The cause is still unknown at this time. The apartment manager says no one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured in the fire.
Harper Lee has settled the lawsuit she filed to secure the copyright to her classic novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – This Sunday the world remembers four little girls killed exactly fifty years ago in Birmingham.
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Empowerment Week’s Day of Commemoration continued with events remembering the four little girls who lost their lives in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church on Sept. 15, 1963.
COLLEGE STATION, Tx. #1 Alabama won a game that came down to the final seconds today against #6 Texas A&M.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A steel and bronze sculpture honoring four little girls killed in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing was unveiled… More »
The unveiling of the Four Spirits, Inc. monument dedicated to the four girls who died in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963.
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“There has not been much said about them,” MacQueen explained. “Even though it was not at the same site of the bombing, it still happened the same day later that afternoon.”
“[The girls] are having a good time. They are doing characteristically what is unique to each girl,” MacQueen said of how the sculpture looks. “It’s like three minutes before the bomb goes off, and there are just these beautiful, happy, wonderful, serious – all sorts of emotions.”
CBS 42′s Kaitlin McCulley reports from Tuscaloosa, where University of Alabama officials are investigating claims of racial discrimination in its sororities.
“What I do remember is it’s one of the first times I say my father cry,” King explained. “We were listening around the radio and I remember asking him what had happened and he said, ‘There’s been a bombing.’ My dad is from Birmingham, so he said, ‘There’s been a bombing in Birmingham and four little girls died.’ I had not concept of what that was.”
Alabama Power Co. predicts its rates will remain level through 2014 despite the forecast of consumer savings when the state’s utility regulatory board approved a new rate plan.
Seeking inspiration for a musical commission to mark the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, composer Yotam Haber turned to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s Oral History Project. Combing through the files in the Alabama city, he came across a 1998 interview with Henrietta Tripp.
Charter Cable and the Hallmark Channel donated several copies of “The Watsons Go To Birmingham” book and DVDs of the film to the school.
The funeral service is planned for Saturday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Fairfield.
A look at the fight for equal rights in the state of Alabama fifty years ago, with a focus on the events that shaped the City of Birmingham and the State of Alabama’s struggle for civil rights.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A cooler and wetter than normal summer has led to an explosion in the spider population in Alabama.
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