Birmingham

An Alabama woman is lucky to be alive – thanks to a Facebook video. A week ago, nursing student Brittany Diggs was forced into the trunk of her own car by a man demanding money. Diggs was terrified, until she remembered watching a Facebook video that explained how to get out of a car trunk […]

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s parole board decided Wednesday against freeing a one-time Ku Klux Klansman convicted in a church bombing that killed four black girls more than 50 years ago. The decision to keep Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., 78, imprisoned was met with applause at the hearing. Relatives of three of the slain girls […]

Police claim Lewis and a friend left their five children at home while they went out to a local nightclub. The friend's 8-year-old son, who was babysitting, allegedly beat Kelci when she started crying, then placed her back in the crib.

On Saturday, business icon and philanthropist Herman J. Russell passed away. Russell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist turned a once small plastering firm into on of…

What you see above is a map of Detroit. The small colorful dots represent people, plotted to show where they live and their race. Whites are…

Producers on “The Biggest Loser” are really taking their “Second Chances” theme to heart.   Ruben Studdard , the second contestant to be ousted from the show this season returned to the competition on this week’s episode. This twist revealed, gives the Birmingham resident (and former “American Idol” winner) another shot at the $250,000 grand prize on the NBC […]