CBS42′s Tiffany Westry went to Washington this week for the NTSB hearing on the UPS plane crash from August 2013.
Thursday’s storms caused flooding for some areas around Birmingham, including a stretch of Clairmont Avenue.
Alabama Power works to restore service around the area, after Thursday’s storms.
A Walker County school has hundreds of new helmets to help protect their heads while bracing for a tornado. Related: Severe Weather Awareness Week
The CBS42 Tower Cam in Fayette watched the storm roll in and cause power outages in the city.
Ahead of the severe weather expected in Alabama, some storm sirens in Walker County are still not functioning. Related: MAP: Working tornado sirens in Walker Co.
Check out this interactive map of the only warning / tornado sirens that are currently working in Walker County. These sirens represent only about 1/3 of all sirens in Walker County.
Failure is not an option. That’s the theme at Carver High School, and if you visit Wanda Shorter’s class, you’ll find those words are being carried out.
UPDATE: A female was found dead inside the home after the fire was extinguished.
The owner of a Tuscaloosa bail bonding company was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder.
Ala. Gov. Robert Bentley wants people to take advantage of this weekend’s sales tax holiday for severe weather preparedness.
HB87, a bill to strengthen and clarify laws regulating Alabama cemeteries and funeral homes, passed both the Alabama House of Representatives and the Alabama Senate on Thursday.
On Wednesday afternoon, deputies responded to a reported burglary in process at a home in the 3600 block of G and F Drive in the Bradford area. While on the way, they were informed a neighbor had blocked the suspect’s vehicle in the driveway and was detaining the burglar.
The University of Alabama has sued former assistant coach Mike Groh seeking payment of his contract buyout.
The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at allowing the Ten Commandments to be displayed in public schools and state buildings.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a threatening social media post discovered Wednesday night involving Bottenfield Middle School.
Cold Springs Elementary School and Cold Spring High School will be dismissing at noon on Thursday, due to a water leak in the area. All other Cullman County schools will remain open and dismiss at the regular time.
CBS42′s Tiffany Westry is in Washington D.C., attending the NTSB hearing over the UPS plane crash from last August.