Jordan Highsmith, WRBL News 3

Jordan Highsmith

WRBL News 3

Quilcene, WA, United States

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Recent articles by Jordan:

8 more ADOC staff members test positive for COVID-19

Eight staff members employed across the state's multiple correctional facilities reported that they each tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Alabama man falls asleep on beach, neglecting naked baby

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WIAT) — A man from Valley Grande was arrested after leaving his infant baby unattended while he fell asleep on a Florida beach Memorial Day weekend. On Saturday, May 23, Westley Nichols fell asleep on the beach leaving his infant child unattended near the water for about one hour, jail records report. […] → Read More

5 pounds of marijuana, $4,100 seized in Lamar County drug arrest

SULLIGENT, Ala. (WIAT) — Two people were arrested after a traffic stop led to a residence search in Sulligent, Alabama. Joshua Mickelberg and Marandia Koenig ,both of Sulligent, were arrested on drug trafficking charges. Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force (ADETF) members along with US Postal Inspectors conducted a joint investigation recently that lead to a traffic […] → Read More

1 year since the death of Auburn’s voice of the Tigers, Rod, and wife Paula Bramblett

OPELIKA, Ala. (WIAT) — This Memorial Day, friends and family also remember the death of Rod Bramblett, voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife, Paula. It has been one year since the husband and wife were killed in a two-vehicle crash. Johnston Taylor slammed into the back of the Bramblett’s SUV May 25, 2019, […] → Read More

Homicide investigation underway in west Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birminham police are investigating a homicide in west Birmingham Around 6:25 PM., Birmingham police responded to a shooting in the 2300 block of Bessemer Road. At this time, police have not released further details. → Read More

UPDATE: All 3 inmates recaptured in Tuscaloosa County Jail escape

UPDATE — 4 P.M. Richard Lancaster has been recaptured, Tuscaloosa Police reports. Check back for more details. — UPDATE — 9:45 a.m. Tuscaloosa County Sheriff sent out a tweet this morning. The one inmate still at large was last seen on Vintage Lane in Northport around 9 a.m. Police are patroling in the area. UPDATE […] → Read More

Third arrest made in Ahmaud Arbery murder case

These charges come after an incident in February that resulted in the death of Ahmaud Arbery. → Read More

Alabama teen set to become youngest lawyer in the state

A student from Montgomery has earned his high school diploma, his bachelor's degree and a law degree all by the age of 19. Seth Harding graduated from high school at 10 years old, earned a bachelor's degree from Huntington College at 16 and this year he graduated from the University of Alabama at 19. → Read More

1 injured in Bessemer shooting Wednesday

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — One man was taken to UAB hospital after being injured in a shooting. Around 2 p.m., Bessemer police responded to a 1600 block of Fairfax Alley. There they found a man suffering a gunshot wound. He was taken to UAB hospital with serious injuries, authorities report. At this time, there are no suspects in custody. → Read More

‘I don’t have words’: Mother of missing young man found dead speaks

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The mother of a 25-year-old man who was found dead days after being reported missing is speaking out as she calls for justice for her son’s death. Yolanda Clayton’s son, Ryan Clayton, was found dead Sunday, May 17, after being reported missing and authorities found his car burned in Fairfield. Ryan […] → Read More

City of Fairfield files for bankruptcy amid coronavirus pandemic

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) — The city of Fairfield filed for bankruptcy, the city’s Mayor Eddie Penny said Monday. The city’s expenses exceeded city revenue this year. At this time, the mayor said the city is seeking a fresh start. There are no layoffs anticipated and plan to keep the same staff in fire and police […] → Read More

Report: Alabama ranks 5th in states with the most vulnerable populations to coronavirus

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama ranked fifth in most vulnerable populations to coronavirus, according to a WalletHub report. The report dives deeper than coronavirus cases alone. Vulnerability isn’t just health-related, though, as many people are harmed by the economic effects of the pandemic. To show where the biggest concentrations of “at-risk” people live, the personal-finance […] → Read More

Levite Jewish Community Center distributing fresh produce this week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Families in need can pick up 20 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables Wednesday, May 20, at the Levite Jewish Community Center. Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. about 450 fresh food boxes will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis with no questions asked. Partnering with the LJCC in this […] → Read More

Son killed, father arrested after leading deputies on chase

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A man was arrested after leading deputies on a chase when they witnessed a drug deal take place late Saturday morning. Reico Terry, 41, was arrested and faces multiple charges including possession of drug paraphernalia and reckless endangerment among additional charges. Around 11:50 a.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Neighborhood Enforcement […] → Read More

Alabama Splash Adventure plans to open May 30

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — In a new update from the water park, Alabama Splash Adventure owners announced they plan to open the park May 30, 2020. Alabama Splash Adventure employees have been working all winter on park improvements and have now taken additional measures to ensure cleanliness and sanitation throughout the park. “We are coming […] → Read More

2 people found shot in west Birmingham

One of the shooting victims sustained life-threatening injuries and the other suffered non-life threatening injuries. → Read More

3 more ADOC employees test positive for COVID-19

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Department of Corrections was informed Wednesday by three staff members that each of them individually tested positive for coronavirus. The employee works at Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Ala. In addition, two staff members employed at Ventress Correctional Facility in Clayton, Ala. have tested positive for the […] → Read More

ADPH distributing COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir to Alabama hospitals

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Department of Public Health received an allotment of the experimental drug Remdesivir to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The medicine was received in Alabama Tuesday and the first shipments are being made overnight to hospitals across the state. This was made possible by a donation by Gilead Sciences, Inc. through […] → Read More

Birmingham police investigating person shot while driving

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Police are investigating a shooting in northeast Birmingham. Around 4 p.m., police responded to the 4200 block of 49th Avenue North. The victim tells police he was shot while driving. At this time, police report the victim’s injuries are non-life threatening. There are no suspects in custody at this time. → Read More

Dr. Fauci, task force members able to participate in meetings at White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WIAT) — As long as Drs. Fauci, Redfield and Hahn pass health guidelines they will be able to participate in White House meetings as they qualify as essential workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have together determined that government entities working in […] → Read More