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  • UPDATE: Auburn Campus to Resume Operations Thursday at 5:30 a.m.

    AUBURN, Ala. (WHNT) – A threat at Auburn University remains under investigation.  No arrest has been made, but classes were cancelled Wednesday due to concern. AU plans to resume normal operations Thursday at 5:30 a.m. Update issued at 4:00 pm:  The Auburn campus will resume normal operations tomorrow as of 5:30 a.m. Classes will be held as scheduled, and employees should report to work according to their regular schedules unless otherwise notified by their supervisor. Dining venues, campus buildings and […]

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    North Huntsville Business Damaged by Fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters responded to the Supersonic Car Wash on North Memorial Parkway around 2:00 Tuesday morning.  A Passerby noticed smoke coming from the building and called 911. The back utility room was on fire when firefighters got there.  Firefighters  had to wait for Huntsville Utilities workers to cut the power before working to extinguish the flames.  They were able to get the flames out within minutes. The utility room sustained heavy damage.  Supersonic Car Wash will be […]

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    Volunteer Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Volunteers from Oak Grove and Elkmont Fire Departments responded to a home on Elkton Road just after midnight Thursday night. The home is just south of Thach Road. By the time firefighters got there, heavy smoke was billowing from the home.  Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the master bedroom of the home, but the rest of the home had smoke damage. The utility company has had to cut power to the home.  […]

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    Tennessee Authorities Find Kidnapping Suspect

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. (WHNT) – Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder says authorities captured and arrested Scotty Bolin in Clarksville, Tennessee early Tuesday morning. Investigators in Lincoln County said they alerted authorities in Clarksville to Bolin’s whereabouts shortly after midnight after a dispatcher received a tip via Facebook that the kidnapping suspect had checked in to a local hospital. “She [dispatcher] got on Facebook and looked Mr. Bolin up, and he had sent something to one of his friends that he was checking into the hospital,” said […]

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    Several Pets Still Missing After Hartselle House Fire

    HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Emergency crews responded to the call for a house fire on Huckaby Bridge Road in Hartselle around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. They say they thought a child was inside when the fire started. But they found out the child was safe outside the home when they got to the scene. Firefighters say it took 45 minutes to get the fully-involved fire under control. Hartselle Firefighters stayed on scene for several hours to get the fire out. Several […]

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    Firefighters Battle House Fire in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the Piney Chapel Community. It started around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday on Cross Key Road. Firefighters say the home is a complete loss.  They also say no one was living in the home when the fire started. The owner of the home lives next door. He tells WHNT News 19 that the house was 100 years old. He was in the process of renovating the house […]

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    Man Hit By Car on Hwy. 72 In Jackson County

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Emergency crews say someone driving a car hit a man crossing Highway 72 in Jackson County, about a mile east of Gurley. It happened just after 12 a.m. Tuesday. A medical helicopter rushed the pedestrian to Huntsville Hospital after the collision.  State Troopers identify him as Thomas Flippo, 28, of Gurley. As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Flippo was listed in critical condition. Emergency crews closed down Highway 72 for roughly 20 minutes for the helicopter […]

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    Firefighters Rush to Overnight House Fire in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – One person is looking for a temporary place to stay after a house fire in Decatur. Firefighters believe food left on the stove is to blame for the fire. Decatur Fire and Rescue crews responded to the home on Tower View Street just before 11:00 p.m. Sunday. Crews arrived to find flames coming from the kitchen inside the home. The fire destroyed the kitchen. However, crews were able to extinguish the flames before it spread to […]

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    Firefighters Hampered by Location of Hydrant While Fighting Fire

    SPEAKE, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters from two different departments responded to a home on County Road 188 in Lawrence County around 10:00 Sunday night. By the time the firefighters got to the home, it was already fully involved. The closest hydrant was three miles from the home, so fire crews had to shuttle water to the home. No one was inside the home when the fire started. Firefighters say the homeowner had been doing some work on the home in […]

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    NEW INFORMATION: Investigators Make Arrest in Deadly NW Huntsville Shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police investigators have made an arrest in connection to a fatal shooting on Thursday night. A 17-year-old juvenile has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of shooting death of Delawrence Andrew Thomas, 19, of Huntsville, according to police. Officers on the scene say the shooting happened just before midnight in the 6400 block of Hollow Road in northwest Huntsville.  Police searched the area with K-9 officers in an attempt to find the suspect. Huntsville […]

  • Many Roads Improved, But Please Use Caution

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) - Please view the latest road conditions for Wednesday, February 12, 2014 here.   Information below is from Tuesday, February 11: Road conditions have improved throughout the day in many parts of the Tennessee Valley. However, law enforcement agencies urge you to use caution because you may encounter slick areas. Please be aware we’re expecting another round of snow tonight that is expected to cause more travel problems Wednesday, possibly into Thursday morning. ***Do NOT call 911 for […]

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    Update: Missing Woman Found in Lauderdale County

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Florence Police say Judith Collins has been found. Police issued her picture on Thursday, February 6 and asked for the public’s help to find her. Lauderdale County Sheriff’s deputies found Collins around 1 a.m. Friday and took her to the hospital for treatment.

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