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  • UPDATE: Crews restore water service in Birmingham's Norwood area

    UPDATE: Crews restore water service in Birmingham's Norwood area

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:04 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:04:24 GMT
    Crews with the Birmingham waters board are still trying to fix a water main break that erupted yesterday in the Norwood area. According to spokeswoman Binnie Myles the break involves a 20 inch main sandwiched in between two gas lines.More >>
    Crews with the Birmingham waters board are still trying to fix a water main break that erupted yesterday in the Norwood area. According to spokeswoman Binnie Myles the break involves a 20 inch main sandwiched in between two gas lines.More >>
  • Car crashes into Birmingham house

    Car crashes into Birmingham house

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:18:57 GMT
    Neighbors living on 16th Way Southwest in Birmingham say they're dealing with a serious problem.Numerous accidents are happening around a dangerous curve.Sunday a car slammed into a house.Neighbors say no one was hurt. But there are many concerns."I was wondering was I going to run or duck, was it going to hit our home." But a dodge charger hit the house across the street from Marcus Yarbrough's house. "I heard the car coming, screeching around the corner." "Instead of having a head on collis...More >>
    Neighbors living on 16th Way Southwest in Birmingham say they're dealing with a serious problem.Numerous accidents are happening around a dangerous curve.Sunday a car slammed into a house.Neighbors say no one was hurt. But there are many concerns."I was wondering was I going to run or duck, was it going to hit our home." But a dodge charger hit the house across the street from Marcus Yarbrough's house. "I heard the car coming, screeching around the corner." "Instead of having a head on collis...More >>
  • 1 cent sales tax increase for Hoover City Schools?

    1 cent sales tax increase for Hoover City Schools?

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:58:15 GMT
    In recent months, possible re-zoning and a proposed cost-sharing model for school buses have been controversial issues tied to funding for Hoover City Schools. But longtime Hoover resident and retiredMore >>
    In recent months, possible re-zoning and a proposed cost-sharing model for school buses have been controversial issues tied to funding for Hoover City Schools. But longtime Hoover resident and retiredMore >>
  • No more parking under I-20/59 bridges starting Tuesday

    No more parking under I-20/59 bridges starting Tuesday

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:29:44 GMT
    Starting this Tuesday, parking spots under the Interstate 20/59 bridges near the BJCC in downtown Birmingham will be eliminated. Crews have put up at least one large sign, warning drivers of the change. SomeMore >>
    Starting this Tuesday, parking spots under the Interstate 20/59 bridges near the BJCC in downtown Birmingham will be eliminated. Crews have put up at least one large sign, warning drivers of the change. SomeMore >>
  • UPDATE: Suspect taken into custody for abduction of 9 year old

    UPDATE: Suspect taken into custody for abduction of 9 year old

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:46:46 GMT
    Rhashud FelixRhashud Felix
    A nine year old boy from Fairfield is safe and in the custody of DHR. Prichard police found Rhashud Felix with his grandmother around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the grandmother was taken into custody.More >>
    A nine year old boy from Fairfield is safe and in the custody of DHR. Prichard police found Rhashud Felix with his grandmother around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the grandmother was taken into custody.More >>
  • Shelby Co Humane Society rolling out red carpet for adoption event

    Shelby Co Humane Society rolling out red carpet for adoption event

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:10:17 GMT
     A two day adoption event is underway at the Shelby County Humane Society. Adoption fees are half price until midnight Sunday.More >>
     A two day adoption event is underway at the Shelby County Humane Society. Adoption fees are half price until midnight Sunday.More >>
  • Fairfield police: Boy, 9, abducted by grandmother, Amber Alert issued (Update)

    Fairfield police: Boy, 9, abducted by grandmother, Amber Alert issued (Update)

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:07 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:07:41 GMT
    Fairfield police are investigating the alleged abduction of a 9-year-old boy Saturday night.More >>
    Fairfield police are investigating the alleged abduction of a 9-year-old boy Saturday night. More >>
  • Samford loses to TCU, 48-14

