- Shots fired outside of Fairfield and Jackson-Olin football game, JCSO confirmson September 24, 2021 at 11:30 pm
Shots were fired outside of Fairfield High School's football stadium Friday night, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
- Federal judge dismisses execution lawsuit in Alabama, reprimands AG's officeon September 24, 2021 at 11:21 pm
Chief U.S. District Judge Emily C. Marks dismissed a lawsuit that argued the state of Alabama failed to give Willie Smith, who has an IQ below 75, required help under the Americans with Disabilities Act in filling out forms that affected the timing […]
- Alabama High School Football: Final scores from week sixon September 24, 2021 at 11:12 pm
High school football in Alabama entered its sixth week of the season! Check out the story below for highlights from a few local games and final scores from across the state.
- Midfield police officer turns himself in on animal cruelty chargeson September 24, 2021 at 10:22 pm
A Midfield police officer is on leave after turning himself in Thursday for animal cruelty charges.
- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's special session call focused on state prison constructionon September 24, 2021 at 10:01 pm
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has issued the call for a special session focused on prison construction as a solution to the state's longstanding problems in corrections.
- Alabama high school football: Live updates, scores from Week 5 in Montgomery areaby Montgomery Advertiser on September 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Get live updates and scores from Week 5 of Montgomery high school football games in Alabama.
- Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice decries ruling against media seeking police filesby Montgomery Advertiser on September 24, 2021 at 5:28 pm
The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday ruled against a Mobile media outlet seeking law enforcement files related to a fatal police shooting.
- Alabama verifies more than 1,000 new COVID-19 deaths in past weekby Montgomery Advertiser on September 24, 2021 at 12:21 pm
A veteran Alabama hospital administrator this week said the last 60 days have been the toughest he's seen in 38 years on the job.
- Do at-home COVID test kits obscure true number of COVID cases in Alabama?by Montgomery Advertiser on September 24, 2021 at 11:42 am
At-home testing may increase in the U.S. under a new federal push to use it as a COVID-19 mitigation effort.
- In Prattville, anti-tethering ban puts teeth into animal cruelty lawby Montgomery Advertiser on September 24, 2021 at 10:00 am
"It is a good day for dogs in Prattville," said District 6 Councilman Robert Strichik, who sponsored the change.
- Hicks College Football Picks: Alabama, Auburn, Troy get winsby Tommy Hicks on September 25, 2021 at 1:26 am
OK, I enter this week’s college picks with the low confidence and the hope things will change. No reason that should take place, but there is hope, Some of this week’s games should help my record, but there are also a couple of games that are […]
- McReynolds leads McGill-Toolen to easy win over Murphyby Tommy Hicks on September 25, 2021 at 12:17 am
By DARRON PATTERSON McGill-Toolen’s equipment manager has a real friend in Braylon McReynolds. The senior running back only carried seven times in the Yellow Jackets’ 38-0 shutout of arch rival Murphy Friday night at Ladd-Peebles Stadium,, and […]
- Bayside Academy gets past B.C. Rain 35-12by Tommy Hicks on September 25, 2021 at 12:02 am
Bayside Academy used a big second half and mistakes by B.C. Rain to collect a 35-12 victory over the Red Raiders Friday night at Alma Bryant’s home field in a non-region game. The game was originally slated to be played on the Red Raiders’ home […]
- Prep Football Scoreboard: Bayside Academy, Blount, Chickasaw get winsby Tommy Hicks on September 24, 2021 at 11:39 pm
Here are the prep football scores from Thursday and Friday nights games involving teams from the Lagniappe coverage area. Among the winning teams are Chickasaw, Bayside Academy and Blount. THURSDAY SEPT. 23 Williamson 39, Charles Henderson 22 […]
- DMA holds annual meeting after COVID-19 hiatusby Dale Liesch on September 24, 2021 at 4:43 pm
Mobile has already taken small steps and is close to dramatically improving the quality of life for those living, working and visiting downtown Mobile, Carol Coletta, president and CEO of Memphis River Parks Partnership, said at Downtown Mobile […]
- Relatives gain custody of Afghan siblings injured in suicide bombingon September 24, 2021 at 10:37 pm
Ferishta Stanekzai has been able to bring her niece and nephew home with her.
- 11 indictments, 8 arrests in death of 19-year-old VCU studenton September 24, 2021 at 10:33 pm
Adam Oakes, of Loudoun County, was found dead in off-campus housing in February. A medical examiner determined he died of alcohol poisoning.
