Farm bill would bring CBD to Alabama patients and businesses

A Tennessee CBD business is eyeing a trip south and a Huntsville chiropractor said he'll be recommending CBD immediately upon its legalization.

  Authorities hoping to locate porch package thief in Madison County

Athens woman charged with stabbing boyfriend in stomach

Huntsville kicking off yearlong celebration of state’s bicentennial

Huntsville, other AL cities hit by nationwide ‘hoax’ bomb threats

Family drops lawsuit over teen killed by Priceville police officer

AL Attorney Gen. office to take over investigation into Galleria shooting, EJ Bradford death

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Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Boy Scouts of America considers filing for bankruptcy, report says

Son has nowhere to hide when Mom embarrasses him on camera at basketball game

Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

While his parents work on getting his name legally changed, the boy will be going by his father’s last name at school.

Would-be burglar rescued after getting stuck in restaurant grease vent for 2 days

The sheriff’s office says the man was physically exhausted and suffering from dehydration. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

  Hartselle PD: Another car stolen while warming up

Hartselle police have another warning after another car was stolen while warming up in a resident’s driveway.

Man catches massive catfish in Decatur, AL

A man landed a massive catch off Point Mallard in Decatur on Wednesday.

  8-year-old girl celebrates birthday by raising money for hospice care

Madison residents get look at Hughes Road, Huntsville Brownsferry expansion

Authorities searching for man who allegedly followed, robbed Madison County woman

Lauderdale County students learn the importance of giving this holiday season

Huntsville ranks among top 10 cities with the safest drivers

Winchester Road gets $6.6 million widening project

  Rocket Republic launching new brewery in downtown Huntsville

The Madison location has been open for four years now, and Vice President Warren Ward says he hopes to continue the legacy and success in downtown Huntsville.

Madison County Boat Harbor upgrades possible

If you like to go fishing, go boating, or simply spend time in the great outdoors, members of the Madison County Commission are putting money where their mouth is to improve the Madison County Boat Harbor.

Madison City Schools receives $100,000 donation for school safety, security

A local foundation donated $100,000 Tuesday night to the Madison city school system’s safety and security fund.

Marshall County man on trial after child porn found on his lost cellphone

A lost cellphone could land a Marshall County man in jail for years to come. Trial for Kenneth Wayne Ennis got underway Wednesday.

Man gets life in prison without parole for 2013 murder of roommate in Decatur

Charles Makekau, 29, was convicted of felony murder in connection with the deadly home invasion that claimed the life of his roommate, Jamie Travers.

$3 million to be spent on Madison County rural roads

If you own a car and live in Madison County, we have some good news. The Madison County Commission has gotten some big grants to help make the roads you drive on safer.

  Marshall County Sheriff’s overtime budget could be depleted when new sheriff takes over

The overtime budget for the Marshall County Sheriff's office continues to be depleted. Commission officials now say that budget is sixty to seventy percent spent just two months into the n

Decatur man gets four life sentences for armed robbery spree

Over the course of 24 hours, John Andrew Kister robbed multiple Decatur convenience stores.

10 dog Christmas gifts under $20 that you can buy on Amazon

Don’t forget about your four-legged furry friends this holiday season. We have the perfect amazon gifts for your pooches all under $20!

Alabama Career Center System hosting emergency meeting for Virginia College students, employees

The Alabama Career Center System, in cooperation with the Alabama Community College System, AIDT, the Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE), and the Rapid Response Team (part of the Dislocated Worker Unit at the Alabama Department of Commerce) is hosting emergency inform

Netflix: What’s coming and going in January

The four movies in the Indiana Jones series will arrive to Netflix on Jan. 1. Also coming is "Solo: A Star Wars Story" on Jan. 9, a prequel featuring a young Han Solo, with Alden Ehrenreich behind the controls of the Millennium Falcon.

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Cohen, 52, appeared at a courthouse in Manhattan for a sentencing hearing before U.S. District Judge William Pauley III and took on Trump’s characterization of him as “weak.”

2 doctors’ photos play role in sexual abuse claims involving hundreds of victims

In one case, a disgraced University of Southern California gynecologist has led police to a collection of nude photographs that may be connected with the abuse alleged by his patients. In another case, victims of a deceased New York doctor are demanding to know what happened to the photos.

2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced on Thursday

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will announce its 2019 inductees on Thursday morning.

Toys to avoid buying this Christmas

Top 10 toys to avoid buying this Christmas because of safety concerns

Toddler shot baby in face while couple showered, police said

The child is alive but was seriously wounded and has been in critical condition since Saturday.

Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

The study found illicit drugs like fentanyl, heroin and cocaine were the leading causes of unintentional overdoses, and prescription drugs were more likely to be involved in suicidal overdoses.

Woman found dead on FL interstate; family alleges date left her for dead

Authorities said the woman's body had been struck by several cars while lying in the roadway. It is unknown how she died.

Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting rights as they prepare to launch campaigns. They're vowing to oppose Republican-backed efforts to require identification to vote, reinstate protections eliminated by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling

Athens Fire & Rescue, local sponsors treat kids to Christmas early

“People are awesome. My kids are going to have an awesome Christmas now.”

North Alabama farmers weigh in on massive $867B farm bill

Senate leaders passed an $867 billion farm bill that expands safety net programs for farmers across the country.

North Alabama family warns about Publishers Clearing House scam

A Madison County woman was told she won millions from a well-known sweepstakes, but she knew something was off about the letter she received in the mail.

  Weather experts explain freezing fog

It created a nice winter scene to start the day across north Alabama on Tuesday. On trees, it looked pretty, but on roads, it created slick spots.

Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital to be demolished; property to be donated

Hospital administrators say the building will be demolished and the property will be donated to the city of Florence and Lauderdale County.

Montgomery’s Kirk Jay advances to Final Four of “The Voice”

Many in Alabama tuned into NBC’s “The Voice” Tuesday night to see what would happen to Montgomery’s Kirk Jay, after the results from last night’s performances.

Huntsville Islamic Center hosting blood drive to help 2-year-old Florida girl with cancer

The Huntsville Islamic Center is partnering with LifeSouth Blood Center to find a life-saving match for a 2-year-old Florida girl battling cancer.

More lawsuits filed over deadly Mississippi bus crash

A total of six lawsuits have been filed against Teague VIP Express bus company in the deadly Mississippi bus crash that killed two Huntsville women and injured 44 others.

Radios donated to Jackson County EMA could save lives

A donation of used radio equipment in Jackson County could very well end up saving a life there.

Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall

Trump conferred Tuesday at the White House with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer ahead of a Dec. 21 deadline to shut down a range of government agencies.

Florence is one step closer to building a Comprehensive Cancer Center

This regional cancer treatment facility will span nearly 20,000 square feet and offer twelve exam rooms, while adding the latest technology and resources from the UAB Health System.

Deadline for ACA healthcare enrollment is Friday

The Affordable Care Act enrollment period runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. People who need coverage should go to to examine their healthcare options.

Kathie Lee Gifford to leave ‘TODAY’ show after 11 years

After 11 years, Kathie Lee Gifford will be leaving the “TODAY” show.

FedEx employee pawned jewelry instead of delivering it, police say

The jewelry was supposed to be delivered to Quality Gold

‘White people are the best’: Columbia student’s racist tirade captured on video

In a racially charged rant, the Columbia sophomore harasses and shouts white supremacist ideologies at a group of primarily minority students.

Search intensifies for woman who disappeared in Colorado on Thanksgiving

Kelsey Berreth made a trip to a Safeway grocery store near Woodland Park, CO, on Thanksgiving Day. She hasn’t been seen since a short time later.

Football player, 16, accused of fatally stabbing classmate pregnant with his baby

The 17-year-old victim’s body was recovered from a dumpster hours after an alleged fight with the suspect over the pregnancy.

