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  • Top 9@Nine for April 17th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 17th, 2014

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:51:05 GMT
    1. Ground was broken on the new Huntsville Veterans Outpatient Clinic. The 47,000 square-foot facility is set to open in the fall of 2015. 2. A diesel fuel spill snarled traffic in east Limestone County
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 17th, 2014
  • Virus Pushes Pork Prices Higher

    Virus Pushes Pork Prices Higher

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:44:43 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Pork prices are rising and a disease spreading among pigs is to blame. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) has killed about 63 million pigs across the country and is causing herd
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Pork prices are rising and a disease spreading among pigs is to blame.
  • Diesel Fuel Spill Closes Limestone County Road

    Diesel Fuel Spill Closes Limestone County Road

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:34:29 GMT
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A diesel fuel spill closed a Limestone County road for most of the day Thursday. It happened around 9:00 in the morning on Bethel Road. Crews closed the road from Miller
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A diesel fuel spill closed a Limestone County road for most of the day Thursday. It happened around 9:00 in the morning on Bethel Road.
  • New Outpatient VA Clinic Breaks Ground

    New Outpatient VA Clinic Breaks Ground

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:26:44 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Veterans across the Tennessee Valley will soon have a central location to service their needs and answer questions. Ground was broken Thursday morning on a new 47,000 square-foot
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Veterans across the Tennessee Valley will soon have a central location to service their needs and answer questions.
  • Huntsville Road Work to Begin Soon

    Huntsville Road Work to Begin Soon

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:20:57 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Hopefully with the last hard freeze out of the way, road crews are gearing up for repairs. The City of Huntsville has been watching the streets for awhile, deciding which ones
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Hopefully with the last hard freeze out of the way, road crews are gearing up for repairs.
  • UNA Campus Threat Reported Through Phone App

    UNA Campus Threat Reported Through Phone App

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:07:57 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - The anonymous app Yik-Yak has caused quite a controversy on the University of North Alabama campus this week. "People have said some really bad things about several people, myself
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - The anonymous app Yik-Yak has caused quite a controversy on the University of North Alabama campus this week.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 16th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 16th, 2014

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:02:18 GMT
    1. One person is dead and another is charged with murder after a shooting Wednesday morning on Edgemont Drive in Huntsville. Shaquille Baker, 18, is in the Madison County Jail. Police are still investigating. 2.
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 16th, 2014
  • Soldier Returns from Overseas, Surprises His Kids at School

    Soldier Returns from Overseas, Surprises His Kids at School

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:45:06 GMT
    MADISON, AL (WZDX) - Two children got the surprise of their life at school Wednesday from their own father. Major Christopher Emery, who's home from serving overseas, surprised his daughter Madison and
    MADISON, AL (WZDX) - Two children got the surprise of their life at school Wednesday from their own father.
  • New School Building Doubles as a Storm Shelter

    New School Building Doubles as a Storm Shelter

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:38:15 GMT
    HATTON, AL (WZDX) - Hatton High School in Lawrence County now has one of the first tornado shelters of its kind in the state. The school's new main building will help students learn and keep them safe
    HATTON, AL (WZDX) - Hatton High School in Lawrence County now has one of the first tornado shelters of its kind in the state.
  • Huntsville Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another in Custody

    Huntsville Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another in Custody

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:25:08 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - One person is dead and another in police custody after a shooting Wednesday morning on Edgemont Drive. A witness told FOX54 a man pulled up to a home at 431 Edgemont Drive and
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - One person is dead and another in police custody after a shooting Wednesday morning on Edgemont Drive.
  • Car Chase Crosses 2 Counties, Prompts School Lockdown

    Car Chase Crosses 2 Counties, Prompts School Lockdown

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:53:06 GMT
    DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - An early morning car chase and manhunt has come to an end in DeKalb County. According to Jackson County Sheriff Charles Phillips the situation began in Dekalb County when a
    DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - An early morning car chase and manhunt has come to an end in DeKalb County.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 15th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 15th, 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:53:42 GMT
    1. An off-duty Morgan County Deputy fired a shot at a suspect with a felony warrant outside a south Huntsville Walmart. After a chase, the suspect was hit in the lower backside and taken to the hospital. 2.
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 15th, 2014
  • Annual Rock Crawl Canceled in Jackson County

    Annual Rock Crawl Canceled in Jackson County

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:46:21 GMT
    JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A popular Easter weekend event in Jackson County won't be happening this year and you could be arrested if you show up. The Landowners' Association in Jackson and Madison Counties
    JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A popular Easter weekend event in Jackson County won't be happening this year and you could be arrested if you show up.
  • Near-Freezing Temperatures a Concern for Farmers

    Near-Freezing Temperatures a Concern for Farmers

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:38:10 GMT
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - The near-freezing temperatures Tuesday night could mean disaster for local crops but some farmers in Limestone County are doing what they can to protect their investment. "Right
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - The near-freezing temperatures Tuesday night could mean disaster for local crops but some farmers in Limestone County are doing what they can to protect their investment.
  • Texas Sex Offender Cuts Off Monitor Bracelet, Flees to North Alabama

    Texas Sex Offender Cuts Off Monitor Bracelet, Flees to North Alabama

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:12:25 GMT
    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A convicted sex offender who authorities said cut off an electronic monitoring bracelet and skipped town in Texas is in the Lauderdale County Detention Center. Jason Keith
    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A convicted sex offender who authorities said cut off an electronic monitoring bracelet and skipped town in Texas is in the Lauderdale County Detention Center.
  • Off-Duty Deputy Shoots Suspect at South Huntsville Walmart

    Off-Duty Deputy Shoots Suspect at South Huntsville Walmart

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:04:44 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville Police say an off-duty Morgan County deputy fired a shot at a wanted man outside a South Huntsville Walmart. It happened around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon. Police say the
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville Police say an off-duty Morgan County deputy fired a shot at a wanted man outside a South Huntsville Walmart. It happened around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.
  • Launch Delayed for New ISS Experiments

    Launch Delayed for New ISS Experiments

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:56:50 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A space launch was postponed Monday and the delay is adding extra time to what many hope will lead to a medical breakthrough. Those experiments will be sent up to the International
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A space launch was postponed Monday and the delay is adding extra time to what many hope will lead to a medical breakthrough.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 14th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 14th, 2014

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:46:14 GMT
    1. Two Alabama teenagers riding a horse were wounded in a shooting over the weekend. Jason Oliver, 18, of Albertville is charged with two counts of second-degree assault in the case. 2. Athens police
    Here's a look at the Top 9 stories for April 14th, 2014
  • ATM Stolen from Convenience Store

    ATM Stolen from Convenience Store

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:46:25 GMT
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police are looking for two men who stole a truck from the city of Triana and used it to steal an ATM from a Tanner Crossroads convenience store. According to Athens police reports,
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police are looking for two men who stole a truck from the city of Triana and used it to steal an ATM from a Tanner Crossroads convenience store.
  • Teens Shot While Horseback Riding, Another Teen Arrested

