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    TONIGHT: DCI North Alabama to take the field at Alabama A&M

    NORMAL, Ala. – Drum Corps International returns to Alabama A&M’s Lewis Crews stadium for the third year tonight, Thursday, July 23. The first corps takes the field at 7:00 p.m. Tickets cost $25-$35. Each competing group has up to 150 members ranging in age from 14 to 22. They’re made up of brass players, percussionists and dance performers. Nine corps will compete in DCI North Alabama 2015: The Academy – Tempe, Arizona The Cadets – Allentown, Pennsylvania Cascades – Seattle, […]

  • Javorose Monquis Yarbough, wanted by Russellville Police

    UPDATE: Russellville Police announce man wanted for attempted murder is in custody

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A manhunt which covered two states came to an end this afternoon when the suspect in a Russellville shooting turned himself in to police. Investigators stated Javorose Monquis Yarbough walked into the Russellville Police Department just before 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. Russellville police said Yarbough has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the Tuesday night shooting of 18-year-old Jalen Scott. Authorities said Scott was shot during an argument outside the Washington Court Apartments in south […]

  • Shooting Scene on Brett Road in Huntsville

    Huntsville Police called to shooting scene on Brett Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have been called to what appears to be a shooting in north Huntsville. It happened in the 2600 block of Brett Road. Investigators on the scene say there was an argument in the front yard of the home over a cell phone. One of the two was shot in the leg. The victim went to the hospital in a personal vehicle. There is no word on the extent of the victim’s injuries, or on if […]

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    Huntsville Utilities to close southbound lanes of Pulaski Pike

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities Water Operations crews will close two southbound lanes of Pulaski Pike for a water main installation. Traffic will be diverted into the turn lane during the work. The work will impact traffic on Wednesday and Thursday, starting at 8:30 each morning. Crews are going to close the two southbound lanes at 5000 Pulaski Pike, between Judd Ave. and Stag Run Dr. After work is complete on the southbound side, crews will begin work in the […]

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    Huntsville Superintendent updates community on various issues in meeting at Grissom

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Curiosity and concern packed more than 100 people into the A.V. Room at Grissom High School on Wednesday. The two-plus-hour, standing-room-only meeting organized by the civic group Huntsville South focused on the school system’s new consent decree, along with its implementation. Superintendent Casey Wardynski also discussed the progress of the new schools, detailing both Whitesburg P-8 and Grissom High for those in attendance. He has been meeting with community groups all summer long, primarily answering questions […]

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    Former CEO of Cypress Creek Organic Farms scheduled for plea hearing Wednesday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – James Lawhorne is due in Madison County Court at 1:30 p.m. The Alabama Securities Commission confirmed with WHNT News 19 they will be there. A representative from the commission says they expect a plea deal. That person calls it “fair and just” for the victims. Lawhorne is accused of taking money from investors and leaving tomato farmers with nothing. He was recently caught in Florida and brought back to Alabama. WHNT News 19 will be at the […]

  • Timothy Robinson, 16, Missing from Phenix City

    UPDATE: State helicopter finds missing child with autism in southeast Alabama

    PHENIX CITY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says an alert for a missing child is cancelled.  ALEA’s helicopter spotted 16-year-old Timothy Robinson and the teen is now safe. Earlier Tuesday, Robinson was last seen at his home in Phenix City, which is in southeast Alabama along the Georgia line.  Robinson has autism and cannot communicate verbally. Thank you for your help sharing the post on social media.  Again, Robinson was located safely.

  • Kevin Wayne Sandlin (Photo: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)

    Man arrested after Morgan County deputy drives up on start of knife fight

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A Morgan County Sheriff’s deputy is being credited for stopping what could have become a deadly situation. Sgt. Blake Robinson was driving through Falkville when he saw two men in the middle of the road, each holding large, machete-like edged weapons. Blake confronted both men and disarmed them without incident. Investigators say Kevin Wayne Sandlin, 50, of Falkville entered a residence uninvited on Pike Road around 8:30 Monday night. He reportedly had a bowie-style knife, which […]

  • Yellowhammer Brewing shares new renderings for facility at Campus No. 805

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Managers at Yellowhammer Brewing say the construction of the new 11,000-square-foot facility is on schedule. The new facility at Campus No. 805 is roughly a third complete. Yellowhammer was the first tenant to break ground at the facility earlier this year. The new facility will allow Yellowhammer Brewing to quadruple its brewing capacity and employ up to 20 new employees. The new renderings offer an updated look at the facility from both the east and south sides […]

  • Tyris Kinniard Lewis (Photo: Decatur Police)

    Decatur man accused of assaulting and disarming a police officer

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police have arrested a man they say assaulted an officer and got hold of his gun. That man is being held without bond. Investigators say Officer Todd Walker was in a marked patrol car when an SUV made a left turn on red. Walker tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver led him and another officer on a chase. The driver, identified as Tyrus Kinniard Lewis, ultimately stopped on Poplar Court. Three officers, identified as […]

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    Calhoun Community College to host free financial aid workshop

    Calhoun Community College will hold FAFSA “Friday” Workshops at its Huntsville and Decatur campuses. The workshop is free to attend. The financial aid department wants to help college bound students and their parents understand the financial aid process. The goal is to help those in need for the 2015-2016 school year to complete the Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is required for almost all federal and state financial aid, including grants, work-study and loans. The workshops will […]

  • The bridge on Carriger Road in Hazel Green remains closed, causing a long detour for drivers. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

    Carriger Road Bridge replacement delayed by problems found during inspection

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Carriger Road Bridge will remain closed for at least the next three months. Officials with Madison County say a recent inspection by the Alabama Department of Transportation Bridge Bureau found two more defective spans. The Madison County Commission had already approved the replacement of one defective span. Now it has to approve the additional work before the project can begin. The commission will consider the additional work at it’s next meeting, scheduled for July 29. […]


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