A district attorney is seeking an emergency order to keep a Jefferson County man, convicted of child sex crimes, from being placed at a mental health facility located 800 feet from an elementary school.
Members of UAB’s Trauma and Acute Care Surgery division trained people how to apply a tourniquet, or pack a wound for someone who is bleeding. The training could give a victim the precious seconds they need to survive and not bleed to death.
Michael Wicks participated in College Choice Foundation, a Homewood non-profit designed to help high-achieving students with limited resources and opportunities find the best school at an affordable price.
U.S. District Court Judge Karon O. Bowdre sentenced 30-year-old Dantrell Dujuan Purifoy, of Warrior, to 61 months in prison. Purifoy pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm in January.
Pedestrian deaths are increasing across the state, and researchers at UAB began a month-long case study with nearly 400 students, where they tested a new technology to alert you while walking near an intersection.
The superintendent of Trussville City Schools says there will be an additional police presence at all schools for the rest of this week after Hewitt-Trussville Middle School received a threat Monday evening.