Law enforcement finally identified the remains of a little girl whose body was found at a trailer park in 2012 and made two arrests related to the case.
The Tuscaloosa County’s Violent Crimes Unit has already investigated five homicides in 2023. That reality has Mayor Walt Maddox concerned, considering the majority of those happened within the city. Typically, Tuscaloosa only has around 20 homicides a year.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin addressed his city’s crime problem in his “State of the City Address” at the Kiwanis Club luncheon at the Harbet Center on Tuesday morning.
Alabama is known for its quaint and quiet towns, country roads and beautiful mountains, lakes and beaches. But beyond those peaceful scenes are violent, unthinkable acts happening before our eyes. Alabama lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are battling homegrown crime daily and in 2022, they were very busy.
Officers say these groups have turf wars - basically, certain groups can’t enter the space occupied by other groups.
A former Donaldson corrections officer has been federally charged with smuggling cell phones, drugs and other contraband into the facility.
According to Court documents, Daniel James Forman 31, a football coach at Prattville High School, has been charged with having sexual contact with an unnamed 18-year-old student.
Alabama is known for its low cost of living compared to other states, but in some cities, that can come at the expense of higher crime.
Members of the Alabama Medical Licensure Commission unanimously suspended Janaki Ram Prasad Earla’s license to practice medicine in Alabama at a special-called meeting Friday afternoon after he was recently arrested for human trafficking of a minor.
The Supreme Court of Alabama suspended on Friday an administrative order by 15th Circuit Court Judge Johnny Hardwick that would’ve eliminated bond for certain felonies and misdemeanors.
Accused criminals in Montgomery County may soon be able to avoid jail time while awaiting trial thanks to a recent administrative order aimed at reforming the bond system.
The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) received a total of $10 million on Monday to reduce crime and drive economic growth in Birmingham.
The illegal resident living in Alabama, who was arrested for double murder and kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl who escaped his home, has admitted to killing his girlfriend and her son.
More than $107,000 in grants will be going to Birmingham to reduce violent crime in crime-heavy areas.
A man originally charged with second-degree assault after being accused of hitting a police officer with a vehicle is now charged with attempted murder.
Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is asking for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a May 23 shooting death. The organization is offering up to $20,000 in the case.
Birmingham is experiencing its third year in a row of high homicide rates.
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Birmingham conducted a four-week joint operation to combat human trafficking during the World Games 2022, which resulted in over 50 arrests.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) engaged in a standoff Tuesday morning with an armed individual who barricaded himself in a home.
An Alabama resident pleaded not guilty on Thursday for the 1988 slaying of an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
The Mobile Police Department (MPD) has launched a new program in response to the epidemic of violence that has scourged the city.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) is looking for an inmate who escaped Wednesday after stealing an ambulance. They are also investigating the deputy who was with him at the time.
Today marks the 68th anniversary of the assassination of Albert Love Patterson, the Phenix City lawyer and Democratic candidate for Attorney General who vowed to root out crime and vice in East Alabama.
Lance Bell is a St. Clair County attorney who is running for Alabama State Senate in House District 11 in the May 24 Republican Party Primary. He is a former law enforcement officer and former Chairman of the St. Clair County Republican Party.
A murder suspect was arrested in Tuscaloosa County Saturday after attempting to evade police on the interstate.
Former State Rep. Perry O Hooper (R-Montgomery) is asking the legislature and the courts to increase the bail requirements for violent...
From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Two years after Paighton Houston’s disappearance and death, a wrongful death lawsuit was...