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Councilman says Amazon is pipe dream for Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Birmingham is one of many cities across the country bidding to welcome Amazon’s second headquarters. But one city leader believes it’s unlikely. 114 more words

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Victim identified in shooting outside Birmingham gas station that killed 1, injured another

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — One person is dead and another is seriously injured after a shooting outside a gas station in Birmingham.

The scene is in the 700 block of Graymont Ave. 170 more words

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Opening arguments begin in trial of suspended Jefferson County DA

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Opening arguments began Tuesday morning in Birmingham in the perjury trial of Charles Henderson, the suspended Jefferson County District Attorney.

The democrat won the November election against the incumbent. 199 more words

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Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light In Pennsylvania

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A licensed grower and processor of medical marijuana in western Pennsylvania is the first with state approval to begin operating. 118 more words


Habitat for Humanity building 10 homes in 10 days in Avondale

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — 10 homes in 10 days sounds like a tall order, but Habitat for Humanity is up for the challenge.

The organization is building the homes as part of the 10th Annual Habitat for Humanity Builder Blitz… 82 more words

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Birmingham police looking for missing woman last seen walking on Magnolia Ave S

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department released a missing person poster to media Monday afternoon for 41-year-old Catherine Steele.

Steele is female with brown hair and hazel eyes; she’s described as 5’7″ and 139 pounds. 41 more words

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Texans Hit Hard By Harvey Rethink Climate Change

PORT ARTHUR (AP) – Jefferson County, Texas, was drowned by more than 60 inches of rain during Hurricane Harvey, which left wide swaths of the county in ruins. 2,077 more words