Thursday Jul 10
Capital murder charges dropped against three men in 2012 Bessemer man's beating death
The charges against Harvey Lee Irwin, Christopher Lee Baughn and Corey Steven Clark were dismissed this afternoon by Bessemer Cutoff Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David Hobdy at the request of a prosecutor.
Former Jefferson County pastor charged with sexual abuse and sodomy
A former pastor at a Jefferson County church is charged with sexual abuse and sodomy after two adult victims came forward claiming he abused them as children.
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'Survivor' contestant dies on Alabama railway
He was 27. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Bill Yates says Bankston, who was working at the Alabama Warrior Railway in Birmingham, was thrown from a train in a partial derailment on Tuesday.