BY WVUA staff
Ala. – The University of Alabama’s annual homecoming choreography competition
was held Wednesday night at 8 p.m. in Coleman Coliseum.
groups competed to show off their rehearsed dance routines in hopes of being
crowned this year’s winner. The top three places receive points that go towards
their total homecoming standing.
to dancer Ernest Philon, who said the event stands out from the rest of the
homecoming festivities each year. ...Read more
By WVUA Staff
annual “Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger” food drive continues as Jim 'N Nick's barbecue
helps out the cause.
On Wednesday the restaurant held a benefit to fundraise for the drive. Festivities
ranged from a raffle for a catered event to an appearance from the university’s mascot Big AL.
“Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger” benefits the West Alabama Food Bank, which has
already received three million pounds of food from the competition.
By WVUA Staff
Deputies have charged a 28-year-old Center Point man with
first degree rape after catching him in a van with a naked 13-year-old girl.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies said officers stopped
to investigate a van in a vacant lot Tuesday night on 25th Avenue
Inside the van were a young girl and Melvin Acosta
Deputies said the girl told officers she was 13, but
Hernandez lied and said he was 25, when he is actually 28. ...Read more
Despite being known as an avid Auburn fan, Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mike Hubbard was spotted in Tuscaloosa wearing a red tie! It wasn't crimson... but "republican red." Speaker Hubbard spent the evening at Hotel Capstone as the key note speaker for a new group of conservatives, the Tuscaloosa County Young Republicans.
Tuscaloosa City leaders held the official groubreaking for the Shoppes at Legacy Park Tuesday morning, where the former Cedar Crest Neighborhood once stood. Developers say they're a fourth of the way through the project but there is much more work to be done.
OAD: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Seventy MJROTC members advance to their next rank
Bryant High School honored current and aspiring Marines in a ceremony Tuesday, promoting 70 MJROTC members to their next rank.
Parents and instructors looked on as rank insignias were pinned to the MJROTC members' chests and shoulders. ...Read more
The Crimson Tide is gearing up for the football game against the Catamounts, and UA has many events planned for homecoming week.
21-year-old man is stabbed at McKenzie Court Apartments.
By WVUA Staff
One man is severely injured after being stabbed in the
stomach Saturday at an apartment off Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
When police arrived, medical personnel took the victim to
DCH Regional Medical Center for emergency surgery.
According to authorities, the victim’s wife told officers
that her brother, Joshua Thomas, stabbed the victim during a fight outside
their McKenzie Court apartment. Thomas fled on foot. ...Read more