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  • 62k pounds of raw beef products recalled due to E. coli risk

    More than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products are being recalled because they could be contaminated with E. coli. Aurora Packing Co. Inc., of North Aurora, Illinois, is recalling select products packaged on April 19, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection. The products may be contaminated with the strain of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and have an establishment number “EST. 788” inside the USDA mark of inspection. There are multiple cuts of beef included in the […]

  • Man arrested after deadly shooting in Florence

    FLORENCE, Ala – A man has been arrested after a deadly shooting in Florence late Wednesday night. Florence police say they were called to the 100 block of Blair St. around 10:00 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a man on the sidewalk, who had been shot. Florence Fire Department and Shoals Ambulance arrived, but the man died on the way to the hospital. Officers took in William Butler, 69, into custody. Butler was transported to the Florence Police Department, […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Alabaster senior has been located, alert canceled

    The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has canceled a missing senior alert for Ha Lim Reynolds. Previous story: The Alabaster, Alabama police department need help finding Ha Lim Reynolds. Ms. Reynolds is a 72-year-old Asian female with brown hair and brown eyes and may be suffering from a condition that may impair her judgment. Ms. Reynolds is 5’4″ and 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing black pants and a blue shirt at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, Alabama around […]

  • Governor Ivey announces auto supplier YKTA to create 650 jobs at Huntsville plant

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey and executives from auto supplier Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (YKTA) announced the company’s plans to invest $220 million to open a manufacturing facility that will create 650 jobs. The YKT Alabama facility will be on the site of the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) auto assembly plant now under construction in the Limestone County portion of Huntsville. It’s an exciting day in Huntsville, as we celebrate YKTA’s $220 million investment to open a manufacturing […]

  • Sheriff: Immigrants arrested in ‘human smuggling operation’ in DeKalb County

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says a traffic stop on Interstate 59 led to arrests involving human trafficking. Investigators say a deputy patrolling I-59 stopped a vehicle around 11:00 Tuesday night. That vehicle, that had a Texas license plate, reportedly had nine people inside. Sheriff Nick Welden reports that further investigation determined the people inside were in the United States Illegally as part of a human smuggling operation from the southern border. Homeland Security Investigators were […]

  • SPLC sues Athens City Schools over school incident caught on video

    ATHENS, Ala. – The Southern Poverty Law Center has sued Athens City Schools on behalf of two black students who they say were denied due process and can’t participate in graduation after an altercation partially captured on video. The SPLC complaint seeks a hearing in Juvenile Court in Limestone County, according to our news partners The students, identified as G.K. and M.B., were denied due process, the SPLC says, and the school system abused its discretion. Three students and […]

  • Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. One in three seniors dies from it and it kills more than breast and prostate cancers combined. The Alzheimer’s Association is asking for the Tennessee Valley’s help to combat this disease through its Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. There are two in North Alabama. The Huntsville Walk is September 22 and the Florence Walk is September 15, but the organization is accepting team registrations and corporate sponsorships now. Walk to End […]

  • Madison Police make 6th arrest in Skyline Road murder, seek a 7th suspect

    MADISON, Ala. – Tuesday, Madison Police announced another arrest in the Skyline Road murder investigation, bringing the total to six. Investigators also say they are looking for a seventh person who they believe was involved. Officers were originally called to an address on Skyline Road around 1:30 a.m. on May 6. Robert Luke Pratt was found dead at the scene. A second victim was shot and taken to Huntsville Hospital. Caleb Ryan Kegley, 19, is the most recent arrest in […]

  • 18-wheeler crashes into technology building in Tanner, causing fire

    TANNER, Ala. – Officials say an 18-wheeler crashed into a building Tuesday night causing a fire. According to authorities, the crash happened around 11:40 p.m. at the Alabama Robotics Technology Park in Tanner near the Calhoun Community College campus on US 31. Fire crews said the woman driving the 18-wheeler was heading northbound and lost control of her vehicle. The truck skidded across the road and ended up running into the building causing a fire to erupt. The driver was […]

  • Officials locate missing Bessemer senior

    Update: Mr. Tubbs has been located, according to authorities. The Bessemer Police Department need help finding William Tubbs Sr. Mr. Tubbs is an 81-year-old black male, 5’9”, 131 pounds with gray hair and may be suffering from a condition that may impair his judgment. He was last seen wearing plaid lounge pants, a white t-shirt, a ball cap, and a black watch at his home in Bessemer, Alabama around 4:00 p.m. on May 21st. If anyone has any information regarding […]

  • Alabama senator introduces bill to repeal Alabama’s abortion ban

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Senator Vivian Davis Figures (D-Mobile) introduced a Senate bill to repeal the state’s abortion ban. “There are consequences for every decision we make as legislators, and for every vote, we cast there are ramifications,” Sen. Figures said. “However, some of these effects are unintended and I truly believe this has been the case for SB314. I do not believe my Republican colleagues had any idea what the consequences for passing this bill would be.” You can […]

  • Explosives found in DeKalb County

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Several law enforcement agencies and state agencies are on KC Lane in DeKalb County where they found explosive material. Authorities say the state bomb squad is investigating. The scene is secure and there is no immediate danger to the public.

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