Huntsville - Madison

  Travel scholarship awarded in name of late Madison native

Two Bob Jones High School students received travel scholarships, thanks to a foundation named for Ian Clough.

  Downtown Huntsville Inc. releases in-depth study of downtown

  Sparkman High School sky bridge construction ahead of schedule

  48 Investigates: Chairman Dale Strong sheds light on jail computer issues

  Trash Pandas parking construction and Town Madison development

  Radiance to hold ribbon cutting for new headquarters

  Huntsville Police investigating early morning shooting

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  Huntsville police seeing rise in baby deaths from accidental suffocation, strangulation

  Engineers, grad students work to find the underlying issue on Highway 231

  Huntsville native killed in South Alabama wreck

  Blue Origin cuts ribbon on rocket engine plant

First reponders facing delays due to closure of HWY 231 near Lacey’s Spring

  Mother demands answers on Madison County Jail ‘IT issues’

Huntsville, Madison City Schools superintendents talk expansion plans

Huntsville City and Madison City Schools superintendents responding to plans to address rising class numbers.

  Huntsville City Council discusses TVA, Huntsville Utilities relationship

The Huntsville City Council discussed the future of the city’s relationship with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Thursday. While in the midst of contract negotiations, the big question for many council members is the contract length and impact on customers.

  Madison County inmates can now make commissary purchases amid ‘IT issues'

For the last week, the sheriff’s office has been battling “IT issues.”

  $10K reward offered in gun theft from Madison pawn shop

Multiple firearms were stolen in a burglary at Gold, Guns and Guitars.

Huntsville woman accused of poisoning husband pleads not guilty

Toney Road and Old Railroad Bed Road intersection closed due to wreck

  Hwy. 231 in Lacey’s Spring now closed due to growing crack across road

  Madison City Superintendent reacts to questions about a delay: “A little bit of rain? C’mon.”

  Madison County Sheriff’s Office ‘IT issues’ creating inmate roster challenges; no details from office on ‘issues’

  Huntsville officials address importance of census participation

  Madison County jail ‘IT issues’ causing court, bond delays

The "issues" are delaying bonds by up to a day, and delayed a murder plea.

  Second Chance Job Fair returning to Huntsville

The Huntsville-Madison County Chamber is bringing back the Second Chance Job Fair.

  Madison County man pleads guilty to killing motorcyclist

A man charged with murder in a 2017 fatal motorcycle crash pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter.

  Hazel Green home total loss following Tuesday morning fire

First responders are on the scene of a fire in a Hazel Green neighborhood.

  Madison to purchase embattled Three Springs facility, turn it into community center

A unanimous vote gave the green light for a tentative project to turn the embattled Three Springs juvenile facility into community center.

  Madison declares March 30 ‘Women Owned Business Day’

The city of Madison proclaimed March 30, 2020 “Women Owned Business Day” to celebrate female entrepreneurial business and its growth in the community.

  What’s changed 10 years after deadly UAH shootings?

WAFF 48 News has been following this story since that fateful Friday afternoon in 2010 and went back to campus to see what’s changed and where time has stood still.

  HudsonAlpha researching cotton improvements

Researchers at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology are working to transform the way we think of cotton and the way it is used.

  Huntsville man pleads guilty to reckless murder of retired Air Force veteran

Antonio Fearn pleaded guilty to crashing into and killing Michael Redding.

Local organization host gun safety awareness meeting

The Huntsville chapter held a meeting for those who have been impacted by deadly shootings.

Several roads flooded across the Tennessee Valley; more rain expected this week

Some roads flooded, more rain on the way could cause big issues

  Darwin Rd. closed shortly overnight from motorcycle crash

ALEA investigators are looking into what caused the crash.

  No injuries in overnight Harvest fire

An investigation is underway to find out what caused the fire.

  Fundraiser held for Hazel Green teens recovering from fire

The Hazel Green community came together on Saturday to support two of their own students on the road to recovery.

  Community to host fundraiser for students severely burned in Hazel Green fire

Natalie Smith and James Boyle have been recovering from their injuries from an outdoor fire that happened two months ago.

  Huntsville Hospital earns American Heart Association award

Huntsville Hospital earned the American Heart Association Silver Index Award.

  Madison County 911 officials encourage CPR-trained citizens to use PulsePoint app

The Huntsville-Madison County 911 Call Center launched a campaign to encourage residents to download the PulsePoint app.

  National Wear Red Day for heart health turns focus on women’s health

Today the 48 crew is decked out in red to promote women's heart health.

  Huntsville, Madison city schools pass resolutions against unified calendar

Huntsville and Madison city school leaders are rejecting the idea of a unified public school calendar.

  New Madison elementary school’s name, mascot revealed

The new school will be Midtown Elementary School.

  Flooded streets in Madison County; water rescues throughout the day

Agencies across the county are reminding people to stay vigilant while driving and obey all road signs while the high water recedes.

  ‘The style of no style’: Local artist Jahni Moore expanding reach

Jahni Moore’s art class is about mixing, blending and finding that colors evoke emotions.

