Guns have become the topic of discussion since President Obama’s recent statements on his future plans concerning gun control. Local gun store owner tells WVUA 23 how she feels on the subject.
Archives: January 2016
Traveling over 1700 miles through six states, WVUA 23’s Lynn Brooks and her intrepid crew completed a 30 hour drive and arrived at their desert destination Friday afternoon. And, you can join Lynn and the rest of the WVUA 23 gang on the Road to 16 by clicking and watching her updates listed below. Update
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Check out the amazing chalkboard art Bo Hicks and his business partners have on display at Druid City Brewing Company in Tuscaloosa.
The Alabama Crimson Tide’s in the hunt for another national championship. And, WVUA 23’s Lynn Brooks is along for the ride. Check out the beginning of her cross-country saga on the Road to 16!
Maison Du Loc, an upscale neighborhood is coming to the Northriver Yacht Club. It will bring 15 Lakeview Fronts and 5 Lake Fronts. Prices start at $400,000. No word yet on when construction will begin.
Members of the Alabama Legislature’s Joint Transportation Committee were in Northport as the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama hosted the committee’s west region meeting. The meeting was open to the public. Around 30 people, including Mercedes Benz U.S. International President Jason Hoff, Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson, as well as other business leaders.. and
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WVUA 23’s Jenn Chapman joins the sports team from the Tuscaloosa News for a weekly show looking at the quest for the National Championship.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has announced the State of Alabama has filed a federal lawsuit against the federal government stating they have not consulted with the state regarding the placement of refugees before those refugees are placed within its borders. The suit comes as a result of the Refugee Act of 1980, and states the
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No one was injured this morning when a tanker truck overturned at the intersection of Highway 11 and Tingle Tangle Road in Vance. Sources say the driver made a wrong turn, and was attempting to turn around when a wheel went into a hole on the side of the road, and cause the truck to flip
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Gov. Robert Bentley says President Barack Obama’s proposed gun control measures don’t hold water in Alabama. In a statement after the president’s announcement Tuesday, Bentley said: “America’s founding fathers prioritized the right to keep and bear arms, and President Obama is overstepping his authority and threatening to take away our 2nd amendment rights. It is
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Moundville Mayor Tony Lester is fighting to bring a Grocery Store to the City. The Mayor says the city has already purchased 7 1/2 acres of land on Highway 69 in Moundville for potential businesses. 8 months ago, Moundville was set to be the home for a Piggly Wiggly. However, at the deal fell through.
Tuscaloosa City Schools are accepting applications for specialty programs. Parents or guardians can apply for students to be introduced to new ways of learning, like dance and theater. Participating schools are Alberta School of Performing Arts, University Place Schools, and Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools. Applications and eligibility requirements are available on www.tuscaloosacityschools.com.
Dominos Pizza is coming to Alberta. It will be located on the 2525 University Boulevard. District 5 City Councilman Kip Tyner says it will have a drive-thru. It’s expected to open by August.
Twin toddlers died in a house fire in Walker County on Monday. The blaze began Monday night in the Fall City community, north of Jasper. Kamden and Kelsey Williams were just nineteen months old. Their father, Darrin Williams was also was injured in the fire. Mt. Zion Fire Chief Joe Ferguson tells WVUA 23 the
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Gary Harris and Rodney Orr break down the Crimson Tide.
JASPER, Ala. (AP) – Officials say twin toddlers have been killed in a house fire in Walker County. Walker County Coroner Joey Vick said an adult male was put into intensive care after the Monday evening fire in the Manchester community, north of Jasper. Vick said the toddlers were 19-month-old twins – one was a boy, the
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A proposed Grocery Store coming to Highway 69 South at Patriot Parkway could soon be the home of a brand new grocery store. Developers describe the development 42,000 square foot Grocery Store, deli, bakery, produce department and pharmacy with an exterior fuel station out front. The City Council vote make a decision later this month.
Good news, there are still plenty of tickets available to the national championship match up between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers. There are numerous options out there at this point, but some might say you’ll need to be rollin’ in the dough to roll with the tide to this national championship. Ticket
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Following Alabama’s win over Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl, Lane Kiffin had his toughest interview yet…answering the questions from his own children, “Who’s your favorite coach?”
Alabama women’s basketball moves to 12-2 on the season after winning their SEC opener against LSU. Catch the highlights plus hear from Coach Curry after the game. Plus, the men’s team prepares for SEC play, hear what Coach Avery Johnson has to say about his team.
Northport Police need help finding two men who robbed a woman on Main Avenue Sunday evening. The victim said she was unloading groceries between 8 and 8:06 p.m. when she noticed a black man in the area. She said she told him hello as he walked by, and then noticed another black man. Shortly after, she
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According to Capt. Gary Hood with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, authorities investigated 15 homicides in Tuscaloosa County during 2015, a small decrease from 2013. “Numbers have gone down over the last couple years and we’d like to see them go down even further,” Hood said. In September, two men were arrested in relation to
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Alabama junior DL Jake Long gives WVUA23 his best Coach Saban impersonation at Media Day before the Cotton Bowl.