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    UPDATE: Traffic back to normal on Memorial Parkway after truck hits utility pole

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have reopened Memorial Parkway. All lanes of traffic are open. Emergency crews say the driver of a truck hit a utility pole between Green Cove Road and Hobbs Island Road. The driver of that truck has not been identified, but WHNT News 19 has confirmed the driver was a woman. She is in critical condition.  

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A campus police officer at Spartanburg Methodist College in South Carolina shot and killed a man who allegedly struck him while trying to flee.

    1 killed in police shooting on Spartanburg Methodist College

    (CNN) — A campus police officer at Spartanburg Methodist College in South Carolina shot and killed a man who allegedly struck him while trying to flee. The officer was investigating reports of a car break-in behind a school dormitory when he spotted two people, said Thom Berry, spokesman for the South Carolina’s State Law Enforcement Division. Police caught one person shortly afterward. The other got into a car and struck the officer while trying to drive off, Berry said. The […]

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    Police Chief: 3 Tuscaloosa officers on leave after video shows them using questionable amount of force on students

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WHNT) – Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson said Monday that three of his officers are on paid administrative leave while the department investigates videos that circulated like wildfire on social media. The video shows police removing a young man from an apartment early Saturday morning and tasing him, also striking him multiple times.  Officers were investigating a noise complaint. Anderson said he is “deeply disappointed” in how his officers responded.  He said internal affairs is reviewing video from at […]

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    Restaurants offer free or discounted meals to military veterans for Veterans Day

    Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11. A number of businesses and restaurants are offering free or reduced meals for military veterans in observance of the special day. Some of those businesses are also including active-duty members of the military. The following list is according to Applebee’s: Free meal Nov. 11 for military veterans and active-duty service members. There will be 7 entrees to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Bar Louie: Free meal Nov. 10 & 11 for veterans and […]

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    Blue Springs Elementary School employee arrested, suspended

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Limestone County Schools Superintendent Tom Sisk confirms to WHNT News 19 a support staffer at Blue Springs Elementary School was arrested Friday morning. Sheriff Mike Blakely said an SRO saw an instructional aide named Carol Fay Hardy, 64, “emotional and unsteady on her feet, making threats and unable to find her car.” After smelling the odor of alcohol, the SRO requested that she submit to a field sobriety test, which she refused. The officers arrested Hardy […]

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    UPDATE: Florence officer credited for saving woman from structure fire

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – A woman is alive tonight thanks to the dedication and selfless actions of a police officer. It’s not the first time this Florence officer has saved a person’s life in the line of duty. Just before 10:30 Thursday night, officers and fire fighters were dispatched to a structure fire at a home on Hickory Avenue. Officer Jeff Redcross got to the home first and spotted smoke coming from the roof. Deputy Chief Neal Rhodes said officer […]

  • Scott Kelly tries on his spacesuit at the International Space Station ahead of his spacewalk Wednesday..

    WATCH LIVE: NASA Astronauts begin 6-hour spacewalk

    NASA Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren are outside the International Space Station for the second spacewalk in nine days for the Expedition 45. The walk is scheduled to begin at 6:10 a.m. CST, but could begin earlier if the crew is ready. It will last roughly 6 1/2 hours. Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineer Kjell Lindgren will venture out of the Quest airlock to configure the port truss (P6) ammonia cooling system to its original state. This is […]

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    Traffic pattern has changed on County Line Road in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police want you to be aware of traffic pattern changes on County Line Road. There is no longer a center turn lane in the construction zone. The change is for the portion of County Line Road between Dock Murphy Drive to the northern city limits. The change has been implemented to provide adequate lane widths on during construction. The speed limit in the area is posted as 40 m.p.h. Please observe that posted limit. If you […]

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    Nashville councilmember shot three times at Nashville gas station

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Nashville Metro Councilman was reportedly found at a gas station Wednesday night suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. That’s according to NewsChannel5 in Nashville. They report District 1 Councilman Loniel Greene, Junior was found behind a West Nashville gas station around 10:00 Wednesday night. According to the NewsChannel5 report, police say surveillance video shows Greene pulling up to the gas station on  Oceola Avenue as two young men leaving. Greene then reportedly walked up to them. Minutes later, witnesses […]

  • Central HS in Lauderdale County closes early Thursday due to plumbing issues

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A representative from the Lauderdale County Board of Education says Central High School will close at 10:00 this morning. A plumbing issue is causing the closure. Classes are dismissing at 10:00, and the buses will run their normal routes on this early schedule. Central High School is the only school closing within the district.

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    Decatur Utilities warns of active scam, encourages customers to hang up on callers

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Utilities is warning customers of a scam happening right now in the area. Managers say the scammers are using a fake online payment system to steal banking information. The utility company advises customers who receive calls from anyone claiming to be with Decatur Utilities to hang up on the caller. Managers then want you to call the main customer service number to verify your account. That phone number is  256-552-1400. “Our legitimate online payment system is accessed […]

  • (10/28/2015) --- NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is photographed just outside the airlock during his first ever spacewalk on Oct 28, 2015. Kelly and NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren worked outside for seven hours and 16 minutes on a series of tasks to service and upgrade the International Space Station. They wrapped a dark matter detection experiment in a thermal blanket, lubricated the tip of the Canadarm2 robotic arm and then routed power and data cables for a future docking port. (Image: NASA)

    NASA to begin accepting applications for next class of astronaut candidates

    Today, NASA announced plans to start accepting applications for the next class of astronaut candidates. This is in anticipation of human spaceflight returning to American soil. The agency will begin accepting applications December 14. The window will remain open through mid-February. Applications for consideration are being accepted at NASA administrators say those accepted may fly on any of four different U.S. vessels during their careers: the International Space Station, two commercial crew spacecraft currently being deployed, and NASA’s Orion deep-space […]


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