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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. […]

  • Shooting in Moulton

    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 […]

  • Gift cards

    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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    Scam Alert: New holiday scam targeting Huntsville Utilities patrons

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – We have a scam warning we want you to be aware of. Huntsville Utilities says they’ve seen a big jump in scam phone calls using their name. They want to protect you, but to that, you’ve got to be informed on the tactics. Here’s what you need to know when you pick up the phone. Huntsville Utilities Spokesperson Joe Gehrdes explains “The new tactic is someone will contact one of our customers and say they’re from […]

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    Thirty Years and Counting: First Baptist Church’s Living Christmas Tree will air on WHNT2

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – It’s that time of year again for First Baptist Church’s performance of the Living Christmas Tree. This Saturday, we’ll air a live performance on WHNT2 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.  WHNT2 is available on Comcast 1008, Knology 199, Charter 193, Mediacom 80 and through an over-the-air antenna. You can also watch the live broadcast here on WHNT.com. Every year, more than 200 singers, instrumentalists and technicians prepare for months to learn the parts and perform for […]

  • Heroes turn out to help kids have a happy Christmas

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – A slew of heroes turned out to Target in Madison for a great cause on Saturday. We’re talking police, firefighters, soldiers, doctors, and on and on and on. These heroes showed up just to do another good deed. They came to help underprivileged kids fulfill some holiday wishes. Around 600 kids and their accompanying heroes filed off of buses over the course of the day. Counselors at Madison County and Huntsville City Schools helped identify children […]

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    Boeing brings more jobs to the Rocket City

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Boeing is the latest company to bring more jobs to the Rocket City. The company started construction on a seven-thousand square foot addition to its research and technology center. The Center for Applied Simulation and Analytics (CASA), will open its doors in 2015. The building will contain seven laboratories and one large collaboration center. The center will allow its workers to model, simulate and research new products. Hiring for the center will be part of a […]

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    Tide to take on Buckeyes in College Football Playoff

    (CNN) — “Roll Tide!” “Go Ducks! ” “FSU is on the warpath!” An Ohio State Marching Band sousaphone player dotting the “i.” Those are some of the things you’ll hear and see during college football’s biggest games this season. Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State are the four universities voted into the inaugural College Football Playoff, the selection committee announced Sunday. No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, and No. 2 Oregon will […]

  • Athens Plane Crash

    Update: Plane crash in Limestone County

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – An update out of Limestone County where a single-engine plane went down. The crash happened on New Cut Road.  Officials said there were two people in the Piper Cherokee 180 plane when it went down. The pilot and owner of the plane is Dr. Max Boone of Athens. Dr. Boone and his wife were both flown to a near by hospital with serious injuries. Witnesses say the plane appeared to be in trouble and clipped a power line […]


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