Family, friends, and colleges ofgathered atChrist Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa to remember Dr. Joab Thomas.The service lasted about 45 minutes with Reverend David Meginniss, the Reverend Dr. Catherine Collier and the Reverend James Lee Winter officiating .Visitation and reception followed the service in Randall Hall.Thomas is being remembered by colleges as having a humble spirit, academic approach, and faithful heart.Memorial gifts may be made to the Joab Thomas Scholarship at The Universi... More>>
The family of the 20-month-old boy killed in a fiery crash in Alabaster last Friday said their final goodbyes today. Absent from the observance, however, was the boy's mother, who remains in jail on reckless murder charges related to his death. More>>
The city of Pelham is considering phasing out many of the city's 27 outdoor tornado warning sirens, citing technology advances and rising maintenance costs. More>>
A new study shows wireless networks are getting better and more reliable. According to the study from J.D. Power, data quality problems have declined to 14 problems per 100 (PP100), compared to 19 PP100 in 2012. Both data speeds and connectivity have improved in 2013. "While the performance of network data quality has improved, given the robust upgrade to 4G technology across the country, there is still performance d... More>>
Parkway Christian is closing at the end of this school year due to financial reasons.
It was a special day for an Alabama non-profit group aimed at helping children with vision challenges. Sight Savers America held its inaugural “Hero for Sight” fundraising event Thursday at BA Warehouse in Birmingham. During the event, the “Hall Thompson Hero for Sight Award” was given to “Songs for Sight”. The award is in honor of Hall Thompson, who was a business leader in Alabama and had a lasting impact on the Si... More>>
An undercover operation has resulted in the arrests of several prostitution suspects in Tuscaloosa. The Tuscaloosa Police Department reports it happened Tuesday, March 4, 2014, where officers focused on internet escorts found on multiple websites. Officers arrested 4 suspects for solicitation of prostitution. Two operations ended with the arrests of 2 suspects in the same room allegedly soliciting together. The suspe... More>>
A head-on wreck sent two people to the hospital Thursday morning, and closed a part of a busy Shelby County highway. The collision happened just before 9:00am CT on Caldwell Mill Road, on the Cahaba River bridge. The wreckage blocked both lanes on the bridge. Both drivers were injured, and we haven’t been told how serious those injuries are. It’s unclear what caused the crash, but Alabama State Troopers have charged ... More>>
Crowley was already in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on an unrelated charge.
The deputy said as he pulled over to check on the people involved, one of the drivers got back into his vehicle and fled the scene on flat tires.
Bahri was a student at The Horizons School in Birmingham.