Sixteen bodies have now been recovered from the sea where AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed last Sunday.  More ships have arrived with sensitive equipment to hunt for more wreckage and victims.

Several Alabama hospitals say they won't release the identities of babies born on New Year's Day, citing concerns about data showing infant abductions from medical facilities could become more likely during the holidays.

Monday, January 5, new municipal court judge Ricky McKinney will be invested at the Tuscaloosa River Market at 9am.  Public parking will be available at the Tuscaloosa River Market and Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum. For more information, call Tuscaloosa 311.

The playoff system has undoubtedly caused a number of upsets for college football. Ohio State will face Oregon in the championship game, Monday, Jan. 12 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.

Small business owners may get more help from the federal government this year as bills offering tax relief to small companies are expected on the agenda in the Republican-led Congress. In addition, parts of the health care law are likely to be debated, and lawmakers and the Small Business Administration hope to make it easier for companies to borrow.

The Alabama Supreme Court has blocked a lawsuit that challenged the state pension fund's investment in hotels, golf courses and other properties in Alabama.

Today, the City of Tuscaloosa Environmental Services Department will collect garbage, trash, and recycling for regular Thursday customers. In addition, Christmas tree and lights recycling drop off is available at the former Bruno's parking lot through Sunday, Jan. 11. All lights and decorations must be removed from trees, wreaths, and garland. However, no artificial trees, wreaths, or garland are accepted.