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Patrick Smith named new Birmingham police chief, Allen Treadway named assistant chief

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM —A new chief has been confirmed to the Birmingham Police Department following the retirement of A.C. Roper and the resignation of Orlando Wilson. On Monday, Mayor Randall Woodfin announced Patrick D. Smith as the new police chief for the Birmingham Police Department. Smith, who grew up in Tuscaloosa, has spent the last 28 years with the Los Angeles Police ...

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Foot chase leads JeffCo officers to heroin trafficking arrest

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, officers arrested a man yesterday for allegedly trafficking heroin and cocaine. Dyan Sams, 20, of Midfield was arrested and charged with drug offenses. Narcotics police from the sheriff's office were surveilling the Sherman Heights neighborhood as part of an investigation of drug sales in the area. A v ...

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Trussville Historic District’s “oak canopy” gets a trim

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --One of the most beautiful features of the Trussville Historic District is the oak canopy formed over the tree lined streets. That popular feature may look different for a while as the trees are being cut back by Lewis Tree Service to protect the utility lines in the area. The crew was hired by Alabama Power Company to protect the 15 foot easement of the ...

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Police investigating body found in Birmingham lake

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Officers are investigating a body that was found at East Lake Park in Birmingham, according to a report by Carol Robinson. The victim has not been identified and foul play has not been determined. The body was found by a man walking by the lake at around 9:20 a.m. this morning. Police arrived and roped the area off. According to the report, the body was ...

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Clay Council passes motion for dredging permit

By Crystal McGough For the Tribune CLAY - The Clay City Council unanimously passed a motion Tuesday night to begin the permit process for the Cosby Lake dredging project. “I got an update from Volkert,” City Manager Ronnie Dixon said. “The Cosby Lake estimate, I guess is the best way to put it, is 48,000 cubic yards that need to be moved, but it can all be stored in the lake. Their estimated cost is $470,00 ...

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Central Alabama to be under flood watch over weekend

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports All of Central Alabama, including Jefferson and St. Clair counties, will be under a flood watch from 9 a.m. on Saturday to 6 p.m., according to Alabama Wx Weather Blog. "A prolonged period of moderate to heavy rains will continue to add up and could result in rises in rivers, creeks, and low lying areas," the report says. "Localized flash flooding could occur with a ...

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Shooting incidents in Jefferson County leave Birmingham teen injured, man dead in Fairfield

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports A teenage girl in northeast Birmingham was injured when an unidentified person opened fire into her home, according to a report by Carol Robinson. The shooting occurred on early Wednesday morning. The 16-year old girl was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the shooting happened at her residence on the 4900 block of Brittain Street in Birm ...

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First Baptist Church Trussville senior boys win state title

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - The Senior Boys basketball team from First Baptist Church Trussville went on the road to Mobile and came home as state champions. FBCT team won the Alabama Baptist Senior High Boys state championship in Mobile with a 72-69 victory over Tillmans Corner Blue. The Senior Boys grabbed a first-round win over Oak Park and then defeated Tillmans Corners White. ...

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