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6-year-old in serious condition after shooting

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BESSEMER – A 6-year-old girl was shot Friday morning on 30th Street South in Bessemer, according to WIAT. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m., and neighbors say a 20-year-old was also shot. Officers found the girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. The victim’s mother said her daughter was inside their home asleep when someone shot into the house. The ch ...

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Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to be named U.S. Attorney General

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WASHINGTON D.C. --Multiple media sources on Friday have reported that Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions had been offered the post of United States Attorney General by president-elect Donald Trump. Sessions is expected to accept the post currently held by Loretta Lynch. [caption id="attachment_36243" align="alignleft" width="225"] United States Senator Jeff Se ...

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Body of elderly woman with dementia recovered

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports TRAFFORD – The body of 82-year-old Nora Wilson Hughes was recovered on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_36144" align="alignleft" width="300"] via Facebook[/caption] Her body was found in a creek not far from her home, turning the missing person investigation into a death investigation, according to Chief Deputy Randy Christian. According to al.com, volunteers and J ...

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Woman killed in two-vehicle crash, wasn’t wearing seatbelt

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports WALKER COUNTY – A two-vehicle crash on Wednesday has claimed the life of a Florence woman. The crash occurred on Alabama 69, 15 miles north of Jasper. Lola Hamilton Bradford, 89, was killed around 4:08 p.m. when the 2001 Chevy Impala in which she was a passenger collided with a 2013 Chevy Equinox. Bradford was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the sc ...

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Argument between brothers leads to shooting

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – Birmingham Police Officers responded to a person shot in the 600 block of 6th Street on Tuesday around 6:21 p.m. Upon arrival, officers encountered a 77-year-old suspect sitting on the front porch of the location, and the suspect told officers he’d just shot his brother. The [caption id="attachment_31514" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo via Birming ...

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UPDATED: Woman with dementia still missing from Trafford area

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports TRAFFORD – An elderly woman with dementia is missing from the Trafford area. [caption id="attachment_36144" align="alignleft" width="300"] via Facebook[/caption] Nora Wilson Hughes, 82, was last seen wearing a beige sweater and blue jeans around 10 a.m. at her home on Smith Mill Road in Trafford when she wandered away. Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies searched th ...

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UA releases statement following two campus sexual assaults

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports TUSCALOOSA – The University of Alabama is investigating a second sexual assault after an incident around 2 a.m. Sunday. The assault occurred in Solomon’s lot on Wallace Wade Avenue near Bryat-Denny Stadium, according to WBRC. Police said there are two suspects, one is described as a 6’2” Hispanic male with a wiry build, and there is not yet a d safety and health of ...

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Shelby County couple arrested after teenager hospitalized

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports SHELBY COUNTY – A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after living in a basement for two years. The boy is said to weigh only 55 pounds. Richard and Cynthia Kelly were charged with aggravated child abuse on Monday afternoon. They have been moved to the Shelby County Jail and both have bond set at million. An investigation began when Helena police were notified ...

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Jacqueline Smith sworn in for 6th term on JeffCo BOE

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – Jefferson County Board of Education president Jacqueline Smith will be sworn in on November 15 for her sixth consecutive term on the board of education. At its conclusion, she will have served 36 years in this seat on the county board of education.   ...

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Justin Ross Harris found guilty on eight charges

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BRUNSWICK, Ga. – Justin Ross Harris, a Tuscaloosa native, has been found guilty on all counts in the hot car death of his 22-month-old son Cooper. [caption id="attachment_30252" align="alignleft" width="240"] Justin Ross Harris[/caption] The jury found Harris guilty on all eight counts, including malice murder, felony murder, cruelty to children, criminal attempt to ...

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