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Suspect killed in alleged home invasion identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --The suspected intruder who was shot and killed in an alleged home invasion in west Jefferson County last Friday has been identified. According to chief deputy coroner Bill Yates of the Jefferson County Coroner's Office, 38-year-old Stephen Douglas Crump II, of Birmingham, was pronounced dead at the scene. [caption id="attachment_45358" align="alig ...

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‘Truth’ about Breast Cancer comedy tour launches at Birmingham-Southern College

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Keep You Laughing Production will present the 2nd Annual “The Truth” about Breast Cancer comedy tour starting next month. [caption id="attachment_45345" align="alignleft" width="150"] Carla "The Truth" Youngblood[/caption] A comedienne and breast cancer survivor will share her story via comedy on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. at Birmingham-Southern College, Munger Auditorium, wh ...

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Auburn student,18, raped on campus transit, 2 arrested

By David Lazenby editor Auburn police on Saturday arrested two Auburn University transit system workers accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old AU student. [caption id="attachment_45325" align="alignleft" width="150"] Tony M. Patillo[/caption] Tony Martin Patillo,  51, of Columbus, Ga. and James Don Johnson, Jr. 32, of Auburn are charged with first degree rape and first degree sodomy. Patillo is also ...

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Man dead in officer-involved shooting in Calhoun County

From Trussville Tribune CALHOUN COUNTY - An officer-involved shooting has led to the death of a man in Piedmont, according to AL.com. The death was the result of the man struggling with a Calhoun County deputy over his weapon. The incident took place around 4:40 a.m. this morning when the deputy was called to a residence in Piedmont to respond to a report of a suspicious person. This was not his first encou ...

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Sylacauga man killed in Shelby County car crash

From Trussville Tribune staff reports SHELBY COUNTY - A man from Sylacauga was killed today in a car crash on U.S. 280 in Shelby County, according to Carol Robinson. Robert Lee Ramsey IV, 41, was identified as the victim by a Shelby County coroner. According to authorities, Ramsey crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer truck as he was driving to Birmingham. The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. this mo ...

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Trussville’s Amerex recognized by OSHA for safety achievements

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - Amerex Corporation, the fire extinguisher manufacturing company based in Trussville, has been selected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as "Voluntary Protection Program Star site" according to the vice president of McWane, Inc, Michael Jones. "The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) promotes effective worksite-based safety and health," sa ...

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Birmingham man arrested in east Jefferson County for drug trafficking

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, police have arrested a man in eastern Jefferson County for allegedly trafficking illegal drugs after his car was stopped for a tag violation. [caption id="attachment_45301" align="alignleft" width="150"] Keylands Dewayne Turner. Photo from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.[/caption] Keylands Dewayne T ...

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Sean White off Auburn team following public intoxication arrest

From Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN - Sean White, who was quarterback for the Auburn Tigers, has been removed from the team, according to AL.com. [caption id="attachment_45295" align="alignleft" width="150"] Sean White. Photo from auburntigers.com.[/caption] On Sept. 18, White was arrested for public intoxication at the 100 block of N Ross St. in Auburn only two weeks after being suspended from the ...

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Rollover crash in North Jefferson Co. kills 1

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports A rollover crash in northern Jefferson County on Sunday killed a woman who has not yet been identified. Authorities today are trying to confirm the identity of the fatality victim, according to a report from Carol Robinson. The wreck occurred in the 6100 block of New Castle Road near Morris. The victim was reportedly a passenger in a Mercury Cougar. Chief Deputy Ran ...

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29-year-old killed in Wednesday crash, discovered on Sunday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports FAYETTE COUNTY --A 29-year-old Jasper man was killed in Fayette County when his 2012 Honda Accord left the road and struck a utility pole before hitting a tree at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. According to the Alabama State Troopers office, the crash scene was located Sunday. The victim was identified as Hunter Oakley Bray. Br ...

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