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After an enormous and astronomically-expensive competition where the U.S. government funded several private aerospace companies in order for them to develop reliable, safe "taxi" service to the ISS, the long-awaited vote is in.
Fort Payne sock industry hurting 5 hours ago
For years Fort Payne was known as the "sock capital of the world". But during the recession, thousands of people lost those jobs.
Madison neighborhood roads in need of help 9 hours ago
"The one word I would use to describe this road Kensington drive is a washboard," as described by one resident Steve Monks."
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - With talk of a lottery possibly coming to Alabama, we wanted to take a closer look at some of the potential side-effects.
Fla. sheriff: 6 children, 2 adults shot to death 11 hours ago
BELL, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida.
GREENWICH, England (WAAY) - The Royal Observatory in Greenwich released this year's Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014. The cateogires were Deep Space, Earth & Space, Our Solar System, …
Man found wandering in road arrested with drugs Yesterday at 6:28PM
DECATUR, Ala. (WAAY) - On Wednesday, Decatur Police received reports of late night drug activity, so officers stepped up patrols.
Obama: Vote shows US united against Islamic State Yesterday at 6:11PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says a bipartisan Senate vote to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world that Americans are united in combating the Islamic State group.
Ex-wife of jailed veteran defends her situation Yesterday at 4:34PM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Florida veteran Terry Lynn opted to go to jail rather than give up some of his VA disability check to his ex-wife. The reaction in Florida and online has been tremendous. …
Home Depot says malware affected 56 million payment cards Yesterday at 3:59PM
The Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.
Middle School Rape Civil Suit Gets Support Yesterday at 3:29PM
The details of the alleged rape of a 14 year old special needs student at Sparkman Middle School are without a doubt disturbing.
Officials with the University of North Alabama said today graffiti discovered this morning at the site of the school's new science and technology building, still under construction, could cost as …
A 35-year-old woman is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old boy while she was a substitute teacher Clements High School.
Raleigh is a managing shareholder with the firm Wilmer & Lee. He is the 138th president of the 17,600 member organization.
A Tuscaloosa respiratory therapist who was handcuffed and taken to jail is trying to clear her name after she was mistakenly accused of conning $1,416 in phones from a T-Mobile store in Athens.
The Huntsville Police Department has booked Richard Burgin Jr., 50, with capital murder in the deaths of Anthony Jackson, 76, and Terry Jackson, 69. The brothers were killed last May in the food …
Daniel Cobb stabbed New Market man 29 times, investigator says, then sat down next to him 'like everything was OK' 6/5/2014
Dan Cobb's mother told investigators that Cobb was seated next to the victim, who had the knife in his chest, 'like everything was OK.'
Sonny Dewaine Tibbs, 39, is charged with three counts of a school employee having sexual intercourse with a student under 19. The former girls' basketball coach admitted to authorities he had sex …
Police first responded to Kut'N Up Barber Shop at 2556 Sparkman Dr. shortly before 9 a.m. The owner said someone broke in through a window and stole several televisions, two video game systems and …
Police say they received a call about a theft in progress at the Spring Avenue Wal-Mart Sunday night. Employees told the responding officers they saw a man and woman leave the store with stolen …
FOX 6 WBRC in Birmingham reports First Response will have one ambulance in Hartselle and another in Falkville, where Crossroads used to operate. Another First Response unit will serve within the …
Fatal wreck in Lauderdale County 4 hours ago
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama State Troopers are on the scene of a fatal wreck just 8 miles north of Rogersville. Witness saw a Ford Focus traveling southbound on Alabama Highway 207 …
Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom 7 hours ago
(CNN) — Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom — along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland — following a historic referendum vote. A majority of voters rejected the …
Auburn Survives Test at Kansas State 7 hours ago
MANHATTAN, Kansas — (al.com) It took some time, but Auburn finally got rolling and passed its first road test of the season Thursday night at Kansas State. In one of the ugliest games of the …
Insects Running, Grease Leaking 7 hours ago
Didn’t Cut the Mustard: Casa Blanca at140 Browns Ferry Road in Madison: Score of 83 Cold holding temperature issues. Tamales were not properly date marked. Food was not discarded within 7 day …
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday that a family should be able to sue the Madison County School System after a student raped a teenage girl during a botched sting …
September 18: Montana Holland’s Sketch the Sky 11 hours ago
Thanks go to Montana Holland for this great picture of a sunny day and playing outside!
