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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.

Auditions: Hands on a Hard Body

August 5, 2014 - 8:06pm

Theatre Tuscaloosa will hold open auditions for its upcoming production of the musical Hands on a Hardbody at 6pm on Tuesday, August 12 and Wednesday, August 13 in the Bean-Brown Theatre at Shelton State Community College’s Martin Campus (9500 Old Greensboro Rd). ...Read more

TACT Program

August 5, 2014 - 5:10pm
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The Tuscaloosa County stretch of Interstate 20/59 has claimed many lives during the past few years, including an eight year old boy, less than a month ago...The Department of Public Safety is teaming up with the Alabama Trucking Association in hopes to change this.

OAD: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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Tuscaloosa Man is New State Labor Dept. Commissioner

August 5, 2014 - 3:05pm
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A TUSCALOOSA RESIDENT IS THE NEW STATE LABOR DEPARTMENT COMMISSIONER. GOVERNOR ROBERT BENTLEY ANNOUNCED IN JULY FITZGERALD WASHINGTON, FORMER BUFFALO ROCK SALES MANAGER, WOULD SERVE AS LABOR COMMISSIONER. BENTLEY SWORE WASHINGTON INTO THE POSITION EARLIER TODAY. WASHINGTON SAYS HE WILL WORK TO IMPROVE HOW UNEMPLOYED ALABAMIANS SEARCH FOR JOBS.

Tracey Grissom on Trial for Murder

August 4, 2014 - 9:45pm
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Tracey Grissom's trial began on August 4th.

She's the woman  accused of gunning down her ex-husband Hunter Grissom in 2012.

Her Defense claims she suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of abuse from Hunter Grissom.

The Prosecution however, says they have reason to believe a $103,000 life insurance policy was plenty of motive for Grissom to kill her ex-husband.

Preschool to Kindergarten

August 4, 2014 - 5:16pm
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With the start of school just days away...experts are reminding parents there are some things you can do to make the preschool to kindergarten transition a little easier.

OAD: Monday, August 4, 2014

New Movies, Live Laughs, and Musical Theatre

August 1, 2014 - 4:57pm
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The much hyped and anticipated "Guardians of the Galaxy" is at a theater near you. Plus, a fresh flick about one of America's greatest entertainers, James Brown. Also, some live laughs at the Bama Theatre. And, a musical theatre variety show at the Allen Bales Theatre.

WVUA Tider Insider Practice Update 8/1/14

August 1, 2014 - 10:00am
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It's the start of football camp and the veterans hit the practice fields for preparation. New Quarterback Jacob Coker worked out and cornerback Eddie Jackson was practicing following his knee operation during the spring.