birmingham.
Anniston woman identified as victim of deadly triple shooting in Birmingham
A woman shot to death midday Monday in Birmingham’s Smithfield public housing community has now been identified. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Venus Felicia Godhigh. She was 38 and lived in Anniston.
2 charged in armed holdup at Gardendale Dollar Tree
Two men have been charged in the robbery of a Gardendale store. The holdup happened Thursday, Dec. 6, at Dollar Tree. The two suspects were quickly captured, and officers recovered money and a gun.
Jamie Redknapp speaks out over whether he'll date Emily Atack after I'm A Celebrity
Jamie Redknapp has broken his silence over whether he'll date Emily Atack. Inbetweeners actress Emily stunned I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! fans by revealed she FANCIED the ex-Liverpool star.
Family sought for 2 found dead in Birmingham in recent weeks
Authorities are trying to locate family members of two people who died in Jefferson County in recent weeks. Foul play is not suspected in either death, but their bodies are ready to be released for burial and the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has not been able to find their relatives.
18-wheeler wreck, fuel spill closes lane on I-20/59 SB in Fairfield
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The left lane of I-20/59 southbound is closed near Lloyd Noland Boulevard while crews clean up a fuel spill caused by a wreck. A vehicle hit black ice and collided with an 18-wheeler. The truck spilled 60-gallons of diesel fuel onto the interstate.
37-year-old man killed in east Birmingham multi-vehicle crash
A Birmingham man died Monday night, hours after he was critically injured in a multii-vehicle crash. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 37-year-old Ryan Christopher Jenkins. The wreck happened at 4:50 p.m.at the intersection of Parkway East and Fourth Avenue South.
Vols storm back at Mortimer Jordan, end Blue Devils’ Super 7 bid
KIMBERLY—The fifth-ranked Mortimer Jordan football team looked ready for its second state championship game appearance in four years, but a 10-point fourth quarter lead in Jimmie Trotter Stadium would not hold on Friday night.
UAB professor arrested near Riverchase Galleria over I-459 shut down
A University of Alabama at Birmingham professor was arrested Sunday in connection with a protest that briefly shut down Interstate 459 over the Thanksgiving night fatal officer-involved shooting of a Hueytown man.
I-20/59 in Birmingham to close in January
Birmingham’s traffic could get a lot worse beginning next month. The Alabama Department of Transportation says it will shut down Interstate 20/59 through the state’s largest city beginning in mid- to late January 2019.AL.com reports the move comes as crews rebuild the aging highway overpasses throug
Watch live: 5-star Oxford OL Clay Webb makes college choice
Clay Webb, Alabama's No. 1 football recruit, will reveal his college choice today. Webb, a 6-foot-3, 295-pound offensive lineman, will make his choice public today in a ceremony at his high school. He's said Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and Clemson are the four finalists, but most observers believe this
West Alabama Could See SNOW Tonight [VIDEO]
While we're not issuing a full Milk-and-Bread-Alert, we still want you to know that there's a chance we could see snow in West Alabama tonight.The National Weather Service in Birmingham forecasts a low of 28 for Tuscaloosa tonight with a 30% chance of rain--and that rain could turn into snow.