    Teens Shot While Horseback Riding, Another Teen Arrested

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:42:35 GMT
    MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Two teenagers are recovering after they were shot while horseback riding over the weekend. Caleb Dollar, 16, and his friend Kaylee Hayes, 14, were taken to Huntsville Hospital
    MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Two teenagers are recovering after they were shot while horseback riding over the weekend.
  • Madison Man Arrested for Printing, Distributing Fake Money

    Madison Man Arrested for Printing, Distributing Fake Money

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:36:41 GMT
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police arrested a Madison man and charged him with using counterfeit money at city concession stands. Kyle Ellis Shubert, 29, was arrested after police said they recovered 18 counterfeit
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police arrested a Madison man and charged him with using counterfeit money at city concession stands.
  • Memon Trial Scheduled for September

    Memon Trial Scheduled for September

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:33:50 GMT
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - The father of Discovery Middle School shooter Hammad Memon will go back to trial on a hindering prosecution charge later this year. Iqbal Memon, 52, will have a second jury
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - The father of Discovery Middle School shooter Hammad Memon will go back to trial on a hindering prosecution charge later this year.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 11th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 11th, 2014

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:47:31 GMT
    1. Authorities have identified a body found in the water at a marina in Muscle Shoals as that of missing 38-year-old Amy Fritts of Florence. An autopsy determined she drowned and no foul play is suspected. 2.
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 11th, 2014
  • Red Cross Helping Florence Fire Victims

    Red Cross Helping Florence Fire Victims

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:40:11 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Florence firefighters responded to a house fire just before 8:00 Friday morning at a home on North Cypress Street. Flames were shooting from the second story of the home. Three people
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Florence firefighters responded to a house fire just before 8:00 Friday morning at a home on North Cypress Street. Flames were shooting from the second story of the home.
  • Body Found in Shoals Marina Identified as Missing Florence Woman

    Body Found in Shoals Marina Identified as Missing Florence Woman

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:16:44 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May has confirmed that the body found in a Muscle Shoals marina on Monday has been identified as Amy Renee Fritts, 38, of Florence. The autopsy shows
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May has confirmed that the body found in a Muscle Shoals marina on Monday has been identified as Amy Renee Fritts, 38, of Florence.
  • Funeral Arrangements Set for Nick Honea

    Funeral Arrangements Set for Nick Honea

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:10:55 GMT
    ALBERTVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The funeral for Nick Honea will be at the Albertville High School Fine Arts Center Saturday, April 11, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations
    ALBERTVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The funeral for Nick Honea will be at the Albertville High School Fine Arts Center Saturday, April 11, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Budget Signed, No Pay Increase for Teachers

    Budget Signed, No Pay Increase for Teachers

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:05:14 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - On Friday, Governor Robert Bentley approved the Education Trust Fund Budget for fiscal year 2015, but it doesn't include the two percent teacher pay raise he and teachers wanted. Bentley
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - On Friday, Governor Robert Bentley approved the Education Trust Fund Budget for fiscal year 2015, but it doesn't include the two percent teacher pay raise he and teachers wanted.
  • Reality Show Star and Mayor's Son Dies of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Reality Show Star and Mayor's Son Dies of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:23:44 GMT
    ALBERTVILLE, AL (WZDX) - He was a local reality star and the son of a local mayor. Nick Honea known across the country from a show on CMT has died from carbon monoxide poisoning just one day before his
    ALBERTVILLE, AL (WZDX) - He was a local reality star and the son of a local mayor. Nick Honea known across the country from a show on CMT has died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 10th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 10th, 2014

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:15:40 GMT
    1. The son of the Albertville mayor died Thursday morning in Marshall County of carbon monoxide poisoning. Nick Honea, 27, was found dead in a garage around noon. 2. A Huntsville man who police said was
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 10th, 2014
  • Drug 'Narcan' Used to Combat Heroin Overdoses

    Drug 'Narcan' Used to Combat Heroin Overdoses

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:07:30 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Authorities are blaming heroin for at least four deaths in the Shoals, possibly a fifth, and countless emergency room visits. First responders are administering a drug called Narcan
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Authorities are blaming heroin for at least four deaths in the Shoals, possibly a fifth, and countless emergency room visits.
  • R&B Group Performs at Anti-Bullying Seminar

    R&B Group Performs at Anti-Bullying Seminar

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:55:25 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Some students in the Tennessee Valley are learning all about the different types of bullying. R&B group 'Karma' is traveling across the country talking to elementary and middle
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Some students in the Tennessee Valley are learning all about the different types of bullying.
  • Burglary Suspect Shot by Homeowner Now Behind Bars

    Burglary Suspect Shot by Homeowner Now Behind Bars

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:48:35 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Huntsville man who police said was shot while breaking into a home over the weekend is now in jail. Joseph Patrick Garrison, 26, was released from Huntsville Hospital Wednesday
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Huntsville man who police said was shot while breaking into a home over the weekend is now in jail.
  • Judge Declares Mistrial in Iqbal Memon Trial

    Judge Declares Mistrial in Iqbal Memon Trial

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:43:51 GMT
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A Madison County Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Thursday afternoon in the hindering prosecution trial of Iqbal Memon. Memon, the father of Discovery Middle School
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A Madison County Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Thursday afternoon in the hindering prosecution trial of Iqbal Memon.
  • Motorcycle, Fire Truck Collide in South Huntsville

    Motorcycle, Fire Truck Collide in South Huntsville

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:37:57 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A crash involving a motorcycle and a fire truck snarled traffic on Huntsville's south side Thursday evening. It happened at the intersection of Whitesburg Drive and Four Mile Post
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A crash involving a motorcycle and a fire truck snarled traffic on Huntsville's south side Thursday evening.
  • Future of Joe Davis Stadium Uncertain After Stars Leave

    Future of Joe Davis Stadium Uncertain After Stars Leave

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:19:48 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - It's the last first for a long-time Huntsville past-time. The last home opener for the Huntsville Stars was Wednesday night. Now there are questions about the future of baseball
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - It's the last first for a long-time Huntsville past-time. The last home opener for the Huntsville Stars was Wednesday night.
  • Silver Airways Leaving Muscle Shoals

    Silver Airways Leaving Muscle Shoals

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:52:19 GMT
    MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WZDX) - Silver Airways says it will stop operating flights out of Muscle Shoals and four other airports in the southeast. The company says new federal regulations, a low number of passengers,
    MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WZDX) - Silver Airways says it will stop operating flights out of Muscle Shoals and four other airports in the southeast.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 9th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 9th, 2014

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:47:47 GMT
    1. The man convicted of murder in Decatur is seeking a new trial. Jordaan Creque was sentenced to death for the 2011 murders of Jeffrey Graff and Jesse Aguilar at a Krystal restaurant. He's due in court
    Here's a look at the Top 9 stories for April 9th, 2014
  • Vandals Target Hartselle Park

