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  • Huntsville Firefighters respond to house fire near Pulaski Pike and Stringfield Rd

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire and Rescue is responding to a fire on Irondale Drive in north Huntsville. Firefighters arrived to see smoke coming from the building. Huntsville Fire & Rescue has five units on the scene. WHNT News 19’s Jeff Gray is on the scene. He says two adults have been displaced because of the fire. There are no reports of injuries. Please avoid the area of Irondale Drive while firefighters finish up their work with the house. HFR: HOUSE […]

  • Madison Police investigate robbery to Credit Union

    MADISON, Ala. – The Madison Police Department is trying to find the person who robbed the North Alabama Educators Credit Union Monday morning. The incident happened around 9:00 a.m. on Highway 72 West. They have very limited information on the robber, but say he’s roughly 6 feet tall with a thin build. He has a beard and was wearing a grey hooded sweat shirt and grey sweat pants. The robber walked away from the credit union in a westbound direction. […]

  • Cinnabon offering free treats to nurses during National Nurses Week

    ATLANTA – National Nurses Week is celebrated each year in May, beginning on May 6 and ending on the birthday of Florence Nightingale on May 12 This year, Cinnabon is stepping up to say thank you to nurses all across the nation with a tasty promotion. Participating Cinnabon bakeries are offering the choice of a free Cinnabon Roll, MiniBon, or BonBites to nurses, according to the company’s website. To receive a delicious treat, nurses simply have to present their healthcare […]

  • Monday morning traffic: What you need to know before hitting the road

    There are a number of projects that may impact your drive this Monday morning. Here’s what you need to know: Governors Drive in Huntsville is set to be repaved today. The closure will begin around 9:00 Monday morning while crews replace asphalt on the outside northbound lanes between Parkhill Road and California Street. On Redstone Arsenal, crews will spend the week working around the new gatehouse. Today, workers plan to resurface the outbound lanes of Rideout Road. You can expect delays […]

  • UPDATE: 2 taken to hospital after wreck, search continues for car’s driver

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police are asking motorists to avoid the area of Interstate 565 and Wall Triana Highway. They say there is a wreck at the westbound exit from the interstate. Emergency crews are on the scene of a 2-vehicle wreck where one vehicle caught fire. Paramedics rushed two people to the hospital. Firefighters on the scene tell us the two taken to the hospital were the driver and passenger of the truck involved in the wreck. Emergency personnel say […]

  • Road Closures begin in downtown Huntsville for WhistleStop

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have already begun closing down roads in downtown Huntsville. Crews are blocking off the area around this Historic Depot Roundhouse for the WhistleStop Festival. The festival begins Friday, but the following closures are already in place: The outside southbound turn lane of Washington Street from, the intersection of the eastbound I-565 off ramp to Washington Street, and south to Monroe Street. The outside northbound lane of Church Street starting 100 feet south of Monroe Street […]

  • Highway 20 reopens after crews clear wreck at Governors West

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Emergency crews have cleared the wreckage on Highway 20, allowing traffic to flow again. An overturned dump truck had westbound traffic blocked for some time Wednesday morning. The truck dropped a load of gravel when it overturned. Huntsville Police blocked both directions of Highway 20 while crews cleared the truck and gravel from the area.   Everything is back open at this time.

  • Crews plan Hughes Road closure Wednesday night near Clift’s Cove

    MADISON, Ala. – The City of Madison plans to close a portion of Hughes Road Wednesday night, weather permitting. Crews will install a drainage pipe. The work will be performed just north of Clift’s Cove from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The area will be closed to all traffic. Gillespie Road and Gooch Lane should be used a detours.

  • New sporting goods store celebrates grand opening

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Academy Sports and Outdoors is celebrating another store opening; this time in Huntsville at the corner of Drake & South Memorial Parkway. The new store officially opens Friday, April 28. The 62,000 square-feet store will bring more than 100 new jobs to the community. Managers at Academy Sports and Outdoors celebrated the event by allowing members of the Boys & Girls Club of North Alabama an evening of early shopping, on the house. Roughly 30 children had […]

  • UPDATE: Westbound Highway 72 East back open

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Traffic is flowing again in the westbound lanes of Highway 72 East after crews got a truck back on the road. The lanes were blocked for a short time by a semi-truck.

  • Decatur Police ask for help finding man wanted for theft

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police are asking for your help locating Kent Maurice Oliver. He’s charged with Theft of Property in Decatur and Athens. Oliver, 33, may be driving a white 2004 Ford pickup with tag #44CZ231 or a blue 2013 Hyundai Sonata with tag #44BB861. Police say Oliver is 6’1″ tall and weighs 235 lbs. He has brown eyes and black hair. His last known address was 1215 Audubon Lane, Apt. 110 in Athens, AL. Police say Oliver lives […]

  • 2 inmates escape Baldwin County work release, 1 from Jackson County

    LOXLEY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for two inmates who escaped from the Loxley Work Release Center Monday night. They did so around 9:10 p.m. The missing in mates are Ryan Edward Wilson, who was sentenced for Theft of Property in Jackson County, and Bobby Lee Taylor, who was sentenced for Theft of Property from Elmore County. Wilson, 29, stands 5’9″ tall and weighs 180 lbs. He has brown hair and eyes. As you can see from […]