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Search underway for missing Cullman woman

CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) — The Cullman Police Department needs the public’s help to find a missing woman. Janet Roberson was last seen around St. Joseph in northwest Cullman in the early afternoon Wednesday. Roberson was last seen wearing black shorts and a pink floral top. If you have any information, contact CPD at 256-734-1434.

45-year-old killed in Walker County crash

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning outside of Parrish has claimed the life of a 45-year-old Parrish man. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Chad Moon was killed when his Chevrolet Silverado collided head-on with a Freightliner dump truck at around 9 a.m. The crash occurred on Alabama 269 […]

Murder suspect and driver charged in I-59 chase, crash that critically injured Homewood police officer

Formal charges have been filed against the man and woman who led a Homewood police officer on a chase that ended with the officer being seriously injured. Tryriq McCall, 20, who was wanted on a failure to appear warrant on a murder charge, is now charged with second-degree stolen property ant attempting to elude. He will be held without bond in the Jefferson County Jail.

Critical Missing Person Investigation issued for Birmingham man

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department has issued a Critical Missing Person investigation for 71-year-old Kerry Lee Walker. Authorities say Walker was last seen in the 7600 block of 2nd Avenue South, wearing a grey shirt, a dark colored jacket, and black pants. Authorities say Walker is a...

New information surfaces on suspended Decatur doctor

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - New information has surfaced surrounding the investigation of a Decatur doctor. Sammy Becdach’s license to practice medicine was suspended by the state board of medical examiners. This is after the death of a Pelham woman who apparently was not an oncology patient. Becdach previously worked...

Pinson man proposes to girlfriend in school classroom where they met

PINSON, Ala. — A sweet surprise took place at a Pinson Elementary School about two weeks ago. There was work to be done in the fifth-grade classroom of Simon Jenkins and Peyton Wynn, but it wasn't school work. Jenkins was preparing to propose to Wynn in the place where they first met 10 years earlier.

Birmingham PD: Juvenile shot in Kingston area, investigation underway

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An investigation is underway in the Kingston area after a juvenile was shot Wednesday night. Limited details are available at this time, but Birmingham police posted on Twitter that the scene was located in the 4500 block of 8th Terrace North. This content is imported from...

15-year-old in life threatening condition following Birmingham shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A shooting involving a juvenile is under investigation by the Birmingham Police Department. Multiple shots were fired in the 4500 block of 8th Terrace North in the Kingston neighborhood around 8:30 p.m. BPD public information officer Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin said a 15-year-old was shot in the upper extremities and is in […]

Meet The Hoover Teen Accepted to More Than 15 Schools with $2M in Scholarships

Hoover High School’s Rotimi Kukoyi, who was accepted to more than 15 universities and received $2 million in scholarship offers, has decided to attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to pursue a career in public health. He was awarded UNC’s prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship, the oldest merit scholarship program in the country.

Joe Lewis Etheridge of Etheridge Brothers Barbershop passes away

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Longstanding community member and business owner Mr. Joe Lewis Etheridge died Tuesday according to a Facebook post from his friends and family. “Today, Mr. Joe Lewis Etheridge from the Etheridge Brothers at our East Lake location passed away. June 4, 2022 marked his 61st year as a barber. His consistent worth ethics and his ability to be at work everyday before 4am paved a way for a successful career as a barber. He also treated each customer as if they were the only one and each tip like it was a million dollars. His amazing advice was priceless. He will be missed.”