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    Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt


    A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who...


    Samford students move in


    700 freshmen move into their residence halls today at Samford. They will be greeted by volunteers and the Samford football team who will help them move all their stuff into their rooms.

    Fridays to Go August 22 - 24


    Area events for the weekend

    Firefighters Battle Abandoned House Fire in Ensley


    Birmingham, Ala._ An abandoned home caught on fire around 2:15 this morning in Ensley on 24th street. Birmingham Fire Officials say someone lit something on fire in the middle of a room inside the home and then the fire burned through the floor and got under the insulation. The fire damage was contained to the first floor. No one was injured in the fire.

    Motorcycle accident sends one person to hospital


    Homewood Police are investigating a motorcycle accident at Oxmoor Road and I-65 South.

    Shooting at 9th Court South at 23rd Street, One injured


    Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

    UAB researchers believe money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge will help find an ALS cure


    A UAB physician took part in the wildly popular ice bucket challenge. 

    Irondale police officer explains his department's policies responding to calls


    There are a lot of moving parts when an officer responds to a call for help. The officer has to pay attention to what's happening around him, who needs the help and who's causing the problem. All police departments train their men and women. It's up to them to use that training.

    Alabama Strong 8-21: Walker Co. family helps the less fortunate

    Walker County woman is Alabama Strong for her continued efforts to feed the less fortunate.

    Jefferson County deputies hold bone marrow drive to help one of their own Video included


    The Jefferson County's Sheriff's Office is seeking help for one of its own.  

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