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Protesters tear down statue, damage Confederate monument, smash windows and start fire in Birmingham

Protesters tear down statue, damage Confederate monument, smash windows and start fire in Birmingham

Protesters pull down statue in Birmingham By BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Windows were smashed, an American flag was burned, and the Wells Fargo building was spray painted in downtown Birmingham Sunday night as what started Sunday afternoon as a peaceful protest turned into unrest. At 10:15 p.m. Sunday night Birmingham police told protesters in Linn Park they had 15 minutes to leave the area. Some started to move. But as the crowd left, some of the protesters shattered doors , threw rocks and burned a flag off 20th Street. The officers gave the order to move a few minutes after protesters...

June 1, 2020
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8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in Friday afternoon shooting at Riverchase Galleria

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in Friday afternoon shooting at Riverchase Galleria

Child killed after shooting at galleria By HOOVER, Ala. (WBRC) - An 8-year-old child is dead and three others are injured after a shooting inside the Riverchase Galleria Friday afternoon. “This is certainly a tragic situation, when you have a innocent child who gets caught in the middle of an altercation between others,” said Hoover Police Chief Nicholas C. Derzis. According to Hoover Police, 8-year-old Royta Giles was pronounced dead shortly after being transported to Children’s Hospital. Also injured in the shooting was an adult male, an adult female and a juvenile female. Each was...

July 4, 2020
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Birmingham man charged with making suppositories in his kitchen and selling as cancer treatments

Birmingham man charged with making suppositories in his kitchen and selling as cancer treatments

By BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A Birmingham man is charged with and accused of making and selling drugs, never approved by the FDA, as cancer treatments. Prosecutors say 54-year-old Patrick Charles Bishop obtained the peptide PNC-27 from a manufacturer based in China. He paid the manufacturer more than $600,000 in 2015 and 2016 for the product. PNC-27 has not been approved by the FDA for use in the United States as a drug to treat any disease, including cancer. According to the indictment, Bishop repeatedly assured the manufacturer that he would use the peptide solely for laboratory research...

August 28, 2020
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Authorities looking into Black woman’s death at 2018 party in Georgia

Authorities looking into Black woman’s death at 2018 party in Georgia

Family members of Black woman who died at party want answers By (CNN) - Authorities have re-opened an investigation into the mysterious death of a black mother in north Georgia. Police ruled Tamla Horsford’s death at an adult sleepover party in 2018 as accidental, but amid renewed discussions about race, politics, and equal treatment under the law, the case has sparked a public outcry. With a beaming smile and a sparkle in her eye, Horsford was a ray of light, a mother of five boys who put everyone else first, according to her family. “Supermom, supermom, she made sure she could provide for...

September 8, 2020
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Texas woman dies after baby is forcibly removed from womb

Texas woman dies after baby is forcibly removed from womb

Violent attack on pregnant woman By BOWIE COUNTY, Tx. (KSLA) - Police have arrested a woman accused of attacking a pregnant woman in New Boston, Texas. Officials say the incident occurred at a home on Austin Street, where a woman forcibly removed a fetus from another woman’s womb. Sources say the pregnant woman died from her injuries. Police in Idabel, Oklahoma say the woman who allegedly attacked the pregnant woman showed up at a hospital in Idabel with the fetus. The baby later died at the hospital. The woman was later arrested and charged with the kidnapping and murder of an unborn...

October 10, 2020
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On Halloween, a costume mask is not enough protection from COVID 19

On Halloween, a costume mask is not enough protection from COVID 19

Properly covering kids' mouth/nose during trick-or-treating By BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The first tip for parents is that normal Halloween masks that come with costumes are not going to cut it during the pandemic. While many parents just want to give their kids one regular night of fun after months of big sacrifices, there are ways to do it safely. In addition to making sure the costumes are reflective, plan to add a new accessory -- a cloth mask. Experts say the Halloween costume material in some of the character costumes is just too thin to make a difference. “We don’t want people to...

September 25, 2020
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6 statewide constitutional amendments on Nov. 3 ballot

6 statewide constitutional amendments on Nov. 3 ballot

By (WBRC) - The presidential election and U.S. Senate contest might be the big draws for voters, but there are also six statewide constitutional amendments on the ballot Nov. 3. Several of the proposed changes to the state constitution were approved by lawmakers in the 2019 legislative session. Here’s a recap of each. Amendment 1 If approved by voters, Amendment I would “provide that only a citizen of the United States has the right to vote.” According to the , the state constitution grants the right to vote to U.S. citizens who meet certain requirements. The amendment does not change those...

August 28, 2020
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Alabama State Fair adds extra security measures after night of chaos

Alabama State Fair adds extra security measures after night of chaos

New security measures at Alabama State Fair By BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama State fair is ramping up security after a night of violence that caused the fair to be evacuated and close early. “All of the sudden, a bunch of police officers just come over here barging and like shooing us away,” fair guest Detaisa Herron said. "I was pretty scared. When we were in line, I just wanted a funnel cake, and I thought we were going to get arrested or something for just standing in line.” Around 10 o’clock Saturday night, September 19, “There were no guns," State Fair Director Mark Lovell...

September 21, 2020
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Alabama will allow nursing home visits, but not hugging or close contact yet

Alabama will allow nursing home visits, but not hugging or close contact yet

Hospital, nursing home visitation changes By BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - COVID-19 has kept many families have gone six months without seeing loved ones who live in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Today’s new Safer at Home update offers a ray of hope but there are rules. “While these will be different because they are socially distant, it’s still good to be there in person, and we think this will do a lot to boost the spirit of our residents,” said John Matson of the Alabama Nursing Home Association regarding visits. The rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will still...

October 1, 2020
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Cleveland had 7 shootings and 1 stabbing on Fourth of July

Cleveland had 7 shootings and 1 stabbing on Fourth of July

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Police confirmed officers responded to seven shootings and one stabbing that happened in the city on the Fourth of July. Here are the descriptions of the shootings and stabbing according to Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia: 1:35 a.m. An unknown age male was shot in the side of his head and in the hand. He was driven to South Pointe Hospital. Sgt. Ciaccia did not confirm the location of the shooting. 1:50 a.m. An unknown age male was shot in the thigh on West 46th Street and Clark Avenue. He was driven to MetroHealth Hospital. 2:24 a.m. An unknown age female was shot...

July 5, 2020
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