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11 dog skulls found at Jefferson County dog fighting site, 1 man arrested

Once at the location of the dogs fighting, deputies discovered 17 pit bulls, 4 of which had injuries consistent with dog fighting. There was also a ring with fresh blood inside. Approximately 11 dog skulls have been found.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-08-20 02:58:13

Man wanted on domestic violence charges captured in Birmingham

Mullins is being held on charges of domestic violence by strangulation, three counts of third-degree domestic violence, resisting arrest, and attempting to elude law enforcement. He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail and is being held on a $61,600 bond.

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-20 17:42:19

Crime Stoppers looking for Birmingham woman

BIRMINGHAM – Jasmine Hatia Stinson, 34, is wanted in Jefferson County on a felony warrant charging her with probation violation and possession of forged instrument second degree. The suspect is described as 5-foot-seven, and weighting 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-08-20 20:01:23

Man hit in 'weak spot' during woman's attack in Midfield charged in similar Mountain Brook robbery

Mountain Brook police have charged Stantrell Tyroine Whitfield, 34, with first-degree robbery in the July crime attack outside the mall. In that case, authorities said, the suspect forced a woman out of her car and threatened her. She received minor injuries.

AL.COM - 2018-08-20 15:42:00

City of Adamsville: Man going door-to-door pretending to be salesman wanted for questioning

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. —A man who's allegedly going door-to-door pretending to be a vacuum salesman is wanted for questioning in Jefferson County.AdvertisementAccording to a Facebook post from the city of Adamsville, Gregory George Nevels has been going to homes in Adamsville and Graysville claiming

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-21 04:26:00

Homewood inmate recaptured after reportedly escaping

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) -- An inmate is back behind bars after reportedly escaping from the Homewood jail around 11:20 a.m. according to the police.Homewood police say they pursued 34 year old James Wingo of Homewood at around the 18th St. business district and took him into custody at around the 120

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-20 21:37:46

Troopers searching for possible DUI suspect after high-speed chase ends in crash near UAB

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Alabama State Troopers are searching for a suspect they say led authorities on a high-speed chase down I-65 north.Officials tell CBS 42 the suspect got off the interstate at University Boulevard where he crashed into a construction vehicle near the UAB Softball Field.Troope

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-20 16:50:11

1 dead, 2 injured after string of random car shootings in Birmingham

Several cars were shot at in Birmingham on Saturday, killing one person and injuring at least two others.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-19 19:09:00

25-year-old found fatally shot in vehicle now identified

Turner is Birmingham's 71th homicide victim this year. Of those 71, five have been ruled justifiable and therefore the Birmingham Police Department does not count them in their year-end tally. In all of Jefferson County, there have been 103, including the Birmingham slayings.

AL.COM - 2018-08-20 10:32:00

Center Point Fire responds to house fire

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) - Center Point Fire officials are investigating a house fire that happened early Monday morning.Officials responded to the 2200 block of 2nd Place N.E. The battalion chief tells CBS 42 no one was home at the time of the fire and they are still working to determine if th

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-20 12:24:35

Wanted domestic violence suspect captured at Birmingham business

Mullins was taken to the Jefferson County Jail and is being held on charges of domestic violence by strangulation, three counts of third-degree domestic violence, resisting arrest and attempting to elude law enforcement officers. His bonds total $61,600.

AL.COM - 2018-08-20 08:41:00

Suspect in Pinson search captured Monday morning

BIRMINGHAM –The subject of a Friday night search in Pinson, Michael Ray Mullins, has been captured, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-08-20 13:58:45

UAB campus urged to "shelter in place" after police chase ends in crash near business school

UAB B-Alert: Search continues for black male who crashed near the Collat School of Business. He is wearing black & white pants, & royal blue t-shirt & hat. Suspect fled north through construction area. Continue to shelter in place.Call 934-3535 if you see anything suspicious.— UAB (@UABNews)August 2

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-20 16:30:00

Woman, 35, killed when vehicle hit by train in Hoover; 2 others recovering

Newman, said Hoover police Lt. Keith Czeskleba, died in surgery. She was a passenger in the vehicle.

AL.COM - 2018-08-20 09:22:00

Police investigating homicide in west Birmingham

Around 6 p.m., Birmingham Police officers from the West Precinct responded to a report of shots fired and a vehicle accident in th 1400 block of Pike Road. Once on the scene, officers located the victim inside a vehicle unresponsive, according to Sgt. Johnny Williams.


Driver injured in Birmingham when a bullet hit her car

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham Police are searching for the person who opened fire, hitting a passing truck and injuring the driver Saturday afternoon in Ensley.The woman was driving along Bessemer Road near Avenue W around 4:30 p.m. when a bullet came through the driver's window of her pickup truck.


Chris Anderson of 'First 48,' Investigation Discovery: My police officer mom set me on my path

Growing up in the 1980's and 90's in Ensley, violence claimed the lives of so many of my friends. During that time, violence and destructive behavior was almost the norm for kids my age. My brothers and I made up our minds not to become the statistics that claimed so many of our friends.


Man shot and killed while driving in Birmingham

Alabama leads the nation in the highest rate of deadly police chases. (File photo)ByAbbey Crainacrain@al.comA driver was shot and killed on Pike Road and Court N. in Birmingham.Police said the man was shot while driving around 6 p.m. causing him to wreck. They have no suspect but are canvassing the


4 men arrested, suspected of drug trafficking in Shelby County

The SCDETF and the TRU searched the home and confiscated more than a pound and a half of crystal methamphetamine, more than 10 pounds of synthetic marijuana, cocaine, Suboxone and marijuana, according to the police report.


Random shooting on I-59 in east Birmingham leaves one wounded

From The Trussville Tribune staff reportsBIRMINGHAM –Police in Birmingham are searching for a suspect in a dark vehicle after random shots were fired at Interstate-59 near Tallapoosa and the Birmingham airport on Saturday.The shooting occurred at about 1:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-59, acco