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  1. Woman robbed at gunpoint in Tuscaloosa hospital parking deck by man asking for cigaretteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... y has released the photos and is asking anyone with knowledge of the identity of the robber to contact the Tuscaloosa County CrimeStoppers, which will reward information leading to an arrest with cash. Tips can be submitted at 205-752-STOP.

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  2. 5-foot-long alligator captured in Bibb County neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... playing a game. Police roped off the area, and eventually called in a wildlife expert from neighboring Tuscaloosa County who was able to lasso the reptile. "The alligator must have gotten tired, or the noose eventually worked. He got tangled in it," ...

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  3. Tuscaloosa man accused of strangling girlfriend unconscious, raping her, stealing her carRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... at the emergency room of DCH Regional Medical Center, where she was given a rape kit. Ware was put in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, where his bond was set at $120,000, but jail records indicate he was no longer in police custody Monday afternoon.

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  4. Auburn man calls Tuscaloosa police to his hotel room, gets arrested with nearly 3 pounds of pot, $10,000 cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... idue and $9,575 in cash. Johnson was arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana. He was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, where his bond was set at $250,000. The police department seized the drugs and money as fruits of crime forfeitures.

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  5. Police: gambling dispute may be responsible for weekend shootings that injured 3 in TuscaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Three men suffered non-serious injuries after they were shot in Tuscaloosa this weekend, possibly over a gambling dispute, investigators said Monday afternoon. Sgt. Dale Phillips, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said his unit was called to DCH Regional Medical Center at 2:30 a.m. Saturday after a 34-year-old man was admitted with a gunshot wound through his heel.

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  6. Choose the Tuscaloosa Area Player of the Week for Sept. 11-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... 's Matt Harper put up video game numbers rushing for 328 yards and in a 58-34 win against Phillips . Tuscaloosa County running back Derrick Burns gashed Spain Park 's defense for 134 yards and two touchdowns in his team's 26-7 upset victory. Holt 's ...

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  7. Tackle our expert in Week 4 of the Birmingham metro football pick 'em challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Got a feeling about a particular team or game this week? Think you know just which teams are overrated and undervalued by now. Did you know that Oak Mountain wouldn't pull off a second straight upset last week against Hoover ? Did you place too much stock in Spain Park 's great game last week against Thompson? Did you think the Jaguars wouldn't be able to click on offense enough to improve to 4-0 against Tuscaloosa County ? I didn't see every one of those results coming, but will still keep banking 70 percent each week on the average.

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  8. UAW's humble Alabama organizing office conceals active campaignRead the original story

    Sunday | Detroit Free Press

    ... Member Information Committee raised enough money to pay for anti-union billboards that were displayed in Tuscaloosa County for about eight months. Among the messages: "Don't let the UAW turn Alabama into the next Detroit." If UAW activity becomes ...

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  9. Mercedes-Benz to expand Alabama plant, build new SUV next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Detroit Free Press

    ... the company's Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. / Brent Snavely/Detroit Free Press The Tuscaloosa County operation of Mercedes-Benz unveiled the new Vance, Ala.-built Mercedes C-Class, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. It is the first ...

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  10. Alabama Auto Sector Seen Growing 20% in Next 5 Years as Mercedes Adds JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | TheStreet.com

    ... email previously sent you to complete registration. Tucked away in the hills of western Alabama is Tuscaloosa County, home of Mercedes-Benz's only U.S. plant. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley said Mercedes' decision to build a plant has had a ...

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  11. 60-year-old woman accused of sexually abusing young boys in Tuscaloosa charged with sodomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Alabama Live

    According to court records, Mary Prince, the suspect, is charged with three counts of second-degree sodomy and one of sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 years old. Lt. Andy Norris of the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office told the Tuscaloosa News that the victims the authorities are aware of were between 9 and 14. According to their report, the boys lived in Prince's neighborhood.

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  12. 60-year-old Tuscaloosa woman charged with child sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... they don't know. Unless they have express permission from the parent, no matter what the circumstances," Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Lt. Andy Norris said. She was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on September 10 on charges of second degree ...

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  13. Need a job? Auto suppliers seek to fill up to 400 positions at Saturday hiring eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Alabama Live

    ... include those in production, service and material handling, and many of the suppliers do business with Tuscaloosa County's Mercedes-Benz auto assembly plant. The entry-level positions are expected to pay up to $14 per hour. Some will be on-site at ...

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  14. Fourth suspect in University of Alabama fight arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Alabama Live

    ... Kevin Brady were arrested under identical charges Tuesday and Wednesday, and have since bonded out of the Tuscaloosa County Jail. On Thursday morning, TPD officials said they had not yet located Baroni but didn't believe him to be intentionally ...

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  15. University of Alabama student severely beaten in dorm assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Alabama Live

    ... rt files, Stewart and Mitrow are charged with felony second-degree assault and have been released from the Tuscaloosa County Jail on bond. A warrant for felony second-degree assault is currently out for Baroni.

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  16. Be Ready Day to be held Thursday in TuscaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, along with other public safety and volunteer organizations, is hosting a Be Ready event on Thursday, September 11 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. The purpose of the Be Ready event is to prepare yourself for any emergency or disaster and also to learn how local agencies respond to these situations. The Tuscaloosa County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee will also be asking for community input on the Tuscaloosa County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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  17. Freight broker to plead guilty in bribery plotRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | WBTV

    Federal prosecutors say a Tuscaloosa County freight broker has agreed to plead guilty to bribing two National Guard officials to steer military contracts to two companies he represented. Prosecutors say 60-year-old Daniel Boyd, of Vance, Alabama is charged with two counts of bribery and two counts of mail fraud in a scheme to obtain shipping contracts for Crimson Express and U.S. Transport.

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  18. U.S. Attorney: Vance man bribed National Guard officials to win contracts for Alabama...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Alabama Live

    A Tuscaloosa County man won contracts worth more than $400,000 for Alabama companies by bribing officials in the National Guard, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance announced Monday afternoon. Vance said in a press release that Daniel Boyd, a 60-year-old man from Vance, Ala., was charged Friday with two counts of bribery and two counts of mail fraud.

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  19. Arrakis Rolls Out Furniture for WVUARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Radio World

    WVUA 90.7 is the student-operated radio station serving The University of Alabama and the greater Tuscaloosa County, Ala., area. This summer we were faced with relocating our studios across the campus to a new facility.

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  20. Vote for the Tuscaloosa Area Player of the Week for Sept. 4-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Alabama Live

    ... carries on 17 carries while scoring four times to help guide his team to a 35-7 win against Susan Moore . Tuscaloosa County 's Eddie Williams amassed 179 all-purpose yards, including 83 receiving and and a 95-yard kickoff return in a 28-21 win ...

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