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Officer-involved shooting under investigation in Hoover

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER -- An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning in Hoover. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Hoover 911 Center received a call reporting a hostile male armed with a gun inside an apartment at Wood Gardens. Officers responded and during the incident, one subject was shot in his hand. He was transported to UAB Ho ...

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Mobile police officer killed in the line of duty

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MOBILE — A Mobile police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty on Sunday, according to WKRG. WKRG reported that police have identified the officer as Officer Sean Tudor.  Police have identified the suspect as Marco Perez. The Mobile Police Department is asking for prayers during this difficult time, according to WKRG. ...

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Help needed locating missing 27-year-old Hoover woman

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER --  The Hoover Police Department is asking for help in locating Chelsea Diane Dobbs. She was last seen in Hoover on Jan. 2 when she left her place of employment at Riverchase Office Park. At the time of her disappearance, Dobbs was living at a rehab facility in Hayden, Hoover Police said via social media. She is originally from the Mobile area. Dobbs is 27 ye ...

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BPD makes arrest in case of Birmingham shooting death

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department reported that detectives made an arrest in connection with a homicide investigation into an incident that occurred on Jan. 5 at around 3:42 a.m. Related Story: BPD investigate early morning homicide in Birmingham On Jan. 5, officers from the West Precinct were alerted that a person was shot near 16th Street and Avenue V. ...

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Suspect arrested in Panorama Terrace area homicide

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department reported that a homicide investigation was conducted into an incident that occurred on Dec. 20 at approximately 8:15 p.m. Related Story: 1 dead in east Birmingham shooting, suspect on the loose [caption id="attachment_70976" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Birmingham PD[/caption] According to authorities ...

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Hundreds pay respect to Birmingham Police Sgt. Wyt Carter in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Visitation for Birmingham Police Sgt. Wyt Carter began at noon on Friday at Ridout's Trussville Chapel. Since then, crowds have filled the parking lot to honor the fallen hero who was killed in the line of duty last weekend. A steady flow of people and vehicles have filled the parking lot and the funeral home in the hours since the doors opened. At 6 p ...

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Honor roll student suspended from Atlanta area school after using counterfeit bill to buy lunch

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A 12-year-old student from Atlanta has been suspended after his school alleged he used a counterfeit $20 bill to pay for lunch, according to WBRC. WBRC reported that Christian Philon was given the bill from his father, Earvin, who had received the bill as change from a fast food restaurant. Philon used the bill to pay for a school lunch, however ...

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Tuscaloosa: Central High School on lock-down after shots were fired near the campus

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TUSCALOOSA — Central High School in Tuscaloosa is on lock-down after it was reported that shots were fired. According to a post from the school’s Facebook page, “There were shots fired in the neighborhood near Central High School. The campus is on lockdown until TPD give the all clear.” The Facebook post went on to note that no shots were fired on the Central High S ...

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Homicide investigation underway after dead man was discovered behind an East Lake home

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham police reported that the discovery of a dead body behind an East Lake home prompted a homicide investigation in Birmingham. Related story: Trussville man found murdered in Birmingham The man was found on Thursday, shortly after 1 p.m., behind a residence located at 7327 Second Ave. S., according to Sgt. Johnny Williams. The victim has not bee ...

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Man in Jefferson County Jail after rear-ending school bus unloading children

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports An Enterprise man is in the Jefferson County Jail after rear-ending a school bus on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_70904" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Courtesy of Jefferson Co SO[/caption] Sheriff’s deputies received a call at 3:28 p.m. informing them that a vehicle had struck a school bus at the intersection of Tate Mill Road and Warrior Jasper Road, acc ...

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