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  • Huntsville school board member named in civil suit by former employer

    Huntsville school board member named in civil suit by former employer

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:56:59 GMT
    Mike Culbreath is accused of conspiring with James Packard, a competing developer, to convince potential tenants to choose a competing development in the City of Huntsville.More >>
    Mike Culbreath is accused of conspiring with James Packard, a competing developer, to convince potential tenants to choose a competing development in the City of Huntsville.More >>
  • Three children found in home with meth lab outside

    Three children found in home with meth lab outside

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:30:49 GMT
    Authorities arrested Ashley Freeno and Christopher Silva after finding a methamphetamine lab outside their home. Further investigations revealed that drugs and other paraphernalia were inside their home where three young children live.The Department of Human Resources have placed the children into the custody of family members.Freeno was charged with manufacturing meth in the 2nd degree and two counts of possession. Silva was charged with manufacturing meth in the 1st degree and two counts of...More >>
    Authorities arrested Ashley Freeno and Christopher Silva after finding a methamphetamine lab outside their home. Further investigations revealed that drugs and other paraphernalia were inside their home where three young children live.The Department of Human Resources have placed the children into the custody of family members.Freeno was charged with manufacturing meth in the 2nd degree and two counts of possession. Silva was charged with manufacturing meth in the 1st degree and two counts of...More >>
  • Man arrested after agents seized over one pound of meth, three firearms, and one vehicle

    Man arrested after agents seized over one pound of meth, three firearms, and one vehicle

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:11:14 GMT
    On Aug 14, the Madison-Morgan STAC Team and Morgan County Drug Task Force responded to complaints from the community near Hulaco Road.Upon arrival, a search warrant was carried out at the home of Dustin Tyler Smith in Joppa Alabama.Agent had begun a new investigation Agents seized over one pound of methamphetamine, three firearms, and one vehicle.Smith was arrested in 2013 for trafficking in methamphetamine. He was out on bond and also on Community Corrections regarding his most recent arrest...More >>
    On Aug 14, the Madison-Morgan STAC Team and Morgan County Drug Task Force responded to complaints from the community near Hulaco Road.Upon arrival, a search warrant was carried out at the home of Dustin Tyler Smith in Joppa Alabama.Agent had begun a new investigation Agents seized over one pound of methamphetamine, three firearms, and one vehicle.Smith was arrested in 2013 for trafficking in methamphetamine. He was out on bond and also on Community Corrections regarding his most recent arrest...More >>

A massive construction project ten years in the making. $300 million of your tax dollars on hold, and still no progress. NBC12 investigates what went wrong with the Route 460 project.

Click here for the story: http://shout.lt/zW4l

SPECIAL REPORT: Complaints of police brutality

One week ago, the NAACP stood with the Petersburg Police Chief. The Petersburg NAACP president is now opening her own investigation into allegations of police brutality in Petersburg.

Rachel DePompa continues her investigation and finds out what you should do if you think your rights have been violated. Click here to see the story: http://shout.lt/zR3L

SPECIAL REPORT: Remembering Meg Menzies

Meg Menzies, wife of Sgt. Scott Menzies, was killed when she was struck by a drunk driver while jogging on E. Patrick Henry Road. Now Meg Menzies' husband opens up about her life and coping with her death.

Click here to see the story: http://bit.ly/1pYfeRi

SPECIAL REPORT: Have a blessed day

After 24 years on the job, a former bank teller claims she was fired for telling customers to "Have a blessed day." It's a phrase you hear all the time. Do you fine it offensive? Rachel DePompa investigates, tonight at 11.

SPECIAL REPORT: Dangerous car seats

You check expiration dates on food... but what about car seats? Rachel DePompa has a safety alert that every parent should know. Click here to see the story: http://bit.ly/1rvKdHp

SPECIAL REPORT: Young boy battles rare disease

A 6-year-old is battling a life-threatening disease - there's no cure, but an expensive clinical trial could hold the key. Click here to see the story: http://bit.ly/1mDXck7

SPECIAL REPORT: Digging up danger

There's a deadly infection lurking in the water.  The same water your dog loves to sniff. While doctors admit it's rare here in Virginia, there's still a chance your dog could be digging up danger. Rachel DePompa investigates the little-known dog killer, click here for the report: http://bit.ly/1yUZYK8

SPECIAL REPORT: Flipping dogs for profit

A local family makes a hard choice to give up their dog, free to a good home. The woman who took the dog sold it for hundreds of dollars. Click here to see Curt Autry's report: http://bit.ly/1nin2ju

SPECIAL REPORT: New treatment healing scars

A model scarred physically and emotionally by a car crash is hoping a new treatment will allow her to heal. Click here to see Laura Geller's report: http://bit.ly/1qGmEJz

SPECIAL REPORT: Faux real hair weaves

Women are spending big bucks on weaves to have fabulous hair, but how can you tell if you're buying the real thing? Click here for the story: http://bit.ly/UaCEcc

SPECIAL REPORT: American Idol Audition Tips

The American Idol Audition bus rolls into Richmond next week, and thousands of Central Virginians are expected to make an attempt at becoming a star. If you are one of them, Ryan Nobles has what you need to know to make it to the next round.

Click here for the story: http://bit.ly/1r2Dg1C

SPECIAL REPORT: New allegations against local cops

Another family has come forward claiming Petersburg Police came on their front porch and tried to stop them from shooting video of arrests happening right in front of their home.

On Your Side Investigator Rachel DePompa looks into the dramatic cell phone video that led to a violent confrontation. Click here for the story: http://bit.ly/VO6rZp

SPECIAL REPORT: Young hero beats the odds

A heroic young girl helped save others who fell through an icy pond, but paid a heavy price.

Her heart stopped beating and she nearly died, but she has fought back from the brink of death to try and regain a normal life.

Click here to see Ashley Monfort's story about Destiny, her family, and a caring doctor who did everything he could to make sure Destiny lived to see another day: http://bit.ly/1r85ENz

SPECIAL REPORT: Therapy dogs

Therapy dogs are helping local patients feel loved. Click here for Rachel DePompa's investigation into the science that proves dogs are lifting spirits and improving health: http://bit.ly/1qRya8l

SPECIAL REPORT: Technology tracks random gunfire

A year after a stray bullet killed Brendon Mackey no one has been arrested in connection with the 7-year-old's death.

Technology used in other cities could help track down people responsible for random gunfire. Click here for the story from Rachel DePompa: http://bit.ly/1xrDcZC 

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