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Some Birmingham City Councilors Not Immune to Gun Violence

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times (Another installment in Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series on Gun Violence in the City) Even elected officials who live in their communities...

How One Birmingham Area Partnered with Police to Curb Crime; While...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times (Another installment in Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series on Gun Violence in the City) At about 1:45 a.m. one day in the...

Why Some Birmingham Residents Call Felicia Mearon Before They Call The...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times (Another installment in Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series on Gun Violence in the City) For the past 30 years, Felicia Mearon has...

John Archibald: Ignoring Murders of Black Males Won’t Make it Disappear

By John Archibald | jarchibald@al.com This opinion column is another installment in a Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series on Gun Violence in the city. We talk a lot...

Crimestoppers Chairman Gives $10M to UAB To Reduce Crime, Grow Businesses

By Savannah Koplon UAB News J. Frank Barefield Jr., president of Abbey Residential and chairman of Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama, has given a $10 million...

The Activist: Eric Hall, Black Lives Matter Birmingham

Compiled by Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham, known as a cradle of civil rights history, today still contains numerous strong voices pushing for change locally...

Group Announces Release of 80-Year-Old Who Spent Decades in Alabama Prison

alabamaappleseed.org Robert Cheeks, who was originally sentenced to die in prison under Alabama’s Habitual Felony Offender Act for a 1985 robbery conviction, was released on...

Police Chief Weighs in on Causes and Solutions as Birmingham Homicides...

By Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com This is another installment in a Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series on Gun Violence in the city. Birmingham Police Chief Scott Thurmond,...

After 5 Killed to Start Weekend, Birmingham Mayor Woodfin Calls For...

The Birmingham Times After five people were killed at the start of the Labor Day weekend in Birmingham, Mayor Randall L. Woodfin called out gangs...

As Homicides Escalate, Birmingham Times, AL.com Launch Joint Series on Gun...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times First in a series Earlier this year, Yasmine Wright, a 10th grader at Wenonah High School, left her job at...

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