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14-year-old Fultondale student killed, 3 teens injured in north Jefferson County crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A 14-year-old girl was killed in a Jefferson County crash on Tuesday night that left three other teenagers injured. The teenager that dies has been identified as Destiny Walker, a student at Fultondale High School. The Walker was pronounced dead at the scene and the other three teens - one 16-year-old driver and two 15-year-old passengers - were ...

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Trussville School Board hears from city councilman, recognizes outstanding achievements

By Shaun Szkolnik For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE — During the Tuesday, Feb. 19, regularly scheduled Trussville City Board of Education meeting, the board heard from Trussville City Councilman Jef Freeman. See related: Trussville City Schools' Bruno named top curriculum administrator in Alabama “We’re seeing projects just come every day to the city and things going on,” Freeman said. “The thing I always say is y ...

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Police need to ID suspect who knocked woman down during Pinson Valley Parkway robbery

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TARRANT --  Police in Tarrant are attempting to locate the male in the video below in relation to a strong-armed robbery that took place on Tuesday. The suspect attempted to steal the victim’s vehicle, then approached the victim and snatched the purse from her, knocking her to the ground. The suspect fled the scene in a blue Dodge pickup truck. The incident took pla ...

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2 arrested after Trussville police chase ends in crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — An attempted traffic stop led to a car chase, vehicle accident, foot chase and two arrests in Trussville on Monday afternoon. See Related: Vehicle accident on Chalkville Mountain Road near the fire station [caption id="attachment_72764" align="alignleft" width="300"] Whitney Williams (Photo Via Trussville PD)[/caption] According to Lt. Phil Dillon of th ...

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Blount County driver license office to relocate starting on Friday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY — The Driver License Examining Office in Blount County is about to get a new home. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the Blount County Driver License Examining Office will relocate from 220 Second Ave. E in Oneonta to 1000 Lincoln Ave. in Oneonta.  The current office will close on Feb. 22 and reopen on Feb. 25 at the new location. Custom ...

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Clay area man wanted on a felony warrant

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — A man from the Clay area is wanted in Jefferson County on a felony warrant charging him with assault in the second degree. [caption id="attachment_72749" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama[/caption] Andrew Arlan Foster is described as a white male standing at 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and weighing 210 po ...

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Vehicle accident on Chalkville Mountain Road near the fire station

From The Trussville Tribune staff TRUSSVILLE — An accident occurred on Chalkville Mountain Road near the fire station on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 11. According to a motorist in the area, the road has been blocked off in both directions and traffic is backing up towards Clay. The motorist said that a pickup truck and an SUV was involved in the wreck, and that it was possible that other vehicles were inv ...

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Flood watch issued for Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected to impact central Alabama this week. Due to this, the National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a flood watch that includes the areas of Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount County. The National Weather Service reported that the flood watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday ...

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Leeds PD requests help in identifying suspects

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports LEEDS — Law enforcement is asking for the public’s help in identifying two individuals. [caption id="attachment_72695" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Leeds PD[/caption] According to the Leed’s Police Department, these individuals are suspected of passing counterfeit bills and theft of property.  The suspects are believed to be using a black Chevrol ...

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