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3-year-old killed after being struck by vehicle

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports HAYDEN -- A single-vehicle crash on Thursday claimed the life of a 3-year-old child. [caption id="attachment_26134" align="alignleft" width="275"] (file photo)[/caption] The child was crossing Elvester Road around 4:30 p.m., two miles south of Hayden, when he was struck by a 1991 Dodge Dakota pickup truck. The child was transported to Birmingham Children’s Hospital, ...

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Pinson Council discusses ADA accommodations for elections

By Lee Weyhrich, The Trussville Tribune With councilman Joe Cochrane away on city business and councilman John Churchwell out due to a medical emergency, the remaining council members had their work cut out for them Thursday. The remaining council discussed the upcoming election, summer events, more park improvements, and necessary equipment for City Hall. Pinson residents may have a new polling place for t ...

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No motive, suspect after Thursday homicide

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports ENSLEY – The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after an incident on Thursday. Officers were called to the 1500 block of 34th Street in Ensley around 6:45 on a person shot. Upon arrival, officers found the victim lying in the back yard of the listed location suffering from a gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue pronounced Hanif ...

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Fatal accident shuts down 5 miles of I22 eastbound

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports WALKER COUNTY -- Alabama State Troopers responded on a one vehicle accident with one confirmed fatality on Friday morning. The accident involved a tractor trailer on I22 at mile marker 56 in Walker County. Robert Edward Brown, 44 of Empire, was killed when the Volvo tractor trailer he was driving left the roadway and overturned in the median. Brown was pronounced de ...

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Center Point man killed in eastern area shootout

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --On Thursday, around 11:55 a.m., officers responded to the Valley Brook apartments at 2900 block of Gallant Drive on two people shot. When officers arrived, they observed the victim, identified as 44-year-old Damon McCain of Center Point, being treated by Birmingham Fire and Rescue.  McCain was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. There wa ...

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Center Point Fire responds to rescue vehicle accident

By Megan Miller, Editor CENTER POINT -- Center Point Fire Department received a call around 12:30 p.m. that a Birmingham Fire and Rescue vehicle had been involved in an accident. The accident occurred at 17th Avenue North and Center Point Parkway, as the rescue vehicle was transporting the victim of a shooting to the hospital. The original patients, driver of the EMS vehicle and the other driver involved we ...

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School officials: Trussville 4th grader no threat to other students

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --On Thursday, Trussville school officials and law enforcement addressed an issue that occurred with a fourth grader last month. Following an anonymous posting on social media regarding what the poster called a "kill list" of a fourth grader on Wednesday, school officials addressed concerns raised from the Facebook posting. The poster's profile has now be ...

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Registered sex offender arrested after accepting job near daycare

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Ashley Hurst Casiday, 33 of Birmingham, was arrested on Wednesday on warrants for failure to register employment, and employment within 2000 feet of a daycare. [caption id="attachment_30977" align="alignleft" width="240"] via Jefferson County Sheriff's Office[/caption] Casiday was convicted in St. Clair County for transmitting obscene material to a child in 2014, and has since been requi ...

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CCHS senior receives appointment to U.S. Military Academy at West Point

TRUSSVILLE -- Clay-Chalkville High School senior Madison Cole has received appointment to the Class of 2020 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. [caption id="attachment_30969" align="alignleft" width="300"] via Facebook[/caption] Cole will also be playing D1 softball for the Army Black Knights. Cole is captain of the CCHS bowling and softball teams, and is also a member of the National Honor ...

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Significant weather advisory issued for Jefferson, St. Clair, Blount counties

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports. The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a special weather statement for Jefferson, St. Clair, and Blount counties until 7:45 pm. This includes Trussville, Springville, and Irondale among other cities. One product issued by NWS for: Trussville AL   Special Weather Statement SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 646 PM CD ...

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