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Firearms Safety Course

April 26, 2015 - 5:04pm
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The Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs Office held their monthly firearms safety course on April 25th. Firearms safety students learned a variety of skills. Students left the course with a newfound confidence and knowledge on how to protect themselves. For information on the course, visit, tcsoal.org or their Facebook page at Tuscaloosa County Sheriffs Office.

Original airdate: April 25, 2015. 

Uncertain Future for Kennedy's Bar

April 24, 2015 - 9:10pm
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Lieutenant Kip Hart with Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide says two men have been arrested and charged in connection  with a shooting outside Kennedy's Bar in Downtown Tuscaloosa.Shots were fired, after a fight broke out as the bar was closing. Hart says a 22-year-old female was shot in the arm, treated at DCH, and released. Hart says one suspect is charged with assault, while another is charged with both assault and attempted murder.

Jacob's Sweet 16!

April 23, 2015 - 9:15pm
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Back in September of 2014, we brought you the story of Demopolis High School student Jacob Browder and his road to recovery from a bull-riding accident that could have taken his life.WVUA's Chelsea Barton has kept in touch with Jacob and his family since she visited them in the hospitall.She's connects us to how Jacob is doing seven months later.

Ward Sentenced for Lawn Mower Death

April 22, 2015 - 5:07pm
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Anthony Ward learned his fate today after he was charged with driving under the influence along with leaving the scene of an accident in 2013. ...Read more

Miss Beth's Bucket List

April 22, 2015 - 12:14pm
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One Alabama softball game was special before it even started for long time Crimson Tide fan Beth Anderson. Beth has a rare neuro-genetic disorder called Angelman Syndrome. And since the age of 3, Beth has been a Special Olympics athlete competing in the softball toss.This past fall the 36 year old was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and the idea came for a bucket list. Making the top of that list for this lifelong Alabama fan, to throw out the first pitch at an Alabama softball game.

A-Club Honorary Members

April 22, 2015 - 12:07pm
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They are true pioneers, Art Dunning, Dock Rone and Andrew Pernell were three of the first African-American walk-on football players to the University of Alabama football team in 1967. At the annual A-Club meeting they received honorary membership into the club honoring their achievement. Dock Rone says at the time he wasn't thinking about being a trail blazer, he just wanted to play football for the Crimson Tide. He tells WVUA, he remembers Coach Bear Bryant saying to him, "I admire your courage, young man."

100th Habitat Home

April 21, 2015 - 5:14pm
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Ninety-nine Habitat for Humanity homes have been built in Tuscaloosa since the non-profit was founded in 1987. That number will soon change to 100. Not only is this the one-hundredth Habitat house, but it's being completed in.. you guessed it...100 hours! The home, located at 25 Juanita Drive, is for Tiffany Walker and her 8-year-old son. Mayor Walt Maddox and members of his team at the City of Tuscaloosa have worked on the house. ...Read more

Fist Fight Turned Fatal

April 20, 2015 - 4:42pm
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On April 19th, 2015
around 8:40 pm Tuscaloosa Police Dept. officers responded to the 2500 block of
Dupont Ave. (McKenzie Courts Apts.) on a fight between two subjects.  When they arrived they located Kevin Lynn
Patrick, 44 YOA male, lying unresponsive on the ground.  Patrick was transported to DCH where he was
pronounced deceased.  Witnesses advised
officers that suspect, 24 year old Henry Patrick McGhee, was still in the
area.  Contact with McGhee was made by
officers and he was taken into custody.  ...Read more

University of Alabama A-Day 2015

April 19, 2015 - 3:23pm
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The University of Alabama scrimmage game took place on April 18th, 2015. Many people braved the weather to come see the Crimson team take on the White team. The White defeated the Crimson team, 27-14. Over the past seven seasons, Alabama's averaged around 83 thousand fans at a-day. This year, 65,000 watched the game in Bryant-Denny stadium.

Paul W. Bryant Museum One Millionth Visitor!

April 17, 2015 - 9:14pm
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The Paul W. Bryant Museum has had their one millionth visitor!
The DuBose- Dixon family from Saraland, Alabama was informed of their honor when they entered the museum.
James and Pat DuBose tell WVUA they love bringing their twin sons, Michael and Matthew to the museum when they visit Tuscaloosa!
Needless to say, this will be a trip to "Title Town," they will never forget.