ALDOT warns Tuscaloosa drives of upcoming road closure-related work on I-59/20

The Alabama Department of Transportation approved lane closures to allow the contractor to set girders for the bridge on Interstate 59/20 at Exit 73 in Tuscaloosa.

  Groundbreaking ceremony held for Sipsey Valley Middle School

Construction for Sipsey Valley Middle School in Tuscaloosa County started several months ago, but a ceremonial groundbreaking took place Thursday.

Tuscaloosa Co. DA supports moratorium on early parole for violent offenders

Tuscaloosa County District Attorney Hays Webb supports Governor Kay Ivey stopping the practice of early parole for some violent offenders until a corrective action plan could be implemented to restore public confidence in the state’s parole system.

Greyhound Opens New Bus Route Connecting West and South Alabama

Greyhound opens a new bus route that connects West and South Alabama. The new route goes from Mobile to Tuscaloosa with stops in small cities in between.

Tuscaloosa authorities looking for missing man

John Malcolm Ellis was last seen in the area of Camille Lane in Tuscaloosa.

2 teens arrested for downtown Tuscaloosa robbery

Two teenagers were arrested around 1:45 a.m. Sunday for robbery in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Tuscaloosa Co. authorities cracking down on CBD oil sales

Tuscaloosa area narcotics officers going to businesses to warn them they could be charged with drug crimes for selling products based on CBD Oil, a derivative of marijuana and or hemp

Tuscaloosa family asks hit and run driver to come forward

A Tuscaloosa family is desperate to find the person responsible for hitting their loved one on the interstate and leaving him for dead.

Northport group asks for help to send kids to an Alabama football game

Representatives from the Brown House ask for help sending a group of kids to an Alabama home football game

UA engineers create device that could stop hot car deaths

UA engineers have created a patent-pending device that can be placed in your car to detect if a child or pet has been left in a parked car that is too hot.

Free bus rides in Tuscaloosa this week for new bus route

Bus rides are free all week in Tuscaloosa in honor of new Skyland Blvd. route

Child dies after being hit by vehicle at Tuscaloosa mall

Tuscaloosa police confirm a 3-year-old that was hit by a vehicle at University Mall on Saturday has died.

Big lane closures expected in Tuscaloosa this weekend

Starting at 8 p.m. Friday all lanes will be closed on Skyland Blvd. East under the I-20-59 bridge

Moundville Native American Festival celebrates 30 years

The Moundville Native American festival celebrates their 30th anniversary this year. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. Friday at the Moundville Archaeological Park.

Tuscaloosa PD will temporarily relocate during HVAC replacement

Tuscaloosa police will move out of headquarters to start 2019 so the building's HVAC heating and cooling system can be replaced

First state school nutrition conference hosted in Tuscaloosa

More than a dozen school districts across the state met in Tuscaloosa to talk school nutrition.

University of Alabama Action Cards now available on some Apple products

University of Alabama student demonstrates how the University allowing Action Card information to be shared on an Apple I-Phone and Apple Watch will benefit students in the future

Tech company to host job fair in Tuscaloosa

A new tech company expanding in Tuscaloosa is not wasting anytime recruiting workers.

The University of Alabama prepares for the upcoming flu season

University of Alabama freshman Emily Denton is already worried about the upcoming flu season.

Tuscaloosa Co School recognizes October as anti-bullying awareness month

Kids at Maxwell Elementary School in Tuscaloosa take on projects as part of October being Anti-bullying Awareness month

UPDATE: Tuscaloosa authorities find body of missing 92-year-old man

Tuscaloosa authorities have found the body of a missing 92-year-old man.

  UA unveils new business school building

Plans for Hewson Hall were unveiled by after a $15 million donation by Marillyn and James Hewson.

Clothing drive for homeless veterans in west Alabama

Members of VFW Post 6022 and Moose Lodge #804 held a sorting party to go through clothes donated for clothing drive to help homeless veterans in the Tuscaloosa area.

Mercedes supplier hosting hiring event Saturday

If you’re looking for a job, one supplier of parts to the Mercedes plant in Vance will be hosting a hiring fair this weekend.

New anti-gun violence campaign to launch in Tuscaloosa

More details were shared in a meeting Tuesday night about a new anti-gun violence campaign that will be centered around influencing behavioral change.

Tuscaloosa agrees to pay for more school resource officers

For the first time ever all Tuscaloosa city elementary schools will have a police presence, in the past they did not.

Maude Whatley Health Services gets money to treat more people with opioid addiction

Whatley Health Services in Tuscaloosa $285,000 from the federal government to treat people addicted to opioids

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Department issues scam alert

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's deputies post a warning on their Facebook page about a scam where someone claims they work for the Sheriff's Office and asks the caller for money. Deputies explain how people can protect themselves from being scammed.

Tuscaloosa County DA launches new DUI policy

The Tuscaloosa county district attorney's office has launched a new policy to help reduce the amount of drunk drivers that get on the road.

University of Alabama students provide free vision screenings to preschoolers

Statistics show that millions of kids from across the country suffer from poor vision, including many here in Alabama.

No-show metal detector workers slowed entry into stadium for Bama fans

Weather and fewer operators for metal detectors slowed down fans entering Bryant-Denny Stadium before the kickoff of Alabama’s football game against Texas A&M, according to some folks - including Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne.

Tuscaloosa Co. man arrested for rape and sodomy

Robert Causey is charged with second-degree rape and second-degree sodomy.

University of Alabama releases new human trafficking stats

The University of Alabama school of social work department shared some new alarming data on human trafficking in the state this week.

Maxwell Elementary launches Rock Your School campaign

A Tuscaloosa county school, Maxwell Elementary school is one of thousands of schools across the country participating in Rock Your School Day Thursday.

Suspect arrested after officer, car passenger dragging prompts shooting

Police are investigating after an officer shot at a suspect.

Sorority Hosts Job Fair in Tuscaloosa

The Tuscaloosa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta hosted a job and career fair Tuesday at the McDonald Hughes Center.

Tuscaloosa City Schools address safety plan concerns

Some Tuscaloosa parents have questions about training at Tuscaloosa City Schools to deal with any type of intruder.

Drug Addiction counselor reacts to DEA plan

The DEA has proposed a plan to limit the number of people who become addicted to opioids by cutting down on the amount of opioids legally manufactured in 2019.

Big job fair in West Alabama planned for Saturday

If you're looking for a job, there's A big job fair you need to know about in West Alabama.

University of Alabama Police Department boosts community policing

University of Alabama Police Officer Rachel Grooms stays on the move. Whether she’s greeting people while on foot patrol or she’s outside of her patrol car talking to someone during a traffic stop, she wants to give whoever she meets the same level of service.

Tuscaloosa funeral home hosts responders cookout

A Tuscaloosa funeral home threw their first ever first responder cookout