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    Tennessee Valley High School Football Scores: Sept. 29-30

    Check scores here — and call in yours! Our newsroom phone number is (256) 533-1919. You can also Tweet us @whnt or @whnt_sports.

  • Robbins Music Center on Bob Wallace Avenue closed Sept. 30.

    Robbins Music Center closes after serving the Huntsville music community for 61 years

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Robbins Music Center, owned by three generations, is closing.  Today is the store’s last day in business and it will close at 6 p.m.  It is located at 2810 Bob Wallace Avenue. Robbins served the music community in Huntsville and surrounding areas for 61 years.  The owner is trying to clear out inventory, and what’s left is marked down. Robbins will host a “goodbye” party on October 22 at the store.  Anyone who’s had a connection to […]

  • Pep Rally of the Week

    New round of Jack’s Pep Rally voting features Austin, Decatur, Guntersville and Priceville

    Voting is underway for the next Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week! This week, the voting features rivals Austin and Decatur as well as Guntersville and Priceville.  The voting begins Friday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. and closes Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. Good luck to each school! If you win, we’ll visit your pep rally on Oct. 6 or 7. Fans — make sure you friend us on SnapChat! Each week, we will Snap from the winning pep rally to […]

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    One person killed in Friday morning fire in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says one person died in a fire on Friday morning. The fire happened at a trailer in the 1300 block of Carter Grove Road. Toney Fire and Rescue crews were on the scene along with the Bobo Volunteer Fire Department and Hazel Green Volunteer Fire Department. WHNT News 19 is on the scene along with investigators. We will update this story as we learn more information about the fatal fire.

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    Lady Gaga to headline Super Bowl halftime show in 2017

    NEW YORK-It’s official: Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show. The NFL and Pepsi announced Thursday that the pop star will take the stage Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Gaga sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl this year in Santa Clara, California. Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Coldplay headlined the halftime show. Gaga will release a new album, “Joanne,” on Oct. 21. The Grammy winner’s hits include “Poker Face,” “Bad Romance,” “Born This Way” and […]

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    Alabama star linebacker Tim Williams arrested for carrying a pistol without a permit

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama senior linebacker Tim Williams was arrested early this morning in Tuscaloosa. He is charged with carrying a pistol without a permit. Police arrested Williams in the parking lot of the Tuscaloosa Publix around 2:00 a.m., sources told AL.com.  His bond was set at $300. The officer smelled marijuana coming from Williams’ vehicle, sources also said.  A passenger in the car said the marijuana was his, but the officer then found the pistol under Williams’ seat while searching the […]

  • Police are asking for help to identify the girl in these photos.  They come from a Vacation Bible School in Opelika in 2011

    Help needed to identify child possibly connected to 2012 cold case

    OPELIKA, Ala.-Police are hoping newly discovered photographs may lead to the identity of a young girl whose remains were found in January of 2012. The skeletal remains of the girl, called Jane Doe by investigators, were found on January 28, 2012 at a trailer park on Hurst Street in Opelika, Alabama.  It’s estimated the child had been deceased between eight months and two years,  putting the date of death between 2010 – 2012. She is estimated to be 4-7 years old and had […]

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    6-year-old volunteer firefighter suits up to help the big guys

    AURORA, Colo. – We could learn a thing or two from children. Their hearts are genuine and this little guy just wanted to help. When a 6-year-old boy in Aurora, Colorado spotted smoke coming from something a few blocks from his house on Sunday, he jumped into action. Reily Doi-Jared got his mom to drive him to the fire on South Pitkin Way and offered to help firefighters, KDVR reports. But first, he put on the firefighter costume he wore for Halloween when he was 3 […]

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    Why it’s better to get the flu shot as early as possible

    It is that time again, flu shot season!  There are many misconceptions going around this time of year about the flu shot. Should you get it now? Get it later? Don’t get it at all?  Because, rumor has it that it will give you the flu. In some areas flu season has already begun. “We’re already seeing Influenza. We have already had multiple confirmed cases.” says flu expert, Nurse Ray with UnityPoint Health Services in Iowa in an interview with our sister station […]

  • Pep Rally of the Week

    Lincoln County edges out Fort Payne to win Pep Rally of the Week!

    The voting closes Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. Good luck to each school!

  • 7th Grader Tyler Williams attends See You At The Pole Tuesday Morning at East Limestone High School (photo: Dean Baucom)

    PHOTOS: See You At The Pole Day

      WHNT News 19 — The global week of student prayer is September 25 through October 1. Students are encouraged to find new and unique places and ways to pray with their peers. Wednesday, September 28, is See You At The Pole day. All around the globe, in every time zone, students are encouraged to gather at their flagpoles, praying for their school, friends, families, churches, and communities. Did you or your school participate in any way? Whether you attend a public, private, […]

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    Huntsville Police join AAMU Police in trying to solve sexual assault crime

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Huntsville Police Department, in coordination with Alabama A&M University, is investigating a reported sexual assault that happened off campus early Saturday morning in the area of Meridian Street and Davis Drive.  The school is encouraging students to be aware of their surroundings and avoid traveling alone. Campus police say a victim was allegedly forced into a car on campus at gunpoint and then taken off campus and sexually assaulted by two males in black ski masks. Huntsville Police say […]