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Convicted felon charged in deadly shooting outside Birmingham grocery store

A suspect is behind bars in connection with a deadly shooting last week in Birmingham. Rufus Brock was booked into the Jefferson County Jail about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, jail records show. He is being held on $200,000 bond. Brock is charged with murder in the Sept. 13 death of 32-year-old Demorris Sealy

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 12:34:05

Deputies arrest Birmingham man for trafficking illegal drugs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested a Birmingham man for trafficking illegal drugs, according to a release by the department. 30-year-old Keylands Dewayne Turner was stopped by deputies for a tag violation in the 2100 block of 3rd Street NE on Satur

WIAT TV - 2017-09-18 16:39:47

Woman charged in connection with 3rd Ave stabbing death

Birmingham Police confirm a woman is facing charges in connection with the stabbing death of 37-year-old Rashaunda Holyfield. Police say Danielle Sullens is charged with murder after allegedly stabbing Holyfield multiple times on September 18. Officers found Holyfield on the ground bleeding on 3rd

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-18 05:27:04

Woman charged in stabbing death of Birmingham mother

A woman has been formally charged in the Friday-night stabbing death of a Birmingham mother. Danielle Devonna Sullens was booked into the Jefferson County Jail Sunday at 7:32 p.m., jail records show. She is charged with murder and second-degree assault. Her bond is set at $200,000. Sullens is charge

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 11:12:50

Birmingham police investigating homicide at Tom Brown Village

Birmingham police are investigating a homicide Monday night at the Tom Brown Village housing authority in Avondale. Sgt. Bryan Shelton said officers received a call around 10:40 p.m. about a person shot in the 500 block of 41st Street North. A man was found in the courtyard with gunshot wounds. He w

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 05:47:55

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

Environmental and outdoor recreation groups threatened Monday to sue if President Donald Trump adopts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's leaked proposal to alter nearly a dozen national monuments, while grazing, fishing and other groups welcomed the recommendations. Zinke's plan to reduce the size of a

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:01:00

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 11:53:00

In UN speech, Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' and threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea'

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the United Nations that the world faces "great peril" from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, issuing a call to fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:04:00

Experts: Pleasant weather expected for Southeast, but residents should watch out for Maria

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Much of the Southeast this week can expect sunny skies and warmer temperatures that feel more like summer after feeling the effects of Harvey and most recently taking a beating from Irma. However, there's another hurricane looming on the horizon that those in the nation's southern st

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body's clock - and soon may be able to reset it

For people who don't get sleepy until 2 a.m., the buzz of an alarm clock can feel mighty oppressive. Relief may be on the horizon, thanks to the discovery this spring of a genetic mutation that causes night-owl behavior. Whether you're a night owl or a morning lark rising effortlessly each day with

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 18:30:00

Students in towns hardest hit by Harvey are still in the eye of the storm

ARANSAS PASS, Texas - This should be Yahaira Montemayor's fourth week in school. Instead, the 7-year-old whiles away her days at her grandmother's house and spends her nights huddled in a single bed with her mother and three siblings. While other students across Texas sit in classrooms, 13-year-old

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 01:48:00

Obesity persists in Kentucky, Southeast and Appalachia, report says

For a state whose name is synonymous with fried chicken, it's no wonder a recent study found that more than 1 out of 3 Kentucky's adults are obese. "In Appalachia, we like to see everyone eating," Carolyn Hacker, chief dietician and diabetes educator at Baptist Health in Richmond, Kentucky, said. "W

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 18:47:00

26-year-old fatally shot during robbery in Birmingham; 4th slaying countywide in 3 days

Jeremy Robinson was shot to death in the 500 block of 41st Street North in the city's Tom Brown Village public housing community. (Facebook/Birmingham Police Jeremy Robinson was shot to death in the 500 block of 41st Street North in the city's Tom Brown Village public housing community. (Facebook/B

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 14:11:48

Birmingham man arrested, suspected of trafficking drugs

Keylands Dewayne Turner, 30, arrested during traffic stop, authorities say Updated: 8:46 AM CDT Sep 19, 2017 A Birmingham man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of trafficking drugs, authorities said. Keylands Dewayne Turner, 30, was arrested after a traffic stop, according to the police report. T

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-19 13:46:00

Birmingham police investigating Tom Brown Village shooting

A man is dead and Birmingham Police are searching for a killer. Officers tell ABC 33/40 they got a call to 41st Street North around 10:40 p.m. Monday where they found a man in his mid-twenties shot. The victim was taken to a hospital where he later died. Police say two other people were fighting and

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-19 05:59:12

Man killed during Jefferson County home invasion identified

Home Invasion The Jefferson County coroner used fingerprints to identify a man fatally shot at the scene of a home invasion in the Mulga area. Stephen Douglas Crump suffered the fatal gunshot wound Saturday night at a home in the 200 block of Bayview Drive. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-19 09:29:24

Birmingham Man Arrested For Drug Trafficking

BIRMINGHAM, AL - A 30-year-old Birmingham man has been arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for trafficking illegal drugs following a traffic stop in eastern Jefferson County. Just after 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 16, deputies conducted a traffic stop for a tag violation in the

PATCH - 2017-09-18 18:32:13

City's long-awaited new fire station opens

SUMITON - After years of discussion and planning, Sumiton Fire and Rescue is now operating out of its new fire station. This item is available in full to subscribers. Sumiton Fire and Rescue moved into the department's new fire station last Monday. The new station is located at 228 Bryan Road, acro

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 06:46:30

Birmingham Fire & Rescue respond to fire at The Park at Sunderland Apartments

Crews with Birmingham Fire & Rescue responded to an apartment fire at The Park at Sunderland in Birmingham, Monday evening. According to officials the fire was contained to one unit and no one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation. We will continue to update this story once addi

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-18 20:32:44

GM looking to let public test its self-driving cars

Cruise Anywhere's fleet of Chevrolet Bolt EVs will be used to test how GM's self-driving systems handle the complexities of an urban environment with changing weather as well as how passengers react to driverless services. (Image courtesy of General Motors) GM's Cruise Automation plans on letting me

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-19 10:05:18