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  Lawyer turned first-time elected official is now District 7 state senator

Huntsville police honor fallen officer

Kentucky bank robbery suspect arrested in Huntsville

Red Cross cuts ribbon, celebrates new Huntsville location

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  Police investigating Waffle House robbery in Jones Valley

Madison City Council pushes forward property tax proposal; some locals say it isn’t enough

Federal judge denies motion in lawsuit involving ballots of Alabama A&M students

Huntsville police searching for suspect in counterfeit cash investigation

Huntsville students surprise teacher with color-correcting glasses

Alabama state senator sworn in twice, representing Madison, Limestone counties

Marvel Universe is coming to the VBC

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’

Protecting Your Family: Making homes safe for the elderly

It’s important to know falls are the leading cause of injury and injury death of older and aging adults.

Moores Mill Road shut down after 2 ejected from car

Authorities in Madison County are asking the public to avoid the area of Moores Mill Road, between Countess Road and Little Lones Road, due to a car wreck.

Multiple vehicles broken into in south Huntsville

Several cars were broken into in south Huntsville late Sunday night into early Monday morning, residents say.

  Madison WWII veteran saw the horrors of Pearl Harbor, D-Day firsthand

Salvation Army Christmas preparations underway in Huntsville

Rain didn’t put a damper on efforts to honor TN Valley veterans

Unsung hero, Vietnam vet discusses unknown elite veterans group

Crime Stoppers: Valley’s Wanted

U.S. Space & Rocket Center to hold job fair Nov. 14

AL driver’s license getting 8th digit

The roughly 5,000,000 Alabama drivers licenses with 7 digits will still be valid.

The Superbowl of Bourbon: Pappy Van Winkle to be released

A line of tents will snake the front of ABC Select Liquor Store on Highway 72 this evening, as bourbon enthusiasts fight to get their frigid hands on a bottle of Pappy Winkle tomorrow at 9:00 a.m.

Huntsville Veterans Day Parade canceled due to inclement weather

For people who have already bought tickets (or otherwise personally invited) to the Veterans Breakfast to honor our Blue Star and Gold Star families, the Breakfast WILL CONTINUE AS PLANNED at the Roundhouse Depot on Monday morning.

Galaxy of Lights: Walking Nights

The Galaxy of Lights Walking Nights walking nights will be held November 9 - November 12 and November 15 - 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring their dogs on the designated Dog Walking Nights on November 12 and 19.

Huntsville schools compete in electric car races

Forty-four teams from not only Huntsville but across the Southeast were on hand to compete in the Toyota Classic Greenpower F24 Races today on the campus of Jemison / McNair.

Alabama A&M students file federal lawsuit over voting rights

Four Alabama A&M students filed a federal lawsuit claiming their voting rights were denied when their voter registration wasn’t processed in time for Tuesday’s election.

Incoming FDA ban on vape sales will shake up where E-cigs are sold

Gas stations may no longer be able to sell JUUL's soon.

Hall of Heroes: Decorated Vietnam veteran shares life lessons from long Army career

Edward Trexler displayed unbelievable bravery in Vietnam. He went on to have a long career with the National Guard, training future generations on the Black Hawk helicopters. He also worked on Redstone Arsenal.

Medical case manager donates her kidney to save coworker’s life

Many of us would give the shirt off our back for a coworker in need, but how about a vital organ?

Hall of Heroes: Army veteran continues to make a difference for his country at USASAC

Marcus Mackey was wounded on a dangerous mission in Iraq and now, he’s continuing to serve his country by helping strengthen U.S. partnerships all over the globe.

Roaches, rodents & dripping ceilings - Kitchen Cops Report for November 9th

There were some very disturbing conditions at local restaurants and hotels in north Alabama this week.

Family planning for future care of Monrovia murder-suicide victim’s handicapped son

Friends of the Pauly family are raising money online to help with full-time care needs of the handicapped boy.

Finding family through DNA kits

More Americans are discovering long lost family members by using affordable in-home DNA test kits.

Huntsville Hospital vendor reports data breach

Huntsville Hospital reports one of their vendors has experienced a data breach.

Madison County man celebrates 100th birthday with surprise party

The New Market Senior Center held a very special surprise celebration for one of its members.

Hall of Heroes: Captain Gamble inspires future generation of pilots after legendary flying career

Carl Gamble's nearly 40-year career included landing a burning plane in Vietnam and being hijacked as a commercial airline pilot.

Small Huntsville business making big splash in aerospace industry

RadioBro is innovating to advance technology in commercial and government businesses. And they’ve they won an award for one of their newest inventions.

Judge finds probable cause in case of man accused of stabbing Huntsville mother to death

A south Alabama man and a juvenile have been charged with the murder of Tiffany Kelley.

Person stabbed outside Captain D’s in north Huntsville

Huntsville police confirm someone was stabbed in the parking lot of a Captain D’s Wednesday evening.

Huntsville educator selected as state science teacher of the year

Lori Nelson, a fifth-grade teacher at Chaffee Elementary, has been selected by the Alabama Science Teachers Association as the 2018-2019 Elementary Science Teacher of the Year.

Huntsville welcomes Wounded Warriors for weeklong celebration

The veterans will be treated to a fishing tournament and the Marine Corps Birthday Ball, among other events.

Crime Stoppers: Man shops at Walmart with counterfeit cash

Huntsville police are hoping you can help them find a man who's accused of using phony money.

Suspect sought in arson case at New Hope bar

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office needs help identifying an arson suspect.

