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Man in his 50s killed in shooting near Legion Field

Police believe the victim was in his 50s. He died at UAB Hospital after he was shot in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue West Thursday night.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:35 am

Alabama lawmaker wants to raise minimum age to buy assault weapons

Rep. Juandalynn Givan's bill would raise the age from 18 to 21 to buy some semiautomatic rifles.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 2:12 am

No guns on Alabama K-12, community college campuses, law says

Parents and families are understandably concerned about whether their children are safe at school and what precautions schools are required to take.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:42 am

Auburn police investigate 2 potential threats at area middle schools

Police determined both of the potential threats do not represent a real threat to the schools.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:49 pm

Funeral arrangements set for fallen Mobile Police officer Justin Billa

Funeral arrangements for a police officer killed in the line of duty have been finalized by Mobile police and city officials Thursday.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:36 pm

Suspect sought in possible abduction attempt of 9-year-old boy

Tuscaloosa police said they received information that a 9-year-old child was approached by a black male driving a small, white SUV, said Lt. Teena Richards. The child's mother was the one to notify police.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:08 pm

Man robs Trussville bank, then contemplates 2nd holdup in Pell City; Now suspected in multiple robberies statewide

The first happened at 2:29 p.m. at PNC Bank in Trussville, authorities. The suspect, a white male, entered the institution at 3501 Roosevelt Boulevard and handed the teller a note demanding money.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:52 pm

Former subdivision near Birmingham airport to be razed for new facility

The Birmingham Airport Authority is preparing to move forward with the construction of a quick-turn-around facility for rental car agencies.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:47 pm

Birmingham restaurant wins statewide award for community service

Rojo, a restaurant in Birmingham's Highland Park, is being recognized for its community service.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:40 pm

Armed teachers should receive bonuses, Trump says

President Donald Trump said he supports giving bonuses to teachers who receive firearm training.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 8:19 pm

Police officer shooting death highlights Alabama's domestic violence epidemic

The death of Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa has generated sympathy nationwide. But another person died from the tragedy, 58-year-old Fonda Poellnitz. Mobile's mayor highlighted the disturbing instances of domestic violence on Wednesday as Alabama -- like other states -- scours of ways to combat a nationwide epidemic.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 8:03 pm

Birmingham homicide victim identified; family sought

Darrel Keith Daniels, 46, was found dead Tuesday morning, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. Birmingham police West Precinct officers responded about 5:15 a.m. to a report of a many lying behind the Chevron gas station in the 1300 block of Bessemer Road.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 8:02 pm

Alabama Senate approves execution by nitrogen hypoxia

Death row inmates could choose nitrogen hypoxia over lethal injection if the bill becomes law.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 7:40 pm

Rumor of Mountain Brook High School threat untrue, police say

The student whose statement was misunderstood did nothing wrong and is not in trouble. "There is no disciplinary action being taken,'' said Chief Ted Cook. "It was all one big misunderstanding."

Published on 22 February 2018 | 7:33 pm

Updates: Court lifts stay, state proceeding with execution of Alabama inmate Doyle Lee Hamm

The execution comes after a months-long legal battle over whether Doyle Lee Hamm-- who has suffered from lymphatic cancer-- is too sick to be executed by lethal injection.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 6:24 pm

Male shot in west Birmingham, suspect in custody

The incident happened in the area of 900 1st Street West.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:48 pm

'One in a million' yellow cardinal spotted in Alabama

Auburn University researcher says the cardinal is yellow due to an extremely rare genetic mutation.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:00 pm

Homewood attacked in ad against Charles Allen, native on D.C. City Council

"In the 12 years we've been represented by Homewood, Alabama, we've seen some of the worst racial and economic disparities in the nation, and they keep growing," the ad claims.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:00 pm

Birmingham area students plan anti-gun violence march

More than 50 student marches are planned across the country according to the March for Our Lives national Facebook page.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 4:53 pm

2nd woman dies following 2017 Birmingham house fire

Geraldine Bolling, also known as Geraldine Rudolph, died Wednesday night, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. She was 77

Published on 22 February 2018 | 4:30 pm

Racial threats, flag-burning cause concerns after Pell City student sits for pledge

The problems started last week when the Pledge of Allegiance was recited at school and an African-American student remained seated in solidarity with the ongoing national debate over standing for the American flag and the national anthem, Pell City Police Chief Paul Irwin said Thursday.

Published on 5 October 2017 | 7:48 pm

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