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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.
Alabama police officers suspended for supposedly racist hand gesture
Four officers in the Jasper Police Department were suspended for making a hand gesture while posing for a photo. Some people claimed the circular gesture was racist, according to the city's mayor, David O'Mary. The mayor said some have claimed the gesture was meant to express the phrase "white powe
1 woman killed, 2 men injured in triple shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Police are working to piece together the events leading up to a triple shooting that claimed the life of one woman Tuesday morning.Police received a call around 2 a.m. of shots fired in the 1600 block of 25th Avenue North. When officers arrived, they found three
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,
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.
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.
SEC Media Days will return to Hoover, AL in 2019, could explore new options in 2020
After years of holding its annual media day extravaganza in Hoover, Alabama, the SEC set up shop in Atlanta at the College Football Hall of Fame this week for the 2018 media day event. The SEC will head back to Alabama next year, however, and the conference may evaluate moving the media day fun arou
Emergency voting location change in Walker County due to fire at old Parrish High gym
PARRISH, Ala. (WIAT) -- If your voting location is listed as the old Parrish High School Gym, you will be voting at a different location in the primary runoff elections on Tuesday.
Man shot dead by wife in west Jefferson County identified
Keith HilyerFacebookAuthorities have released the name of a shot by his wife Saturday night in western Jefferson County.The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Keith Franklin Hilyer. He was 41.The shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. in Sylvan Springs. Sheriff's officials said th
SEC media days opens in new Atlanta location
The four-day event is being held in Atlanta, the first time it's been held outside of the Birmingham, Alabama, area since 1985.
Birmingham Police Investigating Two Shootings
According to a report by Alabama Media Group,three people were shotin two separate shootings in southwest Birmingham. Just after midnight Monday morning, police responded to a shooting in the 2400 block of Pearson Avenue where a black male was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital.
Man sentenced to life without parole in Avondale robbery-kidnapping case
Manuel Towns was arrested on March 23, 2017, and was charged with first-degree kidnapping, first-degree robbery, and two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card. He was found guilty of all four charges.
The Latest: SEC media days opens in new Atlanta location
ATLANTA (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has opened its annual preseason media gathering at a new location.The four-day event is being held in Atlanta, the first time it's been held outside of the Birmingham, Alabama, area since 1985.
Pedestrian critically injured in Bay Minette crash, Birmingham man arrested
Around 9:56 p.m. July 14, 2018, Andrew Milton Cross of Birmingham was driving southbound on McMeans Avenue near West 5th Street when he hit a person crossing McMeans Avenue, according to Bay Minette Police.
Family-owned grocery store expanding in Birmingham
Business is looking up at Marino's Market in Birmingham. WVTM 13's Jeff Eliasoph tells you why in the video above.
Man dies after being struck by train in north Birmingham
Birmingham police said a man was struck by a train near 14th Street North and First Avenue North on Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Jonece Starr Dunigan)
Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Jefferson, Tuscaloosa, And Walker Counties Until 9:00PM
* Some locations that will experience flooding include…Sumiton, Cordova, Dora, Adamsville, Graysville, West Jefferson, Gorgas Steam Plant, Burnwell, Beloit, Quinton, Gorgas, Sayre, Goodsprings, Barney, Miller Steam Plant, The Wye and Tutwiler.
Pedestrian died after being struck by train
Birmingham, Ala. —A train struck a person walking in Birmingham Sunday.The Birmingham Police Department says it happened at 18th Street North and Morris Avenue.AdvertisementMedics responded to the scene just after 1:00 p.m., and took the person to UAB Hospital.The injured person died at the hospital
Confusion in Mtn. Brook, Vestavia, Homewood & Birmingham
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1 injured in morning house fire in Gardendale
One person was injured in a Sunday morning fire in northern Jefferson County.Gardendale firefighters responded about 10:30 a.m. to a house fire on Thompson Street. The occupant, whose identity has not been released, needed assistance being removed from the home, authorities said. The victim sustaine