🌱 Man Arrested for Rampage + Alabama Maternal Health Task Force

Good morning, hello. It’s me, Miranda Fraraccio, your Birmingham Daily Host – back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening in the city these days.


But first, today’s weather:

Mostly cloudy. Highest: 73 Lowest: 54.


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Here are the top three stories in Birmingham today:

  1. A Birmingham man has been arrested over a rampage that left two dead. The incident began Saturday night at a hotel on Kelco Place in Fairfield. Cortney Dion Price, 38, has been charged with murder and is being held in the Jefferson County Jail. Bond has not been set, but additional charges are expected. (WVTM13 Birmingham)
  2. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department has released the suspected killer of a Jefferson County father. Youit Jones, 35, was transported from Oklahoma to the Jefferson County Jail. He was charged with killing Nathan Gemeinhart, 42, and is being held without bond. (AL.com)
  3. A group of researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health will lead the creation of the Alabama Maternal Health Task Force. The purpose of the task force is to reduce infant and maternal mortality in Alabama. The task force will create a strategic plan and implement it across the state. (Alabama NewsCenter)

Repair offer of the day:

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Today in Birmingham:

  • Scavenger Hunt At the Woodlawn Branch Library (9:00 a.m.)
  • Trunk-or-Treat At The UAB Child Development Center (9:30 a.m.)
  • Popular Genealogy Resources At The Birmingham Central Library (11am)

From my laptop:

  • Feeling a little overwhelmed in the current housing market? Consider this list of the latest properties in the Birmingham area to hit the market. Click to view the full property listing, which includes property prices, photos and dimensions. (Birmingham Patch)
  • Posted by the City of Birmingham November 2022 Plan for mass collection of garbage and brushes. Click to view. (City of Birmingham)
  • Worried about your finances? Click on schedule an appointment with Birmingham Financial Navigator. This is a free service offered over the phone. (City of Birmingham)

Now you’re in the loop and ready to head out the door this Monday. See you!

Miranda Fraracci

About me: Miranda Fraraccio was born and raised in Rhode Island, now lives in New York. She works as a writer for content agency Lightning Media Partners and is a graduate of The University of Rhode Island, where she earned a degree in Writing, Rhetoric and Communication Studies. In her free time, you can find her traveling, drinking tea or taking pictures of her surroundings as a street photographer.

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