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Police: Alabama man tries to sell someone else’s house
An Enterprise man has been arrested and charged with first-degree attempted theft after he listed for sale a house that belonged to someone else, police said. Tony Glen Grimes, 56, of Enterprise was served with an arrest warrant on Friday, court records show, and police said he was transported to th
Hueytown teen charged in overnight shooting at western Jefferson County park
A Hueytown teen was arrested early Friday, charged in an overnight shooting in western Jefferson County. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 18-year-old Codi Dempsey. He is charged with attempted murder and was booked into the county jail about 4:30 a.m. Friday.
Alabama Department of Corrections searches for escapee
Alabama Department of Corrections is on the lookout for an escapee. Joel Spears escaped from the Childersburg Work Release Center on Friday, April 19th at 9:45 pm. Spears was last seen at his job site located in Childersburg, AL in Talladega County. If you have any information on Inmate Spears' wher
Jefferson Co. to spend $43 million preventing smell in Hoover
HOOVER, AL (WBRC) - Good news for some folks living in Hoover. Jefferson County is stepping up efforts to eliminate a foul odor in some neighborhoods. Hoover continues to attract homeowners and businesses, but a foul smell coming from a Jefferson County Treatment Plant is not making that easy.
One person dead in early morning crash
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Authorities have confirmed that one person died in a two vehicle crash Saturday morning on I-459. Around 5:15 a.m. Saturday morning, troopers responded to a two vehicle accident on I-459. The accident involved a commercial tractor trailer and a Camaro.
Clerk hit by bullet fragments during morning holdup at east Jefferson County Chevron
An eastern Jefferson County store employee was injured during a morning holdup. Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies and Center Point firefighters responded just before 7 a.m. Friday to the Chevron, also known as Stop & Shop, on Pinson Valley Parkway.
Alabama lawmakers head toward lottery vote
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Lawmakers are headed to a vote on lottery legislation next week, as supporters aim to change Alabama’s status as one of the few states without the games.
NWS extends tornado watch to include Jefferson County
BIRMINGHAM — The National Weather Service in Birmingham has extended a tornado watch to include Jefferson County. Counties impacted are Autauga, Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Greene, Hale, Jefferson Lowndes, Marengo, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa Counties.
Attorney General Steve Marshall gets restraining order against North Alabama massage businesses
MONTGOMERY — The Madison County Circuit Court has granted a request by Attorney General Steve Marshall for a temporary restraining order against a chain of North Alabama massage businesses. Marshall said these businesses were actually operating a human-trafficking enterprise. This is the first civil
Alabama teen once charged with killing his parents claims sheriff is still looking for ways to put him in jail
An Alabama teenager who was charged in the 2016 murder of his parents only to have those charges dropped last year says he believes the town sheriff is still looking for ways to put him in jail.
Alabama ex-investigator pleads guilty to beating handcuffed man
(CNN) — A former Tallassee police investigator pleaded guilty to assaulting a handcuffed 24-year-old man after his arrest. According to the guilty plea, Brandon Smirnoff, 27, was on duty in pursuit of the victim on a four-wheeler. Several officers had placed the man in handcuffs and before placing h
Driver of Camaro killed in head-on crash on I-459
BIRMINGHAM — A person was killed early Saturday, April 20, after a car hit a tractor-trailer head-on near the Highway 280 exit of Interstate 459. Alabama State Troopers responded to the accident at 5:15 a.m. Investigators said a black Chevrolet Camaro was traveling southbound in the northbound lane
Pinson gas station clerk injured during robbery, shooting
PINSON, Ala. — Detectives are investigating an early morning robbery at the Chevron gas station on 5315 Pinson Valley Parkway. According to police the clerk was struck by fragments of a bullet suffering minor injures. Detectives are still on the scene and the search for the suspect is underway.
2 Birmingham men jailed in Shelby County after task force finds cache of drugs
SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. — Two Birmingham men were arrested by narcotics investigators in Shelby County Thursday after they found two guns and a plethora of drugs including ecstasy, Xanax, meth, Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and weed.
FOUND SAFE: Mom, young daughter missing in Alabama under mysterious circumstances
Birmingham police report that mom and daughter have been found safe. No additional information is available at this time. Authorities are searching for a missing mother and daughter who were last seen in an Alabama park on Thursday.
Steve Harvey congratulates Alabama radio host on the launch of ‘The Joe Lockett Show’
For Joe Lockett, the phrase “chase your dreams” is more than a cliché — it’s reality. Six years ago, inspired by comedian Steve Harvey, Lockett left his job in the construction industry with aspirations of becoming a radio host, which are now fully realized. After years of hard work and preparation,
St. John’s Hires Mike Anderson as New Men’s Basketball Coach
Mike Anderson was hired as the new men’s basketball coach at St. John’s on Friday after being fired at Arkansas last month. Anderson, 59, takes over for the former St. John’s star Chris Mullin, who resigned on April 9, citing a “recent personal loss.” Mullin’s older brother, Roddy, died recently at
Preliminary hearing in Cracker Barrel shooting will be May 30
TRUSSVILLE — The preliminary hearing has been set in the case of the man suspected in the deadly Cracker Barrel shooting on March 28. The arraignment and the preliminary hearing for Bryan Hancock, 22, of Pinson, will be Thursday, May 30, at 1:30 p.m. The case has been assigned to Judge Tracie Todd i
A University of Alabama-Birmingham Grad Student’s Alleged Ties to White Nationalism Sparked a Student Protest
Students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) marched across their campus on Wednesday, April 17, to protest after they say they identified a graduate student at their school as a member of the white nationalist group Identity Evropa, AL.com reported. Hanh Huynh and Arianna Villanueva, t
Pledge, abortion among top Alabama stories this week
The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would require students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day at school. And the House’s Health Committee passed a bill that outlaw abortion.