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  1. Hear live jazz music at this unique venue in HooverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... The couple decided to start a jazz series, called "Intimate Jazz and Conversations," at the WaterMark place in Bessemer, where they would bring in national jazz artists. It launched in 2012, and ran for almost three years. Nearly every show sold all ...

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  2. Inventor Develops Novelty Cereal BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    InventHelp, founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, is attempting to submit this idea, the Toilet Bowl, to applicable companies for their consideration. "I love eating cereal, and I know many others love doing the same," said an inventor from Bessemer, Ala.

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  3. Vestavia Hills man dies in car wreck on I-459 near BessemerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | The Trussville Tribune

    John Benjamin Bonifay, 68, was pronounced dead at 7:38 a.m. Thursday, according to Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates. Yate said the accident took place in the southbound lane of I-459 at the I-20/I-59 interchange adjacent to McCalla and Bessemer.

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  4. Sheriffa s K9 team tracks down Bessemer armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | The Trussville Tribune

    A 21-year-old Bessemer man was taken into custody for robbery and burglary Thursday afternoon after being tracked down by Jefferson County Sheriff's Department K9 teams. Just after noon on Thursday, deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 100 block of Poole Drive in Sylvan Springs.

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  5. Sheriff's K9 tracks down armed intruder in western Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Alabama Live

    A Bessemer man is behind bars, taken into custody after a Jefferson County Sheriff's Office tracking dog found him hiding inside a home. The search began shortly after noon Thursday when deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a home in the 100 block of Poole Drive in Sylvan Springs.

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  6. At least 1 dead in rollover crash on I-59 in BessemerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Alabama Live

    The wreck - near the Academy Drive exit - involves two vehicles, one of which overturned, said Sgt. Cortice Miles.

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  7. News iTeamViolent crime victims struggle to get restitutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | ABC 33/40

    ... horrifying night he and his wife faced an armed 14 year old. They were working late cleaning the parking lot of a Bessemer Waffle House. A police chase ended with English's vehicle totaled and their work supplies destroyed. "I lost the car and ...

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  8. Bessemer police investigators searching for clues to early morning shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | The Trussville Tribune

    Bessemer police detectives are seeking answers regarding the motive of a shooter who fired and and struck a black man this morning in the 1700 block of 14th Avenue North. Police found the man on the ground in front of the home where the shooting occurred around 12:15 a.m. No arrest has been made in the case.

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  9. Bessemer Police investigating overnight shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | ABC 33/40

    Around 12:15 a.m., officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound on 14th Ave. North. The man was transported to UAB Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. No arrests have been made at this point and anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to call 205-425-2411.

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  10. Jefferson Co. Coroners office seeking help to contact family of man found dead in BessemerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | The Trussville Tribune

    The is searching for family members of a man would died last month in Bessemer. Because the department has been unsuccessful so far, authorities are now seeking the public's assistance.

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  11. Relatives sought for man who died in Bessemer last monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Alabama Live

    ... white male. Majewski, who previously lived in Woodstock, had recently moved in with a friend on Avenue I in Bessemer, said Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates. He was found unresponsive about 7:45 p.m. on Sept. 29, and pronounced dead on the scene at ...

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  12. Joan Jackson FergusonRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... ell Sumiton Chapel. Burial will be at Inland Field Cemetery. Ferguson was retired from AT&T and was a member of the Bessemer High Class of 1957. She was also a member of Shades Mountain Baptist Church.

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  13. Men re-sentenced for 1992 death of two teens found in Shades CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Alabama Live

    Two men who were sentenced in 1993 to spend their lives in prison for the death of two young Oneonta teens were re-sentenced today to the same fate. On Friday, Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff Circuit Judge David Carpenter re-sentenced Christopher Thrasher and Carvin Stargell to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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  14. Christian teacher 'lured student to hotels for sex'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Daily Mail

    ... Abigail Weissenbach, now 21, was 17 when she says she and Joe Brad Petrey had sex at his home and in hotels in Bessemer, Alabama. They ate lunch and breakfast together in his classroom at Brookwood High School and he fondled her under a blanket ...

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  15. Pleasant Grove teen suspected of Anniston murder captured by U.S. Marshals task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... s found dead in an SUV. Carol Robinson with al.com reported that King is being held in the Jefferson County Jail in Bessemer while he awaits transfer to Anniston.

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  16. U.S. Marshals nab Pleasant Grove teen sought in deadly Anniston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Alabama Live

    ... Authorities have not yet released a motive in Byrd's slaying. King is being held in the Jefferson County Jail in Bessemer awaiting pickup by Anniston police. His mugshot was not yet available. King was arrested last year in Jefferson County on a ...

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  17. EEOC alleges medical exams and questionnaires violate ADA, GINARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | JD Supra

    ... "Qualified." The lawsuit describes how one particular applicant applied for a position at a warehouse facility in Bessemer, Alabama. The applicant had monocular vision, considered by the EEOC to be a "disability" under the ADA. He disclosed the ...

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  18. Gov. Kay Ivey appoints Judge Jill Ganus to Jefferson County benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Alabama Live

    Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed Jill Ganus to the position of Jefferson County District Judge in the Bessemer Cutoff. Ivey made the appointment late Friday, and Ganus was sworn in over the weekend.

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  19. Let's Taco 'bout Taco Trucks: A guide to the city's thriving taco truck sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Alabama Live

    ... is repeated to some degree throughout the metro area--along Homewood and Vestavia Hills thoroughfares, in Tarrant, Bessemer, and Birmingham's city center. At least a dozen restaurants on wheels dish out Mexican street fare. In a state where the ...

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  20. Guess Who This Mini Mane Turned IntoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | TMZ.com

    Before this happy little dude was the coldest rapper in the game, he was just a cool kid flashing his pearly whites on picture day in Bessemer, Alabama.

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