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Three dead following 18-wheeler crash on I-65 South at 16th Street

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Three dead following 18-wheeler crash on I-65 South at 16th Street

- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham Police confirm that three people died in a crash on I-65 South at 16th Street involving an 18-wheeler on top of an SUV. The freeway is closed from Finley Boulevard to the I-20/59 junction. ABC 33/40 will update this story as new information is available.
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McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

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McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

- WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on GOP health care legislation Tuesday, just days after getting diagnosed with a brain tumor. The decision by the 80-year-old senator to travel to Washington from his Arizona home was announced by his office in a brief press release late Monday night. It comes with the GOP health care bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare" on the brink as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushes toward a pivotal vote Tuesday prodded by an impatient and frustrated President Donald Trump
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Woman charged with murder after homicide at Chilton County gas station

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Woman charged with murder after homicide at Chilton County gas station

- Jemison police found the 22-year-old victim with a fatal gunshot wound inside a vehicle at the Chevron gas station on Chilton County Road 42 at 6:30 p.m. A small caliber handgun was taken from the 32-year-old suspect, who was taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder. The identities of the suspect and the victim have not been released yet. This article will be updated once more information has been released
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Mo Brooks' Senate ad focuses on baseball shooting, upsets Steve Scalise's staff

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Mo Brooks' Senate ad focuses on baseball shooting, upsets Steve Scalise's staff

- "It is an ad that makes some people uncomfortable, including me, because it re-visits a very intense, horrific event," Brooks said. "But at the same time, anyone who watches that ad will not doubt my commitment to the Second Amendment right to bear arms." "It makes my stomach turn, too," Brooks said. "But it's what happened and it's the truth." -- Brett Horton (@bretthhorton) The ad - which promotes Brooks' stance in supporting the Second Amendment, granting the right to bear arms -- opens with the sound of gunfire, which Brooks said was audio taken from a video of a passerby of the Capitol Police returning fire on Hodginkinson
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Family: Official attempts to locate 2-year-old not sufficient

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Family: Official attempts to locate 2-year-old not sufficient

- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — One of the happiest days of a woman's life quickly turned into the worst after her two-year-old son's body was found at the bottom of a pool, off Birmingham's Crestwood Boulevard. Marquavious Threatt disappeared during his mother's wedding reception. Many people are now asking questions about the case, including the boy's family. ABC 33/40's Amber Grigley spoke with the great-grandmother of the two-year-old
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Multiple water rescues occur after storms drench the state

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Multiple water rescues occur after storms drench the state

- Multiple water rescues took place in the Birmingham area and beyond as heavy rains drenched the state Monday afternoon. EMA warned residents about the dangers of driving through flooded areas on Twitter.
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TechBirmingham seeking new leader as president steps down

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TechBirmingham seeking new leader as president steps down

- TechBirmingham's President Jennifer Skjellum will leave the position in October after five years with the nonprofit. Skjellum had served on the board of TechBirmingham since 2004 before becoming the Chairperson in 2008 and President in 2012.
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Southside residents urge city to fix streets using proposed taxes

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Southside residents urge city to fix streets using proposed taxes

- It was a bumpy ride down Skyview Drive in Southside. Potholes that residents, like Atkins, are tired of seeing. But McGehee said it is not just her neighborhood streets. A list to get their streets repaved. McGehee told ABC 33/40 this is a request she's had for several years. "They've just recently filled in some of the potholes, but the heat is so bad they're already sinking again," Atkins said
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Three shot in Birmingham public housing community

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Three shot in Birmingham public housing community

- Three people were shot Monday afternoon in Birmingham's Tom Brown Village public housing community. The shooting happened at 2:37 p.m. near the intersection of 41st Street North and Fifth Court North. At least two of the victims were shot while in a white sedan. It wasn't immediately clear if the third victim was with them. They were moved to a police SUV and expected to be taken to police headquarters, as well as the adults in the vehicle
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Hibbett Sports expects store sales to drop 10 percent; launching e-commerce site

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Hibbett Sports expects store sales to drop 10 percent; launching e-commerce site

- Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ:HIBB) said it expects comparable store sales to drop about 10 percent in the quarter ending July 29 due to "very challenging sales trends," the Birmingham-based sports retailer announced Monday.
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Man charged in deadly hit-and-run in Shelby County

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Man charged in deadly hit-and-run in Shelby County

- A 47-year-old Columbiana man was jailed Monday in connection with a deadly hit-and-run. The chief said the victims were hit while they were trying to push a motorcycle out of the roadway. Brian Keith Tatum, 59, was killed. His adult son was seriously injured. Guevara turned himself in Monday at the jail. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with death or injury
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Man turns himself in for Calera hit-and-run that killed father, injured son

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Man turns himself in for Calera hit-and-run that killed father, injured son

- CALERA, Ala. — On July 14th, Calera Police Department responded to a hit-and-run that killed a father and injured a son on Highway 25 between Calera and Columbiana. 59-year-old Brian Keith Tatum and his son were attempted to push a motorcycle out of the road to attend to an injured animal, when they were struck by a vehicle. The father died on scene and the son was transported with serious injuries to UAB Hospital
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Health Dept.: 135 ill after eating at Va. Chipotle, 2 test positive for norovirus

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Health Dept.: 135 ill after eating at Va. Chipotle, 2 test positive for norovirus

- STERLING, Va. (WJLA) - The Loudoun County Health Department has identified 135 people who reported getting sick after visiting a Chipotle in Sterling, Virginia between July 13 and 16.According to the health department, two people tested positive for the sa.
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Flooding reported in Birmingham metro area

