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Here Are Some Steps That Might Help Birmingham Curb Crime, According...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times When it comes to tackling Birmingham’s crime issue, residents the city needs to consider several steps to reduce violence that...

In 2021, Birmingham homicides neared all-time high; city councilors, residents react

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times More people were murdered in Birmingham in 2021 than in 2020. With 132 homicides last year, the city came within just...

Remains of Former O’Jays Member Identified after 40 Years

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent He was raised in relative obscurity in Cleveland, Ohio, but his unique talent with the guitar helped...

How Jeffco Dept. of Health Intends to Address Birmingham’s ‘Cycle of...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Six people were shot to death in Birmingham over the weekend — two on Sunday and four others on Saturday...

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...

Chief Patrick D. Smith On His Force’s Newest Crime Fighting Tool

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Times recently sat down with Police Chief Patrick D. Smith to talk about his department’s Real Time Crime...

R. Kelly Found Guilty Of Racketeering And Sex Trafficking

By: Associated Press Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after...

Phylicia Rashad apologizes after comment on Cosby divides Howard U. students...

By Curtis Bunn NBCBLK When Phylicia Rashad, a Howard University alum and the new dean of its college of fine arts, tweeted her resounding support for former...

Birmingham takes action on gun violence against children, sets up $125K...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin, joined by nearly two dozen faith leaders, on Tuesday announced a $125,000 fund to help...

‘Stop The Madness’: Activists Respond to Gun Violence in Jeffco

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Apostle Wanda Stephen knows the pain of losing a loved one to gun violence. Stephen, pastor of Jesus Real International Ministry,...

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