2 arrested on child sex abuse charges

Two men are facing charges after the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit investigated a case with several victims of child sex abuse. Last week, VCU's Sexual Assault Section conducted an investigation into an allegation of child sexual abuse involving an extended…

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Gas prices sink nearly 10 cents in Alabama

Gas prices fell nearly 10 cents over the past week in Alabama, down to an average of $4.48 a gallon. Gas monitor GasBuddy said prices in Alabama are 19.7 cents higher than a month ago, and a whopping $1.68 higher…

Roe v. Wade overturned: Now what?

By WVUA Digital Reporter Jas Orr Early Friday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 6-3 to overturn the controversial Roe v. Wade decision. The full majority opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, can be found here. This ruling was on…

Longtime Alabama environmental activist honored with award

By JASON MORTON, The Tuscaloosa News TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A longtime Alabama environmental advocate has been honored by the Global Waterkeeper Alliance for his work. John L. Wathen has served decades as the keeper of Hurricane Creek in Tuscaloosa…

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Meet Stillman's rising baseball star: Kelvin Reese

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Mason Smith He's only completed his second season for Stillman College's baseball team, but Kelvin Reese's resume is already pretty lengthy. After batting .333 with 11 doubles and 24 RBIs in 117 plate appearances last…

Tide hoops to play Oklahoma in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan The SEC announced Thursday that Alabama's men's basketball team will face the University of Oklahoma Sooners in the 10th annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge. In last year's SEC-Big 12 challenge, the Tide defeated No.4…

Alabama football players coach Tuscaloosa youth at skills camp

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Mason Smith During the fall, many people in Tuscaloosa spend their Saturdays cheering on the Alabama Crimson Tide football team in a packed Bryant-Denny Stadium. This week, the roles were reversed as several University of…

Tide softball lands North Alabama transfer

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan Alabama softball took a big hit following this year's early exit from the NCAA tournament, losing six players to the transfer portal. But…

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Longtime Alabama environmental activist honored with award

By JASON MORTON, The Tuscaloosa News TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A longtime Alabama environmental advocate has been honored by the Global Waterkeeper Alliance for his work. John L. Wathen has served decades as the keeper of Hurricane Creek in Tuscaloosa…

6 sentenced for smuggling contraband into Fayette County Jail

Six people have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms following an investigation into contraband smuggled into the Fayette County Jail. The defendants each played a role in smuggling illegal drugs and paraphernalia including methamphetamine, heroin, Suboxone and syringes to inmates…

Your Personal Best: Staying hydrated

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick As high temperatures continue to oppress the citizens of Tuscaloosa, Dr. Milady Murphy emphasized the importance of staying hydrated. "Every 20 minutes that you're…

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