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Birmingham woman attempts to renew license with active warrant, flees police

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A Birmingham woman went to a driver's license exam office to obtain a new license Tuesday when it was discovered she had an active arrest warrant, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. [caption id="attachment_48691" align="alignleft" width="240"] Raquel WelchPhoto courtesy Jefferson County Jail[/caption] Raquel Welch, 34, was placed under arr ...

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UPDATE: Highland Park homicide victim identified, shooting under investigation

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — An investigation is underway in Birmingham's Highland Park area after a shooting left one man dead on Monday night. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Rakeem Alexander of Birmingham, according to the Birmingham Police Department. The shooting occurred inside a apartment at 30th Street South and Clairmont Avenue at about 9 p.m. Monday night. O ...

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Muscle Shoals man pleads guilty to producing child pornography

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – A Colbert County man pleaded guilty Monday to producing child pornography between 1997 and 1998, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, Principle Deputy Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, and Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Ray Parmer in a release. Charles Mark McCormack, 54, o ...

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Armed man at Auburn bar attempts to force woman into sex act

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN — An man was charged with First Degree Attempted Sodomy and Second Degree Possession of Marijuana after allegedly forcing a woman into a restroom at a bar in Auburn and threatening her with a handgun in an attempt to coerce her to perform a sexual act, according to a release from Auburn police. [caption id="attachment_48668" align="alignleft" width="257"] Dev ...

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Voter registration before Alabama Senate election ends today

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports [caption id="attachment_48112" align="alignleft" width="300"] Doug Jones[/caption] Anyone who wishes to register to vote before the Dec. 12 special election for the seat from Alabama in the U.S. Senate has through 11:59 p.m. tonight to do so online. The race is between Republican nominee Roy Moore and Democratic nominee Doug Jones. This deadline is also for anyone w ...

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Thanksgiving weekend traffic fatalities total down this year in Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — In the days leading up to and during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday travel period, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) promoted #ArriveAliveAlabama – and it seems the motoring public took note, according to a release by the agency. Alabama State Troopers investigated six traffic deaths – 10 fewer than during the same holiday period the previous ...

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13-year-old crashes stolen vehicle into multiple Homewood businesses

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOMEWOOD — Multiple businesses in the Wildwood Shopping Center in Homewood were damaged Sunday night when a juvenile who was reported missing from Tuscaloosa County allegedly intentionally crashed a stolen vehicle into several storefronts, according to Carol Robinson. Authorities responded to the location at 9:45 p.m. Sunday night and discovered that Planet Fitness, ...

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Trump says Doug Jones would be a disaster

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WASHINGTON D.C. --President Donald Trump weighed in on the U.S. Senate race in Alabama on Sunday morning and he held nothing back regarding his disdain for Democrat Doug Jones in his social media delivery. Jones is facing Republican nominee Roy Moore for the seat currently held by appointee Luther Strange. "The last thing we need in Alabama and the U.S. Senate is a ...

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