WVUA Newscasts

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


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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

Care Ambulance Employees Speak Out

April 2, 2014 - 10:03pm
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WVUA News at 10:00


Katie Malone, Reporter


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TUSCALOOSA, Ala (WVUA) - Nearly 30 people are out of a job after Care Ambulance closed its doors Monday in Tuscaloosa County. Former employees say they were given no notice that the company was going out of business. Now, in the wake of their termination, many are left with questions and financial hardships. Now, they're seeking answers from Care Ambulance. 


Joel Montemayor is a single parent, who says it's hard to explain this to his family.  ...Read more

Alternative Spring Break

March 19, 2014 - 9:51pm
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WHILE MOST COLLEGE STUDENTS SPEND THEIR SPRING BREAK ON A BEACH, ONE GROUP HAS TRAVELED more than 8-HUNDRED MILES TO SPEND THEIR'S IN TUSCALOOSA. 

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Katie Malone, Reporter


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While most college students spend their spring break on a beach, one group has traveled more than 800 miles to spend their's in Tuscaloosa.  ...Read more

Homicide of Kate Ragsdale: Year Update

February 23, 2014 - 10:23pm
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February 24,2014 marks the one year anniversary since a Tuscaloosa woman was found dead inside her home in The Highlands neighborhood and authorities are still searching for a suspect. WVUA's Morgan Wagner has more information on this developing story.

Unity Day Celebration

February 9, 2014 - 10:53pm
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Some members of the community are being honored this month, including a few of our staff here at WVUA.