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'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

13 year old tased in Birmingham

When officers arrived, they noticed the 13-year-old and a 15-year-old walking together. Police instructed the boys to stop, but the 13-year-old reportedly attempted to move and reached for his pocket, prompting the officer to use his taser on the child. It was later discovered he had a .38 revolver

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-15 18:51:58

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

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

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.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-15 05:27:00

Landlord refusing to address mold, mushrooms plaguing Center Point apartment

"Maintenance is not being kept up in these apartments, but rent is still being expected to be paid. It's not right," said Harris.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-15 21:36:05

Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy, 13, with handgun

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-16 00:44:04

Former Birmingham DJ shares memories of Aretha Franklin

Stewart, a legendary former Birmingham radio personality, has known Franklin since 1954, before she became widely known as the Queen of Soul. He remembers her tremendous natural talent and how a move to Atlantic Records helped make her famous. Stewart, who once served as a Otis Redding's director of

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-15 12:18:33

AP News - Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy, 13, with handgun

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a police officer used a stun gun on a 13-year-old boy who reached into a pocket containing a handgun.News outlets report charges are pending against the 13-year-old, who was walking with a 15-year-old boy near a middle school when he was stopped Wednes

TOWNHALL - 2018-08-15 20:44:00

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 money.

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

Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy_ 13_ with handgun

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama authorities say a police officer used a stun gun on a 13-year-old boy who reached into a pocket containing a handgun. News outlets report charges are pending against the 13-year-old, who was walking with a 15-year-old boy near a middle school when he was stopped Wedne

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

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.

AL.COM - 2018-08-15 00:43:00

Crash and Shooting Investigation near Gate City

Birmingham, Ala. (WIAT)- Birmingham police are investigating after a man is shot and crashes into a utility police.Investigators say officers heard shots around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night on 66thStreet South. When they arrived, they found several people firing shots at each other and a man driving awa

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-15 07:37:34

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

Birmingham Police Charge Couple With Double Murder In Roebuck

The Birmingham Police Department received the report about a young child wandering the street alone the afternoon of August 2, and when investigators arrived, they noticed the child's clothing was stained with blood. The child, later identified as the three-year-old granddaughter of the couple who l

PATCH - 2018-08-15 03:40:52

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).


11-year-old boy tased by police, gun found during arrest

On Wednesday, police in Birmingham, Alabama, tased an 11-year-old boy near Green Acres Middle School during an altercation involving the suspect of a firearm on the boy.The altercation occurred on Wednesday morning, and WVTM reporter Sarah Killiantweetedthat the boy appeared to be reaching for a gun

NEWSWEEK - 2018-08-15 15:25:31

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

2 injured in overnight Gate City shootout

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham Police are investigating after an overnight shootout in Gate City left two people injured.Officers tell ABC 33/40 the suspects were firing round after round at each other. Those shots were fired as the suspects drove around the housing community.During the shootout one c

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-15 05:35:19

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

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-08-14 14:46:44