Fatal crash in November takes life of Russellville woman

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency released details of a fatal November crash on Wednesday.

  When will COVID-19 vaccine be available for children?

  Another cold morning ahead of a sunny Wednesday afternoon

Huntsville City Schools’ cyber attack keeps students out of the classroom

  UAB diversity research team to begin focus groups for vaccines

  Vietnam veteran on mission to clean up veterans’ graves

  Meet the only known certified police sketch artist in Alabama

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  COVID unit at North Alabama Medical Center almost to capacity

Tennessee man killed after vehicle crashed through a fence, hit a tree

  Highlands Medical Center in critical need of blood donations

  Stuff the Bus toy drive helps Shoals families in need

Alabama remains atop the College Football Playoff rankings

  Huntsville Hospital System continues to see record-high COVID numbers

“Too much risk” AAMU cancels in-person fall commencement

Alabama A&M University cancels in-person fall commencement as COVID numbers rise

  State superintendent says thousands of public students no longer enrolled

State Superintendent Eric Mackey said the students may be enrolled in a private school or home-schooled. They may also be at home.\

  Local WWII Veteran released from hospital after battling COVID-19

A 103-year-old WWII Veteran left Madison Hospital today after battling COVID-19!

  Cyber security expert weighs in on Huntsville City Schools ransomware attack

A federal cyber expert said all the district's data could be compromised unless the backups were properly saved.

  4/10 Morgan County residents testing positive for COVID-19

Man arrested for arson of his own home

  “Invest in the Vest” campaign for Giving Tuesday

Gov. Ivey urges in-person learning at Alabama schools in 2021

Free COVID testing and Flu vaccines in Huntsville

  Huntsville City Schools will remain closed this week due to cyber-attack

  Food Bank of North Alabama reopens after COVID-19 forced closure

Shirley Schofield, the food bank executive director, said throughout the pandemic the food bank has been serving double the people it usually does and sometimes even quadruple.

Deputy’s patrol car struck during vehicle stop in Boaz

A Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy’s patrol car was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning while the deputy assisted a Boaz officer with a car stop.

  Huntsville organizations receive $1.6 million for Giving Tuesday

Local organizations receive $1.6 million in grants in honor of Giving Tuesday.

  Post Thanksgiving COVID tests could be misleading

Dr. Karen Landers urges people to self isolate while waiting to COVID test results and to make an appointment ahead of time.

Bad Bunny is Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2020

With more than 3.3 billion streams, Bad Bunny’s sophomore solo album “YHLQMDLG” tops Spotify’s list of most-streamed albums globally.

  Vehicle traveling wrong way on I-565 Eastbound leads to crash resulting in lane closures

Traffic near the Jordan Lane exit on I-565 Eastbound is facing a major delay Tuesday morning.

  Morgan County authorities investigating stabbing incident near Key Turney Road

Deputies in Morgan County are responding to a possible stabbing incident on Tuesday.

  Man who confessed to 1995 Morgan Co. murder released on bond

Johnny Whited was released Sunday evening until his trial on murder charges

  Tuesday school delays in north Alabama

Many districts are delaying the start of the school day tomorrow! WAFF is keeping track of what schools are making weather adjustments this week.

  Firefighters battle flames & frigid temperatures overnight

Huntsville Fire & Rescue teams were called to an overnight fire on Boswell Drive, just before 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

  Huntsville Hospital Health System has largest number of COVID patients since start of pandemic

“Pray for all the nurses, keep us in your prayers. We need it.”

Mazda Toyota to start massive hiring

The team at Mazda Toyota are fueling up for another big round of hiring.

Emergency warming center opening in Huntsville

While many are quick to get their hats, scarves and heaters out, that’s unfortunately not the case for everyone. Many of our neighbors might be looking for a place to stay warm this season. That's why an Emergency Warming Center is opening in Huntsville on December 1!

  Governor Ivey awards millions to open Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind North Campus

Governor Ivey announced over 298 million has been awarded to to twenty Public School and College Authority projects.

  Guntersville man participates in Pfizer coronavirus vaccine trial

After going through the trial process, Clark said the vaccine is worth it.

Miss. councilwoman charged in Walmart parking lot shooting

Meanwhile, area residents are still floored that the shooting even happened at Walmart.

  Holiday shipping times during COVID-19

Mail and shipping companies are expecting to handle millions more packages this year.

North Alabama inmate serving for rape dies of COVID-19

A north Alabama inmate serving for rape and sodomy has died from COVID-19.

  Hospitalization rates hit ‘critical stage’ as COVID-19 cases increase

Hospital staff there say the amount of COVID-19 patients they’re currently seeing is critical, concerning and potentially dangerous.

Wanted Georgia man apprehended in DeKalb County

A man wanted on several felony warrants in Georgia was found in DeKalb County

Son of slain Lowndes County sheriff among 2 killed in crash

Just a week after Lowndes County marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Sheriff John “Big John” Williams, another tragedy has befallen the sheriff’s family.

  UPDATE: Huntsville City Schools closing Tuesday following cyber threat

Huntsville City Schools will close schools for the remainder of Monday following a potential cyber threat.

Refuge Church in Athens will give groceries to the community this weekend

An Athens church will distribute 40,000lbs of groceries to the community on Saturday, December 5th.

