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Before Mars, NASA’s Space Launch System Begins River Journey to Huntsville

Rockets are designed, assembled and destined to reach altitudes beyond the stratosphere. This week, however, NASA engineers will begin loadi…

Drivers: More big changes coming in South Memorial Parkway construction

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – If your morning or evening commute includes the construction area on South Memorial Parkway, read up — changes are in store later this week. On Friday, April 28, you’ll see a big shift in traffic in both...

Police: 2 men arrested for distributing cocaine in Decatur

Two men have been charged for allegedly distributing cocaine. Brodrick Maurice ReedusDecatur police  Quincy Jamar WilkersonDecatur police  Decatur police have charged two men for allegedly distributing cocaine. Police...

Elizabeth Thomas is home: Watch dad's interview, see what Tad Cummins' family said about arrest

"This was the abduction of an impressionable little child," the Thomas family attorney said after meeting Elizabeth for the first time today. Elizabeth Thomas, who was the subject of Amber Alerts with Tad Cummins...

See Tad Cummins' arrest affidavit: New details released since Elizabeth Thomas found safe

Cummins described his relationship with Thomas as a "father figure at school" in a police interview in February, court documents show. A timeline of events in the Amber Alert case of Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins...

Amber Alert update: Elizabeth Thomas found in California; Tad Cummins under arrest

Tad Cummins is under arrest and Elizabeth Thomas has been safely recovered in Northern California, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced on Twitter. Elizabeth Thomas has been found in northern California more than a...

Alabama's sudden Senate race: Who's in, who's out, and who's on the fence?

It's what everybody's talking about. It's the hottest political conversation in Alabama right now. Who is going to run for the U.S. Senate? Some have declared themselves in the race. Some have already removed...

Watch Live: Huntsville’s Big Spring Park officially reopened after months of renovations

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville City Leaders are celebrating the reopening of a downtown gem; Big Spring Park. The western portion of the park is opening just in time for many spring and summer events planned for the area. Watch...

Rep. Patterson: Gas Tax Hike proposal may “not stay dead” in the Legislature

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon told reporters last week, the gas tax hike legislation was essentially dead for the rest of the legislative session. Now, local lawmakers believe the...

TONIGHT: Public invited to Huntsville’s State of the Schools Address

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville City Schools and the Huntsville Council of PTA’s present the State of the Schools with Superintendent Dr. Matt Akin tonight at 6:30 PM. The event is at the Huntsville High Auditorium, located at 2304...

Judge: Sheriff violated court order when she invested $150,000 in now-bankrupt used car lot

Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin told reporters she invested the food account money in an attempt to earn back $21,000 that she claims she lost on feeding inmates. Watch video A federal judge today said Morgan...

Family of Amber Alert suspect in Elizabeth Thomas kidnapping: 'Daddy ... come home'

In an exclusive interview on Good Morning America, the wife and daughters of Tad Cummins begged the Amber Alert suspect and accused Elizabeth Thomas kidnapper to come home. Watch video In an exclusive interview on...

Sheriff's court hearing today: Franklin's use of funds didn't leave inmates hungry, lawyer says

Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin will argue at a 1:30 p.m. federal court hearing today that there is not a correlation between her keeping unspent inmate food account money and the complaints that have been made by inmates...

Amber Alert update: A month after Elizabeth Thomas disappearance, 381 leads being pursued

Since 15-year-old Thomas and her ex-teacher Cummins disappeared March 13, TBI has received 1,481 tips, said public information officer Susan Niland. Watch video One month after Amber Alert subjects Elizabeth Thomas...

Judge: Alabama Death Row inmate's attorneys can't have phones in execution witness room

Arthur is set to be executed May 25 at Holman Correctional Facility for the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker, of Muscle Shoals. Arthur has had seven previous executions delayed by courts - the last one on Nov. 3....