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Two Birmingham officers injured in crash with carjacking suspects

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Two Birmingham police officers are recovering from injuries after a crash involving two carjacking suspects.Investigators said the suspects stole a vehicle in the Smithfield area between midnight at 1 a.m. Two officers later spotted the vehicle and began following them.Advertisemen

WVTM13.COM - 2018-07-19 09:47:00

Brother accused of killing sister, shooting two men

Birmingham police believe a man shot and killed his sister, and shot two men, on Tuesday, July 17, at a home on 25th Court North.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-07-18 19:51:00

Two arrested after shots fired at Hoover officer, ATM theft

Police say two men are charged with shooting at a police officer, and stealing an ATM. The theft happened last Thursday, July 12, at the Walgreens on Ross Bridge Parkway.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-07-18 18:23:00

An Alabama man walked almost 20 miles to his new job. When his boss found out, he gave him a car.

Walter Carr sent his friends a flurry of increasingly pleading text messages. The college student's car had broken down, and he was supposed to begin his new job as a mover the next morning — at a home 20 miles from his apartment near Birmingham, Ala.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-07-18 13:00:00

Murder suspect found asleep at Birmingham traffic light charged in sister's shooting death

Clifford Stutson, 43, is charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder, said Birmingham police spokesman Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. He is charged in the slaying of 40-year-old Dakisha Stutson and the wounding of her boyfriend and her 18-year-old son, Carver High School football p

AL.COM - 2018-07-18 11:38:00

Man scales Interstate 59/20 road sign in Birmingham; hospitalized for evaluation

A man was hospitalized after scaling a sign on I-59/20 in Birmingham on July 17, 2018.Screenshot from Facebook Live videoThere were some dramatic moments on a Birmingham interstate when a man - wearing only shorts - scale the massive directional signs over the highway.Birmingham police responded abo

AL.COM - 2018-07-18 17:35:00

Target is cranking up same-day delivery in New York

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Less than a year after spending $550 million to acquire the same-day delivery company Shipt, Target will begin rolling out speedy service for thousands of products by the end of the month in New York.

AP - 2018-07-19 11:59:58

Car flips into Fairfield Sonic

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WKRG) -- Dramatic video shows a car flipping into a Sonic in Fairfield, Alabama.

WKRG - 2018-07-19 02:33:00

Fatal wreck claims the life of 23-year-old man

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Birmingham man was killed in a wreck involving three cars on Lakeshore Drive Tuesday.Sylvester Boykin Rose Jr. died after he was transported to UAB Hospital, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.Rose was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on Lakeshore Drive

CBS42.COM - 2018-07-18 14:04:33

Birmingham mayor announces “100 Homes, 100 Days” neighborhood revitalization project

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and the executive director of Neighborhood Housing Services announced a new neighborhood revitalization project called "100 Homes, 100 Days." WVTM 13's Marlei Martinez has the story the video above.AdvertisementAnyone interested in applying for reno

WVTM13.COM - 2018-07-18 21:43:00

Students, businesses react to Birmingham ending school uniform policy

“I'm glad. I’m glad they don't have to wear uniforms because that saves me a lot more money,” says Shay, who has one student in the system. “It's good because there's a lot of parents that can't afford school uniforms and so that will really give them a more open option of what their kids are going

WBRC.COM - 2018-07-20 00:00:00

Birmingham college student walked 20 miles to 1st day of work so his boss gave him his car

When a young Birmingham college student's car broke down the night before he was supposed to start a new job, he didn't panic. At least not for long. Instead, Walter Carr walked. From Homewood to Pelham. All night. In the dark. 20 miles or more. A Carver High School graduate and U.S. Marine hopeful,


Deputies: Woman stole neighbor's gun, used it to kill husband

Amanda Hilyer is charged with murder, unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle, and second-degree theft of property. She is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

CBS42.COM - 2018-07-17 16:28:29

Irondale man wanted by Birmingham Police on drug-related charges

Jordan Oneal Embry, 23, is described as 5′ 6″ and weighing 125 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair. His last known address is listed as the 4100 block of Cedar Street.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-07-17 21:11:41

Update: Woman Charged With Murder In Domestic Violence Case

BIRMINGHAM, AL - A woman who shot and killed her husband Saturday night has now been formally charged with murder, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

PATCH - 2018-07-17 16:46:10

Woman killed in overnight shooting in Birmingham

The shooting happened on 25th Court NorthBIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham police are investigating an overnight shooting that left a woman dead.Police say the shooting happened at 1635 25th Court North.


1 killed, 4 injured in horrendous crash on Lakeshore Parkway

One person was killed and multiple other injured in a horrendous crash in Birmingham late Tuesday afternoon.Birmingham police and firefighters responded at 4:15 p.m. to Lakeshore Parkway and West Oxmoor Road. Homewood police also responded to assist with traffic.Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton

AL.COM - 2018-07-17 20:22:00

Balch & Bingham lawyer Steven McKinney dismissed from bribery case in Birmingham

Defense attorneys for Roberson began calling character witnesses after breaking for lunch. Del Marsh, President Pro Tem of the Alabama Senate, and Birmingham businessman George Barber have taken the stand in support of the Drummond vice president.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-07-17 18:20:00

Man charged with friend's shooting death in Fairfield under felony murder law

Christopher Allen Collins was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force Monday afternoon. He was booked in the Jefferson County Jail at 1:10 p.m., where he is being held on bonds totaling $130,000.


Crews battle massive blaze at old Ensley High School building

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham Fire crews battled a massive fire at the old Ensley High School building overnight.Someone noticed the flames coming out of the building around 2:30 a.m. and called 911.