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Suspected gunman cooperating with authorities after fatal shooting in Sylacauga

25-year-old Gavin Jerome Havis was shot to death Friday night at The Landings apartment complex where he lived in Sylacauga. The suspected shooter, 23-year-old Jaylon Montrell Shepherd McKinzie of Childersburg, is cooperating with investigators after he and his lawyer went to investigators on Sunday. The Sylacauga Police Department was called...
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Cause of incident at MHS likely a faulty HVAC unit, officials say

MONTEVALLO – Several agencies responded on the morning of Monday, Sept. 27 to reports of a possible commercial fire at Montevallo High School. Montevallo Fire and Rescue, along with surrounding departments from Alabaster, Calera and Shelby County First Battalion, received notifications of the situation at 10:22 a.m., according to a press release from Montevallo Fire and Rescue.

Birmingham man killed while walking dog

From The Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is conducting a homicide investigation after they responded to a person down on Saturday, September 25, at approximately 9:37 a.m. According to BPD, 61-year-old Marion Reynolds was walking his dog when he was shot and killed on the 3900 block of Mineral Ave […]
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Pelham’s Aly Bevelle works the New York runway

PELHAM – Pelham’s Aly Bevelle has your typical hobbies of a 9-year-old: She’s a Pelham Youth Cheerleader, loves to play outside and every year she models the latest fashions on the runway of New York Fashion Week. While participating in an event this large may seem overwhelming to some, Aly’s...

Where to find a third dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — While the majority of pharmacies, clinics and hospital systems offer first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, fewer are giving out third doses. The CDC currently advises third doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 years of age or older and individuals ages...

Man shot and killed in Pratt City

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police say a man was shot and killed in Pratt City on Saturday afternoon. Police tell us officers found 26-year-old Joshua Rogers suffering from gunshot wounds at an apartment complex on Dougan Avenue just after 4:30 p.m. Rogers died on the scene. Police say they...

Liberty releases week 5 depth chart for UAB game

Liberty fell from the ranks of the unbeaten this past weekend, dropping a Friday night game at Syracuse, 24-21, on a last second field goal. The team now turns its attention to this week’s game against UAB. The Flames travel back to the state of Alabama for a game Saturday night at the Blazers’ brand new stadium with kickoff from Birmingham, Alabama scheduled for 7:00 p.m. EST on CBS Sports Network. The Flames opened as a 2-point underdog against the 3-1 Blazers. Liberty has released its depth chart for this game.

WATCH: Birmingham City School to release student comprehension assessment results

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham City Schools released the district’s student assessment results during a press conference Monday afternoon. The State Department of Education administered the Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program back in the spring to determine student’s understanding of core subjects such as math and English. BCS Superintendent Mark Sullivan...

Lawmakers have 12 days to pass prison reform, avoid federal takeover

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Legislature is facing its toughest task yet – turning around the state’s prison crisis and avoiding a costly federal takeover. A special legislative session starts Monday evening, where lawmakers will consider solutions that involve public safety and your hard-earned tax dollars. Despite the looming demands ahead, lawmakers are cautiously optimistic.
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Montevallo to host Fire Prevention Parade, chalk art contest

MONTEVALLO – Residents of all ages will have a chance to meet local first responders and see fire equipment up-close at the Montevallo Fire Department’s 44th annual Fire Prevention Parade on Saturday, Oct. 2. The parade will kick off the city’s fire prevention and public safety festivities at 10 a.m.
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Birmingham Zoo to host ‘Tails in the Trails’ event Oct. 1

The Birmingham Zoo Junior Board will host the 11th annual “Tails in the Trails” event at the zoo on Friday, Oct. 1, from 6:30-10 p.m. The fundraiser will benefit the zoo’s new Cougar Crossing habitat. To be held outdoors, the event will feature live music from Nationwide Coverage, hors d’oeuvres...