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  • Deadly wreck impacting traffic on Highway 75 in Albertville

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – One person died and two others were seriously hurt in a wreck involving two passenger vehicles and a tractor trailer. Albertville Police say the wreck happened just south of the airport on Highway 75 around 7:30 a.m. Officers say the two hurt were in one passenger vehicle, and the person who died was in the other. The wreck is slowing down traffic.    

  • Student at Clements hit by another student’s vehicle, taken to hospital for treatment

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A 6th grade student from Clements High School has been rushed to Huntsville Hospital for treatment after he was hit by a car before school. A representative with Limestone County Schools says a 6th grade student was walking his dog before school when the dog darted into the road. They say the boy went after the dog. That’s when a senior, driving by the area, clipped the student. The student has non-life-threatening injuries, according to the […]

  • Birmingham woman pleads guilty to fraud after faking illness to raise $260,000

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman pleaded guilty to fraud charges for portraying herself as a terminal cancer patient in a pair of online fundraising schemes. A statement from acting U.S. Attorney Robert Posey says 37-year-old Jennifer Flynn Cataldo on Tuesday entered her guilty pleas to one count of wire fraud and one count of bank fraud in federal court. Authorities say Cataldo agreed to repay nearly $80,000 to people verified to have given her money. Authorities say Cataldo […]

  • President Trump endorses Luther Strange in Alabama senate race

    WASHINGTON – President Trump has endorsed Senator Luther Strange to be the next Alabama Senator. President Trump tweeted, “Senator Luther Strange has done a great job representing the people of the Great State of Alabama. He has my complete and total endorsement!” Senator Luther Strange has done a great job representing the people of the Great State of Alabama. He has my complete and total endorsement! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 9, 2017 Strange responded with a statement Tuesday […]

  • Person injured in fall at Athens HS construction site

    ATHENS, Ala.–  Emergency officials confirm an accident at the new Athens High School construction site Tuesday afternoon.  This is on Highway 31. Athens-Limestone 911 confirms someone fell about 15 to 20 feet.  The person was responsive and talking to first responders. A medflight call was canceled, but the person is being transported to the hospital by EMS.    

  • One person shot near Cinemark Monaco

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police are on the scene at Cinemark Monaco at Bridge Street Town Centre where they responded to reports of shots fired. Witnesses at the theater say they heard shots fired. Police tell WHNT one person has been shot. Lt. Stacy Bates with the Huntsville Police Department said it is early in the investigation, but it appears that an altercation between two people that resulted in one person being shot. Police say that the shooter is not in […]

  • Bigamist couple indicted on capital murder charges in killing of five family members

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A grand jury has indicted a couple accused of killing five family members and setting their house on fire two years ago. Christopher Henderson and Rhonda Carlson were indicted for the murders of five people including an unborn child in August 2015. Investigators have said all of the victims, including Kristen Henderson, Christopher’s 9-months-pregnant wife, her 8-year-old son, her mother and her 1-year-old nephew, were either stabbed or shot– then the house on St. Clair Lane […]

  • Police: Drowning at apartment complex considered suicide

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police and HEMSI paramedics responded to the Ascent Jones Valley Apartments around 6:30 a.m. for a drowning call. They confirmed a 23-year-old died. Huntsville Police have determined the the man killed himself. BREAKING: incident at Ascent Jones Valley Apts. HEMSI and police on scene. Blocking off pool area with caution tape now. @whnt pic.twitter.com/UdB4uGVkrI — Sarah Macaluso (@SarahMacaluso) August 4, 2017 Madison Co Coroner just arrived on scene here at Ascent Jones Valley Apt complex. @whnt […]

  • Authorities confirm that missing man with dementia has been located

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Marshall County Sheriff, Scott Walls confirmed that Roger Dale Jones was located after a lengthy search on foot and by air. Deputies found him at a vacant home on Butler Mill Road.  Jones has been transported to an area hospital for observation. The 52-year-old was reported missing Wednesday night. Deputies received a report about a missing man, who had recently been diagnosed with dementia.

  • Three Madison County students win Driver Safety Scholarships

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala – The law firm of Morris, King & Hodge P.C. is pleased to congratulate the three students who are winners of our 2017 Driver Safety Scholarships. The car accident attorneys at Morris, King & Hodge represent injured people whose lives have been turned upside down by distracted driving. To help prevent these accidents, our firm is proud to sponsor the Distracted Driver Scholarship Program for the third straight year. Our attorneys recognize the importance of being actively engaged […]

  • Alabama tops preseason Coaches Poll, Auburn ranked 13

    We’re 30 days away from college football, and the preseason Amway Coaches Poll is out. Alabama tops the list of the USA Today poll, just as the team did last year. The Crimson Tide received 49 first place votes in the poll. Alabama opens practice Thursday afternoon in Tuscaloosa. Ohio State, Florida State, South California and Clemson round out the top five. Auburn University is ranked 13th on the list and the University of Tennessee just makes it on the […]

  • Study: Adults tend to skip seat belt use in back seat more often than front

    A new study shows adults aren’t using seat belts in the back seats of vehicles, despite understanding it’s safer for children to be properly restrained. Among adults who admit to not always using safety belts in the back seat, 4 out of 5 surveyed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety say short trips or traveling by taxi or ride-hailing service are times they don’t bother to use the belt. The survey shows many don’t think belts are needed in […]