Grand Jury "Tussle"

November 25, 2014 - 5:21pm

FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) - Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun. None of the witnesses who testified, other than Wilson, could say exactly what was happening inside his police car, but by almost all accounts, Michael Brown was physically struggling with the officer through his open window moments before he was fatally shot on Aug. ...Read more

UA HOMECOMING PARADE

November 25, 2014 - 1:25pm
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The First Lady of Alabama Football and WVUA's Lynn Brooks host the University of Alabama's 2014 Homecoming Parade.

Avoid Thanksgiving Pounds

November 23, 2014 - 10:40pm
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The Holiday season might be the most wonderful time of the year for families but not so much for the waistline. WVUA has some tips to help you stay away from those extra pounds this winter season.

 

 

OAD: Sunday, November 23, 2014

Jon Voight As Bear Bryant?

November 23, 2014 - 10:27pm
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Award winning actor Jon Voight is tabbed to portray the legendary coach in the new movie "Woodlawn"
OAD: Saturday, November 22, 2014

Award winning actor Jon Voight is tabbed to portray the legendary coach in the new movie "Woodlawn"

 

OAD: Saturday, November 22, 2014

 

Woman Allegedly Runs Over Boyfriend Outside Police Station

November 23, 2014 - 10:26pm
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A Fairfield woman is accused of running over and killing her boyfriend outside of a police station
OAD: Saturday, November 22, 2014

A Fairfield woman is accused of running over and killing her boyfriend outside of a police station

 

OAD: Saturday, November 22, 2014

 

60th Anniversary of Ann Hodges' Meteorite

November 23, 2014 - 10:25pm
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Sunday on the University of Alabama campus, the Alabama Museum of Natural History hosted "Science Sunday". Groups from the chemistry and biology department came to host interactive booths to help promote kids to find interest in science. Dr. John Hall spoke after about the famous Sylacauga meteorite that hit Ann Hodges 60 years ago.WVUA's Drew Maddox takes you there. 

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Duncanville Teen Killed

November 23, 2014 - 4:03pm

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY -- A car accident claimed the life of a Duncanville teen early Sunday morning. According to Alabama State Troopers, 17-year-old Madison Nicole Crawford was killed when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete barrier around 12:50 a.m. 

Crawford was not wearing a seatbelt when the crash occured on Tuscaloosa County 9, three miles south of the Fosters community. 

According to State Troopers, authorities are continuing to investigate the crash. 

More information will be available on WVUA News at 10:00. 

 

UA Homecoming

November 22, 2014 - 10:41pm
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TUSCALOOSA -- University of Alabama Alumni and student seniors alike discuss their favorite parts about homecoming, and what makes the Capstone unique.

Alabama Department of Revenue teams with database system to fight identify theft

November 20, 2014 - 11:10am

BY WVUA
STAFF 

TUSCALOOSA,
Ala. – The Alabama Department of Revenue has teamed up with a database system
as part of their efforts to protect citizens from fraudulent tax returns and
identity theft.

The revenue
department is sending out letters to thousands of Alabamians regarding their
tax returns, but the letter isn’t cause for panic: Alabama Commissioner of
Revenue Julie Magee said the letter is aimed at stopping tax returns filed with
stolen identities. ...Read more

Alabama receives $9.6 million for Gulf Coast restoration

November 18, 2014 - 10:41am

Alabama will receive funds for four research and restoration projects along the coastline.

By WVUA Staff

On Monday Gov. Robert Bentley announced approval for $9.6 million in project
funding to help restore Alabama’s Gulf Coast affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. ...Read more