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DNA evidence leads police to suspects in Center Point, Pinson Valley Parkway burglaries

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a burglary at a home in Center Point that occurred on Jan. 3, 2017. Gabriel Nathanial Powell, 19, of Birmingham, is wanted for the burglary. In a separate burglary case at Pinson Valley Park

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 17:21:09

Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 19:19:07

Wormsby: Early Morning Shooting Again Rattles Ensley Community

Early Tuesday morning two more men were senselessly shot in the Belview Heights section of the Ensley community. As of this writing I have not discovered much about who the men were or what the circumstances were that claimed their lives, but at this point it appears to be another case of opportunis

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 05:00:29

Woman shoots, wounds robber at parking lot of Burger King in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - An attempted robbery that took place at a Burger King on North Chalkville Road in Trussville resulted in the victim shooting the robber in the leg. Officers from the Trussville Police Department are investigating the incident. According to Sgt.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:35:13

Man stabbed, suspect in custody near Center Point

A man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after being stabbed at a home on Stage Coach Circle near Center Point Wednesday night, Birmingham police said. Lt. Peter Williston said the man was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He said police have a suspect in custody, but police have

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 05:05:00

Birmingham man charged with toddler's death in 2015 faces trial

Jaremiah Mason Hayes was killed in January 2015 by blunt force trauma to the head (Contributed) The trial for a 24-year-old charged with killing a toddler started this week. D'Juan Lovell Steen's trial began Monday in Jefferson County Circuit Judge Virginia Vinson's courtroom. Steen is charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 15:38:50

Alabama to execute convicted bomber nearly 30 years later

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Judge Robert S. Vance was at his kitchen table on Dec. 16, 1989, when he opened a package that had been mailed to his home. The bomb hidden inside exploded with brutal force, killing Vance instantly and severely injuring his wife. Two days later, a similar device killed an at

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-22 10:47:00

Birmingham Housing honors mother of two excelling in business, academics

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Adriene Gadsden remembers being concerned with having fun when she graduated from Erwin High School in 2005. But that's not who Gadsden is today. Last week, she was honored as the 2018 Housing Authority Birmingham District Scholar at a luncheon of HABD staffers. G

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 05:11:31

Victim killed in Ensley double shooting identified

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- - 9:56 a.m. Update: The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Remus Kevin Scalf of Docena, Alabama. --ORIGINAL-- Birmingham Police are investigating after two men were shot inside a home in the 1500 block of 45th St Ensley early Tuesday morning, one fatally. BPD Lt.

WIAT TV - 2018-03-20 14:58:16

2 home contractors shot - one fatally- in possible predawn robbery

A possible robbery attempt left one man dead and another injured in Ensley's Belview Heights Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Two workmen were shot - one of them fatally - in a possible robbery attempt early Tuesday in Birmingham's Belview Heights neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. at 1501


Two men shot while renovating home in Ensley, no suspects identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Violence continued in the Ensley neighborhood as two men were shot early this morning while renovating a house, according to Lt. Peter Wiliston of the Birmingham Police Department. This comes after a young man was shot in the same neighborhood a

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:28:50

5 Hoover homes burglarized while occupied

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER -Hoover police are searching for a bold intruder who they believe entered five homes while the residents were there. According to the police, there were three burglaries on Wednesday, March 14, in the Barkley Square subdivision, The suspect entered th

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 03:23:46

Gardendale woman found beaten to death in her home has neighbors shaken up

GARDENDALE, Ala. (WIAT)-Residents living in a Gardendale neighborhood are shaken up after police discover the body of a woman murdered inside her home. Officers found the body of 47 year old Terri Miller Sunday evening inside her house on Greenwood Avenue. The victim had been beaten to death. Brenda

WIAT TV - 2018-03-21 06:21:00

Alabama high school student punished over Tweets criticizing school walkout plan

Oak Grove High School senior Wade Chapman says he was punished after criticizing his school's plan to avert a walkout last Wednesday to protest lawmakers' lack of action to protect students at school. That punishment was two days of in-school suspension, which he served on Thursday and Friday of las


Alabama House approves tax for Birmingham stadium

The Alabama House of Representatives has passed a bill to levy a 3 percent tax on auto leases and rentals in Jefferson County to help pay for a new stadium and renovations at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. The bill passed by a vote of 14-3. The tax would help pay the debt service on th

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 21:52:35

Alabama antique dealers buy car for beloved employee

Every couple of years, Bonnie Picard holds a dinner for the 75-plus dealers at Hanna Antiques, the 27,000-square-foot antique mall she opened 39 years ago in Birmingham. Bonnie provides the entree, and everyone brings a side dish or a dessert. The evening always provides an opportunity for everyone


Gardendale woman found slain in home identified; search ongoing for person of interest

Authorities have released the name of a woman found slain inside her Gardendale home Sunday evening. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Theresa Lynn "Terri" Miller. She was 47. Miller's body was discovered shortly after 5:30 p.m. when someone flagged down a Gardendale pol


How many tornadoes hit Alabama on Monday? NWS teams to survey storm damage

Here is a preliminary look at storm reports from the Storm Prediction Center on Monday. No tornadoes have been confirmed yet, but it's likely several touched down in the state and caused considerable damage. (Storm Prediction Center) Damage was widespread from severe storms, large hail and possible


Car rental tax hike for BJCC stadium passes Alabama House

45,000 seat open air NCAA football stadium to host UAB and multiple bowl games as well as the Magic City Classic. Also capable of accommodating 10,000 additional temporary seats. (BJCC) An auto rental tax hike to help fund a new downtown Birmingham stadium is on its way to Governor Ivey's desk for a

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-20 19:08:52

2-year-old boy found in east Birmingham apartment pool, pronounced dead at hospital

An investigation is underway after a toddler drowned Saturday afternoon in an east Birmingham police. Birmingham firefighters and East Precinct police officers responded to the Oaks at Springville apartment complex on Earline Circle on a report of a possible child drowning, said Birmingham police Lt