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Man wounded in Bessemer shooting; female suspect detained

An afternoon shooting in Bessemer left a man injured and a woman in custody. Bessemer police responded about 2:40 p.m. to the 300 block of Berkley Terrace on a report of a person shot, said Sgt. Cortice Miles. Once on the scene, they found an adult black male suffering from a single gunshot wound to

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 20:50:20

Charges dropped in Bessemer case for 'S-Town' character

The popular character in the hit podcast "S-Town" had one of his pending criminal cases dismissed today. Joseph Tyler Goodson, 26, was charged with second-degree domestic violence, first-degree burglary, and endangering the welfare of a child in the Bessemer division of Jefferson County. His trial w

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 18:58:48

Armed male, female rob Bessemer Country Inn & Suites Monday morning

Bessemer police say the Country Inn & Suites on Academy Way was robbed around 6 a.m. on Monday. An armed male and female entered the hotel with their faces covered and robbed the hotel clerk, according to police. Authorities have not yet determined how much money was taken. The hotel clerk was not i

WSFA - 2017-09-18 17:09:08

Armed holdup at Bessemer hotel under investigation

An investigation is underway after an early-morning holdup at a Bessemer hotel. Officers were dispatched about 6 a.m. to Country Inn & Suites on Academy Way on a report of a robbery in progress, said Bessemer police Sgt. Cortice Miles. Witnesses on the scene told police that two people - possibly a

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 17:33:07

Deputies arrest Birmingham man for trafficking illegal drugs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested a Birmingham man for trafficking illegal drugs, according to a release by the department. 30-year-old Keylands Dewayne Turner was stopped by deputies for a tag violation in the 2100 block of 3rd Street NE on Satur

WIAT TV - 2017-09-18 16:39:47

Convicted felon charged in deadly shooting outside Birmingham grocery store

A suspect is behind bars in connection with a deadly shooting last week in Birmingham. Rufus Brock was booked into the Jefferson County Jail about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, jail records show. He is being held on $200,000 bond. Brock is charged with murder in the Sept. 13 death of 32-year-old Demorris Sealy

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 12:34:05

Woman charged in stabbing death of Birmingham mother

A woman has been formally charged in the Friday-night stabbing death of a Birmingham mother. Danielle Devonna Sullens was booked into the Jefferson County Jail Sunday at 7:32 p.m., jail records show. She is charged with murder and second-degree assault. Her bond is set at $200,000. Sullens is charge

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 11:12:50

Birmingham police investigating homicide at Tom Brown Village

Birmingham police are investigating a homicide Monday night at the Tom Brown Village housing authority in Avondale. Sgt. Bryan Shelton said officers received a call around 10:40 p.m. about a person shot in the 500 block of 41st Street North. A man was found in the courtyard with gunshot wounds. He w

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 05:47:55

26-year-old fatally shot during robbery in Birmingham; 4th slaying countywide in 3 days

Jeremy Robinson was shot to death in the 500 block of 41st Street North in the city's Tom Brown Village public housing community. (Facebook/Birmingham Police Jeremy Robinson was shot to death in the 500 block of 41st Street North in the city's Tom Brown Village public housing community. (Facebook/B

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 14:11:48

Chunk of change: HIS students collect coins for school fundraiser

HELENA-Over the course of five days, students at Helena Intermediate School arrived at school with heavier than usual pockets. The school held its annual "Coin Drive" in which students brought as many coins as possible to help raise money to make improvements to HIS. The largest annual fundraiser fo

SHELBY REPORTER - 2017-09-18 22:14:00

Jazz in the park quickly approaching

Alabaster's Jazz in the Park event will be held from 4-9 p.m. in the field next to the Alabaster Senior Center and City Hall. (File) By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER - The organizers of Alabaster's upcoming Jazz in the Park said they are anticipating a large crowd at this year's event, an

SHELBY REPORTER - 2017-09-19 18:42:00

FBCP to host annual Fall Festival

PELHAM - The First Baptist Church of Pelham is set to hold its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Summer Classics Wholesale on Pelham Parkway. According to Senior Pastor Daven Watkins, the Fall Festival has been a church tradition for over three decades. W

SHELBY REPORTER - 2017-09-19 18:42:00

Birmingham man arrested, suspected of trafficking drugs

Keylands Dewayne Turner, 30, arrested during traffic stop, authorities say Updated: 8:46 AM CDT Sep 19, 2017 A Birmingham man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of trafficking drugs, authorities said. Keylands Dewayne Turner, 30, was arrested after a traffic stop, according to the police report. T

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-19 13:46:00

Birmingham police investigating Tom Brown Village shooting

A man is dead and Birmingham Police are searching for a killer. Officers tell ABC 33/40 they got a call to 41st Street North around 10:40 p.m. Monday where they found a man in his mid-twenties shot. The victim was taken to a hospital where he later died. Police say two other people were fighting and

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-19 05:59:12

Man killed during Jefferson County home invasion identified

Home Invasion The Jefferson County coroner used fingerprints to identify a man fatally shot at the scene of a home invasion in the Mulga area. Stephen Douglas Crump suffered the fatal gunshot wound Saturday night at a home in the 200 block of Bayview Drive. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-19 09:29:24

New Asian Restaurant Opens in Pelham

PELHAM, AL - A new Asian restaurant has opened in Pelham. Ooka Chinese and Japanese Restaurant opened in August at Riverbrook Plaza on Valleydale road near the Pelham/Hoover border. The restaurant is owned by Xian Shi Ren and manages by Steven Wang. Wang told the Pelham Reporter the owner had origin

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:51:37

Southern Living Inspired Home to open in Mt Laurel

MT LAUREL - Mt Laurel will debut Birmingham's first Southern Living Inspired Home in October. The magazine's editors recently handpicked Mt Laurel to become a Southern Living Inspired Community, one of only 14 communities in the country. Mt Laurel will showcase this partnership with Southern Living

SHELBY REPORTER - 2017-09-19 18:42:00

Randall Woodfin talks mayoral runoff, addresses experience concerns

Randall Woodfin (WIAT) - Birmingham voters are two weeks away from choosing the city's next mayor. Mayoral Candidate Randall Woodfin joined us Tuesday morning to talk about the upcoming election. Winning majority of the vote in the first election, the outgoing school board member is set to face in

WIAT TV - 2017-09-19 16:45:42

Urban Cookhouse moving, owners launching new restaurant concept

Urban Cookhouse restaurant, which opened in downtown Homewood in 2010, is moving out of its original location and into a larger space a couple of hundred yards away. The original Urban Cookhouse will move from its current space at 2846 18th St. South into the former Classic Wine Company location at

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 16:35:26

GM looking to let public test its self-driving cars

Cruise Anywhere's fleet of Chevrolet Bolt EVs will be used to test how GM's self-driving systems handle the complexities of an urban environment with changing weather as well as how passengers react to driverless services. (Image courtesy of General Motors) GM's Cruise Automation plans on letting me

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-19 10:05:18