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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

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-17 20:24:04

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

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-16 20:26:00

2 charged with trafficking meth

Investigations by the Cullman Police Department into illegal drug activities led to the arrest of two men on trafficking methamphetamine charges. The police department's Crime Suppression Unit conducted multiple operations leading to the arrest of Ronall Jason Brannon, 45, of Vinemont, for trafficki

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-03-16 21:50:00

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-17 23:38:14

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-16 16:44:20

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-16 12:30:03

Vinemont man arrested for multiple drug offenses, trafficking meth

CULLMAN - The Cullman Police Department's Crime Suppression Unit on Thursday arrested James Michael Reaid, 67, of Vinemont for trafficking in methamphetamine, unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a contro

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2018-03-16 23:03:42

State investigators looking into officer-involved shooting in Hanceville

An Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman confirmed Saturday it is investigating an officer involved shooting in Hanceville. According to TV news accounts, Hanceville police officers had set up a driver's license check point at the intersection of Alabama Highway 91 and County Road 747 Friday nigh

AL.COM - 2018-03-17 18:22:27

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


Five arrested in raid in Empire

Five people were arrested Wednesday at a home in Empire and jailed on a variety of charges. Investigators from the Walker County Sheriff's Office, along with narcotics agents and patrol ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Five people were arrested Wednesday at a home in Empire and jai


Coyotes in Gardendale: woman claims she watched her dog get attacked by coyote

GARDENDALE, Ala (WIAT) -- Several people in Gardendale tell CBS 42 their family pets have been attacked, even killed by coyotes. We've seen the coyote problem all over central Alabama. One woman said she lives in the city limits of Gardendale. She said she still can't understand how the coyote situa

WIAT TV - 2018-03-17 02:34:21

Father in custody after reportedly shooting 2 sons in Blount County

WARRIOR, Ala. (WIAT) - A man is in custody after allegedly shooting his two sons, according to Deputy Tim Kent with the Blount County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to a call of a gunshot wound around 7:04 p.m., according to Kent. Upon arrival, they discovered two people shot, one with life-th


UAB shooting proves 17 minutes was not enough

Seventeen minutes is not enough. I appreciate the statement. I do. I admire the pluck, in the face of bile from those who claimed 17 minutes of "skipping school" would corrupt our young. Those are the same kind of people who demanded young people stay in school instead of following the likes of Mart


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


Police: Disgruntled worker killed nurse in Alabama hospital

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a disgruntled employee killed a nursing supervisor and wounded another medical worker before killing himself inside a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Police say 63-year-old nurse manager Nancy Swift was shot to death at UAB Highlands Wednesday night. The say


UAB Hospital Highlands shooting: 1 dead, 1 injured, shooter killed himself, Birmingham police say

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting Wednesday evening at UAB Hospital Highlands. A third person -- the gunman -- then shot and killed himself, according to Birmingham police. One victim, an employee, was shot multiple times in the chest and rushed to the main UAB Hospital. The se