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Past and present Rocket City Rocket Scientists marked Huntsville’s historic role in putting man on the moon in a Space Exploration Celebration Friday night. It was 45 years ago that Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.
Local pastors mobilize community to take action 5 hours ago
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY)-- Hundreds attended the “Together We Stand” meeting Wednesday night-- including Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY)-- Your favorite summer fruit may be part of a nationwide recall.
Arrest made in 2009 Madison County cold case 8 hours ago
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - Court documents filed today confirm that Clarence Fearn has been arrested for the murder of 50-year-old George Woodard.
W.C. Handy Festival is a hit for business owners 9 hours ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (WAAY) - The 33rd annual W.C. Handy Festival is in full swing in the Shoals.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Huntsville Police officers have re-arrested Guntersville soccer coach David Barrow on additional charges.
Violence in Israel hits close to home 11 hours ago
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - For Rabbi Elizabeth Bahar the violence in Gaza is hitting close to home.
App Review: Cloud On 11 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Want to take your documents on the go, but can’t afford the costly mobile subscriptions?
DeKalb County authorities looking for runaway teen Yesterday at 2:32PM
DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - Deputies are looking for a 15-year-old girl who left her home Sunday.
Boehner asks Obama to declare stance on border Yesterday at 2:15PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is calling on President Barack Obama to declare his support for changing U.S. law to speed removals of migrant kids arriving here from Central America.
Alabama man pleads guilty in 5 killings Yesterday at 1:57PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A teenager on trial in a shooting that left five people dead has pleaded guilty to murder.
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 …
Electronics were reported stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Freemont Street on May 16. A 14-year-old boy was listed as a possible suspect at the time. Police say further investigation linked …
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Mark Edwin Montgomery appeared in court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday afternoon. He’s accused of killing Col Ann Stoner and Joanna Strickland Butler …
Rule Changes Coming to College Football in 2014 5 hours ago
HOOVER, Alabama -(al.com) The targeting rule is doing what it’s intended to do, SEC coordinator of officials Steve Shaw said at SEC Media Days, but there will be major changes to it this fall. …
ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens firefighters rolled out a new piece of equipment Wednesday. It’s designed to go where firetrucks and ambulances cannot. It’s a specially designed all …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A part of Decatur’s history changes hands. The Decatur City School Board held a specially called meeting Wednesday afternoon to vote on selling the old Decatur post …
Wow Cup Debatable 6 hours ago
The Wow Cup is a drinking cup that uses suction around the edges to form a seal so the cup won’t leak. The “cover” for the Wow Cup has to be screwed in to the top of the cup. The Wow …
Training the next generation of leaders 6 hours ago
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This weekend, nearly two dozen rising junior and senior high school students will graduate from the Challenge Youth Leadership Program. The program is part of …
July 23: Shelbi’s Sketch the Sky 8 hours ago
Thank you Shelbi for this insightful sketch. Looking forward to meeting you in our Sketch the Sky party.
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirms to WHNT News 19 that Clarence Fearn has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of his …
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– Huntsville Police investigators have re-arrested a Guntersville soccer coach on additional child sex charges. David Barrow is charged with 1 count of sodomy, human …
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Bleach and fans fill the halls and kennels at Huntsville Animal Service’s shelter. It’s the second day they are urgently pushing for dog adoptions or …
WAFF 48 News Huntsville
2 planes with more crash victims to leave Ukraine 12 minutes ago
Dozens of containers holding remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were loaded aboard two military transports to go to the Netherlands Thursday on the second day of the airlift, while …
Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts 24 minutes ago
Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages 4 hours ago
The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and …
FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport 4 hours ago
The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash 5 hours ago
An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.
Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure 5 hours ago
The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.
An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.
Arrest made in Madison Co. murder cold case 5 hours ago
The Madison County District Attorney confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the 5-year-old murder investigation into the death of George Woodard Jr.
Volunteers asked to join community task forces 6 hours ago
Hundreds of people came together Wednesday night to help move their community forward. A "Community Unit Meeting" was held at Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville.
WZDX Fox 54 Huntsville
How workplace flexibility works for your business Yesterday at 7:58AM
(BPT) - With technology rapidly changing the world, people need to embrace an evolving workplace. The workforce has become more diverse and mobile - demanding different needs. And while some existing …
Establishing a 401(k) at your small business is easier than you think - and helps employees save for the long-term 7/18/2014
(BPT) - Over the next 16 years, 10,000 people will turn 65 every day. Social Security alone may not be enough to provide an adequate retirement. Every day you hear about the lack of retirement …
(BPT) - Providing warm, delicious food to customers on location is one of the food service industry’s greatest challenges. If you are a restaurateur, caterer, baker or owner of a mobile food …
(BPT) - Running a restaurant or food service business is complex. Business owners need the right restaurant equipment to cool, cook and properly store food – but a safe and successful kitchen …
(BPT) - One of the biggest worries for a small business owner is training and investing in quality employees and then losing them to a larger company – potentially a competitor – that …
(BPT) - If your project requires high quality, tight tolerance manufactured specialty washers, shims, seals, gaskets or spacers, you may be interested in exploring your options with 3D printing. This …
From battlefield to boardroom ... jobs report suggests more positive employment environment for military veterans 7/7/2014
(BPT) - Employment opportunities seem to be on the upswing for military veterans, which is encouraging for the hundreds of thousands of service members returning from duty and veterans who are …
Several cities have Independence Day events scheduled on Friday. Here is a listing of north Alabama cities that are holding fireworks shows this weekend.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WZDX) - A federal judge has ordered Huntsville City Schools to enter into mediation with the Department of Justice over the proposed rezoning plans.
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WZDX) - Authorities are looking for a work release inmate who walked away from a work detail in Stevenson Tuesday.