It's been three years since the death of a Tuscaloosa County woman, and investigators are hoping to discover some new leads in the case. 29-year-old April Barger was found dead on January 3, 2009. Since then, no one has been charged for her death.
The Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit says Barger was found shot to death, lying in the yar near her truck on Buttermilk Road. At the time, Barger's family said she was on her way to work at Walmart on Skyland Boulevard, when she was attacked. ...Read more
A state report shows that tax collections for the Alabama Education Trust Fund rose 4.3% for the period of October through December, as compared to the same period a year earlier. The state finance department released the report Tuesday. It showed the fund, which is the main source of state tax dollars for public schools and colleges, collected $1.35 billion during the first three months of Alabama's 2012 fiscal year. ...Read more