Landon Wexler, CBS 42

Landon Wexler

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Birmingham, AL, United States

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Past articles by Landon:

3 Birmingham restaurants named James Beard Awards semifinalists

Automatic Seafood and Oysters in Birmingham, Johnny’s Restaurant in Homewood, and Golden Age Wine in Mountain Brook have been named semifinalists for James Beard Awards. → Read More

Gardendale restaurant gets help from robot server ‘Betsy’

At Kemp’s Kitchen in Gardendale, staff have now begun using a robotic server they’ve affectionately named “Betsy.” → Read More

World of Wheels back in Birmingham this weekend

You may have heard some roaring through Birmingham on Thursday that wasn’t thunder. The loud engines were arriving for the 51st World of Wheels – an annual Magic City favorite. → Read More

Have you been sticking to your New Year’s resolution?

HOOVER, Ala, (WIAT) — Most gym goers know – the first week of January is typically the most crowded time of the year to get a workout in. By February of most years, many of those resolutioners stop resoluting. Not in Birmingham’s Inverness community. Many folks there are sticking to their routines. At Club4 Fitness, […] → Read More

‘He was just an awesome man worthy of respect’: Former player remembers Coach ‘Bear’ Bryant 39 years later

Thursday marks 39 years since legendary Alabama football Coach Paul W. “Bear” Bryant’s funeral. → Read More

JSU Marching Band invited to perform at 80th Commemoration of D-Day, earn top collegiate band award in U.S.

The talent you can find on an Alabama football field will often stun you, but the Jacksonville State University band – The Marching Southerners – will blow you away. → Read More

Increase in vape devices ending up in the Cahaba River, Riverkeeper asks for help

As e-cigarette usage has skyrocketed in popularity, so has the number of vaping products and accessories they’ve seen in the Cahaba River. → Read More

Homewood stray cat issue leads ‘Kat Dadde’ on a mission to find them homes

If you’ve recently driven through Homewood, you’ve likely seen a couple stray or feral cats roaming the streets. But the number of cats without homes in the city is larger than one might initially guess. → Read More

Owners of Hargis Retreat raising money to renovate beloved Shelby County camp

The Knight family is on a mission to renovate Hargis Retreat, a Christian camp that has been in Shelby County for nearly 60 years. → Read More

Homewood Patriot Band recalls leading 2022 Rose Parade

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) — If you tuned into this year’s Rose Parade, you may have seen some familiar faces. For the fifth time in program history, the Homewood High School Patriot Marching Band participated in the annual Rose Parade, this time leading the procession. “When you’re first, mile five or mile one, they’re expecting to […] → Read More

Where can you get your last-minute gingerbread houses in Birmingham?

What would Christmas be without a gingerbread house? → Read More

Homewood High School Marching Band headed to Pasadena for Rose Parade

This will be the fifth time the Homewood band program has been invited to Pasadena for the parade. Before the band takes off for the west coast, CBS 42 visited the band’s final walk-thru practice ahead of New Year’s Day. → Read More

Christmas lights return to Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman

Christmas at the Grotto utilizes thousands of lights to highlight all of Brother Zoettl's hard work in the night. After 85 years of enjoying the property in the daylight, St. Bernard Church, who owns the property where the Grotto is located, decided to spice thins up a couple years ago with Christmas lights. → Read More

McAdory High School send ornaments to White House for Alabama state tree

Each year in front of The White House, the pathway to peace stands proudly. It’s a garden of 58 Christmas trees, representing U.S. states and territories decorated with state-specific ornaments. → Read More

DeSoto Caverns bringing back ‘Christmas in the Cave’ this year

The Christmas season at DeSoto Caverns is in full swing and they know just how to celebrate. → Read More

Homewood rings in the holidays with Christmas parade through town

On Tuesday night, Santa Claus will be arriving in Homewood on his red sleigh-- a Homewood city fire engine. He'll join the hundreds lining the streets to watch the Homewood Christmas Parade. The parade route begins at Central Park and will lead to downtown Homewood on 18th street and finally to city hall. → Read More

Shelby County middle school English class publishes book as part of project

OAK MOUNTAIN, Ala. (WIAT) — One Oak Mountain Intermediate School (OMIS) English class is now a group of published authors. This past Friday morning, OMIS students and staff unveiled their class book, titled “Kleiburn Museum of Art.” Over the course of seven weeks, students taking Ms. Chaney Klein’s English class took a deep dive into […] → Read More

Where you can get traditional Jewish food in Birmingham this Hanukkah

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Jewish community is a small one, meaning there are fewer opportunities to celebrate than one may think. But one local restaurant is serving up the Jewish culture and traditional food to those looking for it. Owner’s Laurel Worthmann-Markshtein and Eli Markshtein, who was born and raised in Israel, are […] → Read More

260 million-year-old cave at Rickwood Caverns State Park opens as ‘Wonderland Under Warrior’

Rickwood Caverns State Park has made a tradition out of lighting and decorating their mile-long cave for the holidays. The park has opened as a holiday light experience for the past five years, previously under the name ‘Santa’s Underground Workshop.’ → Read More

Operation Iron Ruck: Veterans trek over 150 miles from Bryant-Denny to Jordan-Hare Stadium

Ahead of the 86th Iron Bowl this Saturday, student veterans from both competing schools, Auburn and Alabama, will hike 151 miles in three days - raising awareness of the ongoing veteran suicide epidemic. → Read More