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    Volunteer fair focused on youth helpers scheduled for Thursday afternoon

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A group of volunteers associated with Leadership Huntsville/Madison County called Seeds of Service will host a youth volunteer fair Thursday afternoon. It will be at Early Works museum 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Twenty-five local agencies will feature volunteer opportunities aimed at those raging from 5th grade students to high school seniors. The goal of the fair is to link youth volunteers to the organizations to increase youth volunteerism in the community. There is no admission charge and […]

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    Chick-fil-A in Madison reopens this morning

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison residents rejoice! Chick-fil-A reopened this morning at 6:30. According to Mayor Troy Trulock’s Facebook page, the 4-week closure has ended. It was closed for renovations inside and out. The drive-through now includes two lanes to handle the heavy traffic. Take a look at these pictures Mayor Trulock posted with his update.

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    Huntsville Police clear neighborhood after unsuccessful search for suspected shooter

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police blocked off a neighborhood north of Sparkman Drive early this morning while they searched for a gunman. An investigator says that search, however, was unsuccessful. Investigators say a man arrived at Huntsville Hospital early this morning with a gunshot wound to his face. He said it happened on Brett Road. Officer’s say they had reason to believe the shooter was still inside the home, so they blocked off the neighborhood to search the home. Before […]

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    Fire in Morgan County destroys vacant house

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Firefighters were called to a home on Thomas Road in Cotaco around 5:00 Wednesday morning. They arrived to find a 2-story home engulfed in flames. The fire spread to a nearby propane tank that exploded. Firefighters tell us strong winds and the lack of a nearby fire hydrant made things difficult for them this morning. Crews had to truck in water from about a mile away. The home has burned to the ground; only two chimneys […]

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    9 Seattle firefighters injured in building explosion

    SEATTLE, Wash.– A building exploded around 1:40 (PST) Wednesday morning sending nine firefighters to the hospital. According to WHNT News 19 sister station Q13 Fox News, there was a natural gas leak in the area before the explosion. Neptunes on Greenwood N exploded due to a natural gas leak. Multiple building have damage.. #Q13FOX — Bryan Howard (@BryanH_Q13Fox) March 9, 2016 One resident tweeted about windows being blown out of buildings for nearly a block: Building explosion blew out […]

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    UPDATE: Search crews find body of missing swimmer near Asbury

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Search crews found the body of a missing teen at the Double Bridges Red Mill area in Marshall County. Seventeen-year-old Emmanuel Villalobos -Torres went missing yesterday. He and some friends were in the Double Bridges Red Mill area Monday when he went missing. A friend told rescue crews he last saw the teen floating down the stream face down. Crews were searching from boat Tuesday morning when they found the teen’s body in a deeper part of […]

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    Madison County house damaged by fire

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on Pine Crest Circle, near the intersection of Highway 53 & Macedonia Rd. Firefighters tell us a passerby spotted the fire and called 911. The second floor of the house, where the fire started, has been gutted. The first floor saw heavy smoke and water damage. No one was home when the fire started. The Alabama State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

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    Walker Brothers Building Supply in Cullman County destroyed by late-night fire

    BAILEYTON, Ala. – Firefighters from three different volunteer fire departments were called to the Walker Brothers Building Supply Facility on School House Road. According to Cullman Today, the fire stayed isolated to the truss manufacturing area. The building was approximately 10,000 square feet. Firefighters from Baileyton, Fairview and Joppa got the fire contained around 11:00 p.m. The building is a total loss with the roof having collapsed while firefighters were still there. Firefighters did leave the area with some small […]

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    Brush fire in Morgan County keeps fire crews busy overnight

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Volunteer firefighters spent the night trying to contain a brush fire in Morgan County. It started just off Kenny Clay Road. Crews were called around midnight. The fire covered one acre, but quickly grew to 15 acres. The Alabama Forestry Department brought in heavy equipment to make a fire line. Fire crews had to deal with dry brush, high winds and uneven terrain to fight the fire, but are now confident they have everything under control. […]

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    Madison County Sheriff’s Office announces child porn arrest

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A Madison County man is behind bars, charged with possession of child pornography  after an investigation by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Homeland Security. Dennis Emmanuel Avellaneda was arrested and held in the Madison County Jail with a bond of $30,000. The two departments executed a search warrant on Raccoon Trace in Huntsville on Thursday. Investigators found several thousand pictures and videos portraying child pictures and sexual abuse on multiple computers and hard […]

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    Hollywood K-9 officer to receive bullet, stab protective vest

    HOLLYWOOD, Ala. – Hollywood Police Department’s K9 officer, Fox, will receive a protective vest thanks to the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  Delivery of the bullet and stab protective vest is expected within eight to ten weeks. Vested Interest’s mission is to provide the vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies thoughtout the United States. The Hollywood Police Department calls K9 Fox is a “dual-purpose narcotics/patrol K9” who has been a member of […]

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    Trump taps Sessions to lead national security efforts

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Donald Trump announced Thursday he has picked Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to help craft his national security policy. “Senator Sessions will serve as the Chairman of my National Security Advisory Committee,” Trump wrote in a tweet, posted shortly before the Republican debate in Detroit. “We need to understand the limits of our ability to intervene successfully in other nations. It is time for a healthy dose of foreign policy realism. In the Middle East, this means forming […]


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