BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Former Chelsea and England captain John Terry has left his role as assistant coach of Premier League team Aston Villa in order to “develop my aim and objective of becoming a manager.”
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Black Army veteran who helped peacefully desegregate an Alabama city's library with a sit-in protest in 1963 has died, according to the library and an obituary published by his family.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The 11-month-old daughter of an Alabama sheriff’s deputy has been shot to death, authorities said.
The shooting happened Tuesday at the family’s residence in an east Birmingham apartment, Al.com reported.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man died in a barrage of gunfire outside a convenience store in Birmingham, one of two slayings in the city over the weekend, authorities said.
The man was found Sunday on the ground outside the store in the Ensley neighborhood near a black Dodge Challenger, Al.com reported.
LONDON (AP) — Graham Vick, a British director who founded Birmingham Opera Company and worked in opera houses around the world, has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 67.
Birmingham Opera said it was “devastated to announce” that Vick, its artistic director, died Saturday.
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — A pedestrian killed by a vehicle near Birmingham has been identified as a 28-year-old woman from Alabaster, authorities said Friday.
Elizabeth Marie Hull was killed in the crash early Thursday morning, the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office said.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — James Vince posted his maiden international century to help England to a three-wicket win over a Pakistan on Tuesday and a sweep of the three-match one-day international series.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Work has begun on a $34 million project to develop a nearly mile-long area beneath an elevated interstate highway through Birmingham with attractions that include spaces for performances and recreation.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Birmingham police officer was arrested on charges of rape and drug possession after investigators searched his home following a complaint about allegations of misconduct, authorities said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 7-year-old boy has been killed when fire engulfed his mobile home near Birmingham, authorities said.
The child was pronounced dead on Wednesday at the scene of the blaze at the Jefferson County residence, Al.com reported.
ATLANTA (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Storm Danny are moving across Georgia and spreading rain into parts of Alabama after coming ashore on the coast of South Carolina.
Up to 2 inches of rain could fall Tuesday in parts of Georgia as the system moves northwest, forecasters said.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Second-seeded Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to win a singles title on the elite women's tennis tour with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Daria Kasatkina in the Viking Classic final on Sunday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ons Jabeur and Daria Kasatkina pulled double duty to reach the final at the Viking Classic, winning twice on Saturday after a washout the day before.
Jabeur, from Tunisia, eliminated home favorite Heather Watson, who earlier in the day became the first British woman since 1992 to reach the semifinals on Birmingham's grass.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The four quarterfinals at the Birmingham grass-court tournament were canceled due to rain on Friday.
Two Czech players are scheduled to compete, with eighth-seeded Marie Bouzkova facing CoCo Vandeweghe of the United States, and Tereza Martincova taking on fourth-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russia.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Second-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia rallied past 18-year-old left-hander Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3) on Thursday at the Birmingham grass-court tournament.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Former top 10 player CoCo Vandeweghe continued her resurgence on Wednesday, rallying to defeat Australian Ajla Tomljanovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at the Birmingham grass-court tournament.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia outlasted top-seeded and 17th-ranked Elise Mertens of Belgium 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4) in a marathon match on Tuesday at the Birmingham grass-court tournament.
BOLDO, Ala. (AP) — Officers responding to a call about an argument and shooting at a rural home were involved in a confrontation that left a man, authorities said.
A woman called the Walker County Sheriff's Office on Thursday night to report that a relative had shot at another family member during a dispute at her home, a sheriff's office spokesman told news outlets on the scene in the Boldo community.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — New Zealand made England suffer for dropped catches to trail by only 74 runs after day two of the second test at Edgbaston on Friday.
Replying to England's 303 all out, New Zealand was 229-3 after the unexpected dismissal of Will Young on 82 off the final ball of the day.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Rory Burns and Dan Lawrence struck half-centuries as England reached 258-7 at the end of the opening day of the second and final test against New Zealand at Edgbaston on Thursday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Landing, an apartment rental company created by the founder of Shipt, is moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Birmingham.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced the move Thursday morning.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Boston College have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2031 and 2034 seasons.
The schools announced Wednesday that the first game will take place in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, on Sept.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — New Zealand will be without captain Kane Williamson for the second and final test against England starting Thursday because he is resting his injured elbow.
The decision was taken with the World Test Championship final against India from June 18-22 in mind, New Zealand coach Gary Stead said Wednesday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An infectious disease expert said Monday that he is concerned about lagging vaccination rates in Alabama as well as the number of unvaccinated people who appear to have abandoned wearing masks.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting two people outside a convenience store over the weekend was charged with capital murder, authorities said Tuesday.
