Trucker recognized for traveling 9 million miles accident free

34 years and 9 million miles later... This trucker is being honored for traveling every mile... accident free!

Research Park Boulevard construction project begins

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

Ex-Alabama gov accused in sex scandal opens new office

  Athens police investigating fatal wreck on Highway 31

  Abandoned section of Tennessee Street may come to life

  Author of book chronicling the 1960s to speak at library in Florence

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  SSR Motorsports recalls competition motorcycles due to crash and injury hazards

  Decatur police looking to hire more crossing guards

  Fan fest bring players, community together at UNA in Florence

  Remembering Nancy Parker: Devoted journalist, loving wife and mother

7th grade boy donates $15,000 earnings from Huron County Fair to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Huntsville shelter pets need good homes

Woman charged with aggravated child abuse in court this week

Ashley Catron preliminary hearing on Thursday

Huntsville Police release stats from weekend checkpoint

HPD released first numbers from their DUI checkpoint stops

Sequel: 7 escapees from Owens Cross Roads facility in last 18 months

The Owens Cross Roads police chief estimates his officers have responded to 5-10 escapes in the last year.

Suspect faces multiple charges after chase with DeKalb County authorities

Suspect driving Winnebago faces multiple charges after chase with deputies

  Muscle Shoals rock concert to benefit local charities

Madison City cracking down on vaping craze

Decatur Police looking to hire patrol officer

Volunteer fire department needs donations to build new station

Alabama ranks 12th worst state for deadly crashes

  Swimmers come to Huntsville for Paralympics clinic

Clear the shelters big success in Tennessee Valley

Clear the shelters big success in Tennessee Valley

Nick Saban after Tide’s Scrimmage: “No one is 100% right now”

The Alabama Crimson Tide wrapped up their second scrimmage of fall camp Saturday afternoon at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Hundreds walk to ‘End Heroin,’ give support in Huntsville

A federal report shows an 11.1% growth in drug overdose deaths in Alabama.

  Traffic safety checkpoints in Huntsville this weekend

The Huntsville Police Department DUI Task Force will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints through this weekend.

  #9PMRoutine: Nightly social media initiative to curb car break-ins

Are your car doors actually locked? For most drivers, locking your doors is such a habit it has become an afterthought. Law enforcement officers across Alabama are now pushing a social media campaign to ensure you remember.

  NASA leaders, astronauts tour Arab High School

Some special guests visited Arab High School and met with students in the robotics club.

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

  Huntsville Taco Bell murder suspect indicted

A grand jury has indicted Pete McCullough on a murder charge for the shooting death of Shawn Bone.

  Marshall Space Flight Center taking lead on next manned lunar lander

The Marshall Space Flight Center will take the lead role in managing the next spacecraft that will fly to the moon.

  Morgan County inmates offered hepatitis A vaccinations to prevent outbreak

The Alabama Department of Public Health provided optional vaccinations to inmates at the Morgan County jail.

  Police warn parents about danger some apps pose to kids

Some of the apps on your child's phone may be more than they appear.

  Homicide survivors to hold new anti-violence 5K in Huntsville

A group in Huntsville has a new way to help raise awareness about crime prevention in the community with a 5K.

  Alabama offers grants to push 2020 census participation

Money for things like special education, health care, and roads are at stake, because those federal dollars are set based on data taken in the census.

  Huntsville police searching for stolen Mustang

Huntsville police are on the lookout for a 1999 Ford Mustang that was stolen.

  Man caught after escaping Jackson County patrol car, deputies say

Jackson County deputies say a man went to great lengths to try to escape Thursday night.

Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused

A judge has paused a defamation suit filed by Roy Moore against women who accused him during his unsuccessful U.S. Senate bid of past misconduct

Alabama won’t release contract related to executions

The Alabama attorney general's office has refused to release a contract related to development of nitrogen gas as a possible execution method citing security concerns

  Help ‘Clear the Shelters’ in north Alabama

Several local animal shelters are participating in the national Clear the Shelters animal adoption effort.

Lee Co. DA: Man who poisoned trees at Toomer’s Corner not paying fines

The Lee County District Attorney says Harvey Updyke, the man who poisoned the trees at Toomer’s Corner, has not been paying his court-ordered fines.

Tyson recalling nearly 40,000 lbs. of chicken patties due to foreign matter contamination

The USDA classifies the health risk as "high."

  Alabama and Tennessee patrol officers work together to reduce impaired driving

If you’re planning to drive on Huntsville Highway later this evening, be prepared to get stopped.

  Moulton man accused of beating elderly man with pipe

Authorities found him hiding in a vehicle's floorboard.

  Florence church sanctuary needs repairs after tree falls during storm

Church leaders say the damage was mostly contained to the sanctuary.

  Rats & gnats: Your August 16th, 2019 Kitchen Cops report

Another week, another Waffle House making headlines for the wrong reasons on Kitchen Cops.

