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Justified Shooting in Bessemer After Stabbing Incident, Police Investigating
Witness a shocking incident unfold in Bessemer, as a fight between two men takes a deadly turn. After one man stabs another, the victim retaliates by shooting the attacker. Police are investigating, suggesting it may be a justified shooting.
The Bessemer Tragedy: A Catalyst for Examining Self-Defense Laws Amidst Community Violence
A recent violent clash in Bessemer, Alabama, has reignited discussions on the complex nature of self-defense laws and their influence on community conflicts. It began as a heated argument on Hearn Avenue which quickly escalated, leaving 19-year-old Nicholas Mitchell Norman fatally shot after an altercation in which he allegedly stabbed another man. The Bessemer Police Department is now investigating the possibility that the shooting was a legitimate act of self-defense. This incident not only casts a shadow of grief over the community but also prompts a critical look at the legal boundaries of self-defense and its broader societal impacts.
Vicious School Fight Erupts as Students Cheer on Viral Lunchroom Brawl in the Heart of Alabama
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Birmingham man shot by police in Bessemer
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation after a man was shot by police in Bessemer over the weekend. According to ALEA, officers with the Bessemer Police Department responded to a call for service concerning a suicidal male located near the 900 block of […]
Man serving life sentence found dead at William Donaldson Correctional Facility
A 73-year-old man serving a life sentence at the William Donaldson Correctional Facility died over the weekend.
Fairfield's Officer Kennedy's Keen Observation Leads to Arrest of Wanted Felon and Seizure of Loaded Firearm
Fairfield's Officer Kennedy, on patrol last week, stumbled upon an abandoned car on West Texas Street, setting off a series of violations. Officer Kennedy ran the plates and hit the jackpot—a match to a wanted felon, 27-year-old Amuari Wilson. Rather than immediately confronting the situation, Officer Kennedy opted for...
Man shot in stomach at Birmingham Walmart
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are on the scene of a shooting at the Walmart on Parkway East. Police said a man was shot in the stomach and a possible suspect was detained for questioning. The victim’s injuries are life-threatening, according to police. Walmart released the following statement:
Police Seek Public's Help in Solving Murder of Well-Known Club Owner
In a shocking incident, a 52-year-old club owner, Reginal Bryant, was targeted and shot dead in a quiet residential neighborhood. Birmingham police are now seeking public assistance to solve the murder, urging anyone with information or surveillance footage to come forward.
49-year-old woman found dead hours after vehicle wrecked off Alabama highway
A 49-year-old woman was found dead in a wrecked vehicle off an Alabama highway. Officials with the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as Ebony Lakesha White. White was found dead Saturday morning in a Chevrolet Tahoe in the 600 block of Bankhead Highway In Birmingham. Residents call...
Four places for great pancakes in Birmingham
There’s just something about pancakes hot off the griddle. Maybe it’s the texture, from the fluffy interior to the crispy edges. Maybe it’s the way those golden cakes glisten with syrup and butter. Birmingham has a plethora of great breakfast spots, including great places for pancakes. Ready to grab a stack? Here are four suggestions.
Alabama community saddened by death of man featured on ‘S-Town’ podcast
WOODSTOCK, Ala. (WIAT) – A man known for his role on the popular podcast “S-Town” was shot and killed by Woodstock Police after a standoff. Woodstock Mayor Jeff Dodson released the following statement regarding the death of 32-year-old Tyler Goodson Sunday morning. “Yesterday, I woke up to the news of a tragedy. I received requests […]
Fairfield man hit by several vehicles on I-59/20, died at scene
A Fairfield man died Monday evening after being hit by several vehicles on I-59/20 in Birmingham. The Jefferson County Coroner says 48-year-old Erby Jason Moore was walking in the eastbound lane of the interstate when he was hit by several vehicles. The drivers of all involved vehicles stopped at the...
Popular Instagram Comedian, MK Slatt Arrested On Drug And Weapon Charges
Popular Instagram comedian, MK Slat is currently behind bars facing drug and weapon charges. According to Abc3340, authorities executed a search warrant on November 30th and arrested the comedian and four others. The news outlet listed the things that were found when they executed the search. Officers reportedly recovered “multiple fully automatic weapons, equipment believed ... Read more The post Popular Instagram Comedian, MK Slatt Arrested On Drug And Weapon Charges appeared first on Hollywood Unlocked .
19-year-old dead after wounded in hail of gunfire near downtown Birmingham
One of two men wounded when someone opened fire on their vehicle near a Birmingham intersection has died. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the victim as Nigel Riddick Roberson. He was 19 and lived in Birmingham. The shooting happened at 3:40 p.m. Saturday in the 900...
An Alabama mom has been missing since 2008. She was last seen when she left her work
In the heart of Alabama, a story of mystery and heartbreak has lingered since 2008. It's the tale of Nadia Kira Kersh, a devoted mother whose disappearance has left a void in the lives of her loved ones. This isn't just another missing person's case - it's a narrative woven with questions, few answers, and a community's undying hope for resolution.
Capital murder suspect convicted of reckless manslaughter in shooting outside Birmingham Burger King
A Decatur man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man outside a Birmingham fast-food restaurant. Matlando Lee West, 31, was initially charged with capital murder and facing a potential death penalty in the 2019 killing of 44-year-old Charles L. Brown. The deadly shooting happened Oct. 14, 2019,...
UAB School of Nursing and JCDH Awarded for Efforts Improving Maternal and Pediatric Health in Jefferson County
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing (UABSON) and the Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) received the 2023 Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The award, given at the AACN Academic Nursing Leadership Conference in October, acknowledges the partnership's dedication to patient-focused, fair health care and its positive impact on maternal and pediatric health. The partnership, formed in 2016, aimed to tackle high infant mortality rates and maternal health disparities in Alabama.
Tragic Early Morning Accident on Bankhead Highway Highlights Road Safety Concerns
In the quiet early hours of December 2, 2023, a heartbreaking event unfolded on Bankhead Highway, claiming the life of Ebony Lakesha White, a 49-year-old local resident. The solitary Chevrolet Tahoe she drove veered off the roadway around 2:30 a.m., leading to a fatal single-vehicle accident that has since sparked concern within the community. The Birmingham Police Department is actively investigating the crash, seeking answers to the circumstances that led to such a tragic outcome.
Alabama Death Row inmate Toforest Johnson deserves new trial but likely won’t get it, DA says
Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr Sunday reiterated his belief that death row inmate Toforest Johnson deserves a new trial. Speaking to more than 100 people at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Birmingham, Carr went through his concerns with the conviction of Johnson of the 1995 murder of Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy William Hardy, killed while working off-duty at a hotel.
Get Ready for the Hilarious Holiday Dramedy: Soul Food: 'Tis The Season, Again!
Mark your calendars for the return of a holiday favorite, Soul Food: 'Tis The Season, Again! This much-anticipated event will take place from Thu, Dec 07 at 7pm to Sun, Dec 10 at 7pm at the Encore Theatre and Gallery, 213 Gadsden Hwy Suite 108, Birmingham, AL.