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    Marshall Co. Health Department to host flu shot clinic on Oct. 5

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – The Marshall County Health Department says it will hold a flu shot clinic on Monday, October 5, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointments will be scheduled.  Vaccinations will be offered for walk-ins only. Depending on your age and type of insurance, the cost is either $5.00 or free. The health department says it doesn’t plan to offer a drive-through clinic this year, like it has in the past.  Workers urge people to come to […]

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    Mark McCarter picks Alabama to beat Georgia, Ole Miss over Florida — do you agree with him?

    Each week, Mark McCarter will make his picks for upcoming college and NFL games. Here are his picks for the weekend of October 3-4, 2015.

  • Thomas Turner (Photo: Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)

    North Alabama lawyer charged in drug case, accused of accepting prescription medicine & gun for payment

    MOULTON, Ala. – The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office says a Moulton attorney is charged in a drug investigation.  Thomas “Tommy” Everett Turner, 50, is accused of receiving prescription medicine in exchange for providing legal services. Turner is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Sheriff Gene Mitchell said his office had received several complaints about Turner, so the Lawrence County Drug Task Force assigned an undercover agent to hire Turner.  Mitchell said the agent was […]

  • Christopher Henderson appears before a judge for his preliminary hearing on Sept. 29, 2015. (Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

    COURTROOM BLOG: Chris Henderson, man accused in five deaths, has preliminary hearing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Christopher Henderson appeared before a judge for his preliminary hearing on Tuesday.  Henderson is one of two suspects charged in a devastating fire in Madison County in August.  Four people, one of whom was pregnant, died. The judge determined there was probable cause in the case to send it to a grand jury.  The grand jury will review the evidence in the coming months and decide whether or not to indict Henderson. WHNT News 19 updated this […]

  • The shooting scene on Lovell Road in Limestone County. Deputies were called here just after 12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. (Photo: Dion Hose/WHNT News 19)

    Sheriff: Woman shot husband in Limestone County, no charges filed yet

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Limestone County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a shooting that happened around noon on Tuesday. Authorities responding to a residence on Lovell Road say they found a man in his early 60’s with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The man was taken to the hospital. Deputies have not released his condition. Investigators say at this time it appears the victim’s wife shot him with a .380 caliber pistol. The incident is still under investigation. No […]

  • David Blake Williams (Photo: Madison County Jail)

    NEW INFORMATION: Huntsville man cleared of sexual abuse charges

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man who initially faced numerous sexual abuse charges has been cleared. David Blake Williams, 33, had been charged with rape and sodomy, as well as fraudulent use of a credit card in May 2014.  However, the Madison County District Attorney’s Office dismissed all charges in March 2015. Williams contacted WHNT News 19 to make us aware the charges were dismissed.  We spoke with Assistant District Attorney Tim Gann, who confirmed charges were indeed dropped when Williams […]

  • Avery with her Barbie fishing pole

    GREAT VIDEO: Little girl catches big fish on Barbie fishing pole

    An adorable little girl reeling in a big fish is impressive.  But an adorable little girl reeling in a big fish with a pink Barbie fishing rod? Now that deserves to go viral! A girl named Avery did just that, and her dad caught the whole thing on camera. Avery asks for help, but her dad encourages her to keep reeling it in!  The only thing he did was to help the pole stay up for just a moment. In […]

  • WHNT News 19's new sports commentary segment, Upon Further Review, features Mark McCarter's unique wit and humor.

    Upon Further Review: Send us your comments

    Have a comment about something you saw on Upon Further Review?  We’d love to hear from you. Send us an email below.

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    How to visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center for free this Saturday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Saturday, September 26 is Museum Day Live, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Museums across the country offer free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live ticket. The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is participating in the event. You need must preprint your ticket your have it accessible on your mobile device for free admission. Click here to print a ticket. The free admission deal is good for Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. […]

  • Old Madison Pike, now that the project is complete

    HALLELUJAH! Old Madison Pike reopens after two-year project

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Old Madison Pike reopened to traffic on Friday afternoon, one month ahead of schedule. Check out this before and after ‘slide’ to see the big change! There was a ribbon cutting re-opening the road near Cummings Research Park at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, after a walking event for Mayor Battle’s 100-Mile Walking Challenge. The $5.2 million City of Huntsville project includes a four-lane expansion, new bridge, sidewalks, wider lanes to accommodate bicycles and a new greenway […]

  • Nathaniel Smith (Photo: Huntsville Police Department)

    Man arrested in Sept. 18 murder in Five Points area

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police have arrested a Huntsville man for a deadly shooting a week ago in the Five Points area. Nathaniel Keliche Smith, 23, is charged with murder.  Investigators say Smith shot Joseph Thomas McBride on September 18 in the yard of a home on Polk Drive. There was a second person with Smith, and police are still looking for that suspect.  The two drove away and later abandoned the getaway vehicle in the county. Police say the second […]

  • Barry Whitton enters the courtroom (WHNT News 19)

    Jury finds Barry Whitton guilty of murder

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – After a two-week trial, a Jackson County jury has found Barry Whitton guilty of murder. The jury returned the verdict at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, after deliberating for about two hours. The jury in the Barry Whitton murder trial finds him guilty of his wife's 1997 murder @whnt — Laura Christmas WHNT (@LauraChristmas1) September 24, 2015 Whitton was charged with the murder of his first wife, Michelle, in 1997. Her body was found buried in a shallow grave […]


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