Tuscaloosa News

Alabama City to Examine Why Emergency Alert System Failed

Emergency officials are trying to learn why Tuscaloosa’s emergency alert system failed to warn people of a tornado that struck parts of the city and county. The EF-1 twister struck the Alabama community on Monday night. The Tuscaloosa News reports …

Red-Light Cameras in Tuscaloosa Await Final OK

Tuscaloosa officials are working on final approvals for the city’s red-light camera system. The Tuscaloosa News reports that an updated set of plans for the system has been delivered to the Alabama Department of Transportation. The newspaper says that once …

Alabama Governor Seeks More Tornado Aid for Tuscaloosa

Alabama’s governor has been in Washington to try to secure more money for tornado recovery in Tuscaloosa. Gov. Robert Bentley says he met with the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, of Wednesday. They talked about Bentley’s concerns …

Alabama City Considers $4 Hike to Seatbelt Fines

Tuscaloosa, Ala., court clerks are having trouble making change for $26 fines assessed for seatbelt violations, so the City Council is considering raising the amount to an even $30. The Tuscaloosa News reports the problems began in June after state …

Alabama City Moves Ahead With Red-Light Cameras

The City Council in Tuscaloosa has voted to begin formal contract negotiations with a company to install red-light cameras at certain intersections in the city. The cameras are designed to capture photos of motorists who run red lights. Tuesday’s unanimous …