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  Tuscaloosa-area law enforcement to honor fallen Birmingham officer

Tuscaloosa-area law enforcement will attend services for fallen Birmingham officer.

City of Tuscaloosa hopes FEMA grant could fix neighborhood flood problems

Striving for perfection with Bama Gymnastics

Expect lane closures in Tuscaloosa County this week

Tuscaloosa city council considers two economic incentive packages

Tuscaloosa Co District Attorney concerned about rise in juvenile crimes

Two killed in Saturday afternoon traffic wreck in Tuscaloosa

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  Classmates mourn Tuscaloosa Co. student killed in hunting accident

5 Alabama junior football players declare for NFL Draft

Greene Co. hospital employees at risk of losing health insurance

Shelton State Community College recruiting people in Hale Co. for free workforce development class

Mississippi man killed in Pickens Co. crash

Federal workers across central Alabama rally against government shutdown

  Free courses to deal with Type 2 diabetes available in Tuscaloosa

Free courses to prevent or live with type-2 diabetes available in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Co. Schools promoting healthy eating habits using social media

The Child Nutrition program for Tuscaloosa County Schools is using its Facebook and Twitter accounts right.

  Whatley Health Services hosts pre-diabetic meeting in Tuscaloosa

A pre-diabetic prevention program in Tuscaloosa is offering free services to help those trying to get on a healthy track this new year.

Grant money helps support assault victims at the University of Alabama

The Women and Gender Resource Center at the University of Alabama gets a $179,000 grant to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

  Metal detectors will be used at some Alabama men’s basketball games at Coleman Coliseum

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office offers free gun safety course

West Alabama’s largest tornado shelter is starting to take shape

Alabama fans still shocked over national championship game loss

New elementary school opening in Tuscaloosa

Welding students raise money for Clemson student with Down syndrome

University of Alabama hosts watch party for students

University of Alabama hosts national championship watch party

Family of 9-year-old suicide victim wants bullying investigation reopened

Family of girl who committed suicide want authorities reopen the investigation that she was bullied before her death.

Tuscaloosa authorities looking for attempted murder suspect

Gregory Heard is wanted for attempted murder in Tuscaloosa.

‘Radical kinship’ could close the achievement gap in schools, according to educator

Teachers in the Tuscaloosa community listened to ways to close the achievement gap during a professional development session

Hale Co. community still recovering from recent flooding

Water remains over Cut Off Road in several spots heading into Hale County’s Riverview Beach Community.

Missing woman’s body found in Tuscaloosa Co.

Ashley Watkins, 31, was reported missing in Fayette County on December 9.

Chase involving stolen car ends with crash into an occupied home

Police chase involving a stolen car ends in a crash into an occupied home

Man arrested for DUI after crashing stolen vehicle during Tuscaloosa car chase

The driver, 28-year-old Johnny Lee Brown, was arrested for DUI and transported to the Tuscaloosa County Jail.

Flood waters dropping in Moundville neighborhood

Flood waters continue dropping in a Moundville neighborhood where some people needed to be rescued by boat

People rescued by boat Monday in flooded neighborhood

Flood waters trapped several people in one Moundville neighborhood

13 water rescues needed after flooding closes, destroys roads in Hale Co.

Large amounts of rain in the last few days has caused flooding in Hale County.

Police: Man charged with capital murder for shooting father of girlfriend’s children

Hamilton’s police chief confirms a man is dead following a shooting outside the police department on Christmas afternoon.

The University of Alabama wants to win in football & fundraising

The University of Alabama wants to win fundraising competition between the teams in the four team playoff

Demopolis PD investigating Christmas night shooting

Authorities say officers arrived to the scene around 9:45 p.m. to find two people with gunshot wounds.

Eutaw woman uses charity to keep her mother’s memory alive

The daughter of a well known Greene County educator keeps her memory alive through a Christmas charity

Author donates suicide prevention book to Tuscaloosa schools

After 2 young Alabama girls committed suicide in the last month, a local author donated a suicide prevention children's book to several elementary schools in Tuscaloosa.

Tuscaloosa police investigating death of 14-month-old

The toddler was at a home in the 400 block of 8th Avenue NE when the incident happened.

Domestic violence shelter closes in Tuscaloosa County

King's Home Tuscaloosa County branch has shut down for now but not for good.

Tuscaloosa man charged with attempted murder

Wills was taken into custody last night by the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force and TPD officers.

Tuscaloosa PD arrest man on sexual abuse charges

Officials with the Tuscaloosa Police Department confirm Michael Deshon Neal has been charged with rape, sodomy, sexual abuse, attempted sodomy, and attempted rape.

Tuscaloosa plans for the city’s bicentennial

It’s never too early to start thinking about a party. The city of Tuscaloosa has plenty planned for its 200th birthday.

2 brothers accused of shooting 16-year-old in stolen vehicle case

Dewayne Madison and Larry Bryant are charged with attempted murder.

Body of missing man found at Tuscaloosa park

Sirico Devan Foster was last seen on December 4 in Northport.

New Northport shopping center development forcing businesses out

Some longtime Northport business owners are being forced out to make room for new development.

Northport woman killed in vehicle accident, two others injured

State Troopers are investigating a deadly two-car crash the claimed the life of a Northport woman and injured two others.

