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  • James Duke

    AIDS Action Coalition Peer Mentor James Duke recognized for civic efforts

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Going the extra mile 24/7. For years, James Duke has been doing that for people in need. WHNT NEWS 19 received a really nice email about Duke, who is a peer mentor at the AIDS Action Coalition in Huntsville. Here is a portion of the nomination email from Melissa Brown. “James […]

  • A trio of Bernard Coffindaffer's crosses, at Mink Shoals, W. Va. PHOTO COURTESY: FRANK HERRERA

    Crosses Across America: Continuing the legacy

    Time now for an Easter Sunday story of a devout man’s personal mission — a mission that a new group of devout believers is carrying on today. Bill Geist leads us on a journey across America … and back in time: A few weeks ago, volunteers from Wynndale Baptist Church in Terry, Mississippi, helped raise […]

  • What alleged victims say actor Bill Cosby did to them

    (CNN) — It seems as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby’s image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations. Though the star has vehemently denied most of the accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted young women seeking career guidance, the stories are […]

  • Thanksgiving turkey (Photo: Anthony Quintano/MGN Online)

    How long to thaw a turkey before Thanksgiving? Plan ahead now

    Do you have your turkey already?  If you bought it frozen, make sure you plan ahead and give yourself enough time to thaw it out properly. An average 12-pound turkey will take about three days to thaw completely in the fridge and be ready to cook. If you’re buying an 15-18 pound bird, add another […]

  • Walter Jones Turkey Bowl and Dinner Benefits HEALS, Inc.

    Fall is synonymous with football in America. Thanksgiving marks a time each November when football really takes hold. Many fans capitalize on their free time playing in informal pick-up football games with friends. Over time these games have become known as “Turkey Bowls,” a salute to the Thanksgiving holiday food of choice. Walter Jones’ Turkey Bowl takes the […]

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    Men, time to put on the apron, it’s National Men Make Dinner Day

    Wives, mothers, and girlfriends, we’ve got good news for you today! If you’re a woman, stay away from the kitchen today. That’s because it’s National Men Make Dinner Day! The day is ‘celebrated’ the first Thursday of every November. According to the official National Men Make Dinner Day website, the ‘rules’ require that men who […]

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    Police in Oklahoma interviewed the man who allegedly beheaded a woman

    (CNN) — Police in Oklahoma said Saturday they’ve interviewed the man who allegedly beheaded a 54-year-old woman at his former workplace. Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, was shot inside the Vaughn Food processing plant but regained consciousness in the hospital, said Jeremy Lewis, spokesman for the Moore police department. Nolen was interviewed Friday in the hospital; […]

  • Charlie Bothuell (Family Photo/CNN)

    ‘Missing’ boy found in basement tells authorities of grueling forced exercise

    (CNN) — Twice each day, 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V says in court documents, he was forced to do 100 push-ups, 200 sit-ups and 100 jumping jacks. He told child welfare investigators in Michigan that he’d have to curl a 25-pound weight on each arm and do 5,000 revolutions on an exercise machine, and if he […]

  • David Blair is President of the Huntsville Board of Education. (WHNT News 19 file)

    School Board President Responds to Councilman Showers’ Statement

    The following is a letter from David Blair in response to Councilman Richard Showers' comments on Thursday, March 13 at the Huntsville City Council meeting.

  • Merrill Newman

    U.S. Veteran Detained in North Korea Returns Home

    (CNN) — Merrill Newman — the 85-year-old American detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall — returned Saturday to the United States, arriving at San Francisco International Airport. “It’s been a great homecoming,” said Newman, who was wearing a blue sport coat and khakis. He thanked the U.S. and Swedish diplomats who had helped […]

  • Tow Truck Company Charges Car Owner Additional $150 Cursing Fee

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – We’ve all paid a little more for something we thought wasn’t worth it. Sometimes food is pricier at one place and cheaper at another. The same can be said when it comes to towing costs. A Huntsville woman could not believe how much she paid a tow company simply because they say […]

  • Jordaan Creque (WHNT News 19)

    Jury Recommends Death Penalty for Creque

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The jury for Jordaan Creque, the first person tried for the Krystal restaurant murders in Decatur, has recommended that Creque be sentenced to death. The all-female jury, who convicted Creque on three counts of capital murder Friday, returned with the recommendation just before 6:30 P.M. Monday evening, culminating a day and a […]