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  Kitchen Cops: Marshall Co. restaurant shuts down after abysmal score

  The life and legacy of William Hooper Councill

  Decision delayed in emergency hearing regarding Limestone County school administrator

  Local business enduring more costs because of 231 road closure

NASA Small Business Alliance Meeting has greatest turnout ever; changes announced

  HudsonAlpha to grow cotton in space

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  Downtown Huntsville Inc. releases in-depth study of downtown

Cullman residents speak out against RV park

UNA Offensive Coordinator leaving Florence for WKU

Dozens lobby at statehouse for criminal justice reform

  Radiance to hold ribbon cutting for new headquarters

  Huntsville Police investigating early morning shooting

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Inmate from Marshall County missing from south Alabama work release

33 year old Dustin Joel Morton is currently unaccounted for.

Forced vasectomy at 50? Alabama lawmaker reacts to pushback

The bill was introduced to the House on Thursday and referred to the House judiciary committee.

Huntsville, Madison City Schools superintendents talk expansion plans

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

Moulton firefighter passes elite training course

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

Poll: Overwhelming support for lottery among Alabama voters

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

Lawmaker addresses rumors over school calendar proposal

Sessions, Tuberville neck and neck in new Senate poll

  Poarch Creek casino proposal promises $1B for Alabama

Alabama lawmakers are listening but not committing to an offer from the Poarch Creek Indians. Tribe leaders say they will funnel $1 billion to Alabama if the state allows them to add two new casinos, table games like blackjack and craps and gives the Poarch Indians exclusivity.

  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.

  No injuries in overnight Harvest fire

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

  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.

Iconic C.F. Penn Hamburgers re-opening Friday

The new building can seat about 32 people.

  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.

  Marina fire survivors talk struggles after the tragedy; donations needed

Miles lost everything. His belongings, his kids and five kids wife. Tommy Jones also lost everything. Including his own brother, Yancey Roper.

Alabama Sen. Doug Jones will vote in favor of removing President Trump

The full senate vote on the President’s impeachment is expected at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

  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.

  GoFundMe created for 8-year-old boy critically injured in Lawrence Co. tornado as recovery continues

Landen Godsey suffered extensive injuries in the Lawrence County storm that also claimed his parents’ lives.

  Suspect in officer’s shooting arrested in Cullman last October with drugs, AR-15

According to the Sheriff, it started with a report of a stolen Corvette in Winston County.

  Clearview Cancer Institute seeing more activity, more success stories

Clearview Cancer Institute seeing more activity, more success stories

  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.

Shoals officer cleared by grand jury after shooting suspect

The incident happened on December 21st.

  HudsonAlpha offering free genetic testing for cancer risk

HudsonAlpha offering free genetic testing for cancer risk

Cullman County Schools asking for 'yes’ vote on sales tax increase

Cullman County school leaders are asking the community to support a one-cent sales tax increase that could generate about $10 million annually.

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.

  Bank Independent hosts donation drive for animal shelters

Bank Independent hosts donation drive for animal shelters

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office plans first Stepping Up Initiative fundraisier

You can come out for a night of good food and good music to support a mission of providing better mental health care.

Former Senator, Presidential candidate Rick Santorum to moderate senate debate in Florence

The event is happening February 15th at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center.

Decatur hoping improved litter grates will prevent flooding

Decatur bought 10 specialized grates designed to prevent the problem last year.

  Teen saves hundreds of pictures from deadly Jackson County fire

A 17-year-old spends hours restoring pictures pulled from Lake Guntersville after a deadly fire.

City council to discuss plan to convert old Athens KMart to Publix

The Athens City Council has agreed to discuss a new shopping center at the site of the old KMart on Highway 31.

Huntsville Police investigating late night shooting

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

Funeral arrangements announced for mother, children killed in marina fire

A mother and her five children who died in a marina fire in Jackson County will be laid to rest on Monday.

Madison plans to buy troubled Three Springs juvenile facility

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

  Topgolf tournament to benefit patients with rare genetic condition

Topgolf tournament to benefit patients with rare genetic condition

  Sand Mountain Sam makes his forecast

With Sand Mountain Sam officially a fugitive from the law, Possum Day organizers had to get creative.

Guntersville police arrest man after teens set up amateur “To Catch a Predator” sting

Police are investigating whether the suspect had contact with any other underage people online

  EXCLUSIVE: Off-duty 911 dispatcher saves Hartselle woman’s life

Kristi Graham works night shift at the Morgan County 911 Dispatch Center. She’s also a certified paramedic.

Decatur clerk disarms robber, two women arrested

No one was hurt in the incident

On This Date in Weather History: Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded in Alabama Occurs in North Alabama in 1966

Way back in 1966

Salvage crews still searching for missing boats and potential clues from Monday’s marina fire

Officials hope to have 1,500 gallons of fuel cleaned up by the end of Thursday

  Crews battle early morning fire in Gurley

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

  Sunken boat that may explain deadly northeast Alabama marina fire has been found

Investigators say the missing boat was moored in a location that they believe may be the starting point of the fire.

  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.

  Service dogs could soon be only animals allowed with passengers on flights

The Department of Transportation says passengers have been taking advantage of the emotional support animal rule and wants service dogs to be the only animals in the cabin.

Florence Harbor Marina manager discusses safety

The Florence Fire Department conducts annual inspections of the harbor and marina, and the department has a fire boat that can be manned and running within two minutes of receiving a call.

Disturbing new details in Morgan County sex crime case

According to detectives, Raper created a fake profile on a dating app using a real picture of a 13 year old girl in Hartselle.

  Coroner: 4 Jackson County marina fire victims are children

“That said, we continue extensive and diligent searches of every vessel, every part as we get to it to remain at that number."

  Salvage crews resume work at Scottsboro marina Tuesday morning

Captain Shane O’Neal, the owner of Southern Marine Towing & Salvage, said his team is battling the elements and the tragic reality of working at a scene were eight lives were lost.

  Jackson County comes together in prayer after deadly marina fire

“It’s important for the people affected to see there’s a community that’s praying for them" said one attendee

Man accused of threatening Decatur grocery store employees during robbery

The incident happened at the Aldi on the Beltline Sunday

Muscle Shoals Councilman loses bout with cancer

There will be a visitation and memorial service Wednesday.

$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.

  8 people killed in northeast Alabama dock fire

The fire happened early Monday morning at Jackson County Park.

  31st Annual Dog Ball happening at VBC

31st Annual Dog Ball happening at VBC

  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.

Man indicted for reckless murder after 2018 wreck

38 year old Donald Patterson was arrested Wednesday

  Manufacturing certification class booming at Calhoun Community College

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

  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.

  $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.

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.

  Limestone County Schools gets 30 new buses, restocking its fleet

With more than half of the buses without air conditioning, a majority of kids in Limestone County Schools went to and from schools in hot buses. That won't happen when it warms up again because the district just bought 30 brand new buses.