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    Portion of Grizzard Road in Huntsville closed, water main break caused icy road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have closed a portion of Grizzard Road because of ice in the roadway. A water main has broken near the intersection of Shady Lane. Officers have blocked off Grizzard from Las Animas to Redmont at this time. Please use caution in the area.

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    Work to begin on Hughes Road in Madison near overpass, should take 3 months to complete

    MADISON, Ala. – Crews will begin work on Hughes Road near the overpass located south of Portal Lane on Monday. The work will be to improve the pavement and slope near the overpass in the southbound lanes. The outside southbound lane of the overpass has been blocked off since mid-November. At that time, city officials said they had been monitoring the overpass because of safety concerns. Gradual shifting in the area created cracks in the pavement. The Madison City Engineering […]

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    UPDATE: Gate 7 back open after repairs complete

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Officials at Redstone Arsenal say Gate 7, located near the intersection of Martin & Zierdt Roads, is back open. It was closed temporarily this morning for repairs. An official said guards were doing “routine daily checks” this morning when they noticed a needed repair. Those guards closed the gate in order for the repairs to be made.    

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    Huntsville firefighters respond to Kildare Street for second time in 8 hours

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters have returned to 2205 Kildare Street again this morning. This after they were called out to the home around 8:00 Monday night. Crews on the scene last night told us the people who lived in the home got out safely, but a pet was killed. HAPPENING NOW: Huntsville Fire & Rescue putting out a house fire on Kildare St. @whnt — Sarah Macaluso (@SarahMacaluso) January 3, 2017 UPDATE: it appears fire crews have put […]

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    Decatur Police: Man questioned after wreck arrested on harassment, resisting arrest, drug charges

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say they were investigating a suspicious vehicle on Sunday that led to the arrest of a 19-year-old. Investigators say they were called to check on an unoccupied vehicle in the area of Century Blvd. and Regency Blvd. that appeared to have been wrecked. They say the vehicle was partially blocking the roadway. The registered owner of the vehicle advised investigators that his son, Davis Dodd, had the vehicle. Police found Dodd, 19, at his home. […]

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    Firefighters fight brush fire in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Firefighters are on the scene of a brush fire near Eastview Drive. Crews are on Schrimsher Road. Madison Police ask drivers to use caution in the area while firefighters are on the scene. Our crew on the scene just sent a photo that shows firefighters working at a few dark spots on the ground where the fire was, but no flames or smoke.

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    Mountain Gap teacher new to Huntsville, but making a big impact

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – This week’s Tools for Teachers recipient has only been in Huntsville for six months. But it didn’t take long for her to learn the ropes and create a positive impact on her students. Lauren Scott is a Pre-K teacher at Mountain Gap P-8 School in Huntsville. And, after being given her $319 in winnings, she was quick to point out she is simply one piece of a team working every day to set students up for success. […]

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    Two 18-wheeler trucks collide in Jackson County

    STEVENSON, Ala. – The Jackson County Emergency Management Agency says two 18-wheeler trucks have collided in Stevenson. The wreck happened just off Highway 72. One truck rear-ended another truck sending it into MJ Food Mart, which is now compeltely destroyed. One driver was transported to Erlanger Hospital. Stevenson Police Chief Kevin Smith said that they are concerend there may be a fuel leak, so the investigation will continue throughout the day. They will also spend the day cleaning up the […]

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    Wreck cleared at Pulaski Pike & Oakwood Avenue, traffic back to normal

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have cleared the wrecked vehicles at the intersection of Pulaski Pike and Oakwood Avenue. Traffic is flowing again as normal. Police on the scene tell us the driver of the overturned SUV was able to get out with little to no injuries. Traffic in all directions are clear! HPD officer tells me no injuries involved in the wreck. @whnt — Sarah Macaluso (@SarahMacaluso) December 29, 2016    

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    UPDATE: Three Springs escapees in custody

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police say the two escapees from Three Springs are now in custody. Officers first alerted the public they were searching for the two 16-year-old boys around 8:30 this morning. They were searching in the area of County Line Road and Browns Ferry Road.  

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    James Clemens Marching Band heading to London for New Year’s Day Parade

    MADISON, Ala. – James Clemens High School students are heading to London. The band leaves this morning ahead of London’s famous New Year’s Day Parade. The Jets join a number of participants for this 40-year tradition, including balloons like you may find in the Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade and even the vehicles seen in the Transformers movies. Band members with gather at the school at 7:30 and will depart for the Atlanta airport by 8:30. The parade will begin at […]

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    Madison Police confirm one person killed, two in custody, for County Line Road shooting

    MADISON, Ala. — Capt. Steve Wilkerson with the Madison Police Department confirms one person has died as a result of a shooting Monday afternoon at the Sonic Drive-in on County Line Road. He said they are not releasing the identity of the person at this time, but that “the public is not in any danger.” Capt. Terrell Cook also confirmed with WHNT News 19 that Madison Police had two persons of interest in custody. The Madison Police Department should release more […]