TOWN CREEK, Ala. (WHNT / Shoals Area Crime Stoppers) – Authorities continue their search for the man responsible for robbing a convenience store in August. Police say they have interviewed …
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – How cool could it be for Lady Liberty to show up to your fifth grade class? That’s exactly what happened at Harvest Elementary School on Thursday. Fifth …
CNN: 8 dead in Florida murder-suicide 11 hours ago
(CNN) — A Florida man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren Thursday afternoon in the small north-central Florida town of Bell in what authorities called a murder-suicide. …
Waterloo prepares for Trail of Tears ride to roll in 11 hours ago
WATERLOO, Ala. (WHNT) – For twenty years, the third Saturday of September has played host to thousands of motorcycles crossing north Alabama to commemorate the Trail of Tears. The ride split …
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Kitchen Cops; five low performers, two score 74 8 minutes ago
There were 5 low performers in this weeks kitchen cops.
France strikes Islamic State group's depot in Iraq 12 minutes ago
Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, Iraqi and French …
Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown 33 minutes ago
Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation locked down in their homes for three days in an …
Still no sign of missing airplane in southeast Alabama 33 minutes ago
The search for two people and their small airplane in southeast Alabama will continued Friday, the third day of searching following the plane's disappearance in what is believed to have been a …
According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 26-year-old John Dylan Adams of Decatur County has been charged with one count of tampering with evidence.
Huntsville Police Department responded to the 900 block of Meadow Drive at approximately 8:45 p.m. Thursday.
10 Things to Know for Today 2 hours ago
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Be a part of a Day of Service and Unity 2 hours ago
Men, women, boys and girls will work at various organizations on the Day of Service and Unity on the International Day of Peace sprucing up, painting, pulling weeds, cutting grass and whatever the …
Anderson and Rogersville Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a single vehicle wreck on highway 27, just north of Anderson at approximately 11:30 p.m Thursday.
Georgia Southern played a football game the night Hurricane Hugo came ashore 130 miles to the north, and a legend was born.
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2014 Honor Walk 9/15/2014
Dozens of people participated in the 2014 Honor Walk at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Huntsville Robbery Suspect Shot 9/8/2014
A robbery suspect is dead after being shot by his alleged victim.
(BPT) - Do you know what your credit scores are? If you don’t, you’re not alone. In fact, many people know very little about their credit scores, what they are or how they work. And they …
(BPT) - There’s a big push for students to excel in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and for good reason. The careers available to students pursuing degrees in …
(BPT) - Education is not a one-size-fits-all system. Much like each public university has its own unique culture, so does each type of higher education institution. In addition, the goals of each …
Woman Recovering After Being Shot 8/21/2014
The family of the standoff shooter in Muscle Shoals says 35-year-old Regan Jones was struggling with mental illness.
Construction on Jordan Lane 8/21/2014
If you travel on Jordan Lane between Sportsman Lane and Commercial Drive, you will need to find a new route.
Donation Aids "Be Santa to a Senior" 8/20/2014
A Tuesday afternoon donation in Huntsville will help seniors enjoy this holiday season.
Hydrating the Homeless 8/20/2014
It's the dog days of summer and Shoals non-profit groups are teaming up to hydrate the homeless.
(BPT) - Whoever first said, “You can’t go home again,” probably wasn’t considering the 38 million home-based businesses in the United States, or the approximately 37 million …