Limestone - Morgan

  Athens animal shelter seeks homes for 16 abandoned puppies

Surveillance video shows two women bundled in heavy coats dropped off the puppies shortly after 7 p.m. They were in a dark-colored Ford Expedition.

  Limestone County subcontractor returns to unfinished home to steal wiring, deputies say

Decatur Utilities warns of new scam targeting small businesses

Limestone County school board discusses employee suspensions

New Athens High School opening delayed again

Limestone County judge renders 40-year sentence in 2015 stabbing

Judge denies youthful offender status for accused Limestone Co. killer

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  Former Decatur pastor released to group home after murder charge

Limestone County mom sentenced to 40 years for scalding kids in bathtub

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

Protecting Your Family: Making homes safe for the elderly

Supreme Court clears way for development of former Sweetwater site

AL driver’s license getting 8th digit

  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.

Work continues on GE plant expansion

According to our news partners at the Decatur daily, this expansion will create over 250 jobs

1 person killed in early morning crash

Limestone County Coroner Mike West said the victim was the driver of a pickup truck, which struck the rear end of a FedEx tractor-trailer. The crash occurred shortly before 3 a.m.

Final defendant convicted in 2013 Decatur murder

The third and final defendant has been convicted in the 2013 murder of 21-year-old James Patrick Travers II.

Man who walked off Morgan County work release charged in shooting, robbery, burglary

Missing Limestone County teens found

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

Finding family through DNA kits

Locals respond to BCBS cutting oxycodone coverage

Meet some of Alabama’s newest representatives, including the state’s youngest

Athens man with brain trauma reported missing

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in finding a missing man.

West Limestone lunchroom closed after fire

Students at West Limestone High School will be without a lunchroom for at least two weeks.

Hartselle police searching for missing teen

Hartselle police are searching for 16-year-old Madison Auen.

Convoy of Hope touches lives in Limestone County

The Saturday event provided free groceries, shoes, haircuts, family portraits and job and medical services to individuals suffering from poverty, disease and hunger.

Harvest couple arrested in car title-washing scam

Limestone County sheriff’s investigators have arrested a Harvest couple in connection with a recent car title-washing scam.

More charges for suspect in Limestone County shootout

The suspect accused of exchanging gunfire with Limestone County deputies from a stolen vehicle and setting a residence on fire is facing additional charges.

  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.

Hartselle PD ditches their razors to help teen fighting cancer

The competition is starting to heat up in Hartselle as members in the police department vie for top honors in a rather unique contest. It's all for a good cause to help a local teen battling cancer.

Former patient shares experience with convicted Decatur doctor

A former patient of Dr. Michael Dick came forward because she said she feels there are others who may be affected too.

Marker honoring Scottsboro Boys unveiled in Morgan County

A marker honoring the Scottsboro Boys was unveiled art the Morgan County Courthouse.

Scammers using different ploys to con victims out of thousands

The scammer built a relationship with the 60 year old victim and then fabricated a tragedy. The scammer then asked the victim to cash a check and forward the money to an account.

Suspects sought after guns stolen from cars in Hartselle

Hartselle police are trying to identify the suspects in a gun theft investigation.

Athens man killed in Madison collision

A two-vehicle collision occurred on Burgreen Road, just north of Powell Road, just before 6 p.m. on October 25.

$10M construction project on I-565 underway

The massive infrastructure upgrade is critical for the future, but it could cause major headaches for your commute.

Deputies: Huntsville man falls asleep in car after burglarizing Elkmont motel

Limestone County deputies say that they responded to a medical call at the Budget Inn in Elkmont after a caller told dispatchers that a man was passed out inside a vehicle in the motel parking lot.

Decatur police looking for vehicle in connection to fatal collision

Police in Decatur are investigating after they say a vehicle left the scene of a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

A single vehicle crash claims the life of an Elkmont man

A single-vehicle crash at 10:18 p.m. Saturday Oct. 27, claimed the life of an Elkmont man.

Teen killed, another injured in Limestone County wreck

One teen is dead and another is injured after a single-vehicle crash on East Limestone Road.

Decatur woman accused of stealing child’s ID for food stamps

Decatur police have charged a woman with identity theft.

Lacey’s Spring man dies after being struck by vehicle

A Lacey’s Spring man has died days after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.

Limestone County man indicted for murder of wife, sex abuse of child

An Ardmore man has been indicted in two separate cases, accused of killing of wife and sexually abusing a child.

Police are looking for a man who stole food and candy from Clements high School concession stands

On October 8, a white male broke into two concessions stands at Clements High School and took food and candy. Anyone with information please call Limestone County Sheriff’s Office at 256-232-011 and ask for Lt. Stinnett.

  Bridge built to alleviate flooding hazards in Elkmont neighborhood

After years of flooding, the Martindale and Jenkins families don’t have to worry anymore.

ROAD CLOSURE: Portion of Wall Triana Highway Closed Wednesday and Thursday

A portion of Wall Triana Highway, located in southern Madison County, between Beadle Lane and Swancott Road, will be closed on Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25 from 8:00am until 3:30pm to allow for utility installation.

