Mark Pettway begins his job as Jefferson County sheriff today. He’s the first African American to hold that post after defeating longtime Republican Sheriff Mike Hale in November. One of his priorities is to hire and promote more women and minorities in law enforcement.
The Hoover Police Department says it will not release any information regarding the shooting death of Emantic Bradford Jr. This is a departure from last week's statement in which officials said they could release details if the state's top law enforcement agency failed to do so by a Monday deadline.
The police shooting of 21-year-old Emantic Bradford Jr. has sparked frequent protests in Hoover. And while demonstrations played a key role in the struggle for civil rights decades ago, many African Americans today are divided as to whether these marches calling for justice in the wake of Bradford’s killing help or hurt the cause.
Hoover police issued a statement Friday night indicating the shooter who injured two people at the Riverchase Galleria mall in a shooting Thanksgiving night could be at large. Police shot and killed a 21-year-old Hueytown man who police say fled the scene of the shooting, but wasn't likely the one who fired shots injuring two people at the mall on that busy shopping night.
Phoenix Mayor Apologizes After Police Draw Gun On Family After Child Takes Doll
‘I Would Do Anything For Her': A German Dad’s Search For His Daughter, Taken By ISIS
Pregnant, Locked Up, And Alone
Dean Obeidallah Wins $4.1M In Defamation Suit Against Neo-Nazi Site
How Some Schools Restrain Or Seclude Students: A Look At A Controversial Practice
Emails Connect Census Official With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question
A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School’s 135-Year History
Bald Eagle Caught Elegantly … Swimming?
Women’s World Cup: First Week Brings Big Wins, Gorgeous Goals — And Some Controversy
As The 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 Nears, New Books Highlight The Mission’s Legacy
Mexico Is Overwhelmed By Asylum Claims As It Ramps Up Immigration Enforcement
Trump Blocked Congress From Seeing These Emails About The Census Unredacted
Countries Are Ranked On Everything From Health To Happiness. What’s The Point?