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  • Police: Bedridden 75-year-old found lying in urine & feces, daughter arrested

    DECATUR. Ala. – A Decatur woman is accused of abusing and neglecting her bedridden mother, now she’s in jail on a $50,000 bond. Employees with the Morgan County Department of Human Resources called Decatur Police to a home on Daniel Street. The DHR employees were at the home after learning about the apparent elder abuse. The workers found the victim, 75-year-old Sharon Hagood White, lying in her own urine and feces. They say she also had a large bedsore on […]

  • Crews battle early morning garage fire in Athens, cause unknown

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Fire Investigators are looking into the cause of an early morning garage fire. Shortly after midnight, firefighters were called to a home on Lucas Ferry Road near Highway 72 E. When they arrived, they found a garage on fire. Crews worked for several hours to put out the flames. They were able to save a van and only part of the garage.

  • City Leaders announce the signing of a license agreement to help bring Minor League baseball to Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – The City of Madison officially announced that they have signed a lease, license, and management agreement with Ballcorps LLC. The agreement will help bring Minor League Baseball to Madison and the Town Madison development. Madison City Leaders have been in negotiations with Ballcorps, LLC for a license agreement that the council recently gave Mayor Paul Finley permission to execute. The signed agreement gives BallCorps the go-ahead to apply to relocate the team it owns, the Mobile BayBears, to Madison. […]

  • Firefighter killed, 5 others hurt in Lawrenceburg house fire

    LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. — Officials announced in a news conference Tuesday morning that one firefighter died and five others were hurt in a house fire in Lawrenceburg Monday evening. The firefighters were inside a home working to extinguish a fire when the structure collapsed. All sixwere trapped inside and a “mayday” call went out at 7:57 p.m. Emergency crews were able to provide emergency breathing air to the trapped firefighters while a rescue mission was underway. All trapped firefighters were rescued […]

  • Officials charge 18-year-old student in connection with 911 call that led to Sparkman High School lockdown

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Sparkman High School was put on lockdown early Tuesday morning after the Madison County Sheriff’s Office says they received a 911 ‘open line’ call around 9:59 a.m. Officials say while the call was ‘open line,’ meaning no one was trying to talk to the call taker, a person’s name could be heard followed by “put the gun down.” The call also seemed to be coming from a cell phone at the school according to authorities. Deputies say […]

  • Huntsville Firefighters block Sparkman Drive to fight house fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Sparkman Drive was temporarily blocked off Tuesday afternoon as firefighters worked to put out a fire. Five units were on the scene. We understand firefighters had to run a hose across Sparkman Drive west of the intersection of Blue Spring Road. Traffic is now being allowed through the area.

  • Silver Airways is coming to Huntsville, announces nonstop flight to Orlando

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Silver Airways is coming to Huntsville, bringing one-way, nonstop flights to Orlando. The introductory sale has fares starting at only $99 starting May 23. The airline is touting Huntsville as the first location using the ATR-600 fleet. “We are very excited to announce our first growth market utilizing our new fleet of ATR-42-600 aircraft that will begin arriving in May,” said Jason Bewley, Silver Airways President and CFO. “Considering NASA, Huntsville and Florida’s space coast have many […]

  • A student’s report to school officials leads to man’s arrest in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – John Curtis Mullins is in jail this morning on sex abuse charges, and the sheriff’s office credits a school system’s involvement for the arrest. Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office say officials from a school within the Madison County Schools System contacted them last week after a student reported criminal acts by a family member. Deputies went to the school to take a report, then there was a follow-up investigation with the Child Advocacy Center. […]

  • Mr. Food Test Kitchen

    The Mr. Food Test Kitchen team continues the tradition of Mr. Food, bringing you simple recipes prepared in a quick and easy style.

  • Huntsville City Schools board member Michelle Watkins talks about recent accreditation stipulation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Huntsville City School system was recently accredited, but there was a problem. The accrediting organization worried that the school board didn’t work together as they should. At the time, board member Michelle Watkins said it was simple. Three board members felt one way, and the other two felt another. We asked her about the problems with the system’s discipline guide, which has been a hot-button issue. Among other things, there have been accusations discipline was applied […]

  • Jalen Hurts helps make Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine event a night to remember

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts put a smile on several faces Friday night when he attended the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night To Shine event. The event provides an unforgettable prom experience for individuals with disabilities. Hurts posted several pictures from his night at the event with attendees on his Twitter account. Prom Night was a HUGE success! Making new friends with big smiles and even BIGGER hearts. What an awesome experience !#NightToShine #BeABlessing #AllGlory2God — Jalen Hurts (@JalenHurts) February 10, 2018 A Night to Shine was hosted by hundreds of churches around the world. The foundation […]

  • Pedestrian dies in Killen after being struck by 3 vehicles on Hwy 72

    KILLEN, Ala. — Killen Police confirmed that a person died on Thursday after being struck by three vehicles while walking on Highway 72. Authorities have not released any information on the victim’s identity at this time. Details are limited. More information is expected to be released Friday.