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Gardendale woman found slain in home identified; search ongoing for person of interest

Authorities have released the name of a woman found slain inside her Gardendale home Sunday evening. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Theresa Lynn "Terri" Miller. She was 47. Miller's body was discovered shortly after 5:30 p.m. when someone flagged down a Gardendale pol

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 13:43:53

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

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

Man shot multiple times inside Ensley home; 1 detained

One person was severely wounded and another detained after a shooting Monday morning in Ensley. The shooting happened at 8:19 p.m. inside the home at 2501 29th Street. Birmingham police Lt. Pete Williston said the victim, a young adult black male, was shot multiple times. He was taken to UAB Hospita

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 15:47:18

Toddler who drowned at Birmingham apartment complex identified

The Jefferson County Coroner identified the toddler that drowned over the weekend as 22-month-old Chase Demel Elliot. Elliot was last seen Saturday when his family put him down on a nap. About an hour later the family noticed he was gone. They searched the apartment outside before finding him in th

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-19 10:35:26

How many tornadoes hit Alabama on Monday? NWS teams to survey storm damage

Here is a preliminary look at storm reports from the Storm Prediction Center on Monday. No tornadoes have been confirmed yet, but it's likely several touched down in the state and caused considerable damage. (Storm Prediction Center) Damage was widespread from severe storms, large hail and possible

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 11:18:07

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Cullman County Until 7:45PM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Cullman County in north central Alabama... * Until 745 PM CDT * At 715 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Nesmith, or 10 miles northeast of Arley, moving east at 40 mph.

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-03-20 02:17:00

1 killed, 1 injured in Ensley double shooting

Birmingham Police say one person is dead and another is injured following an Ensley shooting. Early Tuesday morning, officers were called out to the 1500 block of 45th Street. When they arrived officers found two men inside the home shot. Both victims were shot multiple times and a one the men, 46

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-20 05:44:37

Bloodied burglar arrested after breaking into 11 churches

UPDATE: Man wanted in Gardendale woman's homicide in custodyUPDATE: Man wanted in Gardendale woman's homicide in custody Updated: Monday, March 19 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-03-19 19:42:50 GMT Gardendale police say the man they were looking for in a woman's death is in custody.More >> Gardendale police sa

WBRC.COM - 2018-03-19 16:01:31

Walker County EMA: 17 Tornado Shelters available

Walker County EMA is preparing for severe weather moving through Alabama Monday evening. EMA Executive Director Regina Myers says seventeen shelters are available in the county. Myers says some shelters are already open, including Fire Stations 1 and 2 in Saragoosa and the Tutwiler Fire Station in O

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-19 17:39:44

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


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


FIRST ALERT Weather Day: Enhanced risk for strong to severe storms late Monday

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - FIRST ALERT UPDATE ON ENHANCED SEVERE WEATHER RISK: This afternoon we are tracking a large cluster of rain and embedded storms over south Mississippi and Alabama. Our area will be impacted by the northern end of this system, so we will have a good chance of showers this even

WBRC.COM - 2018-03-18 20:48:02

Vestavia Hills police officer struck by passing motorist, seriously injured; driver in custody

A Vestavia Hills police officer is in the hospital after he was struck by a passing motorist while on a traffic stop late Saturday night. The crash happened about midnight on U.S. 31 at McGuire Road near Arby's. Vestavia Hills police Capt. Brian Gilham said officers had a vehicle pulled over on the


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


1 grazed in head by gunfire at north Birmingham home

Gunfire at a home in the 100 block of 12th Avenue North left one man with a graze wound to the head on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Gunfire erupted Saturday night in a north Birmingham neighborhood, leaving one man with a graze wound to the head. Birmingham police and medics were dispatched about 9:45


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


Jasper woman dies in single-vehicle accident

Several injured after deck collapses at downtown Savannah barSeveral injured after deck collapses at downtown Savannah bar Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-03-18 03:20:55 GMT Fourteen people were injured after the second floor of Rogue Water Taphouse collapsed Saturday evening.More


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