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One arrested following robbery at Madison County pharmacy

Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department say one person will be charged in a Madison County robbery.

University Drive crash sends one man to Huntsville Hospital in critical condition

  Tips on keeping your mask clean

  Parents demand more answers about Fall 2020

  Madison County Schools release Fall reopening plan to families

  Huntsville officials update COVID-19 latest on Monday

  Schools Reopening: Teachers express their concerns

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Two homes hit by lightning during early morning storms

  Annual Huntsville Jehovah’s Witnesses conference moving online

  Huntsville man walking for social justice reaches Minneapolis

  Almost two dozen people displaced after Huntsville apartment fire

Alabama eclipses 50K confirmed coronavirus cases

League of Women Voters hosting drive up clinic in Huntsville Saturday

  Huntsville police working to make peer support program

The Huntsville Police Department is in the beginning stages of setting up a peer support group for the officers.

  Local Polaris plant temporarily closes after several employees test positive for COVID-19

They closed Friday for a deep cleaning across the entire plant.

  HEMSI employee keeps paramedics protected with PPE packs

Cindy Wilson makes personal protective equipment packs for HEMSI's front line workers.

  HCS superintendent: ‘We are building a ship as we sail'

Teachers will be trained to teach both in-person and virtual learning.

  Crisis professionals fear drug overdose deaths are rising due to COVID-19

  UAH releases fall reopening plan

Huntsville Utilities to resume disconnections

  Huntsville officials issue COVID-19 update on Friday

  Huntsville Speedway owner shares future plans for racetrack, surrounding property

  Huntsville City Schools present “Reset Plan”

  Masks bring more challenges for deaf, hard of hearing people

Many people who are deaf or hard of hearing rely on reading lips to communicate. But those are covered up.

  Fire & Spice owner: Customers yelling, swearing, mocking employees for enforcing mask order

The owner of Fire & Spice Tex-Mex Smokehouse says her employees have been yelled at, sworn at and mocked for enforcing the mask order.

  Man confronts Huntsville City Council after police chief refers to him as ‘antifa'

Benjamin Shapiro said Huntsville Police Chief Mark McMurray inaccurately portrayed him as an “antifa sympathizer.”

  Law enforcement costs for Huntsville protests under criticism

Huntsville Police Chief Mark McMurray has said multiple times it was all about protecting the community.

  Madison County Schools learning methods will depend on virus spread

Leaders discussed a plan as fluid as the pandemic situation. There will be traditional, virtual and blended instruction.

  Army investigation underway following use of ‘MAGA’ slogan in racism examples

An Army investigation is underway regarding a brochure distributed at Redstone Arsenal.

  Huntsville City Schools unveils start date, learning options

The first day of school will be Monday, Aug. 17.

  Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council accepting public comments on recent protests

Part of the HPCAC review includes input from the general public.

  Company offering free COVID-19 testing

Every Thursday this month, Central North Alabama Health Services Inc. is offering free testing.

  Retired HPD detective passes away after contracting COVID-19

Larry Gillespie has passed away.

Fallen Huntsville officer’s badge, weapon given to his wife

Tarsha Earle was given the badge and weapon of her late husband, Keith Earle.

Redstone Arsenal’s 25th Oktoberfest cancelled

Organizers with Redstone Arsenal have decided to cancel the 25th Annual Oktoberfest.

Huntsville Police looking for stolen Ford Model T

Huntsville Police are on the lookout for a stolen Ford Model T.

One dead in Madison County crash

One man is dead following a crash in Madison County Wednesday night.

Price of Highway 20 overpass site may have gone up by nearly $2 million

The land owners’ attorneys say it’s worth more than 10 million.

Huntsville man killed in Cullman County wreck

Troopers say the victim’s car overturned in the median and landed in the southbound lanes after he struck another car.

  Parents across Madison County weigh schooling options for fall

Is virtual school the right choice?

Huntsville Police help some feathered friends cross Memorial Parkway

The Huntsville Police Department stepped in to help some feathered friends in need on Thursday.

  Levert Street shooting victim identified

A HPD officer said the altercation happened at a home on Levert St., just off of Oakwood Ave.

  TVA’s virtual energy evaluations coming soon to North Alabama

TVA offers virtual consultations

  Crestwood CEO concerned about health care workers’ virus exposure

There are only so many health care workers, and they’re exposed to the virus more than most people.

  The ADA and face mask policies

Wearing a face mask may be difficult for some people with a disability.

