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  • 6 injured in roof collapse at Atlanta restaurant

    ATLANTA — A partial roof collapse at a restaurant in southwest Atlanta injured six people.  Four of them were taken to the hospital. The CBS affiliate in Atlanta reports it happened at Blu Cantina, located at 257 Peters Street, around 8:40 p.m. Eastern time. Of the six people injured, an Atlanta Fire spokesperson says one was seriously injured with a head injury. Officials say about 40 percent of the roof collapsed, which forced the evacuation that business, as well as the […]

  • Aeolian Choir wins world title during competition in Wales

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – If you have ever had the pleasure of listening to the Oakwood University Aeolian Choir, you know exactly why the Choir of the World judges awarded them the first place title. The Aeolians competed in the competition in Llangollen, Wales from July 5-9, and were awarded the Choir of the World Pavarotti Trophy 2017. Dr. Jason Max Ferdinand was also honored by being the recipient of the first Gwobr Jane Davies Prize for Outstanding Conducting, added this […]

  • Rainbow City Police release video to disprove claims of police brutality

    RAINBOW CITY, Ala. – Rainbow City Police have released a video intending to quell claims of police brutality after an incident during a traffic stop on Thursday, according to our news partner A post on Facebook claimed that Rainbow City Police “beat him half to death and pushed him off a bridge,” referring to a man involved in the traffic stop. The post says the victim was taken to a Gadsden hospital and airlifted to UAB hospital. The post […]

  • “You can hear a smile in a voice” Friends Remember Dawn Trousdale

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Police have released the identity of the woman killed in a wreck on Highway 72 on July 13. Investigators say Dawn Whitt Trousdale, 45, of Rogersville died. Dawn Trousdale was a dispatcher for Handi-Ride. “She was the voice that drivers heard over the radio when they were being sent to pick up people,” said Beverly Lowe. Dawn was there for people who needed to get to doctor’s appointments and for those with special needs who need […]

  • Calhoun Community College announces suspension of all athletic programs

    DECATUR, Ala. — Calhoun Community College has announced the suspension of the athletics program, effective at the end of the 2018 Spring Term Calhoun President, Dr. Jim Klauber, announced that the decision was made due to required cuts in the college’s overall operating budget. Sports affected include baseball, softball and golf. “The decision to suspend our athletics program was an extremely difficult one to reach, however, after much consideration and deliberation of all possible options, we felt this was in […]

  • UPDATE: The baby delivered after deadly wreck on Jordan Lane has died

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – There has been a second death following a head-on collision in Huntsville. Danetria Rice, 29, died in a crash on Jordan Lane Saturday afternoon. Now, the child she was pregnant with at the time has also died. Rice died at the hospital, but doctors were able to deliver the child. The driver of the other vehicle, Dennis Hammond, now faces murder charges. WHNT News 19 contacted the Madison County District Attorney’s Office about the possibility additional charges against […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Guntersville man located

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says James Earl Wilson has been located. The 61-year-old hadn’t been seen or heard from since Wednesday of last week. Investigators now say Wilson has been located. He is at an area hospital. Thanks to all who helped in the search for Wilson.

  • U.S. Marines announce names, share pictures of those killed in a plane crash in Mississippi

    (CNN) — The Marine Corps has released the names of the 15 Marines and one Navy hospital corpsman who were killed in Monday’s crash of a KC-130T in Mississippi. OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM COMMANDER MARINE FORCES RESERVE “On behalf of the Marine Corps Reserve, I extend my deepest sympathies to the loved ones of those who perished in last night’s tragedy. The Marines and Sailor involved in this incident were among our finest. They dedicated their lives to our core values […]

  • 12th annual Swim for Melissa and Miracle Bash set for early August

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – WHNT News 19 is proud to sponsor this year’s Swim for Melissa and Miracle Bash, major fundraising events for the Melissa George Neonatal Memorial Fund at Huntsville Hospital Foundation. Each year, more than 1,000 newborns are admitted into the Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children. These fundraisers help provide funds to buy the equipment needed to give the tiny patients the care and treatment they need. The 12th annual Miracle Bash will […]

  • Get ready for the 7th Annual Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Celebrities from popular reality television shows, a bass fishing legend, performing bears, and even a water-skiing squirrel will join more than 500 sporting manufacturer exhibitors when the 7th Annual Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo takes place at the Von Braun Civic Center’s South Hall from July 14 – 16. The event is expected to draw more than 30,000 attendees. “Each year, we work to make sure that the Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo is more […]

  • Priceville Police: Teen shot, killed by officer backed car into patrol car, crushing officer

    PRICEVILLE, Ala. – The Priceville Police Department has released more details today in the shooting death of a teenager who led authorities on a chase that ended in Huntsville. The chase happened Friday, July 7th. The release says an officer identified the vehicle as stolen and tried to stop the driver, now identified only as a 16-year-old. The driver led him on a chase that ended on Bob Wallace Avenue in Huntsville. The release says the offender struck another vehicle and […]

  • New evidence causes Madison County investigators to intensify efforts in missing woman case

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says new evidence has led them to search the home of Jennifer Faye Powers. She was last seen at the Granto Drive home nine years ago today. Deputies are working with other law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, to search the area right now. They are searching a red barn located behind the house. Investigators say they received evidence from search dogs and a device they put in the ground that […]