Afternoon and evening rain chances with more cold today

We’re in for a gloomy day across the Tennessee Valley with a lot more cloud cover expected to move into the Valley. Temperatures today will be slightly warmer this afternoon as they climb towards the 50-degree mark.

  Rocket Republic Brewery hosts event for Huntsville Championship

  Nonprofit hosts donation drive after death of homeless man in Huntsville

  Crime Stoppers: Bogus cashier’s check for over $27K used at Huntsville store

  Morgan County man severely beaten during violent home invasion

  $2.5M approved for 2 rec centers in Madison County

  Madison County noise ordinance pushed back to January

Continued Coverage

  Medicare enrollment closes next month

  Galaxy of Lights 2019 begins November 15

Poarch Band Creek of Indians announces plan seeking exclusive gaming rights

  Disney Plus racks up 10 million subscribers, adds warning to some older shows

  Huntsville students get a hand registering to vote

  Looking for a gift for kids? Treasurer’s office says they have an answer

Don’t underestimate the flu; it can kill you

Health officials encourage everyone to get the flu shot.

  Infant dead following multi-vehicle wreck in Athens

An 11-month-old girl was killed in a wreck on Highway 31 at Elm Street.

Decatur Police ask for help finding man in connection to domestic violence cases

Decatur investigators are searching for a suspect wanted for several domestic violence felonies.

  Alabama A&M unveils electric buses

Alabama A&M officials unveiled two new electric buses that will be used to transport students to and around campus.

2 Walmart employees accused of stealing customers’ credit card numbers, gift cards

Costco says $75 coupons are a scam

Cincinnati-area high school announces mandatory drug tests for all students beginning in 2020

Remains found in Ala. during search for missing Fla. 5-year-old

Year-round entertainment district approved in Sheffield

Decatur City Schools moving headquarters to Grant Street

Hooey recalls children’s sweatshirts with drawstrings due to strangulation hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling these Hooey Children’s Sweatshirts with Drawstrings!

  Huntsville school leaders discuss bullying warning signs

School leaders discussed their plan to prevent bullying in Huntsville City Schools.

  Family of homeless man found outside Huntsville gas station believe he died in the cold

David Vann's family said he was homeless with no place to go.

  Sex offender arrested in Shoals drug trafficking investigation

A drug trafficking investigation in the Shoals has resulted in an arrest.

  Huntsville City Council approves $100,000 contract to study city congestion

The study will analyze traffic coming from Madison, Athens, Decatur and 12 surrounding counties.

  Madison County leaders have a 200,000-pound mountain of salt to keep you safe

Members of the Madison County Commission have a mountain of salt and they plan to use it to keep the roads safe for you to travel on.

  EXCLUSIVE: Sessions discusses Senate bid

Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sat down with WAFF 48′s Liz Hurley to discuss his bid for his old Senate seat.

  Huntsville Hospital expands neonatal intensive care unit

Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children has completed a major expansion of its level III neonatal intensive care unit.

East Alabama 3-year-old in critical condition after eating meth

An East Alabama man and woman are in jail after officers said a toddler ate and overdosed on meth. The three-year-old is in critical condition.

  Limestone County sheriff pleads not guilty to theft, ethics charges

Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely pleaded not guilty to 13 theft and ethics charges.

  ‘He has damaged the way I look at people’: Aniah Blanchard’s father explains how suspect has changed his perspective

Elijah Blanchard, and his wife Yashiba, joined Janice Rogers on Good Day Alabama Tuesday to discuss Aniah’s disappearance and a suspect being charged with kidnapping.

  Virtual reality technology helping to train military

New VR technology helps prepare military for real-world scenarios.

  Skyline High School closed Tuesday due to road conditions

Officials with Skyline School say the school closed all day Tuesday due to road conditions.

Doctors say cold weather is a reminder to wash your hands

Doctors warning as these temperatures drop the chances of you getting sick can increase, but it’s not from going outside.

  Alabama-LSU game connected to shooting in Colbert County, man charged with attempted murder

David Allan Fulkerson is charged with attempt to commit murder.

  Huntsville passes resolution on zoning adjustment notifications

The Huntsville City Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for the board of zoning adjustments to add ways of notifying neighbors.

  Veterans walk 22 miles to raise awareness for veteran suicide

Three veterans walked 22 miles to raise awareness for veteran suicides.

REPLAY: 2019 Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Day Parade

Thousands of people attended the 2019 Veterans Day Parade in downtown Huntsville.

Site location decision for new veterans home expected in early 2020

Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Kent Davis said by 2045 there will be a shortage of veterans homes.

How you can participate in Canathon 2019

We need your help to feed those in need this winter. WAFF 48 is partnering with north Alabama Walmart locations across the Tennessee Valley for Canathon 2019. You can find a full list of participating locations below.

  Petition started after Aniah Blanchard’s disappearance for violent offenders to not have bond

The petition is now reaching tens of thousands of signatures.

South Carolina lawmakers considering bill that would exempt military retirees from paying state income taxes

Corporal Steven Diaz proudly calls South Carolina home.

  Suspects indicted in Huntsville mother’s murder

X’Zavier Kamontae Scott and Domanek Jackson are each indicted on one capital murder charge.

  Thousands fill downtown Huntsville for Veterans Day parade

The turnout for the Huntsville Veterans Day was phenomenal and the weather was picture perfect.

