Local News

Siegelman Appeal

February 1, 2012 - 5:50pm

Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman filed a new appeal of his 2006 federal government corruption conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, suggesting he was "convicted of things that are not crimes." Siegelman's attorney Sam Heldman said the appeal questions whether a campaign contribution can be used for a bribe. The appeal also questions whether there must be an explicit quid pro quo if a campaign contribution is offered as a bribe. Siegelman is appealing the latest decision of the 5th U.S. ...Read more

Disaster Declaration

February 1, 2012 - 5:45pm

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says the federal government has approved his request for assistance for survivors of severe weather last week in two counties.  The governor said Wednesday that individual assistance was approved by President Barack Obama for Jefferson and Chilton counties. A request for individual assistance for Perry County residents is still under review by the federal government. ...Read more

AL Gives Day

February 1, 2012 - 11:51am
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Ryan Delfin with the ARC of Tuscaloosa County and Jennifer Davis with Easter Seals talk about a very big day coming up for hundreds of non-profit agencies across the state.

AL Policy Institute

February 1, 2012 - 11:48am
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Cameron Smith from the Alabama Policy Institute discusses his organization's take on the big issues in Alabama's new legislative session, which is about to begin in Montgomery.

Mental Health

February 1, 2012 - 11:47am
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Zelia Baugh, commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health, discusses possible policy changes in Montgomery, which may affect a variety of departments and programs across our state.

Pet of the Week

February 1, 2012 - 11:45am
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Landon Hagler from the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter visits with the pet of the week. The puppy named Michael is looking for a forever home here in West Alabama.

Talladega Benefit

February 1, 2012 - 11:44am
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Michelle Walton from the Talladega College Alumni Chapter of Greater Tuscaloosa is here to discuss a scholarship named after a well known Tuscaloosan. The scholarship will help one eager student pursue their degree.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

February 1, 2012 - 11:43am
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Nikki Richardson is here to discuss the Big Brother Big Sisters program, which offers kids all over West Alabama a special someone to spend time with.

Alabama's Children

February 1, 2012 - 11:41am
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How good of a job is Alabama doing with their young people? Teresa Costanzo is here from Tuscaloosa's Promise to discuss the Doing What Matters for Alabama's Children.

Tuesday, 10:00

February 1, 2012 - 8:28am
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WVUA News at Ten. Airdate: January 31, 2012.


Anchor: John Huddleston