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Grandview Medical Center employee under investigation for sexual assault

An employee at Grandview Medical Center is being investigated after he was accused of sexual assault.

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Woodlawn High School student identified as drive-by shooting victim

The Birmingham Police Department identified a Woodlawn High School student as the victim of a shooting on Monday, Oct. 17.

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Birmingham Police refuses to provide video evidence after man in wheelchair claims he was beaten by officer

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.

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Out-of-state police department recruiting in Birmingham, offering higher salaries for cops

A law enforcement agency from another state is attempting to hire officers away from the Birmingham area.

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Birmingham correctional officer arrested, charged with assault of inmate

The Birmingham Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division arrested a BPD correctional officer on Sunday who it believes assaulted an inmate.

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Birmingham Police: Male shot after pointing gun at officer

Police said a Birmingham Police Department (BPD) officer shot an armed man on Saturday while responding to a call on the city's west side.

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Birmingham PD's Scott Thurmond addresses spree of Labor Day weekend shootings — 'Everyone must play a part'

Birmingham Police Department Chief Scott Thurmond held a press conference Tuesday morning to address the spree of homicides that plagued the city over Labor Day weekend.

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Gang war: Birmingham Mayor Woodfin calls on 5 gangs to 'chill and put the guns down'

After a deadly weekend in Birmingham, Mayor Randall Woodfin is calling on the community to talk to friends and family of those affiliated with five gangs that could be responsible for shootings in the city.

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Birmingham mayor vows stricter penalties on illegal 'car exhibitions' after 5 shot

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is vowing to strengthen penalties for car exhibitions, following a deadly shooting Sunday.

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Birmingham police give back to woman who lost 2 children in July storm

Officers from the Birmingham Police Department (BPD) delivered school supplies and clothing to the home of Rosemary Allen, who lost two girls during a storm on July 21.

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Birmingham Police giving away free bookbags: how to participate or how to help

The Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is hosting a community bookbag giveaway on Saturday to provide school supplies to the Birmingham community.

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Two men escape 60-mile, multi-agency police chase after stealing car at gunpoint

Police from multiple agencies chased two individuals suspected of armed auto robbery almost 60 miles on Monday before losing them both in Birmingham, according to Carol Robinson of AL.com.

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VIDEO: Birmingham PD pleads for information in 2018 murder of man changing tire

The Birmingham Police Department released a video asking for information in a 2018 cold case. The murder of DeNorris Barnes happened...

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13-year-old boy dies after accidental shooting in Birmingham

By 1819 News staff Detectives with the Birmingham Police Department determined a shooting that claimed the life of a teen was accidental....