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  • Alabama A&M

    Alabama A&M student rushed to hospital after being hit by car

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Campus officials say an Alabama A&M student is in the hospital after being hit by a car. Alabama A&M spokesman Jerome Saintjohnes says the student was responsive to medical personnel. The incident happened just before 6 p.m. on the upper part of the campus. Saintjohnes said the student had just parked his car and was heading to a meeting in the historic district.

  • View of the scene in Muscle Shoals during officer involved shooting (Photo Courtesy: Luke Huckaba)

    UPDATE: Shoals authorities identify person shot, killed in officer-involved shooting

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) -The Colbert County coroner has identified the man who died after a gun fight with police Sunday. He identified him as Eric Edgell, 27, from Tuscumbia. Investigators say officers received a 911 call about a man who had a gun along 2nd Street in Muscle Shoals. He was reportedly threatening suicide. Muscle Shoals Police and Sheffield Police both responded to the call. During the encounter, the Edgell ran into the woods near the entrance to the […]

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    CBS NFL Football to preempt some Sunday morning program on Oct 4

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  CBS NFL football will preempt CBS Sunday Morning, Mayfair Church of Christ, and First Baptist Church programming this Sunday, Oct. 4. First Baptist Church programming will move to WHNT2 in its regular 10:30-11:30 a.m. time slot. If you don’t know where to find WHNT2, click here to see a handy guide.

  • redstone arsenal

    Redstone Arsenal officials warn of potential for loud booms Friday night

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (WHNT) -You may hear loud booms on and near the installation tonight. Officials posted a warning that there is potential for loud booms on Friday until about 10 p.m. Officials emphasize that a variety of atmospheric conditions, such as cloud cover, temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, can impact the propagation of sound waves from the Arsenal. Area residents can report noise concerns to Arsenal officials online or by calling (256) 876-4161.

  • Arab Pep Rally of the Week

    Arab Knights win the Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week!

    It's time to vote again for the Jack's Pep Rally of the Week! This time, the competition is between Bob Jones and Arab.

  • AAMU

    Saturday’s Alabama A&M – Coastal Carolina game rescheduled to 1 p.m. Central

    CONWAY, S. C. – Due to the weather impact from Hurricane Joaquin, officials have changed the kickoff time of Saturday’s Alabama A&M-Coastal Carolina game. The game, originally scheduled for 6 p.m. Eastern (5 p.m. Central,) has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Central).

  • Pep Rally of the Week

    Albertville, Florence, Hartselle and Russellville compete for next Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week

    It’s time to vote for the school that will host the next Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week! This week, the competition is between Albertville, Florence, Hartselle and Russellville.  Voting begins Friday, October 2 at 10 a.m.  It closes Wednesday, October 7 at 4 p.m. Good luck to each school!

  • Antonio "Tony" Moore

    UPDATE: Missing UAH student, Navy veteran found murdered in Georgia

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police say the body of a missing Huntsville man, Antonio “Tony” Moore, has been found in Georgia. Moore’s body was found in a wooded area in Heard County, Georgia on September 23.  The Georgia Bureau of Investigations said the body was partially decomposed, and used medical records to identify Moore. The GBI says hunters found the body near U.S. Highway 27 and Edwards Road. The GBI says Moore died of a gunshot wound.  Dimitri Merci Jackson, 29, […]

  • Robert McAfee (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

    Limestone County man charged with sexual abuse of child

    ARDMORE, Ala. – A Limestone County man is charged with sexual abuse of a child under 12. Robert Erik McAfee, 49, was arrested Thursday morning.  He lives on 7th Street in Ardmore. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says a 7-year-old child told a family member that McAfee had been molesting her for several years. A judge will set McAfee’s bond.

  • scales of justice

    Local developer named in federal lawsuit alleging disability-based discrimination at 71 apartment complexes

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court, against the owners and developers of 71 multifamily housing complexes in four states for failing to design and construct housing units and related facilities that are accessible to people with disabilities.  The lawsuit states the 71 complexes contain more than 2,500 ground-floor units that are required by the Fair Housing Act (FHA) to have accessible features.  The Justice Department says this is the government’s first lawsuit in Alabama alleging […]

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    Highway 53 reopens after serious wreck involving semi and SUV

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama State Troopers say a woman was rushed to the hospital after a wreck Wednesday evening. The crash involving a semi truck and an SUV happened just after 7 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 53 and Old Railroad Bed Road. Investigators say the semi truck was traveling south on Highway 53, the woman in the SUV was driving in the opposite direction on Old Railroad Bed Road. Authorities on the scene say the woman […]

  • Capture

    5 University of Alabama students arrested for hazing allegation

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Five University of Alabama students, including three from north Alabama, were arrested Wednesday as a result of an investigation into hazing allegations involving Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, the university announced Wednesday. The arrests came following a thorough joint investigation by UAPD and the UA Office of Student Conduct. Hunter Lee Wagner, 20, of Huntsville; Richard E. Markwalter, 20, of Huntsville; Colter K. Anderson, 21, of Dallas; and John Patrick Buckley, 21, of Houston each face three hazing charges, according […]


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