Wednesday Jul 23
Historic plea: Fairfield teen eligible for parole despite capital murder plea in slaying...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A teen who pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of capital murder in the 2012 shooting deaths of five men will be eligible for parole in less than 15 years, an official with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole has confirmed.
Find out how Birmingham area schools teach sex education
A 22-year-old state law approved by the Alabama Legislature defines minimum requirements for sex-education statewide, including the following: Teaching that homosexuality is "not a lifestyle acceptable to the general public and that homosexual conduct is a criminal offense under the laws of the state."
Road to the county courthouse: George Bowman and Earl Hilliard Jr. in Jeffco Commission District 1
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Since announcing their candidacies for Jefferson County Commission District 1, incumbent George Bowman and challenger Earl Hilliard Jr. have spent months on the campaign trail getting their messages out to the electorate.
The Week in Birmingham History: Dixiecrats nominated Strom Thurmond; 1908 strike turned deadly
The former Jones Valley and Lawson State basketball standout was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in 1979 and played there until 1984.
Teen shot outside Fairfield mall while waiting to buy latest Air Jordan sneaker
A 15-year-old boy was shot early today at Fairfield's Western Hills Mall while he waited outside in line for the latest Air Jordan sneaker release .