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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

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-18 01:20:21

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

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-18 17:39:38

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

AL.COM - 2018-03-18 03:58:47

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

WIAT TV - 2018-03-18 01:46:31

Man wounded in officer-involved shooting remains in custody

HANCEVILLE (WBRC) - A man who fled police Friday night and was wounded remains in custody at the Cullman County Detention Center. Hanceville Police Chief Bob Long identified Eric Lamar Caffey as the suspect taken into custody in Friday's officer-involved shooting. The names of the officers involved

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-03-18 17:04:00

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


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


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


Capital murder suspect found dead in suspected suicide at Trussville home

A Trussville man set to go to trial on a capital murder charge was found dead in his home. Jonathan Burns, 33, died Thursday afternoon. Trussville police and firefighters responded to his home on Morris Circle at 4:30 p.m. after his father found him unresponsive. The investigation is ongoing, but Bu


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


People we saw at the 2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Birmingham

People we saw at the 34th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Birmingham. the parade rolled through Five Points South at 1:30 p.m. and lasted about an hour. After a morning of rain and drizzle, the clouds parted just as the parade started, a little luck of the Irish! 20th Street South was packed on b

AL.COM - 2018-03-17 20:13:38

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 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


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


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


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


The Latest: Man shoots 2 at hospital before killing self

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on a hospital shooting in Alabama that left 2 dead, including shooter (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Police in Alabama say that a "work conflict" was at the root of a shooting at a hospital in Birmingham that left two people dead and one person wounded. Birmingham P