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  • Work crews are trying to repair a pipeline that has spilled more than 250,000 gallons of gasoline in a rural area near Birmingham. Colonial Pipeline says most of the gas is contained in a retention pond near the city of Helena, and there's no public safety concern. (Photo: Colonial Pipeline, via ABC3340.com)

    Shelby County gas pipeline repairs nearly complete, expected to restart Wednesday

    HELENA, Ala. – A spokesperson with Colonial Pipeline said Tuesday that Line 1 repairs are nearly complete and the company aims to restart it on Wednesday. Crews have been working since September 9 to fix the leak that dumped roughly 336,000 gallons of gasoline and impacted gas prices throughout the southeast. Colonial Pipeline installed an approximately 500-foot long bypass at the site of the leak. Workers spent Tuesday testing it. Barring complications, the company aims to restart the pipeline on […]

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    Crocs are making their debut on the catwalk

    That’s right, Crocs are on the catwalk. Designer Christopher Kane rolled out the rhinestone-covered Crocs during London Fashion Week. Christopher Kane 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Happy 10th Year Anniversary #londonfashionweek #lfw #tatebritain @christopherkane #christopherkane @kanechristopher82 @tammyckane ❤️ A video posted by Izzet Ers (@izzet_ers) on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:47am PDT Vogue calls them “weirdly, absolutely, ridiculously chic.” The shoes come in different colors and have a “cascade of crystals and stones.” Christopher Kane 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Happy 10th Year Anniversary #londonfashionweek #lfw #tatebritain @christopherkane […]

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    Two men convicted of murders in Huntsville set for parole hearings today

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles is set to hear two Huntsville cases today. One for Jeffrey Franklin, who was convicted of the 1998 murder of his parents and the attempted murder  of three siblings in south Huntsville.  The other is Burman Lee Akers, Jr. He was convicted in the 1996 murder of Robert Hartman. Franklin, 36, was convicted in 2001, at which time he was sentenced to five life sentences. Under Alabama law, an inmate can become […]

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    Decatur Police need help investigating social media threats from unknown “Clown” or “Klown” accounts

    DECATUR, Ala. — Decatur Police say school resource officers and school officials have received a number of concerns referencing recent social media activities from a number of anonymous social media accounts.  Officers say most of these accounts are using the word “Klown” or “Clown” in the screen name title.  Authorities are working to determine the source and credibility of the messages. “While there are some concerning comments from these accounts, this is more about creating public concern and disruption of school and government […]

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    Former Auburn tight end Landon Rice accused of rape

    AUBURN, Ala. – A former Auburn University tight end, Landon Rice has been accused of first-degree rape according to an incident report filed with the Auburn Police Department on July 27. According to our news partners at AL.com, The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer was the first to report that in order, which was filed on Monday, alleges Landon Rice raped a female victim in the South Donahue Residence Hall on April 12. The order states that Rice and the victim have or […]

  • Our pregame special airs Saturday, Sept. 17 at 12:30 p.m. on WHNT News 19.

    Alabama vs. Ole Miss: Watch our pre-game special today happening at 12:30!

    Alabama travels to Ole Miss this Saturday. While the Tide is favored to win, the Rebels are a tough opponent -- they've upset Alabama the past two seasons. WHNT News 19 will bring you a live pregame special!

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    Tennessee Valley High School Football Scores: Sept. 15-16

    Here are final scores for high school football games played Thursday and Friday, Sept. 15-16. Albertville 0 Oxford 42 Ardmore 47 JPII 20 Athens 28 Florence 31 Austin 43 Columbia 6 Boaz 7 Arab 42 Brewer 0 Pell City 44 Brindlee Mountain 6 Pisgah 38 Cedar Bluff 60 Woodville 0 Clements 0 Lauderdale County 48 Colbert County 56 West Morgan 0 Colbert Heights 14 Lexington 35 Cullman 34 Fort Payne 10 DAR 33 New Hope 60 Decatur Heritage 42 Hubbard […]

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    Several Subway restaurants win golden spoon recommendation this week

    Golden Corral 921 Wimberly Drive SW Decatur Score: 82 Dented Cans Improperly cleaning equipment; residue left in pans Domino’s Pizza 712 East Avalon Avenue Muscle Shoals Score: 93 Personal drink in kitchen Sonic Drive – In 914 Hwy 72 E. Athens Score: 85 Drink nozzles & can opener need cleaning GOLDEN SPOON: Subway # 2205-1 (Medical Mall) 1963 Memorial Pkwy, SW in Huntsville Score: 100 Subway #37464 Wal Mart #403 13675 13675 Hwy 43 in  Russellville Score: 98 Subway Wal-Mart […]

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    Local church to buy old Butler High School property for $4 million

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville City School Board approved the sale of the old Butler High School property on Thursday. “The Rock Family Worship Center” bought the 34-acre site for $4 million. School attorneys said “The Rock” plans to spend a decent chunk of money on renovations once the church takes ownership of the property. School leaders said the old high school had been hard to sell and it cost the district roughly $60,000 to maintain it while it was […]

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    Madison City Schools recognizes 17 National Merit Semifinalists

    MADISON, Ala. – Two high schools in Madison City are celebrating 17 National Merit Semifinalists. Nationwide there are a total of 16,000 semifinalists selected from over 1.6 million students in more than 22,000 high schools. The Madison City Schools who have achieved National Merit Semifinalist honors are: James Clemens High School – Jase Bell, Jacob Garcia, Anirudh Panuganty, Daniel Vogler, Adan Youngblood Bob Jones High School – Jasmine Atassi, Katie Bohatch, Claudia Chu, Amelia Goldston, Jessica Hall, Daniel Koifman, Morgan […]

  • Work crews are trying to repair a pipeline that has spilled more than 250,000 gallons of gasoline in a rural area near Birmingham. Colonial Pipeline says most of the gas is contained in a retention pond near the city of Helena, and there's no public safety concern. (Photo: Colonial Pipeline, via ABC3340.com)

    Workers repairing gas pipeline spill in Shelby County; Gov. Bentley declares State of Emergency to speed up process

    HELENA, Ala. (AP) – Work crews are trying to repair a pipeline that has spilled more than 250,000 gallons of gasoline in a rural area near Birmingham. Colonial Pipeline says most of the gas is contained in a retention pond near the city of Helena, and there’s no public safety concern. But while workers have sealed the leaking part of the pipeline, a spokesman says there’s a possibility some fuel could still be released. Crews are both removing spilled gas […]

  • Grissom High School's National Merit Semifinalists from the Class of 2017. (Photo: Grissom High School PTSA/Facebook)

    Huntsville City Schools recognizes 20 National Merit Semifinalists

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Three high schools in Huntsville are celebrating 20 National Merit Semifinalists, and the students will be recognized at tonight’s school board meeting. Students were recognized at special breakfasts this week at their schools, Grissom, New Century and Huntsville.  This is the largest single number of semifinalists from the district in the last five years. In Alabama, 213 students from 56 schools were selected as semifinalists. Huntsville City Schools was one of only five school districts in the state […]