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At Age 13, Lizzie Durr Was Shot to Death In Birmingham...

By James L. Baggett We need to add another name. We need to add another name to a long but incomplete list of names that includes...

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...

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...

After 4 Homicides in Under 4 Hours, Birmingham Mayor Woodfin Issues...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times After four homicides in under four hours early Friday, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin quickly released a statement about the “senseless...

Study: Blacks 14 percent of the U.S. population; 52 percent of...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia According to a new and comprehensive study on gun violence, Black men, women, boys, and girls...

With Homicides Up, Birmingham Residents Have Advice for Acting Police Chief

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Birmingham residents say Captain Scott Thurmond, appointed acting police chief last week to replace Patrick Smith who resigned, is the...

Birmingham’s Top Priority is to Find Killers of 2-Year-Old, Says Mayor  

The Birmingham Times  Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said Friday he has instructed law enforcement to put all efforts behind finding the person or persons who...

Police Chief Patrick Smith: Homicides are down; but one category remains...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith said recently he was alarmed at the number of black males being killed in the...

Homicide Investigation

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in the 3900 block...

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