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Police presence near Premier Chevrolet in Bessemer, reports of shooting
BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) -- Police are responding to a call of a possible shooting near a car dealership in Bessemer. According to reports, police received a call of a possible gunshot victim at a red light on Academy Drive in Bessemer. Two men are reportedly suspects in this case. One of the men has short [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:08:30 PM


Police presence near Premier Chevrolet in Bessemer, reports of shooting
BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) -- Police are responding to a call of a possible shooting near a car dealership in Bessemer. According to reports, police received a call of a possible gunshot victim at a red light on Academy Drive in Bessemer. Two men are reportedly suspects in this case. One of the men has short [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:08:30 PM
US-280 lane closure set to start Tuesday night in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -– On Tuesday, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close a portion of US-280 in Birmingham. ALDOT will be working on US-280 near Greystone Highland Drive starting Tuesday at 8 p.m. Crews will be working on the inside thru lanes in the median crossover at Greystone Highland Drive. Lanes are expected to [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:05:16 PM
US-280 lane closure set to start Tuesday night in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -– On Tuesday, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close a portion of US-280 in Birmingham. ALDOT will be working on US-280 near Greystone Highland Drive starting Tuesday at 8 p.m. Crews will be working on the inside thru lanes in the median crossover at Greystone Highland Drive. Lanes are expected to [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:05:16 PM
UAB opens multidisciplinary clinic for young athletes in need of cardiac care
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A new specialty clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is focused on helping young athletes return to the playing field quickly and safely. UAB Sports Medicine has established a multidisciplinary sports medicine and cardiology clinic. The highly specialized clinic is for athlete's who need simultaneous cardiology and sports medicine treatment. The [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:24:37 PM
UAB opens multidisciplinary clinic for young athletes in need of cardiac care
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A new specialty clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is focused on helping young athletes return to the playing field quickly and safely. UAB Sports Medicine has established a multidisciplinary sports medicine and cardiology clinic. The highly specialized clinic is for athlete's who need simultaneous cardiology and sports medicine treatment. The [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:24:37 PM
Aunt of Ensley shooting victim pleads for end to violence during Birmingham City Council meeting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- During a Birmingham City Council meeting Tuesday, District 8 Councilor Steven Hoyt read an impassioned letter from a constituent that issued a call to action after her nephew was a victim of a deadly shooting. Below is a draft of the letter: Hello Councilman Hoyt, It is with heavy heart and [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:01:32 PM
Birmingham artist pays tribute to UAB program serving pregnant women battling addiction
The 'Peony Project' is on display throughout May.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:00:12 PM
Man who stole from Billy Clardy III's memorial fund sentenced to 3 years in prison
Prosecutors said Devonte Lemond Hammonds plotted to obtain money from the Billy Clardy Memorial Fund in 2019.
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:41:09 AM
Man who stole from Billy Clardy III's memorial fund sentenced to 3 years in prison
Prosecutors said Devonte Lemond Hammonds plotted to obtain money from the Billy Clardy Memorial Fund in 2019.
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:41:09 AM
Birminghams Mask Ordinance Expires, Unlikely to be Extended
By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The City of Birminghams mask ordinance officially expired on Monday and city officials have shown no interest in extending it. City Councilor Hunter Williams, who has consistently opposed the ordinance, calling it government overreach, said expiration of the ordinance is the right thing. “I think the fact that the […]...
Birmingham Times at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:38:31 AM
Alabama unveils new emergency alert system 'CodeRED'
MONTGOMERY. Ala. (WIAT) -- The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency launched a new system designed to notify residents of missing person alerts. CodeRED, will have the capability to quickly deliver essential information to citizens throughout the state or in a targeted area, depending on the situation,” Gov. Kay Ivey said in a press release. “I encourage [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:32:34 AM
Alabama unveils new emergency alert system 'CodeRED'
MONTGOMERY. Ala. (WIAT) -- The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency launched a new system designed to notify residents of missing person alerts. CodeRED, will have the capability to quickly deliver essential information to citizens throughout the state or in a targeted area, depending on the situation,” Gov. Kay Ivey said in a press release. “I encourage [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:32:34 AM
Alabama unveils new emergency alert system 'CodeRED'
MONTGOMERY. Ala. (WIAT) -- The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency launched a new system designed to notify residents of missing person alerts. CodeRED, will have the capability to quickly deliver essential information to citizens throughout the state or in a targeted area, depending on the situation,” Gov. Kay Ivey said in a press release. “I encourage [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:32:34 AM
Alabama unveils new emergency alert system 'CodeRED'
MONTGOMERY. Ala. (WIAT) -- The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency launched a new system designed to notify residents of missing person alerts. CodeRED, will have the capability to quickly deliver essential information to citizens throughout the state or in a targeted area, depending on the situation,” Gov. Kay Ivey said in a press release. “I encourage [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:32:34 AM
STUDY: Alabama ranked 8th worst state for millennials
The State of Alabama has been labeled the 8th worst state for millennial residents, according to a new survey from WalletHub.
