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Birmingham police investigating shooting in Ensley

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — UPDATE: Birmingham police say the victim suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. No. Birmingham police today are investigating a shooting in Ensley. See video of the scene above. Officers responded to the 1800 block of 19th Street Ensley shortly after 11 a.m. and arrived to find one...
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Birmingham man pleads guilty to drug charges

From The Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A Birmingham man pleaded guilty this week to drug charges. According to the United States Department of Justice, Randy Hasan Abdurrahim, 37, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. His sentencing is scheduled for October 19, 2022, before United States District Court Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala. The […]
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A NEW family-owned Italian restaurant will bring Italy to 280

Calling all Italian food lovers! Get ready to experience the authentic taste of Italy in Birmingham at the new Italian restaurant, Capella Italian. According to Harbert Retail, this family-owned Italian restaurant will specialize in custom-wood-fired pizzas. Keep reading for more details on what’s instore for this new pizzeria. What...

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visits Birmingham to announce $1 billion program

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, joined by Congresswoman Terri Sewell, D-Alabama, visited Birmingham on Thursday to announce the U.S. Department of Transportation’s new Reconnecting Communities program, a $1 billion plan designed to restore community contact to transportation and increase economic opportunity. Buttigieg, who met with Birmingham Mayor Randall...

After third No. 1 hit, Pastor Mike Jr. plans for busy July with upcoming Stellar Awards, World Games

This story first appeared in the Lede, a digital news publication delivered to our subscribers every morning. Go here to subscribe. The Rev. Mike McClure Jr., singing pastor of Rock City Church in Birmingham, recently charted his third consecutive No. 1 song on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart with “Amazing,” an inspirational cover version of the Gnarles Barkley song, “Crazy.”
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A conversation with Birmingham Chief of Police, Scott Thurmond—hear his thoughts

Although Chief Scott Thurmond is a Birmingham Police Department veteran, he recently stepped into a new role as Chief of Police this past January. What does this Chief have up his sleeve? We sat down with him to discover his thoughts on the state of Birmingham, proactivity on fighting violent crimes and how initiatives are helping Birmingham become a safer, better place.
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Here are 4 local shaved ice places to satisfy your need for a cool treat

It’s hot and if you’re looking for something to cool you down, these shaved ice places around Birmingham have just the treat for you. Snow Biz Vestavia offers over 25 flavors shaved ice combinations for a delicious cool summer treat. Recommended flavors include:. Blue raspberry. Creamsicle. Peaches and...
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Two in custody after teen shot in Birmingham housing community

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBMA) — Two people are in custody after a 15-year-old was shot in Birmingham Wednesday night, according to the Birmingham Police Department. Police said the shooting happened in the Morell Todd Housing Community. Officers responded to 4020 8th Terrace North just before 8:30 p.m. on a call...

Teen charged in drive-by that killed Bessemer mother of 4, wounded 3 others

A 19-year-old is behind bars in an April drive-by shooting in Bessemer that killed a mother of four children and injured three men. Cedric Dewaun Evans Jr., of Bessemer, is charged with capital murder in the slaying of 23-year-old Johnnae Shy’Ann Fuller. He is also charged with three counts of attempted murder and discharging a firearm into an unoccupied dwelling.

Birmingham Police investigate shooting, robbery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police officers are investigating a shooting and robbery from June 12, 2022. Officers said a community member was robbed and shot while in the 7000 Block of 1st Avenue South. Detectives are hoping surveillance video will help them identify two female witnesses who may be...

Organ donation allows Deputy Brad Johnson to once again save lives

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A hero in life and death. Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Johnson chose to become an organ donor and thus he completed his final act of service. “It is a demonstration of who the core of that person is. Someone who is willing to help, protect and save lives,” said Legacy of Hope Director of Education Ann Rayburn.

WATCH: Beth Holloway discusses the importance of safe overseas travel

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Anytime Americans are involved with laws and customs outside of the United States, the protection of America laws don’t apply. Beth Holloway has firsthand experience. In 2005, her daughter, Natalee, disappeared while on a graduation trip in Aruba. She was never found, although she and others believe that she was killed. […]

Alabama quarterbacks and an Auburn target compete in Elite 11 finals

The Elite 11 finals wrapped up in Redondo Beach, Calif., last night with 20 throwers competing in the annual showcase of quarterbacks. Some of 2023′s more well-known names weren’t present — Arch Manning fresh off his commitment to Texas and Tennessee’s Nico Iamaleava opting for volleyball — but a few noteworthy names to Alabama and Auburn fans competed.