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Representatives for Moore and Strange to attend lunch in Madison

MADISON, Ala. - The Republican Women of Madison's lunch on September 20th will feature Ed Henry and Rhonda Rutledge fielding questions for candidates Roy Moore and Luther Strange, respectively. It was previously reported that Roy Moore would be attending. A representative of the Republican Women of

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 18:30:16

$1 million Defense Dept. grant boosts science teaching in Madison Schools

A five year, $1 million defense grant has been awarded to Madison City Schools to boost science learning in grades 4-10 in all 11 MCS schools. The improvements will come through additional teacher training and technology and with middle school course additions such as "Green Architecture." The Depa

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:50:07

Oh deer! Huntsville restaurant in hot water after pictures of dead deer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A series of photos making waves on social media shows two men dragging a dead deer into a south Huntsville restaurant These photos were posted on Facebook. on Sunday. WZDX spoke to an employee from New Ichiban Japanese Steak Seafood & Sushi restaurant. He said it was roadkill that

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 04:12:25

UPDATE: Athens Police ID man killed in weekend shooting

ATHENS, Ala. - UPDATE 09/18 - Athens Police have identified the man killed in the weekend shooting. Police Chief Floyd Johnson identified 29-year-old Christopher Demond Carter from Harvest, Alabama as the person killed in Sunday mornings McClung Lane shooting. Chief Johnson says, "I meet with our in

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 17:03:24

Police: Juvenile, 2 Huntsville adults accused of Harbor Freight theft

Two adults and a 17-year-old were arrested after a store employee reported they took merchandise from Harbor Freight Tools without paying for it, Decatur police said. Anthony Dionte Hammonds, 21, and Arrogance Torshay Hammonds, 24, both of 293 Seminole Drive, Apt. F, Huntsville, and a 17-year-old fe

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-09-18 15:11:00

Victim's daughter and one other charged with capital murder for killing of 62-year-old Huntsville man

Officers responded to Boykin's residence on Medaris Road for a welfare check and found him dead from apparent blunt-force trauma. Photo Gallery Police have charged Lamia Boykin, the daughter of the victim, and Michael Fondren with capital murder. Investigators believe they assaulted the victim while

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-18 20:56:07

Athens shooting may evoke 'stand your ground' law

An Athens man who fatally shot a Harvest man during a domestic dispute early Sunday morning will not be charged with a crime at this time. The case, which may be covered by the state's so-called "stand your ground" law, will be sent to the Limestone County District Attorney, who may let the grand ju

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-19 11:30:00

State Rep. Ed Henry to discuss developments in corruption investigation

State Representative Ed Henry is holding a news conference to discuss developments in a grand jury corruption investigation. Henry has scheduled the event in Madison on Wednesday, September 20th. He is expected to discuss important developments involving a grand jury that was empaneled to investigat

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:28:02

Last week of campaigning for Roy Moore & Luther Strange

HUTNSVILLE, Ala. - There aren't many days left until Roy Moore and Luther Strange find out who Alabamians want on the Republican ticket in the Special Senate general election. Whoever wins will be facing Democratic nominee Doug Jones for the senate seat, once held by Jeff Sessions. Both Moore and St

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-19 01:51:28

72-year-old Huntsville woman killed, another injured in Alabama 251 crash

File photo A 72-year-old Huntsville woman died and another person was injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle wreck in Limestone County. Yaga Traore was pronounced dead at the scene on Alabama 251 about five miles south of Ardmore, state troopers said in a news release. Traore's Toyota car was hit

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 13:28:33

Location, time, date, for President Trump's Huntsville visit announced

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - On Saturday, President Donald Trump made a surprise announcement on Twitter, saying that he would be visiting North Alabama ahead of the upcoming Republican Senate runoff election in support of Senator Luther Strange. The Strange for Senate Campaign released the much anticipat

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-18 22:57:11

How to get tickets to President Trump's visit to Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - President Donald Trump is coming to Huntsville on Friday. Now we know how you can get tickets to the event. The event, scheduled to begin at 7:00 Friday night, will be held at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. The Senator Luther Strange Campaign has released information on how t

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-19 16:50:38

It's official: Foxconn will get $3 billion to build a plant in Wisconsin

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Wisconsin's Foxconn deal is a go. On Monday, Gov. Scott Walker approved $3 billion in incentives for the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer to build a new plant in the state. The hefty gift, which was first announced in July, was hotly debated by state legislators before they g

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 23:49:20

7.1 earthquake rocks central Mexico, topples buildings

(CNN) - A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday afternoon, leveling buildings in the region. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Preliminary reports put the epicenter 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km)

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 20:11:48

Alabama A&M alumnus makes The Root 100 List

AAMU alumnus and Alabama State Representative and Minority Leader Anthony Daniels has made one of the nation's most prominent lists for African Americans. The Root 100 is an annual list of the most influential African Americans, ages 25 to 45. Formed by TheRoot.com, the list honors innovators, leade

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 20:10:27

iOS 11 is now available on iPhones and iPads

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) - It's the gift to iPhone and iPad owners who don't want to buy a new gadget. Apple's latest mobile operating system iOS 11 is now available as a free download. The redesigned software packs in big changes and minor tweaks, some you may never even see. The update is availabl

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 19:17:02

Why police shoot to kill

(CNN) - Another fatal police shooting has added ammunition to the national debate over whether police are too quick to use deadly force. This time it happened on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta, where Scout Schultz, 21, a fourth-year computer engineering major, was shot and killed Sunday after

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:57:29

Slam dunk for Adidas as sales top Nike's Jordan line

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Sorry, Michael Jordan. It looks like your days as the king of the sneaker world may be over. Research firm NPD Group reported Monday that Adidas, which has Houston Rockets star James Harden (and his big bushy beard) as its top endorser, is now the second best seller of U.S. foo

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:52:40

UAH grabs part of $20 million dollar grant

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A partnership comprising nine universities in Alabama, including The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as the lead institution, has been awarded a $20 million, five-year grant by the National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSC

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:17:34

White House official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump would sign the Graham-Cassidy bill if the legislation to repeal Obamacare makes it to his desk, an administration official told CNN Tuesday. The White House has been working with Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:17:17