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing launches second phase of mass hiring

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing announced its next phase for a mass hiring! Check out this story for all the details!

Central North Alabama Health Services, Inc. announces COVID-19 testing schedule

Central North Alabama Health Services, Inc. announced its drive-up COVID-19 testing schedule for the month of December.

Missing person alert canceled for Montgomery man, 70

A missing and endangered person alert that was issued Monday for a 70-year-old Montgomery man has been canceled.

Tree falls on vehicle in Marshall County; 2 people killed, 1 injured

A car crash that occurred in Marshall County claimed the lives of two people today.

Madison County transitioning schools to hybrid learning beginning Thursday

The Madison County School System is moving to a hybrid schedule for all campuses not already on a full virtual schedule beginning Thursday.

DeKalb County Circuit Clerk office closes temporarily due to COVID-19

DeKalb County announced the closure of the Circuit Clerk office due to COVID-19 on Monday.

  Colbert County Courthouse set to receive repairs

The Colbert County Courthouse is scheduled to undergo critical repairs this week.

  Virtual schooling poses new challenges for all involved

Students, parents, and school staff all face challenges with schools transitioning to hybrid or remote schedules.

1 suspect in custody, 1 at-large after multi-county chase; Shots fired at officers

The chase ended at mile marker 180 on I-20 in Talladega County.

TVA personnel discover body at Wilson Dam

The Tennessee Valley Authority confirmed on November 30 a deceased male was found at Wilson Dam. The adult body was discovered on the downstream side of the structure.

  Decatur officials update latest on COVID-19

Decatur officials will hold a COVID-19 press briefing on Monday at 10 a.m.

Basketball season cancelled at Dublin Park

Madison Parks and Recreation Department has canceled all basketball events and activities for the remainder of the season.

Planned traffic disruptions impact multiple areas on Monday

Traffic disruptions are planned for two roadways in the Tennessee Valley area on Monday.

  Sheriff: Mom’s boyfriend put 5-year-old out of car for “being unruly” before he was hit, killed by another vehicle

A 5-year-old child has died after being hit by a vehicle in Fort Mitchell Sunday evening.

  WAFF 48 Can-a-thon starts today!

All you have to do to help feed families in your community is go to any of the participating Walmarts and drop off a few canned goods in the bins at the very front of the stores.

  Three Madison County Schools switch to remote learning

Three Madison County Schools are making the switch to virtual learning, beginning Monday November 30.

  Falling temperatures with strong winds & a chance at afternoon snow showers

Happy Monday! While we return to a normal workweek our weather will be far from it!

  Huntsville homeless shelters expect extra busy winter season during pandemic

With the colder weather and the pandemic, local homeless shelters are preparing for larger crowds.

  Huntsville International Airport see increase in travelers for holiday weekend

Huntsville International Airport spokeswoman Jana Kuner said they saw an increase in travelers for Thanksgiving compared to other weeks during this pandemic.

  Birmingham woman raising 12 children after her sister unexpectedly died from COVID-19

Birmingham resident, Francesca McCall, is now taking care of 12 children after losing her younger sister to COVID-19.

  Man accused of armed robbery at Tuscumbia gas station identified

We now know the name of the man suspected of several armed gas station robberies in the Shoals. He is still in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound.

Temporary road closure on Highway 72

Roads on Highway 72 will be blocked due to a motor vehicle accident.

  A company in Barton donated Thanksgiving over 1,000 meals to it’s employees

A company in Barton donated Thanksgiving over 1,000 meals to it’s employees

Huntsville Animal Services closing to public for two days

Huntsville Animal Services closing to public for two days

  Monday and Tuesday to bring the coldest air of the season to the Tennessee Valley

Sweater weather is coming to a close, with coat and glove weather moving in.

Top ranked Alabama wins 85th Iron Bowl 42-13

Alabama wins 42-13 in 85th Iron Bowl.

Jackson mother hosts toy drive in honor of son who died from cancer

Every year the DJKW Foundation holds a toy drive in Kentric's honor and recognize other children who are battling cancer.

Man shot multiple times at Huntsville gas station

Huntsville Police responded to a shooting at a gas station around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

  Small Business Saturday in Huntsville

Today is small business Saturday, a day to support the local small business.

Woman struck by a vehicle in Morgan County

Decatur Police department responded to an accident that took place on Friday night.

When should you throw away Thanksgiving leftovers?

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, you have three to four days before you need to throw it all out.

  Mild temperatures through the weekend, colder week ahead

The next 10 days are looking much colder with highs in the 40s and 50s and lows slipping into the 20s.

  Here’s how COVID-19 is impacting Black Friday locally

This Black Friday looked a little different for shoppers running in to grab their holiday gifts than previous years because of COVID-19. Our crews caught up with some Black Friday shoppers at the Academy Sports and Outdoors store in Huntsville.

Tuscaloosa bars prepare for Iron Bowl weekend

The Iron Bowl is a reason for one of the biggest parties all year, but this year is set to be much quieter.

  Anonymous donor matching Salvation Army Red Kettle donations in the Shoals

An anonymous donor has agreed to match all red kettle donations from across the Shoals area including Lauderdale, Colbert, and Franklin counties!