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25-year-old found fatally shot in vehicle now identified
Turner is Birmingham's 71th homicide victim this year. Of those 71, five have been ruled justifiable and therefore the Birmingham Police Department does not count them in their year-end tally. In all of Jefferson County, there have been 103, including the Birmingham slayings.
Man wanted on domestic violence charges captured in Birmingham
Mullins is being held on charges of domestic violence by strangulation, three counts of third-degree domestic violence, resisting arrest, and attempting to elude law enforcement. He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail and is being held on a $61,600 bond.
11 dog skulls found at Jefferson County dog fighting site, 1 man arrested
Once at the location of the dogs fighting, deputies discovered 17 pit bulls, 4 of which had injuries consistent with dog fighting. There was also a ring with fresh blood inside. Approximately 11 dog skulls have been found.
Crime Stoppers looking for Birmingham woman
BIRMINGHAM – Jasmine Hatia Stinson, 34, is wanted in Jefferson County on a felony warrant charging her with probation violation and possession of forged instrument second degree. The suspect is described as 5-foot-seven, and weighting 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
Man hit in 'weak spot' during woman's attack in Midfield charged in similar Mountain Brook robbery
Mountain Brook police have charged Stantrell Tyroine Whitfield, 34, with first-degree robbery in the July crime attack outside the mall. In that case, authorities said, the suspect forced a woman out of her car and threatened her. She received minor injuries.
New project uncovers Deep South's hidden LGBTQ history
Architect Bob Burns, a donor to the Invisible Histories Project, speaks during an interview in Birmingham, Alabama, on Aug. 15, 2018.Jay Reeves / AP
UAB campus urged to "shelter in place" after police chase ends in crash near business school
UAB B-Alert: Search continues for black male who crashed near the Collat School of Business. He is wearing black & white pants, & royal blue t-shirt & hat. Suspect fled north through construction area. Continue to shelter in place.Call 934-3535 if you see anything suspicious.— UAB (@UABNews)August 2
1 dead, 2 injured after string of random car shootings in Birmingham
Several cars were shot at in Birmingham on Saturday, killing one person and injuring at least two others.
Man shot and killed while driving in Birmingham
Alabama leads the nation in the highest rate of deadly police chases. (File photo)ByAbbey Crainacrain@al.comA driver was shot and killed on Pike Road and Court N. in Birmingham.Police said the man was shot while driving around 6 p.m. causing him to wreck. They have no suspect but are canvassing the
Police investigating homicide in west Birmingham
Around 6 p.m., Birmingham Police officers from the West Precinct responded to a report of shots fired and a vehicle accident in th 1400 block of Pike Road. Once on the scene, officers located the victim inside a vehicle unresponsive, according to Sgt. Johnny Williams.
Gunfire on I-59 in Birmingham leaves 1 seriously injured; 2 vehicles struck
That gunfire, he said, hit two vehicles. A man in one of those vehicles was injured, which caused him to collide with another vehicle. That victim was seriously injured but is in stable condition. He was taken to UAB Hospital by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.
Chris Anderson of 'First 48,' Investigation Discovery: My police officer mom set me on my path
Growing up in the 1980's and 90's in Ensley, violence claimed the lives of so many of my friends. During that time, violence and destructive behavior was almost the norm for kids my age. My brothers and I made up our minds not to become the statistics that claimed so many of our friends.
1 dead in west Birmingham shooting
From The Trussville Tribune staff reportsBIRMINGHAM –An investigation into a homicide is underway after police responded to shots fired in west Birmingham and found a man dead in a vehicle on Saturday evening.Police Sgt. Johnny Williams said the incident occurredin the 1400 block of Pike Road. The v
Driver injured in Birmingham when a bullet hit her car
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham Police are searching for the person who opened fire, hitting a passing truck and injuring the driver Saturday afternoon in Ensley.The woman was driving along Bessemer Road near Avenue W around 4:30 p.m. when a bullet came through the driver's window of her pickup truck.
Homicide investigation after police find person shot inside vehicle on Pike Road
Birmingham, Ala —Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation on Pike Road and N Court Saturday evening.When officers arrived they discovered one person shot inside a vehicle.Police say they have possible witnesses they are questioning but no suspects at this time.We will continue to up
U.S. Marshals searching for 'armed and dangerous' suspect in Pinson
The man, 37-year-old Michael Mullins is wanted on three counts of domestic violence, which include physical harassment, strangulation/suffocation and harassing communications, said U.S. Marshals Chief Deputy Cliff Labarge.
Driver dead after mishap with 18-wheeler at Hoover Home Depot parking lot
HOOVER — Hoover Police have confirmed that on Friday morning a truck driver was killed on Highway 280 in Inverness, after being rolled over by his truck, according toWIAT 42.
Photos of badly burned, beaten 3-year-old spark outrage; 1 arrested
Photos of the boy's horrific injuries were posted to Facebook, sparking outrage not only among the community, but police officers as well. Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier said officers started reaching out to him to make sure an investigation was under way.
Driver injured by gunfire on Birmingham interstate
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —The driver of a car was injured Saturday afternoon on Interstate 59 in Birmingham when someone in another car opened fire.Birmingham Police said they received a call around 1:30 p.m. about someone in a dark vehicle shooting in southbound lanes of near Tallapoosa Street and the airp
Person dead after being run over by 18 wheeler in Highway 280 Home Depot parking lot
HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) -- Hoover Police are investigating after a person was killed Friday morning in the parking lot of the Home Depot on Highway 280.Lt. Keith Czeskleba says a person was run over by an 18 wheeler in the parking lot, and is deceased. He says Hoover Police are still working to learn mo