Former ALEA officer sentenced for computer tampering, ethics charges

Steven Wrea Ziaja was sentenced to 60 days in jail for 13 charges, including 12 counts of computer tampering and an ethics charge of using his public position for personal gain.

Athens city officials table decision on animal ordinance

A large number of people came out to the city council meeting on Monday, saying the plan left too many questions for them.

Athens woman facing contraband charges after jail staff finds meth inside her body

Sheriff Blakely says that jail staff found a plastic bag containing methamphetamine and two unknown pills hidden inside Evans’ body cavity on Monday.

Decatur police investigating multiple reported thefts at apartment complex

The police department says that the thefts occurred at Albany Landing Apartments.

Man hospitalized after shooting in Athens, police looking for person of interest

Officers are currently looking for a person of interest in connection to the shooting.

“Piggy Back Bandit” arrested in Alabama

A 35 year old Washington man was arrested in Alabama after strange behavior at a Falkville High School pep-rally. Sherwin Shayegan allegedly jumped on a high school football player’s back during a pep-rally on October 12th and slipped the player a note.

Third graders with winning smiles to help state promote oral health

A third-grade boy and girl will win the ‘Share Your Smile with Alabama’ contest, making them the featured attraction in upcoming state marketing promoting flossing and brushing.

Decatur police locate theft suspect

Decatur police say that Jennifer Daugette was developed as a suspect in a theft case of lawn equipment.

2018 Toys for Tots registration opened

Toys for Tots registration for the 2018 holiday season is happening now.

Two popular family spots make the Kitchen Cops Trouble Spots List

We take a closer look at health inspection reports at restaurants in six north Alabama counties.

3 possible cases of polio-like illness in Alabama

A mysterious polio-like disease has parents worried across the nation and in Alabama.

Red Cross calls for healthy donors to maintain blood supply

Donors of all blood types, especially type O, are needed this fall after hurricanes Michael and Florence forced the cancellation of about 200 blood drives, causing approximately 7,000 units of blood and platelets to go uncollected.

Ardmore woman finds burglar hanging out in her house

Investigators arrested a man who allegedly forced his way into a stranger’s house and “made himself at home” inside. He was still there when the homeowner returned.

Athens man arrested in shooting of friend

Officers say the suspect was driving the victim to the hospital.

  Decatur church collects thousands of goods for Hurricane Michael victims

The church reached out to the community on Wednesday, asking for goods to be donated to take down to victims of Hurricane Michael.

Authorities locate owner of miniature pony found in Limestone County

A tweet from the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office says that the pony was found Saturday night on New Garden Road near Elkton Road.

Oil tanker rolls over in Morgan County wreck

The accident happened near the intersection of Highway 67 and Hulaco Road.

Health department, clinics offer discounted or free flu shots for uninsured

Health officials anticipate another aggressive flu season in Alabama. Now, medical professionals are stressing the importance of the flu vaccine.

One arrested following shooting on Triana Boulevard

One person has been arrested after Huntsville police responded to a call of a shooting on Thursday.

Athens grocery store refusing to sell Pepsi products with NFL logo

A grocery store in Athens has announced that they will not sell two Pepsi products that feature the NFL logo.

Hurricane Michael evacuees end up in north Alabama

Several people evacuating from the Gulf Coast are coming here to the Tennessee Valley.

License of Decatur doctor convicted of harassment suspended

The Alabama Board of Medical Examiners began investigating a Decatur doctor after Dr. Michael Dick was found guilty of harassment on three counts in municipal court.

Decatur police see rise in crimes involving “novelty” currency

Police say the the bills are mostly $20 bills and are marked in several discreet locations.

“Drive-Thru Flu Vaccination Clinic” being held in Morgan County

The clinic is being held by the Morgan County Health Department and the Morgan County Emergency Management Agency.

Deputies arrest man accused of stealing tools, water, Twinkies

The sheriff’s office also says that the suspect confessed to the charges and even admitted to eating the entire box of Twinkies.

Feedback sought on proposed pet ordinance in Athens

The ordinance could prevent tethering from being allowed altogether. But the city wants to hear public feedback before moving forward.

One Year Later: Hurricane Irma evacuees on transition from FL to the TN Valley

A Decatur family is adjusting to calling the Tennessee Valley home after moving North from Miami last fall. They were forced to evacuate when Hurricane Irma hit in September 2017.

Man in custody after allegedly running over woman at Limestone County trailer park

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office confirms a man they were looking for is in custody.

Supply donations needed for Decatur organizations sending hurricane relief

Locals in Decatur are collecting supplies to send south following Hurricane Michael’s landfall.

Athens hotels filling up with hurricane evacuees

Hotels in Athens are filling up with hurricane evacuees.

Enrollment up for Limestone County schools

The increase is reportedly due to the growth of Alabama Connections Academy, which is based in Limestone County.

Decatur 911 operator battling breast cancer gets big surprise

A Decatur 911 operator learned Friday that sometimes a simple act of human kindness can be the best medicine.

Decatur organization collecting supplies for victims in the Carolinas

Volunteers are collecting a wide range of supplies. One item desperately needed? Bug spray.

Falkville cross country team goes distance for boy battling cancer

Falkville High School’s cross country team ran for something other than accolades Friday.