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Person dead after shooting in SW Birmingham

UPDATE: Lt. Sean Edwards confirms the victim has succumbed to his injuries. ——————- BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT): A male faces life threatening injuries after being shot in the chest at 4413 Eli Ave, says Lt.


Hoover police seek woman who allegedly refuses to turn self in

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Hoover Police say a Birmingham area woman is currently wanted by their department on a charge for failure to appear in court relating to an original theft of property in the fourth-degree charge.

Ethics Commission expected to hear complaint against Gov. Robert Bentley

Ethics Commission expected to hear complaint against Gov. Robert Bentley

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Ethics Commission agenda Wednesday included an executive session “to discuss matters relating to the character and reputation of certain public officials or employees.” State Auditor Jim Zeigler was in attendance when the meeting began.

Zeigler filed a complaint against Governor Robert Bentley more than a year ago on March 25, 2016, alleging that Bentley used…

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Lanes Closed on Highway 280

Lanes Closed on Highway 280

CHELSEA, Ala. (WIAT)–

6:58 a.m. UPDATE: another accident on Highway 280 Westbound across the street from the Chevron Gas Station. This accident just East of the earlier accident. Crews blocking the right lane and working to clear this. Expect delays from Chelsea.

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6:36 a.m. UPDATE: all lanes are reopened on Highway 280 at Boardman Dr. Accident scene ALL CLEAR. Detour no longer needed.

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Lanes Closed on Highway 280

Lanes Closed on Highway 280

CHELSEA, Ala. (WIAT)–

6:58 a.m. UPDATE: another accident on Highway 280 Westbound across the street from the Chevron Gas Station. This accident just East of the earlier accident. Crews blocking the right lane and working to clear this. Expect delays from Chelsea.

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6:36 a.m. UPDATE: all lanes are reopened on Highway 280 at Boardman Dr. Accident scene ALL CLEAR. Detour no longer needed.

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AL lawmaker proposes law requiring training for teachers to avoid inappropriate relationships with students

MONTGOMERY, Ala (WIAT) — One Alabama lawmaker wants to see yearly training for teachers on how to avoid inappropriate relationships with students.


Ensley shooting victims found in burning car identified as two men in their 20s

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The bodies of two men found shot to death inside a burning car have been identified as two Birmingham men in their early 20s.


Walker County Fairy Godmothers making prom dreams come true

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) —  A group in Walker County is making sure teens in need don’t have to worry about coming up with a way to buy a prom dress.