  Man accused of pulling knife on mail carrier in Tuscumbia

The suspect is identified as 49-year-old Brad Jones.

  Round bank building is coming down in Muscle Shoals

Mayor David Bradford said demolition should begin soon. The building most recently housed Family Security Credit Union.

  Council considers benefits of purchasing used aerial truck for Moulton Fire Dept.

This all comes in the wake of an April fire in Downtown Moulton that destroyed several buildings.

Questions surround shooting death of 19-year-old college student in Talladega by off-duty officer

Questions still surround the shooting death of a 19-year-old college student in Talladega at the hands of an off-duty Lincoln Police officer.

  Second person dies after shooting near Alabama State University

The shooting happened in the 800 block of N University Drive near the campus of Alabama State.

  License plate tag fee coming for Marshall County drivers, paying for county school SROs

Starting in January 2020, drivers in Marshall County will be a $12 license plate fee. The money will pay for 14 school resource officers for the county schools.

  Tip line pinpoints Madison student who made school threat

One student won’t be returning to school after making an online threat toward James Clemens High School.

  Huntsville police address Walmart shooting threat

Huntsville police have publicly addressed a shooting threat targeting Walmart that5's been making rounds online.

UA researcher studies why heatwaves are strengthening across the United States

Heatwaves are getting bigger and more severe according to Dr. David Keelling, a University of Alabama assistant professor of geography.

  ALEA wants more than 200 new state troopers hired within a year

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Secretary Hal Taylor said he hopes to have a total of 650 state troopers within a year.

Migraine medicine could lead to life-threatening infection; recall announced

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.

  Ala. teacher on paid leave after pleading guilty to spying on children in bathroom

Warren Kelley, a teacher and coach at Susan Moore High School in Blount County, pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal surveillance.

  Huntsville man who strangled mom sentenced to 20 years

Donald Mann was sentenced to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole.

  Unmanned aircraft symposium at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Some of the newest technology to keep members of the military safe is on display at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

Man arrested in Decatur parking lot shooting

Decatur police are investigating a shooting that happened in a parking lot on 13th Avenue SE.

  Huntsville leaders give road project updates

Huntsville leaders gave an update on several ongoing road projects.

  Millennials putting off visiting a doctor, study says

Millennials often put off addressing health issues and visiting the doctor’s office.

Madison schools ranked among top 50 in the country

Madison City Schools placed in the top 50 in a “Best Schools” ranking of nearly 11,000 public school systems in America.

Investigation reveals gaping disparities among community corrections programs

The Southern Poverty Law Center commissioned an eight month investigation into Alabama’s CCPs.

  Downtown Huntsville Inc hosts largest Women in Music Weekend event in AL

This event allows Huntsville to showcase over 30 local women in the music industry at over 20+ different venues.

  Residents try to save historic theater in Tuscumbia

The fear is an investor buying the theater before the group can raise enough capital to make the purchase.

  Cooperative effort to rebuild new Spring Park bridge in Tuscumbia

It will take a team effort to build a new bridge across Spring Creek in Spring Park.

  Cramer Children’s Advocacy Center gets $1M grant

The Times Daily reports this is through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.

  Florence YMCA construction moving along on schedule

Work on the first phase of the remodel project is set to be completed in October.

  Madison City Council revokes business license for juvenile detention facility

The Madison City Council has pulled the business license for the Sequel TSI/Three Springs juvenile facility.

  Crime Stoppers: Shoppers steal wallet from checkout at Huntsville Home Depot

Huntsville police say a man left his wallet at the self-checkout at Home Depot. Two men with small children at the next checkout noticed.

  Hiring alert: Madison County Schools still searching for bus drivers

If you’re in need of a job, Madison County Schools still have openings for bus drivers.

  Slow state background checks leave hundreds of vacancies in Huntsville schools

Every school employee from the cafeteria to the classroom must get a state background check, according to Alabama law. With the start of the school year across the state it appears that process is slower, which has resulted in hundreds of vacancies in school systems.

  Deputies: Jackson County man had counterfeit cash, drugs

A Jackson County man was arrested after deputies executed a search warrant at his home.

  Alabama A&M students, staff mourn loss of 2nd student this summer

The Alabama A&M community is coming together after loss of a second student in just more than a month.

  8K pounds of produce picked, given to seniors in Marshall County

A lot of people like to garden and grow vegetables, but most of us can't grow more than 8,000 pounds worth of produce in a couple months.

Birmingham police officer accused of excessive force following altercation with female prisoner

Birmingham police officer accused of using excessive force while transporting a female prisoner. Assault 2nd degree warrant obtained in case.

  Fatal shooting victim found on Madison County street identified

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body found in the street near Rustic Trail and Frances Amelia Drive.

  Authorities searching for stolen $25K wedding ring purchased at south Huntsville pawn shop

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding whoever purchased a ring from a south Huntsville pawn shop that turned out to be stolen.