IRS

Last minute filers should expect long delays in trying to reach IRS

If you haven't done so already, time to file your taxes is quickly running out. And if you have a question about your taxes, you may want to call a local accountant or tax attorney, because trying to get the IRS by phone may be next to impossible.…
Tax apps

Apps for tax filing

The deadline to file your 2013 income tax is just a few days away. And if you have a simple return, filing your taxes could be as simple as downloading an app.…
Expiration date

Understanding drug expiration dates

Expiration dates on your medication bottles are there for a reason. It's very important information that should serve as a warning.…
clutter

Study: more clutter, more stress

Do you ever feel like your life is filled with too much stress? If so, you may want to consider how much clutter you have in your home.…
Ft. Hood Memorial

Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood

President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation's comforter five years ago, mourning with families and uniformed comrades of those killed during last week's Fort Hood shooting spree. "We somehow bear what seems unbearable," he declared. …
Daycare crash suspect

Police seek driver in deadly Fla. day care crash

The man with a long history of arrests whom authorities are seeking in a deadly car crash into a Florida day care center was the driver of the vehicle that fled the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said early Thursday. …
Flight search

Possible 5th underwater signal heard in Flight 370 search

An Australian aircraft Thursday detected what may be the fifth signal coming from a man-made device deep in the Indian Ocean, adding to hopes that searchers will soon pinpoint the object's location and send down a robotic vehicle to confirm if it is a black box from the missing Malaysian jet. …
Pa. school stabbing

Pa. school stabbing suspect described as quiet and reserved

Investigators say the teen walked the halls of his school armed with two kitchen knives, slashing and stabbing arms and torsos as he walked. All it took was five minutes for the sophomore to make his way through nearly two dozen people, 21 students and the school resource officer. …
Toyota recall

Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

On Wednesday, Toyota announced it was recalling nearly 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix a spate of problems, including air bags that might not inflate. It's part of a worldwide recall of 6.4 million cars and trucks.…
119 gas leak

Update: Highway 119 has been reopend

UPDATE: Highway 119 has officially been re-opened to the public. Shelby County School officials are now awaiting word from the Sheriff's Office and Alagasco that it is safe to transfer students back to their normal schools. …
Summer movies

Free movies at Jeff State in Clanton

The Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society will host a summer movies series at Jeff State Community College in Clanton, beginning April 11.…
flooded vehicle

How to spot a flood damaged vehicle

Sometimes flooded vehicles that are not totaled by insurance companies, and are sold as salvage vehicles. But there are some things you should know if you are buying a salvage car. …