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Misbranded salami recalled

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Bolzano Artisan Meats LLC, a Milwaukee, Wis. is the firm in question.  The recalled products were distributed for institutional and retail sales nationwide as well as sold over the internet.

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Hoover BOE gives green light to school bus fees, now awaits court approval

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The Hoover Board of Education approved school bus fees for the 2014-15 school year Thursday night.

Mavericks singer to perform National Anthem at Indy Race

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American singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer, Raul Malo, will be this year's National Anthem singer at Verizon IndyCar Series Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park April 25-27.

Birmingham police charged 3rd suspect in murder of Berry twins

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Birmingham police announced Thursday the arrest of a third suspect in connection with last year's murder of twin brothers in Wylam.

Bessemer police: Inmate accused in stabbing, kidnapping found dead in jail cell

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BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) - Bessemer police say an inmate accused of stabbing another man and kidnapping his wife has been found dead in the Bessemer City Jail. Bessemer Deputy Police Chief Mike Roper says

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  • Sheriff Hale to escort the Easter Bunny

    Sheriff Hale to escort the Easter Bunny

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:36:58 GMT
    Sheriff Mike Hale will personally escort Peter Cottontail himself to Children's of Alabama in Birmingham tomorrow, Good Friday. The Easter Bunny will be handing out stuffed animals and visiting with children
    Sheriff Mike Hale will personally escort Peter Cottontail himself to Children's of Alabama in Birmingham tomorrow, Good Friday. The Easter Bunny will be handing out stuffed animals and visiting with children
  • Investigators questioning several in connection with Birmingham's Enon Ridge fires

    Investigators questioning several in connection with Birmingham's Enon Ridge fires

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:28:39 GMT
    Investigators are continuing their search for a suspect accused of setting seven houses on fire in Birmingham's Enon Ridge community. The blazes began the end of February, and the latest happened Wednesday
    Investigators are continuing their search for a suspect accused of setting seven houses on fire in Birmingham's Enon Ridge community.

     
  • Alabama seeking federal aid after flooding in 7 counties around Birmingham

    Alabama seeking federal aid after flooding in 7 counties around Birmingham

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:52:23 GMT
    CLANTON, Ala. (AP) - The state of Alabama is seeking federal aid following last week's flooding across central Alabama. The state said Thursday it is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide
    The state of Alabama is seeking federal aid following last week's flooding across central Alabama.
  • Jefferson County mom arrested in active meth lab, child endangerment investigation

    Jefferson County mom arrested in active meth lab, child endangerment investigation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:47:11 GMT
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. -- The mother of two young children who were found at a home in northeast Jefferson County that was housing an active meth lab has been charged with child endangerment, the sheriff's
    The mother of two young children who were found at a home in northeast Jefferson County that was housing an active meth lab has been charged with child endangerment, the sheriff's office said Friday.
  • Alligator sightings in and around Logan Martin Lake have residents on edge

    Alligator sightings in Logan Martin Lake

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:40:04 GMT
    Some Riverside residents are worried about alligators. There have been multiple sightings at Logan Martin Lake. It's not what Danny Bassett expected to see floating near his fishing spot. "I saw a big
    Some Riverside residents are worried about alligators. There have been multiple sightings at Logan Martin Lake. It's not what Danny Bassett expected to see floating near his fishing spot. "I saw a big
  • Perimeter set up for suspect search

    Perimeter set up for suspect search

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:47 AM EDT2014-04-17 07:47:12 GMT
    Photojounalist Darius BowiePhotojounalist Darius Bowie
    Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching overnight for two burglary suspects off Derby Parkway.Birmingham Police tell us they are assisting the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office in the search. Also
    Two burglary suspects are on the loose near Derby Parkway.
  • Birmingham police: Shootout in middle of Inglenook-area street sends 3 to hospital

