Crime

Man wanted for child rape in Michigan may be in Alabama

U.S. Marshals are looking for a man wanted for raping a child in Michigan, and he may be living in Jefferson County.

Police: Man robs Walgreens in a dress shirt and tie

Hoover police: Man forced 9-year-old to run on treadmill, hit child repeatedly

B’ham police investigating shooting; Victim expected to recover

  Man faces multiple charges in Calhoun Co. officer-involved shooting that included deputy run over

Authorities searching for driver of stolen vehicle who led police on overnight chase

Search uncovers weapons, drugs and more contraband at south Ala. prison

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Sylacauga police looking for suspect in shooting

Escaped inmate recaptured in Birmingham

  Pelham PD looking for two women accused of using stolen cards

Innocent driver struck when vehicle taken in robbery crashes in Birmingham

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

Birmingham bank robbery suspect arrested in Bessemer

B’ham police investigating weekend shooting on city’s west side

The shooting happened on August 31 when the suspect fired multiple shots at a subject in the 2000 block of Avenue V. Police say one round from the suspect entered Limbaugh Toyota.

Birmingham police arrest man in August murder

A man charged with shooting and killing a man in West Birmingham.

  Person stabbed at pediatric clinic in Ensley

Police responded to Morgan Pediatrics on Avenue F Monday morning.

Suspect in 2017 kidnapping wanted on new charges

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find a man wanted on multiple charges.

Cullman woman faces several charges in January deadly crash

Man wanted in high-end purse thefts across Alabama

  Four boats and equipment stolen from volunteer rescue squad in Walker County

Clerk shot in robbery in Gardendale, search on for armed man

Chilton County father, son sent to prison on unrelated charges

Person shot in head following attempted robbery at Tuscaloosa Co. apartment complex

Child is safe after officers say a woman entered her home illegally and talked to her

A child is physically okay after her grandmother said a stranger walked into their Southside home in Etowah County and spoke to her granddaughter.

  Deputies: drugs, firearms and cash found in chicken houses in East Alabama

Law enforcement officers say during the search of chicken houses they found approximately 80 grams of methamphetamine, $7,068.75 in cash, several firearms, marijuana, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.

Shooting inside B’ham nightclub ruled justifiable

Birmingham police are currently investigating a shooting at a nightclub in West Birmingham.

Birmingham woman charged in shooting death of husband

A murder warrant has been obtained against Cheryl Watts.

6-year-old Geneva girl dead from gunshot wound identified

Geneva police continue to investigate the deadly shooting of a six year old girl. That shooting occurred Sunday morning at her home on East Latimer Avenue.

7 injured in shooting in parking lot of Fairfax Kindergarten in Valley, Ala.

Police were called to the area around midnight Sunday in reference to shots being fired and several injuries.

B’ham PD investigating shooting at abandoned home, victim identified

Birmingham police are investigating a shooting at an abandoned residence in West Birmingham.

Man Charged with 3 Counts of Sexual Abuse of Child Less Than 12 years Old

Khriston Leon Smith was arrested Tuesday.

Tuscaloosa man charged in child pornography investigation

A Tuscaloosa County man is jailed and charged with child pornography.

Teenager charged in connection to a shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy

A 17-year-old has been charged in connection to a shooting at a gas station that killed a 14-year-old boy.

Court files: Man punched neighbor before killing 3 relatives

Court documents say a Virginia man accused of killing the wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball player punched a neighbor just before the neighbor heard gunshots and discovered the three bodies

Sheriffs in Calhoun and Walker county warning about schemes

Walker County and Calhoun County sheriff’s are warning people about schemes recently reported in the area.

Self-described Bonnie and Clyde couple from Alabama sentenced for child porn

An Alabama couple was sentenced for producing child pornography and enticing a young child to engage in sexual activity. The couple was arrested in California.

Burglary in Hoover stopped by victim who was armed

William Shadden is charged with first-degree robbery, unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle and obstructing justice using false identity.

Huntsville man who led police on chase Sunday in Homewood charged

The suspect then led responding officers on a chase until crashing into a building on Greensprings Highway.

  Glass shattered, cars broken into at Center Point apartment complex

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is now investigating.

Murder trial date, venue set for Montgomery police officer

A judge has set a date and location for the murder trial of Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith.

  Birmingham city councilor on youth gun violence: ‘We can’t arrest our way out of this problem’

Whether left in an unlocked vehicle or lying around the house, teenagers and children are handling guns and unfortunately several have died by gun violence.

Shooting in Pell City believed to be caused by family dispute, suspect charged with attempted murder

Responding officers discovered the victim lying on the ground and immediately took the suspect into custody.

Grandmother arrested after 19-month-old boy dies from ingesting controlled substance

Michelle Lee Light, 44, has been changed with Chemical Endangerment for a Child resulting in Death.

Man wanted for capital murder in Grayson Valley turns himself in

Zachery Durante Danner, 22, was wanted in connection with murder and attempted murder in the Grayson Valley community.

