Driver identified following Wednesday police chase in Madison County

A police chase ended with a crash in Madison County on Wednesday afternoon.

1 dead, 6 rescued, search on for 12 others after boat capsizes south of Louisiana

  Caught on camera: Thirsty man steals bottles of liquor from Huntsville restaurant

  What’s changed between the new gaming bill and Senate Bill 214 that failed

  Crime of the Week: Robbery suspect with a sucker punch

  City of Florence awarded over $800k from Emergency Solutions Grant

  Demolishing abandoned homes can be a complicated process

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  Boaz Senior Center delays reopening plans to meet safety guidelines

  Food City in Albertville now open

  Hartselle restaurant owners concerned about low-staffing issues

  Hartselle community rallying behind long-time softball coach who was asked to step down from position

  Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week: Athens 10-year-old prevailing through multiple heart defects

Deputies arrest Henager man on domestic violence, kidnapping charges

  Age is just a number: 81-year-old graduates from Alabama A&M, inspires others

We are three days away from the Magic City Classic at Legion Field and for one Alabama A&M graduate, she believes she’s giving the Bulldogs something to cheer about before her team hits the field.

A legacy continues; Daisy P. Swinton Scholarship now available for nursing students

A trailblazer at Huntsville Hospital, Daisy P. Swinton was the first African American ICU Nurse Manager there. A new scholarship is available in her memory to encourage and empower future nursing students.

Huntsville City Council has 2 meetings planned to discuss protests

City Council President Jennie Robinson wants everyone to know, they’re invited to attend the meeting on April 22nd, where the findings will be announced for the first time.

  Madison County emergency rental assistance program update

They discussed who can apply for the $5.2 million, and the size of the checks you can apply for.

B’ham 4-year-old boy found safe

Calhoun to host essential workers hiring fair

Arab City Police arrests Banks-Caddell Elementary principal on domestic violence charge

ADPH: Current hospitalizations lowest since April 2020 as COVID-19 vaccination distribution expands

Road closure on Old Big Cove Road Wednesday morning

  First year of ACAP testing has parents concerned after pandemic year

Annual fire hydrant testing starts in the city of Florence

The Florence Fire Department has started the annual flow testing on fire hydrants, which is expected to last for the next two weeks, according to the city of Florence.

Florence couple relocating after 5 years of working as captains at Salvation Army

After years of building partnerships for the Salvation Army of the Shoals, Captains Ben and Wendy Deuel will be the last day for the Duels in their roles as field commanders for Florence.

  Local woman who got J&J vaccine responds to sudden pause on distribution

We spoke with one local woman who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to see if she was concerned about the pause in use of the vaccine.

  ‘Young, healthy’ South Mississippi man suffers stroke hours after receiving J&J vaccine

When the news broke about the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine Tuesday, one Coast family was already living with a tragedy they believe was caused by the vaccine.

  Students’ sweet potato bill heading to Governor Ivey’s desk for signature, according to lawmakers

A group of homeschool students are making an impact not only here in the Tennessee Valley, but all across the state.

  Update: Huntsville City Schools, city’s project to move central offices

Plans are underway to move Huntsville City Schools Central office, and the city of Huntsville is helping.

  Alabama Literacy Act one step closer to being put on hold

A bill is headed to the Alabama House to delay the Literacy Act for two more years.

  Huntsville protester: charges dropped after signing agreement not to sue the city

Do you remember the scene from last summer’s protest in downtown Huntsville? It ended in tear gas, rubber bullets and the arrest of two dozen people. Now we’re learning multiple people are having their charges dropped.

Alabama Senate passes lottery, gaming legislation

Alabama state senators passed a constitutional amendment, along with three companion bills, to allow a lottery to be created in the state and allow for casino-style gambling.

UAB research: Modified herpes virus shows promise in treating pediatric brain tumors

In the current trial, 11 of the 12 patients demonstrated a treatment response. The overall survival rate was more than double the typical survival rate for children with high-grade glioma.

Annual fire hydrant testing in Florence

The Florence Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants in the area for the next two weeks.

  New campus-wide surveillance systems will be installed in DeKalb County Schools

Recently, the school board approved another upgrade campus-wide surveillance of all schools.

  Marshall County Jail inmates receive stimulus checks

Not all inmates are eligible to receive a stimulus check.

  Class action lawsuit filed on behalf of private school students whose identities were allegedly stolen

Six educators are accused of enrolling private school students in virtual schools and getting your tax dollars.

  Blood clots potentially linked to the J&J vaccine affected only women

These women have experienced a rare type of blood clot involving the brain, and low platelet counts.

  New Northwest Shoals Community College scholarship will help some students enroll for free

NWSCC has a new scholarship that will help some students enroll for free

  Pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccines will not put one local pharmacy behind in vaccine distribution

Pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccinations will not put one local pharmacy behind in vaccine distribution

Mother charged with child abuse following her 16-month-old son’s death

One woman is now behind bars after deputies say she is accused of aggravated child abuse in the death of her own child.

Teen charged in deaths of Rod and Paula Bramblett gets youthful offender status

Taylor was 16 at the time of the deadly crash, he is now 18.

Deputies reunite with little boy they helped save from drowning almost one year later

Deputies and one of their youngest friends from Morgan County had a sweet reunion today!

ACA enrollment extended: What you need to know

Even if you signed up during open enrollment last year — log on again to see if any of the changes benefit you.

Police respond to suspicious object at Danville High School

The Morgan County Sheriff SRO and School Administration responded to reports of an object that a teacher became suspicious of.

Wreck closes eastbound, westbound lanes on Highway 72 in Limestone County

The Limestone County Sheriff Office a motor vehicle accident on the westbound lane of Highway 72 at McCulley Mill Road.

