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  • Explosions reported at flooded chemical plant in Houston area

    (CNN) — Two explosions and plumes of black smoke were reported at a flooded chemical plant in Crosby, Texas on Thursday, officials said. One deputy has been taken to the hospital after he inhaled fumes from the Arkema peroxide plant, the Harris County sheriff’s office tweeted. Nine others drove themselves to the hospital as a precaution, the sheriff’s office said. The explosions were reported around 2 a.m. (local time). The facility, which is between Houston and Beaumont, had been closely […]

  • County by county voter turnout for the US Senate Special Primary Election

    Voter turnout across the state of Alabama for the Senate Special Primary Election was just under 18%, according to the Secretary of State’s website. There are 3,281,781 total registered voters in Alabama; only 589,175 ballots were cast. The Secretary of State’s website broke everything down even further. Here’s a look at voter turnout for each county: Autauga County Registered Voters: 37,647 Voter Turnout: 17.27% Baldwin County Registered Voters: 143,749 Voter Turnout: 18.04% Barbour County Registered Voters: 16,642 Voter Turnout: 15.34% […]

  • Eastbound lanes of Bob Wallace at Jordan Lane in Huntsville reopened

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say the eastbound lanes of Bob Wallace Avenue at Jordan Lane are back open. Officers and emergency personnel were able to clear the wreckage from earlier this morning.

  • 2 wrecks impacting EB traffic on I-565, SB traffic on I-65

    Two separate wrecks have traffic at a standstill in the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 and the eastbound lanes of Interstate 565. It’s all happening near the I-565/65 interchange. State Troopers with the Decatur Trooper Post tell us there is a wreck in the southbound lanes of I-65 north of the interchange involving a tractor trailer and a car. There are injuries involved in this wreck. The troopers also tell us that Huntsville Police are working on a wreck on […]

  • Wreck in Lacey’s Spring causing traffic delays

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – There is a wreck impacting traffic for those traveling from Morgan County into Huntsville on Highway 231. The Lacey’s Spring fire chief says those traveling north should be prepared to stop near the base of Brindlee Mountain. Those who have to drive through the area should stay in the left hand lane and expect to stop. The fire chief tells us no one was hurt in the wreck, but it is going to take some time […]

  • TN Valley real estate group named to top 1,000 teams in nation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Amanda Howard Real Estate has been ranked in the top 1,000 real estate teams in the nation. The ranking is sponsored annually by REAL Trends. The honor is bestowed upon the top 1,000 residential agents and teams in four categories. The list says Amanda Howard Real Estate served 710 families in 2016, ranking it #30 in the nation. “The real estate professionals ranked in The Thousand have proven that they have the skills to grow their businesses […]

  • Caught on camera: Thief grabs packages left on doorstep just minutes before

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A thief grabbed some packages containing valuable medicine from a home in south Huntsville on Wednesday. The homeowner, who is an employee of WHNT News 19, says the man struck just four minutes after the delivery driver left the boxes. In the surveillance video, you can see a white car pull up to the curb, a man get out, and then walk away with the packages containing valuable medication. Shane Hays is the homeowner. He filed a […]

  • Leave it to the professionals! Government agencies warn of home fireworks dangers

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are each taking on the same message: Leave fireworks to the professionals! “Each year, thousands of people are injured from using consumer fireworks,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president of Outreach and Advocacy. “Even sparklers, which are often thought of as harmless enough for children to hold, burn at 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit and can cause significant injuries.” On Independence Day in a typical year, fireworks account for two […]

  • Severe weather threat causes early dismissals of school offices, summer classes, camps & summer feeding programs

    Several summer programs have announced early dismissals today due to the chance of severe weather in the TN Valley. The following are programs that have announced early closures: Boys & Girls Club of N. AL – Closing at 12:00 Huntsville City Schools – 12:30 p.m. – This includes all Huntsville City Schools & offices, summer school, extended day, summer & sports camps, and the summer feeding program.  Schools currently being served with bus routes will have buses at their schools […]

  • Madison Police investigate early-morning shooting call

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police confirm officers were called to an apartment complex off Flagstone Drive this morning after reports of multiple gunshots. It happened just after 3:00 Wednesday morning. A Madison Police officer on the scene tells WHNT News 19 several residents called 911 after hearing as many as 20 gunshots. The officer says there were no victims found at the scene. However, there was a vehicle with multiple bullet holes. A representative from HEMSI tells WHNT News 19 […]

  • Madison County warns of traffic light outage

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the traffic lights are out at Nance Road and Mt. Zion Road. They ask drivers to treat the intersection of a 3-way stop.  

  • Madison Police continue investigating attempted burglary to jewelry business

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police are investigating an attempted burglary at Brock’s Jewelry on Madison Boulevard. Police and store owners were alerted to the break in around 3:30 on Friday morning. Police and the store’s owners are looking through surveillance footage to see if they know who broke into the business. “At least there wasn’t anybody here and we was open for business,” Alan Brock, the nephew of the store owner and employee, said. Brock told WHNT News 19 his […]