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Alabama man killed in Chicago warehouse shooting loved family, God, Mississippi State

The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims:


Sunday Morning Quick Update on the Alabama Weather Situation

Lots to talk about in the video this morning, so expect it around 7:45 a.m. But a quick update as of 7 a.m. to start your day:. A few light showers are falling across North Alabama this morning. Temperatures up north are near 50Fs. Across the I-20 Corridor, they are in the 50s, having risen during t


26-year-old charged in deadly DUI crash that killed a Shelby County husband and father

A 26-year-old Wilsonville man has been charged in a deadly 2018 DUI crash. Hunter Graham Spann is charged with reckless murder, first-degree assault, DUI and improper passing. The Dec. 2 wreck killed Darius Lilly, a 28-year-old husband and father.


Hoover Police investigating robbery at Jared

Hoover, Ala -- The Hoover Police department is investigating a robbery that took place around 7:00 PM on Saturday evening at Jared near the Galleria. Witnesses claim a man, wearing a mask and carrying a sledgehammer, entered the store, smashed a display case, and announced, "This is a robbery."

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Alabama Supreme Court Grants Attorney General Steve Marshall's Request to Stay

Montgomery, AL - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay a recent Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 to be unconstitutional.


Severe weather awareness week begins in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a proclamation on Friday declaring this upcoming week as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama. Ivey is pushing for more awareness and public education when it comes to severe weather preparedness. In the proclamation, Ivey stated that Alab


Several events coming up at the Pelham library

PELHAM – The Pelham Public Library recently announced several events taking place in March. All of the upcoming events are free. To make event reservations and for general information call the library at 620-6418.


Masked men with sledgehammers rob jewelry store in Hoover

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) – Saturday evening Hoover Police responded to 3460 Galleria Circle to a report of a robbery at the Jared’s jewelry store just before 7 p.m. According to Hoover Police a masked suspect entered the store announcing, “this is a robbery”, he then struck the top of a display case with


New retirement plan blamed for teacher shortage in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Teachers hired after January 1, 2013, are on what’s called a tier two retirement plan. And there are some glaring differences these new teachers are facing.


Overturned 18-wheeler on Interstate 59 South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Sunday morning an 18-wheeler overturned at the 1st Avenue North exit on interstate 59 South in Birmingham. No injuries have been reported at this time.


The Weather Authority | Heavy Rain, Flooding, and Storms For Alabama This Week

It was mainly quiet across Alabama this morning. Temperatures have warmed overnight and are in the 50s area-wide now. a few light showers are showing up on radar across the northern third of the area. Those showers will continue to increase and become widespread as we go through the day for areas al

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How many fans showed up for Birmingham Iron’s 2nd game?

The Birmingham Iron drew another sizeable crowd to Legion Field. Birmingham’s latest foray into a professional spring football league drew an announced crowd of 17,319 for today’s 12-9 victory over the Salt Lake City Stallions, a few hundred more than last week’s attendance for the season-opening 26


Several local law enforcement agencies warn against wanted Alabama suspect believed to be armed and dangerous

SAMSON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Law enforcement agencies in our area are sharing photos of a wanted suspect out of Alabama who is believed to be armed and dangerous. The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) sent out a release Saturday after a woman died from what is believed to be a gunshot wound.


A Look At The Flooding Potential Ahead For Alabama

An extended period of unsettled weather is ahead for Alabama, with potential for flash flooding and longer term river flooding in the days ahead. The combination of high precipitable water values (very moist air), a deep upper trough to the west, and a surface front oscillating through the region wi


Alabama native among victims of deadly Illinois workplace shooting

One of the victims shot and killed at a manufacturing facility west of Chicago Friday afternoon was originally from Alabama's Cullman County. The Cullman Times reports Saturday that Josh Pinkard, a native of Holly Pond, was plant manager at the site of the deadly shootings that police say were carri


Alabama woman who fatally stabbed boyfriend denied case review

Vegas Contorno, of Autauga, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2017 for fatally stabbing her boyfriend, was denied by the Alabama Supreme Court to review her conviction. Contorno’s attorneys have been fighting through appeals court since 2017.


National Engineers Week Alabama Power spotlight: Ben Ayer

(Editor’s Note: During National Engineers Week, Feb. 17-23, Alabama NewsCenter is profiling engineers at Alabama Power’s corporate Headquarters and each of the company’s divisions.)


FIRST ALERT Weather: It’s going to be a rainy Sunday

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Several days of rain are forecast Sunday through Friday. Rainfall may become locally heavy as early as Tuesday evening in Northwest Alabama, but the heaviest rain will likely occur Wednesday and Wednesday night mainly across the northern half of Central Alabama. This will res


Up to 8 inches of rain possible in parts of Alabama next week

The forecast hasn't changed much: Parts of Alabama are in line to get a lot of rain. Possibly as much as 8 inches in spots through next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday continued to highlight the potential for flooding by next week -- both in urban areas and near rivers.


Thompson wins 2nd consecutive state title, 7th in last 9 years

HUNTSVILLE – It’s becoming more than a dynasty, almost an empire of sorts, as Thompson’s wrestling team closed out its second consecutive Class 7A state wrestling championship on Saturday, Feb. 16, in dominant fashion.