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DNA evidence leads police to suspects in Center Point, Pinson Valley Parkway burglaries

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a burglary at a home in Center Point that occurred on Jan. 3, 2017. Gabriel Nathanial Powell, 19, of Birmingham, is wanted for the burglary. In a separate burglary case at Pinson Valley Park

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-21 17:21:09

Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 19:19:07

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

Birmingham man charged with toddler's death in 2015 faces trial

Jaremiah Mason Hayes was killed in January 2015 by blunt force trauma to the head (Contributed) The trial for a 24-year-old charged with killing a toddler started this week. D'Juan Lovell Steen's trial began Monday in Jefferson County Circuit Judge Virginia Vinson's courtroom. Steen is charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 15:38:50

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak to law enforcement group in Birmingham Friday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be back in Alabama on Friday. Sessions is scheduled to address the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Officers (NOBLE) at a luncheon for the group's executives. The event will be held at the downtown Sheraton, according to an announcement Wednesday by

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 13:34:29

Entrepreneur Dwayne Thompson is the boss with the sauce

Dwayne Thompson is a caterer and founder and sauce creator at Big Daddy's Sauces LLC. (Ariel Worthy/The Birmingham Times) Dwayne "Big Daddy" Thompson is from New Orleans, and food, flavor and seasoning have been part of his life since he could remember. "The first place somebody took me to eat [in B

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 05:08:26

Hoover police investigate multiple home burglaries

Hoover police are investigating five home burglaries that occurred in the middle of March in the Iverness area. The first three occurred in the early hours of March 14 in the Barkley Square neighborhood, authorities said. In each of the three burglaries, a man entered the house with no force and rum

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-21 14:25:00

Alabaster police searching for missing man

Alabaster Police Department found William Paschal safe Tuesday evening. 54-year-old William Paschal was last seen around 3:00 pm Tuesday afternoon. Paschal was wearing brown pants, a blue shirt, and a red hooded sweatshirt. Police say it's possible he is walking along Highway 31 near I-65 by the Sh

WSFA - 2018-03-20 22:45:28

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


Alabaster man indicted on sex abuse, electronic solicitation charges

ALABASTER - An Alabaster man was recently indicted on two sex charges involving child sex abuse by a Shelby County grand jury during its March session. Jeremey Douglas Loper, 36, who lists an address on Park Forest Lane, was recently indicted on one count of sexual abuse in the second degree and one

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-03-20 22:07:25

Alabama antique dealers buy car for beloved employee

Every couple of years, Bonnie Picard holds a dinner for the 75-plus dealers at Hanna Antiques, the 27,000-square-foot antique mall she opened 39 years ago in Birmingham. Bonnie provides the entree, and everyone brings a side dish or a dessert. The evening always provides an opportunity for everyone


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

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


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


Appeals court upholds Birmingham cop killer's murder conviction

The murder conviction of a man who killed a Birmingham police officer in 2014 was upheld last week by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals. Patrick Johnson was convicted of felony murder in 2015 and sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of 35-year-old Birmingham Police Officer Keary Hol


Alabama man indicted in murder of his 'exhibitionist' wife, who lived a double life on an adult website and was found dead outside their home wearing only a sports bra

William West, 44, was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday in his wife's deathKat West was found dead in January face down and nearly nude in pool of bloodPolice believe West hit her over the head with liquor bottle and killed herThe couple have a 12-year-old daughter, who wasn't home at time of the


Search planned for Carver-Birmingham High School senior now missing 5 weeks

Teams of searchers will fan out over the several Birmingham neighborhoods Saturday in search of a Carver High School senior who vanished five weeks ago. Daniel Rickett, 17, was last seen on Thursday, Feb. 8. "It's very stressful,'' said Devin Rickett, his 19-year-old brother. "I haven't been getting


Southeastern Grocers closing 10 Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, one in Birmingham

Updated: 2:47 AM CDT Mar 16, 2018 Southern Grocers announced Thursday that it was closing 10 Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, including one in Birmingham and another in Anniston. The Winn-Dixie at 2220 Bessemer Road and the store on Highway 431 in Anniston will close within the next three months, the


UAB shooting proves 17 minutes was not enough

Seventeen minutes is not enough. I appreciate the statement. I do. I admire the pluck, in the face of bile from those who claimed 17 minutes of "skipping school" would corrupt our young. Those are the same kind of people who demanded young people stay in school instead of following the likes of Mart