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1 dead in west Birmingham shooting

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --An investigation into a homicide is underway after police responded to shots fired in west Birmingham and found a man dead in a vehicle on Saturday evening. Police Sgt. Johnny Williams said the incident occurred in the 1400 block of Pike Road. The victim's identity is being withheld pending the notification of family.  "At approximately 6 p.m., officers ...

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Random shooting on I-59 in east Birmingham leaves one wounded

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Police in Birmingham are searching for a suspect in a dark vehicle after random shots were fired at Interstate-59 near Tallapoosa and the Birmingham airport on Saturday. The shooting occurred at about 1:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-59, according to Carol Robinson. Police said one man was hit by gunfire causing him to crash into another vehicle.  ...

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Search underway in Pinson for a suspect considered armed and dangerous

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON --Law enforcement officials from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and U.S. Marshal's are searching for a man in Pinson that they believe to be armed and dangerous. The search is in the woods near the 6800 block of Ashberry Drive in Pinson. [caption id="attachment_60715" align="alignleft" width="300"] Michael Mullins[/c ...

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VIDEO: Credit card skimmer found at Raceway on Hwy. 280

From The Trussville Tribune BIRMINGHAM --In July, the Secret Service warned of credit card skimmers found on Alabama gas pumps. At the time, they advised going inside to pay instead of paying at the pump. But they may be rethinking that advice after an alert customer made a discovery inside a Raceway convenience store on U.S. Highway 280 in Birmingham on Wednesday. Johnny Chergotakos posted a video of a ski ...

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BREAKING: Dozen injured in Hayden when tent collapses during bank directors meeting

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HAYDEN — A dozen people were injured during a Traditions Bank stockholders meeting when a tent collapsed during a storm, according to Jonathan Hardison of WBRC.  More than 400 people were attending the annual event. West Blount Fire Chief J.J. Ivey told Hardison that 12 people hurt in the collapse and six were taken by ambulance to the hospital. Two people reportedl ...

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Taco Bell coming to Clay in 2019

By Crystal McGough CLAY --Taco Bell will be opening a new location in the city of Clay in early 2019, Clay City Manager Ronnie Dixon announced at the city’s pre-council meeting tonight. [caption id="attachment_60510" align="alignleft" width="300"] Taco Bell will locate on property between the Piggly Wiggly shopping center and Faith Lutheran Church on Deerfoot Parkway.Photo by Cyrstal McGough[/caption] The f ...

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2 killed in crash in southwest Jefferson County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Sunday afternoon in the McCalla area of southwest Jefferson County. Just after 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, deputies were called to the 7200 block of Old Tuscaloosa Highway to investigate a traffic accident. They arrived to find two vehicles had collided. The dri ...

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Regal in Trussville 1 of 3 area theaters to host Elvis ’68 Comeback special event this week

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --The 50th anniversary of one of the most celebrated events in television history, Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special, officially began this week in Memphis. On Thursday, Regal Cinemas in Trussville will be one of three Birmingham area theaters to host a special viewing of the event along with interviews of those who participated. Thursday also marks th ...

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2nd downtown shooting in Birmingham leaves 2 more wounded Saturday night

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Just hours after police investigated a shooting at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham that left a 65-year-old man with life threatening injuries, they were called to a second shooting in the 1600 block of Third Avenue North. The area is about a block of the Lyric and Alabama theaters. The two shootings do not appear to be related. North Precinct Sgt. Tala ...

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Police investigating after man, 65, shot in downtown Birmingham

Frpm The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Police are on the scene of a shooting at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham. A 65-year-old man sustained life threatening injuries in the shooting, according to ABC 33/40. The shooting occurred around 8:15 p.m. This was the second shooting incident of the day in Birmingham. At about 3 p.m., two people, including a 16-year-old male, were shot in the 2700 b ...

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