Ready, Set, Action: Birmingham’s Become a Film-Making Destination That Brings Jobs, Millions of Dollars to Economy
The Magic City is not quite Hollywood, yet. But Birmingham’s economy is getting a show business-sized boost with millions of film dollars flowing into the local economy. The city’s Red Mountain substituted for the Hollywood Hills, wearing the famous HOLLYWOOD sign in “Bigger,” one of dozens of films made in metro Birmingham in recent years.
State Looking at Plans to Fix or Replace Crowded, Crumbling Prisons; Lawmakers Don’t Expect to Be Part of Infrastructure Plan
Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections aren’t yet talking publicly about possible fixes for the state’s crowded and aging prisons, but they are extending a multimillion-dollar contract with an outside project manager to study construction needs.
Eighteen days after a young black man was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer at a busy mall, many unanswered questions remain. For more on why so little is known, WBHM’s Gigi Douban spoke with Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and City Manager Allan Rice about the aftermath of the shooting, including the investigation, claims that city police are racist, and the healing process ahead.
Often Quiet On Wars, Congress Challenges White House Over Yemen
Poll: Americans Want Trump To Compromise On Border Wall Amid Possible Shutdown
Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Reaches Plea Deal With Feds
How Congress Handles Sexual Harassment Claims Needs Fixing, But No Deal Yet On Bill
Research Gaps Leave Doctors Guessing About Treatments For Pregnant Women
The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes
Dueling U.S. Agendas As U.N. Climate Change Summit Enters Crucial Final Week
Help Wanted: White House Chief Of Staff
After More ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests, France’s President Macron To Address Nation
A U.N. Migration Pact Is Dividing Europe — And Has Become Fodder For Nationalists
‘We’re Fighting For Our Lives': Patients Protest Sky-High Insulin Prices
Boundlessly Idealistic, Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Is Still Resisted
Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger