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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

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 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 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

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

'Happy, loving' toddler who drowned in Birmingham pool to be remembered at vigil

Friends and family will gather tonight at an east Birmingham pool to honor a little boy who died nearly one week ago in that very water. Chase Demel Elliott, who would have turned 2 years old in May, died Saturday, March 17, after he was pulled from the swimming pool at the Oaks of Springville apart

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 19:05:08

Birmingham firefighters battle apartment fire in Powderly

Birmingham firefighters are battling an apartment fire in Powderly Friday night. Crews responded to a fire at Forest Hills Village on Tempest Drive around 10 p.m. They arrived to find heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the buildings. All of the residents were evacuated and firefighters were abl

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-24 03:58:00

Man suffering life-threatening injuries after being hit by 18 wheeler

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Birmingham Police say a man has life-threatening injuries after he was hit by an 18-wheeler Friday afternoon. According to Lt. Pete Williston, the man was working on his car at the I-59 SB Tallapoosa St exit when an 18-wheeler struck him. Williston says the man has been tra

CBS42.COM - 2018-03-23 18:41:17

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

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


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


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


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

Bill allows Birmingham alcohol sales on Sunday mornings

Restaurants in Birmingham would be able to begin serving alcohol at 10 a.m. on Sundays, instead of noon, under a bill that passed has passed the Legislature. The bill gives the Birmingham City Council the authority to make the change. The House voted 30-0 today to pass the bill, by Sen. Linda Colema

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 23:14:04

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


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.


2 home contractors shot - one fatally- in possible predawn robbery

A possible robbery attempt left one man dead and another injured in Ensley's Belview Heights Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Two workmen were shot - one of them fatally - in a possible robbery attempt early Tuesday in Birmingham's Belview Heights neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. at 1501


Birmingham police investigating social media threat toward Ramsay High School

Birmingham police are investigating a threatening Instagram post involving Ramsay High School, police confirmed. The Instagram post includes a photo of Ramsay High School and the caption says "SCHOOL SHOOTER NEXT LOCATION. RIP to all the kids (sic) tm." "We are currently investigating the validity o