- 2 DC Police officers charged in chase, fatal moped crash of 20-year-oldon September 24, 2021 at 10:30 pm
Karon Hylton-Brown died in October 2020 after he crashed a moped following an attempted traffic stop by the officers.
- Thief steals $24,000 Rolex off sleeping man's wrist in DC hotel lobbyon September 24, 2021 at 8:22 pm
Armin Zeyafatzadeh says he was robbed of his $24K Rolex while sound asleep in the lobby of the Residence Inn Courtyard by Marriott hotel.
- WUSA9 Game of the Week: Yorktown Patriots vs Westfield Bulldogson September 24, 2021 at 8:17 pm
Both Yorktown High School and the Westfield High School have a 2-2 overall record on the season ahead of this non-conference matchup.
- North Alabama Fall Color Trailon September 20, 2021 at 9:00 am
There’s a saying that says fall is a southerner’s gift for surviving summer. If that is indeed true, North Alabama’s fall gift is gorgeous, vibrant fall foliage. And North Alabama has many breathtaking spots to see some colorful scenery. […]
- September Festivals in North Alabamaon August 26, 2021 at 11:00 am
There are two months in the year when festivals are the most popular in North Alabama. One is May because it’s finally warming up. September is the other because it is finally cooling down. As the temps dip down below scorching, make plans to […]
- Golf Outing at Gunter's Landingon August 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Thousands of fans flocked to the 18th green at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, S.C on May 23, 2021. 6+ million fans across the world turned on their TV, opened their phones or tablets, stopped scrolling on social media to watch history unfold. […]
- August Festivals in North Alabamaon July 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Summer might be coming to a close, but the festivals are still going strong in the month of August! From yard sales to watermelon to BBQ, you'll find lots of fun all over north Alabama. World's Longest Yard Sale The World’s Longest Yard Sale […]
- Best Souvenir Shops in North Alabamaon July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Everyone knows that when you visit an amazing attraction, you have to get a souvenir, right?! Well, it is no secret that north Alabama has some amazing attractions, and they feature some equally amazing souvenir shops! Check them out and let us know […]
- Football Friday Highlights: Week 5on September 24, 2021 at 10:59 pm
Check out all of the highlights from week 5 of high school football in the Tennessee Valley!
- Nominate a wounded combat veteran for free, special built home in Huntsville Alabamaby Madison Neal on September 24, 2021 at 8:46 pm
A non-profit organization Helping A Hero, Country Music Star Lee Greenwood, and a North Alabama home builder Louis Breland are all teaming up to give one lucky veteran a new free home this October, but first, they need the people of the Tennessee […]
- Elon Musk, singer Grimes 'semi-separated' after three yearsby Associated Press on September 24, 2021 at 7:41 pm
Elon Musk and singer Grimes have ended their romantic relationship after three years.
- Deadly shooting on Hwy 80 near Misty Lane, four people confirmed deadon September 24, 2021 at 7:26 pm
Phenix City Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in which three people have been killed and the suspect is also dead. According to police, the incident is the result of a “domestic violence encounter.”
- Government shutdown looms amid federal budget feudby Alexandra Limon on September 24, 2021 at 6:58 pm
The U.S. is facing a possible government shutdown next week because lawmakers are at odds over the federal budget.
