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UPDATED: Birmingham man shot dead Monday; Police investigating

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Birmingham Police officials are investigating the shooting death of a man killed Monday night in Birmingham. Korderal Antoine Anderson, 29, was allegedly  shot in the 5900 block of Ellington Street in Roosevelt City. Anderson, a resident of the Dolomite area, was driven to UAB West in Bessemer where he was pronounced dead at 10:27 p.m., less than an hour after his a ...

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UPDATED: Auburn assistant head coach Chuck Person arrested by feds, charged with corruption in recruiting scheme

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN --Auburn University assistant head basketball coach and former Auburn standout player Chuck Person is among multiple coaches charged in a 120 page federal indictment, according to Tom Winter of NBC News. The indictment came from the Southern District of New York alleged charges of fraud, bribery and corruption in college basketball. At least 10 coaches, manag ...

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Strange, Moore face off in today’s U.S. Senate race

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Appointed U.S. Senator Luther Strange faces former state Chief Justice Roy Moore for the Republican nomination of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday. The election has the attention of the nation. The polls open at 7 a.m. [caption id="attachment_10511" align="alignleft" width="150"] Alabama Attorney General Luther Str ...

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Fultondale man gets 4 life sentences for rape of minor family member

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports A Fultondale man was sentenced today to four consecutive life sentences in the rape of a young family member. [caption id="attachment_45695" align="alignleft" width="150"] Brian Keith King[/caption] Brian Keith King, who was convicted of  four counts of rape and four counts of sodomy on June 15, was sentenced Jefferson County Circuit Judge Virginia Vinson. To protec ...

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Jefferson County Health Department to receive funds for Resource Recovery Center in Birmingham

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - The Jefferson County Department of Health is set to receive a grant of $300,000 from the Department of Justice to support a Resource Recovery Center in Birmingham. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and Jefferson County Health Officer Mark E. Wilson. [caption id="attachment_45692" align="alignleft" width="300"] Seal of the Department of ...

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Mayor of Birmingham aims to bring second Amazon headquarters to city

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – At a press conference in Railroad Park, Birmingham mayor William Bell announced a campaign to bring a second headquarters for corporate giant, Amazon, to the city. The campaign has been dubbed Bring Amazon to Birmingham or BringAtoB. [caption id="attachment_45688" align="alignleft" width="300"] Birmingham Mayor William Bell stands before an Amazon box at Ra ...

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Mulga man arrested for murder in death of accomplice in home-invasion robbery

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested and charged a Mulga man with murder for his role in a robbery that resulted in the death of an accomplice. [caption id="attachment_45684" align="alignleft" width="150"] Horace D Stokes[/caption] Horace D Stokes, 38, of Mulga.Detectives is being held at Jefferson County jail. No bond has been set for the suspect. On Sept. 15, deputi ...

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Pharmacy tech from Bessemer charged for tampering with opioids intended for hospice patients

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - A pharmacy tech from Bessemer has been charged for tampering with vials of opioid painkillers that were meant for intravenous fluid bags for hospice patients, according to a statement by Jay E. Town, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama.  Johnathan William Click, 30, of Bessemer was an employee of ContinuumRx in Birmingham. He was accused ...

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Besssemer man shot dead at Fairfield convenience store

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports A Bessemer man died today as the result of being shot late Sunday night in Fairfield. Rodrequis Antwon Green, 26,of Bessemer was shot around 10:50 p.m. Sunday at the Chevron gas station on Lloyd Noland Parkway in Fairfield. Green was taken to UAB Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:27 a.m. According to an article by al.com reporter Carol Robinson, Fairfield ...

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Birmingham pedestrian in coma after being struck by vehicle

From The Trussville Tribune staff report A Birmingham man is in serious condition after being struck by a motorist who fled the scene Friday night. Tracy Hudson, 39, was walking to a store around 10:30 p.m. when he became the victim of a hit-and-run. Hudson was on the 1300 block of Mayfield Avenue when he was hit. Now Hudson is  being kept at an area hospital where he is on a ventilator and in a coma due to ...

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