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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 […]

  • UPDATE: Auburn Campus to Resume Operations Thursday at 5:30 a.m.

    AUBURN, Ala. (WHNT) – A threat at Auburn University remains under investigation.  No arrest has been made, but classes were cancelled Wednesday due to concern. AU plans to resume normal operations Thursday at 5:30 a.m. Update issued at 4:00 pm:  The Auburn campus will resume normal operations tomorrow as of 5:30 a.m. Classes will be held as scheduled, and employees should report to work according to their regular schedules unless otherwise notified by their supervisor. Dining venues, campus buildings and […]

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    North Huntsville Business Damaged by Fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters responded to the Supersonic Car Wash on North Memorial Parkway around 2:00 Tuesday morning.  A Passerby noticed smoke coming from the building and called 911. The back utility room was on fire when firefighters got there.  Firefighters  had to wait for Huntsville Utilities workers to cut the power before working to extinguish the flames.  They were able to get the flames out within minutes. The utility room sustained heavy damage.  Supersonic Car Wash will be […]

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    Volunteer Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Volunteers from Oak Grove and Elkmont Fire Departments responded to a home on Elkton Road just after midnight Thursday night. The home is just south of Thach Road. By the time firefighters got there, heavy smoke was billowing from the home.  Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the master bedroom of the home, but the rest of the home had smoke damage. The utility company has had to cut power to the home.  […]

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    Tennessee Authorities Find Kidnapping Suspect

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. (WHNT) – Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder says authorities captured and arrested Scotty Bolin in Clarksville, Tennessee early Tuesday morning. Investigators in Lincoln County said they alerted authorities in Clarksville to Bolin’s whereabouts shortly after midnight after a dispatcher received a tip via Facebook that the kidnapping suspect had checked in to a local hospital. “She [dispatcher] got on Facebook and looked Mr. Bolin up, and he had sent something to one of his friends that he was checking into the hospital,” said […]

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