Got $26,000 worth of heroin in your Caddy? Don't fall asleep at the wheel
Note to perp: If you are hauling $26,000 worth of heroin, don't fall asleep in a running car at an intersection.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Mystery solved: Fairfield skeletal remains that of man missing since 2007
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Skeletal remains found at an abandoned Fairfield house almost four years ago have been identified as a man who disappeared in 2007.
Detective testifies timeline makes Bessemer man only one who could have beat 4-year-old to death
BESSEMER, Alabama - A Bessemer man, on trial for capital murder in the beating of his 4-year-old stepson , repeatedly denied having hit the boy during interviews with police in the days following the child's death, according to testimony Thursday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Man, woman intentionally run over at Fairfield bus stop
A man and woman have been rushed to UAB Hospital after they were run over while waiting at a Fairfield bus stop.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Style Q&A: Author honors empowering educator
Teachers can change lives -- expanding horizons and nurturing passions. Such an educator was Edmond Jefferson Oliver, an Alabama high school principal who, through decades of service, inspired his black students to embrace their color, seek higher education and commit themselves to serving their communities.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Young man attacked by German shepherd in 1963 was little-known civil rights icon
The photograph of the young man was famous - a civil rights marcher in a sweater being attacked on May 3, 1963 by a German shepherd police dog in downtown Birmingham.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Miles College president part of new federal panel that will hammer out rules regarding student aid
FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- The president of Miles College, Dr. George T. French Jr., has been picked by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 16 members of a panel that will help the government hammer out new regulations regarding federal student aid programs, according to a Miles news release.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell to speak at Miles College in Fairfield on Monday as part of new lecture series
FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, will speak at Brown Hall on the campus of Miles College in Fairfield on Monday at 11 a.m., according to a news release from the school.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Bessemer capital murder trial in 2011 shooting delayed another 3 weeks; Jurors to return March 10
BESSEMER, Alabama - A jury will have to wait a few more weeks before it can hear opening statements and testimony in the capital murder trial of Antonio Burns, who is charged in the Dec. 31, 2011 shooting death of a Fairfield man and wounding of a second man.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Snow, holiday, delays Bessemer capital murder trial; Testimony begins next week in 2011...
BESSEMER, Alabama - A jury selected Monday for the capital murder trial of a man charged in the Dec. 31, 2011 shooting death of a Fairfield man and wounding of a second man, won't hear opening statements and testimony until next Tuesday.