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  • NFL Draft is moving to Nashville in 2019

    THE National Football League has made it official. The NFL Draft is moving to Nashville. The organization made the announcement this morning on its official Twitter page. The pick is IN! Nashville will host the 2019 #NFLDraft! 🏈🎸 pic.twitter.com/sy8cUxmyao — NFL (@NFL) May 23, 2018   The @NFL Draft is officially coming to Nashville in 2019! pic.twitter.com/I5LC7ziJ7g — Tennessee Titans (@Titans) May 23, 2018

  • Escaped inmate from Marion County Jail captured

    MARION COUNTY, Ala. – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says Thomas Joe Green has been captured. Investigators say Green, 31, escaped from the county jail overnight. There is no word on where Green was found, but the department thanked the other agencies involved in the search for their help.  

  • Horses from Rocket City Fair are back in their pen after early-morning escape

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Several mini-horses that escaped their pen at the Rocket City Fair are now back where they belong. Six or seven horses escaped their pen just after 5:30 Friday morning. Carnival employees and Huntsville Police worked together to capture the horses on their equine flight of freedom. First rule of chasing horses down. Don’t call WHNT News 19 overnight legendary reporter Jeff Gray. “Hey. Come here. Come here horse.”   We can’t imagine why the horses didn’t just […]

  • Marshall County authorities arrest more than 50 people in overnight drug roundup

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office partnered with Albertville Police, Arab Police, Boaz Police, Douglas Police, Grant Police, Guntersville Police, Marshall County Drug Task Force, and Alabama Pardons and Paroles agents overnight on a drug roundup. They had warrants for 100 people in Marshall County on 115 charges. Sheriff Scott Walls says it’s the biggest operation he can remember. “I’ve been here 38 years,” he said. It took months of undercover work to get to this point, with every […]

  • Interstate sign in Birmingham points motorists to wrong Interstate

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A new sign in Birmingham may confuse motorists who don’t know the area. You can find it near the Interstate 65 junction on 20/59. The sign tells motorists to remain in the center lanes to travel I-65 West and I-59 South; and those wanting to take I-20 North should take the right lane exit. The problem? Interstate 20 runs east/west and Interstate 65 runs north/south. ALDOT spokesman Linda Crockett tells our news partners at AL.com the wrong […]

  • Escapee from Tuscumbia caught in Morgan County

    TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – Tuscumbia Police say a man who escaped from the Colbert County Jail more than a week ago has been captured. Justin Tyler Whitman is currently in the Morgan County Jail on multiple charges. A press release, from the Decatur Police Department, says officers were called to the  300-block of West Moulton where Whitman was possibly hiding. The escapee attempted to flee the residence on foot but was taken into custody, after police arrived. Police reported Whitman tried to […]

  • Help ‘Stamp’ out hunger this weekend

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The National Association of Letter Carriers hopes you will help combat hunger in the Tennessee Valley this weekend. The Stamp Out HungerŽ Food Drive is Saturday, May 12. All you have to do is leave a donation of non-perishable goods next to your mailbox before the mail is delivered on Saturday. Letter carriers will collect the donations as they deliver mail along their postal routes. That food will then distribute the donations to the Food Bank of North Alabama […]

  • Sample Ballots: 2018 Alabama Primary Election

    Voters in Alabama go to the polls for the 2018 Primary Election on June 5, 2018.  There are a number of statewide races on the ballot, including Governor, Lt. Governor, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and Secretary of State. There are also a variety of local races. Below is a list of sample ballots by county: Colbert County Democrat Republican DeKalb County Democrat Republican Franklin County Democrat Republican Jackson County Democrat Republican Lauderdale County Democrat Republican Lawrence County Democrat […]

  • Florence Police charge woman in the death of a motorcyclist

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police charged a woman with manslaughter this weekend, in connection to a deadly wreck. Officers responded to the wreck around 10:00 Sunday night at the intersection of Florence Blvd. and Glendale Ave. The wreck involved an SUV and a motorcycle. Officers arrived to find the motorcyclist on the roadway, and the driver and passenger of the SUV still in the vehicle. Florence Police identified the motorcyclist as Milton Thompson, 61. Paramedics started treating Thompson on the […]

  • Huntsville Police make another arrest in a January shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have arrested another person they say is involved in a deadly shooting that happened on January 28th. U.S. Marshals and HPD found Kason Christopher Grady at a hotel in Pinellas County, Florida. Officers arrested him on charges of Capital Murder During a Robbery for Huntsville Police. He will be extradited in the near future. Grady is one of the men accused in the death of 34-year-old Raemon Ross. Huntsville Police have already made two other […]

  • Rocket City Mom, Jason Simpson partner to educate parents on weather safety

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Rocket City Mom, a well-known parents blog based in the city of Huntsville, is taking action this severe weather season to make sure families know how to stay safe. Rocket City Mom released an article, written by Chief Meteorologist Jason Simpson, on Thursday that can be a go-to article for everything you need to know about severe weather.  

  • Nearly 150,000 children’s booster seats recalled

    Harmony Juvenile Products is recalling 148,165 child booster seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the seat belt may cause a chest injury to the child, in the event of a crash. This means the seats fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, “Child Restraint Systems.” The seat being recalled is the Harmony Big Boost Deluxe Booster Seat. They were manufactured between the dates of 11/01/2015 and 06/24/2017. As of right […]