West Alabama

  Several Tuscaloosa-area legislators support gas tax increase

Several Tuscaloosa area state legislators support the idea of raising for raising taxes on gas and using that increase pay for road and bridge improvement

  Demopolis family of 9-year-old who took her own life pushing for changes in bullying policy

UAPD, Tuscaloosa PD team up with UA’s Center for Public Television to create police training video for deaf, hard of hearing citizens

Tuscaloosa hospitals see spike in flu-like symptoms last week

Two Alabama state troopers injured in separate crashes in Tuscaloosa area

THC vape cartridges seized in Greene County

State grant helps Turning Point expand services to domestic violence victims

Continued Coverage

  Northport PD recognized for dementia, Alzheimer’s training

Man charged with sexually abusing 2 young children

Federal grant helps lure German company to Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa woman charged in death of her child

State approves charter school in Tuscaloosa

UA student athletes visit veterans during Salute to Veterans Week

  Veterans being honored by providing them good healthcare

Tuscaloosa's Veterans Affairs Medical Center wants to honor veterans by providing good healthcare.

Tuscaloosa authorities: No charges in investigation into gun at Hillcrest HS

No threats were made to the school,

  GEMS program encourages girls to take STEM courses

The STEM program at Matthews Elementary School in Northport focuses on encouraging girls who are interested in applying math and science to everyday life.

West Alabama Regional Autism Network hosts first community outreach event

The West Alabama Regional Autism Network hosted its first community outreach event of the year this week.

  I-20/59 NB in Tuscaloosa reopens following major wreck with several injuries

High tech, high paying jobs coming to Tuscaloosa’s Alberta community

Tuscaloosa man pleads guilty to 2017 Strip shooting

Family continues search for missing Tuscaloosa Co. woman on her birthday

New partnership between Lawson State and Mercedes Benz

Tuscaloosa Salvation Army hosts Empty Bowls Fundraiser

  Turn lanes returning to Highway 69, according to Tuscaloosa County Commissioner

Turn lanes are returning to several intersections along Highway 69 South in Tuscaloosa County.

Tuscaloosa County authorities investigate discovery of human skull

Investigators return to the scene where a hunter found a human skull in northern Tuscaloosa County

Tuscaloosa police chief talks crime statistics and solutions

Tuscaloosa police chief Steve Anderson broke down what decreases and increases they saw in specific crimes.

Hunter finds human skull in Tuscaloosa Co. woods

A search for more skeletal remains will continue today.

Controlled burn to take place Saturday at Talladega National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service will be burning 1,556 acres today as part of a controlled burn.

Proposed bill would give city of Tuscaloosa’s ability to raise taxes to voters instead

State Senator Gerald Allen files bill that would take away the Tuscaloosa city council's ability to raise taxes and give it to voters.

  State grant could help Tuscaloosa County subdivision get internet access

Charter Communications awarded a $29,000 state grant to bring high speed internet to a Tuscaloosa County neighborhood.

Tuscaloosa Mayor holds open house on “Elevate Tuscaloosa” plan

Mayor Maddox says "Elevate Tuscaloosa" is a citywide project about opportunity, jobs and the future.

The Edge, an expanded business incubator, opened in Tuscaloosa

When Tuscaloosa political, business, and education leaders cut the ribbon of The Edge on Wednesday, that also signified breaking down obstacles that could be stopping start-up companies from succeeding in west Alabama.

Changes made to dangerous intersection in Tuscaloosa

ALDOT changes traffic signals at intersection where several crashes have happened in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa city schools superintendent talks failing schools list

There were some big improvements made last year in Tuscaloosa city schools that took two high schools off of this year’s failing schools list.

Stillman College training veterans to teach

Stillman College is offering a program to retrain former military personnel to become teachers.

Virginia governor story sparks college classroom conversation

Students in Dr. George Daniels' media class at the University of Alabama are having the same discussion many in America are about Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s yearbook.

Missing Senior Alert canceled for McCalla woman

A missing McCalla woman has been found.

Suspect in Tuscaloosa shooting charged with murder

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting death believed to stem from a domestic violence situation.

Deputies investigating fatal shooting in Tuscaloosa Co. believed to stem from domestic violence

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting death believed to stem from a domestic violence situation.

Tuscaloosa-area businesses sign on to become power partners for students

Dozens of Tuscaloosa-area companies agree to sign on to support efforts to support and train students enrolled at TCTA.

Alabama-based U.S. Attorneys vow to ‘back the blue’

The three U.S. Attorney for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama vow to "back the blue."

Paul W. Bryant Museum closed temporarily for improvements

The museum will only be closed all of February. So all month long you won't be allowed inside.

Tuscaloosa bicentennial kicks off with quilt display

The bicentennial celebration kicked off Thursday evening with a special quilt highlighting the history of Tuscaloosa's all four corners along the Black Warrior River.

Tuscaloosa Co. SRO surprised by emotional farewell from students

On Thursday morning, one of the schools Weaver serves as the SRO showed him just how much he’s appreciated.

Tuscaloosa child nutrition program recognized by food magazine

The child nutrition program at Tuscaloosa County Schools has been recognized by a national food magazine.

  UA and AARP helping aging veterans

Older military veterans could benefit from a new study by the University of Alabama and the state's AARP.

