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Viewers' Severe Weather Pictures

October 13, 2014 - 9:18pm
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Many of our viewers have
sent us photos of storm damage throughout the area. You can see trees snapped
in half, crazy storm clouds, and heavy rains moving through the area.

Take a look at these
pictures: a storm moving across the Black Warrior River and Holt Lake; a tree
that literally snapped in half in Riverside Cemetery in Demopolis; a Coin-Op
Laundromat sign almost completely blown off; and a tree that fell, damaging a
shed in Peterson. ...Read more

UA Narcotics Sting

October 13, 2014 - 8:03pm


According to requested law enforcement documentation, narcotics agents found a quarter of a pound of marijuana and almost $4700 in a University of Alabama football player's dorm room last week. Media reports indicate that agents identified Kurt Freitag as one of the participants in a drug transaction. But, there is no word yet on any charges against him. Freitag is a sophomore tight-end from Buford, Georgia. He has not played  this season.

More Info: Tuscaloosa Severe Weather Preps

October 13, 2014 - 5:16pm
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The same storm system
affecting Alabama left plenty of damage behind in several other states, and
that same system is being blamed for at least 1 death in Arkansas.


One man died and three
others were injured early this morning when a tornado ripped through Ashdown,
Arkansas. The Little River County Sheriff's Office says the man was killed when
a tree fell on his home. A woman and two children were also injured by that
falling tree. National Weather Service teams from Little Rock classified the
tornado as an EF 2.

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Auditions Rescheduled

October 13, 2014 - 2:40pm

Due to the threat of inclement weather, Theatre Tuscaloosa is rescheduling tonight's "Little Women" Audition. Auditions will now be held on Tuesday, October 14, and Wednesday, October 15, at 6pm each night. Please call 205.391.2277 if you were planning to attend tonight and CANNOT attend tomorrow or Wednesday. ...Read more

School Closings

October 13, 2014 - 12:33pm

Lamar County Schools - Dismissing at 2:30 p.m.

Fayette County Schools - Dismissing at 2:00 p.m.

Marion County Schools - Teachers Dismissing at 2:30 p.m.

Walker County Schools - Will Delay Students Tuesday Morning Until 10:00 a.m.

Pickens County Schools - Dismissing Employees at 2:30 p.m.

Hale County Schools - Dismissing Students at 2:00 p.m. 

Sumter County Schools - 

Bibb County Schools - Out for Columbus Day

Greene County Schools - 

Marengo County Schools - Out for Columbus Day ...Read more


October 13, 2014 - 10:34am

Kickoff for Texas A&M vs. Alabama is set for 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 18th. CBS will televise the game.

New Grissom Trial Denied

October 13, 2014 - 10:21am

Out of the Darkness Walk

October 12, 2014 - 9:37pm
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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted an Out of the Darkness walk on the University of Alabama's quad Sunday afternoon. WVUA caught up with some passionate participants who were excited about raising awareness and exceeding expectations in raising money for the cause. 

US Attorney Discusses Alabama Heroin Woes

October 12, 2014 - 9:29pm
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Northern Alabama US Attorney Joyce Vance discusses Alabama's heroin problem and law enforcement efforts to combat the problem
OAD: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Northern Alabama U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance discusses Alabama's heroin problem and law enforcement efforts to combat the problem


OAD: Sunday, October 12, 2014 ...Read more