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  • UPDATE: 2 taken to hospital after wreck, search continues for car’s driver

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police are asking motorists to avoid the area of Interstate 565 and Wall Triana Highway. They say there is a wreck at the westbound exit from the interstate. Emergency crews are on the scene of a 2-vehicle wreck where one vehicle caught fire. Paramedics rushed two people to the hospital. Firefighters on the scene tell us the two taken to the hospital were the driver and passenger of the truck involved in the wreck. Emergency personnel say […]

  • Road Closures begin in downtown Huntsville for WhistleStop

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have already begun closing down roads in downtown Huntsville. Crews are blocking off the area around this Historic Depot Roundhouse for the WhistleStop Festival. The festival begins Friday, but the following closures are already in place: The outside southbound turn lane of Washington Street from, the intersection of the eastbound I-565 off ramp to Washington Street, and south to Monroe Street. The outside northbound lane of Church Street starting 100 feet south of Monroe Street […]

  • Highway 20 reopens after crews clear wreck at Governors West

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Emergency crews have cleared the wreckage on Highway 20, allowing traffic to flow again. An overturned dump truck had westbound traffic blocked for some time Wednesday morning. The truck dropped a load of gravel when it overturned. Huntsville Police blocked both directions of Highway 20 while crews cleared the truck and gravel from the area.   Everything is back open at this time.

  • Crews plan Hughes Road closure Wednesday night near Clift’s Cove

    MADISON, Ala. – The City of Madison plans to close a portion of Hughes Road Wednesday night, weather permitting. Crews will install a drainage pipe. The work will be performed just north of Clift’s Cove from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The area will be closed to all traffic. Gillespie Road and Gooch Lane should be used a detours.

  • New sporting goods store celebrates grand opening

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Academy Sports and Outdoors is celebrating another store opening; this time in Huntsville at the corner of Drake & South Memorial Parkway. The new store officially opens Friday, April 28. The 62,000 square-feet store will bring more than 100 new jobs to the community. Managers at Academy Sports and Outdoors celebrated the event by allowing members of the Boys & Girls Club of North Alabama an evening of early shopping, on the house. Roughly 30 children had […]

  • UPDATE: Westbound Highway 72 East back open

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Traffic is flowing again in the westbound lanes of Highway 72 East after crews got a truck back on the road. The lanes were blocked for a short time by a semi-truck.

  • Decatur Police ask for help finding man wanted for theft

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police are asking for your help locating Kent Maurice Oliver. He’s charged with Theft of Property in Decatur and Athens. Oliver, 33, may be driving a white 2004 Ford pickup with tag #44CZ231 or a blue 2013 Hyundai Sonata with tag #44BB861. Police say Oliver is 6’1″ tall and weighs 235 lbs. He has brown eyes and black hair. His last known address was 1215 Audubon Lane, Apt. 110 in Athens, AL. Police say Oliver lives […]

  • 2 inmates escape Baldwin County work release, 1 from Jackson County

    LOXLEY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for two inmates who escaped from the Loxley Work Release Center Monday night. They did so around 9:10 p.m. The missing in mates are Ryan Edward Wilson, who was sentenced for Theft of Property in Jackson County, and Bobby Lee Taylor, who was sentenced for Theft of Property from Elmore County. Wilson, 29, stands 5’9″ tall and weighs 180 lbs. He has brown hair and eyes. As you can see from […]

  • Federal authorities ask for suspected Tennessee kidnapper to be held without bond

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Federal authorities have asked the courts to deny bond for Tad Cummins, the Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student, and move him to the Middle District of Tennessee while he awaits trial. That’s all spelled out in court documents filed in California today. Assistant United States Attorney Jason Hitt filed the documents stating Cummins “planned and executed an audacious scheme to take a juvenile victim across the United States while evading law enforcement for the […]

  • Huntsville’s Big Spring Park officially reopened after months of renovations

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville City Leaders are celebrating the reopening of a downtown gem; Big Spring Park. The western portion of the park is opening just in time for many spring and summer events planned for the area. Mayor Tommy Battle and other city leaders gathered for a 10:00 a.m. news conference to show off the new $2 million landscape and also address how people should interact with the wildlife found in the park.

  • UPDATE: Child hit by vehicle Tuesday afternoon identified, still in critical condition

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The 2nd grade student who was hit by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Ashleigh Jones. Limestone County Schools Superintendent Tom Sisk says Ashleigh’s bus driver dropped her and her brother off as usual, they crossed in front of the bus and went home. Sisk says the incident happened after the bus driver pulled away. He says the 10 students on the bus saw what happened and started yelling. The bus driver then turned […]

  • AMBER Alert issued for missing 12-year-old from Atlanta

    ATLANTA, Ga. – An AMBER Alert has been issued for Arasely Jimenez-Vasquez. She’s been missing since Saturday. Authorities believe Armando Aguilar, 32, abducted the 12-year-old girl. Arasely is 5’3″ tall and weighs approximately 130 lbs. Aguilar is said to have scaring along the right side of his chin. He also has a tattoo of “Ashley” across his chest. Above the name are four large stars and there are three stars below the name. There is a felony warrant for Kidnapping […]