    Vandals Target Hartselle Park

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:40:44 GMT
    HARTSELLE, AL (WZDX) - Vandals are causing thousands of dollars in damage at E.A.R.T.H. Park in Hartselle. The city is fed up and taking steps to catch those responsible. "It's a lovely park," said Joshua
    HARTSELLE, AL (WZDX) - Vandals are causing thousands of dollars in damage at E.A.R.T.H. Park in Hartselle. The city is fed up and taking steps to catch those responsible.
  • Accused Hit Man Faces Murder Charges in California

    Accused Hit Man Faces Murder Charges in California

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:04:46 GMT
    LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - An accused hit man for a Mexican drug cartel is facing nine new charges in California. Jose Manuel Martinez, 59, is facing murder charges in Lawrence County. He's accused
    LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - An accused hit man for a Mexican drug cartel is facing nine new charges in California. Jose Manuel Martinez, 59, is facing murder charges in Lawrence County.
  • Man Convicted of Murder in Decatur to Seek New Trial

    Man Convicted of Murder in Decatur to Seek New Trial

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:58:43 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - The man convicted of murder in Decatur is seeking a new trial. Jordaan Creque was sentenced to the death in the murder of Jeffrey Graff and Jesse Aguilar in 2011 at a Krystal restaurant. Court
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - The man convicted of murder in Decatur is seeking a new trial. Jordaan Creque was sentenced to the death in the murder of Jeffrey Graff and Jesse Aguilar in 2011 at a Krystal restaurant.
  • Huntsville Breaks Ground on New Fire Station

    Huntsville Breaks Ground on New Fire Station

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:39:48 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville city leaders broke ground Wednesday on a new fire station. Fire Station No. 19 will be located on Old Big Cove Road and will include two apparatus bays and living quarters. The
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville city leaders broke ground Wednesday on a new fire station. Fire Station No. 19 will be located on Old Big Cove Road and will include two apparatus bays and living quarters.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 8th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 8th, 2014

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:55:19 GMT
    1. Testimony in the trial of the father of the Discovery Middle School Shooter got under way Tuesday. 52-year-old Iqbal Memon is charged with hindering prosecution for allegedly trying to help his son
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 8th, 2014
  • Parents Voice Concern Over Boys and Girls Club Closing

    Parents Voice Concern Over Boys and Girls Club Closing

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:49:07 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The frustration over the closure of a local Boys and Girls Club continues and parents are speaking out. A meeting was held Tuesday night at the Farley Boys and Girls Club. The
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The frustration over the closure of a local Boys and Girls Club continues and parents are speaking out. A meeting was held Tuesday night at the Farley Boys and Girls Club.
  • Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Huntsville Police

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Huntsville Police

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:41:08 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Madison County woman is suing the City of Huntsville, the police chief and five police officers in the death of her 17-year-old son. Nancy Smith says her son died after police
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Madison County woman is suing the City of Huntsville, the police chief and five police officers in the death of her 17-year-old son.
  • Judge Rules Dance Studio Must Provide Busing for Students

    Judge Rules Dance Studio Must Provide Busing for Students

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:14:07 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals upheld a judge's order requiring a Huntsville dance studio to provide busing for students. Parents say the parking problem at Ann's Studio of
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals upheld a judge's order requiring a Huntsville dance studio to provide busing for students.
  • Mixed-Use Development Planned for Downtown Huntsville

    Mixed-Use Development Planned for Downtown Huntsville

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:06:34 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The landscape of downtown Huntsville is about to change in a big way as a major development project is announced. The Constellation Development will sit at the corner of Clinton
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The landscape of downtown Huntsville is about to change in a big way as a major development project is announced.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 7th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 7th, 2014

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:25:44 GMT
    1. A body was found Monday afternoon at Steenson Hollow Marina in Colbert County. The body was of a middle-aged woman and appeared to have been in the water for an extended period of time. 2. Firefighters
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 7th, 2014.
  • Five Meth Labs Found in Jackson County Home

    Five Meth Labs Found in Jackson County Home

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:19:09 GMT
    JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Two people are facing drug charges after authorities said they found five meth labs in a home. Lawrence Knight Jr., 54, and Marsha Knight, 49, both of Bryant, were arrested
    JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Two people are facing drug charges after authorities said they found five meth labs in a home.
  • Police Issue Alert for Missing Florence Woman

    Police Issue Alert for Missing Florence Woman

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:16:16 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Police are asking the public to help find a woman who hasn't been seen since early March. Florence police said Amy Renee Fritts, 38, was last seen in the area of Hermitage Drive
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Police are asking the public to help find a woman who hasn't been seen since early March.
  • Walmart Tests 'Savings Catcher' Service at Huntsville Store

    Walmart Tests 'Savings Catcher' Service at Huntsville Store

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:11:35 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Walmart is advertised as the low price place. Now, a Huntsville Walmart is guaranteeing that promise through a new service called the Savings Catcher. While the program is still
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Walmart is advertised as the low price place. Now, a Huntsville Walmart is guaranteeing that promise through a new service called the Savings Catcher.
  • Father of School Shooter Hammad Memon Pleads Not Guilty

    Father of School Shooter Hammad Memon Pleads Not Guilty

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:04:22 GMT
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Iqbal Memon, the father of Discovery Middle School shooter Hammad Memon, pleaded not guilty to hindering prosecution Monday morning in a Madison County courtroom. Iqbal Memon,
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Iqbal Memon, the father of Discovery Middle School shooter Hammad Memon, pleaded not guilty to hindering prosecution Monday morning in a Madison County courtroom.
  • Three Dogs Die in Huntsville House Fire

    Three Dogs Die in Huntsville House Fire

    Monday, April 7 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-04-07 20:58:11 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Firefighters said three dogs died Tuesday afternoon in a fire at a home off of Redstone Road in south Huntsville. Firefighters responded to a home in the 2200 block of Cecille
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Firefighters said three dogs died Tuesday afternoon in a fire at a home off of Redstone Road in south Huntsville.
  • Body Found at Colbert County Marina

    Body Found at Colbert County Marina

    Monday, April 7 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-07 20:50:35 GMT
    MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WZDX) - Authorities from several different agencies are responding to a body found in a Colbert County marina. Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May said a body was found in the water around
    MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WZDX) - Authorities from several different agencies are responding to a body found in a Colbert County marina.
  • 4th OD Death in Lauderdale County

    4th OD Death in Lauderdale County

    Officials in Lauderdale County confirm a fourth person is dead from a heroin overdose.
    Officials in Lauderdale County confirm a fourth person is dead from a heroin overdose.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 4th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 4th, 2014

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:42:22 GMT
    1. A Huntsville police officer was shot while on the job early Friday morning and the alleged gunman is dead. The officer was responding to a domestic dispute at a home on Stanford Drive when the shots
    Here's a look at the Top 9 stories for April 4th, 2014.
  • Tenants Let Dogs Starve to Death in Rental Home

