Tuscaloosa Co. homicide unit makes an arrest in cold case - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Tuscaloosa Co. homicide unit makes an arrest in cold case

Posted: Updated:
Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit officers arrested Alvin Travis on capital murder and assault charges stemming from a Jan. 2010 shooting. Source: WBRC video Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit officers arrested Alvin Travis on capital murder and assault charges stemming from a Jan. 2010 shooting. Source: WBRC video
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Stabbing fatality in Sheffield

    Stabbing fatality in Sheffield

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:31:58 GMT
    A man was found stabbed to death in a Sheffield home (Source: WAFF) A man was found stabbed to death in a Sheffield home (Source: WAFF)
    Sheffield Police Department responded to a stabbing call on Monday morning.63 year old George Henry Morris Sr. was found in a home, in what appears to be a stabbing.The body is being taken to Forensics in Huntsville.WAFF has a crew on the scene and will bring new details as they are available.Copyright 2014 WAFF. All rights reserved.More >>
    Sheffield Police Department responded to a stabbing call on Monday morning.63 year old George Henry Morris Sr. was found in a home, in what appears to be a stabbing.The body is being taken to Forensics in Huntsville.WAFF has a crew on the scene and will bring new details as they are available.Copyright 2014 WAFF. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Plastic bag ban considered

    Plastic bag ban considered

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:16:10 GMT
    Plastic Bag Ban (Source: MGNOnline)Plastic Bag Ban (Source: MGNOnline)
    Paper or plastic? It's a familiar question in grocery stores across the country, but soon, in California, it may not be an optionMore >>
    Paper or plastic? It's a familiar question in grocery stores across the country, but soon, in California, it may not be an optionMore >>
  • Breaking

    Police: Body found in Ider

    Police: Body found in Ider

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:10:25 GMT
    A body has been found in Ider (Source: WAFF)A body has been found in Ider (Source: WAFF)
    Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports a body was found in a wooded area near Ider on Sunday at approximately 4:00 p.m.More >>
    Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports a body was found in a wooded area near Ider on Sunday at approximately 4:00 p.m.More >>
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

Tuscaloosa County authorities have arrested a man in a murder case that's more than three years old.

On Wednesday, officers with the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit charged Alvin Travis with capital murder and two counts of assault.

Police say Travis shot Eddie Williams, Jr. at a residence in the 2900 block of 21st Street around 4 a.m. January 16, 2010. Williams was shot multiple times and later died at DCH Regional Medical Center. Police say Travis also shot two other people during the incident.

The homicide unit and West Alabama Narcotics Task force took Travis into around 1:15 p.m. today. He is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on no bond.

Copyright 2013 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-533-4848

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations


FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.