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UPDATE: Friends mourn loss of couple, a mother of three and an Alabama man, killed in wreck in Chesterfield

Matthew E. Monse, 36, of Huntsville, Ala., and Carla F. Swift, 36, of the 8600 block of Turnerville Road in Chesterfield County, were fatally injured in a crash in the 23500 block of Hull Street Road at about 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-08-16 22:09:00

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle disagrees with murder indictment of police officer, says $75,000 officer defense fund was his idea

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle has been at the forefront of that support, calling Darby a valuable officer followingthe indictment, and last week leading the Huntsville City Council toagree to spend up to $75,000for Darby’s defense.

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-16 01:22:26

Huntsville Housing Authority looks to move families throughout Madison County

She's relieved to hear the public housing complex might finally be demolished. Huntsville Housing Authority documents obtained by WAAY 31 say Sparkman Homes is not fit to live in, and it would cost a lot more money to fix than demolish. Boyd is excited to join more than 200 families with section 8 h

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-15 18:18:00

Huntsville police chase ends with driver crashing a car in a field

Huntsville Police say they’ve arrested a man after an overnight police chase.The chase took place along South Triana Boulevard and ended on A Cleaner Way just after one Thursday morning. Police told WAAY 31 A Cleaner Way is a dead end road, and the driver drove the car through a field where he event

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-16 04:36:00

Huntsville Hospital plans to build multi-story bed tower

The Alabama Certificate of Need Review Board, has approved Huntsville's Hospital plan for a new multi-story bed tower.The $150 million West Bed Tower is being built to meet growing patient demand.The tower will be build along Gallatin Street starting in early 2019.According to officials with Huntsvi

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-15 12:33:00

One injured, one jailed in late-night Huntsville wreck

A man is behind bars and another in the hospital following a wreck on Drake Avenue.Shortly before midnight, Huntsville Police said they spotted a car speeding on Drake Ave. heading east. When officers reached the car, they found it had crashed and flipped onto the roof.

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-16 03:36:00

Huntsville woman warns others after falling victim to phone scam

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Scammers spoofing company phone numbers to steal your information, has become all to come now-a-days.You never think you will fall victim to a scam, until it happens to you. Danielle Hall received a call from someone she thought was from Redstone Federal Credit Union. However

WAFF - 2018-08-16 21:11:00

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Madison, Marshall, And Morgan Counties Until 7:45PM

* At 721 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Huntsville to near Triana to 9 miles west of MorganCity, moving northeast at 15 mph.HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.SOURCE…Radar indicated.IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-08-16 19:22:00

Man testifies in Limestone murder trial he found cousin with 'big hole in his back'

Waddle, now 29, of Madison, is on trial this week in Limestone County Circuit Court for the stabbing death of Michael Peoples, 35, in August 2015. Peoples was taken to Athens-Limestone Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-08-16 05:00:00

Crews battling two-alarm fire in Downtown Atlanta building

ATLANTA- Atlanta Fire and rescue crews are on the scene of a fire in the old Southern Railway Building in downtown Atlanta.The two-alarm fire broke out on the fourth floor of the building.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-16 20:22:00

Huntsville’s Mark McDaniel appointed to NASA Human Exploration and Operations Advisory Committee

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the appointment of Huntsville’s Mark McDaniel to the Human Exploration and Operations Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (“NAC”) on Wednesday while visiting the Rocket City. Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) recommended Mr. McDaniel to

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-16 03:32:20

Limestone County under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6:30 p.m.

At 5:53 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located near Courtland, or 8 miles north of Moulton, moving east at 15 mph.

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-08-16 22:55:00

Police ID two killed in Chesterfield wrong-way crash

Matthew E. Monse, 36, of Huntsville, Ala., and Carla F. Swift, 36, of the 8600 block of Turnerville Road in Chesterfield, died in a crash that occurred in the 23500 block of Hull Street Road at about 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-08-16 16:53:00

Stormy Days Ahead: soaking rain and some strong storms expected beginning Thursday

Wednesday marks the fifth-straight day with no measurable rain in Huntsville. It’s been dry lately, but rain becomes likely later this week and this weekend! A few isolated showers remain possible this evening, and a few more hit-or-miss downpours develop here and there on Thursday: mainly west of t

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-15 21:56:22

Police seize more than $8K worth of drugs from Huntsville residence

On Aug. 15, the Huntsville Community Street Crime Unit of the Huntsville OPP, with the assistance of the Bracebridge Community Street Crime Unit and the Central Region Emergency Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a Main Street West address in Huntsville.


If you dine out in Huntsville this week, order this

Ever known a person who's physically attractive but tends to smile too hard (or can't help from being stone-faced) whenever their photo's being taken?Off-white-colored food is kind of like that. It just isn't very photogenic usually, no matter how good it tastes. A quintessential example is everyday


Jerraud Powers joins Huntsville's WUMP as new morning show host

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Former Auburn defensive back Jerraud Powers will be the new morning sports talk radio host on Huntsville's WUMP-AM 730/FM 103.9, the station announced Wednesday.

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 16:50:02

What happens to cars that are parked for 1+ years at the Huntsville airport?

And that prompted the question: What happens to vehicles when they appear to be abandoned in an airport parking garage/lot? Does anyone notice or do anything about it?


Senator Doug Jones will be in Huntsville this Friday

Sen. Jones is a member of the following Senate committees: Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Homeland Security and Government Affairs; and the Special Committee on Aging.

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-15 14:18:00

North Alabama man pleads guilty to drug-trafficking conspiracy

A Madison man known on the dark web as OlympusXans, or OX, pled guilty Tuesday in federal court to conspiracy to traffic drugs and possessing firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking,