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Arrest made in hit-and-run that killed 8-year-old

Good Monday evening, everyone. Here's a look at what we're working on for tonight's newscast.

Huntsville police arrested and charged a woman Monday afternoon for leaving the scene of a Sunday accident that killed a young boy. 8-year-old Weixi Zhang was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 72 East and North Park Drive Sunday night. Weixi's two sisters were injured and released from the hospital today. We'll have more on the arrest of the suspected driver, LaTonya Denise Haley and the charges she faces.

A Butler High School student sits in a juvenile detention center tonight after he was discovered to have a knife and a loaded gun on campus. It was reported to authorities that the student had a knife, but the search of the student this afternoon brought that weapon and the handgun. Tonight we'll tell you what's next for this student - including his future in the school system.

Also tonight, we'll take you to a memorial service for the five South Carolina children killed by their father. The community came together for an emotional service.

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