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Pelham recognizes the importance of family - Shelby County Reporter
PELHAM– At a City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, Mayor Gary Waters presented a proclamation declaring Sept. 24 as Family Day and Sept. 23-29 as Family Week in the city of Pelham.The goal of Family Day and Family Week is to bring together communities across the state to celebrate the positive i
Tarrant police investigating connection between burglaries at several Jefferson County businesses
TARRANT, Ala (WIAT) - Tarrant Police released new surveillance video that shows three suspects breaking into the Check Depot off Pinson Valley Parkway. The store is one of the nearly 20 businesses reportedly broken intoearly Monday morningbetween 2:00 - 4:00 a.m. according to investigators.The Jeffe
Fairfield elementary school teacher charged with sex abuse
FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Fairfield elementary school teacher is on administrative leave after being charged with sexual abuse in the first degree, Fairfield City Schools Superintendent Dr. Regina Thompson tells CBS 42.
23-year-old man killed in Fairfield shooting
Ronnie Deandre Weaver, 23, was shot while standing outside in the 5300 block of Valley Road around 9 p.m.
Fleeing Homewood suspect crashes, tries to take hostage at Birmingham laundromat
It began at 11:21 a.m. A Homewood police motor scout tried to pull the man over on West Valley Avenue for having a switched tag, said Sgt. John Carr. The man refused to stop, and the pursuit was on.
Birmingham high school soccer coach charged with sex with player
Daniel Mason Carlisle, up until his arrest the girls' coach at Birmingham's Carver High School, was arrested Sept. 13, Irondale police said Monday. He is charged with being a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student, said Irondale police Det. Sgt. Michael Mangina.
Record $139 Million Budget Approved By Hoover Council
HOOVER, AL - The Hoover City Council this week passed - narrowly - a record $139 million budget, with $117 million being spent out of the general fund. The budgets passed 4-3 with council members John Greene, John Lyda and Mike Shaw voting against.
Suspect in custody following Homewood police chase
HOMEWOOD, Ala. —A man is in custody after Homewood Police say he led authorities on a chase Tuesday before crashing at an intersection.Around 11:15 a.m., Homewood Police attempted to pullover a vehicle with a switched tag. The driver refused and a brief chase began. During the pursuit the suspect cr
Judge again denies child porn suspect’s request for lower bond - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorCOLUMBIANA– An 83-year-old Calera man who has been charged with multiple counts of producing child pornography likely will remain in jail until his trial begins in November, after a Shelby County Circuit Court judge again denied the suspect’s request for a lower bond
23-year-old man ID'd as victim in deadly drive-by shooting at Fairfield Citgo
Store employees said the victim had been at business about 30 minutes earlier putting gas in his car. He left, and then returned. As he was walking into the store, a vehicle drove by and opened fire. At least a dozen or more shots were fired.
Birmingham Police Unveil New Roping Crime Fighting Tool
“This is a different type tool, a new type of tool, that deals with restraint, not pain,” says Mike Rothans, VP of Wrap Technologies, which makes the device.
Robbery at ALFA Insurance leads to high-speed police chase
BIRMINGHAM, ALA. (WIAT) -- A robbery at the ALFA Insurance on Huffman Road in Birmingham led to a high-speed chase involving Birmingham Police and Jefferson County Sheriffs.According to Sergeant Williams with the Birmingham Police Department, around 4:30 p.m. the suspect robbed the ALFA Insurance in
Shooting at Fairfield convenience store leaves one dead
FAIRFIELD — On Sunday night Ronnie Deandre Weaver, 23-years old, was gunned down in the doorway of a Fairfield convenience store, according to Carol Robinson ofAl.com.
Spider-Man tech? Non-lethal lasso restraint being tested by Birmingham police
"The whole idea here is to create better options for law enforcement so that we can take people into custody, even if it's just a diversion, so that officers can come in and take them into custody without injury or harm, particularly if there is someone suffering from mental illness,'' said Birmingh
New retail, dining at Riverchase Galleria ahead of Dave & Busters opening
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- While many malls across the country are seeing a downturn, the general manager of the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover says the reverse is happening there.
Birmingham police search for suspect who shot at officer
BIrmingham, AL (WIAT) -- Police are in search of a suspect who shot at an officer early sunday morning.At approximately 3:30 am, an off duty BPD officer reported shots fired in the area of the 400 block of 9th Street West. Officers from the West precinct responded to the area and encountered a suspe
Man gunned down at Fairfield Citgo on Sunday night; homicide probe ongoing
Multiple shots rang out about 9:30 p.m. at Citgo at the intersection of Valley Road and Gary Avenue in Fairfield. The victim, a black male in his 20s, collapsed on his back and was pronounced dead on the scene.
Pelham school board passes $41M budget - Shelby County Reporter
PELHAM– A $41.19 million budget was passed for fiscal year 2019 by the Pelham Board of Education at a special called meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4.The current fiscal year ends Sept. 30, and FY 2019 begins Oct. 1. By the end of FY 2018, Pelham City Schools expects to have about $6.8 million in reserves
Manhunt underway after shooting suspect fires rifle on Birmingham police
A manhunt is underway after a suspect fired on Birmingham police officers early Sunday.It all began about 3:30 a.m. when an off-duty officer reported shots fired in the area of the 400 block of Ninth Street West. Sgt. Johnny Williams said West Precinct officers responded to the area and encountered
Gun fire leave one wounded at Tuscaloosa's Another Broken Egg on Jack Warner Parkway
Captain Kip Hart with Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit says, At approximately 12:40 pm Tuscaloosa Police Officers responded to 1650 Jack Warner Parkway, Another Broken Egg Cafe, on a shooting.