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Second prostitution sting nets nine arrests in North Shelby County - Shelby County Reporter
Abhinav Gautam, 23, of BirminghamBruce Beasley, 53, of McMinnville, TennesseeCharles Herron, 23, of Mountain BrookDamion Simon, 41, of BirminghamDennis Cauch, 41, of Frankfort, KentuckyEdgar Garcia, 34, of Vestavia HillsRobert Jernigan, 33, of BirminghamSamuel Montoya, 21, of BirminghamZyon Bradford
Family sought for woman found dead in Birmingham apartment
Authorities are trying to find family members of a woman found dead this week in her Birmingham apartment. Mary Gullet McCrimon, 67, was discovered inside her apartment at Bankhead Towers on Wednesday. Jefferson County coroner's officials said a pest control company doing routine spraying knocked on
Human trafficking suspect rearrested on drug charges - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorCOLUMBIANA– A 54-year-old Alabaster man who is facing multiple felony human trafficking charges is back in the Shelby County jail without bond after he was recently arrested and charged with distributing a controlled substance in Jefferson County.LangleyThe Hoover Pol
Things to do in Birmingham, Oct. 19-26
Raise a Bic lighter forLynyrd Skynyrd. The venerable Southern rock band is calling it quits, but Birmingham fans will have one last chance to hear Skynyrd perform "Free Bird," "Sweet Home Alabama" and other signature songs in concert. Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke and friends are
Talladega Police ask for help locating 17-year-old runaway, boyfriend (free content)
According to Lt. Jimmy Thompson, Savannah Taylor is a 17-year-old white female, 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 135 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes, and was last seen after midnight on Eastwood Avenue. There was no available description of her clothing Thursday afternoon.
Fatal accident on Center Point Parkway
CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) --Jefferson County Sheriff's Office confirms that here has been a fatality in a car accident near the Serra Nissan dealership on the 1500 block of Center Point Parkway. Around 11:15 a.m. Thursday, a city worker was planting flowers in the median of Center Point Parkway whe
‘Thoroughly enjoying it:’ Students have blast at Fall Fling - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorALABASTER– Jordan Williams, a first-grader at Alabaster’s Warrior Center for special-needs students, was initially scared to approach the massive catfish he and Warrior Center teacher Richard Sutton reeled in at the pond at Veterans Park on the morning of Oct. 19.But
Shelby County neighbors have guard up after recent burglaries
"When I got home, in retrospect, family wasn't home, no one was hurt, nobody harmed and it was a blessing in that," said Rose.
Man robs gas station, runs over clerk - The Alexander City Outlook
It took the Alexander City Police Department only three hours to apprehend a suspect following an early Wednesday morning robbery.Police received a call about 6:30 a.m. with someone being run over on Hillabee Street. The call stemmed from a robbery where the suspect ran over the clerk.“A black male
Alabama's 'war on marijuana' topic of new report by law centers
A new report on "Alabama's War on Marijuana," released today by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center, calls prosecution of marijuana possession a wasteful use of state law enforcement that discriminates against blacks. "This war on marijuana is one whose
4 from Birmingham charged in south Alabama kidnappings, double murder
Four Birmingham residents, including an 18-year-old arrested earlier this year after he tried to run over two lawmen, have been charged in a double murder in south Alabama. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday announced the arrests in connection with the June slayings of Cortez Deez a
Chilton County man convicted on child porn charges
A federal jury today convicted a Chilton County man on multiple counts of transporting two minor girls for illegal sexual activity and producing, transporting and possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's office announced today. The jury convicted 56-year-old Bruce Nicholson on multiple char
SCSO captain among top law enforcement officers in the world - Shelby County Reporter
On Monday, Oct. 8, Shelby County Sheriff’s Captain Clay Hammac, also commander of the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force, was formally recognized in Orlando, Florida, by the International Association of Chiefs of Police as one of law enforcement’s Top 40 under 40 professionals. Hammac was sel
4 in custody after brief car chase, foot chase in north Birmingham during heroin investigation; suspect rammed lawman's vehicle
An investigation into heroin trafficking in north Birmingham led to the arrests of four suspects Thursday after the primary suspect ran to a friend's house in an attempt to elude lawmen. State Bureau of Investigation Lt. Jon Riley said the incident began about 3 p.m. on Daniel Payne Drive. Alabama D
Couple arrested after strangling, stabbing, police say
Police say an Anniston woman stabbed her boyfriend after he choked her during an altercation Tuesday night.Anniston police Sgt. Kyle Price on Wednesday said a 30-year-old Lincoln man was charged Tuesday night with domestic violence by strangulation. According to the sergeant, the charge followed a p
Talladega woman arrested, charged with stealing neighbor’s identity
TALLADEGA --A Talladega woman is being held on a $10,000 bond Wednesday after being arrested and charged with identity theft.Shanda Dean Robinson, 35, was arrested by Talladega police Wednesday afternoon. Bond was set by District Judge Jeb Fannin.Robinson remained behind bars Wednesday evening.
Woman missing from Pell City, family requests help in finding her
Mandi Renee Darden, 38-year-old white female, was last seen in Pell City, where she lives, on September 28.
Teen girl killed in Sumiton triple shooting; 1 juvenile in custody, second suspect on the run
Sumiton police responded at 3:18 p.m. to the Exxon gas station on Highway 79. Once on the scene, they found a man who had sustained a gunshot wound to the arm. In the course of investigating that incident, they were led to a home on nearby Earley Street.
Talladega County’s Drug Task Force arrests 8 in 10 days (photos)
The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force made eight felony drug arrests over the last 10 days, according to Commander Jason Murray.Justin Lamar Dorman, 30, of Munford, was arrested Oct. 6 at a driver’s license checkpoint set up by the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office. Police say Dorma
‘Redneck Housewives of Alabama’ to screen pilot episode in Huntsville; watch the trailer here
Eight women star in "Redneck Housewives of Alabama," a reality series created by a Huntsville company, Helen Evans LLC. From left are Phyllis Neighbors, Kelly Wilson, Emily Smotherman, Beth Hurt, Amanda Keller, Yolanda Banks, Rhonda Randolph and Leah Seawright. (Redneck Housewives of Alabama Faceboo