October Events not to Miss in BirminghamAngie ClelandNewsBreak Contributor
Patriot Front Sign Spotted and Removed From Beside the Trussville, AL TargetAshleigh NicoleNewsBreak Contributor
End of an Era: Iconic Alabama BBQ Restaurant to Close Its Doors After 86 YearsAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Fall Festivals and Special Events in BirminghamAngie ClelandNewsBreak Contributor
Carlee Russell: The Alabama woman who staged her disappearance and fooled everyoneAnthony's CornerNewsBreak Contributor
Cell phone deal turns violent in Alabama grocery store parking lot
A cell phone sale in a grocery store parking lot Sunday turned violent as one person was shot and the alleged assailant on the run. Shots rang out in the parking lot of the Publix Super Market at Southgate Village at approximately 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Police reports indicate that the...
Suspect charged with capital murder in weekend killing at Birmingham apartment complex
A suspect has been charged in the weekend shooting death of a man in the parking lot of a south Birmingham apartment complex. Samuel Edward Wiggins IV, 26, is charged with capital murder in the Saturday slaying of 29-year-old Thomas Bostany. The city’s South Precinct officers responded at 4:12 p.m....
Birmingham teen fatally shot in Bessemer
A Birmingham teen was shot and killed over the weekend in Bessemer.
Massive garbage blaze engulfs West Birmingham
Witness the alarming spectacle of a large trash fire in West Birmingham. This video captures the intensity of the blaze, providing a stark reminder of the dangers of improper waste disposal. Subscribe and turn on notifications for more such eye-opening content.
Afternoon shooting in east Birmingham neighborhood under investigation
An investigation is underway after a man was shot in east Birmingham Monday. The shooting happened shortly before 2 p.m. in the 7800 block of Fourth Avenue South. Police radio communications indicated the victim was struck three times. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Lt. Catina Williams said the victim was...
Sun setting on electronic bingo halls in Jefferson County
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Starting this week, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will start shutting down dozens of electronic bingo halls in the county. As our Jonathan Hardison broke last Friday, the County is not renewing business licenses for electronic bingo facilities. Many of the electronic bingo halls in...
Birmingham Land Bank Faces Complaints of Backlog from Resident
Discover the frustrations of a local resident dealing with the backlog at Birmingham Land Bank. This video delves into the issues faced by community members, shedding light on the inefficiencies and delays plaguing this important city institution. Tune in to understand the situation better.
Initiative Aims to Assist Prospective Homebuyers in Birmingham
Discover a new program in Birmingham aiming to assist potential homeowners. Learn how this initiative is making homeownership more accessible and affordable, transforming dreams into reality. Subscribe and turn on notifications to stay updated on this empowering journey.
Shelby Co. Corvette owner catches valet on a joyride
SHOAL CREEK, Ala. — A Mount Laurel man is upset after he says a valet attendant took his brand-new Corvette on a joyride. The incident was all caught on camera. It’s a story you'll only see on WVTM13. When Tim Scherer dropped his 2023 Corvette at the valet...
24-year-old ID’d as man gunned down while driving in Birmingham’s Five Points West
Authorities have released the name of a man fatally shot while driving in west Birmingham in an apparent targeted attack. Birmingham police on Sunday identified the victim as Micah Honor. He was 24 and lived in Adamsville. Honor had been honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corp. The shooting happened...
'This is a horrible waste of resources': Cities losing blight battle look toward new solutions
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBMA) — Many municipalities struggle to deal with overgrown lots and vacant properties that are more than a nuisance. Birmingham leaders are looking to new solutions urging communities to take ownership helping to clear the blight. On one street in Central Park we found weeds chest high...
National Real Estate Brokers to Bring 60-City Building Black Wealth Tour to Birmingham
The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) bring its initial Building Black Wealth Tour to Birmingham, Alabama on November 11 as part of stops in more than 60 cities nationwide. The events, which include festive activities for youths, will empower Black communities with steps towards homeownership, property investment, starting...
Birmingham Attorney Eric Guster Discusses His Largest Real Estate Project to Date
Birmingham Attorney Eric Guster continues to expand his real estate portfolio. Guster, who has several projects underway in the Magic City, now has his sights set on 2.6 acres of vacant land not far from Bessemer’s downtown with plans to develop the property into a retail center, that includes space for “high-quality” retailers, food, offices and other businesses, he said.
Dr. David Hicks Takes Office as First Black Jefferson County (AL) Health Officer
David Hicks, DO, on Monday officially took office as Jefferson County’s Health Officer, making him the first African American to hold the position. “I think this is a story of America, no matter where you come from or your background, in this country we all have opportunities,” Hicks said about his historic appointment. “If you work hard, you’re diligent, you’re dedicated, you have a dream, you can achieve whatever goals you set.”
Latest Jefferson County Health Department food scores
From The Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Department of Health regularly inspects establishments in Jefferson County where food is prepared or sold for human consumption. Two types of inspections, scored and alternative (non-scored), are performed throughout the year. This information is presented by the Tribune in the spirit of public safety. These inspection […] The post Latest Jefferson County Health Department food scores first appeared on The Trussville Tribune.
The Weather Authority: Coolest air so far this season arrives by the weekend
ANOTHER WARM, DRY TODAY: Today will be the 17th consecutive day with no rain for Birmingham and much of Alabama, and our weather won’t change much through Thursday. Sunny warm afternoons, fair pleasant nights. Highs in the 80s, lows in the 55-65 degree range. A sharp cold front moves in Friday the sky will be occasionally cloudy and a few sprinkles or areas of light rain are possible, but beneficial rain is not expected. Many places won’t see a drop the high Friday will be close to 80.
Patriot Front Sign Spotted and Removed From Beside the Trussville, AL Target
Today a concerned citizen in the Trussville area saw a Patriot Front sign posted beside the Target. Sadly this is just one of many instances in which this particular group that is known to promote hateful beliefs has been putting its name on display all over the state. Groups of extremists believed to be white supremacists have been posting propaganda and staging public stunts throughout the U.S.
Ready for Ink? Don't Miss the 3rd Annual Birmingham Tattoo Convention!
Attention all tattoo enthusiasts! The 3rd annual Birmingham Tattoo Convention is happening this weekend and it's an event you won't want to miss. This highly anticipated convention will take place on Sat, Oct 07, from 12pm to 11pm at the BJCC South Hall, located at 1962 9th Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203.
Fiancee of injured Jefferson County deputy speaks out on safety concerns
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. — The fiancee of a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy is speaking out after she says he was badly injured on the job and nearly lost his life. The deputy, who we are identifying as Clint, was responding to a call of rocks being thrown at cars in the Clay area when his fiancee said he was attacked by the suspect. His fiancee, Dawn, recalled the incident.
UAB purchases downtown Birmingham’s Daniel Building for $16 million
UAB has acquired a visible piece of Birmingham’s skyline. The UAB Medicine Enterprise has purchased the Daniel Building, located at 15 20th St. S., for $16 million, according to Lynn Lowe Cole, vice chancellor for system communications for the University of Alabama System. The UA System Board of Trustees...