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Police & Fire
The following information was supplied by the Birmingham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Find out what crimes made headlines in neighboring communities over the past week.
The fire began in the rear of a home on the corner of Lincoln and Clark, just outside of downtown Birmingham, around 9 a.m. Monday. The cause is still unknown.
Several Birmingham residents have recently reported receiving phone calls from a man with a thick accent who claims to be a New York detective.
Birmingham Police announced Wednesday they were joining CRIMEDAR, an online crime mapping system.
Schools, Public Safety
A strange man "persistently" offered a mother and child walking to school a ride Wednesday morning near Adams and Binbrooke.
The FBI's Crime in the United States report shows more than 430 crimes were reported in Birmingham in 2011, up from 2010.
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