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  • LIVE BLOG: Day 1 of SEC Media Days as Texas A&M, LSU, and Kentucky take the stage

    ATLANTA Ga. – It’s day one of SEC Media Days from the Omni Hotel and Resort in Atlanta, Georgia. Today we will hear from Texas A&M, LSU, Kentucky and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. WHNT News 19 is on site and will bring you exclusive coverage on air, online, and on our mobile app throughout the week. A hot topic today is former Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher who is speaking at his first SEC Media Days on behalf of […]

  • See the sample ballots for the Primary Runoff Election scheduled for July 17, 2018

    Residents in the state of Alabama return to the polls in January to finalize the ballot for the General Election in November. The voter registration deadline has already passed for the Primary Runoff, but voters have until July 12 to apply for an absentee ballot if necessary. Here are the sample ballots: Colbert County Republican Ballot DeKalb County Republican Ballot Franklin County Republican Ballot Jackson County Republican Ballot Lauderdale County Republican Ballot Lawrence County Republican Ballot Limestone County Republican Ballot […]

  • Rescue efforts underway for deaf puppy trapped in hole in south Huntsville

      UPDATE:  The puppy has been rescued as of early Saturday morning.  Please click for latest story. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — There’s a rescue effort underway in south Huntsville for a deaf 7-week-old puppy named Toffee on Lenlock Drive. Crews have been working to rescue Toffee since 5 o’clock Thursday evening when she fell down a hole estimated to be about 50 feet deep. Toffee’s story captured the attention of hundreds after her foster family posted a call for help on […]

  • Manhunt in Chilton County causes lane closures on I-65

    CHILTON COUNTY, Ala. – The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office says they are on a manhunt right now, and it may impact traffic on Interstate 65. The station’s Facebook page has a post that says they are near the Shelby County Line with a dog team looking for someone. Deputies expect to stop traffic when the dog team has to cross the interstate. They ask motorists to please be patient. At least one person commented that traffic was at a stand-still […]

  • Limestone County School Board names new principal for Tanner High School

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Board of Education has announced Deborah Kenyon as the new principal of Tanner High School. Kenyon has a personal mantra of “All Means All.” She believes it takes everyone working as a team to make sure all student needs and strengths are met. (See bottom of article for Kenyon’s biography) Congratulations @DebbieDkenyon on being named Tanner High School Principal! @TannerHighAL — LCS for Kids! (@LCSforKids) June 27, 2018 Kenyon replaces Louis Gordon. […]

  • Florence Police ask for help finding homicide victim’s car

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police hope you can help then find a Suzuki Forenza. Investigators say it’s been missing since officers found the owner of the car, Christopher ‘Devan’ Cobb, dead inside his apartment on Friday. Police say they have issued a nationwide alert for the vehicle, in hopes that someone saw it sometime between last Friday and today. Police describe Cobb’s vehicle as a 2008 Suzuki Forenza, dull black in color, bearing Alabama license plate 41FV985. They say it had […]

  • School bus from Tanner Elementary school involved in minor wreck, no injuries reported

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – An official with the Limestone County Schools system tells us some of their students were involved in a bus wreck today while on a field trip to the Birmingham Zoo.  Karen Tucker, the school system spokesperson, tells us no one was hurt in the wreck. The children are with the Tanner Elementary School 21st Century Program. The wreck happened roughly 30 miles north of Birmingham. A viewer who saw the wreck tells us a Jeep Wrangler […]

  • Madison County EMA makes changes to outdoor siren testing schedule

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Emergency Management Agency plans to make a permanent change to the testing schedule for the Outdoor Warning Siren System. The sirens will be tested on the first Wednesday of the month as usual, however, should the test be cancelled due to inclement weather, the test will be scheduled for the following (second) Wednesday at noon. In the past, if EMA officials chose to cancel the test, it wouldn’t happen again until the following […]

  • 54,000 Volkswagen SUVs recalled for child safety seat installation problems

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recalling 54,537 Volkswagen Atlas sport utility vehicles. They say child safety seats that are too large can damage seat belt buckles. The buckles can become damaged with the installation of a seat base wider than 12.6 inches. The damaged seat belt buckles can release unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury in a crash. The recall says the owner’s manual doesn’t inform customers about the child restraint size limitation for the 2nd row center […]

  • Crews work to extinguish vehicle fire on Redstone Arsenal

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Fire crews are working to put out a vehicle fire in front of the Sparkman Center. Team Redstone asks everyone to avoid the area if possible. Car fire outside Sparkman Center at RSA this morning – quick response from RSA’s awesome emergency services! @whnt @waff48 @WAAYTV — Kristin Clark (@_justmynature) June 18, 2018 The Sparkman Center is located near the intersection of Patton Road and Martin Road on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Investigators: Human remains found near Moon Cemetery likely missing grandmother

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office believe the human remains found near an Owens Cross Roads cemetery are those of Oralia Mendoza. She’s the missing grandmother of Mariah Lopez, whose body was found on Lemley Drive last week. Deputies say they responded to Moon Cemetery on Cave Springs Road based on leads developed overnight. After a short time, deputies located human remains and began a death investigation. Investigators say they have to wait for the Department […]

  • 2 facing Capital Murder charges in the death of 13-year-old in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirms they have arrested two men in the death of Mariah Lopez. She’s the 13-year-old girl whose body was found on Lemley Drive. Yoni Martinez Aguilar, 26, and Israel Gonzalez Palomino, 34, are both charged with Capital Murder of a Person Under the Age of 14. Jail records show the sheriff’s office booked Aguilar into the Madison County Jail just after midnight. Palomino was booked around 8:00 Thursday night.  Both are […]