Homewood

Man shot to death in vehicle on I-65 in Homewood; city's 1st homicide probe of 2018 underway

Homewood police responded at 11:35 to a report of a person shot on the off-ramp of I-65 northbound to Oxmoor Road. Sgt. John Carr said officers...

Noose Halloween display in Homewood sparks outrage; family says no malice intended

A photo depicting what appeared to be an African American male in a noose hanging from a tree in the front yard was posted on Facebook just after 9 p...

Woman carjacked at Homewood Walmart; Suspects nabbed after 2-city chase

Homewood police responded to the Lakeshore Parkway store at 1:06 a.m. on a report of a robbery in progress, said Sgt. John Carr. The female victim...

10 dogs rescued by Homewood police after owner abandoned them and moved out of state

Officers on Wednesday carried out a search at 1509 Beckham Drive after receiving a complaint about several dogs being abandoned at the home. Nearly...

Birmingham man, 43, charged in Homewood chase, crash

Christopher Jabbar Coachman, 43, has been identified as the suspect, said Homewood police Sgt. John Carr. He is charged with first-degree receiving...

Fleeing Homewood suspect crashes, tries to take hostage at Birmingham laundromat

"It was scary. I looked up and all I saw was blood," Williams said. "He grabbed my arm and tried to push me into the back room. I just...

Birmingham kicks Bird out of the nest: City impounding scooters, fining company

Birmingham began impounding Bird scooters on Monday afternoon, nearly two weeks after the city asked the rideshare company to remove the illegal...

Homewood impounds scooters; Birmingham asks Bird to leave

Birmingham has asked Bird Rides to immediately remove scooters that were illegally placed on city sidewalks last week. Birmingham has asked Bird...

Popular Avondale ice creamery to open new location in Homewood

Big Spoon Creamery will open a shop in the Edgewood neighborhood of Homewood in late 2018 or early 2019, the owner announced. Big Spoon Creamery will...

Pedestrian bridge over U.S. 280 planned for Homewood, Mountain Brook

A pedestrian bridge that will serve as a keystone to connect Homewood, Birmingham and Mountain Brook along Hollywood Boulevard could be open by mid-...

1 killed in fiery crash on U.S. 31 near Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

The accident happened about 2:30 a.m. on U.S. 31 northbound just past Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. According to authorities, a motorist struck...

Roebuck teen charged in Homewood carjacking that ended in chase, 3 crashes

Kenneth Wayne Watts, 17, of Roebuck, is charged with first-degree robbery, unlawful possession of marijuana, carrying a pistol without a permit and...

Homewood carjacking suspect nabbed after 2-city chase, 3 crashes

The ordeal began at 2:55 p.m. when a woman was carjacked at gunpoint of her red Chevrolet Corvette. Homewood police Sgt. John Carr said the...

Homewood police searching for runaway 17-year-old girl

Natasha Kern, 17, left her home at Woodland Village on Aug 1, according to Homewood police. She was last seen in a silver 2002 Buick Century with...

Major blow dry bar chain to make Alabama debut

The first Blo Blow Dry Bar franchise is set to open in the Birmingham suburb of Homewood on Aug. 17. The shop is at 350 Hallman Hill East, Suite 61...