Hoover

Mayors of Alabama’s largest cities gathering in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The mayors of Alabama’s 10 largest cities are holding two days of meetings in the capital to discuss legislative priorities and other issues. A statement from the city of Montgomery says Mayor Steven Reed will play host for the gathering, which began Sunday and continues Monday. The mayors of Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Auburn, Dothan,…

Man Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway in Hoover

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A 27-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash on an Alabama highway. Sergio Romero-Cruz of Birmingham died in the collision Saturday night. Alabama State Trooper Justin O’Neal said the wreck happened on Alabama 119 in Shelby County, a few miles (kilometers) southeast of Hoover. Authorities said that Romero-Cruz was driving a car that crossed the…

SEC Media Days will return to Hoover, Nashville moved to 2023

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday it is adjusting the site of its annual SEC Football Media Days in 2021 from Nashville to Hoover, Alabama, and will reschedule the Nashville event to the summer of 2023. SEC Football Media Days, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is now scheduled to be held at the…

22-Year-Old Charged in Deadly Shooting at Riverchase Galleria

HOOVER, Ala. — In a Sunday evening press conference, the Hoover Police Department announced 22-year-old Montez Moses Coleman of Birmingham was arrested as a suspect in the July 3rd Riverchase Galleria mall shooting. Coleman is at the Jefferson County Jail charged with Capital Murder and 3 counts of Assault 2nd degree in the shooting death of 8-year-old Royta De’Marco Giles….

20 Arrested During George Floyd Death Protest in Hoover

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Twenty people were arrested at a weekend protest near Hoover City Hall while demonstrating against the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, police said Sunday. Most of Saturday’s arrests resulted in disorderly conduct charges after protesters blocked traffic on Montgomery Highway, Hoover police Lt. Keith Czeskleba told WBRC-TV. Other charges included criminal trespass and resisting arrest, and…

Search for Missing Hoover Man Continues in Perry Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Authorities continue to search for a missing Hoover man — whose abandoned car was found in Perry County last week. Seventy-one year old Frank Stevenson of Hoover has been missing now for more than two weeks. “He was last seen wearing a gray pull over long sleeve shirt with khaki pants. He has a history…

SEC Fans Gearing Up For College Football

SEC Media Days are set to begin this week in Hoover. It means college football season is a little over a month away and fans are excited. “The SEC is the best conference in America,” Auburn fan Sean Miller says. “The atmosphere be wild, that’s the best time of the year to me,” Auburn fan and resident Mark Fitch says….

Arrest Made in Galleria Parking Deck Homicide

Authorities in Hoover have made an arrest in connection to a murder that occurred on Wednesday in the North parking deck at the Riverchase Galleria. According to a police report, 20-year-old Michael Jabari Akumune was arrested and charged with murder in the death of Zachariah Taylor Music. On Wednesday, round 1:29 p.m. Hoover Police and Fire responded to the fifth…