The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has been facing challenges, including a high crime rate, open deputy positions and low morale among some deputies. With the general election days away, some law enforcement officers are hoping for a change.
The Jefferson County Commission recently discussed a crime prevention plan that has already been implemented in major metropolitan areas like Compton, California, and Brooklyn, New York. The proposal, which would cost about $32 million over a period of four to five years, was presented by the Aspen Institute, a nonprofit organization for promoting social programs.
The Trussville City Schools Board of Education (TCS BOE) accepted the resignation of Superintendent Pattie Neill on Tuesday after more than a month of controversy stemming from the discovery of a "death notebook" written by a student over a year ago.
Jefferson County GOP chairman Paul DeMarco said local Republicans should pay close attention to the upcoming general election.
Alabama native Gregg Phillips was arrested in Texas on Monday for contempt of court related to his work with election integrity group True the Vote.
Multiple law enforcement officers and fire personnel responded to a tense situation Monday morning near Government Plaza in Mobile.
Doctors at UAB spoke this week about how mammograms can reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer.
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office, the Alabaster Police Department, and the Calera Police Department worked together over the weekend to recover a stolen vehicle and drugs.
The Birmingham Police Department is working to improve morale and the working environment for officers, according to a statement provided to media Wednesday. However, some officers say they aren't seeing issues being addressed.
The city of Gulf Shores is moving forward with a plan for a 127-acre Coastal Gateway Community Park and the North/South Connector Road.
The back-and-forth over a new bridge near Alabama's beaches continues as the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) prepares to begin construction on the project.
Retire Guide ranked Alabama as the second-best state for military members to retire, behind Florida and ahead of Virginia. Coming in last place at No. 50, Alaska was deemed the least favorable state for veterans to retire in.
Hewitt-Trussville High School student Katherine Grigsby is the new Miss Junior Teen United States.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and one Alabama family is an example of how important it is to stay aware and ask questions.
The City of Birmingham and the Birmingham Police Department are facing a lawsuit after a man in a wheelchair claimed an officer beat him. However, the two entities refuse to release video evidence of the incident.
The Birmingham Police Department identified a Woodlawn High School student as the victim of a shooting on Monday, Oct. 17.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed an amicus brief Thursday in support of Indiana’s law prohibiting boys from playing on girls’ sports teams.
The Trussville Police Department is investigating threats made at student at Hewitt-Trussville Middle School (HTMS) by a student who was allegedly inspired by the Netflix show “The Jeffery Dahmer Story."
Doctors at Children’s of Alabama announced they are seeing more cases of flu already this year and said they are expecting a “weird” flu season.
A Florence man was sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to 20 counts of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for much of the southeast and most of Alabama.
The midterm election is less than a month away, and states and counties are preparing for polling. Part of that preparation involves testing voting machines and making sure all parts are working.
Officials with Ascension St. Vincent's hope to not only expand the Trussville facility in the future but also expand those services to other areas throughout the region.
Phase one of another initiative to crack down on homicides in Jefferson County has launched and investigators hope it will help the community stay informed and fight violent crime.
With the midterm elections less than a month away, Facebook has been pushing voting information to the top of social media feeds across Alabama. However, not everyone has been getting these notifications, and state election officials have not been told who Facebook targets.
The Trussville City Schools Board of Education announced who will fill in for Superintendent Dr. Pattie Neill, who is on administrative leave.