Danny Hagler

Officer involved in shooting

A Birmingham Police Department officer was involved in a shooting shortly before 6 p.m. on Thursday.

The person pictured is a person of interest for the double homicide of Matthew Kirksey and Demarkus Ruffin. This investigation is ongoing.

Double homicide in Sumter County

When deputies arrived on the scene, a person was found unresponsive outside the residence, and another unresponsive victim was inside the re…

Mayor Walter Maddox of Tuscaloosa, Ala.(center), along with Maj. Gen. Todd T. Semonite and other members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, inspects debris removal operations following tornado damage from April 27. The Corps of Engineers, as part of the federal response to the disaster, directs the massive effort to remove vegetation, construction damage, and other destruction from communities throughout the city, Tuscaloosa County, and other areas of Alabama. USACE is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Alabama through debris management, to include separating debris piles and conducting debris clearance and removal; and hauling and installing temporary housing units following the severe spring storms in the area. USACE is performing its work safely and in an environmentally sensitive fashion. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Jeffrey Henon)

Tuscaloosa hosts safety summit

Tuscaloosa’s mayor wants to take drastic steps to improve public safety in the city. He hosted a first of its kind safety summit to take an …


Alabama Senate to vote on general fund

The Alabama Senate is preparing to vote Thursday on a hole-filled general fund as legislators wrap up a legislative session marked by frustr…