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Alabama 9-year-old dies in suicide after bullies tell her to kill herself, family says

McKenzie Adams wanted to be a scientist when she grew up. The 9-year-old excelled in math. But she also liked riding her bike, playing with dolls and PlayStation 4 and recording goofy home videos with her cousins, according to media reports in Alabama, where Adams attended elementary school in the c

AL.COM - 2018-12-12 15:04:16

Tuscaloosa County church out thousands of dollars following theft

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. — The search is on for a thief who stole parts off a church van in Tuscaloosa County. The common crime is causing the church and its members a big headache.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-12-11 17:28:50

Tuscaloosa to dedicate Bicentennial Square at Government Plaza

The public is invited to attend the dedication of Bicentennial Square at 2 p.m. Thursday at Government Plaza. The 20-minute ceremony will rename Government Plaza's central gazebo as Bicentennial Square. The ceremony will include cake marking Dec. 13 as the city's 199th birthday. Mayor Walt Maddox an

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-12-12 15:00:00

Mother forced her son to swallow his own sperm after he was caught masturbating to gay porn

Tuscaloosa, AL | An Alabama woman has been accused of child neglect after deputies investigated a 911 call that her 14-year-old son made after he was forced to drink his own semen.

WORLDNEWSDAILYREPORT.COM - 2018-12-12 10:56:14

Tuscaloosa County residents concerned over road flooding

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. — People living on South Sandy Road in Tuscaloosa County said the road floods every time it rains, leaving them stranded. The problem has been going on for years.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-12-10 18:47:49

Volunteers preparing for Holly and Ivy Luncheon

FLORENCE — Volunteers at the Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts are working to get the center decorated for the upcoming Holly and Ivy Luncheon. The annual event begins Wednesday at the arts center, which is located on Tuscaloosa Street in downtown Florence, across from Wilson Park.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-12-11 20:00:00

Alabama 9-year-old's family says bullying drove her to suicide, officials are investigating

The family of an Alabama girl who died Dec. 3 said she committed suicide after being bullied with racist taunts. Police in the family's hometown of Linden said they are still investigating the death of 9-year-old McKenzie Nicole Adams and that there are conflicting reports of what happened leading u

NBC NEWS - 2018-12-11 16:35:00

Reports: Nick Saban expected to name Dan Enos Alabama's offensive coordinator

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) - Alabama's vacant offensive coordinator position is expected to be filled very soon by a familiar name. It's was reported Tuesday by AL.com and Football Scoop that Crimson Tide quarterbacks coach Dan Enos will get the job. No official announcement has been made yet by the pr

CBS42.COM - 2018-12-11 20:28:00

Nine-Year-Old Alabama Girl Hangs Herself After Racist Taunts at School

A 9-year-old girl who was a fourth grader at U.S. Jones Elementary School in Alabama reportedly hung herself on Dec. 3 after repeated racist bullying. The Tuscaloosa News reports that McKenzie Adams was bullied because she was friends with another white child. “She was being bullied the entire schoo

THESOURCE.COM - 2018-12-11 19:31:32

West Alabama Could See SNOW Tonight [VIDEO]

While we're not issuing a full Milk-and-Bread-Alert, we still want you to know that there's a chance we could see snow in West Alabama tonight.The National Weather Service in Birmingham forecasts a low of 28 for Tuscaloosa tonight with a 30% chance of rain--and that rain could turn into snow.

TIDE1029.COM - 2018-12-10 13:51:32

Report: Butch Jones joining Mike Locksley’s staff at Maryland

Former Tennessee head coach and current Alabama offensive analyst Butch Jones has landed a spot on Mike Locksley’s staff at Maryland, according to a report. According to Jeff Ermann of InsideMDSports.com, Jones will leave Tuscaloosa for an offensive position on Maryland’s staff. He’s expected to coa

SATURDAYTRADITION.COM - 2018-12-11 05:46:04

LISTEN: Radio hosts make case for Jalen Hurts as 'one of three favorites' to win 2019 Heisman

After the College Football Playoff, Alabama backup QB Jalen Hurts is going to have a really tough decision on his hands. If he leaves Tuscaloosa to pursue a chance to start for his senior year, he’ll be an even more sought-after free agent than Kelly Bryant.

SATURDAYDOWNSOUTH.COM - 2018-12-10 17:50:55

Georgia adds Clay Webb, moves to No. 2 in team rankings

Georgia reached into the state of Alabama on Monday and did what few have been able to do since Nick Saban made the move to Tuscaloosa. It gained a commitment from a blue-chip prospect that the Crimson Tide was targeting.

CBS SPORTS - 2018-12-10 16:12:00

There’s a Devil Loose: 9-Year-Old Black Girl in Alabama Commits Suicide After Being Bullied by Classmates Over Friendship With White Boy

A nine-year-old girl has committed suicide after being bullied by her fourth-grade classmates. McKenzie Adams was found by her grandmother in her Linden, Alabama, home after she hanged herself, the Tuscaloosa News reported. Family members say she had been harassed since the beginning of the school y

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-11 00:54:31

Tow truck drivers hold rally to raise awareness of ‘Move Over’ law

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Tow trucks led a procession from Hueytown all the way to Tuscaloosa to remind you to slow down and move over. The tow truck drivers were from all over Alabama and out of state, and came out to promote safer roadways for towers and first responders.

WBRC.COM - 2018-12-10 02:29:00

Live updates: Alabama basketball vs. Arizona

After falling to Georgia State last week, Alabama is faced with a stiff test against Arizona on Sunday at Coleman Coliseum. The Wildcats come to Tuscaloosa a year after they defeated the Tide, 88-82, in Tucson. Both teams are considerably different than they were in 2017 as Alabama (5-3) no longer a

AL.COM - 2018-12-09 18:05:41

'You think you're white because you ride with that white boy': Bullied black Alabama girl, 9, commits suicide after classmates taunted her for having a white friend and told her to 'kill yourself'

A nine-year-old girl has committed suicide after being bullied by her fourth-grade classmates. McKenzie Adams was found by her grandmother in her Linden, Alabama, home after she hanged herself, the Tuscaloosa News reported. Family members say she had been harassed since the beginning of the school y

DAILY MAIL - 2018-12-11 06:12:00

Missing man found dead in Palmore Park

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Tuscaloosa Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is investigating after a man was found dead in Palmore Park. Friday afternoon, investigators responded to the 3700 block of Fosters Ferry Road on a deceased person call at the park. Investigators, along with

CBS42.COM - 2018-12-08 20:02:00

Family says 9-year-old little girl took her own life following relentless bullying from classmates: Report

Classmates reportedly called McKenzie Adams a ‘black b***h’ and told her to ‘kill herself’ A 9-year-old Alabama girl reportedly took her life last week, after enduring bullying from her classmates since the beginning of the school year.

CRIMEONLINE.COM - 2018-12-10 23:35:28

Second Annual Move Over Awareness Rally

HUEYTOWN, Ala (WIAT)-- The second annual Move Over Awareness Rally brought tow truck drivers and first responders together to remind drivers to obey the law. The event started in 2017, one year after tow truck driver John Hubbard was killed while helping change a tire on I-20/59 in Tuscaloosa County

CBS42.COM - 2018-12-10 04:22:00