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Man hospitalized after car hit by train in Moundville

A West Alabama man is in the hospital tonight after his car was hit by a train in Moundville. An unidentified male driver's vehicle was hit by a Norfolk Southern train while crossing at Griffin Street around 4:30 p.m. Moundville Police Chief Toby Banks told CBS 42 News how it happened at the scene.

CBS42.COM - 2018-03-23 04:42:18

Two 18-year-old victims injured in suspicious fire

Two young men were transported to a Birmingham hospital after a suspicious house fire on Sipsey Valley Road early Thursday. One of the victims was in critical condition, Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit assistant commander Capt. Kip Hart said. The men, both 18, were inside a home at 10075 Sipsey Valle

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:10:18

Union Springs man killed in early morning crash

Alabama State Troopers are investigating a crash that killed a 25-year-old Union Springs man early Friday morning. Jeffery Darrell Tarver Jr. was fatally injured when the 2003 Nissan Maxima he was driving left the road and hit a tree around midnight. The crash happened on U.S. Hwy. 29 about a mile s

WSFA - 2018-03-23 20:20:55

Tuscaloosa Police Department reports rise in car breaking, entering

The Tuscaloosa Police Department (TPD) reported a rise from last year in breaking and entering cases regarding motor vehicles in their 2017 annual crime report. The report discloses that unlawful breaking and entering of motor vehicle cases have increased from 824 cases in 2016 to 1,116 cases in 20

CRIMSON WHITE ONLINE - 2018-03-22 05:10:00

University of Alabama expels student after video of racial slurs

A student at the University of Alabama was expelled after a video of the student using racist language was posted online. "We have learned of an offensive video involving racist language by a student who is no longer enrolled. We hold our students to a much higher standard than this," University pr

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 02:08:03

THAT'S JUST WAACK: Nick Saban, Avery Johnson, and Dana Duckworth at a dinner table

Terrin Waack survived Spring Break just to host another episode of That's Just Waack, which is now available on iTunes. She invited fellow Tuscaloosa News intern Matt Speakman on to chat their past four years covering Alabama sports and his experience covering UA men's basketball specifically. The t

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-23 23:51:19

UAB Highlands shooting victim continues recovery, family asks for prayers

Family of Timothy Isley tell CBS 42 he survived surgery Wednesday night, and is now stable in the ICU. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Timothy Isley, a victim of the shooting at UAB Highlands has recovered to the point where he has been moved out of the Intensive Care Unit and is looking forward to being

CBS42.COM - 2018-03-23 03:19:09

Police in Tuscaloosa County investigating house fire in Buhl

BUHL, Ala. (WIAT)-An 18 year old is fighting for his life after what police are calling a suspicious fire. And another teen is recovering from being injured in the same house fire. It happened early Thursday morning on Sipsey Valley Road in Buhl. Firefighters were called to the home around 4:30 an

CBS42.COM - 2018-03-23 02:54:09

Five events this weekend featuring egg hunts

Here's five events this weekend in Tuscaloosa that will feature Easter egg hunts: Egg the City, featuring 50,000 eggs, will be held from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at the track at Tuscaloosa County High School, 12500 Wildcat Drive in Northport. The free event will include bounce houses, slides, ca

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-23 00:42:30

Take a look inside Gallettes bar's major makeover on the Strip in Tuscaloosa

Gallettes bar, a fixture in Tuscaloosa, for the nightlife experience of University of Alabama students, got a major makeover after shutting its front room down for several months. The popular dive bar at the end of the Strip shut down its main space in November 2017, after LSU weekend, to renovate

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 14:25:21

Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with


Brantley Gilbert kicks off amphitheater's season

Brantley Gilbert, whose ticket sales beat out Miranda Lambert in the 2014 Tuscaloosa Amphitheater season, has continued to mine gold since that sold-out performance. The Jefferson, Geogia, native moved to Nashville to be a songwriter, scoring hits for artists such as Jason Aldean and Colt Ford, with

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-22 17:00:00

Tuscaloosa News 40 Under 40

Young professionals are a vital asset to our community, and it's important to acknowledge those who are making great strides in shaping our community's future. The Tuscaloosa News recognized our community's young talent with the 2018 40 Under 40 Awards. The winners were selected from nominations fr

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-22 00:58:16

Police, city and school leaders release statements regarding unfounded gun threat

Tuscaloosa Police said they are assessing an threat made to an unspecified school Tuesday. A photo of a young man circulated on social media Tuesday, accompanied by a post claiming he had recently been released from a mental health care facility and had threatened to commit violence at a school. The


Suspect accused of theft from SouthFresh Feeds

An employee of SouthFresh Feeds is facing theft charges after police say they witnessed him taking bags of feeds after hours. Chester Brown, 47, of Greensboro was arrested March 3 and charged with third degree burglary.Chester Brown According to law enforcement, Brown's arrest came after officers wi


Board hears complaint of unfair hiring

The Tuscaloosa County Civil Service Board is deliberating whether cronyism or racism played a role in the November appointment of the county's deputy license commissioner. The three-member board met in the county courthouse Tuesday evening to hear the grievance of Christine Jackson, who has worked


Victim killed in Ensley double shooting identified

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- - 9:56 a.m. Update: The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Remus Kevin Scalf of Docena, Alabama. --ORIGINAL-- Birmingham Police are investigating after two men were shot inside a home in the 1500 block of 45th St Ensley early Tuesday morning, one fatally. BPD Lt.


Hwy. 43 N work to start on Thursday

Work is set to begin Thursday for building turn lanes on U.S. Highway 43 North in Northport. The Alabama Department of Transportation is constructing northbound and southbound left turn lanes at the intersections of Bone Camp, Lary Lake and Paul Howell roads. The intersection with Hunters Pointe Dri

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-03-22 01:14:00

Jury's verdict means no death penalty

A Tuscaloosa County jury took the death penalty off the table for a man they believe killed a disabled veteran who owed him money in 2012. The jury deliberated roughly six hours Monday before finding Jeffery "Jay-Zoo" Sanders guilty of two counts of felony murder, meaning he could receive between 20


Person of interest sought in Tuscaloosa stabbing

Anyone with information regarding Lewis' location is asked to contact Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office at (205) 464-8690. (Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's office) Tuscaloosa authorities are searching for a 27-year-old person of interest in connection with a stabbing. Investigators responded to Eastern

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