Milo’s celebrating 75 years with 75-cent burgers

To pay tribute to its customers, Milo’s will be offering 75-cent original hamburgers and original cheeseburgers for dine-in and drive-thru guests across its 21 stores in Greater Birmingham and throughout Central Alabama.

Local church giving away chicken, groceries in Guntersville

A local church in Guntersville is hosting a food giveaway, for members of the community, this week.

State Health Officer: Ala. will temporarily pause J&J vaccine shots

It is important to know that the adverse effects potentially stemming from the Johnson & Johnson shot have been extremely rare in the country, but out of an abundance of caution, Alabama is temporarily pausing these shots until we know more.

  Concerns over newly approved FAFSA graduation requirement

Dave Weis, the President of the Madison County Board of Education, said he see this FAFSA mandate as government overreach.

Decatur man arrested after he broke into ex-girlfriend’s home, assaulted, stole her phone

Officers responded to a burglary in progress call at a home near Morgan Ave in Decatur on April 9.

  Family suing Huntsville Board of Education after son’s death

The press release from attorney Ben Crump states a school employee told his Nigel's mother where she could find a suicide note, implying faculty knew Nigel was planning to kill himself, and never reported it to his mother.

Madison man charged with first-degree rape, sodomy

Officers with the Decatur Police Department responded to a report of sexual assault at a Decatur home on April 11.

COVID-19 in Alabama: 266 new confirmed cases on Tuesday

The Alabama Department of Public Heath has updated the number of confirmed statewide cases of COVID-19.

Children’s of Alabama approved as new COVID-19 vaccine study site for young children

Children’s of Alabama has been approved as a COVID-19 vaccine study site for young children.

  Von Braun Center leaders talk about masking, capacity requirements

We know Toyota Field is operating at full capacity this season, and the Havoc is at 37% capacity, but what about the rest of the Von Braun Center?

  Huntsville/Madison County Chamber hosts automotive manufacturing virtual job fair

If you’re looking for a job, there’s an event this Tuesday you need to know about.

  Madison County family gets creative after hail storm damages car

Several families from North Alabamatravel to Orange Beach for spring break, but many are still there because they can’t leave.

  New online resource for Huntsville Boards and Commissions positions

We're told the goal is to make the process more easily accessible, in hopes to widen and diversify the candidate pool.

Trash Pandas single-game tickets on sale this weekend

The first ever home game for the franchise is May 11th, and you can grab single game tickets starting Saturday, April 17th.

Walk-in vaccine appointments available in Boaz Tuesday

Walk-ins are welcome at Marshall County Medical Center South, April 13th, in the Physician’s Office Building from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Virtual hiring event for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing happening Tuesday

The North Alabama Virtual Automotive Manufacturing Hiring Event will be Tuesday, April 12 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

Bryant-Denny Stadium will be half capacity for Alabama’s A-Day game

The announcement that more people will get to watch Alabama’s spring football game in person inside Bryant-Denny Stadium came as welcome news to fans Monday.

  Why Limestone County Schools decided to no longer require masks

Superintendent Randy Shearouse says if case numbers stay low, school systems can make more moves towards normal.

  Marshall County Sheriff’s Office receives new body scanner for inmates

It will also be used by surrounding agencies in the county.

  Judge allowing evidence of gambling in Sheriff Blakely’s criminal case

The state said in a court filing that Blakely was gambling at casinos with public money.

  The race to the 2021 summer Olympic games is coming through the Rocket City

Spectators are encouraged to come cheer on the athletes as they compete for a spot-on Team USA.

  Drive-thru college fair at Athens State University

Checking out some prospective schools? The event is Thursday, April 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Gov. Ivey signs alcohol delivery bill

The bill will allow home delivery of liquor in original containers from package stores, and from restaurants and bars with a meal purchase.

Alabama senior centers can reopen beginning April 19

Senior centers are allowed to reopen for indoor activities beginning Monday, April 19, 2021.

Labor officials in Tennessee offer free online courses to unemployed individuals

Tennessee labor officials are continuing to offer free online courses to help people without work during the COVID-19 pandemic advance their skills.

  Self scheduling for the COVID-19 vaccine available at Huntsville Hospital

Huntsville Hospital announced a self-scheduling option for appointments at the Community Vaccination Clinic at John Hunt Park.

DeKalb County citizens help deputies arrest burglary, theft suspect

A suspect involved in a burglary and vehicle theft in DeKalb County led enforcement on a chase.

One killed in rollover wreck on I-65 north near Priceville

Deputies responded to a rollover wreck on Interstate 65 on Saturday afternoon.

More eligible for Alabama WIC program after guidelines expanded

More people may qualify for Alabama’s Women, Infants, and Children program, more commonly known as WIC, after an increase in income guidelines were approved.

  Von Braun Center warns community of scams

Leaders with the Von Braun Center are warning you to be on high alert. Scammers are using their name to try to separate you from your money.

Armed barricade, lockdown of guests and staff at Kahala resort ends after nearly 10 hours

An armed man fired multiple rounds through his hotel room door, triggering a property-wide lockdown and massive police response.

  Neighbors react after wife arrested for shooting, killing husband in Huntsville

Huntsville Police confirmed Inez Fuqua is the same person who was arrested for shooting at her husband inside his truck last November.

  Another breezy but sunny day Monday with highs near 80°

Another clear and cool night is expected for Sunday night into Monday with lows dipping into the upper 40s to low 50s, breezy west winds will gradually subside overnight. Monday looks fabulous with plenty of sunshine and highs approaching 80 degrees, winds will once again gust over 20 mph.

  Vaccination clinic held at Hellen Keller Hospital this week

Helen Keller Hospital employees will be holding a few COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week.

AL 36 closed for a bridge replacement Monday

Starting tomorrow Alabama 36 south of Somerville in Morgan County will be closed.