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Police: 2-year-old dies after shooting in Collegeville
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -Birmingham police say a 2-year-old has died after a shooting.It happened at an apartment complex in Collegeville Wednesday morning.This is a developing story.
Man dead from gunshot wound in east Birmingham; investigation underway
Birmingham police are investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting that left one man dead inside a home.Officers and Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service responded just before 4 p.m. to a house in the 7500 block of Third Avenue South, just off Oporto-Madrid Boulevard. The victim - a man believed to be
Death of 2-year-old boy under investigation in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A 2-year-old child is dead in Birmingham after an incident in the 1000 block of 31st Ave N. Birmingham Police say the incident is still under investigation. "This is heartbreaking for all of us, for those who have kids, for those who don't." Birmingham Capt. James Jackson
Man shoots wife, kills himself
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a domestic violence shooting that occurred Tuesday evening in northeast Jefferson County.Deputies responded to a call about a woman shot around 10 p.m. in the 1800 block of Woodvine Lane.Sheriff’s deputies say a man shot
Domestic violence shooting near Old Springville Road leaves man dead, woman wounded
From The Trussville Tribune staff reportsJEFFERSON COUNTY –Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a domestic violence shooting that occurred Tuesday evening in northeast Jefferson County near Old Springville Road in a neighborhood located between Mary Vann Lane and Polly Reed Road Northeast.At about
Birmingham 9-year-old takes her own life; family hopes to spare others their pain
Madison “Maddie” Whitsett, a fourth-grader who is being remembered for her joyful heart and love of others, was pronounced dead at Children’s of Alabama Monday morning. Her mother, Eugenia Williams, and stepfather, Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Lt. Jimmie Williams, said they hope that by speaki
Bessemer woman dies in wreck early Wednesday morning
Ronda Williams Wells, 47, died around 12:30 a.m. at Jefferson Ave. SW and 54th Street in Birmingham.
Sen. Doug Jones confirms 2020 run for re-election
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Communications Director for Senator Doug Jones' Washington Office confirmed Wednesday that he will run for re-election in 2020. Jones defeated Roy Moore in the senate race Dec. 12, 2017 to become the traditionally red state's first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senat
Man found shot in Center Point, authorities are investigating
It was reported that just after 7 a.m. on Wednesday deputies responded to a shooting complaint in the 1800 block of Martinique Drive NE in Center Point. A caller reported hearing two gunshots and then observing a man, with a gun, in some bushes near the apartments.
Victim identified from fatal car crash just north of Pinson
Judy Clevenger Fletcher, 61, died when the vehicle she was driving northbound on Highway 79 crossed into the southbound lane and ran into a pickup truck.
2-year-old boy killed in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A 2-year-old child is dead in Birmingham after an incident in the 1000 block of 31st Ave N.Birmingham Police say the incident is still under investigation."This is heartbreaking for all of us," Birmingham Capt. James Jackson said.Jackson was asked if the child accidentally
Police searching for parents of child found wandering B’ham roadway
The child, who is between the ages of four or 5-years-old, was found alone on Palisades Boulevard around 8 a.m.
I-20/59 NB closed near airport exit due to wreck
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - All lanes are blocked on I-20/59 NB as crews work to clear a wreck near the airport exit.Authorities say the wreck involves a pick-up truck and another vehicle.This story is developing.
Police identify man killed in Alabama interstate shooting
Police have released the name of a man who died during a shootout on an interstate highway in Alabama. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Police have released the name of a man who died during a shootout on an interstate highway in Alabama. The Birmingham Police Department told news outlets that 29-year-old Ed
Who is Trey Glenn? Trump EPA administrator indicted in Alabama has history of ethics issues
Trey Glenn, the man President Donald Trump tapped to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's regional operations in the Southeast who now faces indictment in Alabama, has a history of entanglements with Alabama's state ethics laws. Glenn was the first EPA regional director appointed by the T
Man critically injured in Trussville car crash dies
On Nov. 2 a two-vehicle crash on Service Road, between Misty Ridge and Kidron, resulted in one fatality and two other injuries, one of which was critical, according to Trussville Fire and Rescue Chief Tim Shotts.
Limestone County mom sentenced to 40 years for scalding kids in bathtub
LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A Limestone County mother has learned her fate in prison after admitting that she placed both of her small children in a scalding bath as a form of punishment. A sentencing hearing for Amanda Reyer, 25, lasted all day Tuesday in the Limestone County Courthouse. The judg
All lanes blocked on I-20/59 NB in Bessemer
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - All lanes are blocked on I-20/59 Northbound in Bessemer due to a crash.The crash is at 18th and 19th Streets.This story is developing.
Trump EPA official indicted in Alabama
Trey Glenn, the regional director for EPA’s southeast region, helped Birmingham, Ala., law firm Balch & Bingham between 2014 and 2017 to fight potential EPA actions to clean up contaminated sites in north Birmingham and Tarrant on behalf of Drummond Co., which could be responsible for the cleanups.
UPDATE: "Welcome to Morris" sign FOUND
MORRIS, Ala. (WIAT) --UPDATE: Morris sign found. Morris city workers found the Welcome to Morris sign early Tuesday morning on Old Sardis Road. Original story: The sign has been missing November 5. "They took a wrench or something and took the sign down itself. Then broke the poles itself and destro