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When does your child's new school year start?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — It’s that time of year again, that’s right – Back to School! Find out when schools around Central Alabama will be kicking off the 2016-17 school year here. 100 more words


Weather Aware: heat and humidity are a dangerous combo for the weekend

Scattered showers will be wrapping up into the night but it’s still going to be very warm and muggy.

Stay hydrated, wear lightweight, light colored clothing and remember to take frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned facilities. 422 more words

Birmingham Weather

KKK calls for boycott of transgender people

(WIAT) — Some people in Central Alabama are in shock after finding KKK propaganda scattered across their neighborhood. CBS 42 News found several flyers littering neighbor’s mailboxes off Pump House Road in Mountain Brook. 137 more words


Turning hot and very humid without any rain to cool us off

Moisture will continue to increase at the surface through the overnight and into the day on Thursday. This is just going to add to the heat index with the high temps warming into the lower and middle 90s for the day on Thursday and on Friday as well. 460 more words


Increased bear sightings due to new colony of bears in Central Alabama

PELHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Ballantrae neighborhood, which is just a short drive from the Promenade Shopping Center, is on alert after a bear is spotted in the neighborhood. 106 more words


2 men arrested for string of thefts in Central Alabama

(WIAT) — Two men are in jail for a string of thefts that took place in several counties in Central Alabama. Prosecutors charged Jonathan Reid and Matthew Hill. 46 more words

Local News

June 14 is World Blood Donor Day, local supply at critically low levels

(WIAT) — Tuesday is World Blood Donor Day and everyone, if possible, is encouraged to donate blood.

The tragedy in Orlando sent people around the country scrambling to blood banks in order to help the victims by donating. 165 more words