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    Abducted Military Observers Freed In East Ukraine

    Slavyansk, Ukraine (CNN) – A team of international military observers seized by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was freed Saturday as Kiev resumed military action to tackle the pro-Moscow gunmen who have overrun the region. Ukrainian troop carriers moved into the eastern city of Kramatorsk, where some residents reported hearing gunfire, as Ukraine’s embattled new leaders launched their most intensive effort yet to try to dislodge the rebels who have reportedly seized government buildings in nearly a dozen cities and towns. […]

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    UPDATE: One Man Charged In Friday Night Shooting in Harvest

    HARVEST, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is charged in an overnight shooting in Harvest. Madison County deputies a responded to the shooting that sent one person to the hospital. Deputies say they received the call around 11:30 p.m. Friday night about shots fired in Harvest. They say when they arrived on the scene they saw a man who had been shot in the stomach. Deputies said the victim, Sturgeon Coleman, and his wife had a domestic dispute. They said she ran to […]

  • Panoply Arts Festival: How It All Started

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The 2014 Panoply Arts Festival opened in Huntsville on Friday.  It’s one of the largest arts festivals in north Alabama. The 32nd Panoply Arts Festival is taking place in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park. To understand how this event came to be, think back about three decades. It was the first year of Panoply. Think big hair and even bigger shoulder pads. Growing up in Huntsville, I always knew about Panoply.  WHNT News 19 Reporter Megan Hayes […]

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    House Fire On Lytle Street In Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-   Huntsville Firefighters have put out the fire on Lytle Street in downtown Huntsville. Firefighters told WHNT News 19 the house was empty because it was under renovation. Huntsville Firefighters say they had to fight the fire from outside because the home was completely engulfed in flames. Investigators are now looking into what started the fire.


    Friends, Family Hold Golf Tournament in Memory of JR Pinder

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A community works to raise money to honor a young man who passed away two years ago.  Jeremy Pinder died in a wreck in March of 2012. He was a sophomore at Hazel Green High School and a member of the golf team. A golf tournament was held in his honor at the Colonial Golf course in Hazel Green. The tournament raised money for a memorial and a scholarship in Jeremy’s name. Friends say they […]

  • Buffalo Wild Wings Becomes Victim To Early Morning Robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning Huntsville police responded to a robbery at Buffalo Wild Wings in Madison Square Mall. Police say when they arrived the manager of Buffalo Wild Wings told them a man entered the business with a gun and demanded money. Huntsville police say the robber left the restaurant on foot – taking some things from the business with him. Police are investigating, but no arrest have been made.

  • UPDATE: Potential Burglar Shot By Victim Connected To Nearby Robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A would-be burglary ends with the suspect shot in the chest. Two break-ins happened minutes apart from each other Saturday morning. Huntsville Police have confirmed to WHNT News 19 the suspect involved in both cases is the same person. This happened at a home at 2409  Dairy Lane overnight.  Police say a man knocked at the door, and said he needed help. The 83-year-old man who lives at the home, Walter Johnson, answered the door and then went to […]

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    Early Morning Apartment Fire In Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville firefighters responded to an early morning fire at Twickenham Village apartments. Firefighters say when they arrived on the scene heavy flames were coming from an apartment as well as in a breezeway. WHNT News 19 was told a female resident jumped from her second story apartment and sustained non-life threatening injuries. Firefighters say approximately 30 to 40 people are displaced. Due to the number of people displaced by the fire, the American Red Cross is […]

  • Huntsville Police Responded To A Wreck On University Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Huntsville police responded to a wreck on University Drive and Julia Street late last night. Police say a transient man attempted to cross University Drive in front of La Qunita Inn when he was struck by a vehicle. Huntsville police tell WHNT News 19 the vehicle was driven by a 19-year-old female going east on University Drive The man has life-threatening injuries and police say he is not expected to survive. Police say the 19-year-old will not […]

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    House Fire Leaves Arab Family Homeless, But They’re Getting Help – From Strangers

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) – A Marshall County family is working to move forward after a house fire destroyed everything, and they’re doing it with the help from perfect strangers. “My house is a total loss,” Danesa Cook says. All that is left of her family’s home is a burned shell, twisted metal and melted plastic. A fire ripped through the home on Nathan Road in Arab early Saturday morning. Everyone got out safely, including the pets. The home though, is […]

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    UAH To Host Hockey Tailgate

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The University of Alabama-Huntsville Hockey team will host a hockey tailgate party. The tailgate will take place Friday, March 7, starting at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 6:45 p.m. outside the Propst Arena at the Von Braun Center. The tailgate is free and will feature food, entertainment and parking.  Huntsville’s food truck merchants will be on site. The first 100 students will receive a free cupcake or taco. UAH’s number one hockey fan, the school president […]

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    UPDATE: Leaders Respond, Remington Outdoor Co. To Open Facility In Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The Military Times is reporting that Remington Outdoor Co. is coming to the Tennessee Valley. U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, (R-Alabama) issued the following statement Saturday after Remington Arms announced plans to open a plant in Huntsville: “Remington’s decision is great news and a further testament to the world class workforce in Huntsville. This plant will create good-paying manufacturing jobs for thousands of workers. We warmly welcome Remington Arms and look forward to their success and presence for […]