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Recent articles by Sara:

NWS preliminary survey reports 29 tornadoes across Alabama, EF-1 confirmed in Eutaw

The National Weather Service has issued preliminary findings that include 29 tornadoes, 40 severe wind reports, and 33 severe hail reports following an overnight storm that swept through the state last night, Nov. 29, and this morning, Nov. 30. → Read More

Birmingham Zoo welcomes Himalayan red panda ‘Kodo’

The Birmingham Zoo announced the addition of a 2-year-old, female, Himalayan red panda named Kodo to their Zoo family. → Read More

‘So helpful to so many people’: FIDOS Facility Dogs training to support, serve community

Friends Invested and Dedicated to Outreach and Service (FIDOS) is a nonprofit organization that trains and places Facility Dogs. → Read More

Pawsitive News: Hand in Paw Animal-Assisted Therapy program helping people of all ages

Hand in Paw (HIP) is a nonprofit organization that trains qualified animals and their owners to work as a team at in-person and virtual therapeutic settings. → Read More

‘The Pelham Princess’: Police K-9 Zenna retires

The “Pelham Princess” retired on Tuesday after nine years on the police force. → Read More

Senior Prank: Minecraft Creeper at Auburn High School

Noh says the students all took engineering programs at Auburn High School, so building this large box sculpture was their way to show that they could collaborate and build a cool idea in just few days. → Read More

Snow much fun in Alabama!

We had a surprise snowfall Tuesday morning, and the people of Alabama were loving it! → Read More

Stolen funeral van, woman’s body recovered in Mo.

The St. Louis County Police Department said Friday they’ve recovered a funeral home’s van that had been stolen Thursday. → Read More

Kat West’s husband sentenced to 16 years in her death

West was convicted of Manslaughter on November 20, 2020 following a four-day trial. → Read More

Jury charged, deliberating in Kat West murder trial

Trial began on Tuesday for the murder of Kat West. Her husband, Jeff West, is accused of killing her. He says he is innocent. → Read More

‘She’s been drinking and fell down stairs before’: Kat West’s husband maintains innocence during murder trial

Trial began on Tuesday for the murder of Kat West. Her husband, Jeff West, is accused of killing her. He says he is innocent. → Read More

Jack’s Family Restaurants offering free coffee for teachers

Free coffee offering to all teachers from Aug. 17-21 at every location, no purchase necessary. → Read More

Man offering reward for info. on car, dog stolen from B’ham PD Headquarters’ parking lot

A man says his car was stolen while he was inside Birmingham Police Department Headquarters. His dog, Buster, was inside the car at the time. → Read More

Young boy shows appreciation for B’ham waste management workers

Little William helped his family make signs to thank the workers, one reading, “Thank you Mr. Garbage man for your service! We are thankful for you!” → Read More

Hoover PD finds horse ‘out gallivantin’ and grazing greener pastures’

Hoover police helped out a friendly equine over the weekend. → Read More

Bradley Byrne loses Republican Primary battle for US Senate seat

U.S. Senate candidate Bradley Byrne came up short in the polls on Super Tuesday. → Read More

Take a chicken tender-filled trip to the 80’s at McFly’s Bird Shoppe

Located in Birmingham’s Five Points South, this is a cool spot to be! → Read More

Enjoy char-grilled hamburgers, chicken, milkshakes & more at Cook Out

For first timers, the menu might seem intimidating, but don’t worry - you can’t go wrong with any combinations. → Read More

SMOOSH: Custom ice cream cookie sandwiches with flair

SMOOSH - even the name is fun to say! → Read More

Grab a cold one at The Casual Pint in Hoover

Looking for somewhere to get a delicious craft beer? Look no further! → Read More