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Man from Trussville shot near Center Point dies at UAB Hospital

A Birmingham man from Trussville died Wednesday evening, hours after he was shot during an argument that occurred in the Center Point area that afternoon. Toney Myers, Jr. Toney Felix Myers, Jr. 39, of east Birmingham, was at the 100 block of 14th Avenue when he was shot Wednesday afternoon around 2

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:31:31

The fight to prevent childhood obesity

A group of anime characters, the Body Quest Warriors, are leading the fight to prevent childhood obesity. For the past seven years, thousands of third graders across Alabama have taken charge of their health by participating in Alabama Extension's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 22:41:00

Indiana considers revising regulation of livestock feeding operations

RUSHVILLE, Ind.-- On Keith Schoettmer's hog farm on a cool late-summer day, there's little evidence that thousands of animals live inside barns on the property. The air is free of the odor of manure; almost all of the animal waste falls into massive underground tanks beneath the barns. During planti

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Clock running out on health program for 9 million kids

Since the inauguration of President Trump, health care has been front and center in American politics. Yet, attention has almost exclusively been focused on the Affordable Care Act, most recently in the form of Graham-Cassidy. With Congress preoccupied with a series of Republican efforts to repeal a

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Massachusetts woman recalls harrowing experience in St. Thomas during Hurricane Irma

SALEM, Mass. - In the onslaught of Hurricane Irma, Stephanie Moffat pushed two mattresses up against the closet door as a woman and her 3-year-old daughter huddled inside. Moffat felt her St. Thomas apartment shudder as 185 mph winds slammed the hurricane prevention panels against the sliding glass

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:00:00

Aaron Hernandez was suffering from advanced form of CTE; family files suit against NFL

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots' player who committed suicide in April while serving a life sentence for murder, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease linked to the bruising hits on the football field, according to a Boston University study of

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

For the first time, the Marine Corps plans to have a female infantry officer among its ranks

In a historic first, the Marine Corps plans to assign a female officer to the infantry following her anticipated graduation from its grueling training program, service officials said Thursday. The woman is a lieutenant. She and her male colleagues in the Infantry Officer Course completed an intensiv

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 11:48:00

Oklahoma State, Ohio State reach agreement for use of OSU moniker

Oklahoma State University and Ohio State University have reached an agreement that will allow both schools to continue to use the OSU logo. Both schools will continue to use the logo and now can market and sell their brands nationwide. Previously, Oklahoma State was limited to 17 states and Ohio Sta

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:10:00

Lessons in lunch: Teachers take to the kitchen in new meal program at Kentucky middle school

BEREA, Ky. - For teachers at a Kentucky middle school, teaching doesn't stop at the classroom doors. Lessons can be found everywhere in the school - including the kitchen - which is why the school's kitchen manager created a program that puts teachers where the food. "We are so grateful to have teac

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:02:00

Traitors or patriots? Eight Vietnam POWs were charged with collaborating with the enemy.

MOSCOW, Idaho - The six young servicemen, fresh from the prison camps of North Vietnam, stood at attention, saluted and wept as their comrade was lowered into his grave that Monday in a Denver cemetery. Marine Corps Sgt. Abel Larry Kavanaugh, 24, had been like a brother to them and before he had fir

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:30:00

COLUMN: Don't forget Puerto Rico

News this month has been dominated by the massive storms that have roared out of the Atlantic to threaten the United States. First came Hurricane Harvey, which brought devastation to Texas. Then Hurricane Irmarampaged through the Caribbean before slamming into Florida. So it is understandable that A

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

WASHINGTON - The question of whether flushable wipes - used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper - are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District of Columbia over a new city law regulating when such

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:30:00

Irma's Georgia damage assessments underway

ATLANTA - Astrid Palomares boarded up her Colquitt County home, stocked up on bottled water and food, and awaited Irma's fury. So when Hurricane Irma weakened to a tropical storm before thrashing its way through southwest Georgia, the Norman Park woman was relieved. But that relief soon morphed into

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:20:00

Five indicted for allegedly defrauding Dolly Parton's foundation

Last year, Dolly Parton set up a foundation to help people who lost their homes in the wildfires that ravaged Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and her beloved Smokey Mountains. Her charity has already handed out $9 million to the fire victims. But now, five people have been indicted after being caught in an e

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:45:00

Woman asked to leave Texas high school football game over KKK shirt

School administrators earlier this month asked a woman to leave a Texas high school football game after she refused to cover up her t-shirt, which bore an image of a Ku Klux Klan member alongside the words "Fetch the rope." Officials in Quinlan, Texas, said the woman was attending a Sept. 8 football

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:10:00

Home intruder assaults woman, steals Irondale police car

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports IRONDALE -A man is in jail in Irondale after stealing two vehicles, including an Irondale police cruiser, and breaking into two homes early Friday morning, police say. The incident began in Moody when the man, who has not been identified, stole a truck and d

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-22 10:38:35

Russellville man arrested for rape of a minor

A Russellville man has been arrested and charged with the rape of a minor. The Cullman County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) has charged Shawn Douglas Berryhill, 20, with second-degree rape following an investigation. The investigation was launched after the victim came forward and was interviewed at the

WSFA - 2017-09-22 20:18:31

Trussville officials mull contract with Greater Birmingham Humane Society

The Trussville City Council on Thursday authorized Mayor Buddy Choat to negotiate a contract proposed by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society to transfer the work - and legal responsibility - of dealing with animal control issues from the city to the GBHS. Shiloh Lord, the billing and office manage

TOPIX - 2017-09-22 03:46:45

Fatal wreck on Highway 79 near Pinson kills driver, passenger

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies today were on the scene of a fatal traffic accident near Pinson at the intersection of Alabama Highway 79 and Bradford Road. Just before 2 p.m. deputies responded to a report of a single car accident at the intersection. O

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-20 20:49:08

NBA players' trial resumes with testimony of man attacked

PHOENIX (AP) - The aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris has resumed with the testimony from the man the brothers are accused of beating. Erik Hood testified Tuesday that his relationship with the brothers became strained because of a misinterpreted text message. Hood st

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2017-09-19 22:31:17