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Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office taking their holiday patrols into the sky
SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Shelby County putting deputies just about everywhere this holiday season to keep shoppers safe. Santa’s sleigh will not be the only thing flying around in the sky this holiday season. Shelby County Sheriff’s Office shopper copper will be fly high as well and Deputy Debbie
Talladega County Drug Task Force arrests 7 over the weekend (photos)
The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force has made seven felony drug arrests in the past week, including one against a Georgia man who was arrested in Lincoln Thursday but was not identified until Monday afternoon.
Shelby County man sent to prison for 2016 shooting
A Shelby County man is headed to prison after being sentenced Monday for his role in a shooting that happened over two years ago. Rodney Brown, 27, was originally charged with murder in the May 2016 shooting that left 33-year-old Jason Cohill dead. After a trial in October, jurors convicted Brown of
Pell City man wanted by authorities
ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Earl Dwane Picket is wanted in St. Clair County on felony warrants charging him with possession of marijuana in the first degree and failure to appear (escape third degree) The subject is described as a 6-foot-4, and weighing 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. The subject
Suspects wanted for multiple jewelry heists across the country arrested in Knoxville, KPD says
Three men from Memphis who were arrested as suspects in connection to several jewelry store heists in Knoxville on Monday are also wanted in multiple cases across the country. The suspects have multiple cases pending from Shelby, Hamilton and Davidson Counties in Tennessee, along with incidents in A
Shelby County Chambers merging together for good
SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Business owners in Shelby County say this news is very exciting for them. They say it brings big opportunities for the future. As a businessman, Casey Morris says he has seen the impact South Shelby Chamber of Commerce has made on Grounds Coffee in Chelsea. As it joins Gre
Chelsea man dies in Alabaster crash
A Chelsea man died in a weekend crash on Highway 31 in Alabaster. The Shelby County Coroner identified the victim as 42-year-old Marchael Way Vick. He died in a crash on Sunday. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Shelby County dubbed ‘most generous’ county
What counties in Alabama are home to the most generous people? A team of financial advisors at New York-based firm SmartAsset recently conducted a study to find out. Using data from 2016, the study takes into account charitable contributions as a percentage of net income and percentage of taxpayers
Talladega County Commission moves ahead with Bon Air/280 access project in Childersburg
The Talladega County Commission voted 4-0 Monday to approve two resolutions regarding the Lower Bon Air Road-U.S. 280 Industrial Access project. Commissioner Jackie Swinford was absent.
One dead after two-vehicle crash in Shelby County
CALERA, Ala. (WIAT) -- Shelby County authorities are investigating after one person was killed in a two-vehicle wreck Sunday.
‘Black bixch’ 9 year old Alabama girl kills self after school bullying
McKenzie Nicole Adams, a Linden, Alabama black girl kills herself after relentless bullying at school. A Linden, Alabama family is mourning the loss of their 9 year old daughter following the girl taking her own life- allegedly the result of relentless bullying at school.
Sylacauga protecting roads from unauthorized commercial vehicles
SYLACAUGA, Ala. — A $4 million paving project in Sylacauga is leading to a crackdown on truck routes. "They were real bad. Some of them was in bad shape," Betty Bevels, a Sylacauga resident, said about the city's roads before the paving project.
Pelham man accused in sex abuse, sodomy of young girl
A Pelham man is behind bars on accusations that he sexually abused a young girl on at least two occasions. Wilmer Mancera Ramirez, 38, was arrested by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, according to court records made public Monday. He is charged with two counts of sex abuse of a child un
A southern Gentleman: Bama builds a reputation in Rootstown
Call it Southern hospitality. Ryan Boyle says he’s just a talker. Either way, the two-time state qualifying wrestler known as "Bama" has built a reputation. "The kid is A-plus genuinely nice," Rootstown wrestling coach Craig Wise said. "He’s honestly too nice. I’ve been saying that since I met him i
Suicide numbers increase, funding for help stays the same
SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - The CDC say more than 47,000 Americans killed themselves in 2017. This makes suicide one of the leading causes of death. Doctors says despite those shocking numbers not much has been done to combat what some are calling a public health emergency.
Hour-long lunch in some Shelby County schools teach students time management
OAK MOUNTAIN — Hannah Kelley doesn't have a lot of free time. The Oak Mountain High School junior is a varsity cheerleader, class president and a member of two clubs. "It gets hectic sometimes," she said.
Prep roundup: Childersburg defeats Vincent, improves to 4-0
Childersburg High School’s girls basketball team defeated Vincent 43-20 on Thursday night at Vincent to remain undefeated in 2017-18. Yamaree Gaddis and KeAsia McKinney each contributed 11 points for the Lady Tigers, while Gabby Wilson added eight. McKinney filled up the stat sheet as she recorded s
Mystery disease paralyzed five-year-old Alabama girl
ORANGE BEACH — A strange disease struck and paralyzed a 5-year-old girl from Orange Beach, according to ABC 33/40. ABC 33/40 is reporting that Annadelle Faulkner has Accute Flaccid Myelitis, and that her case began in an almost innocuous way.
Historic ‘Project Talent’ study returns to Vincent to follow up with original participants
VINCENT – In 1960, the students of Vincent High School became part of a landmark study called Project Talent. They joined more than 400,000 teenagers from across the country, including 7,562 students from 23 schools in Alabama.
UAB professor arrested near Riverchase Galleria over I-459 shut down
A University of Alabama at Birmingham professor was arrested Sunday in connection with a protest that briefly shut down Interstate 459 over the Thanksgiving night fatal officer-involved shooting of a Hueytown man.