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Construction To Close Railroad Crossings In Pelham
PELHAM, AL - Construction began Wednesday on several railroad crossings in Pelham, which will close the crossings for up to two days. The Pelham Police Department made the announcement Wednesday via social media.
Manhunt underway after shooting atop Highland Avenue parking deck in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham police are investigating a shooting atop The Crescent Building parking deck off Highland Avenue South. Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim at the location just before noon. They arrived to find a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was ta
Judge's bailiff stranded on broken elevator with six inmates
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Delayed building maintenance is causing elevators to fail and trap Jefferson County bailiffs alone with inmates. Learn more in the video above.
Alabama Senate approves bill to change marriage licenses
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Senate has approved a bill to abolish judge-signed marriage licenses as some conservative probate judges continue to object to giving marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
New Listing On Wooded Lot In Pelham
PELHAM, AL - Sitting on a 3.2-acre wooded lot, this three bedroom home in Pelham offers more than 2,500 square feet of living space. The home could also be expanded as here is a 1,500 square foot unfinished basement.
French vinyl products company opens Pelham plant
Extruflex’s Pelham plant is now up and running and looks to employ more than 20 by the end of the year. The French multi-national corporation began production in Pelham last week, making it the company’s third manufacturing facility worldwide, and its first in North America, Shane Solomon, managing
1 person dead after 2 shot during argument in west Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - One person is dead after two people were shot during an argument in Birmingham Thursday evening. According to Birmingham Police, two children got into an argument on the corner of Avenue O and Pineview Road in west Birmingham.
Knife-wielding robbery suspects flee Family Dollar when employee presents gun
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An attempted robbery was foiled after a store clerk presented a gun at two knife-wielding suspects Wednesday night. Birmingham Police say two suspects attempted to rob the Family Dollar Store on Bessemer Road, but quickly sprinted out of the store when the employee showed they had
Smithfield neighbors ask JeffCo Sheriff for help to fight crime
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - No one wants crime in their neighborhood and neighbors in Smithfield want officers and deputies to make it stop. "The sheriff and police department are our main resources,” said Smithfield neighbor Bertha Manning.
Birmingham police investigating double shooting in Green Acres neighborhood
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham police tonight are investigating a deadly double shooting in the Green Acres neighborhood. According to police, three adults were arguing about an altercation between kids at Rozelle Reynolds Park on Avenue O when when one adult pulled a gun and started shooting the oth
Body found in northeast Alabama creek
An investigation is underway in Fort Payne, where a body was found in a creek this afternoon. Officers were called around 12:40 p.m. to Willis Creek off of Prestwood Drive. The body of a white male was found in the creek, said Fort Payne police Chief Randy Bynum in a statement.
‘He’s not crazy. He’s evil’: Birmingham woman survives 5 bullet wounds in crime spree that killed 2
A birthday celebration ended in horror for a Birmingham woman who was shot five times in the parking lot of a gas station. And if that wasn’t bad enough, 33-year-old Jamie Davis would soon learn she had nearly been killed as part of a seemingly random series of crimes. According to police and court
1 killed, 1 injured in Ensley shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A shooting left one person dead and another injured in Ensley Thursday afternoon. Birmingham Police say an altercation between kids at the park escalated when 3 adults got involved. According to authorities, one of the adults began shot the other two.
Jeep missing in Alabama man's drowning death found in DeKalb County
Updated at 7:37 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019, with a photo of the Jeep Cherokee. The Jeep Cherokee lost when a Geraldine, Alabama, man was swept to his death at a creek crossing in Buck's Pocket State Park in February has been found.
Suspects with swords back down after clerk pulls out gun
BIRMINGHAM — Police are searching for two suspects they say tried to rob a Family Dollar Store with swords. The incident happened on Wednesday, March 20 at the store at 1355 Bessemer Road in Birmingham. Police say the suspects demanded money from the clerk until the clerk pulled out a gun. The suspe
Former Alabama officer gets 6 months in jail on sex charges
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A former police officer in Alabama has been sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to rape and attempted child sex abuse. Al.com reported former Birmingham police officer Joshua Herbinger of Pleasant Grove turned himself in at the Shelby County jail Tuesday to begin
Suspect charged in two homicide investigations facing additional charges
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Police have an update in a shooting investigation that left one man dead at a gas station on Montevallo Road, Sunday, March 10. Birmingham Police have Michael Daniels, 25, in custody on capital murder and kidnapping and robbery warrants.
Police searching for runaway teen in Bessemer
Authorities are searching a teen who ran away in Bessemer on Wednesday. Nickolas Andreas Morales, 17, was last seen in the early-morning hours when he left his parent’s room at the Woodsprings Suites in Bessemer, according to police.
House bill proposes cannabis card for medical marijuana in Alabama
State Rep. Mike Ball, a Republican from Huntsville who is a former ABI agent, on Wednesday introduced House Bill 243 that would legalize medical marijuana in Alabama. “This is about helping sick people,” said Ball, who sponsored bills that became Leni’s Law and Carly’s Law for CBD oil use. He said b
Man suffers critical injuries after shooting on Highland Avenue, suspect at-large
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police say a man was shot in the 2300 block of Highland Avenue. The victim’s injuries are life-threatening, and he has been transported to the hospital.