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Alabaster 14-year-old charged with Hoover murder - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorHOOVER– An Alabaster 14-year-old is facing a capital murder charge after he was arrested on Oct. 23 in connection with a weekend shooting in the parking lot of a Hoover apartment complex.The Hoover Police Department arrested the juvenile male and charged him with the
Accused shooter charged in slaying of man who died trying to protect a friend
Formal charges have been filed against the suspect accused of fatally shooting a Birmingham man who was killed while trying to protect a friend. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office detectives obtained murder warrant and attempted murder warrants against 31-year-old Tyreese Nikita Crayton, a convicted
Alabaster residents say water bills doubled in September
But she was surprised when their September bill, which is normally between $70 and $80, came in at nearly $150.
Birmingham Police make arrest in Wednesday’s murder
The victim has been identified as Christopher Rice, a 29-year-old black male, of Birmingham.
Hoover police looking for bank robbery suspect
The man is described as between 5’5 and 5’8 inches tall, gray hair, medium build and possibly in his 50’s. He was wearing a white or light gray Under Armour t-shirt and jeans.
Birmingham man indicted in rape, stabbing, robbery of 23-year-old Jefferson County woman
A 39-year-old Birmingham man has been indicted on a half-dozen felony charges in a May attack on a young woman who was ordered to undress, raped in the passenger seat of her own vehicle and stabbed multiple times before she was able to escape in downtown Birmingham and run for help. A Jefferson Coun
Shelby, Jones go to bat for Alabama catfish farmers amid Vietnamese trade dispute
Alabama's U.S. senators joined six of their colleagues Monday to press the Commerce Department to be firm with a Vietnamese catfish exporter accused of selling filets below market value - a practice known as dumping that harms the bottom lines of America's catfish farmers. Alabama is the country's s
Missing Alzheimer's patient in Alabaster is found
Courtesy Alabaster PD Alabaster Ala. (WIAT) -- **MISSING ALZHEIMER'S PATIENT** Emergency units are in the area of Simmsville Road and the area towards Colonial Promenade in Alabaster attempting to locate a 77-year-old with Alzheimer's. Subject was last seen on foot in the area of Whataburger headi
Chilton County man arrested for alleged murder of 21-year-old man
CLANTON, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Chilton County man is behind bars after he allegedly shot and killed another person in Clanton. Early Sunday Morning around 3:19 a.m., Clanton Police reported a 911 call was received of a person shot in the area of Ollie Park. Upon arrival, police determined that the person
Alabaster sets date for 2018 Christmas parade - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorALABASTER– The city will again look to spread the Christmas cheer throughout the community in early December, as Alabaster will continue its Christmas parade tradition down U.S. 31.The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, on U.S. 31 south, and will be the
Man shot, killed at Center Point area apartment complex; suspect in custody
Just before noon on Monday, October 22, deputies were called to the 2100 block of Whetstone Court to investigate a shooting complaint. They arrived to find an adult male victim suffering critical injuries from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene. A woman who had been with
Man killed in Monday double shooting in east Jefferson County
A man was shot and killed Monday at an apartment complex in the Center Point area. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded just before noon on a report of gunfire, said Chief Deputy Randy Christian. Once on the scene in the 2100 block of Whetstone Court, they found an adult male suffering from
23-year-old man shot to death outside his Hoover apartment now identified
Hoover police responded to a report of gunshots at 4:49 p.m. to the Park at Hoover, said Capt. Gregg Rector. Once on the scene in the 2300 block of Rime Village Drive of Lorna Road, they found Seay suffering from a gunshot wound in front of the 2300 building where he lived.
27-year-old dies more than a week after crash in Bessemer
A Midfield man died Friday, more than a week after he was critically injured in a Bessemer crash. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Devon Mayberry. He was 27. The crash happened Monday, Oct. 8, in the 3800 block of Ninth Avenue in Bessemer. Police said Mayberry's vehicle
HHS hosting fall play at end of October - Shelby County Reporter
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff WriterHELENA– The Helena High School Theater Department has been working hard since the beginning of the school year to finish a fall play, and at the end of October, there will be three different opportunities for parents and members of the community to see it.HHS will pres
Police investigating fatal shooting at Hoover apartment complex
HOOVER, AL (WBRC) - Hoover police are investigating a homicide at The Park at Hoover. Police received the call at 4:49 p.m. of a shooting and found a 23-year-old male in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. The victim died after being transported to UAB Hospital. Police say the shooting appeared to
Alabaster Police searching for missing 77-year-old woman with Alzheimer's
The woman was last seen on foot in the area of Whataburger heading south on Hwy 31 towards Colonial Promenade this morning. She was wearing a light blue pajama top, red and blue plaid pajama pants, grey and blue house shoes and a purple nightcap.
Robbery on Ninth Avenue in Bessemer leaves one injured
BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) -- At 11 p.m. last night, there was a robbery in the Holiday Bowl parking lot located on Ninth Avenue. A victim, a male in his 40s, was shot and transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police have no suspects at this time. This is a developing story, check
Things to do in Birmingham, Oct. 19-26
Raise a Bic lighter forLynyrd Skynyrd. The venerable Southern rock band is calling it quits, but Birmingham fans will have one last chance to hear Skynyrd perform "Free Bird," "Sweet Home Alabama" and other signature songs in concert. Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke and friends are
Birmingham Police conducting shooting investigation on Cherry Avenue
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of 600 Cherry Avenue and Forestdale Boulevard. One male victim was shot in the leg and has been transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Sgt. Newfie