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Ambulance involved in fatal 3-vehicle crash in north Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports FALKVILLE, Ala. — An Illinois man was killed on June 8, 2019, in a three-vehicle crash in north Alabama. Jonathan G. Hopkins, 52, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet pickup truck that hit a 2012 Jeep Cherokee. The Jeep then struck a Lifeguard Ambulance. The driver of the Jeep, James Andrew Terrell, 38, of Huntsville, was taken to Huntsville Hospital. Hopkins was pronounced ...

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Man found dead in Birmingham intersection

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner's Office is examining the body of a man after he was found dead in an intersection. Marcus Armstead Latimore, 36, of Birmingham, was found in the intersection of Third Place and Overhill Drive at 6:50 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Birmingham Police said they were called to the scene after a citizen found the body. They are ...

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Birmingham Police investigating domestic-related death

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating the death of a man after a domestic incident. Officers were called to the 4400 block of 46th Street North at 12:33 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. They found a person unresponsive in a bedroom. The Jefferson County Coroner was called to the scene and pronounced the man dead. He was identified as Melvin M ...

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CANCELED: Missing child alert: Aaliyah Yother, 16

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports UPDATE: The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency canceled a missing child alert issued for Aaliyah Yother, 16, on June 9, 2019. [divide] TALLAPOOSA COUNTY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued a missing child alert on June 7, 2019. Aaliyah Yother, 16, was last seen in on Samford Drive in Camp Hill, Alabama. She was wearing a white/brown zip-up jacket with "USA POLO, ...

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Unemployment in May remained at 3.6%

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today issued the following statement regarding the May 2019 Employment Situation report: "May's job report added 75,000 jobs,” Acosta said. “We seek to continue job growth by opening more opportunities through policies like USMCA moving forward. "For 15 months in a row, the unemployment rate has been at or ...

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Leeds man wanted for felony domestic violence

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — A Leeds man is wanted on a felony domestic violence charge, according to Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama. Ellis Joseph Isbell, 50, is wanted in Jefferson County on a felony warrant charging him with domestic violence in the second degree. [caption id="attachment_80983" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ellis Joseph Isbell[/caption] Isbell is 6 feet, ...

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Woman killed in wreck in Birmingham identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified a woman killed in a wreck on June 5, 2019. Jessica Denene Lockett, 28, of Jasper, was killed when the Nissan Altima she was in was hit by a Nissan Pathfinder. Jefferson County Coroner Bill Yates said the Altima was passing through the intersection of Arkadelphia Road and Finley Boulevard when the Pathfind ...

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Incentives bill to target rural and struggling urban areas

BY WILL WHATLEY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A recently-passed bill aimed to spur job growth in both rural and urban areas of the state has been signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey. Sponsored by Rep. Bill Poole, R-Tuscaloosa, House Bill 540, dubbed the Alabama Incentives Modernization (AIM) Act, is a set of tax incentives designed to both enhance development in counties that are experiencing slow eco ...

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Leader of Black Lives Matter Birmingham group charged with manslaughter after shooting death in Eastlake

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified a man killed in a shooting in Eastlake on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Arthur Douglas Hudson, 54, was shot around 10:31 p.m. at his home. Birmingham Police Officer Rodarius Mauldin said one other person was injured. “Officers from East Precinct were conducting a traffic stop in the 6600 Block of 1st Ave Sou ...

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Police: Man arrested after his brother is stabbed to death

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A suspect is charged in connection with his brother's death after Birmingham Police said he stabbed him on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. See Related: Stabbing in Birmingham leaves 1 dead Officers from the West Precinct responded to 1212 33rd Street Southwest to investigate a report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers located the victim on the ground unresp ...

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