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Birmingham man shot, killed after child’s birthday party

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday in the 1800 block of 19th Ave. North. The male victim was shot shortly after celebrating a child's birthday party at the residence. “This act was reckless to say the least," Shelton said. "You have a family who just finished ce ...

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Jefferson County man, FLW Tour angler killed in SUV-train collision

From Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- The Jefferson County Coroner's Office on Monday identified Kyle Mabrey, 42, as the victim in a weekend accident involving a train and SUV collision off Interstate 459. [caption id="attachment_38644" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kyle Mabrey Photo from flwfishing.com[/caption] Mabrey, a regular on the FLW Tour,  was a pro fisherman for 14 years, and ...

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Two charged in armed robberies in northern Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A Gardendale man and a Warrior teen are under arrest after confessing to a string of armed robberies in northern Jefferson County. [caption id="attachment_38634" align="alignleft" width="300"] Travis Harris, left, and Joshua Vann, right, were arrested in connection with armed robberies in Jefferson County. (Jefferson County Jail)[/caption] Travis Harris, 20, and Joshua Vann, 17, were ide ...

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Car strikes tree, man dead; alcohol a factor police say

From Trussville Tribune staff reports JASPER -- A single-vehicle crash at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, has claimed the life of a Sumiton man. Charles Rae Whitlow Jr, 27, was killed when the 2004 Audi A4 he was driving left the roadway, overturned, and struck a tree. Whitlow was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 5, also known as old U.S. 78, near the 164 mile marker, two miles east ...

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Father and son in separate vehicles crash into each other, both killed

FAYETTE COUNTY --A two-vehicle crash at 4:10 a.m. on Saturday, has claimed two lives. Jeffrey Morris Brasher, 50, of Bankston was killed when the 2006 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a 2004 Chevrolet pickup driven by Austin Blaine Brasher, 22, also of Bankston. Jeffrey Brasher, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. Austin Brasher, who was also not using a seat belt, was t ...

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Birmingham company helps make dorm rooms feel like home

By Karim Shamsi-Basha Alabama News Center The Birmingham-based company, Dorm Decor, ships all kinds of furniture for dorm rooms, including beddings, shelves, chairs, desks, lamps, rugs, cubbies and art. [caption id="attachment_38608" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alison Gorrie, left, and Kate Phillips have made Dorm Decor a national business. (Karim Shamsi-Basha / Alabama NewsCenter)[/caption] Co-founders ...

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Sargento expands cheese recall

PLYMOUTH, WIS., --Sargento Foods is voluntarily expanding the recall of cheese supplied by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes that originated from the supplier’s facility. There have been no confirmed illnesses, according to the company's statement. Out of concern for the health and well-being of Sargento consumers, the company has also terminated its relations ...

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Church buying Century Plaza for new church, school

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The pastor at New Rising Star Church in Birmingham has decided to purchase the former Century Plaza Mall in order to create a church and future school. [caption id="attachment_38590" align="alignleft" width="215"] Thomas Beavers[/caption] The building has been kept in immaculate shape inside. With 743,000 square feet of former retail space, 62 acres of lan ...

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Former Alabama, NFL RB arrested in Hoover

From Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER -- Former Univ. of Alabama running back Trent Richardson has been arrested in Hoover. [caption id="attachment_38577" align="alignleft" width="236"] Trent Richardson[/caption] According to Hoover police, Richardson was arrested following an incident at the Hyatt Place Hotel at on John Hawkins Parkway. He's charged with one count of third-degree domestic violence. ...

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Dave & Buster’s presenting to Hoover City Council for possible Galleria location

From Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER — A presentation at Thursday night’s Hoover City Council work session could be the key to making the Riverchase Galleria home to a Dave & Buster’s, according to WIAT. Dave & Buster's is billed as the only place to "Eat, Drink, Play" for adults. Some might even akin the chain to an adult Chuck E. Cheese. Currently there are no Dave & BusterBuster's res ...

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