Aggregated news from Birmingham's leading news sources.
Police: Family member confessed to stabbing, killing 3 girls under the age of 10
"This is one of the most difficult scenes that officers arrived on. We have counseling services here on scene dealing with our first-arriving officers"...
NBC 13 - TV at Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:28:00 AM
Birmingham mom: 'I’m going to fight to the end until I find out who killed my son'
It’s been a year since Angela Cheatham’s first-born child was killed on Birmingham’s north side. ...Fox News 6 at Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:00:00 AM
CBS42 Two-a-Days: Ramsay Rams
Ramsay High School is eyeing their second consecutive 6A State Championship.CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:53:05 PM
Winning Powerball numbers drawn for $535 million jackpot
The odds of winning the giant prize is one in 292.2 million.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:16:00 PM
Trey Songz reaches plea deal in Detroit assault case
R&B singer Trey Songz has reached a deal with prosecutors to reduce a felony assault charge stemming from a concert in Detroit.CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:06:02 PM
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died, according to his family. He was 84.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:53:00 PM
MGM to match employee donations to civil rights groups
LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the largest employers in Nevada is launching a donation match program benefiting civil rights organizations in light…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:44:46 PM
Marshawn Lynch sits once again during national anthem
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch once again sat during the national anthem. Lynch sat on the bench Saturda…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:30:08 PM
Active shooter reported at Florida mall
A Florida mall is on lockdown.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:25:00 PM
Whoa! Family of five expecting sextuplets
An Alabama woman gave birth to one child and then twins, and now she is expecting to deliver six more children.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:18:00 PM
CBS42 Two-a-Days: Huffman Vikings
Huffman football enters their second season in 7A Region 3 and the Vikings are looking to prove they belong.CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:17:20 PM
Queen Latifah to be honored at Diddy’s REVOLT conference
Queen Latifah will be honored at Diddy's fourth annual REVOLT music conference in October, where performers will include Lauryn Hill and 2 C…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:01:26 PM
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to Yale classmates: I stand by Trump
Mnuchin responded to a letter co-signed by nearly 300 of his former Yale classmates calling on him to leave the administration.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:30:00 PM
Mugshot reveals what happens when you try to carjack 3 football players
Angelo Martinez, 21, was arrested after police say he tried to carjack three football players.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:17:00 PM
Multiple agencies searching for missing 18 month old lost on Tallapoosa River
The Tallassee Fire Department, ALEA and multiple law enforcement agencies are conducting a search after an 18 month child was lost on the Ta…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 7:57:06 PM
Charlie Cox, Finn Jones on 2 Marvel-ous ‘Defenders’ roles
Maybe you know them as Iron Fist and Daredevil. But now Finn Jones and Charlie Cox, who star as these Marvel superheroes on the Netflix seri…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 7:03:36 PM
US military ship missing for 72 years found 18,000 feet underwater
It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:18:00 PM
World travelers: Alabama-made vehicles crisscross the globe as exports surge
Exports of state-made automobiles rose 13 percent to $7.9 billion in 2016.Alabama Power at Saturday, August 19, 2017 5:00:27 PM
Cash family: Keep Johnny’s name away from ‘hateful ideology’
The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer's name or image.CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 4:59:52 PM
French train station evacuated as police investigate reported shooting
Police are investigating a possible gunfight at a train station in Nimes, France...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 4:13:00 PM
One dead, officer injured after shooting in Homewood
A suspect is dead and an officer sustained minor injuries after an officer involved shooting on Saturday.CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 4:02:43 PM
After 2 years, mother discovers her baby's ashes are those of a dog
"It’s humiliating. I’m horrified," the unforgiving mother said.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 3:07:00 PM
ESPN: Tells 150-year history of college football during 2019
ESPN has announced a yearlong project on the history of college football, starting in January 2019, as part of the 150th anniversary of the …...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 3:06:53 PM
About half of America plans on watching the eclipse
A poll breaks down what groups are most interested in seeing the solar spectacle.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 1:53:00 PM
Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC
A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners r…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 1:19:37 PM
Quick and tasty Jala Jala meatballs
This dish has lots of flavor with very little effort.Alabama Power at Saturday, August 19, 2017 1:00:22 PM
'I wanted to make sure that idiot was safe'
A group of counter-protesters helped people get through the crowd to get to the Free Speech Rally in Boston on Saturday.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:53:00 PM
Dashcam video: Erratic drunk driver pulled over with child in car
The video continues to show the mother fail a sobriety test and scream at an officer as she's arrested.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:07:00 PM
Board set to discuss superintendent's contract
Board members give poor performance review...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:50:00 AM
Police separate neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin protest
The far-right extremists were marching in honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of top Nazi Rudolf Hess.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:14:00 AM
Tuscaloosa police investigate burglary at local business
Burglary reported Aug. 10 ...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:07:00 AM
SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease
SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at o…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:03:33 AM
Brian Peters: Dry and warm this weekend in Alabama
August heat will dominate with temperatures in the 90s.Alabama Power at Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:54:21 AM
Hoover police seek identity of man who took package from vehicle
Theft occurred Monday at Riverchase Galleria, authorities say...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:09:00 AM
Tennessee site marks milestone with shipment to US nuke dump
A processing center for radioactive waste in Tennessee has made its first shipment in five years to the federal government's only undergroun…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:15:26 AM
Duke University removes statue of Confederate general