    Birmingham police investigating shooting near Tarrant

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:54:24 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Police are investigating a shooting in a neighborhood near the Birmingham airport in Tarrant.Officers responded to a report of multiple people shot along Jackson Street around 4:30
    Police are investigating a triple shooting in the middle of an Inglenook-area street Tarrant Wednesday afternoon.
  • The fair comes to Fairfield

    The fair comes to Fairfield

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:51:25 GMT
    People in Fairfield are enjoying a night at the fair! The doors opened at 5:00 Wednesday evening. There are 30 rides including a roller coaster, ferris wheel, and bumper cars! Also midway games and pig
    People in Fairfield are enjoying a night at the fair!
  • Fabric artist spearheading UAB art project

    Fabric artist spearheading UAB art project

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:20:33 GMT
    Fabric and installation artist Amanda Browder is enlisting the help of the community for two giant fabric installations at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, to celebrate the university's new cultural
    Fabric and installation artist Amanda Browder is enlisting the help of the community for two giant fabric installations at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, to celebrate the university's new cultural
  • A.G. Gaston, Saber construction companies dismissed from Bresette lawsuit with prejudice

    A.G. Gaston, Saber construction companies dismissed from Bresette lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:07:08 GMT
    TWO COMPANIES NAMED IN A LAWSUIT OVER A BOY'S DEATH AT THE BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT HAVE NOW BEEN DISMISSED FORM THE CASE.     'A-G GASTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY' AND 'SABER CONSTRUCTION' HAVE NOW BEEN DISMISSED
    Two construction companies listed as defendants in the lawsuit over the flight information display accident that claimed the life of a Kansas boy at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport last year have been dismissed with prejudice, according to a court order obtained by ABC 33/40.
  • Peach crop faring well after overnight cold snap

    Peach crop faring well after overnight cold snap

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:12:22 GMT
    Chilton County peach farmers were concerned about the overnight temperatures, but after assessing their crops Wednesday, farmers believe the crops fared well. "I feel good about last night," said farmer
    Chilton County peach farmers were concerned about the overnight temperatures, but after assessing their crops Wednesday, farmers believe the crops fared well.

     
  • Birmingham man talks about running in Boston Marathon one year after bombings

    Birmingham man talks about running in Boston Marathon one year after bombings

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:09:15 GMT
    Alex Morrow remembers when he heard two bombs detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. As a running coach and avid runner himself, the Birmingham resident was in disbelief.  "First, initially
    Alex Morrow remembers when he heard two bombs detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. As a running coach and avid runner himself, the Birmingham resident was in disbelief.
  • Severe erosion puts houses in Jefferson County in danger

    Severe erosion puts houses in Jefferson County in danger

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:17:30 GMT
    A Jefferson County neighborhood could slide away and people are abandoning homes hanging on the edge. Recent rain and flooding have caused problems across the metro area - from flooded homes to leaking
    A Jefferson County neighborhood could slide away and people are abandoning homes hanging on the edge.
  • Man Arrested For Domestic Violence and Cocaine Possession

    Man Arrested For Domestic Violence and Cocaine Possession

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:34:43 GMT
    Jefferson County deputies were called to an apartment on Haversham Drive Wednesday morning. When they arrived, the victim told them she and her husband had been arguing all night. During the argument,
    Jefferson County deputies were called to an apartment on Haversham Drive Wednesday morning.
  • Deputies discover meth lab while checking on two small children

    Deputies discover meth lab while checking on two small children

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:20:32 GMT
    Jefferson County deputies were called to a mobile home in the 4600 block of Elfreth Johnson Road in northeast Jefferson County Tuesday afternoon. They were called there to check on the welfare of two small
    Jefferson County deputies were called to a mobile home in the 4600 block of Elfreth Johnson Road in northeast Jefferson County Tuesday afternoon.
  • Birmingham Zoo unveils new zipline attraction and infant animals

