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50 min ago | Alabama Live
The Alabama Supreme Court today denied former Birmingham police officer Curtis Thornton's request to review and overturn his arson conviction and 100-year sentence for a series of 2012 fires in Ensley and Warrior.
5 hrs ago | Alabama Live
The advisory board that makes sure poor criminal defendants have legal representation in Jefferson County courts is asking local lawyers to submit proposals for providing those legal services for the new fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. Presiding Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Houston Brown, who is chairman of the indigent advisory board for ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Alabama Live
More than two dozen new Birmingham police officers will hit the streets this weekend after graduating today from the department's academy.
9 hrs ago | Alabama Live
Visitors to the Birmingham Museum of Art will soon have more than abstract painting to decipher.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office asked for help for one of its own and, officials say, the public answered.
Malcolm D. Stevens, who has been serving a life without the possibility of parole sentence for his conviction in the 1997 drive-by shooting death of a 22-year-old Bessemer man, now will have a shot at parole under a deal with prosecutors.
Those that could dance, danced. Those that couldn't stand, they danced, too, often with more enthusiasm and motion than those standing.
Former Birmingham Police Chief Annetta Nunn and Jefferson County Sheriff's Special Investigations Commander Cleveland Moore will be among the participants at a forum Aug. 25 dealing with relationships between communities and police forces.
Mountain Brook Mayor Terry Oden said he will step down next month as chairman of the Jefferson County mayors' council that has oversight of the EMA.
When you drive around Montgomery you may notice some less than ideal driving conditions.
Alabama's most populous county is also home to the most surplus military equipment in the hands of law enforcement agencies.
With the hire of the Jefferson County school system's newest deputy superintendent , one school board member is raising concern over the racial make-up of the system's administration.
The area just off Alabama Highway 75 in the Pinson area by Palmerdale United Methodist Church is vast, the walls of red-orange dirt built high.
Having served 20 years in the United States Air Force and nearly 20 years as a deputy sheriff with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, he has made service his life's work.
Justen Stinson, Brandon Hill and Jonathan Weston were charged in the June 2011 home invasion slaying of Classheka Norman.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 09:50 pm
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