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  • Three people injured, one arrested after wreck on Bailey Cove Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville police are investigating a wreck that sent three people to the hospital and one person to jail. Around 2:15 Wednesday morning, emergency crews were called to Bailey Cove Road just south of Green Mountain Road. According to police,  a family heading home from the hospital, after being in a wreck earlier last night, was rear-ended and sent off the road. Police say Samuel Barfield Taylor, 44, was the driver of the Lexus that caused the wreck. He was […]

  • Candidates face-off in the 2018 Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama voters go to the polls in June to narrow down the field for governor. Many want to know what the candidates have to say in order to make an informed choice. WHNT News 19 partnered with AL.com and ABC 33/40 in Birmingham to bring you the Democratic Gubernatorial Debate on Tuesday at the Lyric Theatre in Birmingham. It was time for the Democrats to shine, making their names known in this race for governor. “I’m the most […]

  • Moores Mill Road Closure Extended to April 26

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Due to inclement weather,  Norfolk Southern is extending its road closure, through Thursday, April 26, for work crews to resurface the railroad crossing on Moores Mill Road near Jordan Road. Moores Mill Road will be closed during this time and all traffic detoured. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution in this area.   Huntsville traffic alert! Work has begun at Moores Mill Rd near Jordan Rd at the RR crossing NorfolkSouthern is resurfacing the crossing the road […]

  • Man arrested after Huntsville police say he stole, crashed SUV

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – One man is in jail after stealing an SUV early this morning. The Jeep Cherokee was taken from the Galaxy Way of Huntsville Apartments off of Wynn drive just before 1:30 this morning. Minutes later, police reported the vehicle stolen and an officer spotted the stolen SUV on Mastin Lake Road near Pulaski Pike. As the officer tried to get behind the vehicle, the driver turned sharply on Porter Drive, jumped out while the SUV was still moving […]

  • Authorities cancel Emergency Missing Child Alert for 5-year-old Sylacauga boy, found safe

    SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has cancelled the search for Malachi Silva Quintanilla, after he was found safe. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency had issued an Emergency Missing Child Alert in the search for 5-year-old Malachi Silva Quintanilla. Our news partners at AL.com reported that Malachi was taken from a bus stop near his apartment complex by a woman driving a grey car. Police said his custodial parents believed that the kidnapping may have been orchestrated to […]

  • Huntsville city councilman arrested and charged with DUI

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Council Member, Will Culver, was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Sunday morning according to jail records. Culver represents the 5th district which is the furthest west district according to the Huntsville City Council website. Records show that 57-year-old Culver was booked into the Madison County Jail at 2:26 a.m. and is also charged with Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, Failure to Signal and Improper Lane Change. Culver was elected […]

  • UPDATE: Multiple agencies responded to injured barge worker at Guntersville Dam

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Multiple agencies responded to an injured barge worker at the Guntersville Dam Sunday afternoon. Guntersville Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief Brian Walls said the call came in about a barge employee who had had a bad accident. “Somehow an accident happened where he received severe injuries to his legs, both of his legs. He was on a barge about 20 feet down from the lock area at the Guntersville Dam, and he received those injuries and needed […]

  • Alabama players and coaches receive National Championship rings at annual Steak and Beans dinner

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama football student-athletes and coaches received their national championship rings Monday evening following the team’s annual Steak and Beans Dinner at the Mal Moore Athletics Facility. A lot goes into building a ring. #16of17#RollTide         #OutworkYesterday pic.twitter.com/iyLzBkucAU — Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) April 23, 2018 As the winner of the annual A-Day game on Saturday, the Crimson Team players and coaches were treated to a steak dinner while the White Team dined on beans and franks prior to […]

  • Test your skills before you find us at Panoply

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – There is lots to see and do at Panoply.  Including finding your favorite WHNT News 19 members in the park.  How good are you at finding things?  Check out your skill with our Hidden Object Games.   The objects are all things you might see at Panoply. Easy Hidden Object Game Find the following: Baby in a stroller Guitar Ballet Slippers Paint brushes Stereo Speaker Funnel cake Hard Hidden Object Game Find the following:  Jerry Hayes eating cotton […]

  • Overnight weather downs trees and utility poles in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Crews in Huntsville worked overnight Sunday into Monday to deal with downed trees and power lines as a result of strong winds. Just after 11:00 p.m., crews were called to Blue Spring Road North of Mastin Lake Road, after the top half of a power pole snapped off. Huntsville Police blocked off Blue Spring until utility workers could repair the pole. Crews also responded to Pansy Street, just south of Bob Wallace Avenue to clear a large […]

  • 4 killed at Tennessee Waffle House as police search for seminude suspect

    (CNN) — Nashville police are asking residents to lock their doors and stay alert after a seminude gunman killed four people at an area Waffle House. “Keep your doors locked, keep your eyes open. If you see this individual — if you see a nude guy walking around this morning — call the police department immediately,” Metro Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron said. Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 29-year-old Travis Reinking of Morton, Illinois. Authorities said […]

  • Democratic candidate Sue Bell Cobb talks Governor’s race and the issues

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Democrat Sue Bell Cobb is running for governor. She’s one of five Democrats in the June fifth primary, and why she’s running is also why she thinks the best person for the job. WHNT News 19 sat down with Cobb for this weeks ‘Leadership Perspectives.’ You can watch the full interview below.