Shelby County

2 men accused of trying to sell marijuana candies, vapes near school

Investigators say during the search additional narcotics were discovered including illegal prescription pills and marijuana.

Alabaster City Schools proposes new start date

  Shelby County School pushes back start date to prep for upcoming year

  Two teenagers arrested in the mall shootout that killed a precious 8-year-old boy

32-year-old man treated for shooting on I-65

Hoover City Schools: ‘If you move, you mask’

Pelham City Schools moving 2020-2021 start date to August 19

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  Mall shootout leads to death of a child; 1 man arrested, police searching for 5 others

Helena City Council President says he tested positive for COVID-19

  SUV driver hits Anytime Fitness in Chelsea

Hoover’s mayor addresses economic impact, cuts during COVID-19 crisis

Helena cancels public festivities for July 3

Calera Police Officer tests positive for COVID-19

  Shelby County Schools to release survey on return to classroom

So far about 12,000 people have responded.

8 inmates test positive for coronavirus at Shelby Co. Jail

Those inmates have been quarantined and some are no longer symptomatic. None of the inmates have been hospitalized.

2 members of Chelsea High School football program have COVID-19, practice postponed

CHHS football practice has been postponed until Monday, July 6.

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.

Authorities searching for missing teen in Shelby Co.

Virtual School alternative for Hoover City Schools’ students and parents for fall

  Return to School surveys

Search for missing Shelby County man

UPDATE: Thursday’s Black Jacket Symphony concert in Hoover canceled due to curfew

2 men arrested in attempted burglary at Hoover Tactical Firearms

City of Helena passes resolution to enact curfew ‘if needed’

Upon a curfew proclamation by Mayor Mark Hall the city would move to an 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.

Hoover under curfew starting Monday night

The City of Hoover has experienced protests within the past 48 hours that have resulted in 45 arrests for both felony and misdemeanor charges. Damage to private property has also occurred from these activities.

  Several people arrested in protest and march in Hoover, one officer has minor injuries

The protesters marched from a Hoover police precinct to the corner of Highway 31 and Municipal Drive Sunday.

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.

UPDATE: 2 missing Shelby County teenagers found

The teens were found and are safe.

  Alabama National Cemetery holds small, unique service for Memorial Day

COVID-19 forced the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo to cancel its traditional Memorial Day ceremony. Instead, the group had a small service with a flyover, wreath laying, moment of silence and taps.

  COVID-19 changed the way we can honor veterans who have died

COVID has changed the way we can honor those who have served our country and died.

  Beachgoers head to Oak Mountain State Park for Memorial Day

With eased safer at home restrictions - beaches are now open across Alabama and beach goers flocked to there for sun, sand, and Memorial Day relaxation.

  Some entertainment venues begin to reopen in Alabama as Gov. Ivey relaxes restrictions

While Jefferson County will keep entertainment venues closed for another two weeks, Governor Ivey has given the green light for them to reopen around the rest of the state.

Multiple north Alabama counties under burn ban until October

Many in north Alabama received word today that the state has placed a burn ban on their area through the fall.

Shelby County Jail inmate dies at hospital, not believed to be COVID-19 related

Dawson’s body will be taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences by the Shelby County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy to further investigate her cause of death.

55 new classrooms added to state’s award-winning pre-K program including several in the area

These additional classrooms expand access to the state's award-winning First Class Pre-K program and are a result of the Legislature recently appropriating an additional $6 million to the department for the 2021 fiscal year.

UPDATE: Missing 16-year-old boy found

Joseph Daniel Johnson has been located and is safe.

Special Election dates set for House District 49

Governor Ivey set the special primary election for Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

UPDATE: Missing 16-year-old girl in Shelby Co. found safe

Jazmine Renne Jessee, 16, has been found and she is safe.

  UPDATE: Escaped Hoover City Jail inmate back in police custody

Hoover Police officers confirm 24-year-old Theodoric Rapheal Boglin Jr. has been recaptured after he escaped from the Hoover City Jail Thursday morning.

  UPDATED: Shelby County School District moves to in-person graduation ceremony

The change follows Governor Kay Ivey’s amended Safer at Home order to allow for larger in-person gatherings as long as social distancing measures are in place.

Graduation plans announced for Hoover City high schools

Both Spain Park High School and Hoover High School seniors will graduate in person at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex.

Tua surprises his mom on Mother’s Day with a new SUV

Dolphins QB Tua surprised his mom Sunday with a beautiful new Cadillac SUV.

  11-year-old Chelsea pitcher goes viral

Jordan Garcia has gone viral for sending a fast ball straight to his dad, even catching him off guard.

Shelby Baptist health care workers cheer on recovering COVID-19 patient

Thursday Shelby Baptist staff members cheered on a patient recovered from COVID-19 as he made his way to the next step on his healing journey.

  Teachers learning to adapt to the ‘new normal’ of distance learning

A shift to distance learning has been a new challenge for both students and teachers.

More than 600 at-risk students helped through Compact 2020 talk line

Compact 2020 law enforcement officers said they developed some creative and unique ways to stay engaged with students.

  Inverness barbershop fined last week for reopening against orders

Police say the owner of The Male Room received a citation on Friday. The amount of the fine was not given.

  Alabaster couple overcomes quarantine by holding their own prom

Landon and his girlfriend arrived in style at Siluria Brewing Company - which is owned by Landon’s parents - and enjoyed dinner and dancing. It was just the two of them.

