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Autopsy: Alabama councilman shot woman before killing himself

DORA — Preliminary autopsy results in Alabama show a city councilman and part-time police officer fatally shot a woman and then killed himself.News outlets report that authorities have not released a motive in the deaths of 70-year-old John Allen Softley and 30-year-old Monica Jean Graves.More:Montg

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-10-17 14:19:00

Tuscaloosa County family escape house fire, loses 2 cars

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Tuscaloosa County family escaped a house fire in the Carols Creek community, Tuesday evening.

CBS42.COM - 2018-10-17 09:50:53

Hale County mother accused of assaulting school resource officer

"It was a lady and the cops were trying to put her in the cop car and they had her on the ground," she said, "He was just like, what is going on, what happened."

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-17 17:20:11

Overnight lane closures scheduled on I-20/59 at McFarland Boulevard

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —Work continues on improvements to Interstate 20-59 at McFarland Boulevard in Tuscaloosa.ALDOT tells ABC 33/40 lanes will close to allow contractors to set girders for a new bridge. Overnight lane closures are expected on the interstate and McFarland Boulevard next week.Please see t

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-17 17:05:11

Massive search in Tuscaloosa for missing 80 year old man

Tuesday morning dozens of searchers combed the entire neighborhood looking for John Ellis. The Tuscaloosa County sheriff's office and Tuscaloosa fire fighters used search dogs, horses, four wheel off road ATV'S to search in the wooded area near Camille Lane.

CBS42.COM - 2018-10-16 23:52:52

Ivey freezes all early paroles, appoints former Tuscaloosa DA as Board of Pardons and Paroles chair - Yellowhammer News

Following the closed-door meeting, Ivey and Marshall held a press conference at the state capitol, in which Ivey expressed her disappointment and announced an executive order shaking up the board.


Nick Saban on Butch Jones' role at Alabama, how it relates to Tennessee game

Just a year ago, Butch Jones was Tennessee's head coach. By Saturday, he'll return to Neyland Stadium as an analyst on the Crimson Tide staff. Nick Saban spoke out Jones' role Wednesday morning on the SEC media teleconference.

AL.COM - 2018-10-17 11:32:00

Tuscaloosa Co. DA supports moratorium on early parole for violent offenders

“We don’t have a lot of tools in our toolbox and obviously punishment, putting people behind bars at times is the only way to keep the community safe,” Webb told WBRC Tuesday.

WBRC.COM - 2018-10-17 00:10:00

1 woman dead, 2 shot in Sumiton

SUMITON, Ala. (WIAT) -- A woman is dead after an apparent shooting in Sumiton Tuesday afternoon.Sumiton Police Chief Burnett reports a woman was shot to death and two others men were also found with gunshot wounds. This happened around 2:30 p.m. on Earley Street.This is a developing story, check bac

CBS42.COM - 2018-10-16 22:45:07

Search underway for man missing in Tuscaloosa

Authorities are asking for the public’s help finding a man missing from Tuscaloosa.John Malcolm Ellis was last seen early Monday in the area of Camille Lane, said Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Powell. Ellis may be wearing a blue windbreaker and is believed to be on foot.Anyone with inform


(Update) 2 confirmed dead in Hwy. 69 crash

CULLMAN COUNTY- Two people were killed in a severe crash Tuesday morning on Alabama Highway 69, approximately 2 miles south of Bug Tussle, going toward Jasper. The incident happened around 10 a.m. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick confirmed the fatalities.

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2018-10-16 18:18:09

2 teens arrested for downtown Tuscaloosa robbery

Lt. Teena Richardson says Anthony Stewart and Thaddeus Aaron, both 18 years old, were arrested and charged for second-degree robbery. They are being held at Tuscaloosa County Jail.


Search effort for missing Tuscaloosa County man continues

Day two of the search for a missing Tuscaloosa man came to an end Tuesday. John Malcolm Ellis, 80, was last seen at his home on Camille Lane near Highway 69 Monday morning.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-16 17:39:07

HOT BLAST: When Mizzou fans came to Tuscaloosa

Alabama running back Josh Jacobs (8) is forced out of bounds on a kick return against Missouri in first half action at Bryant Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday October 13, 2018.Mickey Welsh

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-10-16 18:30:00

Woman killed on Highway 280 Tuesday morning

Raycom Media/fileBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County Coroner’s office confirms a pedestrian was hit and killed on Highway 280 in front of Best Buy Tuesday morning.Lina Evans with the coroner’s office says she can’t release the victim’s name at this time because her family hasn’t been notified

WBRC.COM - 2018-10-16 14:32:00

Semi jackknife on Hwy. 69 closes road; possible fatalities

CULLMAN COUNTY- Emergency responders are on the scene of a severe crash on Alabama Highway 69, approximately 2 miles south of Bug Tussle, going toward Jasper.

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2018-10-16 15:32:57

Tuscaloosa men charged in game day robbery on The Strip

"It's a lot more on my mind, and it should be on everyone's mind," Moore said, "The stereotype for a college student in Tuscaloosa is someone unknowing, not paying attention, just focused on getting to the next bar to meet their friends."

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Tuscaloosa celebrates a week of Pride, LGBTQ+ inclusion

An LGBTQ+ poetry reading at the downtown bar Icon started theweek off, followed the next day by an amateur drag competition, whose winner was decided by crowd applause.


Authorities searching for missing Tuscaloosa man

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who is walking in an unknown direction.John Malcolm Ellis was last seen early Monday morning on Camille Lane in Tuscaloosa, according to the sheriff’s office. Authorities say he could


QB Tagovailoa scare a reminder Alabama's Plan B is good, too

The Crimson Tide got a break, Tagovailoa was able to trot off the field and apparently won’t miss a practice, much less Saturday’s game withTennessee. But if the injury was more serious, top-ranked Alabama has 28-game starter and 2016 Southeastern Conference offensive player of the year Jalen Hurts