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    YOUR PHOTOS: Back to School 2015

    Students across the Tennessee Valley are returning to school over the next two weeks. Here are some of the photos WHNT News 19 viewers have shared with us. There are several ways you can submit your photos to be added to this story. Click on the link below to submit them directly to this photo gallery – that’s the easiest way for us to add them, because we just click and approve them. You can also email them to photo@whnt.com, […]

  • Search for missing man in Jackson County

    UPDATE: State Troopers release name of missing Jackson County man found dead

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — State Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency have released the name of the man found dead near Flat Rock Monday morning. Troopers say the man is Johnny Carson Stokes. Officials say he died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday at 2 a.m. “He left Sunday morning,  going to ride his dirt bike,” Sheriff Chuck Phillips says. The man had been riding near the Fabius area on County Road 81. When he didn’t show up to […]

  • UPDATE: Huntsville police identify victim of overnight shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  Huntsville police say witnesses saw two men leaving the scene of a shooting at Shady Grove Mobile Home Park on Johnson Road. The victim, identified as Gabriel Hernandez-Lara, was shot several times. Police tell us one of the men was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans; the other was wearing a striped short-sleeve shirt. Both reportedly left the area in a white work van. Neighbors alerted police to the shooting that happened just after midnight. Responding […]

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    A variety of court proceedings scheduled across the Tennessee Valley today

    A former Madison County deputy is scheduled for his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon. Justin Watson faces federal charges of violating a man’s constitutional rights and trying to cover it up. Also in Madison County, Cedric Ryans is scheduled for a hearing in federal court at 3:00 p.m. Ryans is accused of conspiring with a Huntsville Police Officer to pay off another officer to make some drug trafficking charges go away. In Marshall County, a woman charged with manslaughter in […]

  • Tremaine Wilbourn- Suspect Wanted for the Murder of Officer Bolton (Courtesy: Memphis PD)

    Man accused of killing Memphis officer turns himself in

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer during a weekend traffic stop has turned himself in, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office says. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation added Tremaine Wilbourn to it’s Top 10 Most Wanted List earlier Monday. He is accused of killing a Memphis Police Officer during a weekend traffic stop. MNPoliceClips.com released the recording of the dispatch interaction about fallen officer Sean Bolton. TBI says Wilbourn also goes by Tremaine Martin […]

  • Clean Fuel burglary caught on video

    Morgan County investigators looking for information on gas station burglary

    LACEY’S SPRING, Ala. – Investigators with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office are trying to figure out who broke into the Clean Fuels gas station on Highway 231. It happened around 4:45 Sunday morning. The person shown in the video got away with thousands of dollars in tobacco products and cigarettes, as well as a large amount of cash. Investigators believe the thief was dropped off and cut the door’s locks to get inside. Owners of the store say the thief […]

  • Governor Bentley appears on WHNT News 19 This Morning ahead of special session

    Alabama Governor Robert Bentley appeared on WHNT News 19 Monday morning ahead of the state legislators meeting for a special session. Bentley is asking lawmakers to approve $302 million in taxes, including a tobacco tax increase. He also shared his opinion as a guest columnist for the Tuscaloosa Times. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said Senate Republicans have developed their own plan.

  • Kennan Road Stabbing Scene

    Huntsville Police investigate early-morning stabbing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are trying to figure out who stabbed a man overnight in Huntsville. But investigators say the victim isn’t cooperating with the investigation. Officers were called to the 600 block of Kennan Road, just north of Highway 72, after a man showed up with a stab wound. Emergence crews took the victim to the hospital in serious condition. He is expected to be OK. If you have any information about this stabbing, please contact Huntsville Police. […]

  • Cyclist killed in Limestone County wreck

    ATHENS, Ala. – A bicyclist died in a late-night wreck involving a car. It happened just before 10:00 p.m. on Highway 251, near Athens High School. First responders pronounced the cyclist dead on the scene.  Troopers identified him as Paul Brian Usery, 42, of Athens. The driver who hit him was in a 2012 Kia.  She has not been charged. Athens Police blocked traffic in the area while state troopers investigated the deadly incident and cleared the scene. Troopers continue […]

  • Michael Scott Edge, 47

    Huntsville Police make arrest in Twickenham District auto burglaries

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police Officers were called to the 400 block of Holmes Ave Wednesday night for a man breaking into an automobile. Officers got a description of the offender from a witness and searched the area. They found a man matching the description and ran after him before catching him. Investigators arrested Michael Scott Edge, 47, who they say was in possession of stolen property from one of the vehicles he had broken into. Edge is charged with […]

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    Huntsville Utilities announce road closure for Thursday morning

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities Water Operations crews plan to close Hall Ave at 7:00 a.m. Thursday. The road will be closed between Triana Boulevard and Lowry Street. Crews will be installing new water system equipment in the area. Work could take up to 8 hours to complete. Please avoid the area if possible. Hall Avenue will be closed for the duration of the project.

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    Happening Today: Expect delays on northbound I-65 south of I-565

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to conduct maintenance resurfacing today beginning at 8:30 a.m. The work will take place south of Interstate 565. The repaving work will be in the outer northbound lane between mile marker 338 and Exit 340. The repaving work is expected to last until 3 p.m. Wednesday. ALDOT Crews expect to continue the work Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. That work will be the outer lane of northbound I-65 […]

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