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Birmingham jazz musician, instructor Ray Reach arrested on child porn charge

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Ray Reach of Birmingham has been arrested on child porn charges on Monday and was booked into the Jefferson County Jail at 2:40 p.m., according to jail records. Reach was charged with possession of of obscene material involving a victim under the age of 17. He is being held on a $15,000 bond. Reach is well known in Birmingham music circles for his work ...

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Ramp on I-59/20 southbound to I-65 southbound to be closed for beam placements

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — With weather permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close ramps to continue construction projects at the I-59/20 and I-65 interchange. On April 23 and 26, the ramp on I-59/20 southbound to I-65 northbound at 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. to set girders across the roadway. ALDOT advises that I-59/20 westbound traffic take the Arkadelphia Road Exit ...

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“Drive Days” cancelled at Talladega, weekend weather

TALLADEGA – As a result of the amount of heavy rain that was encountered this past weekend over much of the state of Alabama, the Tuesday (April 24) and Thursday (April 26) “Drive Days” at Talladega Superspeedway have been canceled. Originally scheduled for Noon-4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and 9:00 a.m.-Noon on Thursday, the “Drive Days”, which allow fans to take their personal vehicles for a few laps around the t ...

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Jefferson County mother passes away after domestic violence incident left her on life support

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports One week after a domestic violence incident led to the shooting of Habibba Moneque Walker, the 45-year-old mother has passed away from her injuries, according to Carol Robinson. Her ex-husband, Dereck Jamaille Walker, 46, is the suspect of the shooting and is being held at a county jail in Florida where he surrendered to authorities on April 17. The incident took pl ...

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Bessemer man charged with April 13 murder, robbery of man in car

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BESSEMER — A man from Bessemer has been charged in a murder and robbery that took place on April 13, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Horace Earl Jackson, 32, was charged in the murder and robbery of a man that has been identified as Jeremy Davis, 38, who died after being shot on Salina Avenue in an unincorporated part of the county. Deputies were ...

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Trussville is home to one of Birmingham’s top 10 wealthiest zip codes

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham may not be one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S., but according to the Birmingham Business Journal, data shows that some Trussville residents are among the country’s economic elite. The slideshow reveals the new List of Birmingham’s wealthiest ZIP codes, which includes a range of metrics from household income to population size. The list f ...

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Police investigate possibly drug-related homicide in north Birmingham

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Police are investigating a homicide that took place yesterday at the 1400 block of 36th Street North in Birmingham. According to Lt. Pete Wiliston from the Birmingham Police Department, the homicide may be related to drug activity in the area. The victim was identified as Darien Haslip, a black male who was 24 years old and was found by officers from th ...

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Bessemer man charged in murder of 2-year-old daughter

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BESSEMER — A man from Bessemer was arrested and charged with allegedly murdering his 2-year-old daughter, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. At around 11:30 a.m. yesterday, deputies responded to a domestic violence call at the 1000 block of Manor Circle near Bessemer and discovered a 2-year-old girl who had been injured in her head and face. She was ...

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AG Steve Marshall to host ‘Faith Forums’ across Alabama

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will host four “Faith Forums” across the state in April and May, including in Montgomery on April 26. The Faith Forums will engage religious leaders of all faiths and traditions on confronting the challenges posed by increasing violent crime, security risks at places of worship, and the opioid crisis. The Faith Fo ...

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