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.
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.
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.
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."
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
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
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.