BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) – It’s been called one of the last juke joints in Alabama if not the country. Last week a crowd packed… More »
A powerful storm crushed buildings as it tore through North Texas, leaving some as just piles of planks and rubble. Trees and debris were scattered across yards, fences flattened.
A rash of tornadoes slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm scattered bodies, flattened homes and threw trailers onto cars.
Scaffolding was lifted to the top of the Washington Monument as repairs for damage sustained in 2011 are set to begin.
More than four years after the world last heard from O.J. Simpson in court, one of the nation’s most famous prisoners spoke again Wednesday in a bid to win freedom from a sentence that could keep him behind bars until he dies.
A Philadelphia doctor was sentenced Wednesday to a third life term for killing an aborted baby that he described as so big it could “walk to the bus.”
A look at the threat imposed by Colony Collapse Disorder.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Big changes for another Birmingham school have some parents up in arms. The plan would send elementary students at one… More »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Police are identifying a suspect in the shooting of 19 people during a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – Americans have tried almost everything when it comes to quitting smoking, but what about smoke-detecting undergarments? It’s not as strange… More »
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Astronauts making a rare, hastily planned spacewalk replaced a pump outside the International Space Station on Saturday in hopes of plugging a serious ammonia leak.
WASHINGTON (AP) – White House spokesman Jay Carney says the IRS inspector general notified the White House counsel’s office during the week of April 22 that it was completing a review of the IRS office in Cincinnati that targeted conservative political groups for special examination
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia doctor accused of performing illegal, late-term abortions in a filthy clinic has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a fourth baby.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – New Orleans police hope a $10,000 reward and blurry surveillance camera images will lead to arrests in a Mother’s Day shooting that wounded 19 people and showed again how far the city has to go to shake a persistent culture of violence that belies the city’s festive image.
If you have ever wanted a one-way ticket off planet Earth this might be your chance.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – Lawyers for the Colorado theater shooting suspect told a judge Monday he wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, but the judge won’t immediately rule on whether to allow it.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – O.J. Simpson was back in a Las Vegas courtroom on Monday to ask for a new trial in the armed robbery-kidnapping case that sent him to prison in 2008.