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  • Jackson County Deputies search for man considered ‘armed and dangerous’

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – Have you seen Nicholas Donavan Brooks? He’s the 27-year-old pictured above. Investigators with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office say they lost him after a police chase that began in Trenton, Georgia. They also say he should be considered armed and dangerous. Investigators say Brooks was in a vehicle with two other people on Sunday night around 11:00. They were involved in a “high speed” chase with officers from Trenton, Georgia, and Ider, Alabama. Jackson County deputies responded to County […]

  • UPDATE: Preliminary Hearing for accused kidnapper Tad Cummins is scheduled for May 12

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tad Cummins, the man accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student, is back in Tennessee for a federal court hearing. WHNT News 19’s Chelsea Brentzel was at the courthouse to see the transportation van from Henderson County, Kentucky. That’s where Cummins was transported to yesterday from California ahead of today’s hearing. #BREAKING: Tad Cummins is back in Nashville. He has an appearance in federal court at 2 p.m. @whnt pic.twitter.com/ArvbnzMReM — Chelsea Brentzel (@ChelseaBrentzel) May 9, 2017 Cummins was […]

  • Huntsville Police respond to 2-vehicle wreck on Holmes Avenue

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police and firefighters are on the scene of a wreck at the intersection of Holmes Ave. and Triana Blvd. The wreck happened just before 9:00 Tuesday morning. Two vehicles were involved in the wreck. One vehicle flipped on its side. One person had to be cut out of the overturned vehicle. Paramedics took that person to the hospital for treatment. That person is expected to be OK.

  • UPDATE: 5-month-old, suspected kidnapper have been found

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the missing 5-month-old and the man accused of kidnapping her have been found. The AMBER Alert for Ayla Settles issued earlier this morning has been canceled. The #Memphis #Tennessee #AMBERAlert has been cancelled. https://t.co/bSkQfwabfT — AMBER Alert (@AMBERAlert) May 9, 2017 Investigators say her non-custodial father, 19-year-old Alvin Lloyd, took Ayla from her home around 2:00 this morning. We are still working to gather more information, but we are happy to report […]

  • 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.