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Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 19:19:07

3 charged after online marketplace deal turns into robbery, shooting in Trussville

Formal charges have been filed following a robbery, and subsequent shooting, outside a Trussville fast-food restaurant. Two men are charged in connection with the holdup, and a woman is charged for lying to police after the crime, said Trussville police Sgt. Michael Bruce. Those charged are Nicholas

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 18:42:20

Woman shoots, wounds robber at parking lot of Burger King in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - An attempted robbery that took place at a Burger King on North Chalkville Road in Trussville resulted in the victim shooting the robber in the leg. Officers from the Trussville Police Department are investigating the incident. According to Sgt.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:35:13

Pell City Civic Center closed for renovations

The Pell City Civic Center is scheduled to be closed an estimated 10-12 months for renovations to the building. Photo by U. Glidewell Preparatory demolition has begun on the Pell City Civic Center ahead of renovations. Photo by U. Glidewell Members of the Pell City Garden Club, which maintains the l

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

DNA evidence leads police to suspects in Center Point, Pinson Valley Parkway burglaries

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a burglary at a home in Center Point that occurred on Jan. 3, 2017. Gabriel Nathanial Powell, 19, of Birmingham, is wanted for the burglary. In a separate burglary case at Pinson Valley Park

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 17:21:09

Pell City eighth graders get a 'Reality Check'

Through a partnership with the Pell City School System and almost 70 community volunteers, 273 Pell City eighth graders participated in the St. Clair County Extension Office sponsored Reality Check program. Reality Check is a financial simulation for youth in grades 7-12. Participants pretend to be

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2018-03-22 16:07:00

Dollar General remodel adds produce and expanded products in Sylacauga, Ragland

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - Dollar General has announced it recently completed a remodel of its stores at 23868 U.S. Highway 231 in Sylacauga and at 26 Ninth St. in Ragland, according to a press release. With an updated layout and design, the stores now offer a selection of produce and expanded frozen

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 22:40:00

3-vehicle accident near Talladega Gran Prix Raceway sends 1 to hospital

MUNFORD -- A three-vehicle accident Sunday near the Talladega Gran Prix Raceway in Munford snarled traffic on Alabama 21, according to Munford Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Ryan Berry. The accident involved a car, a truck and an SUV, and resulted in one person being transported to Brookw

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 23:45:00

Body of missing kayaker found

The body of a missing kayaker, James Lowery, Jr., 69, from Mapleton, Georgia, was recovered by marine police early Sunday after an extensive week-long search. On the morning of Friday, March 9, two witnesses saw Lowery fishing at the Kelly Creek Boat Launch near Logan Martin Dam at approximately 8

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:57:00

Wormsby: Early Morning Shooting Again Rattles Ensley Community

Early Tuesday morning two more men were senselessly shot in the Belview Heights section of the Ensley community. As of this writing I have not discovered much about who the men were or what the circumstances were that claimed their lives, but at this point it appears to be another case of opportunis

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 05:00:29

Authorities investigating cause of house fire that killed Ragland man Tuesday night

RAGLAND - A 64-year-old man died in a house fire Tuesday night in Ragland. St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the victim as George Eddie Beason, who lived alone in the house at 405 3rdAve. A neighbor called central dispatch at 9:24 p.m., saying there was a house fire where an elderly

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 16:39:00

Tammy Vincent, Dana Bloodsworth named Pell City school system Teachers of Year

The Pell City school system K-6- and 7-12-grades Teachers of the Year were recognized at the Pell City Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. In the picture, from left, are Kim Williams, curriculum coordinator for the system; 7-12-grade Teacher of the Year Dana Bloodsworth; K-6-grade Teacher of t

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 21:28:00

Talladega police searching for suspect who fled on foot following chase, left behind stolen car containing drugs

TALLADEGA -- Talladega police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a car, attempting to elude, leaving the scene of an accident and several drug charges, according to an incident and offense report available Tuesday. Capt. John McCoy said a patrol officer spotted a taupe 2007 Ford 500 being d

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 01:02:00

Victim killed in Ensley double shooting identified

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- - 9:56 a.m. Update: The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Remus Kevin Scalf of Docena, Alabama. --ORIGINAL-- Birmingham Police are investigating after two men were shot inside a home in the 1500 block of 45th St Ensley early Tuesday morning, one fatally. BPD Lt.


Douglas Manufacturing of Pell City will be honored by Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday

MONTGOMERY - Douglas Manufacturing of Pell City will be one of eight Alabama companies honored by Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday with the Governor's Trade Excellence Award for their success in exporting and their contributions to expanding the global reach of Alabama's economy, according to a press rele

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-20 22:17:00

2 home contractors shot - one fatally- in possible predawn robbery

A possible robbery attempt left one man dead and another injured in Ensley's Belview Heights Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Two workmen were shot - one of them fatally - in a possible robbery attempt early Tuesday in Birmingham's Belview Heights neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. at 1501


Storm damage across east Alabama: Power outages, volunteers needed in Jacksonville

Damage reported from storms Monday night in Limestone County. (Contributed photo | Limestone County Sheriff) Storms that included tornadoes and large hail ripped through the north and eastern parts of Alabama on Monday night, leaving behind damage to Jacksonville State University and thousands with


Odenville man arrested for alleged drug offenses, could face other charges

An Odenville man was arrested in Talladega early Monday on two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, with other charges possibly forthcoming. Billy Michael Irvin Jr., 40, was given a $10,000 bond, which he posted Tuesday, according to Talladega County M

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 00:47:00

Alabama high school student punished over Tweets criticizing school walkout plan

Oak Grove High School senior Wade Chapman says he was punished after criticizing his school's plan to avert a walkout last Wednesday to protest lawmakers' lack of action to protect students at school. That punishment was two days of in-school suspension, which he served on Thursday and Friday of las


Tornado destroyed everything in seconds, St. Clair Co. residents say

People along Greensport Road near Ashville were hit hard in yesterday's storm. Previously considered by many locals as a retirement destination, the area is now unrecognizable. Survivors tell ABC 33/40 Monday's tornado was the scariest thing they have ever lived through. They said it's shocking to s

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