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:52:28 AM
STUDY: Alabama ranked 8th worst state for millennials
The State of Alabama has been labeled the 8th worst state for millennial residents, according to a new survey from WalletHub.
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:52:28 AM
STUDY: Alabama ranked 8th worst state for millennials
The State of Alabama has been labeled the 8th worst state for millennial residents, according to a new survey from WalletHub.
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:52:28 AM
Seberger, Rawls added to UAB womens basketball staff
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The UAB women's basketball team has added Alison Seberger as an assistant coach and Kara Rawls as director of basketball operations. Seberger, who brings over seven years of coaching and administrative experience, comes to UAB after spending the last two seasons as assistant coach at North Alabama. Alison has a relentless [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:50:01 AM
Seberger, Rawls added to UAB womens basketball staff
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The UAB women's basketball team has added Alison Seberger as an assistant coach and Kara Rawls as director of basketball operations. Seberger, who brings over seven years of coaching and administrative experience, comes to UAB after spending the last two seasons as assistant coach at North Alabama. Alison has a relentless [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:50:01 AM
Seberger, Rawls added to UAB womens basketball staff
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The UAB women's basketball team has added Alison Seberger as an assistant coach and Kara Rawls as director of basketball operations. Seberger, who brings over seven years of coaching and administrative experience, comes to UAB after spending the last two seasons as assistant coach at North Alabama. Alison has a relentless [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:50:01 AM
Seberger, Rawls added to UAB womens basketball staff
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The UAB women's basketball team has added Alison Seberger as an assistant coach and Kara Rawls as director of basketball operations. Seberger, who brings over seven years of coaching and administrative experience, comes to UAB after spending the last two seasons as assistant coach at North Alabama. Alison has a relentless [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:50:01 AM
Hoover Service Club honors Charon Rivers with community service award
Charon Rivers, one of the founders of the Support Our Soldiers Foundation, received the 2021 Flora Mae Pike Community Service Award.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Leadership Hoover celebrates graduation of 2021 class
The Leadership Hoover Class of 2021 is addressing issues such as human trafficking, skills gaps among young people, food insecurity, retail challenges and business support.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Hoover council grants more tax incentives for Riverchase dental implant company
The City Council agreed to give BioHorizons Implant Systems about $176,000 in tax abatements in exchange for a $2.5 million expansion project.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Battle Republic to host benefit for Kulture City
Glow for Inclusion will be held this Friday at The Summit location.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Chelsea Business Spotlight
Learn about several local businesses in the Chelsea area.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Making the best college choice
“College Choice is a family,” Lowery said. “They all are unique, smart and vulnerable, and they let us see that. Theyre such hard workers, and they want this. They have worked their whole lives.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Finding value in scraps
Matt Nesbitt and co-owner Alex Thompson founded Field Culture Compost in Feb. 2020, and the company is now signing up individuals, businesses and government organizations that wish to take advantage of its residential and commercial compost service.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Economic development incentive approved for Chelsea winery
The council also approved the low bid from Specialty Turf Supply, Inc. for the ball fields project at the Chelsea Sports Complex in the amount of $1,029,797.08 for labor and materials.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
2022 World Games recruits star power to promote event
Organizers have named Catherine Reddick Whitehill, Vonetta Flowers, Noah Galloway, Charles Barkley and Randy Owen as honorary co-chairs of the games.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Anderson coming home to Chelsea Park Elementary
The 2020-21 support personnel of the year were also recognized during the meeting...
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
SEC opens up more tickets for baseball tournament, changes mask policy
After initially selling out at 50% capacity, the SEC has decided to sell more tickets to the 2021 SEC Baseball Tournament.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Shelby County to begin a new comprehensive plan
The project will kick off in late June beginning with an online survey.
