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  • Timmy Ray Brewer (Photo: Madison Police Dept.)

    Madison Police catch work release escapee

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police have found an escapee who walked away from work release duty on Monday. Timmy Ray Brewer is back in custody, and will be taken to jail.  He was caught around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Madison Police did not release further details.  

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    ‘Steve Harvey’ now airs weekdays at 4pm on WHNT

    We’re excited to announce Steve Harvey debuts Tuesday, September 9 at 4:00 p.m. on WHNT-TV! “Steve Harvey” is a one-hour daytime show hosted by TV personality, comedian, radio show host and best-selling author, Steve Harvey. Each weekday in his new multi-topic show, Harvey talks to real people with real issues and brings his funny, fresh, insightful and common sense approach to everyday problems. Drawing from his varied life experiences, Harvey entertains, informs and inspires his viewers, covering a vast range […]

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    Handful of children in northwest Alabama, Mobile area being tested for Enterovirus D68

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Alabama Department of Public Health says it is closely monitoring reports of cases of enterovirus D68, due to concern among parents of children and teens. The state sent a message to all primary care physicians on August 29 to ask them to consider testing children for EV-D68 who had severe respiratory illness with no other known cause.  ADPH asked health care providers to report a cluster or outbreak of cases.  Clusters or outbreaks must be […]

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    TBI confirms human remains found Sunday belong to Holly Bobo

    DECATUR CO., Tenn. (WTVF/WHNT) — The Director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monday night that the remains found Sunday in the woods of Decatur County belong to Holly Bobo. Sunday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called to Decatur County after human remains were found in the woods. Officials said two people out looking for ginseng discovered a human skull Sunday morning. DNA tests confirmed the remains belong to Bobo. The Decatur County Sheriff called the finding of the remains “divine intervention.” […]

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    Ravens terminate Ray Rice the same day video is released of violent elevator incident

    LOS ANGELES — In shocking video that previously had not been seen, Baltimore Ravens running back knocked out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer with a single blow before carrying her limp body out of an elevator.

  • A Chuck Ellis for Sheriff sign similar to the one a police report claims was destroyed by Marshall County deputies. (Photo from WHNT)

    UPDATE: Marshall County Sheriff responds to claims deputies destroyed political signs of opponent

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)-  Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls has responded to claims made by his Republican challenger Chuck Ellis that two deputies recently destroyed Ellis signs. Thursday Ellis’ campaign filed a police report claiming two signs near the intersection of Simpson Point Road and Kirkland Road were destroyed.  The report names two current deputies as the perpetrators. Walls responded to the allegations in a story written by the Sand Mountain Reporter newspaper.   The Sheriff told the paper he believed […]

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    Take a tour of this $139 million Fla. mansion, the most expensive home on U.S. market

    A “palace” in Florida just hit the market at $139 million, making it the most expensive house in America currently on the market in the U.S. William P.D. Pierce, a Coldwell Banker Previews International property specialist in Miami, recently listed Le Palais Royal on Millionaires Mile near Fort Lauderdale for a staggering $139 million, making it the most expensive house in America currently on the market, according to the official Coldwell Banker blog. The 11-bedroom, 17-bathroom home was inspired by the […]

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    VIDEO: Giant mutant spider dog prank is both terrifying and hilarious

    Take five minutes and watch this – it’s the funniest video we’ve seen in a long time.  The poor dog, he just wants to say hello! He doesn’t realize his owner, Sylwester Wardega, has dressed him like a giant mutant spider. Wardega, a Polish prankster, dresses up Chica and then unleashes him on unsuspecting people. The video, and anticipation of Chica’s approach, will have you in stitches. One part of the video posted on YouTube shows Wardega laying “lifeless” in […]

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    Fla. fisherman pulls massive 18-inch shrimp-like creature from water

    FORT PIERCE, Fla. — An 18-inch, massive shrimp-like creature was pulled from the waters in Fort Pierce, Fla., and scientists are trying to figure out exactly what it is. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Facebook page, a fisherman named Steve Bargeron was fishing off a dock and watched another fisherman pull the creature from the water. He then sent photos to the FWC. The FWC say scientists think it may be a type of mantis shrimp, […]

  • Check out ‘Friday Night Live’ every Friday in September

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – There are new events to check out downtown — including Friday Night Live, a weekly offering in September. Every Friday this month, from 7 to 10 p.m. come out to Northside Square and enjoy a free block party! The road will be closed for a DJ and themed lighting for everyone to enjoy.  There will also be sidewalk games.  Things kick off this Friday, September 5. Also this Friday night, check out the Grotto Lights Premiere […]

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    Joan Rivers dead at 81

    Entertainment legend, comedian and red-carpet spitfire Joan Rivers has died at 81 after several days on life support at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, according to her daughter. Rivers was rushed to Mt. Sinai from a Manhattan doctor’s office Aug. 28 when she suffered complications during an outpatient throat surgery. The “Fashion Police” star had stopped breathing during the procedure, according to the New York Fire Department. Born Joan Alexandra Molinksy in 1933, the Brooklyn native graduated from Barnard College […]

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    NO ketchup for you! Restaurant issues strict rule

    Ketchup is one of America’s favorite condiments, but in one restaurant don’t even dare request it. According to Yahoo, ‘Mad Fresh Bistro’ in Fort Myers, Florida refuses to serve ketchup to anyone older than 10. The following statement is on the restaurant’s website, Madfreshbistro.com: “We know, we know. People love their ketsup. But honestly, be ready. If you’re over 10 years old, ketsup will NOT be provided. Similarly, salt won’t be making an appearance next to your meal, either. We simply […]

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