On 8/12/14 at approximately 5:25 pm the Tuscaloosa Police Department was the target of a Telephone Denial of Service Attack. The perpetrators (Foreign Hackers) of the attack launched numerous phone calls against the police department’s phone systems, tying up the system. The objective of these attacks is to prevent the agency from receiving legitimate calls and disrupt public safety operations. These attacks are ongoing with over 200 attacks documented across the United States.The Tuscaloosa Police Department has taken extra steps to protect our phone systems. ...Read more
The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigation a case of Tuberculosis at the Mercedes Benz Plant in Vance. The ADPH says they were contacted by a hospital on Wednesday about a patient and team member of Mercedes having TB...after further testing, they were able to confirm the person had an advanced and active case of TB.
OAD: Friday, August 8, 2014
A twenty-six year old man is dead after a shooting at Hunters Run subdivision on August 5, 2014 . A thirty year old male has been taken in to custody. Both men live at the residence where the shooting happened but are not related. Neighbors say they rallying around this family during their time of need.