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Robbery suspect identified, considered armed and dangerous

By Scott Buttram Authorities continue to search for a robbery suspect that led police on a chase before crashing in Trussville. FOX 6 is reporting that the suspect has been identified as Rontese Lavelle Miller, of Birmingham. According to the report, he is considered armed and dangerous. Miller, who allegedly robbed a business in Leeds, crashed his vehicle in Trussville and fled on foot. Officers from Truss ...

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1 minor injury in 3-car accident on Highway 11 in Trussville

By Gary Lloyd One person suffered minor injuries this afternoon in a three-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 11 in Trussville. Trussville police Lt. Jeff Bridges said a vehicle was turning from Highland Avenue to U.S. Highway 11 when it was hit by a southbound vehicle. That collision pushed the vehicle that was struck into the northbound lane, where it clipped a Chevrolet Tahoe. One vehicle ended up in the d ...

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Trussville superintendent calls SROs ‘breathtaking group’

By Gary Lloyd Trussville City Schools has announced additional security measures to ensure the student safety, including seven school resource officers now at the four city schools. Paine Primary and Paine Intermediate schools both have a full-time school resource officer, Hewitt-Trussville Middle School and Hewitt-Trussville High School each have two full-time school resource officers and Sgt. Todd Posey i ...

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Manhunt ongoing near Trussville for Leeds robbery suspect

By Gary Lloyd Authorities are searching for a robbery suspect that led police on a chase before crashing in Trussville. The suspect, who allegedly robbed a business in Leeds, according to AL.com, crashed his vehicle in Trussville and fled on foot. Officers from Trussville, Leeds, Irondale and Birmingham are searching for the suspect. The area being searched is Edwards Lake Road near the interstate. The susp ...

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Trussville a go for new stadium construction

By Gary Lloyd Trussville City Schools has received permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with the construction of the Hewitt-Trussville Stadium behind the Trussville Civic Center. Facilities Coordinator Barry Davis confirmed the school system has received the permits. Davis said the school system has signed the contracts with Blalock Building Company and construction should start soo ...

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Trussville PD aided in multi-state identity theft conspiracy

By Gary Lloyd A federal judge Wednesday sentenced a Birmingham woman to more than six years in prison for her role in a multi-state identity theft and counterfeit check scheme that included recruiting homeless people to cash the fraudulent checks, said U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge Keith Morris, FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein Jr. and U.S. Secret Service Act ...

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Alabama Power warns business customers of scam

Alabama Power is contacting commercial customers by phone to warn them of a widespread scam that has been "unusually effective," according to a press release posted on the company website. The press release said, an unusually effective scam continues to plague Alabama Power customers, and the company is taking additional measures to foil the scammers. For months, customers have been approached by people pre ...

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Trussville fitness club owners upset over new tenants

By Gary Lloyd Some Trussville fitness club owners are upset over the Trussville City Council approving incentives and leases for two businesses -- including 24e Fitness -- to occupy the former Food World on Main Street. As part of the approval, the city will spend $912,000 to divide the former Food World into two spaces. The city council also approved abating a portion of the sales tax as an incentive for t ...

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Trussville shaking up recycling pickup

By Gary Lloyd The city of Trussville will be shaking up its recycling pickup when a new contract begins Dec. 1, Mayor Gene Melton said. Melton said a new contract that will go out for bid will include recyclable garbage being picked up once per week. Recycling is currently picked up every other week in Trussville. Melton said that 60-gallon rollout recycling carts, complete with lids so recycled newspapers ...

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