$600k relocation plan approved for Jimmy Gill Park in Athens

The Athens City Council voted unanimously to fund a relocation project for Jimmy Gill Park, but not every councilmember is thrilled.

  Clear and chilly start to Tuesday, rain and clouds coming Wednesday

Man charged with animal cruelty after dead cows found on property

  First responders, community react to deadly Jackson County marina fire

  Huntsville working to improve city’s walkability

  Florence schools get $18K in STEM grants

‘Fat people are harder to kidnap’: Controversial Barberton pizza shop billboard taken down after backlash

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  Court hearing reveals more details in Huntsville police officer’s murder

  1 shot, 1 in custody in shooting at Huntsville housing development

  How concerned should we be in Alabama about the coronavirus?

GREAT NEWS: Birmingham officer shot near a church is recovering well

  You can now file your 2019 taxes

  Limestone County Schools official put on leave

Off-duty BPD officer in intensive care after being shot 3 times, 16 year old charged in shooting

The teenager is charged with attempted murder and firing into an unoccupied vehicle.

  8 people killed in northeast Alabama dock fire

The fire happened early Monday morning at Jackson County Park.

  Alabama lawmaker set to propose education lottery

“I think the general sentiment in the House, and I think the general sentiment around the state, is that it needs to be dedicated to education,” Rep. Steve Clouse said.

Parents and students attend orientation at Brindlee Mountain Primary School

Tabitha Corr’s daughter Peyton is in kindergarten and said attending the orientation made her feel more comfortable.

Limestone School Board interviewing finalists to be new superintendent

  State officials speak out on violence against police officers

Limestone County authorities searching for owner of missing cow

Retired NBA star, daughter killed in helicopter crash; 7 others confirmed dead

Morgan County restocks supplies ahead of next severe weather season

Huntsville home catches fire; two dogs injured in blaze

Caitlin McCrary crowned Miss UNA; goes on to compete for title of Miss Alabama

Caitlin McCrary crowned Miss UNA 2020

Community remembers Pickens County tornado victims

Family and friends gathered at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses to remember the Pickens County couple killed in a tornado.

Two people dead following shooting in Morgan County

Two people found shot to death in Morgan County

How to keep your child safe online

According to Pew research, roughly 95 percent of U.S. teens say they have access to a smartphone.

Woman killed in Lincoln County, TN house fire

The Lincoln County Fire Department confirms one woman was killed in a fire Saturday morning.

Arrest made in Huntsville’s 7th Avenue murder

Huntsville Police say 26-year-old Haley League was arrested Friday for a murder that happened Saturday, January 18th.

  31st Annual Dog Ball happening at VBC

31st Annual Dog Ball happening at VBC

  Missing Pelham girl met Huntsville man on social media, deputies say

The 13-year-old was found safe in Huntsville.

  NFL player Kerryon Johnson donates to Madison Academy field house

Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson made a donation to help renovate the Madison Academy field house.

  Community forum to be held Tuesday in wake of child predator arrests

In the wake of several arrests across north Alabama related to child predator cases, experts are hosting a community forum to discuss the dangers of social media.

  Man charged with murdering Huntsville police officer asks for bond

LaJeromeny Brown is currently in the Madison County Jail without bond. His attorney has filed a motion asking the court to change that.

  Arab man accused of traveling to meet child for sex

Guntersville police say Nickolas Black traveled to meet a child for a sex act.

All roads back open after Petal train derailment, evacuees return home

More than a dozen railroad cars derailed in Petal just after midnight Friday.

After LSU fan starts GoFundMe to buy Clemson mascot new outfit, money raised will be used to save wild tigers worldwide

After an LSU fan started a GoFundMe to replace a unsightly Clemson mascot, it was revealed the money raised will actually be used to save tigers worldwide and increase wild tiger populations by 2022.

Catalytic converters stolen from church vans, buses in Morgan County

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says there have been reports of church vans and buses being targeted for catalytic converter thefts.

  Airport officials, doctor discuss coronavirus

Right now, the Huntsville International Airport is not screening passengers for coronavirus.

Church host spaghetti dinner benefit for Brindlee Mountain Primary School

Plates will be available with a donation.

  Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office unveils memorial to fallen officers

The memorial can be found in Memorial Grove in Florence.

  Muscle Shoals police asking for help with unsolved double murder

It's been five years since a shooting at Jody's restaurant left two dead.

  Priceville Junior High School kicks off Great Kindness Challenge

The kindness week is in honor of one of their students who passed away.

  State leaders discuss focuses for next legislative session

Speaker Mac McCutcheon says improving education, transportation and mental health are all priorities.

  Law enforcement and specialists say talk to your kids about online safety

Officers, agents and child specialists are stressing the importance of talking to your children about their friends.

Gun discharges in child’s pocket at west Alabama school

No one was hurt in the incident.