    Samford loses to TCU, 48-14

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-08-31 05:10:40 GMT
    Samford loses its season opener on the road to TCU...More >>
    Samford loses its season opener on the road to TCU...
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  • CFB Top 25 capsules: Former Homewood star Abdullah runs for career-high 232 yards against FAU

    CFB Top 25 capsules: Former Homewood star Abdullah runs for career-high 232 yards against FAU

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-08-31 05:06:14 GMT
    NO. 5 OHIO STATE 34, NAVY 17 BALTIMORE (AP) — Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and the Buckeyes got their 25th consecutive regular-season victory. Elevated into a starting role after senior Braxton Miller injured his right shoulder on Aug. 18, Barrett went 12 for 15 — including an 80-yard TD pass to Devin Smith that put the Buckeyes up 20-14 with 4:10 left in the third quarter. Ohio State (1-0) won despite allowing Navy (0-1) to gain ...More >>
    NO. 5 OHIO STATE 34, NAVY 17 BALTIMORE (AP) — Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and the Buckeyes got their 25th consecutive regular-season victory. Elevated into a starting role after senior Braxton Miller injured his right shoulder on Aug. 18, Barrett went 12 for 15 — including an 80-yard TD pass to Devin Smith that put the Buckeyes up 20-14 with 4:10 left in the third quarter. Ohio State (1-0) won despite allowing Navy (0-1) to gain ...More >>
  • Birmingham firefighters heartbroken over hole collapse that claimed the life of 31-year-old man

    Birmingham firefighters heartbroken over hole collapse that claimed the life of 31-year-old man

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:26:39 GMT
    24th Street Southwest is now collapsing and could be closed for a week.Firefighters had to remove a large amount of dirt to reach a man trapped underground.More >>
    24th Street Southwest is now collapsing and could be closed for a week.Firefighters had to remove a large amount of dirt to reach a man trapped underground.More >>
  • Exclusive: Birmingham beats out Miami for DOT conference

    Exclusive: Birmingham beats out Miami for DOT conference

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:41:48 GMT
    ABC 33/40 has learned that the City of Birmingham beat out Miami for a DOT conference.More >>
    ABC 33/40 has learned that the City of Birmingham beat out Miami for a DOT conference.
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  • Police: man shot and killed in Birmingham park

    Police: man shot and killed in Birmingham park

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:39:47 GMT
    Birmingham police say a man was shot and killed in George Ward Park around 10 p.m. Friday after the suspect asked for his wallet. After shooting the man, the suspect ran from the park.More >>
    Birmingham police say a man was shot and killed in George Ward Park around 10 p.m. Friday after the suspect asked for his wallet. After shooting the man, the suspect ran from the park.More >>
  • UAB cruises to 48-10 win over Troy in season opener

    UAB cruises to 48-10 win over Troy in season opener

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:29:34 GMT
    Cody Clements passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, while Jordan Howard rushed for two more in helping the University of Alabama-Birmingham beat Troy University 48-10 on Saturday.More >>
    Cody Clements passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, while Jordan Howard rushed for two more in helping the University of Alabama-Birmingham beat Troy University 48-10 on Saturday.
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  • College football: Best performances in Week 1

    College football: Best performances in Week 1

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:29:30 GMT
    Todd Gurley, Georgia, ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score in the 12th-ranked Bulldogs' 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson.More >>
    Todd Gurley, Georgia, ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score in the 12th-ranked Bulldogs' 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson.
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  • Auburn rolls to 45-21 win over Arkansas in lightning-delayed opener

    Auburn rolls to 45-21 win over Arkansas in lightning-delayed opener

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:22:31 GMT
    Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday.More >>
    Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday.More >>
  • Todd Gurley runs wild in No. 12 Georgia's 45-21 win over No. 16 Clemson

    Todd Gurley runs wild in No. 12 Georgia's 45-21 win over No. 16 Clemson

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:21:51 GMT
    Todd Gurley ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score, and No. 12 Georgia gained some early style points in the national race with a 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson on Saturday night.More >>
    Todd Gurley ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score, and No. 12 Georgia gained some early style points in the national race with a 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson on Saturday night.More >>
  • No. 2 Alabama gets past West Virginia 33-23 in Atlanta

