Franklin County escapee recaptured after a month on the run

Authorities say Richie Landers was captured in Colbert County near the town of Leighton.

  Vehicle pursuit suspect shot by UAH police identified

Limestone County shooting suspect in custody following manhunt

Hemp becomes growing sector in Alabama agriculture

Elkmont woman killed in head-on collision

International Space Station to pass over Huntsville tonight

  North Alabama lawmaker proposes bill to legalize medical marijuana

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Mazda Toyota to begin hiring process for Huntsville plant in Fall 2019

Nearly 3,000 piglets loose after crash in IL

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

US forces say 2 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Warriors to the Workforce hiring event at VBC

Decatur Police ‘Explorer Program’ returns for 3rd year

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips over possible metal contamination

Retail locations across the U.S. received the recalled strips.

  Alexander Shunnarah shares the story behind his success in Alabama

You know Alexander Shunnarah from his commercials. And you pass by his billboards every day. From rural roads to heavily traveled interstates- his name and his face are at every turn. But what's he really like?

  Vehicle swept away by floodwaters recovered at Buck’s Pocket State Park

A vehicle lost after three people were swept away by floodwaters in February has been retrieved. One person died in that incident.

  2 juveniles charged as adults after home invasion in Albertville

James Koby Chamblee and Richard Jade Duncan of Boaz are now in custody charged with first-degree robbery.The two 17-year-olds from Boaz are being charged as adults following a home invasion in Albertville.

  Current employee and family of veterans allege physical abuse, retaliation at Huntsville veterans home

  Remington loses $3M incentive in Alabama

  Huntsville student recognized by AL Senate for building prosthetic foot for veteran

Body found in Fort Payne creek

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

  Alabama Senate votes to repeal Common Core standards

Inmate captured after leaving Florence job site

Authorities are looking for Glen Marvin Hanback Jr. Investigators say Hanback was working as a trustee and walked away from a job site on Helton Drive in Florence.

Senate approves bill to allow donations to border wall fund

The Alabama Senate has moved forward a bill that would allow Alabamians to donate part of their state tax refunds to help build a border wall with Mexico

Alabama Senate approves bill to change marriage licenses.

The Alabama Senate has approved the bill to abolish judge-signed marriage licenses, as some conservative probate judges continue to object to giving marriage licenses to same-sex couples

  Will Trump let up on McCain attacks? GOP senators hope so

A few GOP senators spoke out this week against a new round of Trump's complaints about the Arizona senator, who died in August of brain cancer . One Republican called the president's ongoing commentary "deplorable." Others, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, pointedly used the word "her

  ‘You’re talking 1,000s’: Poisonous toads invade Florida community

Residents of Palm Beach Gardens have a massive outbreak on their hands. They expect the problem to grow in the coming weeks.

  NCAA tournament: Let the games begin - in earnest

What more could you want on the first real day of the dance?

Texas woman sues Olive Garden, claims stuffed mushroom severely burned her

The lawsuit claims the woman took one bite of the mushroom appetizer, and it burned her mouth before lodging in her throat and leaving her unable to breathe.

  After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

The government is now working on a large-scale buy-back plan to encourage owners of the banned weapons to surrender them.

  Woodlawn HS million-dollar scholar reacts to college cheating scandal

A local high school valedictorian with over 30 scholarships reacts to the massive college cheating scandal.

  Man hit by ‘very realistic’ scam impersonating Huntsville Utilities

Huntsville Utilities sent out a major warning to avoid scammers after they experienced a rise in reported scam calls. The tweet comes the same day a Huntsville business owner says he was targeted by a man impersonating the utilities company in a ‘very realistic’ scam.

  Man in custody following standoff in Jackson County

Jackson County authorities confirm the man who engaged them in a hourslong standoff is in custody.

  2 arrested in string of overnight business burglaries in Limestone County

Two Athens men are facing multiple charges after allegedly burglarizing four businesses and attempting to break into two others.

World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Florence and Michael

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach on September 14, 2018 and became the costliest hurricane in North Carolina History.

Bill would allow taxpayers to donate a portion of their refund to the border wall

Alabama Senate lawmakers debated a bill that would allow an income tax refund if you donate to the border wall.

  National Children’s Advocacy Center’s model continues to spread across the globe

The National Children's Advocacy Center in Huntsville has revolutionized our nation's response to child sexual abuse.

AL woman warns about virtual kidnapping scam

Imagine getting a call from your parent’s number, but it’s not their voice you hear. Instead, it’s a stranger who says he’ll kill your parent if you don’t pay him money now.

  Bill to eliminate Common Core from schools advances out of committee

You probably hear about it all the time, but do you know exactly what Common Core is and how it affects your student?

  VP Mike Pence coming to Huntsville for Space Council meeting

Vice President Mike Pence will chair the fifth meeting of the National Space Council at Huntsville’s Space and Rocket Center on March 26.

  Limestone County investigator’s phone number spoofed

A scam in Limestone County has people believing they’re getting a call from an investigator with the sheriff’s office.

  TVA begins prescribed burns

Tennessee Valley Authority officials say the fires rejuvenate the land to support a healthy, functioning, natural habitat on public land.

  Florence expanding preschool program for next school year

Right now, 150 kids are waiting to get into a pre-K program. The additional 14 classrooms will free up a lot of space to take in more students.

  Marshall County woman’s family still looking for justice 5 years after her murder

It’s been five years since the death of Jennifer Hinote. Her body was found behind a car dealership in Albertville. Now, her mother wants justice and sheriff’s officials believe someone out there can help bring this cold case to an arrest.

