Local News

Car crash injures four

November 13, 2014 - 10:30am

By WVUA Staff

TUSCALOOSA- A head-on collision in Greene County that left four people seriously injured is being investigated, police said.

On Wednesday afternoon, two cars crashed into each other on Highway
11 just north of Eutaw.

Fire Chief Bennie Abrams said that
four people were seriously injured in the accident, two being airlifted to
hospitals nearby.

Authorities are investigating what
caused this accident to happen, but there is no word yet.

Arrest made in Forrester Garden shooting

November 13, 2014 - 10:29am
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An arrest was made Wednesday night in connection with the Forrester
Gardens Apartment shooting, rape and robbery.

The suspect, Demarcus Rayshon Allbrooks, 22, has been taken
into custody after coming to the DCH Medical Center with a gunshot wound, said homicide
detectives.

Wednesday morning a female victim went inside an apartment
to buy marijuana, but a male suspect pulled a gun on her. He stole her
money and two cellphones. ...Read more

Forrester Gardens Shooting

November 12, 2014 - 10:26pm
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A morning shooting at Forrester Gardens Apartments leaves one man behind bars.
It was a drug deal that turned into a robbery, rape and shooting.
The suspect taken into custody is 22 year- old Dermarcus Rayshon Allbrooks.
Homicide detectives told us the female victim went inside an apartment to buy marijuana when a male suspect pulled a gun on her and stole her money and two cell phones.
Investigators also say a second male suspect sexually assaulted the victim.
She fled to a vehicle in the parking lot driven by a female friend. ...Read more

Inside Chanda Fehler's Murder

November 12, 2014 - 6:24pm
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All week WVUA is digging deeper into some of Tuscaloosa's coldest cases, tonight, we're taking a closer look at the murder of 24 year old, Chanda Fehler. She was a University of Alabama Graduate student who was abducted from campus in broad day light almost 30 years ago.

OAD: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Counterfeit Tickets

November 12, 2014 - 3:45pm

Shannon Sizemore

Heather Sizemore

The following is a release from Tuscaloosa Police Department: ...Read more

Robbery & Rape

November 12, 2014 - 3:36pm

Forrester Gardens Rape

The following is a release from Tuscaloosa County Homicide: ...Read more

UA Honors Veterans

November 11, 2014 - 10:28pm
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Tonight 208 lights made up a display of the American flag on the steps of Bryant Denny Stadium in honor of Veterans Day.
It was all part of a special presentation put on by the University of Alabama's Department of Veteran and Military Affairs who will be honoring veterans through a series of events throughout the week. A full agenda of those events can be found at www.vets.ua.edu

Inside Arhmad Vaughan's Murder

November 11, 2014 - 6:24pm
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As part of a WVUA special report, we're taking a closer look at the murder of 27 year old, Arhmad Vaughan, he was a well known amateur boxer in Tuscaloosa who was gunned down on the night of April 13th, 2008 at a crowded gas station.

Join us every night this week on WVUA News at 6 & 10 for Tuscaloosa Cold Case Files.

OAD: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 

Northport may replace residents’ garbage cans, reduce trash pickup to once per week

November 11, 2014 - 10:43am

Northport is considering a new system that would reduce the amount of times residents get their trash picked up from twice a week to once

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Escaped Deatsville inmate found, another still missing

November 11, 2014 - 10:40am

Officials capture escaped inmate, one still at large

By WVUA Staff

Alabama Department of Corrections officials captured an escaped inmate last week in Newnan, Georgia. Department spokeswoman Kristi Gates said police arrested 22-year-old Orrin
Chappell, who escaped from his job site at Frank Lee Work Center in Deatsville at approximately 7:10 a.m. on Nov. 3. ...Read more