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Birmingham’s Tragic and Historic 2022 Homicide Toll, By the Numbers

By Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com Birmingham ended 2022 with the families and friends of 144 homicide victims left grieving. The year was deadliest in recent history and...

The High Costs of Recovering from Gun Violence in Birmingham

By Amy Yurkanin | ayurkanin@al.com This is another installment in Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series “Beyond the Violence: what can be done to address Birmingham’s rising homicide rate.” Sign...

Birmingham Mayor Woodfin Outlines a ‘Pattern’ of Recent Homicides in City

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said this week that a number of recent homicides in the city have followed a “pattern”...

As Homicides Rise to Historic Levels, Birmingham Police Face Staffing Crisis

By Greg Garrison | ggarrison@al.com This is another installment in Birmingham Times/AL.com joint series “Beyond the Violence: what can be done to address Birmingham’s rising homicide rate.” Sign...

Birmingham Police Offers $5,000 Hiring Bonus to Recruit New Officers

Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com This story appeared originally on AL.com Birmingham police Chief Scott Thurmond on Monday announced a $5,000 hiring bonus for new and lateral...

A Birmingham City Schools Program That May Help Reduce Violence, Leaders...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times A conflict resolution curriculum designed specifically for young Black men who attend Birmingham City Schools (BCS) is set to begin...

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...

Mayor Woodfin Unveils AR-15, Other Weapons Seized on Birmingham Streets

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times After unveiling a table filled with an AR-15, an AKM, an SKS and an AK-47 pistol variant commonly referred to...

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...

Sheila Tyson to Galleria Mall protesters: organize; remain peaceful

Times Staff Report Jefferson County Commissioner Sheila Tyson said comments about her calling for a boycott at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover were incorrect. Tyson said...

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