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Deontay Wilder arrested, charged with domestic battery - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 00:45

The Birmingham News - al.com

Deontay Wilder arrested, charged with domestic battery
The Birmingham News - al.com
A Tuscaloosa News report says Wilder posted $15,000 bond. (al.com). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Tuscaloosa heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder was arrested in Las Vegas on Saturday on charges of domestic battery by strangulation. The Tuscaloosa News ...

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Tuscaloosa park improvements plan totaling $5.6M includes dog park, skate ... - al.com

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 22:48

Tuscaloosa park improvements plan totaling $5.6M includes dog park, skate ...
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The planned upgrades, presented by Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority director Gary Minor to the council's Public Projects Committee Tuesday, range from new playgrounds to fitness equipment to what would be the city's first official dog park.

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Tuscaloosa's Central Region BBQ 'Sauce-Off' gets some judges - al.com

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 20:33

Tuscaloosa's Central Region BBQ 'Sauce-Off' gets some judges
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports Commission hopes to find the area's best barbecue sauce when it hosts the Central Region "Sauce-Off" on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The event will be held ...

Tuscaloosa Police need help identifying burglary suspects (photos) - al.com (blog)

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 19:22

Tuscaloosa Police need help identifying burglary suspects (photos)
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Tuscaloosa burglary suspects.jpg View full sizeIf you know the identity of the suspects in the photos, contact Tuscaloosa County Crime Stoppers at (205) 752-STOP (7876) or text "€œTusc"€ and the suspect'€™s information to CRIMES (274637). (TPD) ...

Woman charged with making false report of rape to Tuscaloosa police - al.com (blog)

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 14:05

Woman charged with making false report of rape to Tuscaloosa police
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- A woman who told police that she was raped on May 1 after leaving a downtown restaurant was charged with false reporting to law enforcement Monday. Raquel Maxfield told investigators on May 2 that she had been raped by two ...

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Sunny skies, high of 71 today in Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:26

Sunny skies, high of 71 today in Tuscaloosa
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts a patchy dense fog before 10 a.m. today in Tuscaloosa with otherwise mostly sunny skies with a high near 71. Expect clear skies tonight with an overnight low around 53. Wednesday should ...

Showers and possible thunderstorm, low of 51 tonight in Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 23:18

Showers and possible thunderstorm, low of 51 tonight in Tuscaloosa
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts showers and a possible thunderstorm tonight in Tuscaloosa with otherwise mostly cloudy skies and an overnight low around 51. Tuesday should see mostly sunny skies with a high near 73, ...

Tuscaloosa officials, developer break ground at $31M downtown Embassy ... - al.com (blog)

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 22:01

Tuscaloosa officials, developer break ground at $31M downtown Embassy ...
al.com (blog)
View full sizeTuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and Kemmons Wilson Cos. principal C. Kemmons Wilson Jr. speak during the groundbreaking of the downtown Tuscaloosa Embassy Suites hotel on May 6, 2013, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Chris Pow / al.com) ...

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Man wanted in April pursuit arrested after chase through west Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 20:49

Man wanted in April pursuit arrested after chase through west Tuscaloosa
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- A man who got away from police during a pursuit in April was arrested this morning after a chase in Tuscaloosa. Byron Dwight Sullivan, 25, was transported to the Tuscaloosa Police Department and then to DCH Regional Medical ...

17-year-old charged with attempted murder in Tuscaloosa shooting - al.com (blog)

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 14:41

17-year-old charged with attempted murder in Tuscaloosa shooting
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- A Tuscaloosa teen was charged Sunday night with attempted murder in a shooting that afternoon. Lavonte Deshawn Wilson, 17, is being charged as an adult with attempted murder and shooting into an occupied dwelling in the ...

Tuscaloosa seeking grants for Riverwalk western extension, downtown sidewalk ... - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 16:46

Tuscaloosa seeking grants for Riverwalk western extension, downtown sidewalk ...
al.com (blog)
If approved, the $399,924 Riverwalk grant matched with $99,981 from the city would extend the pedestrian and bicycle trail from the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater to as far as the eastern boundary of the Country Club of Tuscaloosa along the Black Warrior River.

DCH SportsMedicine 5k Fund Run set for Saturday morning in Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 14:34

DCH SportsMedicine 5k Fund Run set for Saturday morning in Tuscaloosa
al.com (blog)
Tuscaloosa Mayor's Cup 5K 2013 Tuscaloosa loves running for a cause, as evidenced at the Mayor's Cup 5K on April 27, 2013, in downtown Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Chris Pow / al.com). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The 15th annual DCH SportsMedicine Fund Run, ...

Police seeking identities of suspects in burglary at Tuscaloosa business - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 17:37

Police seeking identities of suspects in burglary at Tuscaloosa business
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Tuscaloosa police are seeking information on the identities of two suspects in an April burglary at a local business. The suspects broke a window at the business in the 1400 block of 10th Avenue between 6 a.m. and 6:20 a.m. and ...

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Tuscaloosa man charged with setting fires at unoccupied business and home ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 14:37

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Tuscaloosa man charged with setting fires at unoccupied business and home ...
al.com (blog)
Richard Monte Brown.jpg View full sizeRichard Monte Brown (Tuscaloosa Police Department). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- A Tuscaloosa man faces charges including two counts of second-degree arson stemming from three fires police said he set last week.

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Showers and thunderstorms, high of 77 today in Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 11:45

Showers and thunderstorms, high of 77 today in Tuscaloosa
al.com (blog)
View full sizeExpect widespread showers in Alabama today. No severe weather is expected. (NOAA). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts showers and thunderstorms today in Tuscaloosa with cloudy skies and a high near 77.

Groundbreaking for planned downtown Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa set for ... - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 23:15

Groundbreaking for planned downtown Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa set for ...
al.com (blog)
(Chris Pow / al.com). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- A groundbreaking for the planned downtown Embassy Suites hotel at the former CityFest lot will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m., city officials announced today. Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said the city and ...

'America's Music' program to continue with blues Saturday at Tuscaloosa Public ... - al.com

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 18:19

'America's Music' program to continue with blues Saturday at Tuscaloosa Public ...
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Tuscaloosa Public Library will continue "America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway" on Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. through May 18. The six-week program focusing on uniquely ...

New 'Tuscaloosa Monorail' TV show features local band performances, interviews - The Birmingham News - al.com

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 17:06

New 'Tuscaloosa Monorail' TV show features local band performances, interviews
The Birmingham News - al.com
MarvinVideo.com. The show was created and is produced by Frank Thagard, 24, from Huntsville and Tuscaloosa, and Robin Rains, 26, from Birmingham. The two met in Mallet Assembly while studying at the University of Alabama, where they both received ...

Sunny skies, high of 83 today in Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 12:04

Sunny skies, high of 83 today in Tuscaloosa
al.com (blog)
April 30 2013 daytime weather forecast.gif View full sizeLook for mostly sunny skies in Alabama today with highs in the 80s. (NOAA). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts sunny skies today in Tuscaloosa with a high near 83.

Huntsville ranked No. 1 among tornado cities; Birmingham and Tuscaloosa in ... - al.com (blog)

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 19:50

Huntsville ranked No. 1 among tornado cities; Birmingham and Tuscaloosa in ...
al.com (blog)
2 among the four Alabama cities. Other Deep South cities on the list include Atlanta at No. 8 and Nashville at No. 10. The slideshow story states that, "Huntsville lies in the Tennessee Valley, surrounded by the hills of the Cumberland Plateau. It also ...

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