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Chancey Harper's violent end came despite outreach from Birmingham chief and others

August 23, 2016 by

AL.comThe shooting happened shortly after school let out for the day at nearby Huffman High School, and Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards there were kids, and people, everywhere. "It just shows the recklessness of the shooter, no care for life ...

Police identify person killed in Huffman Road shooting

August 22, 2016 by WTVM

WTVMBirmingham police Lt. Sean Edwards said around 3:52 p.m., shots were fired behind the AutoZone building in an area where many Huffman High School students walk on their way home. A police officer in the area heard the shots and called it in. The victim ...

Former Alabama high school star athlete shot to death by Shelby County deputy after chase in stolen SUV

June 22, 2016 by

AL.comA former Birmingham high school standout athlete arrested just two months ago on drug and gun charges was shot to death early this morning by a Shelby County sheriff's deputy. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office this afternoon identified him as ...

This Teacher Took a Leave of Absence to Serve a Prison Sentence for Selling Guns

May 11, 2016 by VICE

VICEThe former social studies instructor at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama, was arrested in 2014 over charges of sexual contact with a student. Awful though that may be, he probably wasn't the worst teacher-harasser America's ever seen. But the ...

Felon teacher was cleared by Alabama Department of Education, went on to run sex-for-grades scheme

May 10, 2016 by

AL.comShe wrote that the agency didn't notify Birmingham City Schools. Smith has been accused of running a sex-for-grades scheme out of his Huffman High classroom, according to a lawsuit filed by a former student of his. One victim told that Smith ...

Gun-Dealing Ninth-Grade Teacher Traded Sex for Grades

May 9, 2016 by Daily Beast

Daily BeastAn Alabama history teacher who allegedly offered A's in exchange for sex also moonlighted as a black-market gun dealer, records show. Phillip Smith III, of Birmingham, was indicted on ... Birmingham City Schools and the city's board of education ...

Gun-dealing Alabama teacher ran sex-for-grades scheme after school system failed to unearth his criminal past

May 9, 2016 by flirting and joking during school. In December 2013, that teacher, 41-year-old Phillip Smith III, turned his attention to 14-year-old Ann, a freshman at Huffman High School in Birmingham. During a test, he pulled her desk close to his and addressed ...

Teen who fired shots outside Huffman High School now charged

March 16, 2016 by

AL.comA 19-year-old Birmingham man is now formally charged after police say he fired shots outside Huffman High School on Tuesday. Quandarius Williams is charged with attempted murder. He is being held in the Jefferson County Jail with bond set at $100,000.

19-year-old held after shots fired at Huffman High

March 15, 2016 by

AL.comTenth-grader Leonard Johnson said school officials didn't tell students what was going on as they sat in their classrooms. He heard someone had gotten in a fight, adding he wasn't scared. reporter Jonathan Grass contributed to this report.

BPD: Student grazed by bullet in Huffman HS shooting

March 15, 2016 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. Birmingham police say one student was grazed in the hand by a bullet during the shooting outside Huffman High School on Tuesday afternoon. The student was taken to St. Vincent's East Hospital. He was not seriously hurt.

National Signing Day 2016: Area colleges

February 3, 2016 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. The next generation of college athletes will announce where they plan on attending school on Wednesday. At high schools nationwide, athletes are signing National Letters of Intent. Alabama is hoping to maintain its reputation ...

See Marcell Dareus' 'dream come true' with Birmingham caravan to Bills' game

October 13, 2015 by

AL.comA former Alabama standout, Dareus was a prep star at Huffman High School in Birmingham. The Wahouma Seminoles, Dareus' former park-ball program, and the Huffman High School football team were among of the approximately 400 people that Dareus ...

Huffman High School football player gets bail in shooting death of teen

September 8, 2015 by

AL.comA judge, over the objections of a prosecutor concerned about potential violence, on Tuesday set bail for a Huffman High School football player who is charged with murder in the Aug. 29 shooting death of another teen. Robert Clarke III, 16, had been ...

Huffman High School football player charged with murder in weekend shooting death of teen

August 31, 2015 by"It appears the issues involved comments on Facebook and other drama involving girls,'' Birmingham police Chief A.C. Roper told "In the old days these situations might have resulted in a fist fight but unfortunately in today's society a trigger ...

Huffman Vikings have eyes set on playoff berth

August 17, 2015 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. Optimism is running rampant at Huffman High School surrounding the Vikings football team. Head coach Alex Wilson says there's a lot of raw talent this year, Last year Huffman finished with a record of 4-6 with two of those ...

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