    Tenants Let Dogs Starve to Death in Rental Home

    Friday, April 4 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-04 21:21:27 GMT
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police have arrested two people for animal cruelty after finding two dogs that had starved to death in a rental home. Athens police said Christopher Warren Adkins, 36, and Shannon
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police have arrested two people for animal cruelty after finding two dogs that had starved to death in a rental home.
  • Decatur City Schools Implement New Teaching Method

    Decatur City Schools Implement New Teaching Method

    Friday, April 4 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-04 21:09:33 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Decatur City Schools will roll out a new teaching method this fall to students at five of its schools. The school system is the first in the state chosen to pilot the new program
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Decatur City Schools will roll out a new teaching method this fall to students at five of its schools.
  • Police Release Identity of Shooting Suspect, Officer Who Was Shot

    Police Release Identity of Shooting Suspect, Officer Who Was Shot

    Friday, April 4 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-04 20:55:38 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville police said Friday a man killed in an early-morning shootout had a history of domestic violence and assault. Police identified the man who was shot and killed just after
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville police said Friday a man killed in an early-morning shootout had a history of domestic violence and assault.
  • Hillshire Brands to Close Florence Plant, 1,100 Jobs Impacted

    Hillshire Brands to Close Florence Plant, 1,100 Jobs Impacted

    Friday, April 4 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-04-04 17:25:41 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Hillshire Brands Co. will close its plant in Florence at the end of this year, resulting in the loss of about 1,100 jobs. The company said in a
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Hillshire Brands Co. will close its plant in Florence at the end of this year, resulting in the loss of about 1,100 jobs.
  • Huntsville Police Officer Shot; Gunman Dead

    Huntsville Police Officer Shot; Gunman Dead

    Friday, April 4 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-04-04 17:20:07 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville Police have confirmed that one of their own was shot while on the job early Friday morning, and the gunman is dead. According to Lt.
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville Police have confirmed that one of their own was shot while on the job early Friday morning, and the gunman is dead.
  • Three Heroin Deaths in 10 Days Have Police on Alert

    Three Heroin Deaths in 10 Days Have Police on Alert

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:44:37 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - In the last 10 days, three people have died from heroin overdoses in the Florence area. "This is an unusual spike in any drug overdose," said Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler. One
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - In the last 10 days, three people have died from heroin overdoses in the Florence area. "This is an unusual spike in any drug overdose," said Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 3rd, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 3rd, 2014

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-04 01:36:20 GMT
    1. A second man wanted in connection with a shooting last week in Florence is in police custody. Matthew Terhune was arrested by U.S. Marshals Thursday morning. 2. The Alabama Legislature has passed a
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 3rd, 2014
  • Clinton Row Stores Now Open for Business

    Clinton Row Stores Now Open for Business

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-04-04 01:06:52 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The revitalization of downtown Huntsville continues with the opening of some unconventional retail shops on Clinton Avenue. The Clinton Row Project was officially unveiled Thursday.
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - The revitalization of downtown Huntsville continues with the opening of some unconventional retail shops on Clinton Avenue. The Clinton Row Project was officially unveiled Thursday.
  • Man Charged with Capital Murder for Melody Drive Shooting

    Man Charged with Capital Murder for Melody Drive Shooting

    Thursday, April 3 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-04-04 00:59:05 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Police have charged a man with murder in connection with a shooting last month on Melody Drive. Jebree Devaile King, 21, is charged with capital murder for the March 23 shooting
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Police have charged a man with murder in connection with a shooting last month on Melody Drive.
  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Second Florence Shooting Suspect

    U.S. Marshals Arrest Second Florence Shooting Suspect

    Thursday, April 3 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-04-03 20:51:40 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Police said a second man wanted in a Monday evening shooting last week is in custody. Matthew Terhune, 25, of Florence, was arrested by U.S. Marshals Thursday morning, Florence police
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Police said a second man wanted in a Monday evening shooting last week is in custody. Matthew Terhune, 25, of Florence, was arrested by U.S. Marshals Thursday morning.
  • Two, Possibly Three Boys and Girls Club Plan to Close

    Two, Possibly Three Boys and Girls Club Plan to Close

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-03 03:03:17 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Two local Boys and Girls clubs are shutting their doors and a third may be added to that list. The Boys and Girls Clubs at Farley Elementary and McDonnell Elementary (also known
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Two local Boys and Girls clubs are shutting their doors and a third may be added to that list.
  • Wounded Soldier Returns Home to New Home

    Wounded Soldier Returns Home to New Home

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-03 02:41:58 GMT
    GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A wounded soldier is back home in Guntersville for good and he's greeted by a brand new house. Sergeant Corey Garmon was severely wounded in Afghanistan two years ago. Now, volunteers
    GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A wounded soldier is back home in Guntersville for good and he's greeted by a brand new house. Sergeant Corey Garmon was severely wounded in Afghanistan two years ago.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 2nd, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 2nd, 2014

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-04-03 01:25:44 GMT
    1. A Marine's dirt bike stolen from a repair shop has been returned thanks to a tip police received. Seven juveniles were arrested and charged with first degree theft. 2. A Marshall County wounded soldier
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 2nd, 2014
  • Police Recover Decatur Marine's Stolen Dirt Bike

    Police Recover Decatur Marine's Stolen Dirt Bike

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-04-03 01:19:54 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - A Marine's stolen dirt bike is returned thanks to a tip police received. On Friday, we told you someone stole Johnathan Tucker's Yamaha bike from a secure, fenced-in area at Allsport
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - A Marine's stolen dirt bike is returned thanks to a tip police received.
  • FBI Wants Help Identifying 'John Doe 28', Suspected of Child Sex Abuse

    FBI Wants Help Identifying 'John Doe 28', Suspected of Child Sex Abuse

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-02 20:39:34 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WZDX) - The FBI is asking the public to help them identify a man suspected of sexually exploiting a child. The Birmingham division of the FBI released photos and information Wednesday
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WZDX) - The FBI is asking the public to help them identify a man suspected of sexually exploiting a child.
  • Decatur Convenience Store Manager Arrested for Selling Spice

    Decatur Convenience Store Manager Arrested for Selling Spice

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-04-02 20:37:16 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Decatur police said they confiscated synthetic marijuana and guns from a convenience store as the result of a three-month investigation. Decatur police said they found synthetic marijuana
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Decatur police said they confiscated synthetic marijuana and guns from a convenience store as the result of a three-month investigation.
  • Guntersville Wreck Sends Teen to the Hospital

    Guntersville Wreck Sends Teen to the Hospital

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-02 02:40:57 GMT
    GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Guntersville teenager was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after her car collided with a semi truck. It happened around 6:00 Tuesday evening on Highway 79 in Guntersville.
    GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Guntersville teenager was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after her car collided with a semi truck. It happened around 6:00 Tuesday evening on Highway 79 in Guntersville.
  • Top 9@Nine for April 1, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for April 1, 2014

