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Authorities identify victims of Sunday morning shootings in Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – Authorities have identified shooting victims from two separate events that occurred in Birmingham on Sunday morning.  In each event, the victim died. See Related: 2 killed in separate shootings Sunday morning in Birmingham Birmingham Police reported that at around 6:59 a.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to 1020 Tuscaloosa Ave. after receivi ...

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2 killed in separate shootings Sunday morning in Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham Police responded to a shooting Sunday, around 7 a.m., which left one female dead. By 8:30 a.m., BPD had the second homicide investigation of the day underway after a man was shot and killed at a location on Montevallo Road. Officers from the West Precinct responded to 1020 Tuscaloosa Ave. at 6:59 a.m. after receiving a report of a person shot ...

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Bill allowing for wider, heavier ATVs clears Senate

By Mary Sell, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY -- Alabamians could have larger, heavier all-terrain and off-highway vehicles under a bill that cleared the Alabama Senate Friday. “All the bill does is increase the weight allowed and the width of the wheel base, which at the end of the day makes the vehicles safer from flipping over,” said Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur. Orr said the bill was at the request of Polar ...

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Donald Watkins and son found guilty on federal fraud charges

BIRMINGHAM – A federal jury today found a father and son guilty of multiple charges for their roles in investment fraud and bank fraud schemes in which they stole over $10 million from individual investors — including multiple former professional athletes — and Alamerica Bank of Birmingham, Alabama. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney ...

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Gas tax increase passes in House, heads to Senate next week

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY -- Governor Kay Ivey's proposed gas tax increase has passed the House by a vote of 84-20. The bill was opposed by 18 Republican and two Democrat representatives. The House first passed HB1 and HB3, which re-establishes the Joint Transportation Committee and adds accountability to ALDOT. House members were able to add amendments to HB2, which allow concret ...

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6-year-old finds mother dead in Bagley community, calls 911

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BAGLEY — Authorities were alerted to the death of a woman in the northwest Jefferson County community of Bagley when her 6-year-old son called 911. After law enforcement arrived at the scene of a residence in the 7800 block of Robbins Circle at around 3 a.m. on Friday morning, they discovered a 32-year-old woman lying in the doorway of one of the home’s bedrooms, ac ...

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Opelika woman accused of stealing from volunteer fire department in 10 count indictment

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury indicted an Opelika woman on multiple counts of wire fraud, said U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp. Andrea Payne, 63, was charged in a 10-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court with stealing money from the Talladega County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments. Payne previously served ...

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VIDEO: Birmingham Police need to locate 2 persons of interest in homicide investigation

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Birmingham Police Department reported that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation and need assistance in identifying individuals that are in the attached video. The subjects are not suspects, but are believed to have information that could aid in the investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at approximately 2:55 am. ...

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38-year-old Decatur man charged with five counts of producing child pornography

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Feb. 27 charging an Alabama man, who was arrested earlier today, with production, distribution and receipt of child pornography, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp Jr ...

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86-year-old woman missing from Glencoe, police request assistance finding her

From The Trussville Police Department GLENCOE — Police are requesting assistance in locating an elderly woman who has been missing since Tuesday. The Glencoe Police Department said that Lorene Virginia Collier, 83, was last seen in the Glenco area traveling to Gadsden on Tuesday.  Collier may be suffering from a condition that may impair her judgement.  She may be driving a blue 2019 Kia Optima with Florida ...

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