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Police: 12-year-old in custody after shooting two teenagers in east Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — According to police a 12-year-old girl accidentally shot two teenage boys in east Birmingham Tuesday afternoon. Two boys, around 14 years of age, were accidentally shot around 3:30 p.m at the Harris Homes housing community, according to WBRC. The teenage victims were transported to a local hospital. WBRC said one of the children is in serious condition. ...

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New information in officer involved shooting/robbery investigation

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Birmingham Police Department reported that detectives have obtained warrants in connection with an officer-involved shooting and robbery investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at approximately 7:49 p.m. See Related: Man shot by police officer after Family Dollar Robbery in Birmingham Police said officers from the West Precinc ...

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Elderly woman killed after car hits parked tractor-trailer in Dodge City

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN COUNTY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating after a deadly crash on Highway 69. The crash happened in Dodge City on Monday, June 17, 2019, at 4:05 p.m. Troopers said 94-year-old Etheleen Stricklin was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Venture that left the roadway and hit a parked tractor-trailer. Stricklin was pronounced dead on the scene. Senior Tr ...

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CDC Director in Montgomery Introduces HIV Initative to Alabama

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield visited Montgomery on Friday to talk with officials about ways to combat Alabama’s high rate of new HIV infections. As a part of President Donald Trump’s initiative to reduce new HIV infections by 75% in five years and at least 90% in 10 years, Redfield is traveling to states with the ...

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Man ditches stolen car near Center Point Parkway

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports IRONDALE — Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is asking for information after a man was caught on camera after he ditched a stolen truck, according to Irondale Police. A police report states that a 2001 Dodge Ram was stolen from the 5600 block of Old Leeds Road on June 10, 2019. The truck was recovered two days later from the 1200 block of Center Point Parkway. Detecti ...

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Police looking for individuals suspected of stealing from convenience stores in Montgomery

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — Montgomery police are trying to identify 16 individuals suspected of thefts at convenience stores located in Montgomery during the month of May. According to authorities, the individuals were observed on video surveillance committing misdemeanor thefts from a Raceway on May 27, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m. The Montgomery Police Department is reques ...

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Weekly bridge replacement update from ALDOT

BIRMINGHAM– As construction continues in downtown Birmingham for Interstate Improvements, the Alabama Department of Transportation says drivers should expect delays. The following closures will take place weather permitting as follows: Red Mountain Expressway NB ramp to I-59/20 NB will close Tuesday, June 18th and Wednesday, June 19th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. to strip bridge overhangs. I-59/20 SB exits to ...

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Longhorn in Goodwater breaks two world records

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GOODWATER — An Alabama longhorn is now officially the Guinness Book of World Records title-holder in two categories. Poncho Via holds the record for the largest horn spread on a living steer and the largest horn spread on a steer ever. According to Guinness, the Texas longhorn, from Goodwater, Alabama, has a rack that spans 10 feet, 7.4 inches. The family that owns ...

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State legislature sends amendments to voters

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News Alabama legislators passed hundreds of new laws this year, but they also sent several decisions to Alabama voters in the form of proposed constitutional amendments. Here are the statewide ballot proposals, and some local ones, and when they’ll be on ballots, according to the Alabama Secretary of State. On statewide ballots A constitutional amendment about the Alabama Constit ...

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3 people shot in southwest Birmingham, 1 dead

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a triple shooting in the city's southwest section. The shooting happened on Sunday, June 16, 2019, around 12:05 a.m. Officers were called to the scene at 2800 Thyer Circle, where they found multiple people shot. One person was pronounced dead on the scene and two others were taken to UAB Hospital with no ...

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