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Hueytown man shot dead in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- Birmingham police are working an early morning homicide that happened around 3 a.m. Saturday. North precinct office…

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Plans for Negro League museum unveiled

“The history of Birmingham being a civil rights city, and then you have the Negro League being next to the Baron, I think that’s a unique si…

In this citizen journalism photo provided by the Local Committee of Arbeen, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a man and woman mourn over the dead bodies of Syrian men after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces, according to activists in Arbeen town, Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Syrian regime forces fired intense artillery and rocket barrages Wednesday on the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus, in what two pro-opposition groups claimed was a "poisonous gas" attack that killed dozens of people. (AP Photo/Local Committee of Arbeen)

Obama plays down US intervening in Syria

President Barack Obama on Friday played down the prospect of speedy U.S. intervention in Syria, stressing the difficulty of ordering militar…