This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. To commemorate the event, Coca-Cola is releasing a brand new limited-edition glass bottle.
U.S. District Judge Inge P. Johnson sentenced Joshua David Statum, a 26-year-old from Pelham, to eight years and one month in prison for possessing child pornography.
Ongoing Coverage // Update: Governor Bentley releases his statement on the Voting Rights Act ruling.
The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.
Sometimes the idea of wearing white clothes can be daunting. Just consider the myriad of questions: Can anyone wear white? How do I keep my whites white? The list goes on.
Pre-K enrollment in Alabama expected to increase statewide.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) – If you ever fly for business or pleasure, you know how stringent the rules can be bringing electronics through security… More »
Wake Up Alabama producer continues report on the RIAS German journalism exchange program.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – In less than two weeks, Birmingham police have worked 8 shootings…seven people have been killed. Over the last three days… More »
“It’s always a great thing, just to see the kid smile and have a great day with us.”
BIRMINGHAM, AL(WIAT) Troy Head Coach Larry Blakeney stopping in Birmingham Monday as a part of the Trojan Tour. He stopped to talk about Troy,… More »
AVONDALE, Ala. (WIAT) -Members of the Red Mountain Theater Company rolled up their sleeves to spruce up 42nd Street in Avondale.
The cast of… More »
“A citizen called to say that he located a body lying just beside the roadway,” Sgt. Johnny Williams said. “Our officers responded. They located a female she was deceased on the scene.”
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – George Zimmerman was fed up with “punks” getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” not because he had to, prosecutors argued Monday, while the neighborhood watch volunteer’s attorney said the killing was self-defense against a young man who was slamming Zimmerman’s head against the pavement.
UPDATE: The justices said in 5-4 ruling Tuesday that the law Congress most recently renewed in 2006 relies on 40-year-old data that doesn’t reflect racial progress and changes in U.S. society.
The forum will be held in the Richard Arrington Junior Auditorium of the Birmingham Public Library.
Is it a barbecue restaurant or nightclub? This isn’t the first time Archibald and Woodrow’s barbecue has had neighbors complaining about the noise at night.
The stabbings happened early Saturday at the Lakeview Country Club.