Al Whitaker

Recent Articles

  • Search Continues For Cause Of Fatal Fire In Decatur

    Posted on: 6:37 pm, March 28, 2014, by , updated on: 06:53pm, March 28, 2014

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur fire investigators are still looking for information in a deadly fire Thursday morning. Two-year-old Dexter...
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    Dexter Miland Jr., left, and Marlena Miland, right. (Photo: Miland family)
  • UPDATE: Limestone County Mother Critical At UAB After Trying To Extinguish Trailer Fire

    Posted on: 11:15 am, March 28, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:25pm, March 28, 2014

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Limestone County woman is fighting for life after being severely burned Friday morning. She was...
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  • LATEST: Fatal Fire Began In Children’s Bedroom, Two Perished

    Posted on: 8:52 am, March 27, 2014, by , and , updated on: 04:06am, March 28, 2014

    DECATUR Ala. (WHNT) – Fire investigators say the blaze that killed two pre-school age children Thursday morning began in the...
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    Dexter Miland Jr., left, and Marlena Miland, right. (Photo: Miland family)
  • Former DEMSI Medics Still Awaiting Paychecks

    Posted on: 6:12 pm, March 26, 2014, by , updated on: 09:17pm, March 26, 2014

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The former employees of the now defunct DEMSI ambulance service in Decatur say they’re still not getting...
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  • Lawrence County Families Fear Effects Of Tar Sand Mining

    Posted on: 11:21 pm, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 12:04am, March 23, 2014

    TOWN CREEK, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama may soon become an oil producing state. We’re not talking about off-shore drilling, but...
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  • Decatur Mall May Benefit From Sweetwater Traffic & Shoppers

    Posted on: 10:31 pm, March 21, 2014, by , updated on: 06:10am, March 22, 2014

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Good news for shoppers in the Decatur area. Bed, Bath and Beyond is planning to open...
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  • Sheriff: Limestone County Deputy Shoots Dog to Escape Injury

    Posted on: 4:07 pm, March 21, 2014, by

    TONEY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Limestone County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a pit bull on Friday. The deputy was...
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  • Falkville Police Make Their Own Prom Promise To Students

    Posted on: 9:42 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 07:40am, March 20, 2014

    FALKVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – An unusual prom promise at one Morgan County school. The Prom Promise, of course, is where...
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  • Somerville Toddler Who Nearly Drowned In Backyard Pool Upgraded To Serious Condition

    Posted on: 5:41 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 09:27pm, March 19, 2014

    SOMERVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A 23-month old toddler continues his fight for life tonight at Huntsville Hospital. Carter Peterson is...
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  • Decatur Planning Commission Approves Rezoning Along Sixth Avenue, Residents Angry

    Posted on: 9:04 pm, March 18, 2014, by , updated on: 09:10pm, March 18, 2014

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The Decatur Planning Commission Tuesday afternoon unanimously approved the rezoning of commercial property along Sixth Avenue,...
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  • Decatur City Council Delays Vote On Sweetwater Development

    Posted on: 5:19 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 05:22pm, March 17, 2014

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The Decatur City Council decided not to vote Monday morning on the proposed Sweetwater development deal....
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  • Decatur Police Shoot, Kill Vicious Dog

    Posted on: 12:51 am, March 15, 2014, by

      DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Harrowing moments in an otherwise quiet Decatur neighborhood ended with gunfire. Decatur Police called to...
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