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Man shot dead while walking through Bessemer neighborhood

An investigation is underway after a man was shot to death while he was walking in a Bessemer neighborhood Friday evening. Bessemer police and rescue workers were dispatched at 6:06 p.m. to 27th Street and Seventh Avenue North, said Chief Mike Roper. The victim was pronounced dead o the scene. The s

AL.COM - 2018-03-24 01:39:13

Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting at Central Gardens apartments

Updated: 9:32 PM CDT Mar 23, 2018 Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting at Central Gardens apartments in southwest Birmingham on Friday. Birmingham police said a man was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in the 2300 block of South Park Drive SW. The victim has not been identified. N

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-24 02:32:00

Man found fatally shot in grass behind southwest Birmingham apartment building

A man was found shot to death Friday afternoon behind a southwest Birmingham apartment building. West Precinct officers responded about 3 p.m. to the 2300 block of South Park Drive on a report of a person down, said spokesman Lt. Pete Williston. When they arrived on the scene, they found a black mal

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 20:59:38

Man shot dead in Bessemer; no suspects in custody

A man was fatally shot in Bessemer Friday evening just after 6 p.m., police say. Bessemer Police confirm a man was fatally shot just after 6 p.m. Friday. When paramedics arrived to the scene in the 2700 block of 8th Avenue South, the man had already died. Investigators say the victim died after bein

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-23 21:03:41

Homicide investigation underway in Bessemer Friday

A shooting in Bessemer Friday evening has left one person dead. The Bessemer Fire Department says crews responded to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue, just after 6:00pm. Firefighters found the victim, but that person died at the scene. The victim apparently had multiple gunshot wounds, and was possibly

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-24 00:48:00

Birmingham PD: Man hit by 18-wheeler while working on car on I-59/20 exit ramp

Updated: 4:37 PM CDT Mar 23, 2018 Birmingham police said a man is in serious condition after being hit by an 18-wheeler while working on his disabled car on Interstate 59/20 Friday. Police said the man was struck around 12:30 p.m. on the Tallapoosa Street exit ramp. He was taken to UAB Hospital wi

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-23 21:37:00

'Big Brother' TV series to hold casting call today in Birmingham

Think you're "Big Brother" material? The CBS reality series will hold an open casting call in Birmingham today at Sleek Sports Bar in the Five Points South entertainment district, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. There's no need to prepare anything for the session, according to the show's casting website. However, "a

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 15:45:42

3 charged after online marketplace deal turns into robbery, shooting in Trussville

Formal charges have been filed following a robbery, and subsequent shooting, outside a Trussville fast-food restaurant. Two men are charged in connection with the holdup, and a woman is charged for lying to police after the crime, said Trussville police Sgt. Michael Bruce. Those charged are Nicholas

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 18:42:20

West Birmingham neighborhood fed up with crime, voice their concerns to police

A west Birmingham neighborhood is fed up with crime and their letting police know about it. WVTM 13's Dan Odle reports. A west Birmingham neighborhood is fed up with crime and their letting police know about it. WVTM 13's Dan Odle reports.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-22 16:54:00

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


Two 18-year-old victims injured in suspicious fire

Two young men were transported to a Birmingham hospital after a suspicious house fire on Sipsey Valley Road early Thursday. One of the victims was in critical condition, Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit assistant commander Capt. Kip Hart said. The men, both 18, were inside a home at 10075 Sipsey Valle

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:10:18

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


Projectile on hallway floor leads to lockdown at Ramsay High School

Ramsay High School was on a brief lockdown Friday morning after a reported bullet was reportedly found on a hallway floor. A student found the projectile on the first floor of the school. Birmingham police were dispatched to the school and the students put on lockdown so all lockers could be searche

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 16:36:40

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


Lanes on I-59, I-459 in Trussville to close for repairs next week

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - With weather permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close lanes on I-59 and I-459 starting on March 26 at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. to repair concrete pavement. The right lane of I-59 northbound from the I-459 Interchange to the nor

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-23 16:17:53

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


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.


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.


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


Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak to law enforcement group in Birmingham Friday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be back in Alabama on Friday. Sessions is scheduled to address the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Officers (NOBLE) at a luncheon for the group's executives. The event will be held at the downtown Sheraton, according to an announcement Wednesday by