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Tuscaloosa judge deciding if mental patient will be released into a group home
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT)-Tuscaloosa county circuit judge Allen May is now in the process of deciding whether a man with bipolar disorder accused for making terrorist threats can be released into a group home.Ten years ago 63 year old Walter Rogers threatened to commit a mass shooting in Tuscaloosa.
Suspect identified in U of A student apartment burglary
Police investigators say 60-year-old Theodore Williams, a campus maintenance worker, was captured on security camera taking a University of Alabama student's belongings at Campus Evolution Villages.
Car Accident Claims Life of Child
BY GENA HUFF,EditorA 12-year-old Tuscaloosa boy was killed Tuesday, June 12, when the 2000 Ford Explorer he was riding in left the road, slid down a grassy slope, and hit a tree. The one-vehicle incident happened at about 2:45 p.m. between mile marker 21 and mile marker 22 on Highway 86 East between
Caught on camera: apartment employee steals from student
"This is not the first time, and I hope it will be the last time," University of Alabama Senior Richard said.
Former Pebblebrook standout Collin Sexton comes to final step before pro career
Alabama guard Collin Sexton (2) slam dunks the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisiana Tech, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama won 77-74. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)Butch Dill
Argument may have led to fatal shooting in Tuscaloosa
The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit reports Shaquile Deanthony Crawford, 24, turned himself in to authorities, and was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail.
UA professor to direct episode of OWN's 'Queen Sugar'
“I have made independent films and documentaries, but for a long time I thought that breaking into television might not be possible,” Raimist said in the release. “DuVernay has been intentional about giving opportunities to first-time television directors from legendary independent film directors li
Decomposed body found in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Police say a decomposed body has been found Wednesday evening.According to Sgt. Williams, the body was found at 23rd Court N and Carraway Blvd.CBS 42 has a crew headed to the scene. Check back for updates.
Fatal shooting investigation in Tuscaloosa
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) - A man was fatally shot in a Tuscaloosa mobile home park early Sunday morning.Tuscaloosa police responded to a call about a person shot on Kaulton Rd. at 3 a.m. When they arrived on the scene they found a 28-year-old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.The victim was tr
Former Alabama star tight end O.J. Howard sees 'dual-quarterback' play early in 2018 season
Alabama quarterbacks coach Dan Enos directs passing drills as quarterbacks Jalen Hurts (2) and Tua Tagovailoa (13) listen during the NCAA college football team’s spring practice Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Police Report for June 19
A Gadsden woman told police she was detouring around the parade on Tuscaloosa Avenue Saturday when a man flagged her down on Jacksonville Court. She asked if she could help him, and he punched her in the face, then tried to drag her out of her vehicle by the hair. He took some money and her daughter
Show Inspired by ‘Black Panther’ Opening at Jones Museum
Charles LeeUntitledAcrylic on BoardPJ2012.0044TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Paul R. Jones Museum will feature a new exhibition, “BAM! Black Panther and the Black Arts Movement in the Paul R. Jones Collection,” beginning Friday, July 6.The exhibition, curated by Emily Bibb and Dr. Wendy Castenell, an assist
Gordo Housing Authority Hosts Family Fun Day
The day began with organizations, such as the Pickens County Health Department, Pickens County Community Action, Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama, Pickens County Head Start, Pickens County Primary Care, Bevill State Community College, and United Way of West Alabama, among others, giving presenta
Woman charged with reckless murder in daughter's shooting death
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —A woman has been charged with reckless murder in herdaughter's Monday evening shooting death, Birmingham Police officers confirm.Birmingham Police officers identified 57-year-old Angela Cooper as the suspect taken into custody Monday evening. Officers say 35-year-old Tiffany Cooper
Missing 8-year-old last seen in Birmingham
Jose Toribio, of Birmingham was last seen at 6:30 p.m. at 1205 Oakwood Street in Birmingham wearing a green shirt, black pants, and sandals. Jose speaks very little English.
Elderly man attacked in Hale County by a suspect using a machete
"I am upset and at the same time it confuses me because if your helping someone out, why would they want to harm you. His own family wouldn't even take him in, my dad gave him a chance and my dad has a good heart".
Significant Weather Advisory For Southeastern Tuscaloosa, Northeastern Hale And Northwestern Bibb Counties Until 4:00 PM CDT
Moundville, Coaling, Vance, Woodstock, West Blocton, Low Gap, Mertz,
Deputies search for escaped inmate from UAB Hospital
The Sheriff's Office says Courtnee Austin, 39, was taken to UAB Hospital for medical treatment, then escaped from a treatment room Saturday night.
Tuscaloosa 12 year old boy killed in Pickens County car crash
"Its hard, I never thought that I would be losing my little brother. He was loving, he was kind, he had the biggest heart for that you could ever imagine from a younger child" Britten said.
Deadly crash in Pickens County leads to release of inmate
After spending months in jail for what attorney Scott Foster called "very serious charges," the family involved was headed from Tuscaloosa to the Pickens County Jail, finally able to post bond for their daughter.