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-02 01:28:44 GMT
    1. Former Republican Representative Greg Wren of Montgomery has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor ethics violation and has agreed to cooperate with state prosecutors. The plea came shortly after Wren resigned
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for April 1st, 2014
  • SUV Crashes Under Propane Tank, Driver Hurt

    SUV Crashes Under Propane Tank, Driver Hurt

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-02 01:22:16 GMT
    ROGERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Tennessee man was flown to Huntsville Hospital after his vehicle left the roadway and ran under a large propane tank at Clark Gas Company. Rogersville Police Chief Terry Holden
    ROGERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Tennessee man was flown to Huntsville Hospital after his vehicle left the roadway and ran under a large propane tank at Clark Gas Company.
  • Decatur Fire Victims Retain Huntsville Attorney as Investigation Continues

    Decatur Fire Victims Retain Huntsville Attorney as Investigation Continues

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:56:11 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Families who live in an apartment unit claim none of the building's smoke detectors went off during the fire that killed two young children last week, according to a Huntsville attorney. Attorney
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Families who live in an apartment unit claim none of the building's smoke detectors went off during the fire that killed two young children last week, according to a Huntsville attorney.
  • Overnight Fire Damages Huntsville Car Wash

    Overnight Fire Damages Huntsville Car Wash

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:52:37 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Fire crews spent early Tuesday morning battling a fire that broke out in the back of Super Sonic Express Car Wash on North Memorial Parkway. According to authorities, the fire
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Fire crews spent early Tuesday morning battling a fire that broke out in the back of Super Sonic Express Car Wash on North Memorial Parkway.
  • Reservists in Afghanistan Receive Care Packages from Athens Employees

    Reservists in Afghanistan Receive Care Packages from Athens Employees

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:49:17 GMT
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Athens employees supporting one of their own during his deployment in Afghanistan received City building inspector Erik Waddell, who is deployed in Afghanistan with the 663rd Engineer
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Athens employees supporting one of their own during his deployment in Afghanistan received photos this week of their support efforts.
  • Top 9@Nine for March 31st, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for March 31st, 2014

    Monday, March 31 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-01 01:01:35 GMT
    1. The funeral for a brother and sister who died in an apartment fire last week will take place Tuesday in Decatur at United Pentecostal Jubilee House of Prayer. Services start at 1:00. 2. Governor Robert
    Here's a look at the Top 9 stories for March 31, 2014
  • Limestone County Store Burglar Caught on Camera

    Limestone County Store Burglar Caught on Camera

    Monday, March 31 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-04-01 00:46:57 GMT
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Authorities released surveillance video Monday afternoon from a convenience store, hoping to catch the person who broke in there over the weekend. The burglary happened Friday
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Authorities released surveillance video Monday afternoon from a convenience store, hoping to catch the person who broke in there over the weekend.
  • Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms

    Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms

    Monday, March 31 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-04-01 00:43:15 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Monday is the last day to sign up for healthcare insurance through Healthcare.gov and the website continues to be plagued with glitches. Monday morning the website was temporarily
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Monday is the last day to sign up for healthcare insurance through Healthcare.gov and the website continues to be plagued with glitches.
  • Funeral Tuesday for Children Killed in Decatur Fire

    Funeral Tuesday for Children Killed in Decatur Fire

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:12:35 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - The funeral for a brother and sister who died in an apartment fire last week will take place Tuesday in Decatur. The funeral for Mar'Lena A'alayiah Miland, 4, and Dexter Rondell Miland
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - The funeral for a brother and sister who died in an apartment fire last week will take place Tuesday in Decatur.
  • Women's Right's Rally in Huntsville

    Women's Right's Rally in Huntsville

    Women rallied in Huntsville on Sunday to fight against some of those stricter abortion bills and other conservative bills in the state legislature they say violate their rights.
    Women rallied in Huntsville on Sunday to fight against some of those stricter abortion bills and other conservative bills in the state legislature they say violate their rights.
  • Three Abortion Bills in Montgomery This Week

    Three Abortion Bills in Montgomery This Week

    Lawmakers return to Montgomery this week, and three abortion bills are on the table.
    Lawmakers return to Montgomery this week, and three abortion bills are on the table.
  • Redstone Chemical Cleanup Expected to Last Decades, Cost Millions

    Redstone Chemical Cleanup Expected to Last Decades, Cost Millions

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:37:06 GMT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL (WZDX) - Chemical agents used in World War II are forcing a major cleanup effort on Redstone Arsenal. The munitions were buried there right after the war, and now, it'll take decades
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL (WZDX) - Chemical agents used in World War II are forcing a major cleanup effort on Redstone Arsenal.
  • Top 9@Nine for March 28th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for March 28th, 2014

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-03-29 00:56:35 GMT
    1. Redstone Arsenal will spend the next three decades cleaning up chemicals left behind from the testing and manufacturing of chemical agents used in World War II. The cleanup will cost hundreds of millions
    Here's a look at the Top 9 stories of the day for March 28th, 2014
  • Benefit Planned for Family of Children Killed in Decatur Apartment Fire

    Benefit Planned for Family of Children Killed in Decatur Apartment Fire

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-03-29 00:41:57 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - While investigators are searching for the cause of an apartment fire that killed two children in Decatur, the community is planning a benefit to help the family with funeral and living
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - While investigators are searching for the cause of an apartment fire that killed two children in Decatur, the community is planning a benefit to help the family.
  • Trinity Marine's Dirt Bike Stolen while He Serves Overseas

    Trinity Marine's Dirt Bike Stolen while He Serves Overseas

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-03-29 00:28:18 GMT
    MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A Marine's father tries to surprise him with a tune-up on his dirt bike, but it's stolen from the repair shop before the Marine returns home. Trinity resident Randy Tucker wanted
    MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A Marine's father tries to surprise him with a tune-up on his dirt bike, but it's stolen from the repair shop before the Marine returns home.
  • Second Florence Shooting Suspect Identified Other Captured

    Second Florence Shooting Suspect Identified Other Captured

    Friday, March 28 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-03-28 21:05:21 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Police have identified a second suspect in a Monday night shooting that wounded a woman on North Eclipse Street. Police said arrest warrants have been issued for Matthew Terhune,
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Police have identified a second suspect in a Monday night shooting that wounded a woman on North Eclipse Street.
  • Neighbor Complaints Lead to Drug Trafficking Arrest

    Neighbor Complaints Lead to Drug Trafficking Arrest

    Friday, March 28 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-03-28 20:51:03 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Police said community complaints led them to a man's home and a kilo of cocaine Thursday. According to police reports, members of the Decatur Police Department's Organized Crime Unit
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Police said community complaints led them to a man's home and a kilo of cocaine Thursday.
  • Huntsville Man Charged with Manslaughter for 2013 Wreck

