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Birmingham PD seeks assistance in homicide investigation

From The Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is seeking the public’s assistance in a homicide investigation that occurred on Friday, July 8, 2022, at approximately 6:07 p.m. According to the BPD, South Precinct officers were dispatched to Center Street and 4th Avenue Southwest on a report of a person shot. […]
BIRMINGHAM, AL
Bham Now

Botanica is closing at the end of the year

Plant lovers, we have sad news for you. Botanica is closing the downtown location after three and a half years at the end of this year. Read on to learn why this Birmingham business is closing and how you can still support this shop. We’re sad to say goodbye to...
BIRMINGHAM, AL
Bham Now

3 reasons you’ll love Los Amigos in Lakeview [Video]

Looking for a taste of authentic Mexican cuisine in Birmingham? Look no farther than Los Amigos, a popular Mexican restaurant located in the heart of Birmingham’s Lakeview District. Keep reading to learn more about what keeps guests coming back to this tasty restaurant!. Say hola to Los Amigos!. Since...
BIRMINGHAM, AL
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Police investigating after teen shot in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are investigating after a teen was shot in Birmingham on Wednesday, Dec. 7. At approximately 1:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., on a shot spotter notification of multiple shots fired in the area. Police also say they received several calls about shots fired in the area.
BIRMINGHAM, AL

310-unit Birmingham development planned for West Oxmoor Road

Several Birmingham-area companies are collaborating on a new multifamily development being planned for West Oxmoor Road. The 310-unit Oxmoor Road Multifamily community will be located at 102 West Oxmoor Road near West Homewood. Real estate investment firm The Dobbins Group is heading up the project, which is designed by Williams...
BIRMINGHAM, AL

H2O Foundation reverses course, says there is money available to help pay bills

This story originally appeared in The Lede. For more or to subscribe, visit www.birminghamlede.com. The H2O Foundation, a non-profit aimed at helping Birmingham Water Works customers pay their water bills, said in a press release Wednesday that it is “ready and equipped” to help with bill payments, despite its representative saying last month that the foundation was “out of funds for the year.”
BIRMINGHAM, AL

Teenager injured in Birmingham shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a teenager injured Wednesday afternoon. According to BPD, officers arrived to the 300 block of Martin Luther King Dr. around 1:55 p.m. after receiving multiple calls about shots being fired. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a woman who said a teenage […]
BIRMINGHAM, AL
birminghamtimes.com

Highest Paid Employees in City of Birmingham

The 50 highest-paid employees of the city of Birmingham earn between $140,000 and $193,000 annually. Among the highest earners are officials in the mayor’s office, public safety departments, human resources, finance and information services. Five of Birmingham’s municipal judges also made the list. NAME / TITLE;DEPARTMENT ANNUAL SALARY.
BIRMINGHAM, AL
Bham Now

7 local gifts for the nature nerd in your life

Seeking a holiday gift for your fave nature nerd? From park memberships to scrumptious honey products, these seven local present ideas are sure to knock their hiking boots off. 1. For your park-loving pal. Seeking a gift for your hiking buddy? Give them the gift of a sustained and beautiful...
BIRMINGHAM, AL

Possible threat investigated at Vestavia Hills High School

A statement by one student to another led to Vestavia Hills High School securing its perimeters Thursday morning, but police said no weapons were found despite rumors to the contrary on social media. School officials did not label this morning’s actions as a lockdown but instead called it a secure...
VESTAVIA HILLS, AL
birminghamtimes.com

Daughter of Legendary Birmingham Attorney Recalls Her Upbringing on ‘Dynamite Hill’

Barbara Shores, daughter of legendary Civil Rights attorney Arthur Shores, said she was shielded from much of the horror during her time growing up in the 1950s and 1960s in Birmingham’s “Dynamite Hill.” The Smithfield community gained its ugly nickname because of multiple bombings conducted by the Ku Klux Klan to try to scare off Black families who were working to integrate the neighborhood.
BIRMINGHAM, AL