  Research suggests children more likely to be asymptomatic

The new information is coming from experts from the London School of Hygiene.

2 milestones move Huntsville Toyota plant closer to increased engine production

Toyota Alabama achieved two significant milestones this month as part of its $288 million expansion.

  Voting machines tested and ready in Madison County

When you head to the polls next week, voting machines will be ready for you.

  Huntsville police asking for help in homicide investigation

Police say a deceased man was found off Oakwood Road.

Trash Pandas release ticket policies for canceled 2020 season

The Rocket City Trash Pandas announced Wednesday policies for fans holding tickets to any of the club’s scheduled home games at Toyota Field.

  Huntsville officials issue COVID-19 update on Wednesday

The latest from Huntsville on Wednesday

  Madison County store owners hoping customers comply with mask order

Owner Linda Welch said the health and wellness of their customers, employees and themselves will always come before their sales.

  HEMSI tracking 22 employees who transported COVID-19 patients

All but five of those employees are still working.

  Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office: Not wearing mask is a misdemeanor

This order now requires you to cover your face in public places, but what could happen if people don’t?

  Greater Huntsville Humane Society seeing more abused animals during pandemic

Employees at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society believe more animals are landing in their shelter as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

  John Hunt Park testing site closes early after hitting capacity

Health care workers say there is no test kit shortage.

  Millions of PPP money loaned to thousands of Huntsville businesses

Almost 20% took home more than $150,000.

  Yellowhammer Brewing donates hand sanitizer to Madison County Schools

The brewing company donated 5,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to the Madison County school district.

  Sessions makes campaign stop in Huntsville

Jeff Sessions held multiple events, including a tour of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

  4 rescued at Flint River

All four people are unharmed.

  Does mandatory mask order violate constitutional rights?

Many worried mandatory mask ordinance violates constitutional rights

  Huntsville mayor qualifies to run for re-election

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle has filed his qualifying paperwork.

  18-wheeler wreck knocks out power in north Huntsville

A utilities spokesman said a wreck involving an 18-wheeler brought down two utility poles in the area of Sparkman Drive.

  Voting in Madison County will look different during the pandemic

Madison County Probate Judge Frank Barger said masks will not be required at polling locations, despite Madison County’s mask order.

Madison County Jail inmate dies on Fourth of July

MCSO detention officers, jail medical staff, and HEMSI responders immediately administered life-saving measures that were unsuccessful

U.S. Space & Rocket Center employee tests positive for COVID-19

Patricia Ammons, Senior Director of Communications, said the employee did not report to work once symptoms arose per the center’s policy

Registration for COVID-19 testing at John Hunt Park reaches capacity on Tuesday

COVID-19 testing in John Hunt Park is at capacity for Tuesday

  Face coverings now required in Madison County

The order takes effect on July 7 at 5 p.m.

  Free 2 Teach opens store for teaching supplies

Free 2 Teach opened up its store for teachers in Madison County to pick up supplies.

  Madison County graduation still set at the VBC next week; masks required

Plans are still in place for Madison County Schools to host their ceremony inside the VBC.

  Beds filling up, nurses pulled from rotation at Huntsville Hospital

There are 72 inpatients with COVID-19 in Madison County and about 140 throughout its north Alabama hospital system.

  Huntsville Hospital scaling back elective surgeries

The changes will only affect Huntsville Hospital's main campus.

  NCAA Division I South Regional Cross Country Championship awarded to Huntsville

The event will take place at the new John Hunt Cross Country Running Park on Nov. 12, 2021.

John Hunt Park open for COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 testing in John Hunt Park for asymptomatic individuals.

Madison Police investigating potential menacing case

The incident occurred at the Chick-Fil- A restaurant on Highway 72

Huntsville Hospital postponing some elective surgeries

Huntsville Hospital is bringing back a policy that frees up hospital beds and limits potential COVID-19 exposure at its main facility in Huntsville.

Visitor Center reopens at Huntsville International Airport

New protocols will be implemented for visitors and staff

  4th of July weekend homicides in Morgan County and Madison County

Weekend homicides in Decatur and Harvest: Updates

  Huntsville woman injured by fireworks

Huntsville woman injured by a firework.

  Suspect charged in fatal overnight shooting in Harvest

Madison County Sheriffs Office Spokesperson Brent Patterson confirmed the suspect is in custody.

  Harvest firefighters battle overnight house fire

There were no injuries and firefighters were able to save a dog from the fire.