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2 arrested in connection to Hoover protests

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER -- A Vestavia Hills woman was arrested on Thursday and a man was arrested Sunday at the Riverchase Galleria in connection to the ongoing protests related to the shooting death of Emantic "EJ" Bradford, according to Carol Robinson. On Thursday, Hoover police responded to a call of someone in front of Hoover City Hall throwing Christmas ornaments into traffic. ...

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Man with Center Point area ties wanted on domestic violence strangulation charge

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Johnathan Jaleel Payne is wanted in Jefferson County on felony warrants charging him with domestic violence by strangulation or suffocation, second degree domestic violence, a shooting complaint, and two counts attempted murder. His last known address is in the 1800 block of Carson Road. Payne is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 210 lbs. If you ha ...

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Former Mr. Football, Asa Martin, is leaving Auburn

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN -- Former Mr. Football for the state of Alabama, Asa Martin, has announced that he is leaving Auburn University. He did not announce which university he will end up attending. “I would like to take the time out to thank Auburn University for giving myself, a young man from Courtland, Alabama the opportunity of a lifetime,” Martin posted on social media. “Howe ...

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Body of 25-year-old man recovered from Tuscaloosa swamp

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TUSCALOOSA -- The body of Sirico Devan Foster, 25, was found in a Tuscaloosa swamp on Friday. Foster had been reported missing two days earlier. According to the Tuscaloosa News, investigators discovered the body after searching the area behind Palmore Park. Foster had last been seen at a Northport apartment complex by family members. The police department notified ...

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Gadsden Highway armed robbery suspect sought by Birmingham police

From The Trussville Tribune BIRMINGHAM — Police in Birmingham need help identifying a suspect from an armed robbery on Gadsden Highway just south of Trussville on Nov. 25. The incident occurred in the Roebuck Plaza area, across from the Hunter Creek Apartments. According to police, the armed robbery occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on Nov. 25 at a gas station in the 1100 block of Gadsden Highway. Detective ...

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Suspect carjacks woman at Galleria after stealing a vehicle in Birmingham, victim fires at suspect

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Police are looking for a suspect who carjacked a woman's vehicle in Birmingham before driving the vehicle to the Riverchase Galleria parking lot, where he allegedly carjacked a second woman's SUV. Between the two carjackings, the first victim located and fired shots at the suspect, according to Carol Robinson. The ordeal began at a convenience store on ...

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Infant Ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar recalled

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports New Jersey drug manufacturer, Tris Pharma, sent out an "urgent recall notice" for infant Ibuprofen, which it supplies to several large retailers who sell the product under their store name. The company voluntarily recalled three lots of "Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID)" on Wednesday due to the drug possibly containing higher amounts of i ...

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Police close I-459 due to protesters

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports UPDATE: After being shut down for about an hour, traffic is moving again on I-459 in Hoover.  Several exits between Highway 31 and I-65 are still closed, according to WBHM. HOOVER — Police were forced to close Interstate 459 in Hoover, along with several exits, on Tuesday night, after a group protesting the shooting death of Emantic "EJ" Bradford marched into the ro ...

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Atlanta residents told to boil water due to treatment plant problems

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ATLANTA, Ga. — A “control issue” at the Hemphill Water Treatment Plant and Pumping Station in Atlanta left a large number of residents and businesses without water.  Many areas had low pressure or no water, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Residents and businesses who lost water service were advised to boil water to one minute past rolling or drink bot ...

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Protests continue in Hoover

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER --After protesters of the Thanksgiving night shooting of Emantic "EJ" Braford have been allowed free reign to disrupt traffic and businesses in Hoover, police drew the line at the AMC Patton Creek 15 theater on Sunday night. Police blocked the protesters from going inside the theater, telling them that no more tickets would be sold, according to Anna Beahm. T ...

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