    Birmingham Zoo unveils new zipline attraction and infant animals

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:21:25 GMT
    The Birmingham Zoo is launching its spring campaign, "Born to be Wild," featuring a new zipline and the adorable "Baby Bunch." The new "Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure," will officially
    The Birmingham Zoo is launching its spring campaign, "Born to be Wild," featuring a new zipline and the adorable "Baby Bunch." The new "Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure," will officially
  • BCS students to tour UAB

    BCS students to tour UAB

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:41:06 GMT
    Today, about 300 Birmingham City Schools' students will tour UAB.  It's part of the College 101 program.  Students will be able to explore not only the campus but also possible majors.  They will attend
    Students take College 101 tour
  • Lipscomb City Council wants mayor's resignation

    Lipscomb City Council wants mayor's resignation

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:40:36 GMT
    Lipscomb's City Council is calling on the mayor to resign. The move comes after the mayor's arrest on a domestic violence charge. It's his second arrest in the last year. The Lipscomb City Council meeting
    Lipscomb's City Council is calling on the mayor to resign. The move comes after the mayor's arrest on a domestic violence charge. It's his second arrest in the last year. The Lipscomb City Council meeting
  • Crime Stoppers April 15: Suspects trick store employees; Pinson trailer stolen

    Crime Stoppers April 15: Suspects trick store employees; Pinson trailer stolen

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:44:50 GMT
    SUSPECTS TRICK ST. CLAIR COUNTY STORE CLERKS:St. Clair County author ties are searching for two suspects wanted for stealing hundreds of dollars at two convenience stores after tricking the store clerks
    St. Clair County authorities are searching for two suspects wanted for stealing hundreds of dollars at two convenience stores after tricking the store clerks into believing one of the suspects is either the general manager or the store owner's brother. Also, Jefferson County deputies need your help solving a theft that happened February 2 at a 24-hour fitness center on Center Point Road.
  • Extra security for Birmingham area Passover week events

    Extra security for Birmingham area Passover week events

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:28:23 GMT
    A focus of Passover observances is the Seder dinner, which marks the Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt. Security and safety were important elements for some people attending Passover Seders. "The
    Security and safety were important elements for some people attending Passover Seders.
  • Recall of dried egg products expanded

    Recall of dried egg products expanded

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:37:55 GMT
    Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, has expanded a food recall. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday that the company is recalling an additional
    Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, has expanded a food recall. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday that the company is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Local Tax Day Freebies

    Local Tax Day Freebies

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-04-15 07:23:37 GMT
    After you are done filing your taxes, treat yourself to some special tax day freebies. Here is a list with links to deals available in the Birmingham-metro:Arby's: FREE snack-size curly fry Chili's Grill
    After you are done filing your taxes, treat yourself to some special tax day freebies. Here is a list with links to deals available in the Birmingham-metro:Arby's: FREE snack-size curly fry Chili's Grill
  • Public hearing on ABC Coke permit renewal

    Public hearing on ABC Coke permit renewal

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:31:12 GMT
    Air quality continues to be a concern for many people in Tarrant. They're worried the ABC Coke plant is causing health problems. The Jefferson County Health Department says the plant is in compliance
    Air quality continues to be a concern for many people in Tarrant. They're worried the ABC Coke plant is causing health problems. The Jefferson County Health Department says the plant is in compliance
  • Two arrested after drug raid in Vestavia Hills

    Two arrested after drug raid in Vestavia Hills

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:20:58 GMT
    Vestavia Hills Police announce the arrests of two men after a drug raid Friday. 54-year-old William Tortorice of Vestavia Hills and 30-year-old Charles Hankins of Birmingham are facing charges of trafficking
    Vestavia Hills Police announce the arrests of two men after a drug raid Friday.
  • Permit renewal hearing for ABC Coke Plant

    Permit renewal hearing for ABC Coke Plant

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:59 AM EDT2014-04-14 08:59:46 GMT
    A public hearing concerning the permit renewal process for the Drummed company's ABC Coke Plant is scheduled for today.Many Tarrant residents have health concerns. The Health Department says the plant
    Many Tarrant residents have health concerns.
  • Funeral held for child killed in dog attack

