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  • Possible gas leak causes crews to block traffic on Highway 72 west near Nance Road

    UPDATE: Traffic back open on Highway 72 west after gas leak near Nance Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police and Fire reopened both directions of travel to traffic on Highway 72 west near the Nance Road intersection. Both directions of travel were shut down for some time because of a gas leak in the area. A utility worker in the area tells us a construction worker cut a 4-inch gas line that started the leak. Crews now have the line shut down allowing workers to make the needed repairs.  

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    Adopt a large dog for $10 this holiday season

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Animal Services has too many dogs! Staff and volunteers hope loving families will visit the facilities on Triana Boulevard to find a new furry friend. As a special incentive, the adoption fee for dogs weighing 40 or more pounds has been reduced to $10. The reduced fee will end Monday, December 12. That fee includes shots, spay/neuter, microchip and license as well as a free bag of dog food, while supplies last. The shelter is located […]

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    Authorities arrest several people after Mannequin Challenge video leads them to home with guns, drugs inside

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, the Huntsville Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives executed a warrant at 5012 Powell Drive at 5:02 a.m. on Tuesday. This all stems from a ‘Mannequin Challenge’ video the sheriff’s office received around 30 days ago through the department’s website. Authorities have arrested 49-year-old Kenneth White and charged him with first-degree possession of marijuana and certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm. He has a […]

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    Madison furniture store damaged in early morning fire

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police have reopened the westbound lanes of Madison Boulevard. Earlier, they had the lanes blocked from Celtic Dr. to Sullivan St. because of a business fire. The fire was at Austin’s Furniture where a witness saw heavy smoke coming from the back of the building and called 911. “We’ll look at the outside of the building and then we’ll make entry and we’ll try to look at the area around the fire and just try to […]

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    UPDATE: Police identify man shot, killed after he shot at a deputy

    TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan says officers shot and killed a man this morning after he shot at a deputy on the scene, then turned his weapon to them. Authorities have identified the man as 33-year-old Derek Lynn Scott of Franklin County. Logan says an officer stopped a woman driving in the area of Fred’s Discount Store on Woodmont Drive. Scott was a passenger in the car. The officers say they smelled a strong odor of what they believed to […]

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    Former Madison County SRO Arrested in TN on rape, sodomy, incest charges

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says a former school deputy was arrested in Knoxville, Tennessee on a fugitive from justice charge. The arrest of Jerome Heard, 42, was for warrants obtained by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. The arrest warrants are for 2 counts of Rape 1st with a bond of $60,000 each, 2 counts of Rape 2nd with a bond of $30,000 each, 2 counts of Sodomy 1st with a bond of $60,000 each, and […]

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    Tuscumbia Police news conference on officer-involved shooting scheduled for 10:30

    TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – Tuscumbia Police chief Tony Logan is holding a news conference to update the public on the officer-involved shooting at 10:30 a.m. It happened during a traffic stop around 10:30 a.m. Friday. Information is still very limited at this time. State investigators say the driver was reportedly armed with a firearm. Shots were fired. Investigators say the driver was pronounced dead on the scene of an apparent gunshot wound. That person’s body is being taken to the Alabama […]

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    Dolly Parton to give $1,000 per month to families who lost everything in Tennessee wildfires

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Country music star Dolly Parton says she wants to help families in her community in eastern Tennessee whose homes and memories were reduced to ashes this week. She’s created a fund through her Dollywood Companies and hopes to give each family affected by the wildfires $1,000 a month for six months to help them get “back on their feet.” “I’ve always believed charity begins at home and my home is some place special,” she said in a […]

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    Flames engulf home on Brindlee Mountain

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on Highway 231 just south of the Morgan County line. Brindlee Mountain Firefighters are on the scene. The flames have engulfed the home. The crews are having to shuttle water back and forth to the scene. Firefighters say, at this time, it appears as though no one was living in the home at this time. The fire is visible to motorists on Highway 231. Please be careful […]

  • Damage in the Rosalie community of Jackson County

    PHOTOS: Storm damage across the Tennessee Valley

    Storms moved through the Tennessee Valley the evening of November 29, 2016 and lasted through the night. A number of neighborhoods and communities saw damage and there were also three deaths. It’s still unknown how many were injured as a result. Survey teams with the National Weather Service plan to dispatch three teams today to survey some of the damage. Viewers across the Tennessee Valley woke up Wednesday morning to get their first look at the damage left behind. These […]

  • President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Representative Tom Price, an ardent critic of Obamacare, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to an official briefed on the decision.

    Obamacare critic is Trump’s pick for health secretary

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — President-elect Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Georgia Representative Tom Price, an ardent critic of Obamacare, to head the Department of Health and Human Services. In a statement early Tuesday, Trump called Price “exceptionally qualified to shepherd our commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare and bring affordable and accessible healthcare to every American.” Trump also named Seema Verma, a health care consultant who designed Indiana’s Medicaid program, as the administrator for the Centers for Medicare […]

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    Huntsville man shot in thumb, police investigate

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating an overnight shooting on Indiana Street. Police arrived to find a man who had been shot in the thumb. Officers say the man was sitting outside his apartment when another man started shooting. The shooter was last seen walking east towards Seminole Drive. Huntsville Police used a K-9 team to search the area, but there has been no arrest at this time. The shooting victim was taken to the hospital and is expected […]