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15-year-old boy charged with capital murder in Jefferson County drug-deal slaying

Austin Lee Nunn, 22, was found shot to death July 19 at his Levine Avenue homein Sayre. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded about 2:15 p.m. that Thursday after receiving information the victim was unresponsive and appeared to have been beaten. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

AL.COM - 2018-08-16 12:44:00

'I grabbed the man's weak spot': 74-year-old woman fights back in parking lot robbery

Good Samaritans saved 74-year-old Brenda Stinton from a beating and robbery Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 in a Midfield shopping center parking lot.Special to AL.com

AL.COM - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

Tent collapse in Hayden leaves several people injured

HAYDEN (WBRC) - Several people were injured Thursday evening after a tent collapse at Traditions Park in Hayden.Stockholders of Traditions Bank (who sponsors the park) were meeting for their annual gathering when a storm blew through the park, collapsing the tent and hurting several people.Witnesses

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-08-17 01:51:00

Hueytown murder suspect jailed after months on the run

Danny Lemar Hendrix is charged with murder in the 2017 slaying of 32-year-old Tafari Shalamon Simmons of Birmingham. Simmons' body was discovered shortly after 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, in the 6400 block of Johns Road.

AL.COM - 2018-08-16 16:16:00

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

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-15 21:39:00

North Alabama man pleads guilty to online drug trafficking conspiracy

The U.S. Attorney and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge announced Tuesday that the man known on the internet's dark markets as OlympusXans, or OX, has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to traffic drugs and possessing firearms.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-15 13:26:00

Two facing drug charges after multi-county police chase

Lawrence County police arrested 30-year-old Joshua Letson and 27-year-old Hailey Letson after a multi county police chase.They are charged with receiving stolen property, failure to appear warrants and several traffic violations.Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchel said Colbert County units attempte

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-15 17:54:00

Juvenile charged with fatal Jefferson County shooting

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. —A Jefferson County juvenile is facing a charge of capital murder for the death of a 22-year-old Sayre man.On July 19, Jefferson County deputies arrived to a home on Levine Avenue to investigate reports of an unresponsive man. Inside the home deputies located Austin Lee Nunn s

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-16 13:18:53

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.


Shoppers come to rescue of 74-year-old woman being beaten and robbed in Midfield

The woman resisted, and the man began to assault her. Witness Kimberly Whitehead said the victim had finished her grocery shopping at the Piggly Wiggly and then went to the nearby pharmacy to pick up her medicine. The suspect, she said, had had been following people around and asking for money.

AL.COM - 2018-08-15 10:56:00

Elderly woman gives would-be robber all he can handle before being saved by Good Samaritans

"I struggled with him about a good five minutes," Stinson said. "I gave him a round, I really did. I tussled with him. I broke two of my nails tussling with him."

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-16 04:08:00

Man charged with capital murder in Sunday-night shooting of Ensley woman

Police officials late Tuesday night identified the victim as Denise Fassel. Cameron Jamer Cook, 28, is charged in her slaying.


Mother, baby struck by vehicle, hospitalized

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —A mother and her baby were hospitalized after a vehicle struck them in Ensley Wednesday night around 8:30 p.m.Birmingham Fire Captain Harold Watson says the mother and child were hit at 31st Street and Ensley Avenue. The mother has been hospitalized at UAB with major injuries, and

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-15 21:04:02

Three Injured in Two Separate Hit-And-Run Incidents

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Two hit-and-run incidents occurring less than 12 hours apart have left two adults and one child injured. The incidents, which police say are likely not related happened between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 14:06:32

Piggly Wiggly employee, customer stop assault of elderly woman

For Piggly Wiggly employee Tammy Cook, Wednesday started out like any other day, until a woman came inside around 9:30 a.m. asking for help.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-15 20:54:54

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.


Task Force recovers 26 grams of deadly fentanyl - Shelby County Reporter

FROM STAFF REPORTSOn Aug. 7, while conducting undercover operations, narcotics investigators with the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force made contact with an individual suspected to be in possession of fentanyl, with the intent to sell it to an undercover investigator, according to a press re


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).


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.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-08-15 12:00:24

OSHA, Jasper car dealership reach settlement in fatal fire

OSHA cited the company for failing to implement all elements of a chemical hazard communication program, improperly storing flammable liquids and allowing the use of unapproved electrical receptacles and equipment in a hazardous area, according to court documents.