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    UPDATE: Albertville gas station employee dies after weekend fire

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala.  – The Marshall County Coroner confirms that 28-year-old Mayank “Mike” Patel died this morning at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham. Patel was an employee at the Citgo gas station on Highway 75  in Albertville and was injured during a fire at the business on Sunday. The fire blocked traffic on Highway 75 as crews responded. Stephen Holmes with the Alabama Fire Marshal’s Office tells WHNT News 19 that investigators are still working to determine the cause of that fire.  

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    Arab Police arrest man on murder charges after a deadly shooting

    JOPPA, Ala. (WHNT) – Arab Police say a man is in custody after a Sunday night shooting. Police say   they responded to a home on Midfield Road in the Joppa community around 9:30 Sunday night after someone called in a potential shooting. “When we arrived we identified a male outside the residence as Dale Hopson,” Assistant Chief Shane Washburn says, “We went into the residence and located a decreased female that had an apparent gunshot wound to the head.” That woman […]

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    Hartselle teens killed in go-kart crash

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a two-vehicle crash that happened on Saturday, April 23. Brianna Lashay Lewis and Breanna Caitlin Jackson died when a go-kart they were riding in crashed with a car. Both victims were 15 years old. Troopers say the crash happened just before 11  Saturday night on Highway 36 near Danville. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene. Jackson was flown to Huntsville Hospital, where she later died from her injuries. The […]

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    Church closings/delays – Sunday January 24

    The following schedules for churches remain in effect for Sunday, January 24.   Please stay up to date on the forecast. Antioch Baptist Church, Huntsville – all Sunday services are canceled Highlands Baptist Church, Huntsville – all Sunday services are canceled Monte Sano United Methodist Church, Huntsville – no services Howell Hill Church of Christ, Fayetteville – One service only at 10:30am Park City Baptists Church, Fayetteville – No morning or evening services. Stewarts Chapel Baptist Church, Flintville – The […]

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    Snowstorm as seen from space

    A winter storm gave us a dusting of snow here in the Tennessee Valley, but it’s creating major issues on the east coast. So, what does a massive snowstorm look like from space? Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is spending a full year in space to study the effects on the human body, tweeted a photo to give us a look at the system from the International Space Station. Check it out! Rare #thundersnow visible from @Space_Station in #blizzard2016! #Snowzilla #snowmaggedon2016 […]

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    The National Championship… of dancing

    Clemson head coach and Alabama alumnus Dabo Swinney likes to break it down in the locker room after big wins. There's brief video of Nick Saban dancing too.. if you'd call it that.

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    One-Stop-Shop Center for Huntsville Housing Authority residents

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Huntsville Housing Authority created the One-Stop-Shop Community Center to help its residents. It’s on Clinton Avenue. This initiative will give those living in the Butler Terrace, LR Patton, Johnson Towers and Brookside communities access to vital services, without having to travel to several different locations throughout the city. HHA Executive Director & CEO Michael Lundy says the goal is for the people in public housing to get jobs and live independently. The agencies that will operate […]

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    Throw out the record books in the Iron Bowl? Not so fast, my friend

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – When you have a game as old and as storied as the Iron Bowl you have cliches and theories. That’s especially true in a year where it looks lopsided on paper. This year we’ve heard “you never know with this game will turn out.” But that isn’t quite true. The Tide and Tigers have met 79 times and of those games, the team with the worse record only won 16 times. An unranked teams has only beaten a ranked […]

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    Five pounds of meth confiscated in DeKalb County with a street value worth $205,500

    PAINTER, Ala. (WHNT) – DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says acting on a tip his deputies along with the DeKalb County Drug Task Force and Marshall County Drug Task Force agents arrested 41-year-old Marty Glen Taylor on drug charges and confiscated the largest amount of pure crystal meth seized at one location his agency has seen. Sheriff Harris says in the multiple county effort, agents and deputies went to a home on County Road 482 in the Painter community Monday on […]

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    Morgan County crews investigating deadly wreck after vehicle crashed in Flint Creek

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – One person is dead following a crash on Highway 31 just south of Decatur. The victim’s car wound up completely submerged in Flint Creek. Divers had to free the driver. Investigators say they’re still trying to determine exactly what might have caused the accident. “Bystanders had said that it appeared the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed,” Decatur Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Jason Jones told reporters at the scene. Witnesses say the […]

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    Officer-Involved Shooting: 2 officers shoot man who cut brother, neighbor and then came at police with a knife

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Two Huntsville police officers are on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a deadly officer-involved shooting. A 911 call came in just before 10 p.m. Monday about a stabbing in the 11000 block of East Gateway Drive, just off of Hobbs Road east of Memorial Parkway.  Police say Anthony Dewayne Briggs, 36, and his brother, Quinten Briggs, 21, both live in the complex but in different units. Police say Anthony went downstairs to […]

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    Police: Athens woman arrested for trying to give child away

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson says police responded to Walmart in Athens where Sebrina Ann Thompson was trying to give a child away. Chief Johnson says Thompson is not the child’s mother, but that she is related to the child. Thompson is charged with child endangerment and possession of drug paraphernalia. The child is back with the parents. Thompson was taken to the Limestone County Jail.

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