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    Aerospace Consultant Mike Rudolphi gives a look into what the future of the Space Program could hold

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – For those of us living in North Alabama, the space program has always been a part of our culture.  We are proud to be the home of the Marshall Space Flight Center and all of the space related research and development that goes with NASA.  Mike Rudolphi is the Engineering Director at MSFC and was the Head of Propulsion for the Space Shuttle and this week he stopped by WHNT News 19 to about the future of […]

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    Two Hartselle residents arrested for Meth Manufacturing after woman claims she is being held against her will

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Two people are under arrest in Hartselle after Meth Labs were discovered while Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a call about a person being held against their will. Deputies made contact with 30-year-old Neasha Woods on Friday after she claimed that Clyde Parker was not allowing her to leave a residence on Tall Pine Road. Sheriff Ana Franklin says that during the course of the investigation Woods told Deputies that there were Meth Labs in a garbage pile outside of […]

  • Gary Zank: Space Physicist explains how far we've come in the space age, and the importance of science education

    Space Physicist explains how far we’ve come in the space age, and the importance of science education

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – There is one member of the University of Alabama system in the National Academy of Sciences, and that man is Gary Zank from the University of Alabama, Huntsville.  Zank is on the Chair of the UAH Department of Space, a Space Physicist at UAH, and director of Space Plasma and Agronomic Research.  This week Dr. Zank stopped by WHNT News 19 to discuss what his job actually entails, how it can be applied to daily life, […]

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    Vehicle overturns on HWY 72, traps woman inside

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  Huntsville Police, the Huntsville Fire Department and HEMSI are all on the scene of a one vehicle wreck that happened on HWY 72 near Campbell Drive. Authorities say the vehicle left the road and overturned, trapping one woman in the SUV. The mother of the woman says that she has been transported to the hospital to be checked out but she is not seriously injured and was alert. Authorities believe a blown tire was the cause of […]

  • United Nations vehicles drive as an aid convoy entered the rebel-held Syrian town of Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus, on June 1, 2016.
A humanitarian aid convoy entered Daraya, the Red Cross said, in the first such delivery since a regime siege began in 2012. But the opposition said only medical supplies were in the delivery and British charity Save the Children said it was "shocking and completely unacceptable" that it excluded desperately needed food. / AFP / Fadi Dirani        (Photo credit should read FADI DIRANI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Syria bombards starving Daraya hours after food aid delivery

    (CNN) — The Syrian regime has pounded the besieged city of Daraya with barrel bombs, just hours after food aid was delivered to the area for the first time in almost four years, officials and monitors said. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 68 barrel bombs had been dropped on Daraya on Friday as agencies delivered food rations to the city on the brink of starvation. This comes as the United States is leading airstrikes […]

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    Unmanned Aircraft Systems are saving soldiers lives

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Drones are the newest and neatest in the world of camera technology.  It seems like everyone wants to have a tiny flying camera these days.  The Army refers to these little gadgets as Unmanned Aircraft Systems or UAS.  This week Colonel Courtney Cote, the Project manager for UAS at Redstone Arsenal stopped by WHNT News 19 to talk about how the Army utilizes the latest technology. The UAS is utilized by all units in the Army […]

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    Memphis police officer dead after downtown multiple shooting

    (CNN) — A Memphis Police Department officer is dead following a string of shootings near the city’s famed Beale Street, authorities said. Officer Verdell Smith, 46, was struck by a suspect’s vehicle while trying to clear a crime scene at about 10:20 p.m. local time Saturday, Memphis Police Department Director Mike Rallings told reporters. Smith was killed after two separate shootings Saturday night. “I am angry this morning — angry at the senseless loss of a dedicated public servant, and […]

  • Auburn V Georgia in the Women's College World Series 2016

    The Tigers rack up and the Tide loses out in the WCWS

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Auburn and Alabama were both on the diamond in Oklahoma City on Saturday for the Women’s College World Series. Auburn played Georgia for a spot in the semifinals.  After the Tigers swept in a regular conference series, this time the Bulldogs were out for blood. Georgia lead 3-1, but Auburn wasn’t having it. Top of the Seventh, with runners on the corners, SEC player of the year Kasey Cooper knocked a double into right and the Tigers […]

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    Rep. Mac McCutcheon talks about the status of the issues surrounding the Governor’s office

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) –  The most recent session for the Alabama legislature is over.  A lot happened, a lot didn’t happen, but it was all over shadowed by the problems for Governor Robert Bentley.  This week Alabama House Representative Mac McCutcheon stopped by WHNT News 19 to discuss where those issues stand. The scandal surrounding the Governor and one of his top aides has received national attention.  His relationship with Rebekah Mason Caldwell has raised questions as to whether […]

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    Officers ask for public’s help locating a capital murder suspect

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a capital murder suspect. Authorities are searching for 25-year-old Cornelius Deshawn Frazier of Huntsville. Investigators believe Frazier to be involved in the shooting death of Dominique Hereford that occurred in the 4200 block of Patton Road on Saturday. Frazier is 5’10” tall, weighing between 150 and 160 pounds. Police say that Frazier is considered to be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Frazier is asked […]

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    Chisholm Heights water reserves are dangerously low; Water conservation is necessary

    ZIP CITY, Ala (WHNT) – Conserve water, or risk not having any. That’s the warning for residents of the Zip City area of Lauderdale County. The Chisholm Heights Water Authority’s only storage tank is almost empty, and residents are using it quicker than the system can replace it. That means some folks don’t even have enough water to bathe. A young man would have to wait an awful long time to fill up even a little wading pool in the […]

  • Police are searching for those involved with a Sunday morning robbery

    Huntsville Police search for those involved in Sunday morning robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday morning on the 3100 block of Tucker Drive. Police say multiple people, armed with weapons entered the home around 8:30 a.m. HPD investigating robbery at vacant home at 3130 Tucker Drive. searching for suspects. Interviewing witnesses @whnt — Courtney Crown (@CourtCrownWHNT) May 29, 2016 Investigators say shots were fired, but no one lives at the home and there were no injuries. Police are searching for multiple suspects and […]


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