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Recent articles by Lauren:

UPDATE: 2 charged after Florida man shot, killed after attempted robbery near Cheaha State Park

Authorities with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office say one person is dead after a shooting on August 14. → Read More

Experts say hurricane season could cause Alabama gas prices to go back up

Clay Ingram said if hurricane season doesn’t wreak havoc on the oil market, prices are likely to go below three dollars again. → Read More

Jefferson County Coroner seeing increase in drug overdose deaths from animal tranquilizer

A sedative that’s only approved for animals is contributing to overdoses in Jefferson County. It’s called Xylazine and it is showing up in drug overdoses at the Jefferson County Coroner’s office. There’s been a big increase this year, with 36 deaths so far. → Read More

Data shows higher murder rates per capita for Birmingham compared to other major nearby cities

AH analytics is tracking murder rates in 90 different cities. While Atlanta and New York are bigger than Birmingham, they don’t have a larger murder rate. → Read More

Experts encourage parents to build relationships with School Resource Officers

There are more than 400 school resource officers across the state and many are gearing up for the school year, but experts tell WBRC that one way you can help is by building a relationship with the SRO. → Read More

Experts say gas prices likely to continue dropping through Labor Day

Gas prices across Alabama are continuing to drop. The state’s average as of July 30th is $3.81. That is down .65 cents from just on month before. → Read More

Parents worry over the cost of school supplies amid inflation

Birmingham City School leaders said some parents are struggling to stock up on supplies because of inflation and record high costs at the grocery store. → Read More

Arborist encourages you to check your trees after heavy storms

Experts with The Arborist said you should be getting your trees checked routinely. But, there are some ways to see problems on the tree yourself. → Read More

Homewood firefighters hoping for cost of living adjustment in next city budget

The city of Homewood is expected to lay out a new budget within the next few months and the Homewood Firefighters Association is hoping it includes a raise for first responders. → Read More

Birmingham City Schools working to hire more teachers before the start of new school year

Districts like Birmingham City Schools have hired more than one hundred new educators for the new year, but they are still finalizing around 60 more positions. → Read More

Non-profit helps bring Alabama truck driver home after deadly accident in Kansas

52-year-old Steven Raley was a truck driver from Alabaster and he was well known on TikTok where he would share what it was like out on the road. In his last video, he told his followers he wanted to make it home and one non-profit made sure that happened. → Read More

Jefferson County moms still searching for baby formula amid nationwide shortage

13,000 participants use Jefferson County’s WIC programs to help them feed their babies, and officials with the program said many moms in the county are still searching daily for food, but they hope the ramped up production helps soon. → Read More

ADPH says baby formula shortage could soon improve

The Abbott Nutrition plant in Michigan has been closed since February, creating a nationwide formula shortage, but they reopened this week. State officials said production has ramped back up, but it could still be a while before formula is back on Alabama shelves. → Read More

Local food bank working to serve families in need amid inflation highs

You have probably noticed a higher bill when buying groceries or food, and the same is for the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. → Read More

Delivery driver’s car not covered by insurance after it was stolen and involved in deadly police chase

We spoke to the family of the stolen car right after the shootout and they were waiting to hear back from the insurance company, but now insurance says they can’t cover the stolen car. → Read More

Delivery driver’s car not covered by insurance after it was stolen and involved in deadly police chase

We spoke to the family of the stolen car right after the shootout and they were waiting to hear back from the insurance company, but now insurance says they can’t cover the stolen car. → Read More

Officials say multiple officers are at every World Games event

Sgt. Joni Money with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department said there will be multiple officers at each event, some are in uniform so you can find them if you need them. But, others are in plain clothes. She said it’s just another added level of safety. → Read More

Kidnapping victim Betty Cobb home recovering, thanks those who searched for her

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department said Betty Cobb’s case is unique, but a good reminder to always be aware when you’re out. → Read More

Man arrested after woman, 75, found taped up in closet, police say

Troopers with Kentucky State Police arrested a man accused of kidnapping a 75-year-old woman and leaving her tied up in a closet. → Read More

Man arrested after woman, 75, found taped up in closet, police say

Troopers with Kentucky State Police arrested a man accused of kidnapping a 75-year-old woman and leaving her tied up in a closet. → Read More