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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

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

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

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.

WIAT TV - 2018-03-20 14:58:16

Birmingham man charged with toddler's death in 2015 faces trial

Jaremiah Mason Hayes was killed in January 2015 by blunt force trauma to the head (Contributed) The trial for a 24-year-old charged with killing a toddler started this week. D'Juan Lovell Steen's trial began Monday in Jefferson County Circuit Judge Virginia Vinson's courtroom. Steen is charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 15:38:50

Birmingham Housing honors mother of two excelling in business, academics

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Adriene Gadsden remembers being concerned with having fun when she graduated from Erwin High School in 2005. But that's not who Gadsden is today. Last week, she was honored as the 2018 Housing Authority Birmingham District Scholar at a luncheon of HABD staffers. G

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 05:11:31

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak to law enforcement group in Birmingham Friday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be back in Alabama on Friday. Sessions is scheduled to address the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Officers (NOBLE) at a luncheon for the group's executives. The event will be held at the downtown Sheraton, according to an announcement Wednesday by

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 13:34:29

Alabama to execute convicted bomber nearly 30 years later

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Judge Robert S. Vance was at his kitchen table on Dec. 16, 1989, when he opened a package that had been mailed to his home. The bomb hidden inside exploded with brutal force, killing Vance instantly and severely injuring his wife. Two days later, a similar device killed an at

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-22 04:07:47

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


Gardendale woman found slain in home identified; search ongoing for person of interest

Authorities have released the name of a woman found slain inside her Gardendale home Sunday evening. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Theresa Lynn "Terri" Miller. She was 47. Miller's body was discovered shortly after 5:30 p.m. when someone flagged down a Gardendale pol


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


Man shot multiple times inside Ensley home; 1 detained

One person was severely wounded and another detained after a shooting Monday morning in Ensley. The shooting happened at 8:19 p.m. inside the home at 2501 29th Street. Birmingham police Lt. Pete Williston said the victim, a young adult black male, was shot multiple times. He was taken to UAB Hospita


How many tornadoes hit Alabama on Monday? NWS teams to survey storm damage

Here is a preliminary look at storm reports from the Storm Prediction Center on Monday. No tornadoes have been confirmed yet, but it's likely several touched down in the state and caused considerable damage. (Storm Prediction Center) Damage was widespread from severe storms, large hail and possible


Alabaster man indicted on sex abuse, electronic solicitation charges

ALABASTER - An Alabaster man was recently indicted on two sex charges involving child sex abuse by a Shelby County grand jury during its March session. Jeremey Douglas Loper, 36, who lists an address on Park Forest Lane, was recently indicted on one count of sexual abuse in the second degree and one

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-03-20 22:07:25

Alabama antique dealers buy car for beloved employee

Every couple of years, Bonnie Picard holds a dinner for the 75-plus dealers at Hanna Antiques, the 27,000-square-foot antique mall she opened 39 years ago in Birmingham. Bonnie provides the entree, and everyone brings a side dish or a dessert. The evening always provides an opportunity for everyone


Miles College students help provide blessings for homeless population

Miles College volunteers sort clothes for Be A Blessing Birmingham. (Ariel Worthy/The Birmingham Times) Miles College's Communications Club recently partnered with a nonprofit to help provide blessings for Birmingham's homeless population. The nonprofit, Birmingham-based Be A Blessing, brings awaren

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 18:06:02

Toddler who drowned at Birmingham apartment complex identified

The Jefferson County Coroner identified the toddler that drowned over the weekend as 22-month-old Chase Demel Elliot. Elliot was last seen Saturday when his family put him down on a nap. About an hour later the family noticed he was gone. They searched the apartment outside before finding him in th

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Man, woman rushed to hospital after found shot in vehicle in southwest Birmingham

A Saturday-night shooting in southwest Birmingham left two people injured. Birmingham police officers from the West Precinct were dispatched shortly before 7 p.m. to the 2000 block of Northland Avenue. Once on the scene, police found two people shot inside a vehicle. Lt. Pete Williston said a black


Former Clay-Chalkville volunteer coach indicted on sex charges with student

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY -A Jefferson County grand jury returned two felony indictments against a former volunteer coach at Clay-Chalkville High School, according to court records. Willyncia Joy Harper, 23, of Hoover, is charged with being a school employee engaging in sex act


Vestavia Hills police officer struck by passing motorist, seriously injured; driver in custody

A Vestavia Hills police officer is in the hospital after he was struck by a passing motorist while on a traffic stop late Saturday night. The crash happened about midnight on U.S. 31 at McGuire Road near Arby's. Vestavia Hills police Capt. Brian Gilham said officers had a vehicle pulled over on the