Birminghamlights
 

Birmingham News Headlines

Aggregated news from Birmingham's leading news sources.

Birmingham PD investigating deadly shooting in Princeton neighborhood
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police are investigating a shooting that left one victim dead late Sunday morning. Around 11:40 a.m. Birmingham police officers from the West Precinct responded to a shooting at 2nd Court West and 12th Street West. Once officers arrived, the victim was already transported to Princeton Hospital by a private vehicle […]...
CBS42 - TV at Sunday, December 8, 2019 2:31:52 PM


JeffCo. Sheriffs Office investigating Saturday night homicide in Center Point
CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) — Jefferson County Sheriffs Office deputies are investigating after a man was shot and killed at an apartment complex in Center Point Saturday night. Around 11 p.m. the sheriffs office received a report of shots fired in the Shadowood Circle apartment complex in Center Point. Patrol deputies arrived and found a […]...
CBS42 - TV at Sunday, December 8, 2019 2:00:53 PM
Suspects in “Cupcake” murder case are expected in court this week
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Patrick Stallworth and Derick Brown are charged with capital murder in the death of 3-year-old Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney. Both are expected to appear at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 10 for a preliminary hearing. McKinney was reported missing October 12. According to court records, she died of asphyxiation by […]...
CBS42 - TV at Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:44:02 AM
Several area Christmas parades set for Sunday
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — If you want to get into the holiday spirit Sunday, there are several opportunities to enjoy a local Christmas parade. In Birmingham, the parade will start at 4:30 p.m. at 5th Avenue and 15th Street South. It will be followed by a tree lighting ceremony at Linn Park in front […]...
CBS42 - TV at Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:38:50 AM
Alls Fair
At Sojourns experience the artisanal world of fair trade. Sojourns in downtown Birmingham is a fair trade import business working with artisans in a variety of countries to provide opportunity  for them and a unique selection of items for city consumers. The shop is committed to fair trade principles and works with fair trade certified... Read More...
B-Metro at Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM
50 Moments That Made UAB
Sept. 14, 1936: The University of Alabama opened its Birmingham Extension Center in an old wood-frame two-story house at 2131 6th Avenue North. For the first term, 116 students enrolled. One full-time instructor and seven-part time instructors taught 19 different courses. Jan. 1, 1945: Jefferson and Hillman Hospitals were merged to form the University of... Read More...
B-Metro at Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM
Personal Space: Christopher Nanni
A one-on-one conversation with Christopher Nanni, President and CEO, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.
B-Metro at Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM
Kiffin, FAU roll past UAB 49-6 for Conference USA title
(AP) — Kiffin and Florida Atlantic have won Conference USA for the second time. The Owls rolled past UAB 49-6 on Saturday in the conference title game. And now all eyes turn to Kiffin as numerous indicators suggest that hes about to become the next coach at Ole Miss. Chris Robison threw four touchdown passes […]...
CBS42 - TV at Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:28:23 PM
Homicide investigation underway after 4-year-old boy shot and killed in Collegeville neighborhood
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting that killed a 4-year-old boy. Police say it started after two family members got into an altercation. Around 3 p.m. police responded to a call of a person shot near 33rd Terrace North and F.L. Shuttlesworth Drive in the Collegeville neighborhood. Once officers arrived, they […]...
CBS42 - TV at Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:16:18 PM
Central AL Forecast: Unsettled Weather for This Week
SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy & cool for today…we could see a few sprinkles in the afternoon, but we wont see any widespread, steady rain.  Putting our rain chance at 20%.  Highs near 60. SUNDAY NIGHT: Staying cloudy with a few more sprinkles possible overnight.  Breezy at times, SE winds at 10 to 15 mph. Lows in […]...
CBS42 - TV at Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:53:14 PM
Central AL Forecast: Unsettled weather next week
RIGHT NOW: We got a decent break from the cloud cover this morning. But, clouds have rolled in and will persist through the evening. Temperatures were mild and in the mid 60s, even upper 60s from some this afternoon.  SUNDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy skies will persist through Sunday. Temperatures will stay similar to Saturday […]...
CBS42 - TV at Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:53:14 PM
Huntsville Police arrest Tennessee man after fatal officer shooting Friday night
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have made an arrest after one of their officers was fatally shot Friday night. LaJeromeny Brown, 41, was arrested Friday night. Huntsville Police Department reports Brown is from Tennessee. During a news conference, police said Brown was involved in a pursuit with the STAC team. According to a Facebook post […]...