    No. 2 Alabama gets past West Virginia 33-23 in Atlanta

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:00:04 GMT
    Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.More >>
    Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.
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  • Rescue workers digging to save man buried in a hole (update)

    Rescue workers digging to save man buried in a hole (update)

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:12:21 GMT
    Birmingham Fire and Rescue units are on the scene of an accident where a man has been buried in a hole.More >>
    Birmingham Fire and Rescue units are on the scene of an accident where a man has been buried in a hole.More >>
  • Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

    Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:01:28 GMT
    Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.More >>
    The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.More >>
  • Michael Sam cut by the St. Louis Rams

    Michael Sam cut by the St. Louis Rams

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:55:56 GMT
    The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.More >>
    The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.More >>
  • Alabama-West Virginia: Blake Sims gets start at QB for Crimson Tide

    Alabama-West Virginia: Blake Sims gets start at QB for Crimson Tide

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:59:14 GMT
    Blake Sims is starting at quarterback for No. 2 Alabama against West Virginia. The Crimson Tide are expected to play both Sims and Florida State transfer Jake Coker in the opener at the Georgia Dome.More >>
    Blake Sims is starting at quarterback for No. 2 Alabama against West Virginia. The Crimson Tide are expected to play both Sims and Florida State transfer Jake Coker in the opener at the Georgia Dome.
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  • Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

    Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:20:07 GMT
    Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.More >>
    Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of...More >>
  • Fire danger rises for Labor Day weekend

    Fire danger rises for Labor Day weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:59:40 GMT
    Our recent dry weather has created the perfect conditions for fire danger. More >>
    Our recent dry weather has created the perfect conditions for fire danger. More >>
  • City Council to get update on education in Birmingham

    City Council to get update on education in Birmingham

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:55:45 GMT
    The Birmingham City Council is hosting a lunch meeting with the Birmingham Board of Education to discuss the current state and direction of the Birmingham City Schools. The meeting will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Regions Bank in the Executive Dining Room."We want to make sure that as a council we are engaged in all aspects of development for our city," Council President Jonathan Austin said. "It is very important that are continually updated on areas such ...More >>
    The Birmingham City Council is hosting a lunch meeting with the Birmingham Board of Education to discuss the current state and direction of the Birmingham City Schools. The meeting will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Regions Bank in the Executive Dining Room."We want to make sure that as a council we are engaged in all aspects of development for our city," Council President Jonathan Austin said. "It is very important that are continually updated on areas such ...More >>
  • Talladega parents allege school employee wrote racist Facebook posts

    Talladega parents allege school employee wrote racist Facebook posts

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:32:28 GMT
    Several parents and community members in Talladega are upset Friday over allegations of racial comments made from a school employee's Facebook page.More >>
    Several parents and community members in Talladega are upset Friday over allegations of racial comments made from a school employee's Facebook page.More >>
  • Fairview High School football stadium condemned; Game night plans change

    Fairview High School football stadium condemned; Game night plans change

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:36:45 GMT
    High school football continues into its second week of the season. Stadiums across Alabama will be filled with "Friday night lights.” But, one local stadium that's supposed to host a game will remain empty. The Fairview High School football stadium was condemned Thursday night.More >>
    High school football continues into its second week of the season. Stadiums across Alabama will be filled with "Friday night lights.” But, one local stadium that's supposed to host a game will remain empty. The Fairview High School football stadium was condemned Thursday night.
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  • Hackleburg High School preps for first home game in three years

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:57:25 GMT
    Tonight is a homecoming three years in the making for Hackleburg High School. The team takes the field tonight in their new stadium, finally completed after an E-F five tornado destroyed it on April 27, 2011.It is sure to be a packed house at Ray Stadium as the Hackleburg panthers take on Marion County, tonight at 7:00 p.m. This is going to be an emotional night, not only for the school, but for the community as well. "This is going to be an emotional game, an emotional crowd. This field ho...More >>
    Tonight is a homecoming three years in the making for Hackleburg High School. The team takes the field tonight in their new stadium, finally completed after an E-F five tornado destroyed it on April 27, 2011.It is sure to be a packed house at Ray Stadium as the Hackleburg panthers take on Marion County, tonight at 7:00 p.m. This is going to be an emotional night, not only for the school, but for the community as well. "This is going to be an emotional game, an emotional crowd. This field ho...More >>
  • Caregiver charged with physically abusing nursing home patient in Hoover

