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  • James Christopher Martin (center) is on trial for the shooting death of Grant Campbell in Sheffield. (Carter Watkins / WHNT News 19)

    Jury finds Colbert County man guilty of manslaughter

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – After an hour of deliberations Wednesday morning, a jury found James Christopher Martin guilty of manslaughter. Martin was charged with the shooting death of Grant Campbell in November of 2013.  His trial began last week. Campbell was shot six times.  Three of those were in the chest.  Defense attorney Tim Case argued Martin was acting in defense when Campbell was killed. For more on the trial, click here.

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    College Football National Championship Ring Unveiled

    (WHNT) – The official inaugural NCAA College Football National Championship ring was unveiled on Twitter Wednesday.  The ring, which used the trophy as inspiration, was created by Jostens. Tell us what you think of the ring by sharing your comments on the WHNT News 19 Facebook page, or tag us with @WHNT on Twitter.

  • Group “Legendary Shots” Descends on the Auburn Arena

    Auburn, Ala. (WHNT) – A group known for internet videos full of different kinds of trick shots. Shots on baseball diamonds, golf courses and even hot air balloons.  This latest video from the Legendary Shots group shows the group at The Auburn Arena.  

  • Man wins new car in charity golf tournament

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Reamer Argo used a 5-iron to hit a hole in one during a charity golf tournament. And today, Bentley Hyundai presented Argo with his new car, a 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Star Market hosted the charity golf tournament in which Argo won the car.  The annual tournament gives back to local non-profit organizations that help children.

  • Kenny Adams, in blue (WHNT News 19 file)

    Man sentenced to 30 years for killing his cousin over borrowed movies

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A judge sentenced Kenny Dewayne Adams to 30 years in prison Thursday morning. A jury convicted Adams of murdering his cousin, Yancey Metz Foster, in August.  The murder happened on New Year’s Eve in 2012.  It happened at Foster’s trailer just off Blackburn Road.  Adams went there to get two DVDs. Adams had faced a number of criminal charges in the past, including burglary and domestic violence. Limestone County District Attorney Brian Jones expressed his […]

  • Viewer Video: What a catch!

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 viewer Jeremy Wade submitted this video from a flag football game in Muscle Shoals. Cruise Baker completed his pass to wide receiver Cason Wade. What a great play by the Green Bay Packers from Muscle Shoals!

  • Planting pansies for winter months

    (WHNT) – Gardeners may be interested to know that pansies around here in this part of the country bloom longer than any other annual. They start in October and may bloom through May, until the hot weather gets here.  

  • Jury finds Damien Shipley guilty of capital murder

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A jury found Damien Deandre Shipley guilty of capital murder Friday, after only deliberating about an hour. Shipley was charged in the shooting death of 28-year-old Dorian Hamilton during a home invasion in February 2013. Hamilton’s grandfather was there where the jury read the verdict. “I wish I was anywhere but this courthouse on this day,” said Cliff Hamilton. “The verdict doesn’t make me happy. It just brings a closure to that part of my […]

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    Huntsville police searching for robber

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police are looking for the person who robbed a woman in a Dollar General parking lot. Investigators say the woman knows the individual who robbed her. It happened at the Dollar General on Old Madison Pike in Huntsville around 8:00 p.m. Wednesday. Police are searching for the person identified by the victim.

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    Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic Planned for Marshall County

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Marshall County Health Department has a drive-thru flu shot clinic planned for October 21, 2014. It will be at the Marshall County Technical School in Guntersville.  It’s located at 12312 Highway 431. Individuals will remain in their vehicles for health department employees to administer the shots. The health department will be there 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. that Tuesday. Flu Shots will cost $5 for most.  But they will be free for anyone with […]

  • UPDATE: Redstone Arsenal Gate 7 open for traffic

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (WHNT) – Gate 7 on Redstone Arsenal is open again for drivers.  It reopened at 5:45 p.m. Thursday. It was closed Thursday morning, just after 8 a.m. when more unexploded ordnance was found near the intersection of Anderson and Martin Roads, off Zierdt Road.  Explosive ordnance professionals from Fort Campbell, Kentucky safely disposed of it Thursday afternoon. Redstone Arsenal officials believe it was a 155 mm. artillery shell, discovered by road construction workers.  Arsenal leaders say the gate […]

  • Dakota Timm (Mugshot: Tuscaloosa County Jail)

    Arrest made in one of UA threats

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators have arrested a 20-year-old University of Alabama student in connection with the most recent threat at the university. Dakota John Timm was originally charged with obstructing governmental operations after an alarming message sent Monday night. That charge has since been changed to harassing communication. He is currently in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, being held on a $2500 bond. Investigators do not believe the threat to be connected with the initial post on Sunday night that […]


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