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Coffee with a Cop

March 30, 2014 - 3:49pm
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NORTHPORT-- On Saturday, March 19, both Northport and Tuscaloosa Police departments hosted their own Coffee with a cop. Both of the events took aim at creating an environment where people felt comfortable speaking with the people who protect their area every single day.

Bombing Survivor

March 30, 2014 - 3:23pm
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TUSCALOOSA --- One local church got the chance to hear a special guest speaker on Saturday. A speaker who survived one of Alabama's darkest hours. 

AME Zion Church Hunters Chapel on 22nd street hosted Carolyn McKinstry, a survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham in 1963.

McKinstry has been traveling the country for the past 25 years. She came to the church to talk about her book as well as a central message she says is instrumental even after enduring something so tragic. 

Original Air Date: Saturday March 29, 2014

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The Love Oak

March 28, 2014 - 8:37am
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A program to honor loved ones who have passed away is on it's way to Tuscaloosa...Tuscaloosa County Parks and Recreation Authority is in the beginning stages of creating a park bench and tree program to commemorate lost loved one's lives.

OAD: Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

New Development

March 27, 2014 - 5:13pm
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new developments are taking shape all around tuscaloosa, but many are facing challenges.

New developments are taking shape all around Tuscaloosa, but many are facing challenges.

Tuscaloosa residents may soon be seeing a new Dunkin' Donuts and Little Caesars pizza on 15th Street 
as well as a new steakhouse and grocery store....but they are both facing opposition.

 

Northport Armed Robber

March 27, 2014 - 4:45pm

Forged Instrument Suspect

March 27, 2014 - 10:30am

Forged Instument

The Demopolis Police Department is seeking the assistance of the media and public in located a suspect wanted for several charges of Possession of Forged Instrument. 

The pictured suspect used the name of John Clark , and presented a valid Mississippi ID card. This suspect is possibly in the Meridian Mississippi area.   ...Read more

Northport Meth Bust

March 26, 2014 - 5:35pm
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Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's deputies make another meth bust. A tip lead to this recent bust. According to Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, deputies received information about a possible meth lab Tuesday night at a residence on Crawford Drive.

 

 

Coffee with a Cop

March 26, 2014 - 11:39am

On Saturday, March 29, Officers from the Northport Police Department will informally meet in a neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.The event will be held from 7:00am to 10:30am at the Chick-fil-A located in Northport. “Coffee with A Cop” is just one of many programs that Northport Police Department is implementing through their newly reinstated Community Relations Program. ...Read more

Tax Scheme

March 26, 2014 - 10:12am

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced a Trussville man to two years in prison for a scheme to collect millions of dollars from the Internal Revenue Service on false tax returns, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and IRS Criminal Investigation Division Special Agent in Charge Veronica Hyman-Pillot.         ...Read more