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Huntsville director, Birmingham screenwriter land 'The Expendables,'...
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The late, gifted and prolific film critic Roger Ebert once called Eric Roberts, "one of the most-interesting actors in the movies today."
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Vote for the 2014 Best of Birmingham
Voting is open for the 2014 Best of Birmingham, sponsored by Changing Spaces Moving .
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Shelia Smoot, Sandra Brown race turns harsh in Jeffco Commission District 2. How it got...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- With 48 hours left before voters choose between incumbent Sandra Little Brown and challenger Shelia Smoot in the Jefferson County Commission District 2 race, the campaign rhetoric and response have turned personal.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
SEC Media Days: Time, TV Schedule, Online Stream
You know the college football season is on the horizon when media days come around.
Forecast: Isolated afternoon storms expected to clear by Sunday evening in Birmingham
Scattered showers and thunderstorms should have cleared out this evening, making for a mostly clear and warm Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service .
Edward Bowser: What do Birmingham's young professionals want? A voice and opportunity
That question was posed to about a dozen young professionals Saturday at Good People Brewing Company.
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.
'To Kill a Mockingbird' sings again today at the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham; here's a preview
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" turned 54 on Friday , and this afternoon, the Alabama Theatre will help mark the occasion with a matinee screening of director Robert Mulligan's 1962 film adaptation of Lee's classic book.
Alabama runoff elections 2014: What you need to know about Birmingham area candidates
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama's 2014 primary runoffs are scheduled for Tuesday, and voter turnout is expected to be a major factor in every race.
Holland Parliament Wants Palestine To Stop Funding Jailed Terrorists' 'Salaries'
The motion, which passed unanimously, was supported by the 148 lawmakers who voted on the motion.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Coverage of 1963 events keeps Birmingham stuck in the past: reader opinion
More than anyone or anything, The Birmingham News helps keep Birmingham stay stuck in 1963.
Here are this week's adoptable animals, so pick one out and take her home
All are available this week from area rescues and shelters. And more than just these are available as well.
Flipping tires and pushing trucks: Birmingham gym's competition tests strength, speed,...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Jaye Richardson hefted two enormous weights and carried them 10 yards before setting them down to push a pickup truck another 10 yards, finishing the task in an impressive 11.6 seconds.
Former Sterne Agee broker accused of running $6 million hedge fund on the side
A former broker at Birmingham-based Sterne Agee Financial Services Inc. has been accused of running a $6 million hedge fund on the side in violation of industry rules.
Dexter Roberts gone from 'American Idol' tour; publicist says singer was released from contract
"Re: Dexter, both parties mutually agreed that he would be released from his contractual obligations to continue performing on the tour."
Forecast: Slight chance of some showers and storms in Birmingham overnight
There's a small chance of some rain Friday evening and again Saturday afternoon in the Birmingham area, but otherwise expect another warm night and a hot weekend, according to the National Weather Service .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Christian concerts set for Birmingham: Francesca Battistelli, Tamela Mann, Casting Crowns,...
BIRMINGHAM , Alabama -- Fans of Christian music have reason to jump for joy, with several major artists set to perform in the Birmingham area.
Birmingham Mayor William Bell, two others endorse Earl Hilliard Jr. in Jefferson County Commission District 1 race
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham Mayor William Bell, former mayor Richard Arrington, and Councilman Marcus Lundy have endorsed Earl Hilliard Jr. in Tuesday's Jefferson County Commission District 1 runoff election.
Hoover man charged with killing his pregnant wife tells judge he is still looking to hire...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A judge has set a hearing next week to determine whether a Hoover man charged with capital murder in the death of his pregnant wife last month has been able to hire an attorney yet or will need to have one appointed for him.
Birmingham man pleads guilty to murder in 2012 Center Point shooting; mental disability an issue in case
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Jeremy Bell, who was to go on trial next month for capital murder in the 2012 shooting death of a man in Center Point, pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced count and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.