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  1. Alabaster man arrested in Tuscaloosa County on felony drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC 33/40

    ... one count of resisting arrest, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was placed in the Tuscaloosa County jail on a $1,020,000.00 Bond Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation ...

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  2. After brief struggle, Tuscaloosa police arrest Alabaster man caught with 40 grams of methRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alabama Live

    ... around 4:30 Thursday for a drug buy. Christopher Adam Blake, a 31-year-old Alabaster man, was arrested in Tuscaloosa County and charged with trafficking illegal drugs after narcotics agents found him with 40 grams of methamphetamine. (Tuscaloosa ...

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  3. Ala. county approves bigger tax breaks for Mercedes-BenzRead the original story

    Friday | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Tuscaloosa County officials have approved larger tax breaks for Mercedes-Benz to help offset expansion costs at the automaker's plant in Vance. The Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority agreed Thursday to increase the value of tax abatements granted to Mercedes to about $28.1 million.

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  4. 5 arrested on meth-making charges in Tuscaloosa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC 33/40

    Agents from the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force responded to a call in the area of 7200 Hargrove Road after an anonymous caller stated there was an ammonia smell coming from a residence. Agents investigated and arrested Matthew Jacob George, 18, of Tuscaloosa, Chason Ralph Farris, 25, of Northport, Felicia Ann Parker, 25, of Moundville, David John Vandenburg Jr., 18, of Cottondale, and Frederico Antonio Walker, 22, of Dalton, Georgia.

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  5. Tuscaloosa County sales tax proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | ABC 33/40

    Big changes could be on the way to how sales taxes ae collected and spent in Tuscaloosa County and it is raising big concerns. A bill in the legislature would make a temporary one-cent sales tax permanent and combine it with an existing two-cent county sales tax.

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    Thursday May 21 | ABC 33/40

    Tuscaloosa, Ala._ The Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program, working in cooperation with the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association, The University of Alabama School of Law and Legal Services Alabama, on Thursday will host a free legal clinic for low-income residents of Tuscaloosa County. The clinic is open to the more than 40,000 low-income residents of Tuscaloosa County coping with civil legal challenges.

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  7. Coal mining cut backsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | ABC 33/40

    Coal mining in Tuscaloosa County is taking a hit from poor market conditions and hundreds of employees with Walter Energy's mining operations in Brookwood could soon be out of a job. Several employees with Walter Energy Inc. received a letter on May 15th warning about potential cut backs at mines #5 and #7, as well as, the central shop.

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  8. Anti-bullying license plate could become a reality in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A young woman from Tuscaloosa County is working to get 1,000 pre-orders to make an anti-bullying license plate a reality in Alabama. Hillcrest High School graduating senior Baylee Smith received approval from the Legislative Oversight Committee in Montgomery on Tuesday.

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  9. Push underway to unshackle juveniles entering AL courtroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... juveniles a real taste of what it's like, so they don't like it." And Rep. England says it's working. "Tuscaloosa County experienced the largest reduction in juvenile incarceration in the entire state," England says. "Until they understand that ...

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  10. Armed standoff in Tuscaloosa apartment ends without injury after 8 hours of police negotiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Alabama Live

    A standoff between police and a man armed with a shotgun in a Tuscaloosa apartment ended Tuesday morning after eight hours of negotiation, according to a spokesman. Captain Gary Hood, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said police were called to investigate reports of gunfire in an apartment complex on 5th Avenue East.

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  11. Standoff ends peacefully at Tuscaloosa apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WTVM

    ... rea around the man's apartment was evacuated, including several apartments. Dozens of police officers, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's special response team and Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue responded to the scene. Copyright 2015 WBRC . All rights reserved.

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  12. Can Alabama support an Aston Martin plant? Absolutely, says top recruiterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Alabama Live

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan on the line at the German automaker's Tuscaloosa County assembly plant. Alabama already is home to three busy auto assembly plants, but there is "absolutely" room for another one, the state's top business recruiter said.

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  13. Apartment fire in BessemerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ABC 33/40

    ... have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago. Tuscaloosa County authorities are piecing together what lead up to, what they are calling, "a very violent stabbing," that left two people dead ...

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  14. Buhl double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ABC 33/40

    Tuscaloosa County authorities are piecing together what lead up to, what they are calling, "a very violent stabbing," that left two people dead over the weekend. Investigators told ABC 33/40 it happened in the Crooked Creek Mobile Park in Buhl around 5:30 Saturday night.

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  15. Longtime NWS forecaster JB Elliott has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ABC 33/40

    ... a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>> Tuscaloosa County authorities are piecing together what lead up to, what they are calling, "a very violent stabbing," that left two people dead ...

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  16. Traffic stop ends with two arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ABC 33/40

    ... a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>> Tuscaloosa County authorities are piecing together what lead up to, what they are calling, "a very violent stabbing," that left two people dead ...

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ABC 33/40

    ... a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>> Tuscaloosa County authorities are piecing together what lead up to, what they are calling, "a very violent stabbing," that left two people dead ...

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  18. Community EnablerRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | ABC 33/40

    ... a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>> Tuscaloosa County authorities are piecing together what lead up to, what they are calling, "a very violent stabbing," that left two people dead ...

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  19. TIMELINE-Castleton: From Louis Dreyfus energy arm to commodities powerhouseRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Reuters

    ... in Rocky Mountain region *Buys Robinson's Bend Field nat gas field in the Black Warrior Basin in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, from Constellation Energy Partners LLC *Buys Gulf Coast portfolio through multiple transactions, starting with the ...

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  20. Tuscaloosa County double homicide victims identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Alabama Live

    Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide investigators have identified the two victims in a Tuscaloosa County double murder over the weekend as Roger Alan Gregg and Margaret Louise Hutchins. Angel Marie Jones, 33, was found on scene with the victims and arrested Sunday for capital murder after treatment for minor injuries.

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