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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.
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.
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).
Cullman woman among 2 arrested in connection with Birmingham deaths
Kristen Gullion, 30, of Cullman, was arrested by Miami Beach police on Thursday. Zachary Phillips, 23, was arrested by Hollywood (Fla.) police on Friday.
Birmingham police seek man in fatal shooting, carjacking
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Police in Alabama said a man shot and killed a woman before stealing a vehicle from another woman.Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton said the woman was shot in her torso Sunday night at her apartment in the Ensley neighborhood.AdvertisementPolice said the man had forced his way i
Birmingham father says he was "crushed" when he saw purported video of son carjacking woman
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Edmund Randall Sr. says he was "crushed" and "devastated" when he sawsurveillance videof what appeared to be his son carjacking a woman at a Birmingham gas station.AdvertisementRandallturned his son into police,saying the 20-year-old was raised to take accountability for his action
3 Birmingham men arrested during undercover drug sting in Shelby County
Laderrius Deonne Christian, 30, of Birmingham, and Marqus Carlton, 24, of Ensley, are each charged with drug trafficking, unlawful distribution and possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and carrying a pistol without a license. Christian is also charged with resisting arrest.
Woman shot, killed on Avenue J in Ensley
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened on Avenue J in Ensley. Police say around 5:45 p.m. a man forced his way into a woman's apartment and shot her once in the torso, killing her. The victim is believed to be in her 50s. Police do not be
Sheriff: Fentanyl traffickers charged in undercover bust
Task force operatives say 30-year-old Laderrius Deonne Christian, of Birmingham, tried to sell fentanyl to an undercover investigator. When investigators showed up, Christian ran away while trying to get rid of the drug. Investigators tased him in an attempt to prevent the spread of the dangerous dr
Portion of Welti Road closed
A portion of 11th Street SE (Welti Road) is closed Tuesday.The area is between Avenue C SE and Avenue G SE. It should reopen later this afternoon, according to a news release from Cullman City Hall.Emergency traffic will allowed through. Please use an alternate route.
'He's still managed to take care of me': Slain officer's daughter gets college help from BPD
On Tuesday, Birmingham Police Department officials, through the Children Of Slain Police Officers trust fund, presented the Gardendale teen with a check for $12,127 to help with her college tuition.
Birmingham police investigating homicide, 2 robberies in Ensley
Birmingham police are investigating a homicide and two robberies, which investigators believe are all related, that happened Sunday evening in Ensley.Police are seeking a suspect believed to be tied to all three crimes, according to Birmingham Police Sgt. Bryan Shelton.The incidents happened about 6
Fields found guilty of murder/felony murder
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Ashley Brooke Fields, 26 of Arley has been found guilty of murder/felony murder @ the end of her murder trial which has lasted 10 days @ the Winston County Courthouse.The jury began deliberations at 11:30 Thursday & reconvened before Presiding Circuit Judge Lee Carter to have the ch
Sunday storms caused trees to fall in the Birmingham metro area
BESSEMER, Ala. —Sunday afternoon storms brought some winds and hail to the Birmingham metro area.The Bessemer Fire Department says at least one tree fell in the 1600 block of 12th Avenue North.AdvertisementThe tree was across the road, but has been removed for traffic to pass through.The tree did no
Two people injured including a 16-year-old after drive-by shooting in Ensley
Birmingham, AL —Birmingham police responded to a shooting call in the 2700 block of Avenue C in Ensley Saturday afternoon.Sgt. Bryan Shelton with Birmingham Police says two people were injured after a drive-by shooting, including a 16-year-old.Investigators say the victims' injuries are not consider
Birmingham cyclist killed after collision on Green Springs Hwy
The incident took place at the 2300 block of Green Springs, north of Homewood, at approximately 10.30 p.m.
Man charged with human trafficking back in jail
Circuit Judge Greg Nicholas ordered Kenneth Loyd Woods, 49, of Fairview, back to jail and that his case be expedited.
2nd downtown shooting in Birmingham leaves 2 more wounded Saturday night
From The Trussville Tribune staff reportsBIRMINGHAM –Just hours afterpolice investigated a shooting at Linn Park in downtown Birminghamthat left a 65-year-old man with life threatening injuries, they were called to a second shooting in the 1600 block of Third Avenue North.The area is about a block o
Alabama's violent criminal sweeps extract cancers among us; what happens next?
They're killing our neighbors, our relatives, our friends--and, in many cases, themselves.