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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.

  • Garden Tips: Cool Weather Crops

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Garden Tips features advice on what crops to grown in cool weather.

  • Garden Tips: Ornamental Grasses

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Just in time for spring, this week’s Garden Tips is about ornamental grasses. These grasses are perennial, which means they replace their foliage every year.  You can trim the dead grass off, but it’s not necessary.

  • Tools for Teachers: Karl Fernandez

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week’s Tools for Teachers recipient is Karl Fernandez who teaches science at Sparkman High School.

  • Power Outage in Florence Resolved

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Florence Police Department tells us a transformer fire caused a power outage in Florence just before 9:00 p.m. The transformer was near Cumberland Road in Florence. The power outage affected downtown Florence and the University of North Alabama’s campus for a little more than an hour.  

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    Pictures: I-65 Standstill

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Interstate 65 looked more like a parking lot Thursday, after icy roads and wrecks brought traffic to a halt. State troopers shut down the Northbound and Southbound lanes of I-65 between mile markers 310 and 318. The back-up spanned about ten miles with drivers reporting they hit it as soon as they got past Huntsville. According to state troopers, a semi truck jackknifed in the Southbound lanes and then several trucks pulled over in the […]


    Woman, Two Children Taken to UAB Burn Center After House Fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters responded to a house fire last night in the 800 block of Washington Street.  A woman and two children were taken to the UAB Burn Center. Huntsville Police say a neighbor called in saying they “heard a boom.”  Authorities say there was a natural gas explosion the residence, which is part of a Huntsville Housing Authority housing project. Cheri Kent and her two children, ages 5 and 7, were rushed to the Burn Center in […]


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