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Birmingham Association of Realtors presents body armor to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department

[caption id="attachment_36537" align="aligncenter" width="300" class=" "] Birmingham Association of Realtors presents gift to Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. (Photo by Bethany Adams)[/caption] By Bethany Adams, For The Tribune BIRMINGHAM -- The Birmingham Association of Realtors presented the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office with ,826 for the purchase of 23 bullet-proof vests for School Resource Off ...

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14 deaths investigated over Thanksgiving travel period

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports MONTGOMERY – Alabama State Troopers investigated 14 traffic deaths during the five-day Thanksgiving travel period. The travel period for 2016 began at 12:01 a.m. Nov. 23 and ended at midnight on Nov. 27. “There is never a good time to report traffic fatalities, particularly when we see an increase,” Secretary of Law Enforcement Stan Stabler said. “During Thanksgivin ...

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BREAKING: Gatlinburg evacuated due to wildfires

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GATLINBURG, TENN. --The entire town of Gatlinburg is under a mandatory evacuation on Monday night due to encroaching wildfires. [caption id="attachment_36508" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gatlinburg, TN. is being evacuated due to approaching wildfires. Photo via Twitter @AustinSisk1[/caption] The order was issued Monday evening by the City of Gatlinburg officials ...

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Suspect killed, 9 hospitalized in Ohio State stabbing Monday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports COLUMBUS, OH --An active shooter on the Ohio State University campus has wounded nine people, leaving at lest one in critical condition, according to The Associated Press. Those injured in the attack include one Ohio State faculty member, four graduate students and three undergraduate students. [caption id="attachment_36458" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shooting o ...

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Roy Moore’s son arrested in Etowah County

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports ETOWAH COUNTY – Son of suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, Caleb Elisha Moore, has been arrested on two charges. [caption id="attachment_36455" align="alignleft" width="300"] via Etowah County Sheriff's Office[/caption] Moore, 26 of Gallant, was arrested Friday, according to Etowah County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Natalie Barton. Moore was arrested for hunting wi ...

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9 shot, 1 killed in French Quarter shooting

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports NEW ORLEANS, La. – New Orleans Police said at least one person is dead and nine others are injured after shots were fired in the French Quarter Sunday morning. The shooting occurred around 1:26 a.m. at the intersection of Bourbon Street and Iberville Street, according to WVUE, an affiliate of WBRC. Officers responded to the scene to find two women and eight men shot ...

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Best Buy on Highway 280 broken in to

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – According to police, thieves busted through a wall to enter the Best Buy on Highway 280 around 4 a.m. Sunday. At this time, authorities told WBRC they aren’t sure what was taken. A similar theft occurred at the Hoover Best Buy earlier this year, and at this time police are unsure if the two incidents are related. No one is in custody at this time. ...

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Two suspects at large after Saturday homicide

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after an incident Saturday. Nathaniel Calhoun, 26 of Birmingham, was killed around 2:55 a.m. Officers from the East Precinct responded to a person shot in the 5100 block of Richard Arrington Boulevard, a Shell Gas Station. [caption id="attachment_28887" align="alignleft" width="300" ...

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Castro dead at 90

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HAVANA, CUBA --Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has died. He was 90-years-old. The announcement was made by current President Raul Castro who said on state television that his brother died at 10:29 p.m. on Friday. He ended the announcement with the revolutionary slogan, "Toward victory, always." Castro had brought Soviet-style communism to Cuba through a revoluti ...

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Victims in Friday morning crash identified

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports SHELBY COUNTY – Two are dead after a two-vehicle crash around 4:10 a.m. Friday morning. Kizzy D. Haynes, 39 of Maylene was killed when the 2005 Mercedes E320 she was driving collided head-on with a 2008 KIA Sedona driven by Larry Albert Hampton, 51, of Calera. Both drivers were pronounced dead on the scene. Preliminary investigations indicate that Haynes was driving ...

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