• Alabama January 27, 2021 12:12 am

    1 Dead, At Least 28 Injured After Tornado Rips Through Alabama Town

    One person is dead after a tornado tore through an Alabama city north of Birmingham Monday night, leaving the area with crumpled buildings and downed trees.

  • United Kingdom September 7, 2020 8:33 am

    UK Police Arrest Man Over String of Stabbings in Birmingham

    British police have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder following a string of stabbings in a busy nightlife district in the central England city of Birmingham over the weekend

  • England September 6, 2020 11:31 am

    Multiple People Injured in Series of Stabbings in England

    British police say that multiple people were injured in late-night stabbings in a busy nightlife area in the central England city of Birmingham

  • New Jersey November 15, 2019 7:35 pm

    Judge: NJ-Born Woman Who Joined ISIS Is Not an American Citizen

    A federal judge has ruled the U.S. government was correct when it determined a New Jersey-born woman who joined the Islamic State group was not an American citizen despite where she was born.

  • NBC September 21, 2019 12:31 pm

    American, Mesa Airlines Accused of Racially Profiling Two Muslim Men

    Two Muslim men from North Texas say they were racially profiled on a recent American Airlines flight from Birmingham, Alabama to DFW.

  • CEO September 18, 2019 7:52 pm

    Creativity Without the Pressure at ‘Paint and Sip' Studios

    They’ve become a global sensation — “paint and sip” studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleash our inner creative. One of the places where it all began was a little studio outside Birmingham, Alabama. In 2002, at age 28, Wendy Lovoy...

  • Donald Trump September 10, 2019 9:39 pm

    NOAA Chief Thanks Alabama Weather Office in Dorian Forecast

    Struggling to keep his emotions in check, the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration both defended President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday and thanked forecasters who contradicted the president’s claims about Hurricane Dorian threatening Alabama. Speaking to a meteorology group, acting administrator Neil Jacobs said a NOAA statement issued Friday that criticized the Birmingham-area National Weather Service office...

  • Donald Trump September 9, 2019 7:02 pm

    NOAA Scientist: Agency Likely Broke Science Integrity Rules

    The acting chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said his agency likely violated its scientific integrity rules last week when it publicly chastised a weather office that contradicted President Donald Trump’s claim that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama. Two top NOAA civil servants not so quietly revolted against an unsigned agency press release issued late Friday rebuking the...

  • NBC August 18, 2019 10:53 am

    Alabama Girl Who Wore Tux for Senior Portrait Left Out of Yearbook Photos

    An Alabama high school student who wore a tuxedo for her senior portrait instead of the traditional black drape for girls received her yearbook only to discover that her photo was missing, NBC News reports. Holley Gerelds, who graduated this year from Springville High School, told NBC affiliate WVTM in Birmingham that she wanted to be herself in her senior...

  • attorney May 18, 2019 8:37 pm

    Mississippi Jury Awards $3M to Black Strippers in Discrimination Case

    A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate ruled in the discrimination case last year. After a trial that lasted nearly a week on the question of damages, jurors decided...

  • spokesman February 17, 2019 11:12 pm

    Return to Sender: High Court to Hear Undeliverable Mail Case

    Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters. But the process he helped develop and built his small Alabama technology company around has resulted in a more than decadelong fight with the U.S. Postal Service, which says his solution shouldn’t have been patentable....

  • London January 8, 2019 6:29 pm

    Drone Report Halts Departures at London's Heathrow Airport

    London’s Heathrow Airport says flight departures have been suspended as a precaution after a reported drone sighting. The suspension of takeoffs from Britain’s busiest airport was announced shortly before 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Airport officials say they are working closely with police to clarify the situation.

  • Twitter December 22, 2018 11:24 pm

    London's Gatwick Airport Reopens; Drone Suspects Questioned

    London’s Gatwick Airport was plagued by long lines and flight delays Saturday but no new drone sightings, allowing British officials to hope the worse was over after two people were arrested in connection with the drone invasion that had shut down the country’s second-busiest airport. Check-in lines at Gatwick stretched the length of the departures hall as harried travelers tried...

  • London December 21, 2018 3:25 am

    ‘Maximum Disruption': Holiday Chaos in London as Drones Shut Gatwick Airport for Hours

    Drones buzzing over the runway forced the shutdown of London’s Gatwick Airport on Thursday during one of the busiest times of the year, stranding or delaying tens of thousands of Christmas-season travelers and setting off a hunt for the operator of the intruding aircraft. The prospect of a deadly collision between what police described as industrial-grade drones and an airliner...

  • attorney December 2, 2018 3:40 am

    Calls for Justice During Funeral of Black Man Killed at Mall

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered the eulogy Saturday for an African-American man shot to death by a police officer following a shooting at a crowded Alabama shopping mall. Jackson said the Hoover police officer who shot Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., 21, “must face justice” and urged authorities to release tapes of the shooting. “No one is above the law,”...

  • officer November 25, 2018 3:39 am

    1 Man Dead, 2 Others Hurt After Alabama Mall Shooting

    Protesters on Saturday marched through an Alabama shopping mall where police killed a black man they later acknowledged was not the triggerman in a Thanksgiving night shooting that wounded two people. An officer shot and killed 21-year-old Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr. of Hueytown while responding to the Thursday mall shooting. Police said Bradford was fleeing the scene with a handgun....

  • food October 30, 2018 3:25 am

    Police: Masked Gunman Killed by Alabama McDonald's Customer

    A McDonald’s customer is being called a hero after he shot and killed a masked gunman who opened fire inside one of the fast-food chain’s restaurants in Alabama. The shootout happened at a McDonald’s in Birmingham. Employee Markus Washington said he was cooking burgers shortly before closing when he heard several gunshots. He said he and another employee scrambled into...

  • Facebook August 15, 2018 6:45 pm

    UK Police Seek Motive of Parliament Car Crasher

    Detectives searched several properties as they built up a profile Wednesday of a Sudan-born man who crashed a car outside Britain’s Parliament in what police are treating as an act of terrorism. Police are trying to determine what was in the mind of 29-year-old Salih Khater when he plowed a car into cyclists and pedestrians, injuring three, before smashing into...

  • Facebook August 14, 2018 3:09 pm

    Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Pedestrians Outside of Parliament

    Police believe the crash outside the Houses of Parliament in London was deliberate and a “terrorist incident.”

  • Facebook July 17, 2018 2:09 pm

    Alabama Man's 20-Mile Walk to Work Attracts Praise, New Car

    An Alabama college student whose car broke down just before his first day of work as a mover made the 20-mile journey on foot, a feat that earned him fame — and a new car. Hours before his first day working for Bellhops movers, Walter Carr set out from Homewood at midnight, making it to Pelham by 4 a.m. Friday,...

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