Wednesday Dec 4
Murder case dropped against Bessemer man charged in 2010 gunfight
After a weeklong murder trial in August ended in a hung jury, Lawanza McCormick's new trial was set to begin Monday morning.
Wednesday Dec 4
Human remains found in Bessemer well identified
Bones found in a well at a Bessemer home have been identified. The Jefferson County coroner's office says the bones are that of 56-year-old John Edward Harris.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
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Ex-basketball player gets deal in kidnapping case
U.S. District Judge William Barbour in Jackson told Devonta Pollard that the deferred prosecution means he must avoid drugs and alcohol, stay out of trouble, and not move out of the judicial district for southern Mississippi unless he gets approval from a probation officer.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bessemer police charge man in weekend shooting at grocery store
Officers were dispatched about 8:37 p.m. Saturday to Bessemer Grocery on Brewer Drive.
Bessemer police probe fatal shooting
The shooting happened just about 8 p.m. at a home in the 2400 block of Berkley Avenue.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Real Walter White, The True Story of the Best Meth Cook in Alabama
When you hear the name " Walter White " combined with the word " methamphetamine " in the same sentence, the first thing that comes to mind is the main character from the series Breaking Bad .
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Meet the real-life Walter White
'I am a meth cook. For ten years I had the best meth in Alabama': Meet the real-life Walter White who cooked crystal meth just like his Breaking Bad namesake Despite sharing a name and a history with methamphetamine with the protagonist of AMC's 'Breaking Bad,' Alabama's Walter White has spent far more time in jail 'My name is Walter White and I am ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Bessemer police want to know more about 2 men found dead in parked Jaguar
Bessemer police said there was no foul play in the deaths of two men found in a parked car , but said they still want to know more about what the men were doing before they died.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Behind the scenes with the real Walter White
There's a real Walter White behind the show Breaking Bad , that for five seasons showed a gritty look behind the scenes of the methamphetamine business.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Drivers beware: 'Tis the worst of the season when mating, migrating deer raise highway dangers
As the heart of the holiday travel season approaches, drivers are entering the time of year with the highest chance of crashes involving deer, a University of Alabama researcher said.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Bessemer councilor tapped for National League of Cities board; Mayor Gulley, other...
BESSEMER, Alabama -- A member of the Bessemer City Council has been elected to the board of directors of the National League of Cities .
Life after Chapter 9. But what about that Jeffco Courthouse line?
Because nothing has really changed. Nothing but millions more in lawyers' fees and guaranteed sewer rate increases, which - if you want to honest about it - were guaranteed either way.
Winston's Fate Is In State Attorney's Hands
State attorney William Meggs has interviewed the woman who has accused Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault, according to ESPN.com .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Bessemer man to serve 5 years in prison for shooting man who was dating same woman
A Bessemer man will serve five years in prison for fatally shooting another man who was dating the same woman.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Woman, 37, killed in single-vehicle wreck on I-459 Wednesday morning
BESSEMER, Alabama -- A Bessemer woman was killed in a single-car wreck Wednesday morning on Interstate 459, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.
Bessemer man charged in fatal shooting of teen
A Jefferson County grand jury indicted 21-year-old Tavarus Jamal Johnson in the slaying of 17-year-old James Keith Hudson.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Woman who found human remains in Bessemer well: "It floored us"
Authorities on Tuesday lowered themselves into a 21-foot well and removed what is believed to human remains discovered over the weekend .
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Possible human remains found in Bessemer well
Bessemer police on Monday said the remains were found Saturday when authorities were called to 808 Bell Street.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Legacy YMCA in Bessemer taking registrations for 'School's Out Camp' for kids, young teens
BESSEMER, Alabama -- The Legacy YMCA in Bessemer will offer the "School's Out Camp" for school-age children and young teenagers during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.