FIRST ALERT: Coronavirus information & impact

Updates on schools, businesses and events

U.S. hotspots grow as virus cases surpass 640,000 globally

The U.S. leads the world in reported cases with more than 112,000, but five countries exceed its roughly 1,700 deaths.
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This is how much money you could get from the stimulus bill

The income levels are based on tax returns for 2019. For those who have not yet filed their taxes, it will be based on 2018 returns.


  Huntsville flag company starts making masks to help with shortage

Madison County school systems transitioning to online

  ‘We are heartbroken’: Central School teachers hold parade to visit students they’re missing

  Salvation Army of the Shoals gives out food, toilet paper

ABC stores will remain open as “non-essential” businesses close around the state

As non-essential businesses around the state prepare to close Friday at 5:00 p.m., Alabama ABC stores across the state will remain open.
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  Trump seeks to force GM to produce ventilators; Infections worldwide top 590,000

Italy, with by far the most deaths from COVID-19, surpassed China and the U.S. to also record the most infections in the world. With numbers rising in the U.S., though, the grim distinction could be temporary.

ABC stores will remain open as “non-essential” businesses close around the state

  2 of 4 people shot at Huntsville motorcycle club have died

  FULL LIST: Governor Ivey temporarily closes more non-essential businesses

BREAKING: CASA of Madison County employee tests positive for COVID-19

Ala. Community College System extends online instruction, graduation postponed

  13 Redstone Arsenal employees among confirmed COVID-19 cases

Huntsville tightens restrictions on public parks

Ala. AG teams with Facebook to combat price gouging

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  Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation's history.


  Huntsville Olympic hopeful reacts to summer games postponed

  NASCAR goes virtual amid COVID-19 pandemic

Races are going digital during the coronavirus changes


Morgan County deputies capture Walker County murder suspect after chase

  Decatur leaders issue COVID-19 update on Friday

  Lauderdale county officials talk COVID-19 on Friday morning

  Home security system sales increase during COVID-19 pandemic

  Huntsville Police: woman shot on Jordan Lane

It happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday. Police say she was rushed to the hospital and her condition appears to be non-life threatening at this point.
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  A New York doctor’s story: ‘Too many people are dying alone’

While the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can lead to more severe illnesses, including pneumonia and death for some, like those who are older or have underlying health issues.

  Huntsville Police: woman shot on Jordan Lane

AEA to help families find routine after coronavirus closes schools

  ’I won’t have anymore memories’: Graduating senior on school closure

  Lt. governor expresses state’s lack of preparation to COVID-19 pandemic


  Salvation Army of the Shoals gives out food, toilet paper

1,600 pounds of chicken ready for giveaway in the Shoals

Russellville mayor donates chicken to city employees

Retired Muscle Shoals K-9 passes away