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  • Huntsville police respond to shooting on Beard Street

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A person was injured during a shooting on Beard Street in Huntsville Sunday night, authorities said. According to Lt. Michael Johnson with HPD, police responded to the scene around 7:30 p.m. He added the victim’s injuries were not life-threatening. The shooting took place hours after another shooting occurred in Huntsville at Victory Handy Foodmart. Police confirm two people were injured and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police have not confirmed if the two incidents are […]

  • Jukebox musical ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ coming to Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Mark your calendar! In just a few weeks, Theatre Huntsville will be presenting a jukebox musical the entire family won’t want to miss. The Marvelous Wonderettes will take you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! Performances will take place at the VBC Playhouse on July 13 – 14 & 19 – 21 at 7:00pm and […]

  • Authorities issue Missing Child Alert for 17-year-old Gadsden girl

    ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. — Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating 17-year-old Heather Marie Childress. Heather was last seen leaving her home in Gadsden on Thursday, June 21. Authorities say Heather may be traveling in a 2001 red Ford Ranger bearing Alabama plate 31AC287. Heather is 5’5″ tall, weighs about 120 lbs and has strawberry blonde hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office at 256-546-2825.

  • Two injured in shooting at north Huntsville convenience store

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Police confirm two people were injured during a shooting at Victory Handy Foodmart at the corner of Mastin Lake Road and North Memorial Parkway. Huntsville police now say two people were hurt in what appears to be a fight at Victory Fuels gas station. pic.twitter.com/9TmySCenMF — Joel Porter (@porter_whnt) June 24, 2018 Police confirm both victims have been transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. We will update this story as we work to gather […]

  • Dr. Lalleh Adhami speaks on suicide in the US on ‘Leadership Perspectives’

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The national problem of an increasing number of suicides in the U.S. has gotten a lot of publicity in recent weeks with the deaths of celebrities, including tv star Anthony Bourdain. The national conversation seems to move to a new subject almost weekly. The problem of suicide though isn’t going away. Our leadership perspectives interview this week is with psychiatrist, Dr. Lalleh Adhami. In our ‘Leadership Perspectives’ interview, she talks about the fact that the number of […]

  • Crews on scene of plane crash near Montgomery

    ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. — Crews with the Alexander City Fire Department are at the scene of a small plane crash behind a Taco Bell.  According to a Facebook post from the department, the people inside the plane were able to escape without any injury before the plane caught fire. People are asked to avoid the area if possible.

  • 18-year-old girl from Hazel Green dies in single-vehicle crash

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — An 18-year-old girl lost her life Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash according to officials. Authorities say Amanda Elizabeth Ashby was killed when the 2009 Dodge Caravan she was driving hit a utility pole. The crash happened around 9:05 p.m. six miles north of Huntsville on Grimwood Road according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The road was closed for more than two hours according to Nixle alerts. Officials say Ashby, who is from Hazel Green, was […]

  • How to participate in the Second Annual Rocket City Playwright Series

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — You may or may not know that Huntsville is home to a thriving performing arts scene, with creative opportunities for amateurs and professionals alike. A local theatre organization is hosting a special opportunity to impact the cultural identity of our city through playwrighting! Theatre Huntsville and Evil Cheez Productions are now accepting submissions for the Second Annual Rocket City Playwrights Series, to support the generation of new theatrical works in the community. Submissions will be accepted until July […]

  • 48 Hours will re-air overnight after being preempted during severe weather coverage

    Because 48 Hours was preempted due to severe weather coverage, Saturday night’s episode will re-air overnight. The entire episode will air starting at 12:37 a.m. Sunday.  

  • Florence police investigating homicide of 23-year-old

    FLORENCE, Ala. — A homicide investigation is underway in Florence after officers say they found a man dead in his apartment. According to Captain Brad Holmes, officers conducted a welfare check at Four Season Apartments Friday at 5:30 p.m. for 23-year-old Christopher ‘Devan’ Cobb after family members were not able to reach him. Upon arriving, officers say the found Cobb dead inside. During the investigation, officers say Cobb’s vehicle, a 2008 Suzuki Forenza, dull black in color, bearing Alabama license plate […]

  • Power restored to 6,500 in southeast Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. — Electric crews fixed a power outage in southeast Decatur according to Decatur Utilities. The areas of impact were east of Kooken Ave SW, south of Church St. SE and west of Brookwood Dr. SE and north of Spring Ave SW including parts of Sixth Ave. About 6,500 customers were impacted according to officials and people were asked to be aware of any traffic signals out and to treat all affected intersections as four-way stops.

  • Power outage in southwest Huntsville restored

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Utilities crews restored power to most people experiencing a power outage in southwest Huntsville. The outage extended from I-565 south to Bob Wallace Avenue and from Sparkman Drive east to Triana Boulevard. Huntsville Utilities crews are still on site performing maintenance and inspections. Anyone still experiencing a service issue should call 256-535-4448.