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    Sheriff’s Office: Escaped Inmate from Limestone County in custody

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says Christopher Cody Usery is now in custody. He’s the man reported to have escaped custody on Sunday. Investigators say Usery was on work release when he left his work post at Vulcan Plastics. Deputies credit an observant citizen for noticing Usery. That person called to report him to the sheriff’s office. Investigators are still looking for the stolen vehicle. It’s a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu with Alabama License Place 0202AD4. Usery […]

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    Your Photos: Rain and Flooding in the Tennessee Valley

    Huntsville saw more than three inches of rain this weekend. Specifically, 3.79 inches. The National Weather Service put Madison County under a flood warning Sunday night because of all the rain. And many viewers shared pictures and video with us that showed that flooding. Below is just a sampling of what we received: Flooding in the Tennessee //

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    Madison County Sheriff’s Office seizes 21 gambling machines from Ryland store

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office raided a business in the Ryland area on Friday.  It is located a 2817 G Highway 72 East. They seized 22 illegal gambling machines, 21 of which were in operation. Investigators are questioning two people. WHNT News 19 is tracking the latest on this developing story. We’ll update you as soon as more details are released.

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    Italy avalanche: 6 people found alive in buried hotel

    PENNE, Italy (CNN) — Rescuers have found six people alive under snow at the site of the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy, the local fire department said. An official with the department, Luca Carie told CNN the rescuers are in contact with the group but are yet to reach them. Up to 30 people are feared trapped in four-star Hotel Rigopiano, at the foot of the Gran Sasso mountain about 135 kilometers (85 miles) northeast of Rome. […]

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    Maker of Trump pizza celebrates Inauguration with more specialty pizzas

    ATHENS, Ala. – Joe’s World Famous Pizzeria in Athens has done it again. He’s celebrating President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration with a variety of customized pizzas. We first told you about pizzeria owner Joe Carlucci’s unique pizza showing Donald Trump’s head in March. It was a collaboration between Carlucci and Athens High School student Morgan Griess. They made the pizza ahead of one of the presidential debates. This isn’t the first time Carlucci has crafted a pie after a famous face. […]

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    Decatur Police: Man shoots intruder in self-defense

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say a man was shot to death after apparently smashing a window and door to get inside a house on Beard Street overnight. Officers arrived to find 36-year-old Bruce Rashad Moody dead of multiple gunshot wounds. Investigators say Moody’s ex-wife was in the house with her children and another person, Atlantis Jarmon.  Police say Bruce Moody smashed out a window of the master bedroom then went around and kicked through the front door of the house. They […]

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    Pedestrian hit in Boaz, police asking drivers to avoid the area

    BOAZ, Ala. – Boaz Police confirm a pedestrian was hit by a car this morning on Highway 431 near the Burger King. Police have asked motorists to avoid the area while they work to clear the area. There is no word on the condition of the woman hit. Officers say she was flown by helicopter to an area hospital for treatment.

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    Huntsville Utilities to close down Governors Drive near Parkway at 9:00 a.m.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities crews plan to temporarily closed all lanes, eastbound and westbound, of Governors Drive just east of Memorial Parkway. They will install “overhead services.” The closure will begin around 9:00 a.m. Thursday. Units with Huntsville Police will be there to help with traffic management. Crews plan to move as quickly as is safely possible to complete the project. They estimate the lane closures will take 20-30 minutes. Please avoid the area if possible.

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    Hughes Road in Madison back open after gas leak

    MADISON, Ala. – The Madison Police Department has reopened Hughes Road after a morning gas leak. The area between Gillespie Road and Eastview Drive was blocked off for almost 20 minutes this morning while crews worked to repair a gas leak. Crews have been working in that area since late last week.  

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    Threat investigated at Liberty Middle School in Madison, determined to be a hoax

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police say they have looked into information phoned into Madison police Dispatch today. The claim was a student had contraband and a knife on Liberty Middle School’s campus. Madison Police say school resource officers looked into the circumstances surrounding the phone call. They determined the information was not credible and believed it to be a hoax.  

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    Topgolf announces new location in Huntsville, will create hundreds of jobs

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Topgolf is coming to the new MidCity Development. It’s a driving range and entertainment hub that’s expected to open late this year or early next year. Construction on the 53,000-square-foot venue begins in March. “Topgolf is something truly unique to Huntsville, and we are excited for residents and visitors to be able to experience this entertainment concept in the Rocket City,” said Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle. “The project in MidCity fits well with our vision for a […]

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    Volunteer firefighters respond to house fire in Harvest

    HARVEST, Ala. – Volunteer firefighters with the Toney and Monrovia Volunteer Fire Departments are currently at a home on fire on McKee Rd. The departments sent out an alert just after 10:30 this morning. The home is located in the 800 block of McKee Road. Fire crews are asking motorists to avoid the area. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the way to the scene. We’ll update you as soon as we learn more.