University of Montevallo planning to resume in-person instruction in fall

University leaders are continually monitoring COVID-19 developments with the guidance of federal and state officials.

O’Charley’s to deliver free meals to health care workers, first responders

The meals are part of O’Charley’s ‘Hometown Heroes’ initiative - all about saying thank you to the brave men & women on the front lines fighting the virus across the country.

Hoover’s plan to help businesses reopen

Businesses located in Hoover may call the Hoover Business Resource Hotline at (205) 739‐7162.

Thompson student earns perfect ACT score

Emaline Sutton Morris is a junior. She earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36.

  Special birthday visit from Memaw

Nichole Smith said her children got a visit from their Memaw after over a month in quarantine.

UPDATE: Missing 17-year-old in Shelby Co. has been found safe

Kamron Bush was last seen in the Westover area on April 17.

  Birmingham-area nurses to serve on the health care frontlines in New York

The work is exhausting and dangerous, but so far, at least 82,000 people have volunteered for New York state’s reserve force of medical workers.

Suspect arrested in B’ham manhunt linked to Chelsea Robbery

The subject of Saturday’s manhunt has now been linked to a robbery in Chelsea.

15 people test positive for COVID-19 at Alabaster nursing home

The residents are receiving appropriate medical care as directed by their physician. These staff members are quarantined at home and are receiving the appropriate medical care if needed.

Shelby County deputies searching for missing 17-year-old girl

Daisy Faye Smith was last seen in the Chelsea area.

Shelby Co. authorities looking for Chelsea business robbery suspect

Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a robbery suspect in the area of Highway 280 and Old Highway 280 in Chelsea.

2 killed, 1 injured in overnight Shelby Co. house fire

Deputies say at approximately 12:30 a.m. on April 15, a house fire in the 100 block of Bethlehem Church Road in Shelby was reported.

Hoover Police lead birthday parade for 3-year-old boy

Officers held a birthday parade for Oliver Tuesday.

Police investigating fatal shooting at apartment building near University of Montevallo campus

Police say a 19-year-old was killed in the shooting in the 800 block of Shelby Street at Wolf Creek Apartments.

  Helena woman billed over $1,000 for COVID-19 testing

A Helena woman got a big surprise this week after recently being tested for COVID-19. The results didn't shock her, the over $1,000 bill did!

Shelby County Drug Task Force makes arrest in what they call a drug enterprise

On April 12, 2020, Tierra Cathey surrendered to the Shelby County Jail on outstanding warrants for Trafficking in Methamphetamine.

  Montevallo High School teacher & his daughter make masks using 3D printer

In his many years of teaching, Martin never thought a 3D printer would help in a time like this.

Alabaster CityFest 2020 is canceled

You make plans now to join us for what will certainly be a better-than-ever CityFest on June 5, 2021.

Surprise wedding parade and celebration in Hoover

Just a few immediate family members were able to attend, so her neighbors stepped in and threw her a surprise parade and celebration in the neighborhood.

Operational changes for Shelby County Sheriff’s Office

Effective Monday, April 6, 2020, our front lobby will be closed and some services will be modified to ensure we are promoting these guidelines designed to prevent the spread of this virus.

Shelby County Schools released eLearning instructional plan to parents

Teachers will provide academic opportunities via eLearning based on critical state standards that have been identified for each subject and grade.

  UPDATE: Shelby Co. teenager better after testing positive for COVID-19

Anderson said he and his wife decided Sara should be checked for the Coronavirus so they kept her isolated until she could be tested Tuesday morning. By Wednesday evening they had confirmation she was infected.

WATCH: Calera PD help boy celebrate 5th birthday

Word was sent through the department and officers decided to ride by and wish Nolan a happy birthday.

  Pelham company making hand sanitizers

Research Solutions has donated hand sanitizer to Pelham first responders and the Christ Health Center.

  University of Montevallo supplying 3D printed face masks to hospital

Price says he knew, after reading about people using 3D printers to make PPEs, he could do the same. He reached out to Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, which said it would be happy to accept the 3D printed face masks.

Shelby Co. Sheriff investigating shooting near Montevallo

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that happened Saturday near Montevallo.

Man turns himself in, accused of robbing woman at Riverchase Galleria

22-year-old Aiko Nahsima Deonte Mills is charged with Robbery 1st Degree.

  Shelby Co. deputies take 2 suspects in custody in vehicle break-ins

Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office are looking for two suspects believe to be connected with several vehicle break-ins that happened outside of Shelby County.

  Person injured from fall at Peavine Falls, rescued by helicopter

Reid says normally these rescues can take 90 minutes just to set up a way to get people out of the Falls and then firefighters have a far hike to get the person to safety. So on days when it’s clear, they can use the state trooper helicopter to help.

Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for missing 18-year-old

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing 18-year-old.

Shelby Co. license offices closing for 2 weeks starting Wednesday

There are three locations - Pelham, Inverness and Columbiana.

  University of Montevallo delaying commencement

The university is also extending its distance learning model through the end of the semester due to COVID-19.

Missing Senior Alert issued for 87-year-old man in Shelby County

Gilliland is traveling in a gold 2009 Chevrolet Impala with an Alabama handicapped plate TPS084. LPR data last showed his vehicle in the Brookside area on Brookside Coalburg Road at 12:32 a.m.