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Hoover murder suspect was killed in Jefferson County Jail Wednesday night

A 23-year-old Hoover man, who in 2017 was charged with killing his roommate with a hammer, was killed by another inmate in the Jefferson County Jail Wednesday night, the sheriff's office said.


Inmate dead after fight at the Jefferson County Jail

JEFFERSON COUNTY — An inmate of the Jefferson County Jail has died as a result of a fight in his cell. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department reported that on Wednesday at around 8:15 PM deputies were alerted to two inmates fighting in a cell. Deputies responded and found one inmate was on top of


Two Arrested at Alabama Prisons on Promoting Prison Contraband Charges

Alabama Department of Corrections Investigations and Intelligence Division agents made multiple arrests following two separate incidents that occurred during visitation at two state correctional facilities. The incidents occurred on February 17.


Police: Alabama woman burglarized homes during funerals

PRICEVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama woman is accused of breaking into the homes of people who were attending relatives' funerals. A statement released Thursday by police in the north Alabama town of Priceville says they've arrested 43-year-old Jennifer Lynn Azizian on four counts of burglary.


Alabama Power plant blaming shutdown on the federal government

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — Alabama Power has confirmed they are shutting down a plant in Walker County and they blame the federal government. The company blames federally driven environmental mandates for handling coal ash and wastewater.


14 year old dies after fatal accident in North Jefferson County UPDATE: Victim Identified

WARRIOR, Ala. (WIAT) --UPDATE 2: According to the Jefferson County Coroner, the victim has been identified as Destiny Marie Walker, 14, of Fultondale, Alabama. Three other people were in the vehicle at the time of the accident. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 8500 Block Rouse Road in W


Jefferson County child injured in accidental shooting

An accidental shooting in Pinson left a child with minor injuries. The shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. Thursday in the 8500 block of Taylor Drive, said Jefferson County sheriff’s Capt. David Agee. The child is 11 years old.


11-year-old accidentally shot in Pinson

PINSON, AL (WBRC) -An 11-year-old is recovering from non-life threatening injuries after accidentally being shot in the arm just after midnight. The shooting happened in the 8500 block of Taylor Drive in Pinson. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department said a family member had a weapon in a case th


Alabama newspaper editor won’t apologize for writing editorial saying KKK should 'ride again'

An Alabama newspaper editor who wrote an editorial urging the return of the Ku Klux Klan to "clean out" Washington said Thursday that he won’t apologize and “would do it all over again.”


Study Ranks Alabama Among the Most Angry, Hateful States in the Country

MOBILE, Ala. — When Republican Congressman Bradley Byrne announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate here Wednesday night and mentioned “Alabama values,” it made me stop to ponder what he was talking about.


Authorities looking for individual suspected of burglarizing Center Point High School twice

CENTER POINT — Authorities are looking for a suspect thought to be responsible for two recent burglaries at Center Point High School. Officials said that Center Point High School was burglarized on Feb. 17 at around 1:40 a.m. Detectives obtained surveillance video images of a suspect inside the scho


Alabama school system to eliminate up to 70 jobs

DOTHAN, Ala. — An Alabama school system says it may eliminate nearly 70 jobs after decisions to close some schools in an effort to save money. The Dothan Eagle reported Dothan City Schools expects to cut at least 47 staff members as part of the efforts.


Alabama man gets 16 years for helping slaying suspect elude police

CENTREVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to helping his cousin elude police officers who were searching for him in the slaying of one woman and the kidnapping of another.


Warrior moves forward on $10 Million financing with county

WARRIOR—The Warrior City Council on Monday night approved a resolution for the approval of economic development. The resolution is the first step of a joint effort between the City of Warrior and Jefferson County and what is called the “Hallmark Farm Cooperative District,” which was created by the c


A Dozen Inmates Escaped an Alabama County Jail Using Only Peanut Butter

A dozen inmates at Alabama’s Walker County Jail escaped after some of them used peanut butter to cover a door number. According to Walker County Sheriff James Underwood, that was enough to fool a corrections officer into believing the door, which led outside, was instead a cell door.


Seven arrested Tuesday in Cullman County

Seven Arrested Tuesday In Cullman County Related to Federal Drug Indictments. Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), Deputies and Investigators with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office(CCSO) assisted the United States Marshals Service and United Stat


Mother of slain journalist James Foley says Alabama ISIS bride Hoda Muthana should ‘face justice’

The mother of slain American photojournalist James Foley said Alabama’s “ISIS bride” Hoda Muthana should be held responsible for her actions. Speaking on Fox News, Diana Foley said it was important that Muthana and “the many thousands of ISIS fighters who have promoted terrorism...be held accountabl


Doug Jones gets challenger in Alabama Senate race

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) announced Wednesday that he is launching a 2020 bid for a Senate seat in Alabama, challenging Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.). Byrne said in a statement that he's running to "defend the values important to Alabama" and to "fight with President Trump " on several issues.


Trinity Contractors, central Alabama’s “single source for total service”

Trinity Contractors has been servicing central Alabama with heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical, and general construction since 1981. Located on Simmons Drive in the heart of Trussville, Trinity has a customer base ranging up to about 60 miles from central Birmingham, covering areas such as Jeffe


Angry in Alabama? State ranks high in new “7 Deadly Sins” list

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Are you feeling a little bit wrathful this morning? Are you too slothful to do anything about it besides complain online?. A new study from WalletHub.com took at look at the 7 Deadly Sins - pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth. They then looked at data they bel