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Bessemer man charged with murder of his two year old daughter

Ira Reid is accused of killing his daughter with and exercise weight. Photo courtesy: Jefferson County Sheriff Right now, a Bessemer man if facing murder and other charges after the death of his two year old daughter. Just after 11:30 Saturday, Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies were called to the

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-04-22 17:57:25

2-year-old Bessemer girl killed by exercise weight; father charged

A 38-year-old Bessemer man was arrested and charged with the Saturday murder of his 2-year-old daughter, who was struck in the head with an exercise weight, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

AL.COM - 2018-04-22 16:56:00

BREAKING: 40 people displaced after Birmingham apartment fire

Investigators say the fire happened around 6:30 Saturday morning. Investigators say there were multiple start points of this fire at each end of the impacted building. 30 units have fire, smoke, or water damage. Birmingham Fire is investigating this as a suspicious fire, but are not ruling it as ars

CBS42.COM - 2018-04-21 21:04:53

Is Birmingham mayor crazy?

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AL.COM - 2018-04-22 08:18:00

FIRST ALERT: Rain, strong winds, possible tornadoes Sunday afternoon

There is a marginal risk of severe weather between 1 pm this afternoon and midnight tonight. Brief tornadoes and damaging winds up to 60 mph will be possible generally along and south of a reform to Clanton to Phenix City line. Breezy conditions are also expected this afternoon and tonight. Sustaine

WSFA - 2018-04-22 10:02:43

Hoover police want to question 3 people in shoplifting case

The Hoover police want to question three people in a shoplifting case at the Ulta Beauty on Montgomery Highway. The theft was reported on March 26, according to police records. Two women and a man were seen on video taking about $1,200 of various fragrances and leave the store without paying, author

WVTM13.COM - 2018-04-21 14:45:00

Driver crashes through brick wall at Chick-fil-A in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say one person has been injured after running a vehicle into a brick wall at a restaurant in Birmingham.Birmingham Police Lt. Peter Williston told WBRC-TV the driver had a medical issue that caused the wreck at Chick-fil-A on Saturday night. The driver had non-lif

WDEF - 2018-04-22 19:58:12

Shootout in Adamsville park leaves 1 injured, 2 in custody

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded to assist, and their tracking dogs led officers and deputies to two suspects in a house a couple blocks away from the park, Cotton said. Another potential suspect is still sought.

AL.COM - 2018-04-21 10:37:00

Woman's death in east Birmingham motel deemed a homicide

The death of a woman found unresponsive in an east Birmingham motel is now being investigated as a homicide. Birmingham police on Friday announced the death and identified the victim as Minnie Gray Young. She was 57 and lived in Birmingham. Lt. Pete Williston said the city's East Precinct officers w


Attempted murder suspect captured at Hueytown apartment; drugs, guns recovered

Cantrell Dehardric Harris, 28, was captured about 10:30 a.m. at an apartment on Hueytown Road. The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, Birmingham police and Drug Enforcement agents carried out the arrest.


Police called to Birmingham Zoo after fight breaks out

SOURCE: WVTM 13Police were called to the Birmingham Zoo on Friday after fight broke out on the property.According to Birmingham police, two people were involved in a physical altercation around 12:30 p.m.AdvertisementZoo officials say the fight was contained and apologized to guests, many of whom we


Suspect in 2017 BPD officer shooting nabbed on downtown street in new case

One of three men charged in a December shooting that left a Birmingham police officer injured was taken back into custody Thursday by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Task force members arrested 20-year-old Lilbrian Rondarrius Ladd about 12:30 p.m. at the corner of 20th Str


Montevallo man arrested on drug trafficking charges

A six-month narcotics investigation by the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force has produced its first arrest in drug trafficking suspect Leon Doaks III, 28, of Montevallo. Doaks was arrested April 17 on warrants for trafficking in synthetic marijuana and two counts of unlawful distribution of


Birmingham high school briefly on lockdown after unfounded report of gun

A tip of a possible gun in school led to a brief lockdown Friday, April 20, 2018, at Wenonah High. No gun was found.(Birmingham City Schools)


87-year-old Birmingham man that went missing on April 9 found safe

BIRMINGHAM — Wesley Reed, Jr., an 87-year-old man who was recentlyreported missing, has been found safe, confirmed Lt. Pete Wiliston with the Birmingham Police Department.


California man charged with trafficking meth in Montevallo

COLUMBIANA - A 51-year-old California man who previously served prison time for trafficking marijuana in Pelham is back in the Shelby County Jail on a $1 million bond after the Birmingham Drug Enforcement Agency charged him with trafficking methamphetamine in Montevallo.Allen The Birmingham DEA offi


Teen murder suspect who testified in Gilotti trials denied youthful offender status

Darrian Bryant has been denied youthful offender status after a hearing this week (JCSO) A judge denied youthful offender status for a teenager who testified against two of his co-defendants in their trials for a Hoover veteran's shooting. Darrian Bryant, 18, was charged with murder along with thre


Abuse claims made against interim Birmingham police chief week before he stepped down

The request claims potential sexual abuse of a young girl, and possible physical abuse of a young boy. According to the records, one of the incidents reportedly happened in 2013 and the other in September of 2017.


87-year-old Birmingham missing for more than a week; search ongoing

Authorities are asking for the public's help finding an elderly Birmingham man who has been missing for more than a week. Wesley Reed Jr., 87, was last seen on April 9, 2018 in the 500 block of 24th Place North, said Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Pete Williston. Reed was supposed to catch a MAXX b


3-hour standoff in Hueytown neighborhood ends peacefully

A three-hour standoff in a Hueytown neighborhood ended peacefully Thursday afternoon. Hueytown police responded about 2 p.m. to a home on Opal Avenue to do a welfare check, said Chief Mickey Willis. When they arrived on the scene, the resident refused to open the door and threatened officers. At tha