Faurecia to Close Tuscaloosa Plant, 166 Employees to Lose Jobs
Faurecia creates interior systems for several automotive manufacturers including Mercedes Benz, but their plants in Cottondale and Northport have struggled in recent years.
Task Force Makes 19 More Arrests in Prostitution Sting
Court records indicate the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force charged at least 45 people with the solicitation or commission of prostitution in Tuscaloosa County last month.
14-year-old Reported Missing in Tuscaloosa
Hawkins, 14, is described as 5’5” tall and weighs roughly 120 pounds. She was last seen in the 1100 block of 27th Street.
Police Ask for Help Finding Missing Teenager
The teenager was last seen wearing a black hoodie, a white t-shirt and blue jeans in the 3000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in west Tuscaloosa.
Task Force Charges 26 with Soliciting Prostitution During Sting
The operation was a part of the National Johns Suppression Initiative, during which law enforcement agencies across the U.S. arrest suspects trying to pay for sex.
Two Workers in Critical Condition After Accident at Bryant-Denny Stadium
The two workers were taken to DCH Regional Medical Center where they were admitted in critical condition.
Breaking: University of Alabama Websites, Email Systems Offline
No site ending in ua.edu was accessible Thursday afternoon, leaving students, faculty and staff without access to the websites and email systems they rely on.
Man Accused of Killing TPD Officer Seeks Youthful Offender Status
The 20-year-old accused of killing a TPD officer has asked to be granted youthful offender status, which would drastically reduce the sentence that could be levied against him.
State Seeks Death Penalty for Alleged Killer of TPD Officer
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Luther Bernard Watkins, the man accused of killing Tuscaloosa Police Investigator Dornell Cousette last September.
Tornado Warning Issued for Tuscaloosa, Greene and Pickens Counties
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Tuscaloosa, Greene and Pickens Counties.