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Deputies welcome students back to school Wednesday

Wednesday marked the end of summer break for many students around Tuscaloosa County, as Tuscaloosa City and Tuscaloosa County students headed back to their classrooms. At Englewood Elementary School in south…

Tuscaloosa City Schools has new dress code for new year

Tuscaloosa City Schools students are heading back to class today, and they've got a brand new dress code for the new year. The new dress code nixes gendered language, meaning all students must adhere to the same rules. Like school…

Share your back-to-school photos

It's the first day of school this week around West Alabama, so WVUA 23 News is showcasing some of our talents' back-to-school pictures alongside your own! You can submit your photos via the gallery on this page or via…

1 dead after tractor-trailers collide early Tuesday

A two-vehicle crash early Tuesday in Sumter County claimed the life of a man from Louisiana. The wreck happened around 8:45 a.m. on Interstate 59 near the 6-mile marker, about 4 miles north of York. Webster J. Joseph, 37, of…

Tider Insider: Aug. 9, 2022

Gary Harris and Rodney Orr discuss the Tide's second week of fall practice. Also, we got to hear from Alabama's offensive and defensive coordinators for the only time this year and…

United Way kicks off annual fundraising campaign

Businesses and nonprofits from around West Alabama gathered at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa Tuesday for the United Way of West Alabama's annual campaign kickoff. This year's campaign goal? $4,375,000.…

Arrangements announced for Donna Aaron memorial

Longtime Tuscaloosa County educator and former Northport Mayor Donna Aaron died earlier this week. Aaron was the first woman elected as mayor of Northport in 2016. She served a single term,…

Tips for heading back to school

The start of a new school year is a good time for parents to set up new routines for their families. University of Alabama College of Education Elementary Education Clinical Assistant…

Update: Woman identified after police chase arrest

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit has identified the woman involved in a police chase Monday morning. Leia Darby, 37, was arrested following the chase, in which she was originally stopped because of outstanding warrants.…

Your Personal Best: Upper back stretch

Many of us are using laptops, tablets and phones for long periods of time, which often means hunching forward and putting strain on neck and back muscles. Dr. Milady Murphy…

Gas prices sink another 15 cents

Gas prices in Alabama fell an average of 15.1 cents over the past week, bringing the state down to an average of $3.61 a gallon as of Monday, according to GasBuddy‘s survey of 3,358 gas stations in Alabama. The prices…

Coker man dies in early-morning ATV wreck

A man from Coker has died in the wake of a single-vehicle crash involving an all-terrain vehicle early Monday. The crash happened on Pate Road in Tuscaloosa County, about 13 miles east of Northport city limits. David L. St. Clair,…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: Aug. 4, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Kimberly Isbell Smith, 47, is last known to be living in the area of Standifer Drive…

Saban Center entering next phase of project

The Saban Center is one step closer to becoming a reality in Tuscaloosa.  The development, located at the site of the Tuscaloosa News building, will house several children's organizations including the…

Health Matters: Alzheimer’s Disease

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller More than 6 million Americans are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and memory loss is one of the first signs of the condition. Alzheimer’s eventually impacts cognitive skills and the ability to carry out simple tasks. University Medical Center Clinical Psychologist Dr. John Burkhardt said it’s important to

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ALEA releases 'ABCs of back-to-school safety'

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick With bright yellow school buses and recently-licensed drivers joining the morning rush across Alabama next week, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reminds parents and students of "the ABCs of back-to-school-safety." "Every driver can…