Cameron Edgeworth, CBS 42

Cameron Edgeworth

CBS 42

Birmingham, AL, United States

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Past articles by Cameron:

Volleyball player with autism setting up her team for success

WALKER COUNTY, Ala (WIAT) — A nine-year-old girl from Oakman is overcoming obstacles from Autism Spectrum Disorder and is part of a volleyball team. Grey Brown is the only player on her volleyball team with special needs and is keeping up with everyone else. Grey has been playing volleyball with Oakman’s park and recreation team […] → Read More

UAB students raise awareness for suicide prevention week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — Students at UAB are raising awareness about mental health for Suicide Prevention Awareness Week. UAB Active Minds on-campus organization placed 1,100 paper cranes on the campus green to get classmates’ attention. The number of paper cranes represents the number of college students nationwide who took their own lives within the last […] → Read More

How Alabamians view the state’s reputation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama has been in the national spotlight on several occasions over issues like anti-abortion legislation, education, LGBTQ and civil rights. CBS 42 spoke with residents concerning how they feel these topics reflect on Alabama’s reputation. In May, Gov. Kay Ivey signed an aggressive anti-abortion law which made national headlines and caused […] → Read More

Alabamians remember 9/11

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — We can all recall where we were and what we were doing when news broke of the Septemeber 11 terror attacks. CBS 42 spoke with people of different ages and backgrounds who shared their stories of how the attacks impacted them 18 years ago and the effect it has on them today. […] → Read More

Helena Elementary School creates Sensory Path for students

HELENA, Ala (WIAT) – Helena Elementary School has a new addition this year creating inclusiveness for all students. The school added a new Sensory Path in one hallway that helps students deal with emotions of anxiousness or hyperactivity. The school says the hand-eye coordination involved in the steps helps struggling students improve reading and comprehension […] → Read More

Leeds PD plans to form new SWAT team

LEEDS, Ala (WIAT) – The Leeds Police Department is adding a SWAT team to the department. Leeds Police Chief, Jim Atkinson says the department is taking necessary measures to improve safety as the city experiences major economic growth. Atkinson says a SWAT team is necessary in light of recent mass shootings nationwide and threats to […] → Read More

Swim Guide: What to know before diving in the river

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — The Coosa Riverkeeper takes steps to inform the public of water quality in popular swimming holes every week during the summer months through Labor Day. The organization collects samples of water from the Coosa River and its connected lakes, streams, and tributaries to test for harmful bacteria such as E. coli. […] → Read More

Alabama’s first cat cafe opens in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) – Alabama’s first cat cafe is now open in the Avondale neighborhood. Gatos and Beans Cafe opened on 3rd Court South in July. The coffee shop has a room dedicated … → Read More

Alabama’s first cat cafe opens in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) – Alabama’s first cat cafe is now open in the Avondale neighborhood. Gatos and Beans Cafe opened on 3rd Court South in July. The coffee shop has a room dedicated to cuddly cats and kittens that are available for adoption. The animals come from the Kitty Kat Haven and Rescue animal shelter […] → Read More

Veterinarians warn pet owners of deadly blue-green algae

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — Veterinarians are urging pet owners to be cautious when letting their pets swim in natural waterways. This comes after three dogs in North Carolina died after being exposed to blue-green algae in a pond. Doctor Alan Winke with Valleydale Animal Clinic says it is best to avoid stagnant water where the […] → Read More

Cancer survivor celebrates remission at World’s Longest Yard Sale

GADSDEN, Ala (WIAT) – For Mary Kathryn Phillips, the 2019 World’s Longest Yard Sale is a celebration. “I was plugging along, life as normal. Bought a house. Having a great time,” said Phillips. “Then on July 30, 2018, I was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer that became stage three.” Phillips finished her last round […] → Read More

Doctors urge parents to learn signs of heat-related illness in children

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — As the summer temperatures continue to rise, doctors are urging parents to be aware of signs your child could be overheated. Candice Dye is an assistant Professor at UAB and pediatrician at Children’s of Alabama. Dye says children show signs of being overheated that some parents might not notice. “Getting very […] → Read More

Cord blood program at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center helps save cancer patients

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) – July is Cord Blood Donation Awareness Month and Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is spreading the message about this service that can save the lives of cancer patients. Cord blood donation is the process of removing the blood from an umbilical cord after the delivery of a full-term baby. That blood can be […] → Read More

High-speed chase ends with death of fleeing Alabama driver

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a high-speed police chase ended with a crash, a gunshot and the driver found dead. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Lt. Joe Piggott says the driver sped off rather than pulling over for a suspected traffic violation on Interstate 10 late Thursday. News outlets report the driver crashed into […] → Read More

Algae likely culprit behind foul-tasting water, researcher believes

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Researchers at Auburn University say they are working with the City of Jasper to address reports of drinking water having a bad taste and smell. Dr. Alan Wilson is an Associate Professor at Auburn University in the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences. Wilson specializes in water quality and […] → Read More

Economic growth in rural Shelby County

Shelby County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. → Read More

Public comments sought on ADEM director’s job performance

The Alabama Environmental Management Commission is seeking public input on the job performance of Alabama Department of Environmental Management Director Lance LeFleur. → Read More

Walker County residents concerned about the safety of their drinking water

Residents in Walker County are concerned about the safety of their drinking water following a sewage spill into the Mulberry Fork. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture. → Read More

Coosa RiverKeeper urges City of Gadsden to address pollution concerns at power plant

The Coosa RiverKeeper is urging the City of Gadsden to take action against Alabama Power concerning groundwater pollution. Coosa Riverkeeper Executive Director, Justinn Overton, says the.... For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture. → Read More

Bodybuilder competition raises money to help homeless veterans

A group of bodybuilders came together Saturday to compete and raise money for homeless veterans. The Physical Culture Association (PCA) of Alabama held a competition at the Cullman Civic.... For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture. → Read More