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Family of Tuscaloosa teenage murder victim still hoping for answers in 12-year cold case
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- - Scotty Corkrell's family, and Tuscaloosa investigators, are still searching for clues in the 17 year old's 2006 murder. The teenager was shot to death inside his Biscayne Hills Home in Northport, discovered by friends coming to pick him up to go to the lake. Investigator
3 killed in 3 hours in separate Birmingham homicides
Decorian Taylor, 22, was found shot to death at 11 p.m. Friday on 28th Street Southwest. Police said Taylor was shot multiple times and may have been trying to run away when he was gunned down, according toWBRC.
Tuscaloosa Police Chief says "enough is enough" with recent violence
"It's extremely frustrating that no matter what we do, the individuals in our community that are causing the problems, the young black males with guns, aren't getting the message," Anderson added.
COLD CASE: Northport teen killed in his sleep, family says
Twelve years ago on June 22nd, Scotty Cockrell, 17, was shot and killed inside his Northport home. Since then, his case has gone cold.
Police: Search continues for Tuscaloosa man last seen July 2004
Herman Matthew “Matt” Gamble, of Highway 216, was last seen at the Green Lantern Bar located on Old Tuscaloosa Highway on July 21, 2004.
Alabama farmers, industries, consumers could feel fallout if trade war escalates
Phillip Thompson has seen the news about a brewing trade war with China, but he watches the clouds just as closely.“Weather’s a bigger concern,” said Thompson, a soybean farmer and president of the Jackson County branch of the Alabama Farmers Federation. “This crop is young. By the time the crop’s i
Alabama mom opens up about breastfeeding and her tearful first month of motherhood - Yellowhammer News
I love being a mom! It is more wonderful than I could have ever dreamed, but my first month of motherhood is one that I will never forget. It’s hard to say this, but it was one of the hardest times of my life. I felt so alone, confused, and ashamed for feeling sad when I should’ve felt so happy. Tha
Tuscaloosa judge deciding if mental patient will be released into a group home
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT)-Tuscaloosa county circuit judge Allen May is now in the process of deciding whether a man with bipolar disorder accused for making terrorist threats can be released into a group home.Ten years ago 63 year old Walter Rogers threatened to commit a mass shooting in Tuscaloosa.
Three Killings In Three Hours Friday Night In Birmingham
Approximately 45 minutes later, a man in his 30s was found shot in a driveway in the 5400 block of Park Avenue Southwest. Medics responded and tried to revive the man, but their efforts were unsuccessful, Police don't know what led to either of the Friday-night shootings but said they did not initia
Man charged with attempted murder of 2 in north Birmingham
Timothy White, 46, was identified as the suspect. At approximately 7:15 a.m. on Friday morning, police responded to a report of a shooting on 3100 block of 43rd Avenue North. Two males were found suffering from gunshot wounds and were taken to UAB Hospital where they underwent surgery.
Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting on Valley Avenue
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting on Valley Avenue.Police said a man was pronounced dead at the hospital after being found shot in the 500 block. The victim hasn't been identified.AdvertisementAuthorities do not have any suspects at this time. A possibl
Bessemer announces planned Amazon Fulfillment Center, creation of 1,500 jobs
The announcement was made at Bessemer City Hall with elected officials from Bessemer and Jefferson County as well as business officials, city workers and residents, present.
Police investigating a homicide on 28th Street southwest in Birmingham
Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation in the 1700 block of 28th Street southwest. late Friday evening.Birmingham, Ala —Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation in the 1700 block of 28th Street southwest. late Friday evening.It is unknown at this time who the vict
Dying To Be Ill: True Stories of Medical Deception with Dr. Marc Feldman
Marc D. Feldman, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor of Psychology, the University of Alabama (UA), Tuscaloosa, Alabama. A Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in the professional literature.
Suspect identified in U of A student apartment burglary
Police investigators say 60-year-old Theodore Williams, a campus maintenance worker, was captured on security camera taking a University of Alabama student's belongings at Campus Evolution Villages.
Judge considers custody of man after mass shooting threat
Rogers, a 63-year-old U.S. Army veteran, was charged with making terrorist threats in 2009 after referencing a mass shooting in Geneva and listing grievances with Tuscaloosa Police and other city officials. He was also accused of making threats to then-congressman Artur Davis, students and faculty a
Caught on camera: apartment employee steals from student
"This is not the first time, and I hope it will be the last time," University of Alabama Senior Richard said.
City, county leaders make official announcement of Amazon fulfillment center coming to Bessemer
BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) -- It's official - Amazon is coming to Bessemer.Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley, members of the Bessemer City Council and members of the Jefferson County Commission announced that the Amazon Fulfillment Center is officially coming to Bessemer during a press conference on Friday.T
It's official. Amazon fulfillment center coming to Bessemer, Alabama
At a news conference Friday morning, Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley said Amazon is building a $325 million, 855,000-square foot fulfillment center off Powder Plant Road, marking the largest single investment in the history of the city (founded in 1886).
Amazon To Create 1,500 Jobs At Bessemer, Alabama Fulfillment Center
Amazon will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer, AL, which will create 1,500 full-time jobs in Jefferson County. The company currently operates a sortation center in Mobile, AL.