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Haystack TV Raises $2 Million for TV News Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)

Bay Area-based online video startup Haystack TV has raised a new $2 million round of funding to build out its news streaming service for cord cutters and other smart TV users. The funding round was led by Vestel Ventures, with AltaIR Capital, SVLinks and Stanford StartX participating as well. Haystack launched in 2014 with apps […]


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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Ac…

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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.