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Man dies after being struck by train in north Birmingham

Birmingham police said a man was struck by a train near 14th Street North and First Avenue North on Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Jonece Starr Dunigan)

AL.COM - 2018-07-15 14:36:00

Confusion in Mtn. Brook, Vestavia, Homewood & Birmingham

David Sher is Co-Founder ofAmSher Compassionate Collectionsand past Chairman of Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, ONB, and CAP.

AL.COM - 2018-07-15 08:18:00

1 injured in morning house fire in Gardendale

One person was injured in a Sunday morning fire in northern Jefferson County.Gardendale firefighters responded about 10:30 a.m. to a house fire on Thompson Street. The occupant, whose identity has not been released, needed assistance being removed from the home, authorities said. The victim sustaine

AL.COM - 2018-07-15 19:22:00

Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Jefferson County Until 9:15PM

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…Western Birmingham, Bessemer, Hueytown, Fairfield, Fultondale, Pleasant Grove, Midfield, Adamsville, Brighton, Graysville, SylvanSprings, Brookside, Mulga, Maytown, Cardiff, Birmingham Fairgounds, Edgewater, Ensley, Legion Field and Forestdale.

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-07-15 18:21:00

Woman shoots, kills husband in west Jefferson County, deputies say

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to a report of a woman shooting her husband at the 200 block of Oak Lane in Sylvan Springs just after 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night. When they arrived, they found a male victim dead at the scene.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-07-15 03:47:47

Pedestrian died after being struck by train

Birmingham, Ala. —A train struck a person walking in Birmingham Sunday.The Birmingham Police Department says it happened at 18th Street North and Morris Avenue.AdvertisementMedics responded to the scene just after 1:00 p.m., and took the person to UAB Hospital.The injured person died at the hospital

WVTM13.COM - 2018-07-15 21:38:00

Shipt To Keep HQ In Birmingham, May Add 881 Jobs

BIRMINGHAM, AL - One of Birmingham's most successful startups of the last decade has announced plans to keep its headquarters in Birmingham, a plan that could add up to 881 jobs in the Magic City. The grocery delivery service was purchased by Target last year.

PATCH - 2018-07-15 03:17:15

Man fatally shot by wife on dead end street in west Jefferson County

Once on the scene, deputies found the 41-year-old male at the dead end of the street. The victim, whose name has not been disclosed, was pronounced dead on the scene.

AL.COM - 2018-07-14 22:27:00

Man charged with reckless murder in July 4th Black Warrior River boat collision

23-year-old Destiny Graben of Northport, and 47-year-old Richard Glover of Akronwere killed when two boats collided, Hale County officials told CBS 42 on July 4th in the aftermath of the incident.


Birmingham man, 22, charged with capital murder in shooting death of 67-year-old

Dejaun Hall, 22, is charged with capital murder in the death of 67-year-old Spencer Burch, who was shot on July 5 in the 100 block of Oporto Madrid Boulevard. Burch, who was taken to UAB Hospital, died from his injuries two days later.


Police searching for suspect in Birmingham Title Max robbery

From the Trussville Tribune staff reportsBIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is conducting an investigation of a robbery at a Title Max and is asking for help in identifying the suspect.According to the BPD, the robbery occurred on June 26 at 2012 Bessemer Road in Birmingham. The suspect e


Arrest made in homicide of 63-year-old Birmingham man

On Thursday, July 5, officers from the East Precinct responded tothe 100 block of Oporto-Madrid Boulevard Southon a report of apersonshot. Burch was found and taken to UAB Hosptial where he was later pronounced dead.


Victim identified in shooting death at Birmingham apartment

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Melvin Johnson, a 32-year-old black male, who was shot at an apartment on the 900 block of 23rd Street South.


Bessemer man charged with robbery of Birmingham food store

BIRMINGHAM – The Birmingham Police Department reported on Friday, July 13, that detectives made an arrest in connection with a robbery investigation that occurred at the King City Food Mart located at 1535 Warrior Road. The suspect was identified after surveillance photos were highlighted through th


SWAC coaches like return of title game to Birmingham

Striking up a one-year partnership with the city of Birmingham to bring the league’s showcase back to where it got its start, pitting the Western and Eastern Division winners at Legion Field in Birmingham Saturday, Dec. 1, the deal paused a collective worry among the 10 member schools, who one year


Authorities investigating Wells Fargo bank robbery in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Ala. —Authorities are investigating a bank robbery in Fairfield Friday afternoon.According to police, the robbery occurred around 3:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo on Aaron Aronov Drive.AdvertisementA search for the suspect continues.Look for updates on this developing story here and on WVTM 1


Shipt announces major expansion in Birmingham, 800 more jobs

Shipt, a Birmingham-based grocery delivery startup, announced Thursday a plan to expand its headquarters and create more than 800 jobs over the next few years.


Man killed in doorway of Birmingham apartment identified

The city's South Precinct officers were dispatched just before 7:30 p.m.to the 900 block of 23rdStreet South in the Southtown public housing community. Once on the scene, officers found Johnson lying in the rear doorway of the apartment, partially inside and partially outside. He was pronounced dead


Bessemer police announce arrest after cars burned at dealership

BESSEMER, Ala. —A man is charged with criminal mischief in connection to two cars burned at Town and Country Ford in Bessemer.Officials say Barry Scott was arrested this week, after the fires were caught on surveillance video in June.AdvertisementRelated ContentMan sought after 2 cars torched at Bes


Remains found in Adamsville identified as father missing since 2017

Ashlyn says the whole family was grieving nine months ago, and they're prepared to grieve again, though this time, it might be even harder, though they are grateful to have closure.