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19-year-old dead after fall near Noccalula Falls

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GADSDEN — A teenager has died after a fall into the water surrounding Noccalula Falls in Gadsden. WHNT reported that the 19-year-old female was on a rock in the middle of a creek when she lost her footing and slipped into the rapidly moving waters. She was exploring the gorge, with friends, at the time of the accident. Emergency workers located the woman over a half ...

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Homicide investigation underway on Birmingham’s Center Street North

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — One person is dead after an altercation at an apartment complex in Birmingham. Detectives were called out to the scene around 8:08 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Police said the victim was found unresponsive in an apartment on Center Street North after a fight that witnesses said happened outside and moved into the apartment. Birmingham Fire and Rescue r ...

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School shooting in Colorado leaves 1 dead, 8 injured

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – An 18-year-old male is dead and eight teenagers were wounded at a school shooting in a suburb of Denver Tuesday. Two suspects were taken into custody. According to WIAT, the suspects entered the STEM School Highlands Ranch and shot victims in two separate classrooms. The school is located by a sheriff’s deputy substation and law enforcement ...

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Evacuation exercise to be conducted from Mobile to Montgomery on Wednesday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Department of Transportation will be conducting an evacuation exercise on Wednesday, May 8. Drivers should not be impacted but could see increased activity by ALDOT, the Emergency Management Agency and local agencies on Interstate 65 from Mobile to Montgomery. Interstate lane reversal, or “contraflow,” requires extensive communication from a ...

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Accident turns deadly after car goes off cliff on Shades Crest Road

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — An accident at the intersection of Shades Crest Road and West Oxmoor Road turned deadly Tuesday afternoon. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene of the car accident where a vehicle fell approximately 150 yards down a cliff, according to WIAT. WIAT also said that Battallion Chief Sebastian Carrillo confirmed that two people had died in the cr ...

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Police identify man shot to death in Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Authorities have identified a homicide victim from an incident that took place on Sunday, May 5. Birmingham Police have identified the victim as Waymon Fowler, 54, of Birmingham. See Related: Man shot to death in Birmingham on Sunday morning Police said officers from the West Precinct were dispatched to the 1100 Block of Detroit Street on a call of pers ...

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Homicide in Birmingham ruled to be justifiable

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Homicide Investigation Update BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department reported that detectives have received a ruling in connection with a homicide investigation. The incident was reported on Sunday, April 28, at approximately 6:30 p.m. See Related: Man found shot to death at Birmingham car detail shop Officers from the West Precinct were dispatched to the 280 ...

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Bill would require use of state vaccine database

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News Bills in the Alabama Legislature would require health care providers to check a statewide patient database before administering vaccines and update the registry when they give any. The database is currently available to anyone in the state who provides vaccines, Alabama Public Health Officer Scott Harris said. Pediatricians do a pretty good job of updating it, he said, but s ...

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Body found in Birmingham Water Works intake basin

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Water Works Board said a body was found in an intake basin in the Sicard Hollow Road treatment facility. The body was found around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Cahaba Pump Station by an employee, according to Rick Jackson with Birmingham Water Works. Birmingham Police are investigating the incident as an "unclassified death." Th ...

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CRIME STOPPERS: Fairfield woman wanted for making a terror threat after disrupting a school

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOMEWOOD — Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama said a woman was wanted on a felony warrant for disrupting a school. Cherra Hines, 35, of Fairfield, is facing a charge of making a terror threat. Investigators did not say what school Hines is accused of threatening, but did say she was wanted as of May 4, 2019. Hines' last known address was in the 3600 block of Avenue F i ...

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