First meteor shower in more than 3 months peaks Wednesday night

The Lyrids bring, on average, 10-20 shooting stars per hour in the Northern Hemisphere.

Is there an end in sight for this brutal pollen season?

This Alabama day trip is a must on a nice day

3 awesome astronomy events to pencil in over the next month

  A one-on-one with the Storm Prediction Center on severe weather

  Alabama’s 2021 tornado numbers are striking; most active month now underway

NWS confirms 10 tornadoes from March 25 outbreak

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Arctic blast to threaten all-time record lows

St. Patrick’s Day tornadoes: 6th-biggest tornado event in AL history

Montgomery Fire Rescue donates truck to Lipscomb Fire Dept.

3 large sharks, including a nearly 1,200-pound great white, pinged off AL coast

Get the tissues ready! Spring’s arrival is 1-3 weeks earlier than normal

Severe Weather Awareness Week: how to easily become an official storm spotter

Police say missing 10-year-old has been found safe

A 10-year-old girl who was reported missing out of New Iberia late Sunday, Feb. 7 was found safe on the morning of Monday, Feb. 8, according to the New Iberia Police Department.

First Alert: arctic outbreak to bring dangerous cold to U.S., coldest air of season to Alabama

Wind chills in the teens and 20s likely in Central AL during the February 7-10 period.

Your guide to 2021’s best astronomy events, including some great meteor showers

A handful of good to simply stunning meteor showers will occur in 2021.

Let’s touch on the chatter about snow flying near Christmas

Some models indicate a chance of flakes on Christmas Eve.

Why in the world was it so foggy Friday morning?!

Hospitals concerned as COVID-19 patients rise ahead of Thanksgiving surge

Missing person alert canceled for Montgomery man, 70

  Fall color taking over parts of Alabama: “I have never seen it as beautiful!!"

Alexander City woman loses home, most belongings during Zeta

VIDEO: Bright fireball meteor confirmed over Central Alabama

Second severe weather and tornado season is quickly approaching

November and December are known for bringing an uptick of severe weather to Alabama.

2 Alabama cities make’s 2020 Top 100 Best Places to Live in America

Other southern states like Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas did a bit better.

It’s tire pressure light season in Alabama!

Many will notice their tire pressure lights coming on with the chilly mornings we’re set to have.

  Ingredients are there for an incredible display of fall foliage in Alabama

Leaves will begin changing color in North Alabama as early as October 3rd or so!

  About 16K absentee ballots returned so far for November election

There are 42 days until the November election.

  Something that only happens in two places in the world just occurred in Mobile Bay

A prominent “jubilee” happened on Labor Day near Fairhope, Alabama.

Upcoming weather pattern will send ragweed allergy levels surging

Pollen counts will make things miserable for ragweed allergy sufferers.

51 years ago: Hurricane Camille ravages MS, AL

1 of only 4 category 5 hurricanes to make landfall in the continental U.S..

Exactly 13 years ago we were in the midst of arguably Montgomery’s worst heat wave

The city topped out at or above 100 degrees for 12 straight days!

  The most popular meteor shower of 2020 peaking through Thursday!

Upwards of 50-75 meteors will be visible every hour!

Outdoor warning: ticks, Lyme disease and 3 poisonous plants increasing in Alabama

The hotter, more humid springs and summers mean more to worry about when outside during the summertime.

  Extremely active 2020 hurricane season expected

New forecasts put the season on track to be the second busiest on record

  Chance to see fireballs this week as two meteor showers peak

The Delta Aquariids and Alpha Capricornids BOTH peak as we round out July!

Want to see the brightest comet in over 20 years? Head out just after sunset!

A beautiful comet that is visible to the naked eye and discovered just a few months ago will put on a show all month long!

Alabama photographer captures rare event that only happens for 1-2 weeks a year

Photographer Ron Burkett captured incredible and rare photos of synchronous fireflies in Trussville, Alabama.

Summer outlook calls for above average mosquito activity in Alabama

Courtesy of above normal rain and temperatures this summer, the mosquito outlook is slightly above average.

Dangerous Portuguese Man o’ War washing up on several beaches, including in Alabama

Portuguese Man o' War can deliver an excruciatingly painful sting courtesy of their tentacles that can be 30-100 feet long! They are washing up on beaches from Alabama to North Carolina.

A potentially ultra rare meteorite found in Covington County

A viewer suspects a possible meteorite was found in Covington County. These are extremely rare finds.

His rise to Netflix stardom. Here’s how this attorney did it.

Once the trial began Parkman chipped away. Not only did he discredit prosecution witnesses he, perhaps more importantly, connected with the jury.

Car driver dies in accident involving Talladega Co. school bus; 20 students and bus driver released from hospital

An accident involving a Talladega Co. school bus is under investigation.

UAB preparing for potential of coronavirus outbreak in U.S.

Health officials now say a coronavirus outbreak could happen in the U.S. They say it’s not a matter of if, but when. Doctors at UAB say you should take precautions.

Proposed medical marijuana bill would legalize treatment for PTSD; Decatur veteran says he’d try it

Senate Bill 165 would allow patients with PTSD and a host of other conditions to be eligible for medical marijuana.

Growing number of north Alabama churches introduce armed security

More and more north Alabama places of worship are finding new ways to protect its members, which includes armed security.

Tennessee teenager found safe following overnight search

15-year-old Hunter Edmondson is safe following an overnight search in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

  Additional steps taken to curb prison violence, ADOC commissioner says

The Alabama Department of Corrections commissioner said Monday the department is taking steps to reduce the violence in Alabama prisons in the wake of several inmate deaths.