280 Living at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
AHSAA announces new Executive Director Alvin Briggs
Read Time 2 Minutes Today, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) named their new executive director—former Auburn football player … Continue reading AHSAA announces new Executive Director Alvin Briggs The post AHSAA announces new Executive Director Alvin Briggs appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
COMING SOON: Construction begins on The Frank in Downtown Birmingham
Read Time 2 Minutes This June, the Frank Nelson Building in downtown Birmingham is getting a makeover. The office campus … Continue reading COMING SOON: Construction begins on The Frank in Downtown Birmingham The post COMING SOON: Construction begins on The Frank in Downtown Birmingham appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Upcoming brunch spot, Bhams first rage room + 7 more openings to keep on your radar
Read Time 4 Minutes Attention all Bham foodies! This week’s openings article is full of new spots to add to … Continue reading Upcoming brunch spot, Bham’s first rage room + 7 more openings to keep on your radar The post Upcoming brunch spot, Bham’s first rage room + 7 more openings to keep on your radar appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Vonetta Flowers named as Honorary Co-Chair for The World Games 2022
Read Time 3 Minutes The Birmingham Organizing Committee for The World Games 2022 has released some exciting news — Vonetta … Continue reading Vonetta Flowers named as Honorary Co-Chair for The World Games 2022 The post Vonetta Flowers named as Honorary Co-Chair for The World Games 2022 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Clean water, trails, parks, how Freshwater Land Trust transforms our community
Read Time 5 Minutes Throughout 2021 Freshwater Land Trust (FLT) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Perhaps no organization has changed … Continue reading Clean water, trails, parks, how Freshwater Land Trust transforms our community The post Clean water, trails, parks, how Freshwater Land Trust transforms our community appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Solar-powered beer, historic news + open jobs this week in Birmingham
Read Time 3 Minutes Today’s newsletter is more stuffed than an over-enthusiastic kid’s toy at Build-A-Bear. Let’s not waste any … Continue reading Solar-powered beer, historic news + open jobs this week in Birmingham The post Solar-powered beer, historic news + open jobs this week in Birmingham appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Need Memorial Day plans? Check out these 14 events in Birmingham
Read Time 4 Minutes Memorial Day Weekend is coming up soon, and Birmingham has a packed schedule. With concerts, cookouts, … Continue reading Need Memorial Day plans? Check out these 14 events in Birmingham The post Need Memorial Day plans? Check out these 14 events in Birmingham appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
NEW: These partnerships are making Birmingham better for children + others through nonprofit work
Read Time 3 Minutes Local nonprofits make Birmingham a brighter place for all, but they can’t do it alone. That’s … Continue reading NEW: These partnerships are making Birmingham better for children + others through nonprofit work The post NEW: These partnerships are making Birmingham better for children + others through nonprofit work appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
5 Birmingham wine bars with the best deals for National Wine Day, May 25
Read Time 3 Minutes We never need an excuse to drink more wine, but just in case you did, National … Continue reading 5 Birmingham wine bars with the best deals for National Wine Day, May 25 The post 5 Birmingham wine bars with the best deals for National Wine Day, May 25 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
10 ways to celebrate PRIDE month this June
Read Time 3 MinutesJune is National Pride Month and Birmingham is dusting off its rainbow flags, dousing itself in glitter … Continue reading 10 ways to celebrate PRIDE month this June The post 10 ways to celebrate PRIDE month this June appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:48:21 AM
Celebrate Vulcan's 117th birthday with CBS 42
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) -- It's Vulcan's 117th birthday and CBS 42 has partnered up with Vulcan Park and Museum to help you enjoy his big day! Join us from 1-5 p.m. June 6 for a day full of food, games, fun and much more as we celebrate this beloved symbol of Birmingham! Click here for [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:34:36 AM
Campus group files suit against UA for allegedly 'restricting student speech'
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the University of Alabama on behalf of a campus group, alleging restrictions on free speech. The suit was filed on May 21 by the Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of the UA chapter of Young Americans for Liberty and alleges that the university's Facilities and Grounds [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:18:56 AM
WATCH LIVE: Mayor Woodfin, Birmingham Promise to make major announcement
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin will be holding a press conference Tuesday morning to make a major announcement. Mayor Woodfin will be joined by Birmingham Promise and will answer questions following the announcement. The 11 a.m. press conference will be streamed in the video player above.
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:15:07 AM
Amazon plans Huntsville fulfillment center as it expands Alabama presence
The project will create more than 500 jobs.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:00:39 AM
Prattville police searching for Home Depot shoplifters
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Prattville Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying one or more suspects who stole tools from Home Depot in April. Investigators report that the same or similar suspects stole assorted tools and other merchandise in 4 different thefts from the same Home Depot, located at 2710 Legends [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:42:13 AM
Best of the Bar: Denise Killebrew, Baker Donelson
Denise Killebrew of Baker Donelson is one of the Best of the Bar for 2021.
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:55:57 AM
Ouch! Birmingham has no Chamber of Commerce
Todays guest columnist is Frank Young. Yes, you read the title right. Birmingham has no Chamber of Commerce. Twelve years ago, a small group of Birmingham business leaders decided to scrap the 122 year old Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce and create a hybrid organization called the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA). The objective was to … Continue reading Ouch! Birmingham has no Chamber of Commerce →...
Comeback Town at Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:24:49 AM
A game changer for Birmingham!
Todays guest columnist is Ruben Morris. Birmingham is sorely lacking when it comes to aviation and aerospace industry recruitment. Alabama has a rich history with the aviation and aerospace industries. And most of the large cities in our state are leveraging that history to boost economic development and bring quality jobs to their communities. Mobile … Continue reading A game changer for Birmingham! →...
Comeback Town at Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:54:45 PM
This is not acceptable, Alabama
Its very difficult to publish a piece these days and not appear to be political. And this piece is not meant to be political—but it is concerning. It is true of both Alabama Democrats and Alabama Republicans. And its something that many of us may not have noticed. In talking with a State legislator he … Continue reading This is not acceptable, Alabama →...
Comeback Town at Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:45:54 PM
Were going to take Samford to the NCAA Championship–and were going to win
Todays guest columnist is Bucky McMillan. My love for the game of basketball runs deep. So does my love for Birmingham. When I first became the head basketball coach at Mountain Brook High School some people would have laughed at the thought of Mountain Brook becoming a perennial powerhouse in the state of Alabama and … Continue reading We’re going to take Samford to the NCAA Championship–and we’re going to win →...
Comeback Town at Thursday, April 1, 2021 7:37:38 AM

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