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    CUTE: Dog ‘apologizes’ to baby for stealing her toy and making her cry

    This is precious.  An adorable beagle named Charlie showered his tiny owner in toys and affection after making her cry. Baby Laura’s parents were dangling a toy in her face, and Charlie must have wanted to play with it — or, he might have been suffering from a little bit of attention withdrawal since Laura came along.  He took it away and Laura soon cried.   When Laura starts to cry, Charlie seems to realize what he’s done — and […]

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    Three workers hurt when building frame collapses in downtown Madison

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Three workers suffered minor injuries when a building frame collapsed in downtown Madison on Friday. The accident happened after 12 p.m.  at 18 Main Street.  Workers were almost finished with the framing on the site, putting up the trusses, when the structure collapses. The workers suffered concussions and broken ribs.  They were taken to a nearby hospital but should be okay. Madison Police and Fire responded. Some of the framing fell into a nearby hair salon, […]

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    NEW DETAILS: Police release surveillance pictures of Hampton Cove bank robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Thursday morning in Hampton Cove. Police released surveillance pictures on Friday showing the three suspects running in the bank at 11:39 a.m. July 17.  They wore bandanas to cover most of their faces. Police say the manager of First Jackson Bank, on Sutton Road, said the three men had handguns and took money. The men drove away in a tan vehicle, but the make and model wasn’t […]

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    Miss Idaho attaches medical device to bikini, sparks social media campaign

    The new Miss Idaho is making a splash on social media this week. Sierra Sandison was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 2012 and has previously spoken about her fear of wearing her insulin pump in public. But during this year’s pageant, she decided to wear it proudly. Now, she’s inspiring people across the country. That’s why she started a campaign called “show me your pump.” Sandison wrote on Facebook, “I have faced my fear of proudly showing my insulin […]

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    SI: Where Alabama needs to make the most improvements

    Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples and Zac Ellis discuss the position where Alabama needs to improve the most in order to bounce back this season.

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    Limestone County substitute teacher accused of having sex with student

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A substitute teacher at Clements High School was arrested Wednesday, and is accused of having a sex with a 15-year-old student. The teacher, 35-year-old Karen Dylan Holt, was released from the Limestone County Jail Thursday afternoon on a $40,000 bond. She is charged with 2nd degree rape, sodomy and 2nd degree sexual abuse. Sheriff Mike Blakely said parents of the 15-year-old boy filed a complaint with Limestone County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday after becoming suspicious of […]

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    Check out ‘Wine Down Wednesdays’ and the Downtown Roving Piano

    Enjoy live jazz, comedy, and spoken word every Wednesday at AM Booth Lumberyard!

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    Sheriff: Woman smuggled drugs into jail inside her private parts

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – Several people are in jail after a variety of drug busts in DeKalb County. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says one woman even snuck drugs into jail, passing them out to four other female inmates. Amy Gaul is accused of sneaking drugs in to the DeKalb County Detention Center. Officers didn’t find them during the initial search, Sheriff Harris said, because Gaul hid them in her private parts. “I am troubled that drugs got into our facility […]

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    AMAZING: Girl recalls being swept into drainpipe by flood waters

    FRACKVILLE, Pa. — A 12-year-old girl from Schuylkill County is on her way home from the hospital after being swept nearly half a mile underground in a flooded drainpipe. It happened Monday afternoon when firefighters were called to Mahanoy Creek in Frackville. Taylor Russell was swept nearly half a mile underground in that drainpipe.  She talked with WNEP-TV about the experience, saying she held her breath the whole time, certain she was going to die. But in her hospital room […]

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    Huntsville Police investigating death of 4-month-old

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating an infant’s death in the 5000 block of Grizzard Road. The boy was 4 months old. Police say a caregiver found the baby unresponsive Tuesday morning just after 11 a.m. The caregiver called 911 and HEMSI paramedics took the child to Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children, where he later died. Police continue to investigate the circumstances.

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    Three arrested on immigration charges in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police and Homeland Security agents arrested three people after serving a drug search warrant Tuesday morning. They went to a home in the 1200 block of Broadus Avenue around 10:30 a.m.   Decatur Police’s Anti-Crime Unit and Organized Crime Unit assisted Homeland Security on the call. They arrested three people for immigrations violations.  Other charges are pending. The three people were taken to DeKalb County, where the closest ICE detainment facility is located.

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    Judge accuses Huntsville School Board members of interfering with mediation process

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The federal judge overseeing the Huntsville school district’s desegregation case ordered test scores and transfer data for the city’s students be made part of the public case file on Friday, according to our news partners at AL.com. At a tense court hearing U.S. District Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala approved the Huntsville district’s motion to file majority-to-minority transfer information at this time, but denied a request to keep it under seal. Haikala ordered the information to be filed to the […]