CBS42 - TV at Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:57:16 PM
Preview of the Wacky Tacky Christmas Light Tour that begins December 9
Thousands of lights! Gravity defying displays! Blow-ups with enough hot air for a local election! Join Fresh Air Family as … Continue reading "Preview of the Wacky Tacky Christmas Light Tour that begins December 9" The post Preview of the Wacky Tacky Christmas Light Tour that begins December 9 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:30:27 PM
Say Cheese! I Heart Mac & Cheese restaurant is coming to Birmingham
Cheese lovers unite! Restaurant franchise, I Heart Mac & Cheese, is coming to Birmingham. They plan to open TWO stores … Continue reading "Say Cheese! I Heart Mac & Cheese restaurant is coming to Birmingham" The post Say Cheese! I Heart Mac & Cheese restaurant is coming to Birmingham appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:19:58 PM
Holiday events happening Saturday
(WIAT) — Several communities will get into the holiday spirit Saturday. Alabaster will begin its Christmas parade festivities at 10 a.m. Pleasant Grove will begin its Christmas parade at 9 a.m. and CBS 42 Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann will serve as the grand marshal. Midfield will begin its Christmas parade at 10:30 a.m. and Helena […]...
CBS42 - TV at Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00:02 AM
Authorities seek help Saturday in search for missing man
WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Foul play may be involved in the disappearance of an Oakman resident, according to investigators. Hayden Mayberry, 26, has not been seen since November 19th. Authorities will search a wooded area in the county and have requested help from the public. According to a post on the Facebook page for […]...
CBS42 - TV at Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:48:18 AM
Hear Me Out: Mark Harrelson
By Lee Shook He may not be a household name, and you may not have ever seen his face or heard his voice, but if youve lived in Birmingham long enough youve definitely heard Mark Harrelson before. And whether it was through a radio jingle, the morning news, a television ad, or any number of... Read More...
B-Metro at Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:00:00 AM
Enterprise native one of several killed in Pensacola naval base shooting
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WDHN) — Social media posts have revealed the identity of one of the victims of the Pensacola shooting. Joshua Kaleb Watson of Enterprise died after Saudi national Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola, resulting in his own death along with three other people. Eight other people were hurt in […]...
CBS42 - TV at Friday, December 6, 2019 11:31:36 PM
Dr. Phil pays tribute to Aniah Blanchard during show
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A week after the remains of Aniah Blanchard were found in Macon County, a well-known TV personality is paying tribute to her life. Toward the end of his show Friday, Dr. Phillip C. McGraw of the syndicated “Dr. Phil” show updated his viewers on what had happened to Blanchard. Weeks earlier, […]...
CBS42 - TV at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:32:20 PM
Huntsville police officer dies after being shot Friday
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — An officer with the Huntsville Police Department has died following a shooting Friday night. WATCH: Huntsville Police Officer shot According to sister station WHNT, the officer was shot on Levert Street in Huntsville. The officer was subsequently taken to the Huntsville Hospital in “critical condition” and was later pronounced dead at […]...
CBS42 - TV at Friday, December 6, 2019 6:13:15 PM
Birmingham police charge man with kidnapping, robbery from Wednesday incident
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A man the Birmingham Police Department was looking for in a recent kidnapping and robbery case has been identified and charged. Tadarrius Luwaun Smith, 21, was charged with kidnapping, theft of property, robbery and sodomy on Friday. According to the Birmingham Police Department, a man kidnapped a woman at gunpoint in […]...
CBS42 - TV at Friday, December 6, 2019 5:51:22 PM
See Vulcan light up the Birmingham sky during the Holiday Light Show, Dec 8-23
Its the most wonderful time of the year! To keep your holiday spirit merry and bright, visit Vulcan Park and … Continue reading "See Vulcan light up the Birmingham sky during the Holiday Light Show, Dec 8-23" The post See Vulcan light up the Birmingham sky during the Holiday Light Show, Dec 8-23 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 5:20:48 PM
Chef opening new restaurant in Mountain Brook Village
A popular local Asian restaurant is opening its new location in Mountain Brook Village. Chef Abhi Sainju's second Abhi Eatery and Bar location will open this week in the former Avo space in Mountain Brook, according to the restaurant's Facebook page. It is located above the new Mountain Brook location of Carrigan's Public House, which recently made its debut. Abhis menu will feature cocktails, curry dishes, noodle bowls and sushi. Sainju opened the first Abhi location at The Summit in...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 3:28:34 PM
Local investors buy several Bham multifamily properties
A local investment group that specializes in undervalued multifamily properties has acquired several multifamily properties in Birmingham.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 3:13:47 PM
McLeod Software tops 500 jobs – eyes more growth
Tom McLeod, CEO of McLeod Software, speaks on his company's growth...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 2:26:15 PM
New World Games CEO Nick Sellers on vision for the games, plans and more
The World Games 2021 taps Alabama Power's Nick Sellers for CEO post after resignation of the previous leader, DJ Mackovets.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 2:17:50 PM
Legal roundup: Sirote launches online business resource, Maynard attorney elected ACTEC fellow and m
Editor's Note: Legal Roundup is the BBJ's weekly look at news and notes from the local legal scene. Send items to acoker@bizjournals.com. • Sirote & Permutt PC has launched a new online resource for business owners called The Entrepreneurs Journey. The goal with this resource is to provide entrepreneurs with specific guidance to help their businesses succeed at every point along their journey – from startup to succession. The Entrepreneurs Journey features blog posts and downloadable assets...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 2:08:44 PM
Perfect holiday movies + food pairings. And, WIN tix to the Brrrmingham ice rink!
