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How can you save yourself when you start to drown? 12 hours ago
Two fatal drowning incidents this week has us questioning how you can stay safe in the water.
Possible bobcat takes evening stroll at WAAY 31 12 hours ago
"It was huge! said WAAY 31's Heather Mathis. "I thought I saw a cat's tail, so I went up close only to see this!"
Car vs truck wreck claims the life of 1 person 12 hours ago
Police tell WAAY31 that a person was killed in a wreck involving a truck and a car in Toney on Friday Evening.
Why most people over 18 can't hear these sounds Yesterday at 8:16PM
Concerts, clubs, cranked up iPod's can all lead to hearing loss.
Madison City Schools discuss education budget with lawmakers before Special Session Yesterday at 7:48PM
Madison City school leaders met with several Madison County legislators Friday to educate them on how the budget dilemma in Montgomery is challenging public school districts.
Getting to know Captain Mark McMurray Yesterday at 5:39PM
Today Huntsville Police Chief Lewis Morris announced his retirement, and the department named West Precinct Captain Mark McMurray as his successor.
Man wanted for Elkmont community center burglary Yesterday at 4:57PM
The Limestone County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man in connection with a burglary from last weekend.
Athens to improve driver and shopper safety with half a million dollar project Yesterday at 4:43PM
Beginning Monday the City of Athens will begin improvements to downtown.
Athens fire chief retires after 29 years Yesterday at 4:24PM
Athens Fire and Rescue Chief Tony Kirk said goodbye during a retirement reception Friday at Athens City Hall.
FBI issues warning on email extortions on businesses Yesterday at 4:19PM
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) recently received an increasing number of complaints from businesses reporting extortion campaigns via email.
Today will start of mostly sunny in the Tennessee Valley, with a high near 83 and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. …
UPDATE: The deadline for nominations has been EXTENDED to May 26! Know some young people on the rise in Huntsville? AL.com is seeking nominations for Alabama's Young Professional Awards, to be …
In 1961 he was named DA and served in the office during a charged period in the Civil Rights era. He was appointed to the Madison County Circuit Court in 1966
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 …
ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama takes steps to keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill. A new law goes into effect in September that will stop the sales of firearms to those who have …
Alabama lawmakers prepare for special session 11 hours ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT)– Alabama legislators are preparing to head into special session next week, starting on Monday August 3rd. That’s when lawmakers tell WHNT committee members will …
Valleywx.com: Friday night’s moon photos 11 hours ago
The official Full Moon (Blue Moon) happened Friday morning at 5:42 AM. It’s still almostfull on Friday evening, and what a beautiful display it has been! Here are some fantastic photos of Friday …
Florence Linebacker Commits to Mississippi State Yesterday at 7:10PM
FLORENCE, Ala. (al.com) – Florence linebacker Erroll Thompson committed to Mississippi State Friday morning, picking the Bulldogs over finalists Alabama, Kentucky, Louisville and Michigan. …
One person killed in wreck in Limestone County Yesterday at 7:03PM
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – One person was killed and at least one other was rushed to the hospital after a wreck at East Limestone Road and Harvest Road. Authorities were called to the …
Huntsville Police Officer who admitted to lying to investigators placed on administrative leave Yesterday at 6:27PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police Officer Brett Russell is in the Morgan County Jail after being convicted of use of excessive force and obstruction of justice, Thursday night. Now …
Professional wrestler and actor ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper dies at 61 Yesterday at 6:25PM
(CNN) — Roddy Piper, arguably professional wrestling’s all-time top bad guy, has died at the age of 61, his agent Jay Schachter told CNN Friday. Piper, whose real name was Roderick George …
Buckle up, Huntsville: Wing Ding 37 to rumble into the Rocket City Sept. 3 Yesterday at 5:47PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Get ready for the rumble. The 37th Honda Gold Wing Convention, aptly dubbed ‘Wing Ding’ will make their Rocket City Road Trip September 3rd through 6th. …
Defending America with Nanosats Yesterday at 4:30PM
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Ask any soldier from any war and they’ll tell you, communication is vital. The enemies of modern radios are distance and terrain, and the solution to those …
Rocket Chef back by popular demand Aug. 10 Yesterday at 4:23PM
Rocket Chef is back for 2015. The August 10th event features four talented chefs, cooking under time restraints, using mystery ingredients. This unique fundraiser benefits the Food Bank of North …
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Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct 35 minutes ago
The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a …
Suspected Flight 370 wing flap being taken to French site 35 minutes ago
Representatives of the world's media gathered Saturday outside a French defense site in Balma in southwestern France, awaiting the arrival of a piece of plane wing that could be from the missing …
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach 50 minutes ago
Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency - his fellow Democrats in Congress.
First Friday begins August 7th in Gadsden 2 hours ago
Downtown Gadsden - Next Friday, August 7th, is First Friday in Downtown Gadsden!
Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a bone-dry region to …
Family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed in a private jet crash in southern England, a Saudi ambassador said, but did not further identify the dead.
The acceleration and deceleration of drones transporting blood samples did not damage the samples' stability, opening the way for such transport to be used in diagnoses and treatments, a study …
Former Public Service Commissioner Terry Dunn, who drew political pushback after fighting for a review of power rates, is seeking a return to office.
Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas' national-championship run then returned to the Tigers to win another …
Huntsville Police Chief Lewis Morris says he's retiring on Sept. 1. Morris made the announcement during a news conference yesterday morning. Huntsville city officials said west precinct commander …