Wheelchair-bound man killed in Birmingham drive-by shooting, police investigation underway

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A man in a wheelchair was tragically killed in a drive-by shooting in Birmingham’s Woodlawn community, sparking a homicide investigation. The incident took place near the intersection of 59th Street North and 1st Avenue North, not far from Woodlawn High School and the Birmingham Public Library, the Birmingham Police Department confirmed. Upon … Read more

Shooting Death on Holt Ave Prompts Birmingham Police Search for Shooter

Birmingham, Alabama – A tragic incident unfolded in Birmingham resulting in the death of a man due to an early morning shooting. Officer Truman Fitzgerald of the Birmingham Police Department reported that authorities are actively investigating the case to apprehend the perpetrator responsible for this heinous act. The incident occurred in the 10 block of … Read more

Shooting Victim Identified in West Birmingham Homicide Tragedy

Birmingham, Alabama – Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in a west Birmingham neighborhood as Anthony Lambert Jr., a 21-year-old resident of Birmingham. The incident occurred on Thursday around 4:20 p.m. in the 5700 block of Court I in Ensley, near Vinesville Road, Fairfield, and Miles College. Shot Spotter technology alerted authorities … Read more

Failings in Release of Violent Offender Lead to Fatal Stabbing Spree in Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands – An inquest has revealed that serious failings in the prison and probation services allowed a violent man, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, to be released from prison and subsequently go on a stabbing spree in Birmingham city center. The man, identified as McLeod, fatally stabbed a man and injured seven others over … Read more

Short-term Rental Violence Sparks Call for Regulation in Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama – Authorities in Birmingham have provided an update on a tragic homicide that took place on Dugan Avenue over the weekend, shedding light on a concerning trend involving short-term rentals in the area. Police suspect that the shooting incident occurred at a short-term Airbnb rental, raising questions about the need for increased regulation … Read more

Kidnapping Suspects in Custody After Birmingham Homicide Tragedy: 20-Year-Old Victim Found Dead

Birmingham, Alabama – Six individuals have been taken into custody in connection to a tragic homicide case in Birmingham, where a 20-year-old woman was found dead. The victim’s disappearance initially sparked concern of a possible kidnapping after her mother shared on social media that her daughter had reached out for help while in distress. This … Read more

Arson Now Being Investigated as Homicide in Birmingham: Woman Arrested

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A woman in Alabama has been arrested and charged in connection with a homicide investigation after her brother died in a house fire. The Birmingham Police Department took 32-year-old Keechaundra Deshay Cook into custody for her alleged involvement in the incident that occurred in December 2023. She is facing charges of … Read more

Deadly Shooting Outside Birmingham Home Leaves Woman Dead, No Arrests Made

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Birmingham are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning. The incident took place outside a residence on Green Crest Turn, and the victim, identified as Mia Nickson, was pronounced dead at the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue. As of now, no arrests have been made in … Read more