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Flooding reported in Birmingham metro area

- Slow-moving storms have dropped up to 3 inches of rain in parts of the Birmingham metro area on Monday afternoon. (NWS)
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Watch Channing Tatum freak out customers with personal delivery of his vodka

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Watch Channing Tatum freak out customers with personal delivery of his vodka

- If you opened the door for a delivery and saw Channing Tatum standing there, what would you do? The actor, a Cullman native, launched his vodka brand earlier this year, teaming with the Grand Teton Distillery in Driggs, Idaho. On July 22, Tatum gave the brand a boost by streaming a few of his celebrity deliveries on Facebook Live. "Hi guys; we're just surprising people with booze," the actor says at one point, laughing as he encounters a customer who's on the couch in his underwear
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Popular cafe moving into famous old Birmingham restaurant space

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Popular cafe moving into famous old Birmingham restaurant space

- Ashley Mac's, a cafe and takeout business with three locations in suburban Birmingham, plans to open its first downtown location in the former home of a famous old Magic City restaurant. The La Paree space has been vacant since that restaurant closed in 2003. It opened in the 1940s, and was once a popular breakfast and lunch spot for downtown office workers
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  • Sen. John McCain to return for health care vote just days after brain cancer diagnosis
    Sen. John McCain to return for health care vote just days after brain cancer diagnosis

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    WASHINGTON (AP) -- John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare. -- John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) It was the latest head-spinning turn for legislation that's survived several near-death experiences in recent week
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Politics & Government

  • Donald Trump's lawyers exploring ways to undercut Robert Mueller's Russia investigation
    Donald Trump's lawyers exploring ways to undercut Robert Mueller's Russia investigation

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    Some of President Donald Trump's lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president's authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort. Trump has asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the probe, according to one of those people
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Sports

  • New Pensacola arena proposed, in fight for NBA developmental team
    New Pensacola arena proposed, in fight for NBA developmental team

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    Meanwhile, the Pensacola News-Journal reported on Tuesday that discussions have been held in Pensacola on a proposal to build a new downtown arena and related facilities. Among other things, backers aim for the facility to serve as the home of a new basketball team affiliated with the New Orleans Pelicans. The team would be a part of the NBA's G League, a developmental league named for its main sponsor, Gatorade
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Business

  • Regions earnings up 8 percent in 2nd quarter
    Regions earnings up 8 percent in 2nd quarter

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    Birmingham's Regions posted an 8 percent increase in earnings for the second quarter of the year, the company announced this morning. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) reported net income of $301 million, an increase of 8 percent compared to the first quarter of 2017, and 18 percent compared to the second quarter of 2016. Earnings per diluted share from continuing operations were $0
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Health

  • Sen. John McCain to return for health care vote just days after brain cancer diagnosis
    Sen. John McCain to return for health care vote just days after brain cancer diagnosis

    , al.com

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare. -- John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) It was the latest head-spinning turn for legislation that's survived several near-death experiences in recent week
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  • Daniel Craig will return as James Bond in November 2019
    Daniel Craig will return as James Bond in November 2019

    , abc3340.com

    (WENN) — James Bond producers have confirmed Daniel Craig will be back as 007 in November 2019. Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli released a statement on Monday, informing fans the next installment of the James Bond film franchise will hit cinemas on Nov. 8, 2019, according to Deadline. There has been no mention of a cast or director, but Bond 25 will potentially be Craig's final outing as Bond
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Education

  • Are colleges harming America?
    Are colleges harming America?

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    Democrats and Republicans see higher education in starkly different terms. According to the Pew Research Center, roughly 72 percent of Democrats think colleges and universities are a force for good in America. They believe colleges promote personal and civic growth. On the other hand, 58 percent of Republicans think colleges are actively harming the United States. They believe universities have become militant, radical safe spaces that stymie free speech
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Travel & Recreation

  • Birmingham summer tourism numbers on the rise
    Birmingham summer tourism numbers on the rise

    , wiat.com

    The Greater Convention and Visitors Bureau says tourism numbers for June were up 15 percent from last year. Events like the Sloss Fest, the Senior Games, and the Jazz Fest brought in tens of thousands of people to Birmingham in June. The Civil Rights Institute and 16th Street Baptist Church also attract tourists. The GBCVB says many of the people visiting the area are part of family reunions
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Law & Crime

  • 7-year-old runs for help as teen sister is being raped in Russellville; suspect jailed
    7-year-old runs for help as teen sister is being raped in Russellville; suspect jailed

    , al.com

    The courage of a 7-year-old girl led to the capture of a man accused of raping her 14-year-old sister. The incident happened at Pleasant Ridge Trailer Park in Russellville on Wednesday night when the girls were with a family member who was having company over to drink and use methamphetamine, said Sheriff Shannon Oliver. "(The teen) got drunk, and Grissom took advantage of the situation," the sheriff said
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  • 2-year-old boy goes missing after wedding reception
    2-year-old boy goes missing after wedding reception

    , wiat.com

    Officials arrived at a house in the 5600 block of Crestwood Boulevard where police say a wedding reception took place. There were between 50-70 people at the reception. According to family members on the scene, Threat’s twin brother told police his brother was in the swimming pool. Other family members also say the child was last seen by the pool. Police have searched the pool and did not find Threat
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Motoring

  • Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open network
    Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open network

    , wiat.com

    DETROIT (AP) — Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service said it will open its network, inviting automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers in their self-driving vehicles and gather data
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