Turner edges out Clardy, wins Madison County sheriff’s race

A number of fresh faces won races across Alabama, but a few familiar ones did as well. Kevin Turner, a former sheriff’s deputy and county investigator, won the top spot as the Sheriff-elect for the Madison County Sheriffs Office.

Hall of Heroes: Sandy Weand continues to serve his community after incredible Army career

Weand is a master aviator who was in the Army for three decades and fought in Vietnam. His career culminated in missile defense work at Redstone Arsenal.

Wreaths for Veterans will happen Nov 14 & 15

Wreaths for Veterans places 3500-3600 Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans at both Maple Hill Cemetery and Valhalla Memorial Gardens.

Special look at “gems” inside U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum

The U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum on Airport Road in Huntsville has a collection of amazing artifacts that showcase our nation’s military history.

Hall of Heroes: David McLawhorn’s life changed by helicopter crash

McLawhorn has a Distinguished Flying Cross and a Purple Heart from a mission that nearly took his life.

Medical professionals want to spread awareness about Venous Reflux Disease

Medical professionals with the center want to spread awareness about the condition, which can cause dangerous medical complications as the veins are responsible for transporting blood from the legs back to the heart.

Alabama A&M graduate wins Lieutenant Governor seat in Wisconsin

Democrat Mandela Barnes, who is actually a Milwaukee native, was named Lieutenant Governor after his running mate, Tony Evers, claimed victory in the early morning hours on Wednesday.

Huntsville police investigating double shooting on Harden Avenue

Huntsville police say two people were shot in the 2200 block of Harden Avenue.

Voting machine issues in Madison County

Madison County Probate Judge Tommy Ragland says moisture in the air is causing ballots to swell. If a ballot is too swollen, a machine will not accept it.

Salvation Army community shelter open in Huntsville

If you're looking for a safe place to spend the night in preparation for the severe weather, there are several community shelters with their doors open.

Creating an Emergency Supply Kit for Severe Weather

Items you should include in your emergency supply kit

Downtown Rescue Mission ready for Turkey box giveaway

There are 1,000 turkey boxes available to give out.

Putting together an emergency safety plan during severe weather

How to create an emergency safety plan for your family

Delivery company deceives local restaurants

“In my opinion, DoorDash is a parasitic company that I have no desire to ever do business with,” said Stan Stinson owner of Earth and Stone Wood Fire Pizza.

Huntsville Sports Commission hosts Super Retriever Championship in Jones Valley

The public is encouraged to come and try jumping their own dog on Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4 during the Fun Jump category. Then get ready for some great competitive action in the finals.

  Remington doesn’t meet promise, but still gets contract extension

After promising 2,000 jobs in 10 years, the company is behind in hiring, however it’s getting a pass.

Chaffee Elementary School student gets special surprise

U.S. Army Sgt. Desiree Lancey surprised her son at Chaffee Elementary School.

Madison County therapist, woman dead in murder-suicide

Two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Madison County.

Car hit by train in downtown Huntsville

A train hit a car in downtown Huntsville Friday afternoon.

Alleged police impersonator pulls over Huntsville woman

A Huntsville woman believes a man was impersonating a police officer when he pulled her over near the intersection of South memorial Parkway and Martin Road.

Santa’s Wonderland comes to Cabelas

Beginning with Santa’s arrival on November 10 through Christmas Eve, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s transforms its retail locations into festive Christmas villages and provides free photos with Santa and free family activities with crafts, games and holiday magic for the entire family.

Madison County Jail officer charged for sex with inmate

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Madison County Jail detention officer in October for allegedly having sex with an inmate.

Harvest family says razor blade was in son’s Halloween candy

It’s every parent’s Halloween nightmare come true. A Harvest father is beside himself after a razor blade was found mixed in with his child’s treat or treat candy.

Downtown Rescue Mission giving out Thanksgiving turkey boxes

Now that Halloween’s over, the Downtown Rescue Mission in Huntsville is preparing for Thanksgiving.

Local company makes a bang in national magazine

A local company was featured in Time magazine in October. ‘Shoot Like a Girl’ is a locally-owned and grown company that promotes firearm safety in a controlled environment.

Majority of Madison County elections feature one candidate

Sixty-one percent of all races for public office on the Madison County ballot are unopposed.

Crime Stoppers: Home burglar steals backpack, gun, piggy bank

Huntsville Area Crime Stoppers needs your help finding a burglary suspect.

Former Huntsville school faculty member has student sex abuse allegations from 1990s

Officials at Randolph School in Huntsville recently sent letters to parents informing them of several sexual abuse allegation dating back to the 1990s.

More than 40 sidewalk construction projects planned in Huntsville

There's a lot of construction projects taking place here in the Tennessee Valley and there are no signs of slowing down.

West Huntsville man speaks about being robbed in driveway

A Huntsville man stepped outside his home early Wednesday to answer a phone call from work. That’s when he said a stranger pulled a gun on him.

SLIDESHOW: Halloween spirit at Huntsville Hospital

A special Halloween celebration at Huntsville Hospital put smiles on the faces of many patients.

Vote to help the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama win $100,000 from the NASCAR Foundation

The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama are in the running to receive a $100,000 donation from The NASCAR Foundation-but they need your vote.

Huntsville dentist to offer free care clinic to veterans

Smiles by Design in Huntsville will offer free dental care to military veterans from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9.

Man robbed in his driveway in west Huntsville

Huntsville are searching for a male suspect after an armed robbery in west Huntsville.

City animal shelter nears capacity in Huntsville; Council to vote on some animal ordinances

There are 96 kennels at Huntsville Animal Services, and 90 of them are full right now. With limited resources and space, the help they give to these animals is at stake.