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  • The FBI is looking into a hoax phone call made to the syndicated Rick and Bubba Show claiming terrorists had been arrested in Marshall County.  (Image from the Rick and Bubba website.)

    FBI to investigate caller to Rick and Bubba Show who falsely claimed terrorists arrested in Marshall County

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-  The FBI will look into a call to the Rick and Bubba Show who claimed terrorists with the ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, were arrested in Marshall County. According to Albertville Police, the caller claimed the terrorists were arrested in the Marshall County town of Douglas and had a layout of Albertville High School when they were found.   Police say this is a completely fabricated story. “This is NOT TRUE!,” Alberville Police […]

  • Clements High School wins the Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week!

    Congratulations Clements High School! You've won the WHNT News 19/Jack's Pep Rally of the Week.

  • Berhe Xavier Starling (Photo: Huntsville Police)

    NEW DETAILS: Huntsville Police arrest 18-year-old in man’s beating death

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police in Huntsville have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with a beating death investigation. Late Tuesday night, police arrested 18-year-old Berhe Xavier Starling and charged him with manslaughter in the death of 40-year-old Mark Scott Pridmore. Police say the incident happened September 4 at 4302 University Drive.   Officers say Starling and Pridmore were involved in a physical altercation at that location sometime during the day on Thursday, September 4.  The incident was not reported to […]

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    Marshall County deputy arrested in Decatur on DUI charges

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT)-  Decatur Police arrested a Marshall County deputy over the weekend.   Police confirm they arrested Ricky Segars Saturday night. Police say Segars blood alcohol content was .18.   The legal limit is .08. Segars bonded out of the Decatur City Jail Sunday morning. WHNT News 19 reached out to Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls to check on Segars current employment status.   We have not heard back from his office.

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    Decatur Animal Services Director fired from position

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Animal Services Director Carol Wicks has been terminated from her position. She received a letter from Decatur Mayor Don Kyle just after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Prior to this, Mayor Kyle had put Wicks on paid administrative leave for undisclosed reasons.

  • Timmy Ray Brewer (Photo: Madison Police Dept.)

    Madison Police catch work release escapee

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police have found an escapee who walked away from work release duty on Monday. Timmy Ray Brewer is back in custody, and will be taken to jail.  He was caught around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Madison Police did not release further details.  

  • Steve Harvey debuts on WHNT-TV Tuesday, September 9 at 4 p.m.

    ‘Steve Harvey’ now airs weekdays at 4pm on WHNT

    We’re excited to announce Steve Harvey debuts Tuesday, September 9 at 4:00 p.m. on WHNT-TV! “Steve Harvey” is a one-hour daytime show hosted by TV personality, comedian, radio show host and best-selling author, Steve Harvey. Each weekday in his new multi-topic show, Harvey talks to real people with real issues and brings his funny, fresh, insightful and common sense approach to everyday problems. Drawing from his varied life experiences, Harvey entertains, informs and inspires his viewers, covering a vast range […]

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    Handful of children in northwest Alabama, Mobile area being tested for Enterovirus D68

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Alabama Department of Public Health says it is closely monitoring reports of cases of enterovirus D68, due to concern among parents of children and teens. The state sent a message to all primary care physicians on August 29 to ask them to consider testing children for EV-D68 who had severe respiratory illness with no other known cause.  ADPH asked health care providers to report a cluster or outbreak of cases.  Clusters or outbreaks must be […]

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    TBI confirms human remains found Sunday belong to Holly Bobo

    DECATUR CO., Tenn. (WTVF/WHNT) — The Director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monday night that the remains found Sunday in the woods of Decatur County belong to Holly Bobo. Sunday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called to Decatur County after human remains were found in the woods. Officials said two people out looking for ginseng discovered a human skull Sunday morning. DNA tests confirmed the remains belong to Bobo. The Decatur County Sheriff called the finding of the remains “divine intervention.” […]

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    Ravens terminate Ray Rice the same day video is released of violent elevator incident

    LOS ANGELES — In shocking video that previously had not been seen, Baltimore Ravens running back knocked out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer with a single blow before carrying her limp body out of an elevator.

  • A Chuck Ellis for Sheriff sign similar to the one a police report claims was destroyed by Marshall County deputies. (Photo from WHNT)

    UPDATE: Marshall County Sheriff responds to claims deputies destroyed political signs of opponent

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)-  Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls has responded to claims made by his Republican challenger Chuck Ellis that two deputies recently destroyed Ellis signs. Thursday Ellis’ campaign filed a police report claiming two signs near the intersection of Simpson Point Road and Kirkland Road were destroyed.  The report names two current deputies as the perpetrators. Walls responded to the allegations in a story written by the Sand Mountain Reporter newspaper.   The Sheriff told the paper he believed […]

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    Take a tour of this $139 million Fla. mansion, the most expensive home on U.S. market

    A “palace” in Florida just hit the market at $139 million, making it the most expensive house in America currently on the market in the U.S. William P.D. Pierce, a Coldwell Banker Previews International property specialist in Miami, recently listed Le Palais Royal on Millionaires Mile near Fort Lauderdale for a staggering $139 million, making it the most expensive house in America currently on the market, according to the official Coldwell Banker blog. The 11-bedroom, 17-bathroom home was inspired by the […]


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