Days after it was vandalized, the university removed a limestone likeness of Gen. Robert E. Lee.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:04:00 AM
Expert: Arkansas may have reliable source of execution drug
A death penalty expert says Arkansas' recent purchase of a lethal injection drug — in a small amount and at a cheap price — suggests the sta…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:00:25 AM
State school board to discuss superintendent’s contract
The state school board has scheduled a meeting to discuss the superintendent's contract weeks after board members gave him a poor performanc…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:54:27 AM
On this day in Alabama history: John Herbert Orr was born in Lee County
The entrepreneur, inventor and engineer worked with audio and video recording technology. ...Alabama Power at Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:50:29 AM
Trump to sit out annual Kennedy Center Honors
The president decided to not attend the ceremony so he wouldn't create a distraction.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:10:00 AM
'Free Speech Rally' and 'Fight Supremacy' groups set to converge on Boston Common
Thousands of protesters are expected to gather on Boston Common as two opposing demonstrations converge.NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:02:00 AM
Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser
The billionaire investor said he is leaving to prevent "partisan bickering."...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 7:25:00 AM
How to take amazing photos of the eclipse - and win Instagram
There's a few things you need to know before you start snapping away...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:20:00 AM
Police name fugitive Barcelona attack suspect
Spanish authorities are hunting for Younes Abouyaaqoub, a suspect in the deadly Barcelona terror attack who police say remains at large...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 4:18:00 AM
Make-A-Wish helps 5-year-old get service dog
5-year-old Taylor Reed now has his very own service dog named Yoda! ...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 3:58:00 AM
Babysitter forced 4-year-old boy to perform sex acts on her, police say
Police in Texas have arrested an 18-year-old woman who is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 2:10:00 AM
CBS 42 Two-a-Days: Bessemer City Tigers
New year with a new face at the helm of the Bessemer City Tigers. After finishing the season 7-5 in 2016, former offensive line coach Quinti…...CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:10:21 AM
CBS 42 Two-a-Days: Hueytown Golden Gophers
Hueytown is hoping for a better end to the 2017 High School Football season.CBS42 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:03:01 AM
2 police officers fatally shot in Florida, officials say
Orange County mayor Teresa Jacobs tweeted that both officers had died. ...NBC 13 - TV at Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:02:00 AM
Husband of Birmingham cop arrested in court says allegations against her are false
A Birmingham man is defending his wife. She's a cop and accused of being drunk when she showed up in court to testify this week.?...Fox News 6 at Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:00:00 AM
Major Bham redevelopment project should start soon
A massive project to redevelop Loveman Village, a public housing property in Titusville, should break ground in a couple of months.
The Birmingham Times reports that Housing Authority of the Birmingham District officials, along with those from the city of Birmingham and Hollyhand Development, said this week that they expect to begin work soon.
As previously reported, HABD plans to redevelop Loveman Village into a less dense community that resembles the surrounding neighborhood. The proje...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 3:52:56 PM
A closer look at cost-burdened renters in Birmingham
How much of their income do people spend on rent? It may be more than you think, according to a recent report.
A report from real estate website Abodo, based on U.S. Census Bureau data, looks at which generations are spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent in the 100 most populous metro areas.
Here's a generational breakdown for Birmingham of who spends more than 30 percent of their income on rent:
46.9 percent of millennials 42.7 percent of Generation X 51.5 percent of ...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 3:50:24 PM
Investor buys property on west side of downtown
The deal is an indication of more interest in an area of the city that hasn't seen as much activity
...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 3:43:33 PM
Gov. Ivey starts organization for gubernatorial run
Gov. Kay Ivey is setting the stage to run for governor.
Ivey asked Birmingham lawyer Albert Jordan to reserve "Kay Ivey for Governor Inc." with the Alabama Secretary of State's office, according to DecaturDaily.com.
The nonprofit will serve to protect Ivey from liability were she to launch a campaign. She has until February to officially announce a candidacy.
Such nonprofit organizations are not like the "dark money" 501(c)4 nonprofits that allow officials to raise funds anonymously. ...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 3:41:11 PM
?Alabama's unemployment rate lowest in a decade
Alabama's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest point in a decade.
The Alabama Department of Labor reports the state's unemployment rate for July was 4.5 percent.
In July 2007, Alabama's unemployment rate was 4 percent and it continued to climb over the past decade until it reached its highest point in 2009 when it hit 11.9 percent from September through November.
The national unemployment rate also has seen a dip from 4.9 last year to 4.3 percent this year.
Over the past year...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 3:36:34 PM
UAB archaeologists awarded Antiquity Prize for decadelong study of looting at ancient sites in Egypt
Satellite analysis like that conducted by Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., and Gregory Mumford, Ph.D., provides valuable intelligence for international policing of the illegal antiquities trade.UAB Campus News at Friday, August 18, 2017 2:58:00 PM
Birmingham Business Hall of Fame: Sterling Edwards & Leon Edwards
A look at this year's class of the Birmingham Business Hall of Fame.
...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 2:52:21 PM
Birmingham financial vet launches new firm
Owner aims to specialize in Birmingham's small businesses
...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 1:04:46 PM
UAB alumnae to work in France as teaching assistants
Two UAB alumnae are accepted into the Teaching Assistant Program in France offered by the French embassy in the United States.UAB Campus News at Friday, August 18, 2017 1:00:00 PM
Legal roundup: Dozens of Birmingham attorneys named to Best Lawyers list
Editor's Note: Legal Roundup is the BBJ's weekly look at news and notes from the local legal scene. Send items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Anna K. Minkinow has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP’s Birmingham office as an associate in the corporate and securities practice group. Minkinow advises public and private companies in a wide array of corporate transactions across industries. Among other matters, she counsels clients regarding state and federal securities law disclosure and co...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, August 18, 2017 12:53:42 PM