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Crime and Courts
Man with 45 Forged Checks Tosses Weed on Cruiser During Pursuit
A Mississippi man is facing dozens of charges after he reportedly tossed marijuana on a deputy's car last week and was subsequently caught with 45 forged checks.
Man "Hiding" in McCalla Home Killed in Gunfight with Resident
Police are investigating what happened after a Wednesday morning gunfight inside a McCalla home left an alleged intruder dead and another person injured.
Allegedly Abusive Fan Charged for Fighting Police at Bryant-Denny
A fan removed from Bryant-Denny Stadium for abusive behavior Saturday has been charged with two felonies for allegedly fighting the Northport Police escorting him.
Fake Officers Arrested in Separate Incidents in Tuscaloosa County
Two men were arrested this week and charged with felonies for impersonating police officers in separate incidents in Tuscaloosa County.
Concerning Call Sets Tuscaloosa's Central Elementary on Alert
Staff at Tuscaloosa's Central Elementary School is on heightened alert and police are investigating after a suspicious phone call Monday morning.
Indiana Man Living Locally Charged with Possessing Child Porn
An Indiana man who has lived in Tuscaloosa for several years was arrested Friday and charged with 10 counts of possessing child pornography, police told local media.
Man Killed in Possibly Defensive Shooting in Tuscaloosa Thursday
Police are investigating claims of self-defense after a predawn shooting in Tuscaloosa Thursday morning left one man dead.
Woman Charged for Death of Mom in Tuscaloosa for UA Dorm Move-In
A year after the accident, a driver has been charged with manslaughter for the death of a Nebraska woman in Tuscaloosa to move her child into a UA dorm room.
Darius Miles Returns to Jail in Limbo, Hearing to Resume Later
Former Alabama basketball player Darius Miles will remain in jail indefinitely after a Tuesday hearing was suspended without a ruling from Judge Daniel Pruet.