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  • Two people killed in weather-related wreck on Highway 35

    RAINSVILLE, Ala. – Authorities have confirmed two fatalities in a wreck on Highway 35 between Rainsville and Fort Payne. Investigators say the wreck is weather-related.  They believe a car driving westbound on Highway 35 hydroplaned and drifted into the eastbound lane, striking the other vehicle. No names have been released at this time.  ALEA is investigating.    

  • Officers arrest man accused of robbing bank, tanning salon in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police have arrested Victor Francisco Marco, also known as Frank Gomez, on robbery and obstruction charges. He’s accused of robbing the Bank Independent and Palm Beach Tan in Decatur. Investigators say officers responded to Bank Independent on Beltline Road Wednesday evening, just after 5:00 p.m. Employees told the officers an Hispanic man entered the bank, made employees believe he had a weapon and demanded money. About 30 minutes later, officers responded to Palm Beach Tan, located […]

  • Hartselle police investigate wreck involving wrong-way driver

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Hartselle Police are investigating an early morning wreck involving a wrong-way driver. It happened on Highway 31 just before 1:00 this morning. Police say a Chevy Baretta was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Highway 31 near Sparkman Street. The driver barely missed an oncoming ambulance before steering the car into the median where it hit a light pole and flipped. The driver and passenger were taken to Decatur/Morgan Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Highway 31 […]

  • Driver of Mt. Zion Church bus identified, charged in connection to deadly crash

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A bus driver is now facing charges in connection to the deadly bus crash in the Atlanta area last week. Members of Mt. Zion Church were on a bus on the way to a mission trip when the wreck occurred on Camp Creek Parkway on June 8, 2017. Sarah Harmening, 17, was killed in the crash. More than 24 others were hospitalized. Fulton County Police in Georgia have charged the driver with 2nd degree homicide by vehicle […]

  • UPDATE: Albertville Police say attempted murder suspect turned himself in

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Albertville Police confirm Jeremy Heath Freeman turned himself in at the police department sometime before midnight.  Police wanted Freeman for attempted murder. Albertville Police got a call from medical staff at Marshall Medical Center South saying a woman had been shot. Officers responded to the hospital. “We started the process. We discovered that it all stemmed from a domestic situation out on Water Plant Road, just outside of the city,” said Assistant Chief Jamie Smith. Smith said […]

  • LIVE BLOG: Rep. Steve Scalise, others shot in Alexandria, Va. at baseball practice

    (CNN) — Rep. Steve Scalise was shot in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning, Rep. Mo Brooks told CNN. Brooks said he was on deck at a practice for the congressional baseball team when the shooting occurred. Scalise appears to have been shot in the hip and it appears two Capitol Hill police agents were shot. Alexandria police said earlier Wednesday they were responding to a “multiple shooting” in the city. The tweet also said the suspect is in custody. Congressman Robert […]

  • Local aviation legend Clyde Shelton to be honored with final airport flyover

    MERIDIANVILLE, Ala. – Local aviation legend Clyde Harold Shelton passed away at home on Saturday, June 10, after a brief illness. Family members say he passed away comfortably in the arms of his beloved wife of 62 years, Sara West Shelton. Mr. Shelton was born in Taft, Tennessee, on March 7, 1931. He joined the United States Air Force in 1951 where he trained as a crew chief on the T-33 and F86 aircraft. After his service, he began flight instructing both […]

  • Campus 805 is adding virtual golf center just in time for Father’s Day

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A new virtual golf center is coming to Campus 805 and will be opening for Father’s Day weekend. X-Golf, a golf and entertainment venue that also offers a beer and wine bar is hosting a soft opening Friday, June 16 at Campus 805. Todd Piret and Ricky Lynch are the owners of X-Golf which has five simulators, coaches and more. “X-Golf has given us the opportunity to bring the most advanced golf technology from around the world […]

  • UPDATE: 1 dead after flash fire at Jasper car dealership, 3 critically injured

    JASPER, Ala. – A flash fire at a car dealership in Jasper sent five people to the hospital Monday afternoon. One of the victims has passed away from injuries received in the fire. Three people remain in critical condition. The Walker County Coroner identified 39-year-old Jake Jennings as the deceased victim. The fire happened in the service area of Carl Cannon Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC in Jasper. AL.com reports that though the incident was initially described as an explosion, Alabama […]

  • LIVE BLOG: Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies at public hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a public hearing of the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday afternoon. This will be the first time Sessions has testified in Congress since he recused himself from the Justice Department’s probe into Russian meddling in last year’s election and the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

  • UPDATE: The missing Lauderdale County woman has been found, is well

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office says  24-year-old Alexandria Smith — who also goes by Alex or Allie — has been located. They also say she is alive and well. Investigators on Monday reported Smith had last been seen on May 22nd and her family had reported her missing over the weekend.    

  • Huntsville man injured in armed robbery, police believe the offender is responsible for multiple robberies

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating what they are calling a string of robberies in the area of Drake Ave. and Patton Rd. This morning, they responded to the area of Pinecrest Apartment on McVey Street around 6:30 a.m. They say a robber hit a man with a pistol after demanding money. The victim was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There were witnesses to this morning’s crime. Officers say the victims of this robber have been […]