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1 hr ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

New license office opens in Vance

Tuesday morning, a new satellite office of the Tuscaloosa County License Department opens in Vance's new Town Hall.

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12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Gunman shoots into crowd, hits man in neck after fight at Tuscaloosa club, suspect turns himself in

A man was shot in the neck just after midnight Monday when a man fired into a crowd in west Tuscaloosa, investigators said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Alabama Live

30 superintendents join lawsuit saying Alabama Accountability Act is unconstitutional

The superintendents filed a brief asking the the Alabama Supreme Court to uphold a lower court's ruling that the law violates the state constitution.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Mercedes-Benz to rename Alabama-made M-Class SUV, reports say

Car and Driver reports that the German automaker plans to rename the M-Class the GLE-Class early next year, a change that will come along with a refreshening of the SUV.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz M-Class, SUV, Mercedes-Benz, Coupe, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Sedan, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

ABC 33/40

Friday Night Blitz: Coverage lineup for Week 2

Check out the Friday Night Blitz coverage lineup for week two of the Alabama high school football season.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Homewood, AL, Vestavia Hills, AL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Crews battle large fire in western Jefferson County

The Alabama Forestry Commission is responding to a fire near Johns Road and Blue Creek Road in the Adger community.

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Related Topix: Fire, Jefferson County, AL, Adger, AL, St Clair County, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Task force looks ways to improve animal shelter

Animal advocates say the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter has made improvements in recent months, but still has a long ways to go.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Northport, AL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tuscaloosa police officer arrested

Jimmy Darrell Smith, 33, was arrested by the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit on Thursday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC 27

Arrest made in Tuscaloosa 'Easy Money' shooting

Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide unit have made an arrest in the shooting death of Marcellus Lee Brown, less than 12 hours after he was killed.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Tuscaloosa police officer arrested

Tuscaloosa Police officer Jimmy Darrell Smith was arrested by the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit and is charged with two counts of first degree sodomy and one count of domestic violence -- strangulation.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Authorities identify 2 killed in Tuscaloosa County helicopter crash

According to the Chief Deputy Ron Abernathy with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, the helicopter crashed near Watermelon Road and Blue Creek Road on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Alabama Power, Energy, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Alabama Live

63-year-old killed in Tuscaloosa County helicopter crash worked with Alabama Power since he was 19

FILE PHOTO: Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies used the department's helicopter to locate the crash site of another helicopter Tuesday morning.

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Reuters

Two dead in helicopter crash in Alabama

Two people died when a helicopter crashed on Tuesday during a flight to inspect power lines in rural western Alabama, authorities said.

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Alabama Live

Robbers follow, fire shots at Tuscaloosa man after he buys them cigarettes, refuses to give them cash

The man got in his car and drove away, but was followed by the would-be robbers.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Narcotics agents in Tuscaloosa arrest 3 after finding them with 7 'one-pot' meth labs in a...

Both are charged with manufacturing a controlled substance and first-degree possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Alabama Live

Drug task force agents find 2 dozen pot plants in Tuscaloosa home, yard; 1 arrested

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Agents with a multi-agency drug task force in Tuscaloosa arrested a man growing marijuana in his home and backyard Monday night, a police spokesman said.

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Alabama Live

A new $50 million plant, supplier safety eyed and sales winners and losers in this week's...

The Tuscaloosa County Mercedes-Benz employees celebrate the unveiling of the new Alabama-built Mercedes C-Class, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Alabama Live

14-year-old in critical condition after friend playing with a pistol accidentally shoots...

A 14-year-old was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center then to Children's of Alabama in Birmingham after he was accidentally shot in the chest by a friend Friday night.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Northport man accused of threatening Homewood police after his car was towed

HOMEWOOD, Alabama -- A Northport man is in jail after police say he threatened Homewood officers when his vehicle was towed over traffic violations.

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Alabama Live

17-year-old accused of pulling two pistols, robbing man at public housing complex in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's deputies arrested 17-year-old Nicholas Anderson Wednesday after he allegedly robbed a man in late July with a pistol in each hand.

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