There are new upgrades to control erosion and flooding in a Trussville neighborhood after last week's I-Team report on homeowners complaints. In an email to Long Meadow residents, the homeowner's association said the construction site was stabilized and run-off measures restored. SEE ALSO: 'Flushable' wipes in pipes causing major damage to sewer systems, homes
Alabama state employees will have Friday, June 18 off this year in observance of Juneteenth. Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday issued a proclamation that authorizes Juneteenth as a state holiday. Local state, city and federal offices will be closed Friday in observance of the newly-approved holiday.
The Haleyville Police Department is conducting a shooting investigation. The shooting happened on 14th Avenue on Thursday afternoon, according to police dispatch. Officers responded to the call around 1:00 p.m. and dispatch confirmed at least one person was taken to the hospital. This story is developing.
One person is in custody after a foot chase with police in Mountain Brook on Thursday afternoon, according to the Mountain Brook Police Department. Police said officers found a stolen vehicle in the 3100 block of Overton Road and that is when the chase began. Police said the person in custody is believed to have been involved in a string of thefts in the metro Jefferson County area.
Safety protocol changes are coming to an Alabama beach after a deputy drowned while trying to save swimmers. Following the death of Baldwin County Deputy Bill Smith earlier this month, county officials are talking with neighboring beach communities for ideas. Currently, there are no lifeguards or a flag warning system on Fort Morgan because the beach is private and property owners would need to come to an agreement.
Wednesday the ABC 33/40 News family came together as one for a final goodbye to Christopher Sign. Our own James Spann eulogized the man who stood next him at the desk each and every night. He explained Sign's decision to call Alabama his home. "Chris had the chance to go on to the network.
Two people from Heflin are dead after a wreck Wednesday afternoon. 70-year-old James Turner and 61-year-old Bonnie Turner, both of Heflin, were killed when the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox they were traveling in hit a 1997 Kenworth tractor-trailer on Hwy 78 near Oxford. They both died at the scene.
A 27-year-old Bessemer man is dead after a shooting in Fairfield Wednesday night. Jefferson County Deputies were called to a location near the intersection of Gary Avenue and 49th Street just after 11:00 P.M. Wednesday on reports of a person who had been shot. When they arrived, deputies found Jon Paul Matthew Kimber in the roadway, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Patrick Hall, 35, has been charged after a shooting Monday night in Tuscaloosa, according to the city's police department. Around 10:30 p.m., police said officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the 3500 block of 21st Street. When officers arrived, police said they found two vehicles had been shot into and a 21-year-old man who reported that a person fired a rifle in the air once, then aimed the rifle at him and fired multiple times as he ran away.
Two Gadsden women were arrested on chemical endangerment charges on Wednesday, according to Etowah County Sheriff Jonathon Horton. The sheriff's office said the first case involved 21-year-old Brittany Pickard. The sheriff's office said Pickard's newborn child tested positive for marijuana and Pickard admitted to smoking marijuana throughout her pregnancy.
The city of Chelsea wants to break apart from Shelby County Schools and form its own system. The city hired a team to do a feasibility study and expects results in October. Chelsea has grown 40 percent in the last ten years. Mayor Tony Picklesimer says that’s been mostly from young families.
Alabama will fall far short of the White House's goal of having 70 percent of the population vaccinated by July 4th. In fact, some of Alabama's 67 counties still have a high or very high risk level of transmitting COVID-19. A color-coded map on the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 dashboard shows each county's risk level when it comes to spreading the virus in the community.
A man's body was found in a wooded area near a logging trail in Clay County. According to the Clay County sheriff's office, Sheriff Studdard was searching the woods between Waites Road and Jones Road in the Shinbone Community for 73-year-old Richard Powell, who was reported missing on June 5, 2021.
A 22-year-old woman has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of 19-year-old Versaun Leonard in Tuscaloosa early Saturday morning, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department. The shooting happened at a home in the 3200 block of Willow Lane shortly after midnight. Police said Brenygha “Bre” Edwards was taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail Sunday morning and is being held with no bond.
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for help identifying a man they say stole a purse from a woman's car. The woman went to her car at the Piggly Wiggly on Bear Creek Road at approximately 12:30 P.M. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 to discover the doors unlocked and her purse missing.
The town of Pickensville has begun to flood after a barge struck the Bevill Lock and Dam Saturday afternoon, according to Pickens County Emergency Management Agency. Authorities said some areas were evacuated near the town's campground, but no injuries were reported. Residents in southern Lowndes County are also being urged to prepare for flooding conditions.
A portion of Interstate 65 in Calera was shut down due after an armed man refused to exit his vehicle, according to the Calera Police Department. The shutdown began Saturday afternoon at mile marker 232 on the interstate. Police said the man was eventually taken into custody and no injuries were reported.
One man was killed and three other people were injured in two separate shootings in Tuscaloosa late Friday night and into Saturday morning, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department. Police said the first shooting was reported around 11:30 p.m. Friday night at Branscomb Apartments, where three people were shot.
A Brookside police officer was injured while helping to take two people into custody after a traffic stop Friday afternoon, according to the Brookside Police Department. The incident began when officers stopped a vehicle on Interstate 22 around 4:00 p.m. Police said the driver was operating the vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance and had active warrants.
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced 13-year-old Brooklyn Grace Allen was located after being reported missing. She was reported missing on 6/10/2021 from the Shelby area. SEE ALSO: Hueytown police searching for 81-year-old man believed to be in danger SEE ALSO: Shelby County sheriff searching for 58-year-old man