Crime

1 person killed, 1 injured in overnight shooting at Tuscaloosa apartment complex

  BPD conclude reported incident was not a kidnapping

Birmingham PD investigating shooting death

Jeffco Deputies: Wife told dispatcher she shot her husband

A Chilton County homicide victim identified 36 years after his death

Hanceville H.S. principal and ex-wife arrested for domestic violence

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  6 shootings in Tuscaloosa in a week and a half

  2 teenagers shot at Tuscaloosa apartment complex, suspect arrested

  Hoover PD issues warning after reports of vehicle break-ins in Bluff Park

Suspect arrested for early-morning chase & firing at B’ham police

Former LaGrange TV station owner sentenced to 1,000 years in prison paroled after 7

Inmate deemed a flight risk caught while trying to escape from Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

New court documents shed light on Valhermoso Springs murder case

Multiple search warrants have been entered into the court record. In them, deputies describe arriving on the scene of the murders on Talucah Road in Valhermoso Springs.

Selma assistant fire chief arrested after deadly crash

An assistant fire chief for Selma has been arrested and charged after allegedly leaving the scene of a crash that killed a 22-year-old Louisiana man.

‘Black Lives Matter’ art downtown may have been vandalized

Over the weekend, it appears white paint was splattered on the “B” of the street art.

Former Birmingham police lieutenant sentenced for rape conviction

The sentencing comes nearly five months after Williston was found guilty of first-degree rape.

Police investigating separate homicides in B’ham that happened at the same time

Two suspects in killing of seven people arrive back in Alabama to face capital murder charges

Thief stole money, broke into GBHS Jasper

Shooting investigation underway in Hale County

Calhoun Co. Sheriff: Man on meth shoots a person who tried to help him after a traffic accident

17 guns stolen from Alabama pawn shop, reward offered

2 suspects arrested after overnight shooting in Fairfield

Two suspects are now in custody after an overnight shooting that occurred Saturday morning at a convenience store in the 3600 Block of Lloyd Noland Parkway in Fairfield.

Homicide investigation underway in Birmingham

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation that occurred on Friday, June 27.

4 captured in Jefferson Co. after leading authorities on early-morning, multi-county chase

Authorities say the four people were taken into custody after crashing a stolen car between I-22 East and U.S. Hwy. 78 West.

Eric Rudolph appeals life sentence in Birmingham abortion clinic bombing

The bomb killed officer Robert “Sande” Sanderson and hurt nurse Emily Lyons so badly she had to have dozens of surgeries.

Montgomery officials announce arrests in 2 cold cases

Montgomery officials are expected to announce arrest warrants in two Montgomery cold cases during a Thursday afternoon press conference.

Tuscaloosa police arrest woman in city’s third shooting this week

Investigators say the victim and suspect had an altercation, the suspect left and a short time later returned with a pistol and shot the victim.

3 men arrested in the death of a man in Bessemer

Corey Alexander was killed in the 1600 block of 25th Street North in Bessemer.

Woman thanks officers after her car was stolen, Oneonta PD Chief responds to car chases

Oneonta’s Police Chief responded Wednesday after a woman posted in Facebook thanking them for helping her after her car was stolen at knifepoint.

$1000 reward offered for info in Macon County cross burning case

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information related to a hate crime that took place in Macon County.

Man accused of shooting a cat with a pellet gun in Tuscaloosa

Investigators said they were notified that a business owner had found their cat dead on Eighth Street in downtown Tuscaloosa Saturday morning.

Man arrested on child sex abuse charges in Cullman Co.

Investigators say 63-year-old Jesus Cortes Sandoval was arrested on two counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

Two suspects in connection to Valhermoso Springs septuple homicide arrested in Oregon

Two people have been arrested in connection to the early June killings of seven people in Valhermoso Springs.

Victims say they were assaulted, robbed when they went to sell vape cartridges, 3 teens arrested

The victims said while they were sitting in their vehicle, two males approached them, and one of them had a handgun.

  Gadsden hemp store vandalized

The vandalism happened just after she reopened the store.

Man injured during shootout at apartment complex

According to witnesses, there were several people shooting at each other. There were bullet holes found in multiple apartments in the complex.

Tuscaloosa PD: Man shot at Motel 6 staff, bullets entered rooms and car

Officers say Temms got a firearm and began firing multiple rounds at two members of the motel staff and a guest. The rounds entered into several motel rooms and a bystander’s vehicle.

4 injured, 1 in critical condition after Auburn shooting early Sunday morning

Four people were injured in an Auburn shooting early Sunday morning.

Report: Alabama law enforcement seized $4.8M in 2019; lawmaker wants more information

The report does not include information on how much of that forfeited money, or other property, was taken from people who were not charged or convicted of crimes. In 2019, some lawmakers pushed to stop the state’s use of forfeitures without convictions.

Two probation officers shot at during home visit in Bessemer

Two parole officers were fired at when they attempted to conduct a supervisory visit in Bessemer Thursday.

Birmingham police detail some arrests made during civil unrest and looting

All ten people are charged with burglary, with most of them accused of looting different stores.

Birmingham police make arrest in 22-year-old man’s shooting death

Officers said Robert Prowell Jr. died at UAB from multiple gunshot wounds.

Man, 19, charged with murder in shooting death in Fairfield

Carterious Garcell Dees is in the Jefferson County Jail for the murder of 42-year-old Kencasiko Bryant.

Birmingham homicide investigation after man was found unresponsive in an alley

Officers say 34-year-old Akeem Travonte Davis of Birmingham was lying in the alley with no visible signs of injury, but he was unresponsive.

