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Recent Crime News
20 hrs ago | via WTVM
A 20-year-old male University of Alabama student has been charged with raping a female 20-year-old UA student at his apartment on Saturday. Tuscaloosa police asked the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit to investigate a possible sex assault case around 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. Investigators met the victim, a white female, at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via WAFF-TV Huntsville
A 16-year-old accidentally shot his 11-year-old brother while quail hunting in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, according to the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office asked homicide investigators to respond to the shooting in the 13000 block of North Rosser Road around 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 10. The incident happened when a 69-year-old man took his grandsons quail hunting on their property and the 16-year-old accidentally shot his younger brother while trying to shoot a quail. Comment?
Sunday | via Alabama Live
An 11-year-old boy was wounded this weekend when his older brother accidentally shot him during a family quail hunt in Tuscaloosa. Authorities were called to the 13000 block of North Rosser Road about 4:30 p.m. Saturday on a reported accidental shooting. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 7 | via WTNH
Four men have been arrested for allegedly gang raping a Shelton State Community College student at a party in a Tuscaloosa, Ala. apartment complex. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 7 | via WALA
Four suspects, including three University of Alabama students, have been arrested and charged in the gang rape of a Tuscaloosa woman. DeAndre Dussett, 25, Donald King, 20, Eddie Harris Jr., 19, and Fredrick Shaw, 18, were charged with first-degree rape, according to the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via Houston Chronicle
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell recently went through a rare arrest-free month for the league. Click through the gallery to see players who were suspended to start this season. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via Alabama Live
One man is in jail and another hospitalized in critical condition from a gunshot wound after authorities say the pair attempted a robbery Friday night at a Tuscaloosa apartment. Police were called about 11:45 p.m. to the 200 block of James Harrison Parkway on a shooting. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Alabama Live
A man already in jail on one murder charge has now been indicted in a second case, Tuscaloosa authorities announced today. Shadrell Matthews, 37, is charged with murder and first-degree theft of property in the 2013 slaying of 30-year-old Antonio Williams. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
Kenneth Nmi Bolden, 41, was arrested on the charges of first-degree kidnapping and domestic violence-strangulation after Tuscaloosa police responded to reports of a possible kidnapping at DCH Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 26. The victim, a 53-year-old woman, told officers the suspect hit her and forced her into the truck after she refused to let him borrow the vehicle Friday night, according to a news release from the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via Alabama Live
A Tuscaloosa man was taken into custody this morning, accused of holding his girlfriend hostage in a truck for more than six hours. Investigators were called to DCH Regional Medical Center on Saturday on a report of a possible kidnapping. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via WTVM
Tuscaloosa Police Department officers responded to reports of a robbery in the 1100 block of 14th Avenue at 1:40 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 where a male victim said he was approached as he was walking by two males demanding money from him. Comment?
Sunday Sep 27 | via Alabama Live
The victim told Tuscaloosa police that he was walking in the 1100 block of 14th Avenue around 1:40 a.m. when two men approached him and demanded money, according to an advisory from University of Alabama police. When the victim reached for his wallet, the suspects grabbed his cell phone and hit him, knocking him to the ground. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
The Tusacaloosa News Joseph Spota turned himself in at the Tuscaloosa County Jail Thursday night. He is being held on a $300,000 bond. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via WTVM
Willie Ray Davis, 55 of Tuscaloosa, was arrested after police say he pointed a gun and fired at a 31-year-old man while he was pulling up fence posts in the victim's backyard around 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. The victim ran to a nearby home when it looked like Davis was pulling a gun, according to a news release from the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via Alabama Live
A 55-year-old man remains jailed today after gunfire erupted during a dispute between neighbors over a fence posts. Tuscaloosa police were dispatched about 10 p.m. Friday to the 5500 block of 33rd Place on a report of someone shooting into an occupied dwelling. Comment?
Sunday Sep 20 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
University of Alabama Police is investigating an on-campus robbery that occurred at 11:30 Saturday night in the 200 block of McCorvey Drive. The victim told police she was talking on her cellphone while walking with her friends in the area when two males approached them. Comment?
Sunday Sep 20 | via Alabama Live
The incident happened around 11:05 p.m. Saturday night, according to an advisory from UAPD. The victim said she was talking on her cell phone while walking with friends in the 200 block of McCorvey Drive, near the Lakeside residential area, when two men approached them. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
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Tuesday Sep 15 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
It happened at 11:57 p.m. on Monday in the 500 block of Devotie Drive, that's close to Bryant Hall and Gordon Palmer Hall. The victim told University Police while he was walking through the parking lot, he approached the suspect and asked for directions. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via Alabama Live
Police at the University of Alabama are investigating a robbery that happened late Monday night on campus, the latest in a string of robberies and assaults on or near the campus in the past few weeks. The latest robbery happened just before midnight Monday night in the 500 block of Devotie Drive, according to an advisory from the UA Police Department. Comment?
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