    Huntsville Man Charged with Manslaughter for 2013 Wreck

    Friday, March 28 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-03-28 20:46:29 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Huntsville man is in jail after behind charged with the death of a Georgia man last year in a wreck. Michael John Weatherwax, 56, was arrested Thursday by police and U.S. Marshals
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Huntsville man is in jail after behind charged with the death of a Georgia man last year in a wreck.
  • Woman Injured in Limestone County House Fire

    Woman Injured in Limestone County House Fire

    Friday, March 28 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-03-28 20:42:13 GMT
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A woman was taken to the hospital Friday morning after she was injured in a house fire. Owens firefighters responded to a mobile home on Andrews Street around 9:30 a.m. A
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A woman was taken to the hospital Friday morning after she was injured in a house fire. Owens firefighters responded to a mobile home on Andrews Street around 9:30 a.m.
  • Top 9@Nine for March 27th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for March 27th, 2014

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:39:38 GMT
    1. Two children, ages two and four, died Thursday morning in an apartment fire in Decatur. It happened at the West Ridge apartments on 5th avenue across from Brookhaven Middle School. 2. An Athens home
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for March 27th, 2014
  • School Board President Fires Back at Commissioner

    School Board President Fires Back at Commissioner

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-03-28 01:09:22 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville School Board President David Blair is firing back after County Commissioner Bob Harrison sent a letter to a U.S. District judge blasting the board and asking that they
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville School Board President David Blair is firing back after County Commissioner Bob Harrison sent a letter to a U.S. District judge blasting the board.
  • Restaurants Targeted in Utility Bill Phone Scam

    Restaurants Targeted in Utility Bill Phone Scam

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-03-28 01:00:34 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - A phone scam in Florence has targeted five local restaurants, according to officials. The scammers pose as Florence Utilities employees and demand payment for an overdue bill. They
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - A phone scam in Florence has targeted five local restaurants, according to officials. The scammers pose as Florence Utilities employees and demand payment for an overdue bill.
  • Two Children, Ages 2 and 4, Killed in Decatur Apartment Fire

    Two Children, Ages 2 and 4, Killed in Decatur Apartment Fire

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-03-27 15:34:37 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Firefighters said two children died after a fire at an apartment complex on 5th Avenue Southeast Thursday morning. The fire happened around 7:30 a.m. at West
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Firefighters said two children died after a fire at an apartment complex on 5th Avenue Southeast Thursday morning. The fire happened around 7:30 a.m. at West
  • Customers See Utility Bills Soar

    Customers See Utility Bills Soar

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:26:13 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - If you have been seeing sky high power bills these past few months, you are not alone. People are seeing their utility bills increase by hundreds of dollars. Demarcus Rice says
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - If you have been seeing sky high power bills these past few months, you are not alone. People are seeing their utility bills increase by hundreds of dollars.
  • 19-Year-Old Shot on Binford Drive, Police Investigating

    19-Year-Old Shot on Binford Drive, Police Investigating

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:14:12 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A 19-year-old Huntsville woman is fighting for her life after being shot. It happened around 5:30 on Binford Drive in Huntsville. Police say the shooting occurred after two women
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A 19-year-old Huntsville woman is fighting for her life after being shot. It happened around 5:30 on Binford Drive in Huntsville.
  • Top 9@Nine for March 26th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for March 26th, 2014

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-03-27 01:02:15 GMT
    1. Some Huntsville Utility customers say their bills have doubled thanks, in part, to a six percent rate increase earlier this month. Customers can set up payment plans to ease the impact. 2. Moulton
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for March 26th, 2014
  • Phone Scam Targets Florence Businesses, Residents

    Phone Scam Targets Florence Businesses, Residents

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-03-27 00:49:26 GMT
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Florence Utilities wants residents to be aware of a phone scam. The company says customers, mostly businesses, have been receiving calls from a City of Florence exchange number.
    FLORENCE, AL (WZDX) - Florence Utilities wants residents to be aware of a phone scam. The company says customers, mostly businesses, have been receiving calls from a City of Florence exchange number.
  • Super Guppy Plane Heads to Huntsville

    Super Guppy Plane Heads to Huntsville

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:09:40 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - NASA's Super Guppy plane will arrive in Huntsville Wednesday carrying a new piece of hardware for what NASA calls "game changing" testing. The Super Guppy is bringing one of the
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - NASA's Super Guppy plane will arrive in Huntsville Wednesday carrying a new piece of hardware for what NASA calls "game changing" testing.
  • Budget Cuts Impact Decatur's Spirit of America Festival

    Budget Cuts Impact Decatur's Spirit of America Festival

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-03-26 00:54:26 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - This year's Spirit of America Festival at Point Mallard Park will be consolidated from a two day celebration into to an one-hour event due to budget cuts at Decatur Parks and Recreation. This
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - This year's Spirit of America Festival at Point Mallard Park will be consolidated from a two day celebration into to an one-hour event due to budget cuts at Decatur Parks and Recreation.
  • Top 9@ Nine for March 25th, 2014

    Top 9@ Nine for March 25th, 2014

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-03-26 00:48:23 GMT
    1. Florence Police found a suspect connected to two robberies hiding under a bed. 32-year-old LeShawn Ingram is charged with two counts of first-degree robbery. 2. A court ruling means DEMSI's unpaid
    Here's a look at the day's Top nine stories for March 25th, 2014
  • Man Charged with Assaulting Realtor Due in Court Friday

    Man Charged with Assaulting Realtor Due in Court Friday

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-03-26 00:41:47 GMT
    LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WZDX) - A man accused of trying to rob a realtor over the weekend has been returned to the county and will appear in court Friday. Scotty Bolin is charged with aggravated robbery,
    LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WZDX) - A man accused of trying to rob a realtor over the weekend has been returned to the county and will appear in court Friday.
  • Vote for NASA's Next Spacesuit Design

    Vote for NASA's Next Spacesuit Design

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-03-26 00:38:42 GMT
    NASA wants the public's input on the design for its next prototype space suit. NASA has teamed up with ILC, the suit's vendor, and Philadelphia University and produced the Z-2 spacesuit prototype. The
    NASA wants the public's input on the design for its next prototype space suit.
  • Judge Rules DEMSI Employees will get Paychecks

    Judge Rules DEMSI Employees will get Paychecks

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-03-25 20:36:54 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - A judge ruled Friday that employees of Decatur Emergency Medical Services Inc. will be paid the money that's owed to them. According to the Decatur Daily, Bankruptcy Judge Jack Caddell
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - A judge ruled Friday that employees of Decatur Emergency Medical Services Inc. will be paid the money that's owed to them.
  • Man Charged with Stealing Money Using Cell Phone App

