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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Calling himself "a product" of the Smithfield community where he grew up, Arthur Shores Lee is excited about the newly unveiled extension of Birmingham's Civil Rights Trail from the downtown area.
The Alabama Department of Public Safety is trying again to change state law to require drivers to pass a test to be licensed to drive a motorcycle.
With some details still being worked out, city, regional and federal officials Friday afternoon took a ceremonial step toward construction of the new downtown intermodal transit hub.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Skeletal remains found at an abandoned Fairfield house almost four years ago have been identified as a man who disappeared in 2007.
A Jefferson County sheriff's deputy pulled over a vehicle about 3 p.m. Thursday on 13 Avenue N.W. after the driver failed to stop at a stop sign.
The city of Detroit remains in severe financial distress more than eight months after it filed for bankruptcy and stopped paying some of its financial obligations, a major rating agency said Friday.
Crews are digging up a front porch at a residence on County Road 1136 looking for evidence connected to the 2009 disappearance of Tabitha Franklin.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Steven Forman of Hueytown, admitted stealing purses to support his heroin habit.
GARDENDALE , Alabama - When the city of Gardendale started exploring the possibility of pulling out of the Jefferson County School System and forming its own school system, supporters said one of the benefits was local control with people from the community serving on the school board.
BESSEMER, Alabama - Former Fairfield City Councilman Primus Mack this afternoon was sentenced to serve two years in prison for his conviction on child enticement and sexual abuse charges.
The arrest of a trio of men in western Jefferson County should put a dent, at least for a while, in the crystal meth market in Jefferson County, Sheriff Mike Hale said Wednesday.
Facing off in Europe's capitals Wednesday, Russia and the West began building the elements of a diplomatic solution to Europe's gravest crisis since the Cold War - even as the West appeared increasingly resigned to an entrenched Russian presence in Crimea.
Nearly 200 volunteers picked up six tons of trash during a cleanup in the Oak Grove community on Saturday, Jefferson County Commissioner Jimmie Stephens said.
Sonia Carrington, the principal at Rocky Ridge Elementary School in Hoover, Ala., stands with several children from the school.