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    Demolition of Pell City landmark goes wrong, thankfully no one was hurt

    PELL CITY, Ala. – Crews in Pell City planned to demolish a town landmark this week, but they didn’t expect it to go like this! Residents from the town gathered to see the Avondale Mills landmark come down. But excavator operator Tim Phifer noticed the plan of attack wasn’t working. “At that point I had brick hanging it was going to have to come down one way or another,” said Phifer. He did some risky digging to make the landmark come […]

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    SCAM ALERT: Alabama Attorney General warns customers of holiday scams

    Today, the Attorney General’s office released the following warning: (MONTGOMERY) – Tis the season for spending time with family and friends.  Unfortunately, scammers are also at their height this time of year trying to take advantage of consumers’ spirit of giving.  With this in mind, Attorney General Luther Strange would like to remind you of some recurring scams that often prey upon unsuspecting people during the Holidays. Scammers Posing as Family or Friends Needing Help Someone may contact you by […]

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    Volunteers work to make Thanksgiving special for Madison Community

    MADISON, Ala. – Volunteers were up early this morning preparing turkeys for a community Thanksgiving dinner. The event is sponsored by Inside-Out Ministries. The volunteers will smoke 20 turkeys for the meal that is to be served at Bob Jones High School on Wednesday. Last year, the group served a meal to more than 400 people, and they hope to share more this year. The Madison Community Dinner is a Bob Jones High School Wednesday 4:00-9:00 p.m.

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    Update: Power restored after outage in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Crews have restored power to parts of Madison. The outage affected an area from U.S. Highway 72 south to Interstate 565 and from County Line Road east to Wall Triana Highway. A spokesman for Huntsville Utilities says customers should wait around 15 minutes before resuming normal power usage, including the use of heating systems.  Officials say slowly returning to normal usage will help prevent additional outages.  

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    Friday morning update on Paris Attacks: Belgium holds 2 in custody, releases 7; 3rd body found at apartment raid location

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): 12:05 a.m. Belgium is keeping in custody two of the nine people detained during a spate of raids on Thursday. One person was linked to stadium suicide bomber Bilal Hadfi in an investigation that was not direcly related to the Paris attacks last Friday. Another suspect, who was detained in relation to the Paris attacks, also had his custody extended by a day. The seven others, […]

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    UPDATE: Madison Police report all roadways reopened

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police and Madison Public Works were called to several areas where water was covering roadways Wednesday. The roads reported included: Browns Ferry/Mose Chapel Burgreen/Hardiman Balch Rd just north of Columbia Gooch Lane, east of Wall Triana Hughes Rd from St. John’s Catholic Church to just south of Eastview Shelton Park Apts on Shelton Rd Sullivan/Madison Blvd. Madison Police ask that everyone use extreme caution if you have to be out on the roadways today.

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    European Command has issued travel restrictions for military, civilians

    The United States European Command has issued travel restrictions after the attacks in Paris. The restrictions apply to all Department of Defense personnel including military personnel, DoD civilian employees, contractors and command-sponsored dependents and family members. This is specifically for unofficial travel (leave, liberty and special pass). The restriction of travel to Paris includes a 50-kilometer radius around the city. Any official travel requires approval from the first general/flag officer in the chain of command. Also included in the restriction; […]

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    RECALL ALERT: Campbell Soup Company recalls 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs

    Campbell Soup Company has announced the recall of 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original. There may be pieces of red plastic that pose a choking hazard. This recall is only for 14.2 ounce cans with a date of February 22, 2017 stamped on the base of the can. It also has a UPC code of 51000 22432 printed under the bar code. The plastic material is from parts of the can lining which may peal off. Consumer complaints tipped the company off […]

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    VIDEO: A first for space; the musical tones of bagpipes aboard the ISS

    We hope his roommates were forgiving. Today, NASA released video of Astronaut Kjell Lindgrenplaying the bagpipes aboard the International Space Station. This is a first for the instrument.  

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    Hartselle Police release surveillance pictures, man’s accused of using stolen debit card

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Investigators with Hartselle Police hope you can help them identify the man shown in these photos. He’s accused of using a stolen debit card. The department posted the following information to its Facebook page: HPD is seeking help in identifying the suspect seen in the surveillance photos. He is a white male, with a beard and is wearing a Mississippi State hat in the photos. He was driving what appears to be a silver sedan. This suspect was […]

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    Soldier from Huntsville found dead at Fort Hood

    FORT HOOD, Tx. – A soldier, whose home of record is listed at Huntsville, Alabama, was found in her off-post home with an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities have identified her as Spc. Cecelia Devonna Shannon. She was known as Cecelia Cole. Investigators say Cole was unresponsive when emergency crews responded to her home in Killeen on November 4th. She was pronounced dead the next morning. Cole, 22, entered active-duty service in October of 2012 as a horizontal construction engineer. She had been […]

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    UPDATE: Traffic back to normal on Memorial Parkway after truck hits utility pole

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have reopened Memorial Parkway. All lanes of traffic are open. Emergency crews say the driver of a truck hit a utility pole between Green Cove Road and Hobbs Island Road. The driver of that truck has not been identified, but WHNT News 19 has confirmed the driver was a woman. She is in critical condition.  


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