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Former Crimson Tide basketball player Darius Miles asks judge to drop information that his attorneys say was obtained illegally

Attorneys for former University of Alabama basketball player Darius Miles filed a motion on Sunday asking a judge to throw out information he told investigators after a deadly shooting on the Tuscaloosa Strip in January.

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'We enjoy being a city that people like coming to' — Bar owner on Tuscaloosa’s Strip says he stands to lose 35% profit if alcohol sales end early

One bar owner on The Strip in Tuscaloosa told 1819 News last week that his bar stands to lose as much as 35% of his profit if city officials require bars to stop selling alcohol earlier. 

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‘Dealing with drunk people is very difficult’ — Tuscaloosa city councilman says The Strip is holding up already strained police force

Since a shooting on The Strip in Tuscaloosa that resulted in the death of a 23-year-old female and the arrest of a University of Alabama basketball player in January landed the city in the national press, Tuscaloosa City Council members and law enforcement have been discussing how to make the city’s bar scene safer.

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TPD vs. T-Town nightlife: Tuscaloosa Police and its long battle with bars, crime and overcrowding on The Strip

In June, the Tuscaloosa City Council voted 5-2 to institute a moratorium on bars within the city limits, citing police shortages and concerns about calls from the Strip, the nightlife district just down the street from the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium.