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  1. Birmingham defense attorney believes death penalty's days are numbered in ALRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama Department of corrections officials say there was no evidence Smith suffered. Even so, the details concern those who oppose the death penalty, like Birmingham defense attorney, Richard Jaffe who points out that the U.S. is the only western country to still use it.

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  2. Birmingham police arrest man suspected in 13 burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Michael L. Davis was arrested on Nov. 17 in east Birmingham for obstructing justice and using a false identity, Sgt. Bryan Shelton said.

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  3. Birmingham PD arrests contractors in Lowe's theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Birmingham police arrested five contractors for their alleged involvement in thefts at the Lowe's at 1885 Edwards Lake Road. Police say the suspects were hired from Concrete Solutions our of Tennessee.

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  4. Agents seize $500K of heroin with fentanyl, arrest Birmingham man for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Drug agents arrested a 45-year-old Birmingham man on drug trafficking charges on Thursday and seized heroin with fentanyl worth $500,000, state troopers announced on Friday. Agents seized 1,700 grams of heroin with fentanyl worth $500,000, 90 grams of crack cocaine worth $9,000, a handgun, a vehicle and $55,000 in cash.

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  5. Car crashes into Birmingham homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The accident happened Thursday morning. Police say the driver came off of Green Springs Avenue, clipped a tree, crossed over 23rd Avenue, went in a yard and then went into the side of a home next door.

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  6. Birmingham police investigate after child shot off Crestwood BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Police say the child is younger than 5 and has been taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The shooting is believed to have happened near the Logan's Roadhouse, which is on Ludington Lane.

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  7. 2 escape Birmingham house fire by jumping from 2nd storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Two people escaped from the fire by jumping from the second story of a home in the 200 block of 2nd Street Thomas in the east Thomas area. Larry Hill said he was watching TV inside his home when he heard two loud explosions and then saw smoke coming from the dinning room.

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  8. Man fatally stabbed at Birmingham apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A man was found stabbed to death around 1:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Westbury Apartments in the 3200 block of Avenue S. The victim did not live at the apartments and was stabbed outside of an abandoned apartment, according to Birmingham police.

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  9. (L-R) Johndarius Ward and Torsean Washington. Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said information shared by the Metro Area Crime Center led to the two arrests. In the first case, deputies say 20-year-old Torsean Darnell Washington pulled out a gun and demanded money from a clerk at the Dollar General in the 1600 block of Center Point Road on Nov. 6. The clerk said she couldn't open the register and called for her manager.

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  10. Police: Person shot, robbed in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    One person shot at 28th Ave. Birmingham, on a robbery of a person. Non-life threatening.

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  11. Judge says building proposed as Birmingham public safety complex can stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Jefferson County judge who issued an order to demolish the Ramsay-McCormack Building last week has revised his order to say it can stay. Graffeo announced on Tuesday, Dec. 6 that he revised his order and the building does not have to be torn down.

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  12. Woman shot in Ensley, injuries may be life threateningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Birmingham police say they're searching for the person who shot a woman on Avenue T in Ensley on Saturday.

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  13. Birmingham police chief shows WBRC FOX6 News why his department needs a new buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Many questions have been raised following Birmingham Mayor William Bell's $40 million proposal for a new public safety complex in Ensley. The proposed complex would be located in Ensley and would house a municipal court, the police department and fire and rescue service.

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  14. Police: 1 suspect in custody, several suspects still at large after Fairfield armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Fairfield police confirm they are investigating an armed robbery Wednesday night around 6 p.m. at a Pizza Hut on Aaron Aronov Drive. They say they have one suspect in custody and had set up a perimeter on Myron Massey Boulevard between 62nd Street and 64th Street.

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  15. Birmingham leaders announce development of $40M public safety municipal complex in EnsleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Birmingham Mayor William Bell unveiled a $40 million public safety municipal complex to transform a strategic block in downtown Ensley. "We have looked at several plans over the last several years but none of them really made the impact that this project will make for the community," Mayor Bell said.

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  16. Birmingham mother still seeking answers 4 years after her son's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Birmingham mother is talking about her son's death, hoping someone will come forward and help bring his killer to justice. Twenty-four-year-old Justin Johnson was shot and killed four years ago.

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  17. FBI, Jasper police investigate bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Jasper police and the FBI are investigating a bank robbery that happened Wednesday, Nov. 30 around 1:24 p.m. at Security Federal Savings on 3rd Avenue South. The robbery suspect is described as a white male in his early 20s, approximately 5' 9", 160 pounds, wearing a blue, hooded sweatshirt and a tan shirt.

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  18. First Alert: Tornado Watch allowed to expire for Perry, Chilton, Marengo countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The National Weather Service office in Birmingham has allowed to expire a Tornado Watch that covered multiple Alabama counties until 10 a.m., including Chilton, Perry, and Marengo counties in the WSFA 12 News viewing area. Nasty line of storms marching eastward, but these are sub-severe.

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  19. Who's setting fires in Ensley? Fire officials search for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Fire crews were dispatched to the abandoned home early Friday morning. Less than an hour later crews responded to another on fire Prince Avenue and Warrior Road.

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  20. West AL counties under Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of west Alabama through 9 p.m. Monday. Currently, Marengo and Perry Counties in the WSFA 12 News viewing area are under the watch, though the number of counties is expected to increase as the evening goes on.

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