  New bicentennial park to display turning points in Alabama’s history

The 16 monuments will have bronze plaques on them with scenes of a time period in Alabama history.

  Law enforcement members across the U.S. come to Sheriff ‘Big John’ Williams’ funeral

Law enforcement members are known for putting on a strong front, but it was difficult for them to hold back the tears Monday morning.

  Six on-duty Ala. officer deaths is ‘devastating,’ lawmaker says

“One is horrible. Six is devastating," said Rep. Reed Ingram, R-Pike Road.

Training the new generation of Tuskegee Airmen

A program in Jasper has graduated the first four students in a program designed to encourage all who are interested in aviation to achieve their goals.

  ALEA needs more state troopers to fill gaps from retirements

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials continue to hire state troopers as one of its largest classes of troopers is eligible to retire.

Inmate vomits on himself, dies in Bibb Correctional Facility

An inmate died at Bibb Correctional Facility on Nov. 11, 2019, his cause of death is pending autopsy results.

Democratic party election on again after Alabama Supreme Court stays ruling

The Alabama Supreme Court has stayed the temporary restraining order filed by Alabama Democratic Party Chair Nancy Worley.

  Jessica Taylor announces candidacy for Alabama’s 2nd congressional district

A Prattville businesswoman and the wife of a former Alabama state senator has announced she is entering the 2nd District Congressional race.

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

Bessemer police officer arrested in connection with officer-involved shooting in Gardendale

The officer was not injured. The driver of the vehicle was struck once and taken to UAB Hospital with injuries believed to be non-life threatening.

Twice as nice: 2 sets of Thompson High School twins earn valedictorian

It's not unusual for twins to be smart or valedictorian's their senior year of high school, but what about two sets? At Thompson High School Aliyah and Shaliyah Johnson along with Trulle and Hope Karvonen are part of a group of students earning valedictorian; which is a 4.0 GPA or higher.

What do you want to do before you die? New mural in downtown B’ham wants to know

New mural in downtown Birmingham challenges everyone to stop and think about fulfillment and meaning in their lives

  Huntsville body shop owner charged with shooting other body shop owner who cut him during fight

Huntsville police have arrested one of the body shop owners who got into a confrontation fight Thursday night.

ALEA investigating shooting involving off-duty Hoover police officer

Lt. Jon Riley with the Alabama Bureau of Investigation says Hoover police and fire responded to the 2300 block of Village Center Street on a report of a person shot.

Police investigating shooting at party in East Birmingham

The Birmingham PD is investigating a shooting that took place Friday night in East Birmingham that claimed the lives of two people.

Alabama officers ranked second most overworked in nation, study says

A new study by ranks police officers in Alabama the second most overworked in the nation.

#NotInPriceville: Police say woman broke into homes while families were at funerals

Priceville police arrested Jennifer Lynn Azizian of Madison on four counts of burglary on February 20 after police say the burglaries occurred during funerals.

  ‘Dollar General Baby’ turns 1, visits store where she was born

To celebrate her birthday, her family took her back to the business where she made her surprising entrance into the world.

  Dog rescued after getting stuck in dryer vent in Albertville

Albertville firefighters had a tough nut to crack Wednesday morning. They responded to a home and found a dog’s head sticking out.

Jury finds Huntsville man guilty of murders of wife, son

A jury has found Marc Stone guilty on both counts of capital murder in the deaths of his wife and son.

Morgan County leaders give more than $1 million to the wrong people

More than $1 million has been sent to the wrong people in Morgan County.

Disturbing details surface in trial for Huntsville man facing death penalty for murders of wife, son

Defense attorneys for a Huntsville man accused of killing his wife and son in 2013 say he suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, but prosecutors countered, saying he has no history of mental illness.

Billboard shows picture, car of student killed by distracted driving

Camryn Lunsford was 17 when she crashed into a semi, distracted by her cell phone, and died. Her mother now wants others on the road to heed her warnings.

Suspect arrested, charged with murder of missing AL man found dead inside car in LaGrange

Marquaveous Harris of LaGrange is charged with the murder of Malenko Cooley.

Sand Rock woman killed in house fire

A house fire in the Mount Vernon community claimed the life of a Sand Rock woman early Wednesday.

Alabama Human Trafficking Awareness Day sheds light on problem, efforts to fight it

A state group is working to create awareness as the fight continues to combat the problem.

Opelika man arrested for Burglary and Auto Breaking & Entering

William Blake Norton is charged with Burglary, two counts of Breaking and Entering, and two counts of Theft

Inside the federal investigation of Alabama prisons

Since 2016, the United States Department of Justice has been quietly conducting an investigation of “unparalleled scope” into Alabama’s 13 maximum security prisons for men. Until recently, no information has been released to the public about the investigation.

Government shutdown stops employers from E-Verifying applicant immigration status

The shutdown fight centers on securing the border, but it's leaving what some call the "electronic wall" preventing illegal employment in the U.S. unfunded and not working.

  Bill drafted to limit parole board’s discretion on violent inmates

The governor’s moratorium restricting early parole consideration for violent inmates has been lifted.

Sen. Doug Jones confirms 2020 run

An official in the office of U.S. Senator Doug Jones has confirmed he will be running for re-election to his seat in 2020.

Zeigler wins 2nd term as Alabama auditor

Alabama voters have re-elected Republican State Auditor Jim Zeigler to a second term in office.

  Marshall County man holds state title for largest watermelon

A watermelon grower in Marshall County now has the state record for the largest ever grown.