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Victim identified from fatal car crash just north of Pinson
Judy Clevenger Fletcher, 61, died when the vehicle she was driving northbound on Highway 79 crossed into the southbound lane and ran into a pickup truck.
Birmingham 9-year-old takes her own life; family hopes to spare others their pain
Madison “Maddie” Whitsett, a fourth-grader who is being remembered for her joyful heart and love of others, was pronounced dead at Children’s of Alabama Monday morning. Her mother, Eugenia Williams, and stepfather, Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Lt. Jimmie Williams, said they hope that by speaki
Police searching for parents of child found wandering B’ham roadway
The child, who is between the ages of four or 5-years-old, was found alone on Palisades Boulevard around 8 a.m.
Deadly day: 4 killed in 13 hours on Jefferson County roadways
Four people were killed in 13 hours in separate traffics across Jefferson County on Tuesday, and a fifth person died following a crash earlier this month. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office and police on Tuesday identified the victims as: Lula B. Lindsey, 80; Judy Clevenger Fletcher, 61; Alexis M
Domestic violence leaves 1 dead and 1 injured
CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) --- Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Detectives are investigating a domestic violence shooting that occurred Tuesday evening at 10 p.m. The deputies responded to a report of a woman shot by her husband at a residence in the 1800 block of Woodvine Lane. It was reported tha
Police identify man killed in Alabama interstate shooting
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Southeast regional EPA administrator indicted on ethics charges in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. - An EPA administrator who oversees Alabama and seven other southeastern states is facing ethics charges related to work he did prior to his appointment by President Trump. Trey Glenn is charged with multiple ethics violations, including soliciting a thing of value from a prin
34-year-old man killed in crash near Jasper
Allen Dale Talley was driving a 2006 Suzuki Aerio that collided with a 2016 Hino truck around 12:50 p.m. Tuesday. The crash happened on Sipsey Road, about six miles east of Jasper, troopers said.
Jefferson County Grand Jury indicts Southeast EPA administrator on state ethics charges
The southeastern region administrator for the EPA, Trey Glenn, has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury on state ethics charges. Glenn was appointed by the Trump administration last year to lead the southeast for the EPA. He's responsible for eight states including Alabama. A statement fr
Limestone County mom sentenced to 40 years for scalding kids in bathtub
LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A Limestone County mother has learned her fate in prison after admitting that she placed both of her small children in a scalding bath as a form of punishment. A sentencing hearing for Amanda Reyer, 25, lasted all day Tuesday in the Limestone County Courthouse. The judg
Fatal Accident in Jefferson County, UPDATE: Victim Identified
Source: Shutterstock BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) -- UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Mrs. Lula B. Lindsey, 80, of Gadsden. ORIGINAL STORY: ALEA State Troopers report of a fatal car accident Monday morning at approximately 9:30 a.m. The troopers responded to a one vehicle accident on I-459 southb
Updated: Parents found- Birmingham police need help identifying child found wondering on Palisades Boulevard
South Precinct officers were calledto the 400 block of Palisades Boulevardto investigate a report of a child wondering around alone. After locating the child, officers found that the child answers to the name Rea, but she doesn’t know where she lives.
Officer injured during scuffle with robbery suspect in Birmingham
Birmingham Police say West Precinct Officers responded to a robbery at CVS Pharmacy located at 2228 Bessemer Road. Birmingham Police say West Precinct Officers responded to a robbery at CVS Pharmacy located at 2228 Bessemer Road. When the first officer arrived on scene they encountered the suspect
Found child investigation -- Child missing parents UPDATE: Parents Found
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- UPDATE: According to Sgt.Williams of the Birmingham Police Department, the found child's parents have been located. Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a found child investigation. The subject was located wondering around the 400 block of Pa
All lanes blocked on I-20/59 NB in Bessemer
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - All lanes are blocked on I-20/59 Northbound in Bessemer due to a crash.The crash is at 18th and 19th Streets.This story is developing.
Woman killed, 4 injured in head-on crash in eastern Jefferson County
A two-vehicle crash in eastern Jefferson County Monday morning left a 61-year-old woman dead and four others hospitalized. The crash happened just after 10 a.m. on Highway 79 near Higginbotham Road. Jefferson County sheriff's Chief Deputy Randy Christian said witnesses told deputies that a vehicle d
The Price is Right Live! Game show today in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Price is Right live show is in Birmingham today! Attendees will find classic Price is Right games like Plinko, Cliffhanger and The Big Wheel. There's also a showcase and a celebrity host! This evening, contestants will have the opportunity to win cash prizes, appliance
Crash on I-59 SB cleared, all lanes open
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - All lanes are now open on I-59 Southbound at 1st Avenue following a multi-vehicle crash.We’re working to get more information. Check back for updates.Copyright 2018 WBRC. All rights reserved.
Birmingham Veterans Day Parade perseveres through cold and rain
"You know, they don't get days off. They don't get days off when it's pouring down rain, when it's snowing and it's cold. We've never taken a time out for a war or conflict that we are in," says Sarah Robinson.
Interstate Shootout Leaves 29-Year-Old Birmingham Man Dead
According to a report by Alabama Media Group, Birmingham police and fire medics responded about 3:30 p.m. to theShell service station on Oporto-Madrid Boulevardand Fifth Avenue North. Once on the scene, they found Matthews - a passenger in an SUV - suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.