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Bibb County family speaks out on daughter’s murder

TUCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — A grieving Bibb County family is speaking out about their daughter’s murder. 27-year-old Syibrieka Underwood was found dead in a car Wednesday in Duncanville along the roadside of Highway 82 after a state trooper saw the vehicle and stopped to investigate. Jackie Underwood Rutledge and her...
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Hero Dog Saves Alabama Man From Venomous Snake

A dog named Ruger heroically saved his owner, an Alabama man named Zackary Pate, from being attacked by a Copperhead snake. Pate, a Tuscaloosa resident, was taking an afternoon walk around the lake with Ruger, his 18-month-old Cane Corso dog, WBMA-LD reported. Then, Pate felt Ruger biting at his leg.
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Tuscaloosa man says dog saved him from venomous snake

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBMA) — A Tuscaloosa man says his four-legged best-friend saved him from a trip to the emergency room . Zackary Pate was taking a normal afternoon walk with his 18-month-old Cane Corso, Ruger, when he noticed something strange. Ruger was biting at his owner’s leg, which is uncommon...
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Watch: ZZ Top Play First Show Since Dusty Hill’s Death

ZZ Top played their fist show since the death of Dusty Hill, taking the stage Friday (July 30) for a performance in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The concert came just two days after the founding bassist passed away in his sleep. Though Hill’s death was unexpected, he had been dealing with several ailments in recent weeks, including leg and shoulder injuries.
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Man charged with attempted murder after Tuscaloosa stabbing

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBMA) — A 30-year-old Tuscaloosa man was injured after a stabbing Wednesday in Tuscaloosa, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said officers with the Tuscaloosa Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Herman Avenue on a call reporting a stabbing. The sheriff's office...
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This is the cheapest gas in Tuscaloosa right now

(TUSCALOOSA, AL) According to Tuscaloosa gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.24 per gallon on gas. Marathon at 1000 Lurleen B Wallace Blvd was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.65 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Texaco at 3700 Culver Rd, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.89.
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Man arrested in murder of woman found dead in car on Highway 82

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa police have arrested a man for the murder of a woman who was found dead in the passenger seat of a car parked on Highway 82. Terek Herron-Antone, 32, was charged with murder and illegally possessing a firearm, police say. He is being held on a $150,000 bond.
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ZZ Top Play First Concert Since Bassist Dusty Hill's Death

ZZ Top played their first concert since the death of bassist Dusty Hill on Friday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. While guitarist Billy Gibbons didn’t speak at length about his late bandmate, he acknowledged the bassist a few times during the show, as well as Hill’s desire for the band to continue on without him.

DCH Health System offering incentives to hire more nurses

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Paul Betz, the Chief Operating Officer for the Health System, is urging people with nursing experience to consider working at DCH affiliated hospitals. “We are asking Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in the community to come work with us,” Betz explained this week. The DCH...

New financial assistance available for Tuscaloosa renters, landlords

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Renters and landlords in Tuscaloosa are now eligible for financial assistance to pay current and past due rent and utility bills through the Tuscaloosa County Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The application portal opened on July 12 and will remain open until September 30, 2022, or until...

Schools have back up plans if COVID-19 disrupts the classroom

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Superintendents from a handful of districts tell us face-to-face instruction is the best way to learn. They say data clearly shows that. But in the event a student is exposed to COVID-19 or catches it or something else that keeps them out of school, then he or she will be able to stay connected with their classwork.