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Birmingham firefighters battle 4 house fires in Ensley, 7 in four days

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --For the second time in four days, Birmingham Fire and Rescue crews are battling multiple simultaneous fires in Ensley. On Friday morning, firefighters were called to three structure fires within minutes of each other. Monday began with four early morning house fires in less than an hour within just a few blocks of each other. As of 6:30 a.m., crews were ...

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Vestavia Hills police request help finding missing teen

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports VESTAVIA HILLS --Vestavia Police have requested the public's assistance in locating Mary Carmen Nichols, 19-years-old. [caption id="attachment_39345" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mary Carmen Nichols, 19, of Vestavia has been reported missing.Photo via Vestavia Hills Police Department.[/caption] Nichols left her home in the early on Sunday and hasn't been seen sinc ...

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Teens among victims of plane crash in Blount County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY – Blount County Assistant Fire Chief Kyle Ellison recently held a press conference on the Cessna 210 airplane that crashed on Graves Gap Road in Hayden. Among the four confirmed killed in the crash, two were teenagers. [caption id="attachment_39338" align="alignleft" width="300"] A piece of the debris found at the crash site. Photo by Josh Phillips.[/c ...

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Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin sued by former UA player

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Former University of Alabama football player Antonio Carter is suing Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin. The lawsuit claims that Kiffin misled Carter on a position at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) football staff. Carter, who had been a wide receiver at Alabama, alleges that the former Crimson Tide offensive coordinator breached an agreement to hire Carter to ...

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One dead, multiple wounded at Cincinnati nightclub shooting

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CINCINNATI – A shooting at the Cameo Club in Cincinnati has resulted in one dead and more than a dozen people wounded with no suspects in custody yet. Motives in the shooting have not been determined. [caption id="attachment_39326" align="alignleft" width="300"] AP Photo/John Minchillo[/caption] The shooting is said to have occurred around 2:20 a.m. on Sunday mornin ...

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11-month old Pickens County child found safe, Amber Alert Canceled

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GORDO - The 11-month old boy who was taken from his home town of Gordo has been found safe, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) reports. Christian Clay Perkins was taken during a supervised visit. The suspects believed to have abducted him were Blake Perkins, 19 and Tandra Jean Goff,18. ALEA has not name anyone who has been arrested. The boy was found safe and unh ...

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Small plane crashes in Blount County (Updated)

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY – A small plane has crashed off Highway 160 in Hayden in Blount County. The crash was confirmed by the Blount County Sheriff’s Department. Debris has been found in and around the site of the crash. The plane is a Cessna 210, ABC 33 40’s Venton Blandin reports. Authorities are currently at the scene. Further details have not yet been released. UPDATE: B ...

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Amber Alert issued for Pickens County child (Updated)

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GORDO – An Amber Alert has been issued by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) for an 11-month-old boy named Christian Clay Perkins who was abducted by two people. The boy is believed to be in danger. [caption id="attachment_39309" align="alignleft" width="175"] Christian Clay Perkins.[/caption] The boy was last seen in Gordo, Pickens County, located in west Al ...

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Possible storms coming to Central, Eastern Alabama this afternoon

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY – Storms from Mississippi have been moving throughout West Alabama and may come to the central and eastern part of the state by 3 to 4 p.m. Trussville may encounter storms around 2:30 p.m. this afternoon. [caption id="attachment_39304" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo from CBS 42 News.[/caption] ABC 33 40 weather news reports that though there i ...

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Homicide detectives investigating shooting at Birmingham apartment

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM, AL – Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that took place at the 2500 block of 9th Court South on Friday morning according to a press release by the Birmingham Police Department (BPD). A man, identified as Darius Chatman, 26, of Birmingham, was killed while trying to invade an apartment. The victim was injured by Chatman, who shot him in the ...

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