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    Watch: Octopus zips out of the water to snag a crab for dinner

    The crab thought he was taking a break on the sand. He never knew what hit him. An octopus in western Australia came out from under a large rock, onto land, to snag the crab for dinner.

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    Former CEO of organic tomato company arrested after removing monitoring bracelet

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A fugitive has been arrested a few weeks after removing his monitoring bracelet.  Jamie Lawhorne had escaped in January, but is back in custody. A judge issued an arrest warrant for Lawhorne in late January after Lawhorne removed his ankle bracelet, according to investigators. In 2013, Lawhorne ran a business in north Alabama, Cypress Creek Farms.  He sold greenhouses to people who wanted to grow organic tomatoes.  A lot of people bought in, hoping to […]

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    Several units damaged in fire at Decatur apartment complex

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – An apartment fire in Decatur had firefighters working into the early morning hours Monday.  It happened at Regency West Apartments on the corner of Carridale Street and Beltline Road. Decatur Police say when they arrived on the scene just after midnight, they saw flames coming from an upstairs unit.  They initially thought someone was inside the building, but after they searched, they determined everyone got out safely. The fire spread to several units.  Decatur firefighters worked […]

  • School Closings & Delays: Friday, February 20

    (WHNT) – The following school closings and delays are for Friday, February 20, 2015.  Check the latest forecast here. Albertville City Schools: Closed Friday Arab City Schools: Closed Friday Athens Bible School: Closed Friday Athens City Schools: Closed Friday Athens State University: Closing at 11 a.m. Friday. Bethel Baptist School: Closed Friday Bethlehem Christian Academy: Closed Friday Boaz City Schools: Closed Friday Calhoun Community College: Both campuses closed Friday, no evening classes Colbert County Schools: Closed Friday Cornerstone Christian Academy: Closed Friday […]

  • Disney's "Frozen" won an Oscar for "Best Animated Feature Film of the Year" at the 2014 Academy Awards.

    Let It Go: The sing-along version

    Go ahead. Sing along with your co-workers or family.

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    Act of Kindness: Teen stops car to shovel snow for man with walker

    NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va. — A Virginia teen is getting national attention after a photo of him helping an older man went viral. Teresa Adams was driving home when her son, Tommy, told her to stop the car. “Tommy said ‘Mamma stop the car,’” Teresa Adams recalled. “I got scared and asked ‘What’s wrong?’” “There’s an older man with a walker shoveling snow — I’ll help him out,” Tommy told his mother. Teresa told WTVR the man seemed surprised when her […]

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    Light + Innovation + Technology event returns March 7 to downtown square

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The 2nd Annual Light + Innovation + Technology, ‘LIT,’ will be held on Saturday, March 7, at the Historic Downtown Square.  LIT is a free event where selected artists/artistic teams showcase their designs through the amazing collision of light, engineering and art. LIT is presented by Curse Gaming along with a partnership with The Arts Council Inc. and Downtown Huntsville, Inc. This year’s LIT is going to be bigger and better! LIT is great for all ages. […]

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    Little Caesars introduces pizza wrapped in 3.5 feet of bacon

    Little Caesars has something special for bacon lovers. The chain’s new bacon-wrapped pizza features over three feet of bacon wrapped around the crust. The $12 pizza will roll out nationally on Feb. 23. The limited-time offer will be one of the chain’s most expensive pizzas. “Every time you take a bite out of the crust, you’ll get bacon,” David Scrivano, CEO at Little Caesars, told USA Today. The pizza will replace the soft pretzel pizza on menus across the U.S.

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    Front of Jeep ‘frozen in time’ in North Carolina parking lot

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — A Jeep left a real impression on the ice in North Carolina on Tuesday. The front of a Jeep left behind an ice sculpture in the parking lot of a medical center near Greenville. Two photographers sent photos to WITN. One of the photographers said it’s likely the driver left the engine on while warming the car. When the driver backed up, the sculpture remained because it was attached to the curb.

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    Northwest regional basketball tournament to start at 10 a.m.

    The AHSAA Northwest Regional Basketball Tournament at Wallace-Hanceville Community College will delay the start of Wednesday’s tournament schedule one hour until 10 a.m. The Northeast Regional at Jacksonville State, the South Regional at Dothan and Central Regional at Montgomery are scheduled to start on time at 9 a.m. AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said the AHSAA made the decision to delay Northwest Regionals based on the current weather conditions. He said the AHSAA will continue to monitor the weather conditions. […]

  • Family’s goat, Dwight, helps catch fugitive hiding in woods

    (CNN) – A Colorado man accused of taking off during a traffic stop last week is behind bars, and a family’s goat is getting the credit for the arrest. Police say Joseph Hargett was wanted on animal abuse charges and led them on a wild chase, eventually abandoning his vehicle.  Hargett, 22, then hid in a wooded neighborhood in El Paso County, putting residents on edge. “We got a text and then we started following the links on KKTV,” said […]

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    BLOG: Freezing drizzle and icy roads through Tuesday morning

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT)– We’ll continue to bring you the latest details in our blog on Valleywx.com.


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