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This Day in History: January 17th

The Great Brinks Robbery is committed and the Chevrolet Corvette is unveiled. All this and more in today’s “This Day in History”.

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Pipe bomb found in suspect’s truck

he Oxford Police apprehended a burglary suspect on the 1400 block of Beck Road Friday afternoon. The suspect, Johnny Wade Stevens, was burgl…

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Shahan released on bond

Richard Shahan's bond was set at $100,000. His family had to pay at least 10% of that for Shahan to walk away. He will stay at his mother's …

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More gas leaks in Gate City

It's been exactly one month since an explosion leveled an apartment building in Birmingham's gate city neighborhood. The blast killed one wo…

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One Class At A Time: Holly Pond Elem.

June Wood has been teaching special education for more than 20 years, and she’s developed a strong bond with her students at Holly Pond Elem…

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Birmingham pastor arrested in Nashville

Richard Shahan, the former pastor whose wife was found dead inside the family’s home on July 23, 2013, has been arrested in Tennessee and fa…

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Melissa Kim

Melissa joined the WIAT 42 News team in September 2013. She came to Birmingham because she wanted the opportunity to cover college football …