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Caught on camera: Bear spotted outside Waffle House in Leeds

"I saw something running out of the corner of my eye and I kind of looked and I was like, 'man that's a big dog, I better shut the door,' and then I looked again and I was like 'that's not a dog, that's a bear,'" said Armstrong.

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-24 20:01:11

3 killed in 3 hours in separate Birmingham homicides

Decorian Taylor, 22, was found shot to death at 11 p.m. Friday on 28th Street Southwest. Police said Taylor was shot multiple times and may have been trying to run away when he was gunned down, according toWBRC.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-06-23 16:32:12

Man killed in Busch Street shooting, homicide investigation underway

Liberty Anthony, 50, was shot at about 6:50 p.m. Friday, June 22, in the 900 block of Busch Street. Anthony was taken to the hospital where he later died.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-06-23 20:53:00

Man arrested in drug bust receives additional charges - Shelby County Reporter

COLUMBIANA –A 35-year-old man Alabaster man who was arrested on multiple drug charges during a May search and seizure was recently arrested again on two additional drug-related charges.Adam Blake Mullins, who lists an address on Eighth Street Southwest, was arrested by the Shelby County Drug Enforce


1 shot, 1 assualted during burglary in Northeast Birmingham

According to police, upon arrival, authorities found one person shot in the neck and another person assaulted during a burglary of an occupied residence.

CBS42.COM - 2018-06-25 03:14:20

Birmingham Police investigating three overnight homicides

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Police are searching for answers in three homicide investigations. The incidents happened just hours apart Friday night into Saturday morning.The first happened in an alleyway on 28th Street Southwest around 11:15 Friday night. West Precinct officers responded t

CBS42.COM - 2018-06-23 14:07:56

Bessemer announces planned Amazon Fulfillment Center, creation of 1,500 jobs

The announcement was made at Bessemer City Hall with elected officials from Bessemer and Jefferson County as well as business officials, city workers and residents, present.

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-06-23 18:47:56

Man accused of trying to run over police officer, charged with attempted murder

Chief Assistant District Attorney Roger Hepburn says Issai Serrano is the suspect connected with aThursday afternoon shooting involving an Alabaster Police officer.The shooting occurred at Morgan Road and South Shades Crest Road, said Hoover Police officers, who were the first to respond to the scen

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Three Killings In Three Hours Friday Night In Birmingham

Approximately 45 minutes later, a man in his 30s was found shot in a driveway in the 5400 block of Park Avenue Southwest. Medics responded and tried to revive the man, but their efforts were unsuccessful, Police don't know what led to either of the Friday-night shootings but said they did not initia

PATCH - 2018-06-23 17:34:31

Alabama Reserve soldier who went missing during Florida training exercise is found dead

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Tribune News Service) — A soldier from the Alabama Army Reserve who went missing during a training exercise in Florida has been found dead, according to the Clay County, Florida Sheriff's Office.


Man charged with attempted murder of 2 in north Birmingham

Timothy White, 46, was identified as the suspect. At approximately 7:15 a.m. on Friday morning, police responded to a report of a shooting on 3100 block of 43rd Avenue North. Two males were found suffering from gunshot wounds and were taken to UAB Hospital where they underwent surgery.


Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting on Valley Avenue

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting on Valley Avenue.Police said a man was pronounced dead at the hospital after being found shot in the 500 block. The victim hasn't been identified.AdvertisementAuthorities do not have any suspects at this time. A possibl


Alabama farmers, industries, consumers could feel fallout if trade war escalates

Phillip Thompson has seen the news about a brewing trade war with China, but he watches the clouds just as closely.“Weather’s a bigger concern,” said Thompson, a soybean farmer and president of the Jackson County branch of the Alabama Farmers Federation. “This crop is young. By the time the crop’s i

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-23 21:47:00

Police investigating a homicide on 28th Street southwest in Birmingham

Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation in the 1700 block of 28th Street southwest. late Friday evening.Birmingham, Ala —Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation in the 1700 block of 28th Street southwest. late Friday evening.It is unknown at this time who the vict

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Alabaster police officer involved in possible shooting

SOURCE: WVTM 13SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. —Authorities are investigating a possible officer-involved shooting in Alabaster.The incident occurred in the 100 block of Maple Street. The suspect managed to elude police and flee the scene.AdvertisementA vehicle linked to the suspect has since been located by Ho


Alabama is one of few states that banned kratom, and its replacement has arrived

CALERA, Ala. (CIRCA) - Herbal substance Kratom is illegal in six states and Washington, D.C., and the substance has gotten a less than warm welcome from federal agencies.


Shelby County Major Crimes Task Force investigating Alabaster officer-involved shooting

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Shelby County District Attorney's Office confirms an officer-involved shooting took place today in Alabaster.The DA's office tells CBS 42 the Shelby County Major Crimes Task Force is investigating. They were not able to confirm any more details at this time.According to


Helena’s Independence Day celebration set for July 3 - Shelby County Reporter

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff WriterHELENA–The Fourth of July holiday is just days away and the celebration will be in full swing in Helena on Tuesday, July 3, for the annual Fourth of July Celebration hosted by Helena First Friday, the city of Helena and the Helena Business Association.The fun will take


Who Is Pelham High School's Most Famous Alum?

PELHAM, AL - Pelham High School opened in 1974, and in more than four decades, the school has produced thousands of students who have gone on to success in business, entertainment, sports, family and more. Measuring success in life is certainly a relative measurement, but what about fame?


Amazon To Create 1,500 Jobs At Bessemer, Alabama Fulfillment Center

Amazon will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer, AL, which will create 1,500 full-time jobs in Jefferson County. The company currently operates a sortation center in Mobile, AL.