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    Hottest Weekend of the Year Fest; More Downtown Bars Go Non-Smoking

    Instead of avoiding the heat, come out to Downtown Huntsville and embrace it!

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    Northeast Alabama Hunting & Outdoor Expo Comes to Rainsville Aug. 2-3

    It’s going to be an outdoor person’s dream at the NE AL Agribusiness Center in Rainsville. On August 2 & 3 the Hunting and Outdoor Expo is setting up for a family friendly wild time. The expo is expected to have 120 vendors, seminars, a duck calling contest and demonstrations. Scheduled to appear are Bill Dance, Dr. Lou from the Rick and Bubba Show, WoodWalkers and a Barney Fife impersonator. Hours are 9:00AM – 6:00PM on Saturday and 10:00AM to […]

  • Rocket City Radio Controllers host benefit for Wounded Warriors

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The skies around Huntsville were filled with airplanes and copters Saturday, all flying to support a great cause here on the ground. The Rocket City Radio Controllers hosted a contest with radio controlled aircraft. Proceeds from the event support Wounded Warrior projects. The club’s airstrip is named in honor of Marine Corps fighter pilot Captain James Trey Wilbourn who was shot down over Kuwait during the 1991 Gulf War.

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    CUTE: Dog ‘apologizes’ to baby for stealing her toy and making her cry

    This is precious.  An adorable beagle named Charlie showered his tiny owner in toys and affection after making her cry. Baby Laura’s parents were dangling a toy in her face, and Charlie must have wanted to play with it — or, he might have been suffering from a little bit of attention withdrawal since Laura came along.  He took it away and Laura soon cried.   When Laura starts to cry, Charlie seems to realize what he’s done — and […]

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    Three workers hurt when building frame collapses in downtown Madison

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Three workers suffered minor injuries when a building frame collapsed in downtown Madison on Friday. The accident happened after 12 p.m.  at 18 Main Street.  Workers were almost finished with the framing on the site, putting up the trusses, when the structure collapses. The workers suffered concussions and broken ribs.  They were taken to a nearby hospital but should be okay. Madison Police and Fire responded. Some of the framing fell into a nearby hair salon, […]

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    NEW DETAILS: Police release surveillance pictures of Hampton Cove bank robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Thursday morning in Hampton Cove. Police released surveillance pictures on Friday showing the three suspects running in the bank at 11:39 a.m. July 17.  They wore bandanas to cover most of their faces. Police say the manager of First Jackson Bank, on Sutton Road, said the three men had handguns and took money. The men drove away in a tan vehicle, but the make and model wasn’t […]

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    Miss Idaho attaches medical device to bikini, sparks social media campaign

    The new Miss Idaho is making a splash on social media this week. Sierra Sandison was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 2012 and has previously spoken about her fear of wearing her insulin pump in public. But during this year’s pageant, she decided to wear it proudly. Now, she’s inspiring people across the country. That’s why she started a campaign called “show me your pump.” Sandison wrote on Facebook, “I have faced my fear of proudly showing my insulin […]

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    SI: Where Alabama needs to make the most improvements

    Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples and Zac Ellis discuss the position where Alabama needs to improve the most in order to bounce back this season.

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    Limestone County substitute teacher accused of having sex with student

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A substitute teacher at Clements High School was arrested Wednesday, and is accused of having a sex with a 15-year-old student. The teacher, 35-year-old Karen Dylan Holt, was released from the Limestone County Jail Thursday afternoon on a $40,000 bond. She is charged with 2nd degree rape, sodomy and 2nd degree sexual abuse. Sheriff Mike Blakely said parents of the 15-year-old boy filed a complaint with Limestone County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday after becoming suspicious of […]

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    Check out ‘Wine Down Wednesdays’ and the Downtown Roving Piano

    Enjoy live jazz, comedy, and spoken word every Wednesday at AM Booth Lumberyard!

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    Sheriff: Woman smuggled drugs into jail inside her private parts

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – Several people are in jail after a variety of drug busts in DeKalb County. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says one woman even snuck drugs into jail, passing them out to four other female inmates. Amy Gaul is accused of sneaking drugs in to the DeKalb County Detention Center. Officers didn’t find them during the initial search, Sheriff Harris said, because Gaul hid them in her private parts. “I am troubled that drugs got into our facility […]

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    AMAZING: Girl recalls being swept into drainpipe by flood waters

    FRACKVILLE, Pa. — A 12-year-old girl from Schuylkill County is on her way home from the hospital after being swept nearly half a mile underground in a flooded drainpipe. It happened Monday afternoon when firefighters were called to Mahanoy Creek in Frackville. Taylor Russell was swept nearly half a mile underground in that drainpipe.  She talked with WNEP-TV about the experience, saying she held her breath the whole time, certain she was going to die. But in her hospital room […]