    Funeral held for child killed in dog attack

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:24:11 GMT
    Family and friends of a child killed in a dog attack attended his funeral Sunday in Pell City.5-year-old John Harvard died last weekend after his neighbor's dog attacked him in his driveway. His 9-year-old
    Family and friends of a child killed in a dog attack attended his funeral Sunday in Pell City.
  • Crime Stoppers April 13: Most Wanted

    Crime Stoppers April 13: Most Wanted

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:00:09 GMT
    "I'm Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale.Our office is committed to making sure suspects are brought to justice. This week, we're looking for a new round of suspects, and we ask that you call Crime Stoppers
    Crime Stoppers is committed to making sure suspects are brought to justice. If you've seen this week's Most Wanted suspects, let Crime Stoppers know. You could be eligible for a cash reward.
  • A Palm Sunday tradition brings churches together

    A Palm Sunday tradition brings churches together

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-04-14 01:06:29 GMT
    Members of Saint Paul's Cathedral and First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham joined together for a Palm Sunday procession. The tradition started in 1987. People walked around the block carrying palm
    Members of Saint Paul's Cathedral and First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham joined together for a Palm Sunday procession. The tradition started in 1987. People walked around the block carrying palm
  • Matt Pitt, out of jail on Palm Sunday

    Matt Pitt, out of jail on Palm Sunday

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-04-14 01:00:30 GMT
    A youth evangelist serving time for impersonating a peace officer has been released from the Shelby County jail. Matt Pitt was forced to serve his one-year suspended sentence after he was arrested in
    A youth evangelist serving time for impersonating a peace officer has been released from the Shelby County jail. Matt Pitt was forced to serve his one-year suspended sentence after he was arrested in
  • Volunteers clean up Helena park after flood

    Volunteer clean up Helena park after flood

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:21:57 GMT
    Cleanup efforts are still underway at a Helena Amphitheater Park. Flooding washed up debris and damaged park equipment. And with the Buck Creek Festival just four weeks away, these volunteers are working
    Cleanup efforts are still underway at a Helena Amphitheater Park. Flooding washed up debris and damaged park equipment. And with the Buck Creek Festival just four weeks away, these volunteers are working overtime.
  • Birmingham police: Murder victim found in plastic container identified as Morris woman, 61

    Birmingham police: Murder victim found in plastic container identified as Morris woman, 61

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:52:10 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Birmingham police have released the name of the woman who was found dead in a plastic container late Monday morning.The body of 61-year-old Patricia McCain, of Morris, was found stuffed
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Birmingham police have released the name of the woman who was found dead in a plastic container late Monday morning.The body of 61-year-old Patricia McCain, of Morris, was found stuffed
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  • Tuscaloosa police investigating assault

    Tuscaloosa police investigating assault

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:15:32 GMT
    Deputies, along with homicide and CID investigators were called to the 4300 block of Virginia Drive Thursday in regards to a stabbing. When they arrived, they found at least two people hurt. Deputies say
    Deputies, along with homicide and CID investigators were called to the 4300 block of Virginia Drive Thursday in regards to a stabbing.
  • Highway shooting suspect in custody in Kansas City

    Highway shooting suspect in custody in Kansas City

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:59:51 GMT
    Authorities believe the man responsible for recent highway shootings in the Kansas City area is in their custody. Police held a brief news conference Thursday announcing they had arrested a suspect but
    A suspect has been taken into custody after an investigation into random highway shootings in the Kansas City area.
  • Misbranded salami recalled

    Misbranded salami recalled

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:25 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:25:05 GMT
    The USDA announces a recall of  5,723 pounds of salami products for misbranding and because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.  Bolzano Artisan Meats LLC, a Milwaukee, Wis. is
    Bolzano Artisan Meats LLC, a Milwaukee, Wis. is the firm in question.  The recalled products were distributed for institutional and retail sales nationwide as well as sold over the internet.
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