TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and South Florida will start a three-game football series in the 2023 season.
The schools announced Thursday they'll play in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 16, 2023....
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Parking lots have been filling up with scores of new Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Alabama.
Thousands of the vehicles are showing up in parking lots across west and...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A champion will face off against a first-time contender in a paddlewheel boat race on Saturday in connection with Tuscaloosa's ongoing bicentennial celebration.
Alabama police chief “disgusted” by arrest video
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police chief said Wednesday that he is "disgusted" by a video recording showing an officer threatening and cursing a woman during a traffic stop that turned...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a videotaped arrest by Alabama police (all times local):
An Alabama police chief says he's "disgusted" by a video recording showing an...
Committee narrowly rejects concealed carry bill
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A legislative committee on Tuesday narrowly defeated legislation that would abolish Alabama's requirement to obtain a state permit to carry a concealed handgun in...
Alabama police kill 2 of 4 dogs attacking woman
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police officers in an Alabama city shot and killed two of four dogs that were attacking a woman.
Tuscaloosa police Lt. Teena Richardson tells The Tuscaloosa News that...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in west Alabama are hosting a summit with the aim of connecting faith-based leaders with social service agencies.
Alabama bill would allow concealed carry without permit
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State sheriffs on Wednesday opposed legislation backed by gun rights groups that would allow people to carry concealed handguns in public without obtaining a state...
NORTHPORT, Ala. (AP) — The Northport City Council is seeking a change in the hours that alcohol can be sold on Sundays.
The council on Monday approved requesting legislation from state...
Event will focus on Tuscaloosa civil rights history
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An event in Alabama will educate the public about some history from the civil rights era.
The Tuscaloosa News reports that the April 25 gathering will focus on...
Trustees to consider tuition freeze on Alabama campuses
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama system is proposing a freeze on in-state tuition at all three campuses for the upcoming school year after decades of steady price hikes.
Former Alabama, Jets receiver Ardarius Stewart arrested
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama and NFL receiver Ardarius Stewart has been arrested and charged with carrying a pistol without a license.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Oklahoma have scheduled a home-and-home football series — but fans will have to wait awhile.
The schools announced Tuesday that they'll meet on Sept. 11,...
Alabama’s Kira Lewis Jr. announces he’s staying put
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama point guard Kira Lewis Jr. says he's staying put after considering a transfer.
The freshman entered his name into the NCAA's transfer portal after the...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor says a railroad is opposing a proposed site for a new Amtrak station, citing safety concerns.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox tells The Tuscaloosa News...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — More than 300 workers will be laid off from three automotive suppliers in west Alabama, state officials said.
Faurecia Seating intends to lay off 118 workers from its...
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A judge has sentenced an Alabama man to die for the killing of a woman who authorities say was tortured to death.
Tuscaloosa County Circuit Judge Brad Almond imposed...
3 men arrested in shooting death in Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Three men have been arrested in a shooting death last week in Alabama.
Two 20-year-old men from Hoover, Bryan Groom and Dexter Cunningham II, were arrested Tuesday. A...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man's 10,000th bylined column on the game of bridge has been published in The Tuscaloosa News and the more than 100 newspapers nationwide that carry...
Man convicted in 2015 beating death of Alabama woman
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A man has been convicted in the 2015 beating death of an Alabama woman and a jury will now decide whether he should die for the crime.
Alabama woman to star on ‘Bachelorette’
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A former beauty queen from Alabama will be featured on the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette."
University of Alabama graduate Hannah Brown of Northport was named...
Phony Uber driver with unconscious woman in car arrested
An Alabama man is charged with kidnapping by pretending to be an Uber driver to pick up a university student who was found unconscious in the back seat of his car, police said...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police say an Alabama man is charged with kidnapping, accused of pretending to be an Uber driver to pick up a university student found unconscious in the back seat of his...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's proposed 10-cent gasoline tax increase cleared its first committee obstacle Thursday, but now heads to the full House of Representatives - where it...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama dentist has been cleared of charges he slapped a child during a youth football game last year.
The Tuscaloosa News reported that Marcus Dempsey was...
German firm to build headquarters in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A German firm is opening its new North American headquarters in Alabama.
SWJ Technology will build the new 5,000-square-foot facility in a part of Tuscaloosa that was devastated by a tornado in April 2011, The Tuscaloosa News reported .
Mother indicted in death of infant son
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 25-year-old Alabama mother has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son last year.
Al.com reports Lakendra Yashekia Williams, of Tuscaloosa, was booked Thursday into the Tuscaloosa County Jail after a grand jury indicted her on charges of murder and aggravated assault.
