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City of Birmingham warming station to open today and Monday at Parker High School at 5 pm

BIRMINGHAM Ala., (WIAT) -- City of Birmingham warming station to open today and Monday at Parker High School at 5 pm. Address : 400 Reverend Abraham ...

Birmingham schools respond after petition to keep Parker High open spreads online

Birmingham City Schools says it has no plans to close A.H. Parker High School after a petition to keep the school open began circulating on social media ...

Birmingham, Jefferson County officials preparing for potentially severe weather

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- City and county officials tell CBS 42 that there is a degree of uncertainty when it comes to what Mother Nature has in store for this ...

Former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford dead at 72  WVTM13

Former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford has passed away at the age of 72. Langford, who was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison in 2009 for bribery and ...

Tough day for Parker High School; Tough year for Birmingham City Schools  WBRC FOX6 News -

Two months, three separate tragedies, and five students killed. It has been an emotional year of loss for Birmingham City Schools.

Church of the Highlands looks to use space at Parker High School  WVTM13

The Church of the Highlands is looking to use space at Parker High School on Sundays, as part of a lease agreement with Birmingham City Schools. The school ...

'They were like brothers': 3 Parker High seniors grew up together, died together

Friends and family identified the victims as Michael Davis, Joshua Lang and Jamorial Seay, all seniors at A.H. Parker High School. "They were like brothers,'' ...

Parker High School seniors mourn three classmates  WVTM13

A senior at A.H. Parker High School, who said he grew up with one of three students killed in a crash this weekend, described an emotional day at school.

Birmingham City Schools says crisis team will be at Parker High after deadly crash  WVTM13

Birmingham City Schools released the following statement regarding the death of three high schools students in a fiery crash in Homewood over the weekend:.

Parker High School needs new band uniforms  WVTM13

Parker High School needs new band uniforms. Their current ones are from 1998 and have holes, stains, and tears. Advertisement. Recommended. 'I'm sorry ...

Horrific, fiery crash killed 3 Parker High School students

A horrific crash early Sunday morning claimed the lives of three male students at A.H. Parker High School, according to authorities and social media. All three ...

Parker High School asks for help buying new band uniforms  WBRC FOX6 News -

Ask the members of the A.H. Parker High marching band what they love about it and they have no problem telling you.?

Parker High QB Chris Williams inspires team after tragedy  WBRC

Parker quarterback Chris Williams played in the Thundering Herd's football game 18 hours after his family's home caught fire.

Parker High School hoping to raise money for new band uniforms

Alumni of A.H. Parker High School are working to raise money for new band uniforms for the 2018-2019 school year. . For the latest stories in breaking news, ...

Funeral arrangements announced for former mayor Larry Langford  Birmingham Times

The funeral for former Birmingham mayor Larry Langford will be held on Monday, January 14 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Fairfield. There will be a public ...

More than 90 Parker High School students sign for colleges and universities  Birmingham Times

More than 90 seniors at A.H. Parker High School – double from last year's class – signed to attend colleges and universities during a ceremony held Friday at ...

Birmingham City Schools enter leasing agreements with two popular churches  Bham Now

the Birmingham Board of Education entered into a 3 year lease agreement with Church of the Highlands.

Parker High School teacher, Huffman High student win NextGen competition  Birmingham Times

Kaleena Watts, who teaches American literature in A.H. Parker High School's English Department and Jarvis Prewitt, a 16-year-old Huffman High School junior, ...

Birmingham residents supported Larry Langford to the end  Birmingham Times

John Harris remembers Larry Langford from Titusville's Loveman Village public housing community. They grew up together. Harris remained in the ...

Birmingham BOE signs off on leases for Church of the Highlands to use space in schools  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) --Birmingham's City School board has decided the Church of the Highlands can continue to worship at two city schools. The school ...

Ramsay High School parents want new school, blame age on its condition  WBRC

Pictures of a leaking roof and buckling floors inside Ramsay High School are spreading on social media.

How Larry Langford became a once-in-a-lifetime politician  Birmingham Times

Love him or not, Larry Paul Langford was a once-in-a-lifetime politician, the likes of which had never been seen before in Birmingham and probably will not be ...

Ex-Auburn player preaches at Church of Highlands downtown branch

The newest branch of Alabama's largest church features a former Auburn University football player as the preacher.

BCS operation director makes deal with Church of the Highlands without board approval  WBRC

Church of the Highlands is currently using a space within Parker High School that it was given permission without the Board of Education's approval.

