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Northport Fire Rescue Training

August 13, 2014 - 5:10pm
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Northport Fire Rescue recently upgraged their Technical Rescue Equipment with funds given to them by Northport City Council and now they're putting it to the test.

OAD: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

TPD Attacked by Hackers

August 13, 2014 - 2:26pm

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

Shoes to Save Lives

August 12, 2014 - 5:17pm
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Freshman students at Paul W. Bryant High School are learning how creating a pair of shoes can save lives in Third World Countries.

OAD: Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Patton Murder Trial Begins

August 12, 2014 - 12:12pm
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Christopher Patton's fate is now in the hands of a judge and jury as they hear the murder case against the Northport man this week.

OAD: Monday, August 11, 2014

Marijuana Plants In Suspect's Backyard

August 12, 2014 - 9:36am

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TB Investigation

August 8, 2014 - 5:11pm
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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


Guilty Verdict in Grissom Trial

August 7, 2014 - 5:12pm
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The jury found Tracey Grissom guilty of murder Thursday afternoon in the 2012 shooting death of her ex husband, Hunter Grissom. The verdict was reached about an hour and half after the jury went into deliberation.

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Grissom Takes the Stand

August 6, 2014 - 5:27pm
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It was a big day in the Tracey Grissom trial as she took the stand to defend herself after killing her husband who she says raped and abused her. The final verdict will soon be in the hands of the jury. 

OAD: Wednesday, August 6, 2014.



Hunters Run Shooting

August 5, 2014 - 9:29pm
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 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.