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Morning Headlines: HPD officer injured after high-speed chase

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HPD officer injured after high-speed chase

A high-speed police chase ends with a suspect in custody and an officer in the hospital. What started off as a routine traffic stop on Clinton Avenue in Huntsville escalated into much more. 

London knife attack injures 5, one fatality reported

London Police say five people were injured and a woman was killed after a knife attack at Russell Square.  A 19-year-old man was arrested and is in police custody.

Heat index values should climb to around 103°

A heat advisory is in effect from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday for Colbert and Franklin counties. We’re starting this morning with a few foggy spots, but mainly clear skies otherwise. Isolated rain showers are drifting southeast through Middle TN.

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    Sunday, December 17 2017 11:39 AM EST2017-12-17 16:39:36 GMT
    Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick (Source: Florence Police Department)Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick (Source: Florence Police Department)

    A Lauderdale County inmate charged with the attempted murder of a police officer has escaped for the second time in a year. Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick was last seen in the area of Highway 72 and Sky Park Road. Details of how he escaped have not been confirmed. Kilpatrick escaped from the Lauderdale County Detention Center in April. After a week on the run, law enforcement captured Kilpatrick in a home off Highway 157. Kilpatrick is considered to be armed and dangerous. ...

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    A Lauderdale County inmate charged with the attempted murder of a police officer has escaped for the second time in a year. Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick was last seen in the area of Highway 72 and Sky Park Road. Details of how he escaped have not been confirmed. Kilpatrick escaped from the Lauderdale County Detention Center in April. After a week on the run, law enforcement captured Kilpatrick in a home off Highway 157. Kilpatrick is considered to be armed and dangerous. ...

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    Saturday, December 16 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-12-16 21:21:29 GMT
    Kadence Castillo is treated to a special song by her classmates. (Source: Huntsville City Schools)Kadence Castillo is treated to a special song by her classmates. (Source: Huntsville City Schools)

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    Skinned coyote found by workers in Lauderdale County

    Friday, December 15 2017 3:59 PM EST2017-12-15 20:59:00 GMT

    A crew with AT&T made a shocking, gory discovery in Lauderdale County on Thursday. A skinned animal was found by workers, who called police.

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    A crew with AT&T made a shocking, gory discovery in Lauderdale County on Thursday. A skinned animal was found by workers, who called police.

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