Disease, suicide killing Ala inmates faster than execution 56 minutes ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Disease and suicide are claiming inmates on Alabama's death row faster than the executioner.
Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76 3 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76.
A Hackleburg school reopens four years after a tornado, and two Congressman were in attendance Sunday for the dedication.
Man has best day ever after winning lottery 3 hours ago
One very lucky California man finds twenty dollars on the ground and instantly turns it into a million bucks.
A Huntsville woman remembers losing her family in Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago this week, and how the tragedy brought her to the Tennessee Valley.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — More than 20,000 people including actor Chuck Norris marched the streets of Alabama to bring awareness and raise funds for persecuted Christians in the Middle East.
14-year-old arrested after Huntsville shooting Today at 10:38AM
A 14-year-old Huntsville teen has been arrested for assault in the first degree, after a shooting in the 2500 block of Holmes Avenue.
Funny and honest PTA form goes viral Today at 9:12AM
Most parents have been there. You're either eager to help out with the PTA or you're hiding out, trying to figure out how to avoid making your millionth cupcake.
Students may not be ready for college coursework Today at 8:53AM
Students in Limestone, Lawrence and Morgan County may not be ready for college coursework, as reported by our news partners at The Decatur Daily.
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 …
Top Five Plays: Week One 43 minutes ago
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Another Bob Jones trick play made the cut, but was it number one? Check out the top five plays from week one of the high school football season!
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Owners of Angel’s Island Coffee discovered they’d been the victim of theft Sunday morning, when they discovered they’d had two generators stolen, worth …
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The announcement of Wing Ding 37 coming tot he Rocket City put the Huntsville-Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau to work. Huntsville hosted the convention …
White House: Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he will change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali. McKinley is well-known as the tallest mountain in North America. The president will give the …
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — A Massachusetts teen accused of convincing her friend to commit suicide faces involuntary manslaughter charges after prosecutors say text messages show she was an …
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Former Rocket City Rowing Club Member Mary Jones won a gold medal at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto on July 12. She calls Huntsville home and graduated from Grissom …
Fan dies after falling from upper deck at Braves-Yankees game Today at 8:12AM
ATLANTA (CNN) — A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta’s Turner Field during a Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said. Gregory Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia, …
Tropical Storm Fred forecast to become a hurricane by Monday Today at 5:25AM
(WHNT)– The sixth storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season has been named. A system between the Cape Verde Islands and Africa’s western coast was given the name Fred early Saturday morning.
Political analyst Jess Brown discusses the next special session Yesterday at 8:16PM
Huntsville, Ala. (WHNT) – The State of Alabama has now had one regular session and one special session, but there is still no General Fund Budget for the 2016 fiscal year. Soon there will be …
UPDATE: One person charged in Saturday evening shooting in Huntsville Yesterday at 7:27PM
UPDATE – Huntsville Police have charged a 14 year old male teenager with first degree assault after they found him behind an apartment on Mason Court. Here are the initial details from police: …
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Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is slowly getting the full …
The Titanic's last lunch menu - saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called "Money Boat" before the ocean liner went down - is going to auction, where it's estimated it will bring …
Equipment stolen from cafe's mobile java truck 36 minutes ago
Thousands of dollars' worth of equipment were ripped off from a South Huntsville small business.
Crews free man pinned under large lawnmower in Madison 53 minutes ago
Rescue crews in Madison helped a man who was pinned underneath a large lawnmower Saturday.
Film director Wes Craven dies at 76 53 minutes ago
Film director Wes Craven has passed away Sunday after battling brain cancer, according to media reports. He was 76 years old.
Sign-waving, cheering fans lined the streets to welcome home Lewisberry's Red Land Little League team, which made it to the finals of the 2015 Little League World Series championship.
Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on …
If you're a fan of Blue Bell ice cream, you can get your hands on the beloved treat starting Monday.
The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on …
Lauren: Drier, warmer start to the work week 3 hours ago
Persistent light rain will be wrapping up Sunday night. With cloud cover expected to partially clear, some areas of dense fog could develop and impact the Monday morning commute.