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Alabama’s Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday
Back-to-school shoppers are getting ready for that big weekend to save money. The sales tax holiday that starts Friday and runs through the weekend in Alabama.
The 14th annual sales tax holiday for school items begins Friday at midnight and goes through midnight July 21...
16 Year Old Alabama Teen Charged With Manslaughter
An Alabama teen is now charged with manslaughter in the death of another teen who was shot in the face with a stolen gun.
News outlets report 16-year-old Jacob Taylor Isbell was initially charged as an adult with assault in the Friday death of 17-year-old Anthony Scott...
Remembering Kenny Stabler #RIP
Several years back we did a syndicated radio show with Kenny Stabler that originated from Tuscaloosa and a cluster of stations that I was running at the time. We had installed a studio from his home in Mobile and often he'd be in Tuscaloosa and broadcast from our studios...
A Wallet Returned 80 Years Later
It's being called "A decades-old mystery" and it was finally solved during the demolition of Centralia High School in Illinois. A plumber was knocking out the wall in the girl's bathroom and found 15 wallets dating back to the 1940's.
While the money was long gone, the wallets still contain…
3 missing, 10 hurt after boat crashes on 2 Alabama lakes
Crews that included divers and underwater sonar devices searched Friday for three people who were missing on two Alabama lakes after a pair of holiday boating crashes that left 10 other people injured.
Both crashes happened after dark on July 4 on large reservoirs that are popular destinations for pe…
Justice for Corey Mitchell?
Cory Mitchell was shot and killed outside his home on Clearview Street Thursday night in Cottondale.  His family says he "walked outside the house and approached a vehicle that had stopped in the street and was murdered."
Calvin Eugene Smith is being charged with Capital murder…
Thieves Break Into Reeds Auto Electric
Northport Police are investigating a break-in at Reed's Auto Electric on Highway 43 in Northport.  According to the report, Onan generators were stolen between 10pm Saturday and 10am Sunday by 2 men who may have been caught on surveillance cameras...
Wild Bill Gets Help From Chewbacca
Well it's official, my #953TheBear pop socket had it's last pop today on my phone. Chewbacca is installing a new one and I must say it's a big job for such a little wookie. Chewy just said, “grrrggghhhaaaaaghh, agh!” 😜
*translation: "da sticky side…
Child Hit by Fallen Tree in Greene County
A child was taken to a local hospital after a tree fell on him Thursday afternoon during stormy conditions.  According to the Greene County Emergency Management Agency, the fallen tree occurred on County Road 62 in the Jena Community...
Shooting at Riverchase Galleria
Hoover police say a man was shot and killed at the Riverchase Galleria.  Police on the scene around 2pm and found an adult white male suffering from gunshot wound & was pronounced dead.
The shooting happened on the fifth floor of the north parking deck.  ...
Look What God Gave Thomas Rhett, A Number One Song
Thomas Rhett continues on a career high as he scores his 13th No. 1 single with his latest song, "Look What God Gave Her."
Rhett performed "Look What God Gave Her" live for the first time during his Saturday Night Live debut in March 2019, leadi…
Win a Smoker/Grill Built by the TCTA Welding Students
Win a awesome Smoker/Grill and help my buddy Dalton Cron at the same time. Tuscaloosa County High School Welding students have built an incredible smoker/grill to raffle for Dalton's tuition. 😃
Dalton has been accepted into the Life Program at Clemson & the drawing for the incredible gr…
Wanna Buy A Golf Course? #WildBillShow
The Hidden Meadows Golf Course in Northport will go up for sale as online bidding begins at 1 p.m. June 27 and ends at 1 p.m. July 11. The course is located off Old Cove Road in Northport and the property includes about 195 acres, a super duper clubhouse, swimming pool, driving range&…
Tuscaloosa Man Charged with Murder of a 1 Year Old
Christopher Cornelius Pearson, 27 of Tuscaloosa has been charged with murder in the death of 1 year old Omari Jones-Pearce.  Pearson was giving the boy a bath when the child became unresponsive and he called 911.
The report says Pearson may have left the child in the tub with the water runn…
The Booty Slapping Championship is Coming to Bama?
It's being called the first ever "Booty Slapping Championship".  It was held in Russia this week.  Women competed to smack each other's rear ends so hard, their opponent opponent would have to take a step forward.  They were mostly fitness and Instagra…
James Spann says cooler nights this week
Have ya seen the temps at night for this week in Tuscaloosa?  Lows around 60 each night, even 59 for Thursday night followed by a warmer Fathers Day weekend with high in the mid 90's and a 40% chance of rain for West Alabama.
We salute all the DAD's this week, good Dad's are the k…
Tuscaloosa Police Officer Crashes Into Tree
A Tuscaloosa Police lost officer was hospitalized after a late night pursuit control of his patrol vehicle and crashed into a tree. He was transported to DCH Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The report says TPD were called to Hays Towing in Tuscaloosa where the encountered a white Pontiac …
14 Year Old Charged In Tuscaloosa Shooting
A 14-year-old has been charged with fatally shooting a woman found dead Sunday.  Tuscaloosa Police believe she was a passenger in an SUV and had been firing from the vehicle’s window.
The shooting took place near Skyland Blvd and McFarland Blvd...