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  • National Guard unit returns to Huntsville after year-long deployment

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The 1151st Engineering Company returned to Huntsville Tuesday night after a year-long deployment.  The group spent that time in Afghanistan. Family and friends gathered to welcome the unit home just in time for Independence Day. After reuniting with family at the airport, the unit headed to Green Cover Armory for an official ceremony. WHNT News 19 would like to welcome the 1151st home! We’d also like to thank each of you for your sacrifice of service.

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    Shooting in Huntsville Sends One to Hospital

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a Thursday morning shooting.  It happened just after midnight on Vining Ave. Investigators are looking for the shooter who witnesses saw running away from the home.  They say someone shot the victim on the front porch of the house located on the 2400 block of Vining Ave.  Witnesses told police two people walked by the home, then one of them took out a gun and shot the victim. Paramedics took a juvenile […]

  • Update: Police identify gas station shooting victims

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – An early-morning shooting at a Huntsville gas station left one dead and two others injured Wednesday. Officers say Ashia Raquel Oliver, 18, died at the scene of the shooting. Andrae Norvel, 20, and Wendell Jackson, 18, were also injured in the shooting. They were both taken to the hospital to be treated. Huntsville Police Deputy Chief Kirk Giles said, “The young lady, Ms.  Oliver who passed away, as we can tell as not a participant in this […]

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    New retail development with Cabela’s to be built near Bridge Street

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Cabela’s Incorporated announced plans to open its first Alabama store.  Cabela’s is a retailer focusing on hunting, fishing and outdoor gear. Wednesday afternoon, city leaders described the store as “new,” “major” and “a catalyst for things to come.”  It’s the company’s first store in Alabama, and it will be located in the new Parkside Town Centre development to be built near Bridge Street Town Centre. Specifically, Parkside is just off Governors West, south of Old Madison […]

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    Fire Damages Home on Prairie Drive

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Firefighters are on the scene of an early morning house fire on Prairie Drive.  It started just after midnight. Madison Police as everyone to avoid the area until firefighters clear the scene. The homeowner tells WHNT News 19 he noticed a fire near the chimney around 12:30 a.m. That’s when he went to get his wife and small child out of the home.  He says he went back in to try to extinguish the fire, […]

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    Man Critically Hurt In Wreck on Four Mile Post Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is suffering from life-threatening injuries after crashing his vehicle into a utility pole. Emergency crews closed Four Mile Post Road for several hours Wednesday night while they investigated a single-vehicle wreck. It happened in front of the movie theater just before 11:00 p.m.   The driver of a pickup truck lost control of his vehicle and hit a utility pole. It took emergency crews roughly 20 minutes to get the driver, Eric David Harrison, out […]

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    2014 Cotton Row Race: Share Your Pictures

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Thousands of runners hit the streets downtown and through nearby neighborhood for the annual Cotton Row Run on Monday. The 10K race was at 7 a.m., then the 5K at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile fun run at 10 a.m. Nearly 2,200 people ran the 10K — Kimuta Cheruiyot was the top finisher, with a time of 29:20.  See the 10K results. More than 1,800 people ran the 5K race.  Josh Whitehead of Madison won the […]

  • Search and Rescue Team Raises Money with Dogwash

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A volunteer group from Madison County raised money over the weekend by hosting a dog-wash. SARTECH, which stands for Search and Rescue Technicians, is made up of volunteers and their dogs. They respond to calls anytime law enforcement agencies request their help.

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    Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Oconee Drive Shooting

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a shooting. Investigators have not released any information about the shooting.  It happened at a home on Oconee Drive in Madison County around 4:30 a.m.  That’s in the eastern part of the county off Shields Road. An investigator on the scene told WHNT News 19 paramedics took a woman to the hospital.  He also says deputies took the woman’s husband and son in for questioning. A neighbor says she heard three gun […]

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    Huntsville Police Investigate Early-Morning Shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are trying to determine who shot a woman in the hand early Monday morning. It happened on Branscomb Circle around 1:00 a.m. Police identified the victim as Tiffany Dawn Newton. Paramedics took Newton to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say Newton wasn’t able to tell them much, so they are trying to figure out what happened. No arrests have been made at this time.

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    Up to 100 Jobs Coming to Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Alabama Secretary of Commerce announced today that as many as 100 jobs are headed to Limestone County. Asahi Kasei Plastics North Alabama plans to open its second U.S. production Facility. The plant will process plastic resin into a finished pellet product. It will then be shipped to plastics injection molding facilities. “This facility will be central to our strategy to increase our presence in the South and provide ongoing support to customers,” Asahi Kasei […]

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    Shooting in Huntsville Sends One Person to the Hospital

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are searching for the person responsible for shooting a man in the leg. Huntsville police responded to a shooting call just before 11:00 p.m. Monday night in the 2200 block of Evans Avenue. Officers arrived to find a man with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim says another man walked up and shot him. Witnesses say they saw the shooter run away toward Medaris Road. A Huntsville police canine unit tracked the man […]

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