    Man Charged with Stealing Money Using Cell Phone App

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-03-25 20:33:59 GMT
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police arrested a man Monday and charged him with stealing thousands of dollars from his roommate through a cell phone. According to police, Wesley Pierre Johnson borrowed his roommate's
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Police arrested a man Monday and charged him with stealing thousands of dollars from his roommate through a cell phone.
  • Father Sues GM Over Daughter's Fatal Car Accident

    Father Sues GM Over Daughter's Fatal Car Accident

    Monday, March 24 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-03-25 02:47:11 GMT
    MONTGOMERY, AL (WZDX) - The father of a North Alabama woman killed in a car crash is suing General Motors. The attorney, on behalf of the family for 32-year-old Aubrey Williams, filed a lawsuit Monday
    MONTGOMERY, AL (WZDX) - The father of a North Alabama woman killed in a car crash is suing General Motors.
  • Wounded Soldier Gets New Home in Guntersville

    Wounded Soldier Gets New Home in Guntersville

    Monday, March 24 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-03-25 01:28:50 GMT
    GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - He was wounded serving our country two years ago, and since then, the community has rallied behind Corey Garmon and his family. Volunteers are now building the wounded warrior
    GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - He was wounded serving our country two years ago, and since then, the community has rallied behind Corey Garmon and his family.
  • Top 9@Nine for March 24th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for March 24th, 2014

    Monday, March 24 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-03-25 01:21:55 GMT
    1. 27-year-old Jonathan James was found safe Monday afternoon. James wandered away from his group home Saturday in Marshall County. 2. Huntsville police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting along
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for March 24th, 2014
  • Community Rallies Behind Teacher in National Contest

    Community Rallies Behind Teacher in National Contest

    Monday, March 24 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-03-24 23:39:25 GMT
    MOULTON, AL (WZDX) - People are rallying to help a Moulton Elementary teacher win a wheelchair assessable van. Third grade teacher Courtney Boyll sometimes has help getting out of her car and into her
    MOULTON, AL (WZDX) - People are rallying to help a Moulton Elementary teacher win a wheelchair assessable van.
  • Expect Delays, Closures with Three Athens Road Projects

    Expect Delays, Closures with Three Athens Road Projects

    Monday, March 24 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-03-24 20:32:41 GMT
    ATHENS, Ala. (WZDX) - Some projects around Athens city streets will cause some traffic headaches this week. A portion of Beaty Street south of Hobbs Street is scheduled to be closed through Friday because
    ATHENS, Ala. (WZDX) - Some projects around Athens city streets will cause some traffic headaches this week.
  • Man Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Two Girls

    Man Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Two Girls

    Monday, March 24 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-03-24 20:27:05 GMT
    MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A man convicted of sexually abusing two girls was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday. Colton Eugene Hall, 24, was sentenced to 300 months in prison in Marshall County
    MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A man convicted of sexually abusing two girls was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday.
  • 11 Camper Trailers, Boat Destroyed in Fire

    11 Camper Trailers, Boat Destroyed in Fire

    Monday, March 24 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-03-24 20:23:59 GMT
    COLBERT COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Fire destroyed 11 camper trailers and a boat early Monday morning at a Colbert County campground. The fire occurred around 2 a.m. at Spring Valley Campgrounds on Bear Creek,
    COLBERT COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - Fire destroyed 11 camper trailers and a boat early Monday morning at a Colbert County campground. The fire occurred around 2 a.m. at Spring Valley Campgrounds on Bear Creek.
  • Accident on River Bridge in Decatur

    Accident on River Bridge in Decatur

    A terrifying accident on the Hudson River Bridge in Decatur Friday afternoon. Witnesses were shook up after a car flipped over the guardrails and into the water.
    A terrifying accident on the Hudson River Bridge in Decatur Friday afternoon. Witnesses were shook up after a car flipped over the guardrails and into the water.
  • 95th Birthday Celebration

    95th Birthday Celebration

    Mary Crutcher Leslie turned 95. Her family came from Missouri, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia to celebrate. We found them signing happy birthday, having cake, and happy to spend time with the matriarch of their family.
    Mary Crutcher Leslie just turned 95. Her family came in from Missouri, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia to celebrate her birthday with her. We found them signing happy birthday, having cake, and happy to spend time with the matriarch of their family.
  • Small Plane from North Alabama Crashed in Colorado

    Small Plane from North Alabama Crashed in Colorado

    A small plane carrying five people crashed into a reservoir in Colorado. That plane is from north Alabama.
    A small plane carrying five people crashed into a reservoir in Colorado. That plane is from north Alabama.
  • 73-Year-Old Man Killed in Shooting; Arrest Made

    73-Year-Old Man Killed in Shooting; Arrest Made

    Friday, March 21 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-03-22 02:36:05 GMT
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A 73-year-old man was shot and killed in his driveway on Colemont Lane Friday afternoon. Authorities are searching for a charcoal gray Land Rover Discovery that they believe
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A 73-year-old man was shot and killed in his driveway on Colemont Lane Friday afternoon.
  • Decatur Amphitheater to be Complete by June

    Decatur Amphitheater to be Complete by June

    Friday, March 21 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-03-22 01:17:30 GMT
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Decatur will soon have a new downtown amphitheater. Rain delays have slowed construction on the new amphitheater at Founders Park off highway 20. Concrete will soon be poured to
    DECATUR, AL (WZDX) - Decatur will soon have a new downtown amphitheater. Rain delays have slowed construction on the new amphitheater at Founders Park off Highway 20.
  • Top 9@Nine for March 21st, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for March 21st, 2014

    Friday, March 21 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-03-22 01:02:15 GMT
    1. The Madison County Schools will run double bus routes beginning next school year. The board is also working toward the purchase of a location for a new high school in the Monrovia community. 2. Former
    Here's a look at the Top 9 stories for March 21, 2014
  • School Mold Removal Pushed to Summer

    School Mold Removal Pushed to Summer

    Friday, March 21 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-03-22 00:52:06 GMT
    VALLEY HEAD, AL (WZDX) - Mold removal at Valley Head High School is delayed once again. School officials were planning to clean up the mold on spring break next week but decided it was safer to remove
    VALLEY HEAD, AL (WZDX) - Mold removal at Valley Head High School is delayed once again.
  • Madison County Sheriff, Deputies Facing Lawsuit

    Madison County Sheriff, Deputies Facing Lawsuit

    Friday, March 21 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-03-22 00:41:25 GMT
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - The Madison County Sheriff and some of his deputies are now facing a lawsuit. Robert Bryant claims in the suit that a deputy stopped him back in 2012 without reasonable cause
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - The Madison County Sheriff and some of his deputies are now facing a lawsuit.
  • Former Commissioner Implicated in State Audit

    Former Commissioner Implicated in State Audit

    Friday, March 21 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-03-22 00:34:47 GMT
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A former Madison County commissioner is implicated in a state audit that alleges misconduct. Jerry Craig has not been charged but his former secretary, Deborah Kay Sims, was
    MADISON COUNTY, AL (WZDX) - A former Madison County commissioner is implicated in a state audit that alleges misconduct.
  • Athens Woman Donates $10,000 for Service Dog in Memory of Her Husband