Spaghetti and syrup, anyone? Heres your guide to 5 iconic holiday movies—when/where to watch them in Birmingham and the best … Continue reading "Perfect holiday movies + food pairings. And, WIN tix to the Brrrmingham ice rink!" The post Perfect holiday movies + food pairings. And, WIN tix to the Brrrmingham ice rink! appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 2:00:15 PM
5 reasons the new Alabama Bicentennial Childrens Bell at Sloss is lit.
Its not every day Alabama turns 200, so it seemed only fitting to create something lasting to celebrate that milestone. … Continue reading "5 reasons the new Alabama Bicentennial Childrens Bell at Sloss is lit." The post 5 reasons the new Alabama Bicentennial Childrens Bell at Sloss is lit. appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 1:47:14 PM
Wells Fargo leaders on relocation, future in Birmingham and more
Wells Fargo leaders talk relocation, outlook for 2020.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 1:42:17 PM
How Melissa Kendrick and Soljourns are bringing the world to Birmingham
How Melissa Kendricks travels inspired her retail dreams.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 1:29:13 PM
Secret Stages is set for Aug. 7 + 8. Look at Birminghams festival through the decade!
For nine years, Birmingham residents have been pretty bad about keeping a secret—and we wont stop spilling for year ten. … Continue reading "Secret Stages is set for Aug. 7 + 8. Look at Birminghams festival through the decade!" The post Secret Stages is set for Aug. 7 + 8. Look at Birminghams festival through the decade! appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 12:51:58 PM
Plans revealed for tower with luxury hotel, condos overlooking Lady Bird Lake
Instead of queso and burritos, this site would become known for an eight-story tower with more than 100 guest rooms, plus dozens of for-sale condos. Click through to learn more about the development team, including the architects and engineers involved.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 12:38:27 PM
Group acquires more than 18,000 acres in Alabama
A large swathe of timberland in central Alabama has changed hands in the last month. Molpus Woodlands Group LLC acquired 18,433 acres of timberland in east central Alabama on behalf of a private client in late November. The Mississippi-based group plans to sustainably manage the lands, open it up to recreational use and process raw materials in nearby plants. “We knew the property had been well managed, and the areas a good industrial timberland area with multiple timberland processing...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 12:36:57 PM
2 Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs Office deputies injured following morning traffic stop
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Two Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs deputies are recovering in the hospital after being injured during a traffic stop Friday morning.   The man accused of dragging the deputies has been identified as Hunter James Waldrop, 25, who was charged with theft of property, escape, resisting arrest and assault. Sheriff Ron Abernathy said […]...
CBS42 - TV at Friday, December 6, 2019 12:08:11 PM
Throw down for a good cause, Birmingham, at Christmas is a Drag, Dec. 20, 8PM
Why let the holidays drag you down when you could party like its 1999 at Christmas is a Drag? All … Continue reading "Throw down for a good cause, Birmingham, at Christmas is a Drag, Dec. 20, 8PM" The post Throw down for a good cause, Birmingham, at Christmas is a Drag, Dec. 20, 8PM appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 10:41:16 AM
Homewood year in review—7 new businesses that launched in 2019
2019 was a big year for Homewood business. The area has been booming in recent years, and it continues to … Continue reading "Homewood year in review—7 new businesses that launched in 2019" The post Homewood year in review—7 new businesses that launched in 2019 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 10:29:28 AM
Shelby County tops Alabama counties in net worth rankings
A new report found Shelby County has the highest per capita net worth in the state –and metro Birmingham counties performed particularly well on the list. The analysis by SmartAsset found Shelby County's per capita net worth was the highest in the state at $51,275. Shelby County also finished at the top of a net worth index that took net worth, income and debt into account. On that index, two other metro Birmingham counties – Blount (No. 4) and Bibb (No. 10) – also made the top 10. While…...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:44:21 AM
Massive mixed-use development lands national tenants
The first tenants have been named in a massive development in Huntsville. Clift Farm, a 550-acre mixed-use project with 345,000 square feet of retail space in Madison, has landed several national, Southeastern and Alabama-based retailers. SRA Real Estate Partners said Publix, Hollywood Feed, Taco Mama, The Joint Chiropractic, Supercuts and Lush Nails have all signed on for the development. Publix will anchor the 60- to 80-acre commercial portion of the development. Clift Farm also inc...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:32:11 AM
Alabama firm awarded more than $29M tech contract
