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Groundbreaking ceremony held for Full Moon BBQ in Trussville
TRUSSVILLE – It was a very exciting day on Tuesday, August 14 for many in the community, including Trussville resident and owner of the upcoming Trussville Full Moon Bar-B-Que, Rich Yokeley.
State launches new investigation into 'Beach House Sheriff' following sexual allegations
"I'm conducting the investigation into Sheriff Entrekin up in Etowah County," Steve Arrington, a special agent with the SBI, told AL.com Tuesday. "It's kind of information-gathering right now for the investigation."
Man shot, wrecks car into utility pole in Gate City
East precinct officers responded to a call of 30 to 40 shots fired in the area of Interlake Avenue and 66th Street South around 10:15 p.m. While investigating the shots fired, officers heard additional shots and saw a vehicle attempting to flee the scene, police said.
North Alabama man pleads guilty to online drug trafficking conspiracy
The U.S. Attorney and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge announced Tuesday that the man known on the internet's dark markets as OlympusXans, or OX, has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to traffic drugs and possessing firearms.
Two suspects have been identified in Birmingham homicide investigation of 2 senior adults, warrants obtained
Thevictims, Mary Holt, 67, and Joe Holt, 68, were discoveredonThursdayAugust2, 2018at8720 9thCourt Circle South.
Trussville police search for suspicious man in Peppertree neighborhood
“Residents reported a suspicious person in the Peppertree neighborhood,” said Trussville Police Lt. Phil Dillon. “When our officers arrived, the individual ran into the woods. The Trussville K-9 Unit along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit are working to continue the search for this indiv
Former Alabama star QB signs with Birmingham pro team
Sims, who threw for an Alabama school-record 3,487 yards in 2014, had been playing running back of late and spent time with two NFL teams as running back during the last few years -- the Atlanta Falcons (2016) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2016-17).
11-year-old boy tased by police, gun found during arrest
On Wednesday, police in Birmingham, Alabama, tased an 11-year-old boy near Green Acres Middle School during an altercation involving the suspect of a firearm on the boy.The altercation occurred on Wednesday morning, and WVTM reporter Sarah Killiantweetedthat the boy appeared to be reaching for a gun
Investigation continues in the death of a 55-year-old Birmingham woman, suspect in custody
The suspect, identified as Cameron Janet Cook, 28, of Birmingham, is also under investigation for 2 robberies that occurred shortly after the homicide.
Former Birmingham DJ shares memories of Aretha Franklin
Stewart, a legendary former Birmingham radio personality, has known Franklin since 1954, before she became widely known as the Queen of Soul. He remembers her tremendous natural talent and how a move to Atlantic Records helped make her famous. Stewart, who once served as a Otis Redding's director of
Pell City applies for grant to improve former Avondale Mills building
PELL CITY – The City Council agreed Monday to move forward with applying for an Alabama Historical Commission grant to help pay for improvements to the former Avondale Mills Administration building on the former plant site.“The shingles on the building are starting to go,” City Manager Brian Muenger
Blount County schools to consider adding 'In God We Trust' displays
The laws have already gained the attention of organizations like the Freedom From Religion Foundation which advocate for the complete, total separation of church and state in government policies. "FFRF is considering the best legal options for this rash of legislation," said the organization in a re
Five missing Marshall County inmates back in custody
Five missing inmates from the Marshall County Jail are now in custody.Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls said as of 2:30 p.m., inmates Benjamin Cameron, Baldemar Davilla, Adam Dean, Damon Dempsey and Brian White were apprehended and placed back in the jail.Walls said Dean and Dempsey were back in c
Birmingham police seek man in fatal shooting, carjacking
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Police in Alabama said a man shot and killed a woman before stealing a vehicle from another woman.Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton said the woman was shot in her torso Sunday night at her apartment in the Ensley neighborhood.AdvertisementPolice said the man had forced his way i
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Birmingham father says he was "crushed" when he saw purported video of son carjacking woman
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Edmund Randall Sr. says he was "crushed" and "devastated" when he sawsurveillance videof what appeared to be his son carjacking a woman at a Birmingham gas station.AdvertisementRandallturned his son into police,saying the 20-year-old was raised to take accountability for his action
3 Birmingham men arrested during undercover drug sting in Shelby County
Laderrius Deonne Christian, 30, of Birmingham, and Marqus Carlton, 24, of Ensley, are each charged with drug trafficking, unlawful distribution and possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and carrying a pistol without a license. Christian is also charged with resisting arrest.
34-year-old killed in weekend Birmingham motorcycle crash
A McCalla man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Birmingham early Saturday.The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Nakil Demon Holland. He was 34.The crash happened about 3 a.m. Saturday on 20thStreet in Ensley. Authorities said Holland was riding with a group of motorcyclist
ALDOT will close portion of I-59 North, South from Ashville to Etowah Co. line starting Monday
ST. CLAIR COUNTY --The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will close a portion of the left lane of Interstate 59 Southbound and a portion of the right lane of I-59 Northbound starting Monday, according to a pair of press releases issued Saturday.The closures will cover an area stretching f
Case dismissed for man charged in fatal Pratt City shooting
Mitchell, 38, wasshot to deathat his Pratt City home. Birmingham police responded to the home, located in the 100 block of Avenue V, around 8:25 p.m. that Tuesday. When they arrived, officers found Mitchell suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, and transported him to UAB Hospital. He was pronounce