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    UPDATE: Power restored in Arab

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT)-  The Arab Police Department says the power is restored in the city. Sunday evening the department sent out a notification just before 6:30 saying that power had been knocked out.   Storms pushing through the area are blamed for the outage. The department says the entire city lost power.

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    Bob Jones hires new girls head basketball coach

    MADISON, Ala. – Bob Jones High School has a new girls head basketball coach. Assistant Principal and Athletic Director Luther Tiggs announced Andre Reynolds as the new coach for the Lady Patriots. Reynolds was assistant coach under Danny Petty, who accepted the head coaching job for boys basketball at James Clemens High School. Bob Jones Principal Robby Parker said Reynolds is a good fit. “We still love Coach Petty but we won’t miss a beat under Coach Reynolds. There is […]

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    Netflix adds classic movies, more primetime shows in August

    A new month means a new set of movies and shows being added to Netflix.  From classic movies to beloved prime time series, this month’s schedule has something for everyone. Check out the list: (Provided by Vulture.com) Air Bud (1997) Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998) All Cheerleaders Die (2014) Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014) (Available August 14) Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004) (Available August 26) Best Laid Plans (2012) The Birdcage (1996) Blown Away (1994) The Cable Guy […]

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    VIDEO: Man’s pop song on trombone brings the cows home (seriously)

    You can use a horse to round up the cattle, or in this case, you could get out a brass instrument. (Or, as one of our employees said, you could “click ‘em” because that’s what you do in Farmville.) Seriously, though — a Kansas farmer gets out his trusty trombone when it’s time to call the cows in. Derek Klingenberg serenades them with “Royals” by Lorde. The cows also know when the music starts playing they’re about to gt a […]

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    Mitchell Howie, Sen. Paul Sanford’s opponent, withdraws from race

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Mitchell Howie was planning to oppose Paul Sanford on the November ballot for State Senate District 7.  However, Howie announced Tuesday he is withdrawing from the race. Howie announced on Facebook that his wife is expecting their third child in February 2015, and after much consideration, he is bowing out of the race to focus on family. “Thanks to all that supported me in this campaign and God Bless!” Howie wrote.

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    5-year-old “apparently” steals the show during interview at county fair

    Five-year-old Noah Ritter stole the show recently when a reporter asked him how he liked one of the rides at the Wayne County Fair in Pennsylvania. Kids sometimes give ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers when you interview them.  Not Noah.  WNEP-TV’s reporter had a great time talking with him. Noah likes big words, too, including “apparently.” Noah is looking forward to kindergarten this fall and said he doesn’t want to be a reporter when he grows up — he’d rather be […]

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    Federal agents ask for public’s help to find sex offender from Marshall County

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) urgently seeks the public’s help to locate a convicted Alabama sex offender who is wanted on a federal arrest warrant for receipt of child pornography in the Northern District of Alabama. The warrant was issued in June for Matthew C. Harbin, 28, of Arab in Marshall County. Harbin pleaded guilty in 2009 to state charges of transmitting obscene material to a minor. HSI special agents have reason […]

  • Friday Night Lights, new secret art project coming to Downtown Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – New things are happening in downtown Huntsville every day, and here’s what you can look forward to this weekend. Check out Friday Night Lights this Friday, August 1 from 8-10 pm.  This is a series of different light projects that the public will be able to see all over downtown, including around the courthouse square, through Big Spring Park, all the way to Thrasher Fountain next to Embassy Suites. A Huntsville entertainment company will light up […]

  • Bernell Wesley III (Photo: Huntsville Police Dept.)

    Huntsville man charged with abuse, torture of 10-year-old boy

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Huntsville man is charged with torture and willful abuse of a child. Bernell Wesley III is 33 years old. The incident happened in May, police said, and the child is a 10-year-old boy. Bernell and the child are not related. Police said Wesley turned himself in to the Madison Country Metro Jail and was released on $2,500 bond.

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    Lincoln County Mayor Peggy Bevels in hospital

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Lincoln County Mayor Peggy Bevels is in Huntsville Hospital recovering from an apparent stroke. WHNT News 19 contacted her office, who said Bevels is conscious and able to talk with her family. Doctors believe she had a stroke, but say they’re encouraged by her progress.

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    Face My Age: Your next selfie could reveal when you will die

    Your next selfie could reveal how long you will live.  A new website called Face My Age lets you upload a picture, and offers you your life expectancy. Brave enough to try it? Visit Facemyage.com. Here’s how it works: The website analyzes everything from the lines in your forehead to crow’s feet and the size of your nose. There are also a few lifestyle questions including smoking, drug habits, sun exposure and marital status. The site then estimates your expected […]

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    VIDEO: Peyton Manning caught dancing to “Rocky Top”

    DENVER, CO (July 29, 2014) – Once a Tennessee Vol, always a Vol. Peyton Manning was caught dancing to “Rocky Top” during Broncos practice Monday.

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