Crime

  Homicide investigation underway at Monarch Ridge apartments

Police say around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday they responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the 2900 block of Gallant Drive.

7 injured in Monday night Montgomery shooting

State trooper accused of assault, sexual misconduct

Woodlawn HS student shot, killed in Birmingham late Sunday night

Man dies after shooting at Fairfield intersection, deputies looking for SUV

Suspect in custody after Montgomery, Ala. officers shot

HPD Officer William Darby found guilty of murder; defense team, family speak at press conferences

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Neighbors react to 9-year-old shot in Birmingham early Friday morning

Man arrested in St. Clair Co. for dissemination of child pornography

  9-year-old shot in Birmingham Friday morning

West Ala. man sentenced for killing man, victim believed there was voodoo curse

Man shot and killed in Brighton Wednesday night, woman injured

Man shot and killed in Birmingham parking lot Wednesday night

  Birmingham Police investigate shooting

Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting in the 700 block of 1st St. S Wednesday afternoon.

Hoover doctor, husband sentenced for conspiracy to distribute controlled substance

Elizabeth Korcz, M.D., 48, and Matthew Korcz, 47, were sentenced Tuesday to 52 and 30 months in prison, respectively.

14-year old charged in Dothan murder

He is charged in the death of Johnnie Settle, a 27-year-old man shot along Alabama Avenue in Dothan on Thursday.

2 men shot, killed in Birmingham identified

Officers found Dickson and Spencer shot to death in a vehicle.

TPD: Police disarm woman with gun, another uses baby as a shield prior to arrest at Tuscaloosa Walmart

UPDATE: Arrest made in deadly Five Points South shooting

Funeral home owner and former Snead mayor arrested on drug charges

  GRAPHIC: Video shows moment TPD said man crashed into golf cart on The Strip, 2 students injured

Police: Tuscaloosa Co. man forced woman to stay in trunk, assaulted her with knife

Irondale police investigating homicide at apartment complex

Officials: Man killed his mother, stepfather and 2 deputies in Watauga County, N.C. mass shooting

The victims were identified as Sgt. Chris Ward, K-9 Deputy Logan Fox, Michelle Annette Ligon and George Wyatt Ligon.

Failed traffic stop leads to chase and wreck in downtown Birmingham

According to BPD, it started when officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop near Oporto Madrid in connection to an alert about a stolen vehicle.

  Community members plead for gun violence to end

New calls from the community to end the violence impacting Birmingham and the surrounding areas.

  Fairfield mother says random gunfire almost cost her children their lives

People near the area saying crime is not common there.

  Billboard offers new hotline, Crimestoppers also available for homicide tips

Today, three new billboards were unveiled with a tipline, urging people who have information about crimes in the city to call it in.

Family of Eufaula triple murder suspect says he has history of untreated mental illness

The family of an East Alabama man, who police believe is responsible for the deaths of his girlfriend and her two sons, spoke out Wednesday, April 28.

Boyfriend of Bessemer shooting victim charged with capital murder

Bessemer police have arrested a man they say shot and killed his girlfriend Monday night.

The Morgan County Jail will now have body cameras for corrections officers

Earlier this month, a corrections officer at the Morgan County Jail was sucker punched by an inmate. Now, these officers will soon be wearing body cameras to capture those types of situations.

Man indicted for making threat about bomb in Birmingham park

According to the indictment 50-year-old Brian Vest falsely reported he had placed a bomb by a statue in Birmingham’s Linn Park on June 1, 2020.

2 former Chick-Fil-A employees indicted for scheme to steal money

Prosecutors said Black and Powell used fraudulent email and digital payment accounts to trick customers and divert payments for catering orders and other restaurant sales to bank accounts under their personal control.

Search continues for woman accused of shooting into Memphis day care

Daija Taylor is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and 63 counts of reckless endangerment as well as using a firearm during a dangerous felony.

Alabama state trooper charged with sex crimes

An Alabama state trooper has been arrested on multiple charges.

Arrest made in the deaths of woman, two children, found in vehicle discovered in Lake Eufaula

Investigation underway at Lake Eufaula.

