Tuscaloosa

  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 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

ALDOT plans lane shift next week for downtown Tuscaloosa route

A lane shift on Lurleen Wallace Blvd. North in downtown Tuscaloosa is scheduled for September 10.

  West Tuscaloosa Works schedules job fair in Pickens Co.

West Alabama Works and more than two dozen companies are hosting a job prep and hiring event in Pickens County.

Former Bama students create new app to help peers find tutors

Two former University of Alabama students found a way to better connect students in Tuscaloosa with qualified tutors.

Man shot at University Manor Apartments in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa police are investigating after a man was shot and University Manor Apartments

Samantha community works to fight rural hunger

A Tuscaloosa County community is working hard to fight hunger in rural areas

Buy for RISE fundraiser Sept. 14-15

The buy for RISE fundraiser is Sept 14-15

University of Alabama hosts Get on Board Day

Students are ‘getting on board’ at the Capstone.Get on Board Day welcomed thousands of students at Bama to help them choose between hundreds of groups on campus.

UA Game day parking app now available

Easier and cheaper parking could be one click away for Alabama football fans.

18-year-old arrested for DUI after wreck involving Northport police officer

Northport officer involved in accident

UA receives more funding for All of Us research

The University of Alabama has received more funding for a new All of Us research study and participants are currently being enrolled.

UA instructor warns against low-carb diet for long-term

Is the low carb diet worth a try? A University of Alabama nutritionist doesn't think so and cites a recent study as proof.

Tuscaloosa boy battling cancer wins surprise Disney trip

A Tuscaloosa boy received an amazing surprise - a trip to Disney World!

Tuscaloosa City Schools addresses bus ride complaints

Tuscaloosa City Schools has received several complaints from parents about bus rides to and from school being way too long for their kids.

Tuscaloosa Co. parents concerned over new school checkout policy

Concerns raised from parents over a new Tuscaloosa County schools policy. Parents have had a lot of questions about how their kids would be penalized if they are checked out from school too early depending on the situation, per the new policy.

Tuscaloosa shooting victim in critical condition; Suspect detained

Tuscaloosa police responded to a shooting in the 600 block of 27th Street at 10:30 a.m.

First urgent care clinic to offer mental health help opens in Tuscaloosa

The City of Tuscaloosa welcomes the first and only urgent care clinic for mental health.

Lockdown lifted at Holt HS following domestic incident in area

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office said they received information that a domestic incident had occurred in the area of Holt High School. The school was temporarily placed on lockdown.

Univ. of Alabama PD enlists Big Al for Lip Sync Challenge

Curious what song the UAPD chose for their Lip Sync Challenge? Spoiler Alert: It's Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama".

Tuscaloosa Co. DHR hosts foster home meeting in light of shortage

Currently there is a great need for more foster parents in Alabama and in Tuscaloosa County that need is growing.

Here's what's new for Tuscaloosa City and County schools this year

Tuscaloosa County Schools is making a big effort to provide students with all the educational tools necessary to take advantage of career opportunities right here in West Alabama after they graduate from high school.

DCH using new digital imaging for footprints

In years past, nurses made ink imprints of a baby's foot for security reasons and mementos for families. At Tuscaloosa's DCH Regional Medical Center, nurses have updated that time-honored tradition with digital scanners.

  Man charged in Northport homicide

Authorities are investigating after a man found dead in front of a Northport house overnight.

18-year-old from Tuscaloosa killed in single-vehicle crash

An 18-year-old woman from Tuscaloosa was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday.

DCH Regional Medical Center offers new prostate biopsy to catch cancer

DCH Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in central and west Alabama to offer a new targeted biopsy of the prostate. Prostate biopsy, the most reliable way to detect prostate cancer, is a challenge using conventional methods.

Back to school rally in Tuscaloosa Saturday

A Back to School Rally is planned for Central High School in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, July 28, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Community, loved ones create memorial for longtime Tuscaloosa produce man killed in wreck

A community is mourning this morning and preparing to lay a longtime produce man in Tuscaloosa to rest. Woodie Sanders was killed in a car wreck last weekend.

UA athletic dining hall and recruiting room expanded

The University of Alabama spent more than a year building a new space where it's athletes will eat and another where football recruits will see what the program is all about. The school updated its athletics dining facility and the Robert Alan Hall Recruiting Room.

Summer Bridge Program underway in Tuscaloosa

A program is underway at The University of Alabama that allows students with intellectual disabilities to have a college experience, through living in a dorm all summer, attending classes with the general student population and having many independent experiences.

Out-of-state students fueling enrollment growth at the University of Alabama

University of Alabama senior Emerald Vaughn is one of the 1500 students who enrolled here from Illinois.