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    Color Run scheduled for this weekend in downtown Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Color Run is returning to Huntsville; this year with a “Tropicolor” theme. There’s still time to register, and, thanks to Arts Huntsville, you can save money on your registration. The run is scheduled for September 3, 2016 on Clinton Street. Waves begin at 8:00 a.m. and leave every few minutes until 8:30 a.m. If you’re interested in participating, but don’t want to run, Arts Huntsville is still looking for volunteers. You can volunteer by signing up […]

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    Huntsville Police investigate early-morning shooting on Greenacres Drive, search for shooter continues

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they are looking for the man who drove up to someone on Greenacres Drive and shot that person. The shooting happened around 2:45 a.m. Emergency crews took the man in his early 20s to the hospital for treatment. Investigators say they are looking for a black Honda seen leaving the area to the north. Witnesses have told police one man is inside the car. Huntsville Police ask you to call investigators if you know […]

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    NTSB: Loss of fuel pumps may have caused deadly Tuscaloosa County plane crash

    TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. – The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on an airplane crash that killed six people. It happened Sunday, August 14 in Northport. The report says the pilot first reported a fuel pump failure and requested a diversion to the nearest airport at 11:11 a.m. A short time later, the pilot then reported the airplane lost the other fuel pump. The airplane hit some trees approximately 1,650 feet before the approach to the end […]

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    Police: Man commits suicide on UAH Athletic Fields

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they were called to the UAH campus by a man threatening suicide. When they arrived, they say they found a man with a single gunshot wound to his chest. It happened on the University Park Athletic Fields around 3:00 a.m. Monday morning. Emergency crews pronounced the man dead at the scene. They haven’t identified him yet; have only said he’s in his 50s. Huntsville Police and UAH Police are investigating the incident.

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    New Jersey Transit driver killed when 2 buses collide in Newark intersection

    NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey transit driver was killed and multiple injured when two buses collided, forcing one to flip over and apparently be partially split at a Newark intersection Friday morning. One bus appeared to have T-boned another. A bus driver was found dead when medics arrived, an EMS source tells WHNT News 19’s sister station PIX11. It was not known which bus the driver was in. One bus is on its side, and the top appeared partially split. Multiple ambulances […]

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    SMD Symposium: Filling the wide range of needs for the military

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It’s the last day for the Space and Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center South Hall. One thing all the companies had in common: They are all there to service the military. Their wide range of products proves that. Companies go to a lot of trouble to have attractive display booths. Some of the gear is cutting edge, while others are a bit more basic – like the instrument masts sold by Conact, a company […]

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    Exhibitors fill the VBC South Hall for the SMD Symposium, get a 360-degree view

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Tech companies from all over have converged on the Von Braun Center. They’re all hoping to gain military contracts by showing off some of their newest technologies. More than 100 companies have display booths open for the viewing. Many of which have items on display for hands-on interaction. The fun begins before you even walk into the display hall. Companies and schools alike are participating. The display area is open and free to the general public, as […]

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    Tuscumbia Police: Charged bank robber now in custody in Colbert County on $100,000 bond

                        Update: The following message is from Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan: “Robber delivered to Colbert county jail around 8 p.m. tonight. Our personnel went and picked him up after he waived extradition. Under a $100,000 bond.” Ratcliff has been charged with robbery. — — — Tuscumbia Police say officers are heading to northeast Mississippi to talk with the man they believe robbed a credit union on Wednesday. Investigators say Justin Nathaniel […]

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    DEA declines to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana

    (CNN) — Marijuana will remain a schedule l controlled substance, which declares it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse,” the Drug Enforcement Administration said Thursday. This keeps the drug in the same category as heroin and cocaine. The announcement is in response to two recent petitions asking the agency to reconsider this designation for the benefit of scientific research. The decision is based on a “scientific and medical evaluation” conducted by the US Food […]

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    Man pulled from Huntsville motel pool overnight

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A case that started with a man stumbling on North Memorial Parkway ended with that man being pulled from a motel pool. Alabama A&M Police say officers noticed a man stumbling on the busy highway around 3:00 a.m. Thursday. They were in the process of checking on him when they say he disappeared. The officers called Huntsville Police in to help with the search. Ultimately, he was found in a pool at a nearby motel on Memorial […]

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    Athens Police make arrest in Facebook ‘yard sale’ robbery, assault

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Police say they have arrested the man and charged him with theft of property and assault. Taylor Jon Nichols is accused of taking a woman’s cell phone and dragging her while driving down the road. Officers say a caller tipped them off after learning of the Facebook yard sale robbery late Tuesday afternoon. The caller gave officers the names and address of the person involved. An investigator went to the home to talk with the man […]

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    What’s in the Water? Lawrence County family believes toddler’s cancer due to water concerns

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – A Lawrence County woman is fighting mad. Two years ago, her son was born with advanced cancer of the liver; his first year of life was a constant fight for life. Now, she says she believes she knows why it all happened. Kaiden began developing symptoms when he was only three weeks old. Doctors thought it was bronchitis, but it just kept getting worse. An emergency trip to Huntsville Hospital revealed the frightening truth – a […]


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