  Florence student honored among ‘100 High School Students America Needs to Know About’

Ciera Thompson is in the inaugural class of “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About.”

  Marshall County men hunting in New Zealand got caught up in terrorist attack

A Marshall County man is glad to be safe on American soil and back at home. He and a friend were just two blocks away from the massacre at the mosques in New Zealand.

  Decatur teens advocate for National ‘Kick Butts Day’

Decatur City School students spent the morning campaigning throughout the city. They’re advocating to reduce e-cigarette and specifically Juul smoking.

  Shoals community coming together to help keep recovering opioid addicts on track

Community leaders and representatives from federal government agencies gathered in the Shoals to try to come up with a way to keep people who are in recover on track.

Missing Limestone County teen has been found

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media that a missing teen has been found.

Victim dies after shooting at Huntsville’s Brixworth at Bridge Street apartment complex

Huntsville Police are on the scene at the Brixworth at Bridgestreet apartment complex to investigate a shooting.

  'Bill & Ted 3′ is a real thing! Excellent!

Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winters) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) will be making another totally radical movie called “Bill & Ted Face the Music.” It’s slated for release in 2020.

Green Cove Pet Hospital to host free open house

A South Huntsville veterinarian is connecting with the community with a special event planned for Saturday, March 30th.

  Labrador retriever most pup-ular US dog breed for 28th year

Labrador retrievers still reign supreme as the dog everyone wants. But where do the other dogs fall? Where are all those "doodles"?

  Mom throws kids from third story of building to save them from fire

Trapped inside on the burning third story was O'Sheana Harrison and her kids, all under the age of 3. Four Des Moines officers are being hailed as heroes for their efforts to save the family.

  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

It's the vernal equinox, a super worm moon - so much happening in the night skies on Wednesday.

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

  New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

The first funerals came five days after a white supremacist methodically gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques — a massacre that he broadcast live on Facebook.

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

  Machinery company ranks Huntsville 13th best city for manufacturing jobs

Huntsville is now ranked the 13th best city in the U.S. for manufacturing jobs.

  Bomb found at south AL sheriff’s office is evidence in murder case

The “all clear” has been given after a pipe bomb was discovered at the Dale County Sheriff’s Office.

  ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ films Morgan County pursuit for upcoming season

One of the most famous bounty hunters in the U.S. has been spotted in the Tennessee Valley.

  Going behind the scenes at TVA’s River Forecast Center

TVA still has plenty of work to do in the wake of last month's historic flooding, releasing water through their dams and using it to generate energy.

  AL legislator wants drug testing for SNAP recipients

A state representative from Jackson County wants to deny food stamps or SNAP benefits to anyone who fails a drug test.

  2 suspects ejected from vehicle in Boaz police chase

Boaz police confirm two suspects were injured during a police chase Tuesday afternoon.

  Decatur clinic offering free health care

If you live in Morgan County, there’s an option for health care that won’t cost a thing.

  Red Marlow’s nephew makes it onto ‘The Voice’

18-year-old Jackson Marlow landed himself on Team Kelly during Monday night’s blind audition.

  Huntsville man indicted for capital murder while on parole for another murder

Corey Johnson is charged with capital murder in the stabbing death of Candice Wilson at their home in northwest Huntsville.

  ‘Mama June’ was treated like any other suspect, AL sheriff says

Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson wasn’t familiar with June Shannon, aka ‘Mama June,’ when she was booked into his jail Wednesday, but when the phones started ringing off the wall, he knew she wasn’t an ordinary arrest.

  Spring Break Safety Tips

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says there’s three things you need to be aware of this spring break: kids’s safety, home security and social media awareness.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

Massachusetts child rape case fugitive found in Alabama

Putting nearly 1,200 miles between himself and law enforcement in Bristol County, Massachusetts, wasn’t far enough away, it turns out, for fugitive Brian Jesus Jackson.

Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal, AP source says

If the terms of the contract are finalized as it stands, it would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history

  Alabama state senator proposes ‘clean’ lottery bill

A state senator says he’s preparing to file two bills that would pave the way for Alabama to start a lottery.

American Airlines adds new direct flights from Huntsville to Dallas

Beginning in June, American Airlines will offer more early morning and evening flight options for passengers traveling direct from Huntsville, Ala., to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

  ‘Toy Story 4’ full trailer is out and teaching us about friendship all over again

Get your tissues, even the trailer is tugging on our heart strings.

Central High School dismissing early due to water issues

Central High School in Lauderale County is dismissing at 10:00 a.m. because of water issues.Lauderdale County Board of Education says there is no running water at the school.

Beauregard native donates furniture to help Lee County tornado victims

Beauregard native Shannon Culligan has a total of five storage units packed full of furniture that he’s offering to donate to those affected by the tornado.

Injection used in combination chemotherapy recalled, possible copper salt presence

Some patients with advanced metastatic colorectal cancer may be affected.

  Vermont daycare owner charged with manslaughter in 6-month-old girl’s death

The medical examiner ruled the 6-month-old's death a homicide after toxicology tests found high concentrations of diphenhydramine, a sedating ingredient in many over-the-counter cold medicines.

  Mother gives birth to 15-pound ‘miracle’ baby, breaks hospital record

Just a few years ago, a New York couple thought they would never have a child of their own, but the birth of their 15-pound, record-breaking little girl made them a family of five.