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With Homicides Increasing in Many Cities, Do Gun Buyback Programs Work?

NNPA With gun violence increasing in the City of Birmingham should a gun buyback program be considered? Other municipalities have tried it, including Houston TX. Due...

Alabama A&M mourns death of Birmingham native and cheerleader

  HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Alabama A&M University is mourning the death of Chi McDade who passed on Thursday night. McDade was a member of the cheer...

UPDATED — Gunman Kills 3 Seniors at Church Outside of Birmingham...

By Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — The 70-year-old visitor had previously attended some services at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church before...

Mayor Woodfin Visits Middle School After 13-Year-Old Shot to Death

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Following the shooting death of a 13-year-old over the weekend, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Tuesday, recounted his visit to...

13-Year-Old Dies After Double Shooting in Birmingham, Sixth Teen Homicide This...

The Birmingham Times A double shooting in east Birmingham on Saturday claimed the life of a 13-year-old boy. The victim has been identified as Jaylon...

Five Teens Killed Over Past Six Weeks in Birmingham, Mayor Woodfin...

The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin released a statement Monday afternoon following the shooting deaths of two 16-year-old boys in Ensley. Todd Johnson Jr., of...

Brookside’s traffic ticketing scandal leads to police chief’s resignation

By Erik Ortiz www.msn.com Brookside, a former mining community of about 1,250 near Birmingham, with a median household income less than $40,000, has no traffic lights...

Best way for Blacks to honor Dr. King: Stop killing each...

By Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com This is an opinion column I don’t want to see another balloon rise toward the clouds to honor a dead child....

16-Year-Old Wenonah High Student Among Two Killed in Birmingham shooting

The Birmingham Times A 49-year-old man and a 16-year-old high school student, in a passing car, were killed in a Birmingham shooting Saturday night, according...

Judge tosses convictions of 2 men in killing of Malcolm X

By Michael R. Sisak and Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK (AP) — More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his...

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