Heavy Lifter: Andrew Winfrey

Andrew Winfrey was an All-State safety for the Cullman Bearcats. But in February 2012 he was a car accident, leaving him with brain damage.


Helen Swenson

Helen Swenson is the General Manager of WIAT 42. She is a University of Florida graduate who has worked all over the country. Her most recen…


Parrish Alleman

I joined WIAT 42 in February 2014 as a reporter for Wake Up Alabama. I am thrilled to be back in Alabama and closer to friends and family. I…

Endangered Runaway: ELIUD OCHOA (AL)

ELIUD OCHOA, Age Now: 16, Missing: 03/20/2011. Missing From BESSEMER, AL. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Bessemer Police Departme…

White House open to short-term hike

The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first defaul…


Two shot in car: One dead

One person is dead and another is in serious condition after two people are found shot in their car.

Immigration Reform

Hundreds Rally for immigration reform

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -18-year-old Nelly, traveled from Dothan, Al to Birmingham to fight for her parents. “Day by day, when my parents le…