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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
When you look at her record, what she's done, the years of experience, what she brings .
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.
Multi-million dollar city lease of downtown office tower again on the table
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham officials are taking yet another look at leasing the former Social Security office tower downtown as a possible centralized public safety center.
Hueytown woman sentenced to 18 months, anger management in boyfriend's 2010 stabbing death
BESSEMER, Alabama - A Hueytown woman convicted of manslaughter in the 2010 stabbing death of her boyfriend was sentenced this week to 18 months in prison.
Birmingham School of Law dean is county attorney candidate
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A Birmingham law school dean has emerged as the latest candidate for Jefferson County attorney, setting off a round of behind the scenes discussions over who can earn enough votes to get the job.
Tue May 14, 2013
Jefferson County's personnel board orders re-instatement of former Cooper Green Mercy Hospital CEO; obstacle remains
Dr. Sandral Hullett, CEO and medical director of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital, was among those former hospital employees placed on administrative leave without pay Dec.
Jeffco fires second employee in probe of workers who took cash to move customer in car tag line
A second Jefferson County employee has been fired in an investigation of revenue department workers who took cash to move customers to the front of a cag tag line, County Manager Tony Petelos said today.
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Walker County Ultimate Fair kicks off today
The Walker County Ultimate Fair will open today at 5 p.m. at the old airport in Jasper.
Gardendale school study to be released tonight
GARDENDALE , Alabama - The results of a study assessing the feasibility of creating a city school system in Gardendale will be released tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Gardendale Civic Center.
Why Birmingham's government is so screwed up.
We often talk about what's great about our metro, but we also want to identify our shortcomings so we can begin to propose solutions.