Alabama school band director says he was 'just doing my job' before police arrested him
An Alabama high school band director says he was just “doing my job” when police officers arrested him and shocked him with a stun gun after he refused to immediately stop the band as it played in the bleachers following a football game.
Video shows high school band director shocked with stun gun, arrested after refusing to stop music
Police body camera video shows an Alabama high school band director being shocked with a stun gun and arrested by officers in front of screaming students, in a chaotic scuffle that broke out after he refused to immediately stop the band as it played in the bleachers following a football game.
Birmingham art dealer admits she sold artists’ work, kept money, claimed to be severely sick
A former art dealer from Birmingham admitted that she sold more than $1.5 million worth of photographs, kept the profits for herself, and told the artists she had extremely severe health issues when they asked her about the sales.
Boris Johnson's allies tried to stymie probe into his partygate lies, UK lawmakers say
A committee of British lawmakers has slammed allies of Boris Johnson in Parliament for trying to interfere with their investigation into whether the former prime minister lied about rule-flouting parties in his office during the coronavirus pandemic.
Local 4 spoke with 2 Metro Detroit women who have different views on abortion battle
In an exclusive sit-down interview with Local 4 before striking down that law, Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she believes the moment is on the side of reproductive rights, as evidenced by what’s happening around the country.
Police identify man found with ‘Find My Phone’ app after Uber driver carjacked in Birmingham
Police have identified the accused thief who was easily tracked down using the “Find My Phone” app after throwing an Uber driver out of his car in Birmingham without realizing the man’s second phone was still inside.
A new haunted experience comes to a historic theater in Birmingham
There are many great haunted experiences in the area, but a new one just opened up this year, and it will only be here for the month of October. The Birmingham 8 Theater Powered by Emagine, has been transformed into a scary haunted experience called Ghosts on the Balcony.
UK Treasury chief to bring forward fiscal plan publication
Britain’s Treasury chief says he will bring forward the publication of the government’s full fiscal statement after facing widespread criticism for not providing details about a multibillion-pound, tax-cutting stimulus package he announced last month.
UK still backs Rwanda deportations despite legal challenge
Britain’s immigration minister says people who arrive by unauthorized means should not be allowed to claim asylum in the U.K. Home Secretary Suella Braverman vowed to press on with a contentious plan to send some arriving asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda.
Oakland County attorney took $6.5M from client, told her he used it to settle IRS issue, feds say
A tax attorney from Oakland County was hired by a business owner to help her settle an IRS investigation, but he convinced her she owed $6.5 million more than she actually did so he could put that money in his own Swiss bank account, federal officials said.
6 charged in complex decade-long scheme to solicit business from Michigan crash victims
A group of people and businesses in West Bloomfield, Dearborn, Detroit, Clinton Township and several others cities across Metro Detroit have been linked to a complex fraud scheme aimed at soliciting millions of dollars’ worth of business from Michigan crash victims over the past decade.
Old Woodward project causing concerns for Birmingham residents
The final phase of remodeling one last part of Old Woodward in Birmingham was approved Monday (April 11) night at one of the city’s meetings. The goal is to help slow down traffic, provide safer pedestrian crossings and improve infrastructure in general.
Michigan State tennis star overcomes losing 60 pounds, near-death bout with UC to lead team
A Michigan State tennis player who lost 60 pounds and had to re-learn how to sit up and walk due to a near-death bout with ulcerative colitis has returned to the court and seized the No. 1 position on his team.
Birmingham Public Schools find $11M budget discrepancy, says several factors caused miscalculations
In June, Birmingham Public Schools adopted a budget that had an estimated $1.58 million shortfall -- now they’re saying it’s actually a $14 million shortfall. That has implications for people’s property taxes.