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  • Huntsville shooting

    Huntsville Police investigate overnight shooting, one woman injured

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police were called to a home at the corner of Blocker Street and Old Madison Pike just before midnight Monday. They found a female suffering from a single gunshot wound. Huntsville Police believe a domestic dispute led to the shooting. Officers say the shooter turned himself in to police around 1:00 a.m. Paramedics rushed the woman to the hospital with serious injuries. She is expected to recover from her wounds.

  • Zika Virus

    The Latest: WHO declares Zika virus international emergency

    GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on developments regarding the Zika virus (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization has announced that the explosive spread of the Zika virus in the Americas is an “extraordinary event” that merits being declared an international emergency. The agency convened an emergency meeting of independent experts on Monday to assess the outbreak after noting a suspicious link between Zika’s arrival in Brazil last year and a surge in the number of babies born […]

  • Toyota

    Toyota to halt Japan production for a week after blast at supplier

    HONG KONG (CNNMoney) — Toyota, the world’s top-selling automaker, will stop producing vehicles at all assembly lines across Japan for an entire week because of a parts shortage. The Japanese company said Monday the shortfall was caused by an explosion about three weeks ago at a plant operated one of its suppliers, Aichi Steel. The shutdown will run from February 8 to February 13, Toyota (TM) said in a statement. The giant automaker produced nearly 3.2 million vehicles in Japan […]

  • Orion Spacecraft (Image: NASA)

    Orion Spacecraft prepares for flight to Kennedy Space Center

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – At sunrise, the Orion Spacecraft will be mounted to NASA’s Super Guppy to make its trip to Kennedy Space Center. According to the space agency, technicians at the New Orleans facility recently finished welding together Orion’s pressure vessel. That provides a sealed environment for astronaut life support in “future human-rates crew modules.” This morning, the vessel will be shipped to Kennedy Space Center in Florida for engineers to start testing the structure. The goal is to […]

  • Zika Virus

    CDC director: What we’re doing about the Zika virus

    (CNN) — Vaccines and antibiotics have made many infectious diseases a thing of the past; we’ve come to expect that public health and modern science can conquer all microbes. But nature is a formidable adversary. And Zika is our newest threat, particularly to pregnant women. New, unfamiliar and mysterious threats to our health are scary. At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — where we identify, on average, one new health threat each year — we work around the […]

  • Daniel Winters (Photo: Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police website)

    City of Stevenson, police chief, funeral home owner, others named in federal civil lawsuit

    STEVENSON, Ala. – A civil lawsuit has been filed in Federal Court against Stevenson Police Chief Daniel Winters, the City of Stevenson, and the Valley Funeral Home, among others. The plaintiff in the case is identified as David Fulmer. Winters was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury Wednesday, charged with violating civil rights and assaulting someone who had been arrested. WHNT News 19 records show a David Fulmer was arrested in March of 2015. The lawsuit names specifically, the City […]

  • NASA sign (Flickr / JD Hancock, July 2009/MGN Online)

    NASA holds Day of Remembrance on Challenger Anniversary to remember all fallen astronauts

    January 28, 2016 marks 30 years since the Shuttle Challenger had a booster engine fail, causing the shuttle to break apart and kill all seven crewmembers on board. It happened just 73 seconds after launch on the morning of January 28, 1986. President Ronald Reagan eulogized the crew, quoting from the poem High Flight: “We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for the journey and waved goodbye and ‘slipped the […]

  • Roger Stevens (Photo: Decatur Police)

    Charge against man accused of killing ex-wife at bakery upgraded to capital murder

    DECATUR, Ala. – Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson is seeking capital murder charges against a Decatur man accused of killing his ex-wife at her place of business. Roger Dale Stevens, 64, was charged with murder in the case that dates back to November 14, 2015. Investigators accuse Stevens of shooting Kay Stevens to death at Corner Bakery & Eatery. Anderson believes the upgraded charge is warranted because the murder happened while Stevens had unlawfully entered or stayed in the […]

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    6-Alarm fire in New Orleans closes down Canal Street

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – According to sister station WGNO in New Orleans, firefighters are on the scene of a 6-alarm fire on Canal Street. The road is blocked both directions. Stunning new video of the massive 4 alarm fire on Canal St and Baronne. #neworleans #fire @WGNOtv pic.twitter.com/ILMVZckfu6 — Anne Cutler (@AnneCutler) January 27, 2016 During a news conference held just minutes ago, the New Orleans Fire Chief reported one person was inside the building when the fire started. He […]

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    Madison City leaders hold public meeting for proposed Zierdt Road interchange

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison City Leaders and the Alabama Department of Transportation held a public involvement meeting on Tuesday. They were seeking public feedback on a proposed interchange at Interstate 565 near Zierdt Road. Representatives of the City of Madison, the developer, ALDOT and consultants answered any questions relative to the project. Attendees also viewed preliminary maps and tentative schedules for the construction. The new interchange is expected to improve traffic flow in and around the interstate. “It’s needed because that interchange will […]

  • Anyaih Miller, 9, reported missing in Franklin, Tennessee

    Tennessee authorities report missing 9-year-old girl found safe

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Franklin Police say a 9-year-old girl reported missing on Tuesday was found safe this afternoon. Police say Anyaih Miller was at a school bus stop around 7:50 this morning. But before the bus arrived, she was seen getting into a car. Franklin Police seeking missing 9-year-old girl, silver car with Texas plates franklinpdnews.com/2016/01/26/fra… https://t.co/XEoeH6OVKr— Franklin Police Dept (@FranklinTNPD) January 26, 2016 At about 3:45 p.m. Franklin Police reported a detective arrived at police headquarters with Anyaiah Miller. Police say […]

  • Rock the South Web

    Florida-Georgia Line, Cole Swindell announced as acts for this year’s Rock the South music festival

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Rock the South organizers have announced the second musical group scheduled to perform at this year’s music festival in Cullman. Cole Swindell, who sings hits such as Chillin’ It and Ain’t Worth the Whiskey, will be at Rock the South 2016. He joins the group Georgia-Florida Line as the the only two groups announced thus far. That announcement came Monday from the Rock the South Facebook Page. The festival is scheduled for June 3-4, 2016 at Heritage […]

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