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  • Blessing Road Shooting

    Albertville Police Investigating Shooting

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting at a home on Blessing Road in Albertville. Police say the shooting happened around 8:15 p.m. Albertville Police investigators say a man shot a woman in the back during a domestic dispute. The woman was flown to Huntsville Hospital by medical helicopter.  Her condition was not immediately available.

  • SEC Media Days Day 3

    HOOVER, Ala. (WHNT) – Here’s a look at the final day of SEC Media Days.

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    State Unemployment Rates Released

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama’s June unemployment numbers are in and Madison County’s numbers are up, but statewide numbers are down to 6.5 percent. Madison County’s numbers rose from 5.5 percent in May to 6 percent last month. Last month the statewide number was 6.8 percent. Cullman County was among the lowest rates, standing at 5.6 percent. Wilcox, Perry, and Dallas counties had the highest rates.

  • TWA Flight 800 Memorial Unveiled

    STEVENSON, Ala. (WHNT) – On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800 crashed shortly after taking off from JFK International Airport in New York City. Five people on that flight, Michael Scott, Barbara Scott, Joe Scott, Tom Weatherby, and Brenda Privette, all who called Stevenson home, died. On the 17th anniversary of the crash, members of the community gathered to dedicate a memorial to the victims of TWA Flight 800 in downtown Stevenson. Another memorial for the flight stands in Long […]

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    UPDATE: Police Respond To Reported Cutting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating a cutting in the 100 block of Wilkerson Drive. Huntsville police on the scene say a person suffered minor injuries during the incident. Police cleared the scene at about 9:00 pm. No word on arrests or charges in the case.

  • Decatur City Jailer Arrested

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A Decatur city jailer has been arrested after police say he exchanged tobacco for pills. Investigators say Justin Fortenberry gave an inmate tobacco, then met a third party at a grocery store to get Lortabs. Fortenberry resigned from his position, and is now in the Morgan County Jail. He was just shy of five years of service with the city.

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    Car Crashes into Huntsville Subway

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A driver says she crashed into the Subway at the corner of Pulaski Pike and University Drive late Friday afternoon after accidentally pressing the gas pedal instead of the brakes. No customers were inside at the time of the crash, and all employees were in the back of the store. No one was injured. No word on how long the restaurant will be closed.

  • Tools for Teachers: Obie Childers

    NEW HOPE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Tools for Teachers winner is Obie Childers. Obie is a teacher and coach at New Hope High School in Madison County.

  • Tools for Teachers: Mandy Odom

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Tools for Teachers recipient is Mandy Odom. Mandy teaches 2nd grade at Tharptown Elementary School in Russellville.

  • Garden Tips: Grafted Tomatoes

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Garden Tips is about grafted tomatoes. George Bennett of Bennett Nurseries says this is a new way to grow tomatoes, where one type of plant is ‘grafted’ on top of another tomato plant’s root system. Bennett says this grafted tomato will ‘take off’ – growing faster, and growing bigger fruit.  He encourages you to grow one next to another type of tomato and see the difference.

  • Deal or Dud: GripGo

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Deal or Dud features the GripGo.

  • Florida Gulf Coast University: Cinderella Story

    ARLINGTON, Tx. (CBS) – Florida Gulf Coast University has become the NCAA Cinderella story this year after upsetting Georgetown and San Diego State.


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