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  • AMBER Alert canceled after finding Georgia teen taken by armed boyfriend safe

    FORSYTH Ga. — An AMBER Alert has been cancelled for 16-year-old Alyssa Cole from Forsyth, Ga. after she was found safe with her boyfriend. Cole and 19-year-old Steven Meyer were taken into custody by officials in McDonough, Ga. Cole was reported missing on April 13 and was believed to have been abducted by Meyers according to officials. Meyers has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and interference with custody. Authorities say Cole is being held until their Juvenile […]

  • Local organizations promote good health with kids marathon

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Five Points of Life Foundation and LifeSouth Community Blood Centers are hosting the 2018 Five Points of Life Kids Marathon Huntsville at Hogan Family YMCA in conjunction with their Health Kids Day Event on Saturday, April 21 at 8:30 a.m. This free event’s goal is to promote good health and physical fitness by giving kids the opportunity to run or walk an entire 26.2 miles, just like marathoners. To participate, kids in kindergarten through eighth grade, complete […]

  • Program your NOAA weather radio

    The WHNT News 19 meteorologists strongly recommend you get a NOAA weather radio.

  • Man dies from injuries received in fight with former UNA football player

    FLORENCE, Ala. – A man who was critically injured in a fight with a former UNA football player has died. Officers were called to the Chevron station at the corner of Chisolm Road and Pine Street on Monday, April 2 around 6:45 p.m. for a fight. Police found a man lying in the parking lot suffering head injuries. AL.com reports that witnesses told police an argument broke out between the 23-year-old Khadedryck Todd and another man inside the gas station. Police […]

  • One person killed in early morning wreck on Highway 20

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Decatur police confirm that one man was killed, another woman was injured in a hit and run wreck on Highway 20 in Limestone County. Decatur emergency crews found a Ford Taurus overturned in the westbound side of Hwy 20, in front of the old RaceTrac gas station, just west of Interstate 65 around 2:45 Friday morning. Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chun pronounced Larry White, of Toney, dead from his injuries. Decatur emergency crews transported a female passenger to Decatur-Morgan […]

  • Get rid of sensitive documents and electronics during BBB Shred Day events

    The North Alabama chapter of the Better Business Bureau and WHNT News 19 are partnering with local organizations to help the Tennessee Valley properly dispose of sensitive materials with Shred Day events. You can drive up and drop off sensitive paper documents, hard drives, and old electronics to be securely disposed of on-site for free! Shred Day Limits Three kitchen-sized garbage bags or bank-sized boxes of documents per vehicle Cardboard will not be accepted Three-ring binders will not be accepted Keep Clean […]

  • Madison County Sheriff’s Office: Murder suspect, Steven Brooks, dead after encounter with Pennsylvania Police

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Penn. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the Florida murder suspect last seen in north Alabama is dead following an encounter with police in Pennsylvania. According to Pennsylvania State Police Troopers, at approximately 11:22 Thursday night, authorities conducted a traffic stop near Interstate 70 for ‘erratic driving.’ As Troopers made contact with 45-year-old Steven Brooks, they say he drove off and troopers pursued. Police say Brooks traveled off the roadway, striking a concrete bridge pillar. The police […]

  • Law enforcement search for man suspected of murder in Florida, ask community to avoid area

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a man suspected of murder. Police say 45-year-old Steven Brooks has an outstanding warrant for the crime stemming from Pinellas County, Florida. He is suspected of murdering 59-year-old Caroline Morton at Pinellas Park on February 12. He still remains at large in the Harvest community. Brooks was last seen wearing black pants and a black over brown shirt. If you know of Steven Brooks whereabouts, you are asked […]

  • Volunteers needed for 2018 Panoply Arts Festival

    HUNTSVILLE, AL – Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Panoply Arts Festival in downtown Huntsville. Arts Huntsville will need around 1,500 volunteers to bring art and music to the area on April 27-29. Shifts are available for every area of the park, from STEAM and art interactives to gateway greeters. They vary in length and before and after shifts are finished, volunteers are free to enjoy the festival. You can sign up to volunteer at artshuntsville.org. If your group is […]

  • Governor Ivey requests federal assistance for counties impacted by recent storms

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey has signed a letter formally requesting both public and individual disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Calhoun, Cullman, Etowah and St. Clair counties due to the March 19 storms. Public Assistance would help municipal and county governments provide assistance with debris removal, emergency protective measures, and disaster damage restoration of infrastructure if approved. Individual Assistance would provide financial or direct assistance to individuals and families whose property was damaged or destroyed as […]

  • Traffic Alert: Railroad crossing at Main Street in Leighton closed until further notice

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – The Leighton Police Department posted a traffic alert for drivers on its Facebook page. The warning says the railroad crossing at Main Street will be closed until further notice due to maintenance by Norfolk Southern. Police are asking that drivers please use alternate route.

  • Crews battle early morning house fire off Lynnwood Circle in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. – A home is destroyed after an early morning house fire. It happened just before 12:30 Thursday morning in the 2900 block of Lynnwood Circle. When firefighters got to the scene, they could see flames showing through the roof. According to crews, no one was home at the time of the fire, but neighbors say the house was foreclosed. The flames were so hot, it melted the plastic bumpers on the vehicles in the carport next door. It […]