  Athens State University presidential home going up for sale

Athens State University’s board of trustees decided to sell the Beaty-Mason House.

Road over Wilson Dam closed until fall

The roadway across Wilson Dam will be closed for a while to allow for maintenance.

  Huntsville voted ‘best small airport’ in USA Today poll

Huntsville International Airport was ranked number 1 in a recent vote of best small airports in the country.

Man indicted for reckless murder after 2018 wreck

38 year old Donald Patterson was arrested Wednesday

  Kitchen Cops: Roaches and rodents in school cafeteria, restaurant sanitation issues

Plus, the Kitchen Cops find a live roach in a Decatur restaurant's ice machine

Mazda Toyota expecting to hire 7% of applicants for new plant

Representatives with Mazda Toyota say they only expect to hire about 7% of people who apply for jobs at the Huntsville plant.

Arrest warrant issued in Tuscumbia animal cruelty case

They are set to face charges of failure to burn or bury dead livestock. The arrest warrant also charges the owner with felony animal cruelty.

  Interim superintendent named for Madison City Schools

The city hopes to have a permanent superintendent hired by the end of April

  Manufacturing certification class booming at Calhoun Community College

An instructor at Calhoun says they are adding more classes and moving into bigger rooms.

  Construction of Huntsville Hospital’s Orthopedic and Spine Tower about halfway done

Progress is coming along on Huntsville Hospital’s new Orthopedic and Spine Tower.

  2 indicted in 2017 murder of Madison County teen

Eugene Collyear and Chandler Demetrius Herring are indicted for the murder of Rose Ellen Jones.

Tennessee Tech student being tested for Coronavirus after recent travel

A student at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville is being treated for the Coronavirus.

  Alabama student is finalist to name next Mars rover

Vaneeza Rupani's name suggestion was Ingenuity.

Huntsville mayor appoints inaugural Music Advisory Board

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle has appointed nine members to the inaugural Music Advisory Board of Directors.

  2 principals hired for Madison County schools

Riverton Intermediate School and at Riverton Elementary School have new principals.

  Former patient of Madison County doctor on trial says she ran a pill mill

James Kelly is a former patient who says he and his wife got whatever pills they wanted from Dr. Celia Lloyd-Turney.

  Brindlee Mountain High School and elementary students return to school after tornado and receive donations

During the storm, she lost everything in her classroom.

  Morgan County sheriff proposes additional fee on license plate tags to fund SROs

Sheriff Ron Puckett says if drivers pay a little more for their license plates, the problem would be solved.

  Cook Museum of Natural Science nominated for best in country by USA Today

The Cook Museum of Natural Science in Decatur is nominated as one of the top 10 best new museums in the country, according to USA Today.

  New partnerships helping fund Huntsville cyber school

Sentar, Facebook and DESE Research are now funding partners for the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering.

  $21K donation wipes out lunch debt for all Madison city students

The school district just accepted a $21,000 donation from Inside Out ministries. It’ll cover the debts of 1,300 children.

  Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial adding section for Gold Star families

The Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial will soon feature a section that honors Gold Star families.

Huntsville police identity man shot, killed at condo complex

A man was shot multiple times at Stones Throw Condominium Association.

  Alabama hits 1 million electronically registered voters

The Office of the Secretary of State has electronically registered the one millionth voter in the Alabama since the implementation in January 2016.

“All clear” given after bomb threat at Meridianville Middle School

Meridianville Middle School students are back in school after a brief evacuation because of a bomb threat.

Morgan County deputies arrest man on child sex abuse charges

Morgan County deputies say they arrested Jordan David Raper on felony warrants for child sex abuse.

Teen indicted in deaths of Rod and Paula Bramblett

According to court documents, arraignment and trial dates have also been set.

Huntsville City and Dekalb County Schools donate desks and chairs to Marshall County Schools

Huntsville City School leaders are stepping up to help a neighboring school system affected by a tornado.

Decatur police arrest Madison man accused of soliciting child sex

Decatur police say they arrested Sean Tharpe after he allegedly traveled to Decatur to have sex with a child.

  Jackson County substitute teacher, coach arrested on child porn charges

The State Bureau of Investigation confirmed the teacher’s identity to WAFF as Wayland Hester.

New bill would require daycares to call if child doesn’t show up

State Rep. Wood introduced a bill to stop hot car related deaths.

  Ala. teen charged with capital murder in death of his mother & twin brothers

Authorities say they responded to Roy Lackey Lane late Tuesday night.

FedEx is warning customers about a text, email scam

Don’t click on the link! That’s what FedEx is telling consumers dealing with a text and email scam.

DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle struck during chase, deputies say

DeKalb County deputies say multiple suspects led them on a chase on Highway 35.

  Officials warn about dangers of ‘outlet challenge’ on TikTok app

The so-called “outlet challenge” is making its rounds on the TikTok app and blamed for several small electrical fires.