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Person dead after being run over by 18 wheeler in Highway 280 Home Depot parking lot
HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) -- Hoover Police are investigating after a person was killed Friday morning in the parking lot of the Home Depot on Highway 280.Lt. Keith Czeskleba says a person was run over by an 18 wheeler in the parking lot, and is deceased. He says Hoover Police are still working to learn mo
Alabaster OKs funding to tear down abandoned house - Shelby County Reporter
Since council members agreed to demolish the structures, the city will cover the cost of the demolition and attach the cost as a lien against the property, which will have to be repaid before the property could be sold in the future.
Calera Elementary School teacher jailed on 40 child porn possession charges
A Calera Elementary School teacher was arrested Wednesday on dozens of counts of possession of child pornography.The Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 26-year-old Daniel Prentice "Danny" Donaldson. The Wilton man was taken into custody after sheriff's investigators carried out a
Card skimmer found at Hwy 280 gas station unlike any seen before investigators say
"Those things are pretty simple to install, especially by someone who knows what they're doing that can have that thing on and running in just a matter of seconds," said Hoover Police Lt. Keith Czeskleba. The Hoover Police Department houses much of the operations for the Jefferson County Regional Fi
'I grabbed the man's weak spot': 74-year-old woman fights back in parking lot robbery
Good Samaritans saved 74-year-old Brenda Stinton from a beating and robbery Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 in a Midfield shopping center parking lot.Special to AL.com
Truck driver run over, killed by own 18-wheeler: report
A truck driver was run over and killed by his own 18-wheeler in Hoover, Ala., on Friday morning (Aug. 17),AL.com reported.
Good Samaritans rush to save 74-year-old woman from attacker
One of the good Samaritans , William Daniels, fought with the man and held him until police arrived. One witness told a news outlet that the suspect kept yelling that he had AIDS. According to witnesses, he thought the man would let him go if he said he had AIDS.
Body found inside Shelby County home, investigation underway
Around 3:30 p.m., deputies responded to a home in the 4000 block of Shelby County Highway 10 to investigate a death. Upon arrival, deputies located the deceased and notified responders at the scene, according to the sheriff's office.
One of three women sought in suspected theft ring arrested
A Montgomery woman, accused of playing a part in a five-person theft ring, is in the Montgomery County Jail on Wednesday morning on a probation violation.
Birmingham man charged with capital murder in shooting death of Ensley woman
Cameron Jamer Cook, 28, was arrested Monday after being found at an east Birmingham hotel. Cook is accused of killing Denise Fassel, who wasfound dead inside her home on Avenue J on Aug. 2.
Kingwood starts school year with new safety measures - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorALABASTER– Students and visitors to Alabaster’s Kingwood Christian School arrived on campus to several changes when they started the academic year on Aug. 14, as KCS has spent the past several months beefing up its security features.Kingwood began the upgrades in Dece
Local wins $300,000 in pro fishing tournament - Shelby County Reporter
FROM STAFF REPORTSHOT SPRINGS, Ark. –FLW Tour pro Clent Davis, a local professional fisherman from Montevallo, brought a five-bass limit to the scale on Sunday, Aug. 12, weighing 17 pounds, 13 ounces – the heaviest limit weighed in the three-day Forrest Wood Cup held on Lake Ouachita in Hot Springs
Two-way Alabama commitment Jayson Jones in action
CALERA, Ala. -- The Calera (Ala.) High Eagles have several Power 5 prospects on their 2018 football roster, but it doesn't take long to noticeJayson Jones. The 6-foot-5, 322-pound two-way lineman is impressive on the hoof, gearing up for another year of varsity football.
Students Show Up For High School, Get Sent Back To Middle School
BESSEMER, AL - The first day of high school for a dozen students in Bessemer turned into another day at middle school, due to missing grades for the students. Students at Bessemer City High School were sent back down to middle school last week after the administration was unable to find evidence of
North Alabama man pleads guilty to online drug trafficking conspiracy
The U.S. Attorney and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge announced Tuesday that the man known on the internet's dark markets as OlympusXans, or OX, has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to traffic drugs and possessing firearms.
Man suspected in Bessemer burglary, attempted murder arrested, officials say
Investigators identified De'Markis Ishmael Jenkins, 19, as the person who broke into a home on 7th Street South and shot a person inside.
Task Force recovers 26 grams of deadly fentanyl - Shelby County Reporter
FROM STAFF REPORTSOn Aug. 7, while conducting undercover operations, narcotics investigators with the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force made contact with an individual suspected to be in possession of fentanyl, with the intent to sell it to an undercover investigator, according to a press re
District 31 shopping center announces first tenant - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorALABASTER– A new 75-acre shopping center slated for construction off Interstate 65 exit 238 in Alabaster has announced its first anchor tenant, and the center’s developer said the store is “one of the top-requested retailers for this project.”Developer Alumni Properti
Health Department Confirms Zika Virus Case In Pelham
The virus can be spread through mosquito bites, from a pregnant woman to her fetus, through sex and via blood transfusion. Many people infected with Zika virus won't have symptoms or will only have mild symptoms. The most common symptoms of Zika are
Two suspects have been identified in Birmingham homicide investigation of 2 senior adults, warrants obtained
Thevictims, Mary Holt, 67, and Joe Holt, 68, were discoveredonThursdayAugust2, 2018at8720 9thCourt Circle South.