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Fatal Wreck Near Reform

May 1, 2015 - 11:24am

Wreck

The following is a media release from Alabama Law Enforcement Agency: ...Read more

Univ. of Alabama Graduation Boosts Tuscaloosa's Economy

April 30, 2015 - 9:31pm
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More than 4,700 degrees will be awarded to University of Alabama graduates over the weekend. With friends and family coming to Tuscaloosa to celebrate, local restaurants, stores and hotels have noticed a boost in business all week, and expect an even bigger one this weekend.

New Northport Communications System

April 29, 2015 - 5:10pm
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 Northport Fire and Police dispatchers can finally say, they're working with  up-to-date equipment! Chelsea Barton has the story!

Brent Industries Update 4-28-2015

April 28, 2015 - 5:30pm
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The Brent Industries plant in Brent has been gone for a little over a month now, and WVUA visited to check up on the town's progress since then.

100th Habitat Home Complete in 100 Hours!

April 27, 2015 - 5:13pm
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Remember the 100th Habitat for Humanity home we showed you just one week ago?
As promised, it has been completed in just 100 hours!
The goal was to complete the home and dedicate it on April 27th, to commemorate the anniversary of the EF 4 tornado that swept through the community exactly four years ago.

Firearms Safety Course

April 26, 2015 - 5:04pm
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The Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs Office held their monthly firearms safety course on April 25th. Firearms safety students learned a variety of skills. Students left the course with a newfound confidence and knowledge on how to protect themselves. For information on the course, visit, tcsoal.org or their Facebook page at Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs Office.

Original airdate: April 25, 2015. 

Uncertain Future for Kennedy's Bar

April 24, 2015 - 9:10pm
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Lieutenant Kip Hart with Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide says two men have been arrested and charged in connection  with a shooting outside Kennedy's Bar in Downtown Tuscaloosa.Shots were fired, after a fight broke out as the bar was closing. Hart says a 22-year-old female was shot in the arm, treated at DCH, and released. Hart says one suspect is charged with assault, while another is charged with both assault and attempted murder.

Jacob's Sweet 16!

April 23, 2015 - 9:15pm
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Back in September of 2014, we brought you the story of Demopolis High School student Jacob Browder and his road to recovery from a bull-riding accident that could have taken his life.WVUA's Chelsea Barton has kept in touch with Jacob and his family since she visited them in the hospitall.She's connects us to how Jacob is doing seven months later.

Ward Sentenced for Lawn Mower Death

April 22, 2015 - 5:07pm
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Anthony Ward learned his fate today after he was charged with driving under the influence along with leaving the scene of an accident in 2013. ...Read more

Miss Beth's Bucket List

April 22, 2015 - 12:14pm
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One Alabama softball game was special before it even started for long time Crimson Tide fan Beth Anderson. Beth has a rare neuro-genetic disorder called Angelman Syndrome. And since the age of 3, Beth has been a Special Olympics athlete competing in the softball toss.This past fall the 36 year old was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and the idea came for a bucket list. Making the top of that list for this lifelong Alabama fan, to throw out the first pitch at an Alabama softball game.