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Man found dead on the road after Wednesday night homicide in Birmingham

At approximately 10:20 p.m. officers arrived at the 1100 block of Meadow Lane in a response to shots being reported. Once on scene the officers found the victim lying in the roadway and suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead, by the Jefferson County Coroner, on scene.


Shooting victim found dead on Meadow Lane

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham Police say a man was found shot to death in the middle of the road on Meadow Lane Wednesday night.Officers arrived to find the man lying the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.One person has been detained by police at this tim

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Two killed in separate homicides in west Birmingham; 4th person dead in 24 hours

"What we want to do, as the mayor said this morning, we've got to address this head-on as a community. It's not the police department. There are a number of things that need to take place. A lot of people need to get involved to help curve this violence," said Sgt. Johnny Williams "We're going to do


Black Belt anglers show off their catch in photo contest

Anglers Alabama's black belt waters show off their catches with entries in the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association Big Fish Photo Contest. The winner is 9-year-old William Booker of Homewood, Ala.. William's photo of a really nice bass that he caught at a family pond in Orrville.William is a


Person fatally shot after car accident in Pratt City

Birmingham police are investigating a homicide in Pratt City. (Source: WBRC Video)BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating a homicide in Pratt City that followed a car accident.Sgt. Johnny Williams says around 9:20 p.m. a vehicle crashed into a front porch on Avenue Z. He says the


'I'm tired of people killing people': Woman killed in Birmingham shooting mourned

Briana Young was shot to death Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 in Birmingham's Pratt City.Photo courtesy of family


Woman, 26, shot and killed in Birmingham

Police say Briana Young, 26, of Brighton died from her injuries at Princeton Hospital early Wednesday morning. A man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.


Birmingham shooting leaves one dead and one injured, investigation is ongoing

The victim has been identified as Briana Young, 26-year-old black female, of Brighton, Alabama.


Homicide in Birmingham, man found dead in car

BIRMINGHAM- The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday when a man, with a gunshot wound, was discovered inside a car that had wrecked in the 5100 block of Jenkins Street, as reported by……


Roy Moore suing Sacha Baron Cohen over ‘Who is America?’ prank

This combination photo shows Sacha Baron Cohen, left, at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. on March 4, 2018, and former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., ...more >


B’ham police investigating Roosevelt City homicide

Birmingham police are investigating a homicide in Roosevelt City.BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating a homicide in Roosevelt City.Police say a victim was found deceased in the 5100 block of Jenkins Street. The victim was found with gunshot wounds in a vehicle that crashed int


Woodlawn teen shot to death over weekend published poem: 'I am scared of dying at a early age'

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The 16-year-old Woodlawn High School football player who was shot to death inside his bedroom on Saturday published a poem at the age of 14, saying he was scared to die young.


Trial set for elderly child porn suspect - Shelby County Reporter

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorCOLUMBIANA– An 84-year-old former Alabaster physician who is facing charges alleging he produced child pornography is set to stand trial on the charges in early November, according to a scheduling document filed in Shelby County Circuit Court in late August.Dr. Rueper


Woman killed, man seriously injured in early-morning Birmingham shooting

The black female - believed to be in her 20s - was pronounced dead at the hospital. Shelton said the black male, who is in his 40s, was seriously injured but is expected to survive.


Man shot and killed following chase with Alabama State Trooper in northern Jefferson County

A man was shot and killed following an attempted traffic stop and subsequent chase in northern Jefferson County overnight.The incident began about midnight on Moncrief Road in Gardendale. State Bureau of Investigation Lt. Jon Riley said the trooper tried to pull over a motorist for aggravated speed


Man shot to death in SUV in Birmingham's Roosevelt City; 2nd slaying in city in 12 hours

Earlier Wednesday, about 2:30 a.m., a man and a woman were shot in a vehicle in Pratt City. The female victim - 26-year-old Briana Young - died. The male victim was seriously injured.


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Violent weekend in Birmingham, city officials react

After eight teens were shot, one fatally killed in two separate incidents in a 48-hour span over the weekend, Birmingham City officials on Tuesday assessed the violence.


Charges upgraded after Birmingham shooting victim dies 5 months later

He was taken to UAB Hospital, where he remained until May 28, when he was moved to a long-term care nursing facility in Georgia. His condition deteriorated and, on July 13, Crayton was taken to Miller County Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:06 p.m.


Birmingham PD identifies suspect in weekend stabbing

The incident, which occurred at 2525 37thAvenue North, is believed to be the result of a domestic incident between the victim and his girlfriend. The victim Antonio Pettaway, a 50-year-old male from Birmingham, was transported to UAB hospital but later succumbed to his wounds.