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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.

WIAT TV - 2018-03-20 14:58:16

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 19:19:07

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak to law enforcement group in Birmingham Friday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be back in Alabama on Friday. Sessions is scheduled to address the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Officers (NOBLE) at a luncheon for the group's executives. The event will be held at the downtown Sheraton, according to an announcement Wednesday by

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 13:34:29

Alabaster police searching for missing man

Alabaster Police Department found William Paschal safe Tuesday evening. 54-year-old William Paschal was last seen around 3:00 pm Tuesday afternoon. Paschal was wearing brown pants, a blue shirt, and a red hooded sweatshirt. Police say it's possible he is walking along Highway 31 near I-65 by the Sh

WSFA - 2018-03-20 22:45:28

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 08:54:55

Alabaster man indicted on sex abuse, electronic solicitation charges

ALABASTER - An Alabaster man was recently indicted on two sex charges involving child sex abuse by a Shelby County grand jury during its March session. Jeremey Douglas Loper, 36, who lists an address on Park Forest Lane, was recently indicted on one count of sexual abuse in the second degree and one

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-03-20 22:07:25

Hoover police investigate multiple home burglaries

Hoover police are investigating five home burglaries that occurred in the middle of March in the Iverness area. The first three occurred in the early hours of March 14 in the Barkley Square neighborhood, authorities said. In each of the three burglaries, a man entered the house with no force and rum

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-21 14:25:00

Alabama high school student punished over Tweets criticizing school walkout plan

Oak Grove High School senior Wade Chapman says he was punished after criticizing his school's plan to avert a walkout last Wednesday to protest lawmakers' lack of action to protect students at school. That punishment was two days of in-school suspension, which he served on Thursday and Friday of las

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 23:33:35

2-year-old boy found in east Birmingham apartment pool, pronounced dead at hospital

An investigation is underway after a toddler drowned Saturday afternoon in an east Birmingham police. Birmingham firefighters and East Precinct police officers responded to the Oaks at Springville apartment complex on Earline Circle on a report of a possible child drowning, said Birmingham police Lt


Former Clay-Chalkville volunteer coach indicted on sex charges with student

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY -A Jefferson County grand jury returned two felony indictments against a former volunteer coach at Clay-Chalkville High School, according to court records. Willyncia Joy Harper, 23, of Hoover, is charged with being a school employee engaging in sex act


Man, woman rushed to hospital after found shot in vehicle in southwest Birmingham

A Saturday-night shooting in southwest Birmingham left two people injured. Birmingham police officers from the West Precinct were dispatched shortly before 7 p.m. to the 2000 block of Northland Avenue. Once on the scene, police found two people shot inside a vehicle. Lt. Pete Williston said a black


Authorities raid Ocean Spa in east Birmingham

Updated: 3:26 PM CDT Mar 16, 2018 Birmingham police and immigration officials executed a search warrant at Ocean Spa Friday afternoon. Authorities at the scene included uniformed police officers, undercover drug agents and Birmingham's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Details are limite


Tarrant police seek help locating missing woman

Tarrant police need help locating a missing woman. Twyla Hurst, 53, was last seen at about 9 a.m. on Feb. 12 in Tarrant. Police describe Hurst as white, about 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighs approximately 100 pounds. She was wearing a green windbreaker jacket, green pants and white shoes. Tarrant police


Alabama man indicted in murder of his 'exhibitionist' wife, who lived a double life on an adult website and was found dead outside their home wearing only a sports bra

William West, 44, was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday in his wife's deathKat West was found dead in January face down and nearly nude in pool of bloodPolice believe West hit her over the head with liquor bottle and killed herThe couple have a 12-year-old daughter, who wasn't home at time of the


Bham Police: two injured, one faces life threatening injuries after shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT): Birmingham police are investigating after a man and woman were shot on Saturday, per Lt. Peter Williston of Birmingham Police. Around 7P.M., officers responded to a call of shots fired at the 2000 block of Northland Ave. Officers arrived to find a male and female shot inside


Husband indicted for killing wife who led secret life as porn star

COLUMBIANA, Ala. - The husband of a suburban mom who lived a double life as an online exhibitionist has been indicted in her death. A court document filed Thursday shows 44-year-old William Jeffrey West is charged with murder in the slaying of Kathleen Dawn West. The 42-year-old woman's partially cl


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Appeals court upholds Birmingham cop killer's murder conviction

The murder conviction of a man who killed a Birmingham police officer in 2014 was upheld last week by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals. Patrick Johnson was convicted of felony murder in 2015 and sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of 35-year-old Birmingham Police Officer Keary Hol


Search planned for Carver-Birmingham High School senior now missing 5 weeks

Teams of searchers will fan out over the several Birmingham neighborhoods Saturday in search of a Carver High School senior who vanished five weeks ago. Daniel Rickett, 17, was last seen on Thursday, Feb. 8. "It's very stressful,'' said Devin Rickett, his 19-year-old brother. "I haven't been getting


Southeastern Grocers closing 10 Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, one in Birmingham

Updated: 2:47 AM CDT Mar 16, 2018 Southern Grocers announced Thursday that it was closing 10 Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, including one in Birmingham and another in Anniston. The Winn-Dixie at 2220 Bessemer Road and the store on Highway 431 in Anniston will close within the next three months, the