- Former attorney admits he slit family dog's throat in 2012 Updated: Jul-07-15 7:05 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Authorities say a former Birmingham attorney admitted to having slit the throat of his family's dog in 2012.
- Police: Birmingham cab driver shot during attempted robbery Updated: Jul-06-15 1:56 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police say a cab driver was shot and critically injured during an attempted armed robbery.
- Boxing champion to be presented with key to Birmingham Updated: Jul-04-15 9:04 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham Mayor William Bell is scheduled to present WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder with a key to the city.
- Body found on downtown Birmingham sidewalk Updated: Jul-03-15 3:14 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police say a man found dead on a downtown Birmingham sidewalk appears to have died of a brain aneurysm.
- Ala. church worker indicted on child pornography charges Updated: Jul-02-15 5:05 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Federal prosecutors say a church recreation worker has been indicted on child pornography charges.
- Police say teen was shot while trying to carjack a vehicle Updated: Jul-02-15 9:13 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police say a teenager was fatally shot when he tried to carjack someone at a gas station.
- Birmingham police investigate after 2 found dead in home Updated: Jul-02-15 8:59 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police in Birmingham are investigating after two people were found shot to death in a home.
- Ex-Birmingham officer sentenced on robbery, ethics charges Updated: Jul-01-15 3:34 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A former Birmingham police officer has been sentenced on robbery and ethics charges.
- Birmingham officials approve removal of Confederate monument Updated: Jul-01-15 2:41 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Officials in Birmingham have approved of removing a Confederate monument from one of the city's parks.
- Imprisoned Ala. woman to plead guilty in fraud scheme Updated: Jun-30-15 5:26 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Federal prosecutors in Birmingham say a woman already serving a year and one day in prison for trying to defraud the BP oil spill fund has agreed to plead guilty in a fraud and tax evasion scheme.
- Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change Updated: Jun-28-15 11:13 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?
- Ala teen to US AG: Kids learn to hate police early Updated: Jun-25-15 10:41 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - When U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with a group of Birmingham youth and asked them why it's difficult for the general public to empathize with police officers, 16-year-old Ramsay High School student Taylor Sellers gave it to her straight.
- City Council considers removal of Confederate monument Updated: Jun-25-15 3:47 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Birmingham City Council is considering removing a Confederate monument from a downtown park.
- US attorney general: Shooting under review for federal crime Updated: Jun-24-15 2:35 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the government is reviewing the deadly church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, to determine whether any federal crimes were committed.
- Group names MLK motel to 'most endangered' list Updated: Jun-24-15 5:34 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Preservationists say an abandoned Birmingham motel with ties to the civil rights movement is among the nation's most threatened historic places.
- Vigil set at UAB for victims of Charleston church shooting Updated: Jun-24-15 4:06 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A candlelight vigil is set at the University of Alabama-Birmingham for victims of the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Attorney General Loretta Lynch to visit Birmingham Updated: Jun-23-15 5:34 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Attorney General Loretta Lynch is scheduled to visit Birmingham to discuss strengthening relationships between law enforcement and citizens.
- Car crashes through parking deck barrier, falls 4 stories Updated: Jun-23-15 3:20 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A driver has survived after her car plummeted four stories off of a Birmingham Children's Hospital parking deck.
- Attacked in places most sacred, congregations struggle on Updated: Jun-22-15 10:34 am
The blast, powered by at least 40 sticks of dynamite, ripped into the stillness before dawn.
- Phil Campbell, Ala. embarks on hunt for men with city's name Updated: Jun-20-15 2:08 pm
PHIL CAMPBELL, Alabama - A colorful, new 10-foot-high signs in Phil Campbell Memorial Park boasts the names of cities like London, England; Coffs Harbour, Australia; Juneau, Alaska; Brooklyn, New York; and Glasgow, Scotland.
- Black churches targeted because of importance to community Updated: Jun-20-15 12:38 pm
WASHINGTON - The black church has long been the cornerstone and sanctuary for African-American life. It's also long been a target for racists and white supremacists trying to strike blows against the African-American psyche.
- Company won't renew permit to mine at Walker County site Updated: Jun-20-15 10:56 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A Birmingham-based coal company says it won't renew a permit to mine at a Walker County site.
- Ala mail carrier charged with taking bribes to deliver weed Updated: Jun-19-15 8:44 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A Birmingham-area mail carrier is accused of taking bribes to deliver packages containing marijuana.
- A partial list of attacks on black churches in the US Updated: Jun-18-15 3:52 pm
Churches have long played a key role in black communities in the United States. Once, in parts of the nation, church buildings were the only places blacks could gather without fear of violence or harassment. Because of that, an attack on a black church took on special significance.
- Dye, McCrary to head pro-gambling group Updated: Jun-18-15 3:49 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The push to expand gambling in Alabama is gaining some prominent supporters.