tuscaloosa county

State Troopers investigating after man drowns at Lake Lurleen

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's Marine Patrol Division are investigating after a man drowned Sunday afternoon at Lake Lurleen. State Troopers on Monday identified the man as 21-year-old Rocael Ramos. The incident happened around 1:15 p.m. Sunday. Ramos…

Two dead in Sunday car crash

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Two people died this Sunday in a two-vehicle crash that occurred south of Brookwood in Tuscaloosa County. According to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 25-year-old Woodstock native Chance Mizzell…

Here's who's on the ballot in the June runoff

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Sample ballots for the primary runoff election on Tuesday, June 21 are available now on the Alabama Secretary of State's Office website. According to a press release, Secretary of State John Merrill certified…

Household hazardous waste disposal back this Saturday

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Tuscaloosa County residents will have the opportunity to get rid of any weird and dangerous chemicals sitting around the house this weekend. The city of Tuscaloosa will host Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day…

Tuscaloosa voter turnout lower than Greene County, state

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Registered voters in Tuscaloosa County outnumber registered voters in Greene County almost 22 to 1. Yet, based on the latest numbers from the Office of the Secretary of State, Greene County voters seem…

West AlabamaWorks program to give students summer job opportunities

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick West AlabamaWorks is launching a new program focused on getting students ages 14-18 summer work with area companies and businesses. The I.G.N.I.T.E. Student Employment Program will connect students and employers for "opportunities in…

West Alabama Recycling receives $150,000 grant

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The West Alabama Recycling Partnership — comprised of the city of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority, the University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College — has received a grant…

Woman charged with reckless murder in deadly 2021 crash

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Investigators say an Alabama woman has been charged with reckless murder and other counts in the death of a pregnant mother of four killed in a Tuscaloosa County wreck last summer. Court records show that a…

Tuscaloosa man dies in fatal wreck Thursday

A two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon killed a man from Tuscaloosa and injured three others. The wreck happened around 1:45 p.m. on U.S. Highway 11 near the 70-mile marker, bout 5 miles south of Tuscaloosa. Alimayo Jordan, 41, was fatally injured…

Thursday's storms blessedly light on damage

Thursday afternoon and early evening featured some severe storms blowing through West Alabama. There wasn't a ton of damage, but here are some areas that were hit: Northside High School had their football scoreboard…

Man who died in Tuscaloosa County crash Sunday identified

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers are investigating after one person died and a Trooper was injured in a three-vehicle crash Sunday evening. The crash happened around 6:10 p.m. on Interstate 59 near the 62-mile marker, about a mile south…