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Parents of boy claiming discrimination file suit against Hoover private school

“This video was made by another student in class in which the young man basically said, ‘One of my N-word has escaped from my plantation. Can you please help me catch him?’" Rice explained Tuesday.


Authorities looking for Pell City woman

ST CLAIR COUNTY — Sam Bagwell, 37, is wanted in St. Clair County on a felony warrant charging her with receiving stolen property in the first degree. The subject is described as being 5-foot-2, and weighing 135 pounds, with blonde hair and brown eyes. The subject is a white female.


Parents file discrimination lawsuit against private catholic school in Hoover

The complaint said Kenya Marshall, the 13 year old’s mother, first reported the incident on October 3, 2018. Mrs. Marshall also noted that she had previously reported similar incidents to the school administration and no action was taken. She posted the video to her personal Facebook account and the


Smithfield homicide suspect charged with Capital Murder

Kerry McClure, 22, died of his injuries Sunday night after being taken to UAB Hospital for treatment. The incident occurred on the 200 block of 9th Court North.


Woman struck, killed while walking across U.S. 280

A 41-year-old woman was killed Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 while she was walking across U.S. 280. (Google Maps)


Woman killed on Highway 280 Tuesday morning

Raycom Media/fileBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County Coroner’s office confirms a pedestrian was hit and killed on Highway 280 in front of Best Buy Tuesday morning.Lina Evans with the coroner’s office says she can’t release the victim’s name at this time because her family hasn’t been notified


Property owner cancels request for new homes off Butler Road - Shelby County Reporter

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorALABASTER– The owner of a 20-acre tract of land near the intersection of Butler Road and Mission Hills Road has withdrawn its request to rezone the land to allow for a proposed 132-home development, City Council members announced during an Oct. 15 meeting.Council memb


SEC office in Birmingham fines LSU $100,000 for fans on field after win - Yellowhammer News

“Now, perhaps more than ever, is the time for Alabama to affirm the sanctity of unborn life,” Ivey said in a press release.


Jury awards $10 million to family of Birmingham mother killed in 2014 hit-and-run

The driver of the Grand Prix began driving erratically, around 60 mph, the witness told investigators. The man drove around the witness's car and up onto a curb, hitting McCall.


Helena volleyball grabs 2 wins the week of Oct. 8 - Shelby County Reporter

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff WriterWith the area tournament just a few weeks away, the Helena Huskies varsity volleyball team is winding down regular season play where they came away with two big wins the week of Oct. 8.The Huskies took on two 7A opponents in Hoover and Oak Mountain and 6A opponent Clay


Foreclosure Sale: Huge Property In Indian Springs Village

INDIAN SPRINGS VILLAGE, AL - Deals like this one do not come around often. This is a 3,500 square-foot home on a huge lot with a pool, four bedrooms and tons of potential. It is a bank-owned property and listed under $400,000.


Birmingham man drops kids off at an apartment, gets shot, dies several hours later

BIRMINGHAM – Just after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, in the 200 block of 9thCourt North, Kerry McClure was shot. After police arrived on the scene he was transported to UAB where he succumbed to his injuries around 1 a.m. on Monday, according toCarol Robinson of Al.com.


School bus involved in accident, children onboard

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) -- There is a report that a School Transportation Solutions school bus was involved in an accident at 31st Street and 12th Avenue North Birmingham. According to Adrienne Mitchell with Birmingham City Schools, the bus was hit in the rear by another car. Four students were on b


Sunday evening shooting victim identified

The investigation indicates that McClure was at the location to drop off his children. At some point he began arguing with the suspect, who is only described as a black male. The suspect then got into his vehicle, started driving off and fired multiple shots at the victim.

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New retail, apartments, hotel planned for Alabaster - Shelby County Reporter

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorALABASTER– A developer is looking to bring a new development featuring retail space, a hotel and an apartment complex to the area adjacent to Alabaster’s South Promenade shopping center, according to plans presented to the city.Irving Meisler, who owns Rime Constructi


Man Shot And Killed At Birmingham Grocery Store

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Adding to the frighteningly high homicide total for Birmingham in 2018, a 37-year-old husband and father was shot to death Sunday morning outside M & N Groceries at the corner of 24th Street and Pearson Avenue.


Man sentenced to life in prison for killing girlfriend, shooting kids in 2016

Sedrick Letzie Norris, 39, was convicted after atrial inAugust on two counts of capital murder--the charges made capital because the victim had a protection order against Norris and because the crime was committed during the course of a burglary--and four counts of attempted murder for a 2016 shooti


HHS hosts inaugural homecoming parade - Shelby County Reporter

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff WriterHELENA– Before the Helena High School varsity football team took the field against Carver Birmingham to win its third straight game the night of Friday, Oct. 12, parents and fans had a chance to celebrate homecoming festivities by getting in the spirit with a homecomin


2 teens arrested for downtown Tuscaloosa robbery

Lt. Teena Richardson says Anthony Stewart and Thaddeus Aaron, both 18 years old, were arrested and charged for second-degree robbery. They are being held at Tuscaloosa County Jail.


Man dies after being shot while dropping off his children at Smithfield apartment

Kerry McClure, 22, was pronounced dead at UAB Hospital about 1 a.m., said Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton. The shooting happened just after 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of 9th Court North.