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One Injured, One Arrested in Monday Apartment Shooting
A young man has been arrested after a shooting at Cypress Creek Apartments in south Tuscaloosa left a teenager injured Monday evening.
Tuscaloosa Threatens to Close Bars, Make Arrests for Overcrowding
The city of Tuscaloosa is ready to take drastic steps to prevent overcrowding in its bars, including shutting down businesses for 24 hours and arresting staff.
WANTF Finds $17,000 Cash, 2 Pounds of Marijuana in Search
Agents with the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force arrested a couple after finding over two pounds of marijuana and almost $18,000 cash at a Tuscaloosa apartment complex last week.
TCS Teacher Arrested, Accused of Having Sex with Student
A Tuscaloosa City Schools teacher was arrested Friday night for allegedly having sex with a juvenile student.
Threat to Bryant High School Sparks Sex Trafficking Investigation
A threatening phone call that sent a Tuscaloosa high school into Friday may have been an "attempt to lure a student into sexual victimization," officials told the Thread.
Tuscaloosa Police Charge Hale County Deputy with Strangling Wife
Police in Tuscaloosa County have charged a West Alabama law enforcement officer with felony domestic violence after a Tuesday morning incident.
2 Tuscaloosa Schools Lock Down Tuesday After Phone Threat
A middle school in Tuscaloosa is on lockdown Tuesday afternoon, school and police officials have confirmed.
West Alabama Police Rescue Tennessee Runaways After Car Breakdown
Police in West Alabama rescued a group of runaways from Tennessee who found themselves stranded in Sumter County with car trouble Tuesday morning.
Tuscaloosa Police Arrest Serial Convenience Store Robber
Police in Tuscaloosa have arrested a man they believe armed himself with a cordless drill and robbed the same area convenience store five times in 16 months.
Tuscaloosa Police: 22 Guns Stolen From Vehicles Since August 1st
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is urging gun owners to make sure their car doors are locked after 22 firearms were stolen from parked vehicles in the month of August alone.