    Caregiver charged with physically abusing nursing home patient in Hoover

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:49:12 GMT
    Taneka Kiera HopkinsTaneka Kiera Hopkins
    Hoover police have charged a former caregiver at South Haven Health and Rehab with physically abusing an 80 year old patient.More >>
    Hoover police have charged a former caregiver at South Haven Health and Rehab with physically abusing an 80 year old patient.More >>
  • Get a deal from state's surplus auction

    Get a deal from state's surplus auction

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:42:35 GMT
    Do you consider yourself a bargain shopper? Even if you aren't typically searching for great deals, now may be the time to get one through the Alabama surplus property auction. You can look now at some of the options for sale, like vehicles, computers, office furniture and supplies or even ping-pong tables. The auction begins Wednesday morning at 8:00. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction at its warehouse at 4590 Mobi...More >>
    Do you consider yourself a bargain shopper? Even if you aren't typically searching for great deals, now may be the time to get one through the Alabama surplus property auction. You can look now at some of the options for sale, like vehicles, computers, office furniture and supplies or even ping-pong tables. The auction begins Wednesday morning at 8:00. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction at its warehouse at 4590 Mobi...More >>
  • Arrest made in large level extortion scheme

    Arrest made in large level extortion scheme

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:45:16 GMT
    "Everett Leon Stout, 72 and Miriam Clair Schultz, 67 are charged with 14 counts of extortion.More >>
    "Everett Leon Stout, 72 and Miriam Clair Schultz, 67 are charged with 14 counts of extortion.More >>
  • Brighton man captured in stolen car in Center Point

    Brighton man captured in stolen car in Center Point

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:10:07 GMT
    Jefferson County Deputies attempted to stop a black Cadillac on Center Point Parkway near 20th Avenue NW for a traffic violation just before 4pm Thursday afternoon. A check of the tag showed the car had been reported stolen to the Birmingham Police Department.More >>
    Jefferson County Deputies attempted to stop a black Cadillac on Center Point Parkway near 20th Avenue NW for a traffic violation just before 4pm Thursday afternoon. A check of the tag showed the car had been reported stolen to the Birmingham Police Department.More >>
  • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:49:40 GMT
    Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.More >>
    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.More >>
  • Bentley and Griffith agree on problems, disagree on solutions

    Bentley and Griffith agree on problems, disagree on solutions

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:53:05 GMT
    November elections are a few months away, but gubernatorial candidates are already honing in on key issues in Alabama. Sarah Snyder sat down with governor Robert Bentley and democratic challenger, Parker Griffith.  More >>
    November elections are a few months away, but gubernatorial candidates are already honing in on key issues in Alabama. Sarah Snyder sat down with governor Robert Bentley and democratic challenger, Parker Griffith.  More >>
  • Gadsden police recover more than 300 stolen items; felony charges against suspected fence

    Gadsden police recover more than 300 stolen items; felony charges against suspected fence

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:22:34 GMT
    Joe Walker Pearl (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Office)Joe Walker Pearl (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Office)
    Police in Gadsden are trying to return hundreds of stolen items to their rightful owners. Captain Paul Cody said officers bust a large fencing operation this week. Joe Pearl, 75, is the suspect in the case. It took a long time to sort through and document a very wide range of stolen property. "We've collected a lot of stuff," Cody said. "Toilet paper. We have non-firearms related weapons, we have karaoke machines, musical instruments, car stereos, underwear."More >>
    Police in Gadsden are trying to return hundreds of stolen items to their rightful owners. Captain Paul Cody said officers bust a large fencing operation this week. Joe Pearl, 75, is the suspect in the case. It took a long time to sort through and document a very wide range of stolen property. "We've collected a lot of stuff," Cody said. "Toilet paper. We have non-firearms related weapons, we have karaoke machines, musical instruments, car stereos, underwear."More >>
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