    Athens Woman Donates $10,000 for Service Dog in Memory of Her Husband

    Friday, March 21 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-03-21 05:05:56 GMT
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - A big donation for a little girl who needed a service dog and Facebook brought them together. A Facebook group challenged others to jump into the cold water and raise money for a
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - A big donation for a little girl who needed a service dog and Facebook brought them together.
  • Fake Town Near Athens Provides Real-Life Training

    Fake Town Near Athens Provides Real-Life Training

    Thursday, March 20 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-03-21 02:39:48 GMT
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Have you ever heard of Leak City? You won't find it on a state map because it's not a real town. It's a popular training destination for natural gas operators across the country. Leak
    ATHENS, AL (WZDX) - Have you ever heard of Leak City? You won't find it on a state map because it's not a real town. It's a popular training destination for natural gas operators across the country.
  • Top 9@Nine for March 20th, 2014

    Top 9@Nine for March 20th, 2014

    Thursday, March 20 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-03-21 01:21:04 GMT
    1. 41-year-old Carolyn Watson of Lauderdale County is charged with posing as a nurse to get into homes and steal from elderly residents. Watson is charged with 10 counts of burglary and theft. 2. The
    Here's a look at the day's Top 9 stories for March 20th, 2014
  • Chemical Plant Expands Arab Facility

    Chemical Plant Expands Arab Facility

    Thursday, March 20 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-03-21 01:08:22 GMT
    ARAB, AL (WZDX) - A Marshall County chemical plant is expanding in Arab. Construction is underway at the Umicore chemical plant. The Belgian company is expanding its facility by adding a 3,000 square-foot
    ARAB, AL (WZDX) - A Marshall County chemical plant is expanding in Arab. Construction is underway at the Umicore chemical plant.
  • Former Commission Employee Arrested on Ethics, Theft Charges

    Former Commission Employee Arrested on Ethics, Theft Charges

    Thursday, March 20 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-03-21 01:02:04 GMT
    MONTGOMERY, AL (WZDX) - Attorney General Luther Strange announced the arrest of 59-year-old Deborah Kay Sims of Gurley on felony ethics and theft charges. Sims was a former public employee of the Madison
    MONTGOMERY, AL (WZDX) - Attorney General Luther Strange announced the arrest of 59-year-old Deborah Kay Sims of Gurley on felony ethics and theft charges.
  • Remington Posts First Round of Job Openings

    Remington Posts First Round of Job Openings

    Thursday, March 20 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-03-21 00:28:48 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - One of Huntsville's newest businesses is now hiring. Remington says interested applicants can now apply for a select number of jobs in the Rocket City. Remington will make guns
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - One of Huntsville's newest businesses is now hiring. Remington says interested applicants can now apply for a select number of jobs in the Rocket City.
  • Athens Youth Commission

    Athens Youth Commission

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:34 AM EST2014-02-28 15:34:12 GMT
    Some Athens High School students got to take a tour of the Limestone County Jail on Thursday. The tour was part of the Athens' Mayor's Youth Commission. Ninth-12th graders meet each month at different
    Some Athens High School students toured the Limestone County Jail as part of the Athens' Mayor's Youth Commission.
  • Albertville Woman Reported Missing

    Albertville Woman Reported Missing

    Thursday, December 19 2013 5:07 PM EST2013-12-19 22:07:23 GMT
    ALBERTVILLE, AL (WZDX) - On Thursday afternoon, authorities received a report that an Albertville woman was missing and has had no contact with her family since last Saturday. They're looking for 29-year-old
    ALBERTVILLE, AL (WZDX) - On Thursday afternoon, authorities received a report that an Albertville woman was missing and has had no contact with her family since last Saturday.
  • New Brew Pub on Tap for Fort Payne

    New Brew Pub on Tap for Fort Payne

    Monday, December 9 2013 11:00 PM EST2013-12-10 04:00:38 GMT
    FORT PAYNE, AL (WZDX) - Fort Payne is working on a deal that could bring a brew pub to downtown. During a recent city council meeting, developer Barry Morton pitched the idea to the city to open a brew
    FORT PAYNE, AL (WZDX) - Fort Payne is working on a deal that could bring a brew pub to downtown. During a recent city council meeting, developer Barry Morton pitched the idea.
  • North Courtland Municipal Building Catches Fire

    North Courtland Municipal Building Catches Fire

    Thursday, November 21 2013 6:01 PM EST2013-11-21 23:01:13 GMT
    NORTH COURTLAND, AL (WZDX) - It was a fiery scene early Thursday morning at the North Courtland Police Department. The mobile home-style municipal office building also serves as the town hall. Firefighters
    NORTH COURTLAND, AL (WZDX) - It was a fiery scene early Thursday morning at the North Courtland Police Department. The mobile home-style municipal office building also serves as the town hall.
  • Legionella Pneumonia in North Alabama

    Legionella Pneumonia in North Alabama

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 10:59 AM EDT2013-10-15 14:59:26 GMT
    Legionella Pneumonia is showing up in Lauderdale County.Legionella Pneumonia is showing up in Lauderdale County.
    There is an outbreak of Legionella Pneumonia in Northwest Alabama. The State Health Department says doctors have diagnosed ten people over the past two months in Lauderdale County, and there are five
    The State Health Department says doctors have diagnosed ten people over the past two months in Lauderdale County, and there are five other possible cases.
  • Redstone Arsenal reacts to deadly shooting in D.C.

    Redstone Arsenal reacts to deadly shooting in D.C.

    Monday, September 16 2013 11:03 PM EDT2013-09-17 03:03:47 GMT
    Redstone Arsenal officials held a press conference Monday, following the shooting at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard to discuss security and protocol on the Arsenal.
    Redstone Arsenal officials held a press conference Monday, following the shooting at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard to discuss security and protocol on the Arsenal.
  • State representative hosts town hall meeting to address failing schools

    State representative hosts town hall meeting to address failing schools

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-07-24 17:58:51 GMT
    State Representative Laura HallState Representative Laura Hall
    A call to action was issued to Huntsville residents to help the system's failing schools.
    A call to action was issued to Huntsville residents to help the system's failing schools.
  • Overdue: Decatur Man Finds Records of 2 Fallen Officers for Memorial

    Overdue: Decatur Man Finds Records of 2 Fallen Officers for Memorial

    Monday, June 17 2013 11:04 AM EDT2013-06-17 15:04:32 GMT
    New names were added to the list of fallen Morgan County officers.New names were added to the list of fallen Morgan County officers.
    Wednesday's tribute to fallen officers in Morgan County has special meaning for a Decatur man.
    Wednesday's tribute to fallen officers in Morgan County has special meaning for a Decatur man.
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