482 pounds of marijuana, worth $3.2m, found in drug investigation in Birmingham

Officers say on April 16, 2020, the BPD’s Narcotics Division along with narcotics K-9s completed an investigation that yielded 482 pounds of marijuana, 7,659 grams of liquid THC, 173 THC edible candy packs and $9,000.00 cash.

Woman arrested in human trafficking investigation, victims are 15 and 16

Officers responded to a hotel in the Oxmoor Road area and located the two victims and took them to the Homewood Police Department where they were referred to a local victim advocacy agency for assistance.

  Man shot, woman grazed in West Birmingham as shots fired from two cars

Officers say an investigation shows multiple shots were fired from two vehicles at one another.

Man shot multiple times in driveway in Lipscomb

Deputies were called to a home in the 5500 block of 5th Street in Lipscomb just before 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Northport man arrested for having obscene matter of someone under 17

Investigators say they found enough evidence to arrest Erik Christopher Reinwald. He is charged with two counts.

Birmingham Police Department conducting homicide investigation that occurred Sunday morning

A male victim was slain on Sunday morning June 14 at approximately 12:15 a.m.

Inmate escapes while on work release in south Alabama

The Conecuh County Sheriff’s Office says Billy Wayne Jones was last seen in the city limits of Evergreen around 8 a.m. Saturday.

Mobile police make arrest in cold case dating back to 1999

A more than two-decades old cold case has been closed in Alabama with the arrest of a 42-year-old man.

Man injured after shooting in Center Point

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a shooting after a man was found injured in Center Point Thursday afternoon.

2 people arrested for burglary in Cullman Co.

The suspects stole a boat trailer that was located at the residence and various other items from inside the residence, according to police.

  Arrest in murder of 25-year-old missing chef from Birmingham

Birmingham police say 26-year-old Christopher Deantwon Davis was at large and taken into custody Wednesday on a murder warrant.

Center Point man shot in wrist after confronting home intruder

Deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 100 block of Fox Hill Court NW around 1:38 a.m.

Oxford police shoot car theft suspect, chief says man would not drop object in his hand

When officers approached him after the chase, they said they noticed Lawler was holding something in his hand.

Woman shot at Lake Lurleen State Park

A female Northport resident was shot at Lurleen State Park Saturday evening around 7:00 p.m. on June 6.

Teen arrested for weekend shooting in Northport

Northport police and Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday night.

70-year-old man dies, caught in the crossfire in a Birmingham shooting

Detectives says the victim is Larry Pettway of Birmingham.

LaGrange man in custody for child cruelty after 4-year-old accidentally shot by sibling

Leemarkese Melson, 28, is accused of leaving a loaded gun in the reach of children that police believe was used by a six-year-old child to accidentally shoot a sibling.

Man charged for throwing chemical container back at police during Huntsville protest

Patrick Joseph McCool was arrested following the protest.

Walker County mom accused of hitting 2-year-old son with a brick

Melody Mika Smith is in the Walker County Jail on charges of aggravated child abuse. Her bond is set at $250,000 cash.

  East Alabama man charged with sex crimes against a child

Mark Anthony Maddox, 36, has been charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy and one count of sexual abuse of a child less than 12.

  Man arrested for threatening Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin

Birmingham police said 49-year-old Brian Vest was arrested at a home in Warrior Wednesday and charged with making terrorist threats.

Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for attempted murder suspect

Jeremy Glentrell Morris, 32, is wanted on an attempted murder charge

  Police officer shot and killed in the line of duty in Moody, Ala.; 2 suspects in custody

Authorities with the Moody Police Department confirm one of their officers was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday evening.

UPDATE: Suspect in Aniah Blanchard’s death to face grand jury on capital murder charge

The man charged with kidnapping and murdering 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard in October 2019 is appearing in a Lee County courtroom to face his capital murder charge.

Police working to ID suspect in armed robbery at B’ham pharmacy

Police say the man pictured entered the CVS Store in the 220 block of Gadsden Highway on June 2 around 6:30 p.m.

Deputies say inmate who died in Jefferson County Jail had narcotics in his system

Inmate Vijay Lipscomb’s death will be ruled an accident.

2 men arrested in attempted burglary at Hoover Tactical Firearms

The caller said two men were trying to break the front glass.

  Pleasant Grove police investigating smash-and-grab gun store burglary involving at least 12 suspects

The scene is focused on a red car stationary off the shoulder of the interstate.

Man found shot to death in his Fairfield home; car stolen from residence

The victim has been identified as Kencasiko Bernard Bryant. He was 42.

Drugs, guns and cash seized in search warrant at Alabaster home

Narcotics investigators with the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force found LSD, marijuana, $10,947 in cash, and several firearms, including an AK-47, and an AR 15 pistol.

Birmingham man faces multiple charges, including kidnapping in Hoover case

Hoover police arrested a person Wednesday suspected of shoplifting and leading authorities on a chase in a stolen vehicle.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard’s murder to appear before grand jury for assault of an officer

Wednesday, Ibraheem Yazeed appeared before a judge for a preliminary hearing after he allegedly bit a corrections officer.

  Grand jury will hear assault charge against the man accused of killing Aniah Blanchard

Yazeed was charged with assault, accused of biting a correctional officer at the Lee County Jail.

Woman arrested for aiding Tuscaloosa County inmates in weekend escape

A woman has been charged for aiding two inmates who had escaped from the Tuscaloosa County jail over the weekend.

Birmingham police charge 35-year-old man in Monday’s overnight homicide

Police say the men knew each other, got into a fight and shot each other. They have not been identified.