  Calhoun Community College announces new advanced manufacturing program

Starting fall of 2020 there will be a more advanced manufacturing class at Calhoun Community College.

  Valley veterans exposed to toxic burn pits say it’s taken years to get benefits

More than 4,000 Alabama veterans said they've been exposed to toxic burn pits.

  Madison County Schools welcome student’s medical service dog

Captain Theo is a trained service dog that helps students detect potential medical issues.

  10 years later, consequences of Discovery Middle School shooting still playing out

The shooting led to the establishment of a confidential tip line, and the shooter is eligible for parole.

  Hiring Our Heroes comes to the Tennessee Valley

Companies looking to fill open positions will be matched with an active duty military member who has the skills they need.

  UAH professor is investigator for new solar orbiter

Dr. Gary Zank, from UAH, is a coprimary investigator on the magnetometer team.

  State’s oldest black church, baptisms, beginnings remembered during bicentennial

St. Bartley Primitive Baptist Church in Huntsville is not only the state’s oldest black congregation, but it’s considered the mother church for all black primitive Baptist churches.

  Fire damages Meridianville barbecue restaurant

There was a fire at Meridianville Pit Bar-B-Q on U.S. 231.

  People in Huntsville divided on controversial bills

Lawmakers in Alabama will be deciding on some controversial bills this session and we asked what people in North Alabama have to think about some of them.

  Huntsville leaders celebrate construction of upcoming north Huntsville library

The $10.8 million project is slated to be completed in fall 2020.

  Madison leaders release rough plan for community center at Three Springs building

The city released an initial diagram of plans for the property.

  Job fair at US Space & Rocket Center Tuesday

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is holding a job fair to fill multiple jobs.

  ID trafficking suspect arrested outside Madison credit union

Investigators say they found Ilie Busuioc after Covington Credit Union employees called them to report a suspicious vehicle in their parking lot.

Deputies searching for Madison County man last seen Friday

Deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office are searching for 25-year-old Jesse Gene Perroni.

Madison County Schools release statement on student killed in weekend shooting

At this time, the child’s name and age have not been made public.

Madison County probate court launches new program to help with mental health

Madison County Probate Judge Frank Barger knows how important it is to help those who suffer from mental illness.

Sneak peak Monday at new North Huntsville library

Sneak peek at new construction of North Huntsville library

Five-year-old identified in accidental shooting

Large police presence at home in Harvest

Huntsville Police investigating late night shooting

Investigators say a man was shot in the arm just before 9 p.m. Saturday.

Madison plans to buy troubled Three Springs juvenile facility

The surprising announcement came during the mayor’s annual address Friday night.

  Ala. mom, newborn reunited after poppy seed bread causes false drug test results

Rebecca Hernandez was reunited with her baby after a state drug test came back negative for opiates.

  2nd suspect arrested in Huntsville’s 7th Avenue murder

Matthew Wayne Fowler is charged with the murder of Gilberto Estrada.

  HudsonAlpha scientists working on technology to diagnose and combat coronavirus

HudsonAlpha technology is going to the front lines of the outbreak in China.

  Madison County doctor pleads guilty in pill mill trial

Dr. Celia Lloyd-Turney agreed to a plea deal before a jury was able to deliver a verdict in her trial.

  Person seriously injured in Huntsville house fire

A house fire in northwest Huntsville left one person seriously injured.

  Huntsville City Council exploring options to pay for $40M amphitheater

Projections vary, but right now it’s expected the city will pay off the debt over 20 years.

  J. Alexander’s restaurant coming to Town Madison

J. Alexander’s Holdings Inc. announced a new restaurant will be built at Town Madison.

  Doctor: New mom fails drug test after eating poppy seed bread

A Huntsville mom and her doctor fear poppy seed bread may be the reason she no longer has custody of her 2-day-old baby boy.

  Half-court shot nets $10K for Huntsville Inner City Learning Center

Randolph School student Curtis Cooper scored a half-court shot for charity.

  #IHeartHsv campaign asks you to show your love for Huntsville

The #IHeartHsv campaign encourages you to share your favorite things about Huntsville on social media.

  Madison County business associations wary of potential Madison impact fees

The city administration projects the impact fees would bring in $55 million in revenue for the city.

  Bobo Volunteer Fire Department lacks funding for planned fire station

The Bobo Volunteer Fire Department hasn't received a funding increase from the county since fiscal year 2011.

  Crews battle early morning fire in Gurley

It happened just before 4 a.m. on Sparks Cove Road.

  Huntsville educator gets surprise ‘Teacher of the Year’ honor

Josie Craig is Huntsville City Schools’ “Teacher of the Year.”

  Huntsville realtors warn about rental home scam

The Huntsville Area Association of Realtors is issuing a warning about an ongoing rental listing scam.

  Jury begins deliberations in Madison County pill mill trial

Jurors in the trial against Dr. Celia Lloyd-Turney are expected to deliver a verdict soon.