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Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office Unveils New K9 Memorial Site
The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office recently unveiled its new memorial site in honor of its K9 units at its training facility in Samantha.
Woman Sues Clinic in Tuscaloosa Over Allegedly Botched Abortion
A woman has filed a lawsuit against a Tuscaloosa women's clinic over an abortion that allegedly almost killed her and left her unable to become pregnant again.
TCHS Principal Reassures Students Are Safe After Threat Made
TCHS Principal Darrell Williams confirmed that the school is seeing an increased police presence Monday after a threat was made online to students over the weekend.
Tuscaloosa Teen Charged After Robbing Woman at Gunpoint
An 18-year-old Tuscaloosa resident was arrested after allegedly robbing a couple at gunpoint in late October.
Mother of Infant Abandoned at Northport Walmart Found, Arrested
As the baby's mother, Boothe is facing charges, but she is not the person who actively left the child at Walmart.
Woman Charged, Northport Police Search for Mom of Abandoned Child
A woman has been arrested after an infant was found abandoned at the Northport Walmart, while police are still actively looking for the child's mother.
Man Sentenced to 20 Years For Tuscaloosa Wendy's Armed Robbery
A 19-year-old man has agreed to serve 20 years in prison for his role in an armed robbery of a Tuscaloosa Wendy's restaurant.
Deputies Airlifted, Suspect Dead After Shooting in Wilcox County
Two law enforcement officers were seriously injured and another man was killed Wednesday during a shootout in Yellow Bluff, Alabama in Wilcox County.
Gallion Man was Struck by 18-Wheeler in Tuesday Accident on I-59
Police confirmed a 26-year-old man from Gallion was struck by an 18-wheeler in the Tuesday night accident on Interstate 59/20.
Tuscaloosa Men Suspected of Car Break-Ins Face Five New Charges
The three Tuscaloosa men charged seven felonies after breaking into vehicles in the area now face five additional charges each related to more break-ins, police confirmed Wednesday.