Household Endeavors of Tuscaloosa is hosting a day of assistance for local veterans. It's Happening Saturday from ten to three at Beulah Baptist Church, Veterans can get assistance with Rent, Utility Bills, and other basic household needs. Vets will also have the chance to register to vote. There are some income requirements to qualify for assistance. ...Read more
By WVUA Staff
TUSCALOOSA -- Two teenagers and a child
went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a relative allegedly
fired a shotgun at the victims’ residence.
The incident took place Sept. 18 at a
home on 35th Avenue North in Birmingham. The three children were on
the porch when a male relative may have accidentally fired the shotgun, hitting
all three children, authorities said.
Both teenagers were shot in the leg
and the child was shot in the foot, said Birmingham Police Lt. Sean Edwards. ...Read more
By WVUA Staff
SWEETWATER, TENNESEE—Mark Allen Hughes was charged
with aggravated child abuse and neglect after forcing his 15-year-old son to consume
alcohol for punishment.
Authorities responded to a 911 call, where witnesses
reported that a man had been forcing his son to drink alcohol after catching
him with alcohol.
The boy is recovering at home after treatment in the
An arrest warrant has been issued for
Timothy Jones Jr. in the deaths of his five children.
The warrant charging Jones with child neglect
states that he thought his children were going to, “kill him, chop him up, and
feed him to the dogs.” Police believe that Jones killed his children after a
stop at Walmart on Aug. 28.
Wilcox County authorities found the bodies of the
children on Sept. 9 outside of Camden.
Officials are searching for a missing plane in Henry County.
The two-seat aircraft took off Tuesday morning from Headland
heading to Eufaula. It did not reach its destination.
Henry County Sheriff William Maddox said two men were on
board. According to WTVY in Dothan, one man was from Dothan and
one from New Brockton.
Law enforcement agencies from South Alabama are searching
for the plane. Boats are also searching the Chattahoochee River.