tuscaloosa crime

Defense lawyers seeks bond for basketball player

The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Defense lawyers are asking for a University of Alabama basketball player charged with capital murder to be released on bond, arguing there is scant evidence against him and he is not a threat…

Latest Tuscaloosa human trafficking sting nets 8 arrests

The West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force's latest sting operation focused on combatting prostitution and human trafficking netted eight arrests. In addition, several others were arrested and charged with soliciting prostitution stemming from a separate investigation involving an underage girl.…

Tuscaloosa Police increase patrols in Strip area

A deadly shooting on the Strip just off the University of Alabama campus early Sunday has prompted the Tuscaloosa Police Department to increase how many officers are assigned to the area. A spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department confirmed TPD…

Tuscaloosa jail escapee captured after hours on the run

An inmate who escaped from the Tuscaloosa County Jail this morning is back in custody after a witness noticed him in downtown Northport and called police. Quinn Martel Don Rogers, 23, escaped from jail before 6 a.m., and was captured…

Man facing charges in Tuscaloosa after afternoon incident

A Tuscaloosa man is facing charges of discharging a firearm in city limits and menacing after Tuscaloosa Police visited a home over a child custody dispute. Tuscaloosa Police were asked to accompany a man to a home on 49th Avenue…

Tuscaloosa man facing child porn charges

A Tuscaloosa man is facing charges of disseminating child porn after he was indicted by a grand jury last month. Jamal Coy Patton Al-Sayyad, 35, was indicted on Oct. 5 and was arrested Oct. 28 on 10 charges of dissemination…

Update: Teen charged in Temerson Square shooting

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit says the person accused of a shooting at Temerson Square in downtown Tuscaloosa early Wednesday has been located, arrested and is facing charges. Investigators said the suspect is younger than 18 but is being charged…

Man dead after Saturday night shooting in Tuscaloosa

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit is investigating after a man was found shot to death at an apartment complex Saturday night. Tuscaloosa Police were called to River Road Apartments in the 400 block of Eighth Avenue Northeast, where they found…

Man accused of robbing same store at least twice arrested

A man accused of robbing the same Family Dollar at least twice is behind bars after getting arrested Thursday night. Irish Tyshawn Hunter, 31, is facing two first-degree robbery charges, and the Tuscaloosa Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division is determining…