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Authorities looking for Pell City woman

From the Trussville Tibune staff reports ST CLAIR COUNTY — Sam Bagwell, 37, is wanted in St. Clair County on a felony warrant charging her with receiving stolen property in the first degree. The subject is described as being 5-foot-2, and weighing 135 pounds, with blonde hair and brown eyes. The subject is a white female. [caption id="attachment_64073" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Crime ...

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Parents of 13 year old file discrimination lawsuit against local Catholic School

From The Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Attorney Richard A. Rice and retired Judge U.W. Clemon have teamed up to file a lawsuit on behalf of Marvin and Kenya Marshall who are the parents of a 13-year-old black male who was expelled from Prince of Peace Catholic School. The incident involves the posting of a video on social media. According to the complaint, a Latino student is seen in the video referrin ...

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Gadsden’s annual Sunset Sips event taking place this Tuesday

By Shaun Szkolnik for the Tribune GADSDEN - Every October folks from all around Gadsden get together to have a little fun and raise a few funds to support the cities vibrant and vital downtown area. The event is called Sunset Sips and this year it will be taking place on a Tuesday, this Tuesday in fact, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., on the Gadsden Memorial Bridge overlooking the Coosa River. As the name implies th ...

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2 vehicle crash in Cullman claims the life of a Virginia woman

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN – A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Virginia woman. Anne Therese Karaffa, 57, was killed when the 2009 Honda CRV she was driving collided with a 2018 Jeep Wrangler in the early morning of October 15. Karaffa was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Jeep was transported to Cullman Regional Medical Center for minor injuries. The crash oc ...

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Birmingham police investigating murder from 3100 block of Jefferson Avenue Southwest

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on October 2 in the 3100 block of Jefferson Avenue Southwest. The victim has been identified as Jerry Kennedy, a 44-year-old black male, from Birmingham. At approximately 8:30 a.m., West Precinct officers received a call of a person sh ...

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Birmingham school bus rear ended in accident, four children were aboard

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM A Birmingham city school bus was involved in an accident on Monday, according to WIAT. The school bus was on 31st Street and 12th Avenue North, in Birmingham, when it was rear ended by another car. At the time of the accident there were four children on the bus. No injuries have been reported. [caption id="attachment_41480" align="alignnone" width="300"] ...

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Moody man sought for possession

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports ST CLAIR COUNTY — Phillip Darrell Crowder, 44, is wanted in St. Clair County on a felony warrant charging him with failure to appear for unlawful possession of a controlled substance. The subject is described as being 5-foot-10, and weighing 180 pounds, with blonde hair and brown eyes. The subject is a white male. [caption id="attachment_63993" align="alignleft" wid ...

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Birmingham man drops kids off at an apartment, gets shot, dies several hours later

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – Just after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, in the 200 block of 9th Court North, Kerry McClure was shot.  After police arrived on the scene he was transported to UAB where he succumbed to his injuries around 1 a.m. on Monday, according to Carol Robinson of Al.com. Authorities have advised that, through the preliminary investigation, it has been discovered that McCl ...

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Accident: Expect delays on I-65 northbound near Alford Avenue

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — An accident has occurred on I-65, according to ABC 3340. The accident has occurred on the northbound lane right before Alford Avenue.  Due to the accident all lanes of the interstate are blocked. Traffic is managing to get by on the shoulder of the road. Motorists should expect delays. [caption id="attachment_41480" align="alignnone" width="300"] Conten ...

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Shooting in East Lake area leaves one with life-threatening injuries, no suspect in custody

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Birmingham police are investigating a shooting in the Eastlake community that occurred the evening of Sunday, October 14. According to WBRC6, a man was shot three times and has suffered life-threatening injuries. Around 4:50 p.m. the victim driving the car was hit by flying bullets. Police say that the car soon jumped the curb stopping on 68th Street So ...

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