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Police have said a homeowner at the Elevation Apartments shot the suspected intruder this afternoon. Read more

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15-year VHPD veteran Timothy Burns, a detective sergeant, is accused of stealing cash and VHPD property. Read more

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The men were arrested along the U.S. 280 corridor in North Shelby County. Read more

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The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office sent a release on Tuesday, April 3 regarding the arrest. Read more

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Police say at least nine homes were burglarized Tuesday, Jan. 30, by at least three suspects in a Nissan car. Read more

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To pair with our cover story this month about combatting financial crime, take our survey about personal experiences with financial crime. Read more

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Crime these days looks less and less like a cat burglar with a black eye mask and more like a shadowy figure typing away at computer. Read more

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The fire at Andy's Farm Market occurred on Sunday, Jan. 15. Read more

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The incidents occurred on Oct. 14 and 17. Read more

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The Financial Crimes Task Force includes the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, Vestavia Hills Police Department and the United States Secret Service. Read more

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Startley was booked into Jefferson County Jail on May 19 at 1:28 p.m., and his bond is set at $17,500. Read more

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The arrest was made following an investigation by the Financial Crimes Task Force, a task force created by District Attorney Brandon Falls and the Birmingham Division of the Secret Service. Read more

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On May 5 around 1:44 p.m., a Vestavia Hills police officer attempted to pull over a 1988 Buick Regal on Columbiana Road. As the officer radioed in the tag number, the vehicle reportedly sped away. Read more

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The suspect was booked into Jefferson County Jail on April 30 at 1:14 a.m., according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search. Read more

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The incident occurred Friday, April 15 around 4 a.m. Read more

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Blake Fitzgerald, wanted for an attempted robbery in Hoover and home invasion and abduction in Vestavia Hills, was shot to death in Florida after a confrontation with deputies early this morning. Read more

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The suspects were reportedly linked to crimes in multiple states. Read more

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Police report the suspects are considered armed and dangerous. Read more

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The woman was unharmed and dropped off at Grandview's Emergency Room entrance. Read more

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The men attempted to elude a Jefferson County deputy, according to a news release. Read more

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