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13 year old tased in Birmingham
When officers arrived, they noticed the 13-year-old and a 15-year-old walking together. Police instructed the boys to stop, but the 13-year-old reportedly attempted to move and reached for his pocket, prompting the officer to use his taser on the child. It was later discovered he had a .38 revolver
Man suspected in Bessemer burglary, attempted murder arrested, officials say
Investigators identified De'Markis Ishmael Jenkins, 19, as the person who broke into a home on 7th Street South and shot a person inside.
Birmingham man charged with capital murder in shooting death of Ensley woman
Cameron Jamer Cook, 28, was arrested Monday after being found at an east Birmingham hotel. Cook is accused of killing Denise Fassel, who wasfound dead inside her home on Avenue J on Aug. 2.
Central AL Forecast: Mostly dry today, more rain upcoming
This summer has been marked by a pretty distinct pattern: several wet days in a row, with a break in the rain chances for a few days, then back to a wet streak of weather. Well, get ready for the rain chances to ramp up starting tomorrow. We'll see a few more showers today, especially southeast of B
Former Birmingham DJ shares memories of Aretha Franklin
Stewart, a legendary former Birmingham radio personality, has known Franklin since 1954, before she became widely known as the Queen of Soul. He remembers her tremendous natural talent and how a move to Atlantic Records helped make her famous. Stewart, who once served as a Otis Redding's director of
Two suspects have been identified in Birmingham homicide investigation of 2 senior adults, warrants obtained
Thevictims, Mary Holt, 67, and Joe Holt, 68, were discoveredonThursdayAugust2, 2018at8720 9thCourt Circle South.
4 men jailed on meth trafficking charges after undercover drug sting in Shelby County
Desmond Corderro Bean, 30Antwaun Rashad Mann, 23Derry Karl Yowe, 33Steven Marcus Adams, 26
11-year-old boy tased by police, gun found during arrest
On Wednesday, police in Birmingham, Alabama, tased an 11-year-old boy near Green Acres Middle School during an altercation involving the suspect of a firearm on the boy.The altercation occurred on Wednesday morning, and WVTM reporter Sarah Killiantweetedthat the boy appeared to be reaching for a gun
Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy, 13, with handgun
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Former Alabama star QB signs with Birmingham pro team
Sims, who threw for an Alabama school-record 3,487 yards in 2014, had been playing running back of late and spent time with two NFL teams as running back during the last few years -- the Atlanta Falcons (2016) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2016-17).
AP News - Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy, 13, with handgun
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a police officer used a stun gun on a 13-year-old boy who reached into a pocket containing a handgun.News outlets report charges are pending against the 13-year-old, who was walking with a 15-year-old boy near a middle school when he was stopped Wednes
Birmingham police investigating crash, shooting near Gate City
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham police are investigating a crash and shooting in the Gate City area.A car that appears to have been struck by gunfire slammed into a utility pole on 66th Street South. The driver was taken to the hospital.AdvertisementNo other details were immediately made available.Look
Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy_ 13_ with handgun
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama authorities say a police officer used a stun gun on a 13-year-old boy who reached into a pocket containing a handgun. News outlets report charges are pending against the 13-year-old, who was walking with a 15-year-old boy near a middle school when he was stopped Wedne
59/20 Bridge Replacement: Two new ramps to open this month in downtown Birmingham
“Help us name it,” he said with a smile. “Why don’t you do that with us? Help us give it a new name.”
Birmingham Police Charge Couple With Double Murder In Roebuck
The Birmingham Police Department received the report about a young child wandering the street alone the afternoon of August 2, and when investigators arrived, they noticed the child's clothing was stained with blood. The child, later identified as the three-year-old granddaughter of the couple who l
Man shot, wrecks car into utility pole in Gate City
East precinct officers responded to a call of 30 to 40 shots fired in the area of Interlake Avenue and 66th Street South around 10:15 p.m. While investigating the shots fired, officers heard additional shots and saw a vehicle attempting to flee the scene, police said.
Students Show Up For High School, Get Sent Back To Middle School
BESSEMER, AL - The first day of high school for a dozen students in Bessemer turned into another day at middle school, due to missing grades for the students. Students at Bessemer City High School were sent back down to middle school last week after the administration was unable to find evidence of
Birmingham father says he was "crushed" when he saw purported video of son carjacking woman
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Edmund Randall Sr. says he was "crushed" and "devastated" when he sawsurveillance videof what appeared to be his son carjacking a woman at a Birmingham gas station.AdvertisementRandallturned his son into police,saying the 20-year-old was raised to take accountability for his action
Crash and Shooting Investigation near Gate City
Birmingham, Ala. (WIAT)- Birmingham police are investigating after a man is shot and crashes into a utility police.Investigators say officers heard shots around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night on 66thStreet South. When they arrived, they found several people firing shots at each other and a man driving awa
Where To Find Birmingham's Best Thrift Stores
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Garage sales have always been popular among bargain hunters, with the ability to find great deals on hidden gems of merchandise. However, one would need to scour hundreds of neighborhoods to find the right garage sale, and those are typically only held on weekends. That is why thrif