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  1. Tuscaloosa teen who tried to use Facebook to have family killed released to youth center in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Four months after she was arrested in Tuscaloosa County for trying to arrange the murder of her family and their dog on Facebook , 19-year-old Marissa Williams is being released from jail to a youth center in Opelika. According to court documents filed Tuesday, Williams was released from the Tuscaloosa County Jail at 8:15 Wednesday morning into the custody of a representative from the Alabama Department of Human Resources.

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  2. Tuscaloosa authorities charge two brothers with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit says it has charged two brothers with attempted murder after they allegedly stabbed a 24-year-old male. Sgt Dale Phillips says Durand Ingram, 40, and Andrew Ingram, 25, were taken into custody early Wednesday morning and placed in the county jail on $60,000 bond each Investigators say the victim was found on the side of the road with several stab wounds.

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  3. Police: drunken woman injures 2 ramming car into wall of Tuscaloosa apartment after argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Two people were hospitalized Tuesday night after a woman drunkenly drove her car into the wall of their apartment following an argument, police said Wednesday morning. The commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, Sgt.

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  4. Two brothers charged with attempted murder in roadside stabbing of Tuscaloosa manRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Two brothers were arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with attempted murder after they allegedly attacked a 24-year-old man with knives as he walked down a road in Tuscaloosa. Sgt. Dale Phillips, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said the victim of the attack was found on the side of James I. Harrison Parkway East around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with several stab wounds and lacerations to his arms and head.

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  5. University of Alabama Police charge student with making terrorist threatRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... for about 45 minutes while authorities searched the building that day. Simmons has been placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $5,000 bond and has been issued an interim suspension by the university. Dakota John Timm was arrested and charged with ...

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  6. Another UA student arrested in connection with threatening messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... , but many students left their dorms and didn't attend classes. UA officials say Simmons was placed in Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $5,000 bond and has been issued an interim suspension while UAPD continues to investigate the original post. A week ...

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  7. 2nd UA student arrested on terroristic threat chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... investigation into alarming messages that were sent the morning of Sept. 23. Bryant says Simmons is in the Tuscaloosa County Jail and is being held on $5,000 bond. Bryant says university police are investigating the post and Simmons has been ...

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  8. Vote for Birmingham Metro volleyball Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... the Lions to the title of the Husky Challenge with 36 kills in five wins. Palmer added 21 kills against Tuscaloosa County and nine against Chelsea in other matches last week. Olivia Portera , Hoover : Led the Bucs defense with 41 digs during four ...

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  9. Suspect in 2012 mass shooting at downtown Tuscaloosa bar to be tried on 68 counts in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    After more than two years in jail, the man accused of injuring 18 people at a downtown Tuscaloosa bar is going to be tried on the 68 charges stemming from the July 2012 mass shooting. According to the Tuscaloosa News , Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court Judge Brad Almond will hear the case against 46-year-old Nathan Van Wilkins on Dec. 8. Wilkins is accused of taking a semi-automatic rifle to the CopperTop bar in Tuscaloosa and indiscriminately opening fire through its windows on July 17, 2012.

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  10. Tracey Grissom's attorney seeks new trial, says testimony on ex-husband's rape charges...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... who was at the time of his death awaiting trial on charges that he brutally raped her in 2010. (Tuscaloosa County Jail) Freeman never argued the point that Grissom shot and killed her ex-husband Hunter Grissom. Instead, Freeman said she was ...

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  11. Tracey Grissom files motion for a new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... showed prejustice against his client. Freeman even claims a member of the jury has a son who worked at the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office and had investigated both the alleged rape and homicide case.

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  12. Tuscaloosa Co. schools investigate vulgar signs put up at Hillcrest High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    School officials and Tuscaloosa County deptuies are investigating two offensive signs that were put up at Hillcrest High School before its game against Tuscaloosa County High School last week. Someone hung one sign saying, "TCS runs this" with a picture of a hand flipping someone off on the main building at Hillcrest High School.

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  13. Man stabbed following argument over religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Tuscaloosa County investigators say a man who was "extremely intoxicated" stabbed another man after getting into an argument about religion. The suspect, 44-year-old David Defoor, and the 24-year-old victim were both at a home in the 11000 block of Holt-Peterson Road when the argument broke out on Saturday, September 27. During the argument, Defoor also accidentally kicked a 3-year-old child who was nearby, according to Sgt.

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  14. Man allegedly kicks toddler, stabs man in throat after drunken religious debate near TuscaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    A 44-year-old man is in the Tuscaloosa County Jail after he allegedly kicked a toddler and stabbed a younger man in the throat after drunkenly arguing about religion Friday night. Sgt. Dale Phillips, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said investigators were called to a home on Holt-Peterson Road east of Tuscaloosa around 5 o'clock Saturday morning.

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  15. Tuscaloosa woman arrested after 4-year-old found in the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office has charged a woman with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Lt. Andy Norris said deputies were called to the 15000 block of Romulus Road Friday afternoon on the report of an unattended four-year-old in the middle of the road.

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  16. Allegedly drunken mother of 4-year-old found wandering rural road in Tuscaloosa County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Alabama Live

    An allegedly drunken 24-year-old mother was arrested in western Tuscaloosa County Friday after deputies found her 4-year-old son wandering down the middle of a rural road this afternoon. Lt. Andy Norris of the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office said an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Conservation Officer called the sheriff's office Friday to alert them to the child in the road.

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  17. Tuscaloosa mother arrested for endangering the welfare of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Deputies with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office were called to the 15000 block of Romulus Road Friday afternoon after receiving a call from a ALEA Conservation Officer. The call was in regards to a 4-year-old who was unattended in the middle of the road.

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  18. Public employees' groups lose funding suitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... charges for his role in the kidnapping and slaying of three Massachusetts men in 2011. Deputies with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office were called to the 15000 block of Romulus Road Friday afternoon after receiving a call from a ALEA ...

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  19. Tuscaloosa man unresponsive with broken leg, internal injuries after assault at public housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Alabama Live

    A Tuscaloosa man was severely injured Thursday night in an assault at a public housing complex and no one will talk to police about it. Sgt. Dale Phillips, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said investigators were called to DCH Regional Medical Center around 9 p.m. Thursday after a 52-year-old man was admitted with injuries consistent with an assault.

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  20. 76-year-old man shot 3 times in gunfight outside Tuscaloosa home, police say injuries may be criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Alabama Live

    A 76-year-old man was severely injured when he was shot three times and returned fire with a pistol of his own while entering his Tuscaloosa home early Friday morning. Dale Phillips, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said the elderly man arrived at his home around 2:30 Friday morning when a man waiting on his porch drew a gun and shot him as he tried to enter the residence on 18th Street.

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