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  • Douglas Steven Minor (Photo: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

    UPDATE: Man could be charged with murder in DeKalb County homicide

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A manhunt in DeKalb County has come to an end and a man is charged with assault and kidnapping as investigators learn more about a Saturday morning homicide on County Road 127. Douglas Steven Minor, 32, and Norma Jo Grinnell, 36, both persons of interest, were both caught Sunday at a chicken house in Cherokee County. Minor is being held without bond at the DeKalb County Jail.  He could be charged with murder, pending the results of […]

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    Police in Huntsville investigating early morning shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police officers are investigating an early morning shooting at a gas station. Officers received a call about shots fired at Conoco gas station located at 4001 Pulaski Pike. When officers arrived on the scene they found blood and spent gun shell casings in the parking lot. The victim was found at Huntsville Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the hand. Police say the victim did not cooperate with the investigators. The victim told […]

  • Pictured: Madison Leigh Humphrey

    UPDATE: Hartselle Police say missing teen found

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Hartselle Police Department reports 16-year-old Madison Leigh Humphrey has been found and is safely in her home. A search had been underway since Saturday. She has last been seen on Saturday, April 11th at her home in Hartselle.  

  • Cheese lovers rejoice, it’s National Grilled Cheese Day!

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Today is National Grilled Cheese Day. According to the National Day calendar, the grilled cheese sandwich originated in the 1920′s when inexpensive sliced bread and American cheese became easily available. The grilled cheese sandwich was originally intended to be an open-faced sandwich but changed over the years. Grilled cheese has now been elevated to “foodie status.”

  • Vietnam Veterans: “Continuing the Healing”

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – People in the Rocket City took a moment to say thank you to Vietnam Veterans at the Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Memorial. This celebration marked the fourth annual ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans’ ceremony at the memorial.    

  • Southside Park Archery

    New community park opens off Chaney Thompson Road in south Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Exciting news for many Huntsville citizens, and it came just in time for spring. City and county leaders opened up a new park in south Huntsville on Saturday.  Southside Park is located off of Chaney Thompson Road near Aldridge Creek. The park spans 50 acres, and includes a dog park.  There are plans to add an archery field and disc golf course later in the year. The park comes as a result of cooperation between the […]

  • Jordan Lane Wreck

    Officer-involved wreck shuts down Huntsville road for several hours

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Huntsville police officer was involved in a wreck that shut down two major roads for several hours early Saturday morning. The officer was taken to Huntsville Hospital after police say a drunk driver hit his cruiser. The accident impacted Jordan Lane and Mastin Lake Road while police investigated the scene. Police tell WHNT News 19 the driver of the Lexus, a 31-year-old female, appeared to be intoxicated. She was taken to Huntsville Hospital where she was […]

  • 2 Tennessee Valley High Schools compete in National Cyber Defense Competition

    TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala. (WHNT) -Two teams of students, one from New Century and the other from Grissom High School competed in Washington, DC in a National Cyber Defense Competition. The team from Grissom High School were named the winners of the Leidos Digital Forensics Award, coming out on top of eleven other teams. More than 21-hundred teams from around world participated in this competition. The Cyber Patriot’s competition provides students with events that challenge them with hands-on experience, securing computer […]

  • 2015 Alabama Hammer Girl auditions

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – So you think you can dance? Here is your opportunity to audition for a professional indoor football dance team right here in the Rocket City. They are known as the Hammerettes. Auditions will be Saturday, March 21st at the Von Braun Center South Hall. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with an audition clinic to follow. A non-refundable fee of $25 dollars is due with your application. All attendees must wear a black mid-drift or black sports […]

  • Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with shamrock-green bagels from Bruegger’s Bagels

    TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala. (WHNT) – May the luck of the Irish be with you. Bruegger’s Bagels is  celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by baking up festive shamrock-green bagels starting Saturday, March 14 through Tuesday, March 17. Bruegger’s Bagels has served up green bagels annually since 1997. All of Bruegger’s Bagels’ are authentic New York-style bagels. The famous green bagels are kettle-boiled and baked fresh throughout the day. You can get a shamrock-green bagel from Bruegger’s Bagels located at  2000 Cecil Ashburn […]

  • Behind the scenes from The Building, Home, an Remodeling Show with “The Wall Wizard”

    TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala. (WHNT) – Brian Santos is known as “The Wall Wizard,” is one of the headliners at The Building, Home, an Remodeling Show. WHNT News 19’s Greg Screws spent time with Santos as he prepares for his show.

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    One dead following an early morning wreck in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) –  The Decatur Police Department, Decatur Fire and Rescue, and Decatur EMS resounded to an early morning single vehicle wreck. The accident happened on Point Mallard Parkway at the intersection of The Crossing shopping center. When crews arrived they determined the vehicle, a 1997 Crown Victoria, left the road and hit a steel utility pole. The car hit the pole head on causing injury to both the driver and passenger. The driver, a 33-year-old male, was transported […]


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