jefferson county

Girl, 12, missing in Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a 12-year-old girl who is believed to be in danger. Daisha Pettus, who is Black, was last seen in the area of 48th Street in Fairfield June 27 around 7 a.m.…

Police: Alabama teen killed while playing with gun

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old was fatally shot in Alabama while she and a friend were playing with a gun. AL.com reports that the Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as Janiya Simmons. Bessemer police…