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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

Foreclosure Counseling

March 24, 2014 - 5:11pm
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Every three months, 250,000 new families enter into foreclosure, that according to the Mortgage Bankers Association...but Community Service Programs of West Alabama is hoping to change that in our area.

OAD: Monday, March 24, 2014.


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Missing Boater

March 24, 2014 - 11:03am

JASPER, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in Walker County were expected to resume the search for a missing boater. 53-year-old Danny McCleskey was last seen Saturday night while working on a boat on the Black Warrior River. Crews searched the river unsuccessfully Sunday near the Tutwiler community. The search was expected to resume Monday morning. McCleskey's daughter says her father fell overboard while trying to attach a light to a crane. She says another person on the boat tried to throw him a rope, but her father couldn't reach it and went under.

Maker's Market

March 24, 2014 - 10:49am

Gas Prices: Rising

March 24, 2014 - 10:15am

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.29/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. This compares with the national average that has not moved  in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. 
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Archery Tournament

March 24, 2014 - 9:16am

Tuscaloosa, Ala. —The Archery Shooters Association’s (ASA) Professional/Amateur
Tournament will be the first event held at Tuscaloosa County PARA’s Northridge
Pavilion (4205 Northridge Road, Tuscaloosa, AL. 35406).


tournament, which will be hosted March 28-30, brings approximately 1,300
professional and amateur archers to Tuscaloosa. ASA 3-D archery features
competitive rounds of 20 lifelike, three-dimensional animal targets made of

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