Gadsden PD: East Alabama dentist arrested on sex abuse, rape & sodomy charges

Gadsden Police confirmed an East Alabama dentist was arrested on sexual abuse, rape, and sodomy charges Tuesday.

Human trafficking arrests, investigation in Tuscaloosa

Six of the men arrested Friday and Saturday nights were charged with both Traveling to Meet a Minor for an Unlawful Sex Act.

‘To know Ky was to love Ky’: Community celebrates 7-year-old boy fatally shot in mom’s car in Hickory

The Hickory community will gather on Monday to pay tribute to Zakylen “Ky” Greyland Harris.

Man critically injured following early morning shooting in B’ham

The victim and his friend were traveling on Parkway East when shots were fired at their vehicle.

19-year-old man charged in death of 21-year-old man at Bessemer store

The coroner said Christopher Kasean Jackson was shot at the Stop and Go at 2805 Dartmouth Avenue in Bessemer before 10:00 p.m.

UPDATE: Deadly shooting victim at Homewood motel identified; Birmingham man charged with murder

The Homewood Police Department says a man has been charged with murder after a 33-year-old man was shot and killed at a motel Friday afternoon.

Man arrested, charged with murder after Saturday night shooting in Tuscaloosa

A man has been arrested and charged with capital murder after a shooting at an apartment complex in Tuscaloosa Saturday night.

  Community activists react to Birmingham’s new promise to crack down on gun violence

Birmingham’s mayor joined law enforcement and prosecutors Friday announcing a new promise to crack down on gun violence that continues to plague the city, but Black Lives Matter Birmingham says it has heard this before from officials.

  Birmingham mayor considers witness protection program to combat ‘no snitch’ culture

Mayor Randall Woodfin says the city is trying to get a handle on gun violence and looking at ways to fight the no snitch culture. That may include a witness protection program like the federal government uses.

Woman accused of buying new home, furniture by stealing her grandmother’s money

Investigators say Olivia Hollon used checks that belonged to her 93-year-old grandmother to purchase nearly $10,000 worth of furniture and a $500,000 house.

Court rejects appeal of man in Auburn student’s killing

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals let stand the capital murder conviction of Courtney Lockhart in the killing of Lauren Burk, a freshman from Marietta, Georgia.

  New promise to crack down on gun violence in Birmingham

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said Friday many in the city are gripped by sadness and fear because of gun violence. The mayor and others are promising a crackdown on those pulling the trigger.

New St. Clair County drug enforcement unit

The specialized, highly trained group of law enforcement officers will comprise a working partnership with the FBI and the North Alabama Safe Streets Task Force to share resources, manage and investigate drug crime within St. Clair County and its borders.

7-year-old boy fatally shot while riding in car with his mother in Hickory, N.C.

The shooting happened around 11:12 p.m. on Tate Boulevard SE.

$35,000 reward offered in 1991 murder investigation

More than 30 years have passed since an east Alabama woman’s murder, but investigators and her family have refused to let the case go.

  Tuscaloosa city leaders consider changing rules for bars after several incidents

Tuscaloosa city leaders are considering a series of changes after several arrests over the A-Day weekend related guns, drugs and overcrowded bars.

Arrest following shooting at Walmart on Lakeshore Pkwy.

Officers said they were called to the Brookwood Hospital ER Sunday, April 18 after a man was brought in with a gunshot wound.

3 men arrested in drug trafficking investigation

During the search detectives located 292 grams of methamphetamines, 256 grams of cocaine, 20 grams of heroin, 6.57 grams of marijuana, 3 firearms, miscellaneous drug paraphernalia and over $4800 in currency.

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office says Morgan County Corrections Officer was injured by inmate accused of killing Alabama A&M student

Mike Swafford with the Sherriff’s Office confirms an inmate attacked the officer on Monday when meals were being distributed.

13-year-old girl charged in fatal stabbing of another teen in Winton Hills, police say

Officers responded to Topridge Place about 9:30 p.m.

