Ashton Jones, WVTM 13

Ashton Jones


Birmingham, AL, United States

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Past articles by Ashton:

Santa shortage going into Christmas season

A Birmingham Santa reports he's offered more gigs than he can accept because there aren't enough Santa's to go around. → Read More

Hueytown Primary School begins Monday in new home

Principal Dr. Tara Foster says this new space is the culmination of years of hard work. → Read More

2 dead, multiple injured after violent weekend

Birmingham Police Department is asking anyone with information on the recent shootings to report it to authorities. → Read More

Multiple shootings in Birmingham within 24 hours

Two people were killed and a cop was injured over the weekend after several shootings happened throughout the city. → Read More

Townhome proposal on U.S. 280

Hoover city councilor Mike Shaw says they're weighing the benefits against the drawbacks at the moment. → Read More

Staffing shortages hit BFRS

According to the fire chief, there are 100 new recruits on the way to help fill the shortage. Learn more in the video above. → Read More

Staffing issues cause stalled trains

Residents of Harris Homes says the neighborhood is often blocked off on each end. → Read More

Alcohol delivery reaches Birmingham

Hop City's CEO says his company expects a 10% increase in sales in Birmingham from the delivery option. → Read More

Hoover child COVID vaccine trial Shilpa Gaggar

The student's mother, Shilpa Gaggar, says she's proud of her daughter's bravery to participate in the COVID-19 trial. → Read More

Train blocking Birmingham intersections

Terry Horton, who lives down the road from the train, says this has happened nearly every week for several years. → Read More

House explosion in Fultondale on Halloween night

A bystander caught video of a fire in the house that turned into an explosion. → Read More

Masks optional at Jefferson County Schools

Beginning November 1st, masks will be optional due to decreased covid cases within the district. Learn more in the video above. → Read More

Magic City Classic tailgating continues through the night

Thousands of fans from across the country came to celebrate the 80th Magic City Classic. Learn more in the video above. → Read More

Fans celebrate 80th Magic City Classic

The 79th Magic City Classic took place in April after being postponed due to COVID-19. → Read More

FDA panel approves covid shots for 5-11

The Jefferson County Department of Health says as soon as the vaccine is approved for emergency use by the FDA and CDC, it will begin administering doses. → Read More

Economic boom coming to Birmingham with MCC

Each year, the economic impact of the Magic City Classic is close to $23 million. → Read More

Sheriff's department opens up about drug problems in Jefferson County

Overdose deaths in the US are up more than 30% from 2020. → Read More

UAB fans celebrate AAC invitation

Last week, UAB was one of six universities to receive an invitation to join the American Athletic Conference. → Read More

UAB Blazers take on Rice for Homecoming game

UAB alumnus Taylor Huang says he's proud of the progress the university has made since he graduated. → Read More

Boards meet to discuss USFL plans

According to Tad Snider with BJCC, they want to give the decision the appropriate amount of consideration before making a decision. Learn more in the video above. → Read More