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  • Neighbor dispute in Limestone County leads to 2 arrests, features woman with infamous past

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man, Wednesday, accused of shooting into a neighbor’s vehicle. The neighbor was also arrested on outstanding warrants for harassment and reckless endangerment. William Edward Willard, 80, of Elkmont is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle. Investigators said he was at his girlfriend’s home on Putman Circle when the incident occurred. They believe it is part of a neighborhood dispute. “This has been an ongoing problem in that particular […]

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    PHOTOS: ASPCA releases pictures taken inside Lawrence County Animal Shelter

    MOULTON, Ala. – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals released these photos Thursday from inside the Lawrence County Animal Shelter. The ASPCA is investigating the allegations of animal abuse and cruelty along with the Moulton Police Department. The animals will soon be moved to a secure location for further care.  When more information is released about adopting the animals, we will post the details on Are you concerned your missing pet might have been at […]

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    Alabama Attorney General announces multi-billion dollar settlement with BP

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.- Thursday morning, Attorney General Luther Strange released the following statement on the settlement: Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Thursday that BP has agreed to pay the State of Alabama $1 billion in economic damages and approximately $1 billion in natural resource damages and federal penalty monies to resolve the State’s claims arising from the 2010 Gulf oil spill. “As part of an $18.5 billion global settlement announced today, BP has agreed to pay the State of Alabama […]

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    Governor Bentley to make “major state announcement”

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Robert Bentley’s office says he and Attorney General Luther Strange plan to make a “major state announcement” Thursday morning. A news conference is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Old House Chamber at the State Capitol. WHNT News 19 will be watching for the announcement, and will update and the WHNT Facebook and Twitter pages as soon as we learn more.  

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    Facebook unveils new logo

    Can you see the difference? Facebook has updated is logo with a brand-new typeface. It’s still has the same feel, with lowercase white text on a blue background. But the new font has a little more breathing room. And the style of the letter “A” is noticeably different. Most users of the social media website won’t even see the new logo, as it only appears in a few places. You can see it on the main log-in page, signs on […]

  • NASA Administrator Charles Bolden places a call to the ISS from Marshall Space Flight Center

    Happy Anniversary to Marshall Space Flight Center

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Today marks the 55th Anniversary of Marshall Space Flight Center. It was created July 1st, 1960; just two years after NASA. Dr. Wernher Von Braun and many of the original German rocket team led the move from the Army Ballistic Missile Agency at Redstone Arsenal. Essentially, the new Marshall employees left work on missiles and moved across the hall to work on rockets. Happy Bday… to us! #NASAMarshall opened July 1, 1960. A big THX to all […]

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    Shoals man sentenced to life for manslaughter conviction

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Judge Gil Self sentenced Eugene Lee Jones to life in prison with the possibility of parole Wednesday morning. Jones was convicted in May for the death of Lula Addison, whose body was found in the City Lodge Motel in July of 2013. During sentencing, the District Attorney’s office presented evidence of four prior felony convictions against Jones. Addison’s family members shared emotional statements, addressing Jones and the court. One even said she hated Jones and believes […]

  • Incredible Video: Drone catches river rescue footage

    MECHANIC FALLS, Maine – A dramatic water rescue happened Tuesday afternoon, after a teen and a boy got stranded on some rocks. This happened in the fast-flowing Little Androscoggin River. The two were stuck for more than an hour after dangerous current knocked them off a a rafting tube. Rescue crews saved them just before 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Only one of stranded tubers was wearing a life jacket. Auburn Fire Chief Frank Roma had the drone that captured this […]

  • The ASPCA's Animal Cruelty Disaster Response vehicle arrived pulled up Wednesday morning, so the team can help with the effort of removing more than 250 animals. (Photo: David Schmidt/WHNT News 19)

    ASPCA begins moving dogs from Lawrence County Shelter to safe location

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – Moulton Police Officers and representatives with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have started moving dogs from the Lawrence County Animal Shelter at Bobbie Taylor’s house to a new, safe location. This investigation started after WHNT News 19’s report sharing a shelter volunteer’s allegations of abuse. Now, yellow crime scene tape surrounds former director Bobbie Taylor’s property in Moulton.  Police have taped off the property and are calling it a crime scene. […]

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    Madison County Commission to meet Wednesday morning

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Commission is set to meet today on the 7th floor of the Madison County Courthouse. The meeting is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. Below is the agenda for today’s meeting:   Prayer Pledge of Allegiance Public Hearing regarding Private Works (Chairman) Resolution regarding Private Works (Chairman) Resolution regarding On-Premise Sale of Alcohol (Chairman) Resolution regarding Sale of Property in Winchester Estates (D-1) Resolution regarding Commission Meeting Rules of Procedure (D-2) Resolution regarding […]

  • Rubi Zetina

    UPDATE: Madison Police say missing teen found safe

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police say the 19-year-old woman reported missing has been found. Prior to this, Rubi Zetina’s family reported her missing. They say she was taking the trash out for roadside pickup on Red Oak Drive on June 29 the last time they saw her. Madison Police say Zetina is in good health.  

  • Apple on Monday, June 8, 2015, unveiled Apple Music, a new streaming music, live radio station and social network. Apple Music costs $9.99 a month, similar to several rival streaming music services.

    Apple Music launches today — here are 5 things you need to know

    NEW YORK — Are you ready to rock? Apple Music, the company’s new streaming music service, launches around the world on Tuesday. It’s going up against many existing services including Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, Google Play, and Amazon Prime Music. To compete, it’s included a little bit of everything. This is what you need to know to get started, and some tips to get the most of out Apple’s ambitious, overflowing new product. How to get it You need to upgrade […]


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