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Pair Wanted For Questioning In Theft Of Property Case

According to a report by the Hoover Police Department, a possible suspect vehicle is a dark sedan, unknown exact make or model. The Hoover PD added it is possible that they are also suspects in a felony theft case from a Walmart in the Leeds area.


Suspect in attempted murder of officer gets new court date - Shelby County Reporter

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorALABASTER– A 25-year-old Alabaster man who has been charged with allegedly attempting to run over an Alabaster police officer with his car is now set to appear in court in late August, after his original Aug. 8 court date was continued.SerranoIssai Serrano, who lists


Founder of The Wellhouse arrested on drug, stolen identity trafficking charges

The founder of The Wellhouse, a ministry for sex trafficking victims, was one of three people arrested Wednesday during a drug raid in Tarrant.


Hoover National Night Out (photo gallery) - Shelby County Reporter

Hoover held its annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Residents had the opportunity to interact with law enforcement officers, firefighters and other public servants, learn about their jobs and enjoy other attractions including games and food trucks. (REPORTER PHOTOS/STEPHEN DAWK


Suspect arrested in deadly Birmingham stabbing

Police say Wesley Conor is facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of a man on Saturday at Birmingham Wholesale Furniture.Authorities say Ladaniel Willis was stabbed in the breakroom of the building on 2nd Avenue South. He was taken to UAB Hospital where he later died.


'I have no super hero cape': Bham dad says turning in son for car theft was right thing to do

Yes Edmund Randall Sr. loves his 20-year-old son and hopes he learns from this, but he said the truth is he was as much worried for the victim as he was his own flesh and blood. "It hurt my heart seeing that young lady go through that,'' Randall said in an interview with AL.com. "I have a newfound l


Suspect in Corvette leads Homewood police on chase before crashing in Birmingham

A police chase involving a red Chevrolet Corvette that started in Homewood ended in a crash in downtown Birmingham Thursday.Details are limited at this time.


​Man arrested, accused of dragging woman while stealing her car​

A father turned in his son as the suspect in a carjacking we showed you First on WVTM 13. Birmingham police announced Edmund Randall is arrested on a charge of first degree property theft.AdvertisementA woman was walking inside a Chevron gas station on Oporto Madrid Boulevard on Tuesday when the the


Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Shelby County Until 7:45PM

* At 721 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Helena, moving east at 20 mph.HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.SOURCE…Radar indicated.IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.


Alabaster police searching for a theft suspect

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) - Alabaster Police need help from citizens identifying and locating a person wanted for questioning regarding a theft.Police say the theft happened at JCPenny's on Thursday, July 12 2018.If you recognize the person above in the video, please call Alabaster Police at (205) 663-


After criminal conspiracy in Birmingham: a purge

I mean there ought to be concerted, dedicated effort to ostracize those who profit from this city, while at the same time trying to poison it.


Helena hosting Beadapalooza Aug. 18-19 - Shelby County Reporter

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff WriterHELENA–For two days, those interested in seeing one-of-a-kind beads, gemstones and beading supplies from all over the world will have a chance to see all of this in Helena.On Saturday, Aug. 18 and Sunday, Aug. 19 The Bead Biz in Helena will host Beadapalooza which brin


Sweep aimed at violent criminals lands 29 in jail in Birmingham area

More than two dozen people were taken into custody in just a matter of days in the ongoing effort to rid the streets of Birmingham and beyond of those who have, or could, commit violent crimes.


21 displaced following Birmingham apartment complex fire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —21 people are without a place to stay Thursday morning following a Birmingham apartment complex fire.The fire happened at Devonshire Place Apartments on 7th Place NW late Wednesday night. Over a dozen apartment units are affected.Red Cross is assisting families those displaced Thur

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Ballantrae named state’s most beautiful clubhouse - Shelby County Reporter

PELHAM– The city of Pelham is home to the state’s most beautiful golf clubhouse, according to a listing recently compiled in July by Architectural Digest.In a quest to reveal “the most stunning buildings that very few ever get to see,” Architectural Digest selected one clubhouse from each state to b


Jefferson County Man Killed In Morning Crash

BIRMINGHAM, AL - A single-vehicle crash in Birmingham early Thursday morning claimed the life of a 24-year-old Jefferson County man. The incident occurred just after midnight on Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard and 11th Street.A report by Alabama Media Group said the Jefferson County Coroner's O


Couple jailed after 4-hour Birmingham standoff charged in Hoover ATM theft

Jason Alan Shafer, 42, and Stacy Mae Morris Shafer, 33, were taken into custody about 6 p.m. Tuesday after they had been holed home inside a home in a North Roebuck neighborhood. Hoover police on Wednesday identified the couple as suspects in the July 12 incident at a Walgreens there where thieves w


Suspect charged in fatal stabbing at downtown Birmingham furniture store

Wesley Conor, 29, is charged with murder, Birmingham police spokesman Sgt. Johnny Williams said Thursday. He is charged in the Saturday, Aug. 4, slaying 22-year-old Ladaniel Willis.


New specific businesses not allowed in Pelham through moratorium

The list of stores affected are pawn shops, vape shows, tobacco stores, tattoo shops, car title loan, pay day loan, and used automobile sales businesses.


Shelby County school bus overturns in Chelsea; no kids on board

CHELSEA, Ala. (WIAT) -- No children were on board a bus that overturned Tuesday afternoon at the County Road 39 and County Road 337 intersection, according to a statement from Shelby County Schools.