Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa City Schools offers summer free feeding program

During the school year many Tuscaloosa schools provide free breakfast, lunch and even dinner for their students.

  Tuscaloosa city council approves citywide short-term rentals

  “Run for the Wall” makes stop in Tuscaloosa

  Jury awards Tuscaloosa family of shooting victim $30 million

  Tuscaloosa PD investigating three shootings over two days

  Tuscaloosa bar destroyed in fire late Sunday night

Man arrested for sexually extorting 3 UA students

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Tuscaloosa PD to increase summer patrols

Firefighter injured extinguishing fire at Tuscaloosa club

  UA system tuition freeze expected for 2019-20 school year

  Northport Police mistakenly arrest woman after traffic accident

Tuscaloosa police charge 10 teens after altercation at bowling alley

  Mayor creates council to move forward with ‘Elevate Tuscaloosa’ plan

Tuscaloosa Children’s Center awarded grant to help victims of abuse

You can count some of the lives changed for the better at the Tuscaloosa Children’s Center by counting the hand prints those victims left on the walls inside the building.

  Mercedes Benz plant using temporary lots to store new vehicles

The growing number of cars parked inside a secluded Tuscaloosa County neighborhood is getting a lot of attention.

  Tuscaloosa police chief talks about solutions to violence

Tuscaloosa’s police chief met with neighbors on Monday who had questions and concerns about the recent string of shootings.

  Tuscaloosa group hosts foster care awareness month meeting

Tuscaloosa Angels helps connect the community to children and families in the foster care system.

  Brookwood Career Tech adds new equipment, provides job training

  Tuscaloosa police investigating Monday morning shooting

  New Anti-gun violence campaign launches in Tuscaloosa

UPDATE: Parents of 2-year-old found in the street in Tuscaloosa have been located

2 teens shot Thursday night in Tuscaloosa drive-by

  Alabama couple wants to give special needs children a home

  Two teens arrested after Tuscaloosa carjacking

A student arrested for bringing a gun to a Hale County school is one of two teens charged in a carjacking case that started in Tuscaloosa.

  Ceremony honors officers killed in the line of duty

Relatives of fallen officers shared stories and helped honor their memories in Tuscaloosa Thursday.

  TAPS Academy graduation in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa police officers worked with kids to improve the relationship between officers and the public.

  Tuscaloosa business suing city after business license revoked

Sideline Bar and Grill hopes arguments it made before the Tuscaloosa City Council go over better in front of a judge.

Man, 56, killed in Pickens Co. crash

The victim has been identified as Tony Anthony Hood from Ethelsville. He was 56.

  Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue shows off new drone program

A new drone program is just getting off the ground for Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue.

  Northridge Middle lockdown after bullet found on school grounds

Tuscaloosa City School officials confirmed in an e-mail, the school went on closed status shortly before noon

  Tuscaloosa Career Tech celebrates first year

The $4 million facility offers training in welding, automotive, modern manufacturing and other trades.

Northport woman charged with negligent homicide following car crash

This comes after a three-year-old boy was hit by a van and killed in the University mall parking lot in Tuscaloosa last fall.

Northport church launches secure church training conference

One West Alabama church is on a mission to make sure churches across the state are as safe as they can be.

  Tuscaloosa County school system approves new anti-bullying app

One school system has a new anti-bullying app that parents and students will both be able to use.

  Autherine Lucy Foster receives honorary doctorate from UA

In 1956, Foster attended classes for only three days at Alabama until she was removed due to threats against her life and riots.

Woman killed in crash near DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

  Tuscaloosa councilor wants to end gun violence

Councilwoman Howard said Monday she’s starting a stop the gun violence campaign.

  Big roadway project about to begin in west Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox believes the city is now just a year away from starting work on the biggest investment Tuscaloosa has ever made on the city’s west side.

Bryant High Junior ROTC program held Thursday

A group of Tuscaloosa students showed off their discipline and training in a special ceremony Thursday.

  Bryant High celebrates at college, career commitment ceremony

The school's annual College and Career Commitment Ceremony is a highlight for many of these graduating seniors.

  16-year-old arrested after shooting at Tuscaloosa apartment complex, 2 injured

Both victims were taken to DCH Hospital for treatment. Neither of their injuries are considered life threatening.

Police identify man shot and killed outside Tuscaloosa home Wednesday

Police say a man was shot and killed around 7 a.m. at a home in the 3100 block of 20th Street.

  Arrest made in deadly Bibb Co. stabbing

A woman has been arrested for a deadly stabbing that happened in Bibb County last month.

  Human Trafficking Awareness meeting held in Northport

The second Human Trafficking Awareness meeting in a week's time happens Tuesday night in Northport.

  Pickens Co. authorities arrest man in child’s death

Markevius Forte is in the Pickens County Jail.

  Tuscaloosa Co. adopts new bullying policy

Tuscaloosa County is one of many school systems around the state adopting ideas

  Holt Senior Center offering new feeding program

The Holt Senior Center is offering a new feeding program that benefits people 60 years-old and older.

  State NAACP to speak out on viral Tuscaloosa arrest

The NAACP will speak out about the arrest of Jhasmynn Sheppard in Tuscaloosa last weekend.

