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A Huntsville woman was allegedly beaten to death with a hammer, Thursday. And now community watch groups are stepping up to stop tragic events like this from happening.
Tax-free holiday concerns 40 minutes ago
$7.7-Million. That's how much money the Alabama Legislative Fiscal Office says the state will lose during an annual event.
Man accused of killing Memphis police officer in custody 42 minutes ago
Tremaine Wilbourn, the man accused of killing a Memphis police officer has turned himself in, spokesman for US attorney says.
Report says people are putting more into their 401Ks 60 minutes ago
Do you save enough money? It's a question all of us have asked ourselves, or at least thought about, once in our lives.
Body found behind Huntsville business 3 hours ago
The body of a man was found behind a business in north Huntsville on Monday.
A former Madison County Sheriff's Office deputy turned himself in Monday after being indicted on charges related to a traffic stop that left a man badly beaten.
Biztech seeking business ideas throughout August 4 hours ago
Do you have an idea which could turn into Huntsville's next great success story? If so, a local business incubator wants you to pitch your plan.
A police officer in New York state received an unusual call while on patrol Sunday morning.
Man's body found in Jackson County 7 hours ago
Monday morning officials discovered the body of a man in a ditch on County Road 81 in Jackson County.
A chef shows you a light, delicious dessert 7 hours ago
This summer we’re serving up just the right light and delicious dessert to satisfy our sweet tooth, whether out at family gatherings or barbecues and did we mention it’s easy to make? It’s the …
Finding the source of seizures in some epilepsy patients used to require a craniotomy, which involves a neurosurgeon removing a large section of the skull, but UAB has a new robot which makes this …
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 …
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A Bob Jones High School employee is scheduled to be arraigned on child pornography charged in federal court next week. Albert Shane Jones is facing child pornography charges. …
Limestone County deputies arrest man for deadly stabbing 33 minutes ago
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators say one person is in custody following a deadly stabbing on Stewart Road in Tanner. Authorities announced 26-year-old Benjamin Cordell Waddell was …
August 3 Grace Townson from Decatur 35 minutes ago
Grace Townson from Decatur sent us this wonderful sketch. We will be happy to see you at our Sketch the Sky party!
HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – When Hartselle City Schools start next Wednesday, they’ll be without a beloved teacher and coach. Hartselle Junior High’s Robin Riley passed away …
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Monday, case files were unsealed that show a former Madison County deputy was indicted on several federal charges of violating a man’s constitutional rights and …
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)- A couple dozen people spent their weekend at Camp Jackson in Scottsboro, to take an intensive, 16-hour course on wilderness first aid. Ric Wilkinson, CEO of Priority …
Boaters be aware of unfamiliar flag on water 4 hours ago
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT)- There is a flag that may be new to some boaters on the water on Lake Guntersville, and while it may catch you off guard, it is there for good reason. Red and white flags …
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The countdown is on for students heading back to school in the Tennessee Valley. Monday nearly 20,000 students in Madison County Schools were the first to get back into …
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – With the snip of a ribbon, the newest Huntsville City Schools building is ready to hold the future leaders of America in its classrooms. “We are exuberant here. …
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – A pilot education program is being launched across the state this fall to increase the number of first responders. For years we’ve heard about the shortage of …
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The Latest: GOP candidates face off in early-state forum 11 minutes ago
The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the …
Use of batboys and girls suspended after 9-year-old's death 11 minutes ago
The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during …
Wealthy conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledges 11 minutes ago
One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch.
Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in 11 minutes ago
An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, a spokesman for a U.S. attorney said.
North Alabama teacher dies days before school starts 20 minutes ago
Robin Riley, a special education teacher in Hartselle, died Saturday morning, just days before she was to return to school.
Faith holds at New Mexico churches targeted by small blasts 27 minutes ago
By PAUL DAVENPORT and FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press A New Mexico church service was set to start when the mailbox exploded near the office entrance.
Judge: Idaho's anti-dairy spying law is unconstitutional 27 minutes ago
A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional.
The Latest: Suspect in officer killing turns himself in 27 minutes ago
The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee (all times local):
Memphis officer killing hits close to home for HPD officers 28 minutes ago
A Huntsville police spokesperson says any time an officer is killed in the line of duty, it resonates with every man and woman wearing a badge.
1 dead, 1 in custody after stabbing in Tanner 35 minutes ago
One man is dead Monday after a stabbing on Stewart Road in Tanner.