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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
'I grabbed the man's weak spot': 74-year-old woman fights back in parking lot robbery
Good Samaritans saved 74-year-old Brenda Stinton from a beating and robbery Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 in a Midfield shopping center parking lot.Special to AL.com
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.
Card skimmer found at Hwy 280 gas station unlike any seen before investigators say
"Those things are pretty simple to install, especially by someone who knows what they're doing that can have that thing on and running in just a matter of seconds," said Hoover Police Lt. Keith Czeskleba. The Hoover Police Department houses much of the operations for the Jefferson County Regional Fi
Man shot in apparent gun battle near Birmingham gas station on Green Springs Hwy and Valley Ave
We know the man was shot twice, and is suffering from injuries that are life threatening. Police tell us at this point in the investigtion, it appears the victim was caught between gunshots being exchanged near the gas station aty the corner of Green Springs Highway and Valley Ave. Police say it's u
Good Samaritans rush to save 74-year-old woman from attacker
One of the good Samaritans , William Daniels, fought with the man and held him until police arrived. One witness told a news outlet that the suspect kept yelling that he had AIDS. According to witnesses, he thought the man would let him go if he said he had AIDS.
Truck driver run over, killed by own 18-wheeler: report
A truck driver was run over and killed by his own 18-wheeler in Hoover, Ala., on Friday morning (Aug. 17),AL.com reported.
Bessemer City Schools: Students with missing grades will return to high school
Now, the superintendent, school board and parents have come together to decide what is best for each of these students.
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.
Hueytown murder suspect jailed after months on the run
Danny Lemar Hendrix is charged with murder in the 2017 slaying of 32-year-old Tafari Shalamon Simmons of Birmingham. Simmons' body was discovered shortly after 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, in the 6400 block of Johns Road.
Bessemer Superintendent to lay out plan for would-be freshmen sent back to middle school
After the student issue is resolved, Stewart says he will move on to the grave mistake, or perhaps negligence, that happened at the middle school.
Jay Roberson to resign from Birmingham City Council
In 2010, Roberson launched the "100 Days of Nonviolence Campaign," a grassroots call for an end to senseless violence. The campaign encouraged pastors around Birmingham to deliver messages on that theme. He also promoted a curriculum of conflict resolution.
Bessemer students demoted in grade mishap will be 'given choice,' superintendent says
Williams, who has mentored one of the students for three years, told board members the way district officials have handled the controversy puts students and Bessemer City Middle School in a bad light.
Man suffers serious injuries in overnight Birmingham shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot twice overnight in Birmingham.The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Thursday night at the Chevron on Greensprings Highway at Valley. Police say the victim got caught in the crossfire.Two people are being held by police at thi
15-year-old boy charged with capital murder in Jefferson County drug-deal slaying
Austin Lee Nunn, 22, was found shot to death July 19 at his Levine Avenue homein Sayre. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded about 2:15 p.m. that Thursday after receiving information the victim was unresponsive and appeared to have been beaten. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Shoppers come to rescue of 74-year-old woman being beaten and robbed in Midfield
The woman resisted, and the man began to assault her. Witness Kimberly Whitehead said the victim had finished her grocery shopping at the Piggly Wiggly and then went to the nearby pharmacy to pick up her medicine. The suspect, she said, had had been following people around and asking for money.
Man suspected in Bessemer burglary, attempted murder arrested, officials say
Investigators identified De'Markis Ishmael Jenkins, 19, as the person who broke into a home on 7th Street South and shot a person inside.
13 year old tased in Birmingham
When officers arrived, they noticed the 13-year-old and a 15-year-old walking together. Police instructed the boys to stop, but the 13-year-old reportedly attempted to move and reached for his pocket, prompting the officer to use his taser on the child. It was later discovered he had a .38 revolver
Birmingham man charged with capital murder in shooting death of Ensley woman
Cameron Jamer Cook, 28, was arrested Monday after being found at an east Birmingham hotel. Cook is accused of killing Denise Fassel, who wasfound dead inside her home on Avenue J on Aug. 2.
19-year-old charged in home invasion, shooting of another teen in Bessemer
De'Markis Ishmael Jenkins, 19, is charged with attempted murder and first-degree burglary, said Bessemer police Lt. Christian Clemons.