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Huntsville police charge man with murder
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville police arrested a man for murder in connection with a September assault that led to a man's death. Jail records indicate Gerry Dean Young, 48, was arrested Thursday afternoon and booked into the Madison County Jail. Young is accused of killing Anthony Ray Samuel, 53, on
Wrongfully Accused Follow Up: Huntsville man pleads guilty to crimes placed on US Army reservist with clean record
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Derrick Hines, 25, pleaded guilty to burglarizing a Huntsville business on May 1, 2016. Court records show he pleaded guilty on September 27. Additionally, PFC. Steven McDowell has a clean record once again. Hines was sentenced to two years probation. If he violates his probation,
Huntsville woman arrested for $500 theft at Decatur Walmart
Decatur Police arrested a woman for stealing more than $500 from the Walmart Store on Beltline Road in Decatur. The theft took place on October 16th and within two days police arrested Lacey Davis for the crime. She was arrested on a charge of theft of lost property in the third degree. She is in th
Cool things to do in Huntsville, Oct. 19 - 25
"Light, Innovation and Technology" intersect at the fifth-anniversary of LIT. A collaboration between Arts Huntsville and Downtown Huntsville Inc., the event has been expanded into a two-day festival boasting light shows, dance party, DJs, video games, public art exhibits and DHI's Battle of the Foo
Huntsville murder suspect accused of fatally beating man over a woman, cops say
A Huntsville murder suspect is accused of fatally assaulting a man because the two allegedly were involved in relationships with the same woman, authorities said. Gerry Dean Young is charge with murder in the death of Anthony Ray Samuel, Huntsville police said. Samuel was found in the backyard of a
New Huntsville Public Safety Task Force delivering tougher punishments
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A new joint task force is setting its sights on Huntsville's most violent criminals.The Huntsville Public Safety Task Force is a partnership between local state and federal agencies and the team has gone to work, targeting the most violent criminals and repeat offenders."It r
LIT Festival kicks off in Downtown Huntsville
Huntsville's Lighting, Innovation, and Technology (LIT) Festival started today and wraps up Saturday."It's technology. It's innovation," Chad Emerson, president and CEO of Downtown Huntsville Incorporated, said.
Car crashes into South Huntsville gas station
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Early this morning, a car crashed into a South Huntsville gas station on Hobbs Island Road.
Juvenile killed in shooting at Huntsville apartment complex
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A young person is dead due to a shooting at a Huntsville apartment complex. Authorities tell WAFF officers were responding to a call of an accidental shooting. Huntsville police report that two juvenile brothers were involved in the shooting at Magnolia Place Apartments off W
North Huntsville residents become acquainted with new Neighborhood Resource Center
"Many other communities have come to me and said we need to do something that is different. Calling the police isn't enough and that doesn't mean in any way that it's necessary, that there's a high amount of crime, but this incentivize more community involvement," said Devyn Keith, District 1 Counci
Woman says man broke into her home, made eggs, bathed, did laundry
ATHENS, AL (AP) - An Alabama woman says a man broke into her house and made himself breakfast, took a bath, and washed his clothes. Mary Royster tells WAAY-TV she came home Tuesday and found a strange man who wouldn't leave -- he told her he was waiting for his clothes to dry. Thirty-one-year-old Ty
Driver slams into South Huntsville convenience store
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Police responded to a convenience store in South Huntsville Friday morning after a driver hit the building. Police arrived at Hobbs Island Pit Stop on Hobbs Island Road to find the vehicle on its side. Huntsville wreck: Driver rushed to HSV Hospital and slamming his car into t
Teen killed in northeast Huntsville shooting
A teenager is dead in what's believed to be an accidental shooting in northeast Huntsville, authorities said. Officers were called to investigate a report of an accidental shooting at Magnolia Place Apartments, 102 Winchester Road N.E. Lt. Michael Johnson said the shooting involved two juveniles, wh
Human remains found could be a break in 18 year-old cold case murder
"At 10:40 am the trackhoe that was digging, pulled out a small piece of blue tarp, which was very important to us because we were told where ever Warren Flippo was located, his remains would be inside a blue tarp," explained Lt. Donny Shaw with the Madison County Sheriff's Office.
NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope team creates set of new Constellations - Clarksville, TN Online
Greenbelt, MD– NASA says Long ago, sky watchers linked the brightest stars into patterns reflecting animals, heroes, monsters and even scientific instruments into what is now an official collection of88 constellations. Now scientists with NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have devised a set of
Cool start, warm finish to Friday; Rain moves in overnight
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - It is another cool morning where you’ll need your jacket as you walk out the door, but you won’t need one this afternoon!WAFF Friday 4:30-5:00am - VOD - clipped version
Bunnies ‘Intrude’ Huntsville’s Big Spring Park
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A group of giant, inflatable, bunnies are taking over Huntsville’s Big Spring Park for the next 10 days.
Police investigate deadly shooting on Winchester Road in Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville Police say a juvenile died as a result of a shooting at the Magnolia Place Apartment Complex on Winchester Road Thursday afternoon. Police said a 17-year-old was killed in the shooting, which was reported around 12:30 p.m. The boy's 15-year-old brother was taken in for
Downtown Huntsville lights up this Friday
HUNTSVILLE, Ala - There are plenty of things to do to close the workweek in downtown Huntsville! All these events are taking place this Friday October 18th.
Harvest home raided after numerous reports of drug activity
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Madison County Sheriff’s department raided a Harvest home early this morning, after numerous complaints of drugs from neighbors.HAPPENING NOW:@mcsosheriffALconducting a drug raid at a home on Vassar Farms Dr. Investigators tell me this search came from anonymous tips from