According to Tuscaloosa Police, 13 catalytic converters were reported as stolen from vehicles at Auto Max on Greensboro Avenue and 14 were allegedly taken from vehicles at Auto Max on Skyland Boulevard last week. In addition, a flatbed Ford F350 was stolen. The suspects were driving what is believed to be a maroon or red Pontiac Aztek. Information leading to an arrest may be given to Crime Stoppers and may lead to a $5,000 reward.

The end of this year's legislative session left numerous issues unresolved, and lawmakers say they're looking to revisit them during the next session.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation is warning today that the global economic recovery is threatened by a shrinking economy in Europe.

MSN reports that this May has been record-breaking at the box office, hinting that this summer may be a good one for movie producers and movie goers.

According to the Tuscaloosa News, last week, the Tuscaloosa City Schools system emailed a confidential survey to parents and system employees soliciting opinions about various issues. The survey may be found at the Tuscaloosa City Schools website.

A Bibb County circuit judge has scheduled hearings for Benjamin Nathan Moseley and Mathew Cloyd, the two men who have completed federal sentences for arson convictions for blazes at nine Alabama churches in 2006.

A hurricane watch has been issued for a portion of Mexico's coast as Tropical Storm Barbara approaches. So far, Barbara's maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60mph. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says additional strengthening is likely and the storm could be near hurricane strength before it makes landfall.

Blake Shelton is said to have enlisted Usher to perform along with other country stars at the upcoming tornado benefit concert in Oklahoma.