State Troopers determine drag racing, DUI caused wreck that killed 3 Parker HS students  WBRC FOX6 News -

Alabama State Troopers are determined the single-vehicle crash that left three Parker High School students dead was caused by drag racing. DUI also played a ...

Birmingham students hold town hall to battle gun violence

Students on Birmingham City Schools Superintendent's Advisory Council held a town hall to combat gun violence on April 26, 2018. ( Trisha Crain ...

"Parker family" mourns three seniors killed in weekend crash  WVTM13

The boys were just weeks away from their high school graduation when they were killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning. The victims have been ...

Birmingham firm hopes to redevelop Carraway Hospital property  WBRC

Their early master plan calls for retail, entertainment, hotel, medical and office spaces on the site.

Triple Shooting At Smithfield Housing Projects

Triple Shooting At Smithfield Housing Projects - Birmingham, AL - Police are on the scene at a shooting off 2nd St N near Parker High School in the Smithfield ...

Birmingham Mayor: Pension fund short $378 million  WBRC

Mayor Randall Woodfin says if the city doesn't do something now about its pension fund, workers retiring later might be left without a pension.

Free A.H. Parker! Birmingham, tear down those bars!

As long as we're talking about statues... Free A.H. Parker! There's a lot of talk of messaging these days. Of symbols and signs and unintended statements made ...

After losing scholarship offers in HS, Myles Parker wants to prove himself as Auburn walk-on

Myles Parker might not have gotten Division I scholarship offers. The jury is still out on whether or not he deserved one.

Mayor Randall Woodfin wants Birmingham to be a 'welcoming city'  WBRC

Is Birmingham a Sanctuary City? There is no law on the book saying we are but, Mayor Randall Woodfin is now stressing the city is open to all.

Boutwell Auditorium opening as warming station  WBRC

The City of Birmingham will open a warming station at Boutwell Auditorium as temperatures drop below freezing this week.

Young girls learn about career opportunities in aviation  WBRC

Girls in Birmingham got an up-close look at what it takes to make it in the aviation industry Saturday.

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Muscle Shoals 35, Athens 7. Muscle Shoals' Tanner Wade (99) catches pass for touchdown. Muscle Shoals vs. Athens High School football in Athens Friday ...

Drivers report several flat tires on I-65 south in Pelham  WBRC

According to Pelham police, numerous drivers reported flat tires Tuesday night on I-65 south between exits 246 and 242.

Brett Oates, founder, celebrates 10 years with Silver Glovez baseball camp  Birmingham Times

For the past 10 years, Brett Oates has been able to turn his love of sports into something that benefits the community. The 55-year-old founder of Silver Glovez, ...

Stephanie 'Lady B' Byrd: From foster care to Parker High School to stand-up  Birmingham Times

When you've lived a life like Stephanie “Lady B” Byrd's, you learn the importance of a good laugh. Given up at birth, she was left in the care of hospital nurses as ...

Doug Jones heckled over Brett Kavanaugh at Birmingham town hall

A woman shouted at Jones and threw a pair of stuffed lips at the senator to voice her anger that he has not come out against Kavanaugh. Jones has said he is ...

City opening warming stations at Parker High School, Boutwell auditorium

Those vulnerable to frigid temperatures can seek shelter at the Parker High School gym on Sunday and Monday before it moves to Boutwell Auditorium on ...

Person officially charged in death of 17-year-old Huffman HS student  WBRC FOX6 News -

One student died from a shooting at Huffman High School.

Protesters release Hoover officer’s name  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Protesters with the Justice League have demanded charges against a Hoover police officer who shot and killed 21-year-old E.J. ...

UAB to spotlight ties with Parker High School in ongoing series with city schools  Birmingham Times

By Shannon Thomason. UAB News. A panel of Parker High School graduates will honor the school's legacy on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in a discussion at UAB's Hill ...

White Flowers reopening at Brookwood Village  WBRC

Six months after closing in downtown Homewood, White Flowers is reopening a store front on Black Friday at Brookwood Village.

Students to lead town hall meeting about gun violence, day after teen shot and killed  WBRC FOX6 News -

There's growing concern from parents and children alike after yet another teenager's life was taken by gun violence.

CJ Donald Elementary School closed due to water issue  WBRC FOX6 News

CJ Donald Elementary School is closed today due to a water issue, according to Fairfield City Schools officials.

Thompson HS excited to show off new $19 million athletic facilities  WBRC

The Warriors' game against Oak Mountain is their first home game in their new facilities.

Dannetta Thornton Owens, 80, former Birmingham school board member  Birmingham Times

Times staff report. Dannetta Thornton Owens, former president of the Birmingham Board of Education, died on December 15. She was 80. She was at home ...

