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Irondale residents, leaders discuss possibility of forming city school system
IRONDALE, Alabama -- Community members and city leaders in Irondale Thursday night discussed forming a city school system, but a lot of questions still need to be answered before a decision is made.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Narcotics task force in Tuscaloosa arrests four alleged traffickers in two unrelated meth busts
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Four alleged traffickers of methamphetamine are in the Tuscaloosa County Jail after two unrelated busts, a Tuscaloosa Police Department representative said Wednesday afternoon.
92-year-old Texas man dies after driving off I-20/59, colliding with tree Tuesday morning
Alabama State Troopers are investigating the Tuesday morning death of a 92-year-old Texas man who was killed when he drove off I-20/59 and struck a tree.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
UAW board committee hires investigators to search for wrongdoing by board or president's office
From left, Trustee Jean Dearman Anderson, Trustee John Northcutt, Trustee Randall Hillman, board attorney Mike Kendrick, Board President Terry Bunn, Board Secretary Victor Vernon, Board Vice President Victor Vernon attend an executive committee meeting Monday in Montgomery.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Frat brother claims ex-Alabama football player assaulted him
Connor McKenna filed a lawsuit against Wilson Love in Tuscaloosa County over the weekend.
Police dog tracks down alleged wallet-snatcher in Tuscaloosa, 21-year-old suspect charged with theft
STOCK PHOTO of one of the Tuscaloosa Police Department's canine units. A tracking dog serving with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office tracked an alleged wallet snatcher from the scene of the crime to a nearby apartment complex Sunday night and led to the arrest of a 21-year-old suspect.
More than 10 million vehicles recalled for safety-related issues last year
Auto recalls are on the rise as manufacturers roll out a growing number of new models with increasing levels of technology amid heightened scrutiny from regulators.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Tests show Ala man poisoned self after conviction
Forensic tests showed that a Tuscaloosa man who swallowed something in court moments after being convicted of child sexual abuse last year used strychnine to kill himself, authorities said.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
18-year-old Tuscaloosa man charged with second-degree rape and sodomy; alleged victim was 15
An 18-year-old Tuscaloosa man was charged with second-degree rape and sodomy Monday for alleged sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Three Birmingham men arrested for allegedly breaking into cars at apartments in Cottondale
Three men from Birmingham are in the Tuscaloosa County Jail Wednesday after sheriff's deputies found them breaking into vehicles outside the Eddins Estates apartment complex in Cottondale, Ala.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Narcotics task force busts manufacturer, 'major supplier' of steroids in Tuscaloosa County...
Agents with the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force seized steroids, Viagra, marijuana and two revolvers from the Coker home of Ronald Eugene Wedgeworth, Jr. Sunday morning.
Want a job at Alabama's Mercedes plant? Automaker accepting applications for student training programs
The Alabama operations of Mercedes-Benz is seeking applicants for two technical training programs that are aimed at grooming new employees for the Tuscaloosa County plant.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Judge again postpones trial of suspect in 2012 mass shooting that hurt 18 people in...
Circuit Judge Brad Almond has again delayed the jury trial of Nathan Van Wilkins, a man accused of injuring 18 people in a rampage shooting at a downtown Tuscaloosa bar in July 2012.
28-year-old Tuscaloosa woman dies in house fire
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Fire marshals and homicide investigators are studying the scene of a deadly house fire in Tuscaloosa that claimed the life of a 28-year-old woman Sunday, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit said.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
49-year-old Northport man arrested after grand jury indictment; charged for allegedly raping a child
A Northport man was arrested by Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's deputies Thursday morning and charged with two counts of first-degree rape, his alleged victim was a girl younger than 12 years old.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Grand jury charges Duncanville teen with rape, sodomy and incest; alleged victim was a child
A teenager in Tuscaloosa County was arrested Friday after he was indicted on five counts of sexually abusing a child, including first degree rape and sodomy.
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Legislature looks into mandatory class for married couples with kids intending to divorce
There are driving classes, math classes, cooking classes, but divorce classes? That could become a reality for divorcing couples with children if a bill in the Legislature becomes law.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Former head of Alabama's Mercedes plant hired by Volkswagen
Andreas Renschler was back in Alabama last fall to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of Mercedes' decision to build its plant in Tuscaloosa County.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Fight lawsuit tossed against Nick Saban's daughter
A judge cited Alabama's "stand your ground" law Wednesday in throwing out a lawsuit against University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban's daughter, who was being sued by her sorority sister over a fight.