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    Iron Bowl kickoff set for 2:30pm on CBS/WHNT News 19

    AUBURN, Ala. – The Iron Bowl is to kick off at 2:30 p.m. CST on November 28th. This after the announcement that CBS will air the rivalry game between the Auburn Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide. The two teams have played a total of 79 times. Alabama leads the series 43-35-1.  This year, the game is in Auburn. Alabama (9-1) is currently ranked #2 in the most recent College Football Playoff Rankings, while Auburn (5-5) is still seeking bowl eligibility. […]

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    1 dead following shooting in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  Police are investigation a shooting on Dallas Street and Ward Avenue in downtown Huntsville. Officials say a man was shot and rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He died later Friday night. Police are still working to identify the man’s family. His identity has not been released. Investigators say witnesses report two vehicles leaving the scene of the shooting. Police are still looking for the offender. They are asking the public for tips. You can pass along any information about […]

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  • Marshall County RSVP ‘Celebrity Reader’ program comes to Mrs. Chamblee’s kindergarten class

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Classes across Marshall County are starting to get visits from ‘celebrities’ as part of a Marshall County RSVP program. Marshall County RSVP’s Celebrity Reader program brings visitors to different classes across the county for short reading sessions. This week, WHNT News 19’s Laura Christmas read to Mrs. Chamblee’s kindergarten class at Big Spring Lake Kindergarten in Albertville. Laura read a story to the five and six-year-olds about Thanksgiving, and the kids created a craft to coordinate with the […]

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    Huntsville teacher, mother charged in $88,000 theft case in Irondale

    IRONDALE, Ala. – Police in Irondale say two women are charged with stealing nearly $90,000 from Irondale’s Commercial Development Authority. One is the entity’s former treasurer and the other is her daughter, a Huntsville school teacher. Police have charged 59-year-old Sheryl Daniels and 33-year-old Monica Daniels with first-degree theft, reports.  Sheryl Daniels worked as the CDA board’s treasurer and Monica Daniels is currently listed as a fourth grade teacher at Montview Elementary in Huntsville, according to the school’s website. Both […]

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    Mother charged with manslaughter, but 8-year-old won’t be charged as adult in toddler’s death

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Prosecutors say an 8-year-old boy charged with beating a 1-year-old girl to death while they were left home alone will not be charged as an adult. Kelci Lewis died October 11 while her mother, 26-year-old Katerra Lewis went to a nightclub with a friend.  Several other children were left alone in the home ranging from ages 2 to 8. Katerra Lewis is charged with manslaughter in her daughter’s death. Thursday, the District Attorney said the boy’s case […]

  • Three generations of US Army helicopter mechanics. My father-in-law (SGM-Ret Jack Smith) was a Huey mechanic, my husband (MSG Jeffrey Smith) a Kiowa mechanic, and now our son (PV2 Joshua Smith) is a Chinook mechanic. ~Constance Smith

    YOUR PHOTOS: Honoring Veterans in the Tennessee Valley

    As we mark Veterans Day, WHNT News 19 wants to thank those in the Tennessee Valley who have sacrificed everything to ensure our freedom. We know serving in any branch of service requires a special kind of person, as well as a special family to support the service member. As a very small token of our appreciation, we’d like to feature veterans in a photo gallery right here on We would be happy to accept photos of all kinds: […]

  • The four men appeared for their preliminary hearing earlier this year. Their charges were bound over to a grand jury, and indictments were returned Nov. 12. (WHNT News 19 File)

    4 indicted on capital murder charges in Decatur; crimes happened in May

    DECATUR, Ala. – Thursday, a grand jury in Morgan County returned indictments in two shooting deaths that happened earlier this year. The victims, 25-year-old Joshua Davis and 27-year-old Anselmo Antonio Hernandez-Lopez, were shot in Decatur on May 15. Four people have been indicted for capital murder: Joseph Christopher Cowan, age 20, Cedric Lamont Cowan, 16, Amani Juan Goodwin, 17, and Cortez Ocie Mitchell, 16.  All are from Decatur. Investigators say they were involved in the killings and robberies of Davis and […]

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    Whoops! Woman flushes engagement ring down the toilet

    RIVERSIDE, Cal. – What’s a woman to do when she accidentally flushes her engagement ring and diamond earrings down the toilet?  A bride-to-be did just that in California.  She called on a few people to help her get it back. It was Monday night at Grandma’s house in the Jurupa Valley. “I decided since I was going to be home for a couple of days it would be a good time to clean all my makeup brushes and clean my jewelry,” […]

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    Virginia College offers free services to veterans this week, including haircuts, computer troubleshooting

    Students, faculty and staff of Virginia College in Huntsville will celebrate Veterans Day this year by offering a variety of free services and giveaways to local veterans from Friday, Nov. 6 to Friday, Nov. 13.

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    Priceville Elementary students honor veterans with songs, moving words

    PRICEVILLE, Ala. – Many elementary schools across the Tennessee Valley are honoring veterans this week. Priceville Elementary hosted a program on Tuesday.  The fifth graders and choir performed, and some fourth graders also had speaking parts. Everyone involved in the program agrees it’s important to start early teaching the kids the role veterans play in our country’s growth and freedom. “I think it’s very important for our children to carry on the tradition of patriotism because that way they will learn […]

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    Mayor of Scottsboro releases statement amid questions about finances related to personnel matter

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WHNT) – A concerned citizen in Scottsboro brought up questions about city spending in the beginning of November. Claims by Garry Morgan prompted WHNT News 19 to check public records and examine checks written by the City of Scottsboro for the use of a private investigator. The investigator shown in the records is not on a list of professionals certified by the State of Alabama. On Tuesday evening, Scottsboro Mayor Melton Potter released the following statement to address recent […]


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