WVUA Newscasts

Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat

October 27, 2014 - 9:19pm
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We may be a couple days away from
Halloween, but lots of local children got all dressed up to celebrate the
holiday at the University of Alabama. WVUA's Emileigh Forrester paid a visit to
the scary ghosts and goblins, and the not so scary princesses and puppies.


While some kids chose
cute costumes, others chose to be creepy.


Now, whether trick-or-treaters
were dressed as superheroes, or hippies, or even a Disney characters, most
everybody agreed the gathering was a service to the community.

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Viewers' Severe Weather Pictures

October 13, 2014 - 9:18pm
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Many of our viewers have
sent us photos of storm damage throughout the area. You can see trees snapped
in half, crazy storm clouds, and heavy rains moving through the area.

Take a look at these
pictures: a storm moving across the Black Warrior River and Holt Lake; a tree
that literally snapped in half in Riverside Cemetery in Demopolis; a Coin-Op
Laundromat sign almost completely blown off; and a tree that fell, damaging a
shed in Peterson. ...Read more

More Info: Tuscaloosa Severe Weather Preps

October 13, 2014 - 5:16pm
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The same storm system
affecting Alabama left plenty of damage behind in several other states, and
that same system is being blamed for at least 1 death in Arkansas.


One man died and three
others were injured early this morning when a tornado ripped through Ashdown,
Arkansas. The Little River County Sheriff's Office says the man was killed when
a tree fell on his home. A woman and two children were also injured by that
falling tree. National Weather Service teams from Little Rock classified the
tornado as an EF 2.

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Downtown Shooting Reaction

July 5, 2014 - 9:50pm
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Original airdate: July 5, 2014.

Early Saturday morning, gun shots erupted in Downtown Tuscaloosa's Temerson Square on 4th Street. According to Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson, a Tuscaloosa police officer witnessed 27-year-old Lakendrick Warren Prewitt pull a handgun and shoot a 20-year-old male in front of Kennedy's Bar. The officer confronted Prewitt, identifying himself as police. Prewitt then pointed his gun at the officer. The officer responded with a gun shot, and other officers who were already on the scene responded as well.  ...Read more

"Safe Sitter" Class

June 4, 2014 - 4:29pm
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"Safe Sitter" class teaches young teenagers how to babysit in the safest ways possible.

Original Airdate: June 4, 2014.

Governor Meets with Chamber of Commerce

June 2, 2014 - 5:14pm
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Governor Robert Bentley addresses concerns of local small business owners. 

Original Airdate: June 2, 2014.

Governor Robert Bentley addresses concerns of local small business owners. 

Original Airdate: June 2, 2014.


Eagles' Wings Facility Ribbon Cutting

May 30, 2014 - 5:17pm
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Eagles' Wings opens its new facility in Coker which will add 20 new positions to their program.

Original Airdate: Friday, May 30, 2014. 

Greene County Hearing

May 28, 2014 - 5:18pm
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Fireworks in a Greene County courtroom today as a heated ethics battle between the district attorney and the state attorney general got underway.

Original Airdate: Wednesday, May 28, 2014. 


Ponies Rescued in Pickens County

April 16, 2014 - 9:54pm
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WVUA News at 10:00

Katie Malone, Reporter


Two ponies are spending the night in a much better place after they were rescued from a hog pin in Aliceville.

Brenda Westphal, the Founder of Circle 8 Ranch and Rescue said, "it was a round fenced in area, that looked like maybe it had a trap where hogs go in, but they can't get back out. I imagine these guys woke up this morning and didn't have anything to eat or drink. And I'm not sure how long its been." ...Read more