BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Two people have been arrested after a suspect reportedly fired a gun at officers Wednesday afternoon in Birmingham. According to the Birmingham Police Department, officers were serving a drug search warrant in the 2000 block of Princeton Avenue SW when the suspect opened fire at the officers before 11 a.m. No […]
Not only will the "Cold Moon" reach peak illumination around 10:09 p.m. CST on Wednesday, but it is also expected to fully eclipse Mars.
Parishioners are remembering the life of retired Covington priest Father Otis Young, who was murdered a week ago, along with his assistant.
Beau Chêne High School is on lockdown for the 3rd time this week due to a bomb threat.
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — According to State Auditor Shad White, millions of questioned costs were found in a newly released Single Audit of federal funds in Mississippi. The audit includes federal funds spent by state agencies from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021. During this time, White said many state agencies were drawing down […]
Heading into the holidays, doctors warn of a new wave of sickness and a possible "tripledemic".
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Following the breakup of one of the largest cockfighting rings in the country this summer, six family members from Chilton County have been sentenced to prison. Seven members of the Easterling family from Verbena have been sentenced to prison for violating the Animal Welfare Act that prohibits cockfighting, as well as […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Briarwood Presbyterian Church will begin its annual Walk Through Nativity event Wednesday and will continue through Friday. The live-action event will feature 14 biblical scenes depicting the life of Jesus Christ. The Walk Through Nativity will be from 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm each night, and the event is free.
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge community is mourning after three Southern University Human Jukebox band members were struck and killed along I-49 in north Louisiana Tuesday evening. According to Louisiana State Police (LSP) Troop E, 19-year-old Tyran Williams of Dallas, Texas, 21-year-old Dylan Young of Dallas, Texas, and 19-year-old Broderick Moore of […]
The recalled Advent calendars were sold at Lidl from October 12, 2022 until December 5, 2022.
Despite the presence of drugs in her system, actress Anne Heche was not high when she crashed into a Los Angeles home, sparking a fire that ultimately led to her death, according to the county medical examiner-coroner.
DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) — Mother of sixth-grade twins Diane Lansing said her daughter Harper noticed her Adderall medication at school looked different, but she never expected to uncover an alleged criminal act. Destin Middle School nurse Makayla Lacey Crandall, 27, is charged with three counts of grand theft of a controlled substance, five counts of […]
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police are investigating after an infant was found dead inside of a car in downtown Mobile last week, according to officials with the department. Officials did not say how old the child was, only that the child was an infant. Police said the infant was found dead in a car […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sylvester Croom had a Hall of Fame career as an offensive lineman at Alabama, and was among the first Black players to become a star and team leader under coach Bear Bryant. Three decades later, Croom became the Southeastern Conference’s first Black head football coach with Mississippi State. That was 2004. […]
A Virginia-based conservative christian advocacy group was turned away from a local restaurant just an hour before their reservation last week.
‘Concerning and frustrating’: Ascension Parish sheriff, deputies searching for convicted killer out free
DONALDSONVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) — The sheriff in Ascension Parish is left confused after learning that a convicted killer who is supposed to serve a life sentence is out free. Sheriff Bobby Webre and deputies are looking for 41-year-old Michael LeBlanc, a man they say was convicted of murdering Adoriji Wilson in Donaldsonville in 2014, according […]
Dee Kent is one of at least two dozen people arrested for failure to pay garbage fees in Valley, Alabama, targets of a years-long legal scheme that has criminalized debt in a city that contracts its solid waste services to a private company, AmWaste. A review of court documents shows that individuals arrested over unpaid trash fees in Chambers County are often people facing financial difficulties, people of color, or people with disabilities. Some residents, records show, have been arrested repeatedly, and most charged criminally with failing to pay trash bills end up paying hundreds more in court costs and fees in addition to the bills themselves.
An investigation is underway after deputies say human remains were found in Munford Tuesday afternoon.
One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition after police say their car crashed into a ditch bringing down electrical wires.