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Home intruder assaults woman, steals Irondale police car

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports IRONDALE -A man is in jail in Irondale after stealing two vehicles, including an Irondale police cruiser, and breaking into two homes early Friday morning, police say. The incident began in Moody when the man, who has not been identified, stole a truck and d

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 10:38:35

Trussville officials mull contract with Greater Birmingham Humane Society

The Trussville City Council on Thursday authorized Mayor Buddy Choat to negotiate a contract proposed by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society to transfer the work - and legal responsibility - of dealing with animal control issues from the city to the GBHS. Shiloh Lord, the billing and office manage

TOPIX - 2017-09-22 03:46:45

'Low-life thug' charged in 2 early-morning home invasions, kidnapping, assault

Formal charges have been filed against the suspect in a series of early-morning crimes that included two home invasions and the assault and kidnapping of a 67-year-old woman. Dannie Wade Buchanan Jr., 35, is charged with six felony crimes. He is a convicted felon. The ordeal began about 12:30 a.m. a

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 18:11:38

Man charged in shooting death of Birmingham man

Kevin Speakman is charged in the shooting death of Toney Myers. (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office) 35-year-old Kevin Speakman is accused of murder in the shooting death of Toney Myers. The Jefferson County Coroner's office said Toney Felix Myers Jr. was pronounced dead at UAB hospital Wednesday nig

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-22 09:29:04

Missed the Birmingham mayoral debate between William Bell, Randall Woodfin? Watch it here

Updated: 11:02 PM CDT Sep 21, 2017 Watch the one-hour Birmingham mayoral debate between William Bell and Randall Woodfin above. Bell, the incumbent, and Woodfin will battle for mayor in an Oct. 3 runoff. Updated: 11:02 PM CDT Sep 21, 2017 Watch the one-hour Birmingham mayoral debate between Will

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-22 04:02:00

Extras needed for new movie being filmed in Birmingham

The casting agency for a new movie scheduled to film in Birmingham will hold an open call for paid background extras this Saturday, Sept. 23. The movie, "Bigger," is about the brothers who pioneered the sport of competitive bodybuilding and who discovered Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is expected to beg

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 17:20:45

New Nielsen report highlights the power of black women

Times Staff ReportA new report by Nielsen says that the majority of African-American women are young, independent and self-made, have a set of strong life-affirming values that carry over into all they do, and are trendsetters for women of every race and ethnic background. (Nielsen) The power of bla

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 18:01:19

VIDEO: Blitz GameDay | Alabama high school football Week 5 | Part 2

Blitz GameDay is the Friday Night Blitz's pregame show! Tune in to wabm.com/live 30 minutes before the 7 p.m. kickoff for a preview of this week's high school football. Blitz GameDay is the Friday Night Blitz's pregame show! Tune in to wabm.com/live 30 minutes before the 7 p.m. kickoff for a preview

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-22 19:38:16

Birmingham man being held in Jefferson County Jail on suspected murder charges

Arrested man in local murder in Birmingham Updated: 9:53 AM CDT Sep 22, 2017 Arrested man in local murder in Birmingham According to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Kevin Speakman, 35, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Toney Felix Myers Jr. Speakman shot Myers Jr. during an alter

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-22 14:53:00

'A game-changer' for Bibb County

A day after announcing a $1 billion expansion to its plant in Vance, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International broke ground Friday morning in neighboring Bibb County, where the company plans to invest an additional $250 million to build a new Global Logistics Center and an after-sales North American hub. The

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-23 02:04:37

'Blood Mirror' exhibit at BCRI centers on FDA's blood donation policy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - There's an important message behind a new exhibit at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. This one addresses the FDA's blood donation policy. That policy bans blood donations from gay men unless they've been celibate for at least a year. The policy was updated in 2015; pr

WIAT TV - 2017-09-23 00:39:16

UAB, Innovation Depot to boost startups with nearly $670,000 in federal grants

Two federal grants recently awarded to Birmingham organizations will help boost startups from the very beginning stages of an idea for a business all the way to seeking funding and rapid growth. U.S. Department of Commerce announced this week that 42 organizations in 28 states were getting grants t

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 16:21:31

Southeastern Bible College to sell campus, merge with N.C. school

Southeastern Bible College, which suspended operations on June 1, today announced that it will sell its Valleydale Road campus and merge with Piedmont International University next month. Piedmont International is a Christian college based in Winston-Salem, N.C. The trustee boards of both schools ha

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 21:09:18

The Village at Lakeshore Crossings sells to Midwestern companies

Two Midwestern companies have made their first foray into Alabama real estate with the purchase of the Village at Lakeshore Crossings. Birmingham, Michigan-based M Group partnered with Columbus, Ohio-based Coastal Ridge Real Estate to purchase the 264-unit gated community located off of Lakeshore Pa

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 20:37:33

Mercedes breaks ground on new facilities in Bibb County

WOODSTOCK, Ala. (WIAT) - Mercedes Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) broke ground on two new facilities in Bibb County Friday. The project is anticipated to create 429 new jobs and have a multi-million dollar economic impact on the state. "We're not just a thousand acre site anymore, we're actually 1,2

WIAT TV - 2017-09-22 20:13:12

Woman convicted of capital murder in 1995 killing of man

Jurors in Birmingham have convicted a woman of capital murder in the killing of a man who has been missing since 1995. The jury returned the verdict Friday against 42-year-old Tricia Abney. She was charged with killing 23-year-old Justin Barnett 22 years ago. Al.com reports the investigation went co

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-22 20:06:00

Friday Night Rivals GOW 5: Thompson at Oak Mountain

September 22nd's Friday Night Week 5 Rivals are Thompson and Oak Mountain. Watch the My 68 Game of the Week LIVE at wabm68.com/live Watch the Friday Night Blitz after the game on ABC 33/40! September 22nd's Friday Night Week 5 Rivals are Thompson and Oak Mountain. Watch the My 68 Game of the Week LI

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-22 19:16:31

Jaguar shows off new additions to the 2018 lineup

Jaguar has been having a bang-up year. In fact, as of the end of August, Jaguar sales are up 52 percent globally and 13 percent in the United States. A lot of that growth is due to the 2016 addition of the F-Pace, Jaguar's first SUV. Thus it should come as no surprise that Jaguar's utility vehicle l

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-22 18:00:32

AIDB Foundation names Tony Smoke as newest member to board of directors

TALLADEGA -- The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind Foundation recently announced Alabama Power Company's Eastern Division Vice President Tony Smoke will now serve on the foundation's board of directors. "Tony Smoke is a leader, and he is also a man who gives back to his community," AIDB President

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 17:53:00

Reports: Kylie Jenner is pregnant

Kylie Jenner is pregnant, according to TMZ. The celebrity news site reportedly confirmed the reality-show star is expecting a baby with current boyfriend Travis Scott. TMZ reports the two recently began telling friends they are expecting. Both have yet to comment on the report, as of the time of thi

WTTO21.COM - 2017-09-22 17:29:09