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Second victim shot at The Quest Club in Birmingham dies from injuries

The second person shot at The Quest Club in Birmingham has succumbed to his injuries, police said Sunday.

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Investigators determine victims in The Quest Club shooting shot each other

Birmingham Police investigators determined the two men shot at The Quest Club early Friday morning, shot each other.

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Birmingham PD has safety concerns at The Quest LGBTQ club after double shooting

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a double shooting that left one man dead at The Quest Club, a 24/7 LGBT club.

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BPD homicide detective searching for kidney donor for son

Jayden Green, 20, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease IgA nephropathy when he was 15 years old. He began complaining about his back hurting then symptoms became worse with a declining kidney function.

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Jefferson County mother wanted on manslaughter charges after 3-year-old son accidentally shoots himself

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office obtained a warrant on Tuesday for a Birmingham woman whose 3-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself before Christmas.

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Birmingham ends 2023 with decrease in homicides after record 2022, but rise in overall violent crime and property crime

After one of the most violent years since the 1990s in 2022, Birmingham saw a decrease in homicides in 2023, but violent crime still rose slightly overall.

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Birmingham City Councilwoman 'disturbed' by weekend violent crime — ‘It is incumbent upon every single person in this city to stand up and do something’

After a spree of fatal shootings over the weekend in Birmingham, one city councilwoman released a statement asking Birmingham citizens to “stand up and do something” when they see something suspicious.

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Multiple homicides in West Birmingham over the weekend; Brings year’s total to 113

Three homicides occurred within 12 hours of each other on Saturday in West Birmingham, each inside the same five-mile radius.

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Birmingham homicides on downward trend since record-setting 2022, police say

After a record-breaking year in 2022, homicides are down in Birmingham compared to this time last year, according to police.

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Birmingham PD: Interstate shootout shows 'breakdown in our society'

Thousands of vehicles were stopped on Interstate 59 South Friday afternoon after what Birmingham police called a large shootout.

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Death penalty possible for suspect in kidnapping and murder of three-year-old Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney

A suspect in the gruesome 2019 death of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney has been denied a motion to throw out the death penalty.

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Minor High Band director Mims on being tased by BPD: ‘It could’ve been fatal’

Minor High School Band director Johnny Mims spoke to ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “CBS Mornings” on Wednesday about recently getting tased by a Birmingham Police Department after allegedly ignoring requests for his band to stop performing after a football game.

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WATCH: BPD bodycam footage released in tasing of band director at football game

Birmingham Police Department (BPD) released bodycam footage on Monday night of an officer deploying a taser against a Minor High School band director before his arrest and subsequent criminal charging.

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Birmingham residents ‘deserve better,’ police chief says after multiple shot at UAB

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating two shootings they believe are related.

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Firefighter dies five days after double shooting at Station 9 in Birmingham

A Birmingham firefighter has died five days after being injured in a double shooting at Fire Station 9.

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Unsafe city: 16 children shot dead in Birmingham over last 15 months

On Sunday, Birmingham police detected gunfire around Third Avenue Southwest in the Titusville community and arrived at the scene to find a 17-year student at Jackson Olin High School dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

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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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