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Harris in Tuscaloosa Co.

July 11, 2014 - 5:07pm
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 Leanna Harris, wife of Justin Ross Harris and mother of Cooper Harris, has left Atlanta and is now, right here, in Tuscaloosa County.

OAD: July 11, 2014.

79-year-old Man Kidnapped at Gunpoint

July 11, 2014 - 8:46am

Chirag Patel (30 yr. old male)

The following is a press release from Tuscaloosa Co. Metro Homicide: ...Read more

Swindoll Transforms Tennis Tournament

July 10, 2014 - 8:54pm
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The Pritchett-Moore Men's City Invitational is the largest men's tennis tournament in the state of Alabama. Since its inception in 1971 with only 30 participants, it has exploded to over 200 in 2014. There are many reasons for this boom, but Tournament Director Keith Swindoll seems to be the man with the plan.

Deaf Teen Quest

July 10, 2014 - 5:15pm
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Deaf and hard of hearing teenagers from across the south are teaming up to help those here in Tuscaloosa...members of Deaf Teen Quest, which is a ministry of Youth for Christ USA, are in town and teaming up with Project Blessings to perform community service projects and share the word of God. ...Read more

Fight Breaks Out at DHR

July 9, 2014 - 5:37pm
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A violent fight breaks out in Tuscaloosa and it's all caught on camera. Witnesses say the fight started around 11:30 Tuesday morning. WVUA spoke with Jessica Schrader who was inside of DHR when the fight broke out and recorded almost the entire thing...some of the video is graphic at times.

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Bentley Appoints Fitzgerald Washington to Commissioner of AL Dept. of Labor

July 9, 2014 - 3:20pm

The following is a press release from the office of Gov. Robert Bentley:

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday announced Fitzgerald Washington has been appointed to serve in the Bentley Administration as Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Labor. ...Read more

Suspects Arrested in Tuscaloosa Co. Meth Bust

July 9, 2014 - 12:32pm

From the Tuscaloosa Co. Sheriff's Office:

Late Tuesday night Deputies went to an address in the 14000 block of  Hwy
140 after receiving a tip the occupants were making Meth.  Once they
arrived at the house they could smell odors consistent with a meth lab and
found all the components of a meth lab.  Narcotics Agents with WANTF
responded to the scene and assisted Deputies. Below are the names of the
suspects arrested and their charges and bonds.  ...Read more

Harris' Friend Speaks

July 8, 2014 - 5:14pm
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Those who know Justin Ross Harris are still in disbelief as more is revealed in the murder case against him.


WVUA's Jennifer Edwards sat down with Chris Wilkinson who's known Harris for the past 4 years...she says she's still having a hard time comprehending the entire situation.


OAD: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Woman Shot at Red Light

July 8, 2014 - 9:15am

On 7-6-2014, at approx. 9:00pm, Homicide was notified of a shooting victim that was at DCH. The victim, a 21 y/o female, stated that she was at the red light at New Watermelon Rd and Rice Mine Rd when a silver colored pickup passed by her. She heard a noise and felt burning in her left arm. The victim realized that she had been shot and was transported to DCH, by a family member. The victim was treated and released. She suffered 1 gunshot from a small caliber weapon. ...Read more