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BPD: Woman fatally shot daughter during argument
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —A woman was fatally shot during an argument with her mother Monday around 6 p.m., Birmingham Police officers confirm.West Precinct officers responded to the scene at 1233 16th Place Southwest after receiving a report of a person shot. Officers found 35-year-old Tiffany Cooper insid
Teen accused of trying to run over officers while escaping arrest charged with attempted murder
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A teenager accused of trying to run over two officers last week has now been charged with two counts of attempted murder in the incident.18-year old Kaia Fortune is charged with two counts of attempted murder. He's accused ofnearly running over two officers who were trying
Anniston police investigating two unrelated assaults
Anniston police on Monday were investigating two unrelated first-degree assaults from the weekend.In one case, a 49-year-old Anniston man reported being the target of a shooting on Friday, according to Anniston police.The shooting occurred on the 3400 block of Hill Street at 9 p.m.
Birmingham Police investigate homicide of woman shot after argument
Tiffany Cooper, 35, was identified as the victim after officers from the West Precinct were dispatched to 16th Place Southwest at 6:15 p.m. When they arrived at the scene they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. She was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Center Point man charged with drug trafficking after being stopped for failure to wear seat belt
Ray Anthony Jenkins was stopped by deputies on Center Point Parkway when he was seen not wearing a seat belt. As they were speaking with Jenkins, deputies saw a prescription pill bottle on the floor of the car. According to the sheriff’s office, Jenkins said that it belonged to his aunt and that she
1 dead in shooting at Marathon Gas station
Police responded to the gas station in the 1800 block of Bessemer Road early Monday morning. According to Lt. Finny, two men stopped at the gas station to change a flat tire. While changing the tire, someone shot at the two men, striking and killing one of them.
CACC Corner: Upward Bound Director Weatherspoon recognized for leadership (column)
Shanna Weatherspoon comes to work at Central Alabama Community College everyday looking to make a difference in someone's life. She has worked at CACC for four and a half years and is now the director of the Upward Bound Program. Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program for stu
Melon recall includes Birmingham area stores
A voluntary recall of cut melon by Caito Foods includes product shipped to Sprouts Farmers Market stores in Birmingham, Hoover, Madison and Vestavia Hills.
Traffic wreck in Clay-Chalkville area claims life of Trussville man
From The Trussville Tribune staff reportsJEFFERSON COUNTY — A 33-year-old man was killed in a traffic accident in the Clay-Chalkville area over the weekend on Old Springville Road and Ann Mildred Drive.Ranzie Pannell from the Trussville area was identified as the victim of the crash, which occurred
Talladega City Council puts some new faces into old places
The Talladega City Council Monday night held its first meeting since firing the city manager, with a new council president, interim city manager and city clerk, and a plan for permanent replacements.The council rotates its presidency equally among the members. Councilman Gerald Cooper has only held
Person found deceased in house fire
The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service says the Center Point Fire District initially responded to a house fire, which address was later reported as 1609 Brewster Road, just after 9:00 p.m.
Talladega is leaning back, thanks to city leaders (opinion)
Almost a year ago, this Editorial Board asked a question: Will Talladega’s leaders look to be progressive and aggressive in doing the big and unexpected things that bring dollars and development to the city? Or will Talladega’s leaders continue to be small and petty and stagnant?It seems the questio
Man charged with burglary north of Pinson
On Friday afternoon deputies obtained additional arrest warrants charging him with thrid degree burglary, resisting arrest, attempting to elude, theft of property, criminal mischief and obstructing justice with false ID.
Two men wanted for questioning in Field and Stream theft
The theft occurred on May 18, 2018 at Field and Stream, and involved three possible suspects, the two men seen in the photos and another person who was driving a black SUV with an unknown tag. The amount of stolen merchandise is valued at over $5,000.
Homewood woman robbed at gunpoint on front porch of her Edgewood home
The suspects escaped down Cliff Place and remain at large. According toWBRC, police have conformed that one shot was fired, but no one was injured.
1-vehicle accident sends driver to hospital shortly after same car struck outdoor wall of gas station (with photos)
TALLADEGA COUNTY --A one-vehicle accident sent the driver to the hospital Friday shortly after that same vehicle struck a business near the Calhoun County line.According to Investigator Sgt. Mike Jones, the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 1:30 p.m. about a vehicle striking a
Gadsden State basketball standout Jolly signs with Talladega College
Talladega College's newest addition, forward Diamond Jolly (center), earned National Junior College All-American accolades while at Gadsden State Community College.
Talladega College visiting lecturer has weekly TV show on ID Channel
TALLADEGA --Talladega College visiting lecturer and consultant Detective Sgt. Chris Anderson can be seen Wednesday nights on the ID Channel (Investigation Discovery), according to a press release.His TV show, “Reasonable Doubt,” re-examines controversial murder cases to help the families of those co
Talladega City, County authorities investigating 4 burglaries
TALLADEGA COUNTY --Talladega police are investigating three residential burglaries in the city, and Talladega County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating another at the other end of the county, according to incident and offense reports filed with both agencies.According to Lt. Jimmy Thompson of the
Anniston police charge 3 in social-media robbery
Anniston police charged two men and a woman on Thursday with robbing a man at gunpoint and knifepoint on Willingham Drive, putting him in the trunk of a car and then releasing him in a parking lot earlier this week.Candieda Lemons, 33, Christopher Bishop, 32, and Dylan Ingram, 24, were arrested and