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State Rep. Mike Ball secures grant for new Dublin Park fountain
MADISON — Friends of Dublin Park is one step closer to raising enough money to replace a broken fountain at the entrance of Dublin Park thanks to a $2,000 grant secured by Rep. Mike Ball.
Madison Police celebrates city's 150th birthday with commemorative badge
The City of Madison is turning 150 years old next year and the police department is celebrating. In honor of the City of Madison's Sesquicentennial birthday, all police officers will be given a commemorative badge to wear. The Madison Police Department first began as a constabulary with one officer
Shooting reported in Limestone County
The Limestone County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a reported shooting in the 20000 block of Alabama 127, just north of the Athens city limits. According to dispatch reports, a female shot a male in the collarbone. The male victim called 911 to report the incident. Reports also indicate the fe
Be a holiday hero – give the gift of life
Emergencies don’t take a holiday. The American Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help ensure patients can get the treatment they need at a moment’s notice.
Woman found shot in north Alabama; taken to Huntsville Hospital
A woman was hospitalized after she was found shot in Limestone County Monday afternoon, according to the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office. Officials say the woman was found shot at a home in the 20000 block of Highway 127. She was taken to Huntsville Hospital by ambulance, according to the sheriff’
Detective sues Netflix over 'Making a Murderer' series
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A former detective is suing the filmmakers who produced the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" alleging the documentary defamed him. WBAY-TV reports that former Manitowoc County Sheriff's Detective Andrew Colborn filed the lawsuit Monday against filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Mo
Columbia educators enter St. Jude Memphis Marathon
MADISON – Like other campuses in Madison City Schools, Columbia Elementary School saw educators prove their commitment for outreach during the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend.
Shaken baby syndrome case finally ends with plea deal
ATHENS, Ala. - A man who injured his seven-week old child and gave her shaken baby syndrome will spend almost 20 years behind bars. The four-year old case in Limestone County finally ended Monday although the child is still in recovery. Robert Elliott took a plea agreement saying he'll spend 18 year
2 people in hospital after car crash during Dense Fog Advisory
EAST LIMESTONE, Ala. — Two people are in the hospital after heavy fog caused a two-car wreck at the intersection of Huntsville Brownsferry Rd. and Mooresville Rd according to the East Limestone Fire Department.
Shooting under investigation on Hwy 127 in Limestone County
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting in Limestone County. Authorities confirmed a woman was shot at a home on Hwy 127. Investigators arrested Corey Farris, 33, in connection with the shooting and charge him with second-degree assault.
Bob Jones aces top places at UAH’s beEntreprenurial
MADISON – Youth aspiring someday to own a business applied their skills in the premiere Business beEntreprenurial Competition. Bob Jones High School students claimed first- and second-place honors at the contest, sponsored by the College of Business at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Decatur man with murder warrant arrested in Cullman for trafficking meth
CULLMAN - Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) agents on Friday arrested Jason Lavan Turner, 41, of Decatur, charging him with trafficking in methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Limestone residents to benefit from heating, job assistance grants
Limestone Countians may be eligible for help with their heating costs or employment endeavors, thanks to grants recently awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey. Almost $3 million was awarded to Community Action Partnership of Huntsville/Madison and Limestone Counties Inc. for residents of Limestone and Madison co
James Spann: Rain returns to Alabama later this week
James Spann has the Alabama forecast for Monday and a look at the week ahead from Alabama NewsCenter on Vimeo. FOGGY START: We have a dense fog advisory for parts of north and west Alabama early this morning; the fog should dissipate by mid-morning. Otherwise, today will be mostly sunny and pleasant
Decatur woman arrested after baby tested positive for THC
In August, Whitney Kilpatric gave birth to a baby boy at the Decatur-Morgan Hospital Parkway Campus that tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. This was reported to Decatur Police, and the department began an investigation with the Morgan County Department of Human Resources. A warrant wa
Housekeeper charged with stealing meds
Decatur police last week charged a housekeeper with stealing medicine. According to a statement issued today, an unnamed Decatur resident in July reported the theft of medication from her home in the 2100 block of Park Place Street Southeast. She named her housekeeper, Misty Lee Lohr, 41, as a suspe
7th lawsuit filed in Mississippi fatal bus crash
The Estate of Betty Russell, one of two killed in the November, 14th accident is the latest to sue Teague VIP Express and the driver of the bus, Robin Vines. The bus, which had departed from Huntsville flipped onto its driver side while crossing an icy overpass on Interstate 269 in Byhalia, Mississi
New School Named Transfer Option For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts
This weekend was a big one for Jalen Hurts, as the Alabama quarterback graduated from school. He got a raucous ovation as he walked across the stage. Hurts, Alabama’s starting quarterback in 2016 and ’17, became the backup this past season. Tua Tagovailoa took over the starting gig in the national t
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Therapy dog organization talks potential role after meeting with Madison City Schools
MADISON, AL (WAFF) - Therapy dogs could be cuddling their way into Madison City Schools. The City of Madison Board of Education invited representatives from Therapy Partners to give a presentation at its meeting on Tuesday.