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  • U.S. Senator Bob Corker shared this picture on Twitter. You can use #Chattanooga to offer messages of support on social media.

    How can you show support? Use #Chattanooga to offer messages of encouragement

    There is an outpouring of support on social media for Chattanooga, our sister city hit by violence on Thursday.  Many people have used #Chattanooga and #PrayforChattanooga on social media to send offerings of prayer and condolences. We invite you to do this and tag @whnt in your Tweets. Donors flock to #Chattanooga blood banks after shootings (Photo: WTVC, @Stephanie_NC9) http://t.co/wn4ZkPBVcU pic.twitter.com/I67tSzV93L — ABC 33/40 News (@abc3340) July 16, 2015 "The tragedy in #Chattanooga is both devastating and senseless." — @SECNAV […]

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    Sheriff: Moulton man feuds with neighbor, shoots him with shotgun

    MOULTON, Ala. – The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office says an 87-year-old man is charged in a shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon.  L.C. Hall is accused of shooting a neighbor with a shotgun. Sheriff Gene Mitchell said the incident happened about 4 p.m.  Hall, of 3256 County Road 70 in Moulton, is charged with attempted murder and assault.  The Sheriff said Hall had been in a feud with a neighbor, and went to the neighbor’s house and shot him once with […]

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    Fort Payne man charged in assault, kidnapping; 1 of the victims was his grandmother

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Fort Payne say a man was arrested early Wednesday morning in a traffic stop.  They determined he was responsible for an assault and kidnapping case involving his grandmother and another woman. Police say a woman called 911 at 3:40 a.m.  She said her grandson, Brian Scott Daniel, had assaulted her and held her against her will.  As she was describing what happened, Officer Derek Killian stopped a vehicle in a separate location for an equipment violation. […]

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    WHNT News 19 seeking part-time receptionist

    Category: Admin – Clerical Position/Title: Receptionist Details: Purpose/reason for this Position: The primary focus of the Receptionist is to answer and handle all incoming telephone calls and greet and assist all visitors to the Station. This job requires the ability to make a positive, first impression in person or on the phone. Core Job Functions: *Operates telephone switchboard handling internal and external calls, taking messages or connecting the call to proper station personnel. Pages station personnel when necessary. *Greets visitors to the station […]

  • Blake E Barber says this 150+ year old tree barely missed his grandparent's sun room in Tuscumbia

    Your Pictures: Damage after severe storms sweep through Tennessee Valley

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Severe storms Tuesday evening knocked down trees across the area. There were many reports of scattered power outages. Here is a look at storm damage:  

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    Stranded great white shark rescued on Cape Cod as beachgoers record video

    CHATHAM, Mass. – Beachgoers helped keep a stranded juvenile great white shark on a beach in Chatham, Massachusetts on Monday until rescuers could drag it back out to sea. “There was no way for the shark to get to where it could swim, so it just kept flapping and moving over,” Kelly Skanell told WCVB. Reports say the shark became stuck on the beach as it tried to reach a seagull.  It couldn’t flip over or go anywhere, so people poured […]

  • Child's bicycle lays in the street after crash at 8th Avenue & Madison Street

    Police Update: Child on bicycle hit by minivan in Athens

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – A 5-year-old child in Athens is recovering after a van hit her on Friday shortly before 8:00 p.m. Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said Jasmine Sawyers was riding a bicycle when a Ford Windstar collided with the bike. Officers said the van was traveling north on Madison Street. The child on the bike crossed in front of the van near 9th Avenue. The driver told police they did not see Sawyers until it was too late. Chief Johnson said Sawyers was flown […]

  • Air ambulance responds after bicyclist hurt in Blue Road (photo from: Catherine Awasthi)

    UPDATE: Bicyclist flown to hospital following crash

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The chief of the Littleville Volunteer Fire Department says a man was flown to Huntsville Hospital after crashing his bicycle. Officials have not said how serious his injuries may be. It happened on Blue Road in Colbert Heights. Authorities say the man was traveling very fast down a hill near Old Highway 43. Rescue crews were called to the scene along with Alabama State Troopers.

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    Pop-Up Pinball event July 10-11 and July 17-18 in downtown Huntsville

    The first ever Downtown Pinball event is coming to the city center this weekend and next weekend, led by local pinball maestro Jeff Sanders. Join us at the Downtown Huntsville Inc. headquarters on Washington Street, directly across from the Belk Hudson Lofts for two evenings of pinball action, local craft beverages, music and a few surprises!  For more information, please email sandersj@hiwaay.net or visit the Event page on Facebook.

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    Work on Carridale Street in Decatur to impact traffic July 14-17

    DECATUR, Ala. – Crews will be working on Carridale Street SW in Decatur next week.  Carridale will be closed Tuesday, July 14 through Friday, July 17 from Austinville Road SW to Spring Avenue SW, weather permitting, for pavement repairs. Residents of that area should use extreme caution when entering and exiting this portion of Carridale. Through traffic will be routed down Austinville Road/Bradley Street SW to Spring Avenue SW and back to Carridale. -Information provided by the City of Decatur

  • Fort Benning is a United States Army post outside Columbus, Georgia.  (Image: Benning.army.mil)

    Army lists Fort Benning as one base to be impacted by force reduction

    WASHINGTON, July 9, 2015 – Army officials today announced force structure decisions and stationing plans for the reduction of the regular Army from 490,000 to 450,000 soldiers. According to information from the Department of Defense, the reduction of force structure will occur in fiscal years 2016 and 2017. The end-strength reduction of 40,000 will be completed by the end of fiscal year 2018, and will be accompanied by the reduction of 17,000 Army civilian employees, officials said, adding that the […]

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    Three air ambulances called to scene of wreck in Colbert County

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan says three air ambulances were called to the scene of a crash in Colbert County. Authorities say the wreck happened on Alabama Highway 247, near the North Alabama Dragway race track. A vehicle rolled and landed on its top. Authorities on the scene say three people were thrown from the vehicle, and all were airlifted to Huntsville Hospital. Their ages and conditions are unknown at this time. Traffic was blocked for both direction […]

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