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    Georgia father arrested after twin girls die in hot car, police say

    (CNN) — Police arrested a father after the deaths of his toddler twin daughters who were left in a hot car in western Georgia, authorities say. “We do believe they were left in the car for a period of time,” Carrollton police Capt. Chris Dobbs said. Police said they were investigating the case under the assumption the girls died because of the heat inside the car; autopsies were to be conducted Friday morning. Dobbs said neighbors of the family in […]

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    2 adults, 1 juvenile charged for recent armed robberies in Madison

    MADISON, Ala.  – Madison Police have arrested three people who they believe to be connected to several armed robberies in the area. Investigators made the connection after a robbery at a Huntsville business. The Madison robberies involved were: July 21, 2016, 10:00 a.m., Jersey Mike’s sandwich shop at 8000 Madison Blvd. was robbed at gunpoint. August 1, 2016 at 3:40 p.m., the International Market at 8006 Old Madison Pike was robbed at gunpoint; a customer was robbed as well Investigators with […]

  • Traffic on I-565 from the wreck near the Wall Triana exit

    I-565 traffic impacted by wreck near the Wall Triana Exit

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police say a wreck involving a motorcycle has impacted traffic on Interstate 565. The wreck happened just east of exit 9. We have gotten reports that traffic is moving slowly in the eastbound lanes as far back as the airport. The wreck happened in the eastbound lanes. Traffic is backed up six exits all the way to Greenbrier on 565 east. @whnt — Kaylee Heck (@KayleeHeckNews) August 5, 2016 Please use caution as you travel through the […]

  • The U.S. Post Office on Mastin Lake Road in Huntsville was evacuated on Tuesday morning. (Photo: Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

    Emergency personnel respond to U.S. Post Office on Mastin Lake Road, building evacuated

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police and fire units have evacuated the post office on Mastin Lake Road this morning.  Multiple crews have responded to the area. @whnt lot of fire trucks & other 1st responders at post office on Mastin Lake — Brian LeCompte (@LecompteBrian) August 2, 2016 Please avoid the area if possible.  Police haven’t said yet why the building was cleared. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the scene. We will update this information as soon as […]

  • Decatur Apartment Fire

    Firefighters respond to apartment fire in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. – Firefighters have been called to the Summer Lodge Apartments in Decatur on Spring Avenue. Crews are calling this a 2-alarm fire. Quick response allowed firefighters to get the fire under control quickly. At least one building, Building G, was evacuated during the fire. Initial reports indicated there may have been injuries associated with the fire. Officials clarify a woman was pulled from her apartment. Although her unit was not on fire, it was filled with smoke. The […]

  • The United States Air Force announced Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, that Boeing's 747-800 platform would be used for the next generation Presidential transport fleet.

    Boeing could kill production of its iconic 747 jumbo jet

    NEW DELHI (CNNMoney) — The end may be near for Boeing’s iconic 747. After years of lackluster sales, Boeing has warned it could stop producing its legendary 747 jumbo jet if orders do not pick up. “It is reasonably possible that we could decide to end production of the 747,” Boeing said Wednesday in a regulatory filing. The company previously announced it would halve production of the aircraft from 12 per year to just six beginning in September. Dubbed the […]

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    Officers arrest two people after early-morning chase in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police arrested two people this morning who they say led officers on a chase into Madison County. Officers tried to pull over a vehicle around 1:00 this morning near Oakwood Drive and Memorial Parkway. Officers say the driver led them on a chase over Chapman Mountain at speeds near 100 miles an hour. The chase ended in the parking lot of Walmart on Winchester Road at Homer Nance. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office reported the car […]

  • jordan lane wreck

    Paramedics: Huntsville driver lucky to only have minor injures

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Emergency Crews in Huntsville were called to a wreck on Jordan Lane this morning just north of University Drive. This, after a mini van flipped several times. Crews responded to the area around 1:30 a.m. Officers say the driver was traveling south when he lost control, hit a curb and flipped several times. The vehicle landed off the road. The driver suffered only minor injures, but was taken to Huntsville Hospital for treatment. Jordan Lane was partially […]

  • In a video released July 27, 2016, Governor Bentley urges legislators to allow Alabamians to vote on a statewide lottery.

    Gov. Bentley: “I want legislators to allow the people the right to vote on a statewide lottery”

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Robert Bentley recorded a video announcement Wednesday about his plans for a special session. The session is to solely focus on “Alabama’s Funding Crisis.” Bentley asks that each legislator allow the people to vote on a statewide lottery. “I trust the voters and our legislators must do the same.” Bentley says he will present “clean and transparent” legislation. He says it will not allow for any other gambling legalization. He also asks there to be a […]

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    Mother, daughter hurt during rescue attempt from overnight house fire near Arab

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – Firefighters were called to a house on County Road 1869 in Cullman County around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. The family said they were fast asleep when the fire started. The mother of the family says she woke to the sound of crackling. Upon further investigation, she found the home on fire. Her husband was able to get their 5-year-old daughter out unharmed. However, the home was engulfed in flames by the time she made it to her […]

  • Whitesburg Bridge death investigation

    UPDATE: Morgan County authorities clear scene of death investigation on Whitesburg bridge

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has cleared off the Whitesburg Bridge. This after an early-morning death investigation blocked some lanes. The Whitesburg Bridge on Highway 231 was down to one northbound lane while deputies were on the scene. Investigators are gone. But, at 6:00 a.m., traffic was still moving slow. Authorities were called to the bridge around 3:30 a.m. Paramedics arrived to find the man dead outside of his vehicle. Officials are not commenting right now […]

  • Huntsville Police

    Handicap buses used for Huntsville City Schools vandalized, police investigating

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they are investigating a case of criminal mischief. Investigators say multiple buses belonging to Durham Services were damaged. The buses involved were the handicap buses used to transport Huntsville City Schools students. Huntsville Police ask for anyone with information to call investigators at 256-722-7100. Note: WHNT News 19 is working to get pictures of the damaged buses. We will update this story with them as soon as we can.