  ‘The witness did not call 911’: Aniah’s parents on the nightmare of not knowing where their daughter is

Aniah Blanchard’s parents Angela Harris and stepfather Walt Harris talked to Janice Rogers Monday about the pain of not knowing where there daughter is.Aniah was reported missing on Oct. 24, 2019.

  Former Morgan County sheriff settles 2 lawsuits

Former Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin has settled two lawsuits she had been facing since her second term.

  Attorney demands release of police video in Dana Fletcher shooting

Benjamin Crump, an attorney representing the family, says police need to release body camera footage of the incident.

Search for missing Florida girl expands to Alabama

Authorities in Florida say they're expanding the search of a missing 5-year-old girl to Alabama, and the girl's mother is no longer cooperating with their investigation

  Vehicle winds up in lake after Jackson County wreck

A three-vehicle wreck caused traffic delays on Alabama 35 and Alabama 40.

Rocket City Trash Pandas announce new mascot’s debut, naming vote

The Rocket City Trash Pandas are gearing up for another announcement at the end of November. The Trash Pandas’ mascot will make his public debut at Bridge Street’s Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony.

  3 arrested after staging ‘die-in’ protest at Huntsville Veterans Day parade

Three people were arrested by Huntsville police after holding a brief “die-in” protest during the Huntsville Veterans Day parade downtown on Monday.

  ‘You want him to feel our pain’: Aniah Blanchard’s parents describe seeing suspect in court

Angela Harris knew seeing the man charged with kidnapping her daughter in court would be challenging. But the mother of Aniah Blanchard was more concerned about her husband, Walt Harris, than she was for herself.

More African-American women taking an interest in concealed carry

With the discovery of the remains of missing Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford and disappearance of Auburn student Aniah Blanchard, dozens of women met downtown Birmingham to learn how to defend themselves if attacked.

B’ham police cruisers damaged in early-morning chase; Suspect in custody

The chase ended in Brighton where the suspect stopped, got out of his car and laid on his hood.

Man rescued from Huntsville storm drain

First responders were called out to the Kroger on Oakwood Avenue in Huntsville because a man was stuck in a storm drain.

  Veteran’s memorial stolen in Huntsville

A family is looking for answers and the bench they had made back in 2006 to honor their late father.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance appears before Lee County judge

The man police believe kidnapped Aniah Blanchard made his first appearance in court Sunday afternoon, but WSFA 12 News was denied access.

A bill legalizing medical marijuana to be introduced next session

A bill legalizing marijuana to be introduced next session

LSU takes No. 1 spot; Minnesota moves into top 10

Ohio State, Clemson, Georgia, and Alabama lead latest polls

Beth Holloway joins search for Aniah Blanchard

An Alabama mother has joined the search for missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, according to Texas Equusearch.

Chad Morris fired as Arkansas football coach, Lunney Jr. named interim coach

The University of Arkansas has fired Chad Morris as its head football coach, according to a report from content partner KATV.

  Local group works to honor Vietnam casualties in Morgan Co.

Local group works to honor Vietnam casualties in Morgan Co.

Man pops ‘Baby Trump’ balloon in Tuscaloosa

The 20-foot-high, 13-foot-wide balloon depicts the president as a baby.

Battle ensues in Tuscaloosa, LSU comes out on top

Some are calling it the game of the century.

Huntsville Police investigating overnight shooting

Huntsville Police investigating overnight shooting

North Alabama high school football 2nd round playoff pairings

21 teams from north Alabama are advancing to the 2nd round of the high football post season.

High school football 1st round playoff scores & highlights

WAFF 48 is your source for high school football scores and highlights across the Tennessee Valley.

  Lawrence County bridge repairs expected to bring in thousands in revenue

Lawrence County commissioners unveiled a new bridge that is expected to rake in thousands of dollars in revenue because of its access to a big park.

Fans arrive extra early for UA football game

Fans attending the game are changing their schedules to get there on time.

  Hartselle students host veterans to thank, learn from them

Students invited more than 250 veterans t thank them for their sacrifices.

  Hall of Heroes: Retired veteran faced tragic times in Vietnam

Retired Col. David Roesler served as the company commander for the 1st Cavalry in Vietnam in February 1968.

  Retired staff sergeant posthumously inducted into Madison County Hall of Heroes

Jewell Toney was a retired staff sergeant who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

  Viral post about hitchhiking veteran makes its way to his son

On Wednesday, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office posted on their Facebook page an act of kindness that has gone viral.

  Qualifying GOP candidates named for Alabama 2020 elections

The Alabama Republican Party closed candidate qualifying for the 2020 elections.

  Protesters call for Dana Fletcher shooting body cam footage outside of Madison City Hall

A group of roughly 15 shouted "show us the cams!"

  City files to keep records confidential in Huntsville police officer’s murder case

The city of Huntsville has filed a motion to quash a subpoena for what the city believes is confidential information in the murder case of police officer William Darby.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance to be brought to Alabama

Ibraheem Yazeed is being transported back to Alabama after appearing in an Escambia County, Florida courtroom Friday afternoon.

  Limestone County sheriff’s motion to dismiss case denied

The motion asking a Limestone County judge to dismiss 13 criminal charges against Sheriff Mike Blakely is denied.