Steel City Smooth Jazz Festival is back with music, food trucks, and good vibes during the month of JuneThe World Around Jae and BeyondNewsBreak Contributor
Remodeled and Redesigned Alabama Walmart Location Reopens to Public on Friday, May 26thJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
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Everyone’s favorite ogre is coming to Red Mountain Theatre: Shrek The Musical, live on stage June 2-25, 2023Angie ClelandNewsBreak Contributor
Man found dead in Cahaba River
A 25-year-old man was found dead in the Cahaba River on Sunday night.
Georgia man, Alabama man arrested on meth charges after traffic stop in Florence County
FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Two people were arrested Friday after a search during a traffic stop found firearms and multiple narcotics, deputies said in a news release. Charles Lerell Jackson, 45, of Atlanta, Georgia, was arrested and charged with trafficking in meth, unlawful carrying of a pistol and possession of a weapon during a […]
Jefferson County judge, 54, dies unexpectedly
A Jefferson County judge who presided over cases in the domestic relations division died unexpectedly this weekend, according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation, where she served as president. Anne Lamkin Durward died May 27, and the cause of death is unknown, according to the organization. She was...
Two people killed in fiery car crash in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham Fire and Rescue and Search are investigating a fiery car crash that left two people dead. It happened on University Boulevard and 9th Street South around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday. Officials say they found the car against the bridge structure on the I-65 underpass. No...
15-year-old girl dies following afternoon shooting in Fairfield; teen boy charged
An investigation is underway after a teen girl was shot Saturday in Fairfield. Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at 3:44 p.m. to the 5000 block of Parkway. Sheriff’s Lt. Joni Money said the 15-year-old girl was taken to Children’s of Alabama. She was later pronounced dead.
15-year-old girl dies after Jefferson County shooting
A 15-year-old girl died after she was shot in Fairfield on Saturday afternoon.
Man drowns in Cahaba River Sunday
IRONDALE, Ala. (WBRC) - Irondale authorities say a man drowned Sunday evening in the Cahaba River. The victim’s name has not been released, but authorities say he was 25 and did not know how to swim. Irondale Fire Department and Cahaba Valley Fire and EMR were on the scene....
UAB doctor talks impact, prevalency of carfentanil
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Experts say carfentanil is chemically-related to fentanyl, although it's about 20 times more potent. "If you ingest it, it's going to be a greater likelihood of causing an overdose," according to Dr. Stefan Kertesz with UAB's Division of Preventive Medicine. Kertesz says there have been no...
Man killed in Birmingham’s East Lake Community late Saturday night
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are investigating a homicide at an apartment complex. The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday at 420 78th Street South in the East Lake Community. Officers found a man who had been fatally shot in the parking lot of the complex. Police believe an...
Media Release 112- Homicide Investigation- 78th Street South
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, May 27, 2023. The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin. At approximately 10:45 PM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call at an apartment complex located at 420...
Teenager shot in Fairfield dies
BPD investigating homicide after Saturday night shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police is investigating a Saturday night homicide that left a man dead. According to BPD, officers arrived to the 400 block of 78th Street South at around 10:45 pm on reports of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers found a man lying unresponsive in a parking lot, suffering from […]
2 killed in Birmingham car fire
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — An early morning car fire in Birmingham left two people dead early Sunday morning. According to Birmingham Fire and Rescue, crews responded to a single-car accident in the vicinity of University Blvd. and 9th St. South at around 3:30 a.m. on reports of a fire. Upon arrival, crews found one vehicle […]
Woman stuck above train tracks safe after hours-long rescue operation in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A woman who was trapped above railroad tracks is safe after being rescued in Birmingham's eastern section Friday night. It happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. at Georgia Road & Oporto-Madrid Boulevard South. When Birmingham Fire and Rescue crews arrived, they found a woman who appeared to...
Man shot multiple times in Birmingham’s Ensley community in targeted attack
A man was critically injured in what appeared to be an ambush shooting Saturday afternoon in Ensley. The gunfire erupted about 5:15 p.m. in the 1500 block of Avenue L. The victim, believed to be in his early 20s, was taken to UAB Hospital where he was undergoing surgery. Police said he was shot multiple times, and his injuries are considered life-threatening.
These 13 Jefferson County pools earned perfect scores in time for Memorial Day weekend
It’s Memorial Day weekend, and that means it time to take off the grill cover and get into the pool. While you’ve been preparing your beach vacation itinerary and buying packs of hot dogs, the inspectors at the Jefferson County Health Department have been planning for the holiday weekend by evaluating public pools.
Dry weather and lower humidity continue for Memorial Day
The vast majority of us have remained dry this weekend, and the forecast remains very nice for Memorial Day. Check the video forecast for the latest. What a fantastic way to kick off Memorial Day! Low humidity has made for an unbelievably nice weekend across Central Alabama. We started the morning in the low 50s across north Alabama with upper 50s further south.
First Alert Weather: Cool start to Memorial Day; Dry and pleasant Monday afternoon
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Happy Sunday! First Alert AccuTrack shows us dry with a mostly clear night sky. These dry conditions are expected to carry into Monday. Expect a north wind tonight around 5 mph. Temperatures overnight will cool into the mid to upper 50s. These temperatures will bring a cool start to your Memorial Day.
Juvenile Arrested for Murder in Fairfield
At approximately 3:45 PM today, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 5000 block of Parkway in Fairfield on reports of a female who had been shot. The 15-year-old female victim was transported to Children’s Hospital where she later died from her injuries. A 15-year-old male was...
Ensley man held on $1.5 million bond after drug bust
JEFFERSON CO., Ala. (WBRC) - Detectives in the Vice and Narcotics Division with Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office found illegal drugs: methamphetamine and fentanyl, and three firearms in the possession of a man from Ensley. After obtaining a search warrant for a home in the 1700 block 51st Street, detectives...
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