Tuscaloosa City Schools will host Parent Visitation Day on Thursday, October 24. All parents are invited into every school to see what their children do while at school. Planned events, including Lunch with Your Student and Jazz on the Patio, may be found on the Tuscaloosa City Schools website.

Tuscaloosa City Schools will dismiss early on Tuesday, October 29 to conduct professional development training for teachers.

University of Alabama President Judy Bonner says more than 20 minorities have been offered membership in historically white sororities. This comes after school officials railed against the campus' Greek system in response to allegations of systemic racism.

Next Saturday, October 26 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force  and the DEA will provide drop-off locations for potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Drop-off locations include Food World on Bear Creek Road, Kmart on Skyland Blvd, the Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue and Logistics Training Center on McFarland, and CVS Pharmacy on McFarland in Northport.

James Davis, the man who was court ordered to remove his wife's grave from his front yard, says he plans to set up a church in his home to avoid the order.

There's little time left for Senate leaders to take their shot at saving the country from a possible default and ending the partial government shutdown. Aides say the leaders do have some optimism that they'll succeed and have something positive to announce today. The deadline for increasing the debt limit is midnight.

One of three leading U.S. credit agencies is warning that it is reviewing the U.S. government's AAA credit rating for a possible downgrade because of the stalemate over increasing the government's borrowing authority.

Jamie Foxx has attempted to lay to rest rumors that he and Katie Holmes. He says it's 100% not true.

A Los Angeles paparazzo was hospitalized yesterday following a collision with a camera crew who were filming for "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."