Athens City Council approves rezoning; apartment development moves forward

The Athens City Council has approved the necessary rezoning for a 456-unit luxury apartment complex amid concerns from residents who live nearby.

South Huntsville residents get look at ride-sharing options

Huntsville features a free ride-sharing website to save drivers and riders money and time when carpooling.

  Boaz woman pleads guilty to stealing nearly $30K from Albertville pediatric clinic

A Marshall County woman has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $30,000 from an Albertville pediatrics clinic.

Discovery at HudsonAlpha sheds light on cause of infant seizures

Scientists at HudsonAlpha worked on collaborative research to cause of seizures in infants.

Pipe breaks at Salvation Army in Huntsville

We have a follow-up to a story we first told you about on Friday, involving a broken pipe at the Salvation Army on Seminole Drive in Huntsville. The leak is located in the parking lot, but it's causing interruptions and problems to their kitchen and bathrooms.

Arab police need help identifying home burglary suspect

The city of Arab in Marshall County is experiencing an uptick in the number of burglaries, particularly home burglaries. You may be able to help identify at least one of the suspects.

WAFF 48 Can-A-Thon results

We now have the results from the WAFF 48 Can-A-Thon.

Hike in Insulin costs a matter of life or death for many diabetics

All this, in the US, but not other parts of the globe.

Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign in Huntsville off to a slow start

The Salvation Army in Huntsville needs your help with their Red Kettle campaign. It's their only major fundraiser of the year and the numbers aren't looking good right now.

Hampton Cove residents still weighing travel options during Cecil Ashburn construction

Residents pointed to conditions on Little Cove Road, the stretch many in the Hampton Cove area will use when Cecil Ashburn shut downs to be widened.

Grant money to help victims navigate AL court system

Navigating the judicial process is not easy, especially for a crime victim. But a grant will give all 42 of Alabama's judicial circuit courts money for certified victim service officers.

AL well below national average for gallon of gas as prices drop

The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $2.42. In Alabama, it’s much lower.

Report: Alabama prison homicide rate highest in nation

Rise in prison homicides is raising concern

Trump’s troubled White House in search of new chief of staff

Trump's top pick for the job, Nick Ayers, is out of the running and Trump is now soliciting input on at least four individuals, including Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney and Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus.

Finalists announced for Time Magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year

Time Magazine has released its list of finalists for the 2018 Person of the Year. Since 1927, the magazine has named a person of people who most influenced the news and the world.

3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas couple

The Kansas Attorney General says 52-year-old Kimberly Younger, of McIntosh, Florida; 54-year-old Michael Fowler Jr., of Sarasota, Florida; and 35-year-old Rusty Frasier, of Aransas Pass, Texas, are jailed on $1 million bond in Arkansas while awaiting extradition to Kansas.

The last big online sales before Christmas are here

The second Monday of December commonly refereed to as Green Monday is basically Cyber Monday part two.

House fire kills 5 children, injures mother in OH

Youngstown Fire Capt. Kurt Wright says the first floor of the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Wright says three children were ages 9, 3 and 2 and the other two were 1-year-old twins.

Former Miss Kentucky allegedly sent topless photos to 15-year-old student

The boy’s parents found the photo of the teacher on his phone and reported it to authorities, police said. She had been his teacher when he was in middle school.

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Hundreds of young demonstrators are planning to turn out Monday on Capitol Hill to push Democrats on a package of ambitious environmental goals — including a nationwide transition to 100 percent power from renewable sources within as little as 10 years — that's collectively dubbed the Green New Deal

Auburn names new Offensive Coordinator

Auburn football has named Kenny Dillingham quarterback coach and offensive coordinator, head coach Gus Malzahn announced Sunday. Dillingham has been on the University of Memphis staff the past three seasons, most recently as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Local WWII vet celebrates 102nd birthday

Major Wooten served in the US Army for several years abroad. He built railroads and worked on rail cars in Paris in the 1940′s.