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Fire Extinguisher Safety

November 10, 2014 - 10:18pm
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According to the Alabama Fire Marshal
office, fires have killed 75 people in the state so far this year.

Billy Green with Tuscaloosa County EMA
says Thanksgiving is the leading time of the year for fire fatalities.

Northport Fire Rescue hopes to help
city employees learn to use fire extinguishers, so they're ready in case of an

That's what they're doing at their
"Out of the station, into the community" fire extinguisher training
sessions.          ...Read more

Inside Scotty Cockrell's Murder

November 10, 2014 - 6:33pm
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Roughly 40 murders remain unsolved in Tuscaloosa County. This week, we're taking an in depth look at one of those every night on WVUA News at 6 & 10. Tonight, we take a closer look at the death of 17 year old, Scotty Cockrell, the rising Tuscaloosa County High Senior who's life was taken too soon. 

OAD: Monday, November 10, 2014

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Remembering April Richardson

November 7, 2014 - 10:16pm
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Family and friends are rallying around the Moundville family who lost their teenage daughter in a tragic car accident Sunday, November 2, 2014. Over one-hundred people poured into the home of April Richardson the night before her funeral to remember her short life.

The Force Awakens

November 7, 2014 - 5:34pm
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The next Star Wars movie finally has a name, and Jay Z deals with the brewers of fine bubbly who want to hate on a playa. Word!

UA SGA Helping Fund Honor Flights

November 7, 2014 - 5:30pm
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The University of Alabama's Student Government Association is helping veterans take an important trip to Washington, DC.

Entertainment Headlines

November 7, 2014 - 5:24pm
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Mr. Aiken will NOT go to Washington, and Beyonce's the number one money honey in all of music.

Attempted Kidnapping

November 7, 2014 - 5:15pm
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Authorities are investigating a second attempted kidnapping of a University of Alabama student in just over two weeks.

OAD: Friday, November 7, 2014

Tailgating with the Stars

November 6, 2014 - 10:19pm
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Sprayberry Learning Center held its 7th annual Tailgating with the Stars fundraiser tonight in Bryant Denny Stadium.Sprayberry is hoping to move from it's current location into the former Lloyd Wood Middle School building in the near future.Proceeds from tonight's fundraiser will go toward a handicap-accessible playground that all of the children can enjoy.

Mayor's Minute

November 6, 2014 - 5:44pm
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It's a big month for game days in Tuscaloosa, with three home football games in a row starting a week from Saturday. But what exactly does it take for the city to operate during the huge influx of people? 

OAD: Thursday, November 6, 2014

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Former Alabama fullback arrested

November 6, 2014 - 12:21pm

Former Alabama fullback Le'Ron McClain was arrested on a synthetic marijuana trafficking charge on Wednesday.

By WVUA Staff

TUSCALOOSA – Former NFL and Alabama fullback Le’Ron
McClain was arrested by the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force on Wednesday.

McClain, a former Tuscaloosa County High standout, was
charged with synthetic marijuana trafficking. ...Read more