Alabama State Capital, Montgomery, Alabama (MGN Online)

Lawsuit challenges Alabama private school tax credits

Low-income students who attend failing public schools are being hurt by a new Alabama law that gives tax credits to families that transfer their children to private schools, the Southern Poverty Law Center claimed Monday in a federal lawsuit. …
Homewood fire

Fire at Homewood apartment complex Monday morning

“The kids being in school, most people being at work, so you have less people in the apartments during the day than you would at night,” said Lt. Jason Hallman with the Homewood Fire Department. …
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Heavy backpacks can cause back pain for students

“The weight of the backpack should never be lower than the waist line, so the straps should be adjusted so that the backpack fits high up on her shoulders,” said Dr. David Marshall of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. “The shoulder straps need to be two of them, not just one, and also they need to be wide and padded.” …
(WIAT-CBS42, Leigh Garner)

PHOTOS: University Place reopens

More than 2 years after being destroyed by the April 27th tornadoes, University Place Elementary is ready to reopen their doors.…
UAB Practice Monday

Garrick McGee Monday News Conference

Birmingham, Al (WIAT) UAB Head coach Garrick McGee met with local media Monday morning after the Blazers practice.  Some of the topics include the conclusion of the QB...…