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Talladega County’s Drug Task Force arrests 8 in 10 days (photos)
The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force made eight felony drug arrests over the last 10 days, according to Commander Jason Murray.Justin Lamar Dorman, 30, of Munford, was arrested Oct. 6 at a driver’s license checkpoint set up by the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office. Police say Dorma
Sylacauga council hears complaints about removal of North Norton traffic signals
SYLACAUGA --Councilman Donnie Blackmon and businessman Rocky Jackson complained Tuesday to the City Council about the removal of traffic signals at two intersections on North Norton Avenue.Blackmon handed council members copies of petitions with more than 300 names on them, including business owners
Woman killed on Highway 280 Tuesday morning
Raycom Media/fileBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County Coroner’s office confirms a pedestrian was hit and killed on Highway 280 in front of Best Buy Tuesday morning.Lina Evans with the coroner’s office says she can’t release the victim’s name at this time because her family hasn’t been notified
Authorities looking for Pell City woman
ST CLAIR COUNTY — Sam Bagwell, 37, is wanted in St. Clair County on a felony warrant charging her with receiving stolen property in the first degree. The subject is described as being 5-foot-2, and weighing 135 pounds, with blonde hair and brown eyes. The subject is a white female.
Birmingham police investigate pedestrian fatality on highway 280
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham police are investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred at 12:45 a.m. this morning. According to Birmingham Police Department Lt. Majors, a 41- year-old female was struck and killed on U.S Highway 289 near Cahaba circle and had no identification on her at t
Talladega police investigating shooting incident at Talladega Downs on Sunday
Investigators had a partial description of the vehicle from witnesses but not much else, Busby said. No one else was in the apartment that was hit, and the woman who lived there was not injured.
Pets of the Week: Meet Brandy, Rollie (photos)
PELL CITY -- Brandyis a brown 2-year-old female boxer mix. She is very calm and knows her leash manners as well as a few other basic commands. She is heartworm negative and up to date on vaccinations. Brandi’s adoption fee is $125, which covers her vaccines, worming, microchip and spay.
Sex abuse trial resumes today - The Alexander City Outlook
“(He) licked my monkey,” Hall said the victim said. “And a few days after the original incident he touched (the victim’s) breast, buttocks and vaginal area.”
Helena volleyball grabs 2 wins the week of Oct. 8 - Shelby County Reporter
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff WriterWith the area tournament just a few weeks away, the Helena Huskies varsity volleyball team is winding down regular season play where they came away with two big wins the week of Oct. 8.The Huskies took on two 7A opponents in Hoover and Oak Mountain and 6A opponent Clay
Theft suspects sought in multiple AL cities
The crimes have targeted stores from Montgomery, Wetumpka, Millbrook and Clanton and were committed during September and October.
Man sentenced to life in prison for killing girlfriend, shooting kids in 2016
Sedrick Letzie Norris, 39, was convicted after atrial inAugust on two counts of capital murder--the charges made capital because the victim had a protection order against Norris and because the crime was committed during the course of a burglary--and four counts of attempted murder for a 2016 shooti
Woman struck, killed while walking across U.S. 280
A 41-year-old woman was killed Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 while she was walking across U.S. 280. (Google Maps)
School bus involved in accident, children onboard
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) -- There is a report that a School Transportation Solutions school bus was involved in an accident at 31st Street and 12th Avenue North Birmingham. According to Adrienne Mitchell with Birmingham City Schools, the bus was hit in the rear by another car. Four students were on b
Birmingham man drops kids off at an apartment, gets shot, dies several hours later
BIRMINGHAM – Just after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, in the 200 block of 9thCourt North, Kerry McClure was shot. After police arrived on the scene he was transported to UAB where he succumbed to his injuries around 1 a.m. on Monday, according toCarol Robinson of Al.com.
Sunday evening shooting victim identified
The investigation indicates that McClure was at the location to drop off his children. At some point he began arguing with the suspect, who is only described as a black male. The suspect then got into his vehicle, started driving off and fired multiple shots at the victim.
Man in critical condition after being shot three times in his car in Birmingham
The incident occurred around 4:50 p.m. and responders recovered weapons at the scene, the Birmingham Police Department reports. However, no suspect is in custody at this time.
Sylacauga man gets 12 years in federal prison for firearm, drug crimes
SYLACAUGA --A Sylacauga man was sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison Thursday after being convicted by a jury of being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of 12 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorneys Office for
HHS hosts inaugural homecoming parade - Shelby County Reporter
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff WriterHELENA– Before the Helena High School varsity football team took the field against Carver Birmingham to win its third straight game the night of Friday, Oct. 12, parents and fans had a chance to celebrate homecoming festivities by getting in the spirit with a homecomin
1000Bulbs 500 at Talladega Driver Introductions • The SkyBoat
Talladega, AL – Relive all the action from driver introductions ahead of the 2018 1000Bulbs 500 Monster Energy Cup Series Playoff Race at Talladega Superspeedway with our gallery from Bernard Ayala.
Anthony Cook: Anniston's man-sized problem needs a man-sized solution
Is anyone else tired?Tired of the shootings? Tired of the rivalries? Tired of guns and gangs? Tired of the funerals?I pastor a church in an Anniston housing community, and I have church members and loved ones who live in them, and I have young members who attend Anniston schools.