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  • 19th Hole Golf Tips: Tips to hitting the golf ball farther

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala (WHNT) – Steve Mack, the director of golf at Hampton Cove, is here to help your game with these tips in our weekly 19th Hole segment. One way to hit the golf ball further is to build your stance athletically. Your legs are the strongest part of your golf swing and when they turn quicker your arms automatically follow. If you try to swing your arms hard you actually loose club head speed.

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    Photo Gallery: Pinhook Provisions Street Food Park Grand Opening

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Pinhook Provisions Street Food Park and Canteen hosted its Grand Opening today. The event had some of Huntsville’s favorite food trucks, children’s activities, live music, yard games, prizes and much more. Mayor Tommy Battle officially cut the ribbon this afternoon. Please upload your pictures by clicking the ‘Submit Your Photo’ button below.  This is the quickest way for us to add them – we check for new photos and approve them daily. If you can’t, […]

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    Huntsville Fire & Rescue battling apartment fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Fire & Rescue responding to an apartment fire on Laurelwood Lane.  The calls came in around 10:15 a.m and seven units responded. Details are limited but we have a crew on scene working to get more information. We will keep you updated on air, on social media and on whnt.com.

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    Teenager from Grant killed in an overnight car collision

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Grant teenager was killed in a car wreck in Marshall County late Friday night. It happened on Cathedral Cavern Parkway, three miles south of Grant, just before 10:30 at night. Troopers say 17-year-old Kristen Marie Conn was killed when her 1996 Honda collided head-on with a 2008 Dodge. Conn was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the 2008 Dodge was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

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    Athens teenager dies after a single-vehicle crash in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of 14-year-old Andres Vicente of Athens. State Troopers said Vicente was injured when the 1999 Mercury he was riding in, left Easter Ferry Road and hit a tree. Troopers say Vicente was not wearing a seat belt. He was transported to University of Alabama at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Vicente died Friday morning. The 16-year-old driver and another teenage passenger were also injured and transported to an area hospital for treatment.

  • Giant images of endangered animals projected on the Empire State Building inspires conversations

    NEW YORK CITY, NY (WHNT) – Filmmakers behind the upcoming documentary “Racking Extinction” are grabbing  people’s attention in the big apple. Giant images of endangered animals were projected on the Empire State Building last night. The filmmakers hope it will inspire a global conversation about the plight of endangered species. The documentary is set to air on the Discovery Channel in December.

  • Guntersville Boat Rescue

    Guntersville agencies help boaters as boat takes on water

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Guntersville Police, and Guntersville Fire and Rescue responded to help people in a boat that was taking on water. The call came in around 11:15 Saturday morning. Officers say close to ten people, mostly children, were on the boat and are safe. Guntersville Fire and Rescue, Guntersville Police, and Guntersville Rescue Squad all helped in the rescue efforts. The boat had to be towed out of the water. The Marshall County EMA was called out as a […]

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    Inmate escapes from work release center in Coffee County

    COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Corrections officials in Elba say 38-year-old Deandre Antonio Tompkins escaped from the work release center in Elba, Alabama. Authorities say Tompkins escaped at 9:50 Saturday morning. If you have any information you are urged to contact your local law enforcement agency or call the Alabama Department of Corrections at 1-800-831-8825.

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    Deputies: Body found in the Tennessee River

    TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala. (WHNT) – Limestone County Deputies said a man found his 54-year-old father’s body early Sunday morning in the Tennessee River close to the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant. Authorities identified the body as Dickey Keith Nave around 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. Deputies said a boater found Nave’s empty boat and reported a missing person between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Deputies said Limestone and Morgan County rescue squads, Nave’s son and several friends searched for most of the night.  Investigators believe Nave […]

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    Update: Albertville Police investigating early morning shooting that left one dead

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police in Albertville are investigating an early morning shooting. Shortly after 1:00 AM, Albertville Police received a call of a shooting at a business on North Broad Street. When officers arrived on scene they found 16-year-old Garrett Honea of Boaz, dead from a single gunshot wound. Upon investigation, officers discovered that Honea and a 20-year old male from Boaz had been in an altercation shortly before the shooting at another location. Investigators say the 20-year-old was […]

  • Photo Gallery: Superheros take over Madison Business Expo and Kids Day

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Expo & Kids day at the Hogan Family YMCA today. The event was free and organizers say this year was by far bigger than last years. 102.1 WDRM and 100.3 The River were broadcasting live from the event. Attendees were given free hot dogs and enjoyed live music from Chamber Member Cristina Lynn. The theme this year was “Super Heroes”, so children were encouraged to wear their super hero […]

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    Breaking News: Deputies investigate possible Limestone County homicide

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Limestone County Deputies are investigating a possible homicide on Copeland Road in Toney, Alabama. Authorities said they found a body at the location. Deputies were called to the property after a woman said she received a voicemail from a family member asking for help. When deputies got to the scene, authorities said they found a 37-year-old female who was unresponsive, and pronounced her dead. Deputies said they transported the victim’s boyfriend to the Limestone County Jail where he […]

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