(WAFF) - A rate hike is on the horizon for those who rely on Huntsville Utilities for their electric services. Huntsville Utilities is proposing a 2.75 % increase for all classifications of customers homes and businesses. The average family's bill would increase by roughly $4 per month or $48 a year. You'll recall Huntsville Utilities proposed a different increase last April.
The Iraq war veteran accused of fatally shooting five people and wounding six at a crowded Florida airport baggage claim is due for his first court appearance. Esteban Santiago is scheduled to be in Fort Lauderdale federal court Monday morning. The 26-year-old from Anchorage, Alaska, faces airport violence and firearms charges that could mean the death penalty if he's convicted.
Despite the bitterly cold start, today actually kicks off our warming trend. A light south wind developing today, along with mostly sunny skies, will help temperatures rebound into the mid-40s for highs. Clouds increase later tonight, keeping temperatures from dropping as much. Overnight lows will fall into the mid-30s by Tuesday morning.
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