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Vincent hopes to learn from Elite Eight loss

HANCEVILLE – After a thrilling win to earn a spot in the Elite Eight, Vincent’s basketball team was flying high, but on Tuesday, Feb. 19, a young Yellow Jackets’ team got a valuable learning experience.


Childersburg girls headed to Final Four after downing Headland in regional title game

MONTGOMERY -- The Childersburg High School girls basketball team defeated Headland 65-49 in the 2019 Class 4A Southeast Regional Tournament championship game at Garrett Coliseum on Wednesday.


Police: Alabama woman burglarized homes during funerals

PRICEVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama woman is accused of breaking into the homes of people who were attending relatives' funerals. A statement released Thursday by police in the north Alabama town of Priceville says they've arrested 43-year-old Jennifer Lynn Azizian on four counts of burglary.


Two Arrested at Alabama Prisons on Promoting Prison Contraband Charges

Alabama Department of Corrections Investigations and Intelligence Division agents made multiple arrests following two separate incidents that occurred during visitation at two state correctional facilities. The incidents occurred on February 17.


Alabama Power plant blaming shutdown on the federal government

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — Alabama Power has confirmed they are shutting down a plant in Walker County and they blame the federal government. The company blames federally driven environmental mandates for handling coal ash and wastewater.


Teen booked into Shelby County Jail after attempting to extort sexually obscene images from child, according to documents

SHELBY COUNTY — A young man from Georgia was jailed after he allegedly threatened a girl’s family with financial harm, physical harm or to have them deported if she refused to send him sexually obscene photographs.


Study Ranks Alabama Among the Most Angry, Hateful States in the Country

MOBILE, Ala. — When Republican Congressman Bradley Byrne announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate here Wednesday night and mentioned “Alabama values,” it made me stop to ponder what he was talking about.


Vincent Smith Jr.:Birmingham image architect who now helps style megastar Cardi B

From cousin-filled play dates in the woods of Alabama to awe-inspiring sunsets on the black-sand beaches of New Zealand, Vincent Smith Jr. has learned to cherish the moment. The Birmingham native remembers life in the Magic City as being rather easy, growing up surrounded by the love of an encouragi


Hoover murder suspect killed by another inmate in Jefferson County Jail cell, authorities say

A 23-year-old man awaiting trial in the bludgeoning death of his roommate in Hoover died after he was found unresponsive in his cell at the Jefferson County Jail. The death of Ledarius Jaquad Peterson is being investigated as a homicide. According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, the inmate


ALEA moving Oneonta driver's license exam office

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is relocating its Blount County driver’s license examining office in Oneonta. The office is moving from 220 Second Ave. E. to 1000 Lincoln Ave. The current office will be closed Friday and reopen Feb. 25 at the new location.


Mother of slain journalist James Foley says Alabama ISIS bride Hoda Muthana should ‘face justice’

The mother of slain American photojournalist James Foley said Alabama’s “ISIS bride” Hoda Muthana should be held responsible for her actions. Speaking on Fox News, Diana Foley said it was important that Muthana and “the many thousands of ISIS fighters who have promoted terrorism...be held accountabl


Shelby Co. business owners warn others after break-in

SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - A business owner in Shelby County is warning others after his business was broken into. The owner of Rockett’s Bug Juice Garden says he wants the suspects caught on surveillance video caught before anyone else becomes a victim.


Alabama school system to eliminate up to 70 jobs

DOTHAN, Ala. — An Alabama school system says it may eliminate nearly 70 jobs after decisions to close some schools in an effort to save money. The Dothan Eagle reported Dothan City Schools expects to cut at least 47 staff members as part of the efforts.


One Class at a Time: Vincent Middle High School

VINCENT, Ala. (WIAT) -- One central Alabama teacher is making plans on how to spend $1,000 with the influence from her students. This teacher and her class are helping younger students build confidence. The students at Vincent Middle High School serve as mentors within their school and Vincent Eleme


Have you seen this woman? Hoover police seek help identifying an individual for questioning

HOOVER — The Hoover Police Department is seeking help in finding an individual wanted for questioning in the fraudulent use of a credit card. According to police the incident occurred on Dec. 21 when the offender used the victim’s credit card to make purchases at a Walmart and a Circle K in Hoover.


Alabama Weather Update at 4:45 a.m.: Thunder, Heavy Rain Across the I-59 Corridor

Many of you are waking up to occasional thunder and heavy rain early this morning from a northeast-to-southwest oriented band of thunderstorms that is lifting slowly northward.


State Rep. Jim Hill talks possible creation of school tax districts for Pell City, St. Clair systems

PELL CITY -- State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) told the school board Tuesday night he will introduce legislation that would allow the Pell City and St. Clair County school systems to set up school tax districts, if approved by county voters.


Alabama man gets 16 years for helping slaying suspect elude police

CENTREVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to helping his cousin elude police officers who were searching for him in the slaying of one woman and the kidnapping of another.


Childersburg Fire Department to purchase washer, dryer, chainsaw

CHILDERSBURG -- The Childersburg City Council on Tuesday gave approval for the Fire Department to make several purchases, including: a washer/dryer set not to exceed $1,355.40; and a 25-inch bar chainsaw for Engine#1467 at a cost of $789.95 from Talladega Tractor.


Gus’s Fried Chicken opens first Alabama location

An iconic Southern fried chicken restaurant opened its first Alabama location earlier this week in downtown Birmingham. Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken, which began in the small town of Mason, Tenn., and is now based in Memphis, opened Monday in The Battery, a retail and office development in the f