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PARA announces partnership with Atlanta Braves RBI program

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is teaming up with the Atlanta Braves organization for the Druid City Baseball League. The league is in its second season of collaboration with the Benjamin Barnes…

Health Matters: Handling Stressful News

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The way the world takes in new information has changed, especially with the various events happening across the world. People talk every day about…

State lottery, casino bill proposed in Alabama Legislature

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama lawmaker has proposed a bill to create a lottery and allow multiple casinos in the state. Introduced by Republican Sen. Greg Albritton on Thursday, the bill would authorize eight…

Service set for Alabama soldier killed in WWII

SPANISH FORT, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama soldier who was killed in 1944 while fighting in World War II is set to be buried at a national cemetery now that his remains have been identified. A service is scheduled Friday…

Senate votes to allow concealed handguns without permit

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved legislation that would end the requirement for a person to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public. State senators on Thursday voted 23-6…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: March 2, 2022

TUSCALOOSA – The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Oliver Hall Jr., 29, is last known to be living in the area of…

Man facing charges in rash of break-ins around Tuscaloosa

A man from Greene County is facing charges in multiple Tuscaloosa-area break-ins. Omar Ezra Knott, 32, was arrested this afternoon and is charged with four counts of third-degree burglary in relation to overnight "smash-and-grab" break-ins that happened Feb. 16, Feb.…

19-year-old facing child porn charges in Tuscaloosa

A Tuscaloosa man is facing felony child pornography charges in the wake of a West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force investigation. Trevor Patton Crow, 19, was at first charged with marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia possession and failure to affix a…

Bill advances to allow concealed handguns without permit

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala, (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have advanced legislation that would end the requirement for a person to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved…

Chamber hosts forum focused on infrastructure

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Aajene Robinson The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama's Next Level Series is happening throughout this month, offering a chance for residents to meet up and chat about some of the most pressing topics in…