Tombigbee Communications has been awarded more than $29 million to extend broadband access to underserved areas in Alabama to improve education, economic development, safety and quality of life. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the company, a subsidiary of Tombigbee Electric Cooperative, $29,495,232 as a 50% loan-grant combination in the first round of the USDAs ReConnect Pilot Program. The investment is anticipated to reach 2,152 households, 20 farms, 15 businesses, 10 critical co...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:27:17 AM
50 weekend events, Dec. 6-8, in Birmingham like 2 holiday parades and the Bartow Classic
With the holidays in full swing, Birmingham has so many events to discover this weekend, December 6-8. Its gonna be … Continue reading "50 weekend events, Dec. 6-8, in Birmingham like 2 holiday parades and the Bartow Classic" The post 50 weekend events, Dec. 6-8, in Birmingham like 2 holiday parades and the Bartow Classic appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:26:48 AM
Five Points South could be Birminghams next Entertainment District. Hearing on December 17
Five Points South may soon become Birminghams next Entertainment District. What does this mean?  On November 19, the Five Points … Continue reading "Five Points South could be Birminghams next Entertainment District. Hearing on December 17" The post Five Points South could be Birminghams next Entertainment District. Hearing on December 17 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:24:15 AM
Chamber of Commerce purchasing Regions Bank building
An economic development entity is moving forward on the purchase of a Regions Bank building in Tuscaloosa, with the goal of creating a center for workforce and community development that could potentially put several partner organizations and initiatives under one roof. The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama is purchasing the bank facility at 2222 Ninth St. in downtown after authorization from its board of directors. According to the chamber's president and chief executive officer, Jim M. P...
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:22:14 AM
Tudor Anyone? Open Houses for Dec. 6-8
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? Weve got 26 open houses for you to check out this … Continue reading "Tudor Anyone? Open Houses for Dec. 6-8" The post Tudor Anyone? Open Houses for Dec. 6-8 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 9:02:42 AM
Top tips when shopping for safe, age-appropriate toys in Birmingham this holiday season
Partnered Content December is here, which means its time to start checking off that holiday shopping list. But what toys … Continue reading "Top tips when shopping for safe, age-appropriate toys in Birmingham this holiday season" The post Top tips when shopping for safe, age-appropriate toys in Birmingham this holiday season appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Friday, December 6, 2019 8:55:01 AM
Support Birmingham at Magic City Dentistrys food drive in December for a chance to win big
Throughout December, Magic City Dentistry is hosting a food drive to support Alabamians through Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. … Continue reading "Support Birmingham at Magic City Dentistrys food drive in December for a chance to win big" The post Support Birmingham at Magic City Dentistrys food drive in December for a chance to win big appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:31:21 PM
Hoover kicks off Christmas season with 2019 tree lighting at City Hall
11-year-old Madison Etheridge flipped the switch to light up the 43-foot-tall Christmas tree and lights on the City Hall campus.
280 Living at Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:45:29 PM
Prominent downtown skyscraper rebranding with $3M investment
An iconic building on the Birmingham skyline is getting a new name along with a revamped ground-floor retail space. NKP Alabama Acquisition and SL Regions Acquisition are investing almost $3 million in the former Regions Harbert Plaza to update the signage and renovate the lobby. Now known as “1901 Sixth Avenue,” the 613,764-square-foot tower was built in 1989 but has not been renovated since construction. Williams Blackstock Architects is designing the space, and Rives Construction is ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:46:08 PM
C Spire to expand internet services in Birmingham metro
Mississippi-based telecommunications and technology services company C Spire is expanding its presence in the Magic City.  The company will be expanding its broadband internet services, through a fiber network, in order to bring high-speed internet to Jefferson and Shelby counties, metro Birmingham and other parts of the state. The city of Jasper will be one of its first broadband markets in 2020.  C Spire said the project represents a multimillion-dollar investment. The company has spent ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:40:29 PM
Workforce Connections: Ed Foundation, Rotary team on career event
The Program: The Birmingham Education Foundation recently hosted a college and career skills development conference for 11th- and 12th-graders. The event, held at The Club, was the seventh annual mock interview fair conducted with Rotary, and it is part of the multi-year curriculum offered by Ed to students from grades seven through 12 delivering professional skills.  How it worked: Over 300 students from Huffman, Wenonah, Ramsay, Jackson-Olin, Woodlawn, Parker and Carver High School learned ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:00:10 PM

See Also: