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Alabama’s Wide Receiver Room Needs Close the Revolving Door: All Thin…

December 7th, 2022|

The All Things CW notes column by Christopher Walsh will appear in five parts this week, one each day. This is ...Take 3You may remember Thaiu Jones-Bell.He's one of those wide receivers who checked a [...]

Alabama commits, targets set to compete in Alabama-Mississippi All-St…

December 7th, 2022|

Share Tweet Share Share Email Alabama football will be represented in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game this week is with multiple Crimson Tide commits expected to participate. There are Tide commits and targets on both squads. [...]

Governor Ivey Provides Details of Recently Delivered Evergreen, Invit…

December 6th, 2022|

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the details of the official Capitol Christmas tree and invited all Alabamians to join her for the annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony tomorrow evening.Arriving at the [...]

‘Relish’ the opportunity to see the Wienermobile this weekend in Alab…

December 6th, 2022|

(WHNT) – “Relish” the opportunity to “ketchup” with the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile and “meat” hotdoggers Bologna Beth and Jumbo Dog Jacob in northeast Alabama. The hotdoggers will be bringing the iconic Wienermobile to a few [...]

Montgomery Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ road trip comes home on Dec. 14

December 6th, 2022|

Ticket prices for the Montgomery Ballet's "Nutcracker" at MPAC range from $22 to $52.They're available online at and by calling the MPAC box office at 334-481-5100.After performances on the road in Pike Road and [...]

Early presidential primary means many visits to Alabama by White Hous…

December 6th, 2022|

Image source: Parsons, Lee & Juliano, P.C. We have not even gotten to year-end, and states around the country are already fighting over who will hold the first presidential primaries. This past week President Joe [...]

Huntsville Animal Services is seeking a ‘Home for the Holidays’ for h…

December 5th, 2022|

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Animal Services is asking for community members to give homeless pets a Home for the Holidays. Aminal Service Director Karen Sheppard is asking residents to help animals get in the [...]

UAH Assistant Professor of Psychology discusses communication between…

December 4th, 2022|

Dr. Kristin Weger is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She spoke with News 19 about her research which is intended to help with communication between emergency responders, specifically [...]

2 teens dead from apparent Benadryl overdose in Montgomery County

December 2nd, 2022|

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two teenagers have died from an apparent Benadryl overdose in Montgomery County.  On Tuesday morning, deputies responded to two 15-year-old girls unconscious at Oak Plains Academy. They both later died.  Mississippi [...]

Alabama Farmers Cooperative Looking to Harvest Smiles This Holiday Se…

December 2nd, 2022|

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — The Alabama Farmers Cooperative staff is planting seeds this season, with the hopes of harvesting some big smiles on Christmas morning. Employees gathered Thursday morning to package over 100 “Hope Chests” [...]

USDA issues alert for summer sausage due to possible foreign matter c…

December 1st, 2022|

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WHNT) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing an alert to anyone who may have bought summer sausages sold by Paradise Locker Meats recently. The [...]

Alabama hospitals continue to see staffing shortage amid flu outbreak

December 1st, 2022|

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — North Alabama hospitals are dealing with a triple crisis: flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and COVID-19. However, the biggest challenge may be staffing. The problem isn’t going away. Reports say some [...]

Strong endorses Trump in 2024, invites him to North Alabama for rally

November 30th, 2022|

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Dale Strong, the incoming representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district, says he’s already made up his mind on who to back in 2024: former President Donald Trump. In a social media [...]

Ex-Oath Keeper calls conviction of group’s leader ‘necessary’

November 30th, 2022|

(NewsNation) — A former member of the Oath Keepers called the decision by a jury Tuesday to convict the founder of the group with sedition crimes “necessary” and warned about the potential for future violence [...]

Hugh Freeze makes first appearance as head coach, Auburn quarterback …

November 30th, 2022|

AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) — Monday night Auburn University announced their new head football coach, Hugh Freeze. Freeze spent his last four seasons as head coach at Liberty University. Coach Freeze has an 83-42 record in [...]

Florence woman arrested after allegedly ramming husband’s vehicle ove…

November 29th, 2022|

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) — A Florence woman was arrested after police say she rammed her husband’s vehicle several times on Monday. Melissa Allison, 43, was charged with reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident [...]

Franklin County EMA says tornado sirens are down ahead of Tuesday sto…

November 29th, 2022|

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is warning residents that weather sirens in the county are out of order the day before strong storms are expected to roll into [...]

Thousands of post-Thanksgiving flights delayed amid messy weather

November 28th, 2022|

(The Hill) — Thousands of flights were delayed on Saturday and Sunday as rainstorms swept across the mid-Atlantic region and forced airlines to adjust travel times over the busy post-Thanksgiving Day weekend. On Saturday, 4,400 [...]

World’s largest active volcano starts to erupt in Hawaii, sending ash…

November 28th, 2022|

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, has started to erupt, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby, authorities said Monday. The eruption began late Sunday night in the summit caldera [...]

Doctors urge families to look for signs of Alzheimer’s, dementia duri…

November 28th, 2022|

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – With the holiday season officially underway, experts are urging people to look out for signs of a serious illness while spending much-needed time with their family. In Tennessee, there are more [...]

Thousands without power after plane crashes into power lines in Montg…

November 28th, 2022|

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Thousands across Montgomery County were left without power after a plane crashed into power lines in Gaithersburg on Sunday evening. First responders were working to rescue a trapped [...]

Hunstville Public Library hosts Native American Heritage celebration

November 26th, 2022|

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – As we near the end of Native American Heritage month, there is one place you can spend your Saturday afternoon celebrating and discussing Native American culture and history. Rosie’s International Services, [...]

‘Person of interest’ detained after shooting on Ortega Circle in Hunt…

November 26th, 2022|

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — One person was detained after a shooting in Huntsville Friday evening. According to the Huntsville Police Department (HPD), officers responded to reports of a gunshot victim on Memorial Parkway just before [...]

Tips for navigating the best deals during 2022’s biggest shopping wee…

November 25th, 2022|

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Black Friday through Cyber Monday is arguably the most anticipated shopping weekend of the year. So whether you are trying to get your holiday shopping done, want [...]

‘No threat’ to Bob Jones High School after driver allegedly pulled we…

November 23rd, 2022|

MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — Madison Police say an incident on a roadway caused a driver to pull a weapon out on Bob Jones High School’s campus on Tuesday morning. Madison Police Department (MPD) wrote in [...]

At least 7 killed, including gunman, at Virginia Walmart

November 23rd, 2022| (NewsNation) — At least six people were killed when a gunman opened fire Tuesday night inside a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, and the shooter is also dead, city officials said early Wednesday. Police earlier [...]

White House announces six week campaign to boost COVID vaccination

November 23rd, 2022|

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — With the holiday season and family gatherings just around the corner, the Biden administration is kicking it into high gear, to get COVID-19 boosters out. “We are obviously now entering a higher [...]

Second man charged in child pornography website investigation followi…

November 22nd, 2022|

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WHNT) – Following the search of a Madison, Ala. home and the arrest of William Spearman in connection with a child pornography website, another suspect has been charged, according to court [...]

Lincoln County homeowner says fungus from Jack Daniels barrel house k…

November 22nd, 2022|

LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. (WHNT) – A homeowner in Lincoln County says that Jack Daniels, the popular liquor distillery, is building warehouses that are creating an uncontrollable whiskey fungus that’s killing his plants and trees.  Patrick Long says [...]

Man found shot in Franklin County home, pronounced dead at hospital

November 21st, 2022|

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — An investigation is underway in Franklin County after a burglary call led to the discovery of a shooting victim Sunday afternoon. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived [...]

“A blessing in the community,” local church hands out free Thanksgivi…

November 20th, 2022|

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Hundreds of cars lined up outside of First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Huntsville as church members handed out clothing and food on Sunday. The annual grocery and clothing giveaway arrived just [...]

Federal court hears arguments on Alabama law banning transgender trea…

November 19th, 2022|

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) — Federal judges at the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals are considering whether to allow Alabama’s law banning transgender medical treatment to take effect. The law has been blocked since May. Friday [...]

Huntsville man convicted of killing 2 boys dies in prison: ADOC

November 18th, 2022|

SPRINGVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A Huntsville man convicted of stabbing two young boys to death in 2008 was found “unresponsive” in his cell earlier this week. The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) says 44-year-old Kishon [...]

Authorities searching for four children last seen in Sylacauga

November 18th, 2022|

TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Talladega County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating four children who were last seen Thursday afternoon. ALEA has issued an Emergency Missing Child Alert for four members [...]

Secretary of State-elect to remove Alabama from multi-state voter reg…

November 18th, 2022|

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama’s incoming Secretary of State and the current officeholder disagree over whether Alabama should stay in a multi-state voter registration database. Secretary of State-Elect Wes Allen sent a letter to the Electronic [...]

Alabama NFIB encourages shopping small with holiday spending season u…

November 17th, 2022|

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The holiday shopping season is underway across Alabama, and the outlook for small businesses this year is positive. The Alabama Retail Association estimates the state will see about $18 billion in holiday [...]

Woman allegedly involved in online relationship with attorney pleads …

November 16th, 2022|

HOUSTON CO, Ala (WDHN)— An Enterprise woman, who was allegedly involved in an online relationship with a former assistant DA, has pleaded guilty before jury selection was finished. According to the plea agreement, Jamie Connolly [...]

Alabama State House leaders outline party priorities ahead of next se…

November 16th, 2022|

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — New legislative leaders for both parties say they hope to address issues brought up since the last session ended. That includes the overturn of Roe v. Wade in June. Alabama’s abortion [...]

Free period products now available on Alabama, Auburn campuses in stu…

November 14th, 2022|

ALABAMA (WHNT) — “Period Poverty” is a real thing, and while it may be an uncomfortable topic to talk about for some, for others, it’s a real-life struggle. Now, thanks to student-led efforts, two of [...]

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