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Alabama receives $16 million to fight the opioid crisis

White House officials announced $16 million in funding Friday for Alabama to fight the opioid crisis by increasing access to treatment and overdose reversal drugs. Drug overdose deaths have risen in Alabama and across the nation since the start of the pandemic, driven in large part by illicit fentanyl that has flooded the illegal drug market. Fentanyl is an opioid that is much more powerful than heroin and most prescription drugs. It’s often mixed with other opioids or pills sold on the street.
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Boater missing in Lay Lake

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A marine-related accident that occurred Saturday morning has left a boater missing. According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, a Ranger bass boat was found vacant in Spring Creek on Lay Lake around 11:33 a.m. Calera Dive Team, Alexander City Rescue Squad, Childersburg Rescue Squad and ALEA’s Aviation Unit along with […]

$5,000 reward offered for information on Birmingham robbery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Police Department is asking the public for help identifying a robbery suspect. The robbery occurred Tuesday in the 2000 block of Green Springs Highway at a gas station. The suspect entered the business brandishing a firearm and demanded money from a customer. The suspect then discharged the firearm before exiting […]

256-205 Challenge Basketball Games Set For Upcoming Season

MADISON- An eight-on-eight boys high school basketball event like no other is set to highlight the magnificent talents of 16 teams from two of the state’s four area codes. Bryant Bank, in conjunction with the Alabama High School Athletic Association and Knight-Eady, a Birmingham-based sports events agency, is hosting the first 256 vs. 205 Challenge.

Now Open: Six new Birmingham restaurants to add to your list

There’s something undeniably joyful about celebrating the opening of a long-awaited restaurant. We watch the buildup on social media as owners post photos of construction on Instagram, inviting us to watch their progress. From permit approvals to décor, it’s fun to watch the process of opening a new restaurant unfold. And even more fun when owners finally post the “Grand Opening” announcement.

Soccer tournament brings thousands to Central Alabama

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. — If soccer is your game, you're in the right place. An enormous soccer tournament is taking place in Central Alabama this weekend, featuring thousands of children from across the country. Watch the video above to learn more about the Birmingham Bash.

Media Release 195-Homicide Investigation-4100 Block of 43rd Ave N

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 22, 2022. Curtis Alvis Ware, (66), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 8:46 AM, Birmingham 9-1-1 received call regarding a person down in the 4100 Block of 43rd Avenue North. Upon Arrival East Precinct officers...

The most popular beer among Alabama and Auburn fans is...

Alabama and Auburn football fans may not agree that the folks on the other sideline are good people, but both can get behind Good People. The Birmingham-based brewing company, that is. Good People, which boasts on its cans that it has been legally brewing beer in Alabama since 2008, was...

BSC Panthers Women's Soccer Opens Conference Play With Loss

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Cahaba River Canoe Clean-Up

Join us for a Cahaba River Canoe Clean-up at Grants Mill!. We’re partnering with the Cahaba River Society to help keep the Cahaba River Watershed clean. You can register as a volunteer at this link: Location: 2171 Grants Mill Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210. ALL Volunteers Receive:. – A...

New Birmingham City Walk dog park, The Barkery, now open

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - City Walk BHAM’s newest amenity, The Barkery, is now open. The Barkery dog park is an off-leash members only park. BJCC officials said it already has more than 80 members and isn’t limiting the number of dogs accepted right now. The park is completely...

Electric vehicles are coming. Is Alabama ready?

For the better part of the last decade, Alabama has been turning itself into a place where electric cars are made. Now the state just needs to become a place where more electric vehicles are driven. The number of electric cars in Alabama is expected to balloon in the coming...

CityWalk skate park in Birmingham to host ribbon-cutting

CityWalk BHAM developers will host a formal ribbon-cutting this afternoon for the project’s skate park. The skate park officially opened on June 21 to give the public access to the facility before the World Games. But a formal ribbon-cutting and welcome party to honor the world-class facility has been in the works for months.