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Police: Birmingham man fired shots into home with children inside

Birmingham Police arrested and charged Carl Beasley with attempted murder and shooting into an occupied dwelling after an alleged incident on September 19th on 47th Place North. Police say Beasley shot into the home after arguing with another man. Though children were in the home, no one was harmed

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:23:11

Missed the Birmingham mayoral debate between William Bell, Randall Woodfin? Watch it here

Updated: 11:02 PM CDT Sep 21, 2017 Watch the one-hour Birmingham mayoral debate between William Bell and Randall Woodfin above. Bell, the incumbent, and Woodfin will battle for mayor in an Oct. 3 runoff. Updated: 11:02 PM CDT Sep 21, 2017 Watch the one-hour Birmingham mayoral debate between Will

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-22 04:02:00

Birmingham Tops Forbes List Of Cities With Most Value For Your Money

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Forbes Magazine compiled a list of the cities where a person can get the most value for their dollars, and Birmingham emerged as the top city on the list. The average salary adjusted for cost of living in Birmingham is $86,196. (For more updates on this story and free news alerts fo

PATCH - 2017-09-21 18:38:58

Man charged in shooting death of Birmingham man

Kevin Speakman is charged in the shooting death of Toney Myers. (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office) 35-year-old Kevin Speakman is accused of murder in the shooting death of Toney Myers. The Jefferson County Coroner's office said Toney Felix Myers Jr. was pronounced dead at UAB hospital Wednesday nig

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-22 09:29:04

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell makes endorsement in Birmingham mayor's race

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell has formally endorsed William Bell for mayor of Birmingham. Bell, the incumbent, faces Randall Woodfin, an outgoing Birmingham Board of Education member, in the Oct. 3 runoff election. Sewell, D-Birmingham, has served the 7th Congressional District of Alabama since 2010. "Mayo

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 17:43:23

What's the new addition to the Birmingham skyline?

If you have driven by Uptown or the Red Mountain Expressway and Interstate 59/20 interchange recently, you have likely noticed a new addition to the Birmingham skyline. In recent weeks, a 170-foot tall golf net has been installed at Topgolf Birmingham, which is under construction along 22nd Street N

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 11:30:00

Birmingham Wow! House: Historic Redmont Park Home With Professionally Landscaped Yard

BIRMINGHAM, AL - This home in the historic Redmont Park neighborhood is impressive on its own - built in 1920 and boasting a Tudor design, four bedrooms and two bathrooms - but add in the professionally landscaped yard, and this home listed at $824,900 is an eye-catcher.Address: 3509 Country Club R

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:28:22

Why Birmingham must pass the nondiscrimination ordinance

We find ourselves at a crossroads. Together, we've traveled a long way to get here. At times the journey has been jarring, it's been tough, and many people have died so that we can keep moving forward, further down the road to equality, a destination we certainly will not reach in our lifetimes. The

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 23:30:00

Former executive director of the Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program sentenced for misapplication of funds

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kelli Hogue Mauro, 48, of Birmingham, the former executive director of the Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program, was sentenced on Wednesday to five years of probation and five months of home confinement for misapplication of property worth

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 17:59:00

Extras needed for new movie being filmed in Birmingham

The casting agency for a new movie scheduled to film in Birmingham will hold an open call for paid background extras this Saturday, Sept. 23. The movie, "Bigger," is about the brothers who pioneered the sport of competitive bodybuilding and who discovered Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is expected to beg

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 17:20:45

Birmingham man being held in Jefferson County Jail on suspected murder charges

Arrested man in local murder in Birmingham Updated: 9:53 AM CDT Sep 22, 2017 Arrested man in local murder in Birmingham According to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Kevin Speakman, 35, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Toney Felix Myers Jr. Speakman shot Myers Jr. during an alter

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-22 14:53:00

Birmingham to begin seeking public input on gentrification

In October, the city of Birmingham will begin seeking input from residents in its attempt to tackle the negative effects of gentrification in neighborhoods. This is the first phase of an estimated yearlong effort by a newly formed 70-member task force. The body is made up of individuals from governm

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 11:30:00

Birmingham Housing Authority Features Artwork From Emerging Talent

One piece of art from the "Strokes of Genius" exhibit. (Provided Photo) Music played lightly in the background as crowds gathered around the art displays and to chat with their creators. Visitors to the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District's midtown office looked around in amazement as they

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 10:15:28

Trussville officials mull contract with Greater Birmingham Humane Society

The Trussville City Council on Thursday authorized Mayor Buddy Choat to negotiate a contract proposed by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society to transfer the work - and legal responsibility - of dealing with animal control issues from the city to the GBHS. Shiloh Lord, the billing and office manage

TOPIX - 2017-09-22 03:46:45

Federal grants boost business innovation programs in Mobile, Birmingham

A U.S. Department of Commerce program is doling out nearly $1 million to programs supporting innovative new business ideas in Birmingham and Mobile, and in Mobile a $300,000 grant will help develop a seed fun for entrepreneurs. Earlier this week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 18:46:01

Birmingham wants lawsuit over Confederate monument shrouded by wood dismissed

Updated: 1:27 PM CDT Sep 21, 2017 The city of Birmingham is asking a judge to dismiss the state of Alabama's lawsuit challenging a plywood screen that was built to hide a Confederate monument in a downtown park. A motion filed by the city denies that the box-like structure violates a new state law

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-21 18:27:00

Birmingham asks judge to dismiss Alabama's lawsuit over Confederate monument

The plywood barrier surrounding the Confederate monument at Linn Park doesn't break state law because the monument isn't altered or disturbed in any way, according to the city of Birmingham. Attorneys for the city filed a motion Wednesday evening asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Alab

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 15:32:58

Birmingham Museum Of Art Has New Director For First Time In 20 Years

BIRMINGHAM, AL - The Birmingham Museum of Art has a new director for the first time in more than 20 years. Graham Boettcher takes over the leadership position upon the retirement of longtime director Gail Andrews, who has been with the museum for more than 40 years, and the director since 1996. Boet

PATCH - 2017-09-21 13:30:55

New Nielsen report highlights the power of black women

Times Staff ReportA new report by Nielsen says that the majority of African-American women are young, independent and self-made, have a set of strong life-affirming values that carry over into all they do, and are trendsetters for women of every race and ethnic background. (Nielsen) The power of bla

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 18:01:19

Charmin offers year's supply of toilet paper to 'Mad Pooper' if she turns herself in

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Charmin is offering a year's supply of toilet paper to the woman who has been defecating outside a Colorado family's home if she turns herself in. The Budde family, of Colorado Springs, says the suspect they call "The Mad Pooper" has been running

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-22 15:50:15