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Family sought for woman found dead in Birmingham apartment
Authorities are trying to find family members of a woman found dead this week in her Birmingham apartment. Mary Gullet McCrimon, 67, was discovered inside her apartment at Bankhead Towers on Wednesday. Jefferson County coroner's officials said a pest control company doing routine spraying knocked on
Birmingham man convicted in sex abuse of young family friend
A Birmingham man was convicted Friday in the sex abuse of a young family friend. A Jefferson County jury found Armando Torres Escobar, 34, guilty of two counts of sex abuse of a child under the age of 12 and one count of first-degree sex abuse. Initially arrested last year, Escobar was booked back i
1 arrested, 1 at large after teen killed, 2 injured in Sumiton shooting
SUMITON, Ala. (WIAT) -- UPDATE Oct. 19, 2018 -- The Walker County Sheriff's Office has arrested Dylan Blair; he is charged with murder, two counts attempted murder and burglary in the first degree. He is being held in the Walker County Jail on $75,000 cash bond. UPDATE: It is revealed that the victi
Things to do in Birmingham, Oct. 19-26
Raise a Bic lighter forLynyrd Skynyrd. The venerable Southern rock band is calling it quits, but Birmingham fans will have one last chance to hear Skynyrd perform "Free Bird," "Sweet Home Alabama" and other signature songs in concert. Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke and friends are
4 from Birmingham charged in south Alabama kidnappings, double murder
Four Birmingham residents, including an 18-year-old arrested earlier this year after he tried to run over two lawmen, have been charged in a double murder in south Alabama. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday announced the arrests in connection with the June slayings of Cortez Deez a
Second prostitution sting nets nine arrests in North Shelby County - Shelby County Reporter
Abhinav Gautam, 23, of BirminghamBruce Beasley, 53, of McMinnville, TennesseeCharles Herron, 23, of Mountain BrookDamion Simon, 41, of BirminghamDennis Cauch, 41, of Frankfort, KentuckyEdgar Garcia, 34, of Vestavia HillsRobert Jernigan, 33, of BirminghamSamuel Montoya, 21, of BirminghamZyon Bradford
Patient missing from Hillcrest Behavioral Health Services in Birmingham
An 18-year-old patient at Hillcrest Behavioral Health Services has been reported missing. He reportedly left the hospital around 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Birmingham police)
James Spann: Some light rain for Alabama Saturday - Alabama NewsCenter
THIS AFTERNOON:The sky is still mostly sunny across Alabama this afternoon, with high cirrus clouds creeping in from the west. There’s nothing on radar, and temperatures are mostly in the mid 70s.
29-year-old man shot in broad daylight becomes Birmingham's 90th homicide this year
A man shot in broad daylight in Pratt City has now died. Birmingham police on Thursday identified the victim as Christopher Rice. He was 29, and lived in Birmingham. West Precinct officers responded at 12:55 p.m.Wednesday to the 200 block of Avenue U in Pratt City. Birmingham police Sgt. Johnny Will
Birmingham's Sloss Music & Arts Festival Announces Decision To Terminate Event
Over the summer, the 4th annual Sloss Fest saw performances from a diverse spread of headliners, includingChris Stapleton, Arcade Fire, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit,andGRiZ.St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Vance Joy, The War On Drugs, Moon Taxi, Louis The Child, Vic Mensa, Lany, Rainbow Kitten Surpri
Birmingham police investigate a murder in North Pratt
TRUSSVILLE –Birmingham Policedetectivesare conductingahomicideinvestigation of an incident that occurredonWednesdayOctober17,in the 200 block ofAvenueU.,Pratt.
Huntsville murder suspect accused of fatally beating man over a woman, cops say
A Huntsville murder suspect is accused of fatally assaulting a man because the two allegedly were involved in relationships with the same woman, authorities said. Gerry Dean Young is charge with murder in the death of Anthony Ray Samuel, Huntsville police said. Samuel was found in the backyard of a
The Weather Authority: Dry today, some light rain Saturday morning
CLOUDS MOVE IN LATER TODAY: It is a fair and cool morning across the great state of Alabama... here are some temperatures just before sunrise... Russellville 43 Decatur 45 Courtland 45 Scottsboro 46 Haleyville 47 Gadsden 47 Black Creek 47 Hueytown 49 Clouds will begin to move in this afternoon, but
4 in custody after brief car chase, foot chase in north Birmingham during heroin investigation; suspect rammed lawman's vehicle
An investigation into heroin trafficking in north Birmingham led to the arrests of four suspects Thursday after the primary suspect ran to a friend's house in an attempt to elude lawmen. State Bureau of Investigation Lt. Jon Riley said the incident began about 3 p.m. on Daniel Payne Drive. Alabama D
Weather alert notifications for local school systems now available online
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Fatal accident on Center Point Parkway
CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) --Jefferson County Sheriff's Office confirms that here has been a fatality in a car accident near the Serra Nissan dealership on the 1500 block of Center Point Parkway. Around 11:15 a.m. Thursday, a city worker was planting flowers in the median of Center Point Parkway whe
Center Point city worker struck, killed while planting flowers in median
Police say the pedestrian, an adult female, died at the scene from her injuries. Two other people sustained minor injuries.
Clouds Return Tomorrow Afternoon; Some Light Rain Saturday
TOMORROW THROUGH THE WEEKEND: Tomorrow will be dry, but clouds begin to move in during the afternoon hours ahead of the next wave to the west. We will mention a chance of light rain at times Saturday, but it certainly won’t rain all day, and rain amounts for most places will be under a quarter of an
Birmingham police investigating shooting in Pratt City
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -Birmingham police are investigating a shooting in Pratt City.Police say a man was shot Wednesday afternoon on Avenue U and 2nd St.The victim was taken to UAB with life-threatening injuries.
Police request help in identifying suspect from murder at M & N Groceries in Birmingham
From the Trussville Tribune staff reportsTRUSSVILLE — The Birmingham Police Department is reporting that homicide investigators need assistance from the public to identify the homicide suspect from surveillance photos that the authorities have obtained.Related: Deadly shooting in BirminghamPhoto cou