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No charges to be filed in Nov. 2 shooting on Avenue I

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A 20-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a 28-year-old will not face charges, according to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. 58 more words


18.12.2014: Machine Head @ o2 Birmingham Academy

I attended my final gig of 2014 last night as Machine Head played Birmingham’s o2 Academy. They’re a band I’ve seen once before, while very tipsy at Download Festival. 366 more words


What to do in Birmingham this weekend

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – We are closing in on Christmas and there are plenty of merry activities around the Magic City this week to help you celebrate the holidays! 64 more words

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'Black Lives Matter' protest planned for Friday afternoon postponed

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The Black Lives Matter protest planned for Friday on Highway 280 has been postponed, the event’s organizers announced Friday afternoon.

Coordinator Reginald Jones says the decision was made after speaking with officials from Hoover and Birmingham. 128 more words


Birmingham police position mobile command center at The Summit

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police say they want to avoid arresting any protesters if it all possible, but they cannot allow the group to block the road or put people in danger. 471 more words


Student protests clash with police - 9th December 2010

As the rise in tuition fees is approved by parliament, student demonstrations in protest are met with heavy police presence, including kettles.

Defend Education Birmingham