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Simmsville Rd southbound reopens in Alabaster after crash north of Aldi

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The road has reopened. Police say there were no major injuries reported in the crash.

ORIGINAL: The southbound side of Simmsville road just north of Aldi in Alabaster is closed after a crash, Alabaster Police say. 23 more words

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Two Alabaster children safe after falling into flash-flooded culvert

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) — Two children are safe after falling into a flooded culvert in Alabaster.

According to the Alabaster Fire Department, they responded to a call of two kids who had fallen in a culvert. 164 more words

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Suspects in Briarwood High School 'hateful and vulgar' graffiti identified

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE AUG 19: The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says they received a tip to identify the two people they say spray painted racially and sexually derogatory words and images on the Briarwood High School campus. 140 more words

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Employee shot during robbery at Lakeland Zaxby's

LAKELAND, Tenn. — A fast food worker is in the hospital after being shot and pistol whipped during a violent armed robbery.

The robbery happened around 10 p.m. 105 more words


Suspect in Cheaha murder could only face 3 years in prison under youthful offender status

VINCENT, Ala. (WIAT) — One year ago, a Shelby County teen was murdered on Alabama’s tallest mountain.

If the man accused of killing her is found guilty, there’s a chance that he’ll serve no more than three years in prison. 526 more words


Trial for former Shelby County DHR worker accused of sex crimes begins Monday

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The trial is expected to begin on Monday for a former Shelby County DHR worker accused of sex crimes. Prosecutors say a woman filed a complaint against Brandon Daniel in 2014. 45 more words


Oak Mountain Missions preparing for annual luncheon

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Oak Mountain Missions is getting ready to host the tenth annual Harvest of Hope Luncheon. The event helps raise money for the Mission each year. 114 more words

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