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    UPDATE: Athens Utilities repair power outage

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens Utilities Crews are worked to repair an outage that covers eastern Athens and southeastern Limestone County. Utilities crews say they have two substations that are out in Belle Mina and French’s Mill. Crews have restores power to the majority of the customers. Athens Utilities says crews are in the area and service will be restored as quickly as possible. The cause of the outage is unknown.  

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    UPDATE: Huntsville Utilities repairs natural gas leak on California Street

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Utilities crews have finished work on a natural gas line on California Street.  The work required them to close the outside northbound lane from McClung Avenue to White Street on Monday morning. The lane was closed from about 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. This work was required to fix a leaking gas main in-front of Maple Hill Cemetery. Huntsville Utilities says it appreciates the community’s patience and cooperation with our crews while these necessary repairs […]

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    Muscle Shoals Police continue to investigate double murder

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – Muscle Shoals Police responded to the scene of a shooting that left a man and woman dead. Muscle Shoals Police Chief Robert Evans confirms  23-year-old Kayla Glover, of Killen, and 25-year-old Gary Wayne Baskins, of Florence, were shot and killed Saturday morning. According to police, the shooting happened around 2:20 at Jody’s Restaurant located at 1460 Highway 20. “The male was inside of a parked vehicle in the parking lot of the restaurant, the female was outside […]

  • Reverend Doctor Carolyn McKinstry gives a strong message at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast

    TRIANA, Ala. (WHNT) – Reverend Doctor Carolyn McKinstry, A strong speaker,  gave a strong message at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast in Triana Saturday. The theme was “Yes We Can”. McKinstry told WHNT News 19, the focus was to talk about how far we’ve come. While also using those milestones to improve. McKinstry says there was much resistance along the way for Martin Luther King Jr. His perseverance should be an example to us. “We’ve come this far […]

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    Crews are on scene of a power outage in northeastern Madison County

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Utilities are on the scene of a power outage in Madison County. The outage is north of Winchester Road from Moore’s Mill Road to Shields Road. Huntsville Utilities says crews are in the area and service will be restored as quickly as possible. The cause of the outage is unknown.

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    WHNT News 19 to stream Governor Robert Bentley’s inauguration

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Governor Robert Bentley will be inaugurated to his second term Monday in Montgomery. The events began at 9 a.m. WATCH LIVE. The inaugural parade will begin at 11:00 a.m at the court square fountain. Several Tennessee Valley bands will march in the parade, including the Priceville High School marching band. The Morgan County Sheriff’s mounted posse, Arab High School marching band and the Huntsville Community Drum line will all be there as well. WHNT News 19 will […]

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    UPDATE: Rescuers retrieve four people from a Lake Guntersville island after their boat sinks

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Guntersville Fire and Rescue along with Guntersville Rescue Squad responded to a call for help Saturday morning. Guntersville Fire and Rescue Lt. Brian Patterson says three adults and a 10-year-old boy had been stranded on an island on Lake Guntersville Saturday morning after their boat sank. The group had been duck hunting when a wave flooded the boat, said Patterson. They swam to safety on the nearby island close to the River Bridge end of the lake. […]

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    Early morning shooting claims the life of one in Moulton, injures another

    MOULTON, Ala. (WHNT) – Lawrence County Deputies responded to a shooting at a home on County Road 539 in Moulton. When deputies arrived on the scene they found Jimmy Dale Summerford dead from a single gunshot wound. The homeowner told deputies Jimmy Dale Summerford was attempting to break into his home. Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell said “Apparently Summerford, was upset with [the shooter] over a relationship with a woman the two men had in common. ” Investigators were called to […]

  • Tennessee bride jilted; turns experience into stunning photo session

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.- Saying yes to the dress is the highlight for any bride. But the moment no bride wants to experience is her fiance calling off the wedding. Five days before her wedding, Shelby Swink of Memphis experienced that heartbreak and joined a new trend. It’s called–‘Trash the Dress’. “I sent her a Facebook message, and I said, ‘I don’t know if this is something you would even consider doing or if you even be comfortable doing but what about […]

  • Crossbow shooting leaves one man dead and another arrested following a dispute in Harvest

    HARVEST, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a shooting call on Cloverbrook Drive in Harvest around 3:00 AM Saturday. There they found Anqualo House, 33, who suffered a fatal injury to the neck. Neighbors who say they witnessed the incident told WHNT News 19 that House was hit at close range with a crossbow bolt. Deputies arrested and charged 25-year-old Troy Wright with murder after conducting several interviews. He was still on-scene when law enforcement arrived and was taken into custody […]

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    Buy and sell your gift cards online, but there is a catch

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Now that the Christmas season is over, you probably ended up with gifts you can’t use. Now, there’s a way for you to turn those gift cards you won’t use into cold hard cash. There are apps and websites popping up online where you can sell your unwanted card. Two websites like “Rise” and “Cardpool” are popular here in the United States. Across the world new apps and websites are becoming more widely available on your […]

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    Alabama native lands lead role in “Walking Dead” spinoff

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Kim Dickens’ career is at an all time high. She is the actress from “Gone Girl” who just landed a leading role in the “Walking Dead” spinoff. Dickens drew raves this year for her performance as Det. Rhonda Boney, the lead investigator in the critical and commercial hit adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s 2012 best-selling thriller “Gone Girl.”, According to our news partners AL.com. One of the cool thing about Dickens: She’s from Huntsville and graduated from Lee […]


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