Human trafficking task force combines efforts of 4 Tuscaloosa police agencies

The four largest police agencies in the Tuscaloosa are now fighting human trafficking with a metro unit designed to save trafficking victims, and arrest those abusing them.

Tuscaloosa Co. authorities locate body of missing Sipsey Valley HS student

Tuscaloosa County authorities located the body of a missing Sipsey Valley high school student during a search in an area of Mormon Road.

Search on for suspect in Demopolis double homicide

The other two victims who were shot are expected to recover and are cooperating with police, according to Flowers. No one has been arrested, so far.

DCH Regional Medical Center offers new 3D mammography

The New Genius 3D Mammogram exam gives doctors a more detailed look at imaging.

Demopolis police investigating double homicide

Demopolis police are investigating a double homicide that happened on Sunday at approximately 9:23 a.m.

Tuscaloosa police looking for man accused of rape, sodomy and kidnapping

While investigating a missing person’s case involving a juvenile, authorities discovered that a sexual assault had taken place involving the juvenile and 34-year-old Donnie Hill.

Man accused of stealing child’s wheelchair in Tuscaloosa arrested

Tony Whitehead, 42, is charged with theft and resisting arrest.

Beulah Baptist Church to feed hundreds in Tuscaloosa

One church is on a mission to feed hundreds in Tuscaloosa.

Paint splattered on multiple cars in Jasper, police investigating

Jasper car owners are blaming vandals after they found paint splattered on their cars.

2 convicted in 2015 murder, kidnapping of woman in Tuscaloosa Co.

Samantha Payne was found tied to a tree and stabbed to death in a remote forest in Tuscaloosa County.

More reward money offered in Kate Ragsdale murder case

Kate Ragsdale was employed by the University of Alabama for more than 25 years and worked for most of those years as a librarian.

Alabama DA targeted in ‘ambush shooting’ speaks out

West Alabama District Attorney Greg Griggers will hold a press conference Friday afternoon

Tuscaloosa Alzheimer’s Awareness event Sunday

As Alzheimer's awareness month wraps up soon, a local business owner in Tuscaloosa is hosting a program this weekend to help educate the community about the disease.

  Former State Trooper dead after shooting west Alabama DA Greg Griggers

A former Alabama State Trooper was shot dead by police after officials say he shot west Alabama District Attorney Greg Griggers in the face Thursday afternoon.

Tuscaloosa City Council approves construction of new apartments near campus

The Tuscaloosa City Council approved the construction of a new apartment complex being built near the University of Alabama campus.

City Councilor reacts to hotel owner surrendering business license before public hearing

Tuscaloosa City Councilor reacts to new owners of a troubled hotel in her district.

Behind the Front: Nighttime Tornadoes

Storm chasing is already a dangerous activity but imagine tracking a tornado in the dark.

UA vs. Auburn blood drive competition

You can get a chance to participate in an Alabama vs Auburn blood drive. It's a competition, with the goal to help save lives.

1 arrested, others wanted in Tuscaloosa attempted murder and robbery

Investigators said the 36-year-old man shot is still in critical condition and although one of his shooters was arrested, the other one is still on the loose and considered very dangerous.

New Holt High School opens in Tuscaloosa Co.

A very big day for students, parents and the entire Holt community really, who've waited so long to walk through the doors of the New Holt High School, located on 44th Court Northeast.

Several stolen Native American artifacts returned to Moundville Archeological Park

Some Native American artifacts stolen from Moundville Archeological Park nearly 40 years ago have been recovered

City of Tuscaloosa hosts Veteran’s Day program

Tuscaloosa hosted it's annual Veteran's Day ceremony

5 Oakman HS football players injured in locker room wall collapse

One of the injured students was unable to walk and was taken to the hospital. All of them were conscious and alert. Two football players suffered lacerations and were taken to the hospital.

Stillman College and McDonald’s partner for Founder’s celebration

McDonald's is teaming up with Stillman College for the school's 142nd Founder’s week celebration and one lucky student won a scholarship thanks to the partnership.

Tuscaloosa Central High School students make mats for the homeless from plastic bags

A Tuscaloosa teacher teaches students how to turn plastic bags into mats that the homeless can use.

How to protect yourself in a road rage incident

Law enforcement offers tips to protect yourself after a shootout during a road rage incident

Man charged with 2 counts of attempted murder in Tuscaloosa

48-year-old Marcus Jones is under arrest after Tuscaloosa police say he shot into a vehicle with two people inside and then assaulted another person.

Tuscaloosa city council takes action on neighborhood flooding concerns

Tuscaloosa City Council gives the mayor authority to authorize an engineering firm to look into flood problems in The Downs subdivision

Maddox and supporters address his loss in Alabama’s gubernatorial election

Walt Maddox and one of his supporters address his loss in the Alabama gubernatorial race

Tuscaloosa teacher under investigation

The actions of a Tuscaloosa City school teacher are under investigation.

ALDOT approves temporary lane closures on McFarland Blvd in Tuscaloosa

Several lanes on McFarland Boulevard (U-S Highway 82) will close over the next few days for a major road improvement project in Tuscaloosa.

Tuscaloosa chefs prepare for major cooking competition

Two Tuscaloosa area chefs will compete against chefs from around the world during the World Food Championships next week in Orange Beach, Alabama.

Toddler safe after walking away from Jasper daycare

A Jasper family is grateful that their 22-month old son is okay after he somehow walked away from his daycare Monday.