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ULA launches Decatur-built Atlas V rocket

United Launch Alliance launch its Atlas V rocket at 6:48 p.m. Friday. The Atlas V was built at ULA's facility in Decatur. The Atlas V carries the SBIRS. This is considered one of the nation's highest priority space programs. It is designed to provide global, persistent, infrared surveillance capabil

WAFF - 2018-01-19 23:11:28

Drive through window: Car ends up in Waffle House

Eric: Unseasonably warm temps again SundayEric: Unseasonably warm temps again Sunday Updated: Saturday, January 20 2018 5:44 PM EST2018-01-20 22:44:56 GMT Following a beautiful Saturday afternoon in late January we will gradually see a few more clouds moving in late tonight.More >> Following a beaut

WAFF - 2018-01-20 23:26:19

Cullman County Ladies Arrested At Decatur Walmart For Theft

Officers with the Decatur Police Department were dispatched Saturday to the Walmart store along Spring Avenue in Decatur Saturday. The 911 call regarded the alleged theft of merchandise from the store. Two Cullman County women were detained at the store after police officers apparently witnessed the


Athens couple faces drug charges after Thursday pursuit into Tennesse

and a nurse at Decatur-Morgan Hospital face felony drug charges related to forged prescriptions for oxycodone, according to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office. On Thursday, investigators learned Christopher James Shock, 30, had a forged prescription from Decatur-Morgan Hospital and gave it to a

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 01:00:26

Highway 53 in Madison County blocked because of storage unit fire

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a storage unit fire on Highway 53 in Madison County. This is south of Ready Section Road. Toney Fire and Rescue says multiple units are on the scene, which are blocking the highway. Working Storage Unit Fire at 8887 Hwy 53. Multipl

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-19 18:57:27

Mother, daughter fell into freezing lake in Alabama

MADISON, Ala. (AP) - A mother and daughter fell into a freezing Alabama lake after their dog ran onto it and fell through. Madison Fire and Rescue Capt. Michael Sedlacek says the mother and daughter were outside with the dog when it ran onto the lake and fell through a thin sheet of ice. Al.com repo


Charges announced for Limestone County vehicle pursuit suspect, girlfriend

Investigators say they received information about Christopher James Shock, 30, forging a prescription from Decatur Morgan Hospital, and he gave the prescription to a friend so that person could obtain oxycodone at an Athens pharmacy. When they tried to make contact with Shock at his grilfriend's ho

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-20 01:59:00

Changing temperatures are affecting roadways

Crews in Huntsville and Madison have been out checking the roadways for new potholes and cracks. Madison Public Works explained because of the varying temperatures we're experiencing this winter only temporary fixes can happen until the warmer weather is here to stay. Both public works crews wo

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-20 01:18:00

Amarillo Pizza Store Owner: Armed Employees Welcomed Here

AMARILLO, TEXAS - Last week, a legally armed employee of La Bella Pizza shot and killed a robber who was holding another employee at gunpoint. Clayton Jerrell Morgan - who was 36 and will never see his 37th birthday - was challenged by a La Bella worker who has a concealed carry permit and was packi

CONCEALEDNATION.ORG - 2018-01-20 21:18:54

Three from Borger Arrested After Death of Amarillo Man in August

Courtesy: Potter County Sheriff's Office AMARILLO - Three people from Borger have been arrested in connection with the death of an Amarillo man back in August. Stevan Hayes, 28, and Cody Sherwood, 28, are facing Manslaughter and Aggravated Assault charges. Kendra Sherwood, 45, is being charged with

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-19 23:04:09

2 Borger residents arrested for death of Joe Guzman

Two Borger residents have been arrested on charges related to the death of Joe Guzman last summer. Indictments say Cody Sherwood committed aggravated assault and killed Guzman on July 30 by hitting him on the head. Police found Guzman in a garage of an Amarillo home unconscious. He died from his inj

KFDA - 2018-01-19 21:11:17

Jefferson Co. teenager dies from burns received in accident

Women's March Amarillo takes place in solidarity with national protestsWomen's March Amarillo takes place in solidarity with national protests Updated: Saturday, January 20 2018 11:17 PM EST2018-01-21 04:17:29 GMT The women's march brought together local residents to join the fight for women's righ

KFDA - 2018-01-20 15:05:07

Charles E. Warford Activity Center Grand Opening

AMARILLO - Saturday from 3 - 6 p.m., the City of Amarillo's Parks & Recreation Department hosted a grand opening event at the Charles E. Warford Activity Center It is located at 1330 N.W. 18th Ave. The event included an opening ceremony followed by refreshments, organized activities, open use of

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-21 03:38:23

Amarillo ISD Board Discuss Changing Robert E. Lee Elementary's Name

AMARILLO, TX -- The Amarillo ISD Board of Trustees will discuss renaming Robert E. Lee Elementary School on Monday, according to board president Jim Austin. Like all agenda items, Austin said the board could take action on renaming the school during its regular meeting. Lee Elementary, which is nam

SAN ANGELO LIVE! - 2018-01-19 19:35:00

Amarillo Man Arrested After Chase Ends in a Field in Jefferson County

Photo Courtesy Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Beaumont, TX - On Thursday afternoon, a man reported to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office that he was behind his brother's stolen maroon F-350 truck on US Highway 90. Deputies soon found the stolen truck and attempted to stop it. That is when dep

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-01-19 13:02:45

Bovina officials searching for elderly couple, Silver Alert issued

Bovina authorities have issued a Silver Alert for two missing elderly residents. Rosendo and Hortencia Lara are missing out of Bovina. They were last seen around 1 p.m. on Friday. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android The couple has been known to travel to Dimmitt, Mul

KFDA - 2018-01-20 20:59:46

Jackson shooting sends 2 victims to hospital

JACKSON, Tenn.-At 8:40 Friday night, Jackson Police got a call of a shooting at the 700 block of North Hays Avenue, south of Lane College. A WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staffer says Lane College called and alerted students. Jackson Police say two victims have gunshot wounds and were transported by ambula

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-20 04:45:46

High-ranking Gangster Disciple sentenced to 30 years in racketeering

JACKSON, Tenn. - The highest-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples in Tennessee has been sentenced to serve 30 years on federal charges of racketeering and conspiracy. Byron Purdy, the "Governor of Governors" for the gang, pleaded guilty in July 2017 after his indictment in May 2016. According to

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-19 22:41:04

Shooting near college sends 2 to hospital in critical condition

JACKSON, Tenn. - Two young men are in critical condition after police say shots broke out near Lane College late Friday night. "It's very scary, since our school is right there," Lane College student Tea Fisher said. Jackson police say they got the call around 9:30 Friday night, rushing to the 700 b

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-21 03:14:20

2 suspects wanted in armed robbery at Smryna gas station

According to the Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office, two suspects are wanted after robbing a Smyrna gas station with semi-automatic weapons. The robbery occurred at Allmaville Market around 7:45 p.m. on Friday evening. Detective Sgt. Jackson said the two suspects were allegedly carrying two semi-auto

WSMV - 2018-01-20 07:26:00