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  • TN Valley real estate group named to top 1,000 teams in nation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Amanda Howard Real Estate has been ranked in the top 1,000 real estate teams in the nation. The ranking is sponsored annually by REAL Trends. The honor is bestowed upon the top 1,000 residential agents and teams in four categories. The list says Amanda Howard Real Estate served 710 families in 2016, ranking it #30 in the nation. “The real estate professionals ranked in The Thousand have proven that they have the skills to grow their businesses […]

  • Caught on camera: Thief grabs packages left on doorstep just minutes before

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A thief grabbed some packages containing valuable medicine from a home in south Huntsville on Wednesday. The homeowner, who is an employee of WHNT News 19, says the man struck just four minutes after the delivery driver left the boxes. In the surveillance video, you can see a white car pull up to the curb, a man get out, and then walk away with the packages containing valuable medication. Shane Hays is the homeowner. He filed a […]

  • Leave it to the professionals! Government agencies warn of home fireworks dangers

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are each taking on the same message: Leave fireworks to the professionals! “Each year, thousands of people are injured from using consumer fireworks,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president of Outreach and Advocacy. “Even sparklers, which are often thought of as harmless enough for children to hold, burn at 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit and can cause significant injuries.” On Independence Day in a typical year, fireworks account for two […]

  • Severe weather threat causes early dismissals of school offices, summer classes, camps & summer feeding programs

    Several summer programs have announced early dismissals today due to the chance of severe weather in the TN Valley. The following are programs that have announced early closures: Boys & Girls Club of N. AL – Closing at 12:00 Huntsville City Schools – 12:30 p.m. – This includes all Huntsville City Schools & offices, summer school, extended day, summer & sports camps, and the summer feeding program.  Schools currently being served with bus routes will have buses at their schools […]

  • Madison Police investigate early-morning shooting call

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police confirm officers were called to an apartment complex off Flagstone Drive this morning after reports of multiple gunshots. It happened just after 3:00 Wednesday morning. A Madison Police officer on the scene tells WHNT News 19 several residents called 911 after hearing as many as 20 gunshots. The officer says there were no victims found at the scene. However, there was a vehicle with multiple bullet holes. A representative from HEMSI tells WHNT News 19 […]

  • Madison County warns of traffic light outage

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the traffic lights are out at Nance Road and Mt. Zion Road. They ask drivers to treat the intersection of a 3-way stop.  

  • Madison Police continue investigating attempted burglary to jewelry business

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police are investigating an attempted burglary at Brock’s Jewelry on Madison Boulevard. Police and store owners were alerted to the break in around 3:30 on Friday morning. Police and the store’s owners are looking through surveillance footage to see if they know who broke into the business. “At least there wasn’t anybody here and we was open for business,” Alan Brock, the nephew of the store owner and employee, said. Brock told WHNT News 19 his […]

  • Man chosen as Madison Police Chief accepts job

    MADISON, Ala. – The man council members of Madison City chose as their top candidate has accepted the job. Tuesday,  the council approved Mayor Paul Finley to enter into contract negotiations with David Jernigan. Today, Jernigan announced through Next Door that he has accepted the job and will report for duty on July 3rd. His note on next door reads as follows: I have been a resident of Madison City for the last 22 years. I raised two daughters in […]

  • 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 […]

  • City of Madison holds special meeting to finalize Police Chief candidate

    MADISON, Ala. – The Madison City Council has called a special meeting for today. Council members plan to authorize the mayor to start contract negotiations with someone to fill the position of Police Chief. The City of Madison announced the finalists up for the job in mid-May. The Madison City Council have already interviewed the candidates in a meeting that was open to the public. The five finalists include Robert Buckman, David Jernigan, Thomas Johnson, Larry Lindsey and Keith McPheeters. WHNT News 19 […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Albertville teen located safely

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Authorities confirm that Katelynn Landers was located safely in DeKalb County. Previous story: Albertville Police are looking for Katelynn Brooke Landers, 15. She has been missing since Monday night. Investigators say Katelynn was last seen at her home at Ashbook Apartments around 10:30 Monday night. Katelynn is 5′ 7″ tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has blonde hair with dark streaks. She was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a green short sleeve shirt and brown Birkenstock sandals. […]

  • Alabama Jubilee returns to Decatur for hot air balloon fun

    DECATUR, Ala. – The Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic returns to the Tennessee Valley for its 40th year. The Memorial Day Weekend event has hot air balloon races, an evening glow and fun for the whole family. The jubilee will take place at Point Mallard Park in Decatur on Saturday and Sunday. Each day begins at 6:00 a.m. with a pilot briefing. More than 50 hot air balloons will be in the area to participate. Visitors are encouraged to […]