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A Brief Check On Our Weather Situation At 3:45 AM

At 3:40 am, the broken line of strong to severe storms have reached the central parts of North/Central Alabama. A Tornado Warning is in effect for Bibb County until 4:15 am for a cell that has a radar confirmed tornado just southeast of Brent and is moving northeast at 40 MPH. A Severe Thunderstorm


UWA to use donated land for conservation center

A Bibb County landowner has donated more than 2,000 acres of land along the Cahaba River to the University of West Alabama for use as a research and conservation center. William D. Hubbard donated 2,146 acres off Birmingham Road in Centreville to the nonprofit of West Alabama Foundation for use by U


Where to watch Alabama and Auburn A-Day games + more sports including the Masters and Birmingham Legion this weekend in Birmingham

This weekend is a busy one for sporting events in the south. You’ve got A-Day Games happening in Tuscaloosa and Auburn; The Masters happening in Augusta, Georgia; Birmingham Legion heading to St. Louis; and the Birmingham Bulls entering the SPHL Playoffs in Pelham! Here’s your weekend guide to watch


LIST: Open storm shelters for overnight severe weather

ALABAMA (WIAT) -- Central Alabama is expecting severe weather overnight (see related). Here is a compilation, which will update hourly, of open storm shelters in each county. Take the necessary precautions, be safe!


Birmingham Bulls Advance To SPHL Semifinals

PELHAM, AL - The Birmingham Bulls season is still alive, after the team defeated the Fayetteville Marksmen Sunday to advance to the Southern Professional Hockey League semifinals. The Bulls won the quarterfinal series 2-1. After an unexpected loss at Fayetteville Friday, the Bulls returned home to P


Saturday: Grand opening for store benefiting disaster victims

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) -- Hatching Hope will hold its grand opening for The Marketplace Saturday. Proceeds from items sold at the store will help purchase supplies for disaster victims.


Helena wins play-in game thriller over Pelham to earn playoff spot

HELENA – Two cities split by a train track and two schools formerly one, passion and pride are exhibited a little differently when the Helena Huskies and Pelham Panthers square off against one another. Add a one-game clash for a spot in the playoffs, and Friday, April 12, and you got a baseball game


Birmingham spring sports roundup: Vestavia Hills picks up 3 baseball wins

Vestavia Hills won three baseball games last week, including beating Class 7A, Area 6 opponent Mountain Brook twice. The sixth-ranked Rebels (24-7) beat Heritage Christian 2-1 then swept the Spartans 8-4 and 9-2.


Reports: Tornadoes touched down in Hagler and passed near Mercedes plant

UPDATE: Just after 3 a.m. Sunday, the Tuscaloosa County EMA tweeted that the tornado watch for Tuscaloosa County has been cancelled and that the severe threat for the night had ended.


Commission to help with helicopter recovery damages

The Chilton County Commission approved to help the Sheriff’s Office cover damage expenses occurred during the recovery of the crashed helicopter in Lake Mitchell in November.


Dad jailed, mom sought after boy on feeding tube lost 10 pounds in abuse, neglect case, police say

An Alabaster couple is charged with two felony crimes, accused of nearly starving to death one child, and woefully neglecting another. Tramaine C. Walter, 28, was arrested by Alabaster police on Thursday, according to court records made public Friday. He is charged with aggravated child abuse and wi


The Reset: Bucs baseball drops area series

Over the course of the year, the Hoover Sun will keep you up to date on the various Hoover and Spain Park high school athletic teams. For previous weekly updates, click here. The Oak Mountain and Hoover baseball teams opened a Class 7A, Area 5 series on Wednesday, with Oak Mountain picking up a 1-0


For Sale: New Listing In Ballantrae Golf Community

PELHAM, AL - This is a new listing in Pelham's Ballantrae golf community. The four bedroom home sits on a beautifully landscaped lot with nearly 2,100 square feet of living space, and listed at just $305,000.


Listen: Limbaugh compares Obama-era effort to house illegal immigrants in Baldwin Co. to Trump’s sanctuary city proposal

Friday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh recalled an Obama-era effort by the White House to send illegal immigrant children to Baldwin County, which he compared to President Donald Trump’s proposal to send illegal immigrants captured at the border to sanctuar


Bulls Begin Playoff Action This Weekend

PELHAM, AL - The Birmingham Bulls have come a long way in a very short time, as the team made the playoffs this season in only its second year. With a 39-15-2 record, the Bulls finished second in the Southern Professional Hockey League and will begin their playoff run this weekend.


Pelham woman's neighbor saves son from house fire

A Pelham woman's neighbor saved her son from a house fire and now she's looking for the two good Samaritans who helped him. For more information on how to help them recover click here.


Senators call for action on disaster relief for state, nation

Earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-AL, supported legislation that would have helped people across the nation recover from natural disasters. The bill would have provided $13.45 billion in supplemental funding for states recently impacted by hurricanes, tornadoes and other disasters, as


EGG DROP CHALLENGE: Elementary school experts weigh-in on our designs

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) - On Friday, the CBS 42 Morning Team is splitting into teams for the ultimate bragging rights throw-back competition: The CBS 42 Morning Show Egg Drop. We were inspired to do our own egg drop after covering stories on several similar events around the Birmingham Metro througho


What are BOE candidates’ visions for the system?

ALABASTER – Five candidates for a seat on the Alabaster Board of Education shared ideas ranging from improving the system’s offering for students with special needs to creating more ways for parents to get involved in schools during their interviews this week with the Alabaster City Council.