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Woman found in Pleasant Grove with Walmart bag over head criminally charged in hoax
A woman found on a Pleasant Grove roadside Tuesday with a Walmart bag over her head has been criminally charged after authorities found she made up the ordeal.
Wed May 22, 2013
Inmate stabbed to death at Bessemer facility
ADOC officials report that Anthony Jones, 54, was stabbed during a fight with another inmate at the Donaldson Correctional Facility.
Jasper nonprofit collection items to donate to Oklahoma tornado survivors
Rescue teams from Jefferson County are gearing up for the next disaster. They're bringing out all the tools, all the teams and every ounce of effort to make this search-and-rescue simulation as authentic asa More A CBS 42's Melissa Crabtree talks to concerned parents in Chilton County about a pre-K program that may be changing.
71-year-old convicted sex offender up to old tricks, Jefferson County lawmen say
A 71-year-old convicted sex offender is back in jail today after authorities say he's up to his old tricks.
Willing and ready: Jefferson County rescue workers train for...
The Alabama Incident Management Team holds a joint exercise with Jefferson County EMA, Fire Departments in Jefferson County and Homeland Security.
Despite rare, debilitating Pompe disease, Joseph Walter graduating 20th out of his Clay-Chalkville senior class
CLAY , Alabama -- The doctors told Joseph Walter's parents he likely would not live to see his second birthday, but on Thursday night they will watch as the 18-year-old graduates from Clay-Chalkville High School, 20th out a class of 296 students.
The bulldozers are coming: Birmingham City Council pays feds penalty to level MAX building
The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority building on Morris Avenue will be leveled to make way for a new intermodal center.
Tue May 21, 2013
'Shady Grady,' 'Tuna,' and 'Twin' among 8 arrested today in massive...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Lawmen swept through Jefferson County today, arresting eight men in a large-scale drug probe that brought about $5 million worth of heroin and cocaine into the Birmingham area in less than a year, authorities said.
Woman found alive in Pleasant Grove with Walmart bag over her head
Police Chief Corky Knight said a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy spotted the woman about 5 a.m. She was discovered on Fifth Avenue near Pleasant Grove cemetery.
Mon May 20, 2013
Convicted killer stabbed to death at western Jefferson County prison
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama - An inmate at William E. Donaldson Correction facility was stabbed to death Sunday night during a fight inside a cell block.
Sun May 19, 2013
New lead attorney for Jefferson County faces 'world of problems.' Here are some.
I truly feel that the commissioners and the county manager are committed to moving the county forward." Carol Sue Nelson.
Sat May 18, 2013
Decomposed body in Bessemer identified as Jackson Gap man
BESSEMER, Alabama - Authorities this afternoon released the identity of a man whose decomposed body was discovered Thursday evening in Bessemer.
Fri May 17, 2013
ALDOT: U.S. 280 highway project begins Sunday with incentives to...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Transportation's project to modify traffic flow along U.S. 280 in Jefferson and Shelby counties begins Sunday night -- weather permitting.
Rep. Terri Sewell to appear at four "town hall meetings" in Birmingham area next Friday
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, will appear at a series of four "Congress in Your Community" town hall meetings in the Birmingham area next Friday, including three in the Western communities.
Jeffco hires Maynard, Cooper & Gale lawyer as top legal adviser
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Sawed-off shotgun lands man in Jefferson County Jail
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama - A shots-fired call overnight landed a Jefferson County man in jail after lawmen found him in possession of a sawed-off shotgun.
Thu May 16, 2013
Off-duty Birmingham police officer injured in motorcycle crash
The wreck was reported about 7:30 a.m. It happened in the 5500 block of Tyler Loop Road in the Center Point area.
Lawsuit: Jefferson County woman says she got meningoencephalitis from steroid injection
A sign on the door to the New England Compounding Center requests no soliciting at the Framingham, Mass.
Proposed Gardendale school system financially feasible
GARDENDALE, Alabama - "Remarkable" and "unprecedented" were two words consultant Ira Harvey used this week to describe Gardendale's financial ability to form its own school system.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mobile County School System technology coordinator nominated for excellence award
Michele White, technology coordinator for the Mobile County Public School System, has been nominated for the 2013 Marbury Technology Innovation Award.