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Investigators from the U.S. Department of Education conducted interviews at TCS this week

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Investigators from the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights conducted interviews in Trussville earlier this week, according to multiple sources close to the situation. The interviews included students, parents, administrators, and faculty members and took place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Attorneys Donald Sweeney and Doug Jo ...

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Stabbing victims from early morning assault released from hospital

From Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM –Three women were stabbed and two of the victims were critically injured, early Friday morning in Birmingham. According to Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards, officers responded to a call around 3 a.m. to the 1200 block of 4th Place North on several people stabbed. [caption id="attachment_29039" align="alignleft" width="197"] Billy Joe Jefferson is the suspect in an e ...

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Military Order of the Purple Heart honors employees

From Staff Reports [caption id="attachment_29036" align="alignleft" width="300"] -submitted photo[/caption] Chapter Commander Lonnie Wadsworth of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 2213, recently presented a plaque to Scott Capps, Manager of Jim N' Nick's Barbeque in Trussville. Wadsworth thanked the restaurant employees for their service to military veterans in the surrounding communities wher ...

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3 women stabbed overnight, suspect still at large

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Three women were stabbed and two of the victims were critically injured, early Friday morning in Birmingham. The suspect in the attacks is still on the loose. [caption id="attachment_29022" align="alignleft" width="300"] Birmingham police are on the scene of a multiple stabbing. Photo via @AlanaBaker3340 Twitter[/caption] Police are asking people to stay in ...

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Violent argument over marijuana leads to murder charges for Bessemer man

From Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM - A Bessemer man has been arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder for his role in a Feb. 20 shooting near Bessemer. [caption id="attachment_29005" align="alignleft" width="240"] Mario Desmond(Photo courtesy Jefferson County Jail)[/caption] Just before 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 20, Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 200 block of ...

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Birmingham raises minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, legislature races to stop the move

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --A race of policy and politics is underway, pitting city against state in regard to raising the minimum wage in Birmingham. Ultimately, it may be Birmingham's lack of a daily newspaper that decides the winner. The Birmingham city council had previously passed an ordinance to raise the local minimum wage to $10.10 in two steps with the final jump coming in Ju ...

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Jefferson County sheriff’s office investigating Center Point shooting

From Staff Reports [caption id="attachment_4540" align="alignleft" width="176"] file photo[/caption] Just before 8:30 this morning an adult male victim walked into the Center Point satellite courthouse reporting that he had been shot. He has been transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided as they become available ...

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Clay mayoral candidate arrested on misdemeanor charges

From Trussville tribune staff reports CLAY --Kenneth Frank Galbreath was arrested Wednesday morning on a warrant for third degree criminal trespass related to an incident that allegedly occurred between February 16 and 19. [caption id="attachment_28977" align="alignleft" width="245"] Clay mayoral candidate Kenneth Galbreath arrested on misdemeanor charges.Photo via JeffCo Sheriff's Office[/caption] Addition ...

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Authorities seek Pinson man suspected in gun theft

From Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON --Authorities are seeking help in locating Stanley Brooks Dodd, 37, of Pinson.   Dodd is wanted for failure to appear, unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 210 lbs. [caption id="attachment_28972" align="alignleft" width="243"] Stanley Brooks DoddPhoto via Crime Stoppers of Metro Birmingha ...

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Dr. Zack Steele eyes a seat on Trussville’s City Council

From Staff Reports TRUSSVILLE -- As the political playing field continues to increase heading into the 2016 elections, another local businessman has thrown his hat into the ring. Trussville optometrist Dr. Zack Steele has his eye on a city council seat in the community where he has called home since 2003. [caption id="attachment_28967" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Zack Steel, owner of Trussville Visio ...

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