The Birmingham school board is getting ready for a legal fight, after it rejected a reduction plan that could have prevented a state takeover. The rejection was a deadlock, with four board members voting for the measure, and four voting against it. Board member April Williams abstained.
After the vote, board members voted 5-4 to hire an attorney as an effort to fight off a state takeover.
As soon as I saw the tornado warnings on TV, I had to leave the office right away. I had photographed about a dozen tornados in my decade in Oklahoma and if I didn't get into my car before the funnel cloud swept...More >>
I left the office in Oklahoma City as soon as I saw the tornado warnings on TV. I had photographed about a dozen twisters in the past decade, and knew that if I didn't get in my car before the funnel cloud hit, it would...More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:59 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:59:55 GMT
Pleasant Grove Police responded to a woman who was found on the side of the road near the Forest Grove Memorial Gardens cemetery Tuesday morning. A 19 year old Hueytown woman told Pleasant Grove PoliceMore >>
Police in Pleasant Grove are conducting an investigation into why a Hueytown teen was found unconscious at 5:00 AM on the side of the road with a bag over her head.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:38 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:38:10 GMT
In the aftermath of the deadly tornado outbreak in Oklahoma, many people are recounting memories from the April 27, 2011 tornadoes in Central Alabama. Kristina Osgood of Fultondale, Al. says her houseMore >>
Social media helps relatives unite in tornado aftermath.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:52 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:52:22 GMT
Mike Mayers gave up just one unearned run over 6 1/3 innings to lead Mississippi past Kentucky 4-1 in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Tuesday. Mayers (5-5) scattered sixMore >>
Mike Mayers gave up just one unearned run over 6 1/3 innings to lead Mississippi past Kentucky 4-1 in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Tuesday.More >>