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  • SMD Symposium: Filling the wide range of needs for the military

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It’s the last day for the Space and Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center South Hall. One thing all the companies had in common: They are all there to service the military. Their wide range of products proves that. Companies go to a lot of trouble to have attractive display booths. Some of the gear is cutting edge, while others are a bit more basic – like the instrument masts sold by Conact, a company […]

  • City of Madison holds special meeting to finalize Police Chief candidate

    MADISON, Ala. – The Madison City Council has called a special meeting for today. Council members plan to authorize the mayor to start contract negotiations with someone to fill the position of Police Chief. The City of Madison announced the finalists up for the job in mid-May. The Madison City Council have already interviewed the candidates in a meeting that was open to the public. The five finalists include Robert Buckman, David Jernigan, Thomas Johnson, Larry Lindsey and Keith McPheeters. WHNT News 19 […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Albertville teen located safely

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Authorities confirm that Katelynn Landers was located safely in DeKalb County. Previous story: Albertville Police are looking for Katelynn Brooke Landers, 15. She has been missing since Monday night. Investigators say Katelynn was last seen at her home at Ashbook Apartments around 10:30 Monday night. Katelynn is 5′ 7″ tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has blonde hair with dark streaks. She was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a green short sleeve shirt and brown Birkenstock sandals. […]

  • Alabama Jubilee returns to Decatur for hot air balloon fun

    DECATUR, Ala. – The Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic returns to the Tennessee Valley for its 40th year. The Memorial Day Weekend event has hot air balloon races, an evening glow and fun for the whole family. The jubilee will take place at Point Mallard Park in Decatur on Saturday and Sunday. Each day begins at 6:00 a.m. with a pilot briefing. More than 50 hot air balloons will be in the area to participate. Visitors are encouraged to […]

  • HPD: Burglars drive truck through front doors of CVS in Providence

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are looking for the two people who used a truck to break into the CVS Pharmacy on Providence Main. Investigators say they drove through the front door with a full-sized Dodge truck. .@HsvPolice investigating burglary at CVS on Providence Main. Dodge truck crashed into doors, people tried to take sledgehammer to ATM@whnt — Courtney Crown (@CourtCrownWHNT) May 23, 2017 The call came in just after 4:00 this morning. Investigators say the burglars used a […]

  • Eastbound lane of University Drive back open after repair of gas leak

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have have reopened the eastbound lane of University Drive. It was blocked while crews repaired a gas leak. The lane blockage was in front of the old Madison Square Mall.  

  • Wreck in Madison causes power outage near Shelton Road

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police say a vehicle wreck has caused a power outage in the area. The wreck happened on Pine Ridge Road just off Shelton Road. Police advise the vehicle involved damaged a utility box. A crew from Huntsville Utilities has been notified. The workers will get power restored to the area as soon as possible.

  • Huntsville Police investigate shooting near intersection of Sparkman Drive & Pulaski Pike

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a shooting on Brett Road. It happened around 8:45 this morning. Huntsville Police say there are two victims. One is in serious condition. Police say Markeise Edwards was been taken into custody for questioning. Madison County Jail records show that Edwards has been booked into the jail and charged with assault and attempted murder. Officers say an elderly man was shot in the foot. They also say a 20-year-old was shot in the back […]

  • 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 — 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. — 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 […]