A fire at a home at the intersection of 44th Street and 5th Ave. S. is under investigation tonight.
Just days ago a Department of Justice report came out detailing atrocities at Tutwiler Prison. CBS42 sat down with a former inmate who witnessed it all first hand.
CBS42 began looking into the claims of abuse by prison guards of female inmates at Tutwiler prison in May of 2012, with the “Behind the Bars” Special Report. It was about that time the US Department of Justice began to seriously probe conditions at the prison, and fully investigate claims by former inmates.
More than 100,000 Alabama children alive today will die prematurely as a result of smoking. That alarming statement comes from the report titled “The Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of Progress”.
Negotiations to end World War I begin, and the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is recognized by all 50 states for the first time. All this and more in today’s “This Day in History”.
The Shining Diamonds, a special needs cheer squad with the Alabama Cheer Center in Bessemer, are your typical spirit squad.
Hundreds gathered at Brother Bryan Park for the annual March for Life, but this year, pro-life supporters say they have something to celebrate.
On Friday morning, a Jefferson County school bus, bound for Hueytown High, was involved in an accident when a van t-boned the vehicle.
On Friday morning, a bomb threat came in to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for: Hueytown High School, Hueytown Middle School, Pleasant Grove High, Middle, and Elementary around 9 a.m.
On Friday morning, around 9 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a robbery at Rock Creek Pharmacy in Bessemer.
The Great Brinks Robbery is committed and the Chevrolet Corvette is unveiled. All this and more in today’s “This Day in History”.
he Oxford Police apprehended a burglary suspect on the 1400 block of Beck Road Friday afternoon. The suspect, Johnny Wade Stevens, was burglarizing a home in the 60 block of Burtram Drive earlier in the day. Once captured, police discovered a homemade pipe bomb in Wade’s truck.
Two suspects in connection with the murder of Fredrick William Galin have been arrested. Galin was discovered murdered in his home, located on St. Joseph Drive in Cullman, on December 19th, 2013.
Ninety one people are suing Alagasco in connection with the December 17th explosion at Marks Village. The blast killed one person and injured eight others. One of those injured, Daryle Brown, remains in the hospital.
Richard Shahan’s bond was set at $100,000. His family had to pay at least 10% of that for Shahan to walk away. He will stay at his mother’s home, and have to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet on his leg.
Some college students are going above and beyond to honor MLK’s legacy. They’re observing an entire week of service. Fifty-two students from the University of Connecticut are spending what they call an “alternative break” in Birmingham.
It’s been exactly one month since an explosion leveled an apartment building in Birmingham’s gate city neighborhood. The blast killed one woman and injured several other people. There are now 91 people suing Alagasco in connection with the explosion.
Cordova police arrested a tattoo artist who police say was tattooing several underage children without getting their parents’ permission.