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Crime and Courts
Teen Charged With Attempted Murder for Friday Double Shooting
An 18-year-old in Tuscaloosa has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting on Elm Street Friday night injured two victims.
Northport Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting
A 50-year-old Northport woman has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly shot a man in the neck on Highway 171 Friday night.
Tuscaloosa Police Seek Suspect in Burglary at Flavaz Restaurant
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying and locating a man who burglarized a restaurant in West Tuscaloosa earlier this month.
Two Victims Injured in Friday Night Shooting on Elm Street
The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit are investigating the attempted murder of two victims after an alleged Friday night shooting on Elm Street.
Teen Arrested Thursday Was Part of Child Porn Distribution Ring
A Northport teen arrested Thursday was involved in an anonymous child porn distribution ring, according to court documents filed Friday afternoon.
Tuscaloosa Teen With Armed Robbery of McFarland Chevron
A Tuscaloosa teenager was charged Wednesday with the armed robbery of a Mcfarland Boulevard gas station in December.
18-Year-Old in Northport Charged With Possession of Child Porn
A search of a home on Northwind Drive yielded enough evidence to charge an 18-year-old Northport man with five counts of possession of child pornography.
TPD Sprayed One Can of Pepper Spray to Disperse Celebration Crowd
The chief said TPD's first instinct after the game was to allow the students to celebrate peacefully, but after 15-20 minutes "something shifted" and a few fights broke out.
Tuscaloosa Man Charged With Trafficking Meth, Coke, Heroin, More
A Tuscaloosa man arrested Wednesday faces 15 criminal charges after police reportedly discovered cocaine, meth, opiates, heroin, marijuana and more in his car.