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    Volunteer firefighters respond to house fire in Harvest

    HARVEST, Ala. – Volunteer firefighters with the Toney and Monrovia Volunteer Fire Departments are currently at a home on fire on McKee Rd. The departments sent out an alert just after 10:30 this morning. The home is located in the 800 block of McKee Road. Fire crews are asking motorists to avoid the area. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the way to the scene. We’ll update you as soon as we learn more.

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    Former Auburn running back Tre Mason arrested in Florida from July incident

    PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Former Auburn football star Trence Quantrell Mason, known as Tre, has been arrested in his home state of Florida. Reports from palmbeachpost.com say the arrest stems from an ATV incident in July. Arrest information shows Mason was charged with fleeing from police with a disregard of safety to persons or property. He was arrested at 10:49 on Tuesday, then released at 11:45 on a bond of $5,000. Mason was a Heisman Trophy Finalist during his […]

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    Madison City Schools ranked 3rd in state for best school district, others in north Alabama rank high too

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison City Schools is the third best school system in the state of Alabama. That’s according to a new report from niche.com. A number of considerations go into the ranking including academics, culture and diversity, health and safety, teachers, resources and facilities, clubs and activities, sports and parent/student surveys. Madison received at least an “A-” grade in each category. Madison City Schools isn’t the only one to rank high on the list. The follow list shows the […]

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    Toomer’s Corner rolled after Bama’s loss in National Championship football game

    AUBURN, Ala. – It appears Auburn football fans celebrated a Clemson win in the College Football National Championship game last night. Toomer’s Corner was rolled last night; a tradition usually reserved for an Auburn win. The Clemson Tigers beat out The University of Alabama 35-31 to win the 2017 title game. The Auburn Tigers will face the defending National Champion Clemson Tigers this fall. That game is scheduled for September 9th at Memorial Stadium in Clemson.

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    Huntsville Utilities holds public meeting in advance of rate hike request

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities presented an electric rate increase proposal to the Huntsville City Council during the month of January. Monday was one of four opportunities customers have to comment on the proposed 2.75% electric rate hike. The other three options are during scheduled Huntsville City Council meetings and work sessions. The 2.75% increase is across the board, for all customers. It applies to consumption and also availability fees. For residents, the fixed availability fee increases by $0.29 and the average […]

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    Portion of Grizzard Road in Huntsville closed, water main break caused icy road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have closed a portion of Grizzard Road because of ice in the roadway. A water main has broken near the intersection of Shady Lane. Officers have blocked off Grizzard from Las Animas to Redmont at this time. Please use caution in the area.

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    Work to begin on Hughes Road in Madison near overpass, should take 3 months to complete

    MADISON, Ala. – Crews will begin work on Hughes Road near the overpass located south of Portal Lane on Monday. The work will be to improve the pavement and slope near the overpass in the southbound lanes. The outside southbound lane of the overpass has been blocked off since mid-November. At that time, city officials said they had been monitoring the overpass because of safety concerns. Gradual shifting in the area created cracks in the pavement. The Madison City Engineering […]

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    UPDATE: Gate 7 back open after repairs complete

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Officials at Redstone Arsenal say Gate 7, located near the intersection of Martin & Zierdt Roads, is back open. It was closed temporarily this morning for repairs. An official said guards were doing “routine daily checks” this morning when they noticed a needed repair. Those guards closed the gate in order for the repairs to be made.    

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    Huntsville firefighters respond to Kildare Street for second time in 8 hours

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters have returned to 2205 Kildare Street again this morning. This after they were called out to the home around 8:00 Monday night. Crews on the scene last night told us the people who lived in the home got out safely, but a pet was killed. HAPPENING NOW: Huntsville Fire & Rescue putting out a house fire on Kildare St. @whnt pic.twitter.com/G3Z40xv7sf — Sarah Macaluso (@SarahMacaluso) January 3, 2017 UPDATE: it appears fire crews have put […]

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    Decatur Police: Man questioned after wreck arrested on harassment, resisting arrest, drug charges

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say they were investigating a suspicious vehicle on Sunday that led to the arrest of a 19-year-old. Investigators say they were called to check on an unoccupied vehicle in the area of Century Blvd. and Regency Blvd. that appeared to have been wrecked. They say the vehicle was partially blocking the roadway. The registered owner of the vehicle advised investigators that his son, Davis Dodd, had the vehicle. Police found Dodd, 19, at his home. […]

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    Firefighters fight brush fire in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Firefighters are on the scene of a brush fire near Eastview Drive. Crews are on Schrimsher Road. Madison Police ask drivers to use caution in the area while firefighters are on the scene. Our crew on the scene just sent a photo that shows firefighters working at a few dark spots on the ground where the fire was, but no flames or smoke.

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    Mountain Gap teacher new to Huntsville, but making a big impact

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – This week’s Tools for Teachers recipient has only been in Huntsville for six months. But it didn’t take long for her to learn the ropes and create a positive impact on her students. Lauren Scott is a Pre-K teacher at Mountain Gap P-8 School in Huntsville. And, after being given her $319 in winnings, she was quick to point out she is simply one piece of a team working every day to set students up for success. […]