(WVUA) In July of this year a local law firm contacted the Jefferson County District Attorney's office after discovering adiscrepancy in the firm's Guardianship Department. The District Attorney's Office in turn contacted the Sheriff'sOffice to investigate the matter. The investigation revealed that 36 year old Janice Davis of Minor had been employed by the firm. ...Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Osteoarthritis, for many people, isn’t a “what if” – it’s a matter of “when.”As normalized as the degenerative joint disease has become, analyses beyond discomfort and disability have been limited. And, while osteoarthritis, pain and depression have been previously linked, the dynamic with sleep disturbances and long-term well-being haven’t been explored. ...Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Some songs carry a haunting melody, and the organ studio at The University of Alabama’s School of Music presents a ghostly performance Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moody Music Concert Hall. The performance will feature some chilling organ pieces, including the widely recognizable Toccata in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, Danse Macabre transcribed for the organ by Lemare, and an organ duet by Merkle. An original composition from sophomore organ performance major Matthew Edwards is also featured. ...Read more
By WVUA Staff
Three lawsuits have been
filed against an Alabama jail for the deaths of three inmates, each claiming
that the prisoners died because of lack of treatment for their easily treatable
ailments. According to one of the suits, authorities allowed a teenager to die
of gangrene while in their care.
The lawsuit says workers at the Madison
County jail ignored Deundrez woods' infected foot, which became infected due to
lack of treatment.
Tanyatta Woods, the mother of 19-year-old,
filed the lawsuit Tuesday. ...Read more
The price of oil has dropped and led to sharp decreases in the average price of gas
By WVUA Staff
Average gas prices in Alabama have fallen 6.1 cents per gallon over the past week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey.
In Tuscaloosa, the price of gas currently ranges from $2.75 to $2.95 per gallon of regular unleaded.
The price of oil dropped over the past month, which led to drastic decreases in the prices of fuel. ...Read more
One of Alabama's most powerful politicians now faces criminal charges after being indicted on 23 felony counts, including abuse of power in office and voting with conflicts of interest.
By WVUA Staff
Mike Hubbard, speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives, faces criminal ethics charges after being indicted by a grand jury Monday.
Acting Attorney General Van Davis said a Lee County grand jury indicted Hubbard on 23 felony counts, including using his office for personal gains. ...Read more