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FedEx Driver Shot in Birmingham in Apparent Case of Road Rage

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Police say a FedEx driver has been shot and wounded in an apparent case of road rage on an interstate in downtown Birmingham. The gunfire happened Monday on Interstate 59/20. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service said the FedEx driver was shot in the leg and taken to UAB Hospital. Officer Truman Fitzgerald says it appears that…

Suspect in Officer-Involved Shooting in Montgomery Identified

John Adam Vinson, Jr./Source: Montgomery County Jail The suspect in the officer-involved shooting on Atlanta Highway Monday has been identified. The State Bureau of Investigation has charged John Adam Vinson, Jr. with one count of Attempted Murder. Vinson is also charged with Robbery 1st Degree. Police say it happened just before 10:00AM in the 300 block of Eastdale Road Circle….

Alabama State Nurses Association Elects First Black President

The Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA) has inducted Lindsey Harris, DNP, FNP-BC to be the organization’s president. She becomes the first person of color to hold the position in the organization’s 107 year existence. “This is truly an honor and I am thankful for the opportunity to serve,” said Harris. “It is very important to be a part of a…

Tallassee Woman Using Billboards to Find Kidney Donor

There are more than 1300 Alabamians on a waiting list who are in need of a kidney transplant. A Tallassee mother on that list is reaching out to the public to search for a donor. Her name is Melinda Lauderdale. “I got sick over a period of time, went to the kidney doctor and my creatnine level was at a…

Police Say Two Shot at UAB Highlands Hospital, Gunman Dead

Police responded to reports of someone firing shots at a hospital in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, before issuing an alert that the situation was over and the shooter had been subdued. Local media reported that two people were shot at UAB Highlands, and a gunman had turned a gun on himself Wednesday night. Police didn’t immediately respond to messages seeking comment….