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Defense rests in capital murder trial

The defense in the capital murder trial of Jeffery Sanders rested without calling any witnesses Friday, but maintained that he played no part in the brutal beating death of a disabled veteran who owed him more than $2,000 for crack cocaine. Defense attorney Daniel Pruet said Sanders "never set foot

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-17 01:57:43

Man charged with rape of a child in Tuscaloosa County

Tuscaloosa authorities say a 38-year-old is charged with first degree rape. Violent Crimes Unit investigators responded to a home on Rice Mine Road Friday morning to investigate a possible sexual assault of a 10-year-old. While there, investigators interviewed and arrested 38-year-old Juan Vazuez Co

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-16 09:50:29

Slight risk of severe weather predicted Monday

Tuscaloosa County could experience severe weather beginning Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters say Tuscaloosa County, along with all of central Alabama, has a slight risk of severe weather as a cold front pushes through the state around 1 p.m. Monday. The weathe

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-16 20:45:09

Neighbors educate their children after sexual assault

An illegal immigrant accused of sexually assaulting a child in Tuscaloosa put neighbors on edge. Juan Cornelio, 38, is charged with rape. Police told ABC 33/40 until the case is finished, immigration services will put a hold on moving forward to address his undocumented status. Neighbors said their

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-16 17:19:02

Capital murder trial focuses on denial, DNA

Jeffery Sanders repeatedly denied knowing anything about the death of Greta Johnson when he was first interviewed by investigators in 2012. He asked investigators dozens of times to administer a lie detector test that he said would prove he knew nothing about who killed the disabled veteran who owed

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-16 00:40:03

Registration passes 1,000 for Mayor's Cup, Half Marathon

One week before the first joint Tuscaloosa Mayor's Cup and Tuscaloosa Half Marathon, about 1,000 runners have signed up for each, organizers said. Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said the two events were brought together for the first time in an attempt to bolster participation. For now, it seems to be

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-17 14:00:00

Police: Victim shot during dice game at Hodo Haven

A Tuscaloosa man is recovering after he was shot during a fight at a dice game. Police were called to Hodo Haven Apartments, 716 33rd St. E., at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, said Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit assistant commander Capt. Kip Hart. The victim, 20, had been transported to DCH Regional Medical


Five things to do in Tuscaloosa this weekend

No. 1: Innisfree Irish Pub, 1925 University Blvd., will hold its annual "Kegs n' Eggs" celebration in honor of St. Patrick's Day, with breakfast, green beer, and specials on Guinness pints, Pot of Gold and Car Bomb drinks. The celebration, which begins at 6 a.m. Saturday, will also include bagpipes,

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-15 19:03:41