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17-year-old killed in shooting along Tuscaloosa Avenue

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 1200 block of Tuscaloosa Avenue Monday evening. According to the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service, authorities were called to the scene just before 5:45 p.m. on reports of a shooting. Once they arrived, they discovered a 17-year-old was shot and they […]
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Man found dead inside Birmingham home, homicide investigation underway

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham police are investigating a homicide after finding a man dead inside a home on Monday. Learn more in the video above. Sgt. Rod Mauldin said officers discovered the victim shortly after 9 a.m. after a request for a welfare check in the 600 block of Sheridan Road. The victim's name hasn't been released.

Man shot and killed while driving on I-59/20 in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham police are investigating a shooting on Interstate 59/20 Saturday night that left a man dead. Detectives believe 38-year-old Justin Andrew Snow of Warrior was driving in the southbound lanes in a 2008 white Ford Edge when he was shot near the Arkadelphia Road exit. Police...

Homicide investigation underway in west Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide Monday morning. According to BPD, officers were called to the 600 block of Sheridan Road just after 9 a.m. to conduct a welfare check. Officers were then able to get into the residence and discovered a person dead in the living room. The […]

Man found slain in vehicle in Brighton now identified

Authorities have released the name of a man fatally shot in Brighton early Saturday. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Brandon Dewayne Miller. He was 35 and lived in Brighton. Deputies were dispatched at 2:14 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Main Street and Huntsville Avenue...

‘There for his kids, there for his friends’: Father, Red Cross volunteer mourned after deadly shooting on I-59 in Birmingham

A Jefferson County man shot to death on Birmingham’s Interstate 59 is being remembered as a devoted father and friend. Justin Snow, 38, had just left a friend’s wedding Saturday night when Birmingham police found him unresponsive inside his SUV after it struck the median. A bullet had drilled through the passenger’s side window, and Snow was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:04 p.m.

Local family remembers mass shooting victim Celestine Chaney

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - One of the ten victims in the Buffalo mass shooting this weekend, has ties to the Birmingham area. Celestine Chaney just turned 65 years old on May 9, and just weeks later, her family is forced to grieve. Several of her family members live in the...

Popular Nashville biscuit restaurant opening first Alabama location

Biscuit Love, the popular Nashville-based eatery known for its topped biscuits and biscuit bowls, is set to open its first location in Alabama. The restaurant will open in Parkside on Dolly Ridge, a 14,935 SF mixed-use development currently under construction in Cahaba Heights, reports QSR Magazine. Biscuit love will occupy a 3,045 square-foot space, according to the magazine.

Fatal wreck shuts down Five Mile Road in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Fire and Rescue is at the scene of a major accident on Five Mile Rd at Eastview Boulevard. Two vehicles were involved. One person, identified as a 32-year-old woman, was killed and another person, an unidentified man, was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries according to Birmingham Police.
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Death investigation underway on Sheridan Road in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBMA) — The Birmingham Police Department announced it is conducting a death investigation Monday morning. The incident happened in the 600 block of Sheridan Road, but no additional information was immediately provided by authorities. This story is developing. Stay with ABC 33/40 News for updates.
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One killed in east Birmingham crash

One person is dead and another taken to the hospital after a two-car crash in east Birmingham. The crash happened at East View Blvd and Five Mile Road. The Birmingham Police Department says the intersection will be closed for a while. Please avoid the area if possible.

Two-vehicle crash on I-459 SB in Birmingham causes delays

From The Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash on I-459 Southbound in Birmingham on Monday, May 16, at approximately 2:11 p.m. is causing delays. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the crash occurred near the 31-mile marker Derby Pkwy in Birmingham. Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling through […]
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Popular Pelham restaurant closes its doors

PELHAM – The owners of the popular Pelham restaurant Frida Kahlo Mexican Cuisine made the announcement on Monday, May 16 that they would be closing their doors for good. “Thank you for all the support, but for multiple circumstances we are now close[d],” the owners wrote in an announcement on Facebook.

Yolanda Rochelle Flowers, Governor, Democrat

Professional experience: 20 years in education, including with the Blount County schools as reading instructor; speech, language and pathologist assistant for the Blount County and Alcoa city schools; vocational rehabilitation counselor for the state of Tennessee; substitute teacher for Birmingham city schools. Education: Graduated, Birmingham city schools; attended Maryville College...