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Alabama newspaper editor stripped of honor after calling for KKK to ‘clean out DC’
An Alabama newspaper editor on Tuesday was removed from the University of Southern Mississippi’s journalism Hall of Fame for writing an editorial that called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again” to block tax increases.
Significant Weather Advisory For Southeastern Blount County Until 6:15 PM CST
…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN BLOUNT COUNTY UNTIL. 615 PM CST… — At 543 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over. Kimberly, or near Gardendale, moving northeast at 75 mph.
Alabama lawmaker wants better access to police body cam footage
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WPMI) — Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D) of Jefferson County pre-filed a bill that addresses access to police body cam footage in the wake of a deadly officer-involved shooting at the Riverchase Galleria in Birmingham. Activists called for the release of body cam footage. Police departmen
Kimberly annexes property for new development
KIMBERLY—A new housing development could be coming to Kimberly. On Monday night, the Kimberly City Council passed two ordinances in favor of building what’s being called the Jersey Park Subdivision. Ordinance 2019-01 rezones 1010 and 1030 Ed Minor Road for the building of Jersey Park Subdivision. Or
NORTHWEST REGIONAL TOURNAMENT: Lady Eagles storm past Red Bay 54-36 to earn 1st trip to Birmingham since 2009
HANCEVILLE — Camryn Crider couldn't — and wouldn't — stomach any more heartbreak. Not as a give-it-all senior whose prep career is drawing to a close. And not at Tom Drake Coliseum — a venue that's served as a haunting ground for Cold Springs in recent memory.
Weather update: 37 degrees and a thunderstorm? There was wild weather in Alabama today
There was a little bit of everything in the Alabama weather world on Tuesday. The day started off with sleet over parts of north and central Alabama that coated cars and decks in some spots.
14-year-old girl killed, 3 other teens injured in horrific northern Jefferson County crash
A horrific traffic crash in northern Jefferson County left one teen girl dead and three others injured. The crash happened just before 9 p.m. in the 8000 of Rouse Road. A 14-year-old girl is dead on the scene and three others were taken to UAB hospitals.
Proposed bill would make phone ‘spoofing’ a felony in Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - If you’ve ever gotten a familiar name or number on your caller ID, only for the caller to be a totally different person trying to sell you a car warranty, a bill in the Alabama legislature would make that a felony.
Jefferson County manager set to be honored by ROAR cancer research
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Jefferson County manager will be honored in a huge way this week. Tony Petelos will be honored by ROAR, which stands for Radiation Oncology Accelerated Research. About five years ago, Petelos was diagnosed with cancer. Today, he is a survivor. Petelos will be hon
Driver crashes into Alabama State Trooper vehicle stopped along interstate
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WALA) -- An Alabama State Trooper avoided serious injuries Sunday when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 59. Investigators said the trooper was parked off of the road on I-59 southbound near exit 89 in Tuscaloosa County. Troopers said a passenger vehicle dr
Birmingham Iron GM Joe Pendry: AAF’s finances are fine
Birmingham Iron General Manager Joe Pendry acknowledged a payroll “glitch” delayed players’ pay, but he disputed reports that a $250 million investment from Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon to the Alliance of American Football was a needed to save the fledgling spring football league.
Several North Alabama schools delayed tomorrow due to possible flooding
Several schools in northern Alabama announced Tuesday that they will be opening two hours later amid the potential of severe weather and heavy flooding in the area tomorrow. Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties are under a flood watch for tomorrow, according to
Alabama woman who joined ISIS wants to return home
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - An Alabama woman who left the country to join ISIS says she now wants to return to the United States. "When I came here and saw everything with my own eyes, I realized I made a big mistake, and I know I've ruined my future, and my son's future, and I deeply, deeply regret it,
Pinson area man wanted on a felony warrant
JEFFERSON COUNTY — A man from the Pinson area is wanted in Jefferson County on a felony warrant charging him with assault in the second degree. Andrew Arlan Foster is described as a white male standing at 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and weighing 210 pounds. He has bald/blonde hair and brown eyes.
2 arrested after Trussville police chase ends in crash
TRUSSVILLE — An attempted traffic stop led to a car chase, vehicle accident, foot chase and two arrests in Trussville on Monday afternoon. According to Lt. Phil Dillon, of the Trussville Police Department, on Monday at around 4:40 p.m. an officer with Trussville PD attempted to make a traffic stop i
Road, ramp closures beginning Tuesday night for I-59/20 bridge demolition
Additional streets and ramps in downtown Birmingham will be closed beginning Tuesday night as more bridges are demolished as part of the Interstate 59/20 bridge replacement project, the Alabama Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
PSA: Alabama Power wants you to be prepared for possible flooding
(WIAT) -- Alabama Power is issuing a warning as heavy rain impacts the state. Officials say the rain could cause lake levels to rise in the coming days. The rains could cause storage reservoirs on the Coosa, Tallapoosa and Black Warrior rivers to reach summer pool levels or higher.
Alabama man reacts after $151M verdict against Ford
SELMA, AL (WSFA) - It’s happened on Aug. 24, 2015 on Dallas County Road 229. Twenty-year-old Travaris Smith was a passenger in a Ford Explorer when the driver swerved to avoid hitting an animal.
Flood Watch Extended A Little Farther South In Central Alabama
NWS Birmingham has added several more counties to the Areal Flood Watch that was issued on Monday. Those added counties are Bibb, Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Shelby, and Talladega.
Birmingham woman loses her wheels to potholes
One Birmingham woman went three months without her car after hitting potholes in Titusville. Now eight months later- the potholes still remain. Iris Davis was raised in the heart of Titusville. "I'm retired school teacher from Birmingham city schools," said Davis.