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Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired at deputy
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after authorities say he fired shots at a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy early Friday.Derick Brown is charged with attempted murder after shots were fired at a deputy (Source: Jefferson County Jail) ((So
1 in custody after shots fired in Ensley
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - At least one person is in custody after police “actively followed” a vehicle in Ensley.Birmingham police received a call of shots fired and followed the vehicle in response.Police say the vehicle traveled through Lloyd Nolan Parkway then went downtown near a Limbaugh dealersh
Authorities ID man killed when truck plummeted into Warrior River
Authorities have released the name of a man killed Thursday when his pickup truck plummeted about 75 feet into the Warrior River in Jefferson County.The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Jerry Mark Freeman. He was 52 and lived in the Walker County town of Parrish.The crash h
73-year-old man killed when trapped in burning car outside his Jefferson County home
Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates said Ellis had been having trouble with his vehicle for some time and was in the driveway trying to do repairs. While he was sitting in the vehicle, it rolled down the driveway, became wedged between two trees and caught fire.
Grayson Valley area shooting suspect charged with attempted murder
As the deputy was inspecting the vehicle he heard three gunshots from nearby. The deputy called for assistance. Additional Jefferson County Deputies and nearby Birmingham Police Officers quickly responded. K9 Units were also called to the scene to search for the suspect. During the search, Birmingh
Suspect charged in Fultondale, Tarrant business burglaries; eyed in dozen more
The burglary happened at 12:22 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Fultondale Police Chief D.P. Smith said Rockette and possibly others threw a concrete block through a window to gain entry into the restaurant and then stole change off the counter. Officers on Thursday spotted the vehicle that matched the descri
Cessna's pick: Alabama still too much for Texas A&M
This season has a different feel, but can it last for four quarters against Alabama, especially considering A&M has had but one good second half in three previous trips to Tuscaloosa, Alabama?
Suspect in custody after shots fired at deputy overnight
Around 3:00 a.m., police responded to Sonia Drive to assist after a suspect opened fire on a deputy. While setting up a perimeter in the area one officer spotted a suspect with a weapon and ordered him to the ground. The officer then shot at the suspect, but did not hit him.
Ivey's policies recognized as Alabama jumps to #3 in ranking of ‘Top States for Business’ - Yellowhammer News
Area Development, a national publication,rankedAlabama third in its 2018 “Top States for Business” survey and recognized the state as America’s most improved economic development policies under Governor Kay Ivey’s administration.
'They stole his life, and now his clothes': Thieves burglarize slain Woodlawn student's bedroom
Sometime this week, someone broke into the family's 80thStreet home through a window, went directly to William's bedroom and stole all of his clothing, shoes, cologne and even his underwear.
Man reportedly shot, kidnapped in St. Clair County jumps from vehicle to escape in Pinson
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a shooting and kidnapping victim reportedly jumped to escape from a vehicle in Pinson Thursday morning.The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says they were called to the scene in the 6700 block of Highway 7
Man killed when truck plummets 75 feet into Warrior River
A Walker County man was killed Thursday morning when his pickup truck plummeted about 75 feet into the Warrior River in Jefferson County.The crash happened just after 8 a.m. on Birmingport Road near Flat Top Road near the port. Authorities said a 53-year-old man heading toward Birmingham veered into
Bessemer man charged with attempted murder, robbery in East Birmingham robbery
Rafael Taylor, 30, from Bessemer, is facing attempted murder and first-degree robbery charges, police report.
B’ham manufacturing job fair wants to fill 500+ position
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Lee Mitchell is back in Birmingham and hoping to land a job.He is a mechanical engineer.“I was formally employed in Mobile. I thought this would be an opportunity to take advantage of and become a part of, get my name out there and see what comes back,” Mitchell said.The Cent
College football games, Week 4: Is there any stopping Alabama? Texas A&M takes its swing
The temptation is to cut to this season's chase. That would beAlabamaresting unbeaten in theCollege FootballPlayoff.So far this season, the chase is bordering on ridiculous. There hasn't been much of one. The Crimson Tide have won their first three games by a cumulative 142 points. That's the best t
Two overnight shootings in Birmingham under investigation
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) --Birmingham police are investigating two overnight shootings: the first happened just after midnight on Pearson Avenue Southwest.Police tell us one person was taken to a hospital. Police are still investigating.Police responded to a call of a second shooting around 2:40 this
Calling all extras! New movie filming in Birmingham is looking to hire hundreds
“It’s a story of redemption, where he’s trying to fix his own wrongs by making sure the son doesn’t fall into the same issues,” says Backgound Casting director Ron Goleman.
Name for new Birmingham football team unveiled
The name pays tribute to the “hard working steel workers who provided the Iron that fueled the industrial revolution,” according to a press release from the Alliance. “The people of Birmingham are tough, hard working, passionate, strong and dependable, attributes that will quickly become synonymous
Deadly shooting at Birmingham gas station caught on surveillance
In this surveillance video Edwards and the shooter can be seen arguing back and forth. The store manager, standing in the red and black shirt, tells ABC 33/40's Amber Grigley it was over whether or not the victim was from this area. The victim is wearing a green and black baseball cap and a black sh
Suspect charged with shooting into ex-girlfriend's home
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —A Birmingham man is charged with 2nd degree domestic violence after deputies say he fired into his ex-girlfriend's home.The victim says a large rock was thrown into the front window of her home early Sunday morning on Cherry Avenue. When she opened the door she spotted 37-year-old