Steve Sarkisian returns as Alabama’s offensive coordinator
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Steve Sarkisian is returning to Alabama as offensive coordinator, a position he held for the 2016 team for the national championship game loss to Clemson.
Alabama coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Sarkisian and six other assistants on Friday, along with the promotion of Pete Golding to defensive coordinator.
Howard scores 20-plus again, No. 17 Kentucky women win
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Rhyne Howard scored 23 points with four 3-pointers, Maci Morris added 17 points and No. 17 Kentucky beat Alabama 68-53 on Monday night.
Howard, averaging 16.5 points and 6.8 rebounds, scored 20-plus for the eighth time this season while becoming just the fourth UK player to reach 400 points in her freshman season. Morris is five points shy of moving into sixth in career scoring at UK.
Authorities: Hunter finds skull in remote area in Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a hunter found a human skull in a remote area in Alabama.
News outlets report that the hunter found the skull in a remote area of Tuscaloosa County on Sunday, called authorities and took investigators to the area.
Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit commander Capt. Gary Hood says the area where the skull was found was not accessible by vehicle. Hood says it appears that the skull had been at the location for quite some time.
High-tech hub ‘The Edge’ aims to spur innovation in Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A high-tech facility designed to spur innovation and help new businesses has opened in a part of Tuscaloosa that was hit by a killer tornado nearly eight years ago.
The Tuscaloosa News reports that The Edge is aimed at supporting entrepreneurial collaboration and innovation.
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Judge rules against Alabama city’s car search policy
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says an Alabama police department violated the Constitution by routinely impounding and searching the vehicle of every driver it arrests.
The decision by U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala came in a lawsuit against the Tuscaloosa Police Department stemming from a traffic stop in 2017.
Police: 2 people killed in crash in Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police have identified two men killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Alabama.
News outlets report 33-year-old Wesley Worsham of Knoxville, Tennessee and 29-year-old Demetris Sterling Johnson of Tuscaloosa were killed in the crash.
The Latest: Ivey: Unite to “build a brighter future”
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on inauguration festivities in Montgomery. (all times local):
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has begun her first full term as governor, promising to help build a foundation for the state's future.
The 74-year-old governor was sworn into office Monday on the steps of the Alabama Capitol.
Ivey used her inauguration speech to talk about coming initiatives in infrastructure and corrections.
Alabama officers form task force to fight human trafficking
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Law enforcers in west Alabama are working to stop human trafficking by forming a new task force.
Tuscaloosa police Capt. Darren Beams is heading up the task force of about two dozen officers from agencies across Tuscaloosa County.
Alabama lineman LaBryan Ray charged with public intoxication
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama defensive lineman LaBryan Ray has been arrested on a public intoxication charge.
Tuscaloosa Police spokeswoman Lt. Teena Richardson says Ray was arrested Friday at about 7 p.m. after refusing to leave an establishment at Midtown Village. Security detained him until police arrived.
Officers determined that Ray was intoxicated. He was booked at Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $500 bond.
Fed agency says Alabama firm owes $57K in wages, benefits
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor says a roofing company based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, owes dozens of workers a total of about $57,000 in back wages, overtime and benefits.
Tuscaloosa mayor seeks apartment slowdown
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The mayor is asking city leaders in Tuscaloosa to slow down action on any large-scale apartment complexes meant to provide housing for college students.
Mayor Walt Maddox is urging leaders to table any votes on projects that would include 200 bedrooms or more, The Tuscaloosa News reported .
Bama’s Irv Smith Jr. follows family path of star tight ends
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Irv Smith Jr. was determined to be a wide receiver in high school.
Never mind that he's the son and nephew of former NFL tight ends and is built for that position, too.
Gutsy calls by a gambling Nick Saban have turned title games
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban showed he's capable of derring-do in Alabama's past two national championship game wins.
The coach famed for his scowl, his process and meticulous down-to-the-tiniest detail nature — even eating the same salad daily for lunch and, of course, oatmeal creme pies for breakfast — has turned title games in the Crimson Tide's favor with two gutsy calls.
When thinking of Saban, a gambler or risk taker isn't the first thing that comes to mind.
Police: Alabama man pushes TV stand, child loses 3 toes
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say an Alabama man pushed a television stand that landed on a toddler, causing the boy to lose three toes.
The Tuscaloosa News reported Wednesday that 23-year-old Kendrick Antwan Woods was charged with second-degree assault Dec. 20.
According to court records, Woods was involved in an argument with his girlfriend at an apartment complex on Aug. 5. Police say the woman asked him to leave the apartment.