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Couple caught having sex in police parking lot
Two people were arrested on Friday after they were caught having sex in a vehicle while in the Brookside Police Department’s parking lot.
Published March 28, 2020 at 12:13 PM
Birmingham police officer recovering after being shot several times Wednesday; Warrants issued for hospitalized suspect
Sgt. Wheeler is a 10-year veteran from the West Precinct.
Published March 13, 2020 at 1:12 PM
ADOC: Inmate who reportedly escaped St. Clair Correctional Facility never tried to escape
Steve Murphy is serving a life sentence for a murder in Colbert County in 1984.
Published March 10, 2020 at 12:41 PM
State of Alabama carries out execution of Nathaniel Woods
Woods was convicted for the June 2004 murders of three Birmingham police officers. But a co-defendant, Kerry Spencer, says he is the one who fired the gun that claimed the officers' lives.
Published March 5, 2020 at 10:50 PM
Kim Kardashian West joins fight to stop execution for man convicted in the killing of 3 Birmingham officers
West, the son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as family members are asking the governor to stop the execution.
Published March 5, 2020 at 2:28 PM
Plane headed to Tuscaloosa crashes in Georgia, deputies say there are multiple fatalities
FAA Air Traffic Controllers told FOX 5 in Atlanta they lost contact with a Piper PA-46 at about 4:35 p.m., as it was flying over the county enroute from South Carolina to Alabama.
Published March 3, 2020 at 7:00 PM
GRAPHIC: Birmingham man charged with killing a dog by cutting its throat
According to court documents a Mountain Brook woman went to the police station on the morning of February 25, 2020 to report she had reason to believe her dog had been killed.
Published March 3, 2020 at 6:41 PM
3 children missing in Georgia found safe in Indiana
Camden County Sheriff's deputies are looking for Meadow Gentry, 6, Autumn Gentry, 5, and Kole Gentry, 3.
Published February 27, 2020 at 5:56 PM
Anniston (Ala.) City Council will not seek legal action after plan to quarantine coronavirus canceled
Confusion erupted over plans to use the FEMA Center in Anniston to quarantine some passengers from the Diamond Princess.
Published February 24, 2020 at 10:43 AM
Authorities searching for convicted murderer who escaped from work release center
Authorities are searching for a convicted murderer who escaped on Saturday.
Published February 23, 2020 at 8:21 AM
Anniston city leaders blindsided by plan to use local FEMA facility as part of Coronavirus quarantine
The FEMA Center in Anniston will be used to quarantine some passengers from the Diamond Princess.
Published February 22, 2020 at 10:20 PM
Baby born in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20!
Harrison was born at Grandview Hospital in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20 p.m. But that’s not all.
Published February 21, 2020 at 8:00 PM
Kimberly PD identify officer shot and killed Tuesday night
A Kimberly police officer is in critical condition after he was shot during a pursuit on Interstate 65 in north Jefferson County Tuesday evening. The suspect and 3 others are in custody.
Published February 5, 2020 at 5:03 PM
Ala. teen charged with capital murder in death of his mother & twin brothers
Authorities say they responded to Roy Lackey Lane late Tuesday night.
Published January 23, 2020 at 7:35 AM
Coroner: Paighton Houston’s cause of death is pending after autopsy
The Jefferson County coroner confirms Paighton Houston’s autopsy is complete. Her cause of death is pending further examination and testing.
Published January 7, 2020 at 1:49 PM
Little boy learns life lesson and returns envelope with $900 inside
Friday night he found found a bank envelope with $900 while in Target in Hoover. The envelope had a receipt from a local credit union with a lady's name and signature inside.
Published January 6, 2020 at 2:36 PM
Animal lovers want Vick yanked from Pro Bowl
The Washington Post reports The NFL’s decision to name Michael Vick an honorary captain of the Pro Bowl in January has thousands of animal lovers upset.
Published December 12, 2019 at 11:04 AM
Emergency Missing Child Alert canceled; 11-year-old Boaz boy found safe
Boaz police say 11-year-old Zane Bradley Priest has been found and is safe.
Published December 10, 2019 at 5:22 PM
Preliminary hearing in Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney murder case underway
A preliminary hearing in the Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney murder case began on Tuesday morning.
Published December 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM
'This pain is unbearable’: Walt Harris posts heartfelt message to daughter Aniah Blanchard on Instagram
Walt Harris, a UFC fighter, posted the beautiful message Thanksgiving morning.
Published November 28, 2019 at 12:55 PM
Ala. Supreme Court fines City of Birmingham over Confederate monument
The City of Birmingham was fined $25,000.
Published November 27, 2019 at 11:50 AM
Missing 5-year-old Taylor Williams’ remains found near Demopolis, Ala.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in Florida has confirmed remains found earlier this month near Demopolis, Ala. are those of 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams.
Published November 25, 2019 at 11:37 PM
Birmingham woman celebrates 110th Birthday
Laurie Garrett Pitts celebrated her 110th Birthday Sunday.
Published November 25, 2019 at 11:13 AM
Man pops ‘Baby Trump’ balloon in Tuscaloosa
The 20-foot-high, 13-foot-wide balloon depicts the president as a baby.
Published November 9, 2019 at 9:20 PM
President Trump will attend Alabama-LSU game
President Trump officially confirmed during a rally in Monroe, La. Wednesday evening that he’ll be attending the Alabama/LSU game in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon.
Published November 6, 2019 at 10:50 PM
UPDATE: Suspect arrested in the death of Mario Addison’s brother
Police say they responded to a call of an altercation at 7:15 p.m. in the 100 block of Shawnee Lane.
Published October 29, 2019 at 6:21 PM
Court records show 3-year-old Kamille died from asphyxiation
Toddler Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney was killed by asphyxiation. That is according to a discussion between prosecutors and Judge Clyde Jones during the first court appearance for suspects Patrick Stallworth and Derick Brown.
Published October 28, 2019 at 11:48 AM
2 charged with capital murder after body of kidnapped 3-year-old Kamille McKinney found in landfill
Birmingham Police have located the body of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney.
Published October 24, 2019 at 5:35 PM
Searching for Kamille McKinney: No evidence for missing B’ham toddler found in multiple searches
Kamille McKinney was last seen around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say she was kidnapped from the front yard of a residence in Tom Brown Village during a birthday party.
Published October 22, 2019 at 8:43 AM
BREAKING: Kamille McKinney not located at B’ham apartment complex after hours-long search
The apartment complex is located in the 2700 block of Jefferson Ave. near 28th St. SW.
Published October 16, 2019 at 1:56 PM
Charlotte Councilman warns people that parks, greenways could be shut down if social distancing guidelines aren’t followed
WBTV Web Staff
Curfew remains for Jonesboro, Ark. after EF-3 tornado
Region 8 Newsdesk
Rep. Cunningham, who tested positive for COVID-19, calls on S.C. governor to issue ‘stay at home’ order
NC leaders: COVID-19 more contagious than flu, social distancing is ‘only tool’ to slow spread
WBTV Web Staff and
In cases where counties have both a local and state “Stay at Home” order, the more restrictive order applies