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Morning Headlines: Huntsville police searching for suspect after chase

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Huntsville police searching for suspect after chase

A police chase that turned into a manhunt in north Huntsville overnight is still going on. We're told officers tried to pull a driver over when he stopped on Winchester Road near Swaim Circle when he got out and ran away.

NTSB releases preliminary report in Northport plane crash that killed 6

New details emerged overnight in a fatal plane crash in Tuscaloosa County that killed all six people on board. The pilot, dentist Jason Farese, reported a fuel pump failure and requested a diversion to the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport around 11:11 a .m., according to a preliminary investigation report released by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159

Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.

Temps push into the mid-90s with a heat index in the low triple digits

Most of us are in the low/mid-70s to begin this morning, and skies are mainly clear. Look for plenty of sunshine early with a quick warm-up into this afternoon. Temperatures should push into the mid-90s for highs with a heat index topping out in the low triple digits. 

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