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Birmingham police to receive training on gun crime prevention

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The U.S. Attorney’s Office, through Project Safe Neighborhoods, will provide training Wednesday on federal and state firearms prosecution to Birmingham police officers who work with Birmingham’s housing authority or patrol in its communities, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town in a release. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Fi ...

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Polls open at 7 a.m. for U.S. Senate race

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Decision day has arrived for Alabama. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. as voters decide between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore to fill former senator Jeff Sessions' remaining term until 2020. Opinion polls have leaned toward Moore in recent days, though a Fox News poll on Monday showed Jones with a 10 point lead. The campaign has be ...

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BPD asking for help identifying 2 robbery suspects

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects believed to have committed a robbery, according to a post on Crime Stoppers. A report of a robbery at a business located in the 7600 block of First Avenue North was filed with BPD on Nov. 27. Video surveillance photos obtained by detectives show two black males ent ...

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Dispute leads to shooting death of Adamsville man

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A dispute of some kind ended in the shooting death of an Adamsville man Sunday in Birmingham, according to Carol Robinson. The victim was identified Monday by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office as 21-year-old Terrell Thomas Guy Jr. Authorities arrived on the scene around 8:15 p.m. at HighPointe Apartments in the 1200 block of Beacon Parkway East Sund ...

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Driver killed after striking tree

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TUSCALOOSA COUNTY — A single-vehicle crash in Tuscaloosa County has claimed the life of a Fayette man, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Joseph Alan Bowen, 31, was killed early Sunday when the 2008 Hummer H2 he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree around 2:50 a.m. on Lary Lake Road, which is about five miles north of Northport. Bowen was pro ...

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Motorcycle crash causes 1 fatality

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN — A Cullman man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving was involved in a single-vehicle crash Saturday, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Jeffrey David Entrekin, 46, was killed when the 1997 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was operating left the roadway on Cullman County 1343 Saturday at 12:01 a.m. Entrekin was pronounced dead at the scen ...

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VIDEO: Explosion rocks New York City

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK, N.Y. --Police in New York have evacuated several subway lines following an explosion in Manhattan. The explosion was near the New York Times building and near Times Square, at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan, near the Port Authority bus terminal, according to media reports. One male suspect is in custody. No injuries are reported, other than suspec ...

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