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No Firearm Found After Lockdown at Duncanville Middle School
Duncanville Middle School was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon, but fortunately, police did not find a firearm or any other threat to public safety when they responded.
Man Charged with Murder for Saturday Night Killing in Aliceville
A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting in Aliceville Saturday night, District Attorney Andy Hamlin has announced.
State of Alabama Sues Tuscaloosa Over Illegal Sewage Discharges
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management sued Tuscaloosa Friday, seeking to punish the city for allegedly discharging more than 41 million gallons of sewage into local waterways since 2018.
No Public Threat After Seemingly "Targeted" Killing in Northport
Police do not believe there is significant risk the the public or the area around Northport's Northwood Lake after a "targeted" Sunday shooting there left a young man dead.
Police ID 24-Year-old Killed in Northport, Investigation Ongoing
Investigators are urging cooperation from anyone with information about a shooting that left a 24-year-old man dead in Northport Sunday evening.
Man Shot and Killed in Northport's Northwood Lake Neighborhood
BREAKING: A man was shot and killed in Northport's Northwood Lake neighborhood Sunday night, police have confirmed.
Two Juveniles Charged with Felonies Over Gun Brought to Hillcrest
Two juvenile students at Hillcrest High School have been charged with multiple felonies after they brought a firearm and a loaded magazine on campus Wednesday morning.
Student Caught With Gun, Loaded Magazine at Hillcrest High School
An investigation is underway after a student was caught with a firearm and a loaded magazine at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa County Wednesday morning.
Suit: Pledge Hurt in Violent, Racist Hazing at Alabama Fraternity
An Honors student at the University of Alabama suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his fraternity brothers during violent, racist hazing last month, according to a scathing lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Attorneys: Darius Miles Was Illegally Questioned After Shooting
Attorneys for Darius Miles are asking a judge to throw out everything he told police the morning he was involved in a deadly shooting on the Tuscaloosa Strip.