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Tuscaloosa County's chief deputy to announce candidacy for sheriff's office Tuesday
Ron Abernathy, the chief deputy of the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, is expected to announce his candidacy for the sheriff's office Tuesday afternoon.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Drug task force in Tuscaloosa busts 7 suspected street-level crack dealers, 4 men still wanted
These seven men were arrested Thursday by the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force on for allegedly selling crack cocaine in west Tuscaloosa at the street level.
Police: Tuscaloosa man in jail after argument led to him non-fatally stabbing a woman
Homicide investigators arrested 55-year-old Charles Sexton yesterday for stabbing a woman during an argument at a home on University Boulevard.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Tuscaloosa commission calls for report of how schools used one cent sales tax
Wednesday, Tuscaloosa County Commisioners asked for an audit of a one cent sales tax used by city and county schools for improvements.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mercedes-Benz extends lead over BMW in race for U.S. luxury sales crown
Mercedes has extended its U.S. sales lead over rival BMW by 7,610 vehicles. Mercedes-Benz has widened its lead over rival BMW in the battle for the U.S. luxury sales title for 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
State automakers on the way to another record year
Through last week, the three auto assembly plants in the state had produced a combined 854,330 vehicles.
Union chief says 'significant progress' being made in campaign at Mercedes' Alabama auto plant
"We have a very innovative campaign there," UAW President Bob King told the Detroit Free Press in a story published Sunday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Meet the real-life Walter White
'I am a meth cook. For ten years I had the best meth in Alabama': Meet the real-life Walter White who cooked crystal meth just like his Breaking Bad namesake Despite sharing a name and a history with methamphetamine with the protagonist of AMC's 'Breaking Bad,' Alabama's Walter White has spent far more time in jail 'My name is Walter White and I am ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Rejecting Medicaid money is irresponsible: Editorial
Protesters urged Gov. Jindal to accept the Medicaid expansion during a rally on the Capitol steps during the spring egislative session.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Tuscaloosa sheriff's deputy shoots at would-be burglar who pulled a gun on him, no one hurt
Deputy Chief Ron Abernathy of the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday afternoon that a deputy in his office shot at an armed would-be burglar Monday night, but no one was hurt.
Alabama's real meth chef Walter White featured in VICE Magazine...
Bryan Cranston, right, plays Walter White on AMC's Emmy-winning series "Breaking Bad."
Mon Nov 25, 2013
New German union boss has warning for companies that set up in anti-union South
The United Auto Workers union, backed by the German labor union IG Metall, is trying to organize at Mercedes' Alabama auto plant.
Northport woman in jail after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the stomach
A Friday night stabbing left a man in the hospital and his long-time girlfriend in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, investigators said Monday morning.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Tuscaloosa authorities exhume body in hopes of solving 1982 murder
The Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit exhumed a murder victim's body Thursday in the hopes of finally solving the mystery of her death.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Bentley Awards Emergency Housing Assistance Grants
Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded grants totaling $1.8 million to help homeless Alabamians find immediate housing and to assist others who are in danger of becoming homeless.
Second suspect in post-LSU game shooting turns himself in, both men released on $65,000 bonds
Miguel Lawrence Jackson and Bryan Daunte Bedgood have both been charged in the Nov. 10 shooting of a 30-year-old man in Tuscaloosa who said their altercation started when his assailants taunted him for being an Alabama fan.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Woman Kidnapped, Assaulted in Tuscaloosa
The 28-year-old victim told police that she was kidnapped by Brian Candrell Ryan.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Tuscaloosa man sentenced to 25 years for string of convenience store robberies
Brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence carries a minimum sentence of seven years in prison and a maximum sentence of life, and the sentence must be served after completion of any other sentence imposed for the crime.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Tuscaloosa election contest involving Alabama Greek students dismissed
A Tuscaloosa County Circuit judge dismissed the city school board election contest Wednesday afternoon, stating there wasn't enough evidence to move the trial forward.