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Investigation continues after skull found in Tuscaloosa County this week

Investigators have yet to determine whose skull was found in a remote area of northern Tuscaloosa County earlier this week. A hunter found the skull in the woods near the Walker County line Sunday. Officers spent each day since searching the woods for more human remains.


Tuscaloosa woman arrested after 1 year old child dies from severe head trauma

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- Lakendra Williams of Tuscaloosa, Alabama was indicted on Aggravated Child Abuse and Murder charges after the death of her one year old son. On March 28, 2018, the Tuscaloosa Police Department Juvenile Division and the Tuscaloosa County Department of Human Resources started


Tuscaloosa free tree giveaway set for Saturday

The annual Arbor Week tree giveaway is set for Saturday at the Tuscaloosa River Market. Approximately 5,000 bare root tree seedlings will be available, for free, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Tuscaloosa's Success Prep students learn about careers, volunteering in community

On the last day of a weeklong introduction to various careers, students in Tuscaloosa City Schools’ Success Prep program went bowling Friday. During the day, the 15 students who were part of Success Prep’s Jobs for Alabama’s Graduates group, or JAG, volunteered with the bowling section of the Tuscal


New student complex approved for tract near UA campus

A student-based housing development has been approved by the Tuscaloosa City Council with fewer bedrooms than originally planned. HERE Tuscaloosa, formerly named Here! Tuscaloosa, received the unanimous blessing of city leaders on Tuesday. The council vote was needed because the developers were seek


Federal grant helps lure German company to Tuscaloosa

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - SWJ Technology is moving to Tuscaloosa. The German engineering, planning and project management company was awarded a $200,000 federal grant to move its headquarters to west Alabama.


International company coming to Alberta community of Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT)-Tuscaloosa city leaders are excited about some good news. International company SWJ Technology has announced it will build its north American headquarters in the Alberta community of Tuscaloosa. SWJ is a German engineering company.


Little Big Town heads to Tuscaloosa

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for the upcoming Little Big Town concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. The hitmaking country quartet will perform at the amphitheater at 8 p.m. Aug. 16. Rising country group Midland, from Dripping Springs, Texas, will open.


Illinois police kill gunman in workplace shooting that left five others dead, including Alabama native

Five victims of the mass shooting at an Illinois manufacturing business have died, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday evening. North Alabama native Josh Pinkard was one of the people that was shot during the incident. Family members confirmed that Josh Pinkerton died from his


Alabama Supreme Court stays Jefferson County ruling on Confederate monument law

The Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay last month’s Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 unconstitutional, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday.


State approves charter school in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -The Alabama State Department of Education gave a charter school the go ahead to open in fall of 2020 in Tuscaloosa. The Capstone Charter School has been a project in the works since the 90′s but now since the recent approval from the state, those backing the school can finally


Alabama officer shot; person of interest sought

AUBURN, Ala. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Alabama authorities have released the photo of man investigators are calling a person of interest in the shooting of an Auburn Police officer. That officer was rushed to the hospital and his condition was not known as of Friday evening as multiple agencies join the man


Mom charged in beating death of 8-week-old son

A 25-year-old Tuscaloosa mother is charged with murder in the death of her infant son. Lakendra Yashekia Williams was booked in Tuscaloosa County Jail Thursday following an indictment issued against her the day before. She was indicted on the charges of murder and aggravated assault, court records s


Up to 8 inches of rain possible in parts of Alabama next week

The forecast hasn't changed much: Parts of Alabama are in line to get a lot of rain. Possibly as much as 8 inches in spots through next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday continued to highlight the potential for flooding by next week -- both in urban areas and near rivers.


Tide sinks PC in baseball opener

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The Presbyterian College baseball team was unable to overcome an early deficit as Alabama picked up a 7-2 victory over Presbyterian on opening day at Sewell-Thomas Stadium on Friday night.


Tuscaloosa County man convicted for possession of methamphetamine

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY — A federal grand jury convicted a Tuscaloosa County man of possessing methamphetamine on Tuesday. According to the U.S. Department of Justice the conviction followed a two- day trial before U.S. District Court Judge L. Scott Coogler, a jury convicted Carlos Gabriel DeAza, 48, of p


Monday at 6: Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall discusses his wife’s suicide.

We talked to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall about how he is working to help others heal after suicide by going public about his life experiences. Marshall’s wife, Bridgette, committed suicide in 2018.


Matthews Elementary students focus on science, math

Lakida Hill wants more girls to know that there is a world outside of the Tuscaloosa area. Hill, a fifth-grade teacher at Matthews Elementary School, has been the sponsor for the school’s GEMS program for two years. GEMS, an acronym for “Girls Engaged in Math and Science,” is a statewide program tha


Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa 57, Blount 36: JaLon Johnson’s 30 points spark Patriots to win

Blount interim boys basketball coach Alonzo Johnson called Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa’s JaLon Johnson “unguardable.” It sure looked like it Friday morning at the Acadome in Montgomery.


Weather pattern could bring heavy rain

Showers are possible this weekend in Tuscaloosa ahead of a weather pattern next week that is expected to bring possible thunderstorms and heavy rain to the region. “We have a pretty high chance of rain into Monday,” said meteorologist Alex Sizemore of the National Weather Service’s Birmingham office