NBA basketball game in Birmingham shows BBVA’s commitment to city  Birmingham Business Journal

From left, seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry, Houston Rockets Vice President of Corporate Development John Croley, BBVA Compass Birmingham CEO ...

'Outraged' Birmingham mayor calls for public's help after sleeping 12-year-old shot

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said he was "outraged" after learning a 12-year-old boy was shot and injured while he slept inside his home early Monday ...

B'ham PD offers advice after child found wandering B'ham roadway  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The parents of a 5-year old girl found wandering a Birmingham roadway will not face charges. According to Birmingham police, the ...

WBRC Programming Note  WBRC FOX6 News -

WBRC would like to let you know about some programming changes this week.

Garden store theft caught on camera  WBRC FOX6 News -

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Father's Day theft at Pepper Place has business owners upset. The owner of Charlie Thigpen's Garden gallery said someone ...

Masked man shot and killed by armed father at a Birmingham McDonald’s identified  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Authorities have identified the masked man killed after entering a Birmingham McDonald's and opening fire. The man shot and ...

What are protesters’ rights?  WBRC

When we asked former federal judge John Carroll if protesters' constitutional rights are protected when they block roads, he gave us a simple answer - no.

Jury selection begins in corruption trial  WBRC FOX6 News -

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A high profile federal trial began Monday. Two attorneys for the well-known Birmingham law firm of Balch and Bingham as well as a ...

UAB RB Kingston Davis suspended indefinitely  WBRC

UAB running back Kingston Davis has been suspended indefinitely by the University of Alabama at Birmingham pending a student conduct investigation.

UAB students give free eye exams  WBRC

A win, win as UAB students get hands on experience while giving back to the community.On Wednesday, students from the UAB School of Optometry gave free ...

Singer, reality star Tamar Braxton surprises Parker HS students  WBRC FOX6 News -

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - "No matter where you come from never let an obstacle get in your way," Tamar Braxton told A.H. Parker High School students on ...

Man waving pellet gun at drivers leads Tarrant Police on chase  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Tarrant Police arrested 60-year-old Robert Reddick of Birmingham after, investigator said he led them on a chase from Tarrant to ...

School Delays: November 6th, 2018  WBRC

A number of Central Alabama schools have announced delayed start times for Tuesday, November 6th, due to the overnight severe weather threat. See if your ...

Clay-Chalkville High School seniors could face criminal charges for prank  WBRC FOX6 News -

Twenty-one Clay-Chalkville seniors don't have much to laugh about after school officials say their senior prank went too far. The consequences of this prank will ...

Three Vestavia Hills High School cancer survivors receive high school diplomas  WBRC FOX6 News -

It's graduation for a lot of students in the Birmingham metro. Hundreds of Vestavia Hills High School students received their diplomas during a ceremony at ...

Man traveling through Birmingham found dead under the interstate  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A man reported missing after being separated from his wife at the Greyhound Bus Terminal has been found dead, according to ...

B'ham transit authority considering eliminating 26 routes  WBRC FOX6 News -

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The city of Birmingham says they want accountability when it comes to the local transit authority. The city is allocating $5 million in ...

First Alert Weather Day: Severe Weather Central  WBRC

Severe weather threat weakening, but storms still possible.

Man in wheelchair robbed, shot multiple times in Birmingham housing community

The shooting happened about 2 p.m. in the 200 block of Ninth Avenue North.

Teen indicted in death of Huffman High student  WBRC FOX6 News -

A 17-year-old teen has been indicted by a grand jury and will face charges of manslaughter in the death of Huffman High School student Courtlin Arrington ...

Birmingham mayor calls on city to purchase new band uniforms for high schools  WVTM13

Parents of high school band students in Birmingham talk about the need for new uniforms and Mayor Randall Woodfin's push to have the city pay for them.

How much does the Magic City Classic experience cost?  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - From the wardrobe to the tailgating, you can drop some cash when you attend the The Magic City Classic. Ciara Singletary lives in ...

Heavy police presence at St. Vincent's caused by suicidal caller  WBRC FOX6 News -

A heavy police presence at St. Vincent's Hospital on Saturday afternoon started after someone called a nurse's station claiming to be suicidal and on campus.

The Power of Words: The personal experience of Melanie Posey  WBRC FOX6 News -

When my daughter asks me what my job is, I tell her, "Mommy tells stories." It's what I've dedicated my life to for the last twenty years. I'm the interviewer--never ...

Pharmacy or pediatrician for flu shots?  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Getting the flu shot is important for a lot of parents, especially after last year's awful season. “We do flu shots every year. We have ...