- John Merrill creates new bipartisan Voter Fraud Reform Task Forceby Beth Cann on September 24, 2021 at 11:19 am
Secretary of State John Merrill announced yesterday the formation of a Voter Fraud Reform Task Force. The task force will consist of 15 members, including the Secretary of State as the Chairman. The group will meet on September 30, 2021, from […]
- Alabama leading US in COVID-19 death rate over last weekby Associated Press on September 24, 2021 at 5:03 am
Alabama has averaged more than 100 deaths a day from COVID-19 over the last week, statistics showed Thursday, giving it the nation’s highest death rate over the period even as hospitalizations linked to the coronavirus pandemic continue to […]
- Kay Ivey’s special session call focused on prison constructionby Kim Chandler, Associated Press on September 24, 2021 at 5:02 am
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued the call for next week’s special session that largely focuses on prison construction as the chief response to the state’s longstanding problems in corrections. Ivey is calling lawmakers back to Montgomery […]
- Tommy Tuberville works to increase servicemembers’ life insurance coverageby Beth Cann on September 24, 2021 at 5:01 am
Sen. Tommy Tuberville joined Senators Kevin Cramer and Rick Scott to introduce the Supporting Families of the Fallen Act. This legislation aims to increase the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) […]
- Border Patrol: Despite Alejandro Mayorkas’ claims, 60% of migrants being released into U.S. communitiesby Guest Author on September 24, 2021 at 5:00 am
Despite claims made by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, the majority of those entering the U.S. illegally are not being deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the head of the Border Patrol union, […]
- Shots fired near Fairfield football game, 1 person shotby Tanner Brooks on September 24, 2021 at 10:42 pm
FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) -- Friday night, shots were fired outside the football stadium at the Fairfield high school game and one person was hit, according to authorities. Sgt. Money with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says that one person was […]
- Central Alabama sees uptick in house firesby Jake Chapman on September 24, 2021 at 10:09 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - As the temperatures get cooler in the area, fire departments throughout Central Alabama have battled several house fires in recent weeks. The latest fatal fire happened on Lawley Street in Helena, where a person was burned […]
- Alabama high school football scores for Sept. 23, Sept. 24by Tanner Brooks on September 24, 2021 at 10:02 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT/AP) -- High school football is well underway in the state of Alabama. Below are a list of scores for games that were played on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24. Thursday's Scores Carver-Montgomery 21, Jeff Davis 14 Gadsden 17, Oxford 9 […]
- Dave Bautista adopts abused puppy 'Penny' after offering $5K reward for informationby Robert Pandolfino on September 24, 2021 at 10:01 pm
Former professional wrestler and Marvel actor David Bautista has adopted a severely abused dog after offering a reward over the weekend for information leading to the person responsible, according to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
- Gabby Petito's mom makes bracelets in daughter's honor, says 'celebrate and enjoy life'by WFLA 8 On Your Side Staff on September 24, 2021 at 8:35 pm
Every day is a new opportunity to learn how to cope with loss. That's exactly what the family of Gabby Petito is trying to do.
- Former Alabama Sen. Jim Preuitt has passed awayby Staff on September 24, 2021 at 11:50 am
Ultimately, his faith in God and his compassion for others guided his life and career. Continue reading this post on our website.
- COVID booster shots available for some Alabamians beginning Fridayby Eddie Burkhalter on September 24, 2021 at 11:34 am
Only those who were fully vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine at least six months ago and meet other criteria can get a booster shot. Continue reading this post on our website.
- Here’s how Alabama’s state vegetable could fare in a changing climateby Micah Danney on September 24, 2021 at 7:25 am
Sweet potato crops will benefit from warmer temperatures, but unpredictable weather poses new threats. Continue reading this post on our website.
- Opinion | Alabama has kicked the “prison problem” can for far too longby Guest Contributor on September 24, 2021 at 7:24 am
"We’re reaching down and picking up this can once and for all because it’s the right thing to do." Continue reading this post on our website.
- Alabama A&M to announce president selection within a weekby Brandon Moseley on September 24, 2021 at 7:23 am
The Board of Trustees is interviewing the three finalists. Continue reading this post on our website.
- Teresa Not Expected to Last Long While Sam Continues to Grow Strongerby Scott Martin on September 24, 2021 at 10:11 pm
Latest forecasts from the NHC continue to show Hurricane Sam becoming a major hurricane on Saturday while showing Teresa dissipating over the open waters on Sunday.
- Alabama NewsCenter — Could Football at Alabama’s Historic Talladega College Make a Comeback?by Alabama News Center on September 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm
A feasibility study is underway on the possibility of bringing football back to the school's athletics programs after 80 years.
- Subtropical Storm Teresa Forms a Few Hundred Miles North of Bermudaby Scott Martin on September 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm
As mentioned in an earlier post, the National Hurricane Center was keeping an eye on a disturbance that was located to the north-northeast of Bermuda. Over the past couple of hours, that disturbance has become a little better organized and is now […]
- Hurricane Sam Now Developing an Eye as Rapid Intensification Has Restartedby Scott Martin on September 24, 2021 at 3:55 pm
As we approach 4 pm on Friday afternoon, it is apparent that Hurricane Sam is starting to really get his act together, as satellite images are now starting the formation of an eye at the center of the cyclone.
- Dry Days With A Slow Warming Trendby James Spann on September 24, 2021 at 3:26 pm
CLOUDLESS SKY: A very dry airmass is over Alabama today; temperatures are mostly in the mid to upper 70s this afternoon. The average high for Birmingham on September 24 is 84. Tonight will be clear and cool with temperatures dropping into the 48-55 […]