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WATCH: Alabama students, fans give Jalen Hurts a thunderous ovation at graduation
Jalen Hurts is an absolute legend in Tuscaloosa, and the backup Alabama quarterback only added to his story with an incredible come-from-behind win in the SEC Championship Game earlier this month.
Nick Saban addresses presence of DJ Durkin at Alabama
Former Maryland coach DJ Durkin has spent a few days in Tuscaloosa observing Alabama’s football program and has not been hired in any capacity, according to Nick Saban. The school released a statement Friday evening from the Alabama head coach that aimed to explain Durkin’s presence on Alabama’s cam
Tuscaloosa man wanted on manslaughter charge
Tuscaloosa area authorities are searching for a man wanted for manslaughter in the death of 64-year-old Barry Deone Long. Police are searching for 59-year-old Oliver Douglas Taylor, who police say is involved in Long’s death, said Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit Capt. Gary Hood.
Brothers charged with attempted murder in Tuscaloosa shooting
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A pair of brothers are facing a charge of attempted murder following a shooting in Tuscaloosa Thursday night. Authorities say 21-year-old Dustin Madison and 33-year-old Larry Leon Bryant located Bryant's car, which was reported stolen, and confronted the driver on Skyland Blvd. Ea
WATCH: 2019 QB Paul Tyson takes part in Alabama's Orange Bowl practice
Arguably the biggest legacy commitment in Alabama football history has landed in Tuscaloosa. Paul Tyson, the great-grandson of Bear Bryant, is already practicing with the Crimson Tide.
Mistrial in Tuscaloosa murder case
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- After a Tuscaloosa County jury spent two days deliberating in a murder trial, the judge declared a mistrial. Jury members were not able to reach a verdict in the trial of Dillon Lee. He is accused of shooting and killing Alex Bedwell in February 2017. The shooting happened
2 brothers shot 16-year-old in head after catching him driving their stolen vehicle, police say
Two brothers are behind bars after authorities say they shot a 16-year-old boy in the head who they found driving a stolen vehicle belonging to one of them. Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit investigators responded just before 9 p.m. Thursday to the shooting in the 1500 block of Skyland Boulevard East.
Constant racist taunts, bullying drove 9-year-old Alabama girl to take her own life, family says
An Alabama family is grieving the sudden loss of a young girl who took her life earlier this week. McKenzie Adams’ family said the fourth-grader died by suicide after incessant bullying and taunting by her classmates, Tuscaloosa News reported. Adams, a fun-loving 9-year-old who enjoyed math and love
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
New Year's Eve events in Alabama: Ways to ring in 2019 in style
Are you ready to clink glasses, throw confetti and celebrate the arrival of 2019? There's plenty to do in Alabama on Dec. 31, from concerts and parties to street festivals and fireworks displays. Here are 23 events planned throughout the state, all intended to help you bid farewell to 2018 and welco
Is Nick Saban wrong for having D.J. Durkin consult at Alabama?
Let’s pump the brakes on this situation. Alabama head coach Nick Saban has been getting hammered on social media and from different news outlets in the last few hours or so on his decision to have former Maryland coach, D.J. Durkin, in Tuscaloosa in a “consultant role.”
Email bomb threats in Tuscaloosa a hoax
A emailed bomb threat making the rounds in Tuscaloosa appears to be a hoax, according to Lt. Teena Richardson, a TPD spokeswoman. Richardson said Thursday that TPD has received numerous calls about an email bomb threat that demands payment in Bitcoin, a type of digital currency. Richardson said the
Tuscaloosa couple renewing vows after wreck steals husband's memories
She was only 19 years old, but Sheila McWaters knew she wanted to spend the rest of her life with Glenn Milligan. On July 10, 1969, McWaters and Milligan had their first date at the Patio, a Tuscaloosa hangout where students from Tuscaloosa High School and Tuscaloosa County High would get together t
Northport woman arrested trying to cash fraudulent check
The Tuscaloosa Police Department was called to the Regions Bank on Skyland Boulevard Thursday morning on reports of fraud. When they arrived, officers found the suspect trying to cash a fraudulent check. Investigators from the Criminal Investigation Division were called in to follow up.
Kidz Bop concert tickets on go sale Friday for Tuscaloosa show
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for next summer's Kidz Bop concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. The show is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 17. Fans can buy tickets at the amphitheater box office at 2710 Jack Warner Parkway, through Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-3000, for $25, $
What we'll be looking for as Alabama begins playoff practice
No. 1 Alabama (13-0, 8-0 SEC) begins its on-field preparation for No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1, 7-1 Big 12) this afternoon in what will be its first of seven straight practices for the Orange Bowl semifinal.
Fired Maryland coach DJ Durkin helping out at Alabama, report says
Could DJ Durkin become a part of Alabama's football program?. The former Maryland coach has popped up in Tuscaloosa to help out with the Crimson Tide as a consultant before the team's playoff run, AL.com reported.
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
Plans for north Tuscaloosa apartment complex met with concern
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — People living in one Tuscaloosa neighborhood are worried about plans for a large-scale apartment complex and what it could do to their property and community. They are fighting the development.
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.