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3 charged after online marketplace deal turns into robbery, shooting in Trussville

Formal charges have been filed following a robbery, and subsequent shooting, outside a Trussville fast-food restaurant. Two men are charged in connection with the holdup, and a woman is charged for lying to police after the crime, said Trussville police Sgt. Michael Bruce. Those charged are Nicholas

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 18:42:20

West Birmingham neighborhood fed up with crime, voice their concerns to police

A west Birmingham neighborhood is fed up with crime and their letting police know about it. WVTM 13's Dan Odle reports. A west Birmingham neighborhood is fed up with crime and their letting police know about it. WVTM 13's Dan Odle reports.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-22 16:54:00

DNA evidence leads police to suspects in Center Point, Pinson Valley Parkway burglaries

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a burglary at a home in Center Point that occurred on Jan. 3, 2017. Gabriel Nathanial Powell, 19, of Birmingham, is wanted for the burglary. In a separate burglary case at Pinson Valley Park

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 17:21:09

Wormsby: Early Morning Shooting Again Rattles Ensley Community

Early Tuesday morning two more men were senselessly shot in the Belview Heights section of the Ensley community. As of this writing I have not discovered much about who the men were or what the circumstances were that claimed their lives, but at this point it appears to be another case of opportunis

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 05:00:29

Woman shoots, wounds robber at parking lot of Burger King in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - An attempted robbery that took place at a Burger King on North Chalkville Road in Trussville resulted in the victim shooting the robber in the leg. Officers from the Trussville Police Department are investigating the incident. According to Sgt.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:35:13

Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 19:19:07

Alabaster BOE extends superintendent's contract

ALABASTER - Alabaster's school superintendent now has a longer contract with a slightly higher salary - and plenty of praise from Board of Education members - after the School Board voted to approve the new contract during a special-called March 21 meeting. School Board members voted unanimously dur

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-03-22 16:30:00

Birmingham Housing honors mother of two excelling in business, academics

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Adriene Gadsden remembers being concerned with having fun when she graduated from Erwin High School in 2005. But that's not who Gadsden is today. Last week, she was honored as the 2018 Housing Authority Birmingham District Scholar at a luncheon of HABD staffers. G

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 05:11:31

Appeals court upholds Birmingham cop killer's murder conviction

The murder conviction of a man who killed a Birmingham police officer in 2014 was upheld last week by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals. Patrick Johnson was convicted of felony murder in 2015 and sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of 35-year-old Birmingham Police Officer Keary Hol


Authorities raid Ocean Spa in east Birmingham

Updated: 3:26 PM CDT Mar 16, 2018 Birmingham police and immigration officials executed a search warrant at Ocean Spa Friday afternoon. Authorities at the scene included uniformed police officers, undercover drug agents and Birmingham's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Details are limite


Capital murder suspect found dead in suspected suicide at Trussville home

A Trussville man set to go to trial on a capital murder charge was found dead in his home. Jonathan Burns, 33, died Thursday afternoon. Trussville police and firefighters responded to his home on Morris Circle at 4:30 p.m. after his father found him unresponsive. The investigation is ongoing, but Bu


Tarrant police seek help locating missing woman

Tarrant police need help locating a missing woman. Twyla Hurst, 53, was last seen at about 9 a.m. on Feb. 12 in Tarrant. Police describe Hurst as white, about 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighs approximately 100 pounds. She was wearing a green windbreaker jacket, green pants and white shoes. Tarrant police


Search planned for Carver-Birmingham High School senior now missing 5 weeks

Teams of searchers will fan out over the several Birmingham neighborhoods Saturday in search of a Carver High School senior who vanished five weeks ago. Daniel Rickett, 17, was last seen on Thursday, Feb. 8. "It's very stressful,'' said Devin Rickett, his 19-year-old brother. "I haven't been getting


Southeastern Grocers closing 10 Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, one in Birmingham

Updated: 2:47 AM CDT Mar 16, 2018 Southern Grocers announced Thursday that it was closing 10 Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, including one in Birmingham and another in Anniston. The Winn-Dixie at 2220 Bessemer Road and the store on Highway 431 in Anniston will close within the next three months, the