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CRIME STOPPERS: Birmingham wanted on robbery charge

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama released information about a man wanted for 1st-degree robbery. Curtis Lamar Thomas, 29, of Birmingham, was wanted as of Friday, May 17, 2019. His last known address was 3000 44th Street North, Birmingham. Birmingham Police are investigating. [caption id="attachment_79629" align="alignleft" width="232"] Curtis Lamar ...

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Kids talk about God: Can I trust the Lord to supply my needs?

By Carey Kinsolving and Friends Psalm 23 is one of the most beloved Scriptures in the entire Bible. Its simple, yet profound truths have provided comfort to millions for three millennia. My friends have plenty of ideas about what King David meant when he wrote, "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want." "Every time you go to the store, you don't have to ask for everything," says Meredith, 6. Or as Haleigh ...

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Obituary: Clyde Reid Todd

TODD, CLYDE REID, age 88 of Trussville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 17, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Martha Jean Tompkins Todd; son, Tony C. R. Todd; daughters, Reida Todd Cox, Cathy Todd Watson, and Randi Todd Campbell (Robert); brother, Ray Todd; sisters, Peggy Sittre and Runetta Cobb; grandchildren, Tracey Harrell (Bert), Jonathan Cox (Jessica), ...

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Legislature sends trucking bill to Ivey’s desk

By WILL WHATLEY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – According to the Alabama Department of Labor, truck drivers are routinely one of the most sought-after positions by employers in the state. But with the passage of recent legislation, that could soon be a thing of the past. The Alabama state legislature passed HB 479 this week, which lowers the age for obtaining a commercial driver’s license from 21 to ...

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Man leads sheriff deputies on chase through Center Point

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office took a person in custody in Center Point after a chase. It happened on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 8:47 a.m. Deputies were attempting to stop a car for a traffic violation when they said the driver took off. A chase ensued and ended with a crash, according to Capt. David Agee. "There was a long chase all the way up ...

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Detectives searching for murder suspect after woman found dead in car

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — Detectives said a body found in a vehicle off Interstate 22 on Mother's Day, May 12, 2019, was that of a Hispanic woman. The sheriff's office has identified the woman as 39-year-old Ernamy Padilla. [caption id="attachment_79620" align="alignleft" width="121"] Jose Afrain Dubon Rodriguez[/caption] The suspect, Jose Afrain Dubon Rodriguez, may have ...

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Man found shot in Birmingham identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified a man who was shot and killed in Birmingham. Eric Alexander Gunn, Jr., 23, of Birmingham was found shot in the 7700 block of 1st Avenue South. He was shot sometime overnight between Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17, 2019. Gunn was pronounced dead on the scene. ...

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UPDATE: Suspect identified after Trussville Police chase driver into Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department said a traffic stop turned dangerous Friday and ended with an arrest. Officers attempted to stop the driver of a red Ford Taurus on Interstate 59 near exit 141. The driver took off and drove towards Birmingham. During the pursuit, another vehicle was side-swiped but no one was hurt. The chase ended in Birmingham in the a ...

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Missing Senior Alert: Don McNabb

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Sheriff's Office is looking for Don Ramon McNabb, 84, of Grant, Alabama. McNabb could be suffering from a condition that may impair his judgment, according to the sheriff's office. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, navy blue pants, black Sketchers shoes, and a University of Alabama ball cap in Grant, Alabama around 8:00 am ...

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Pinson working on fix for Splash Pad

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON — The Pinson City Council met on Thursday, May 16, 2019 and discussed several items including Movies in May and issues at the city's splash pad. Mayor Hoyt Sanders said the timer on the controller on the feature pump at the splash pad is malfunctioning. The mayor has installed a bypass switch as a quick-fix and to get chemicals to the water, but he's working ...

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