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Man found dead from gunshot wound in Birmingham
Birmingham police are investigating the death of a man who was found dead from a gunshot wound early Thursday morning. Lt. Pete Williston said officers responded at about 1 a.m. to a home in the 200 block of Tucker Ave. Inside, officers found a man dead from a gunshot wound. According to Williston,
Murder charge filed in shooting death of Birmingham father of 3
A 24-year-old convicted felon is now back in jail and charged in the shooting death of one of his friends. Birmingham police on Wednesday confirmed the murder warrant against Luther Gray in the Monday-morning shooting death of 28-year-old Eric Cotton, a father of three children under the age of 10.
Frozen pipes and flooding forced Marshall Co. Schools to cancel Thursday
DOUGLAS, Ala. - Marshall County Schools were supposed to open Thursday on a delay after days of icy condition cancellations, but cold weather issues at several campuses forced school leaders to close another day. Instead of the sound of kids Thursday morning the sound of staff filled Robert D. Sloma
Birmingham Fire responds to overturned 18-wheeler on Tallapoosa St.
No injuries were reported from the crash, but clean up is expected to take some time. (abc3340.com | Alan Baker) Birmingham Fire and Police are on the scene of an overturned 18-wheeler at the Circle K on Tallapoosa St. Authorities say the truck was transporting wrecked cars to be recycled. No injuri
Sludge fight: Legal battles over imported sewage waste rage on in Jefferson County
Residents of the town of West Jefferson and the Jefferson County Commission have turned to the courts hoping to stop a local landfill from bringing in sewage sludge from New York and New Jersey. The waste in question -- technically referred to as biosolids -- is the solid material left behind from
1 dead in Birmingham shooting, investigation underway
A shooting investigation underway in Birmingham. Officers were called to Tucker Avenue around 1 a.m. this morning. Upon arrival, they found a man inside a home shot to death. Police say other people were inside the home at the time of the incident and were taken downtown for questioning.
Gardendale residents on edge after break-in attempts, run-ins with fearless would-be burglars
A seemingly quiet, safe neighborhood in Gardendale hasn't been so quiet and safe lately, according to one resident. WVTM 13's Larissa Scott sits down with one homeowner who says burglars have twice tried to break into her house in the past six months. See the video above.
Local law enforcement community reacts to racial profiling bill
Racial profiling bill in State Legislature would require police to collect data on race and traffic stops Updated: 8:04 AM CST Jan 19, 2018 This week, the Alabama State Senate passed a bill that would require police officers to collect data on race and traffic stops. The sponsor of the bill, Sen.
Woman charged with murder in stabbing death of her boyfriend in west Houston
HOUSTON - A woman is charged with murder after police say she fatally stabbed her boyfriend several times during a fight at her apartment on Sunday in west Houston. Police say Deaira Pitts, 21, stabbed Michael Simmons, 27, after he forced his way into her apartment in the 3100 block of Hayes, and f
Galveston asks residents to conserve water amid 'unprecedented' leaks
GALVESTON, Texas (FOX 26) - The City of Galveston is asking residents and businesses to conserve water until an "unprecedented amount of water leaks due to frozen pipes" are resolved. The city says the utility billing office has received over 3,000 calls and municipal utility crews are working aroun
Houston's HOT and HOV lanes to remained closed until Friday
Houston's HOT and HOV lanes to remained closed until Friday 1 / 30 Back to Gallery METRO Houston's HOT and HOV lanes will remain closed through Thursday afternoon because of lingering icy conditions left over by a winter storm Inga. METRO announced the continued closure around 1 p.m. Thursday, in wh
Houston woman convicted of murdering her husband subject of 'Dateline' episode
Sandra Melgar, a 57-year-old widow convicted of killing her husband, Jaime Melgar, in 2012, is the subject of a new "Dateline" episode airing Friday. In one of Houston's more bizarre cases in recent years, a jury found Sandra guilty in August 2017 of stabbing her husband to death, staging a home inv
Frozen pipes cause 'unprecedented water loss' in City of Galveston, city manager says
The City of Galveston was flooded with thousands phone calls Wednesday and Thursday as the city continues to experience issues related to the freezing temperatures, it posted to Facebook Thursday. City employees and local plumbers are working together to assist residents throughout the island, it s
Man found dead in tent after cold night in Houston
Brooke A. Lewis Updated 4:05 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 A man was found dead Thursday morning sleeping inside a tent after temperatures dropped to below freezing in Houston for the second night in a row, according to the Houston Police Department. The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found a
Mardi Gras Galveston 2018: Let the good times roll!
GALVESTON, TX - Let the good times roll, y'all! At Mardi Gras! Galveston,Texas' largest Mardi Gras celebration starts with the beads and begins on Friday, February 2-13, 2018. More than 3 million beads will be thrown at Mardi Gras! Galveston and that's just the beginning of the elaborate parades, he
Fire displaces 2 families in NW Houston
A fire damaged two units at a northwest Houston apartment complex late Thursday, displacing two families. No injuries were reported in the fire at the Asbury Park complex, 6200 W. Tidwell, east of Bingle, which broke out about 11:15 p.m., fire department officials said. Residents there were evacuate
Two suspected gang members arrested in Marietta
MARIETTA, Ga. - Police in Marietta said they have taken two gang members off the streets. Anthony McCuen and Demarquez Simmons, both 19, were arrested after police said another man, Antonio Williams, got into a violent fight with McCuen. When officers arrived at the scene, police said they found a u
Marietta man killed in Paulding crash after hitting ice
A 22-year-old man from Cobb County was killed in a two-car crash Wednesday night in Paulding County, officials said. Antonio Brown of Marietta was driving a Ford F-250 pickup truck south on Bobo Road when he struck a patch of ice while negotiating a curve, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Th
5 Recently Sold Homes In Woodstock
WOODSTOCK, GA - Curious to see how much homes are selling for in your neighborhood? We've rounded up some of the homes around Woodstock. Here are the residential properties listed by realtor.com as most recently sold around the city. To view photos of the recently sold house you can click on the blu
Cobb schools closed, Marietta to open 3 hours late
Cobb schools will remain closed for a third day Friday while Marietta City Schools are set to open three hours late. Cobb made the announcement just after 5:30 p.m. Thursday. A district spokesman said while most of the schools were in good shape, the majority of bus routes still showed signs of snow