Antonio Shaw, 27, of Birmingham was charged in the killings of Joseph Demetrice Robinson, 25, and Rikki Dunri Christopher Bynum, 27, the Birmingham Police Department said in a statement.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham has filed suit asking the owners of an apartment development to accomplish what local authorities haven't been able to do: Stop violence in the complex.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The landmark voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 didn't happen in just one day: Participants spent four nights camping along the roughly 55-mile (89-kilometer) route through Alabama, sleeping in tents and near farm buildings under the watch of guards to prevent white supremacist attacks.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Birmingham employees could soon have a bonus coming to thank them for their work during the coronavirus pandemic, if city and council officials agree to the pay adjustments.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A program meant to prevent vision loss among some of Alabama's most vulnerable residents will provide free vision screening and testing in rural communities.
Offered as part of a study by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers, the program already has treated more than 100 people at Cahaba Medical Care clinics in Maplesville and Marion, UAB said in an announcement, and it will expand to include a clinic in Centreville in June.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Leaders of the police officers' lobby in Birmingham have approved a no-confidence vote in Police Chief Patrick Smith, citing increasing crime and violence against officers.
The vote by board members and trustees of the Fraternal Order of Police lodge Wednesday night was unanimous.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted classrooms, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey faces a decision whether to delay next year's high-stakes requirement to hold back third-graders who aren't reading on grade level.
Bernard Sun, the first Chinese player to sign for Hong Kong-owned Birmingham City, has left the English Championship club bidding the fans farewell on social media.
Sun, 22, has struggled with injuries during his time in England and never made the first team squad, while his appearances for the under-23s were also limited.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's largest city will let its COVID-19 face mask requirement expire after Monday in what officials said was a step toward returning to pre-pandemic normalcy.
Begun more than a year ago and most recently extended in early April, before the state dropped its mask requirement, the rule will end at a time when fewer patients are hospitalized with the illness caused by the new coronavirus since early April 2020.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The longtime head of the Alabama-based Lakeshore Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works with people with physical disabilities and chronic health problems, is retiring.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The fight to allow women to vote in Alabama, an issue that became snarled in white supremacist efforts to bar Black people from the polls, will be recalled in a series of historical markers across the state.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A second mass vaccination clinic in Alabama's largest metro area is closing within days of an earlier shutdown because of low demand, but health officials said COVID-19 immunizations remain available for most anyone who wants one.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death in a confrontation that left four Birmingham police officers wounded.
The Jefferson County coroner’s office said Brian Timothy Dunne, 39, of Birmingham was killed on Sunday, news outlets reported.
Like more than 120 million other Americans, Jan Massie is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and can pretty much give up wearing a mask under the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Charles Avery had barely started marching when police arrested him, forced him into a police vehicle and took him to jail for participating in landmark civil rights protests that helped change the nation in 1963.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Birmingham organization took in 38 guns at a no-questions-asked gun buyback event over the weekend.
Saturday’s even was held by a chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
Now this was truly a wild inning.
The Double-A Biloxi Shuckers scored 12 runs in the sixth inning on just one hit Thursday night — drawing a whopping 13 walks from a trio of Birmingham Barons relievers, who also hit a batter and threw a pair of wild pitches.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A deluge that dumped more than 7 inches of rain in a few hours and spawned at least three tornadoes eased Wednesday but left homeowners and workers to clean up a wide area across the Southeast.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Relentless winds and rain pummeled large swaths of the South on Tuesday, causing tornadoes, sparking a flash flood emergency in Alabama and damaging homes from Texas to Virginia.
On a Tuesday afternoon last June, Humberto was yanking old wires from the walls of a middle school in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, when his cellphone rang.
Humberto’s wife, who had just returned from her weekly trip to the grocery store, was on the line.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Declaring the COVID-19 pandemic “absolutely” managed despite lagging vaccinations, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Monday she will end a state health order meant to guard against the spread of an illness that has killed nearly 11,000 people statewide.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two former workers at a Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Birmingham have been charged with defrauding customers by sending payments for catering and other sales into personal accounts, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With lowered flags and somber ceremonies, Alabama paused Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of a horrific tornado outbreak that killed more than 250 people statewide, caused billions in damage and reshaped entire communities.
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — A police chase that began with a traffic stop near Birmingham ended when a fleeing motorist crashed into another vehicle, killing a woman, and ran away from the wreckage, authorities said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An 88-year-old man and his 95-year-old wife have been identified as the victims of a Birmingham house fire.
Eunice Johnson Grubbs, and her husband, John Fletcher Grubbs, were identified Monday by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office as the two victims discovered in the fire, according to media outlets.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — For Tom Sanders, it’s the void left by the death of a cousin and the man’s wife, killed when a tornado mowed through a placid Alabama valley. To Markedia Wells, it’s the stolen innocence of her sons, who still get nervous anytime it starts raining.