Local News

Westside Community Day in the Park

August 16, 2014 - 9:43pm
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The organization Mind Changers hosted their first "Westside Community Day in the Park" on Saturday, April 16 2014, at Al Freeman Park. Local families were able to enjoy free games, food, health screening and music. Mind Changers is an organization that tried to mentor local youth. Theyve recently expanded to include Alberta, Central and other area elementary schools. For more information on the group and the schools and programs they're involved in, make sure to check out their Facebook page or www.mindchangers1.com

Shooting Arrest

August 15, 2014 - 5:16pm

Guilty Verdict in Patton Murder Trial

August 14, 2014 - 5:25pm
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A jury finds Christopher Patton guilty of murder and criminal trespassing in the 2012 murder of 79 year old Kenneth McDaniel.
OAD: Thursday, August 14, 2014

Northport Fire Rescue Training

August 13, 2014 - 5:10pm
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Northport Fire Rescue recently upgraged their Technical Rescue Equipment with funds given to them by Northport City Council and now they're putting it to the test.

OAD: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

TPD Attacked by Hackers

August 13, 2014 - 2:26pm

On 8/12/14 at approximately 5:25 pm the Tuscaloosa Police Department was the target of a Telephone Denial of Service Attack. The perpetrators (Foreign Hackers) of the attack launched numerous phone calls against the police department’s phone systems, tying up the system. The objective of these attacks is to prevent the agency from receiving legitimate calls and disrupt public safety operations. These attacks are ongoing with over 200 attacks documented across the United States.The Tuscaloosa Police Department has taken extra steps to protect our phone systems. ...Read more

Shoes to Save Lives

August 12, 2014 - 5:17pm
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Freshman students at Paul W. Bryant High School are learning how creating a pair of shoes can save lives in Third World Countries.

OAD: Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Patton Murder Trial Begins

August 12, 2014 - 12:12pm
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Christopher Patton's fate is now in the hands of a judge and jury as they hear the murder case against the Northport man this week.

OAD: Monday, August 11, 2014

Marijuana Plants In Suspect's Backyard

August 12, 2014 - 9:36am

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TB Investigation

August 8, 2014 - 5:11pm
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The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigation a case of Tuberculosis at the Mercedes Benz Plant in Vance. The ADPH says they were contacted by a hospital on Wednesday about a patient and team member of Mercedes having TB...after further testing, they were able to confirm the person had an advanced and active case of TB.

OAD: Friday, August 8, 2014