Thursday night, there was a screening for a film about human trafficking that premiered in Bessemer. The short film is produced by Red Sky Studios and Fowler Davis Entertainment for Hidden Gem Films. Those who came out for tonight's monthly movie night event at Bessemer's Premiere Cinema learned about how prevalent human trafficking is here locally in the greater Birmingham area.
September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico. This was the most powerful storm to hit the island in a century inflicting catastrophic damage that still has left the island a long way from being totally repaired.
Harpersville Police report the flea market property being used as a halfway house is on hold. There has been neighborhood chatter surrounded by an old building becoming a halfway house. According to a post made by the Harpersville Police Department, there was a meeting with several nearby town leaders and law enforcement agencies on Thursday night.
Students and families miss out on more than $50 million in financial aid for college. Most students miss out because they do not complete the free application for federal student aid, FAFSA, before their college priority deadlines.
The Alabama National Cemetery held a special memorial service honoring a First Class Airman from Clanton who was killed in a large aircraft crash more than 60 years ago. Airman Nichols along with 56 other military passengers and a crew of 10 were lost on a large military transport aircraft, C-97, that was flying from an airbase in California to Japan on March 21, 1975.
A little girl with a big personality had a Summer she will never forget. Sofia Sanchez met rapper Drake after she made a video to his new hit song 'In my feelings.' The rapper visited Sofia in her hospital room in response to her wish to meet him.
The University of Alabama School of Law announced today a $26.5 million donation from business executive and attorney Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. In honor of Culverhouse's donation, the UA School of Law will now bear his name, becoming the Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of law at the campus.
Today, the Jefferson County Sheriff announced that his office will be the first law enforcement agency in the state to equip sheriff's vehicles with new life saving equipment.Sheriff Mike Hale reported that the sheriff's vehicles will have the Heart-Sine® Samaritan® PAD 360P (SAM 360P) automated external defibrillator (AED).
FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after a suspected E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17, officials said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan on June 21 and shipped to retailers nationwide.