2 killed in Tuscaloosa crash Tuesday night

The wreck happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Jack Warner Parkway and Bryant Bridge.

Man with severe medical issues missing in Tuscaloosa

Charles Gordon Cardinal was reported missing early Tuesday morning.

Mayor proposes one-cent sales tax to ‘Elevate Tuscaloosa’

On Tuesday, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox proposed a one-cent sales tax increase to help fund projects around the city during the next ten years.

Residents ask Tuscaloosa County Commissioners for help to get internet service

Residents of one Tuscaloosa County subdivision faces a problem few would think is still possible in 2019.

Number of flu cases increase in West Alabama

The hospital experienced a 28 percent increase in the number of people who came to emergency room with flu-like symptoms last week.

All 5 suspects arrested after robbery at Tuscaloosa Chuy’s

Police arrested four suspects they say robbed a restaurant in Tuscaloosa late Monday night. One additional suspect remains at large.

Tuscaloosa church to host family and marriage summit

Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Tuscaloosa is hosting a Spiritual Reflection retreat that will put a strong emphasis on healthy functioning families and marriages.

Tuscaloosa prepares for winter weather system

Tuscaloosa prepares for winter weather storm

Wrecker services prepare to for snowy weather in Tuscaloosa

Bambarger Wrecker Service talks about preparing to respond to accidents if snow impacts driving conditions

Mercedes parts supplier wants to hire 200 people Saturday

Mercedes parts supplier wants to hire 200 people at a hiring event Saturday

Headliners announced for Druid City Music Festival in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa's Druid City Music Festival announces headliners

C-SPAN tour bus visits Tuscaloosa schools

C-SPAN Tour bus visited two Tuscaloosa Thursday

VA group visits Tuscaloosa to help grow workforce

Virginia groups visits Tuscaloosa learn how West Alabama Works is growing the workforce here

Tuscaloosa could move to one company towing cars at the request of police

Tuscaloosa City councilors to vote on going to one wrecker service to tow cars at the request of police

14-year-old boy injured in Tuscaloosa shooting

The child told police he was walking in an area near Creekwood Village when two black men dressed in all black clothing jumped out and pointed a gun at him.

  UA hosts Books for the Black Belt Drive

The goal is to raise more than 30,000 books for K-12 students in the Black Belt.

Commissioners agree to buy land for future expansion of Tuscaloosa County Jail

Tuscaloosa County Commissioners agree to buy land across the street from the county jail for future jail expansion

February to be recognized as Career Technical Education Month in Tuscaloosa County

The Tuscaloosa County Commission proclaims February is Career Technical Education month in the county

City of Eutaw resurfaces road in Greene County’s largest subdivision

City of Eutaw saves money from electronic bingo proceeds to their largest subdivision

Aliceville Police hope video identifies person who may be breaking into cars

Aliceville Police release video of person suspected of stealing things from unlocked cars

Study shows number of opioid overdose deaths higher than fatal wrecks

One University of Alabama professor said the odds of an accidental opioid overdose are higher than the chances of a person dying from a car accident.

Tuscaloosa PD: Lockdown at all 3 Northridge schools lifted

Tuscaloosa authorities are searching for a white male with a handgun in the area of Northridge High School.

Pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle in Tuscaloosa

The accident happened Tuesday morning on Hwy 69 just north of the Bear Creek Road intersection.

Educator Workforce Academy helps teachers prepare students for auto jobs

Educators from Bibb and Tuscaloosa Counties learn what the automotive industry is looking for from the next generation of employees

People march in Tuscaloosa to honor MLK

Hundreds of people marched through the streets of Tuscaloosa for MLK Day

Friends, classmates remember young hunting accident victim with balloon release

On Friday morning, a balloon release was held in the fifth-grader’s honor. One of his teachers said this has been a tough week for folks there. They wanted to support one another and show their love for Hudson Fife.

19-year-old suspect charged for domestic shooting in parking lot at Central HS

Police responded to an incident at Central High School on Friday around 2:30 p.m.Authorities say no students were involved or injured.

Tuscaloosa-area law enforcement to honor fallen Birmingham officer

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

Northport considering new vicious animal law

The City of Northport is one step closer to finalizing their vicious animal ordinance, and the city attorney said it will be like the state’s recently passed Emily’s Law with a few additions.

University of Alabama expands events around MLK holiday

The University of Alabama expands offering of events related to Martin Luther King, Jr.

City of Tuscaloosa hopes FEMA grant could fix neighborhood flood problems

The City of Tuscaloosa uses a FEMA grant to hire an engineering company to find solutions to flooding in the Woodland Hills subdivision

Striving for perfection with Bama Gymnastics

In the wake of UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's viral video perfect 10 WBRC stopped by the University of Alabama gymnastics squads practice to find out how tough perfection can be in the sport.

Expect lane closures in Tuscaloosa County this week

Happening Wednesday drivers should expect lane closures on a major Highway in Tuscaloosa County. You want to plan accordingly to avoid traffic delays.

Tuscaloosa city council considers two economic incentive packages

Tuscaloosa City Council considers to economic incentive packages

Tuscaloosa Co District Attorney concerned about rise in juvenile crimes

Tuscaloosa County's District Attorney is concerned about a rise in juvenile crime cases