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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - In 2010, Alabama passed legislation to ban other "legal highs" including Salvia, Spice, and K-2. The law was written to o...

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Since January, 2012, Jefferson, Shelby and Tuscaloosa counties have recorded more than 50 deaths of young people from heroin. More than 90 percent of ...

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Sit in a newsroom for one day and listen to scanner traffic. Odds are good a call will come in for a drug overdose. Within minutes paramedics arrive. ...

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For many parents, a favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 22:6 which says "train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from ...

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Parents can overlook a lot. A teenager who smokes a joint, pops a pill, drinks a little too much is just experimenting. In over-the-mountain communiti...

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This community has a deadly, dirty, secret. Forget marijuana, meth, even cocaine. Heroin has taken over as the drug of choice. This year alone, the d...

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HOOVER, Alabama - Up to 8,000 vehicle crashes occur every day in part because of distracted driving, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safet...

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In a finding that gives new meaning to drug money, two University of Alabama at Birmingham students have found traces of methamphetamine on U.S. dolla...

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MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- Mountain Brook Schools are tackling the issues of underage drinking and substance abuse head on, as part of their 'Hitting ...

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Birmingham has placed near the top of a list of the most dangerous cities in America compiled by Forbes magazine, ranking slightly better than Memphis...

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