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Dalai Lama visit and Magic City Classic make extra security precautions necessary

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The world is watching Birmingham this weekend for the visit of the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet and one of the most well known people on the planet. 364 more words


2 injured in shooting on Boise Ave. in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police say two people were injured in a shooting on Boise Avenue Friday evening.

Both people have been transported to UAB, one with possible life threatening injuries. 16 more words


BPD officer charged with rape no longer employed by the department

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A Birmingham police officer who is charged with rape is no longer employed by the Birmingham Police Department.

Birmingham police spokesman Lt. 141 more words


Make Do and Mend

Whilst helping my grandparents move into their new bungalow, I spotted this on their garden gate. It appears the previous owner has decided that, instead of replacing the absent ‘A’, white paint would have to suffice. 53 more words


Air refueling plane safely lands at Birmingham airport after engine fire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A  plane was forced to land at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after sustaining an engine fire and landing gear issues Friday afternoon. 59 more words