  Tuscaloosa Co. authorities search for suspects after guns stolen from home

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s warned homeowners and thieves Thursday after releasing video showing people captured in security video who could be involved in the theft of several guns.

  Woman seen in viral Tuscaloosa police arrest video reacts to release of body camera video

Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steven Anderson said Wednesday that he was disgusted while watching body camera footage of two officers arresting a 22-year-old woman.

  Expect major lane closures in Tuscaloosa this weekend

The Alabama Department of Transportation is demolishing the eastbound bridge on Interstate 20/59 at Exit 73.

Eight graduate from UA CrossingPoints program

Eight men and women graduated from the CrossingPoints program Tuesday night at the University of Alabama.

Parent appreciation picnic for Taylorville Primary School

Hundreds of parents were treated to hotdogs, hamburgers and all the fixings from Taylorville Primary School for its first ever Parent Appreciation Picnic.

  Terri Sewell hosts Tuscaloosa Town Hall Meeting

Democratic Congresswoman Terri Sewell believes she and other lawmakers want to spend more time helping Americans than trying to impeach the president.

  West Alabama Law Enforcement holding public meetings on human trafficking

West Alabama Law enforcement wants to bring more attention to human trafficking by hosting two public awareness meetings in April.

West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force hosts class for parents

Parents, educators and guardians will learn from task agents about who is at risk and more vulnerable to human trafficking.

Right to vote seminar happening in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday

If you've lost your voting rights or know someone who has, you could have a chance to get them back before next year's election.

  Tuscaloosa woman in viral arrest video shares her story

"My head is in the concrete. And like, I can't breathe. And so, I'm grabbing trying to protect myself," said Jhasmynn Sheppard.

Tuscaloosa woman attacked by pack of pit bulls

A Tuscaloosa woman suffered injuries after being attacked by four pit bulls on Monday.

  Tuscaloosa Co. Commission agrees to bus survey

The Tuscaloosa County Commission agreed to pay for a survey to determine how much of a need is there for more public transportation outside of urban areas in Tuscaloosa County.

  AL dad designs truck to raise awareness for autism

A local dad in Tuscaloosa is using a truck to raise awareness about autism. And the timing is just right because April is World autism awareness month.

  Tuscaloosa police investigating viral video of officers appearing to beat woman during traffic stop arrest

The woman is charged with resisting arrest, assault and disarming law enforcement.

  Cleanup continues in Tuscaloosa Co as area braces for more severe weather

Some people who were victims of a recent tornado that hit Tuscaloosa County are trying clean up before severe weather returns to the area

  Taxes for some Tuscaloosa County residents may go up after city votes to raise them

Tuscaloosa County Commissioners said Wednesday there may be little they can do to stop sales taxes from also rising in the county when it came to a recent sales tax rise in Tuscaloosa City limits.

  22-year-old woman fatally stabbed at housing complex in Brent

The victim has been identified as Shatonia Keira Smith.

  City Council revokes business license for Tuscaloosa bar

After a vote by the Tuscaloosa City Council Tuesday evening, the Sideline Sports Bar and Grill in Tuscaloosa will have to close.

  New Tuscaloosa Police Officers started this week

Eleven new police officers started working at the Tuscaloosa Police Department Monday.

  Students look for jobs at West Alabama Works Event

West Alabama Works organized an event where dozens of companies are to looking to fill positions with qualified employees.

City of Northport considers changing hours for Sunday alcohol sales

This would only apply to restaurants opening earlier on Sunday mornings and offering alcohol.

  Tuscaloosa County working with faith-based organizations to help community

A summit between Tuscaloosa area churches and social service providers is planned for next week

  Firefighters on scene of house fire in Moundville

No one was hurt in the fire

University of Alabama A-Day game preps

Crimson Tide Football fans from across the state will head out to the Walk of Champions game ceremony before the big A-Day game on Saturday.

  Teen girls uplift women in Tuscaloosa through Purses with a Purpose

Two teenage girls donated purses to women sheltered at the Salvation Army and to Turning Point for abused women for a school project

  Multiple events strengthen law enforcement in Tuscaloosa

One was geared toward kids, the other was affirmation for people committed to serve in their communities.

Former Bama player arrested early Thursday morning

The Tuscaloosa Police Department confirms two people, including a former Alabama football player, were arrested early Thursday morning on different charges.

  Community Soup Bowl Day in honor of fallen student

Four months after the accidental death of Hudson Fife, the Tuscaloosa County community is once again honoring his memory.

Tuscaloosa City Council approves sales tax increase

The Tuscaloosa city council voted Tuesday 5-2 to approve a one-cent sales tax increase for the city.

  Signing day held for students enrolling in Mercedes Benz auto program

Signing day for two students who will enroll in Mercedes Benz automotive program

  Tuscaloosa City Schools fair shows parents summer programs available to kids

Tuscaloosa City Schools summer fair shows parents options for summer programs their kids can attend.

  Tuscaloosa road improvement projects frustrate some drivers

Several ongoing road projects in Tuscaloosa are frustrating drivers.

  Sparks fly during Welding Day at Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy

Sparks flew as hot metal heated up during the 5th annual Welding Day at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy.