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Interstate 20/59 east: Segment closed in Tuscaloosa County for crash investigation

Interstate 20/59 eastbound has been closed again near Fosters while authorities investigate a fatal crash, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alabama Live

77-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting woman who was in his apartment to buy...

Officers with the Tuscaloosa Police Department arrested 77-year-old Ira Williams Sunday for the alleged sexual abuse of an 18-year-old woman who went to his apartment to buy cigarettes.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Alabama Live

23-year-old Tuscaloosa man shoots himself in the leg while showing off his dad's pistol to...

A 23-year-old man shot himself in the leg in Northport Saturday night when he was showing his father's pistol to some friends.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Tuscaloosa Police place officer on administrative leave after second domestic violence...

The lawmen interviewed the suspect and victim and found cause to arrest 56-year-old Robert Ashley Fourt with third-degree domestic violence criminal coercion, a misdemeanor.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Teen in Tuscaloosa shot in the stomach by his older brother, investigators believe...

A 16-year-old is being treated for a gunshot wound to his abdomen after his older brother shot him Tuesday afternoon.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Open carry at the polls was no problem in Northport today for president of gun rights...

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Eddie Fulmer arrived at his polling place in Northport this morning to cast his ballot in several state-wide runoff elections, and he came wearing a .40-caliber pistol on his hip.

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Related Topix: Northport, AL, Tuscaloosa, AL, Chambers County, AL, Kennedy, AL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Three jailed after brawling at Tuscaloosa DHR and parking lot of police department

Teaira Sherman, left, was arrested and charged with second degree assault last week for hitting a 17-year-old woman in the back of the head with a baseball bat in the parking lot of the Tuscaloosa Police Department following a fight at the county's DHR office.

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Alabama Live

Homicide unit in Tuscaloosa investigating second pool drowning in a week, no foul play...

Investigators with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide are investigating the circumstances of two apparently accidental drownings in the area this week.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Northport, AL

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Alabama Live

Man shot several times during argument with girlfriend's son in Cottondale, investigators...

A man is in critical condition after his girlfriend's 24-year-old son shot him several times during an argument Saturday night, according to a spokesman for the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit.

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Alabama Live

Alabama defensive lineman arrested for DUI in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - For the second time in a week, an Alabama football player football player found himself in legal trouble.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

79-year-old Tuscaloosa man escapes duo who kidnapped him; suspects arrested after short...

Investigators with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide are looking into the kidnapping of a 79-year-old man whose captors drove him to Bibb County before he escaped them and called for police help.

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Alabama Live

UAW embarks on new strategy to organize union at Alabama's Mercedes-Benz auto plant

The United Auto Workers plans to charter a local union at Tuscaloosa County's Mercedes-Benz plant and grant it full membership and voting rights within its organization.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Drive-by shooting wounds Tuscaloosa woman, investigators looking for suspect in a silver...

Investigators with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide unit are seeking a suspect who was in a silver four-door Tacoma Sunday night when they shot a 21-year-old woman at a red light in Northport.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Tuscaloosa, AL

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Secretary of state hopeful Merrill hits GOP opponent over pay raises, Hyundai-related lawsuit

Surrounded by state lawmakers from Mobile and Baldwin counties, Alabama secretary of state candidate speaks to the media on Mobile, Ala., on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Baldwin County, AL, Mobile, AL, Daphne, AL

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Alabama Live

5 questions with Alabama Secretary of State candidate John Merrill

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - John Merrill's interest in the Alabama secretary of state position dates to his teen-age years when his father first told him about the variety of duties associated with the job.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Bama RB Kenyan Drake arrested for obstruction

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama junior running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday morning, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Strangers donate kidneys as nation's largest transplant chain continues at UAB

In December, the 46-year-old Helena resident set in motion a record-breaking donor chain by giving her kidney to a stranger.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ala. school system expands online options

Through the eGrad program, students who miss school because they've been expelled, suspended or hospitalized can stay up-to-date on their coursework by taking classes online at a virtual learning center.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Investigators accuse Tuscaloosa man of sexually abusing 9-year-old,...

Juvenile Investigators with the Tuscaloosa Police Department arrested a 35-year-old man earlier this week and charged him with sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Neighbors want more done after dogs allegedly kill miniature horses, chickens

A Tuscaloosa County man says he was forced to kill the two dogs that allegedly killed his miniature horses when the canines charged him.

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