Pedestrian struck, killed in Forestdale identified  WBRC

A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday morning in Forestdale.

A.H. Parker High School celebrates Harlem Nights at 2016 prom

Parker High School turned the third floor of downtown Birmingham's Harbert Center into Harlem Nights for their senior prom, Friday, April 15, 2016. Prom Court: ...

Marchers to commemorate 1963 Children's Crusade protest this weekend in Birmingham

'Foot soldiers' who marched in 1963 will meet with today's youth to recreate landmark civil rights protest.

12 children bitten in pit bull attack on OK school playground  WBRC

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR/CNN) - A teacher at an Oklahoma elementary school is being praised as a hero for tacking a pit bull that bit several third and fourth ...

B'ham man arrested for possession of child exploitation material  WBRC FOX6 News -

A Birmingham man is in jail for possession of child exploitation material.

Body of missing man found at Tuscaloosa park  WBRC

Sirico Devan Foster was last seen on December 4 in Northport.

Numerous Rite Aid stores closing in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston  WBRC FOX6 News -

More than 15 local Rite Aid stores are either closed or will be closing within the next month.

Dave & Buster’s opens in Riverchase Galleria  WBRC

The new Dave and Buster's at the Riverchase Galleria is officially open.

Calera father and son die weeks apart  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Calera man was killed Sunday in a car accident, only weeks after his youngest son died from what the coroner describes as an ...

Beware of back to school scams  WBRC FOX6 News -

Parents and students are hustling to get ready to return to school. The Better Business Bureau of Central and South Alabama warns those parents and students ...

Parents, principal at odds at Birmingham's A.H. Parker High School

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- With a new building and its third principal in four years, A.H. Parker High School is embroiled in a political tug of war as some parents ...

ALDOT opening up two new ramps leading in and out of Birmingham  WBRC FOX6 News -

Your ride in and out of downtown Birmingham is about to change with two new ramps about to open. It's a part of the 20-59 bridge replacement project.

Free Summer Feeding Program to be offered in Jefferson County  WBRC FOX6 News -

"There is no reason a child should go hungry in this country" Jefferson County school administrators work to bring free meals to students this summer.

Dorothea Crosby elected new president of Birmingham NAACP  Birmingham Times

Dorothea Crosby has been elected president of the Metro Birmingham Branch of the NAACP, the organization announced Tuesday. The election which was ...

Alabama Piano Gallery hosting JSU music dept. benefit concert Saturday  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A fundraiser will be held this weekend to help Jacksonville State University's music department, which lost equipment in last ...

Gulley wins re-election in Bessemer  WBRC FOX6 News

After all the votes were counted Tuesday evening, Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley won re-election by a landslide.

Birmingham mayor responds to church sign saying 'black folks need to stay out of white churches'  WBRC FOX6 News -

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - While some pass by the New Era Baptist Church and never notice a sign in the church's front yard, there are others, especially ...

NBA returning to Birmingham for 2018 preseason contest  Alabama NewsCenter

The students at A.H. Parker High School knew they were gathering in the gym for a pep rally, but it was what they didn't know that caused them to go wild with ...

UAB wins first ever bowl game  WBRC

UAB's 2018 football season has been nothing short of historic.

Allegiant Airlines retired MD-80 aircraft now parked in Birmingham  WBRC

Allegiant Airlines brings about a dozen MD-80 airplanes to Birmingham company.

Shooting in Birmingham's Smithfield community leaves 1 woman dead, 2 others injured  WVTM13

Shooting in Birmingham's Smithfield community leaves one dead, two injured.

Federal program to update public housing will take years in Birmingham  WBRC

A federal program could one day bulldoze the apartment building to make way for new development by the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District.

TIMELINE: What's happened so far in the investigation into Emantic Bradford's shooting death at the Riverchase Galleria  WBRC

ALEA is still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 21-year-old Emantic Bradford Jr. ahead of his funeral tomorrow.

The Iron City Showdown coming to the BJCC this Tuesday, October 2  Bham Now

The Iron City Showdown is the first NBA exhibition to come to Birmingham in 12 years! Photo by The Iron City Showdown's Facebook Attention all NBA fans!

Minor killed in accident in Jasper  WBRC

juvenile passed this morning due to injuries sustained in an accident on Saturday.

Possible alligator spotted at Veterans Park in Hoover  WBRC FOX6 News -

HOOVER, AL (WBRC) - Alligators? In the suburbia of North Shelby County? A pleasant morning of feeding the ducks turned into quite an adventure for a local ...

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