April 27th storm victim gets new home

Thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers, along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, one man will soon have a brand new home.

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Toilet paper involved in Dora house fire

According to fire crews on the scene, someone used toilet paper to roll a home in the Hickory Ridge community over the weekend. On Monday af…


This Day in History: January 20th

The Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday is first observed, and the first “Game of the Century” takes place. All this and more in today’s …


This Day in History: January 19th

China gets a taste of “fast food” and UCLA’s amazing win streak finally comes to an end. All this and more in today’s “This Day in History”.


Gun rights rally in Montgomery

About two dozen gun rights advocates climbed the steps of the State Capitol for the second annual rally organized by Gun Rights Across Ameri…


Avondale fire investigation

A fire at a home at the intersection of 44th Street and 5th Ave. S. is under investigation tonight.


Tutwiler inmate speaks out about abuse

Just days ago a Department of Justice report came out detailing atrocities at Tutwiler Prison. CBS42 sat down with a former inmate who witne…

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The consequences of smoking

More than 100,000 Alabama children alive today will die prematurely as a result of smoking. That alarming statement comes from the report ti…


This Day in History: January 18th

Negotiations to end World War I begin, and the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is recognized by all 50 states for the first time. All this an…


Shining Diamonds cheer for all

The Shining Diamonds, a special needs cheer squad with the Alabama Cheer Center in Bessemer, are your typical spirit squad.