Army veteran reacts to President Biden’s announcement to bring home troops in Afghanistan

The veteran said the announcement is good news, but that there are still obvious risks. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Better as friends’: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez announce they’ve broken up

“We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so. We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects.” Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Biden administration imposes new sanctions against Russia, expels 10 diplomats

The moves are in response to interference in last year’s presidential election as well as the hacking last year of federal government agencies. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

First Lady Jill Biden undergoes ‘common medical procedure,’ White House says

The first lady’s procedure went well, the White House said, and she is expected to resume her normal schedule. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff has reportedly died in federal prison

According to reports, Madoff died from natural causes at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Nurse 2 Nurse’ offers peer mentoring for Alabama nurses

The Alabama State Nurses Association is offering a new peer mentoring program to help nurses cope with the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Lawson State volleyball to play in NJCAA National Championship

For the first time in the school’s history, the Lawson State Community College volleyball team is heading to the national championship! Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Search begins for new Tarrant fire chief

The search for a new fire chief in Tarrant is underway. The mayor fired him Monday for criminal charges he’s facing in Georgia. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘The one time she needed help, I couldn’t help her:’ Mother remembers pregnant daughter killed in Birmingham crash

A soon-to-be mother was killed in a horrible crash in Birmingham Monday just shy of her 25th birthday. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

VIDEO: Demolition of the historic Ramsay McCormack Building in Ensley

After months of salvaging reusable materials from Ensley’s Ramsay McCormack Building, Ensley District Developers completed the demolition of the 10-story building on Tuesday. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Alabama Legislature: Senate approves casino and lottery bill

The Alabama Senate has approved a lottery and casino legislation as lawmakers make a third attempt to advance a gambling bill this session. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

You can now use Google Maps to help the homeless. Here’s how

It couldn’t be easier. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

This man traveled thousands of miles across Australia. He did it on a skateboard

The 28-year-old has rolled nearly 2,500 miles on just four little wheels. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Watch Live: Defense makes its case in Derek Chauvin trial

Derek Chauvin’s lawyer suggested that George Floyd may have suffered from “excited delirium” — a state of agitation and even superhuman strength that can be triggered by drug use, heart disease or mental problems. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Doctors say blood clots appear to be ‘extremely rare’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients

Physicians with the FDA, CDC and other health and public institutions have weighed in on the apparently rare response and what to know. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Rain and cooler temperatures headed for central Alabama

Mostly sunny and warm again across central Alabama for Tuesday. Impact weather moves in tomorrow with showers likely. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Adoption summary describing chihuahua as ‘a Chucky doll in a dog’s body’ goes viral

There’s even a movie trailer starring Prancer, who’s described by his adoption agency as a “13-pound rage machine.” Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Chubbfathers leaving it up to customers when it comes to wearing a mask

William Cholewinski, owner of the Chubbfathers restaurants, talked to WVTM 13 about how he’s handling mask-wearing with his customers. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Birmingham police officers are warning violators, not citing them

City Council approved mask mandate extension last Tuesday Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Women Breaking Barriers: Birmingham church hosts first ‘Women’s Empowerment Summit’

WVTM 13’s Carla Wade introduces you to several women who participated in the first ever “Women’s Empowerment Summit” at Birmingham’s First Memorial Baptist Church this past Saturday. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Abandoned migrant boy seen crying in viral video had first been expelled from US, CBP official says

“Can you help me?” The migrant boy crying seen in a video that went viral had previously been expelled from the U.S., along with his mother, according to a Customs and Border Protection official. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Birmingham residents frustrated with city’s gun violence problem

Investigators searching for answers after officers responded to multiple crime scenes in Birmingham. Watch the video above to learn more. Top Featured Tags: – Alabama NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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