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Gardendale woman found slain in home identified; search ongoing for person of interest

Authorities have released the name of a woman found slain inside her Gardendale home Sunday evening. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Theresa Lynn "Terri" Miller. She was 47. Miller's body was discovered shortly after 5:30 p.m. when someone flagged down a Gardendale pol

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 13:43:53

2 home contractors shot - one fatally- in possible predawn robbery

A possible robbery attempt left one man dead and another injured in Ensley's Belview Heights Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Two workmen were shot - one of them fatally - in a possible robbery attempt early Tuesday in Birmingham's Belview Heights neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. at 1501

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 08:54:55

Alabama high school student punished over Tweets criticizing school walkout plan

Oak Grove High School senior Wade Chapman says he was punished after criticizing his school's plan to avert a walkout last Wednesday to protest lawmakers' lack of action to protect students at school. That punishment was two days of in-school suspension, which he served on Thursday and Friday of las

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 23:33:35

Victim killed in Ensley double shooting identified

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- - 9:56 a.m. Update: The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Remus Kevin Scalf of Docena, Alabama. --ORIGINAL-- Birmingham Police are investigating after two men were shot inside a home in the 1500 block of 45th St Ensley early Tuesday morning, one fatally. BPD Lt.

WIAT TV - 2018-03-20 14:58:16

Man shot multiple times inside Ensley home; 1 detained

One person was severely wounded and another detained after a shooting Monday morning in Ensley. The shooting happened at 8:19 p.m. inside the home at 2501 29th Street. Birmingham police Lt. Pete Williston said the victim, a young adult black male, was shot multiple times. He was taken to UAB Hospita

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 15:47:18

Weather Watches & Warnings for Jefferson, St. Clair, and Blount counties

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports All watches and warnings for Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount counties will be posted below. Refresh you page often for the latest information. BMX issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Blount [AL] till 8:45 PM CDT https://t.co/PCziTiMyvz - NWS Birmingham (@

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-20 00:47:12

Two men shot while renovating home in Ensley, no suspects identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Violence continued in the Ensley neighborhood as two men were shot early this morning while renovating a house, according to Lt. Peter Wiliston of the Birmingham Police Department. This comes after a young man was shot in the same neighborhood a

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:28:50

Contract extension approved for Trussville Schools superintendent

Editor TRUSSVILLE - During a meeting of the Trussville City Schools Board of Education, Board President Sid McNeal announced a two-year contract extension for Dr. Pattie Neill, Superintendent of Trussville City Schools. Dr. Neill's contract was effective through June 30, 2020. "The Trussville BOE i

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-20 02:13:22

How many tornadoes hit Alabama on Monday? NWS teams to survey storm damage

Here is a preliminary look at storm reports from the Storm Prediction Center on Monday. No tornadoes have been confirmed yet, but it's likely several touched down in the state and caused considerable damage. (Storm Prediction Center) Damage was widespread from severe storms, large hail and possible

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 11:18:07

Vestavia Hills police officer struck by passing motorist, seriously injured; driver in custody

A Vestavia Hills police officer is in the hospital after he was struck by a passing motorist while on a traffic stop late Saturday night. The crash happened about midnight on U.S. 31 at McGuire Road near Arby's. Vestavia Hills police Capt. Brian Gilham said officers had a vehicle pulled over on the


Toddler who drowned at Birmingham apartment complex identified

The Jefferson County Coroner identified the toddler that drowned over the weekend as 22-month-old Chase Demel Elliot. Elliot was last seen Saturday when his family put him down on a nap. About an hour later the family noticed he was gone. They searched the apartment outside before finding him in th

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-19 10:35:26

New federal programs director named for Trussville Schools

Editor TRUSSVILLE - Next year, Trussville City Schools (TCS) will accept federal Title funds for the first time. Today, the TCS Board of Education announced the new Federal Programs director that will implement the program components and manage specific federal funds. Dr. J. Tygar Evans, principal

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-20 02:16:25

2-year-old boy found in east Birmingham apartment pool, pronounced dead at hospital

An investigation is underway after a toddler drowned Saturday afternoon in an east Birmingham police. Birmingham firefighters and East Precinct police officers responded to the Oaks at Springville apartment complex on Earline Circle on a report of a possible child drowning, said Birmingham police Lt


Former Clay-Chalkville volunteer coach indicted on sex charges with student

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY -A Jefferson County grand jury returned two felony indictments against a former volunteer coach at Clay-Chalkville High School, according to court records. Willyncia Joy Harper, 23, of Hoover, is charged with being a school employee engaging in sex act


Man, woman rushed to hospital after found shot in vehicle in southwest Birmingham

A Saturday-night shooting in southwest Birmingham left two people injured. Birmingham police officers from the West Precinct were dispatched shortly before 7 p.m. to the 2000 block of Northland Avenue. Once on the scene, police found two people shot inside a vehicle. Lt. Pete Williston said a black


Capital murder suspect found dead in suspected suicide at Trussville home

A Trussville man set to go to trial on a capital murder charge was found dead in his home. Jonathan Burns, 33, died Thursday afternoon. Trussville police and firefighters responded to his home on Morris Circle at 4:30 p.m. after his father found him unresponsive. The investigation is ongoing, but Bu


1 grazed in head by gunfire at north Birmingham home

Gunfire at a home in the 100 block of 12th Avenue North left one man with a graze wound to the head on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Gunfire erupted Saturday night in a north Birmingham neighborhood, leaving one man with a graze wound to the head. Birmingham police and medics were dispatched about 9:45


Tarrant police seek help locating missing woman

Tarrant police need help locating a missing woman. Twyla Hurst, 53, was last seen at about 9 a.m. on Feb. 12 in Tarrant. Police describe Hurst as white, about 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighs approximately 100 pounds. She was wearing a green windbreaker jacket, green pants and white shoes. Tarrant police


Authorities raid Ocean Spa in east Birmingham

Updated: 3:26 PM CDT Mar 16, 2018 Birmingham police and immigration officials executed a search warrant at Ocean Spa Friday afternoon. Authorities at the scene included uniformed police officers, undercover drug agents and Birmingham's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Details are limite


People we saw at the 2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Birmingham

People we saw at the 34th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Birmingham. the parade rolled through Five Points South at 1:30 p.m. and lasted about an hour. After a morning of rain and drizzle, the clouds parted just as the parade started, a little luck of the Irish! 20th Street South was packed on b