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  • Credit: The Daytona Beach News-Journal / BOB KOSLOW

    Missouri couple’s $680,000 dream home built on wrong lot

    HAMMOCK DUNES, Fla. — A Missouri couple was devastated to learn their $680,000 dream home was built on the wrong lot inside a gated community in Florida. “We are in total disbelief, just amazed this could happen,” Mark Voss, who owns a property management and real estate company in central Missouri, told The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Mark and Brenda Voss own 18 lots in the gated community near Palm Coast. The couple paid $160,000 for the 23 Ocean Ridge. Blvd. […]

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    National Weather Service teams survey damage from Monday’s storms

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Teams from the National Weather Service spent much of the day Tuesday surveying storm damage in north Alabama from the October 13 severe storms. Teams went to Colbert, Cullman, Morgan and Limestone counties.  They determined an EF-1 tornado touched down in the Tuscumbia/Muscle Shoals area, an EF-0 tornado touched down in Marion County, and a strong wind event caused damage in the Cullman, Morgan, Limestone, and Madison areas. Colbert County Tornado (EF-1 in Tuscumbia/Muscle Shoals) PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT […]

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    Update: School Closings & Delays: Wednesday, Oct. 15

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – We will post major event cancellations here due to Monday night’s predicted storms. NOTE: Please read our Closings Policy for information on which closings we will list. It is very difficult to accommodate each request we receive, and our primary focus is to bring you safety information on the weather. You can also post cancellations in our comment section below. -Tuscumbia City Schools - open Wednesday at 10 am Check back for updates throughout the day.

  • Tree damage on Robinson Street in Decatur (Photo: Gloria Landers)

    Pictures: October 13 Storm Damage

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Many of you sent pictures of storm clouds and damage on Monday, October 13. If you have more to share, please click the red ‘Submit Your Photo’ button to add them right to this gallery.  We can quickly approve them that way.  You can also email them to photo@whnt.com or submit them through the WHNT app or WHNT SAF-T-Net app.

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    Madison Police: Threat made against Liberty Middle School appears to be hoax

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police spent several hours investigating a threat made against Liberty Middle School on Tuesday morning.  They say all evidence indicates the threat was a hoax. Madison Police have a presence at all Madison City Schools today.   A school system spokesperson said that is standard procedure. “Whenever a threat is made, we add an extra layer of security at all campuses,” said John Peck. “Classes are continuing throughout the day.” Police said early on the […]

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    Tuesday’s Sketch the Sky party cancelled

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Sketch the Sky party scheduled for Tuesday, October 14 is cancelled due to the weather. The ground at Hays Nature Preserve is too wet to have the party.  This was for children whose drawings were featured on WHNT News 19’s Sketch the Sky segment during the month of September.  Sketch the Sky airs every weekday on WHNT News 19 at 5:00 p.m. WHNT News 19 is working to contact all of the September winners. We […]

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    Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth to rare twins

    ANKENY, Iowa — An Iowa woman walked into a clinic complaining of stomach pains. She walked out with twins. “I had really sharp pain in my left side and went into the doctor, and they said we think you might be pregnant,” new mom Shelby Magnani told WHOTV. “They told me I was six months and told me to get down to the ER. They did an ultrasound and told me it was twins.” Doctors said the twins were monoamniotic […]

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    Business Closings & Delays: Tuesday, Oct. 14

    No business closings or delays to report yet. Please check back.     Please check WHNT’s Closings Policy to see which closings we will report.

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    Jeremy Nelson Coverage: Janitor arrested after cameras found in restrooms

    Click here to read our coverage of Jeremy Nelson’s arrest.

  • West Limestone Wins Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week!

    Congratulations to West Limestone for winning the Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week! West Limestone won with 33,771 votes! Priceville came in close behind with 31,670.  Colbert County came in third and Boaz came in fourth. We visited West Limestone on October 10.  We had a great time with you guys!

  • Marijuana plant found in 42-acre field off of Draper Road in Morgan County.

    Morgan County investigators find 20 marijuana plants in 42-acre field

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — An ongoing investigation between the Morgan County Drug Task Force and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office resulted in a marijuana drug bust Thursday. The two teams executed a drug search at a 42-acre field off of Draper Road. Investigators found approximately 20 marijuana plants, with most of them over 10-feet-tall. Investigators removed all containers and plants from the field. There are several people investigators want to question as part of the investigation. There is no […]

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    House fire in area of Sherrod and Garfield Avenue in Florence

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) — WHNT News 19 is on the scene of a house fire on Sherrod and Garfield Avenue in Florence. Florence Fire Department says the fire started on the floor of the house right before 8 this morning. No one was home at the time of the fire. Crews extinguished the flames quickly, and are still investigating the cause of the fire. WHNT News 19 is working aggressively to gather more details.  

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