Tuscaloosa County DA reacts to recent gun crimes

Tuscaloosa Police say guns were seized from some people along the Strip after Alabama’s A-Day football game.

New evidence claims north Alabama man involved in Capitol protest assaulted police officers

Prosecutors say James needs to go back to jail based on new video evidence.

Man arrested for murder following Roebuck Shopping Center shooting

Birmingham Police are investigating a homicide that took place at a shopping center.

Convicted killer featured on America’s Most Wanted arrested in Birmingham

US Marshals with the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Maurice Nesbitt after an anonymous tip that was called in to Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama.

18-year-old dies after assault at Birmingham store

The coroner said Tyree Marcell Brown, of Birmingham, was shot after 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 18 at Wilson’s on Five Mile Road.

21-year-old man dies after shooting at Bessemer park

Deterrious Kieth-Bernerd Steele, of Birmingham, died about two hours after he was shot at Enoch Brown Park around 7:45 Sunday, April 18.

Sylacauga Police make arrest in shooting at Sonic

Sylacauga officers said Zsaquon Dean Averette, 24, was arrested on April 8 for Attempted Domestic Violence 1st for the shooting at Sonic Restaurant at 514 W. Ft. Williams Street.

48-year-old man shot and killed after argument in B’ham home

Birmingham Police are investigating, after a man was found shot to death on a living room floor Sunday evening.

Tuscaloosa PD: Hundreds of gun rounds fired in apartment complex; 3 arrested

Three men were arrested Sunday afternoon after hundreds of rounds from a gun were reportedly fired at a Tuscaloosa apartment complex.

Woman arrested for murder; accused of running over man in his own car

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was found apparently drug and run over by a vehicle at a business Saturday night.

Tyler police rescue 13-year-old Alabama girl from residence on Woods Blvd.

Officers with the Tyler Police Department rescued a 13-year-old Alabama girl from a home in the 3600 block of Woods Boulevard Saturday after TPD received word from the FBI that a kidnapping victim might be at that location.

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall speaks on recent violence

According to Marshall, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing more violence at home, and the lack of respect for law enforcement leads to even more problems.

Man stabbed, shot, and killed girlfriend, shot 4-year-old son, then kills himself

According to police reports, Haynes “confessed” to his mother that he had killed his girlfriend.

UPDATE: Man arrested for attempted murder at Tuscaloosa apartment complex

No suspects are in custody

Tuscaloosa man arrested for sex crimes against a child

Police say the victim, who is now an adult, worked with officials to obtain the charges.

4 teens charged in murder of 18-year-old man at Bessemer motel

Four teenagers have been arrested and charged in the murder of an 18-year-old Brighton man.

2 charged in murder of Haleyville man

2 Haleyville residents have been arrested for murder after another Haleyville man was found dead in his home in March of this year.

21-year-old Bessemer woman killed during reported domestic assault

The coroner said Joanne Lashay Jackson was shot at 9:14 p.m. in the 2800 block of Carolina Terrace.

  Mayor Randall Woodfin Talks about Recent Gun Violence

Woodfin says Birmingham Police Department is doing all it can to bring the people responsible for the violence building up around the city accountable, but he says the community will also have to play a role to make it happen.

  Parents remember victim of deadly Patton Park shooting, police still call for answers

The parents of the woman who was killed in that Easter Sunday shooting at Patton Park continue to grieve the loss of their daughter and now feel called to speak out against the gun violence that claimed her life.

  Finding a solution to the violence in Birmingham

The rash of violent crimes recently in Birmingham are at the forefront of everyone’s minds along with coming up with a solution to the issue.

Jefferson Co. deputies recover stolen car, trucks, ATV

Deputies were able to recover an ATV, a car and 4 pickups that has been stolen.

  Man charged with murder following shooting at apartment complex near Huffman HS

At approximately 4:52 p.m., deputies received a call of shots fired at Country Park Apartments on Florentine Circle near Huffman High School.

4 people shot Monday afternoon in Birmingham

Three men and one elderly woman are the victims.

Women sought for attempted murder, robbery now in custody

Investigators say Jameria Jones and JohnDakita Hall are in custody.