Wednesday Jul 23
Man found shot to death in Brighton home
A 38-year-old man was found shot to death Tuesday night in a Brighton home he was trying to sell.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
More than 83,000 Alabamians could lose insurance under appeals court Obamacare ruling
Phillip Strniste, left, and wife Gwen Snyder show off the insurance cards they received after enrolling through the health care exchange set up under the Affordable Care Act.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Company Cited After Two Fatalities
An Alabama construction company faces $54,500 in proposed penalties after two workers were killed in falls from an interstate bridge project in January.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Gunning for business: Steyr Arms opens Bessemer facility to public in first firearms sale
Steyr Arms is using its new showroom at its new Bessemer facility to hold its first factory-direct sale on firearms and, judging by the first day, the public is hungry for gun deals.
Hoover Chamber of Commerce presents Freedom Award to retired Navy pilot, Riverchase resident
HOOVER, Alabama - The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce presented its annual Freedom Award to Robert A. Beaty -- a retired U.S. Navy captain, chairman of the Hoover Veterans Committee and Riverchase resident -- during a luncheon at the Hoover County Club on Thursday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Alabama Secretary of State Taking Free Voter IDs on the Road
The secretary of state's office is getting ready hit the road again to make free photo IDs for voters who don't have any other type of photo ID to show at the polls.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Six of seven Bessemer City Council incumbents to seek reelection in August
BESSEMER, Alabama - The field is complete for the Bessemer municipal election to be held on Aug. 26, including all candidates for city council.
Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley will have two challengers in municipal election in August
BESSEMER, Alabama - There will be three candidates for mayor of Bessemer, including the incumbent, Kenneth Gulley, when the city holds its municipal election on Aug. 26. Tuesday was the deadline for candidates to qualify for the mayor's race, as well as for races for the city council and the school board.
Woman injured in staircase collapse sues Bessemer apartment complex
BESSEMER, Alabama - A woman who was injured when a staircase collapsed has filed a lawsuit against the company that owns and operates the Bessemer apartment complex where the incident occurred.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
'Idiots will still end up with guns,' says mother of Brighton gun-violence victim
"If you take the guns from regular people, the idiots will still end up with guns," - Tamara Morrell, mother of man killed in Brighton shooting BESSEMER, Alabama - The mother of Amaju Coles , the man who died in a hail of bullets meant for someone else along a Brighton street in 2012, pleaded for an end to gun violence during his accused killer's ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Local company to get $85,000 to help with security at Jefferson County courthouses
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A Birmingham based firm will provide temporary security officers to help protect entrances to the downtown and Bessemer courthouses and family court.
Capital murder charges dropped against three men in 2012 Bessemer man's beating death
The charges against Harvey Lee Irwin, Christopher Lee Baughn and Corey Steven Clark were dismissed this afternoon by Bessemer Cutoff Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David Hobdy at the request of a prosecutor.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Care fund set up for young children of slain pregnant Hoover woman
Family members of a pregnant Hoover woman who was fatally shot in the head have set up a fund for the woman's young children.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Dale Peterson, candidate for Alabama auditor, pleads not guilty to Hoover Wal-Mart theft charge
BESSEMER, Alabama - Dale Peterson, who will be in a Republican runoff for state auditor next week, appeared for a hearing Tuesday in Bessemer and pleaded not guilty to a theft charge.
Families of two Oneonta boys slain in brutal 1992 beating 'furious' over release of one killer
Families of boys beaten and drowned in 1992 believe justice has not been served with the release from prison last week of one of the killers BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The families of two Oneonta boys beaten to death and left to die in a Birmingham creek in 1992 are angry that one of the killers, Nathan Gast, was released from prison last week without ... (more)
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Noles' Winston feted in Alabama hometown
For the better part of two hours, Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston sat on a dais with his younger brother perched on his lap, listening politely as politicians and local dignitaries sung his praises.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Hueytown man serving life sentence for 1992 beating deaths of 2 Oneonta boys ordered released from prison
BESSEMER, Alabama - Nathan Gast, sentenced to life in prison for the 1992 beating deaths of two Oneonta boys, is being released from prison.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
NBC profiles African-American men who tried to integrate Bessemer lunch counter as teens in 1964
BESSEMER, Alabama -- Nearly 50 years ago, on July 7, 1964 - just a few days after the passage of the landmark federal Civil Rights Act - nine African-American teenage boys in Bessemer tried to make their own contribution to equality.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Hoover man charged with shooting pregnant wife in head captured in Bessemer
A Hoover man sought since Saturday when his pregnant wife was found fatally shot in the head was captured tonight in Bessemer.