1 of 2 suspects charged in fatal double shooting during robbery in Grayson Valley

fatal shooting in Grayson Valley

Man dead, child critical in domestic dispute in Madison County

One person dead, a child injured in domestic dispute

Four accused of throwing drugs over Bibb Co. prison fence

Officials in Brent say they arrested four people Wednesday morning after they were spotted throwing packages containing narcotics over the Bibb County Correctional Facility fence.

Authorities search for prisoner who escaped from Tarrant City Jail

Anthony Dion Minor was last seen in the area of Highway 79.

  More concerns over Birmingham probation office relocation to Shelby County

More concerns are being raised about why the state decided to move its Birmingham probation and parole office to the Hoover area.

Man arrested after meth bust in Walker County

A man was arrested after Walker county police raided a Walker County home.

Man arrested in Trussville for child pornography

Trussville Police raided a home and charged a man for child pornography.

Sylacauga man sentenced to 10-years in prison for trying to entice 15-year-old girl

A Sylacauga man has been sentenced for one-count of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor.

Investigators looking for suspect in Highway 280 robbery

Shelby County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying a robbery suspect.

  B’ham police officer accused of punching inmate terminated

Stephon Green has been accused of second degree assault for striking a female inmate who was handcuffed to a gurney at UAB Hospital.

Daycare teacher in St. Clair County charged with sexually abusing child at early learning center

A 19-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a child has turned himself in to St. Clair County deputies.

  Man out on bond for sexual abuse of a child arrested for human trafficking in East Alabama

Authorities say Brent Lee Higginbotham confronted a female teenager in a parking lot in the 800 block of Main Street South Saturday afternoon and blocked the door of her vehicle.

Tarrant PD chase driver of stolen car into Palisades area; suspect crashes

A juvenile suspect has been arrested after a chase Tuesday that ended in Homewood.

1 person transported to hospital after hours-long standoff in Center Point

The standoff stemmed from a conflict between the man, his girlfriend and her friend around 2 a.m.

  Dozens rally in Birmingham for stiffer gun laws

A bill called the Gun Violence Protective Order Act is under consideration by the Alabama legislature.

  Alabama State student among dead after 5 shot near campus

"My heart is heavy today because it’s difficult to look a parent in the face and express the loss of their son they sent away to go to school,” ASU's president said.

  Second person dies after shooting near Alabama State University

The shooting happened in the 800 block of N University Drive near the campus of Alabama State.

  Attorney for Birmingham Police Officer accused of excessive force speaks out

A police officer is facing charges after using is being considered as excessive force.

Vestavia Hills Police explain how to spot and report fake money

Scammers are targeting businesses with counterfeit bills.

Norwood homicide victim ID’d as B’ham police continue investigating

Birmingham police are investigating a shooting death in the Norwood community.

Thursday night shooting death ruled justified

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office ruled the shooting death of Tremanie Howard as justified.

B’ham police investigating double shooting in Fountain Heights

Birmingham police say two victims were transported to the hospital. There are not any fatalities.

  How an Ala. sex crime suspect faked his death to flee the country

After four years of searching for Jackson Hall, law enforcement found him teaching English classes in Thailand.

  Courtlin Arrington’s mother not happy with sentencing

Arrington's family is still grieving her loss and says they were hoping for a harsher sentence for Barber.

B’ham police ID homicide victim in shooting near UAB campus

Authorities have identified the victim as 20-year-old Tremaine Howard.

Gardendale business looking for suspects after Porsche Cayenne stolen during test drive

The vehicle was taken from World Class Motors on Decatur Highway.

Tuscaloosa man shot, killed by stray bullet while sleeping

Two men have been charged in the death of Aaron Killings.

2 arrested for burglarizing Mountain Brook home

Blake and Boyd are charged with third-degree burglary and first-degree theft of property.

Birmingham homicide victim ID’d

Travakius Maye, 24, died on August 6, four days after he was shot.

Over 20 cars broken into outside B’ham manufacturer

Police say workers on the overnight shift exited Sterilite Corporation to find approximately 22 cars broken into Wednesday morning.

‘See something, say something’: What happens to info after you report it?

You see something suspicious then you say something about it. What happens after you report it?

Brookside police fighting crime and getting results

The town of Brookside is seeing results in a new crime fighting initiative.

Man charged with kidnapping, attempted murder following standoff Monday night

Birmingham police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance the 500 block of Roebuck Drive around 10:30 p.m. Monday.

2 men arrested after vehicle stolen from Hoover apartment complex

Tyler Lamar Stringer is charged with first-degree robbery. Kieron Tarez Childress is charged with first-degree robbery and attempting to elude.

Woman arrested in weekend shooting death

The suspect has been identified as 31-year-old Melissa King of Birmingham

Man shot, wrecks car on Stouts Road in B’ham

Police say one person was shot and sustained serious injuries.

Suspect arrested in Hoover apartment burglary

Police say two men entered a residence in the 3800 block of Tree Crossings Parkway on July 5 while the homeowner was not home.