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Fatal stabbing at St. Clair Prison

From the Trussville Tribune SPRINGVILLE — A fatal stabbing is being investigated by the Alabama Department of Corrections, according to WBRC 6. The victim, 33-year-old Rogarius Bray, was killed in a housing area at the St. Clair Correctional Facility on Thursday night. The suspect, 42-year-old Brandy Harris, will be charged with first-degree murder. It  is suspected that the murder was the result of an alte ...

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13-year-old makes false report of gunman on Montgomery middle school campus

From the Trusville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — Charges of making a terrorist threat have been laid against a 13-year-old Southlawn Middle School student, according to the Montgomery Advertiser. The student is accused of calling 911 and falsely stating that a man wearing a ski mask and toting a gun was on the campus off Bellingrath Middle School. Montgomery Police immediately responded to the call but ...

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Identity theft and prescription forgery in Grayson Valley area, JeffCo Sheriff seeks help in locating suspect

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY - The Jefferson County Metro Area Crime Center is seeking help in locating Latongi Jones Jordan. [caption id="attachment_62714" align="alignleft" width="300"] Latongi Jones Jordan[/caption] Latongi is wanted for trafficking in stolen identities. Latongi is also wanted for forging a prescription in the Grayson Valley area Anyone with information abou ...

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Trussville City Council meeting to be held on Tuesday

TRUSSVILLE — The city of Trussville will be holding a council meeting on Tuesday. The agenda is as follows: Call to Order Prayer III. Pledge Roll Call Minutes - September 11, 2018 Approve Agenda / Consent Agenda VII.Public Comment (20 Minutes - 3 minutes each) VIII. Resolutions, Ordinances, Orders, & other business Consent Agenda B. Resolution to approve Conditional Use for Ferus Artisan Ales, 201 Morro ...

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Grayson Valley area shooting suspect charged with attempted murder

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports GRAYSON VALLEY — On Friday morning at approximately 2:30 a.m. a sheriff’s patrol deputy responded to the 4500 block of Bonnett Way in the Grayson Valley area of Jefferson County to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle that had driven and parked in the neighborhood. Related story: Suspect shoots at deputy in Grayson Valley area, search underway After arriving ...

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Clay City Council to meet on Tuesday

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY - The city of Clay will be hosting a council meeting on Tuesday.  The agenda will be as follows: Call to order Prayer Pledge to the Flag Roll call Approval of minutes Pre-Council and Regular Council Minutes: September 11, 2018 Approve Agendas Approve Meeting Agenda Approve Consent Agenda (Financial) Mayor and Council Comments Mayor Webster Proclamation 2018-03, ...

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This week’s Jefferson County restaurant scores

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Below are the latest in health scores by the Jefferson County Department of Health. The department conducts regular health inspections of food service establishments. Please see the JCDH website. 17343 73 ZAXBYS #676 4815 BELL HILL RD BESSEMER 35022 Smoke Free: Y Date: 09/19/18 23314 94 ROCK N ROLL SUSHI 3431 COLONNADE PKWY BIRMINGHAM 35243 Smoke Free: Y Date: 09/19 ...

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Stabbing at a daycare in New York, three infants injured

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK, NY – On Friday morning three infants and two adults were stabbed at a day care facility in Queens, according to CBS 2. The incident occurred at approximately 3:45 a.m. at a private residence being used as a day care.  It is unknown if the operation was licensed or legal. According to authorities the three infants ranged in age from three days to one month ...

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Pinson City Council considers options for abating public nuisances

PINSON — The Pinson City Council met on Thursday September 20.  The meeting was called to order and the invocation was led by Mayor Hoyt Sanders. After the invocation Council Person Shannon Galamore led the room in the pledge of allegiance.  Once concluded a roll call was performed so that it could be established that a quorum was present. The council was addressed by Garland Wayne Odell who is the presiden ...

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ACLU and Trussville City Schools faculty member sue Secretary of State John Merrill

By Shaun Szkolnik For The Tribune The ACLU of Alabama filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill.  The suit alleges that Merrill has violated the First Amendment to the United States Constitution by blocking users on Twitter.  One of the plaintiffs is Trussville City Schools faculty member Herbert Hicks. The Alabama ACLU suit alleges that Merrill’s twitter account, for whic ...

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