Local News

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

Parker Griffith Visits Tuscaloosa Supporters

July 7, 2014 - 9:52pm
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WVUA) -- Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith spoke to the Blue River Democrats at Chuck's Fish Monday evening to discuss his plans for improving the state of Alabama if elected.

Seat Belt Safety

July 7, 2014 - 5:19pm

Credit Cards & County Schools

July 7, 2014 - 5:14pm
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Changes to the way you pay your student's school fees are coming to the Tuscaloosa County School System.

OAD: Monday, July 7, 2014.

Downtown Shooting Reaction

July 5, 2014 - 9:50pm
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Original airdate: July 5, 2014.

Early Saturday morning, gun shots erupted in Downtown Tuscaloosa's Temerson Square on 4th Street. According to Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson, a Tuscaloosa police officer witnessed 27-year-old Lakendrick Warren Prewitt pull a handgun and shoot a 20-year-old male in front of Kennedy's Bar. The officer confronted Prewitt, identifying himself as police. Prewitt then pointed his gun at the officer. The officer responded with a gun shot, and other officers who were already on the scene responded as well.  ...Read more