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June 30, 2014 Shootings

July 1, 2014 - 5:12pm

Heat Safety

June 30, 2014 - 5:13pm
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Right now is the time of the year when doctors see the most heat related illnesses because our bodies aren't acclimated to the weather...but how do you stay cool if your job requires you work outside in the elements?

WVUA's Jennifer Edwards has some answers.

OAD: Monday, June 30, 2014.

 

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Phillip Lutzenkirchen Passes Away

June 29, 2014 - 10:02pm
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LA GRANGE, GA -- Sad news has shocked the sports community in the state of Alabama. Former Auburn tight end Phillip Lutzenkirchen passed away early Sunday morning from a sigle car accident. The crash occured near La Grange, Georgia at approximately 3 a.m. Georgia State Police say Lutzenkirchen was ejected from the SUV when it overturned several times after the driver ran a stop sign and lost control of the vehicle. ...Read more

Harris Mother Also Did Searches

June 29, 2014 - 9:53pm
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COBB COUNTY, GA -- New court documents released Sunday say Leanna Harris, Cooper Harris' mother, also used the internet to research how long it took children to die in hot vehicles. Twenty Two month old Cooper Harris was found dead June 18 in a hot car, after his father says he forgot to drop the child off at daycare. On Saturday, the Harris family laid Cooper to rest at a funeral in Tuscaloosa. Ross Harris, who is currently charged with murder and second-degree child cruelty, called into his son's funeral. He apologized that he could not be there, and sobbed will he spoke to the crowd. ...Read more

Moe's Original Bar-B-Q Gets National Recognition

June 29, 2014 - 9:53pm
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TUSCALOOSA--Moe's Original Bar-B-Q was featured in the June 29, 2014 issue of USA Today. The Tuscaloosa hotspot was started by a University of Alabama alumni in Vail, CO in 2001. 

Since then the restuarant has branched out to feature 30 locations in 8 states, with more locations planned to open in California and South Carolina. The article praised Moe's for its large, varied and delicious menu. WVUA spoke with Moe's in Tuscaloosa cook, Cameron Harris about what makes Moe's different from all the other bar-b-q restaurants in Tuscaloosa... ...Read more

Moe's Original Bar-B-Q Gets National Recognition

June 29, 2014 - 9:53pm
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Moe's Original Bar-B-Q was featured in the June 29, 2014 issue of USA Today. The Tuscaloosa hotspot was started by a University of Alabama alumni in Vail, CO in 2001.  ...Read more

House Explosion

June 29, 2014 - 9:46pm
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HOOVER -- Police in Hoover are investigating what lead to an explosion and fire that killed at least one person Sunday morning. Hoover police spokesman Jim Coker says authorities are not sure what exploded in the house. He says the department's bomb squad wasn't immediately able to enter the home because the fire had yet to be extinguished. 

Stay with WVUA as be bring you updates in this situation as it becomes available. 

 

OAD: June 29, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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Amateur Radio Week

June 28, 2014 - 10:14pm

Pregnant Woman Shot

June 28, 2014 - 10:10pm
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HOOVER -- Police are searching for a man they say is armed and dangerous and is wanted on capital murder charges for allegedly shooting and killing his pregnant wife. WVUA's Victoria Sheehan has the latest. 

 

OAD: June 28, 2014