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Increase in Alabama gas tax gets one step closer

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — A proposal to increase Alabama’s gas tax gained some momentum when the League of Municipalities found common ground with the Counties Association and Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday. The proposal would see the 12-cent increase divvied up three ways with 8 cents for the state, 3 cents for the county and one cent for the municipalities, according to WVTM. WV ...

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Homicide investigation underway after Hoover attorney found dead

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER -- On Monday, Hoover Police responded to a residence in the 3100 block of Crossings Drive in the Caldwell Crossings neighborhood. Friends of the resident called 911 after discovering the victim, identified as 73-year-old Arthur Grey Till Jr., deceased inside his home. There were no apparent signs of forced entry, but evidence at the scene suggested that foul ...

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Investigation underway after elderly man was discovered dead in Hoover residence

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER — Police have confirmed that an elderly man was found dead in a Hoover home on Monday. According to Hoover Police, the man was found by two of his friends at a residence in the 3100 block of Crossing Drive. An investigation is underway to find if the man was murdered. This is a developing story, updates will be provided as they become available. ...

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Former Samson police officer wanted for questioning in regards to ex-wife’s murder

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SAMSON – Law enforcement is on the lookout for a man suspected of murdering his ex-wife. James “Chadwick” Green, a 46-year-old white male and former Samson police officer, is wanted for questioning in the murder of Sarah Cooper, according to WIAT. WIAT reported that Cooper was found shot to death in her own home. According to WIAT, it is possible that Green is using ...

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Bullet grazes 2-year-old near Arkadelphia Road

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A bullet fired in the area of Arkadelphia Road in Birmingham grazed a two-year-old on Monday afternoon. The child was taken to Children’s Hospital for evaluation, but is in good condition, according to WVTM. The two-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle that was being followed by another vehicle.  Both cars came to the intersection at 12th Avenue and Ar ...

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Man in Tuscaloosa County Jail for charges of sexual abuse of 2 children

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports COTTONDALE — Several counts of sexual abuse of two children have landed a Cottondale man in the Tuscaloosa County Jail. [caption id="attachment_72684" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Tuscaloosa County Jail[/caption] Law enforcement gathered evidence over the weekend against 30-year-old Matthew Tyler Miller related to the sexual abuse of two children ...

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Sunday Night: NBC hosts Elvis All-Star Tribute to celebrate ’68 Special

From The Trussville Tribune NBC will air an all-star tribute to what has become known as Elvis Presley's 1968 Comeback Special. In the original airing 50 years ago, it was just “Singer presents Elvis Presley.” The two-hour tribute will air at 8 p.m. CST. The show will be hosted by Blake Shelton and features a star-studded cast paying tribute to the King of Rock and Roll.  Among those appearing are Jennifer ...

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3 masked men use sledgehammers to rob Galleria jewelry store

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER -- Three masked men with sledgehammers robbed Jared jewelry store in the 3400 block of Galleria Circle on Saturday night, police said. A masked man entered the store just before 7 p.m., struck a display case with a sledgehammer and announced, "This is a robbery," Hoover Police Lt. Keith Czeskleba said. Two more masked men with sledgehammers then entered the s ...

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Blount County Driver License office is relocating

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY -- The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is relocating its Blount County Driver License Examining Office in Oneonta from 220 Second Ave. E to 1000 Lincoln Ave., state officials said on Saturday. The current office will be closed Friday, Feb. 22, and reopen Monday, Feb. 25, at the new location. Signs will be posted at the old site, as well as the pr ...

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BREAKING: Auburn police officer shot multiple times, shooter and companion believed dead

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN -- Updated: Following a gunfight at the Crossland Downs apartment complex, a fire was reported. The Opelika-Auburn News reported that the suspect and his female companion did not emerge from the fire and are believed dead. Reported earlier: A manhunt is underway in Alabama and Georgia after an Auburn police officer was shot multiple times in the line of duty ...

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