Warm and muggy with scattered storms for Monday

Expect scattered showers and storms off and on throughout the day today, with some of those in northwest Alabama having the chance at being strong.
City officials planning on WiFi for downtown Decatur
Shortage on school resource officers in Lawrence County
Pope on sex abuse: "We showed no care for the little ones"
Town hall meeting for District 4 in Muscle Shoals

TODAY'S HEADLINES

City officials planning on WiFi for downtown Decatur
Mayor Tab Bowling says adding WiFi downtown is a must for visitors and young professionals.
Shortage on school resource officers in Lawrence County
School officials say a lack of funding is the reason for the shortage.
Pope on sex abuse: "We showed no care for the little ones"
Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church

It’s National Potato Day!

If you love all things potatoes, today, August 19, is your day!

Morgan County children on waiting list for Pre-K service

More than 100 students who were signed up for pre-kindegarten service are still on a waiting list.
Police searching for suspect in Oxford, AL shooting
Two injured in South Parkway car accident
Convicted Madison County sex offender found operating bounce house

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Woman beaten, held at gunpoint by intruder looking for drugs

The victim is urging people to be aware when picking up their prescriptions, as she believes the assailant may have followed her home from the drug store.

Police ‘arrest’ 93-year-old woman to celebrate birthday

The "Cops"-loving woman got to explore the patrol car, both front and back, and set off the sirens, according to her daughter.

SPORTS

ESPN will not play national anthem before Monday night games, its president says

ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro said “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem” and that was unlikely to change this year.

Grissom Tigers season preview

Madison baseball team announces five name finalists

Hazel Green Trojans season preview

Hazel Green has a new coach, new culture, and a new season to try and return to the playoffs.

HUNTSVILLE - MADISON

Crews respond to power outage in downtown Huntsville
Changes to bus routes for Huntsville City Schools
Huntsville police investigating robbery at Dollar General

LIMESTONE - MORGAN

Morgan County children on waiting list for Pre-K service
Hartselle man dies in single-vehicle crash
Morgan County authorities searching for escaped inmate

SAND MOUNTAIN

ALEA hiring state troopers
Missing Guntersville woman’s mother speaks

SHOALS

UNA students move-in ahead of new school year
ALEA hiring state troopers