TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WVUA) - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Region has nominated WVUA for a 2013 EMMY Award. The nomination comes in the Television News Programming Excellence, Special Event Coverage – Live category. The nomination is for WVUA's live coverage of the 2012 University of Alabama Homecoming Parade. The coverage was hosted by WVUA's Lynn Brooks and Mrs. Terry Saban. The WVUA team is very excited and honored by the nomination. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Atlanta. ...Read more
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A third former state trooper has been convicted of using a state credit card to buy gasoline for personal use.
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange Thursday said Kenneth Grissett, of Tuscaloosa, was sentenced to three years of probation on theft charges. Grissett is also ordered to pay $1,225 in restitution.
Grissett was accused of using a state-issued credit card to buy more than $500 worth of gasoline for his personal vehicle between January 2010 and February 2011. ...Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WVUA) - Tuscaloosa native and undefeated heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder is facing one felony count of Domestic Violence Strangulation and his attorney is speaking out on the issue.
Wilder's attorney, Paul Patterson, is saying the heavyweight title contender is admitting to acting under a mistaken impression.
In what Patterson calls an unfortunate situation, Wilder acted believing that someone was stealing from him.
Patterson is also saying Wilder is regretting his decision. ...Read more